On reaching Kathmandu, Nepal international airport received by our staff and guides for a short transfer to your hotel around the main hub of Kathmandu city at Thamel area, most interesting and exciting place for all your needs and requirement.
Checking into your rooms with time to get refreshed, and then join with other members of Ganesh Himal Base Camp trekking for briefing provided by our guide or leader.
Evening enjoy group dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese restaurants with a live cultural program with your delicious meals.
At Kathmandu, morning enjoy a tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest on a guided sightseeing tour led by an expert guide.
Kathmandu city steeped with world heritage sites that make the whole valley an interesting place to explore, afternoon preparation for Ganesh Himal Base Camp trek.
Starting early morning drive from Kathmandu to reach our starting point, as the road winds up towards Nuwakott district to reach low warm areas of Trisuli Bazaar.
After possible lunch stop, continue to drive further through rural farm villages and across Trisuli River to reach our first overnight stop outside Kathmandu at Samari Bhanjyang, a nice farm village where tented camp will be set by our trekking staff and guide.
First day walks take you through many scattered small farm villages with neat tended crops fields and terraces into much warmer low heavily farmed country growing rice paddies as per the season-wise.
A pleasant walk of a few short ups and downs with more winding gradual wide path to reach our overnight destination at a large and interesting farm village in Katunje Bazaar.
A village with many shops and stores where hill people visits to buy necessary commodities, overnight tented camping in the farm fields of the village, afternoon time to explore the Katunje Bazaar where people are of mixed hill tribes, from Hindu Chettries, Bharamins and Dalits to Tamang, Magar of Buddhism religion.
From here onwards into a wide green valley reaching much lower and warmer areas where good quality of rice grown around this region of Nuwakott district, as walk leads into cool shade of bamboo, Sal and Banyan large tree lines. Lush green vegetation of subtropical climate conditions.
As walk leads further encountering many farm villages and then beyond to reach at Kintang Phedi on the bottom of a hill for overnight camp.
After a pleasant overnight further from farm villages, the walk starts heading to a steep climb for short while to reach on top of a hill known as Bhanjyang, offer superb views of Ganesh and Langtang Himal with the Manaslu mountain range further west direction. After a refreshing stop descend towards a green valley within a mixed forest of blue pine, oaks, and Sal trees.
Slowly walk heads towards North direction to reach a small area in the middle of the forest to camp at Jharlang with a few farmhouses and hamlets on this isolated spot.
Today’s walks will be a great change from landscapes, temperatures, and vegetation, on leaving the low farm areas to cooler Himalayan mid-hills covered with coniferous forest lined with pine, magnolia and rhododendron trees.
As walk progress climb towards higher green rolling hills facing views of white snow peaks of Ganesh and Langtang Himal, then end the day at a small farm village in Chalise populated by Tamang the hill tribe of Central Himalaya, follows Buddhism practice as well the ancient worship of Bon a pre-Buddhism sect.
From Chalise where the trail from Arughat of Gorkha and Nuwakott districts joins near Chalise, walk follows with a steady climb to reach another hilltop or Bhanjyang, where you can enjoy marvelous views of Manaslu, Ganesh and Langtang Himal.
After a short break and feeling cool air, a short descend into the dense forest to reach at isolated spot in Hindung, a small cattle herders shelter with few huts and an open meadow where a tent is set for overnight camping.
After overnight camp in the middle of the forest, where walk continues to cross several glacial streams of Shyar Khola that joins later with Buri Gandaki River that we will follow on the way back.
Adventure continues higher areas within dense tree lines to reach an open wide field at Rajgang Kharka for overnight camp, on a nice grazing summer pasture field for the cattle of Gorkha and Nuwakott villagers.
Today walk leads to the main goal and highlight of the adventure at Ganesh Himal, as well on the highest spot at 3, 774 meter and 12, 378 feet. As route leads towards further North-West direction, on leaving green lush vegetation and tree lines for barren and arid terrain.
