At a Glance
    • The Ganesh Himal Trek takes you through the vast and serene section of Eastern Nepal. 
    • Lush valleys meet snow-capped, smiling mountains here.
    • Ganesh Himal Trek is one of the isolated and off the beaten path treks yet gives you the journey of a lifetime to discover a paradise in the Himalayas.
    • Escape the hustle and bustle as you journey into the heart of the Ganesh Himal region.
    • Explore diverse ecosystems, from sub-tropical to alpine. Witness impressive flora like Berberis, Primula, Orchids, and Ferns.
    • Immerse yourself in their ancient cultures and traditions meeting the Tamang, Gurung, and Chhetri people in picturesque settlements. 
    • Enjoy the vistas of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Manaslu, and other peaks.
    • The trek is also known as the Ruby Valley Trek.
    Ganesh Himal Trek is one of the fascinating treks in the central-eastern region of Nepal. Recently it has become more popular because it’s off the beaten trail. Enjoying exotic views of the Ganesh I, Ganesh II, Ganesh III, Ganesh IV, and Ganesh Himal Range with a variety of barberries, premolars, orchids ferns, and their vibrant smell all around the trekking route. The trekking trail of Ganesh Himal in Nepal offers you emerald Hills, terraces filled with golden rice and mustard, beautiful Tamang Villages, deep gorges, stunning glaciers, natural hot water stream, with wonderful forests of blue pine, Spanish oak, and blooming rhododendrons which makes your trek worth visiting.
    This amazing Ganesh Himal is located in between the Manaslu Himalayan range and Budi Gandaki Valley in the west. February to May and August to December are the best seasons to travel to Ganesh Himal and explore its rugged natural beauty.
    Ganesh Himal trek offers you a majestic Himalaya such as; Massif Ganesh Himal (7406m), Annapurna (8091m), Lamjung (6800m), Fishtail(6990m), Langtang (7300m), Manaslu (8163m), and many more. The terraced hills, lush forests, Tamang cultures, diverse topography, and the stunning Himalayas are the essences that make Ganesh Himal in Nepal one of the most famous trekking destinations in Nepal.
    During trekking, you will get an opportunity to encounter interesting ethnic communities mixed with different lifestyles which will give you a glimpse of real Nepali life. Observing closely rich Nepali cultural traditions and intermingling with their locals is amazing in this trek.
    Start a mind-blowing expedition to Ganesh Himal, beginning with the dynamic city of Kathmandu. From there, a trip to Syabrubesi where the real adventure starts. Trekking through picturesque landscapes your route leads you to Gatlang, a Tamang village exhibiting cultural heritage. Proceed to Somdang where breathtaking sights of Ganesh Himal as well as Langtang ranges wait for. As you ascend to Pangsang Pass Base Camp, immerse yourself on your own in the serene charm of alpine forests and fields. Descending to Tipling, soak in the cultural heritage of this captivating town before trekking onwards to Chalish and Hindung each offering distinct glances right into country Himalayan life. The trail after that leads you to Kerauja and Katunje where you'll be captivated by stunning hill panoramas. Just then return to Kathmandu, bringing back cherished memories of your remarkable journey through the roads to Ganesh Himal.


    The Ganesh Himalaya trek provides a moderate level of difficulty, offering a rewarding yet challenging adventure for trekkers. While not as difficult as a few of the higher-altitude treks in Nepal it still requires a certain level of health and fitness as well as prep work. The trek has diverse terrain, including steep ascents, descents, rocky paths, and narrow trails, requiring a steady pace and sometimes the use of trekking poles.  Altitude health issues can be an issue, although the highest altitude destination on the trek is not incredibly high compared to various other routes in the region. 
    However, proper acclimatization, hydration, and also a steady ascent are important for minimizing the risk. Weather conditions can differ, from warm days to rainfall, snow, or strong winds, especially at greater altitudes demanding appropriate gear and clothing. Furthermore, the trek passes through remote areas with limited facilities, highlighting the significance of self-sufficiency coupled with readiness with appropriate materials. With enough physical conditioning, suitable equipment, and also mindful preparation, trekkers can start an extraordinary trip through the magnificent landscapes of Ganesh Himal.


    The best seasons for traveling to Ganesh Himal are Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). In spring, mild temperatures, clear skies, and blooming rhododendrons characterize the landscape, offering excellent visibility and picturesque trekking conditions. It provides spectacular breathtaking views of the Ganesh Himal Range, Annapurna, Manaslu, and Langtang peaks with warm days and cool nights. 
    Autumn brings stable weather, and comfortable temperatures together with magnificent vegetation shades, providing excellent visibility of the majestic mountains. Both seasons attract moderate to high numbers of trekkers, with spring being slightly less crowded. Overall, spring and autumn offer ideal weather and scenic beauty for a memorable trekking experience in the Ganesh Himal region.

    Service Details

    •  All the ground transportation as per itinerary.
    •  Accommodation at a 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast at 3 to 4 stars level.
    •  Meals 3 times a day( Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
    •  Tented camp.
    •  All necessary camping gears.
    •  Trip Map.
    •  An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking guide, cook, kitchen helper and porters.
    •  Salary, insurance and trip logistics for trekking guide.
    •  First Aid Kit
    •  Four season sleeping bag and down jackets to use for trekking, if necessary.
    •  All necessary paper works/permits and national park / conservation entry fee.
    •  TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) fee.
    •  All government taxes and service charges.
    •  Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
    •  Cold drinks and alcoholic beverages/mineral water in trekking.
    •  Personal travel/trekking equipment.
    •  International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
    •  Travel and rescue insurance costs.
    •  Any additional personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, laundry, shower, excess baggage charges).
    •  Tips for trekking staff and driver.
    •  Other expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
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