Ganesh Himal Trek covers the route that lies just west to the Langtang National Park. The Ganesh Himal Trekking has an outstanding variety of plant life and animals with 300 species of birds and 526 species of plants, including 40 kinds of orchids. Other fascinating wild animals are gaur (Indian Bison), Himalayan Thar, the musk deer, and many monkeys. Trekking in the Ganesh Himal region will offer magnificent views of snowy peaks like Ganesh Himal I, II, III and IV. Ganesh Himal is positioned north-west of Kathmandu, rarely visited by tourists.
Destination: Langtang, Nepal
Trip Routes: Kathmandu - Betrawati - Kispang - Thulo Chaur - Gonga - Rupchet - Kharka; Shing La Pass - Borang - Jharlang - Kintang - Kathmandu
Activities: Trekking and Sightseeing
Season: September to December and March to May
No. You cannot drink the water from the tap or streams in Ganesh Himal Trek. Mineral water is not available on the trail. It is expensive to buy (perhaps 10 times more than in Kathmandu). You can use a water purifier or SteriPen.
No. There are teahouses along the trek. We will not need tents or mattresses.
No. The trails are well marked. Unless you go in mid-winter you will not need crampons. Instead of crampons, carry micro spikes which are not technical, lightweight to carry, cheaper and fit any shoe size.
Yes, bring your own or you can rent it or buy it in Kathmandu. Renting a sleeping bag in Kathmandu will cost you $1 or $2 per day.
There is no such hard and fast rule that you must have one. But it is highly advisable to travel with them. Some of the treks cannot be trekked without a guide most of them are the restricted ones.