Best Month: Oct, Nov, Marc, April
Per day walking: 6-7 hours
Trek type: camping
Duration: 22 days
The Ganesh Himal trek is the one of the celebrated trekking route in Nepal. Ganesh Himal is the closest mountain that can be seen from the Kathmandu Valley and it stands between Budi Gandaki valley in the west and Bhote koshi in the east. Ganesh Himal is named after the Hindu deity of good fortune, the elephant headed god Ganesh. Ganesh I, Ganesh II, Ganesh III and Ganesh IV are mountain forming skyline of Ganesh Himal Range. Ganesh Himal Base Camp trekking route is famous for the exotic view of its flora especially during spring season the striking presentation of barberries, Primulas, orchids and a variety of ferns gives the exotic view as well as the vibrant smell all around the trekking route. The Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trekking trail takes you all the way through the emerald hills, beautiful Tamangs villages, terraces filled with golden rice and mustard, natural hot water stream, deep Georges, glaciers, with forests of blue pine, Spanish oak, and blossoming Rhododendron forest adding beauty to the path.
Ganesh Himal trek starts from Betrawati (800m). We drive from Kathmandu on a bus observing beautiful scenery of the rhododendron forest, beautiful hills, and rice terraces on the either side of the path via Trishuli bazaar to reach Betrawati. On the trek we pass through some of the interesting places like Singala pass, Pangsang Bhanjyang, Jaisal Kunda, Jyamrung. From trekking trail takes us all the way through beautiful villages and pristine rhododendron forests to Bhalche (2020m). You continue walking through the beautiful and emerald hills to Kharka and from here the trail ascends up the hill up to Rupchet (3720m) - a village inhabited mostly by Tamangs. Now the trail takes you all the way through pristine forests and lake crossing the Singla Bhanjyang (4750m) to reach at Phedi (3545m) here we make our camp. The trail also passes through Pansang Bhanjyang at 4000 meter. Here we take a day ret exploring the lakes and observing the beautiful scenery of magnificent Ganesh Himal mountain range. After exploring the vicinity of lake we trek back to the historical city Gorkha and return back to Kathmandu via bus.
Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu (1310m). Upon your arrival we assist you from international airport to our hotel. Rest overnight.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing and Cultural tour. Overnight at lodge.
Day 03: Today early morning drive from Kathmandu to Betrawati (800m) and then trek to Chapdanda (1220m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 04: Trek from Chapdanda to Bhalche (2020m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 05: Trek from Bhalche to Gonga (2800m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 06: Trek from Kharka to Rupchet (3720m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 07: Acclimatization day, and hiking around the valley.
Day 08: Today early in the mornigng we trek from Rupchet Crossing the Singla Bhanjyang (4750m) and camp at Phedi (3545m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 09: Trek from Phedi to Pansang Bhanjyang (4000m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 10: Rest and hiking around the valley
Day 11: Trek from Pansang Bhanjyang to Tipling (2500m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 12: Trek from Tipling to Sertung (2050m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 13: Trek from Sertung to Sapchet (1500m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 14: Trek from Sapchet to Darkha (1250m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 15: Trek from Darkha to Lapang (1000m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 16: Trek from Lapang to Khahare (900m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 17: Trek from Khahare to Arughat (700m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 18: Trek from Arughat to Khanchok (1448m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 19: Trek from Khanchok to Gorkha Durbar (1143m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 20: Drive back from Gorkha to Kathmandu by Bus 6 hours drive to get there.
Day 21: Free at Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner in Typical Nepali culture than to say good bye
Day 22: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
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* This trip is fully customizible on Client Request!!!