Ganesh himal is to the west of Langtang Himal and east of Manasulu range. It stretches between the two rivers Trisuli and Budhigandaki. Experience the Ganesh Himal trekking area which lies on the central eastern region of Nepal still lucky to remain untouched by modern world.
Ganesh himal is to the west of Langtang Himal and east of Manasulu range. It stretches between the two rivers Trisuli and Budhigandaki. Experience the Ganesh Himal trekking area which lies on the central eastern region of Nepal still lucky to remain untouched by modern world. You are trekking in different part of world getting in contact with local people, unspoiled nature, widely cultural and traditions barrier, massive mountain close enough to touch. Getting at the height of 4100m pass leaving the clouds under you and greeting the massive mountains over 8000m, would not that be amazing. Ganesh Himal is beautiful mountains can be seen even from the Kathmandu Valley.
The Ganesh Himal is named after the elephant-headed God of Good Fortune. 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 Buri Gandaki in the west and Bhote Koshi in the east, which becomes Trishuli River in the lower section.
The first glimpse of Ganesh Himal greets us, when we go crossing over the hills and leave Kathmandu behind. After 5 hours bus ride we arrive at the trek starting point called Sole Bazaar (town) where we spend the first night of our outdoor adventure right nearby the river. Our Guide gives a short lesson of trekking on the first night explaining about the altitude sickness and all the beautiful spots from where you can see an excellent view of mountains.
You may visit base camp of the Ganesh Himal where there are two lakes - Black and white. Twin waterfalls - ganga and Jamuna, bring joy to your heart. This trek is recommended by many trekkers though it is not as popular as Annapurna and Everest.
Observe the different ways of inhabitation, and come in contact with different people following various caste, creed and culture, and thereby pass through the dense forest and meadows, crossing through high highlander pass (4100m), which offers an excellent view of the massif Ganesh Himal (7406m), Langtang (7300m), Annapurna (8091m), fishtail(6990m), manaslu (8163m), Lamjung (6800m) and many more are the day to day activities of the trek.
Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.
Our airport representative will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few metres from the exit door. Please check your name at play card. He will bring you to hotel in kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes
Day 2: Kathmandu (1360m)
In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organised sightseeing tour. We visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. We also visit Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. The rest of our time in Kathmandu is free for further sightseeing and exploration. In the late afternoon you will be issued with your Trek Pack and departure information for the next morning.Meals included: 1 breakfast.
Day 03 : 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 04 : 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 05 : Kispang trek to Bhalche (2030m)
It is four hour of gradual up walk through rainy forest. Camp in the forest.
Day 06 : 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 07 : 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 08 : Rupchet rest day.
Day 09 : 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 10 : Kharka- Pang sang la (3850m)
It’s up hill and ridge walk to pang sang la.
Day 11 : 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 12 : 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 13 : 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 14 : Syabrubeshi drive back to Kathmandu (10-11 hrs)
Trekking end in Kathmandu.
Day 15 : Free day in Kathmandu
Day 16: Tour ends