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Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trekking – 18 Days


Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trekking – 18 Days

Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trekking is one of the beautiful off the beaten trekking trails. These days the trail is gaining the lots of promotion and recognition. Consequently domestic and international trekkers are flocking to the area. Moreover, Nepal Tourism Board as well as Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal are also on its promotion.

The trail starts from the grassy meadows to the high altitude green pastured passes. The single trip is enough for the trekkers to observe and witness the lowland and the Himalayan belt people’s culture. In addition to diversified natureal splendors the trail has cultural richness too. Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trekking is equally attractive like Everest Region Trekking, Annapurna Region Trekking and Langtang Region Trekking.

The journey starts with the bus drive from Kathmandu to Somdang. The region is very famous in Nepal as the zinc mine. The place these days is moving towards fulfilling the components of proper touristic destination. The hydro power project and the tea houses make trekking experience hassle-free.

The passes of the Pangsang and Singla are very fantastic to experience as both the passes give you the idea of the authentic rural Nepal. The name of the mountain is also very sacred. Namely it resembles the holy Lord Ganesha.

Route Info

After witnessing the amazing and sacred Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trekking journey descends towards the Rajgang Kharka. From there the small yet vibrant town of Aarughat can be reached where you can witness the movement of the rural Nepalese people.

The entire journey of the Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trekking will be in tented accommodation or the homestay at authentic locals of the region. Trekking crew of Nepal Hiking Himalaya would also take you to their villages if time permits as all of them are from the Ganesh Himal Region.

The scenic rural highway bus drive from Aarughat to Kathmandu will take place to bring you back to the capital city. Book this amazing trekking in Nepal at Ganesh Himal region with us.



Outline Itinerary
Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 2 Drive from Kathmandu to Syaprubeshi
Day 3 Trek to Gatlang
Day 4 Trek to Somdang
Day 5 Trek to Pangsang Pass
Day 6 Trek to Sertung
Day 7 Trek to Hindung
Day 8 Trek to Thulo Dhunga
Day 9 Trek to Nojet Kharka
Day 10 Trek to Hindung
Day 11 Trek to Kapur Village
Day 12 Trek to Khading Gaon via Lapa
Day 13 Trek to Magne Goth
Day 14 Trek to Lapu Gaon
Day 15 Trek to Ganga Jamuna
Day 16 Drive to Kathmandu
Day 17 Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 18 Departure

Detail Itinerary
Day 1
Arrival at Kathmandu

When you arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), our airport representative will greet you and complete the formalities (Visa, etc), you need to confirm for our agent with a display board at the entrance gate. You will then transfer to the hotel. In the evening, you will join a welcome dinner at a first rate traditional Nepalese restaurant where we get pleasure from a Nepalese cultural program and enjoy fine meal. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Drive from Kathmandu to Syaprubeshi

We take an early bus or a jeep from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. We drive up to the gateway of Langtang Valley, where we get our permits checked and registered. With scenic drive following the Trisuli Bazaar, Ramche Gaon and Dhunche, the 7 to 8 hours of the journey is undoubtedly a fun ride. The road is a bit adventurous with narrow paths and rocky paths, but the alluring landscape will leave us in awe.

Day 3
Trek to Gatlang

We move ahead from Syabrubesi to Gatlang, a small Tamang village. We follow a narrow and twisty trail to Bahun Dada Pass as we descend to reach Gatlang. We can also opt to reach Gatland through Chawatar. We stop at Chawatar for our lunch. The food is amazingly delicious here as most of the vegetables are freshly picked and organically grown. As we pass through the magnificent Tamang village, rich in its own culture and tradition, we enjoy our first hike of the trek.

Day 4
Trek to Somdang

Our stop for today is Somdang. We hike from Gatlang to Parvati Kunda, a natural alpine fresh lake. Named after the famous Hindu Goddess Parvati, also the wife of Lord Shiva, this lake is considered sacred by the local people. With its religious significance, we can also witness the natural beauty of the lake that is such pure and majestic. We follow the trail through lush pine and rhododendron forest to Yuri Kharka. After a delicious meal here, we continue with our hike towards Somdang River via Khurphu Bhanjyang. A few hours walk ahead of hearing, we can see a shutdown mine. Despite being out of function for years, we can take a look around and explore the astonishing beauty of the place. The deep tunnel that was used to extract zinc, copper, tin, crystal and even rubies, has so much to explore even after being closed for years.

