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My name is Santosh Gauli, I am a freelance trekking guide in Nepal. I have been successfully leading trekking & tours in Nepal from 2002 for various well established companies in Kathmandu. I've also trained with the Ministry of Tourism as a high altitude medical training trekking guide. I have references from all my clients young and old, from all over the world and these are available on my website and Facebook page. I would be very excited to be your guide and take you on some of the most beautiful trails in the Himalayas. My main focus being to ensure your holiday/trek/tour will be something you never forget, a once in a lifetime experience! I will take you to those unexpected, secret local places where you can enjoy your each and every moment in the 'real Nepal' taking photographs and learning about culture and tradition of everyday Nepal. Get ready to explore the world's most beautiful, interesting and exciting places of culture and natural wonders set against the majestic backdrop of the Himalayan range.
Many guides and porters working with trekking companies are not paid fair salaries so If you are planning on trekking in Nepal Himalayas, take this opportunity and hire a local Nepali guide like me and cut out the middle man. I just want to enjoy and share with you my greatest love in life, Nepal. Let me design your holiday/trek/tour how you want to do it. Where do you want to go? What do you want to do, see, experience? Or haven't got any idea at all what you want to do? Let me organise and plan everything for you! Sit back, relax and let me do the hard work!
What will it be?! Trekking, mountain climbing, wild life safari, river rafting, bird watching, historical places of Nepal, a quick tour? A week ? A month? Hard treks? Easy treks? We can even celebrate the end of your stay with a good party. I can recommend tasty local foods and show you my village where I grew up. If you are interested in volunteering with local charities I can help organize this too as I myself volunteer and help at my local disabled children's centre. Whatever you want to do on your trip I can make possible. I invite you to join me and my team for a unforgettable & amazing adventure you will never forget.
Please visit my website: www.nepaleverestguide.com which will provide you with all the details you may need. Hope to hear from you soon and welcome you to one of the best countries in the world, Nepal.
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The Ghorepani trek is one of the easiest,relaxing and mildest trekking routes in Nepal. Along this route you will meet many types of local ethnic groups such as the Gurung, poon,magar,Bramin casts. You will experience real Nepali life from locals working in the many rice fields, porters carrying their loads to stock mountain shops and buffalo herders.
This trek can be completed in 3 days or extended if you desire.
The weather and therefore the views are at their best from September to December; however, this trek can be enjoyed all year round, even during the monsoon where the trails are quiet. On this trek you will enjoy stunning mountain scenery over snow capped mountain ranges and the view from the top of Poon Hill at sunrise or sunset is one of the best photographic opportunities you will find.
After two days climb you reach Ghorepani. This is the main junction for trekking in the Annapurna region. From here you can choose to go on the world famous Annapurna Circuit(5416m) or visit Annapurna Base Camp(4160m). After a good night rest we wake early to summit Poon Hill to watch the sunrise over Dhaulagiri (8,167m) the ninth highest mountain in the world.
You then trek through Rhododendron forests with many waterfalls with chances to see many of the native birds of Nepal including the beautiful national bird 'Danfe',which is really nice bird with green and blue colour on. You may also see musk deer, Himalayan Thar (mountain goat) and black bears. This leads you to Ghandruk(1950m), where you can learn more about the life and history of the Gurung people in the heritage museum. This caste supplies many of the soldiers for the Gorkha Army, famed for it bravery. Again the views here across the Annapurna range are fantastic.From here it is downhill to Pokhara where you can rest and recharge and savor the memories of an amazing journey into the Himalayas.
This short 10 day trek provides an opportunity to see spectacular views of the Everest Region, including Mt. Everest and magical mountain lakes. If you do not have the time to trek to Everest Base Camp this is an excellent alternative. After an exhilarating flight to Lukla you enter Sherpa country. These friendly people will make your stay in this region one that you will never forget. You will be immersed in their culture and witness their traditional lifestyles in the foothills of the Himalaya.
The route takes you through enchanting villages such as Namche Bazaar, Khumjung and Gokyo. The views are breathtaking and include, Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) at 8848m, Mt. Choyo 8200m, Mt. Lhotse 8505m, Makalu to name a few, carving glaciers and five pristine mountain lakes. This trek follows the highly praised trekking route along the Dudh Koshi River to its source at Gokyo Lake which is west of the Everest Base Camp, giving you the opportunity to summit Gokyo Peak (Gokyo Ri, 5383 meters).
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