Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek

Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek
14 days

Overview

Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in Nepal.  The trail traverses dense forests of bamboo and conifer with mesmerizing sounds of birds and wonderful views of waterfalls. You will experience a panoramic view of mountains such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Naya Kanga, Yala Peak and Gaurishankar along our trek and at dawn.

Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek starts from the gateway city of Syabrubesi. Each day, we will ascend past small settlements and villages up the Langtang Valley acclimating to the altitude.  The trail has some exposed areas and rock falls but has been stabilized since the earthquake.  Local people are welcoming and grateful for the return of tourists into this stunning valley.  This is a moderately challenging and longer trek.

Please contact Shiva Excursion so we can offer you expert advice, skilled guides, and a great price for your trek.  info@shivaexcursion.com

Best trekking season – March, April, May, September, October, November and December. Other months may be possible as well depending on conditions.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival and Check-in to the Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi (1462m) – 8 Hours

Day 04: Trek from Syabrubeshi to Lama Hotel (2500m) – 5 Hours

Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3307) – 5 Hours

Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (3798m) – 4 Hours

Day 07: Acclimatization at Kyanjin Gompa

Day 08: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Ngegang (4000m) – 5 Hours

Day 09: Trek from Ngegang to Keldang (4300m) via Ganja La (5200m) – 6 Hours

Day 10: Trek from Keldang to Dukpu (4080m) –7 Hours

Day 11: Trek from Dhokpu to Tarkegyang (2560m) – 7 Hours

Day 12: Trek from Tarkegyang to Sermathang (2621m) – 6 Hours

Day 13: Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846m) –5 Hours

Day 14: Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu – 4 Hours

Day 15: Farewell

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival and Check-in to the Hotel

There will be a warm welcome to you on Nepal after landing your flight at TIA. Representative of Shiva Excursion Pvt. Ltd. will there for your arrival. He/she will shift you toward your place of accommodation. After having rest for some time there will a brief description of the upcoming program with your guide.

Day 02:  Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

Our today’s day is spent by sightseeing all around Kathmandu Valley. Having a breakfast we will visit Pashupatinath (regarded as the holiest temple of Lord Shiva). Next will be Bauddhanath (Little Tibet). Then Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) is our next destination.  Lastly we will drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur) Durbar Square. It will end our Kathmandu tour we will return back & make preparation for our trekking.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi (1462m) – 8 Hours

Now we will move for Syabrubesi. Our drive goes through Trishuli Highway. Our lunch will be on highway in very nice environment. In around 6 hours we will be at Syabrubesi. On reaching Syabruebesi we can visit and have a hot water bath. Then we will return back and have our dinner & enjoy.

Day 04: Trek from Syabrubeshi to Lama Hotel (2500m) – 5 Hours

Our trek starts after crossing the Suspension bridge of Bhote Koshi River. We need to fully walk on the forest of pine, juniper and many more species of trees. These all are so much amazing. We may have a bit difficulty in walking. We will climb until & unless we will be at lama hotel for spending a first walk night.

Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3307) – 5 Hours

We were tired and we will have a very good sleep. Waking up we will have breakfast and again make preparation for walking. Today our destination will be Langtang village. From the track we will have glimpse of Langtang Mountain. It will be very beautiful. Buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, barley, etc are cultivated by the local people can be observed.

 

Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (3798m) – 4 Hours

Waking up early morning we will have the view of beautiful surrounding all around us with our breakfast. Then we will be ready to move for Kyanjin Gompa (Yak Pasture Land). With a short gradually climb will lead us Kyanjin. On reaching we will have rest for few time and we will spend our leisure time visiting on Government operated cheese factory and many other places.

Day 07: Acclimatization at Kyanjin Gompa

Today is our rest day at Kyanjin Gompa. We need to accumulate our self for matching climatic condition of surrounding. In day time we will climb Tserko Ri. From here we can get splendid view of mountains all around us. Knowledge of tradition & culture of local people of Kyanjin is very interesting is getting.

Day 08: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Ngegang (4000m) – 5 Hours

Accumulating our self at Kyanjin Kyangjin Gompa, our next destinations will Ngegang. From our walking path best view of mountain all around us can be seen. Maximum of them will be snow capped mountains. Walking slowly in beautiful area we will unknowingly reach Ngegang for our night.

Day 09: Trek from Ngegang to Keldang (4300m) via Ganja La (5200m) – 6 Hours

It's going to be comparatively more difficult and long trek for us. We are going to cross Ganja La Pass. It is fully covered with snowy ice in most months. Slowly without losing hope we will cross Ganja La Pass. On reaching Keldang we will have rest for some time spend our cool night at tented camp.

Day 10: Trek from Keldang to Dukpu (4080m) – 7 Hours

It is our returning journey it will be so much easy in walking. We just need to trek downward following the main trial to reach Dukpu. The same beauty of nature with mountain ranges from different angel will be so much impressive. Our returning track will be different.reaching on Dukpu we will set our camp for night.

Day 11: Trek from Dhokpu to Tarkegyang (2560m) – 7 Hours

Our trail goes downward slightly until we climb over a pass of over 4100m.  From here we can enjoy the spectacular views of a little bit Annapurna & Everest regions. We will walk through forests of pine & rhododendron & reaches tiny settlement of Tarkegyang. Over here we can visit one of the oldest Buddhist Monasteries & Sherpa villages.

Day 12: Trek from Tarkegyang to Sermathang (2621m) – 6 Hours

Early morning after having breakfast we will be ready for Sermathang. Our trail goes through flat land. We need to pass through beautiful forests & small streams. On reaching Shermathang, we will have short visit on beautiful village. Several ancient monasteries & beautiful views of Jungal Himal Range can be observed.

Day 13: Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846m) – 5 Hours

Our today’s walk will be the last walk of our trek. We will walk through the main trial of meadows and cultivated fields. We will cross many old villages overlooking the quite pleasant views of great mountains. After reaching Melamchi Pul Bazaar we will make preparation for returning back on Kathmandu.

Day 14: Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu – 4 Hours

Time of returning back has arisen so fast. We will return back through the different highway. Driving around four hours we will be at Kathmandu. We will be shifted toward our hotel. This will end our trekking. We have a relax night at Kathmandu.

Day 15: Farewell

Spending a rest night at Kathmandu, it’s a time for returning back to your home land. There will be a small farewell program for you. You will be guided all the things of returning journey by our team for your departure. Hope you will be back to Nepal to visit the remaining side of beautiful Nepal.

Cost Details

  • All Airports pick up and drop.
  • 3 nights your standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Kathmandu to Syabru Besi by Jeep and Melamchi pul to Kathmandu By Jeep
  •  Accommodation during trek
  • All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D] 
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers: (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag And duffel bag  (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and Langtang National Park  permits. (TIMS )
  • A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee (Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meal city like Kathmandu
  • Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
  • Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

Date & Depature

Manual Note

The Shiva Excursion Pvt. Ltd offer by Reasonable  Cost, And if you need more facilities and more group size and Extra Actives. Do not hesitate Call or Email us.

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