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Ganesh Himal Expedition(7,422 M)

Mount Ganesh Himal, a subordinate range of the Himalayan mountain range in Nepal, lies between the Budhi Gandaki and Trisuli valleys, north West of Kathmandu and western range of Langtang Himal. Some of the peaks of Ganesh Himal lie on the border with Tibet.The peaks are without the height of more than 7429meter but Ganesh Himal is vertically located over the nearby valleys, especially Ganesh I & Ganesh II. The highest peak in Ganesh Himal is Ganesh I -7429meter which is called (Yangra). Although, the peak was first attempted by H. W. Tilman’s team back in 1950; but the first ascent was made in 1955 by a Franco-Swiss Expedition team via the south east face and ridge.
Ganesh Himal is lies in the border between Nepal and Tibet, and in southeast of mount Manaslu. The Ganesh Himal is an enormous mountain massif assembled with nine towering peaks. Its icy pinnacle is visible in the north from Katmandu as well. It was named in honor of Ganesh, a Hindu deity who is represented in mythology as having the head of an elephant and the rest of the body in human form. 
For starting- the trekking route till to Ganesh Himal Base camp, you should drive from Kathmandu to the gateway of the Manaslu trekking circuit Arughat; & continue to Seti Khola, Fillim, Domje & then to the Ganesh Himal Base Camp can be reached



To participate in this expedition you must be a very fit and active winter-walker-climber in good health. Prior to joining our group, please see your doctor and obtain the necessary permission and advice, as well as medications for travel in extremes of altitude, and also for exotic locales.


Previous mountaineering experience is required to at least 6000m. You will also need to be very determined. Makalu is a non-technical peak with the possibility of a ski descent for VERY strong skiers. Ski touring in the area near ABC is also possible (and a fun way to acclimatise).To succeed you will need to be extremely fit and have a high level of endurance. You don't need to be fast but you need to be steady and strong. Mental toughness plays a large role as does the ability to relax and let your body acclimatise.

Autumn season (Sept-Nov)being the best season for climbing peaks, offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views, and also best season for peak climbing.Recommended season for Manaslu Expedition.

Summer months (June-September) of the year which coincides with monsoon begins in mid-June and drains in mid-September making travel wet and warm. The mountain views may not be at their best as rain clouds and haze over hang the mountains occasionally obscuring the enchanting views. These times are blessed for the keen botanist as the higher valleys and meadows blossom with flowers and lush vegetation.

Spring season (March-May) is the expedition season and the best time for climbing the high peaks. It is mildly warm at lower elevations but occasional haze mars beautiful view of mountains. At higher elevations over 4,000 meters the mountain views are excellent and the temperature is quite moderate even at night. Recommended season for Manaslu Expedition.Winter season (December-February) is noted for cold weather with occasional snowfall at higher elevations. Again, excellent views are common. These months are popular and ideal for trekking for those who are well equipped or who remain at lower elevations below 3,000 meters. Most of the hotel owners will come to the lower altitude cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Name of Expedition: 

Mt. Ganesh Himal Expedition


7,422m (24,350 ft)


Central region of Nepal, Bagmati


Ganesh Himal


Highly Adventurous


Strenuous & Difficult


Trekking and Mountaineering

Minimum Altitude:


Maximum Altitude:



September to October and April to May


Private vehicle 


38 Days

Entry Point:


Exit Point:


Walking hours per day:

5 to 7 Hours

Group Size:

2 to 15 Persons

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfers to hotel and welcome dinner in the evening 
Day 02: Full day Guided Tour in Kathmandu valley. Checking the equipment & packing, introduction between our staffs and members concerning how do communicate each other 
Day 03: Briefing at Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Tourism Industry Division. 
Day 04: By Bus: Kathmandu to Syabrubensi. 
Day 05: Syabrubensi to Paragoan 
Day 06: Paragaon to Garthali
Day 07: Garthali to Kalo Tuppa
Day 08: Kalo Tuppa to Thangjung Kharka
Day 09: Thangjung Kharka to Sanjung Kharka
Day 10: Sanjung Kharka to Base camp
Day 11 - 30: Climbing period 
Day 31: Base Camp to Thangjung Kharka
Day 32: Thangjung Kharka to Garthali
Day 33: Garthali to Chilime
Day 34: Chilime to Syabrubensi
Day 35: By Bus: Syabrubensi to Kathmandu
Day 36: Debriefing at Tourism Industry Division
Day 37: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping and other activities
Day 38: Departure.

