Langtang Valley Ganja-La Pass Trek – Trip Overview
Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass, north of Kathmandu, offers a multitude of trekking destinations which is connected with main Himalayan range to the north Tibet Border and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. This is golden opportunity to explore Tibetan villages, Tamang Villages, to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers at comfortably low elevations. Your trek embark from the Kyanjin Gompa the gate way and the last Tibetan village which is connected with Helambu over Ganja La Pass (5,200 m). Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass offers wilderness and adventure experiences and it is not easy like other trek in Langtang. So you need more courage for adventure and require good equipment and experience from local guides. Himalayan Adventure Nepal will give you proper suggestion and direction regarding this trip.
Langtang Valley Ganja-La Pass Trek : Trip Profile
- Sightseeing in the World Heritage Sites: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa
- Scenic road drive from and to Kathmandu
- Visiting Langtang village & Kyangjin Gompa
- Panoramic view of the Himalayas from Kyangjin Ri
- Crossing the Ganja La Pass at 5,200 m
Langtang Valley Ganja-La Pass Trek-Outline Itinerary:
Day 01 –Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 m). Overnight at a Hotel.
Day 02 –Guided Sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley. Overnight at a Hotel.
Day 03 –Drive to Syabru Besi (1,462 m) on a Public Bus – 8 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
Day 04 –Trek to Lama Hotel (2,500 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
Day 05 –Trek to Langtang village (3,307 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
Day 06 –Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,798 m) – 4 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
Day 07 – Kyanjin Gompa Exploration Day. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
Day 08 –Trek to Ngegang (4,000 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Tented Camp.
Day 09 –Trek to Keldang (4,300 m) via Ganja La Pass (5,200 m ) – 6 hours. Overnight at a Tented Camp.
Day 10 –Trek to Dukpu (4,080 m) – 6.5 hours. Overnight at a a Tented Camp.
Day 11 –Trek to Tarkeghyang (2,560 m) – 5.5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
Day 12 –Trek to Shermathang (2,621 m) – 5.5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
Day 13 – Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
Day 14 –Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu on a Public Bus – 4 hours . Overnight at a Hotel.
Day 15 – Leisure Day and Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu. Overnight at a Hotel.
Day 16 –Transfer to the International Airport for Your Final Departure.
We will be staying at 3 star hotels in Pokhara and Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis. And Single supplement will be served on request and will have additional cost. We will have rooms with attached washrooms in most parts of the trek but according to place it can be afforded. In higher elevations single rooms are not available like in Kathmandu and the lower elevation regions but Himalayan Adventure Nepal will do our best for your happiness.
All meals will be served during Ganja la Pass trekking, while Kathmandu and Pokhara only offer breakfast. The hotel will also offer welcome and farewell dinner. The most common dishes on most menus are Nepalese, Tibetan, Indian and the most common Continental.
Can I accomplish this trek?
Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass is challenging trip which is a moderate and suitable for those trekkers who can walk at least 6-7 hours a day with a light backpack. Crossing the pass requires the use of technical climbing equipment and trekkers must be skilled and be prepared. The trail follows a small valley before reaching the glaciated pass where the use of ropes, crampons and ice axes may be necessary. To accomplish this trek you need to have basic good health However, it is always best to start jogging and exercising regularly at least a month before commencing the actual trek. If you have any disease please kindly inform to Himalayan Adventure Nepal.
Best Time to Travel
Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for this trek. If you have some other time than this we can customize and make the trip viable.
Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. If you have some query please directly call us at any time .Your happiness is our success.
- Group Size1-15(Customize your Trip on Request)
- DestinationKathmandu, Nepal
- Max Altitude5,200 m/17,056 ft
- MealsFull Board During Trek
- Accommodation3-star & Tea House
- Trip StyleLodge Trek
- ActivitySightseeing and Trekking
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