Trek to Ganesh Himal and Gosaikund Lake

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Trip Details
  • Duration: 19 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Group Size: 2 - 12 Pax
  • Highest Altitude on Trek: 4200m
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Ganesh Himal is to the west of Langtang Himal and east of Manasulu range. It stretches between the two rivers Trisuli and Budhigandaki. ganesh himal singlapass trekThe main peak is Ganesh himal 7429m. the region has altogether 7peaks and all has its distinctive character. These mountains became famous since they can be seen from is one of the precious areas where the simple life of Himalayas can be still observed. The charm of this area is that it offers quite but variegated trekking, visiting some peaceful villages of Tamangs, hot spas, gorges and glaciers..
The course starts from Trisuli bazaar, in the semitropical sun, goes up to a fairly high elevation, where a close view of Ganesh 7163m.can be enjoyed, and descends to Syaprubesi after crossing over two passes. The highest elevation is more than 4000m

is one of the hindu holy place and is considered to be made by Lord Shiva. The Buddhist Tamang that live nearby also revere it as their holy place. Every August on full moon nights lake is thronged with pilgrims for a big festival. On other days the lake sits in a tranquil atmosphere.

Flora and Fauna
The forests of Helambhu region and Langtang area prime example of temperate and sub alpine vegetation. The dense oak and pine forests on the trail of particular interest. As usual , the rhododendrons from a spectacular display during the spring.

People and culture
The people here, are of Tibetan origin and call themselves sherpa although they are quite distinct from the sherpas of Everest region both in language and customs. Many Tamang people also inhabit this area, Tamangs are also orginated in Tibet but settled in Nepal considerably earlier than Sherpas. 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. and Transper to Hotel

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Kathmandu. to Trisuli Bazar

Day 04: Trisuli bazaar to Deurali Bhanjyang(1700m)

Day 05: Deurali to Bhaisi Kharka(2300m)

Day 06: Bhaisi Kharka to Kharani odar(2800m)

Day 07: Kharani odar to Singla pass(4600m)

Day 08: Singla pass to Pongsang pass(3800m)

Day 09: Rest day

Day 10: Pongsang pass to Somdang Phedi(3300m)

Day 11: Somdang phedi to Gotlang(1800m)

Day 12: Gotlang village to Syaprubesi(1400m)

Day 13: Syaprubesi to Thulo Syabru(2400m)

Day 14: Syabru to Singgompa (3300m)

Day 15: Sing Gompa to Gosaikund Lake(4320m)

Day 16: Gosaikund Lake to Dhunche(1850m)

Day 17: Dhunche to Kathmandu.

Day 18: Free Day in Kathmandu.

Day 19: End of Programme 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. and Transfer to Hotel
Upon  arrival in Kathmandu. Our airport representative will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few metres from the exit door. Please check your name at play card. He will bring you to hotel in kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu or self sight seeing ( option are)
Hanumandhoka ( Kathamdnu Durbar Square ): It is the historic seat of royalty. The Durbar Square , with its old  temples and palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of people. It is here that kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. Interesting things to see here are, Taleju temple built by king Mahendra  Malla in 1954 AD, the temple of Kal Bhairab , the god of destruction, Nautale durbar, the statue of King Pratap Malla, the big drum and the Jaganath temple. It was listed in the UNESCO world heritage monument list in 1979.

On the right hand corner, a large wooden lattice screen hides an enormous gilded face of Sweta Bhairab. The screen is removed only during the Indra  Jatra festival.. there are also the Numismatic museum and Tribhuban museum inside the Hanuman Dhoka palace building . Photography is prohibited inside the museums. Both the mseums remain closed on Tuesday and government holidays.

Swoyambhunath ( Monkey temple)

This is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist Chaityas. It is said to be 2,000 years old. Painted on the four sides of the spire’s base are the all seeing eyes of Lord Budhha. It is 3Km west of Kathmandu city and it situated on a hillock about 77 m commands an excellent view of the Valley. This stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal . It was listed in the UNSCO world  Heritage Monument List in 1979.

Boudhanath stupa

Boudhanath Stupa (or Bodnath Stupa) is the largest stupa in Nepal and the

holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet . It is the center of Tibetan

culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in

the town of Boudha , on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu .


Bodnath was probably built in the 14th century after the Mughal invasions;

various interesting legends are told regarding the reasons for its

construction. After the arrival of thousands of Tibetans following the 1959

Chinese invasion, the temple has become one of the most important centers of

Tibetan Buddhism. Today it remains an important place of pilgrimage and

meditation for Tibetan Buddhists and local Nepalis, as well as a popular

tourist site.

Pashupatinath Temple :

Situated 5km east of kathamandu, the temple of Lord Shiva , Pashupatinath,

with two tired golden roof and silver door is considered one of the holiest

for Hindus. Although only Hindus are allowed inside the temple, visitors can

clearly see the temple and the activites performed in the Temple premises

from the eastern bank of the Bagmati river. The Temple was listed in the

UNESCO world heritage Monument List in 1979

Day 03: Kathmandu. to Trisuli Bazar
It takes about 4hours drive from Kathmandu. to Trisuli bazaar . in afternoon visit a Nuwakot palace which was built by Prithivi Narayan Shah who reunified Nepal by 1786.

Day 04: Trisuli bazaar to Deurali Bhanjyang(1700m)
Soon after leaving the Trisuli bazaar cross the suspension bridge of samari khola . trek along the river through rice paddies, passing the small villages along the way you will reach to Deurali village. Which occupied by mixture tribes.along the route one can have a good view of Trisuli valley .

