Treks in the Ganesh Himal region are designed to introduce you to a broad spectrum of life in different Nepalese communities and varieties of beautiful scenery. You may visit base camp of the Ganesh Himal where there are two lakes _ Black and white . Twin waterfalls _ ganga and Jamuna, bring joy to your heart. This trek is recommended by many trekkers though it is not as popular as Annapurna and Everest. Visit this area in March and April, and you will see the mountainsides red with magnificent Rhododendron blooms_ Nepal’s national flower. Visit Gorkha, the birthplace of modern Nepal. This was the home of King Prithivi Naryan Shah, who fought many wars to unite the tiny kingdoms spread throughout the land now known as Nepal. His Palace can be seen on the top of the hill at Gorkha. This area is also the homeland of the original of Gorkha Warriors. The Ganesh Himal trek begins at Trishuli, a four hours drive from Kathmandu and ends at Gorkha, a six hour drive to return to Kathmandu.
Langtang Himal 6581m, Langtang Ri 7246, Lakpha Dorje Kimsung 6745m, Ganesh Himal 1 -7406m, Ganesh II 7150m, Ganesh III – 7130m, Yala Peak 5560m, Ganjal Chuli 5844m, Langshisa – Ri 6310m. Morimoto peak 6750m, Pongen Dopku 5930m, Tembthang 5702m, Salbachum 6707m, Kyungka Ri 6979m, Langtang Ri 7205m, Chusmodo 6508m
Facts of Ganesh Himal Trekking:
|Trekking Destinatin:||Ganesh Himal Trekking|
|Trekking Starts in:||Betrawati (Drive from Kathmandu 5 hour)|
|Trekking Ends in:||Dhunche (Drive to Kathmandu)|
|Trip Duration:||21 Days|
|Activities:||Sight seeing and Trekking|
|Culture:||Different Community with majority of Tamang, Chhetri, Brahamn & Tibetan.|
|Most Attraction of the trek:||Different Community with majority of Tamang, Chhetri, Brahamn, Tibetan and Great Himalayan Landscape etc.|
|Transportation:||Private vehicle as per itinerary|
|Accommodation:||4 Night in Kathmandu, 17 Nights in trekking lodge.|
|Best season in Nepal:||Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct & Nov|
|Mode of Trekking:||Camping|
|Group Size:||Min 02 PAX, Max 12 PAX|
Ganesh Himal Trekking:
|Days||Day to Day Activities|
|01||Arrival in Kathmandu
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. As you fly, the panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna mountain range greets your sight.
After Visa formalities complete, you have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please look after your Printed Name and Our Company Signboard Annapurna Foothills Treks & Exp follow them. Meet our Staff and then Transfer to Hotel. Check in at Hotel, free welcome drinks tea/coffee or any cold drinks. Company Managing Director or Manager will meet you and Briefing about the trip. Balance trip Payment should clear if any etc. Free day for relax or explore around the city yourself.
After Breakfast 9 AM your City guide come with vehicles and will brief details your plan for sightseeing tour of 4 Popular UNESCO Heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley. Our first destination is Swoyambhunath. This place offers a majestic view of the entire Kathmandu valley. Stupa of Swoyambhunath epitomizes Buddhism. Your guide will enlighten you with detailed historical and cultural information about the place. After this you will visit Living goddess home and Kathmandu Durbar square. Locally this, Old royal palace area is called Basantapur Area or Hanuman dhoka Durbar Square. Our next sightseeing will be at Boudha nath (the biggest & Largest Buddhist Stupa in the World). In this Area, you will visit Buddhist Monastery and stop for lunch Break. If weather is clear you can see nearest Mountain of Kathmandu- Ganesh Himal from top of Restaurant.
After Lunch, we will visit Hindus temple Pasupatinath and tour for today is finished. It normally takes 5-6 hours tour to visit all these 4 monuments within Kathmandu city, afternoon free for packing for trek and getting ready.
|03||Drive Kathmandu to Betrawati (1950m.)
About 5 hours (on the way to Betrawati we will serve pack lunch) and trek to Ale Danda (Tamang Village) and camp. From Betrawati trek starts crossing 2 suspension bridge through a steep trail to Ale Danda takes about two hours walking. We will camp in a Tamang Village called Ale Danda. Before dinner the interested trekkers could interact with Tamang people on their culture and life style.
|04||Ale Danda to Bhalche (1300m.)
