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Ganga Jamuna Trek (06 days)

Trip Code:NET-TR-GJT1

  • Trip Type Lodge (Teahouse)
  • Duration 06 days
  • Grade Easy
  • Max.Altitude 3244 m.
  • Group Size 1+
  • Travel Mode Land
Ganga Jamuna Trek

Ganga Jamuna Trek

This is a purely camping trek of moderate grade. You pass different villages where you can interact with the different ethnic groups such as Tamang, Gurung, Brahmin, Chhetri and few others of Nepal. The trail offers you a close observation of the culture and unchanged tradition of these people. The mountain peaks you can enjoy along this trail are Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Manaslu range, Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli and Annapurna range among others. 
 
The trail blooms forth with a variety of beautiful floral vegetation, such as rhododendron, pine, oaks etc. These forests are home of various species of birds and wild animals. 
 
You will visit the famous Tripura Sundari Temple lies at Salyankot, where Hindu devotees offer special prayer and animal sacrifice to the deity. Another attraction of this trek is the visit to Ganga Jamuna which is a twin waterfall. Nearby this waterfall is a placed called Kukur Dhara (Dog Spring) where it is believed that taking a dip will rid you of rabies. Ganga Jamuna is Hindu pilgrimage site where a famous fair is held around the temple near the full moon day during the first week of November. 

 Trip code: NET-TR-GJT1
  Region Ganesh Himal Region
 Trip Rating
 Trip Duration 06 days
 Trip Type: Lodge (Teahouse)
 Trip Grade: Easy
 Min. Group Size 1+
 Max Altitude: 3244 m.
 Trip Start: Kathmandu
 Trip Ends: Kathmandu
 Best Season: Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV
Spring: MAR-APR-MAY
 Transportaion: Land
 Meals: 3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
 Acommodation: 2-3 Star Hotel Accomodation in Kathmandu.
Lodge (Teahouse) Accomodation during Trek

Drive from Kathmandu to Dhading Besi (579 m.) takes about three and half hours. The trek from Dhading Besi to Jyamrung Danda (1100m.) takes about three hours. While trekking uphill you pass through villages, hills and terraces. Jyamrung Danda is an excellent view point from where you can enjoy the panoramic views of Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Manaslu Himal and many other snow-capped mountains and peaks. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.

Trek from Jyamrung Danda to Karki Gaon (1225 m.) takes about five hours. After descending for nearly two hours you cross a suspension bridge over Ankhu Khola (Ankhu River). You then trek over flat leveled trails at the bank of Ankhu Khola River until you reach Ringne. This is a small town with a few shops. From here, your trail gradually moves up all the way to Karki Gaon. This is a big village mainly inhabited by Hindu. The main occupation of the villagers is agriculture. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.

Trek from Karki Gaon to Ganga Jamuna (3244m.) takes about four hours. This day you trek a gradually ascending path all the way to Ganga Jamuna. En route, you pass beautiful forests, ridges, farming terraces and picturesque villages. The main attractions include the interactions with ethnic groups such as Gurung, Brahmin, Chhetri and a few others. Ganga Jamuna is a Hindu pilgrimage site where the famous fair is held around the temple three days before the full moon, which falls on the first week of November. This place is perfect for camping. The panoramic views of Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Manaslu range, Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli, Annapurna range and many other unknown mountains and peaks completely mesmerize you. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.

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

Trek from Ganga Jamuna to Budathum (850m.) takes about three and half hours. Some part of the trail goes downhill and then it moves along a leveled path before descending again towards the ending of your trek. Along your journey, you can enjoy fascinating green hills, beautiful waterfalls, small rhododendron and pine forests, picturesque villages rich in their own traditions and farming terraces. Budathum is a small town with an old local market. This village is predominately inhabited by the Newar community. From here you can enjoy the spectacular views of Manaslu range at a far distance. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.

Trek from Budathum to Arughat Bazaar (500m.) takes about two hours. On the same day you drive back to Kathmandu. To reach Arughat Bazaar you trek a descending path and then along a leveled route. On the way, you pass through streams, villages, farming terraces and small forests. Most of the route moves along the river bank of the Budhi Gandaki. Arughat Bazar covers a small area with an old market. It is here where the route to Manaslu trekking meets. You board your vehicle at Arughat Bazaar to reach Kathmandu. This is a pleasant journey. While driving, you head up to Dhading Besi and Malekhu, which is famous for the delicious fish. En route, you can enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, paddy fields, vegetable fields and people daily activities. From Naubishe, you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to the capital city of Kathmandu. 


The Trip includes following services:
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private A/C car or Van
  • Trekking guide/s
  • Porter/s (1 porter carries 25 kilograms of luggage)
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation in lodges/teahouses/ home stay 
  • Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffle bags and trekking sticks if required
  • Entry Permit
  • Trekkers' Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • All land transportation wherever applicable
  • Insurance and equipments for the guide and porters
  • First aid kit
  • Rescue assistance (Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your own travel insurance that can cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost incase required.
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.) 

The Trip does not include:
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.
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