Ganesh Himal Trekking
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Ganesh Himal Trekking is an exclusive walking journey powered by Nepal Base Camp Trek offering you with delightful two weeks long adventure, in complete wilderness in the harmony of mountains, rolling hills and green valley, where you will be within lovely alpine forest of tall rhododendron-magnolia-pines-oaks and fir tree lines with many species of vegetation in the country of rare and elusive snow leopard and red panda habitations.
Around Ganesh Himal Trekking provides you with amazing scenery and panorama of mountains with massive bulk Ganesh Himal which also can be seen from Kathmandu on clear fine day, views includes as far to Annapurna towards west and Langtang with Jugal Himal towards North East.
Our wonderful Around Ganesh Himal Trekking starts with an exciting drive towards Dhading and Gorkha districts and then following a quiet trail through many farm lands and villages of interesting cultural heritage, as our walk continues leaving human settlements and farm villages behind towards absolute wilderness within green forested areas around high rolling green hills to reach at Pansang-la or Bhanjyang with super panorama of snow-clad peaks.
Finally this marvelous adventure Around Ganesh Himal Trekking ends at a road head near Langtang area at Syabrubesi after exploring Somdang and Gatlang Tamang villages, and then taking an interesting drive to Kathmandu to complete this fascinating and amazing Around Ganesh Himal Trekking.
“Impressive cultural sightseeing tour within historical places around Kathmandu
Exciting and scenic drive towards massive Ganesh Himalaya range around North Mid West
Exceptional views on daily walks visiting traditional Tamang villages of Buddhist culture
Pristine forest of tall rhododendron-pines-magnolia-oaks and fir trees in complete wilderness
Amazing panorama of Manaslu-Ganesh and Langtang mountain range during trek ”
Brief Trip Outlook:
Mode of the Trip: On Hotels and Camping.
Trek Grade: Moderate to Adventurous.
Trekking duration: 13 Nights and 14 Days (With drive both ways).
Highest elevation: At 3,850 m at Pangsing-La / Bhanjyang.
Total Trip: 16 Nights & 17 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu).
Best Season: All season except July & August wet months.
(March to May flowering season)
Day 01: Drive to Arughat 600m - 06 hrs journey.
Day 02: Trek to Manbu 1,300 m - 06 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Lamo Dhunga 2,200 m - 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Nauban Kharka 2,750 m - 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Khading 2, 570 m - 05 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Timila school 1,760 m ahead Tirigaon - 06 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Chalisa 1920 m - 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Marmelung Kharka 3,200 m - 06 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Pangsang La 3,850 meters - 04 hrs.
Day 10: Rest day for short hike and exploration.
Day 11: Trek to Gatlang 2,200 meters via Somdang - 06 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Chilme 1,650 m - 06 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Syabrubesi- 06 hrs.
Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu - 06 hrs.
Day 15: International departure for home ward bound.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,327 m and transfer to hotel.
On reaching Kathmandu international airport via various respective airlines, our Nepal Base Camp Treks guide or staff will receive you with warm welcome and then a short drive to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city.
After checking in your hotel rooms and getting refreshed join at the hotel lobby for group briefing and orientation program where our guide informs you regarding hotels, Kathmandu, Nepali culture, Around Ganesh Himal Trekking with welcome dinner in a pleasant authentic Nepalese restaurant with culture program.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour and trek preparations.
In Kathmandu morning after breakfast and at given time our city guide will pick you up for sightseeing tour around places of interest around Kathmandu old part of the city, Kathmandu is famous for world heritage sites with tour of Pashupatinath a holy temple, Bouddhanath Stupa a Buddhist pilgrimage spot or tour of Kathmandu old Durbar (palace) Square and ancient 2,500 years old Swayambhunath, afternoon free for Around Ganesh Himal Trekking preparation.
Day 03: Drive to Arughat 600m - 06 hrs journey.
Starting our wonderful Around Ganesh Himal trekking with morning drive on the main road for few hours, and then over Trisuli River to reach at Dhading Besi, a hill town, from here on the dirt / rough road to our overnight stop at Arughat bazaar, in the comfort of local lodge with afternoon free to explore the villages at Arughat (which was badly destroyed in 25th April / 12th May 2015 earthquakes)
Day 04: Trek to Manbu 1,300 m - 06 hrs.
Our first day walk begins on gradual trail all the way to Arkhet village at 1,200 m high, a nice farm village, and then cross the raging Buri Gandaki River which flows from the glacier of Manaslu / Ganesh Himal. Our route follows to Dhading area at Manbu village with short uphill walk with bends walking for two hours.
Walk passes Bahun gaon with climb to Manbu village for overnight stop offers great view of Himal Chuli, Boudha Himal.
