Ganesh Himal Trek has a lot of Tibetan influences which makes it a truly unique trekking experience. The trek named after the elephant headed God of good fortune. Throughout the trek you will see spectacular mountain views and experience the different cultures of the region. There are many distinct ethnic groups on Himal trekking which gives a real Nepali way of life with its rich Nepalese traditions. Ganesh Himal, a breathtaking trekking goes through a little explored area of Nepal, stunning scenery and friendly villagers. Trekking in the Ganesh Himal region will offer up magnificent views of snowy peaks like Ganesh Himal I, II, III and IV. Ganesh Himal is positioned north-west of Kathmandu, rarely visited by tourists.
pristine part of Eastern Nepal, where beautiful valleys meet snow capped mountains smiling back at you. Walk through breathtaking meadows and untouched coniferous forests, where you get to experience the quaint old villages of the local ethnic people. Hike through forests filled with pastel shades of red, pink and white, as you enter forests covered entirely of Nepal’s national flower, the Rhododendron.
Ganesh Himal is named after the legendary elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesh.The Ganesh Range Peaks (Ganesh I, Ganesh II, Ganesh III, Ganesh IV) stand out like crystals, forming a “Great Himalayan Chain” in the skyline.
Drive from Kathmandu/Pokhara to SyabruBeshi (1503m/4945Ft.) – 7 / 8 hrs drive. Overnight at a hotel.
We trek from SyabruBeshi to Gatlang (2337m/7690ft.) – a 5 to 6 hours walk though mildly steep terrain.
From Gatlang we trek through dense rhododendron forests, climb up a pass and descend down to Somdang (3271m/10760Ft)where a cheese factory is situated! – 6 / 7 hrs walk
Somdang to Pangsang Pass (La) (3842m/ 12640Ft) – 3 / 4 hrs walk, overnight in Tipling at a lodge.
Pangsang Pass to Shertung (1875m/ 6188Ft) – 5 / 6 hrs walk
Chalise to Hindung (2220m /7425Ft) – 5 / 6 hrs walk
Hindung to Rajgang Kharka – 5 / 6 hrs walk
Rajgang Kharka to Kalo Seto Kunda (Black and White Lake) Ganesh Himal Base camp – 6 / 7 hrs walk
Rest day at the Base Camp
Ganesh Himal Base Camp to Rajgang Kharka – 6 / 7 hrs walk
Rajgang Kharka to Chalise (2000 m) – 6 / 7 hrs walk
Chalise to Jharlang – 7 / 8 hrs walk
Jharlang to Darkha – 7 / 8 hrs walk
Darkha to Khahare Bazaar– 7 / 8 hrs walk
Drive from Khahare Bazaar to Kathmandu by bus /private vehicle – 7 / 8 hrs drive
- All airport/hotel transfers
- All meals during the trek
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- Domestic flights and airport departure taxes
- Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters.
- All necessary paper works such as National park permit, TIMS
- Exclusive medical kit
- All government and local taxes
- Nepal entry visa fee.
- Your Travel insurance.
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
- Sweet things like chocolate.
- Tips for the guide and porter, its not mandatory but expected