Ganesh Himal TrekGanesh Himal Trek

Ganesh Himal Trek

  • Duration8 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Max Altitude 4100m
  • Group Size 2-10+
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activity Trekking, Climbing, Day Tour
  • Best Season Spring and Autumn

Ganesh Himal Trek 8 Days hike up to 4100m is definitely one of the beyond-belief trekking experiences, the territory is near the home of the indigenous Tamang, Chettri, Brahmin, Gurung, and Bhotiyas. Named after the creator of good fortunes in Hinduism, we implore God "Ganesh" as the profound intensity of God. The Ganesh Himal extends from the Ganesh I, Ganesh II, Ganesh III, and Ganesh IV are named after him that shaped astounding horizons. A great chance to find extraordinary sights; this is your definitive possibility of trekking in the Ganesh Himal Base Camp Itinerary. During this season, one can get an excellent presentation of the Orchids, Barberries, and Premolars which makes the trekking magnificent during this season. The exuberant smell of the Ganesh Himal Trek 2024-2025 course and the stunning perspectives encompasses the course of the trekking course.

Poised between the past and the future, The Ganesh Himal is sincerely a spectacular trek

  • Brings us closer to the Ganesh Himal
  • Get to the off beaten track and learn the Real Nepalese Life Observation
  • Amazing visits of the ancient Monasteries and the Temples
  • Spectacular sights of the Ganesh Himal range from the Ganesh I, Ganesh II, Ganesh III, Ganesh IV
  • Outlandish trekking routes of the Ganesh

Will we get to explore a unique Ganesh Himal Trek

The 8 Days Ganesh Himal Trek brings us closer to the picturesque Tamang Village and the emerald hills. The terraces of the fields are filled with the deep gorges of glaciers, blue pine forests, golden mustard and rice, natural hot water streams, and the blossoming of the forests of the rhododendron that supplements the beauty of the path. Ganesh Himal stands between the Budi Gandaki valley in the west and the Manaslu Himalayan range where the beauty can be seen across the Kathmandu valley (the capital city of Nepal). The hike begins with the long drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi where we then start out hiking to the amazing Gatlang. The time from Kathmandu to the Syabrubesi takes about eight hours. Out from the Gatlang, we arrive at the Ganesh Base Camp where we discover more of the valley and spend about two nights there. This is a whole-time life opportunity, a chance to discover within a brief trek. The Ganesh Himal Trek Best Season is the August to December and the February to the May.

This region has amazing wildlife the red pandas and the snow leopards. Buddhist lama prohibits the killing of animals. One of the hidden gems has to be the Paldor peak, 5,896 m is worth a visit as well as the Ruby hike which provides us with the great sights of the Ganesh massif 4 peaks over 7000m altitudes. With the variety of unique landscapes and vegetation, there are about 300 species of animals and birds as well as about 526 species of plants including the Musk deer, Himalayan Thar, Gaur, and monkeys. This area is famous for the variety of orchid species as well as the waterfalls; the Lakes' companionship makes it even more meaningful.

Nepal Nomad is organizing these services for about 15 years and guarantees you to give the most astounding and lifetime experiences. You can contact us to know anything regarding the trip and tours. We will reply to you within 24 hours. We also offer tailor-made Ganesh Himal Trekking itineraries as per your mentioned time and date.


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Our team member will be there to pick you up at Tribhuvan international airport and escort you to your accommodation on the very first day. In the remaining time, you can stroll around the streets of Basantapur, Thamel, and some other places. You will be provided with the best hospitality along with a delicious Nepali cuisine dinner. You will be staying overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Max. Altitude:1300m
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Time:1 hour
  • Meals:Welcome Dinner
  • Walking Distance:5.5km
  • Transport:Car / Jeep

The journey begins with an early morning departure from Kathmandu. After passing Dhunche, we drive through picturesque foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Beshi. The green hills and terraces of the Ganesh Himal can be seen as you drive along the Trishuli River. Dhunche reminds us that we are approaching deep land as we pass through it. There are some narrow zigzag roads along the trail, but you will enjoy a beautiful view of the landscape. Our drive to Syabrubesi will take 7 to 8 hours. At the confluence of the Bhote Koshi and Langtang Rivers, Syabru Beshi is the gateway to the Langtang Valley.

