The trek across the Ganesh Himal is a moderately strenuous one and is located in the Langtang Region of Nepal. The trek trails through the scarcely populated and unspoilt area of the Langtang region with mind boggling scenery and an opportunity to intermingle with the various ethnic populations residing in the area.
A drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi accompanied by scenic views commences this adventurous trek. Proper lodging facilities are present in this Tamang village. The next step is a trek to Khurupudanda Pass through Gatlang and Somdang. The trek from Somdang to Pansang Bhanjyang Pass via Tipling rewards trekkers with exquisite views of mountain ranges of both the Nepali and the Tibetan Himalayan ranges. A descend from here brings the natural hot springs present in the Chalishgaon. This is accompanied by the passage through the pristine oak and rhododendron forests and culturally rich villages. The Gurung village of Chalishgaon is perfect to soothe and ease away the pain in the aching muscles by using the natural hot waters.
Further ascend is carried out to bring the Jharlang viallge and finally the Kirtang Phedi. Kirtang Phedi is the base of the Ganesh Himal and comprises of various lakes which provide a scenic ambience. The trail can be extended to climb the Ganesh Himal as well. Proper acclimatization and good physique however is absolutely mandatory. Further trek can be planned into the Gorkha region or the same path can be retraced to return to Kathmandu. It is to be noted that no fixed itinerary is supplied for the trek and can have many different additions or deletions.
The major highlights of this trek are the large assortment of flora and fauna present in the region. The Langtang National Park commences the trek and Himalayan Thar, Gaur, Pandas and many other animals can be seen en route. Also included are the viewpoints like the Singla Pass, Khurpudanda Pass, Pangsang Bhanjyang, Jaisal Kunda and Jyamrung which are all viewpoints which offer views of the Ganesh Himal along with an assortment of 40 other mountains.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport transfer to your hotel and free day.
Day 02: Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu City at Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swoyambu Nath Stupa( Monkey Temple).
Day 03: Drive Bus to Samari Bhanjyang(1250m)
via Trishuli Bazaar (540m) from Kathmandu
Day 04 : Trek to Katunje Bazaar (765m)
from Samari Bhanjyang(6:30 hours)
Day 05: Trek to Kintang Phedi (655m)
from Katunje Bazaar(5:30 hours)
Day 06: Trek to Jharlang (1500)
from Kintang Phedi(6:00 hours)
Day 07: Trek to Chalise (2000m )
from Jharlang(6:00 hours)
Day 08: Trek to Hindung()
from Chalise(5:00 hours)
Day 09: Trek to Rajgang Kharka
from Hindung 5:30 hours)
Day 10: Trek to Kalo Seto Kunda
(Black and White Lake) Ganesh Himal Base Camp(6:00 hours)
Day 11: Rest Day for acclimatization at Ganesh Himal Base Camp
Day 12: Trek to Rajgang Kharka
from Ganesh Himal Base Camp(6:00 hours)
Day 13: Trek to Chalise (2000m)
from Rajgang Kharka(6:00 hours)
Day 14: Trek to Lapa Besi(1500)
from Chalise(6:00 hours)
Day 15: Trek to Manyang Bhanjyang (2934m)
from Lapa Behi(5:00 hours)
Day 16: Trek to Majhgaun (2200m)
from Manyang Bhanjyang(6:00 hours)
Day 17: Trek to Budathum
from Majhgaun(5:00 hours)
Day 18. Trek to Arughat Bazaar (500m)
from Budathum(2:00 hours)
Day 19 Drive back to Kathmandu from Arughat Bazaar
Day 20:Free Day in Kathmandu.
Day 21: Final Departure drop in International Airport for Home Country.
Trekking Destination: Ganesh Himal Trekking
Group Size: Min. 2 & Max
Minimum altitude: 765m
Maximum altitude: 5450m.
Grade :Moderate and Strenuous
Accommodation :Lodge Services
Duration :21 Days
TRIP COST INCLUDE
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private Vehicle.
- Four nights standard accommodation in star level hotel in Kathmandu.
- Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) in trekking
- All accommodations during the trek.
- Ganesh Himal Trekking map.
- Drive Local Bus fare Kathmandu to Samari Bhanjyang and comeback Arughat to Kathmandu.
- An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
- Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
- Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
- Travel & Rescue arrangement.
- All government taxes.
TRIP COST EXCLUDE
- Meals whilst in Kathmandu allow US$ 10 – US$ 12 per day.
- Your Travel insurance.
- International airfare.
- Nepal entry visa ( You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
- All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
- Personal shopping and laundry etc.
- Personal trekking Equipments.
- Tips for trekking staff and driver.
TREKKING SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT UP TO 5,500m.
1 pair strong mountain /hiking boots
1 Sleeping bag(comfortable to -15C)
1 Medium/Large rucksack/backpack
1 Down Jacket/all weather Anorak
1 Light water & windproof jacket
1 Pair waterproof gaiters/ overtrouser
1 or 2 1-litre water bottles.
1 Inner sleeping sheet.
1 Torch/Flashlight and spare bastteries.
2 Long sleeve cotton shirts
1 Medium sized towel
1 Washing kit:Inlude personal toiletries,Talcum power
Moleskin for blisters
Bio degradable soap/shampoo
Any personal medication
1 Pair shorts.
1 Fleece/warm sweater
1 Pair sports shoes/sandals
2 Pair lightweight trousers
1 Sweatshirt/light sweater
1 Small day pack
2 Pairs light socks
3 Pairs heavy wool socks
1 cotton Headscarf/bandanna
1 Warm hat/Gloves(waterproof)
1Sunglasses and sunhat
1 Money belt
3/4 Plastic bags for wrapping clothes
Water purification tablets/solution(Preferably Iodine)
- Start Date
- End Date