Ganesh Himal Region Trek – 16 Days

Ganesh Himal Region Trek – 16 Days Brief Insight

Lying to the northwest of Kathmandu, the Ganesh Himal Base Camp trek is one of the nearest and most beautiful treks in the Himalayas. Named after the Hindu god Ganesh, the shape of the Ganesh I peak, when seen at a closer distance, looks like the head of the elephant.

The inhabitants of the area are Tamang ethnic people, who live on highlands and follow the pastoral lifestyle. There are numerous temples, monasteries as well as cultural festivals that offer a glimpse and insight into age-old tradition and myths of this community.

Ganesh Base Camp is purely a camping trek and can be organized on a full-board. Please contact Robinson Crusoe Holidays for the next departure dates and for a range of itineraries to suit your time frame, budget, and interests.

Highlights of Ganesh Himal Region Trek – 16 Days

  • Beautiful Himalayan views of Ganesh Himal region, Langtang region and Annapurna region, beautiful landscape, rich Flora
  • Newly trekking destination close to the capital city of Kathmandu and place of valuable zinc, crystal, ruby, tin etc
  • The sacred Parvati lake (Kunda), twin sacred White and Black Lakes Natural hot spring and so on
  • A dense forest of Rhododendron, pine, oak and bamboo and several rivers along with suspension bridges, Georges, waterfalls and stone- driven mills
  • Respectful hospitality of ethnic communities, diverse terrain farmland, green meadow and rocky hills Homes to the domestic animals like sheep, yak, goat and ox

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive from Kathmandu to Samari Bhanjyang (1250m.) via Trishuli Bazaar (540m.)

Day 2 : Trek from Samari Bhanjyang to Katunje Bazaar (765m.)

Day 3 : Trek from Katunje Bazaar to Kintang Phedi (655m.)

Day 4 : Trek from Kintang Phedi to Jharlang (1500m.)

Day 5 : Trek from Jharlang to Chalise (2000m.)

Day 6 : Trek from Chalise to Hindung (4650 m)

Day 7 : Trek from Hindung to Rajgang Kharka (4900 m)

Day 8 : Trek from Rajgang Kharka to Kalo Seto Kunda GHBC (5120 m)

Day 9 : Rest day at the Ganesh Himal Base Camp and Explore

Day 10 : Trek from Ganesh Himal Base Camp to Rajgang Kharka (4900 m)

Day 11 : Trek from Rajgang Kharka to Chalise (2000m.)

Day 12 : Trek from Chalise to Laba village (1750m)

Day 13 : Trek from Laba village to Manyang Bhanjyang (2934m.)

Day 14 : Trek from Manyang Bhanjyang to Majhgaun (2200m.)

Day 15 : Trek from Majhgaun to Budathum (1400 m)

Day 16 : Trek from Budathum to Arughat (500m) then drive to Kathmandu

What is included in Ganesh Himal Region Trek – 16 Days

  • Trekkers information management system. (TIMS Card)
  • You’re Meal in During the Trekking as Your standard meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • Accommodation in Trekking: All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly and English speaking Trekking Guide. His well- paid salary, meals, accommodation insurance, etc.
  • Trekking Porter: porters (1 porter for 2 peoples). Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation.
  • After the Success Trip, Provide Adventure Certificate.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.

What is Excluded

  • Meals and Extra Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All Hot and Cold drinks
  • Single Trekker & Solo Trekker (Porters Extra Charge)
  • Special Table Menu/Bakery Cafe
  • The additional size of Pots Hot Drinks
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Hot shower
  • On the trekking Wi-Fi
  • Personal expenses any type
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter

Additional Information

Ganesh Himal Region Trek is located in Dhading district, to the northwest of Kathmandu. It is a cluster of nearly 20 peaks, flanking west of Manaslu Himal. The highest points of the trek are the Shingle pass (4200m) and the Pasang La pass (4100m).

Similarly, the trail offers spectacular views of Ganesh I (7406m), Langtang (7300m), Annapurna (8091m), and Fishtail (6990m). As well as Manaslu (8163m), Lamjung (6800m), Ganesh II, Ganesh III, Ganesh IV, Boudha Himal, and Hiunchuli.

There are 526 species of plants, 300 species of birds, and many attractive wild animals. One of the major highlights of this trek is the natural exploration of the twin waterfall Ganga Jamuna.

Besides that, the native people of this area are Gurungs, Tamangs, Magars, Newars, and Brahmins. The homestay will provide an experience to observe their lifestyles, cultures, food, and customs.

Moreover about Ganesh Himal Region Trek

Likewise, the best season for the Ganesh Himal trek is February to May and August to December. To observe the mountains and to see the magnificent red Rhododendrons, Nepal’s national flower.

Ganga Jamuna, Ruby valley Trek, and Ganesh Base Camp trek are some of the various trekking routes available in this region. As Ganesh Himal Trekking is the closest trekking destination from Kathmandu and a newly introduced trail. Close-up views of Mt. Ganesh, Mt. Manaslu, and Mt. Langtang are visible while trekking. The mesmerizing landscape used to welcome the trekkers throughout the entire route. Best trek for all age groups, one can experience the remote lifestyle and culture of the particular place.

Trekkers will be able to explore the dense rhododendron forest, pine forest, and bamboo forest. Hospitality by the local communities while trekking to Ganesh Himal is really appreciated. The best season for trekking in this region is in Spring and Autumn season. It is because in this time clear skies and amazing landscape views add additional beauty to this trek.

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