Ganesh Himal Trekking

  • Nepal
  • 16 Day(s)

Ganesh Himal Trek is newly explored trekking destinations popular for the wonderful Himalayas and exploring diverse species of flora and fauna, blend of culture, rituals, lifestyles of people living alongside the trail and so forth.

Ganesh Himal trekking is newly opened trekking trails, located in the north-central Nepal bordering with Tibet, approximately 170 km north-west of Kathmandu valley. Ganesh Himal (7,422 m) is one of the popular trekking peaks above 7,000 meter, located in between Langtang and Annapurna Himalayan range. The name Ganesh Himal comes from a Hindu deity Ganesh, usually depicted in the form of an elephant, as because, fourth of the fifth peaks of Ganesh Himal (Ganesh IV) resembles an elephant. During the trek, you will have panoramic views of Ganesh Himal I (7,429 m), Ganesh Himal II (7,118 m), Ganesh Himal III (7,110 m), Ganesh Himal IV (7,052 m), Ganesh Himal V (6,986 m), besides these you will also have stunning views of other majestic Himalayas like Langtang Lirung (7,300 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), Lamjung Himal (6,800 m), you will equally have views of Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m) even if that is from far distance and wide range of other Himalayas that your eyes can catch. It is one of the trekking package often organized by Footprint Adventure.

Besides having stunning views of the Himalayas, you will be welcomed with ever smiling faces of the local people, pass through beautiful villages an settlement of various ethnic groups, traverse along the cascading river, streams and steamy forest full of pines, rhododendron, and various wildflower, you will equally come across with incredible landscapes, waterfalls, ponds and undoubtedly traverse through glaciers, glacial lakes, gorgeous meadows, all these mesmerize you in such a way that you would like to visit the area again and again.

As mentioned above, you will enjoy traversing alongside rocky and sloppy hills filled with snow, terraced farm field, and equally explore the blend of culture, rituals of various indigenous communities living alongside the trails namely of Tamang, Hyolmo, Sherpa and so forth. Similarly, you will also have an opportunity to explore various species of flora and fauna, as the areas are said to be the home of various orchid flowers, there are said to be over 40 different species of Orchids, Rhododendron, and varieties of ferns, Jasmine. In addition, it is also said that there can be found over 526 species of plants such as Spanish oak, blue pine to name a few. Especially during the spring season, the rhododendron flower blossoms in such way which mesmerizes you offering you utmost serenity and tranquillity which make your trip not merely a memorable but be a lifetime experience.

Ganesh Himal trekking beings with one day drive from Kathmandu to Betrawati Bazaar, in Gorkha and then you will then begin you actual trekking, you begin hiking alongside greenery hills continue to Chapdanda, Bhalche, Gonga and finally, you will reach Rupchet, where you will have a rest and acclimatize. Once you are ready, you will continue trekking to Rupchet Kharka crossing Singla Bhanjyang (4,750 m) ridge and then you will reach Paan Sang Bhanjyang. Subsequently, you will continue trekking to Tipling, Serthung, Sapchet and then get continuously down to Darkha, Lapang, Khahare and then get down to Arughat, and then have hiking around Khanchok and also Gorkha Durbar and its surrounding and finally making excursion all around, you will return back to Kathmandu.

Trip Highlighht

    • Scenic drive.
    • Spectacular mountain views.
    • Different local culture and life style.
    • Indigenous ethinic group.
    • Stunning scenery and friendly villages.
    • Magnificent views of Ganesh Himal.
    • Chance to see fascinating wild animals.
    • Hindu temples and buddhist monastries.

Trip Facts

Duration: 16 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trekking Starts From: Kathmandu

Trekking Ends: Kathmasndu

Activities: Trekking and sightseeing

Accomodation: Hotel in Kathmandu / Tea houses,camping during the trek

Transportation: Private Vehicle(Bus, Car, Jeep)

Per day walk: 5-6 hrs

Group size: 1-12 People

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m./4,264 ft.).

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trek preparation.

Day 03: Drive kathmandu to Betrawati (800 m./2,624 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 04: Trek betrawati to Kispang (1,600 m./5,248 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 05: Trek Kispang to thulo Chaur (2,150 m./7,052 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 06: Trek Thulo Chaur to Gonga (2,900 m./9,512 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 07: Trek Gonga to Rupkhet (3,700 m./12,136 ft.), 4-5 hrs.

Day 08: Trek Rupkhet to Kharka (2,450 m./8,036 ft.) via shing la pass (4,100 m./13,448 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 09: Trek Kharka to Borang (1,800 m./5,904 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 10: Trek Borang to Jharlang (1,750 m./5740 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 11: Trek Jharlang to Kingtang Phedi (1,200 m./3936 ft.), 6-7 hrs.

