Ganesh Himal Trekking - 16 Days

Ganesh Himal Trekking - 16 Days
Trip Information
    Highlights
    • Spectacular panorama of mountains from high  Pangsang Bhanjyang Pass.
    • Adventure on hidden pockets of Central Himalaya within massive  Ganesh Himal.
    • Perfect walks for nature lovers in the harmony of mountains and dense woodland.
    • Explore the undisturbed and at least visited areas by only a few trekkers.
    • Into pure wilderness away from human settlement and villages for few days.
    • Awesome views on daily walks within enchanting dense forested areas.

    “AROUND HIDDEN CORNERS OF NEPAL MID-WEST HIMALAYA WITHIN MASSIF GANESH HIMAL”

    Trekkers who have experienced enough adventure and trekking in Nepal Himalaya might be searching for new areas to explore and visit well we have the right and perfect program for you ‘Ganesh Himal Trekking’ in complete wilderness.

    Ganesh Himal Trekking a moderate to adventurous walks suitable for all age groups and as well for adventurer which leads you into absolute ambiance in the harmony of high and massive Ganesh Himal with close views of Manaslu and Langtang Himal.

    Ganesh Himal Trekking, where you will be away from human settlement and villages for some days in total isolation within mountains-green hills covered in the deep dense alpine forest of tall rhododendron, magnolia, oaks, and pines trees.

    Starting this scenic and cultural walks with an exciting overland journey to reach at Gorkha district around Nepal Mid-West, beginning our walks from low warm areas heading past lovely farm villages and then entering into sheer natural wilderness close to Ganesh Himal also known as Yangri the main peak raises above 7,422 m high.

    As walk leads over scenic Pangsang Bhanjyang a pass and a ridge of high hills at 3,850 m offering the super panorama of Ganesh-Manaslu-Langtang and as far towards Annapurna range of peaks due west.

    After a great time heading towards a road head on an alternative route facing more views of mountains and into well-tended farm fields and terraces to reach at Trisuli Bazaar for an interesting drive back to Kathmandu with memorable adventure and experience on Ganesh Himal Trekking.

    Itinerary
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    On arrival at Kathmandu international airport via respective airlines, where you will be received by our office staff and guide with a warm welcome greeting and then transfer to your hotels in the hub of the city.

    After checking into your rooms and getting refreshed join the other groups for a briefing on Ganesh Himal Trekking, here our guide provides you with useful important information regarding trek and your stay in Nepal with us.

    The evening includes welcome dinner in a nice and authentic Nepalese restaurant with Folk Culture program of Nepal while having your dinner.

      Morning, depart from the hotel for an exciting tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest,  Kathmandu city and its valley steeped with historical and religious monuments temples and monasteries listed as World Heritage Sites, after an interesting tour, afternoon free preparation for Ganesh Himal treks next early morning.

        Morning transfer for exciting overland drives towards Mid West on Nepal's busy and main highway as the journey leads to lower warmer mid hills past farm villages and towns with views of snow-capped peaks.

        As drive continues with few refreshing stops heading west to reach Dhading and around Gorkha areas to reach warm sub-tropical at Arughat for an overnight stop, located by the raging Buri Gandaki River

          The first-day walk begins on a slow winding path towards Arkhet village, a nice farm village with well-tended paddy terraced, from this village where our route leads to cross over Buri Gandaki River and then heading east to Dhading area at Manabu village.

          As walk progress with uphill for few hours to reach a small village of Bahun gaon, from here a short climb to Manabu village for an overnight stop with the first night in tents, overlooking super views of Himal Chuli, Boudha Himal.

            From Manabu morning walk leads at Dhunchet taking nearly two hours and then our route leads to a climb past spread-out villages and forest to reach Dhunchet for lunch, afternoon journey with a climb for an hour on a winding trail with some gradual walk to Lama Dhunga for overnight camp.

              On leaving Lamo-Dhunga where our trail leads into forested area and streams crossing after leaving the village, where a gentle climb of few hours reaches at Nubian Kharka for overnight stop facing grand views of Himal Chuli and Boudha Himal of Manaslu range of mountains.

                The morning starts with uphill crossing Nubian Bhanjyang for an hour with marvelous views of snowcapped peaks in the distance than on gentle downhill to Khading for some hours along with views of Ganesh III and IV peaks.

