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Ganja La Pass Trek

US$ 1865 per person

  1. 14 Days
  2. Challenging
  3. Min : 02 Pax

Destination:Langtang valley, Ganja-la passes, Nepal

Group Size:01 to 12 Pax

Maximum altitude:5110 meters.

Season:September to late December and February to late June.

Transportation:Bus, Car, Land Cruiser or Jeep

Walking Hour:6 Hours/Day

Ganja La Pass Trekking is an adventurous trekking in the Langtang region of Nepal. It is popular for the adventure seekers with an excursion, which is equally fabulous to explore the dynamic attractions of the region, including the Himalayan scenery, alpine meadows, forests and excitingly the ethnic cultural attractions of the Tamang inhabitants.

Langtang Ganja La Trek begins from Syaphrubesi and leads you through the rhododendron forest of the Langtang National Park. It is a pocket zone of the snow leopard and red panda. Langtang village and Kyanjin are some of the culturally significant villages in this region, densely populated by the Tamang people. Hiking to the Tesrko Ri or Kyanjin Ri is outstanding for the Himalayan views of Langtang, Lurung, Ganesh Himal, Lakpa Dorje, Yala Peak, Naya Kanga, Mt. Gaurishankar and the Annapurna chain. Crossing the technical Ganja La Pass, you can save an adventurous experience. The next part of the trekking includes the picturesque Helambu valley. The Sherpa culture in this valley is remarkable. It is different than the culture of the Khumbu valley. The trek ends at Melamchi and drive to Kathmandu. Adventure Bound Nepal offers Ganja La Pass trek in Langtang with professional guides, porters and required Langtang Permit and TIMS card. Please, feel free to contact us for more details.

Trip Highlight

  • The beautiful Langtang valley
  • Superb Himalayan views of Langtang Lirung, Yala Peak and the surroundings
  • The adventurous Ganja La Pass
  • Alpine meadows and rocky slopes
  • The wonderful Helambu valley and cultural setting

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel.

Day 02 :Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi (1600m).

Day 03 :Trek to Lama Hotel (2470m).

Day 04 :Trek to Langtang village (3430m).

Day 05 :Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3798m).

Day 06 :Acclimatization in Kyanjing Gompa valley (hiking to Kyanjing Ri, Tserko Ri (5033m).

Day 07 :Trek to Ngegang.

Day 08 :Trek to Ganja La pass (height: 5110m, camp)

Day 09 :Trek down to Dukpu (camp).

Day 10 :Trek to Tarke Gyang.

Day 11 :Trek to Sermathang.

Day 12 :Trek to Malemche Pul Bazar.

Day 13 :Drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 14 :Final Departure.

Cost Include

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van
  • 2 nights in 2-3star hotel in Kathmandu Includes breakfast.
  • Tea house, Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • 3 Meals a day Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner during the trek.
  • Normal bus transportation (Kathmandu-Syabrubesi and Malemche Pul Bazar-Kathmandu)
  • Gov. Licensed experienced helpful and friendly guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff.
  • Down Jacket and sleeping bag (if needed)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
  • First aid medical kit
  • Langtang National Park Permits fee.
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System
  • Farewell dinner
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Exclude

  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Nepal entry visa you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos and cash for visa.)
  • Personal expenses (Wifi (if any), laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc).
  • Extra hotel stays and meals in the city in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Tips for guides and porters expected.
  • Any other activities and/or items not mentioned or stated as optional in the itinerary

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel.Welcome to Nepal. You will be greeted by the representative of Adventure Bound Nepal and transferred to the hotel. In the evening, we give you a short briefing about the trip overview. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 :Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi (1600m).We drive to Syaphrubesi from Kathmandu in the morning. The beautiful countryside, streams and the Himalayan views can be seen while driving. Passing the Trishuli Bazaar, we reach to Syaphrubesi, the gateway of Langtang treks. Overnight at lodge.

