Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek – 14 Days

  • Duration 14 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Challenging
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Meals Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner During Trek
  • Accommodation Tea House, Lodge, or Tented Camp During Trek
  • Max. Altitude Ganja La Pass (5130 Meters)
  • Activity Trekking and Camping
  • Group Type Any
  • Group Size 1 to 10
  • Best Season Spring and Autumn
  • Syabrubesi may be reached from Kathmandu by public bus or by private vehicle in 6 to 7 hours of spectacular road travel.
  • Visit Kyanjin Gompa and Langtang hamlet, which are a fusion of distinctive culture, mountain landscape, and natural splendors.
  • Panoramic view of the mountain from the breathtaking viewpoints of Kyanjin Ri (4400m), Tserko Ri (4984m), and adventurous Ganja La (5130m).
  • Lifetime exposure to different landscapes, including glaciers, adventurous passes, forests, rare red pandas, a variety of fauna, and unique flora.
  • Experience Tibetan Buddhism affected regional customs and culture. Buddhist temples, stupas, and structures.
  • Explore the stunning natural diversity, waterfalls, spectacular rhododendron woodland, picturesque terrain, and native communities.
  • Visit Helambu villages to see how the local Tamang and Sherpa people live there.

The Langtang Valley Ganja-La Pass trek provides beautiful views of the mountains, high passes covered in snow, historic religious villages, attractive Langtang and Helambu valleys, and a natural way of life. The Ganja-La Pass excursion carries you over the icy Ganja La Pass (5130m), which separates the bustling trails of the Langtang region from the quiet trails of Helambu, and gives you the chance to experience pristine nature free from human intervention.

The Ganja La Pass Trekking is one of the most difficult trekking routes in the Langtang Region, and it is situated northeast of the Kathmandu Valley. This exhilarating walk travels through slender gorges, lush bamboo and rhododendron woods, magnificent waterfalls, and the Himalayan Mountains, which are covered with snow. Ganja-La Pass Trek provides you with some exceptional Himalayan viewpoints, including the lush Helambu valley. The abundance of streams, woodlands, and tall pinnacles provide pleasant weather in this region. You will witness Tamang and Sherpa culture, Buddhist temples, and picturesque landscapes while crossing the Ganja La Pass. You will also be treated to beautiful vistas of the Himalayan peaks Naya Kanga, Langtang Lirung, Yala Top, and Ponggen Dopku.

A picturesque journey from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, which will take between 6 and 7 hours to complete, before the start of the 14-day Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Itinerary. To reach the captivating Langtang village and Kyanjin Gompa, you will begin your journey from Syabrubesi by passing through a Lama community. The Langtang Lirung, Yala, Dorje Lakpa, Urkeinmang, Loenpo Gang, and Kangchenpo ranges surround Kyanjin Gompa to the west, north, and east, respectively. As you will climb Tserko RI the next day, you will need to acclimatize in Kyanjin Gompa. In the area of Kyangjin Gompa, you may explore the valley and the riverbeds since they are lovely to see. You should pack adequate food for a few days and set your camp after Kyanjin Gompa. Since using firewood is forbidden, supplies must be brought.

The highest point of the Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trekking, Ganjala Pass (5130m), is reached by continuing up the trail. The spectacular views of Langtang Lirung and Shishapangma in Tibet may be seen from the summit of the pass. Given that the last 100 meters are hazardous, you will cross the pass with the use of a rope for safety. For about a kilometer, the downhill is severe again, necessitating safety precautions. You will descend to Keldang, Dukpu, and Tarke Gyang from Ganja-la pass. There are many Buddhist stupas, monasteries, and other structures since Buddhism is practiced in these areas. The scenery and communities will not fail to impress you as you continue your trip to Sermathang and finally Melamchi Pul Bazaar. The Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trekking Itinerary will thereafter come to a conclusion when you return to Kathmandu after a two-hour road trip.

We at Green Valley Nepal Treks and Research Hub are pleased to present our well-planned Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Detailed Itinerary, which will give you the experience of a lifetime. Booking is now available for 2024 and 2025. Based on your time, money, and endurance, we are willing to modify this package to meet your requirements. For any more questions regarding the Langtang Valley Ganja-La Pass Trek package cost, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us.

