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.