Duration of Trips17 Days
Location: Ganesh Himal
Type of Trip: Tea House Trek
Max. Altitude:Shing La Pass (4100m)
Trip Grade:Strenuous Trek
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Ganesh Himal Trekking
Ganesh Himal trekking area which is lies on the central eastern region of Nepal still lucky to remain untouched by modern world, widely cultural and traditions barrier, massive mountain close enough to touch. The range lies about 70km north-northwest of Kathmandu. The first glimpse of Ganesh Himal greets us, when we go crossing over the hills and leave Kathmandu behind. Ganesh Himal trekking is also known as Ruby valley spiritual trek. This treks duration range between 7 to 16 days to takes you to the laps of highest Ganesh Himal ranges.
The Ganesh Himal (7422m) named come after the elephant-headed God of Good Fortune. The Ganesh Range Peaks divided under 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 BudhiGandaki in the west and BhoteKoshi in the east, which becomes Trishuli River in the lower section.
This is one of the legendry "Hidden Valleys" of the Himalayas, guarded by 3 tiered pagoda set on a rocky steep sided gorges to pine forest and alpine meadows leading to a huge glacier below the snowcapped peaks.Ganesh Himal trekking trail starts from Trishuli following the upper valley landscapes. You will be witnessing the panoramic views of many majestic mountains, not tiring to see the smiling faces of native people from the villages and sometimes walking by the bank of rivers in continuation of the trail. You will have the opportunities to visit the inhabitants of these areas who live in flat roofed fortress-like village in this remote village. You can also enjoy a culturally enchanting homestay with the Tamangs. The journey around these legendary mountains is among the most enjoyable though tough.
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu/ Nepal/ transfer to hotel
Day 02Free day in kathmandu for trekking prepration day / Overnight at Kathmandu
Day 03Drive from Kathmandu to Betrawati by Bus or Jeep then trek to Chapdanda (1220m) / Overnight at Home stay
Day 04Trek from Chapdanda (1220m) to Bhalche (2020m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 05Trek from Bhalche (2020m) to Gonga (2800m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 06Trek from Gonga (2800m) to Rupchet (3720m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 07Trek from Rupchet (3720m) to Phedi (3546m) via Singla pass (4100m) / Overnight at tented camp
Day 08Trek from Phedi (3546m) to Pansang Bhanjyang (4000m) / Overnight at tented camp
Day 09Trek from Bhanjyang (4000m) to Tipling (2500m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 10Trek from Tipling (2500m) to Sertung (2050m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 11Trek from Sertung (2050m) to Sapchet (1500m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 12Trek from Sapchet (1500m) to Darkha (1250m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 13Trek from Darkha (1250m) to Lapang (1000m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 14Trek from Lapang (1000m) to Khahare (900m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 15Trek from Khahare (900m) to Arughat (700m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 16Drive from Arughat to Kathmandu by Bus/ Jeep / Overnight at hotels
Day 17Free day in Kathmandu for personal activities or final departure
- Airport pick up and drop up on arrival and departure
- In trekking- B/F, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tented camp.
- Transportation- to/from trek starting & ending point
- Necessary trekking permit, conservation and TIMS fee.
- Trained trekking guide and porter, necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
- 3- Nights hotel in Kathmandu (BB Basis)
- Comprehensive first aid box for the trekking.
- Extra day hotel stay in Kathmandu
- Foods self lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
- Personal expenses-laundry, Telephone, alcoholic beverages, tips for guide & porter.
- Personal travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
- Extra cost for if in case trek effected by natural calamities
- Personal trekking equipments for the trek.
Note: offering breathtaking mountain views and a chance to immerse yourself in local culture. Explore picturesque valleys, charming villages, and experience a spiritual ambiance.
What is the Ganesh Himal Trek?
- The Ganesh Himal Trek is a trekking route in Nepal that takes you to the beautiful Ganesh Himal region, known for its stunning mountain views and cultural richness.
How long does the Ganesh Himal Trek take?
- The duration of the Ganesh Himal Trek typically ranges from 7 to 16 days, depending on the specific itinerary chosen and the pace of the trek.
What are the highlights of the Ganesh Himal Trek?
- The Ganesh Himal Trek offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, including Ganesh I, Ganesh II, Ganesh III, and Ganesh IV. It takes you through picturesque valleys, terraced fields, and charming traditional villages. You can experience the rich cultural heritage of the local communities, including Tamang, Gurung, and Tibetan ethnic groups.
Is the Ganesh Himal Trek a popular route?
- The Ganesh Himal Trek is considered a lesser-known trekking route in Nepal, providing a more off-the-beaten-path experience compared to popular trekking destinations. It offers a chance to explore pristine landscapes and encounter fewer crowds along the way.
Is prior trekking experience necessary for the Ganesh Himal Trek?
- While prior trekking experience is beneficial, the Ganesh Himal Trek is suitable for trekkers of varying experience levels. It is important to have a good level of fitness and be prepared for the physical demands of trekking.
When is the best time to do the Ganesh Himal Trek?
- The best time to undertake the Ganesh Himal Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months provide stable weather conditions, clear skies, and favorable temperatures for trekking.
What permits are required for the Ganesh Himal Trek?
- Trekkers undertaking the Ganesh Himal Trek need to obtain the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card and the Langtang National Park Entry Permit. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or through authorized trekking agencies.
Are teahouses available along the Ganesh Himal Trek?
- Teahouses are available along the Ganesh Himal Trek, providing basic accommodation and meals for trekkers. However, it is advisable to check the availability and facilities in advance, as they may vary along the route.
Are there altitude-related risks on the Ganesh Himal Trek?
- The Ganesh Himal Trek reaches moderate elevations, and trekkers should be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness. Proper acclimatization, staying hydrated, and following a gradual ascent are important to minimize the risks associated with altitude.
What should I pack for the Ganesh Himal Trek?
- Some essential items to pack for the Ganesh Himal Trek include trekking boots, warm clothing layers, a good-quality sleeping bag, a waterproof jacket, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a water bottle, trekking poles, and basic toiletries. It is recommended to pack light and carry only necessary items.
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