Benefits of Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Booking with us

  • Free International Airport Pickup And Drop Services
  • Green Valley Nepal Trek Duffle Bag and T-Shirt as a souvenir
  • Map of Ganja La Pass Trek route
  • An Oximeter to Check Blood Oxygen Saturation Levels.
  • Medical Kits - Which May Be Necessary In Certain Cases.
  • Free Excess Luggage Storing At Green Valley Nepal Store During The Trek
  • Arrangement of sleeping bags and down jackets if required

What You Can Expect From Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek?

  • A blend of a teahouse trek and a camping trek, the Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek links two hiking routes: the Helambu Circuit Trek at the end and the Langtang Valley Trek at the beginning.
  • Ganjala Pass is a natural wonder with magnificent vantage spots that provide stunning vistas that will thrill photographers.
  • Even the Annapurna range may be seen rising behind on a clear day. To the north across the valley lies Langtang Lirung, and the tallest mountain in the area is Ganesh Himal.
  • You will see several Chortens, Gumba, and Mani walls, and prayer flags since Buddhism has had a significant effect on the area. A beautiful monastery known as the Kyangin Gompa is located at 3830 meters.
  • The trek to Langtang Ganja La Pass takes you via snow-capped mountains and a variety of vegetation, including several rivers and stunning woods of rhododendron, oak, and pine during your trekking route.
  • The most priceless gift of nature left for you to enjoy is a view of the many beautiful Himalayas. The most notable mountains on this route include Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Mount Gaurishanker, Ganesh Himal, Langshisa Ri, Gangchenpo Yela Pinnacle, and Naya Kanga.
  • You would consider it a privilege to spend time with liberal people; their genuine smiles and anticipated delight for you encourage you to reciprocate in like. The way they treat people and the welcome they provide is quite wonderful.
  • The two main tribes in this region are Sherpa and Tamang, although Tibetan social, religious, linguistic, and clothing patterns are comparable to those of these tribes.

Is Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Suitable for You?

  • As you will be climbing 5130 meters at Ganja La Pass, this Langtang Ganja La trekking route may be ideal for you if you are in great health and ordinary physical condition.
  • The Langtang Ganja La trekking is more beneficial for people who want to be surrounded by nature's beauty and who require a variety of characteristics in the social and everyday areas of the trekking region.
  • This excursion is appropriate for anyone interested in seeing uncommon wild animals including the Red Panda, Himalayan Black Bears, and wild pigs.
  • The Ganja La Pass trekking package is the most appropriate for you if you are interested in doing the Langtang Valley Trek and the Helambu Circuit Trek together.
  • This trek is appropriate for you if you want to see the majestic Ganjala Pass, breathtaking mountain views, and the warmest Langtang residents who identify as Tamang despite having Tibetan ancestry.

Preparation for Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek

Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trek is one of the most difficult hiking routes in Nepal's Langtang area. It requires commitment because you're about to ascend to a height of more than 5130 meters at Ganja La Pass. As much as you can, organize your trip as a group. A guide can safeguard your safety when you travel, even though it may appear unnecessary. They will also manage the paperwork. It is highly recommended if this is your group's first time. Maximizing acclimation and improving physical fitness with the right exercise is crucial. As you will be hiking at a height of more than 3000 meters above sea level, altitude sickness might be an issue on this adventure. To prevent getting acute mountain sickness, stay away from coffee and alcohol.

Exercises involving strength, endurance, and aerobic fitness must be done to prepare mentally and physically for the height of the Ganja La Pass Trek. Jump squats, hip rolls, heel-downs, step-ups, and hip clocks are among the exercises needed for this. Similarly, aerobic exercises like swimming, running, cycling, and brisk walking are also beneficial. The benefits of aerobic exercise may enable your body to function more effectively in low-oxygen conditions. This will reduce the likelihood of altitude sickness. Since you will be walking the entire time, it's important to develop your legs and core muscles. Since there is numerous uneven terrain to navigate, improving your balance is essential. Additionally, it is advised that you practice trekking a small distance from your residence before your trip to Nepal to successfully undertake elevation training.

Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Cost For 2024 And 2025

Green Valley Nepal Treks offers the Ganja La Pass Trek Cost based on group size. Please follow the below table for the group price details:

No. of PaxStarting PriceAction
1USD 1950Book Now
2 to 5USD 1650Book Now
6 to 10USD 1550Book Now

Note: If you want to discuss Ganja La Pass Trekking Itinerary and Cost, feel free to Contact or Whatsapp us. We are available 24x7 for you.

