Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

A fabulous trekking destination around the remote and peaceful Ganesh Himal area away from the hustles and bustles, accompanied by beautiful nature comprising of
enthralling rhododendron forest and magnolia forest habitation of rare Red Panda,
tremendous views of Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang mountain, visit through Ganesh Himal
to Jugal Himal mountain range, and a lifetime exploration of the Tamang Heritage Trail rich in ancient culture and customs and the least visited area of rural farm villages.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines.
  • Day 02Drive to Arughat 600m - 06 hrs journey.
  • Day 03Trek to Manbu 1,300 m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 04Trek to LamoDhunga 2,200 m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 05Trek to NaubanKharka 2,750 m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 06Trek to Yarsa via Khading 2, 570 m - 05 hrs
  • Day 07Trek to Timila school 1,760 m ahead Tirigaon - 06 hrs.
  • Day 08Trek to Chalisa 1920 m - 05 hrs.
  • Day 09Trek to MarmelungKharka 3,200 m – 06 hrs
  • Day 10Trek to Pangsang La 3,850 meters – 04 hrs.
  • Day 11A rest day to enjoy the panorama of mountains and surrounding nature.
  • Day 12Trek to Gatlang 2,200 meters via Somdang - 06 hrs.
  • Day 13Trek to Chilme 1,650 m - 06 hrs
  • Day 14Drive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel - 07 hrs.
  • Day 15International departure for homeward bound
  • Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines.

    On arrival at Kathmandu international airport terminal, Nepal Adventure Team staff and guide will receive you with a warm welcome and then transfer to respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu around the interesting area of Thamel. After refreshment, our guide / leader will brief you with information regarding hotels and details about Ganesh Himal trekking along with welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant with folk cultural program.

    • Day 02 Drive to Arughat 600m - 06 hrs journey.

      With your morning starting withan interesting overland drive away from Kathmandu valley on the main road for a while, the drive follows on thePrithvi Highway till Malekhu town by the Trisuli River, from where the route diverts towards north leading at DhadingBesi, a mid-hill town, and from here on the dirt road to reach our first overnight stop at Arughat bazaar in the comfort of local lodge with afternoon free to explore the area. Arughat, an active village with shops and stores, is a popular place among villagers of surrounding area of Gorkha and Dhading district to visit for shopping local commodities.

      • Day 03 Trek to Manbu 1,300 m - 06 hrs.

        The first day walk starts on a dirt road for an hour with gradual trail all the way to Arkhetvillage , a nice farm village at 1,200m, from here crossing BuriGandaki River towards east to reach at Dhading area to Manbu village with slight uphill walk consisting of several zigzag bend for two hours and then passing Bahungaon with a gentle climb to Manbu village along with stunning view of Himal Chuli, Boudha Himal with overnight camp on the schoolyard.

        • Day 04 Trek to LamoDhunga 2,200 m - 06 hrs.

          From Manbu, walk leads to Dhunchet and with a gradual walk for 2 hrs and then a climb, the trip passes through many smaller villages and forest. Next is an uphill for an hour to Dhunchet for lunch, and then climb for an hour on a winding trail with some gradual walk to Lama dhunga for overnight camp.

          • Day 05 Trek to NaubanKharka 2,750 m - 06 hrs.

            After Lama Dhunga, walk leads to forestarea with small streams and next, we pass through the villages crossing smaller streams on a gentle path for two hours and an uphill to reach NuabanKharka possessing super views of Himal Chuli and Boudha Himal of Manaslu range of mountains.

            • Day 06 Trek to Yarsa via Khading 2, 570 m - 05 hrs

              After a pleasant overnight at Nauban, morning walk leads to cross NuabanBhanjyang for an hour with wonderful views of snow capped peaks in the distance then heading down on the gentle slope to Khading for 3 hours with views of Ganesh III-IV and then, continuing walk for an hour to descend to Yarsa for overnight camp.

              • Day 07 Trek to Timila school 1,760 m ahead Tirigaon - 06 hrs.

                Morning starts with spectacular views of snowcapped peaks and then a walk for an hour on a steep uphill leads to Kupchet from where we descend to Lapche to cross a small stream reaching KaporGaon and after-after a nice stop here, our walk continues to Timila school premises which is a mere distance from Tirigagoan village for overnight camp.

