Gaurishankar Himal Trek - 22 Days

The Gaurishankar Himal Trek wanders up to Lake Tso Rolpa and goes up to flanking moraines of the Rolwaling glacier and you will find yourself walking below the of the Rolwaling Icefall.

Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

  • Trip Grade: Very Difficult

  • Max Elevation: 5755 Meters

  • Total Duration: 22 Days

  • Best Time: March - May & Sept - Dec

  • Group Size: Min 2 Pax.

The Remoteness of the Gaurishankar Himal Trek
The Gaurishankar Himal Trek is a remote region that has not had much trekking happening on its trail and is the perfect trek for new trekkers. The Gaurishankar Himal Trek will provide you with an experience of charming mountain views, an assortment of flora and fauna and an opulence of local culture.
The Gaurishankar Himal Trek trail requires that you should possess prior walking experience and be in a good physical shape. The main attractions on the Gaurishankar Himal Trek are Tso Rolpa Lake, The Na village and the village of Beding as well as the Monastery. On the Gaurishankar Himal Trek trail, there are great views of the Gaurishankar (7,145m), Melungtse (7,181m), and other mountains as well as the Sherpa Village.

Views of Ramdung and Pharchamo on Gaurishankar Himal Trek
The Gaurishankar Himal Trek wanders up to Lake Tso Rolpa and goes up to flanking moraines of the Rolwaling glacier and you will find yourself walking below the of the Rolwaling Icefall. Two days of walking on the Gaurishankar Himal Trek will get you to the high Tashi Lapcha Pass and then the Gaurishankar Himal Trek trail will descend down to Theng Po and Everest base camp trekking trail is found on the Khumbu Valley. On the Gaurishankar Himal Trek you will have a breathtaking view of Ramdung and Pharchamo.

What to Bring for the Gaurishankar Himal Trek
While on the Gaurishankar Himal Trek trail you will need a rucksack for carrying everything, walking boots, sticks, water bottles and a personal sleeping bag. On the Gaurishankar Himal Trek, you will also require sun glasses and sun caps, sun cream, some lotion, a rain coat, thermal trousers, some warm soaks, a pair of gloves, flashlights and toiletries. The Gaurishankar Himal Trek trail is managed by a well trained professional team of local Sherpa who are conversant with the routes. The Gaurishankar Himal Trek usually has a leader or guide who is in charge of all matters dealing with the trek.

Inclusion and Exclusion

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up & Drove

  • Kathmandu sightseeing

  • Hotel in Kathmandu

  • Local Transportation

  • Accommodation & Fooding (BLD)

  • Staff insurance

  • Licenses holder trekking guide/ porter

  • National Park permits

  • Domestic Air Ticket

  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Info management system)

  • First-aid treatment

  • Trekking equipments(Jacket/sleeping Bag)

Cost Exclusion

  • All kinds of drinks Nepal

  • Clients accident insurance Nepal

  • Personal expanses Nepal

  • Bar bills Nepal

  • Staff tips Nepal

  • International Air ticket Nepal

Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02 : Full day Kathmandu sightseeing (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Charikot by drive
Day 04 : Trek Charikot to Shingati (1020m)
Day 05 : Shingati to Gonkar (14,30m)
Day 06 : Gonkar to Simigaon (2,020m)
Day 07 : Simigaon to Drauangbu (2,760m)
Day 08 : Drauangbu to Beding (3,690m)
Day 09 : Rest Day in Beding
Day 10 : Beding to Na (4,183m)
Day 11 : Rest Day in Na
Day 12 : Na to Tshobung (via Tcho Rolpa Tal) (4,600m)
Day 13 : Tshobung to Yalung Ri Base Camp (4,200m)
Day 14 : Yalung Ri Base Camp to Glacier Kharka (4,750m)
Day 15 : Glacier Kharka to Drolumbau Glacier (5,036m)
Day 16 : Drolumbau Glacier to Tashi Lapsha Phedi (5,755m)
Day 17 : Tesi Lapcha Phedi to Thyangbo Kharka (4230m)
Day 18 : Thyangbo Kharka to Namche Bazar (3,440m)
Day 19 : Namche Bazar to Phakding (2,610m)
Day 20 : Phakding to Lukla (2,840m)
Day 21 : Lukla to Kathmandu by flight (1,350m)
Day 22 : Final departure from Nepal

Equipments & Packing List

Following are the list of items for 1 person that will help you to pack for your trip. Note that the some items can vary according to season and number of treaking days. Luggage will be carried by the porter and day-pack with valuable items or anything important will be carried by your self.

Documents
  • Valid passport, passport size photos, air tickets
  • Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card, which is mandatory for trekking.
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash as these currency are easily exangable and can be used on paying in different places.
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds
Electronics
  • A pair of DSLR camera with 3 extra batteries (charging is expensive on the mountain)
  • A pair of Point and shoot camera
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • A pair of Video Camera, if you like
  • A pair of solar charger (charging is expensive, if you can charge yourself will save money)
  • A pair of Chargers with Belkin mini surge and adapter.
  • Some Extra batteries for headlamps
Gear
  • A pair of headlamp
  • A pair of watch with alarm
  • A Pair of pair sunglasses
Clothing
  • Pairs of quick drying, long sleeved base layer shirts
  • Pairs of trekking shorts, short sleeve
  • Pairs of Thermal underwear – base layer
  • Pairs of liner socks
  • Pairs of pair woolen blend trekking socks
  • Pairs of trekking pants with zip off bottoms
  • Pairs of fleece sweaters – one lightweight, one heavy
  • A pair of wind proof overlayer- jacket and pants
  • A pair of down jacket
  • A pair of Rain Koot
  • A pair of Warm hat
  • A pair of lightweight thermal layer hat
  • A pair of peak hat
  • A pair of headband/dew rag
  • A pair of pair gloves
  • A pair of Pair trekking boot
  • A pair of Pair flip flops
  • A pair of down booties
  • A pair of Down Jacket(Will be provided by Simrik Real Nepal. No Need to buy)
  • A pair of sleeping bag(Will be provided by Simrik Real Nepal. No Need to buy)