Day to Day Itinerary
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With a sign that reads Green Valley Nepal Treks, our airport representative will be waiting for you outside the terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. You will then be driven to the accommodation of your choice in a private vehicle. When you are ready to know more about the details of the Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trek Itinerary, you may visit our office for a pre-trip meeting.

  • 3 Star Hotel in Thamel

Your 14-day Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trek Itinerary starts with a breathtaking ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. While journeying, you will pass through picturesque landscapes with rivers, terraced fields, quaint towns, and snow-capped mountains. While ascending to Dhunche along the Trishuli River, you may be able to glimpse the snow-capped summits of the Annapurna I, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, and several other smaller peaks. When you get to Syabrubesi, you will stretch your body and enjoy a stroll through the charming town. You'll be spending the night in a teahouse. These humble teahouses can be found throughout the majority of Nepal's trekking trails, where you can look forward to simple, delicious meals and a comfortable bed every night.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 7 to 8 Hours
  • 122 Kilometers

Following breakfast in Syabrubesi, your excursion to Ganja La Pass Trekking will begin. You will begin your journey to the source of the Bhote Koshi River, which flows from Tibet. The destination of Guru Rinpoche Gomba, where you can make journey-related prayers, is reached by continuing on the path. Next, go on the stone-paved road leading out of town, which will take you down the Langtang Khola. After a short stretch of walking, you will pass a suspension bridge before gradually ascending to Bamboo.

There are several guest houses nearby the river in this beautiful canyon-like setting. A subtropical forest with oak, maple, fir, rhododendron, blue pine, and tall spruce is traversed on the route from this point on. A variety of animals, such as langurs, red pandas, yellow-throated martens, and Himalayan black bears, will also be visible to you. Continue your moderate ascents uphill until you arrive at the Lama Hotel. In this small town by the river, there are a number of excellent hotels. Hikers frequently stop here to relax as it is surrounded by greenery.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 Hours
  • 11.3 Kilometers

Today's journey from Lama Hotel to Langtang village will be wonderful. You will wake up early in the morning, get ready for your walk, eat breakfast, and then start the Langtang Valley Ganja-La Pass Trek with a moderate ascent that gets steeper as you climb. As you continue to wander alongside the Langtang Khola, you will pass through woods made up of oak, maple, colorful rhododendrons, and hemlock. As you continue your trip, the snow-covered mountains, notably Mt. Langtang, will become increasingly evident.

By continuing on the route, you will pass Ghodatabela Meadow and reach a wooden bridge. The journey to the Tamang hamlet will next take you past yak fields, across a helipad, and upward through rhododendron trees. The residences in this charming village have flat roofs in the Tibetan style and nicely carved wooden windows. The town's stone walls completely encompass the fields where turnips, potatoes, barley, etc. are grown.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 5 to 6 Hours
  • 14.8 Kilometers

Following your morning meal in Langtang village, you will continue your Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass trekking excursion. From the Langtang hamlet to Kyanjin Gompa, the journey will take you a few hours. The route will first revolve around the Mani Walls before climbing a peak that is topped by a large chorten. After a slight climb, you will reach Mundu, where you will see wonderful prayer flags and cross a stream. From here, you will proceed across a series of moraines and cross numerous minor streams using wooden bridges.

As you proceed ahead, you will see Kyanjin Gompa, and the magnificent glaciers flowing from Kimshug and Langtang Lirung peaks. You will eventually get to Kyanjin Gompa if you continue on the paths. While visiting Kyanjin Gompa, you are welcome to see the gorgeous and well-known monastery. While exploring the hamlet, you may also get a panoramic view of the mountains such as Dorje Lhakpa, Langshisha Ri, Ganja La, Tsergo Ri, and others.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 3 to 4 Hours
  • 6.8 Kilometers

The sixth day of the Ganja La Pass Trek Itinerary can be used to explore the magnificent panoramas located all around Kyanjin Gompa. Before beginning a hike, you might make the trip to the well-known Kyanjin Gompa to participate in Morning Prayer. After breakfast, you can go to the Langtang Ganja-La Pass Trek's second-highest point, Tserko RI (4984 m). The short yet exciting climb to this place offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains. From here, you can see Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji, and the entire Langtang range, among other mountain summits.

