The Ganesh Himal is named after the elephant-headed God of Good luck. The Ganesh Himal can clearly be seen from Kathmandu Valley. Ganesh himal is situated in the northwest of Kathmandu at central Nepal. This is simple camping and few visitors visit there. The trails present you a peek watching and culture and unchanged tradition of these people in this area. While trekking we can find the trail is develop with beautiful flora and fauna. The trail passes through the rhododendron, pine forests, beriberi’s, primula, orchids and variety of palm trees with other natural vegetation.
This trek also promotes the pilgrimage sites of the country. This trail offers visitors to visit Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site as well. There is a famous Tripura Sundari Temple lies at Salyankot where there will be big fair held time to time. Hindu follower offer special prayer and animal give up to the god. As well as the Buddhist monasteries and chortens protect different culture and tradition of the area. Besides these sites there is another pilgrimage sites known as a Kukur Dhara (Dog Spring) and it is believed that having a bath into this willpower pond you will be free from rabies. In the same area there is another attraction of this trek is that you have to visit Ganga Jamuna which is a double waterfall. Ganga Jamuna is Hindu pilgrimage site where a famous fair is held around the temple before three days of full moon day during the first week of November.
There is a beautiful Borang village from where you can have beautiful sights of Ganesh Himal. The Borang villagers are different then other people because still some people of this village don’t speak Nepali language as well. They use their own language. While returning from the Base Camp, you have to pass by the Singla pass to Borang, from Borang past Tamang villages to Kero or Yarsa. From Yarsa good views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manasulu and Ganesh Himal can be seen. Then the route follows the Budi Gandaki River to Arughat Bazaar. From Arughat Bazaar you will go to Manasulu. Then ending point of our trek would be the historical palace of Gorkha Darbar.
This trek offers the experience of local culture, hot spas, gorges, glaciers and magnificent sceneries and which is lifetime memory. Ganesh Himal trek can be organized only on full boarded camping basis
- Different cultural village and tradition as well as view natural landscape and different himalayan ranges like Ganesh Himal, Manaslu.
- Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes.
Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trek Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu, and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and preparation for trekking.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pairo Bensi (800m)/6 hrs.
Day 04: Trek from Pairo Bensi to Kispang (1900m)/5 hrs.
Day 05: Trek from Kispang to Gonga (2800m)/6-7 hrs.
Day 06: Trek fromGonga to Rupchet (3635m)/5 hrs.
Day 07: Rest day in Rupchet for acclimatize and visit around Rupchet.
Day 08: Trek from Rupchet to Shing la pass (4100m)via Larkap(approx. 3700m)/4 hrs.
Day 09: Trek from Shing La Pass to Pangsang la (3800m)via Somdan(3200m)/7 hrs.
Day 10: Trek from Pangsang to Gatlang(2500m)/5 hrs.
Day 11: Trek from Gatlang to Sano Haku(2300m)/6 hrs.
Day 12: Trek from Sano Haku to Mailung(1200m)/6 hrs.
Day 13: Trek from Mailung to Pairo bensi(800m)/4 hrs.
Day 14: Drive from Pairo Bensi to Kathmandu(1337m)/6 hrs.
Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu for personal activities.
Day 16: Departure from Kathmandu to sweet home.
Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trek Costs:
The trekking cost for Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trek start from $900*. The price may be varied depending on the services you choose during the trekking. Please contact us for free quotation and brochure for Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trekking.
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