Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Camping Trek
  • Transport: Public Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge & Camping
  • Group Size: 16
  • Max Elevation: Pangsang Pass (3842m)

Highlights

  • The breathtaking views of the sunrise and the sunsets on the backdrop of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang mountain range.
  • The exploration of cultural traditions and the Buddhist heritage of the ethnic Gurung and Tamang people.
  • The dense rhododendron forests and the wild herbs that give an aromatic smell all along the trip. 
  • The highest point of Pangsang la pass (3842m) that offers a stunning view of the region.
     

Description

The Ganesh Himal trek offers you a chance to get lost in the serenity of mother nature. You can trek in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas or walk into the dense alpine forests of pine and rhododendron trees. You can also get soaked in the pristine water streams coming straight out of the snow capped mountains.

Lord Ganesh or the elephant God is worshipped as the "God of Fortune" by Hindus all over the world. The peak of Ganesh Himal resembles the head of an elephant; hence, the name Ganesh Himal became popular. The mountain peaks of Ganesh, Ganesh II, Ganesh III, and Ganesh IV form the Ganesh Himal range. 

The highest peak among them is the Ganesh I which has the height of 7429m. The Ganesh Himal region boasts of exotic flora and fauna. We trek through the forests of blue pine, oak trees, and rhododendron. The aromatic smell of the herbs in the region follows us in the trail.

The Ganesh Himal trail starts from Syabrubesi which will pass through several Tamang and Gurung villages to reach the highest point of the past Pangsang la Pass (3842m). We walk through the settlement of Tamang and Gurungs and explore the culture and tradition of the Buddhists heritage. The trekking routes of other tours like the Mardi Himal Trek, Ganesh Himal Base Camp trek also coincide with Ganesh Himal Trek.

Have you ever seen the sun rise from behind the snow-capped mountains and turn it golden? Have you ever drank water straight out of the mountain streams? Well, why are you still waiting? Gift yourself this trek and make memories that will last a lifetime. Here are the detailed itineraries.
 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Drive to Syabrubesi
  • Day 2Trek to Gatlang
  • Day 3Trek to Somdang
  • Day 4Trek to Pangsang Pass
  • Day 5Trek to Shertung (Chalish)
  • Day 6Trek to Neber Gaon
  • Day 7Trek to Kupchyat
  • Day 8Trek to Lapa Gaon
  • Day 9Trek to Jharlang (Ungul)
  • Day 10Trek to Khaniyabas
  • Day 11Trek to Megang Danda
  • Day 12Trek to Trisuli Bazar and Drive to Kathmandu

What to Expect

  • Airport Pickup and Drop  
  • Teahouse and Camping accommodation during the trek
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • Local Bus Ticket (Kathmandu to Syabrubesi)
  • Local Bus Ticket (Trishuli to Kathmandu)
  • English Speaking Trekking Guide with Insurance, Transportation, Food and Accommodation
  • Porter with Insurance, Transportation, Food, and Accommodation
  • Cooking Staff and Helper 
  • All Camping equipment like Tents and Kitchen equipment
  • All Trekking Permits (Langtang National Park Entry Fee and TIMS card)
  • Daily seasonal fresh fruits after dinner 
  • A first aid kit carried by the guide (Oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse in high altitude) 
  • All Government and Local Taxes
  • International Flight Ticket and Nepalese Visa Fee
  • Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (WiFi, Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Water, Shower, and Tea / Coffee)
  • Other costs not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tips for Guides, Porters, and Drivers

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
20 Oct, 2019 - 31 Oct, 2019AvailableUS$1450
27 Oct, 2019 - 07 Nov, 2019AvailableUS$1450

Useful Information

Best time to trek the Ganesh Himal

The best time to take the Ganesh Himal trek is the autumn season. The monsoon would have cleared by then, and views of the Himalayas would be splendid. The months of September-November is the peak time for trekking in the Ganesh Himal with clear skies and cool temperatures.

The spring months of March-May when the hills blossom with flora are also suitable for trekking the Ganesh Himal. The weather is warmer at low altitudes and cooler at high altitudes.

Ganesh Himal Trek Difficulty

The Ganesh Himal trek in the central region of Nepal is located near the capital city of Kathmandu. We walk through the hills with the maximum altitude of 3842m in Pangsang la pass. We walk through the forests and water streams. The trek has a lot of ups and downs, but the path is not that difficult. The difficulty level can be said to be moderate. However, you need to be physically fit to complete the trek.