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Ganesh Himal Kunda Trek

Duration : 18 Days
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Ganesh Himal Strenuous Kalo and Seto Kunda Camping Trekking are considered as one of the finest trekking way located in Ruby Valley. The trek bestows splendid views of two lakes Seto (White) and Kalo (Black) Kunda. Kalo Kunda has water that reflects the striking surroundings and the Seto Kunda has meadow nearby. People believe that these lakes have magical powers that will bless trekkers but anyone who behaves badly will be penalized with bad weather as well as difficulties.

This area is popular as the perfect spot for the crystals and Rubies as well as a lot of varieties of herbal medicines. Ganesh Himal Strenuous Kalo and Seto Kunda camping trek begin from Syabrubesi. We will go by through the Pangsang Pass, Parvati Kunda, and Chalish to arrive at Nojet Kharka. From here, we will walk up to Dobra Danda to take pleasure from an eye-catching view of the two lakes Seto and Kalo Kunda and Ganesh Himal. The track will persistently walk through several Gurung, Tamang, and Magar settlements where one can observe the way of life and traditions of local inhabitants all along with the natural glories of Nepal. Kalo Kunda has water that reflects the striking surroundings and the Seto Kunda has meadow nearby. People believe that these lakes have magical powers that will bless trekkers but anyone who behaves badly will be penalized with bad weather as well as difficulties.

G.K. majestic Trek designs 18 days Ganesh Himal Strenuous Kalo and Seto Kunda Camping trek which will present you a chance put eyes on the highest peak as well as other beautiful landscape. Also, you will observe the snow-topped peaks such as Ganesh Himal, Buddha Himal, and Hiunchuli. This area will allow you to mark a superb setting for a wide range of plants and animals. 

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1503m) 8-9 hrs drive
Day 02: Syabrubesi to Chawatar to Gatlang 7690 ft, 5-6 hrs hikes
Day 03: Gatlang to Parvati Kunda, Yuri Kharka to Somdang 3271 m (6-7 hrs)
Day 04: Somdang to Pangsang Pass 3842 m (3-4 hrs)
Day 05: Pangsang Pass to Tipling to Shertung/ Chalish 1875 m (5-6 hrs)
Day 06: Chalish – Hindung (Gomba Danda) 2402 m(4-5 hrs)
Day 07: Hindung Danda – Thulo Dhunga 3337 m (4-5 hrs)
Day 08: Thulo Dhunga – Basecamp/Nojet Kharka 3691 m(6 hrs)
Day 09: Exploration Day/viewpoint
Day 10: Return from Base Camp – Hindung/Gompa Danda 2402 m (7-8 hrs)
Day 11: Hindung to hot spring to Rachyat Gaon/Kapur Gaun 1500 m (5-6 hrs)
Day 12: Rachyat/Kapur Gaun to Lapa to Khading Gaun 2025 m (4-5 hrs)
Day 13: Khading Gaun to Magne Goth 2950 m (4 hrs)
Day 14: Magne Goth to Lapu Danda 1250 m (5-6 hrs)
Day 15: Lapu Danda to Ganga Jamuna 950 m(5-6 hrs)
Day 16: Ganga Jamuna – Tripura Sundari 2805 ft (5-6 hrs)
Day 17: Tripura Sundari – Kathmandu 1310 m(2 hrs hike, 5-6 hrs drive)
Day 18: Transfer of your final flight departure.

Day 01: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1503m) 8-9 hrs drive.We will today drive from Kathmandu to reach Syabrubesi (1467 m.) passing all the way through Trishuli (Nuwakot) taking around 8  hours. We will head north from Kathmandu through picturesque foothills and ridge views to Syabru Besi via Dhunche. Also, we will see beautiful scenes of Ganesh Himal, terraces, green hills etc. As you go by Dhunche, you will feel like you are entering the deep land. At the same time, you observe that the road subsequent to Betrawati is still under construction. Overnight in Syabrubesi.

