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Ganesh Himal Trek

Remote Nepal trek with stunning views.



17 Days


  • 16 Breakfast
  • 15 lunch
  • 15 Dinner


  • Three star rated Hotel in Kathmandu and Best lodge/Tea house Available during the Trek.


Starts at

USD 10501000





Group Size



7,422 m



Optimal Season

Spring and Autumn



Daily Activity


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Salbin Basnet

Kathmandu, Nepal +977 9851102825


Ganesh Himal Trek is a remote and less-trekked route in Nepal, offering breathtaking views of the Ganesh Himal range. It takes you through lush forests, charming villages, and diverse landscapes.

History: The Ganesh Himal region has a rich history of local communities, mainly comprised of Tamang and Gurung ethnic groups. The trekking route was opened for tourists in the early 1990s, making it a relatively new destination for trekkers.


  • Trekkers need to obtain the necessary permits, such as the TIMS card and Restricted Area Permit.
  • Respect local customs and traditions, including dress codes and photography restrictions in religious areas.
  • Follow the "Leave No Trace" principles to minimize environmental impact.

Trip Highlights:

  1. Panoramic views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Manaslu, and other snow-capped peaks.
  2. Scenic terraced fields, rhododendron forests, and diverse flora and fauna.
  3. Authentic Tamang and Gurung villages with warm hospitality.
  4. Soaking in the natural hot springs at Tatopani.
  5. Off-the-beaten-path experience, away from crowded trekking routes.

Local Culture & Traditions:

  1. Tamang and Gurung communities follow a mix of Buddhism and shamanistic practices.
  2. Colorful festivals like Tamang Lhosar, Lhosar, and Dashain are celebrated with dance, music, and rituals.
  3. Traditional clothing like the Tamang's "Bakkhu" and Gurung's "Ghalek" can be seen during festivals.
  4. Locals engage in agriculture, animal husbandry, and some handicrafts for their livelihoods.

The Ganesh Himal Trek provides an enriching cultural experience amidst stunning natural beauty, making it an excellent choice for trekkers seeking an off-the-beaten-path adventure in Nepal.

Route Map

Route Map


  • Spectacular Mountain Views: Enjoy stunning vistas of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Manaslu, and other snow-capped peaks throughout the trek.
  • Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventure: Experience a less-trodden route, away from the crowds, providing a serene and peaceful trekking experience.
  • Authentic Cultural Encounters: Immerse yourself in the rich culture and traditions of the Tamang and Gurung communities living in the region.
  • Traditional Villages: Pass through charming Tamang and Gurung villages with traditional architecture, where you can interact with friendly locals.
  • Diverse Landscapes: Traverse through lush forests, terraced fields, alpine meadows, and rhododendron forests, experiencing the diverse landscapes of Nepal.
  • Natural Hot Springs: Relish a soothing dip in the natural hot springs of Tatopani, perfect for rejuvenating tired muscles.
  • Wildlife Spotting: Get a chance to encounter various wildlife species, including the Himalayan Thar, Red Panda, and various bird species.
  • Tamang Heritage Trail: Experience the unique Tamang Heritage Trail, which offers insights into the Tamang culture and their way of life.
  • Ganesh Kunda Lake: Visit the sacred Ganesh Kunda Lake, a significant pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists.
  • Cultural Festivals: Depending on the timing of your trek, you may have the opportunity to witness and participate in colorful local festivals celebrated by the communities along the route. The Ganesh Himal Trek promises a memorable journey filled with breathtaking landscapes, cultural discoveries, and the warmth of the local communities.


  • Airport pick up and drop off services - (Airport- Hotel- Airport)
  • 2 nights’ Accommodation service in Kathmandu with Twin Sharing Basis.
  • All accommodation and meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • An experienced and governmental licences English-speaking trek guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging.
  • Porter 1:2 ratio. 1 porter for 2 people weighing around 15-20 kg of weight.
  • Sleeping bags and duffel bags, Walking Sticks in return basis, if necessary.
  • First aid kit will be available if necessary.
  • Trekking maps.
  • Our Company provides Adventure Trekking Certificate.
  • Our administration charge and government charges.


  • Food in city like Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Extra Hotel Lodging Charges in Kathmandu because of Early arrive or late departure. early arrive from mountain than our schedule Itinerary.
  • Tips to Guides and porter.
  • Additional charge in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies, like (ground transportation & Heli recue/medical/hospitalization. Medical etc)
  • Your International flight ticket airfare.
  • Chocolates/energy drinks/alcohol/mineral water/cigarettes/packing food /snacks etc.
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).
  • Personal and any other expenses such as Laundry/WIFI on trek/phone call.
  • trekking equipment

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