Ganga Jamuna Trek

  • 14 Days
  • Ganesh Himal Region , Nepal

Ganga Jamuna Trek

Trip At Glance

Duration
14 Days
Elevation
(3244m.)
Best Season
September to November & February to May (however we arrange this trek throughout the year )
Transportation
Land
Min. Group Size
2
Trip Type
Tea house

Overview and Highlights

Ganga Jamuna trek is a moderate and less visited and newly introduced trek in Nepal. You will have an opportunity to see Nepalese life, culture and tradition during this trek. You will pass several villages which are of different ethnic groups such as Tamang, Gurung and and others too. The trail showcases different Himalayan range with typical customs of remote villages. The peaks you can outlook are Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Manaslu range, Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli, Annapurna range and many other peaks.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Arrival in kathmandu Upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu .Short briefing will follow concerning the necessary formalities and your trekking itinerary. Depending upon your arrival time you may spend free time visiting nearby sanctuaries or resting

Sightseeing / Cultural Day in Kathmandu Valley Half day sightseeing around UNESCO Bhaktapur / Kathmandu where your guide will escort you on a tour of Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions. There is time to explore the city’s many places of interest on your own or take a rest while trekking permits are finalised. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu to Samari Bhanjyang (1250m.) via Trishuli Bazaar (540m.) by bus. Start our journey after breakfast it will be about 7-hours drive to the hill town of Trishuli Bazaar . En route you pass through Trisuli Bazaar, a small town that was once the hub for trekking in this region and is home to a small but interesting traditional bazaar. From here you travel through gravel road until you reach Samari Bhanjyang with picturesque drive of rice terraces, small gorges and green hills. Samari Bhanjyang is a small town and it was a trading place in the past.

Samari Bhanjyang to Katunje Bazaar (765m.) which takes about six and half hours. In the beginning you trek along gradual descent path and then your trail turns uphill. Finally you trek through flat land to reach your destination. En route you pass different villages, forests covered with pine and rhododendron, farming terraces, small streams and numerous green hills. There is a small market in Katunje and you can have first glimpse of Ganesh Himal and others surrounding mountains from here

Katunje Bazaar to Kintang Phedi (655m) After breakfast Start our journey first part of the trek goes down hill till Lapang Besi and from here trail leads along the river bank before reaching Kintang Phedi. This is perfect campsite lies at the bank of River bank, beautiful views of local villages and terraced rice fields.

Jharlang to Laba (1750m.) Today the trek will be more interesting and the trail pass different typical villages, small gorges, small forests, farming terraces and green hills. Laba is another village which you encounter in this trek. It is inhabited by both Tamang and Gurung. You can observe the typical culture practiced by these ethnic communities. They speak their own language. The visitors can taste their traditional food and local alcoholic drink (chhyang). This trekking route is enriched with distinct culture and unchanged tradition of ethnic groups like Tamang and Gurung.

Laba to Mane Bhanjyang (2934m.) Today we will trek through beautiful rhododendron and pine forests. These forests are the home of various species of birds and wild animals. The trail moves up hill all the way to manyang Bhanjyang. From here you can see the first glimpse of Ganesh Himal Manyang Bhanjyang is a ridge and you find forests and grass land here. This is a perfect place for camping as your camping site is surrounded by rhododendron and oak forests.

Mane Bhanjyang to Majhgaun (2200m.) Walking through forests of rhododendron and oak, villages, farming terraces and green hills. Today you will have an opportunity to see mountains views of Manaslu range, Buddha peak on a clear weather and other unnamed mountains and peaks.

Majhgaun to Ganga Jamuna (3244m.) Today we will trek down to Ganga Jamuna. This is a Hindu pilgrimage site where a famous fair is held around the temple before three days of full moon day during the first week of November. Many Hindu devotees crowd this holy site for worship and blessing. This place is perfect for camping. The panoramic views of Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Manaslu range, Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli, Annapurna range.

Rest day at Ganga Jamuna. This day you can hike to the top of Ganga Jamuna and can enjoy the spectacular views of Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Manaslu range, Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli, Annapurna range and many other unnamed mountains and peaks. On the way you cross dense forests of rhododendron and other natural vegetation

Ganga Jamuna to Salyantar (1100m.) which takes about six hours. Leaving Ganga Jamuna you go straight downhill till Dangsing village. From here you trek gradual downhill all the way to Salyankot. This part of the trail is quite beautiful. You pass many villages, walk along the ridge, can enjoy magnificent views of green hills, farming terraces and the best part is that you can interact with the local people. Salyankot is a village where there is a temple of Tripura Sundari , one of the Hindu Goddess. There is held a fair during Dashain which is one of the biggest festivals of Nepal . During this time special worship is offered to deity and animal sacrifice is must. Not limited to this, you can catch panoramic views of Ganesh Himal.

Trek from Salyantar to Aarughat Bazzar (500m.) which takes about six hours. Until you meet your destination you trek downhill all the way. En route you pass villages, small forests, farming terraces and green hills. Aarughat Bazzar covers small area with an old market. Here you find shops with minimal supply, motor able road, high school, health post, typical tea houses, small lodges and it lies at the bank of Budhi Gandaki River . Here the route to Manaslu trekking meets.

Trek from Aarughat Bazaar to Kathmandu: Drive back to Kathmandu it will take about 6 to 7 hour drive back to Kathmandu.

Free day in Kathmandu , you can do shopping or looking around, join to the cultural show dinner in the evening. Day 16 : Final departure, transfer to airport.

Cost Includes:

Trip Price:
Starts from: US $ 1120.00

Why trip price is different?

Following are the determinants for the price

Accomodations in Kathmandu and other cities
Mode of Transportation (car/van/bus/flights)
Number of crews(Guides & porters, Sherpas, Cook(s))
Travelling time(Season)
Extra services
Note: . The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depend on your budget.

You will get best price after your inquiry We know about value of money and world economy, so fell free to share your tentative budget for this trip so we can mention and compromise with price, this is standard price for trip if you have low budget we can run even cheap and if you wise to pay more and need extra deluxe service we will do that.

Included in the price

  • All surface transfers as per itinerary
  • Hotel in Kathmandu Fooding, lodging,
  • insurance and other expenses of the trekking staff Fooding
  • (3 meals a day ) and lodging for the clients in trek days
  • Necessary permit and national park fees
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandua    

Cost Excludes

  • Single supplement charges (if required.)
  • Departure tax from Kathmandu
  • Personal equipments and clothing
  • International airfare and your insurances
  • Cold drinks and beverages
  • Personal expenses and tips to the crew
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
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