Ganesh Himal Trekking

Trip At Glance
  • Group Size2-15 Persons
  • Max Elevation3,850 Meters
  • GradeModerate to Adventurous
  • DestinationNepal
  • TransportationBus/Jeep
  • AccommodationTea House/Lodge
  • CostContact Us
  • Trip Length14 days
  • Best MonthMarch to May & September to November
  • WIFIAvailable
  • RegionOther Trekking
  • Trip ModeTea house Trek
  • MealB/L/D
  • Trekking StyleTea House Trek
overview

Trip Overview

‘adventure around hidden and most elusive areas of Ganesh Himal on and off the beaten tracks’

Ganesh Himal Trekking, leads to an enjoyable experience on the hidden and most elusive trails where few trekkers and explorer has often ventured into this virgin and pristine areas of Ganesh Himal, the main peaks which is Ganesh I towers above 7,422 m /24,350 ft high. Around Ganesh Himal Trekking where you will be inspired with full views of all massive Ganesh Himal peaks with south face of Pabil (Ganesh IV) which resembles an elephant, with a ridge that is reminiscent of an elephant’s trunk and hence the name Ganesh got its name (a popular Hindu God with head of an elephant and son of Lord Shiva).

Ganesh Himal also known as Yangri in local language of Tibetan origin, the walk into Ganesh Himal areas will be something to cherish during on this magnificent walks which leads to remote pockets of Mid West Himalaya of upper Gorkha and Dhading district quite close to Langtang areas of Rasuwa district. Starting this marvelous journey heading towards Gorkha mid hills and to warm low valley at Arughat town, where our walk leads higher up exploring local villages of immense culture and then into pure wilderness on top of hills covered with rich green vegetation and trees of rhododendron-magnolia-oaks and pines trees facing views of high snow-capped peaks.

Trip at a Glance

Trip Mode: Hotel and Lodge with camping on treks.

Trekking Grade: Moderate to Adventurous

Trekking Region: Around Mid-West Himalaya between Manaslu and Langtang Himal.

People & Culture: Mostly Tamang- Magar-Gurung ethnic tribes of Buddhism religion with interesting old traditions and colorful cultures. Lower areas mixed Hindu / Buddhist people of varied custom.

Highest Elevation: On top Pangsang Bhanjyang above 3,850 meters high.

Trekking Duration: 12 Nights & 13 Days (With both ways drive).

Hours of Walks: From minimum 04 hrs to maximum 06 hrs.

Total Trip: 13 Nights & 14 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)

Seasons: March to May and September to November months, March to May flowering time on hills October to November with clear blue sky (cold morning and night time with chances of snow)

HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights of Ganesh Himal Trekking

  • Walk from low warm areas to high and cool green forested hills with awesome mountains scenery
  • Explore high areas of Ganesh Himal within remote and isolated rural farm villages of Tamang
  • Enchanting rhododendron and pine forest where elusive wild animals and exotic bird life habitats
  • Panorama of Mid West Himalaya, Ganesh Himal with Manaslu extending to Langtang and Annapurna
  • Adventure on high and magnificent hidden country and on top scenic pass at Pangsang Bhanjyang
ITINERARY

Detailed Itinerary

On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport received by our staff and guide with warm welcome and greetings and then transfer to your hotels in the heart of Kathmandu city. After checking into your rooms getting refreshed from Jet-Lag, a quiet environment after getting refreshed join at main hall or in lobby where our guide will provide briefing on treks-hotels with necessary information. Evening includes group dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with folk culture program with various dances of Nepal while having your authentic Nepalese dinner with local entertainment

Food
Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

First day walk leaving behind and heading higher from Arughat as our route leads to reach a nice farm village of Arkhet with cultivated paddy terraces filed, after a short refreshing break, heading to cross over Buri Gandaki River towards Dhading area to reach our overnight stop at Manbu village offers grand views of Himal Chuli and Bouddha Himal.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/ Lodge
Elevation
645

From Manbu walking to reach at Dhunchet village where climb leads past farm villages and forested areas to Dhunchet for possible lunch stop, with refreshing stop afternoon walk leads to a climb for an hour on winding trail with few smooth portion to Lama Dhunga for overnight stops with camping facilities in tents with views of mountains.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
2230

After Lama Dhunga, walk leads into deep forest and crossing streams on leaving the village with gradual up for few hours to Nauban Kharka for overnight camp, (Kharka means cattle herders shades) a nice and pleasant spot offering views of Himal Chuli and Bouddha Himal with Manaslu range of peaks.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
2755

