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 Buri Gandaki in the west and Bhote Koshi 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 snow capped 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.
Trip Itinerary of Ganesh Himal Trekking
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu/ Nepal/ transfer to hotel
Day 02: Free day in kathmandu for trekking prepration day / Overnight at Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Betrawati by Bus or Jeep then trek to Chapdanda (1220m) / Overnight at Home stay
Day 04: Trek from Chapdanda (1220m) to Bhalche (2020m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 05: Trek from Bhalche (2020m) to Gonga (2800m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 06: Trek from Gonga (2800m) to Rupchet (3720m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 07: Acclimatization day at Rupchet (3720m) to hiking around the valley / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 08: Trek from Rupchet (3720m) to Phedi (3546m) via Singla pass (4750m) / Overnight at tented camp
Day 09: Trek from Phedi (3546m) to Pansang Bhanjyang (4000m) / Overnight at tented camp
Day 10: Acclimatization day at Bhanjyang (4000m) to hike around the valley Overnight at tented camp
Day 11: Trek from Bhanjyang (4000m) to Tipling (2500m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 12: Trek from Tipling (2500m) to Sertung (2050m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 13: Trek from Sertung (2050m) to Sapchet (1500m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 14: Trek from Sapchet (1500m) to Darkha (1250m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 15: Trek from Darkha (1250m) to Lapang (1000m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 16: Trek from Lapang (1000m) to Khahare (900m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 17: Trek from Khahare (900m) to Arughat (700m) / Overnight at tented camp or Home stay
Day 18: Drive from Arughat to Kathmandu by Bus/ Jeep / Overnight at hotels
Day 19: Free 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.