Ganesh Himal Expedition

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Unique Path adventure to Ganesh Himal Expeditions at 7, 422 meters / 24, 350 ft high summit, this mountaineering climb leads to one of the world’s best trekking destination in the awesome Ganesh Himal area west of Langtang and east to worlds highest Mt. Manaslu range with fabulous scenery everyday during the trek and climb of Ganesh Himal also known as Yangra.

Ganesh Himal located on the border with Nepal & Tibet, while Trisuli and Buri Gandaki valley on the mid east separates it from the Langtang Himal range; the Buri Gandaki valley and the Shyar Khola valley on the west.

The highest peak in the range is Ganesh I (Yangra) at, 7,422 m /24,350 ft high, there are three other peaks over 7000 meters and with 14 others over 6,000 meters within its massive range, the first successful climb was by a Franco-Swiss Expedition team via the Southeast Ridge in 1955.

Unique Path adventure to Ganesh Himal Expeditions leads to awesome picturesque country in the heart of huge bulk of Ganesh Himal range of mountains within high country and through Tamang Heritage Trail.

Gaensh Himal climb is technical includes ice and rock climbing in most of the places till to the summit top, offering grandeur view of surrounding peaks and close view of the Tibetan plateau, as this range lies on the rim of Tibetan border line.

The climb is high technically, should be familiar with the use of your equipment, crampons, harness, ice axe, tying knots and handling climbing ropes. Most of the climbing will be involved walking roped together, including the glacial crossings. This is adventure to Ganesh Himal for the experience mountaineers who have done previous climb in the Himalaya and in Alps mountains.

Starting this wonderful adventure with an interesting drive overland to Syabrubesi for Ganesh Himal Expeditions with more than six hours journey to Syabrubesi, door to Langtang valley, Ganesh Himal and to Tibet border, from Syabrubesi towards North West past traditional and cultural Tamang villages of farm lands to Ganesh Himal Base Camp.

On leaving the last human settlement and villages for complete wilderness heading to higher region through enchanting rhododendron, pines and oaks forest towards wild country in the harmony of high mountains and nature leading at moraine and ice with rocks and boulders to establish Ganesh Himal Expeditions base camp, high camp and beyond further two more camps before the summit bid of Ganesh Himal at 7, 422 meters high, at the base camp and high camp with proper rest and acclimatization for the big day and the highlight of this adventure.

Climb is much technical on snow and ice fields for some time and then heading towards the top summit where our expert guides will maintain the route fixing ropes and snow bar where necessary in some technical sections on route to the top. After a vigorous climb reaching the summit of Ganesh Himal with fabulous views of surrounding high mountains in the far west Annapurna, Manaslu and adjoin peaks of Ganesh Himal with Langtang to North East Jugal Himal range and extending towards Dorji Lakpa to Mt. Gaurishanker, Melungatse, Phubagyache in the far eastern horizon and of Tibetan plateau towards North.

After a great time in the hidden areas of upper Ganesh Himal area heading back to Syabrubesi village in the comfort of cozy lodge after camping nights on climbing period and then a drive back to Kathmandu after a successful hard climb of Ganesh Himal with grand service of Unique Path and its cheerful team of staff and guides.

Trip Facts

  • Country Nepal
  • Destination Ganesh Himal Expedition
  • Duration 32 days
  • Activities Lodge & Camping (on climbing period)
  • Grade ModerateLearn
  • Best Season April, May & September to November
  • Group Size Min. 2 and Max 15
  • Altitude Min. /Max. 7,422m
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
  • Accommodation Three nights 3 stars hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan & mountain lodge( Tea-house ) in trekking.
  • Meals Included Breakfast in Kathmandu / Full board in Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Transportation Tourist Bus (Kathmandu-Kathmandu)

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  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
  • Day 2: In Kathmandu preparation for Langtang Lirung expeditions.
  • Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m - 07 hours.
  • Day 4: Trek to Gatlang 2,438 m -05 hrs.
  • Day 5: Trek to Somdang 3,270 m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 6: Trek to Ganesh Himal Base Camp at 4,600m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 7: At Base Camp rest and acclimatization.
  • Day 8: Trek and traverse the glacier to make High Camp at 5, 135m.
  • Day 9-23: Climbing day till Day 22 (15 days) and return to high camp.
  • Day 24: Return to Base Camp and clean up the Base Camp.
  • Day 25: At Base Camp packing and final clean up.
  • Day 26: Trek to Somdang 3,270 m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 27: Trek to Gatlang 2,438 m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 28: Trek to Syabrubesi 1,460 m - 05 hours.
  • Day 29: Drive back to Kathmandu - 06 hrs journey.
  • Day 30-31: In Kathmandu free day and submit expeditions report.
  • Day 32: International departure to respective countries.

Note: Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. If you would like to stay more than 21 days, you can do city guided tour in Kathmandu, white water rafting, jungle safari etc. Please, let us know, we will follow accordingly. Extend your trip (For the extension options, please click here).

Trekking Boot One Pairs
Thick Socks 4 Pairs
Light Socks 3 Pairs
Camp Shoes 1 Pair
Sandals 1 Pair
Sleeping Bag(4seasons) 1
Down Jacket 1
Daypack 1
Water Bottle 1
Sun Cream  
Sunglasses  
Flashlight Witd Spare Bulbs, Batteries, Lip Salve, Gaiters.  
Down Or Fiber Filled Waterproof Jacket And Trousers 1
Fleece Jacket Or Pullover 1
Warm Cotton Trousers 2 Pairs
Shirts And T-Shirts 4 Pieces
Lightweight Cotton Long Pants 3 Pairs
Long Under Wear 2 Pieces
Short Under Wear 4 Pieces
Sun Hat Or Scarf 1
Woolen Hat 1
Sunglasses 1
Lightweight Gloves 1
Rain Coat 1
Heavyweight Gloves Or Mittens Witd A Waterproof 1
Insect Repellent
Toilet Articles
Note Book & Pen
Toilet Roll
Laundry Soap
Pocket Knife
Towel
Sewing Kit
Plasters
Binoculars
Camera
Film
Cards And Personal Medical Kit
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