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Lower Gaurishankar Trekking


Gaurishankar and Rolwaling Valley Trekking is the east-west valley below Gauri Shankar (7134m), just south of the Tibetan border. This route  rarely trekked, isolated high valley of Rolwaling simply called “the grave” by the indigenous Sherpa’s on account of its location ‘Rolwaling’, which is buried down between vertical mountains.This area is culturally diverse and densely forested and isolated. Rolwaling provides spectacular mountain scenery with peace and incredible views. Rolwaling possesses an immense wealth of flora & fauna.




Dolakha has it all for the inquiring and the attentive. If you are with someone who knows the   area like his palm-lines, there is every chance that you will soon understand the changing ethos  of the place. The fresh air, the tourist spots that are almost voluble about their ancient tales and the simple, believing people immediately send to rest the typical desperation of the resident of a metropolis. Perhaps that is why the Maoists spared the town, influenced by the spell of its feminine beauty. In ancient times when Nepal had a profitable trade relationship with Tibet, this was the route that merchants used. It was then that this town rose to prosperity. There are still some houses belonging to those times. According to some locals, the town has more or less faithfully maintained its past appearance. Apparently, as soon as trade and commerce dried up, Dolakha ceased to age. Despite the time-ravaged houses, the town is young, and so are its sons who constitute one of the most reliable work forces for odd jobs in the capital. When Laxman was injured and the great ape-god Hanuman was asked to bring a certain medicinal herb for the rescue, the mighty ape-god hovered on the sky above Dolakha, say the locals. Probably the beauty of the region dulled his sense of judgment and he ended up taking a chunk of a hill near the Gaurishanker Mountain.




Trekking Hints:-


 Highlights: – Lower Rolwaling/ Gaurishanka Trekking.
Duration: – 22 Days.
Starting point: – Barabise.
Ending point: – Dolakha, Charikot.
Grade: – Moderate.
Culture: – Tamang, Chhetri, Bramin, Sherpa, Newar.
Mode of trekking: – Camping.
Himalayan sights: – Mt. Gauri shanka, Rolwaling, Langtang, Khumbu range.
Attraction: – Surounded by the Rolwaling Himalayan Range.
Group Size: Min 2 & Max 20.







01 Day: –

Arrive in Katmandu and transfer to Hotel. 1350m.



02 Day: –

Katmandu sightseeing at Bauddhanath, Pashupatinath and Swoyambhunath.



03 Day: –

Kathmandu – Barabise by private Bus/Jeep/Car (6 / 7 h.) 960m.



04 Day: –

Barabise – Kavre 1605m.



05 Day:-

Kavre – Dolongsa (6 / 7h)



06 Day: –

Dolongsa – Bigu Gompa (2519m)



07 Day: –

Bigu Gompa – Chilangka (1407m)



08 Day: –

Chilangka – Kulong (1890m)



09 Day: –

Kulong – Shalu (1500m)



10 Day: –

Shalu – Simigaun (2000m)



11 Day: –

Simigaon – Dovan (2850m)



12 Day: –

Dovan – Beding (3692m)



13 Day: –

Beding – Na Gaon (4180m)



14 Day: –

Na Gaon (4180m), rest day.



15 Day: –

Na Gaon – Kabug (4561m)



16 Day: –

Kabug – Beding (3692m)



17 Day: –

Beding – Chhetchhet (1525m)



18 Day: –

Chhetchhet –Suri Doban (1030m)



19 Day: –

Suri Doban – Charikot Bazzar (1980m)



20 Day: –

Charikot Bazzar – Kathmandu by bus/jeep/ car ( 5 / 6h) 1350m.



21 Day: –

Rest / shopping day.



22 Day: –

Departure from Katmandu and back to your destination.




Price includes:-

1. Airport pick up and transfers to hotel in Katmandu.

2. Experience Guide for sightseeing in Katmandu and trekking.

3. National park entry fee, TIMS card and Permit what ever needed.

4. Trek Guide daily allowance.

5. Insurance for major staff during the trekking.

6. All the camping gear during the Trekking.

7. Full board meals while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

8. Accommodation in Tent or Local house during trekking.

9. Properly tea and coffee what ever hot drink available only on trekking.

10. Transportation from the starting and ending points of the trekking.

11. All Domestic Bus ticket /flights and airport tax.

12. First Aid Kit for staff.

13. Trekking guides / cook/ kitchen boy/ assistance guide and porters.




Prices not Includes:-


1.    Food in Katmandu at Hotel and while sight seeing in day.

2.    Cold drinks, hard drinks, mineral water and personal tips for trek staff.

3.    International airport departure tax in Katmandu.

4.    All entrance fees during the sightseeing in Katmandu and until finished.

5.    Nepal entry Visa fees, your travel insurance travel for Nepal.

6.    Any extra cost offering from the unfavorable circumstance such as weather, road blocked, Flight cancels etc.

7.    Personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, ISTD etc.

8.    Personal equipment for Trekking.

9.    Emergency Rescue evacuation if necessary.





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