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langtang ganja la pass trekking

langtang Ganja la pass trekking
Overview
Trips Details

activity
Activity : Trekking, climbing, Sightseeing
trip length
Total Days : 15 Dyas
trip days
Trekking Days : 11 Days
difficulty
Difficulty : Moderate-Hard
start end
Start - End : Kathmandu-Kathmandu
hightest altitude
Highest Altitude : 5,122 m Ganja la Pass

Langtang Ganja la Pass Trekking is the Adventure wilderness journey to famous trekking in Langtang that takes you to the beautiful village of Langtang region and the Ganja la pass. The highest point of this trek is Ganjala Pass (5,122m). You can see many interesting things during the Langtang Ganja la Pass Trekking. The main ethnic groups here are Sherpa and Tamang whose religious practices, languages and dress are much similar to those of Tibet. You will get an opportunity to visit the forest which has temperate and sub- alpine vegetation. The most common wildlife includes migratory birds, deer, monkeys and Thar. The scenery here is spectacular and the trek is more adventurous.

Langtang Ganja la Pass Trekking starts from Syabrubesi, via the Kanyanjing Gompa, then crosses the mighty Ganja La pass and ends at Melamchi Pul Bazar. There is a small Buddhist monastery and a cheese factory started in 1955 by the Swiss Association for Technical Assistance in Kanjin Gompa. People here follow the Buddhist religion so you will find many old Buddhist monasteries in the villages. Ganja la trail continues south, following streams and moraines and climbing steeply towards the pass. The views to the north, of Langtang Lirung and the snow peaks in Tibet, including Shisha Pangma at 8013m, are simply amazing. On a clear day, you can see the views of many ranges to the south. You can see Naya Kangri on the west of the pass is which is also named as Ganja La Chuli. It is one of the trekking peaks that you can climb with a permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association. Langtang Ganja la pass trekking covers Langtang valley trek as well, Kyanjin Monastery, view of Ganesh Himal, Lang is Ri, Yabru Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Langup and Morimoto peak.

Langtang Ganja la pass trekking route passes through forest and villages. Rhododendron blossom in March and April.Most of the part of Langtang Ganja la Pass is tea house trekking. Let us know, we will arrange a very beautiful trip for you.

Langtang Ganja la pass trekking Itinerary Outline

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03: Drive to Syabru Besi

Day 04: Trekking to Lama Hotel

Day 05: Trek to Langtang

Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa

Day 07: Rest/Accimalitazition day in Kyanjin Gompa

Day 08: Trek to Ngegang Kharka

Day 09: Trek to Ganja La Pass (5200m) and to Keldang

Day 10: Trek to Dukpu

Day 11: Trek to Tarke Gyang

Day 12: Trek to Sermathang

Day 13: Drive back to Melamchi and to Kathmandu

Day 14: Kathmandu free day

Day 15: Final departure from Kathmandu 

Itinerary Detail

Langtang Ganja la pass trekking Itinerary details:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu: Our representatives will receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and take you to the hotel where you will be briefly explained about the trekking package itinerary. You will spend the comforting night at the hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu: This day, you will be taken to the day-long tour around Kathmandu Valley. Visits include shrines at Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath (also known as Monkey Temple) and Bouddhanath and Durbar Squares of Basantapur and other two nearby amazing cities of Patan and Bhaktapur. Most of the sites you will be visiting on the second day are enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage list. You will return to the hotel back in the evening.

Day 03: Drive to Syabru Besi: Syabru Besi is the initial point for trekking in Ganja La pass. It takes about 8 to 9 hours drive to cover 117km from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi. En route, we can enjoy the scenic views of the mountain and rice terrains. Syabru Besi bazaar is cramped with lodges and hotels. We will reside for a night in any one of them.

Day 04: Trekking to Lama Hotel: We will depart from the main road and lower down to a camping area via the route opposite to the Hotel Village View. The trail further prolongs through the suspension bridge over Bhote Koshi and ascends to Thulo Syabru before crossing a bridge over Langtang Khola. Later the trail leads to set of six lodges at Changtang which goes by the name of Lama Hotel where we will stay overnight.

Day 05: Trek to Langtang: A short ascend up the hill will take us to the trail that opens up in Langtang valley. The valley offers the beautiful scenery of Lirung. Later we will pass through a forest to reach the meadow where yak and the wild goats can be seen grazing. We will stay in Langtang overnight

Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa: Leaving the Langtang Valley, we will clamber uphill all the way to Sindum and Yamphu. Later the route takes us through Laja Khola to arrive at a viewpoint which provides the panoramic views of Kyanjin Gompa and icefall from Lirung and Kinshung. Below to the view point exists Kyanjin Gompa where we will stay overnight.

