Langtang Ganjala Pass Trekking

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Main Highlights of Ganja la pass trekking:  Isolated Langtang valley inhabited by warm and welcoming Tamang people, magically beautiful Himalayan views, old and significant Buddhist monasteries, chortens, religious monuments and shrines, Yolmo Heritage Trail, diverse flora and fauna, wildlife such as Red Panda, Snow leopard, Musk Deer, Black Bear, Tahr, Ghoral and common langur etc.

An adventurous and challenging Langtang Ganjala Pass Trekking ascends from 1470m, Syabrubesi, a day drive from Kathmandu then the trail follows Classic Langtang Valley Trek, until reaching Kyanjin Gompa through Lama Hotel, Ghoda Tabela, culturally and traditionally rich Lantang Village.  This trek is less trekked trail of the region because of its difficulty, requires some basic mountaineering knowledge and climbing equipment but offers an opportunity to explore Tibetan style Tamang Villages, high alpine pasture, spectacular close-up views of surrounding peaks and glaciers of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Kimshung (6781m), Langshisha Ri (6370m) with breath stopping views of Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Yala peak, Naya kanga, Gaurishanker etc. is an entirely wilderness adventure experience and thrilling trekking for body and mind experience. After an exciting explore or acclimatization day in Kyanjin Gompa we trek about 3-4 hours to Ngegang crossing Lantang Khola which is a last good place to camp then set up for awesome Ganjala Pass. There are some yak and goat herder’s places and during the rainy season the carry bamboo mat to provide roof for huts. The trek from Ngegang to Keldang is hardest part of this trip via 5106m high Ganjala pass. The view from the top of pass is Lantang Lirung, Shishapangma (8013m) in Tibet are outstanding.
After crossing the Ganjala Pass, we enter to Helambu area, known as ‘Yolmo Heritage’ beautiful villages Malemchi Gaun, Tarke Ghyang, culturally and traditionally magnificent. The locals call themselves Sherpa but the different than Sherpa of Khumbu. The dialects spoken are also different. People here follow the Buddhist religion so we find many old Buddhist monasteries in the villages. Tarkeghyang is another Sherpa town along the way, which bears its own story. The town name means temple of "100 horses" and was taken from the name of a temple established in 1727 by a Lama (Buddhist monk) who was called on by the king of Kathmandu (Kantipur) to stop an epidemic. As his reward the Lama asked for 100 horses, which he brought here. The local temple, rebuilt in 1969, follows the Bhutanese style. 
  Many great Buddhist masters practiced in the area, including the Tibetan yogi Milarepa , Guru Rinpoche and Yolmopa Terton Ngagchang Sakya Zangpo. Yolmo is famous for innumerable holy and sacred sites. Among the famous caves there are Tag-phug Sen-ge Jong (The Tiger Cave Lion Fortress) just below the village of Tar-kye Gyang, where Milarepa sang his "Song of a Yogi´s Joys", Yang-dag Tsoe-ki Drag-phug (Completely Pure Supreme Cave) which is locally known as "Drub-phug" (Cave of Accomplishment) at an altitude of 14,000 feet, where Guru Rinpoche stayed. Nearby there is a small cave called "Khandro Sang-phug" (The Dakini´s Secret Cave) where his consort Shakya Denma (Shakya Devi) stayed. Another cave of Guru Rinpoche is found in Pema-thang (Tibetan: Zema-Thang= Sandy Flats) a small hidden valley within Yolmo. Please kindly read more for Langtang Ganjala Pass Trekking itinerary, Ganjala Pass trek cos. We, GIH arrange experienced Ganjala Pass Trek guide and porter this adventurous trip.
 