                After Khading walk continues for an hour then descend to Yarsa for overnight camp.

                  Enjoy the fabulous morning views of mountains, as walk begins for an hour to climb a steep hill to Kupchet and then descend to Lapche as our route leads over a small stream to Kapor Gaon after a refreshing break walk continues to Timila school area which is close to Tirigagoan village for overnight camp.

                    From Timila school area camp, morning walk follows to Tirigaon taking few hours on gentle and moderate winding path reaching Tatopani ‘hot spring’ a nice stop here for refreshment and a bath in hot spring, after a wonderful break our walk continues for an hour to Dudari Khola and then climb high up to Chalisa for overnight camp, which is above the village with nice camping area offering superb views of surrounding hills and landscapes with snow-capped mountains.

                      Morning visit an old monastery of the village and then downhill to Tipling River valley gorge, and across a bridge with the steep uphill to Tipling for another two hours continue to climb till Marmelung Kharka is reached for the overnight stop.

                        After a great time at Marmelung Kharka, morning walk leads to a climb on the forested ridge to Pansang pass at 3,850 meters high with tremendous views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu range and as far to Annapurna at Pangsang la for lunch and overnight stop with the marvelous views.

                          Leaving Bhanjyang behind which is not quite "all downhill" and the path does a couple of switchbacks from one side of the ridge to the other, and always offering the promise of new views as the reward for the effort we’ve put in. The trekking, the views, and the extraordinary feeling of walking on air-high above the world has to be experienced to be believed, after a dramatic descent off the end of the higher Tiru Danda, and down the rocky gullies to reach Rupchet just above the tree-line and camp at Rupchet itself.

                            Today pass through the lush forests making a long descent toward the Salankhu Khola side.  Once again back amongst the people and agricultural endeavor, passing through the farmlands and small villages eventually reaching at Saline village, camp on open terrace lands close to the village.

                              Traversing through the terraced fields, crossing a steep little pass then into lovely forests too, reach at Boldugaon village, from here on leaving behind the village continue on zigzagging trails down towards picturesque agricultural fields at Deorali village for last overnight camp.

                                Today our last day walk of this wonderful trek leads to Trisuli Bazaar, descending through fields and terraces, where you can notice the changes in the vegetation of sub-tropical tropical warmer climate of bananas, pipal and banyan trees and climate change- increasing heat. Eventually, reach the thriving bazaar of Trisuli town.

                                After lunch drives back to Kathmandu as the road twists and turns through ridges and bends to reach Luchhe Danda, then descends towards Kathmandu by late afternoon, on reaching at Kathmandu check in to your hotel with last night group dinner.

                                  Your last day in Nepal, country of Himalayan wonders and as per your international flight time depart for homeward bound or to next respective connecting destinations.

                                  Our staff and guide transfer you to Kathmandu airport after a mesmerizing memory and adventure on Ganesh Himal Trekking.

                                    Cost Details
                                    What's Included
                                    • All airport pick up drop off by private vehicle 
                                    • Twin/double sharing accommodation on BB in Kathmandu
                                    • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with private vehicle (entrance fees extra)
                                    • Kathmandu to Arughat and Trisuli Bazaar to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax
                                    • National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
                                    • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
                                    • 02 guest to 01 porter with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment
                                    • Your cost includes insurance, wages, food and lodging for both your guide and porter. We take excellent care of our guides and porters, they are like family to us.
                                    • Best available twin sharing lodge accommodation during the trek
                                    • Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
                                    • Snacks of biscuits/peanuts and seasonal fresh fruits dessert during the trek
                                    • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary
                                    What's not Included
                                    • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
                                    • All the International airfare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay a departure tax for international flights)
                                    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
                                    • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation (An Helicopter rescue insurance is highly recommended. If you have any problem and you have to be evacuated, without your insurance you have to pay the helicopter in cash.)
                                    • In case of extra more nights accommodation, lunch and dinner in the city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of the itinerary
                                    • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, phone calls, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottled water {it will cost between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp).}, extra porter.. etc)
                                    • Entrance fees for the day tours in Kathmandu
                                    • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive
                                    • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
                                    • Anything not included in service includes column
                                    Useful Information

