Ganesh Himal Trekking

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Trip Highlights

  • Experience the exploring in remoted Tamang and Gurung Village
  • Panoramic views of peaks in the central Himalayan region including the Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Manaslu, etc.
  • Natural hot spring en route to the Neber village
  • Get acquainted with this region’s local culture

Trip Facts

Trip Start/End
Trip Grading:
Max Elevation
Best Season
Mar – May and Oct – Dec
B & B
As your request
Private vehicle

Trip Overview

Ganesh Himal is located 70km north of Kathmandu, nearly in the center of Nepal, extending all the way to the Tibetan border. Its name is derived from the Hindu deity Genesha, which is generally depicted as a seated elephant and is the God of good fortune. Some say the southern face of Ganesh IV actually resembles an elephants head with the descending ridge reminiscent of a giant trunk. The Peaks of Ganesh 1-4 rise above everything in sight like timeless, gigantic sentinels with diamond eyes, ever watchful; this range is part of the Great Himalayan Chain. The regions boundary to the east is Trisuli Gandaki valley separating Ganesh Himal from Langtang Himal and Buri Gandaki Valley to the west separating it from Sringi and Mansiri Himal.

The hike starts in Betrawati Bazaar and leads on to Gorkha Bazaar, the capital in the days of King Prithvi Narayan Saha. You are going to get an insight look on the daily life of Nepali village community. You are going to experience the cultural variety, as well as old traditions and cultural occasions. During this whole trek you will stay overnight in your

Outline Itineary

Day 01: Kathmandu arrival (1300m)
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 03: Kathmandu – Salangkhu Khola (680m)
Day 04: Salangkhu Khola – Kipchet Village (2140m)
Day 05: Kipchet Village – Gonga (3240m)
Day 06: Acclimatization rest at Gonga
Day 07: Gonga – Rupchet Kharka (4040m)
Day 08: Rupchet – Singla – Sertung Kharka (2480m)
Day 09: Serthung Kharka – Laba Dovan (1340m)
Day 10: LabaDovan – Khading village (2660m)
Day 11: Khading village – Nauban Kharka (2500m)
Day 12: Nauban Kharka – Maghgoun (1500m)
Day 13: Maghgoun – Arughat Bazaar (530m)
Day 14: Arughat – Khanchowk Danda
Day 15: Khanchowk Danda – Gorkha (950m)
Day 16: Gorkha – Kathmandu
Day 17: Kathmandu free day of your own
Day 18: Final Departure

Essential Information



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Package included on

  • Trekking Permit for your related trip
  • Trekkers’ Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • Professional English speaking guide with porter, 2 trekkers for 1 porter (1 porter carries 20-25 kilograms of luggage)
  • Salary, food, accommodation and Insurance for Nepali staff
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
  • Bus tickets (Tourist Bus or Public Bus)

Package does not included on

  • All bar bills during the trek [soft, hot & alcoholic drinks]
  • Private vehicle for the long drive
  • Tips for staff (Guide, Driver & Porter)
  • Hotel accommodation Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel insurance
  • Hot shower, Battery Charge, Wi-Fi, Heater Charge and your personal expenses.

Day by Day Itinerary

After arriving at the Tribhuwan International Airport, a representative from Leisure Aim Travels & Tours will pick up and transfer you to a hotel. In the evening, you will be served a special dinner which reverses Nepali food, culture and tradition. Overnight in Kathmandu.

After taking your breakfast, you would have driven for sightseeing in Kathmandu. We will have a remarkable sightseeing tour to the Heritage sites declared by UNESCO. You will have a memorable trip to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square, Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple. Overnight in kathmandu.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Ganesh Himal Trek is a trekking route in the central-eastern region of Nepal, offering breathtaking views of the Ganesh Himal range. The trek takes you through remote villages, diverse landscapes, and culturally rich areas.

The duration of the Ganesh Himal Trek varies, but it typically takes around 14 to 18 days to complete the trek, including both the ascent and descent. The exact duration may depend on the chosen itinerary and trekking pace.

Yes, trekkers need to obtain the restricted area permit for Ganesh Himal Trekking. This permit can be acquired through a registered trekking agency in Nepal. Additionally, the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card is also required.

Accommodation along the Ganesh Himal Trek is in teahouses or lodges, providing basic amenities such as a bed and meals. The facilities may vary, but they offer a chance to experience local hospitality.

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