As a gentle alternative for Tsergo RI, take into consideration trekking to Kyanjin RI. Since Kyanjin RI is closer and has a shorter rise than Tsergo RI, it's still a difficult climb. Kyanjin RI is situated at around 4773 meters. Whichever route you choose, you will be treated to a panoramic view of snow-covered mountains, open valleys, and frozen lakes. In comparison to the view from Tsergo RI, the view from Kyanjin RI is equally stunning. This evening, you will spend another night returning to your guesthouse in Kyanjin Gompa.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinne

No villages or means of subsistence are visible from here as you move forward in the Langtang Ganja La Pass Trekking route. For the first 30 minutes or so, the route declines until it reaches a suspension bridge. After crossing the Langtang Khola, you will climb up a route with juniper trees on either side into the sparsely forested Himalayas. You will reach Nyengang Kharka after around five hours of climbing, where there are breathtaking views of Langtang Lirung and its glacier. You are on your own to manage to find a place to stay and meals here.

You could occasionally experience a water shortage. But compared to the next day, it is loaded with beautiful mountain views and genuine beauty. Because of the height, the walk gets difficult. Due to the snow, it could take longer to journey during the winter.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 4 to 5 Hours
  • 11 Kilometers

You will climb over 5000 meters in the Ganja La Pass on today's challenging Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek. The majority of the time throughout the whole year, the Ganja La Pass is covered in white snow. The mountains are spectacularly visible from Ganja La Pass, which is perched on a rocky ridge. Even if the hike is difficult, the scenery along the way will astound you with its magnificence. You need to have everything you need, including a supply of energizing food and water.

Early in the morning, before the sun rises too high in the sky, you will begin your journey via Ganja-La Pass. Remember to breathe and regulate yourself today since it will undoubtedly be one of the more difficult trekking days. A small stream is reached after the pass by a route that lowers. You will eventually get to Keldang by following the stream; there, you will set up a tent for the night.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 7 to 8 Hours
  • 17 Kilometers

Following a towering ridge line, the Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass trekking trail today is primarily downhill. From Keldang to Dhukpa, you must travel a long way down. In spite of this, the ridge walk is lovely and engaging and has a stunning outlook. As you proceed through the forests, mountains, and grasslands, you will drop in height. Reaching Dukpu, a summer town for the Helambu residents, requires another descent over a ridge and more walking through forests and meadows. In the forest, where it is solitary, peaceful, and incredible to experience the Himalayan majesty, you will set up a tent camp for the duration of your overnight stay.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 Hours
  • 7 Kilometers

Today Tarkeghyang will be your destination on your Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek. You will reach Melamchi Khola on the path before arriving at a Sherpa village. On your journey, you will get a chance to take in the sight of the Himalayan peaks sparkling in the sunlight. The Annapurna region, Mt. Everest region, as well as other mountain ranges, may be seen in the stunning views from this pass. One of the oldest Buddhist temples and charming Sherpa settlements are accessible from the route as it descends through a forest of pine and rhododendron past the little herder's community of Tarkeghyang.

These towns have a good population of amiable, upbeat residents. Since the majority of the villagers are of the Helmu caste, the village is most often known by its abbreviation Helambu. At Tarkeghyang, you will spend the night at a small guesthouse.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 5 to 6 Hours
  • 11.5 Kilometers

The track is flat and quite easy today, passing through lovely forests, streams, and waterfalls. Along the way to Sermathang, Ganja La Pass Trek Route will pass through rhododendron trees, lovely towns, farmland, and monasteries. Between Parachin and the charming Sherpa settlement of Gangyul, the trail sweeps across a large valley. This village's inhabitants follow Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism, which is also Bhutan's official religion. Another charming Sherpa settlement, Shermathang, offers visitors the opportunity to see several historic monasteries and take in views of the Jugal Himal mountain range.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 4 to 5 Hours
  • 13 Kilometers

You will start your Langtang Ganja La Pass Trekking by descending via rice fields and large, green meadows after taking your time for a leisurely breakfast in Shermathang. You will pass through charming communities like Kakani and Thimbu as you head out of the village of Sermanthang. As you hike through a subtropical area, the vegetation likewise changes. As you get closer to Melamchi Pul Bazaar, a Sherpa settlement, you'll cross a few bridges and travel through a few little communities with chortens and mani walls. 5 to 6 hours of the journey will take you from Sermanthang to Melamchi Pul. From this point on, you will connect with your mode of transportation because Melamchi Pul Bazaar is also connected to the road.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 5 to 6 Hours
  • 20 Kilometers

