Ganga Jamuna Trekking is a purely camping and moderate trekking and if you like to experience the Nepali culture, lifestyle one can do home stay trekking too.
During this trekking you pass different villages where you can interact with the different ethnic groups of Nepal such as Newar, Gurung, Chhetri Brahmin and others. This trekking offers you a peek observation of the culture and unspoiled tradition of these people. Besides of this, you can the view of Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Manaslu range, Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli, Annapurna range and many other mountains and peaks.
While you are in this trekking you find this trail is enriched with beautiful flora and fauna. You pass rhododendron, pine forests with other natural vegetation. These forests are home of various species of birds and wild animals as well. Another attraction of this trekking is that you visit Ganga Jamuna which is a twin waterfall. There is a Kukur Dhara (Dog Spring) and it is believed that taking a dip into this will get rid from rabies. Ganga Jamuna is Hindu pilgrimage site where a famous fair is held around the temple before three days of full moon day during the first week of November.
Itinerary in Detail
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhading Besi (579 m.) and trek to Jyamrung Danda (1100m.): It takes four to drive to Dhading beshi and 3 hours trekking from Dhading beshi to Jyamrung. While trekking uphill to Jyamrung you pass through villages, hills and terraces. And you are able to view Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Manaslu Himal and many other snow capped mountains and peaks from there.
Day 02: Trek from Jyamrung Danda to Karki Gaon (1225 m.): i
I takes about five hours. After descending for nearly two hours, you cross suspension bridge over Ankhu Khola (Netrawati River), you trek over flat leveled trails at the bank of Ankhu Khola river until you reach Ringne. This is a small town with few shops. From here your trail gradually moves up all the way to Karki Gaon. This is a big village mainly inhabited by Hindus.
Day 03: Trek from Karki Gaon to Ganga Jamuna (3244m.):
It takes about four hours. Today day you trek gradual ascent path all the way to Ganga Jamuna. While you trek, you pass beautiful forest, ridges, farming terraces and picturesque villages.
Day 04: Rest day at Ganga Jamuna.
This day you can hike to the top of Ganga Jamuna and can enjoy the spectacular views of Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Manaslu range, Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli, Annapurna range and many other mountains and peaks.
Day 05: Trek from Ganga Jamuna to Budathum (850m.):
It takes four hours to reach in Budhathum from Ganga Jamuna. This day the trail almost dowl hill and flat and you can enjoy fascinating green hills, beautiful waterfalls, small rhododendron and pine forests.
Day 06: Trek from Budathum to Arughat Bazaar (500m.) and drive to Kathmandu.
It takes about two hours to Arughat Bazaar from where you take a bus to Kathmandu.
The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements.