Jun 16, 20178018 N. Flintwood Rd, Parker, CO 80138
I went on my first trek with GB in mid March with a group of friends. We were in age a bit older ranging from 55-68 and he put together a special tour package accommodating our needs from airport pick up to airport drop off. It included nearly every possible requirement from in country travel (car, van, bus, plane, elephant) and permits to Chitwan National Park as well as for the Annapurna Sanctuary route.We toured Kathmandu and took in the sights at our own pace, got far closer on foot to a rhino than I'd every imagined.and waded a shallow river with crocodiles. Then trekked as close as we could get to ABC (both camps and the high passes were closed due to late spring snows and a high avalanche risk) then GB suggested the hot springs! He had to trek ahead of us to make reservations at the teahouse and always got us lovely places to stay...sometimes even with hot water, lol.. And always with delicious food, friendly hosts and the ever present masala tea (yum). One evening we watched the local ladies perform traditional dances and then joined in for a fun twist (literally and figuratively). He arranged a stay at an organic coffee cooperative where we sipped coffee under a canopy and watched all the different local birds. I came the furthest (from Colorado) and though it was a long way there....it was worth every minute. GB and his brother Dilli especially watched over those of us who needed a little extra help. Honestly, he went above and beyond in so many ways I can't even begin to count them. It was a life changing experience for me and I hope to return as a volunteer in the future. This was not on my bucket list...but it's on my return list.