Trip Highlights
  • 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

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

Named after the creator of good fortunes in Hindu, we pray God “Ganesh” as the spiritual power of God. The Ganesh Himal range from the Ganesh I, Ganesh II, Ganesh III, Ganesh IV are named after him that forms the spectacular skylines. An awesome opportunity to discover the exotic sights, this is your ultimate chance trekking in the Ganesh Himal Base Camp. During this season, one can get beautiful presentation of the Orchids, Barberries and the Premolars that makes the trekking wonderful during this season. The lively smell of the Ganesh Himal trekking route and the outlandish views surrounds the route of the trekking route.

The path 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 to the path. Ganesh Himal stands between the Budi Gandaki valley in the west and the Manaslu Himalayan range where the beautiful can be seen across the Kathmandu valley (the capital city of Nepal). The hike begins with the long drive from the Kathmandu to Syabrubesi where we then start out hiking to the amazing Gatlang. The time from the 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 for 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.

Ganesh Himal Trekking is unquestionably on of the next trekking experience, the area is close to the home of the indigenous of the Tamang, Chhetri, Brahmin, Gurung and the Tibetans. This region has amazing wildlife from the red pandas and the snow leopards.Buddhist lama prohibits the killing of animals. One of the hidden gem has to be the Tsum Valley which is a worth a visit as well as the Rubby Valley hike that provides us with the great sights of the Ganesh massif 4 peaks over 7000m altitudes.

With the variety of the unique landscapes and the vegetation, there are about 300 species of the animals and birds as well as about 526 species of the plants including the Musk Deers, Himalayan Thar, Gaur and monkeys. This area is famous for the variety of the orchid species as well as the waterfalls; Lakes Company makes it even more meaningful.

With Nepal Nomad, you can meet our experienced climbing crew who were born and bred on rugged mountains. Our team includes all the members with the same goal to provide an amazing trekking experience. The reason why you should trust us and our trekkers is here. Join the venture now to any massive peaks and you will certainly be pleased with the journey.If you are searching for a specific or different mountain to climb then contact us at Nepal Nomad. We can give you tailor made Ganesh Himal Trekking itineraries that will be suitable according to your time for the listed peaks or any other peaks that may excite. We will be replying within 24 hours of your inquiry. We as a Team of Nepal Nomad promise you that you will have an amazing journey while we go through the paths and hardships.

Itinerary

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Welcome to Kathmandu! You are moved to the warmth of you hotel. On your routine a pre- trek briefing will be scheduled for the discussion of the trekking program and we co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. You can get accustomed with your surroundings by going for hike down the street. Then we head to the street for the delicious dinner where Nepalese Cuisine is prepared in Nepalese Style which is mainly known for its healthy ingredients. This is your first overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

The day begins with an early breakfast with a guided trip to the capital city Kathmandu. The attractions in Kathmandu is sacred and historical where the landmarks estimated world heritage sites that includes the holy Hindu temple Pashupatinath, the ancient Durbar Square, the famous Monkey Temple and place of peace also known as Boudhanath. During afternoon we take a pre-trip preparation and discuss as well as get together with our trek guide and additional team members. Nepal nomad discusses on the topic of trek and we are welcomed to ask any inquiries concerning the journey. We stay overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Out from the Kathmandu we will head to the BetrawatiBazzar which is a local shopping area for the inhabitants and then we set our camp nearby the Trishuli River where we are surrounded by the incredible views of the terraced slopes, farms and the incredible Ganesh Himal Range.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Betrawati
  • Altitude: 850m

Today we will have a simple hike to the Kispang where one will walk along the farmland side to side with and then finally arrive at the village of the Kispang which is populated with the Tamang groups. We will be hiking for about 6 hours and stay for an overnight at the Kispang.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kispang
  • Altitude: 1600m

Out from the Kispang, we will hike to the Thulo Chaur as we ascend to the village, we take a deep ascend and then look around the Tamang people who are practicing their lifestyle. We will then visit the local monasteries and relish our sight with thebeautiful waterfalls; we will stay for an overnight at the Thulo Chaur camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thulo Chaur
  • Altitude: 2200m

Out from the Thulo Chaur, we will ascend to the deep forest of the rhododendron and the pine where one gets to see the wild loves of the monkeys, deeer or board. We then reach at the Gonga to see the magnificient sighs of the Ganesh Himal and then stay for an overnight at the Gonga.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gonga
  • Altitude: 2900m

Today we will hike for about 4 hours and then hike up to the Rupchet as we relish the amazing sights of the Tibetan Peak Range and stay for an overnight at the Rupchet.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Rupchet
  • Altitude: 3635m

Today we will hike to the Kharla after a walk to the Shing La Pass where we are surrounded by incredible sights of the Manaslu, Langtang, Ganesh Himal. It takes about 4-5 hours to reach Kharka. We will stay for an overnight at the Kharka.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Shring La Pass
  • Altitude: 4100m

Today we will trek to Borang which is steep down way and with the terraced farm one will be stunned. The ultimate trekking is the Hike to Borang where you will be welcomed with the vistas and the Tamang community

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Borang
  • Altitude: 1800m

Today we hike to the Jharlang for about 6 hours where we will start from the Borang and then reach at the farmed villages and the tamang community is equally beautiful.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Jharlang
  • Altitude: 1700m

Today we hike to the Kintang Phedi out from the Jharlang for about 7 hours where we will know the cultural lifestyle of the Tamang community and an astonishing backdrop. We will stay for an overnight at the Kintang Phedi

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kintang Phedi
  • Altitude: 1200m

Today we hike to the Khahare, as we relish tranquility and then head to the opaque forest where we will get the stay for an overnight at the camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Khahare
  • Altitude: 1000m

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

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (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.

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICE

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
13 Mar, 2020 - 26 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1700
14 Mar, 2020 - 27 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1700
15 Mar, 2020 - 28 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1700
17 Mar, 2020 - 30 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1700
19 Mar, 2020 - 01 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$1700
20 Mar, 2020 - 02 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$1700
21 Mar, 2020 - 03 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$1700
22 Mar, 2020 - 04 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$1700

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Ganesh Himal Trekking. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, some of which may involve walking at increased altitudes and more difficult terrain. Occasionally, there may be a longer day when negotiating the more challenging sections such as a mountain pass or viewing peak.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to set off to Ganesh Himal Trekking, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your Ganesh Himal Trekkingas well as introduce yourself to one another.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipment’s check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

Head:-

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.

Accessories:-

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:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the overnight. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well-deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Ganesh Himal Trekking, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Ganesh Himal Trekkingtend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

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:

Itinerary of the Ganesh Himal Trekkingis designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Ganesh Himal Trekking, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.