Cost Detail: On Request


  • Ganesh Hima climbing permit
  • 5 (five) nights hotel in Kathmandu on BB basis.
  • Drive in & out to the road head. 
  • Necessary number of porters/yak to carry load
  • Liaison officer charge 
  • One head Sardar
  • Cooks and Kitchen boys.
  • Private tent at Base camp with mattress 
  • sleeping bag & Down jacket for BC purpose 
  • Dinning tent at BC 
  • All necessary kitchen gears
  • High quality high Altitude tents for high camps 
  • Toilet & shower tent at base camp 
  • All necessary climbing hardware gears except personal climbing gears 
  • All meals at Base camp & high camps 
  • Experiences Climbing Sherpa (1:2) or 1 Sherpa between 2 climbing members 
  • Quality high altitude freeze dried food & individual packet food 
  • EPI gas with burner for high camps 
  • Walkie-talkie set with radio base 
  • Satellite phone in payable basis (per minute $ 4)
  • Solar panel/generator with accessories at base camp for power supply and rechargingpurpose 
  • Gammov/PAC bag at base camp 
  • Oxygen with mask set for medical purpose 
  • Daily wages, equipment bonus of staff + LO
  • Insurance of local team members + LO 
  • All airport transport
  • Celebration meal in Kathmandu
  • Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu


  • Insurance of member 
  • Visa & visa extension fees 
  • Personal climbing equipment 
  • Cost of emergency evacuation 
  • Main meals in KTM and personal natures expenses
  • Summit bonus of Climbing Sherpa 



  • The total duration of expedition is 38 days, no refund is made for any unused service 
  • Summit bonus is minimum US $ 500 
  • All the emergency evacuation on the mountain will be by Sherpas and group assistance, thehelicopter service is available from Base camp only. 
  • The group should trek in and out at same date/if otherwise arranged.


Q) Can I really climb a mountain? Do I need to have climbing experience? How can I climb Mount Everest? Can I climb the seven summits?

A) The level of experience and skills required depends on your particular goal (search for your adventure here). We suggest that people undertaking a first climb should have had at least overnight trekking experience. For those who wish to take on a technically difficult, remote or extreme altitude mountain we'd expect participants to have appropriate experience and skills. Some ideas for preparing for climbing goals are given at the bottom of this page.

Q) Why go on a guided expedition?

A) There are many reasons that might make a guided expedition attractive even for experienced climbers. These include someone else taking care of all those details (including thing as diverse as booking and confirming hotels, checking the number of evening snacks, ensuring reliable support, transport, permits, visas, team members, gear, etc etc etc etc). This saves your time and energy for the part that really matters - working on achieving your goal. The high levels of support and experience aim to give you the best possible opportunity to succeed, a high level of risk management, and the Arun leaders and staff are there for YOU!

Q) What type of people comes along?

A) Climbing expeditions usually attract people in their twenties to fifties. Participants tend to be seeking a good quality, safe, well supported, good value and enjoyable adventure rather than the lowest cost.

Q) How fit do I need to be? Will I have to carry a lot of weight? Should I be able to do 100 chin ups?

A) The fitter you are, the more fun you (and your companions) will have. You will find guidance on preparing for your expedition on each adventure's web page (search here), our info packs and trip dossiers. A minimum level of fitness would have you being able to walk all day on uneven, hilly ground, carrying your day pack, and be able to get up again the next day. Many climbs will require a higher level of fitness and strength so you can carry heavy gear to high camps and really exert yourself on summit day.

Q) What gear is provided?

A) Included are individual sleeping tents for the trekking phase of most climbing expeditions, with dining and kitchen tents. On the mountain participants share serious, proven mountain tents. Climbing teams are equipped with emergency communications and first aid equipment as well as more prosaic things like climbing and cooking gear. There is a detailed gear list for each adventure which outlines what we provide as well as what you should bring. (Search here for specific adventures and download the info pack.)

