• Tamang, Gatlang, Somang and Sethun villages and their culture.
  • View of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Langtang.
  • Un-crowded trek in a wild region yet close to Kathmandu.
  • An old-fashioned bivouac trek with a caring team
  • Respectful hospitality of ethnic communities
  • Diverse terrain farmland, green meadow, and rocky hills
  • Homes to domestic animals like sheep, yak, goat, and ox
  • A dense forest of Rhododendron, pine, oak, and bamboo
  • Several rivers along with suspension bridges, Georges, waterfalls, and stone-driven mills

About Ganesh Himal Trek

Ganesh Himal Trek is another perfect destination for trekking as it too provides spectacular, panoramic views of several majestic mountains. As you trek there, you will feel as if you are not tired of seeing the smiling faces of the native people of the villages while walking along the banks of rivers in the continuation of the track. The route of Ganesh Himal around the mountains is one of the legends of the most enjoyable trekking that is located in central-eastern Nepal. Ganesh Himal Trek is also known as a trekking tour of Tamang culture. You will have the opportunity to take a break and roam around the inhabitants of these areas, living on a floor covered with fortress-like sites and places. Ganesh Himal Trek offers fantastic views, safe and sound natural magnificence, wildlife, and friendly people, and the high valleys north of the Ganesh range on the Tibetan border cap the wonderful trekking trip for the hikers.

The Ganesh Himal is named in tribute to the elephant-headed Hindu God 'Ganesh' (son of God Shiva & Parvati) of good fortune. Mount Ganesh Himal is home to 4 peaks over 7000m which are Ganesh I or Yangra (7422m), Ganesh II (7118m), Salasungo (7043m) also known as Ganesh III, and Pabil/Ganesh IV (7104m), and also includes fourteen other peaks over 6000m.

Ganesh Himal Trek is one of the legends "hidden valleys" of the Himalayas, protected by three levels of pagoda set on a steep rocky cliff facing the pine forest and alpine meadows leading to a huge glacier below the snow-capped mountains. Throughout the trek to Ganesh Himal, you can witness the diverse cultural forms of life and get in touch with the rural population in small towns. Regulus Ganesh Himal trek itinerary begins from Trishuli following upper valley landscapes. This area is renowned for being the native soil of the original Gurkha soldiers. It used to be the home of former Shah king Prithivi Narayan Shah, who had fought years and years throughout his life to unify the scattered states into a single nation.


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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal! Upon your arrival in Kathmandu Regulus Treks & Expedition receives you at Tribhunvan International Airport and drive you to hotel. If your arrival is at appropriate time then you can enjoy leisurely walk in the streets of Thamel. It is a prime destination for foreigners. It is said that Kathmandu visit is incomplete without strolling in this part of the city. Overnight in a hotel.

    From the second day of your arrival starts our trip mission. Today you explore Kathmandu, also known as city of temples with our guide. Basically there are four major touring sites in Kathmandu. They are: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa and and Bouddhanath Stupa. And the main part is these all four sites are listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will be introduced to your guide by Regulus. You can have good conversation with him regarding the upcoming trip. You can enjoy the night life of Thamel which completely depends on your wish. Overnight in Thamel.

      After breakfast we head towards Salangkhu Khola via Trishuli. We reach there by tourist bus or private vehicle. We go beautiful site enjoying local village, green vegetation and rivers. We stay overnight in Salangkhu Khola.

        After breakfast we head towards Balche village. It is easy trail with short climb. We arrive at Kalawale. Here we lunch and walk further to reach Balche where we put off at night. It is a Tamang village. Tamang are ethnic indigenous group of Nepal. They have their own language, culture and rituals. We halt here at night.

          We cross forest. The magnificent view of Langtang Lirung will capture your heart. It is a beautiful walk of your life. We arrive at Ganga where we put off at night.

            It is a blissful day of your life. You penetrate deep inside the rhododendron forests. The pasture land will fascinate you. Singla La Pass will fascinate you. The view of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Machhapuchare Peak, Annapurna South and Annapurna II are truly mesmerizing from Singla La Pass.

              We follow flat trail followed by descend to arrive at Barang village. We cross Akhu Khola and this will bring us at Tamang village—Serthung. Here we set camp.

                Laba-Mongeythanti is our today’s last destination. It is a gentle climb from Serthung. After couple of hours of walk we arrive at Mongeythanti where we halt at night.

                  It is a gradual downhill walk along the woods. We cross few streams and this will make your trip really beautiful. We arrive at Dumchet where we set up camp for night stay.

                    It is a simple walk. We arrive at Budiganga Dumchet by noon. Here we will explore local village and enjoy local culture. From here we can move to Baser. It is a beautiful spot.

                      We will be walking for around five hours to arrive at Arughat Bazaar. We walk along river bank—Budigandaki. We will stay overnight at Arughat Bazaar.

                        It is a simple and interesting journey. The trail gains elevation gradually till we arrive at Khnchwk Danda. We pass Mukti Khola and set up camp here.

                          We take uphillwalk towards Gorkha. It is a journey full of excitement. We will camp near Gorkha Durbar. It is an old palace of Shah Kings who ruled Nepal for more than 240 years. The palace used to be former kingdom of Nepal before King Prithvi Narayan Shah—founder of modern Nepal—established Kathmandu as new capital of the country around 240 years ago.

                            After breakfast we get on bus or hire private vehicle to Kathmandu. We follow Prithvi Highway to reach capital. Here you can purchase souvenirs for your friends and family. In the evening Regulus will offer farewell dinner. We put off at a hotel.

                              Your trekking ends here today. We will drop you at Airport three hours earlier to schedule flight. We are thankful to you as you gave us opportunity to serve. See you soon!

                                What to Expect

                                • Airports/Hotel transfers using a private vehicle.
                                • Accommodation in 3 stars category Hotels in Kathmandu BB plan
                                • Accommodation in Tea Houses or any Local Hotels with Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.
                                • Permit fees ( National Parks, Conservation Area entry, Trekkers Management Information Service (TIMS) Permit. Visit, All governmental authorization and permit necessary cost)
                                • Local tourist guide and Local Porter if necessary.
                                • All your rescue and travel arrangements. If there is an emergency condition.
                                • Medical supplies and First Aid Kits.
                                • All Government and Local Taxes.

                                • Entry Visa fee and any kinds of immigration charges in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal.
                                • International Flight Fare to/from Kathmandu, Nepal.
                                • Extra Night meals and accommodation on your early arrival or late departure also any domestic flight delays.
                                • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
                                • Extra luggage charges.
                                • Personal expenses like Laundry, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages, hot showers, phone calls, charging, boiled water/bottled waters, etc Rescue in emergency services.
                                • Individual buying and souvenirs.
                                • Any kinds of tips during your hotel and restaurant visit
                                • Rent or Purchase any type of equipment or gear.
                                • Purchase special medicines and kits.
                                • Travel insurance which has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation compulsory
                                • Tips for guide and porters (Recommended by the Culture)
                                • Additional costs or delays caused by out of management control, for example, landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.
                                • All the costs and expenses which are not listed in "cost includes" will be counted as excludes

                                Useful Information

                                Best Time to Trek Ganesh Himal

                                The weather is one of the most important factors to look at when deciding to trek The Ganesh Himal Trek. It is best suited to trek during the spring, summer, and autumn. During the winters and monsoons, it becomes difficult to trek due to strong winds, storms, and slippery trails.