Gaurishankar Rural Municipality situates northan part of the Dolakha district.Gaurishankar Rural Municipality was formed by combining then Gaurishankar, Khare, Marbu, Suri, Chankhu, Jhyaku, and Jugu VDCs. The Rural municipality has total area of 681.39 square kilo meter and is divided into 9 wards. Umakunda rural municipality of Ramechhap district lies in the east of Gaurishankar Rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Bigu rural municipality in the west, International boarder with china in the north and Jiri municipality and Baiteshowr rural municipality in the south. The geography of this Rural municipality includes high hills snow covered mountains, and cold weather. Gaurishankar rural municipality has the total population of  17062 consisting male population 8,169 and female population of 8,893 as of Census of Nepal 2011. There are 4067 households in Gaurishankar rural municipality.

Gaurishankar Rural Municipality is also home of Mount Gaurishankar, by which the rural municipality derives its name, as well as notable Tsho-Rolpa Glacial Lake, a site to behold on its own as well a popular tourist destination. Kshetri, Tamang, Sherpa, Newar, Brahamin, etc. are the major ethnic group of this rural municipality. Agriculture and tourism are the major source of income of this rural municipality. People do livestock farming as their major economic activities. Foreign employment is increasing in recent years.

Mr. Swoyam Bahadur Khadka and Mrs. Urmila Thami K.C are the chairman and vice chairman of the Gaurishankar rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in Suri, Dolakha.