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Ganesh Himal Singla Pass Trek

Ganesh Himal Singla Pass Trek

Group size: 

1 Max 12



Trip Grade:

You are likely to walk for 6-7 hours each day over steep hilly terrain on usually rough trails but no real extremes of weather. Moderate trails entail reaching up to 5500 m with daily ascends of around 400-700 m. You will also be facing high altitude air with a low level of oxygen on some days and are therefore required to have a positive attitude and be physically fit. Previous hiking or camping experience is preferable.



Best Season: 



Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Twin Shared Basis


Ganesh Himal Singla Pass Camping Trek - at an altitude of 4200 meters is one of the unexplored trekking routes where only a few lucky trekkers have experienced this trekking. It is slightly longer trek where you will be visiting the Ganesh Himal Singla Pass which lies in the central eastern region of Nepal. This trekking is one of the easy-moderate level trekking and also off beaten trekking trails of Nepal. Ganesh Himal Singla Pass trekking is not so popular like Everest or the Annapurna trekking but you will get the picture-perfect view of the entire Ganesh Himal ranges. This region stretches amid the two rivers of Budhi Gandaki and Trishuli.

Main attractions of this trekking other than Singla Pass is panorama views of Ganesh Himal I (7406 meters), Ganesh Himal II (7150 meters), Ganesh Himal III (7130 meters), Manaslu (8164 meters),Langtang Himal (6581 meters), Langtang Ri (7246 meters), Yala Peak (5560 meters) and many other snowcapped peaks and glaciers plus the magnificent remote villages with its rich culture and traditions with plenty of flora and fauna.

You also get to view the twin lake - one in black and another in white color and also get to view the cascading waterfalls of Ganga and Jamuna.

Trekking to Singla Pass of Ganesh Himal begins from a drive to Bhalche at 1850 meters from Kathmandu. On the way to your drive to Bhalche, you will be viewing the Trishuli Bazaar and Betrawadi and finally, after reaching Bhalche, we will then be trekking uphill to reach the village. From here - we will be passing through the high tropical jungle surrounded by the beautiful landscapes. Continuing trekking to Thulo Kharka, we can spot yak herders, beautiful pine, bamboo and fir trees and next we reach Rupchet – from where you get to view the astonishing hills.

Next, we will be trekking uphill to the Singla pass to view the Ganesh Himal ranges, Langtang Himal ranges, Mount Manaslu and a slight view of the Annapurna ranges. Here you get plenty of time to relish the moment and capture the best pics. After spending our leisure time at Singla pass, we will be heading to Shertlung through dense tropical forests of rhododendron, pine, oak, etc. We will be reaching the Shertlung village which is mostly inhabited by the Tamang communities following the Buddhism culture and traditions.

After a few minutes trekking downhill, we will be reaching Khar Khola where there is a hot spring. On this hot spring, we will relax and after that, we trek to Nebar Gaon and to Lapa Gaon. On the trails, you get to view of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges. Next, we will be heading from Phul Kharka to Jyamrung Durbar - one of the historical palace where the king of Jyamriung used to live a long time ago. This palace is also a famous place to view the beautiful sunrise and sunset views on the Himalayan ranges of Ganesh and Langtang, etc. After trekking downhill - we finally reach Dhading Besi and drive back to Kathmandu.

This trekking is most suitable during the month of March to May and September to November but even some trekkers visit this region in other months. GHHT (Ganesh Himal Hiking Team) recommends this trekking in the specific months of spring and fall to get the perfect views without any obstructions. For further detail about this trek to the Singla Pass of Ganesh Himal, please feel free to contact or email us.


FAQ's and Notes

When to book this Trip ?

The flawless seasons for touring/trekking is in spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November). One can travel in winter if you are well adapted to cold. We strongly recommend you not to trek on monsoon in June, July, and August because of heavy rains & extremely blazing heat in the afternoon.

How kind of food is served during the trek ?

We serve food rich in proteins, carbohydrates and highly nutritious hygienic nourishing food - vital while trekking.

During the trek - all the meals i.e. breakfast, lunch, and dinner are provided inclusive in our package. The trek leader will be taking you to the clean hotels/restaurants for lunch on the way to your destination. In cities, either breakfast or dinner is included.

Vegan foods are also availabale.

How safe is stream water ?

Stream water is completely safe but we suggest you to carry water purification pills (chlorine tablets) or water filters to purify the water. If you prefer to drink packaged bottled mineral water, you will easily get in shops or tea houses on your own expense.

How about my luggage ?

Our porters will carry your major luggage while you carry a backpack with items very handy while trekking such as water bottle, towel, tissue or toilet paper, camera or any other stuff which you feel is necessary.

