|Total Duration: 18 days||Trip Grade: Moderate||Altitude: 5106 m.|
|Activities: Trekking||Area: Langtang||Season: Mar - July, Sep - Dec|
|Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge||Transportation: Drive in - Drive out||Group Size: 2 - 12 pax|
Langtang Ganja la pass trekking is challenging trekking trail in langtang Himalaya region. Lantang ganja la pass trekking offers panoramic Himalayan views ,lush valley and beautiful Helambu valley. Since langtang valley ganja la pass trekking trail has been open,Open Nepal Trekking has depth experience to operate the trekking in relevant areas. Langtang Ganja la pass trek begins from Syabrubesi, which is linked, with Katmandu by 120km motor able road. Langtang ganja la pass trek follows through alpine forests, rich flora and fauna and high altitude pasturelands. It is a unique wilderness trek route followed by very few tourists in the past. The region north of Katmandu offers a multitude of Trekking destination, all accessible without flights.
There main region are Langtang Valley, Gosikunda Lake and Helambu Circuit that can be combined in many different ways to make treks from seven to sixteen days long. Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just below the main Himalayan range to the north Tibet Border and a slightly lower range snowy peak to the south. A visit to the Langtang valley offers an opportunity to explore Tibetan villages, Tamang Villages, to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. According to legend A Lama following a runaway Yak discovered the valley. Hence the name is Lang is Tibetan for yak and Tank means to fellow. Still thousand of Yaks lives in the valley. Kanjin Gompa is a last Tibetan Village in the valley, from where a track starts to Kathmandu over Ganja La Pass (5106M). The pass it self not easy, during autumn and spring pass opens for trekkers. A trek Over Ganjala pass offers entirely wilderness and adventure experience. If you are trekking during spring the forest on the trail is colorful of blooming Rhododendrons views from Ganjala Pass is Majestic to the main Himalaya outstanding the views of Mt. Shisha Pangma (80013m), Langtang Lirung (7200m) in Tibet. Trail between Kanjingompa to Tarke gyang is very isolated, remote and wilderness.
Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu Airport, Our office representative awaiting you in front of arrival lounge showing yours name Card, transfer to Hotel, we offer complimentary dinner at Hotel 7-8 pm, meet other participants to discuss about trip, Hotel B&B.
Day 02 : After BF, Explore Culture tour in Kathmandu, that is includes Boudhanath Stupa perhaps biggest in world's, Monastery, Pashupatinath Temple, Hindu's holiest temple and Patan Durbar Square and Swoyambu nath Stupa situated on hillock of Kathmandu from entire Kathmandu Visible and amazing Stupa with its beautiful arts. Hotel B&B.
Day 03 : Drive, Kathmandu to Dhunche, Camp. Drive offers beautiful views of Himalayas, small isolated villages, River gorges, water falls, dense forest, rice terraced field and where peoples are working, plough. Camp.
Day 04 : Trek, Dhunche to Syabru Gaun( 2100m/6hrs)-Camp. Today we trek through peaceful trail, offers good views of Himalaya, Small Tamang Villages, Once it was busy when road connected to Syabru Bensi, trekkers did not use this trail any more. Starting from Dhunche would help for acclimatization instead getting quickly to Langtang.
Day 05 : Trek Syabrugaun to Lama Hotel(2380m/5-6hrs)-Camp. Trail descend along the ridge then drop to the river valley through terraced field and forest, then trail ascend gradually through river valley, offering views of waterfall, dense forest to Lama Hotel.
Day 06 : Trek to Langtang Village (3500m/6-7hrs)-Camp. Trail ascend through the boiling narrow River Valley, Today we can see some Langur (monkey), Deer and various species of bird. From Gore table valley widen, mountain are visible, Yaks grazing.
Day 07 : Trek, Langtang to Kanjin Gompa (3800m/3hrs)-Camp. Easy couple of hrs trek, enjoying good views of Mountain. We reach Kanjin for Lunch,after lunch we will climb Kanjin Ri 4300m.
Day 08 : Acclimatizatin, we will climb to Tserkori to see the outstanding views of surrounding peaks.
Day 09 : We will go to Langshisha Glacier to the north east on the Tibetan Frontier and return to Kanjin.
Day 10 : Trek, Kanjin Gompa to Ngegang (4000m/3hrs)-Camp. After crossing the wide river valley, trail steeply ascend to Ngegang known as Ganja La Base Camp. We camp on the meadow. To get general ideas about pass, see the picture.
Day 11 : Trek over Ganja La Pass 5106m, to Keldang (4270m/8-9hrs)-Camp. Gyanjala pass is flanked by pinnacles mountaineers call gendarmes and toped by prayer flags and large cairn of Rock. West of pass is outstanding trekking peak Naya Kanga 5846 m opened by Nepal Mountaineering association, this trip can be combined climbing Naya Kanga too. Descent from Pass is steep and dangerous as it follows loose scree slope for about two hundred meters. Descent from Pass is like most mountain descent seems more treacherous than ascent. no matter which direction you cross the pass. After the initial steep drop, trail descends gradually in a huge basin surrounded by glaciated peaks. The trail steep descends through the basin along an indistinct trail to a Yangri Khola / stream and drop quickly down. We walks for two hrs then we reach at Keldang 4270 where we camp.If you would like to Climb Naya Kanga we place high Camp at pass, next day summit it and trek to Keldang. Require two additional days.
Day 12 : Trek Keldang to Dukpu (4080m/8hrs)-Camping. Today is long day walking along ridge ,grassland, very silent, amazing views of Mountains many ups and down.
Day 13 : Dukpu to Tarke Gyang (2560m/6-7hrs)-Camping. Trail descends about 200mtrs, climb the 4100m pass. Views from Pass are spectacular to the Annapurna Region and Mt. Everest region too. from pass trail descend through pine forest , rhododendron forest past tiny herders settlement to Tarke Gyang
Day 14 : Trek Tarke Gyang to kiul(1200m/6-7hrs)-Camp.
Day 15 : Trek Kiul to Pati Bhanjyang(1770m-5-6hrs)-Camp.
Day 16 : Trek to Sundarijal over chisapani Pass, drive to Kathmandu.
Day 17 : Free day for self activities, Hotel B&B.
Day 18 : Transfer to Airport.
National Park entry permit, Trekking permit, all surface transportation to and fro, a guide and required number of porter(s), all meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trek, insurance and equipment for the Nepali staffs, Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu, Pick and Drop Airport to Airport, Welcome Dinner in Nepali Kitchen.
Cost Not Included:
Personal expenses (Cold drink,beverages etc.) Insurance, Tips, Emergency evacuation by Helicopter, Alternative transportation etc.