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Langtang Ganja la Pass

Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek starts from Saybru Bensi and ends at Melamchi Pul Bazar. From Saybru Besi, you will follow the Langtang river to the east until you get to Kyanjing Gompa (3,049m). Some 5 km to the south of Kyanjing Gompa are the peaks of Naya Kanga (5,846m) and to the south east Ponggen Dopku (5,930m). Kyanjing Gompa is surrounded by Mt Langtang Lirung (7,245m) on the west, Yala peak on the north, Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Urkeinmang(6,387m), Loenpo Gang (6,979m) and Kangchenpo on the north-east. In Kyanjing Gompa there are 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 Ganjala Pass (5,122m). Crossing of the pass is a challenging task, requiring the utmost care. 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 have to camp for nights.

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Duration: 15 days
Max elevation: 5,100 m
Activity: trekking
Best time: Mar-Jun/Sep-Dec


Brief Itinerary

Day 1:
Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1315m)

Day 2:
Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Day 3:
Drive from Kathmandu to Saybru besi (1460m): 8 hrs

Day 4:
Trek from Saybru besi to Lama Hotel (2470) :6-7 hrs

Day 5:
Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m): 6-7 hrs

Day 6:
Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m): 6-7 hrs

Day 7:
Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and excursion around

Day 8:
Trek Kyanjing Gompa to Ngegang (4000m): 5 hrs

Day 9:
Trek Ngegang to Keldang (4270m) via Ganja La (5100): 5.30 hrs

Day 10:
Trek Keldang to Dukpu (4080m): 5.30 hrs

Day 11:
Trek Dukpu to Tarkeghyang (2590m): 5 hrs

Day 12:
Trek from Tarkheghyang to Sermathang (2620m): 4 hrs

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

Day 14:
Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu : 6hrs

Day 15:
Departure

Included

  • All airport transfers
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel & Spa, double occupancy, with breakfast
  • All sightseeing by deluxe vehicle with guide
  • National Park entry fee
  • TIMS permit
  • Accommodation (in lodges along the way)
  • Food: 3 meals a day (provided from the menu)
  • A good English speaking Sherpa guide & porters
  • Essential equipment like trekking stick, sleeping bag, dawn jacket, water bottle, rain poncho
  • First Aid Kit Bag
  • Insurance for our staff

Not included

  • Lunch & dinner during stay in Kathmandu
  • Any bar bills, laundry, tips
  • Emergency rescue
  • Any extra cost not mention in "Included" section

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