Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek - 13 Days

Based on 1 Review
Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek
Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek
Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek
Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek
Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek
Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek
Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Public Bus /Jeep
  • Food: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel,tea houses and camps(tents)
  • Group Size: 01 to 12 Pax
  • Max Elevation: 5,110 meters
  • Average Walk: 5 -7 Hours
  • Starts in: Kathmandu
  • Ends in: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: March-June and September-December.


  • 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

About Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek

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.


Expand All Hide All

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. 

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. 

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.

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. 

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. 

Kyanjin Ri (4,850m/16,005ft) and Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,500ft) Both are the best viewpoints in this area. After the breakfast we can visit Tserko Ri (5000m) for spectacular view of the langtang Lirung, Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji, many more and the foot of the huge Lirung Glacier. 

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.

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.

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.

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.  

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. 

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.

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. 

Cost Details


  • All Airport Pickup and Drop Services
  • 2 night’s accommodation in kathmandu with breakfast 
  • Public bus Transport from Kathmandu-Syabrubesi- Melamchi- Kathmandu
  • Twin sharing Tea house/Lodges Accommodation down part of the trek and Tented camp in the upper part
  • Gov. Licensed experienced helpful guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance.
  • 3 Meals a day Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during the trek.
  • Necessary camping gears like two men tent, kitchen tent, Toilet tent, kitchen equipment, mattress
  • Equipment like ice axe, Ice crew, snow bar, climbing rope while crossing Ganjala pass.
  • Extra necessary staff for in the upper part in the camping area (Cook and Sherpa porters) for 3 Days during the Ganjala Pass
  • Down Jacket and sleeping bag (if needed)
  • First aid medical kit
  • Langtang National Park Permits fee.
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Not Included

  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Your 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).

Useful Information

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.

Client Reviews