Ganesh Himal Panorama Trek is a beautiful scenic Himalaya destination and a paradise for all adventurous visitors seeking perfect wilderness and solitude, and exploring pristine surroundings with marvelous mountain views that await you.
"An adventure to Nepal Far Mid-West within complete solitude, scenic wilderness"
Ganesh Himal Panorama Trek is an adventure for all travelers and age groups from young to elderly people as this trek does not involve high altitude symptoms and elevation gains slowly where you get acclimatized on daily scenic walks. The highest spot of the journey takes you to the top of Pansang Bhanjyang-La Pass at the height of 3,850 meters facing a breathtaking panorama of high peaks of Ganesh, Manaslu with Langtang Himal range as far towards Annapurna in the far west.
After an enjoyable walk within beautiful tranquil surroundings walks take you back into farm villages after being away from the human settlement for some days in the harmony of complete natural hidden areas of Ganesh Himal.
Ganesh Himal Panorama Trek starts from the capital Kathmandu where an exciting drive takes you to Nepal Mid-West within a heavily farmed country of paddy fields and terraces and then walking into cooler region, leaving villages heading towards remote corners of Ganesh Himal. As the adventure progresses visit nice rural farm villages of great cultural interest and then soon walks divert from villages heading towards complete wilderness and isolation in the shade of high snow-capped mountains.
On leaving human habitation adventure leads to high and cooler hills and valleys covered in beautiful and enchanting forests lined with tall rhododendron, magnolia, pines, oaks, and fir trees including various species of medicinal plants almost extinct on the planet.
Finally, the adventure takes you across high scenic Pansang Bhanjyang-La Pass the highest spot of our journey at the height of 3,850 m / 12,705 feet facing the grand panorama of dramatic landscapes with high towering mountain range of Ganesh Himal group of peaks, with Manaslu and Langtang Himal. Ganesh main peak also called Yangra of Tibetan origin language means paradise on earth which rises at the height of 7,422 m /24,350 feet high, three other peaks of above 7,000 meters make Ganesh Himal a massive range.
The mountain was first successfully Ascended by a Franco-Swiss Expedition team from the Southeast Ridge route way back in 1955. After a marvelous moment reaching the highest point of the adventure rest of the walk is much easier with more downhill as the return journey leads into the dense forest and grazing fields to reach low warmer farm areas of Nuwakott district at Trisuli Bazaar.
Trisuli Bazaar is a large hill town situated within sub-tropical temperatures country with vast paddy fields and terraces and other agricultural products, an interesting place to complete our walks. From here our walk completes taking a short drive back into the hustle and bustle of busy city life in Kathmandu to conclude our great adventure and mesmerizing experience on Ganesh Himal Panorama Trek.
Best Seasons for Ganesh Himal Panorama Trek:
The best time for Ganesh Himal Trek is from March to May during spring times when days are much longer with longer sunlight hours during the day time, but cold in the morning and night. Chances of snowfall sometimes, in springtime hills, are alive when wildflowers are in seasonal bloom, enjoy spectacular scenery with various species of wildflowers from trees to bushes and rhododendrons.
Another best month from September to November when most days are crystal clear for views and walks, but short sunlight hours due to the autumn season, can get freezing cold in the morning and nighttime, can expect snow on treks sometimes around higher altitudes above 2, 000 meters.
Ganesh Himal Panorama Trek Short itinerary;
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
Day 03: Drive to Arughat 570 m - 05 hours journey.
Day 04: Trek to Manbu 1,300 m - 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Lamo Dhunga 2,200 m - 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Nauban Kharka 2,750 m - 06 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Khading 2, 570 m - 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Timila school 1,760 m ahead Tiri-Gaon - 06 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Chalisa 1920 m - 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Marmelung Kharka 3,200 m - 06 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Pangsang Bhanjyang-La 3,850 meters - 04 hrs.
Day 12: Rest day for a short hike and exploration.
Day 13: Trek to Rupchet 3,045 m - 06 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Saline 2,500 m - 05 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Deurali 1,500 m - 05 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Trisuli Bazaar and drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 17: International departure for homeward or to respective countries.
On arrival in Kathmandu received by Visit Himalaya staff and guide for short transfer to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city, where you will join with other members of Ganesh Himal Panorama Trek.
Our guide / group leader provides the group with information and briefing regarding the treks, camping and hotels with local culture, do’s and don’ts, includes welcome dinner in a nice and typical Nepali restaurant with culture programs.
In Kathmandu full day tour around interesting and important historical and religious places where most of monuments listed in world heritage sites, as tours starts with short drive around old Durbar Square.
The visit Swayambhunath, a famous Buddhist sites and landmark of Nepal tour extends to Bouddhanath Stupa an important pilgrimage site for Buddhism followers with many monasteries also called as Little Tibet.
From here short tour of holy Pashupatinath an important Hindu temple where you can witness pilgrims on worships inside the main temple premises once a year a great festival takes places on Shiva-Ratri (birth anniversary of Lord Shiva) in the month of February, after an interesting day tour back to hotel for trek preparation.
