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13 Days
Lantang Region
Nepal
Max People : 20

Gangala Pass Trek Information:

Ganjala Pass trekking is one of the most challenging passes in the gigantic Nepal Himalaya. It is a combination of geographical diverse beauties, the dwelling of varieties vegetation and many wildlife one hand, and high Himalayan Tamang typical cultural heritage and astonishing natural beauties are main features for the trekkers in another hand. The Ganja La Pass is located north of Kathmandu, accessible of 132 km drive in Langtang Region, offering a multitude of trekking destinations.
Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek tender an opportunity to explore typical Tamang village, their culture is similar as Tibetan and the panoramic Himalayan view of the Langtang Lirung, Gahesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Yala Peak, Naya Kang, Gaurishanker including the giant Annapurna Himalaya range far in the horizon. The Langtang Ganja La Pass Trekking is an entire wilderness and adventure experience for the mountains lovers and adventures seekers. During spring the forest on the trail is colorful and blooming full of Rhododendrons, it seems like paved fancy carpet on the trail. The trip into Helambu area via the Ganja-La pass (5,122m), which is serious undertaking requiring good equipment and experience from local Guides. For this challenging trek 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 potters and staff. For few days there are no facilities of any lodges and houses along the trail, that’s why the groups have with their staff, must be fully self-sufficient of food and camping gears. The trail follows a small valley before reaching the glaciated pass where to have to use of ropes, crampons and ice axes may be necessary.

Ganjala pass trek Highlights
  • ass through stunning forests, high alpine meadows, and yak pastures
  • Enjoy panoramic views across vast open valleys at the end of the trek
  • Support people rebuilding their lives and livelihoods after the earthquake
  • Incredible mountain views of the Langtang Himalayas, valley and across to Tibet from Kyanjin Ri

Price Includes

  • Airport/hotel pick up and Drop in private vehicle
  • Accommodation in 3-star standard Hotel in Kathmandu as per BB plan
  • Kathmandu to Syabrubesi private jeep & Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmadnu private vehicle
  • Guide and porter with their salaries, accidental insurance, equipment, transport, food, lodging as well as clothing and medicine.
  • Full accommodation twin sharing, comfortable and clean private room during the trek. Trip Map.
  • Daily chosen meals from menu (breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek as well seasonal fresh fruits as deserts every day
  • Trekking equipment: down sleeping bag, and duffel bag (If you need, please let us know before you book for the trip and remind us in our pre-meeting at our office)
  • An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers 1 porter).
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System).
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Farewell dinner with Nepali cultural show

Price Excludes

  • Any kind of visa arrangement entering Nepal like entry visa fee, or Airport visa arrangement.
  • International Airfares/Airport taxes
  • Travel and rescue insurance is important but you must manage this.
  • Any added night/s accommodation in Kathmandu on early arrival, suspension of departure, initial return from trek (due to any reason) than scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara (This condition applies in the case of early arrival from mountain than the planned itinerary)
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, bar bills, battery recharge, sweets, snacks, bottled water, boiled water, shower either hot/cold, extra porters, laundry, etc.
  • Alcoholic beverages as well as hot and cold drinks
  • Personal equipment and clothing/wardrobe
  • Tip (As tip is expected but it isn’t a mandatory)
  • Any others expenses which are not stated in Included section

Lantang Trek FAQs

01How my Character needs to be, is this trek for me?

• Annapurna base camp trek suits for people who are fit, no need to be experienced. It will be good if you are concerned on your physical fitness like running, swimming, hiking. We in fact recommend to embark these exercises for your journey.
• If you are suffering from kind of any medical condition, we suggest you to seek medical advice from your doctors before coming to trek.
• Trekking is not an easy task, so you need to be aware regarding the discomfort before being adapted in the regions.
• It is better you prepare for trekking for at least 2/3 months before you depart, an aerobic exercise would be pretty much good and needs to follow 3/4 times per week as a minimum requirement.

02What is the procedure of airport pickup, will someone come there for me on my arrival?

• The procedure of airport pickup is that we will send one of our representative to pick you up. He will stand there holding the sign of Trailblazer Tours and Treks outside the terminal, he will greet you and transfer you to your respected hotel in our private vehicle.

