Trekking in Langtang valley and Ganja La, north of Kathmandu, offers a multitude of trekking destinations. Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just below the main Himalayan range to the north Tibet Border and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks 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 elevations. Kyanjin Gompa is a last Tibetan Village in the valley, from where a trek starts to Helambu over Ganja La Pass (5,160m).
From the pass the views across the valley to the peaks of the Langtang Himal are particularly good. In the distance you can see Shishapangma, the only 800 meters peak entirely in China (Tibet). After crossing the pass we reach to Tarkeghayang (largest settlements of Tamang in Helambu) The trek passes through some beautiful forests and very interesting villages on route.
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Nepal Trip Duration: 14 Days
Trekking duration: 11 Days
Trekking Destination: Kyanjing and Ganjala Pass
Trekking Grade: Medium-Hard
Mode of trek: Lodge / Tea house
Maximum Altitude: 5200m.
Group size: 1+
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal / Transfer to hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Day (1345m)
Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing (Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhanath Stupa).
Day 03: Kathmandu – Shabru Besi (1600m.)
Driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche.While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills.
Day 04: Syabru Besi – Lama Hotel (2470m.)
Trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and gradually follows the Langtang Khola. Nature of trail is ascent passing through Landslide. After several hrs of walking through wild forests you will be reaching at Rimche (2400m) through Bamboo (1960m.)
Day 05: Lama Hotel – Langtang village (3430m.)
After approximately half of an hour walking you will be observe very white with pretty view of Langtang Lirung through trees cover with full of snow. Before arrives Langtang village on the right bottom side of the large rock hills situated a very ancient monastery where you can feel and gain basic Buddhism religious of mountains region.
Day 06: Langtang Village – Kyangjin (3870m.)
Gradually we cross villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing few small streams and moraines and Mani walls you will be arrive at Kyangjin Gompa with kind of some pleasure and pleasant feel in your heart.
Day 07: Kyangjin Gompa and excursion
on next day of Kyangjin stay we make visit you monastery of the concern place and very famous yak cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung. The our experience and professional guide lead you up Tsergo Ri (5033m),spot you can observe ample of different mountains, glacial, summit, peaks etc.
Day08: Kyangin Gompa – Ngegang (4100m)
Climb up through a rhododendron forest and junipers towards the Ngegang yak pastures. It is count as Holly place of Buddhist religion followers. Usually people visit the respect place to hang the flags for good luck and for the prayer propose.
Day 09: Ngegang – Ganjala Pass (5200m) to Keldang
It is quite challenging and need basic climbing knowledge, following a streams at first, and continuation over snow and rocks, we scrambled the last 100m on a steeps and snowy slope. The pass provides a majestic panoramic vies of the Geynyen Lhudup and the snowy summits of the Tibetan border.
Day 10: Keldang – Dukpu
Mostly ascent and descent along the ridge trail. Several hours of walking along the ridge, grassland, with amazing views of Mountains you will meet your camp inside pretty jungle. During you taken accommodation in jungle you can analysis different types of vegetation.
Day 11: Dukpu – Tarkeghyang
It takes around five hours of walking on descent 205 meters. From Pass you can wonder spectacular view of the Annapurna Region and Mt. Everest Region. Trail start to descent towards the Helambu valley where your eye can wonder with complex of rhododendron flowers ,pine trees then gradually you will be arrive at Tarkeghyang beautiful village. The respect village you can feel nice cultural of share people.
Day 12: Tarkegyang – Sermathang
Sermathang is beautiful village. On blue sky day you get kind opportunity to explore different mountains, hills. Rocks. While you re in village you will meet with different Sherpa people of Khumbu region (Everest region) and traditional dress etc.
Day 13: Sermathang– Kathmandu (1300M)
While you drive back to Kathmandu you will be enjoy with splendid views of hills, mountains, terraces and villages.
Day 14: Free day in Kathmandu for personal activities or join onwards program of Final Departure.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
- 3 Night stander hotel in Kathmandu BB Basis.
- Kathmandu city tour ..
- Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek.
- Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
- 1 highly experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people), their food,
- accommodation, salary, equipments, insurance (We have insured our staffs by Neco Insurance Company Nepal).
- All the transport.
- Langtang conservation permit, and all necessary permits.
- Trekking Registration Certificate (TRC).
- Tourist service charge, Vat.
- Office Service charge.
- All meals in Kathmandu .
- Travel insurance (if you want us to arrange your travel insurance, we would greatly be happy to assist).
- International air fare to and from Nepal.
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 45 (duration 30 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu.
- Items of a personal nature
- Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
- Trekking Equipments (down sleeping bag and down jackets are available to hire or buy in
- Kathmandu, which would cost approximately US$ 1 per day per item to hire and US$ 60 to US$ 100 per item to buy).
- Tips for guide, porters, driver.