Ganesh Himal Trek is trekking to reach Ganesh Himal Base Camp and Ruby Valley, which is not as popular as other well-known treks in Nepal such as Everest base camp trek, Annapurna base camp trek, etc. It is a fantastic trek route between Langtang National Park and the Manaslu Conservation Area project.
Ganesh Himal Trek is designed to introduce you a broad spectrum of life in different Nepalese village rural communities. The principal inhabitants of the areas of Ruby Valley are Tamang and Gurung community. Most of them are Buddhists and follows the Buddist culture and traditional.
There will be varieties of beautiful scenery for you to view during the Ganesh Himal base camp trek. You will see wildflowers flourish and waterfalls embellish the lush hills. The main attraction in this Ganesh Himal trek is the twin waterfalls Kalo, Seto, and Ganesh Kunda.
During the trekking in Ganesh Himal, you will be passing through several villages, farming terraces, and green hills. When we reach Kalo Seto Kunda, there are two lakes of holy significance.
The surface of Kalo or Black Lake is full of black stones. And the surface where is covered with white shining stones is Seto Kunda or White Lake.
At the Ganesh Himal base camp, you can enjoy the majestic views of Ganesh Himal, Paldor Himal, and many other surrounding mountain peaks. As we trek back down, we will pass through beautiful rhododendron and pine forests of Ruby valley.
Ganesh Himal Trekking Itinerary With Ganesh Himal Base Camp and Ruby Valley Trek
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Syafru Beshi(1,600m) – 9 hours.
Day 02: Syafru Beshi to Gatlang(2,338m) – 6 hours.
Day 03: Gatlang to Somdang(3,271m) – 7 hours.
Day 04: Somdang to Pang Sang Pass Phedi(3,842m) – 4 hours.
Day 05: Pang Sang Pass Phedi to Chalish(1,875m) – 6 hours.
Day 06: Chalish to Hindung(2,402m) – 5 hours.
Day 07: Hindung to Thulo Dhunga(3,337m) – 5 hours.
Day 08: Thulo Dhunga to Ganesh Himal Base Camp(3,691m) – 6 hours.
Day 09: Acclimatization day at Base Camp(3,691m) – 3 hours.
Day 10: Base Camp to Hindung(2,402m) – 8 hours.
Day 11: Hindung to Kapur Gaon(1,500m)– 6 hours.
Day 12: Kapur Gaon to Khading Gaon(2,025m) – 5 hours.
Day 13: Khading Gaon to Magne Goth(2,950m) – 5 hours.
Day 14: Magne Goth to Lapu Danda(1,250m) – 6 hours.
Day 15: Lapu Danda to Ganga Jamuna(950m) – 6 hours.
Day 16: Ganga Jamuna to Tripura Sundari(850m) – 6 hours.
Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu(1,400m) – 7 hours.