OutLine Itinerary:

Day 01: Join in Kathmandu and free transfer to the selected Hotel from airport. Welcome drink and short briefing about your trip. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley full day sightseeing in UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites with tour guide by private car or van. Stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Syabrubensi/1470m, approx. 7 hours drive. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 04: Syabrubensi – Lama hotel/2324m; 5-6 hours of walk. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 05: Lama Hotel - Langtang 3330m; 5-6 hours of walk. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 06: Langtang - Kyanjin Gompa/3870m; 3-4 hours of walk. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 07: Explore the area or hike to Kyangjin Ri (4350m) and Tserko Ri (4985m) and
 Stay overnight in the same Lodge.
Day 08: Kyanjin  – Ngegang/4000m; 3-4 hours of walk. Stay overnight in tent.
Day 09: Ngegang – Keldang 4300m; about 8 hours of walk. Stay overnight in tent.
Day 10: Keldang – Dukpu/4080m; 6-7 hours of walk. Stay overnight in tent.
Day 11: Dukpu – Tarkeygyang /2600m; 6-7 hours of walk. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 12: Explore Local culture and day hike to Malamchi Gaun. Overnight in lodge.
Day 13: Tarkeygyang – Thimbu/1580m; 3-4 hours of walk. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 14: Thimbu – Drive to Kathmandu. Stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 15: A free day and last hour shopping and relax. Stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 16: Fly back to Home country

 

Note: This trip can be personalized as per your requirements that meet your time frame. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program.

Day 01: Join in Kathmandu and free transfer to the selected Hotel from airport. Welcome drink and short briefing about your trip. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley full day sightseeing in UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites with tour guide by private car or van. Stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Syabrubensi/1470m, approx. 7 hours drive. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 04: Syabrubensi – Lama hotel/2324m; 5-6 hours of walk. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 05: Lama Hotel - Langtang 3330m; 5-6 hours of walk. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 06: Langtang - Kyanjin Gompa/3870m; 3-4 hours of walk. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 07: Explore the area or hike to Kyangjin Ri (4350m) and Tserko Ri (4985m) and
 Stay overnight in the same Lodge.
Day 08: Kyanjin  – Ngegang/4000m; 3-4 hours of walk. Stay overnight in tent.
Day 09: Ngegang – Keldang 4300m; about 8 hours of walk. Stay overnight in tent.
Day 10: Keldang – Dukpu/4080m; 6-7 hours of walk. Stay overnight in tent.
Day 11: Dukpu – Tarkeygyang /2600m; 6-7 hours of walk. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 12: Explore Local culture and day hike to Malamchi Gaun. Overnight in lodge.
Day 13: Tarkeygyang – Thimbu/1580m; 3-4 hours of walk. Stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 14: Thimbu – Drive to Kathmandu. Stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 15: A free day and last hour shopping and relax. Stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 16: Fly back to Home country.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Airport-hotel-airport pick and drop by private car/van
  • 4 nights deluxe room in peace standard hotel in Kathmandu with B and B service.
  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with tour guide with private car/van
  • Well experienced, government registered, fluent English speaking and friendly guide.
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits during the trek.
  • Group first aid kit and water purifier pills.
  • All ground transportation during the trip in Nepal. 
  • Food, accommodation, salary and insurance of your guide & porters.
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek and group medical kit
  • Langtang National Park entrance fees and TIMS Card.
  • Porters to carry all personal and group equipment and porters insurance
  • Government taxes, vat and tourist service charge
     

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Hard drinks, beverages such as coke, fanta, mineral water
  • Hot shower during the trek, hot water and appetizer.
  • Personal insurance, toiletries, internet, phone calls
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Gratitude and tips for guide, porters and driver.

Fixed Departure Dates

Start Dates End Dates Status  
15 Sep, 2017 01 Oct, 2017 Available Book
20 Sep, 2017 06 Oct, 2017 Available Book
Ganjala Pass TrekLangtang Ganja La Pass TrekLangtang Trek,View from Cherko Ri

Trip Facts

Total Duration:
16 Days
Difficulty
Strenuous
Group Size :
1-15
Best Season:
Spring and autumn
Max. Altitude :
5106m
Trip Cost :
$1195.00

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