Gears and clothes not necessary can be left in the hotel safe deposit box properly locked without any extra charge. Domestic airlines of Nepal does not allow more than 15 kilograms including your hand baggage. If your baggage exceeds more than 15 kg, an extra charge can cover that up.

The porter will be carrying up to 12 kg luggage of each trekker.

What is the group Size or crew members ?

We Ganesh Himal Hiking team arrange most of the treks with a minimum of 2 clients to a maximum of 8 in a group. The larger group we will be divided accordingly.

What about guides ?

We provide honest, well experienced first aid certified, altitude sickness trained trekking guides who will be handling all your issues on the trip. All our staffs are very cordial and sincere. While trekking in a bigger group i.e. more than 6 people - an additional guide will be accompanied and the group also can be split according to the number of people in the group.

Is there any personal expenses on the Trek ?

Well, not that much but depends upon how you manage your expenses. Our package includes the cost of accommodation and meals during your trek as mentioned in the itinerary. Besides that, you are liable to pay for additional meals, table drinks, snacks, hot showers (accessible in some places), alcoholic drinks, meals (around US $ 5-7), extra accommodation in Kathmandu, tips for driver, guide and porters, etc.

Tips to the guides, porter or any other members is not mandatory but feel free to tip them if you are satisfied with their service.

How about trekking gears or other equipment ?

Trekking gears are readily available in the stores of major cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara at a very reasonable price. Down jacket & sleeping bags can also be hired with a minimal charge per day. Thus, you don’t have to buy it from your hometown.

But if already have it and have no issues bringing it, please feel free to bring it.

What would a usual day on a trek be like ?

Each and every day gives pleasant suprises and rewarding experience. Each day differs according to the itinerary or schedule, or the place you are trekking.

Normally, you are required to trek for 4-6 hours each day. We start our trek after breakfast and stop for the lunch. We trek for 3-4 hours after lunch to reach our destination. If we reach our destination in afternoon, you can spend rest of the hours relaxing, take shower or just wander around.

How about Airport Pickup and Drop Off ?

After booking, a representative of Ganesh Himal Hiking Team will pick you up from the airport on your scheduled landing time. You can spot GHHT member outside the exit terminal. If you have booked the hotel by yourself, please let us know in advance, so that we can drop you at your respective hotel.

We also pick and drop you from domestic airport. On your departure day, we will also see you off.

Can I customize the Itinerary ?

Our itinerary has been carefully designed by our operation manager which is very pragmatic & includes the high altitude acclimatizing. These days includes your arrival day, departure and sightseeing Kathmandu. It also has an extra day which allows flexibility to adjust the delay or cancellation of flight due to sudden changes in the Himalayan weather.

If you would like to extend more days or lessen some, we surely can do that as per your wish.

How do you deal with emergency situations ?

Our tour guide and trek leader will make sure that each and every one of you is well taken care of in emergency situations. If by chance anyone gets sick during the trek, we will take you to the nearest hospital as soon as possible. For serious conditions – we will use the rescue helicopter expenses being carried out by the insurance company. We suggest you get insured for up to 6000 meters.

Please go thoroughly what’s covered and not in the insurance policy.

Booking and Payment:

After confirming or booking the trip – all we need is the copy of the passport, insurance policy, and the international flight details (ticket). Then, a 20% advance deposit is required for any trip, trek or expedition which is not refundable - used for reservations of hotels and lodges according to the itinerary. The remaining balance is due when you arrive at Kathmandu and can be paid by any means convenient to you. We prefer payment via cash (to avoid any extra service charge) but bank transfer, credit cards, western union, and pay pal are also the accepted form of payments.

What if flight is delayed from ?

Only domestic mountain flight is only available from Kathmandu to Lukla and sometimes the flight might be delayed or canceled due to unforeseen adverse Himalaya weather condition.

This is the reason we have kept an extra day in the itinerary to cover up such situations. In case the flight is canceled for 2 or more days, we will charter a helicopter to make sure that you reach on the scheduled flight to your destination. The expense for this service will be carried out by the insurance company. The helicopter charter cost is in between the US $ 500 to $ 3500 depending upon the number of people in the flight.


Hotel & Lodges

Accommodation in Himalayan Countries While Tour/Trek

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Fixed Departures - 2018

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 March 28th YES
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 April 15th YES
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 17th May YES
 20th May YES
 27th May YES
 14th June YES
 23rd June YES
 6th July YES
 28th July YES
 4th August YES
 17th August YES
 2nd September YES
 8th September YES
 12th September YES
 17th September YES
 22nd September YES
 28th September YES
 4th October YES
 9th October YES
 14th October YES
 19th October YES
 29th October YES
 6th November YES
 11th November YES
 18th November YES
 5th December YES
 16th December YES

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