Day 05: Deurali to Bhaisi Kharka(2300m)
Move on from the Deurali towards to Salme village.trail continue uphill through forest to reach Bhaisi Kharka. The camp site is very beautiful ground.

Day 06: Bhaisi Kharka to Kharani odar(2800m)
Trail continues gradually uphill through bamboo, pine and rhododendron forest to reach to Kharani odar. Many different kinds of birds and wildlife can be seen.

Day 07: Kharani odar to Singla pass(4600m)
Since the journey is long and gain about 1200m of elevation. It is wise to leave early in the morning . the path will enter a thickly forested area with many fir trees and rhododendron and ascends will become more serious. Passing many Kharkas and small peaks you will get on the ridgeline from where you will see very good views of Langtang himal and ganesh himal at very close distance.

Day 08: Singla pass to Pongsang pass(3800m)
It is the pleasant walk with view of Ganesh himal and Langtang Himal.

Day 09: Rest day

Day 10: Pongsang pass to Somdang Phedi(3300m)
From this pass facing the deep valley of the Mailung Khola. Descends all the way to reach Somdang Phedi. The campsite will be around the square infront of the miner’s housings.

Day 11: Somdang phedi to Gotlang(1800m)
From somdang trail goes downhill towards to Yuri Kharka. After here, walking thorough in forest and small villages you will reach to Gotlang village.

Day 12: Gotlang village to Syaprubesi(1400m)
It is an beautiful walk from Gotlang to Syaprubesi through road and villages. Tamangs are major tribes along the way.

Day 13: Syaprubesi to Thulo Syabru(2400m)
The trail ascends along Langtang Khola and through forest till Thulo syabru village.

Day 14: Syabru to Singgompa (3300m)
The path continues uphill through Rhododendron and pine forest till Sing Gompa. There is old Gompa and cheese factory.

Day 15: Sing Gompa to Gosaikund Lake(4320m)
From here the path gently ascends the mountain flank with bare trees. After crossing the ridge . you will be going through a forest full of moss and fern. While you reach to Lauribinayak there is a spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung. The best view point for entire trek. Crossing over the ridge of Saraswati Kund apper the first of several Lakes dedicated to different divinities. Gosaikund is the third lake, sacred place of Hindus and Buddhist.

Day 16: Gosaikund Lake to Dhunche(1850m)
Trail descends all the way to Dhunche.

Day 17: Dhunche to Kathmandu.
The bus journey will take about 9 hours to reach Kathmandu.

Day 18: Free Day in Kathmandu or self sight seeing (option are)

Bhaktapur durbar Squares:

The Golden Gate is the entrance to the main courtyard of the Palace of 55

Windows, built by King Ranjit Malla. The gate is one of the most beautiful

and richly carved specimens of its kind in the entire world. This gate is

embellished with deities and monsters with marvelous intricacy. The palace

of 55 Window was built in 1700 AD. Among the brick walls in their gracious

setting and sculptural design, is a balcony of 55 windws. This balcony is a

masterpiece of wood carving. The stone temple of Batsala Devi which is also

located in the Durbar Square is full of intricate carvings. This temple also

sets a beautiful example of Shikhara style architecture in Nepal . There is a

bronze bell on the terrace of the temple which is also known as the Bell of

Barking Dogs. This colossal bell, placed in 1737 AD, used to ring to signal

curfew those days.

The main square of the city contains innumerable temples and other

architectural showpieces like the Lion Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra

Malla, the Picture Galley, the Batsal Temple , etc. A magnificent statue of

King Bhupatindra Malla in the act of worship is placed on the column facing

the palace. It was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument list in



 The ancient city of Patan , lying 5 km southwest of kathmandu, is known as the city of fine arts, The city is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist

monuments. The diversity of the medieval culture that allowed both Hinduism and Buddhism to flourish has left a rich legacy of impressive sightseeing in this city for today’s visitors.

Patan Durbar Square:

Situated in the heart of the city, constitutes the focus of visitor’s

attraction. The square is full of ancient palaces, Temple and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The Patan durbar Square consist of three main chowks or countryards, the Central Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshar narayan Chowk, The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture. The Royal Bath called Tushahity. It was listed in the UNESCO world Heritage Monument list in 1979.

Krishna Mandir:

Built in 1637 AD, the temple of Lord Krishaa holds a commanding position in the palace complex of Patan. It is supposed to be the first specimen of Shikhara style architecture in Nepal . It is the only temple in Nepal having 21 spires and is completely 21 spires and is completely mad of stone.

Day 19: Tour Ends

What’s Included

  • Airport Pickup and Drop by private transport
  • All the trekking transfer by local bus ( private transport will cost you extra)
  • 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu at tourist standard hotel ( centrally located, attach bathroom and hot and cold shower)
  • All the meal during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • 9 nights 10 days sleeping  in Tent
  • 4 night accomodation at lodge ( simple but clean enough and has a hot and cold shower)
  • Langtang national park Permit & Tims card ( we need two photo graph each for permit)
  • Trekking map
  • All camping equipment such as sleeping tent, dinning tent, toilet tent, sleeping mattress, Sleeping Bag and necessary Kitchen Equipment etc.
  • An experience trekking  guide (trained by Ministry of tourism),trekking cook, kitchen helper, sherpa and  necessary number of porter’s  their meal/accommodation/transportation/salary/insurance/equipments are included in price

What’s not Included

  • Personal bar bill, travel insurance/International airfare/Domestic airfare.
  • Items of personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, tips etc.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- Available at Royal Nepalese Embassies and Royal Nepalese Consulates abroad or on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu and sight seeing tour in kathmandu valley
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