Langtang GanjaLa Pass Trek Highlights

Grade Duration Trek Style Best Time Group
4 14 Days Tea House Trek Mar – May / Sep – Nov SGL / GRP / FM / STU

SGL = Single, GRP =Grouping, FM= Family, STU = Students

Langtang GanjaLa Pass Trek

The Langtang GanjaLa Pass Trek route offers an opportunity to explore Tamang villages, climb small peaks and enjoy glaciers comfortably at a low elevation. The route is mostly covers the semi-tropical forests of moss covering the ground and, lush fern and orchids cling to the tree trunks. At August, during the full moon the scared lake of Gosainkunda is the goal of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims.

Explore beyond of Langtang Helambu trail challenging Langtang GanjaLa Pass Trek, encounter different varied cultural regions in front of Himalayas to remote valleys – Spectacular views of the snow capped Himalayas-Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Shisapangma of Tibet and many other surrounding peaks and Langtang Helambu Trek is also best known habitat of red Panda – Traditional monasteries, colorful culture of locals and the high Himalayan Landscape sceneries and more.

Short Itinerary

Day Activity Destination Altitude Time
1 Arrival Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA)
2 Drive Dhunche 1937m 7 hrs
3 Drive Shyabru Village 2087m 6 hrs
4 Trek Lama hotel 2784 m 7 hrs
5 Trek Langtang village 3500m 7 hrs
6 Trek Kyagjin Gompa 3700m 3 hrs
7 Explore Kyanging Gompa
8 Trek Ngegang Kharkha 4430m 5 hrs
9 Trek Ganjala Pass
Trek Keldang 4270m 7 hrs
10 Trek Dhukpa 4040m 6 hrs
11 Trek Tarkeghyang 2600m 7 hrs
12 Trek Kakani 1996m 7 hrs
13 Trek Melamchi Pul
Drive Kathmandu 1300m 8 hrs
14 Farewell

Trip Information

Trekking part:

Basic lodge accommodation on trek

Tented accommodation for day 7,8 and 9

Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner)

All domestic transport as listed in itinerary by local bus

Langtang National Park entrance fees

Trekking permit (TIMS)

Porter to carry personal gear (2 clients 1 porter)

12kg luggage allowance while on trek for 1 person

English speaking trekking guide

Comprehensive medical kit

The Cost Does Not Include:

Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.

Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” Head

Cost for Insurance.

Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

Payment for service provided on a personal request.

Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, extra porter charges, tips etc.

Airfare

Price:

  • The given price is in US dollars. Do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

Visa Information:

You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu Nepal.

  • Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Note: Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos to issue visa.

Insurance:

Guide / Porters  : RMT (Royal Mountain Trekking) provides insurance facility to our guides and porters as per state law.

Day 1

Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Our airport representative will welcome you and explain the program further. There are no planned activities for the day, so check into the hotel. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2

KATHMANDU – DHUNCHE (1937m, 7 hrs)

We start our Langtang GanjaLa Pass Trek from Kathmandu to Dhunche which is 8 hours drive away. Soon after 30 Km’s drive we reach at pristine villages on the banks of the Trishuli River. We can enjoy the the pleasing peaks of the Langtang region including the Annapurnas, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.
Day 3

DHUNCHE – SYABRU VILLAGE (2087m, 6 hrs)

The trail from Dhunche descends to Shyabru and ascends via Bharkhu. We then trek further enjoying a magnificent view of Mt. Ganesh, Manaslu and Mt. Kerung of Tibet. Finally, we pass through a jungle to reach a village called Syabru pleasantly set above the corn and millet fields.
Day 4

SYABRU VILLAGE – LAMA HOTEL (2784m, 7 hrs)

Ongoing with our Langtang GanjaLa Pass Trek we come across Langtang Khola, traced fields and dense forest of varied plants like oaks, maple, alder, bamboo and many more to reach a stream and a bridge to be crossed. On way we may have opportunity to see yellow-throated martin, wild boar, langur monkey, red panda and Himalayan black bear. Further ahead of several bhattis (tea shop), we ascend steeply towards a bridge at 2000 meters to be crossed. The trail further continues and crosses to the north bank of the langtang Khola. Along the spectacular vistas of cascading waterfalls and opens to scrub oak forest we climb gradually, cross the Langtang River and reach Lama Hotel.
Day 5

