Ganesh Himal Trek (14 Days)

Titled after the God of Good luck, the Ganesh Himal is flanked by the valley of the Budhi Gandaki in the west and Bhote Koshi in the eastern region. Trekking in the Ganesh Himal region will offer up magnificent views of snowy peaks like Ganesh I, II, III, and IV. Positioned North-West of Kathmandu, the region is rarely visited by tourists. Here you’ll find many distinct ethnic groups giving you offer a peek into the real Nepali way of life with it’s rich Nepalese traditions.

The Ganesh Himal region has an outstanding variety of plant life and animals with 300 species of birds and 526 species of plants including 40 kinds of orchids. Other fascinating wild animals are the gaur (Indian Bison), Himalayan Thar, the musk deer and many monkeys.

 

Trip Overview

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
As you reach at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, Third Eye Adventure arranges as airport representative who will meet you and end up the formalities (Visa, etc). You just need to confirm our representative with a show board at the way in gate. You will after that shift to the hotel. In the evening, we will have a welcome dinner at a long-established Nepalese restaurant and also observe a Nepalis cultural program. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Hotel in Kathmandu- B

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparing for trek
Today, you will go for sightseeing in Kathmandu. The main fascinations of the sightseeing tour are going around Kathmandu valley where you can see many age-old temples, architectures and more; going around Bouddhnath which is one of the biggest Buddhist Stupa in the entire world; Swyambhunath, a renowned monkey temple falling at the hillock; Pashupatinath, a prominent Hindu temple and numerous enthralling places to visit. And many of them are enlisted in UNESCO’s world heritage list. Also, we will prepare for trek today. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Hotel in Kathmandu- B

Day 03: Drive to Betrawati. (850m)
We will leave Kathmandu to reach Betrawat Bazaar driving all the way through Trishuli Bazaar, a shopping area for local inhabitants. We will set our camp close by Sole Bazaar, on the shore of the Trishuli River. There you will get to take delight from amazing views of farms, terraced slopes, small villages, set next to a backdrop of the Ganesh Himal Range. Overnight stay in camp.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 04: Trek to Kispang. (1600m)
We will on this day have an easy, gentle walk today from side to side with farmland and villages to arrive at Kispang, a small community inhabited by Tamang groups. We will today walk for around 5 hours. Overnight in Kispang.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 05: Trek to Thulo Chaur. (2200m)
We will depart from kispang to reach Thulo Chau today. With a gentle climb we will walk through a lot of villages where you will observe the Tamang inhabitants practicing a long-established way of life. We will notice local monasteries, schools, and some attractive waterfalls next to our way on this day. Overnight in Thulo Chaur.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 06: Trek to Gonga. (2900m)
We will depart from Thulo Chaur ascending steadily all the way through a deep, varied woods of rhododendron, pine, expectantly you may mark several wild lives as we walk. Deer, wild boar, Langur monkeys etc among others. As we arrive in Gonga, we get a chance to capture out for some magnificent vistas of the Ganesh Himal on our mind as well as camera. Overnight in camp.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 07: Trek to Rupchet. (3635m)
We go on walking through the broad forest, gaining elevation as we walk, enjoying stunning views of series of gigantic Himalayas and the Tibetan peak range. We will walk for around 4 hours. Overnight in Rupchet.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 08: Trek to Kharka (2500m) through the Shing La Pass. (4100m)
We will walk ahead from Rupchet. We have a steep walk up to Shing La Pass. We will have a strenuous walk but we will be rewarded with astonishing vistas of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Langtang, and other Himalayas. After passing the alpine environment on the pass, we trek down, steeply climbing for around 4 hours to reach Kharka. Overnight in camp.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 09: Trek to Borang. (1800m)

The walk today from Kharka is steeply down way all the way through terraced farm and a number of picturesque villages. The last trekking spot for today is Borang which is another archetypal Tamang community where you will be welcomed and have the opportunity to get pleasure from a number of striking peak vistas. Overnight in camp.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 10: Trek to Jharlang. (1700m)
Walking for around 6 hours today we will trek from Borang to reach Jharlang. We will hike passing the flawless terraced fields where the villagers farm. We get to the Tamang community of Jharlang in the hours of daylight where we will place up camp. Overnight in Jharlang.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 11: Trek to Kintang Phedi. (1200m)
To reach Kintang Phedi from Jharlang we will walk for around 7 hours. You will today have a steep drop all the way through local community where you will find assorted cultures shared. You will get to see some beautiful scenery of setting with a spectacular peak backdrop appears on the way to Kintang Phedi. Overnight in camp.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 12: Trek to Khahare. (1000m)
We will go behind the shores of the river for about 2 hours before beginning our 4-hour ascend all the way through villages and an opaque forest path. Enjoy the calmness and the tranquil air as you get further on waving you all along your way. Overnight in camp.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 13: Trek to Dhading Beshi (700m) and drive to Kathmandu. (1345m)
We will today have an easy march before we take up bus that will drive us to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu hotel.

Camping: B, L, D

Day 14: Fly back to your destination
Our airport agent will take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your return to you home country. We will hope to see you again since we organize a lot of other peak climbing options, as well as tours, expeditions, and sports activities.

Note of above Itinerary:
B=Breakfast, 
L=Lunch
D=Dinner

The above itinerary can be customised at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. We can follow accordingly.

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparing for trek

Day 03: Drive to Betrawati. (850m)

Day 04: Trek to Kispang. (1600m)

Day 05: Trek to Thulo Chaur. (2200m)

Day 06: Trek to Gonga. (2900m)

Day 07: Trek to Rupchet. (3635m)

Day 08: Trek to Kharka (2500m) through the Shing La Pass. (4100m)

Day 09: Trek to Borang. (1800m)

Day 10: Trek to Jharlang. (1700m)

Day 11: Trek to Kintang Phedi. (1200m)

Day 12: Trek to Khahare. (1000m)

Day 13: Trek to Dhading Beshi (700m) and drive to Kathmandu. (1345m)

Day 14: Fly back to your destination

 

Trip Start Dates

We will organise this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us today for a customised departure date.

 

Whats Included/Excluded

Cost Includes

  • Transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as per itinerary
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, lunch & dinner) including the coffee and tea.
  • Accommodation in tea houses or in tents as per itinerary during the trek.
  • Accommodation including breakfast at 3 star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara per itinerary.
  • Highly experienced Government licensed guide and necessary porters during the trek.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Government / Local taxes, Tourist service charge, guide / porter insurance and salary, general equipment, national park and conservation area fees.
  • Respective regions trekking map. TIMS Card & Trek Permit
  • Trekking Registration Certificate (TRC).

Cost Excludes

  • International airfares
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue) – you may easily obtain the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport – Kathmandu.
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.  We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities

 

 

Pricing Per Person

  • 1 Person – $1795
  • 2-4 People -$1710
  • 5+ People -$1680

 

Additional Information

Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip or your suitability for it please  contact us at [email protected] or If you want to talk to us directly feel free to call us at: +977-9851175534
Trip Summary

Duration: 14 Days

Grade: Difficult

Maximum Altitude: 5,136m

Best Season: April – October

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu, Guest House & Camping during Trek

Meals: As stated in itinerary

Transportation: Car, Bus

Are you looking for a Tailor made trip? Your enquiry is greatly appreciated and we will get back to you within 24 hours.
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