Ganesh Himal Trek

Code: NPL-TRK-GHT
14 Days 13 Night
  • gan-himal
  • g-himal

Description

Ganesh Himal Trek is also known as a best trekking area it is a sub-range of the Himalayas located mostly in north-central Nepal,but some peaks lie on the border with Tibet.This region offers spectacular views,untouched natural,splendor,wild and friendly inhabitants.The Trisuli Gandaki valley and the Shyar Khola valley on the west separate it from the Sringi himal and the Mansiri Himal(8000m peak).The range lies about 70km north-west of Kathmandu. Ganesh himal can be seen clearly from Kathmandu valleyThe Ganesh Range Peaks(Ganesh I,GaneshII,Ganesh III,Ganesh IV)stand out like crystal, that is the “Great Himalayan Chain”forming the skyline.

The highest peak in the range is Yangra (Ganesh I), 7,422 m (24,350 ft). There are three other peaks over 7000 metres plus some fourteen others over 6000 metres.] Ganesh Himal enjoys great vertical relief over nearby valleys.The name for the range comes from the Hindu deity Ganesha,, 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, with a ridge that is reminiscent of an elephant’s trunk.From Kathmandu just a few hours driving,the adventure begins and we head through foothills and lowland farm terraces before reaching many ethnic Tamang villages at higher altitudes.

Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal,Hiuchuli and other peaks of the central Himalaya will keep up captivated along the way as we continue up to the Shing La Pass at 4200m and Pasang La pass at 4100m, the highest altitudes reached on this trek. Our guides gives a short lesson of trekking on the first night. He also explains about all the beautiful spots from where you can have an excellent view of mountains.During the trek, we observe the different ways of inhabitation, and come in contact with different people following various caste, creed and culture, and thereby pass through the dense forest. The Gangajamuna which is rich in religious has a great value and it is in top(3000meters) offers an excellent view of many Himalayas. There we can remote village which is rich in culture an mostly people of there engaged in agriculture.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION TIA Kathmandu
DIFFICULTY LEVEL Medium/Hard
HIGHEST ALTITUDE 4200 m
COST INCLUDES
  • All ground transportations by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu including tour guide, entry fees and vehicle
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) prepared by our expert cook
  • Twin sharing tented accommodation during the trek
  • An experience guide, required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments
  • Trekking equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, table with chairs, kitchen utensils, and other necessary equipments during the trek)
  • Epic Adventures duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
  • Epic Adventures  T – Shirt (yours to keep)
  • Safe drinking water,boiled/iodine tablets.
  • First aid medical kit bag
  • All necessary permits during the trek
  • All government and local taxes
  • Office service charge
COST EXCLUDES
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance
  • All cold drinks such as: alcoholic beverages, mineral water, Coke, Fanta, juice, etc
  • Personal shopping and laundry
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for trekking crews

Important Note: Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Epic Adventures. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Itinerary

1

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival in Kathmandu – 1,300m/4,264 ft

2

Day 2

Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek

3

Day 3

Kathmandu to Betrawati. (850m) Duration: 5 hrs

4

Day 4

Betrawati to Kispang (1600m) Duration: 5 hrs

5

Day 5

Kispang to Thulo Chaur (2200m) Duration: 5 hrs

6

Day 6

Thulo Chaur to Gonga (2900m) Duration: 4 hrs

7

Day 7

Gonga to Rupchet (3635m) Duration: 4 hrs

8

Day 8

Rupchet to Kharka (2500m) via the Shing La Pass (4100m) Duration: 7 hrs

9

Day 9

Karka to Borang (1800m) Duration: 7 hrs

10

Day 10

Borang to Ri Gaon (1,550m/5,115ft) – 5 hrs

11

Day 11

Ri Gaon to Phulkharka (1,210m/ 3990 ft) – 5 hrs

12

Day 12

Phulkharka to Jyamrung Durbar/Danda (1,550m/5,115ft) – 5-6 hrs

13

Day 13

Jyamrung to Dhading Besi (830 m / 2,710 ft) – 2-3 hrs. Drive to Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,450 ft) – 3-4 hrs drive

14

Day 14 : Departure

Farewell Friend

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