 Day 02: Syabrubesi to Chawatar to Gatlang 7690 ft, 5-6 hrs hike.
This morning, our path continues all the way through the filthy and crisscross route to the west upward to Bahun Danda. After that, we will walk via the community of Gatlang, located on the Tamang Heritage Trek trail or we can even trek to Gatlang by a path of Chawatar. Gatlang is one of the popular Tamang villages well-off in culture and craftsmanship.  Parvati Kunda, the well-liked place visited especially during Janai Purnima is the holy pond and close by temple lying above the village. After finishing around 6 hours trek, we will stay overnight in Gatlang today.

Day 03: Gatlang to Parvati Kunda, Yuri Kharka to Somdang 3271 m (6-7 hrs).
Our path starts moving up through the rhododendron and pine and forest to reach Yuri Kharka. We will pass by Khurpu Bhanjyang and after that walk downward to arrive at the Somdang River which borders between Dhading and Rasuwa district. The trek passes all the way through the stunning valley including these 200m Chukurma cascades. After trekking for around 7 hours, we will reach Somdang lying at an elevation of 3271m as the final point for today. Overnight in Somdang.

Day 04: Somdang to Pangsang Pass 3842 m (3-4 hrs).
From Somdang today, track precede to Pangsang Kharka which is the perfect viewpoint lying southwest of Somdang community with the out of this world views of the Ganesh Himal range and Mt  Manaslu. Pangsang is an astounding site for camping and taking pleasure from the wonderful scenery of the settings. We will spot different species of herbal plants.

Day 05: Pangsang Pass to Tipling to Shertung/ Chalish 1875 m (5-6 hrs).
Early morning, our path begins to arrive at Chalish all the way via the community of Tipling. From here, the track moves further on to pass through the Adha River before moving to the sister community of Sherthung and after that Chalish. Sherthung meaning ‘place of gold’ is a stunning village populated largely by Tamang. After passing Shertung, we arrive at Chalish village, occupied by Ghale, Gurung, and Kami.  Chalish people have exceptional traditions and craftsmanship. Overnight in Chalish.

Day 06: Chalish – Hindung (Gomba Danda) 2402 m(4-5 hrs).
From Chalish our path moves ahead to Hindung. We will trek down to Khar River and arrive at Pasabar Danda. The sight of Tribeni River just downward in the valley will be visible. Passing all the way through hill edging and dense forest finally arrives at Hindung village.  Hindung is a Tamang community with about 550 inhabitants. We can see crystals and rubies being harvested in this region and also Yarsagumba is searched by the local peoples in the nearby highlands. Overnight in Hingdung.

Day 07: Hindung Danda – Thulo Dhunga 3337 m (4-5 hrs).
Early morning today, we will walk to Thulo Dhunga which is a camp spot that offers beautiful views of cascades falling transversely through the valley.  On the way, we will notice rhododendron, bamboo and juniper woods. You may also spot animals like Jharal, musk deer, wild boar, langur, leopard, pheasant, musk deer, etc. Overnight in Thulo Dhunga.

Day 08: Thulo Dhunga – Basecamp/Nojet Kharka 3691 m(6 hrs).
Our track continues vertically with wonderful views of the peaks.After walking all the way through the continuing grazing areas; we arrive at the green pasture and superb camp spot Nojet Kharka lying at 3691m. Overnight in Nojet Kharka.

Day 09: Exploration Day/viewpoint.
Today we have a day rest on Nojet Kharka. We will walk to the ridge to Dobra Danda, the highest viewpoint of Ganesh Himal. We can observe the two lakes Seto Kunda and Kalo kunda and two glistening below at the base of the peak. Kalo Kunda has water that reflects the striking surroundings and the Seto kunda has meadow nearby. People believe that these lakes have magical powers that will bless trekkers but anyone who behaves badly will be penalized with bad weather as well as difficulties.

Day 10: Return from Base Camp – Hindung/Gompa Danda 2402 m (7-8 hrs).
We will return to the base camp, our track continues to the community of Hindung all the way through the same track. On these areas too, rubies and crystals are harvests and also Yarsagumba is sought after by the local inhabitants in the adjacent highlands. As a final point, we will reach to Hindung. Overnight in Hindung.

Day 11: Hindung to hot spring to Rachyat Gaon/Kapur Gaun 1500 m (5-6 hrs).
From Hindung, we will walk beside the Tatopani and a hot spring with a bathing pool and 3 taps. The trail progresses through the stone steps. After passing the village of Tir, we reach villages of Rachyat and Kaput. Overnight in Rachyat Village after trekking for about 6 hours.