Day 5
Trek to Pangsang Pass

With a relaxed morning, we begin our hike from Somdang to Pangsang Pass. Accompanied by dazzling mountains and picturesque landscape, we head to the southwest of Somdang Village to reach Pangsang Kharka. We witness the panoramic and astounding view of Mount Manaslu and Ganesh Himal Range. Many trekkers camp here as the large plain grass field here is wonderfully relaxing and pleasant. As we explore the village, we discover a wide range of medicinal herbs. As one of the untouched trekking routes of Nepal, there are relatively fewer lodges around here. The locals are initiating to build accommodation near the Pangsang Pass. It is recommended to take a tent and foods for snacks this day.

Day 6
Trek to Sertung

We start the day early and enjoy the sun rays kissing the blanket of mountains surrounding us. After a delicious breakfast amidst the chilly breeze of the mountains, we begin our hike. We descend to Laptung village passing through dense forests. The amazing fir trees and rhododendron adds up to the beauty of the route. We halt for Lunch at Tipling and then follow the trail towards Shertung and Chalish. Shertung, known as a place of gold, has a beautiful history. Getting to know it by exploring the village and interacting with the locals will make the story worth it. Chalish, on the other hand, is a nearby village with its own fascinating story. These are the only two villages in this region which are still not developed yet. However, the locals and the tourism committee of the place ensures to provide its visitors with basic meal and a place to rest.

Day 7
Trek to Hindung

Unlike the classic Everest or Annapurna trek, this trek route has fewer trekkers coming in for treks. With a calm atmosphere and a very few passersby, we walk immersing fully in nature. Moving ahead from Chalish to Hindung, also known as Gomba danda, we witness the untouched beauty of the trail. The raw and unblemished beauty of the trail will make us fall in love with the place. Hindung, a small Tamang village with a countable inhabitant, is renowned for its crystal and rubies. If we visit on the right season, we will also be able to spot Yarsagumba, a famous medicinal herb, in the surrounding highlands.

Day 8
Trek to Thulo Dhunga

We lead to a peculiar climb on this day. We ascend a higher elevation to reach Thulo Dhunga. With numerous hidden wonders, the trail encompasses many wild floras and faunas. As we walk through the path, we may spot exotic animals like wild musk deer, wild boars, jharal, langur and leopard. We also witness magnificent waterfalls on the way to Thulo Dunga. We halt hither for the night and relax in the serene aura of the isolated village.

Day 9
Trek to Nojet Kharka

Today will be an exciting day as we hike to Nojet Kharka, the base camp of Ganesh Himal. The trail will, without doubt, amaze us with every turn we take. The view of the snowy mountains, the serene aura of the place and a little bit of adventurous trail, we will surely have a fun time walking this route. We reach Nojet Kharka, where we will set-up our camp for the night. The lush green field is immensely enchanting, which will accommodate us in relaxing physically and mentally.

Day 10
Trek to Hindung

We hike back from Base Camp to Hindung the same route we ascended. Walking back the same route with a reversed perspective, the journey back will be equally enjoyable. We walk the serene trail accompanied by stunning mountain views and a distinct landscape. As we walk amid the dense forest, we will reach Hindung, where we will halt for the night.

Day 11
Trek to Kapur Village

Today will be a relaxing day of our trek as we spend a good hour in the hot spring en route to Racyat and Kapur Gaon. We move south from Hindung to reach a built-up riverside hot spring. With a bathing pool and three taps, we will immerse in the warm water and soothe ourselves physically and mentally. As we trek ahead, we follow stone steps built by Kadoorie Agri Aid Association and British Gurkhas of Nepal. We traverse through Tir, and we finally reach Racyat and Kapur village.

Day 12
Trek to Khading Gaon via Lapa

We begin our trek early in the morning after a pleasant breakfast. En route to Khading village, we traverse through Lapchyat village. A small Gurung village with a handful number of people, Lapchyat offers much more. Despite being a petite place, the warm hospitality of the local people and the astounding scenery makes the trek a great one. Moving ahead, we cross the Lapa Khola on a box bridge and walk uphill from there. We reach Lapa gaon, the largest Gurung village in the region. We further move to Khading village, where halt for the night as we interact with the locals and get to know about the mysterious trail in depth.

