Ganesh Himal Trekking
‘ On the hidden pockets and scenic trails around far corners of North-Mid West Himalaya’
• Around most exclusive and hidden pockets of Mid – West Himalaya in complete wilderness
• On the least trekked areas around rolling hills and valleys in the shade of massive Ganesh Himal
• Exploring remote villages of immense old culture and traditions in the harmony of nature
• Scenic walks with daily super views of Ganesh-Langtang-Manaslu to Annapurna Himalaya
Awesome Nepal Treks present an overwhelming journey which leads you into remote and hidden areas on this spectacular ‘Around Ganesh Himal Trekking’, an adventure of lifetime experience where you will enjoy the breathtaking panorama of mountains in complete wilderness and tranquillity in the harmony of pristine natural surroundings.
A complete adventure Around Ganesh Himal Trekking where you will be surrounded with immense views of dramatic landscapes of rolling green hills, the valley within the shadow of massive Ganesh Himal also known as Yangra with its highest peak in the range is Ganesh I at 7,422 m /24,350 ft high.
Ganesh Himal provides great vertical relief over nearby valleys; Ganesh NW (known as Ganesh II or Ganesh III) is the most favoured in this respect, being closest to the Shyar Khola. The name for the range comes from the Hindu deity Ganesh, usually depicted in the form of an elephant. In fact, the south face of Pabil (Ganesh IV) slightly resembles an elephant, with a ridge that is reminiscent of an elephant’s trunk.
Our adventure starts from Kathmandu with an overland drive towards Dhading and historical Gorkha district and then heading into complete isolation with few farm villages and around enchanting forest of rhododendron-oaks-magnolia-pines and fir trees, leading away from human settlement for some days with enjoyable and great time at Pangsang Bhanjyang the highest spot of the adventure commanding spectacular panorama of mountains.
Our fabulous journey comes to an end on reaching Rasuwa district around Langtang area at Gatlang-Chilime and Syabrubesi villages for the drive back to Kathmandu after a remarkable and memorable adventure Around Ganesh Himal Trekking.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest
Day 03: Drive to Arughat 600m – 06 hrs journey.
Day 04: Trek to Manbu 1,300 m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Lamo Dhunga 2,200 m – 06 hrs.
Day 06 :Trek to Nauban Kharka 2,750 m – 06 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Khading 2, 570 m – 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Timila school 1,760 m ahead Tirigaon – 06 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Chalisa 1920 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Marmelung Kharka 3,200 m – 06 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Pangsang Bhanjyang 3,850 meters – 04 hrs.
Day 12: Rest day for short hike and exploration.
Day 13: Trek to Gatlang 2,200 meters via Somdang – 06 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Chilme 1,650 m – 06 hrs.
Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 16: In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 17: International departure for home ward bound.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Your first impression of arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport is an experience in itself. But don’t be worried by the apparent confusion as your airport representative will be waiting to welcome you with your name written on a placard. Depending on traffic, you will be at your hotel within 20 minutes or so.
You have time to relax and enjoy the ambience and comfort of the hotel until your evening Group Meeting. This is when we collect your insurance details and discuss how the trip will run for the coming days. After the meeting, we go for our first group dinner. Your tour leader will take you to a traditional Nepali restaurant in Thamel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
A free day in Kathmandu to relieve you from jetlag on long flights, our morning sightseeing tour starts after breakfast in the hotel, where you will be engrossed with tour around world heritage sites around Kathmandu visiting Old Durbar (palace) Square, and ancient stupa of Swayambhunath, after a tour head back to hotel with preparation for Around Ganesh Himal Trekking. (other options on the tour of Hindu Holy Temple of Pashupatinath dedicated to Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath large Buddhist Stupa the area is also known as Little Tibet)
Day 03: Drive to Arughat 600m - 06 hrs journey.
Around Ganesh Himal adventure begins with an interesting and exciting long overland drive on Nepal’s busy highway to reach at Dhading Besi a large town headquarters of Dhading district, after Dhading heading to Arughat town by the River Budhi Gandaki, our first overnight stop at Arughat bazaar in the comfort of local lodge with afternoon free to explore the area.
Arughat an active and main village of lower Gorkha district with many shops and stores, where villagers of surrounding Gorkha and Dhading areas visits for shopping local commodities.
Day 04: Trek to Manbu 1,300 m - 06 hrs.
