- Trip Code: TTE-13,
- Duration: 16 days,
- Trip Destination: Ganjala pass
- Program Type: Tea House andcamping,
- Max. Altitude: 5122m,
- Minimum Pax: Any,
- Activities: Trekking,
- Mode of Travel: Land,
- Start Trip: Dhunche,
- End Trip: Melamchi,
- Accommodation: Lodge,
- Meals: Choose From Menu,
- Best Season: Autumn/Spring,
- Transportation: Bus,
- Per Day Walking: 5/7 Hours,
- Trip Grade:
Trekking of the ganja la pass To explore further remoteness, through some of the magnificent villages, least ventured before, pristine Himalaya view etc. Teahouse facilities are not available in Ganja La region, hence trekking should be fully supported and self-sufficient to meet all requirement and contingencies that come up. The highest point of this trek is Ganja La Pass (5122m). This region remains one of the attractive trekking corners of Nepal where your endeavor becomes meaningful! Trekking to Everest offers adventurous and romantic Laqngtang ganjala pass trek in Nepal. We designed Ganjala pass trek itinerary by including all the popular places of the areas with minimum required days. If you want more treks in surrounding areas of Langtang region we will redesign its itinerary as per you request. During Ganjala pass trek, Trekking to Everest provides experienced Trekking guides, good accommodation and foods, well trained cooks and luxury camp during campaigning stay
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrive international airport in Kathmandu and free transport to selected hotel at Thamel, The hotel is centrally located in the Thamel area of Kathmandu which is renowned for its many restaurants, shops, bars, and nightclubs etc which cater for the tourists.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley full day sightseeing with professional tour guide.
Day 03: Dhunche Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1966m.) which takes about eight hours driving. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Dhunche. The first part of your drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth. The path now moves along the gravel road. During the rainy season, the way is sometime blocked due to landslides. Your drive from Kathamandu to the destination is to be made by either local bus or land cruiser.
Day 04: Syabru gaun Trek from Dhunche to Syabru Gaun (2581m.) which takes about five and half hours. Trek to Syabru Gaon (6950ft, 2120m). The trek today is very leisurely through forests and terraced hill slopes. As you enter Syabru, you descend to the ridgeline that separates the Langtang Khola from the Trisuli River. Syabru is a beautiful village stretched out along the ridgeline. You will continue through the village to your campsite about fifteen minutes beyond on the slopes below the village. The sunset is spectacular; brilliantly backlighting the houses perched on the ridgeline above. From here you can enjoy spectacular view of Lantang Lirung (7245m.), Tibetan Himal ranges and so on.
Day 05: Lama hotel Trek from Syabru Gaon to Lama Hotel (2470m.) and it takes about five hours. The trail descends along the ridge on Syabru's main street and then drop to the Ghopche Khola (2050 m.) and again descends to the Landslide (1810m.). Afterwards, you trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) and at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkey and bear if you are lucky. There are few lodges and shops which provides the trekker supplies.
Day 06: Langtang village Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m.) via Ghore Tabela which takes about six hours. As you continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghora Tabela [3000m], the trail emerges from the forest. While walking here, you can catch a glimpse of white monkeys and local birds. Once there was a Tibetan resettlement project here, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. There is a monastery which we can visit shortly before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park. The houses of Langtang and its neighboring villages are of the flat-roofed Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley.
Day 07: Kyanjing gumpa Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m.) which takes about three hours.
The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. We should arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatize and explore the area. It is a dramatic setting, with snow covered peaks surrounding us in all directions. At this point, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Dorje Larpa (6990m.), Langtang Ri (6370m.), Langtang Lirung (7245m.) and so on.
Day 08: Acclimatize day Rest at Kyangjin Gompa for excursion, hike up to Langtang glaciers and back to Kyangjin Gompa A day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri [4350m], directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks.
Day 09: Tserkuri peak Trek and climb up to Tserko Ri (5033m.) which takes about 5 hours to see the outstanding views of surrounding peaks and back to Kyangin Gompa
Day 10: Ngegang Trek Kyanjing Gompa to Ngegang(4000m.) which takes about 5 hours. There you can not see any villages. The trail goes on ascending and area is covered with few natural vegetation. Since there are not available any lodge, you need to camp.
Day 11: Keldang Trek Ngegang to Keldang via Ganja La (5122m.) which takes about 5 hours. This day is comparatively strenuous as you need to cross the Ganja la pass. On the Ganja la pass, you can find it covered with snowy ice most of the times through out the year. You need to camp.
Day 12: Dukpu Trek Keldang to Dukpu(4080m.) which takes about 5 and half hours. Your camping site will be inside the forest. This day will be long day walking along ridge, grassland, very silent, amazing views of Mountains.
Day 13: Tarkeghyang Trek Dukpu to Tarkeghyang( 2740m.) Trail descends about 200mtrs, climb the 4100m pass. Views from Pass are spectacular to the Annapurna Region and Mt. Everest region too. From pass trail descends through pine forest, rhododendron forest past tiny herder's settlement to Tarkeghyang. You can visit one of the oldest Buddhist monastery and Sherpa villages. These villages are well settled where friendly and cheerful natured people inhabit.
Day 14: Shermathang Trek from Tarkeghyang to Shermathang (2621m.) which takes about four hours.
This day the trail is quite easier through flat land with beautiful forests on the way. You trek on crossing some small streams on the way. There is situated a beautiful village on the half way to Shermathang. To add your joy, Shermathang is another pretty Sherpa village where you can visit many ancient monasteries. There you can see Jugal Himal range at the north face of Shermathang village.
Day 13: Melamchi Pul Bazaar Trek from Shermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846m.) and it takes approximately two hours. The trail gradually descends all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows ad cultivated fields. On the way, you come across several old villages with their own particular tradition. Walking this day is quite pleasant with mountain views and interaction with local and friendly people.
Day 15: Kathmandu Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu which takes about six hours. You travel through gravel and bumpy path up to Lamidanda and then you follow the pitched road up to Kathmandu.
Day 16: Departure Day from Nepal to your home country. I will provide you free transport to international trivuwan airports,
- Pick up from Airport to Hotel by car.
- Full day sightseeing with professional tour guide.
- 3 Nights Hotel in kathmandu,
- Hotel to bus park by taxi.
- Kathmandu to Dhunche by public bus.
- Lodge accommodation on the way.
- Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner).
- Tea and coffee three times a day in cup.
- Langtang national park entrance permit and TIMS card.
- One fluent English speaking, government registered, experienced, first aid trained guide and required porters.
- Trekking equipments sleeping bags and down jackets.
- Guides/porters - food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.
- Hard and soft table drinks such as, coke, fanta, mineral water, hot shower, desert etc.
- Personal insurance.
- Rescue operation charge.
- Tips for guide & porter etc.
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Patricia | October 2012 Everest Base Camp Private Trek
I have been trekking with Simbir in the Everest area (Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar) during October 2012. I can only recommend Simbir hardly enough. He is a super good guide. He has many years of experience doing trekkings around Nepal, and he is extremely prepared for doing your trip, the best trip in the world. Besides that, ... Read MoreView All Testimonials