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Our Ganesh Himal (Singla Pass) Trek is a full package that brings you face-to-face with massive Himalayan peaks while passing charming villages along the way. Ganesh Himal is to the west of Langtang Himal and east of Manasulu range. It stretches between the two rivers: Trisuli and Budhigandaki. The main peak along our trek is Ganesh Himal (7429m). The region has altogether 7 peaks, each with its distinctive character. These mountains stretch so far into the sky that they can be seen from Kathmandu. It a precious area where the simple Himalaya life can be still observed. The charm of this area is that it offers a peaceful, yet varied trekking experience, visiting some peaceful Tamang villages, hot spas, gorges and glaciers, etc.
The course starts from Trisuli Bazaar, in the semitropical sun, and goes up to a fairly high elevation, where close views of Ganesh 7163m are enjoyed. After crossing over two passes, the trail descends back to Syabrubesi. The highest elevation we reach is over 4000m. The Langtang Himal is north of the Kathmandu Valley, lying just south of the Tibetan border. The Ganesh Himal (Singla Pass) Trek is a prime example of temperate and sub alpine vegetation. The dense oak and pine forests on the trail of particular interest. As usual, the blooming rhododendrons form a spectacular display of color during the Spring. This high and isolated region is inhabited by the Tamang ethnic group, whose religious practices, language and dress are similar to their northern neighbors in Tibet.
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Representatives of ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels’ will pick you up from Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu and take you to our Hotel where you will be shortly notified about your daily itinerary. Dinner will be served in the late evening.
Kathmandu Valley includes several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath (famous Hindu temple and cremation ground) Boudhanath (massive Buddhist stupa). We can also visit Swyambhunath, also known as Monkey Temple, which was built roughly 2000 years ago. Finally, we can visit Patan, city of fine arts. In the afternoon, you will be meeting with your trekking guide and will check all the necessary things. Overnight stay at the hotel.
On the 3rd day, we head to Salangkhu Khola from Kathmandu, taking breakfast in the early morning. Trishuli and will take the lunch on the way. After taking lunch, we walk for 3 hours, enjoying the beauty on the way. Overnight stay in Trishuli Bazaar.
Today we trek to Deurali Bhanjyang (1700m) after departing Trishuli Bazaar. Shortly after leaving Trishuli Bazaar, we will find a suspension bridge over Samari Khola. We hike around terraced rice fields, crossing several villages along the way. Deurali is a village inhabitant by several ethnic groups. Overnight stay at tent.
On the 5th day we head to Bhaisi Kharka (2300m) from Deurali. Shortly after, we encounter Salme Village, which lead us to Bhaisi Kharka (2300m). Overnight stay in Bhaisi Kharka.
After taking breakast in Bhaisi Kharka, we carry on through the Bamboo, Rhododendron and Pine forests. You will get to see several types of wildlife and birds. After several hours, we ascend to Kharani Odar (2800m), where we will stay overnight
Today is an exciting day! We ascend to Singla Pass (4600m) from Kharani Odar. To arrive there you have to wake up early in the morning and take your breakfast. Again you will be following dense forests. We eventually reach a high alpine environmental with snow-capped mountains in each direction. Now, we are close to Ganesh Himal. Overnight stay at Singla Pass.
We wake up with glorious mountain views. Today we are trekking to Pongsang Pass (3800m) from Singla Pass. We will descend from Singla Pass after taking breakfast. We enjoy the magnificent views of Ganesh and Langtang Himal along the way. Overnight at Pongsang Pass.
Today we explore the surrounding areas while allowing our bodies to acclimate to the altitude. Though you will be descending in next day, it is still helpful to allow our bodies to relax. After taking a lunch you can explore and observe the surrounding near to the camp. Overnight again at Pongsang Pass.
Today we arrive at Somdang Phedi 93300m) descending from Pongsang Pass. To pass the valley means we will get supreme views of Mailung Khola. Overnight stay at Somdang Phedi with views of rolling hills and mountain peaks.
After breakfast, we head towards the trail of Somdang that leads to Yuri Kharka. Continuing on the trail, you will hike through the thick forest, passing small villages along the way. After a few hours, we arrive in Gotlang. Overnight stay at Gotlang.
Today we high through Tamang villages between Gotlang and Syabrubesi (1400m). Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Syabrubesi.
On this day you will return to Kathmandu from Syabrubesi by bus. You will be transferred into the hotel. You can take some rest and get freshen. Overnight stay in a hotel.
We will transport you to the airport. Thanks for trekking with Adventure Himalayan Travels. We look forward to seeing you again!
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