  • Max. Altitude:850m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7/8 hrs drive
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea

The trek from Syabru Beshi begins with a zig-zag trail up to Bahun Danda Pass, followed by a descent to Gatlang, a Tamang settlement. The Tamang settlement of Gatlang, situated high on a hillside amidst terraced fields, boasts unique customs and craftsmanship set in a magnificent setting. Above is Parvati Kunda, a sacred pond and nearby temple that attracts thousands of pilgrims during Janai Purnima. A viewpoint lets us view the scene. We had a memorable trekking experience because of the cultural show at Goljung and Gatlang. The beautiful Parvatikunda Lake and Tamang monastery can be found in Gatlang. You will spend the night there.

  • Max. Altitude:1600m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:5- 6 hrs walk
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea

The road today is gravel but motorable. After passing a pine and rhododendron forest, the trail ascends to Yuri Kharka, continues to Khurpu Bhanjyang, and then drops down to the Somdang River. It is a river that separates Rasuwa and Dhading. The hikers can enjoy the views of Langtang Himal ranges, Ganesh Himal, Paldor peak, and many more unnamed peaks while trekking. We will pass some Tamang villages where we will be able to observe their customs and culture up close. One of those villages is Somdang. The hike passes through a scenic valley featuring the 200 m Chukarma Waterfall. There we find zinc mines. The former mine leaves a lot to be explored and is the site of a 1.4 km tunnel bored into the mountain to extract zinc, copper, tin, crystal, and even highly-prized rubies.

  • Max. Altitude:3271m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:6- 7 hrs walk
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea

The trek uphill starts from Somdang and we pass through lush jungles and mesmerizing landscapes, including views of the Langtang Range. It is a pleasant hike including villages, a forest, and terraced fields. Views of the surrounding terrain can be obtained from this vantage point southwest of Somdang village. A giant entryway graces a large meadow that makes it the perfect spot for camping and walking. Herbal plants are abundant throughout the Ganesh Himal region. There are a number of mountains that can be viewed from this pass, including the Ganesh Himal range, Manaslu range, and a small part of the Annapurna range. Due to the fact that we are traveling off the beaten track, we will not be able to locate tea houses at every location, so we highly recommend that you have your own tent.

  • Max. Altitude:3842m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea

We descend to Tipling the next day. Two Buddhist gompas are located in Tipling, a large village. Wood, tin, and stones are used as building materials. Initially, the trail descends, then climbs for a short distance. From this village, you can see views of Lapsang Karpo, Ganesh Himal (Yangri) along with Ganesh II and III. Bamboo sticks are used to make goods by the people who live here. Their lifestyles are unique. The terraced fields have been planted with potatoes, wheat, barley, buckwheat, maize, and green vegetables. Trekkers will be welcomed with the traditions of the people in this area. On our way to the sister villages of Shertung and Chalise, we descend and cross the Adha Khola on a box bridge. After climbing steeply down to the Gorkhen Khola, we have to cross a suspension bridge. After crossing the river, the trail climbs uphill to Shertung Chalise.

  • Max. Altitude:1875m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:5- 6 hrs
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea

There are some quaint villages and terraced farmland along the way as we travel steeply downhill today. The Tamang village of Boran is another place where you will be welcomed with a warm welcome and will have the opportunity to enjoy some beautiful mountain views. We will drive to Dhading Bensi by local jeep after lunch.488m

  • Max. Altitude:488m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:4 hrs
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea

On day 13, we get up early in the morning to be ready for the drive back to Kathmandu before that we trek to the Dhading Besi

  • Max. Altitude:1300m
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
What's Included
  • Meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Local flights from Kathmandu-Lukla- Kathmandu.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places, guide and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations.
  • Basic first aid kit carried by your guide.
  • None of the single supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport picks up and departure drop.
What's not Included
  • Food and accommodation (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.
Good to Know

Experience Required:

One should be physically fit and it would be good if you have prior trekking and mountain walking experience.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

We hold meeting where all the details about the trekking will be discussed and introduction to each other will also be done properly. This meeting is good opportunity to ask any question related with the trip.

Equipment Check List:

We have created some list of equipment that you will need at trekking. Also your bag should not weight more than 20 kilograms.


For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.


Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

Your regular morning will start at 6:30 am with a cup of tea or coffee and breakfast. You need to get ready for your trip after you have freshen up and hiking will be for more than three to four hours continuously. You will stop for an hour for your lunch. After lunch again the hiking wil continue for nect two three hours and stop for the overnight where your dinner will be served.


There will be only simple family lodges with local foods not with all the facilities. These homestays give you the essence of mountain lifestyle.


Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining Ganesh Himal Trekkingincludes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

For this we have created enough acclimatization days to get through the sickness. The symptoms of this sickness are headaches, vomiting, swelling of glands. And at that time we need to go at lower altitude places to recover fast.


On Ganesh Himal Trekking, we will provide you three meals per day as written in Itinerary.