Ganesh Himal Trekking

Ganesh Himal TrekGanesh Himal Trekking area lies on the central eastern region of Nepal. This region offers spectacular views, untouched natural splendor and wild and friendly inhabitations. The Ganesh Himal is named after the elephant-headed God of Good Fortune. The Ganesh Himal can clearly be seen from Kathmandu Valley. The Ganesh Range Peaks (Ganesh I, Ganesh II, Ganesh III, Ganesh IV) stand out like crystal that is the "Great Himalayan Chain" forming the skyline. This great Himalayan massif is contained between the valley of the Budi Gandaki in the west and Bhote Koshi in the east, which becomes Trishuli Khola in the lower section.

After we eat breakfast at the restaurant near by our office, we take a bus ride out of the Valley and up through the hills. The first glimpse of Ganesh Himal greets us, when we go crossing over the hills. After 5 hours bus ride we arrive at the trek starting point Betrawati. We are going to spend the first night of our outdoor adventure right nearby the Trishuli River at Betrawati in the small town. Our Guide gives a short lesson of trekking on the first night. He also explains about the altitude sickness and all the beautiful spots from where you can see an excellent view of mountains.

During the rest of our 12 days trip, we observe the different ways of life, culture and come in contact with the people in the small village, passing through the dense forestations and meadows. We cross through high Shing La Pass, which offers an excellent view of the massif Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Annapurna, etc. On the last day of the trip we take a bus ride back to Kathmandu or Pokhara or Chitwan from Dhading Bensi where we spend the final night of our trip.

Day to Day Itinerary for Ganesh Himal Trek

Day 01 : Kathmandu- Pairebeshi (900m)
It is 6-7 hours scenery drive to Pairebeshi. Pairebeshi is a small village where you could see the mixed culture.

Day 02 : Pairebeshi trek to Kispang (1945m)
It is steep up walking for about 6 hrs to 5-6 hrs trekking to Kispang through small villages. It is a small village for Tamang people. Most of the people in this area are depending on farm.

Day 03 : Kispang trek to Bhalche (2030m)
It is four hour of gradual up walk through rainy forest. Camp in the forest.

Day 04 : Bhalche trek to Gonga (2800m)
It is steep up walk for about 4 hrs through Rhododendron forest. If you are lucky you could see some wild animal and from Gonga you could see nice Mountain View.

Day 05 : Gonga-Rupchet (3630m)
It is also steep up walk for about 4 hours through forest. You are going to camp in Alpine area where you could only get bushes. You could have nice view of mountain from here as well.

Day 06 : Rupchet rest day.

Day 07 : Rupchet trek to Singla which is above 4120m and trek down to - Kharka (2500m)
It is steep up for about 2 hours to Singla top. From Singla top you could have great view of Mt. Ganesh himal, Langtang, Manaslu etc. After Singla top you will trek down to Rupchet again and from here it is steep down for about 6 hours to Kharka.

Day 08 : Kharka- Pang sang la (3850m)
It's up hill and ridge walk to pang sang la.

Day 09 : Pang sang la trek to Somdang (3200m)
Enjoy full day of great Mountain View while you are walking from Pang sang la trek to Somdang which is small tamang village.

Day 10 : Somdang trek to Gatlang (2225m)
It is 6-7 hours level moderate walk to Gatlang. Gatlang is a big tamang village which is popular for tamang heritage trails.

Day 11 : Gatlang trek to Syabrueshi (1620m)
You walk through the villages and terraces to Syaubrueshi 6-7 hours. On the way you will see mixed culture and mount view as well.

Day 12 : Syabrubeshi drive back to Kathmandu (10-11 hrs)
Trekking end in Kathmandu.

Cost Inclusive for Ganesh Himal Trek:

  • Airport arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • Deluxe twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Sightseeing trip with city tour guide in Kathmandu .
  • All local transportation.
  • Local bus to Pairebeshi  and return  from syaprubensi to kathmandu.
  • Full board meal (breakfast, lunch,dinner, tea & coffee) in during the trek
  • Comfortable accommodation on teahouse/lodge during the trek
  • Trek leader (English speaking,First Aid and eco trained), Sherpa helper, and all payments
  • Langtang entry fee and necessary permits
  • Down jacket and four seasonal sleeping bag
  • Exclusive medical kit bag
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclusive for Ganesh Himal Trek:

  • Departure taxes
  • Lunch and dinner in city
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
  • Tips for driver, guides and porters.

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