Day 12: Trek Kingtang Phedi to Khahare (950 m./3,116 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 13: Trek Khahare to Aarughat (700 m./2,296 ft.), 4-5 hrs.

Day 14: Drive Aarughat to Gorkha, 4-5 hrs and sightseeing Gorkha darbar, ghorakhkali temple.

Day 15: Drive Gorkha to Kathmandu, 5-6 hrs.

Day 16: Final Departure.

Cost Include(s)

    • Airport pickup and drop by necessary(private vehicle) transport.
    • Kathmandu sightseeing with tour guide and private vehicle.
    • Standard hotel(3 star level) with breakfast in Kathmandu.
    • Tea houses(guest houses) with full board meals( breakfast, launch and dinner) during the trek.
    • Three cup of tea or coffee per day in trekking.
    • Welcome and Farewell dinner with cultural show programme.
    • Government licence holder experience english speaking guide.
    • All trekking permits and intrance fees and local taxes.
    • Food accomodation, salary, equipment, medicine of trekking guide and porter.
    • Honest , kind, helpful and strong porter(2 person/1 porter).
    • surface ground transfer on necessary places as per itinerary.

Cost Exclude(s)

    • Personal trekking equipment.
    • Your travel and rescue insurance.
    • Launch and dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Mineral water, soft drink and hard drinks.
    • Internet, telephone, wifi, medicines, shower, electricity charges.
    • rest of expenses which are not mention price include.

High Altitute Sickness-
Ganesh Himal Trekking  would be life time memory in your life. If you are not fit we will not recommend to do this trekking. While you are going toward the high place, you may have high altitude problem so  you  drink lot of liquid, Ginger soup  good for high altitude, we will recommend diamox medicine for high altitude. If you have other serious problem you have to admit the hospital soon in this case you call the helicopter for rescue and our staff will help to you for your treatment. If you haven medical insurance the rescue helicopter payment will be cover by the insurance company so medical insurance is necessary to go this trekking.

Trekking Grade -
Ganesh Himal Trekking is pretty long trek that goes right into high mountain country so, it is physically quite strenuous which involves approx 5-6 hours trekking along the way. There is no previous experience is required, used to some regular exercise and enjoy walking in the high altitude conditions.

The Ganesh Himal Trekking  best season  start  from mid September till November end and from the beginning of March until end of May. The morning time  usually clear, with clouds building up during the afternoon, & disappearing at night. Trekking during the monsoon and winter is also possible.

We will provide freshly cooked food from the local guest house or restaurant. You will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch available along the trail. You can find a wide variety of Nepali and Western food as well as drinks.

Ganesh Himal Trekking start your transfort from your Kathmandu airport  to  Hotel then Kathmandu Hotel to Betrawati and  Aarughat to kathmandu  by jeep or by public bus.

Telephone and Internet-
There is few places available for Telephone and Internet. You can get internet password from the hotel counter for telephone and internet cost would be extra.

Most of the lodges/ guest house take an additional charge for battery charging. There is no electricity in the Langtang Region. There is electricity or solar power where you can re- charges your camera batteries,laptop, mobile etc. that cost you need to pay extra.

Drinking Water-
The bottle water is available along the trail until the last village. You can take buy boil water from the lodge or restaurant or you can use Iodine or water purifying medicines.

Luggage -
In Kathmandu you will get 4 to 5 star  standard Hotel or resort accommodation. During the trekking part,  rooms will be basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets. You will have a private room but bathroom will be outside. There are some guest houses with attach bathroom as well as but they will cost extra.

Group Leader and Crew-
We promise we will provide Trained Experienced with honest with local Trekking Guide  and Sherpa staff when there are 8 or more members in the Group and porters to carry your luggage and there will be 1 porter for 2 members.

Trekking Equipments-
It's not necessary to spend a lot of money for extra equipment and clothing before your trip. Majority of these gears can be bought at reasonable rates in Kathmandu.

Trekkking Days-
The time schedule is very important for enjoy trip with among the Guide porters and trekkers Each morning after packing our bags and hot breakfast, we set off on the day’s walk. After walking for 3-4 hours we stop for lunch at around midday. The afternoon’s walk .  The remainder of the afternoon can be spent exploring the village, doing a bit of washing or simply relaxing with a good book. On some days we will arrive at our destination by lunchtime and the entire afternoon will be free.

Customise Itinerary-
As per your time schedule if there is not suitable date for trekking departure from kathmandu so place mention your suitable time and date then we will organized your great trip to Ganesh Himal Trekking.

Trip Extensions-
In addition to Ganesh Himal Trekking, we offers  trip to Annapurna, Everest, Manasalu, Mustang  trekking, Mountain Flight , the water rafting,  jungle safari, City tour (kathmandu, Pokhara  or Lumbini ) ,home stay Tour, Nepal Cultural Tour, Tibet tour ,Bhutan tour  or India tour  extension as per your time limit.