03How can I get visa for Nepal? Is it upon on arrival at the airport?

• Yes, the visa is on arrival and it is easy to get at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. And the visa differs accordingly on the basis of your stay in Nepal. The more you stay you need to pay more, but you will get Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries. As US $ 25 for 15 days, and for 30 days you need to pay

04Do I need any extra documents?

• It’s hassle free, as you just need to bring a copy of your travel insurance, your passport with 3 (passport sizes) photos while coming for trip to Nepal. The photos are needed for permits.

05What kind of facilities will be there in Kathmandu, Pokhara and within Trekking?

• Our motto is to give perfect service to our customers, for that reason we do not compromise with the standard. We will transfer you to standard rooms at three-star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara as per our commitment.
• We are much concerned with the health of our customers, so during the trek along teahouses, guesthouses we provide clean rooms, with basic facilities.
• We can also provide our own sleeping bags but it is the best idea to have your own during trekking.
• The lodges within the treks normally provides single and double room. If possible, there will be dining around a bon fire. The toilet in teahouses are full with crucial and basic facilities.

06As the weather is cold, do guesthouses heated or have air-conditioning facilities?

• As the weather is cold but the guest houses do not facilitate with air-conditioners or heaters. However, when it gets colder above 3500m, they have the minimal facility to hit the dining room by using kerosene or metal heater. To use this facility, you have to spend some dollars.

07Can I please know about the toilet facilities along the trail?

There are toilet facilities in teahouse/guesthouse but apart from that while on trek and in emergency case you find some secluded place and go for toilet.

08I have heard about foods not being that hygienic, can you please clarify this? What kind of food can we expect during our journey?

• Yes, there is rumor but it is better to visit and experience on your own. We are much concerned with the hygiene and the cook in most teahouses/lodges in Annapurna Base Camp trail are experienced in cooking a delicious range of food items.
• You can enjoy the varieties of food ranging from pasta, potatoes, lentils, soups, fresh vegetables, eggs and many more. They will even serve you tasty dessert. There will the non-vegetarian items too, you even enjoy with chocolates, hot drinks, soft drinks, and chips.

09How is the drinking water facility in the trekking zones?

• There isn’t any problem for bottled water as it is easily available at guesthouse and lodges. But Yesh above Chhomorng you need to take purified water as plastic bottles are banned by Annapurna conservation area.
• If you have plan to drink normal water you must bring some kind of purifying drops or any kind of purifier with you.

Day 1Day of Arrivalin Kathmandu.

Today is a day of arrival in Kathmandu. We will be there at the airport to greet and pick you up. One of the staff from Trailblazer Trekking and Tours will transfer you to your respective hotel. Today you can enjoy around the streets of Kathmandu and explore around Thamel area. In the evening there will be a welcome dinner within authentic Nepalese Restaurant with Nepalese cuisine with beautiful cultural programs.

Day 2Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi

Leave Kathmandu early for the seven-hour drive to the entrance of the Langtang Valley. While the Tamang Heritage Trail is not so far from Kathmandu, the road is hilly and winding (though spectacular), climbing high and providing us with superb panoramic views of the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region. The road then plunges down to the Trisuli River valley, which it follows for most of the day’s drive.

Day 3Trek Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,470m) -5 to 6 hours

As the first day of trekking, we are exciting; the first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola and gradually climbs to Bamboo (1960m) enjoy through the rhododendron and bamboo forests. The variety wildlife; yellow-throated martens, wild boars, langur monkeys, red pandas and Himalayan black bears etc. are inhabitance of this forest. Afterward, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m) through Bamboo which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola with few houses. Probably, we will have lunch at this place if you like. And at the end, your trail is level to the Lama Hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 4Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang (3,430m) -5 to 6 hours

Today, at the beginning the trail climbs up towards a steep forest slope to the Langtang River. The trail follows Gumanechok, Ghoda Tabela literally it means the Horse Stable. After this, the trail is slightly gradual and beautiful in the valley with the grazing Yaks. After sometime descends into a valley, the trail crosses a stream and climbs past several water-driven prayer wheels to the large settlement of Langtang. This is one of the old villages along this trekking route and the view from here is more spectacular as we get closer to mountain. Rest of the day we walk around the village and stay overnight Guest house.