You will travel for five hours to get to Kathmandu from Melamchi Pul Bazaar. Your final view of Nepal's beautiful hills and terraced farmland will be on the way back to Kathmandu. Prior to reaching the Tibet-Nepal Arniko Highway, the first portion of the trip will be on a dirt road. Dhulikhel, a Newar settlement on the eastern rim of the Kathmandu Valley, is reached after one hour of the journey along the highway. On your approach to Kathmandu from Dhulikhel, you will pass through other towns including Banepa and Bhaktapur.

When you return to Kathmandu, spend some time checking into your accommodation and getting a bit fresher. You will then venture outside to shop and explore Kathmandu. After completing your Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Itinerary, you might spend the evening enjoying Thamel's lovely nightlife.

  • 3 Star Hotel in Thamel
  • Breakfast
  • 4 to 5 Hours
  • 43 Kilometers

Your Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trekking concludes today. When it's time for your flight to leave, one of our staff members will help you travel to the airport. However, Green Valley Nepal Treks can make the necessary preparations if you wish to prolong your vacation. You might even go shopping to get some things for your loved ones if your flight is planned for a late evening. We hope you enjoyed your time with us and wish you success on your next trip to Nepal.

    Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

    Cost Includes
    • International airport pickup and drop-off service
    • 2 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu on BB base (standard tourist hotel)
    • 3 nights' accommodation tented camp
    • 8 night’s tea house accommodation during the Ganja La Pass Trek
    • Private vehicle from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi and Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu
    • Three times meals (breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
    • All expenses for the English-speaking trekking guide, cook, kitchen boy, and porters include accommodation, food, transportation, equipment, and salary.
    • Camping gear (two-person tents, foam mattress, kitchen tent, dining tent, and toilet tent)
    • Sleeping bag and duffle bag (if needed)
    • Langtang national park permit and TIMS permit
    • Government tax and services charges
    • One map of Langtang Valley Trek
    • One Green Valley Nepal Treks T-shirt (complimentary)
    • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu before your departure
    Cost Excludes
    • International airfare and Nepal entry visa fee
    • Meals whilst in Kathmandu
    • Travel/medical insurance
    • Personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, and laundry
    • Expenses occurred due to unavoidable events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays, etc.
    • Tips for guide (it is expected after completing Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trek)
    Departure Dates
    Start:SaturdayJun 15, 2024
    End:FridayJun 28, 2024
    Start:MondayJun 17, 2024
    End:SundayJun 30, 2024
    Start:WednesdayJun 19, 2024
    End:TuesdayJul 02, 2024
    Start:SaturdayJun 22, 2024
    End:FridayJul 05, 2024
    Start:MondayJun 24, 2024
    End:SundayJul 07, 2024
    Start:WednesdayJun 26, 2024
    End:TuesdayJul 09, 2024
    Start:SaturdayJun 29, 2024
    End:FridayJul 12, 2024
    Useful Info

    Best Time, Season, or Months for Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek

    • Spring (March, April, and May)

    Spring is another optimal season for Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trek in Nepal. You can enjoy the blooms of the local flora in the Langtang National Park in the spring season. You get views of entire sections of forest covered in pink, red, and yellow blooms of rhododendron. You can enjoy your walk along the park with the scents of pine and maple. The wildlife of the region also comes alive after the winter slumber. If lucky, you can spot the endangered red panda on the trek. The weather conditions in spring are also quite stable. You can enjoy walks in cool, warm, and dry weather.

    • Autumn (September, October, and November)

    Autumn is the best time of year for the Ganja La Pass Trek in Langtang Region, due to the moderate temperatures and more consistent weather. You may also take advantage of the pleasant, dry weather at this time to enjoy your hikes in the Langtang region. The trails are in excellent shape as well. They are no longer slick and dirty. During this time of year, there will be fewer leeches and mosquito infestations. This time of year, the mountain peaks may be seen with astonishing clarity under the brilliant blue skies from Ganja La Pass. Langtang Lirung, Ganesh, Himalchuli, and Dorje Lakpa are a few well-known ones to keep an eye out for. You may also take pleasure in the unobstructed views of the valleys, mountains, and peaks in the neighborhood.