Day 07: Rest day in Kyanjin Gompa: On the 7th day, we will take a well-deserved rest from trekking and ease up our stiff muscles. Kyanjin Gompa offers splendid views of Langtang Lirung, Genjempol and Kenga Himal ranges. The cheese factory, Buddhist monastery and Tsergo Ri (5033m) are other sites which you would like visiting.

Day 08: Trek to Ngegang Kharka: Crossing the Langtang Khola, we will clamber through a steep hill and cross across rhododendron and juniper forest to arrive at a pasture with lush green vegetation where we can see yak grazing. This meadow goes by the name of Ngegang Kharka where we will stay overnight.

Day 09: Trek to Ganja La Pass and to Keldang: Crossing the rivulets, we will move forward via snow and rocks to make it to Ganja La pass which provides the majestic views of Langtang Himal and Lirung. Later we will lower down to Yangri Khola Valley and cross stream and pass through meadows to hit Kaldang where we will stay overnight.

Day 10: Trek to Dukpu: Descending further through a long ridge, we will undergo series of ups and downs to move forward to a valley. Later we will follow the ridge through small villages to arrive at Dukpu where we will stay overnight.

Day 11: Trek to Tarke Gyang: Today’s trail begins by moving uphill to make it up to the Pass which gives spectacular mountain views. Later we will pass through a forest of spruce and rhododendrons to reach Tarke Gyang- the large Sherpa Village.

Day 12: Trek to Sermathang: Early in the morning, we will move across the beautiful Sherpa Village- Gangyul which locates itself at 2520m altitude. The route then lowers down a bit before ascending up through a forest. Later we will cross the stream to arrive at Chumik from where we will climb further up to the village of Sermathang.

Day 13: Drive back to Melamchi Bazaar and to Kathmandu: The trail follows downward the hill and transverse the village of Nigale, Gyalsha and Raithani Gyang before moving across pine forest to make it to the village of Dubha Chaur. A little further from Dubha Chaur exists Melamchi Pul Bazaar from where we will drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 14: Kathmandu free day: Today is the free day. You can ease your muscles after a long and arduous trek. Later in the afternoon, you can go shopping around Thamel to take souvenirs to your near and dear ones. You will be served your evening dinner amid the cultural dance shown in your honor.

Day 15: Final departure from Kathmandu: We will assist in your last moment preparation and take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport which will take you to your next destination or back to your home country. We wish you a safe journey and expect to serve you again!   

Include/Exclude

Costs include/ exclude of Langtang Ganja la pass trekking   companies:

Costs included in the Langtang Ganja la pass trekking  Package:

  • Pickup and drop at Airport
  • hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during trekking period
  • Best available accommodations during the trek
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour inclusive of guide, entry fees and transportation
  • A government license holder guide
  • Porter to carry your baggage
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation and local tax for guides and porters
  • Ground Transportation Charge while returning back to Kathmandu from the trekking destination
  • TIMS card(Trekker’s information Management System)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Fees wherever required
  • Trekking Permits needed for Restricted Area Trekking
  • All government taxes and service charges
  • Farewell dinner prior to departure

Costs excluded in the Langtang ganja la pass trek package:

  •  Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • Tips for trekking staff  
  • Drinks (soft/cold) and liquors
  • Personal shopping, Personal trekking equipment, Gifts and souvenirs
  • All items not listed in Cost included section

Notes: Costs are prone to change in itinerary. So costs will be recalculated if the trekking days get modified.  

Equipment List

The basic equipment checklists for Langtang Ganja la Pass trekking:

  Sun hat or scarf

  Light balaclava or warm fleece hat

  Sunglasses

  Sun protection cream 

  Gloves

  Camera

  Basic First Aid Kit

  Down vest and/or jacket *

  Rain cote

  Water bottles

  Trekking shoes

  Thick and thin both type of socks

  Warm clothes

  Tissue and Toilet papers

  Tooth brush/paste

  Large plastic bags – to keep items dry inside the trek bag

  Towel etc…..

  Extras Equipments:

   Binoculars

   Reading book

   Travel game i.e. chess, card etc

   Swimming customs

Reviews
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Trip Date: 01/12/2015

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