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Ganesh Himal Trek

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.
 

Ganesh Himal Trek

 
Facts of the Trek
Trekking Destination : Ganesh Himal
Minimum altitude : 2600m.
Maximum altitude : 4600m.
Grade : Moderate and Fairly Strenuous
Season : All season
Accommodation : Home stay or Tented  Camp
Duration : 14 Days
    
 
Itinerary of Ganesh Himal Trek in Detail
 

Day 01 : Trisuli- Salangkhu Khola
We drive to Trisuli Bazaar in the morning and have lunch near the Trisuli Electricity dam. After lunch we walk for about 3 hours to Salangkhu Khola and camp.

Day 02 : Salangkhu Khola- Balche village An easy walk and then a short climb takes us to Kawale village for lunch. After lunch we proceed to the big Tamang village of Balche for our overnight camp.

Day 03 : Bhalche village- Gonga We take an easy walk from Balche village through a forest and camp with peak of Langtang lirung and Gosainkunda in good view.

Day 04 : Gonga (acclimatization rest at Gonga)

Day 05 : Gonga- Singla Pass We walk through rhododendron forest to camp either at Rupchet, a title pasture, or up on the sSngla Pass (4600) the Singla pass offers spectacular views of Langtang Lirung,Ganesh Himal, Boudha Him Peak, Him chuli, Machhapuchare, Annapurna south and Annapurna II.

Day 06 : Singla- Serthung village We walk down through pine and rhododendron forest to the Tamang village of Shertung and set up camp with goo9d views of mountains all around.

Day 07 : Shertung village- Lapa A sort flat trail and then gradual descent passing through Borang village and then crossing the ankhukhola take us to Lapa a big Tamang village.

Day 08 : Lapa- Mongeythanti We climb gently over a hill and then descend through forests to camp at Mongeythanti.

Day 09 : Mongeythanti- Dumchet village A gradual walk down to our camp at Dumchet village.

Day 10 : Dumchet village- Budigandaki We take gradual walk today to Basari and camp near the Budigandaki river

Day 11 : Budigandaki- Arughat We walk along the bank of the Budigandaki river and stop at Arughat Bazaar for the night. There are tea shop and police station.

Day 12 : Arughat- Khanchowk We gradually climb the Khanchowk Danda crossing the Mukti Khola and camp for the night

Day 13 : Khanchowk- Gorkha We cross a ridge today and walk gradually up hill to Gorkha camping near the old palace.

Day 14 : Gorkha- Kathmandu We have a tour of Gorkha palace, the Palace of King Prithivi Narayan shah who united Nepal in 1881 AD and visit the Bazaar, before driving back to Kathmandu by bus/Car.


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