Ganesh Himal Trekking

Ganesh Himal Trekking

(14 NIGHTS / 15 DAYS )

overview

Ganesh Himal is one of the popular trekking regions in Nepal. There are off the beaten paths for explorers to discover routes that have never been explored before. There is a lot to see and experience on this short, camping-only Ganesh Himal Trekking & Tours trips. The Ganesh Himal comprises of Mt. Ganesh I to IV as the tallest of the chain of peaks in the region. The views of the snow-capped summits is absolutely stunning from the base camp. The Tamang groups dress up in their vivid traditional clothes and serve tourists with excellent hospitality.

The Ganesh Himal Trek 14 Night 15 Days tour begins at Trishuli and ends at Gorkha, followed by a tour around the palace and a half-day sightseeing in Kathmandu. You will get a chance to visit the local Bazaar to shop for souvenirs and Nepali arts and crafts. There are Buddhist and Hindu temples that is a must-visit for tourists. Apart from these tourist site visits, you can enjoy the peace and tranquility near the river and forest area. The trek routes are safe and offer great spots for setting up camp. The trek offers an opportunity to be a part of the local dance culture around the campfire during the festival season.

itinerary

  • Day 01

    ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU

    Upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu .Short briefing will follow concerning the necessary formalities and your trekking itinerary. Depending upon your arrival time you may spend free time visiting nearby sanctuaries or resting.

  • Day 02

    KATHMANDU-TRISHULI – SALANGKHU KHOLA

    We drive to Trishuli in the morning and have a lunch over there. After lunch we walk for about 3 hours to SalangkhuKhola and camp.

  • Day 03

    SALANGKHU KHOLA- BALCHE VILLAGE

    An easy walk and then short climb takes us to kalawale village for lunch. After lunch we proceed to the big Tamang village of Balche for our overnight camp.

  • Day 04

    BALCHE VILLAGE – GONGA

    We take an easy walk from Balche village through a forest and camp with the peaks of LangtangLirung and Gosainkunda in good view.

  • Day 05

    GONGA TO SHERTUNG VILLAGE

    We walk through rhododendron forests to camp either at Rupchet, a cattle pasture, or up on the Singla pass (4600m) Thjesingla pass offers spectacular views of LangtangLirung, Ganesh Himal, Baudha Peak, Himalchuli.Machhapuchare, Annapurna South and Annapurna II.

  • Day 06

    SERTHUNG VILLAGE- LABA

    A short flat trail and then a gradual descent, passing through Barang village and then crossing the AkhuKhola takes us to Laba, a big Tamang Village.

  • Day 07

    LABA- MONGEYTHANTI

    We climb gently over a hill and then descend through forests to camp at Mongeythanti.

  • Day 08

    MONGETHANTI- DUMCHET VILLAGE

    A gradual walk down through forests with lunch by a stream brings us to our camp at Dumchet village.

  • Day 09

    DUMCHET VILLAGE- BUDIGANGA

    We take a gradual walk today to Baseri and camp near by the Budigandaki River.

  • Day 10

    BUDIGANDAKI- ARUGHAT BAZAAR

    We walk along the bank of Budhigandaki River and stop at Arughat bazaar for the night.

  • Day 11

    ARUGHAT BAZAAR- KHANCHWOK DANDA

    We gradually climb the KhanchwokDanda crossing the MuktiKhola and camp for the night.

  • Day 12

    KHANCHOWK DANDA- GORKHA

    We cross a ridge today and walk gradually uphill to Gorkha, camping near the old palace.

  • Day 13

    GORKHA – KATHMANDU

    We have a tour of Gorkha palace, the palace of the King Prithivi Narayan Shah, who united Nepal in 1881 A D and visit the Bazaar, before driving back to Kathmandu.

  • Day 14

    KATHMANDU

    Half day sightseeing around UNESCO Bhaktapur / Kathmandu where your guide will escort you on a tour of Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 15

    FINAL DEPARTURE

    Transfer to airport for your onward destination.

