Langtang Ganja-La Pass Trek
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Overview

Langtang the Ganja-La pass is one of the most challenging passes in Nepal, it is a standout and a true challenge.located northwest of The Kathmandu Valley in the Langtang region.The trek offers, great perspectives of the mountains,a chance to live in old religious communities, beautiful Langtang and Helambu valleys,full of  natural bird and wildlife.The route over the Ganja La Pass Trek takes you from the busier trails of the Langtang region to the quaint trails of Helambu )it provides an opportunity to be amid pristine nature for a day or two.

We commence from Sybrubensi passing through several Tamang settlements to reach the ancient monastery of Kyanjin Gompa. Kyanjin Gompa is the most sacred monastery for the Tamangs in the Langtang region. From here we have time to explore the upper reaches of the valley with time to acclimatise before we head off to challenge the compelling Ganja La Pass (5130m), the highest altitude of the trek, which is frozen throughout the year. The trail then goes through the Sherpa villages of Helambu before finishing at Melamchi Pul. A wonderful time away that provides insight into Tamang village culture,spectacular views of the Langtang range,treks through dense forests of rhododendron and pine, visits to Buddhist monasteries, local cheese factories, the diverse flora, and fauna of the region are just some of the highlights of this trek.  An opportunity to see the red panda makes this trip equally enticing.

Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1 Arrival In Kathmandu And Transfer To The Hotel.
Day 2
Day 2 Free Day/ Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 3
Day 3 Kathmandu To Sybru Bensi (1500m) 7 Hrs Drive
Day 4
Day 4 Syabru Besi To Lama Hotel (2500m) 5 Hrs
Day 5
Day 5 Lama Hote To Langtang Village (3430m) 6 Hrs Walk
Day 6
Day 6 Langtang Village To Kyanjin Gompa (3830m) 3 Hrs Walk
Day 7
Day 7 Rest Day At Kyanjin Gompa (3830 M)
Day 8
Day 8 Kyanging Gompa To Ngegang (4500m) 4-5 Hrs Walk
Day 9
Day 9 Ngegang To Keldang (4270m) Via Ganja La (5130m) 6-7 Hrs Walk
Day 10
Day 10 Keldang To Dukpu (4040m) 4 Hrs Walk
Day 11
Day 11 Dukpu To Tarkeghyang (2600m) 5hrs Walk
Day 12
Day 12 Tarkeghyang Rest Day And Exploring The Valley
Day 13
Day 13 Tarkeghyang To Shermathang (2590m) 4 Hrs Walk
Day 14
Day 14 Shermathang To Melamchi Pul (870m) Bazaar 4 Hrs Walk
Day 15
Day 15 Melamchi Pul Bazaar To Kathmandu
Day 16
Day 16 Departure From Kathmandu

The Cost Include(s)

  • Hotel accommodation in a double/ twin-sharing basis with breakfast,
  • Guided tour of the city historical and heritage sites,
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) when trekking, tea and coffee during the trip
  • Accommodation in teahouse / lodge during trekking.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek.
  • Nepal Social Treks Gear – sleeping bag, duffel bag for the use during the trip if needed.
  • Professional trained local guide with extensive experience,
  • Comprehensive First Aid Kit
  • Necessary Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
  • Adequate insurance for all staff including porters.
  • Trek permit and government tax.

The Cost Exclude(s)

  • Meals in the cities except Farewell and Welcome Dinner.
  • Nepal entry visa fee can be obtained at Kathmandu airport upon arrival,
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Items of a personal nature expenses
  • Valid Travel Insurance with Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc.

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Starting at $1,250/person
1,250
Total USD 1,250

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Trip Facts

  • Tea House and Camping
  • Hotel and Lodge
  • Private Vehicle
  • 5,130 M
  • Moderate to Fairly Challenging

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