Day 5Trek Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m) -3 to 4 hours

The trail leads us through the tiny village, stone-built houses and climb to a Chorten and passed a huge mani along a gentle path of a hill. We have a chance to test cheese and curd by Yak milk, it is remarkable of this place. This is a shorter walk but enough for acclimatization. The surroundings are interesting also because of the famous Cheese factory. This beautiful valley is in the lap of the Langtang Lirung and others around us. This is a good place to explore local culture similar as Tibetan which has been dragging from centuries.

Day 06Rest day in Kyangjin or climb Kyangjin Ri (4,850 m)

Today is a day to rest and explore around. We visit the monastery and the cheese factory or may walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m) and Tserko Ri (5,000m), which is highest point of this trek, directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the langtang Lirung, Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and the foot of the huge Lirung Glacier. Descend to the guesthouse for overnight.

Day 07Kyanjin Gompa trekking to Ngegang (4000m)

From here you can’t see any settlements and people live hood on our route. The trail goes on ascending high Himalaya area covered with little natural vegetation. We must have to well manage for shelter and food by ourselves. Sometimes we have a scarcity of water and miss the group on the puzzle trail. Today is easy trekking day (4.5 km Walk) comparatively next day, full of worth able breathtaking mountains scenery and pure of natural beauties. Our cook will serve you hot food and overnight at tented camp.

Day 08Trek Ngegang to Keldang (4300m) via Ganja La (5,122m) -7 to 8 hours

Today is comparatively strenuous as you need to cross the Ganja la pass over 5200 meters. On the Ganja la pass, you can find it covered with snowy ice most of the times throughout the year. You must have to well equipped and stock some energetic food and carried enough drinking water. We will start to walk early in the morning to cross Ganja-La Pass before the sun gets to high in the sky. Today will obviously be one of the more strenuous trekking days (16km/8-9hrs), so remember to breathe and pace you. After the pass, the trail descends to a small stream at 4,400m. After sometime following the stream we reach Keldang (4,280m), where we will stop for the night at camp. The cook will serve you hot food.

Day 09Trek Keldang to Dukpu (4080m) -6 to 7 hours)

Today is long day walking along the ridge, grassland, with amazing views of Mountain and its surrounded nature beauties. It is 7km (6-7hrs) treks to Dukpu, a summer settlement for the villagers of Helambu. Our camping site will be inside the forest. Stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 10Trek Dukpu to Tarkeghyang (2560m) - 5 ½ to 6 hours

The trail today (11.5km) descends about 200mtrs and climb 4100meters pass. The views from Pass are spectacular towards the Annapurna Region, Mt. Everest region as well and native mountains. The trail descends through the forest with pine, rhododendron past tiny herder’s to the settlement of Tarkeghyang, where you can visit one of the oldest Buddhist monastery and picturesque Sherpa villages. These villages are well settled of friendly and cheerful natured people inhabit. Stay overnight either tented camp or guesthouse.

Day 11Trek Tarke Gyang to Sermathang (2,610m) -4 to 5 hours

Today the trail is quite easy through the flat land with beautiful forests. The trail leads us cross small forest with the view of the beautiful village of Helembu region. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the pretty Sharpa village of Gangyul. The people of this village practice Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism, the same as the national religion of Bhutan. This is another pretty Sherpa village where you can visit many ancient monasteries and view of Jugal Himal range at the north face of Shermathang village.

Day 12Trek Sermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (880m) -3 to4 hours and Drive to Katmandu -2 to 3 Hour's bus

After breakfast, the trail gradually descends all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. Along the way, you come across several old villages with their own particular traditions. Walking today is quite pleasant with mountain views and the possibility of interacting with friendly local people. After having lunch we will drive back to Kathmandu through the road passing terraces, streams, rivers, local settlements and high hills. It takes about 2/3 hours (conditional) to reach your hotel in Kathmandu by bus.

Day 13Final Departure

Finally, the day has come to an end. We had lots of memorable experiences throughout our journey to Upper Mustang Trek. Today, one of the representative from Trailblazer Travel and Tours will come to take you at Tribhuwan International Airport. We wish your safe flight with lots of astounding memories to take back home. Hope to meet next time for newer trek.

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