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Gauri Shankar Trek (14 days)

Trip Code:NET-TR-GASH1

  • Trip Type Camping Trek
  • Duration 14 days
  • Grade Difficult
  • Max.Altitude 4180 m.
  • Group Size 1+
  • Travel Mode Land
Gauri Shankar Himal Trek

Gauri Shankar Himal Trek

Gauri Shankar Trek is an adventurous trek into Rolwaling Valley, a less crowded remote Himalayan landscape. Originally called Jomo Tseringma, Gauri Shankar (7130m) is a mountain in Rolwaling Himalayan range. Gauri Shankar is located in Dolakha district and is distinctly visible from Kathmandu Valley. 
 
During the trek, you will be rewarded with the pleasure of walking through highlands, meadows, along rivers and waterfalls. You will have plenty of time interacting with locals, visiting Buddhist monasteries and experience cultural and natural biodiversity. 
 
The Gauri Shankar trek passes through Gauri Shankar Conservation Area, which is home to 16 varieties of vegetation, 235 species of birds and 34 species of mammals. Red Panda and rhododendron remains the main attraction of this protected area. 
 
The trail offers spectacular panorama of Gauri Shankar (Mt. Jomo Tseringma), Mt. Rolwaling, Mt. Melungtse (7181m), Mt. Ramdung, Mt. Pachermo, etc.  The maximum altitude reached during this trek is 3600m. from where you can enjoy the view of the glacial lake Tso Rolpa and Rolwaling glacier.
 
The Gauri Shankar Trek is categorized as being moderate in terms of difficulty. Hence all types of travelers can enjoy this trek. This is a purely camping trek. The best seasons of the year to do Gauri Shankar trek is either Spring (March-May) or Autumn (Sep-Nov).
 

 Trip code: NET-TR-GASH1
  Region Other Trekking Regions
 Trip Rating
 Trip Duration 14 days
 Trip Type: Camping Trek
 Trip Grade: Difficult
 Min. Group Size 1+
 Max Altitude: 4180 m.
 Trip Start: Kathmandu
 Trip Ends: Kathmandu
 Best Season: Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV
Spring: MAR-APR-MAY
 Transportaion: Land
 Meals: 3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
 Acommodation: 2-3 Star Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu
Camping Accommodation during Trek

Drive from Dolakha to Shigati (950m.) via Piguti (920m) (6 hours). Stay overnight in camp.

Trek from Shigati to Jagat (1440m/6hrs). Stay overnight in camp.

Trek from Jagat to Simigaon (2020m/6.30hrs). Stay overnight in camp.

Trek from Simigaon to Daldung La (3976m/6hrs). Stay overnight in camp.

Trek from Daldung La to Beding (3690m/6h.30m). Stay overnight in camp.

Rest day at Beding for acclimatization. Stay overnight in camp.

Trek from Beding to Na (4180m/4hrs). Stay overnight in camp.

Rest Day at Na. (view point sightseeing). Stay overnight in camp.

Trek from Na to Beding (4180m/4hrs). Stay overnight in camp.

Trek from Beding to Daldung La (3976m/6 hrs). Stay overnight in camp.

Trek from Daldung la to Simigaon (6hrs). Stay overnight in camp.

Trek from Simigaon to Jagat (6.30hrs). Stay overnight in camp.

Trek from Jagat to Shigati (6hrs). Stay overnight in camp.

Drive from Shigati to Kathmandu (6 hours). Stay overnight in camp.


The Trip includes following services:
  • All airport pick-up and drop-off services by private A/C car or van
  • Entry permit 
  • Trekkers' Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • Trekking guide and Sherpas
  • Cook and kitchen helpers
  • Necessary porters (One porter carries 25 kilograms of luggage)
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) 
  • Necessary camping equipment such as tents, mattresses, sleeping bags, down jackets, cooking utensils, etc.
  • Cooking fuel
  • Camping charges
  • All land transportation wherever applicable
  • Insurance and equipments for all trekking staffs
  • First aid kit
  • Rescue assistance (Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your own travel insurance that can cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost incase required.)
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on last day 
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.) 

The price does not include:
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.
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