We will be walking through the Tamang Village viewing beautiful terrace hills, peculiar house of Tamang people before reaching the lunch place at Sat Dobato. After leaving Salangkhu river we gently ascend to Sat Dobato takes about 3 hours. After lunch we gently ascend about 3 and half hours to reach to Bhalche.
|05||Bhalche to Gai Kharka (2123m)
This day we walk through the jungle to reach Gai Kharka (Cow Shed) Gai Kharka is a place for sheltering for cows to graze in winter. It is in mid of the jungle. We take lunch where water would be available. This day we walk about 6 hours. We could see Himalayan brightly coloured birds, rhododendron, dhaufney, fir, orchids etc.
|06||Gai Kharka to Rupche Kharka (3437m)
We ascend all the jungle way about 6 hours to reach to Rupche Kharka camp site . We take our lunch in jungle where water would be available.
|07||Rupche Kharka to Singla Bhanjyang (4600m.)
We ascend through the Himalayan/alpine jungle to reach camp site Singla Bhanjyang. It takes about 5 hours to reach this Bhanjyang (pass). From this Bhanjyang we can have a beautiful panoramic view of Mt. Dhaulagi range, Mt. Annapurna Range, Mt. Manaslu range and Mt. Langtang range and picturesque view of Tamang Village. We take pack lunch this day due to water problem
|08||Singla Bhanjyang to Alubari (2130m).
This is the only one big descend of the trek. We descend via Burang takes about 5 and half hours. Alubari (potato farm) is small Tamang village. We take our lunch at Burang.
|09||Alubari to Sherthung (1900m)
We gently descend about 4 and half hours to Sherthung. Sherthung is a big Tamang Village. Lunch break will be in a convenient place. This is a short day trek.
|10||Sherthung to Ure Kharka (2900m.)
Before lunch we walk on the easy/flat trail and ascend to Ure Kharka about 6 and half hours. Ure Kharka is also the place for cattle to shelter in winter.
|11||Ure Kharka to Ghotlang (2355m)
Easy walk on a flat trail before lunch. We descend to Ghotlang camp. This is the longest day for walking of this trek.
|12||Ghotlang to Shyabru Bensi (1462m)
We descend to Shyabru Bensi about 5 hours. Syabru Bensi is a local market. Tibetan origin people are inhabiting since last generation in this village.
|13||Shyabru Bensi to Chongong (Lama Hotel 2380m.)
The trial follows Langtang Khola to Lama Hotel. We gently ascend up to Lama Hotel. We could see peaks of the langtang mountains from this area.(6 hours)
|14||Lama Hotel to Langtang (3307m.)
The trail gradually ascends to Langtang. Langtang is big Sherpa Village. We could see panoramic view of Langtang range. There is a monastery middle of the village.(6 hours)
|15||Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3749m)
The trail gradually climb to Kyanjin Gompa with spectacular mountain view and takes about five hours. This is the last destination of this trek. If we have free time we could do day hike around this area or small trip to Langtang glaciers and peaks. There is a small monastery on the top of the village with few numbers of monks. There is also a Yak Cheese factory that is very famous in the world. We will do lunch and camp in Langtang
|16||Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2380m)
We follow the same trail back to Lama Hotel. We take lunch at Langtang.
|17|| Lama Hotel to Syabru Village (3901m)
We change the trail from Lama Hotel to the left side of the valley to Syabru Village. We ascend most of the trail passing through land slide zone. We take our lunch at Bamboo. Syabru is a big village of Sherpa community. We could see panoramic view of mountains. We could see picturesque view of Langtang valley. It takes about 6-7 hours to walk.
|18||Syabru Village to Dhunche (1866m)
We descend through the jungle to Dhunche takes about 5 hours. This jungle is one of the national park of Nepal. We take lunch at Chautara (rest place) after finishing descend of this trail. We walk from Chautara on a rough road to Dhunche. Dhunche is a head Quarter of Rashuwa District. We conclude our trek here.
|19||Dhunche to Kathmandu (1330m)
Morning drive to Kathmandu takes about 8 hours. Lunch would be taken on the way to Kathmandu.
While doing trek in the khumbu region, we will witness the different views of mountains such as Kwangde, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, the "horse saddle" of Kanteiga and of course the summit of Everest itself. We take a short rest for a while and it allows us little time for acclimatization. Here, you prepare yourself to explore the ascent of kalapatthar which is an altitude of 5545m. While climbing down from Lobuche, you will see some glacial moraine until the peak comes into view. Finally, you will be witnessing the north face of Mt. Everest . We return through a different route through Panboche to Lukla. We catch a flight for Kathmandu from Lukla.