Day 05: Trek to Lamo Dhunga 2,200 m - 06 hrs.
From Manbu walk to Dhunchet on a nice trail for 2 hrs and then climb past many smaller villages and forested area with uphill for an hour to Dhunchet for lunch.
Our journey continues with a climb for an hour to our overnight stop in Lama Dhunga.
Day 06: Trek to Nauban Kharka 2,750 m - 06 hrs.
After Lama Dhunga, walking into forested area on leaving villages to cross a small streams with gradual walk for two hours leading to climb reaching Nuaban Kharka with views of Himal Chuli and Boudha Himal of Manaslu mountain range.
Day 07: Trek to Yarsa via Khading 2, 570 m - 05 hrs.
Morning walk starts crossing over Nuaban Bhanjyang for an hour with views of snowcapped peaks, and then heading downhill to Khading after walk of 3 hours overlooking Ganesh Himal peaks G III and G IV. After Khading walk for an hour then descend to Yarsa for overnight camp.
Day 08: Trek to Timila school 1,760 m ahead Tirigaon - 06 hrs. From this small village with splendid views of mountains, walk for an hour on steep uphill to Kupchet and then descend to Lapche, crossing a small stream reaching at Kapor Gaon.
After a nice stop our walk continues to Timila school premises a close distance from Tirigagoan village for overnight camp.
Day 09: Trek to Chalisa 1920 m - 05 hrs.
After this village, morning walk follows to Tirigaon which is about two hours of moderate walk passing a place with Tatopani ‘hot spring’. Here a pleasant stop to enjoy the hot spring.
With refreshing break walk continues on winding road for an hour to Dudari Khola and then climb high up to Chalisa for overnight camp, offering grand vista of landscapes with snow capped mountains.
Day 10: Trek to Marmelung Kharka 3,200 m – 06 hrs.
Morning with time visiting an old monastery, and then walk downhill to Tipling River valley gorge, and over a bridge with steep uphill to Tipling for two hours climb till Marmelung Kharka is reached for overnight stop.
Day 11: Trek to Pangsang La 3,850 meters – 04 hrs.
After a great time at Marmelung Kharka, morning walk leads climb on forested ridge to Pansang Bhanjyang and a pass at 3,850 meters high.
The ridge top offers spectacular panorama of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and as far to Annapurna at Pangsang la for lunch and overnight stop along with wonderful views.
Day 12: Full day at Pangsang to enjoy this beautiful spot with natural environment.
A rest day on this lovely area with super panorama of mountains, take a hike and explore the hidden Ganesh Himal areas, chances of seeing some wild life as well.
Day 13: Trek to Gatlang 2,200 meters via Somdang - 06 hrs.
After a grand time at Pansang Bhanjyang, our walk continues heading to Langtang area descending for long hours of near three hours to reach Somdang.
Somadang, a large Tamang farming village, from here walk on the main road for a while and then a short climb to next village at Gatlang for overnight stop, here with home stay accommodation facilities.
Day 14: Trek to Chilme 1,650 m - 06 hrs.
After a wonderful time in Gatlang a large Tamang village located on route to Ganesh Himal and on route Tibet border. From walk to Chilime River, this river fed from the source of Ganesh and Langtang Himal glaciers.
Walk and climb on gradual uphill passing several farm villages reaching at Chilime, this place with new hydro project for electricity power for Langtang and Ganesh villages and as far to Kathmandu city.
After lunch, explore the local villages with views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal.
Day 15: Trek to Syabrubesi- 06 hrs.
After a great superb time around Ganesh Himal, our last day walk of this fabulous trip leads downhill most of the way to reach a bridge above Upper Trisuli River and then a pleasant walk to lovely Tamang village at Syabrubesi for last overnight in the comfort of nice lodge.
Day 16: Drive back to Kathmandu - 06 hrs.
After a great country walk on the scenic trail Around Ganesh Himal, morning journey as the drive leads back to Kathmandu with few rest stops for refreshment and lunch, after 6 hours of good drive reaching back at busy city life in Kathmandu.
Day 17: Final International departure homeward bound.
Last day in amazing Nepal with awesome time in the high hills around Ganesh Himal trekking, our staff will transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your final flight back homeward bound or to respective countries.
Full Board Package
Dhading-Gorkha around Ganesh Himal and Rasuwa district of Langtang region were badly affected by huge earthquakes of 25th April and 12th May 2015, at present life is slowly returning back to normal.
Trekking around Ganesh Himal and Langtang area will be a great cause and support in bringing back the economy to these wonderful villages where you can find great warm hospitality of Tamang hill tribe interwoven with interesting ancient Bon and Buddhist culture.