Ganesh Himal Trek

  • Trip Duration15 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
  • Max. Altitude4750 m
  • Cost Starting FromUS$ 1890

Know Before Trip

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Accommodation: Lodge + Camping

Max. Altitude: 4750 m

Best Season: March to May and September to November

Group Size: Min. 2 pax

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  • Stunning views of Himalayan chain formng the skyline
  • Panoramic views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Manaslu
  • Interaction with the local villagers to know how they live
  • Visit to the remote Tamang & Gurung village
  • Trek through dense farmland & explore unbroken forest

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 the central-eastern Nepal. Ganesh Himal Trek is also known as a trekking tour 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 caps the wonderful trekking trip for the hikers.

The Ganesh Himal is named in tribute of the elephant-headed Hindu God 'Ganesh' (son of God Shiva & Parvati) og good fortune. Mount Ganesh Himal is a 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 pagoda set in 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.

 

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 03: Trek to Salangkhu Khola via Trishuli

Day 04: Trek to Balche Village

Day 05: Trek to Ganga

Day 06: Hiking in the forest

Day 07: Trek to Serthung

Day 08: Trek to Laba-Mongeythanti

Day 09: Trek to Dumchet Village

Day 10: Trek to Budiganga Dumchet

Day 11: Trek to Arughat Bazaar

Day 12: Trek to Khanchowk

Day 13: Trek to Gorkha

Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu

Day 15: Departure to your country

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 3 nights in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Tea houses/camping accommodation and meals during the trek
  • Park permit and TIMs permit (Trekking Information Management System)
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (Sherpa), a  porter to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Regulus Nepal  t-shirt, and trekking map
  • All necessary paper work and permits
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Camping tents,cooking materials, a cook & staffs for camping.
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs )
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu  because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips for guides and porters
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Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival 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.

Day 02Kathmandu sightseeing 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

Day 03Trek to Salangkhu Khola via Trishuli 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.

Day 04Trek to Balche Village 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.

Day 05Trek to Ganga 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.

Day 06Hiking in the forest 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.

Day 07Trek to Serthung 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.

Day 08Trek to Laba-Mongeythanti 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.

Day 09Trek to Dumchet Village 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.

Day 10Trek to Budiganga Dumchet 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.

Day 11Trek to Arughat Bazaar 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.

Day 12Trek to Khanchowk 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.

Day 13Trek to Gorkha 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.

Day 14Drive to Kathmandu 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.

Day 15Departure to your country 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!

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