4100 m (Shing La Pass)
Private and comfortable drive.
Sep.- Dec. & Feb.- April.
Ganesh Himal derives its name from the Elephant-headed god Ganesha from the Hindu text. The Ganesh Himal ranges lie within the close proximity of Kathmandu valley at around 70 km.
Ganesh Himal Trek of 15 days from Himalayan Trekkers offers the best trekking experiences with an insight of cultures and the natural beauty of the entire ranges of Ganesh Himal. In addition, this is a new trekking trail, thus, you won’t see as many tourists around - allowing you to trek in a peaceful environment but the chirping of birds.
Our trek starts from Betrawati about 5 hours of drive from Kathmandu. We will walk past terraced farms and high altitude settlements of the Tamangs during the trek. The trail offers panoramic views of many mountains in the central Himalayan region including the Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Manaslu and more. Shing La Pass situated at 4200m is the highest point in this trek. On day 13th day, you come down to Dhading Besi and follow back to Kathmandu.
- Familiarise with the local culture of this region.
- Scenic views of the landscape and mountain views.
- It offers panoramic views of many mountains in the central Himalayan region including the Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Manaslu and more.
This trek is operated on a camping basis but teahouse is also available at some places.
After arrival, you go for sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. The next destination is Betrawati. The next day, you start your trek from Kispang followed by Thulo Chaur. Likewise, our trails lead us to Gonga, Rupchet, and Kharka on the following days. We reach Kharka by passing through Singla Pass at 4100 meters. Then, Borang, followed by Jharlang & to Kitang Phedi the very next day.
From Kitang Phedi you continue your trek to Khahare and finally to Dhading Besi. Your trek finishes at Dhading Besi, so, you are driven back to Kathmandu from there. This trek is a moderate grade trek. Thus, it can be done even by those who walk very less. But still, you can capture a lot of adventure during the trekking.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath.
Day 03: Drive to Betrawati. (850m)
Day 04: Trek to Kispang. (1600m)
Day 05: Trek to Thulo Chaur. (2200m)
Day 06: Trek to Gonga. (2900m)
Day 07: Trek to Rupchet. (3635m)
Day 08: Trek to Kharka (2500m) via the Shing La Pass. (4100m)
Day 09: Trek to Borang. (1800m)
Day 10: Trek to Jharlang. (1700m)
Day 11: Trek to Kintang Phedi. (1200m)
Day 12: Trek to Khahare. (1000m)
Day 13: Trek to Dhading Besi (700m) and drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 14: Free day.
Day 15: Final departure.