Ganesh Himal Trekking

The word 'Ganesh' is the name of the elephant-headed Hindu God symbolizing Good Fortune and the word 'Himal' means the abode of snow where Hindus believe that the elephant-headed Hindu God dwells in the pre-historic time. This is how one of Nepal's peaks has been named Ganesh Himal. The Ganesh Himalayan Range of peaks (Ganesh I, Ganesh II, Ganesh III, Ganesh IV) looks like crystal and distinct stood between the valley of the Buri Gandaki in the west and Bhote Koshi in the east.
Trekking to Ganesh Himal offers the terraced hillsides dominating the sky as well as ethnical diversity from various groups & their mixed of lifestyle that gives you a glimpse into real Nepali life & the tour gives the trekkers an ample opportunity to observe the rich Nepalese cultural tradition being very closer with locals, & definitely giving you a sense of full satisfaction. Gorkha is an ancient historical place situated on a hill overlooking the snowy peaks of the Himalayas that includes two very attractive temples including Gorakhanath and Kali inside the place precinct.
Besides, Ganesh Himal trekking area also offer you, an excellent habitat for a wide variety of plants & animals; 526 species of plants (including 40 species of orchids), a variety of Ferns, Spanish oak, blue pine and in spring time blossoming of the rhododendron set whole forest alight in spectacular arrays of color. There are 300 species of birds & other interesting wild animals includes the Himalayan thar, gaur, many kinds of monkeys and musk deer are also found. Another feature of the area includes the abundance of crystals available which is regarded valuable and precious stone.
The trekking route passes through interesting Tamang villages, natural hot springs, gorges and glaciers and magnificent sceneries. Ganesh Himal Trekking can be organized only on full board camping with the support of necessary logistics.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
>>A popular trek in non-touristy area
>>Explore typical Tamang villages, culture & lifestyle
>>Enjoy spectacular mountain views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu & Langtang
>>Cross over two high mountain passes above 4200m

TRIP DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day 01: Drive Trishuli & trek to Salangkhu Khola
Day 02: Trek to Balche Village
Day 03: Trek to Gonga
Day 04: Trek to Singla
Day 05: Trek to Pangsang
Day 06: Trek to Shomdhang
Day 07: Trek to Jogeshwarkund Lake
Day 08: Rest day
Day 09: Trek to Linju Khola
Day 10: Trek to Serdhung Village
Day 11: Trek to Laba
Day 12: Trek to Mongeythanti
Day 13: Trek to Duchet village
Day 14: Trek to Budhigandaki
Day 15: Trek to Arughat Bazaar
Day 16: Rest day
Day 17: Trek to Khanchowk Bhanjyang
Day 18: Trek to Gorkha
Day 19: Drive Gorkha to Kathmandu

SERVICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Welcome drinks and trekking orientation
  • 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Trishuli –Salangkhu Khola
  • Accommodation in teahouse (lodge) on twin sharing basis on trekking
  • Breakfast on the trek
  • A Professional English speaking trekking guide
  • 1 porter for 2 people (each porter can carry only 18 kg luggage)
  • Trekking staff wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid kit)
  • Government and local taxes

SERVICE EXCLUDES:

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa and Visa extension fee
  • Monuments entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement in Kathmandu
  • Lunch / dinner in Kathmandu and on trek
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Camera/cell phone battery charge while on trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Donation & tips etc
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes’

Trip Facts

Price From$0 USD
  • Duration19 Days
  • Difficulty
  • Altitude4500m
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
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