Ganesh Himal Trek

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:15 Days
  • Trip Code:nha601
  • Trip Grade:Moderate
  • Best Time:Sept - Nov & Mar - May
  • Max Elevation:4100
  • Group Size:min 2 / max 15
  • Transportation:By Land

Trip Highlights

  • One of the most beautiful treks in Nepal
  • A walk through a remote village
  • Awesome mountain scenery of the Ganesh & Manaslu Himal
  • Experience the traditional lifestyle
  • Visit the local school & meet with locals

Tour Overview

Ganesh Himal trek takes you to the remote and off-the-beaten area far from the madding crowd in the central Nepal. You will walk through the culturally rich unspoiled ethnic villages and dense forest with gorgeous Himalayan flora and fauna at the backdrop of the breathtaking mountain range of Ganesh, Manaslu and Langtang.

Ganesh Himal trekking provides unusual sights of the traditional lifestyle of the rural people, their culture and un-spoilt wilderness. The trekking begins at Betrawati with a mesmerizing panoramic view of the Ganesh Himal range. The entire trek to Ganesh Himal is enriched with the impressive alpine flora a variety of ferns and Jasmine. The dense forest is teemed with Spanish oak, blue pine and in spring time blossoming of the rhododendron set the whole forest alight in spectacular arrays of color. Starting with a scenic drive to Betrawati via Trisuli Bazaar, the trek begins along the forested ridges passing through primitive Tamang villages, hot springs, gorges and glaciers and magnificent sceneries.

Ganesh Himal trekking is not as popular as Annapurna and Everest region trekking. In the spring (March to May) you will see the mountainsides colorful with magnificent Rhododendron flowers. The friendly and hospitable people of villages in the Ganesh Himal region have their unique customs and tradition. They show a hospitable welcome dance to the visitors in the villages. Ghatu dance that takes place during Chandi Purnima in the Nepalese month of Chaitra (March-April) and Maruni dance during Dashain and Tihar are very popular. In the evening just nearby your camp you can enjoy watching women group cultural dance and it is really fascinating.

Nepal Hiking Adventure organizes Ganesh Himal trekking on full board camping with all necessary camping gear, food, fuel, camping crew and other logistical support. For more details about the trek, please e-mail us at info@nepalhikingadventure.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing & trek preparation.

Day 03: Fly Kathmandu to Phaplu (2469m) and trek to Salleri (2390m)

Day 04: Trek to Ringmo & Takshindu (3,060m)

Day 05: Trek to Shasrabeni (3835m) & Beni (4000m)

Day 06: Trek to Dudhkund (4561m)

Day 07: Trek to Takshindu / Ringmo

Day 08: Trek to Nunthala (2,194m) Thulo Dhunga

Day 09: Trek to Sombare

Day 10: Rest/Acclimatization at Sombare

Day 11: Trek to Changmiteng / Ratnange

Day 12: Trek to Phaplu (2469m)

Day 13: Fly Phaplu to Kathmandu

Day 14: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 15: Final Departure


Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up & transfer to hotel
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Land transportation Kathmandu- Betrawati -Kathmandu by local bus
  • Tented camp during the trek
  • A full day Kathmandu sightseeing escorted by English speaking tour guide
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide and necessary porters to carry luggage
  • Note: (1 porter can carry two people's luggage up to 30 kilograms)
  • Trekking crew's salary, insurance, equipment, transport, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, Sleeping bag, (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Langtang National park permit & TIMS
  • VAT and local Tax

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Private vehicle (Kathmandu- Betrawati -Kathmandu)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Meals on the trekking
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Any extra activities after the trek

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