LAMA HOTEL – LANGTANG VILLAGE (3500m, 6 hrs)

The trail ascending above the Langtang Khola from Lama Hotel continues being sharper as we move ahead. The exotic view of Langtang Lirung lying at 7246 meters can be viewed from here.
The trail further continues to a long bridge and passes through lush meadows of Ghora Tabela at 3000m along with the police check post and several lodges to reach a wide valley of yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages with water diven mills and prayer wheels. Moving on we cross a stream to arrive at Langtang village with flat-roofed Tibetan style houses, hotels and cultivated lands yielding buckwheat, potatoes wheat, turnips, barley etcwhich is also the headquarter of Langtang National Park.
Day 6

LANGTANG VILLAGE – KYAGJIN GOMPA (3700m, 3 hrs)

We now skirt through a rich yak pastures and interesting traditional villages of Muna to Singdun. The trail leads to Kyangin Gompa passing through a wooden cantilever bridge, climbing moraine, wide valley and finally ascending the mountain passes. We can find a small monastery and government-operated cheese factory.
Day 7

KYAGJIN GOMPA

We can take a rest for lunch and explore interesting places like monastery, cheese factory along with a climb at kyanghin Ri located at 4350m to witness mystic view or snow-capped mountains scattered around. Also, we can see the spectacular mountain ridges and undulating glaciers in short walking distance.
Day 8

KYAGJIN GOMPA – NGEGANG KHARKHA (4430m, 5 hrs) (TENTED CAMP)

Below Kyanjing Gompa the trail rises steeply after crossing the Langtang Khola. The trail then passes through rhododendron and juniper forest reaching at the yak pasture of Ngegang. Here you can find yaks peacefully grazing on any day.
Day 9

NGEGANG KHARKHA – GANJA LA PASS (5106m) – KELDANG (4270m, 7 hrs) (TENTED CAMP)

Moving towards the Ganjala Pass the route follows the streams and moraines towards the south. Finally, the route climbs steeply to reach Ganja La Pass. Continuing further the trek route makes a final steep climb to the pass. From Ganja La pass the trail falls steeply to enter angry Khola and as we follow the stream via grassy meadows we arrive at Keldang.
Day 10

KELDANG – DHUKPA (4040m, 6 hrs) (TENTED CAMP)

On the way to Dhukpa the Langtang GanjaLa Pass Trek route passes via a long ridge with many ups and downs. After heading down to the valley we arrive at small settlements and we reach at Dukpu
Day 11

DHUKPA – TARKEGHYANG (2600m, 7 hrs)

Today, we continue our Langtang GanjaLa Pass Trek to Tarkeghyang. We start our trek via a descending trail and eventually rising to the pass. The pass offers beautiful view so Himalaya. As we continue the trail descends via pine and rhododendron forest again steeply falling to Gekye Gompa. Finally, we arrive at Tarke Ghyang aftera steep descent from Gekye Gompa.
Day 12

TARKEGHYANG – KAKANI (1996m, 7 hrs)

Leaving from Tarke Ghyang the trail heads to the pretty Sherpa village called Gangyul (2520m). As we continue further the trail drops slightly an again climbs via a deep forests, crossing number of streams we reach at Chumik. Further, the trail climbs gently towardsthe large village of Shermathang. We stay here for lunch and trek for another one and half hour to Kakani.
Day 13

KAKANI – MELAMCHI PUL BAZAR – (DRIVE) KATHMANDU (8 hrs)

The final day of the Langtang GanjaLa Pass Trek descends via the chir pine forest to the fascinating village of Dubha Chaur and again descending to Melamchi Pul Bazaar. From here we drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 14

FAREWELL

A representative from Royal Mountain Trekking will take you to the airport few hours before the scheduled flight.
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