                • Day 08 Trek to Chalisa 1920 m - 05 hrs.

                  After a stay at a nice camp at Timila school compound, the morning walk follows to Tirigaon taking almost two hours of gentle and moderate walk on a winding path to reach at Tatopaniwhere you can take a nice break for refreshment via a bathe on a ‘hot spring’. After this wonderful stop, walk continues on a winding road for an hour to DudariKhola and then we climb high up to Chalisa for overnight camp just above the village with a nice camping place offering tremendous views of surrounding landscapes in the shade of snow capped mountains.

                  • Day 09 Trek to MarmelungKharka 3,200 m – 06 hrs

                    For the morning visit, we explore an old monastery of the village and then go downhill to Tipling River valley gorge, and across a bridge with steep uphill to Tipling for another two hours continuing to climb till MarmelungKharka is reached for overnight stop.

                    • Day 10 Trek to Pangsang La 3,850 meters – 04 hrs.

                      After a great time at MarmelungKharka, morning walk leads to a climb on the forested ridge to reach Pansang pass at 3,850 meters high known for tremendous views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu range and Annapurna . We stay at Pangsang la for lunch and overnight stop with the marvelous views accompanying us.

                      • Day 11 A rest day to enjoy the panorama of mountains and surrounding nature.

                        A day is separated to enjoy the environment of Ganesh Himal Region. This day is totally dedicated for you such that you could add more memories and relax peacefully after long trek days. This day supports you to energize oneself for the later days of trekking. You can thoroughly please your eye, heart, and soul with a superb panorama of mountains from Annapurna-Lamjung-Manaslu-Ganesh to Langtang Himal. One can take an optional hike on this least explored area with chances of seeing some wildlife as well.

                        • Day 12 Trek to Gatlang 2,200 meters via Somdang - 06 hrs.

                          After a wonderful time at PansangBhanjyang, walk leads towards Langtang area descending for long hours of about three hours to reach at Somdang, a large Tamang village with farmlands, from where the walking continues on the main road for a while and then taking a slow short climb to another large village of Gatlang for overnight stop, enriched with homestay accommodation facilities.

                          • Day 13 Trek to Chilme 1,650 m - 06 hrs

                            After a wonderful time in the Tamang villages and at Gatlang, walk leads to Chilime River, the river which flows from the source of Ganesh and Langtang Himal range of mountains and as well as from North at Kyoring area in Tibet border. The walk is on the gradual uphill passing several farm villages as well as farmlands finally reaching at Chilime where there is a new hydro project to generate electrical power for Langtang and Ganesh villages region. After lunch, exploration of the local villages is done and walk is glorified with views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal.

                            • Day 14 Drive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel - 07 hrs.

                              This is the last day on the highland of the central Himalayan region of Ganesh and Langtang mountains. From Chilime, we go through an interesting drive back to Kathmandu passing Syabrubesi village, with a climb to Dhunche town, then the main town and headquarter of Rasuwa and Langtang area as well as the entry point of Langtang National Park, from where we take drive on a winding zig-zag road all the way to Trisuli Bazaar unto Kathmandu

                              • Day 15 International departure for homeward bound

                                Last day in Nepal and as per international flight time, our staff will transfer you to international airport for your flight back home or to next port of call and we expect you return with a great and remarkable adventure around Ganesh Himal Trekking with wonderful service of Nepal Adventure Team, its guides and staffs.

                                Trip Map

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                                Client Reviews

                                • Anna Petrova
                                  Rating Review by: Anna Petrova, Russian Federation

                                  Serenity in the Himalayas1

                                  The trek took us through peaceful forests, beautiful terraced fields, and charming villages. The highlight was the warm welcome we received from the locals, who shared their traditions and culture with us. Crossing the Ganesh Himal Base Camp was a challenging but rewarding experience, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks. 

                                • noimage
                                  Rating Review by: Shraddha Rai, Nepal

                                  A true Gem

                                  The breathtaking views of the Himalayas left me in awe at every turn. The trail was challenging yet incredibly rewarding, with quaint villages offering warm hospitality and insight into local culture. The serene beauty of the landscapes and the tranquility of the route made it a journey worth cherishing. I highly recommend this trek for anyone seeking an authentic Himalayan experience.