LANGTANG GANJA LA PASS TREK
Ganja la pass trek is a least visited, challenging and unique wilderness trekking trail in Langtang region. Ganja la pass trekking requires technical skill and climbing equipment. This trek offers an opportunity to explore Tibetan style, Tamang Villages, panoramic Himalayan views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Yala peak, Naya kanga, Gaurishanker etc.
Highest point of Ganja La trek is Ganja La Pass (5122m). This pass to the north, offers panoramic view of Langtang Lirung and the snow peaks in Tibet side including Shisha Pangma (8,013m). This trek takes you all the way through the lush valleys, evergreen forests, waterfalls and bright green hills with panoramic views mountains on its backdrop.
This trekking trail also takes you through the beautiful Langtang and Helambu valley. These places are mostly inhibited by Tamangs and Helamo ethnic group. Here you get to know their culture, tradition, unique dressing style, ancient trading style and the hardship of rural life.
People in Langtang Helambu trekking trail follow the Buddhist religion so you will find many old Buddhist monasteries in the villages One of the best attraction of the Langtang region is it’s so close to Kathmandu and it’s really wild as any Tibetan highlands. Langtang region is the best trekking site for every trekkers who loves to explore the beauty of the Himalayas, the natural beauties. Langtang region is really famous for its Gosaikunda lakes.
While we will be trekking the company of the green rhododendron and bamboo forest, the majestic waterfalls, and snow-capped Himalayas make the trek one of the most diverse treks near Kathmandu. Most of the Nepalese people are living in the highlands of the Langtang region. Being the descendant of the Tibetan origin, they still look like Tibetans.
Arrival at Kathmandu airport, meet and greeted by office representative, transfer to hotel.
Trekking preparation day, sightseeing in and around Kathmandu. Spa retreat at Ananda Natural Therapy Center. Overnight at Hotel
After breakfast drive to Syabru besi (1462m) by private vehicle or local bus.Its 7 hours drive from Kathmandu. Overnight at Tea house
After breakfast trek to Lama Hotel ( 2500m), its 5 hours walk. Overnight at Tea House
After breakfast trek to Langtang village (3430m) which is 6-7 hours walk. Overnight at Tea House
After breakfast trek to Kyanjin Gompa ( 3870m) which is 4 hours walk from Langtang village. Overnight at Tea House
Exploration day at Kyanjin Gompa
After breakfast trek to Ngegang (4000m) , its 5-6 hours walk. Overnight at Tented camp.
After breakfast trek to Keldang via Ganjala Pass (5200m), its 6-7 hours walk. Overnight at Tented camp.
After breakfast trek to Dukpu (4080m), its 6-7 hours walk. Overnight at Tented camp.
After breakfast trek to Tarkeghyang (2560m) which is 5-6 hours walk. Overnight at Tea house
After breakfast trek to Shermathang (2621m) which is 5-6 hours walk. Overnight at Tea house
After breakfast trek to Melamchi Bazaar (846m), its 5-6 hours walk. Overnight at Tea house
Drive from Melamchi Bazaar to Kathmandu by private vehicle or local bus. Overnight at Tea house
Free for shopping, revitalization at Ananda Natural Therapy Center or other activities. Overnight at Tea House.
After breakfast drive from Kathmandu to Shyabrubesi (1460 m) by private jeep or local bus. Its 7-8 hours drive from Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel
Cost Includes: 1. Transfer airport – hotel – airport 2. All accommodation in Kathmandu 3. Transportation: Kathmandu – Shyabrubesi – Kathmandu by private vehicle or local bus. 5. TIMS and Langtang National Fee. 6. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trek. 7. Accomodation in tea house/ lodge and tented camp 8. Licensed guide and necessary number of porters during the trek. 9. Guide and porter salary, food, accommodation, transportation and insurance. 10. Sleeping tents, kitchen tents and kitchen gears. 11. Medical kit.
Cost Excludes: 1. International Flight and Tourist Visa Fee for Nepal 2. Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara 3. All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, mineral water, snacks etc. 4. Hot shower during the trek 5. Personal equipments 6. Personal and medical insurance, emergency rescue evacuation. 7. All cost arises due to flight cancellation, natural disaster, health issue and political disturbance 8. Tips for guide and porter
TRIP FACTS Location: Langtang region Total duration: 16 days Trekking Days: 12 days Trek Starts: Shyabrubesi Trek Ends: Melamchi Bazaar Grade: Moderate Maximum Altitude: 5122m. ( Ganja La Pass) Trekking style: Tea house / Lodge / Tented Camp Best month for Trek: Mar – June, Sep – Dec Culture : Mix culture of Tamang & Sherpa Major Attractions: Mt. Langtang Lirung, Mt. Gaurishanker, Mt. Dorje Lakpa, Yapa Peak, Naya Khanga, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Shisha Pangma,Ganja La Pass, Ethenic Tamang and Sherpa village and their culture, free spa retreat (Massage) at Ananda Natural Therapy center