Ganja La Pass Trek
Ganja la pass trek lies in the Langtang valley which remains attached with the southern border to Tibet is the manor settlement of Tamang and Sherpa ethnic group. Ganja la pass trek is other attraction of Langtang region and serves adventure at extreme. Our whole trip winds around vast rhododendron forests, terraced slopes, Buddhist monasteries and culturally rich Tamang and Sherpa people. Crossing ganja la pass in antagonistic climatic condition can much tricky as you may have imagined in the whole Himalayan region of Nepal. Gatang valley lies south of the Tibet border with major settlement of Tibetan and Tamang ethnic communities who share similar religion and language.
When you are crossing the pass there are outstanding views of Langtang Lirung and the Tibetan peaks beyond. Much of this route is spent above 3,000m (10,000ft) .The highest point of this trek is Ganjala Pass (5,122m). On the very pass of Ganja la , the last few 100m trail is precarious so we have to well equipped. 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. There are no lodges and no settlements for three days along the way, the group should be well equipped with enough food.The landscapes we cross is massively assorted with rice-terraces, huge rhododendron forests, a rock and bush wilds set alongside a scenery of snow-white peaks. Crossing the Ganja La Pass with adverse weather circumstances can make trekking to Langtang one of the most tricky Treks in Nepal. The maximum Elevation of this pass is 5123m. Sometimes requiring the use of ice axe and crampons. The trail continues south, following streams, moraines and climbing steeply towards the pass.To the north from the pass of Langtang Lirung We will have magnificent views of the snow peaks in Tibet, including Shisha Pangma.
Day 01:From Tribhuban International Airport you will be transferred to your hotel room. In the afternoon we will invite you to our office for briefing about the each day program. Today we will hand over your Langtang National Park Permits and TIMS.
Day 02:From early in the morning we will start a scenic drive to Dunche(2000m) via Trishuli Bazaar.
Day 03:We start the trek quite early, walking through the dense forest and watching the scenic vista of Langtang Lirung we will trek to the beautiful village of Syabru Bensi(2,250mm).
Day 04:Crossing the Bhote Koshi River which is followed by Gapoche khola our trail accent up slowly up to Rimche(2,400m). After having lunch over here we walk for few hours and conclude the day’s walk to Lama Hotel (2,470m).
Day 05:Trek up to Langtang village (3,430m) via Ghora Tabela, here headquarter of Langtang national park is located.
Day 06:We climb up slowly passing the dense forest and pasture land to Kyangjin(3,870m). Kyangjin has a vivid setting as it is surrounded by snow capped mountain from all side.
Day 07:Acclimatize at Kyangjin Gompa. Explore the area and enjoy the beauty it has to offer.
Day 08:Trek back to Lama hotel via Langtang village, Ghora Tabela and Langtang Khola.
Day 09:Trek uphill continuously to Negegang(4,000m). Here hotel and lodges are not available so we need to camp.
Day 10:Today walk is comparatively tougher as we cross Ganja La pass (5,550m). after crossing Ganja La pass we continue our trek to Keldang(5,106m)
Day 11:Today a long day of walk through ridges, grassland observing the amazing view of mountains we will trek up to Dukpa(4,050m).
Day 12:As trail descends for 200m we climb a 4,100m from where we can see impressive view of Annapurna and Everest region. After crossing the pass the trail descends and take us to small Sherpa settlement of Tarkeghyang(2,600m)
Day 13:Today’s trek is quite easier as we walk through flat land with beautiful forest. Today we will trek up to Shermathang(2,590m) which is a small settlement of Sherpa. From here we can see vista of Jugal Himal.
Day 14:Trek for about two hours to Melamchi Pul Bazaar(870m). From here take a bus and drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 15:Departure for your onward flight.