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Ganja La Pass Trek

Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek

Ganja La Pass Trek is another great trekking route in Langtang region. This trek allows us to visit the Langtang valley and Helambu region.

Easily accessible from Kathmandu, with a lot of trekking & climbing opportunities and more importantly, Langtang region is open for the tourists after the terrible earthquake. The lodges are now constructed and the trekking trails are maintained.

The main ethnic groups in this region are Sherpa and Tamang whose religious practices, languages and dress are much similar to those of Tibet.

Itinerary of Ganja La Pass

We will follow the same route as Langtang valley trek until Kyangjin Gompa. Its after Kyangjin Gompa, where will head toward the base camp of Ganja La Pass.

The side trip to Tserko Ri will help a lot to acclimatise before we cross the pass. The panoramic view from the summit of Tserko Ri is breathtaking.

The best time to cross the pass would be from mid October- early December. The snow conditions should be well considered before crossing the pass. It could be quite tricky and risky to cross the pass in spring season due to avalanche risk.

However, you need to be physically fit enough to cross the Ganja La pass. It is quite difficult than the normal Langtang valley trek. 

If you are trying to avoid the crowds of the Annapurna and Everest Region, then this trek is the right choice for you.

Permit for Ganja La Pass trek

You will just need to pay for the Langtang National Park Fee and TIMS Card. Here you can find more info on why you need TIMS CARD?

Highlights of the trek

– Easily accessible from Kathmandu

– No special permits required

 – Experience the unique culture of ethnic group called Tamang

 – Discover beautiful villages of Langtang and Helambu

 – Side Trip to Tserko Ri (5060m)

 – Cross the beautiful Ganja La Pass

Detail Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival at Kathmandu

You will be met on arrival at Kathmandu airport and driven back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Meals: B

Day 2
Trek Preparation and Free day in Kathmandu
Day 3
Drive Kathmandu-Syabrubesi (1550m)
Day 4
Trek Syabrubesi-Lama hotel (2380m)
Day 5
Trek Lama hotel-Langtang (3430m)
Day 6
Trek Langtang-Kyanjin Gompa (3870m)
Day 7
Side Trip to Tserko Ri (5033m)
Day 8
Trek to Ganjala Phedi (4300m)
Day 9
Trek to Keldang (4270m) via Ganja La pass (5130m)
Day 10
Trek Keldang-Dukpu (4040m)
Day 11
Trek Dukpu-Tarkegyang (2740m)
Day 12
Trek Tarkegyang-Sermanthang (2610m)
Day 13
Trek Sermanthang-Melamchi Pul, drive back to Kathmandu
Day 14
Free day in Kathmandu
Day 15
Depart Kathmandu

Essential Info

Price Includes
All ground transportation
All Domestic Flights
All Govt. Permits
Guide & Porters
All Meals During Trek ( B.L.D )
Twin Sharing / 3 Star Cotegory Hotel (B.B Plan)
Insurance for Nepalese Guide & Porters
Trekking Map, Medical Kit
Welcome & Farewell Dinner
Price Excludes
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
Personal Trekking Gears, Equipments
Personal Insurance
Personal Expenses and Tips
All Alcoholic / Non Alcoholic Beverages
Emergency Rescue Evacuation
Battery Charge for Electronic Devices

15 Days

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Suitability: a good choice for regular hill walkers, high level of fitness required.
  1. Walking times: average 6 to 8 hours walking per day (with several longer days up to 12 hours) for up to 14 days with some rest days included.
  2. Altitude: up to 5,500m.
  3. Terrain: for some of the time following well-travelled trails although also likely to encounter rough and rocky sections. There may be significant amount of ascent and descent.
  4. Remoteness: often in more remote areas and normally a longer distance from nearest road and facilities available in a city.
Destination:
Nepal
Region:
Langtang
Max. altitude:
5100 m. (Ganja la Pass)
Activity:
Trekking and Sightseeing
Group size:
2 - 10
Accomodation:
lodge and camping

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