Day 13
Trek to Magne Goth

Khading Gaon to Magne Goth (2,950m/9,735ft) 4 hours With a lot of enthusiasm, we start our trek through a pleasant trail from Khading Gaon. We traverse through blue pine forest and terraced fields following scattered rhododendron garden. The trail has steep uphills yet is surprisingly beautiful as we pass through enigmatic settlements and farmlands. We finally reach Magne Goth, where we stay for the night. Nearby Magne Goth, we witness a large boulder where ruby extraction takes place. We can stroll around the area and enjoy the depth and mysteries of the isolated village

Day 14
Trek to Lapu Gaon

Spending a night in Magne Goth, we prepare for our hike today. We reach the Gorkha district after a few hours of walk. The trail today is mostly downhill as of which the day finishes early. We should be careful not to stress our knees and ankle too much though. Passing through dense forest and witnessing the bewildering panorama of the mountains, we enjoy the trail to our fullest. We walk ahead to a small village of Dhonjet; leading to Katunje. We hike ahead to Manabu from where we re-enter Dhading district. Following the trail, we reach Laphu Danda, a small Brahmin village. The place is so beautiful with massive plain lands and a blanket of snow-clad mountains. We get a glimpse of Mount Manaslu, Himalchuli, Shringi peaks and the ultimate Ganesh Himal range.

Day 15
Trek to Ganga Jamuna

We head towards Ganga Jamuna witnessing the excellent view of Mount Manaslu and various other dazzling mountains. Following the trail through the lush green fields, we head to Baseri. With greenery surrounding us, we will enjoy our hike as we ascent to Dandagaon. The atmosphere of this place is so beautiful that we will immerse in the tranquillity and satisfaction. After a few hours of walking, we reach the glorious twin waterfalls Ganga Jamuna where we stay overnight. With its religious significance, Ganga Jamuna also offers a great spot for camping. We will get a magnificent view of Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Manaslu range, Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli, Annapurna range from here.

Day 16
Drive to Kathmandu

We will take the hilly road trip to Dhadingbeshi and further towards Kathmandu using the Kalu Pandey Highway.

Day 17
Kathmandu Sightseeing

We will visit Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur Durbar Square, Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath etc. These all are UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES of the valley. We will provide the farewell dinner in one of the cultural restaurant Nepal.

Day 18

Our airport representative or Trekking Guide will drop you at the airport for the final departure.

What to expect

Trekking in Nepal requires immense physical fitness and desire to conquer the high passes. However, there are numerous trails in Nepal where you can trek easily. There are low altitude destinations from where you can get the spectacular mountain vistas. There is a vantage point in every hilltop. Nepal Hiking Himalaya has highly talented crew members. We have travel planners, correspondents, guides and translators. If you are stuck in the midst of anxiety and in search of best travel companion we can be the right solution.

Meals on the trekking trails will be according to the availability and altitude suitability. Our guides are selected after days of screening and interviews. Our major motto of conducting the trips is to surpass the guests’ expectations. Therefore, please feel free while travelling with us.

Here are the list of the things which you can expect while trekking or touring with us.

  • Expert Guidance
  • Highly Experienced Mountain Guides
  • Private Vehicles for transportation
  • Luxury Hotels for the accommodation
  • Healthy Meals during your stay in Nepal
  • Government-authorized bills and checks
  • Genuine travel services
  • Customization of itinerary
  • Translators
  • Travel Planners
  • All logistics from arrival in Nepal until Departure
  • Competitive rates
  • Impeccable Hospitality & Quality Services

Whats included in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • • Airport Pick Up & Drop in private transportation
  • • Trip Briefing, Pre-preparation & Counseling
  • • Government Taxes & Office Service Fees
  • • All Permits & Entrance Fees
  • • Overnight Accommodation at Hotel (During Stay in City) Room & Breakfast basis
  • • Complimentary Welcome or Farewell Dinner/Lunch
  • • Accommodation in Teahouse/Lodge/Hotel as per availability during trip
  • • 3 Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Tea & Coffee during trip
  • • Experienced Government License Holder Trekking Guide and Local Porters
  • • Trekking Guide & Porter Salary
  • • Flight or transportation charge of Crew members if applicable
  • • Trekking Crew members’ Insurance
  • • Air and Ground Transportation to – from (Ktm – Destination – Ktm)
  • • Additional In-trip services (clerical and personal)
  • • First Aid Medicinal Kits
  • • Trekking Bags & Trekking Route Maps
  • • Trip Completion Certificate

Whats Exclude in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • • All Meals stated other than on Itinerary
  • • Personal Travel Insurance; You need to get mandatory insurance to travel to certain areas of Nepal
  • • International Flight and all transportations before meeting our representatives
  • • Nepal Visa and other government formalities not related to your trip
  • • All kinds of beverages including water
  • • Wifi Internet, Hot Showers and trunk calls during the trip
  • • Personal Equipments
  • • Personal Expenses and food items beyond stated on itinerary
  • • Tips & Gratuities for the Trip Crew members


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