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board

include/exclude

cost include
  • Meet / Greet with flower on arrival terminal of Kathmandu international airport.
  • Transfer from International airport to hotel (vehicle will be provided as per group size). Luggage van extra depending on the group size.
  • A cell phone is provided on arrival to communicate between the group & agency.
  • Welcome drinks on arrival at Hotel.
  • 3 Star decent Heritage Hotel on twin sharing basis for 03 nights with bed and breakfast.
  • Ground transfers according to the tour itinerary.
  • Day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley covering major UNESCO listed sites.
  • Three course of delicious meals (tea/coffee, breakfast, lunch & dinner) each day as per the best availability during trekking. (Veg. & Non Veg.) Depending on the types of Trekking.
  • Twin sharing camping/lodge accommodation in the trekking route.
  • Travel crews including local Guide, Sherpa, Cook, Kitchen boy, Porter. The total no of crews are fixed as per the group size & route.
  • Trekking equipments including Two Men Tent, Kitchen Tent, Dining Tent, Toilet Tent, Shower Tent, Shower Bag, Table and Chair, Sleeping Bag, Mattresses and Pillows Etc.
  • All meals, lodging, trek allowances, gears, transfers, insurance and other expenses of travel crews.
  • Annapurna Conservation fees & TIMS permit.
  • First aid kit box / Gamow Bag / and other supplement equipments for high altitude treks such as; Upper Dolpa, Nar-Fu, AmphuLapcha, TashiLapcha, Manaslu round, Upper Kanchenjunga, Makalu high pass, Round Dhaulagiri, etc.
  • Emergency rescue services by helicopter from any parts of the country. (But not included in tour cost)
  • Trek memorial souvenir.
  • Farewell dinner (Typical Nepali Food with cultural show in ancient Nepali restaurant) including transfers.
  • Departure transfer from the hotel to Kathmandu international airport
  • All government taxes including 13% VAT. (Subject to change)
  • One Trekking Map for each Member.
cost exclude
  • Nepal entry & re-entry visa fees.
  • Extra flight & Airport Taxes (Domestic & International).
  • Entry fees for the sightseeing places in Kathmandu.
  • Personal equipments and clothing.
  • Expenses of personal nature like; shopping, alcoholic drinks etc.
  • Travel insurance, rescue expenses and medical expenses.
  • Donations, Tips & Gratuities.
  • Extra porters if asked by the group.
  • Other expenses beyond our control i.e. landslides, natural calamities, road blockade, political disturbance, flight cancellation etc
  • Extra services not mentioned in trek itinerary.

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 ADULTS Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 ADULTS Toyota Hi–Ace 13 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
11–14 ADULTS Toyota Or Nissan Jumbo Hi–Ace 16 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
15–21 ADULTS Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22–30 ADULTS Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31–35 ADULTS Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

Properties Kathmandu
Luxury Hyatt  Regency / Dwarikas Village
5 Star Deluxe Soaltee  Crawn Plaza /Yak & Yeti / Annapurna / Radission
5 Star Everest / Shangri – La / Hotel Malla
4 Star Airport Hotel / Grand / Vaishali / Royal Singi
3 Star Manaslu  / Manang / Samsara Resort
Standard Hotel Thamel / Moonlight / Hotel Harati

Note

TRIP PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

 

Payment Terms :

  • 30  % payments : At the time of confirmation.
  • Full payment: 7  Days Prior to Nepal arrival in our account only.

 

Cancellation:

  • 60 – 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour cost
  • 29 – 15 days prior to departure 20% of the tour cost
  • 14 to 7 days prior to departure 40 % of the tour cost.
  • 6 days or less no refunds

 

Our cancellation policy applies in every instance. There will be no exception for any reasons therefore; we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. This low cost insurance protects all deposits and payments should you have to cancel your trip due to personal or family illness. Should you or anyone in your choice purchase this insurance, please deal directly with the insurance company. Baggage and accident insurance are also available.
 

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