Sing-La Pass Trek
Treks in the Ganesh Himal region are designed to introduce you to a broad spectrum of life in different Nepalese communities blended with beautiful landscapes. You can visit Ganesh Himal base camp, where there are two lakes- Black and White. Likewise there are two waterfalls Ganga and Jamuna that bring joy to your heart. While, this trekking route is less frequented than Annapurna and Everest area, it still is popular among many trekkers. In March and April the hills and mountains look magnificient reddened with blooming Rhododendron, the nationa flower of Nepal. Towards the end of this trek you will visit the historic town of Gorkha, the birthplace King Prithivi Naryan Shah, who unified several small states and principalities spread across the land to make modern Nepal. You can visit his historic palace which sits atop a hill overooking the towns, villages, rivers, forests and mountains. Gorkha is also home to the original ‘Gurkha’ Warriors who have earned name and fame for their bravery round the globe. The Ganesh Himal trek begins at Trishuli after a four hours drive from Kathmandu and ends at Gorkha followed by a six hours drive back to Kathmandu.
Name of the Trail: Singla Pass Trek
Best Season: September to December & March to May
Trekking Type: Camping/Lodge Trek [ Tea House]
Duration: 14 Days
Maximum elevation: 3600 Meters
Day 01: Trisuli- Salangkhu Khola We drive to Trisuli in the morning and have lunch near the Trisuli Electricity dam. After lunch we walk for about 3 hours to Salangkhu Khola and camp.
Day 02: Salangkhu Khola- Balche village An easy walk and then a short climb takes us to Kalawale village for lunch. After lunch we proceed to the big Tamang village of Balche for our overnight camp.
Day 03: Balche village- Gonga We take an easy walk from Balche village through a forest and camp with peak of Langtang lirung and Gosainkunda in good view.
Day 04: Gonga (acclimatization rest at Gonga)
Day 05: Gonga- Singla We walk through rhododendom forest to camp either at Rupchet, a title pasture, or up on the singla Pass (4600) the singla pass offers spectacular views of Langtang Lirung,Ganesh Himal,Boudha Him Peak, Him chuli, Machhapuchare, Annapurna south and Annapurna II.
Day 06: Singla- Serthung village We walk down through pine and rhododendrons forest to the tamang village of serthung and set up camp with goo9d views of mountains all around.
Day 07: Serthung village- Laba A sort flat trail and then gradual descent passing through Barang village and then crossing the ankhukhola take us to laba a big Tamang village.
Day 08: Laba- Mongeythanti We climb gently over a hill and then descend through forests to camp at Mongeythanti.
Day 09: Mongeythanti- Dumchet village A gradual walk down to our camp at Dumchet village.
Day 10: Dumchet village- Budigandaki We take gradual walk today to Basari and camp near the Budigandaki river
Day 11: Budigandaki- Arughat We walk along the bank of the Budigandaki river and stop at Arughat Bazaar for the night. There are tea shop and police station.
Day 12: Arughat- Khanchowk We gradually climb the Khanchowk Danda crossing the Mukti Khola and camp for the night
Day 13: Khanchowk- Gorkha We cross a ridge today and walk gradually up hill to Gorkha camping near the old palace.
Day 14: Gorkha- Kathmandu We have a tour of Gorkha palace, the Palace of King Prithivi Narayan shah who united Nepal in 1881 AD and visit the Bazaar, before driving back to Kathmandu
Trip Cost Includes
- Airport pickup and drop.
- All land transfer as per itinerary .
- Trekking permit and National Park conservation entry permit fees & TIMS
- Accommodation and 3 meals a day while on the trek
- Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder trekking Guide & each 2 persons 1 porter
- All program according to itineraries on full board.
- Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs
Trip Cost Excluedes
- Nepal entry visa fee.
- Personal spending money & All bar bill.
- Items of personal nature ie. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.
- International Airport Departure tax.