Q) What's the food like?

A) Food arrangements are specific to each adventure, but you get three meals a day while on the track. In cities included is breakfast and, depending on the trip and the nature of the activities may also cater for lunch and dinner for the group. In the Himalayas the kitchen staffs have been training for years and work magic over gas or kero stoves in their kitchen tent.While trekking the cooks prepare a varied menu of wholesome, tasty and plentiful food using fresh ingredients where possible. A trekking breakfast in the Himalayas usually includes cooked foods e.g. eggs, tomatoes, cereal or porridge, toast & spreads and fruit and a selection of hot drinks.Lunch is often soup and a packed lunch, or a cooked lunch. Dinners are generally soup, a main meal (one of many Asian or European style dishes) veges, and a dessert (fruit to custard to baked apple pie!) Drinking water: will be provided at camps (collected with care, filtered, treated with chemicals and/or boiled), and at lunch time where possible. It is wise to carry a small amount of purifying chemicals (e.g. Iodine or chlorine) with you, in case you happen to need water at an odd time. In the developing world care should be taken to avoid untreated water and potentially contaminated foods like uncooked salads and some fruit. Bottled water is available in cities, but of course you can treat tap water in your own bottle too.On the hill we eat easy to prepare food, often prepared by the team with assistance from guides and staff: freeze-dried foods, crackers, soups, snacks etc. On big mountains it is often a challenge to eat, so we provide foods to tempt your appetite and give you sustenance.

Q) Who will be responsible for my safety?

A) The short answer - you! All participants are expected to behave in a responsible manner, taking due care of themselves and others. Your expedition leader is responsible for the group including participants and staff. He or she will advise, manage and assist everyone, sometimes with the support of an expedition first aider or doctor, and will be assisted by guides, sherpas, and you and your climbing colleagues, all of whom will have roles to play.

Q) What if I get sick or have an accident?

A) Despite the best precautions, people do sometimes fall ill, sprain something or develop symptoms of AMS. Our expedition leaders will manage your care keeping in mind what's best for you and the rest of the group. Precautions include first aid qualifications and kits, emergency communications, evacuation plans, your travel insurance cover and our pre-preparation and medical advisors.

Q) What about altitude sickness?

A) AMS Acute Mountain Sickness (or altitude sickness) is the body reacting to the stress of high altitude. It is a concern for trekkers in the Himalayas and elsewhere above about approximately; say (is that enough vagueness!) 3,000m. Exposure to high altitude can lead to a number of 'normal' physiological reactions as well as mild to extremely serious illness and even death. The treks are designed with relatively slow acclimatisation schedules, rest days and alternative options. And there are medications and a number of management strategies in place should they be required. Don't be unduly concerned, but please talk to us if you have questions.

Q) I don't have much time, can't we do it quicker?

A) The adventures are designed around what we feel is the optimum itinerary, which incorporates adequate time for the suitably fit participant to do the climb comfortably; flexibility for weather, illness, unforeseen delays; time to enjoy the experience, your climbing colleagues and staff; learn about your surroundings if you wish; and, for altitude adventures, a fairly slow acclimatisation regime to minimise the risk of altitude sickness and maximise your chance of reaching your goals. All while also trying to minimise your time away from home. We would generally not recommend shorter itineraries (such as those used by less scrupulous operators) unless you were genuinely prepared to turn back if you (or your travel companion) becomes affected by AMS. If you really don't have the time available, we can perhaps suggest an alternative itinerary or goal that will work for you.

Q) My friend would like to visit, but isn't really interested in climbing?

A) Your friend, spouse, family, colleagues may like to join you on the trekking phases of the expedition, and could stay in Base Camp or Advanced Base Camp, depending on the trip, when you are on the hill. If they want to accompany you to our base city (e.g. Kathmandu) we can easily arrange extra accommodation, and places on our day tours, but we may also be able to arrange a series of day trips, a short relaxing trip into the country-side, scenic flights above the Himalayas, wildlife safaris and so on. Ask us for ideas, or suggest your own.