Day 12: Rachyat/Kapur Gaun to Lapa to Khading Gaun 2025 m (4-5 hrs).
Departing from Rachyat Village, on this day we will walk through the village of Lapchyat, a striking Gurung village having almost 30 homes. From here, we traverse Lapa River and after that walk all the way through the region surrounded by meadows to a newly constructed hospital in the big town of Lapa Village.  Walking further up from Lapa Village we will arrive at Khading Village, one of the main and stunning Gurung communities in the area. Here, one can observe the local religion and culture of local Gurung peoples. Overnight in Khading Village, after trekking for around 5 hours.

Day 13: Khading Gaun to Magne Goth 2950 m(4 hrs).
From Khading Village, we will take the way moving uphill and pass through the rhododendron and pine forest which takes us to  Magne Goth. We can distinguish large rock, a location of ruby mining close by Magne goth. After trekking for around 4 hours today, we will arrive at Magna Goth to spend overnight.

Day 14: Magne Goth To Lapu Danda 1250 m (5-6 hrs).
On this day, after finishing our breakfast, the track continues via the villages of Dhonchet, Manbu and Katunje then we go into the Dhading district again to arrive at   Lapu Danda, a Brahmin community. From here, one can view the wonderful views of Mt Shringi and Himalchuli peaks with a part of the Ganesh Himal. Overnight in Lapu Danda.

Day 15: Lapu Danda to Ganga Jamuna 950 m (5-6 hrs).
Early in the morning, trekking begins with uphill ascends through Baseri and then it moves ahead to Danda Gaun. We will walk beside the Ganga Jamuna with the wonderful views of Shringi Himal, Manaslu, Himalchuli, and Ganesh Himal ranges etc on the way.

Day 16: Ganga Jamuna – Tripura Sundari 2805 ft (5-6 hrs).
We will today trek to Tripura Sundari lying at an elevation of 2805 ft taking around 6 hours. Our track passes through generally Brahmin villages and plentiful paddy terraces. Particularly attractive is the local way of life of this area. On the way, we will enjoy the striking view of mountains. Overnight in Tripura Sundari.

Day 17: Tripura Sundari – Kathmandu 1310 m(2 hrs hike, 5-6 hrs drive).
After breakfast, we will have the short downhill hike to reach Khahare Bazaar from where we can take up a bus to return to Kathmandu. Returning back to the capital, we will move to our hotel. We can do some shopping in Thamel or we also have options for going around Kathmandu for sightseeing which we have missed on the 2nd day of our trip. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 18 Transfer for your final flight departure.
Today you will head off from this wonderful Himalayan homeland, Nepal.  We look forward to meeting you again.

Cost Included:

  • Well, Come greeting in Kathmandu Airport.
  • All transport from pick up you to transfer airport for your departure. (Bus and private vehicle).
  • Accommodation star hotel in Kathmandu and at Teahouse or Tent while on the trek.
  • Breakfast and bed in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner with tea or coffee while on the trek.
  • Fresh fruits after dinner every day.
  • Natural water direct gets from a tap.
  • Veteran and Nepal government licensed holder Guide.
  • Essential Porters.
  • Food. Accommodation, salary, trekking equipment and insurance for the Guide and Porters.
  • Government Local Taxes and Tourist service charge.
  • Conservation area and National park fees (Tim’s & permit).
  • Trekking Registration Certificate.
  • Map of Ganesh Himal Trek.
  • First Aid kids.
  • G.K. Majestic Special dinner last day evening.

Cost Exclude:

  • International airport taxes, ticket, trekking equipment and medicine as well as while on a trek.
  • All expenses of personal nature & most have travel insurance.
  • Any kinds of electrical items charge while on a trek. And take a bath with hot water.
  • Mineral water, sweet, candy, bar bills (Hard & soft drink) massages body and laundry.
  • Tips for Guide & Porters.
  • All things which you need without includes section.
  • Nepali visa fees.

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Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 18 Days
Accomodation: Teahouse, Camping or Homestay
Type: Moderate
No. of Pax : Any
Maximum Access : Any
Starts From : Sybrubeshi
Ends at : Tripura sundari

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