Lower Ganesh Himal Home Stay Trek 8 Days

Trip Facts

  • Destination Nepal

Lower Ganesh Himal home-stay trek is a perfect opportunity to explore the beauty of the majestic Himalayas along with the unique and mystifying culture and lifestyles of the local inhabitants of this area. The trek trail passes through the pristine villages lying south of the Ganesh Himal, over Pangsang Pass and on to Dhading Besi. The trek from the northern region of the Ganesh Himal will pass through Tamang communities whose lifestyle, religious practices, language, and dress are more similar to those of Tibetans rather than the Nepalese inhabiting the Middle Hills. The trek starts from Bahundanda passing through beautiful landscapes leading to Gatlang where one can have an opportunity to stay at a local house enjoying the hospitality of people of Gatlang.

The trail then passes through a tropical jungle with incredible mountain views to a small shelter village called Somdang. From Somdang, the trail then leads to the Pang Sang [JR1] pass with its amazing view of the Annapurna range, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, and the Langtang range. Hiking down through the beautiful rhododendron forests, the trek leads to Laptung and Tipling villages, the biggest Tamang villages of this region with unique Tibetan culture. Further descending and crossing a suspension bridge over the AdaKhola,[JR2]  the trail then leads to Chalish village where you will experience the hospitality of the friendly Gurung people and their unique lifestyle by staying with them overnight. Their unique cultural dance is performed for the visitors during their stay. After saying goodbye to the locals, the trek then climbs uphill to Manidanda where there are beautiful views of Chalish village and the Ganesh Himal ranges. Passing through culturally rich Tamang villages, the trail leads to JharlangPhedi and then to CharangePhedi where once again you’ll have an opportunity to enjoy the fun of a home stays. The trek ends at DhadingBesi. This trip-of-a-lifetime trek combines the varying cultures, lifestyles, and hospitality of the local Tamang and Gurung people along with the mesmerizing views of snow-capped peaks.

Cost Details

Price Includes

  • Arrival and Departure transfer by private tourist vehicle. 
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a standard twin shared room at a three-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 4 nights’ accommodation during the trek in a twin shared lodge ( Home Stay)
  • Guided sightseeing tour in kathamdu.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • All land transportation from Kathmandu to Kathmandu by Jeep /bus.
  • Government licensed, English speaking guide trained in wilderness first aid
  • Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Assistant trekking guides walking with the group to support as necessary (1 assistant guide for 4 trekkers)
  • Staff costs including their, food, salary, accommodation, transportation and medicine.
  • Insurance covering all staff, including porters as per state law.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS).
  • Complimentary Adventure Club Trek T-shirt, duffel bag and trekking map
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • Travel and rescue arrangement (helicopter evacuation is available if needed - at an additional cost)
  • All Government and Local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Hot shower during the trekking
  • International air fares / flights (fares and flights can be arranged upon the request)
  • Personal expenses (alcoholic drinks, bottled water, cold drinks)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the 
  • Personal travel insurance and medical bills
  • Insurance with helicopter evacuation
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for guide, porters, and drivers (tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)

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