Langtang Ganja la Pass Trekking

18 Days


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.


While you arrive at Tribhuwan International 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.

After Breakfast, 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 Swoyambunath situated on hillock of Kathmandu from entire Kathmandu Visible and amazing Stupa with its beautiful arts. Hotel B&B.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Easy couple of hrs trek, enjoying good views of Mountain. We reach Kanjin for Lunch,after lunch we will climb Kanjin Ri 4300m.

we will climb to Tserkori to see the outstanding views of surrounding peaks.

We will go to Langshisha Glacier to the north east on the Tibetan Frontier and return to Kanjin.

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.

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.

Today is long day walking along ridge ,grassland, very silent, amazing views of Mountains many ups and down.

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 17 :
Free day
Day 18 :


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How long do we walk every day trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay a certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, a hot water facility could be free at a lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. The Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. The Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for trekking?

It depends on you. It can be done also independently. But we suggest you to hire a guide and a porter. Not having a guide can be a little problematic during the trek.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

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Langtang Ganja la Pass Trekking

Trip Fact

  • Drive
  • Tea House
  • 3700m.
  • Mar - May, Sep - Nov
  • All meals during the trek