Morning starts to cross a small pass and a ridge Nauban Bhanjyang above 3,110 m high which takes an hour climb offering magnificent views of snow capped peaks, from here descend to reach a small place called Khading with super views of Ganesh III-IV, on reaching at Khading walk continues for another hour downhill to Yarsa for overnight camp.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
2580

Having time to enjoy fantastic views of peaks, walk continues with steep uphill to climb to reach at a place called Kupchet, and descend to Lapche and cross a stream to reach at Kapor Gaon, from here a nice gradual walk to Timila where overnight camp is set on a small primary school premises which is a mere distance from Tiriga-Goan village.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
1760

From Timila walks starts towards Tirigaon, and then a few hours trek on gradual winding trail to reach at Tatopani ‘hot spring’, here stopping with opportunity for a bathe in refreshing hot spring. After a pleasant stop walk continues for an hour to Dudari Khola and then uphill to reach a high ridge up at Chalisa for overnight camp, located above a farm village which offers excellent views of rolling hills with snow capped mountains

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
1925

Morning with time for tour of the old monastery and then downhill to Tipling River valley gorge, after crossing a bridge a steep climb to reach Tipling, from here climb continues for another two hours to Marmelung Kharka for overnight stop.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
3195

With pleasant stop at Marmelung Kharka, a short day today as morning starts with a climb into a forested ridge to reach our highest point of the adventure above 3,850 m high at Pansang Bhanjyang-la pass with marvelous panorama of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu range and as far to Annapurna. At Pangsang la for lunch and as well for overnight stop along with views of mountain range, afternoon free to explore the virgin and unexplored areas by other trekkers.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
3850

On crossing Pangsang Bhanjyang and then downhill and ups with few couple of switch backs from one side of the ridge to another hill, offering constant views of beautiful scenery and mountains, after a dramatic downhill with an end of high Tiru Danda, and then descend towards a rocky gullies to reach at Rupchet for overnight stop and camping.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/ Lodge
Elevation
3055

As walk leads down to lower elevation heading towards lush green forested areas and then a long descent to Salankhu Khola side, and then back into farm villages of agricultural endeavor. Walk continues through farm lands and small villages eventually reaching at Saline village where camp is set on an open terrace ground near to the village

Food
Breakfast / Lunch / Diner
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
2480

Morning walk leads traversing past terraced fields of crops, and then leading to cross a steep little pass then into lovely forests to reach at Boldu-Gaon village, from here on leaving behind the village continue on winding path downhill to scenic cultivated crops fields of Deurali village for last overnight camp of the adventure.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea house/Lodge
Elevation
1500

Our last day of walk of this awesome adventure, as morning leads towards Trisuli bazaar, as walk descends through fields and terraces, with change in vegetation of sub-tropical climate growing bananas and oranges with big and large pipal and banyan trees. After being in cooler areas this will be a tropical warm as walk eventually heads into thriving bazaar of Trisuli town. Here with last lunch of the trek and then an exciting overland drive back to Kathmandu where the drive twists and turns through ridges and bends to reach at Luchhe Danda, then descending towards Kathmandu by late afternoon, on reaching at Kathmandu check in to your hotel with free afternoon for individual activities and shopping.

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Last day in the country of high and beautiful Himalayas as per your international flight transfer to Kathmandu international airport for homeward bound or to next port of call after a wonderful and mesmerizing time on Ganesh Himal trekking with great services of Tramping Himalaya Adventures.

Food
Breakfast
Cost Included
  • Airport Pick up & Drop with private transport ( International & Domestic )
  • Hotel in Kathmandu 3-star standard with B/B  2 Nights  Twin Sharing Basis 
  • Kathmandu to Aurghat Bus Tickets 
  • Kathmandu to Aurghat BusTickets for Guide 
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek ( Twin Sharing Basis )
  • Meals, Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner during the trek 
  • Well English Speaking of government license holder guide 
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Guide/Assistant guides and Porters their salary, Insurance, Equipment, and lodging & fooding
  • Tramping Himalaya Adventures Duffel bag & T-shirt
  • All the necessary paperwork, Trekking/permits
  • Carried by your guide Medical Kit
  • All government taxes
  • Down Jacket If you need it ( To be returned after the trip )
  • Oxi-meter to check the pulse, Oxygen saturation, and heart rate
Cost Excluded
  • Nepalese visa fee ( Bring the right cash in USD and 2 passport-size photographs  https://nepaliport.immigration.gov.np/ 15 Days USD 30, 30 Days USD 50, 90 Days USD 125, 
  • Airfare International
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, or early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, Internet, etc.)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Expenses arising from unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of  Tramping Himalaya Adventures
  • Tips and gratuities
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