Langtang Ganja La Pass trek

Trip Duration

15

Trip Grade

Moderate

Highest Altitude

5130m

Accommodation

Tea Houses

Transportation

Bus/Jeep

Group Size

1-20

Best Season

Sept, Oct, Nov, Mar, Apr, May

Langtang Ganja La Pass trek Introduction

Extending its vast surrounding in the northwest region of Kathmandu valley in Langtang Region of Rasuwa district, Ganja La Pass trekking is truly a phenomenal place for avid travelers. Langtang Ganja La Pass Trekking is remarkable as it offers snowy unadorned glaciers and antique religious ceremonies. This place also exhibits mountainous terrains like Langtang Valley and Helambu Valley in frigid form.

We will pass through the many beautiful, uncluttered beauty of many settlements like Helambu, etc. This place is mainly occupied by the Tamang, Sherpa, and Rai people. Their culture is really unique and somehow identical. The place is filled with much cultural significance and could make you feel included. People are very warm and friendly and also very welcoming.

Langtang Ganja La Pass trek is one of the perfect places for those nature seekers who want their trip to be adventurous and unusual. This region is naturally composed of the off-beaten path, featuring the Rasuwa district of Nepal. Rasuwa is situated in the northern area of the nation. It shares intimacy with the Langtang National stop. The Langtang range is neighboring Kathmandu Valley. Yet, it is contemplated as an intact and undeveloped part of Nepal by modernity.

The generous people living in Langtang are mainly of Tibetan origin. People here honor the Buddhist faith so we can observe numerous old Buddhist monasteries in the villages. At the climax passing the Ganja la Pass, we will tour through some amazing rice terraces and various startling Buddhist monasteries. We will also hike around the delightful settlements of Tarkeghyang, Malemchigaon, and Sermathang Then, we will eventually tour back to Kathmandu Valley.

Highlights

A spectacular ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi watching enticing hills and rivers.
Observe the magnificent Langtang village and Kyanjiin Monastery
Witness panoramic scenery of the mountain range like Ganesh Himal from Kyanjin Ri
Trek through Ganja La Pass and see an appealing panoramic view from it.
Tour Buddhist monasteries, stupas, shrines, and tombs
Observe the jungle of diverse Flora and Fauna
Explore mesmerizing wildlife like red panda, snow leopard, bear, musk deer, langur, etc.
Feel the Secluded Langtang valley resided by warm and welcoming people.
Eat Authentic Yak Cheese factories and stunning Yolmo Culture.
Tour the culturally diverse Tibetan settlement Langtang and observe the marvellous picturesque landscape of Langtang RI.
Enjoy the extraordinary Helambu Valley and its hospitable citizens.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive at the nation's heart, Kathmandu.
  • Day 2: Exploring and Sightseeing Kathmandu Valley
  • Day 3: A scenic ride from Kathmandu to beautiful Syabrubesi.
  • Day 4: A tiring Hike from Syabrubesi to hospitable Lama Hotel
  • Day 5: A hike from Lama Hotel to exciting Langtang
  • Day 6: Scenic trek from Langtang to charming Kyanjin Gompa
  • Day 7: Acclimatization Day/ Rest day
  • Day 8: A panoramic hike from Kyanjin Gompa to beautiful Ngengang
  • Day 9: A panoramic walk from Ngengang towards amazing Keldang via Ganja-La Pass
  • Day 10: A scenic hike from Keldang towards incredible Dhukpa
  • Day 11: A picturesque trip from Dhukpa towards remarkable Tarkegyang
  • Day 12: A scenic trek from Tarkegyang to delighting Sermanthang
  • Day 13: A scenic journey from Sermanthang to Kakani
  • Day 14: A scenic trip from Kakani towards Melamchi Pul and drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 15: Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at the nation's heart, Kathmandu.

At the airport, our agents will be at the arrival of Tribhuwan International Airport to cheer you with placards depicting your name. Then, we’ll leave for the hotel. You will be staying overnight in Kathmandu. You can buy the requirements for the trek. Also, you can tour the memorials and heritages of the city in the evenings.

Day 2: Exploring and Sightseeing Kathmandu Valley

You’ll have a very wonderful time traveling to some of the tremendous cultural and ancient heritages of Kathmandu. Have a very pleasant time and equip yourself for your trekking by buying some of the important recommended gear.

Day 3: A scenic ride from Kathmandu to beautiful Syabrubesi.

Today after the tasty breakfast, we will ride from Kathmandu to Syapurbesi. It is the commencing spot of our journey. It will take some 6-7 hours to reach here. The drive gives us a lovely panoramic vision of the hills, terrains, settlements, and fast-moving Trishuli River.

Day 4: A tiring Hike from Syabrubesi to hospitable Lama Hotel

The trek starts up at dawn after breakfast through the forest track. The ascent is uphill and sheer at some steps. We will hike through the Bamboo woods until we arrive at Lama Hotel. We will be staying there overnight.

