Ganja la pass Trekking - Langtang ganja la pass Helambu information
Langtang Ganja la pass Trekking Langtang Ganja la pass trekking is popular trekking route in Langtang trekking region. Langtang Ganja la pass trek offers an opportunity to explore Tibetan villages, Tamang Villages, panoramic Himalayan views of the Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Yala peak, Naya kanga, Gaurishanker including the Annapurna Himalayan range ,to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevations. Langtang Ganja la pass Helambu valley trekking offers an entirely wilderness and adventure experience. If you are trekking during spring the forest on the trail is colorful and blooming full of Rhododendrons. To cross from Langtang into Helambu valley via the Ganja-La pass 5122m which is a serious undertaking requiring good equipment and experience from local guides. Crossing the Ganja la pass trekking requires the use of technical climbing equipment and trekkers must be skilled in the use of this and be prepared to assist less well-equipped porter staff. Ganja La pass makes the trekking to Langtang one of the challenging trek of Nepal with unfavorable weather conditions.
Langtang Ganja la pass trekking starts from Sybru Bensi, ends at Melamchi Pul Bazar. From Sybru Bensi, you will follow the Langtang River to the east until you get to Kyanjin Gompa (3,049.). In Kyanjin Gompa there is a small Buddhist monastery and a cheese factory started in 1955 by the Swiss Association for Technical Assistance. When you are crossing the pass there are spectacular views of Langtang Lirung and the Tibetan peaks beyond. Much of this route is spent above 3,000m.The highest point of this trek is Ganja la Pass (5,122m). The descent from the pass is on a steep slope for over 1 km, which requires good care again. But the rest of the trail is easy and comfortable. As there are no lodges and no settlements for three days along the way, the group should be well equipped with enough food. Only camping trekking is possible for Ganja la pass trekking and use firewood is prohibited entire the Langtang national park so Himalayan Worldwide trekking supplies necessary kerosene or gas entire the Langtang Gonja la pass trekking. After passing the Ganja la Pass, the trail takes you to Malemchi gaon and Tarke Ghyang. People here call themselves Sherpas but their relationship with the Sherpa of Solu Khumbu is distant. People are in Langtang Helambu trekking trail follow the Buddhist religion so you will find many old Buddhist monasteries in the villages and trekking trail goes continue descend to Melamchi Pul bazaar than by private vehicle or by bus back to kathmandu.
Langtang Ganjala Pass Trekking Trip Highlight
Trekking duration: 15 days
Starting from: Kathmandu by Bus Dhunche
Ending at: Melamchi by bus back to Kathmandu
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous.
Highest access of the trek: Gonja la pass (5122 meters)
Culture: Tibetan Sherpa Culture
Mode of trekking tour: Ganja la pass camping trekking only
Himalayan sights: Langtang Himalaya region, Gaurishanker, Dorje Lakpa & Annapurna Himalaya range.
Splendid breathtaking place: production Method of chesse and relaxing with different culture.
Itinerary (Note: Itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday )
Day 1 : Arrival In kathmandu
This is the first welcoming day that we meet upon arrival at the Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to Hotel. Short briefing will be followed about necessary formalities and rest of the program. Depending on your arrival time you will have choice of visiting nearby sanctuaries or rest of the time free for leisure.
Day 2 : Sightseeing / Cultural Day In Kathmandu Valley
Half day sightseeing around Kathmandu, Patan city where you will have time to fascinating Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local tradition are highlighted on my guided tour. There’s time to explore the city’s many charms on your own or take a rest while I finalize trekking area permits. In the evening delicious traditional Nepali well come dinner await for you. Q/N in Kathmandu.
Day 3 : Kathmandu – Trisuli Bazzar - Dhunche
Drive to Dhunche via Trisuli Bazaar by bus about 8 hours. Overnight in Dhunche.
Day 4 : Dhunche – Bharku - Syabrubesi
From Dhunche there is a decent to the Trisuli River, which is reached within half an hour. From the river bed there is a steep climb to Dovan. Right from here a track to Gosaikunda leaves the main trail to Rasuwa Ghari and the Lantang valley. From Dovan there is a gentle climb to Gharku village is reached. From Bharku, traversing up and down after crossing a suspension bridge over the Langtang River, the village of Syabrubesi is reached.
Day 5 : Syabrubesi – Lama Hotel
Today we will hike along the Langtang khola (river), consisting mainly of scrub oak, bottom of the high rocky mountains. From Bamboo lodge, where we have lunch, the ascent continues to steel suspension bridge at 2000m then still climbs along side a series of waterfalls and finally to we reached to Rimche. From here the trail descend gently to Lama Hotel, at 2380m. Stay over night.
Day 6 : Lama Hotel – Langtang Village
The trail traverses up and down through the forest and Ghoratabela is reached within 3 hours. From there, again a short climb for ½ hours will bring us to a pass to the right of where the Langtang valley begins.
Day 7 : Langtang Village – Kyanjin Ghompa
From Langtang there is a gentle ascent for 4 hrs to Kyangjing Gompa.
Day 8 : Kyanjin Ghompa - Rest Day
Day 9 : Kyanjin Ghompa – Ngenang
This is the first day from Kyanjin Gompa so we will not hike long. The Ngegang (4000) is the only last good place to camp where we will camp.
Day 11 : Ngenang – Keldang
Today the trail is steeply climb towards the pass at 5106m. After crossing the pass the route descends to a small stream at 4400m. Following the stream for few hours we reach at keldang (4,280m.) where we will stop for camp.
Day 10 : Keldang – Dukpu
This is a very long walking day toward the summer settlement of Dukpu ( 4080). Stay overnight here.
Day 11 : Dukpu – Tarke Gyang
From Dukpu thte trail descends along the ridge then climb to the pass. From here you can see the views of Dorje Lakpa and some peaks of Khumbu regions. Now we walk decent through the pine and rhododendron forests then finally we reach to Tarke Gyang village ( largest settlements of Tamang in Helambu.
Day 12 : Terek Gyang – Sermathang
From Terke Gyang we will walk on a gradual flat trail to attractive village of Gangjwal(2500m) where we will stop for lunch. After the lunch still the trail is quite easy, it continues at around the same altitude along the side of the ridge, crossing a number of streams in the heart of Helambu region. Then we reach at the edge of the large village of Sermathang (2620m). There are some old gompa and Langtang National Park Office. Stay overnight at Sermathang.
Day 13 : Sermathang – Melamche Bazzar
From Sermathang then the trail follows the ridges passing shorten and drop to the tiny pretty village of Kakani situated on the ridge. This is a wonderful place for splendid mountains views where we will stop for our lunch. From Kakani the trail traverse several picturesque small villages and drops to Melamchi Pul Bazaar about 3 hour where we can have lunch. Malamchi Bazaar has a collection of shops and teahouses and abundant lodges.
Day 14 : Melamche Bazzar – kathmandu
We drive to Kathmandu by vehicle about 4 hours on the Kodari road.
Day 15: After breakfast, Relaxing or shopping then three hours before, Himalayan Worldwide Treks and expedition's airport representative will drop to you Kathmandu International airport for onward journey.
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