Ganesh Himal Expedition Nepal
Ganesh Himal (7429m) is a sub-range of the Himalayan mountain range, lie between the Budhi Gandaki and Trisuli Gandaki valleys, northwest of Kathmandu and east of Langtang Himal.
Some of the peaks of Ganesh Himal lie on the boarder with Tibet. Although the peaks are of no height of more than 7500m. the Ganesh Himal enjoys great vertical relief over the nearby valleys, specially Ganesh II & Ganesh III . the highest peak in Ganesh Himal is Ganesh I ( Yangra ). Although the peak was first attemted by H. W. Tilman’s team back in 1950, the first ascent took place in 1955 by a Franco-Swiss Expedition team via the Southeast Face and Ridge. Ganesh II ( Ganesh NW ) is notable for its exceptional steep rise above local terrain rising 5800m. from Burhi Gandaki in a horizontal distance of about 16 km. There were several unsuccessful attempts on this peak from 1950s and finally summited in 1981 via North east Spur (drive) and North Face.
The Ganesh Himal Massif is a family of peaks with a radiant masterpiece of Ganesh at (7,422m). Selected ridge Offer Mountain including panorams Ganesh. The Ganesh Himal trekking area is located in the central eastern region of Nepal. This region offers spectacular views, off the beaten track trails away from the tourists and the chance to encounter traditional local people living a time-honored lifestyle. The name of the mountain range was given in honor of the elephant-headed God of Good Fortune, Ganesh, and son of Lord Shiva. The Ganesh Himal range can be seen clearly from the Kathmandu Valley. The range of Ganesh Himal peaks (Ganesh I, Ganesh II, Ganesh III, Ganesh IV) are crystal clear and is the “Great Himalayan Chain” forming the skyline. This great Himalayan massif is contained between the valley of the Budhi Gandaki in the west and Bhote Koshi River in the east, which becomes Trishuli in the lower section.
The treks in the Ganesh Himal Region are designed to introduce you to a broad spectrum of life in different Nepalese communities and a variety of beautiful scenery. You may visit the Base Camp of Ganesh Himal where there are two lakes – Black and White. Twin waterfalls – Ganga and Jamuna, bring joy to your heart. Visit this area in March or April, and you see the mountainsides red with magnificent Rhododendron blooms – Nepal’s national flower. Visit Gorkha, the birthplace of modern Nepal. This was the home of King Prithvi Narayan Shah, who fought many wars to unite the tiny kingdoms spread throughout the land now known as Nepal.His palace can be seen on the top of a hill at Gorkha. This area is also the homeland of the original Gurkha warriors.
The treks begin at Trishuli, a three hours drive from Kathmandu. During the rest of our 25 days trip, we observe the different ways of life, culture and come in contact with the rural people in the small village, passing through the dense forestations and meadows. We cross through high Shing La Pass and Pangsang La Pass which offers an excellent view of the massif Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and Annapurna. It is a fully supported camping trek, our trekking crew will carry the luggage and supplies, the camp cook will prepare hot meals for you and the Sherpas will fix the tents. You just carry a light daypack and on average walk for 5-6 hours per day. Climbing stairs and rocks, hiking over terraces and into the jungle, crossing suspension bridges over raging rivers and canyons and walking through the clouds above 4,000 meters towards snowy peaks, an unforgettable trekking experience, and end at Gorkha, On the last day of the trip we take a bus ride back to Kathmandu or Pokhara or Chitwan from Gorkha where we spend the final night of our trip.
Note: We Do have 3 Itenerary, you may select any one of them as per your budget and time.
Day 01: Arrival pick up from the International Airport and transfer to Hotel
Day 02: A free day in Kathmandu for the permit prepairation
Day 03: Expedition briefing in of Ministry of Tourism
Day 04: Last Preparation for permit and expedition
Day 05: Kathmandu – Syabru Besi 1462m
Day 06: Syabru Besi – Tatopani
Day 07:Tatopani – Kharka
Day 08: Kharka – Mul Kharka
Day 09–13:Mul Kharka – Ganesh Himal Base Camp
Day 14:Base camp for climb preparation
Day 15–27: Climbing period of Ganesh Himal (7.429m.)
Day 28: Cleaning BC and preparation for bag packing to back Kathmandu
Day 29–37: Trekking back to Syabru Besi
Day 38: Syabru Besi – Kathmandu
Day 39: A free day in Kathmandu
Day 40: Transfer to airport for your departure flight