Ganesh Himal Trekking - 17 Days

Ganesh Himal Trekking
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Trip Facts
  • Duration 17 Days
  • Grade C
  • Max Altitude 4600m
  • Best Time Sep-May

Trip Overview


Ganesh Himal Trek is a beautiful scenic trek leads you through the Tamang (one of the ethnic group of Nepal with its rich culture/tradition and peculiar life style) Villages and dense forests with gorgeous Himalayan flora and fauna. The enchanting panoramic view of mountains from Singla Bhanjyang and view of eye catching terrace land would be the unforgettable memory in life is the main attraction of this trek. To study about the life style, culture/tradition would be interesting for the anthropologists. Trekkers would be far from madding crowd in this trek. From Syabru, this trek leads you again one of the popular trekking area (Langtang) of Nepal. Langtang is a narrow valley, that lies just south of the Tibetan boarder, sandwiched between the main Himalayan range to the north and slightly lower range of snow clad peaks to the south. This high and isolated region is inhabited by people of Tibetan origin, who practice Buddhism. A visit to Langtang Valley offers and opportunity to explore villages and monasteries as to visit glaciers at the head of the valley and view of Mt. Langtang. Mt. Goshainkunda, Mt. Lirung , Mt. Ganesh Himal and Chinese mountains.

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Additional info

The Trail Conditions:

Straight, Uphill, Downhill, Jig Jag with small rocky, pebbles, somewhere flat man made stone steps, through the rhododendron, moss covered forests, suspensions metal bridges

Medication

  • Bandage for sprains
  • Plasters/Band-aids
  • Iodine or water filter (optional)
  • Moleskin/Second skin – for blisters
  • Antiseptic ointment for cuts
  • Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)
  • Aspirin/paracetamol – general painkiller
  • Oral dehydration salts
  • Broad-spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)
  • Anti-diarrhea medication (antibiotic)
  • Diarrhea stopper (Imodium – optional)
  • Antibiotic for Giardia or similar microbe or bacteria
  • Diamox (altitude sickness – can be bought in Kathmandu)

 Clothing / Equipment List

Kindly bring the following list of clothing / equipment for our trek to Ganesh Himal Trek

  • Pair trekking boots and waterproofing agent
  • Pair lightweight trekking sandals
  • Pairs thin walking socks
  • Pairs lightweight wind – water proof pants
  • T-shirts
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Set lightweight thermals
  • North Face down Jacket (Preferably)
  • Small thin towel (sports towel best)
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra lightweight shirt for daypacks – for stops along the way
  • Hat
  • Cotton or silk bag liner – optional
  • Neck warmer
  • Pairs ‘thinners’ gloves
  • Rucksack
  • Pack tissues
  • Pair sunglasses
  • Water filter / Iodine (you could buy boiled water in hotels/ lodges which is safe to drink.
  • Camera and films
  • Head torch and spare batteries
  • Sleeping bag (rated -15(above) deg C during our trek)

Above things are required for Ganesh Himal. However if you do not have clothing you can either buy or rent in Nepal. In this case we have equipment cheaper than your country.

Itinerary


Day 1 : Drive Kathmandu to Betrawati (1950m)

Day 2 : Ale Danda to Bhalche (1300m)

Day 3 : Bhalche to Gai Kharka (2123m)

Day 4 : Gai Kharka to Rupche Kharka (3437m)

Day 5 : Rupche Kharka to Singla Bhanjyang (4600m)

Day 6 : Singla Bhanjyang to Alubari (2130m)

Day 7 : Alubari to Sherthung (1900m)

Day 8 : Sherthung to Ure Kharka (2900m)

Day 9 : Ure Kharka to Ghotlang (2355m)

Day 10 : Ghotlang to Shyabru Bensi (1462m)

Day 11 : Shyabru Bensi to Chongong Lama Hotel (2380m)

Day 12 : Lama Hotel to Langtang (3307m)

Day 13 : Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3749m)

Day 14 : Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2380m)

Day 15 : Lama Hotel to Syabru Village (3901m)

Day 16 : Syabru Village to Dhunche (1866m)

Day 17 : Dhunche to Kathmandu (1330m)

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Extend My Holidays

If you like to extend your holidays in Nepal with your short time to experience the high mountains and Nepalese culture you can choose these short and easy extensions trips. Also for those who are inexperience in walking up and down on the mountain the following options are the best to choose. Click on the link below to get its information.