Day 03 :Trek to Lama Hotel (2470m).After the breakfast, we begin our first day excursion through the Langtang Khola River bank. Walking up and down and through the forest, we climb up to the Lama Hotel, which is located on the bank of the Langtang Khola River. Overnight at the lodge.

Day 04 :Trek to Langtang village (3430m).From Lama Hotel, we commence our journey after the breakfast. Walking through the picturesque rhododendron forest, we ascend to the Langtang village via Ghoda Tabela. Langtang village is a traditionally settled densely populated ethnic village, who follow the Tibetan Buddhism. They have a unique culture and remarkable hospitality that you will experience during the trek. Overnight at lodge.

Day 05 :Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3798m).Following the trail through the grazing meadow, we begin to trek from the Langtang village. Some of the attractions of today's journey include the traditional stone huts, Mani stone walls and fluttering Buddhist prayer flags. Steadily, we reach to the Kyanjin village and take a rest. We can observe the evening prayer at the monastery and feel blessed. Overnight at lodge.

Day 06 :Acclimatization in Kyanjing Gompa valley (hiking to Kyanjing Ri, Tserko Ri (5033m).The acclimatization and exploration day in Kyanjin Gompa, we hike to the surroundings. Kyanjin Ri and Tserko Ri are the options where to go. The Himalayan views are at the eye level. It is dramatic and awe-inspiring. Spending a memorable day hike in Langtang, take a rest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 07 :Trek to Ngegang.From Kyanjin, we leave the established trail. We walk through the isolated trail. Passing the Chona Lake. The alpine meadows and rugged trail are dominated on the trail. Finding the suitable place, we take a rest in Ngegang Kharka. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 08 :Trek to Ganja La pass (height: 5110m, camp)Beginning the trek early in the morning from Ngegang after the breakfast, we ascend to the Ganja La Pass (5130 meters) that opens only in September and October. The spectacular views of the Langtang Lirung, Yala Peak and the surrounding peaks can be explored brilliantly. Passing the trail dotted with cairns and walking through the steep downhill trail, we reach to Yangri Kharka and take a rest. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 09 :Trek down to Dukpu (camp).After the breakfast at Dukpu, we continually proceed towards Dukpu via Keldang. Still, the altitude is alpine. The steep downhill trail leads to Dukpu, passing the meadows and walking through the route that goes on through the rock boulder. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 10 :Trek to Tarke Gyang.We begin the trek from Tarke Ghyang descending through the surroundings of Oak and rhododendron forest have given the awesome settings. Then we continually trek down to Tarkeghyang via Yangri Danda, Yangri peak and finally explore the Gekye Gompa. Overnight at lodge.

Day 11 :Trek to Sermathang.This is relatively a short and easy walk from Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang. First, we descend to Seti Bhanjyang, continually to Ghangyul and trek down steadily to Sermathang, where the Langtang National Park office lies. This is also the last bus stop in this area. Overnight at lodge.

Day 12 :Trek to Malemche Pul Bazar.After breakfast, we begin to descend crossing three passes- Nigale Bhanjyang, Kakani Bhanjyang and Pokhari Bhanjyang. After reaching Melamchi, we have an option, either to drive further to Kathmandu or take a rest at Melamchi. Based on our itinerary, we take a rest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 13 :Drive back to Kathmandu.Then we reach to Melamchi and drive to Kathmandu. Enjoying the impressive views of the terraced fields, River, Himalayas and the lush hills, we arrive ins Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel. This amazing trip will be a remarkable experience. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 :Final Departure.According to the time of your flight, our airport representative drops you to the International Airport for your final departure. Thank you for joining us for your trekking in Nepal. See you again.

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Trip note

These itineraries are prearranged by their popularity with our previous guests but can easily be customized to accommodate your own schedule and desire.

We can organize combination packages to explore various regions and attractions throughout the country if you have an interest to explore Nepal further. Popular destinations and activities include: the infamous Chitwan National Park jungle safaris, guided tours through the medieval kingdoms of ancient Nepal , Lumbini (the birthplace of Lord Buddha), mountain flights, world class white water rafting and much more. Let us know what you want and we will make it happen for you.

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