Day 5: A hike from Lama Hotel to exciting Langtang

We’ll relish a purely fun hike as we arrive and walk through the Langtang valley National Park. The path passes through Rhododendron and alpine woodlands, waterfalls, and spectacular routes. There’s a slight possibility we might discover a Red Panda. We’ll trek through the magnificent settlement of Langtang to transcend the Mundu village in Langtang valley.

We’ll spend the darkness in the lodge.

Day 6: Scenic trek from Langtang to charming Kyanjin Gompa

After a tasty, fulfilling breakfast, We’ll hike to the Kyanjin Gompa today. The watermills, Buddhist tombs, Prayer wheels, and Mani flags are items we cross on our journey. We will also join the Gompa and its surroundings for acclimatization (organize ourselves to adapt without difficulties at an elevated altitude) as we are climbing uphill the next day. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 7: Acclimatization Day/ Rest day

It is the traveling day of the journey where we rest embracing nature. We’ll tour Kyanjin Gompa and the authentic local cheese factory. We will also visit the striking area of Kyanjin. We can go for a walk as well to Tserko-Ri. It’s the place from where we can witness the astonishing scenery of the Langtang range. We could notice other smaller captivating peaks. Make sure you adapt to higher altitudes properly. Overnight in Kyanjin.

Day 8: A panoramic hike from Kyanjin Gompa to beautiful Ngengang

After departing from Kyanjin Gompa, we’ll climb routes with scarce greenery. We will cross through a suspension bridge above Langtang Khola. Then, we will arrive at Chhana Lake before joining Ngengang. A tiring hike in the bare hills sends us to Ngengang. We will relax for the night in Negengang. Overnight in Ngengang.

Day 9: A panoramic walk from Ngengang towards amazing Keldang via Ganja-La Pass

The stimulating breakfast in Ngengang directs us to our overwhelming walk where we will meet with Keldang via Ganja La Pass (5130m). This pass is often hidden by snow throughout the year. Ngengang to Keldang is the most complicated part of this trek. We are obliged to hike through the frosty and slippery road. After finishing the hike to Ganja La Pass, we have reached the highest point of the entire trek. After that, we will drop downhill on a steep route to enter Keldang.

Day 10: A scenic hike from Keldang towards incredible Dhukpa

After an energizing breakfast, we depart for our journey to Dhukpa from Keldang. The road contains many ascents and descents. Then it drops towards the valley along the cliff, and a comfortable step on the elegant grasslands that takes us to Dhukpa. Overnight in Dhukpa.

Day 11: A picturesque trip from Dhukpa towards remarkable Tarkegyang

The day starts with our tour descending in the beginning and later making an abrupt elevation to enter Yangri Peak. Trekking along with the dense pine/ fir and dense rhododendron woodland, we’ll enter Tarkegyang. It is an expansive Sherpa village. We can discover the old hermitage recognized as Gekye Gompa. Make sure you’ll explore the Tarkegyang. Overnight in Tarkegyang.

Day 12: A scenic trek from Tarkegyang to delighting Sermanthang

A tiring journey through two appealing places of Ghyangul and Chimighyang will ultimately direct us to the magnificent village of Sermanthang which has its prestige for fascinating culture and generous Sherpa people. The village assists in fulfilling natural geographies. You can spend your dusk expressing yourself with the charming locals. Overnight in Sermanthang.

Day 13: A scenic journey from Sermanthang to Kakani

We’ll commence the day by prompting breakfast in Sermanthang. We will come down through the moraine with a spectacular view of the lovely Melamchi Bazaar. Then we will enter Chautara eventually. After trekking through forested routes loaded with small monasteries, we arrive in Kakani. The area of lovely Kakani would be yelling at us to tour it. Overnight in Kakani.

Day 14: A scenic trip from Kakani towards Melamchi Pul and drive back to Kathmandu

The tracks plummet through the attractive Chir pine forests and alluring fields to succeed in Melamchi Pul (Bridge). En route, we will cross numerous small settlements and shrines before we drive from Melamchi Pul. By departing the Melamchi Pul behind, we’ll be in Kathmandu valley enjoying the panoramic countryside sight. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you’ll be moved to a standard hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 15: Departure

We will bid farewell to you with the tasty Nepali cuisine which you will never forget on the behalf of our agency. Then, We’ll drive you to the International airport in Kathmandu at least 2 hours earlier than the flight departure time. We hope you enjoyed being in Nepal with us.

Includes

  • Airport picks up and drops service.
  • Transportation assistance and its prices. 
  • A skilled and licensed guide.
  • Porter as per the necessity.
  • Trekking authorization fee.
  • Trek maps and navigation tools.
  • Accommodation while staying in Kathmandu.
  • Governmental charges and other applicable prices.
  • Wage and accommodation of guide and porter.
  • Complete board-based meal during the trek.
  • Assistance for the team during the trek
  • Medical supplies and first aid equipment.
  • Trekking supplies and camping gears

 

Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (excluding breakfast).
  • International flight checks and airfares.
  • Alcoholic/ non-alcoholic liquors.
  • Additional porter fees.
  • Electronic gadgets like chargers, and headphones.
  • Individual costs like a hot shower, phone calls, laundry, and souvenirs.
  • Travel coverage and emergency evacuations.
  • Tips for porters or drivers.

 

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