                                    Equipment and Gear List

                                    GeneralGeneral

                                    • Four-season (-20 degree) sleeping bag (We provide rental sleeping bags available for an additional USD 35)
                                    • Puffy down jacket (We provide rental jackets for an additional USD 35)
                                    • Daypack (25-30 liters recommended) with rain cover

                                    CatUpper Body

                                    • Sun hat or cap (We'll provide you with a trekking cap.)
                                    • Warm woolen hat
                                    • Scarf/Neck Buff (highly recommended to get saved from wind and cold)
                                    • Headlamp or mobile torch light for nighttime
                                    • Polarized sunglasses

                                    TorsoTorso

                                    • Technical fabric base layer thermals are light for warmer months, heavy for colder months
                                    • Technical fabric t-shirts and sleeve sweaters or high-necks
                                    • Waterproof rain jacket
                                    • Windproof jacket for the walk as it gets windy
                                    • Fleece jacket or down jacket

                                    LowerLower Body

                                    • Thermals inner
                                    • Hiking pants at least 3
                                    • Comfortable pants for teahouses
                                    • Waterproof, windproof shell
                                    • Hiking shorts

                                    glovesHands

                                    • Woolen gloves for the tea house
                                    • Hard-shell windproof outer gloves for the walk

                                    feetFeet

                                    • Marino Wool or comfortable, warm socks
                                    • Hiking socks
                                    • Liner socks
                                    • Trekking/hiking boots (waterproof recommended)
                                    • Crampons (For passes)
                                    • Casual shoes or sandals that are comfortable for the time in the tea house
                                    • Gaiters (lightweight for rain and snow)

                                    undergarmentUndergarments and Inner Wears

                                    • Technical fabric/quick drying (can be washed during the trek)
                                    • Sports bras (women)
                                    • Sleeping clothes as per the comfortability

                                    FirstaidFirst Aid Kits and Medications

                                    Note: Our guides carry medications, oxygen cans, and first aid kits during the trip. However, personal kits and medications are recommended.) 

                                    • Sunscreen SPF- 50+
                                    • Lip balm or Vaseline
                                    • ointment cream
                                    • Cough Syrup and strepsils (recommended for Khumbu Cough)
                                    • Creams and medicines (for any allergies or diseases)

                                    Optional Other Essentials

                                    • Passport
                                    • Extra copies of passport-sized photos
                                    • Reusable water bottle
                                    • Toilet paper, small soap, and shampoo
                                    • Water purification tablets or UV water purifier (if you plan to treat water)
                                    • Water bladder for the day bag
                                    • Small towel for personal use
                                    • Pillowcase in case of allergies to new pillows
                                    • High-protein snacks (such as mountain bars or nuts)
                                    • Waterproof/dry bags for carrying essential documents, stuff, frequently used items, and money
                                    • Power bank or extra batteries
                                    • Cameras and mobile phone
                                    • Cards/book
                                    • Pee bottle/ pee funnel for women
                                    • Trekking poles
                                    • Whistle in case your voice is not loud enough to stop or start
                                    • Thermos for hot water during the nighttime
                                    • We give you a free duffel bag, trekking cap, maps, and t-shirt during your pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.
                                    • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The porter will carry the duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs., throughout the walk.
                                    • Daypack bag for daily used stuff like cash, documents, papers, a water bottle or bladder, a camera, toiletries, sunscreen, a notebook, clothing, etc. (with a waterproof cover).
                                    • You can store your luggage (on-trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu, and we can assist and help.
                                    • Total luggage for the Kathmandu-Lukla flight is (15 kg/33 lbs.), including duffel (10 Kg/22 lbs.) and backpack (5 kg/11 lbs.)
                                    • A down jacket with a hood(cap) to be warm in altitudes above 3,000m.
                                    • We can provide a down jacket for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, you need to pay back the cost of USD 200 per item.
                                    • We can provide a sleeping bag for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, USD 200 per item must be paid.

                                    What to pack for nepal trekking?

                                    Note: Supplies and gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu. Once you are in Nepal, you can buy supplies and gear for hiking if you have spare time. Trekking Planner Nepal representatives will assist you in purchasing the equipment. Thamel a tourist hub, offers a wide range of trekking equipment at affordable prices. Don't wear short clothes inside the monasteries and religious places.

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