Between Kathmandu and Pokhara there are three major groups of peaks, Ganesh Hikal, Langtang, Manaslu and himal chuli and large Annapurna Himal. This trek is recommended by many trekkers though it is not as popular as Annapurna and Everest. It is famous for Tamang culture, spectacular views of mountains, rhododendron forest and it is a convenient distance from Kathmnadu.
Drive to Trisuli in the morning and have lunch near the Trishuli Electricity dam. After lunch walk for about 3 hrs to Salangkhu Khola and camp.
An easy walk and then a short climb takes to Kalawale villave for lunch. After lunch proceed to the big Tamang village of Balche for overnight camp.
Take an easy walk for from Balche village through a forest and camp with the peaks of Langtang Lirung and Gosainkunda in good view.
walk through rhododendron forests to camp to Singla or Rupchet. Rupchet is a cattle pasture and Singla is the pass. The Singla pass offers spectacular views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal. Baudha Peak, Himal Chuli, machhapuchare, South Annapurna and AnnapurnaII.
walk up the Singla Hill following small trails to Pangsang for the overnight camp. The view form here in spectacular.
Follow the ridge for camp site of the day, to Shomthang. This trail gives us a close up view of Ganesh Himal.
Now undertake a gradual climb for the day to reach camp site at Jogeshwarkund lake. (Sometimes Shamthang to Jogeshwarkund lake not possible due to army training.)
Interested people can do rock and peak climbing above 5000m.
Descend to Linju Khola for nest camp.
Walk down through pine and rhododendron forests to Sherthung village and set up camp with good views of mountains all around Shertung is a Tamang cultural village.
A short flat trail and then a gradual descent passing through Barang village followed by crossing the Akhu Khola takes to Labe, a big Tamang Village.
A slight climb to cross a hill and then descend through forests to camp at MONGEYTHANTI.
A gradual walk down through forests with lunch by the side of a stream brings to the camp at Dumchet village.
Take a gradual walk today to Baseri and camp near the Budhigandaki river.
. Budhigandaki – Arughat Bazaar ( This is a part of Manaslu trek): Walk along the bank of Budhigandaki river and stop at Arughat bazaar for the night. There are tea shops and a police station. A nice village indeed.
Rest at Arughat Bazaar
Gradully climb the Khanchowk danda crossing the Mukti Khola and camp for the night.
Cross the ridge today and walk gradually up hill to Gorkh, Camping near the old palace.
Have a sightseeing tour of Gorkha Palace, the place of King Prithivi Narayan Shah who united Nepal in 1881 A.D. and visit the bazaar and then drive back to Kathmandu.