Beginning our first day trekking on gradual winding path to Arkhet village at 1,200 m, a nice farm village of paddy terraces, from this village cross over Buri Gandaki River leading east to reach Dhading area at Manbu village, as the walk leads uphill with zig-zag corners for two hours then reaching a small village of Bahun gaon, from here a short climb to Manbu village for overnight stop with first night in tents, overlooking super views of Himal Chuli, Boudha Himal.
Day 05: Trek to Lamo Dhunga 2,200 m - 06 hrs.
After Manbu walk to Dhunchet for two hours and then uphill passing scattered smaller villages and forest to reach at Dhunchet for lunch, after a stop here climb for an hour on a winding trail with some gradual walk to Lama dhunga for overnight camp.
Day 06: Trek to Nauban Kharka 2,750 m - 06 hrs.
From Lama Dhunga, trekking into forested area and streams and then leaving the village crossing small streams then gentle climb for two hours to reach at Nuaban Kharka for overnight stop offering superb views of Himal Chuli and Boudha Himal of Manaslu range of mountains.
Day 07: Trek to Yarsa via Khading 2, 570 m - 05 hrs.
Morning walk leads to cross Nuaban Bhanjyang for an hour with wonderful views of snow-capped peaks in the distance then heading down on the gentle slope to Khading for 3 hours with views of Ganesh III-IV and after Khading continues walk for an hour descending to Yarsa for overnight camp.
Day 08: Trek to Timila school 1,760 m ahead Tirigaon - 06 hrs. Enjoying fabulous views of peaks, walk leads for an hour with a steep uphill to Kupchet and then descending to Lapche to cross a small stream reaching at Kapor Gaon, after a nice stop here, the walk continues to Timila school area which is close to Tirigagoan village for overnight camp.
Day 09: Trek to Chalisa 1920 m - 05 hrs.
From Timila school area camp, morning walk follows to Tirigaon taking few hours on gentle and moderate winding path reaching at Tatopani ‘hot spring’ a nice stop here for refreshment and a bath in hot spring, after a wonderful break our walk continues for an hour to Dudari Khola and then climb high up to Chalisa for overnight camp, which is above the village with nice camping area offering superb views of surrounding hills and landscapes with snow-capped mountains.
Day 10: Trek to Marmelung Kharka 3,200 m - 06 hrs.
Morning visit an old monastery of the village and then downhill to Tipling River valley gorge, and across a bridge with a steep uphill to Tipling for another two hours continue to climb till Marmelung Kharka is reached for an overnight stop.
Day 11: Trek to Pangsang Bhanjyang 3,850 meters - 04 hrs.
After a great time at Marmelung Kharka, morning walk leads to a climb on the forested ridge to Pansang pass at 3,850 meters high with tremendous views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu range and as far to Annapurna at Pangsang la for lunch and overnight stop with the marvellous views.
Day 12: A rest day to enjoy the panorama of mountains and surrounding nature.
A scenic and lovely place for rest day with the super panorama of mountains from Annapurna-Lamjung-Manaslu-Ganesh to Langtang Himal, one can take an optional hike on this least trekked area with chances of spotting some wildlife as well.
Day 13: Trek to Gatlang 2,200 meters via Somdang - 06 hrs.
After a wonderful time at Pansang Bhanjyang, walk leads towards Langtang area descending for long hours of about three hours to reach at Somdang a large Tamang village with farmlands, from here walking on the main road for a while and then a slow short climb to another large village of Gatlang for overnight stop, here with homestay accommodation facilities.
Day 14: Trek to Chilime 1,650 m - 06 hrs.
After a wonderful time in the Tamang villages and at Gatlang, walk leads to Chilime River, the river which flows from the source of Ganesh and Langtang Himal range of mountains and as well North at Kyirong area in Tibet border.
The walk is on the gradual uphill passing several farm villages and farmlands and reaching at Chilime with the recent and new hydro project of electricity power for Langtang and Ganesh villages region. After lunch, explore the local villages and walk with views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal.
Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu -06 hrs.
Morning drive leads downhill passing farm villages of Tamang through Ramche and Kalikathan and then on the nice road reaching at Kathmandu back into your hotel, afternoon free for individual activities and shopping.
Day 16: In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Awesome Adventure Trek allows a free day for you to enjoy individual activities in and around Kathmandu or just relax recalling the memories of beautiful Around Ganesh Himal Trekking around Mid West Himalaya.
Day 17: International departure homeward bound.
Your last day in amazing Nepal, the land of Himalayan wonders after wonderful experience and fond memories on Around Ganesh Himal Trekking around great North Mid-West Himalaya region, our staff transfer you to the airport as per your time for an international flight for your final departure towards homeward bound.