Adventure begins with exciting overland journey towards west of Kathmandu valley rim on Nepal main busy highway for few hours to reach at Dhading area at Malekhu town.
From here drive takes you to another district of Gorkha as journey continues on winding dirt road past rural villages to reach low warm heavily farmed area at Arughat town for overnight stop, located near to Bhuri-Gandaki River fed from the glacier of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.
First day trek of the adventure starts from Arughat farm town to cross over Bhuri-Gandaki River and the walk into many small spread out villages and farm fields and then climb takes you at small and nice Manbu village for overnight stop and camping from here onward.
From Manbu morning walk on gradual path for few hours and then uphill to reach within few spread out smaller villages as walk takes you into forested area to reach at Dhunchet for lunch stop.
After a refreshing break on this small rural village, afternoon walk leads to steep climb for an hour towards Lama Dhunga for overnight stop facing superb views of surrounding beautiful landscapes.
After a pleasant overnight stop at Lama Dhunga, morning adventure starts heading into cool forested area and wading few streams to reach across the other side of the river bank, and then climb for final few hours to reach at Nuaban Kharka for overnight camp.
A nice small farm village in the backdrop of beautiful scenery facing high Himal Chuli and Boudha Himal within Manaslu mountain range includes grand views of Ganesh Himal.
Morning starts with climb to cross over a small pass of Nuaban Bhanjyang taking an hour climb along with mountain views towards north as walk takes you on top of a scenic ridge and then descend to reach a small place of Khading facing excellent views of Ganesh Himal peaks with its adjoining peaks Ganesh III and Ganesh Himal IV.
From Khading an hour descend to Yarsa for overnight camp with time to relax and enjoy the views of surrounding towering snow-clad peaks.
From the camp at Yarsa, morning starts with steep climb for an hour to reach a high ridge called Kupchet, from here on downhill to Lapche then cross a small stream to Kapor Gaon.
The last hour of pleasant walk reaches you at Timila village where our tented camp is set in the school yard for overnight, located close from Tiri-Gaon village.
Start the morning following nice pleasant path heading through Tiri-Gaon taking almost few hours then reach a nice spot at Tatopani, a lovely area with ‘natural hot spring’ nearby, with time to enjoy refreshing dip and a bathe in the hot spring.
After enjoying time in the hot spring continue walk for an hour towards Dudari Khola as climb takes you to a high hill at Chalisa village for overnight camp, a scenic spot facing grand views of mountain range.
Morning visit the old and interesting monastery of Chalisa village and then head downhill to Tipling River gorge, from here cross over a bridge and then climb to a steep sided hill to reach at Tipling and then walk for another few hours to Marmelung Kharka for overnight stop.
From this remote spot within beautiful woods as morning walk leads to climb into densely covered forested ridge at Pansang Bhanjyang-La Pass on reaching the highest point of our adventure at 3,850 m / 12,705 feet high.
At the top of Pansang Bhanjyang-La enjoy magnificent mountain panorama that includes close views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and as far to Annapurna Himalaya range, enjoy grand scenic moment with lunch and overnight stop around high Pansang-La.
Reserved an extra free and rest day to explore and enjoy hike around this beautiful pristine unspoiled surroundings.
Enjoy leisure day and visit the unexplored areas where only few groups of trekkers seldom venture around this remote and isolated corners of Nepal Far Mid-West.
From the campsite marvel grand close views of Ganesh and Langtang Himal with Manaslu range of peaks.
Enjoying glorious moments on the highest spot and at main highlight of the adventure, return journey takes you to long downhill with few switch backs from one side of the ridge to another.
As route leads to dramatic descend to reach at high Tiru Danda, and down within rocky gullies to Rupchet for overnight camp.
Morning starts with pleasant walk into cool shade of forest as route leads to long hour of descend towards Salankhu Khola / stream, and then heading back to farm areas and villages, as walk leads on gentle path to reach at Saline village for overnight camp on an open terrace fields close to the village.
From here on walking into farm villages as route climbs to cross over a hill to reach back into farm terrace and within forested area to reach at Boldu-Gaon village, as walk leads on winding zig-zag trail with last final descend to Deurali village for last overnight camp of the adventure.
Morning starts with last final walk of the adventure enjoy the trek of few hours with long descend to reach around low-warm farm villages of Nuwakott district area, and then end the walk on reaching large busy town of Trisuli Bazaar, located on route to Ganesh and Langtang Himal trekking destinations
At Trisuli Bazaar our wonderful adventurous trek completes from here board on a vehicle for exciting drive to Kathmandu, an exciting journey enjoy panorama of high snow-capped mountain range with beautiful landscapes.
As drive takes you through many farm villages to reach Kathmandu and then back into your hotel, enjoy rest of the afternoon free for individual activities and shopping souvenirs.
As per your international flight time our staff transfer you to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport for final departure from amazing Nepal the country of high Himalaya, after a most memorable experience around Nepal Far North Mid-West with adventure on Ganesh Himal Panorama Trek.
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