Climb on steep slopes following a faint path and crossing several icy streams fed from the glaciers of Ganesh Himal and Kalo and Seto Kunda glacial ponds.
Finally after a tough strenuous climb of more than 1,200 meters up from Rajgang Kharka to reach our target and destination at Ganesh Himal Base Camp, surrounded by towering giant peaks of Ganesh Himal.
Tent are set on an available flat surface and lever ground avoiding rocks and moraine close to Kalo Seto Kunda / Black and White Pond.
Another day at Ganesh Himal Base Camp, an amazing place on earth to be as well to experience on the remote hidden corners of the Himalaya mountain range, where the Budhi (Buri) Gandaki valley and Shyar Khola valley on the west separates from the Sringi Himal and Mansiri Himal of massive Manaslu Himalaya, the closest to the 8,000-meter mountains.
At base camp explore the unvisited areas by other trekkers and mountaineers, the highest peak in the range is Yangra or Ganesh Himal-I at the height of 7,422 m includes three other mountains above 7,000 m with some fourteen over 6,000 m peaks.
The massive range of Ganesh includes Ganesh II, Salasungo (Ganesh III), and Pabil (Ganesh IV) the name Lapsang Karbo for the southeast peak, also called as Salasungo.
After a pleasant overnight with fresh morning head downhill for few hours to reach back at Rajgang Kharka with tremendous views of rolling hills and valleys including scenery of snowcapped mountains of Ganesh Himal massive peaks, Manaslu towards the west and as far to Langtang Himal towards the east.
After an eye-catching views descend back into green tree lines at Rajgang Kharka for overnight camp.
From the middle of nowhere walk down towards Chalise past Hindung with a short climb and more descend, where Nuwakott and Gorkha route joins, as well Dhading area includes also. Enjoyable walk retracing on the same trail back to Chalise for the last overnight close to Ganesh Himal base camp.
Start to walk on a fresh new trail following a downhill route towards much lower and warmer farm areas to Laba Besi, where walk leads to short ups and on a gradual winding path within dense forest with long descend to reach a small farm village at Laba Besi, for overnight camp.
The morning walk starts on a pleasant path within a dense forest with a short climb above a ridge, facing views of Ganesh Himal and Manaslu range of peaks, and then heading downhill.
Afternoon walk to a small farm village with marvelous sceneries of hills and mountains and then climb for an hour to reach at Manyang Bhanjyang located on a high scenic ridge for an overnight stop with camping around the farm fields.
Today an interesting walk as the path leads further down south to much warmer areas of rice terraces and paddy fields, walk towards a few isolated farm villages, and then head due south-west to reach the overnight camp at Majhagaon.
Herewith time to explore around this small farm village and to a viewpoint for super panorama of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.
From Majhgaon on easy winding trail coming across more farm villages as walk heads in low warmer sub-tropical areas to reach within Gorkha district as the route leads down south close to Budhi Gandaki River for last overnight camp within the rural farm village of Budhathum.
After a pleasant and last overnight stop on the foothills of Ganesh Himal at Budathum with grand views of mountain and rolling green hills, the last day walk of the adventure leads to more warm areas. As landscapes and vegetation changes to paddy farm areas to reach a large town at Arughat.
Our adventurous walks complete at Arughat town, with possible lunch and refreshing stop, afternoon taking an exciting drive of 3-4 hours’ to reach at Kathmandu, as drive leads past towns and villages with a last climb to Naag Dhunga to enter Kathmandu valley and city area.
On reaching Kathmandu back into your hotel with afternoon free for shopping and individual activities.
Free and spare day in Kathmandu after more than two-week treks in remote corners of Mid-Western Nepal Himalaya, enjoy this free day to relax or join in for another exciting sightseeing tour at places of interest around Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur.
Last and final day in the land of high Himalaya and colorful culture, as per your international flight time for respective destination or homeward bound, our staff transfer you to Kathmandu International Airport, after a fascinating and glorious experience on Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trekking.
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