Ganja la pass trek

Ganja la pass trek

Ganja La pass trek cross Ganja La – Langtang trekking route
Ganja la pass trek is challenging adventure trail of Langtang region requires technical skill to use climbing equipment. This place is considered to be excellent for trekking for those brave hearts who love challenges, excitement and adventure. Walking trails decorated with prayer flags Tibetan style Tamang villages, panoramic Himalayan views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Yala peak, Naya kanga, Gaurishanker etc. The narrow Langtang valley is simply breathtaking and the tour is not far from the national capital, which makes it more interesting and easily reachable. Being located near Tibetan border north to Kathmandu, Langtang Ganja la pass trek is the Nepal’s accessible trekking route. Therefore, with moderately high elevation and close proximity, it is an interesting place that no trekker lover should miss.
Main feature of Ganja la pass trekking is an entirely wilderness adventure experience. Highest point of this trip is Ganja La Pass 5130m. Best months of the year for Ganja la pass trek are April and October. Langtang valley and Ganja la pass located north of Kathmandu offers a multitude of trekking destinations. Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just below the main Himalaya range to the north Tibet Border and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south, Langtang national park popular Kyanjin, langtang surrounded by the snowy mountains. People residing in this region are said to be of Tibetan origin, although they introduce themselves to be as Tamang and Sherpa. When Ganjala pass trail crossing the Ganja la it leads to Tarke Ghyang and Malemchigaon.
Langtang ganja la pass trek starts from Sybru Bensi, ends at Melamchi Bazar. From Sybru Bensi, you will follow the Langtang River to the east until you reach to Kyanjin Gompa 3,049. Kyanching is enclosed in the west by Mt. Langtang Lirung and the north east by Kangchenpo. There is a very small Buddhist monastery at Kyanjing Gompa, including a cheese factory. While crossing the pass, the trekker can enjoy the spectacular views of Tibetan peaks found beyond and Langtang Lirung. The last 100m of the trail is said to be very precarious and hence, rope is to be used for safety. The descent from pass is a steep slope of more than 1 km and requires the trekker to take utmost precaution. However, the remaining trail is comfortable and easy. Since, there are no settlements and lodges here along the way; for two nights the group needs to be adequately equipped with food and tent materials. The whole trekking journey lasts for about 14 days and is filled with excitement and fun.

Ganja la pass trek itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, upon your arrival in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for upcoming trek.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1503 m).
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2410 m).
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3430m).
Day 06: Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjuma Gompa (3830 m)
Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa explore day.
Day 08: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Kangja la phedi (4960m)
Day 09: Trek to Keldang (4270m) via Ganja La pass (5130m)
Day 10: Trek from Keldang to Dukpu (4040m).
Day 11: Trek from Dukpu to Tarkeghyang (2600m)
Day 12: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Shermathang (2590m)
Day 13: Trek from Shermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (870m).
Day 14: Drive from Melamchi to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 15: After this amazing Ganja la pass trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.
Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast.
Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi and Melamchi to KTM
All meals and accommodation during Ganja la trekking period
An experienced English speaking guide trained by gov. of Nepal
Highly experienced Ganja la trekking staffs
All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.
Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag (optional), medical kit etc.
Travel and rescue arrangements
Farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant.

Service exclude

Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Hot shower, battery recharge during the trek
Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc
Personal Ganja la trekking equipment / gears
Tips for guides, porters and driver
All others expenses not mentioned on price include section

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; It is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Ganja la trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: On request
Grade: Strenuous
Season: Sept to Nov, March to May
Duration: 14 Days
Operation: Camping / Tea house
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2 to Max 12
Highest access: Ganja la 5130m
Start From: Kathmandu-Syabrubesi
Ending at: Melamchi-Kathmandu