Ganesh Himal Trek

15 Days

The trek is 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 in the Ganesh Himal trekking area which gives a real Nepali way of life with its rich Nepalese traditions. Ganesh Himal, breathtaking trekking goes through a little-explored area of Nepal, with stunning scenery and friendly villagers. Trekking in this region will offer up magnificent views of Ganesh Himal I, II, III, and IV. 

Overview

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.

Hightlights

  • Many distinct ethnic groups.
  • Stunning scenery and friendly villagers.
  • Magnificent views of Ganesh Himal I, II, III, and IV.
  • Trek through verdant farmland and explore un spoilt forests.
  • Walking along the Mani walls.

Itinerary

Day 1: Drive to Sybrubesi

Day 2: Sybrubesi to Gatlang

Day 3: Gatlang to Somdang

Day 4: Somdang to Tipling via Pangsang Pass (3842 m.)

Day 5: Tipling to Shertung

Day 6: Chalisa to Hedung

Day 7: Hindung to Rajgang Kharka

Day 8: Rajgang Kharka to Ganesh Himal Base Camp via Kalo Seto Kund

Day 9: Acclimatization & Rest

Day 10: Ganesh Himal Base Camp to Rajgang Kharka

Day 11: Rajgang Kharka to Chalisa

Day 12: Chalisa to Jharlang

Day 13: Jharlang to Darkha

Day 14: Darkha to Khahare Bazar

Day 15: Khahare Bazar to Kathmandu

Itinerary

Drive from Kathmandu/Pokhara to Syabru Beshi. Overnight at the hotel.

We trek from Syabru Besi to Gatlang through mildly steep terrain.

From Gatlang we trek through dense rhododendron forests, climb up a pass, and descend down to Somdang where a cheese factory is situated.

Somdang to Pangsang Pass La (3842m.) overnight in Tipling at a lodge.

Pangsang Pass to Shertung.

Chalise to Hindung.

Hindung to Rajgang Kharka.

Rajgang Kharka to Kalo Seto Kunda (Black and White Lake) Ganesh Himal Base Camp.

Rest day at the Base Camp.

Ganesh Himal Base Camp to Rajgang Kharka.

Trek Rajgang Kharka to Chalise.

Trek Chalise to Jharlang.

Trek Jharlang to Darkha.

Trek Darkha to Khahare Bazaar.

Drive from Khahare Bazaar to Kathmandu by bus /private vehicle.

Cost Includes:

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • All meals during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful, and friendly Guide, porters.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System)
  • National Park Permit Fee.
  • Exclusive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes:

  • 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, it's not mandatory but expected.

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Ganesh Himal Trek
From $ 1,050
/ Adult
From $ 945
/ Group

Trip Facts

  • Drive/ Trek
  • 2 to 12
  • Max. 3850m
  • March to May, September to November
  • Hotel/ Lodge/ Homestay
  • 15 days
  • Moderate