    Food or Meal Availability on Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek

    Because there are no tea houses or stores to purchase food or other necessities after reaching Kyanjin Gumpa, the Ganja-la Pass Trek requires its own tent and food for 3 to 4 days as a camping trek. Due to the challenging Ganja La Pass and camping hike, you should also have appropriate equipment.

    When staying in a tea house or lodge, you may enjoy traditional Nepalese food, which includes Dal Bhat and many other popular regional dishes. You may choose from a vast selection of European, Italian, Chinese, and Indian cuisines while on this cruise.

    Tibetan Bread with jam, French toast with jam, muesli, oatmeal, corn flakes, cereal, hash browns, fried eggs, Gurung Bread, pancakes, puffy, and round, porridge, and chapatti with tea are some of the alternatives available for breakfast.

    For lunch, you will be able to choose from a variety of delectable specialties, including momo (dumplings), vegetable fried rice with egg, dal bhat, soup (noodles, chicken, mushroom), cheese potatoes, and fried eggs noodles.

    Dinner choices include stews, pizza, thukpa, fried noodles, noodle soup, macaroni, fried potatoes, fried rice, momo (dumplings), spring rolls, dal bhat, spaghetti, and more.

    Accommodation Facility on Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek

    You may stay in a comfortable bed and use the restaurant and restrooms at teahouses along the Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trek route. There are occasionally a few fine hotels and guest houses in Syabrubesi. Standard twin-sharing rooms will be available from that point on, although each teahouse offers the best services in accordance with its altitude and remoteness. You will be given wonderful accommodation all the way from Lama Hotel to Kyanjin Gompa. The rooms include two single beds and small desks and have a beautiful mountain view out the window. You will be provided with cozy mattresses, beds, blankets, and pillows by the lodges.

    While some lodges provide their guests with private bathrooms, others provide communal bathrooms with either Asian or Western-style toilets. A cloudy day will prevent a hot shower from becoming hot since a hot shower is a solar shower. If you pay a little more, you can take a hot shower. After reaching Kyanjin Gumpa, there are no teahouses or shops where you can buy food or other essentials; instead, the Ganja-la Pass Trek necessitates that you bring your own tent, food, and supplies for three to four days of camping until you reach Tarkeghyang. Once at Tarkeghyang, there are a lot of lovely hotels and lodges to choose from. Additionally, you should have the necessary gear due to the strenuous Ganja La Pass and camping trek.

    Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Travel Insurance

    At Ganja La Pass, a high elevation of 5130 meters, the Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trekking travels through rural areas of Nepal. Getting sufficient travel insurance is suggested in case something goes wrong. Travel insurance is one of the most important documents when climbing in Nepal's high mountains. While walking, you must overcome landslides, steep inclines and declines, and congested paths. Therefore, if you unluckily encounter any kind of difficulty when hiking in such a scenario, insurance coverage will be appropriate for you. You might be able to avoid making a sizable payment all at once. Therefore, we urge all hikers and explorers to buy the necessary insurance coverage that will cover all rescue and evacuation costs for the high peak. A minimum of 6000 meters of altitude, emergency helicopter evacuation, and medical expenses coverage should be included in your insurance policy.

    Altitude Sickness and Remedies during Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek

    Mountain climbers and trekkers are used to altitude sickness. Around 3000 meters above sea level, the oxygen level starts to drop. Altitude sickness, which is brought on by a rapid height increase, makes the Ganja La Pass Trek difficult for trekkers. Altitude sickness might not be hazardous if appropriately managed. Some symptoms include cold, headache, dizziness, weariness, lack of appetite, and a little rise in heart rate. You can deal with these issues by keeping the following points in mind;

    • When symptoms are present, walk slowly first and foremost.
    • Trekkers must bring medicinal supplies like ginger, garlic, and other herbs.
    • Keep your body hydrated by drinking water.
    • Resist smoking and consuming any type of alcohol.
    • Consume a lot of calories and energy-giving meals.
    • Ensure appropriate acclimatization and descend to a lower height for sleeping.

    Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Challenges and Difficulty Level

    The height climb makes the Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trek exceedingly difficult. There are several sudden and prolonged ascents along the route, and the first three days of the course entail an incline of more than 2,000 meters. Up to day 4, the track progressively climbs while traversing gorgeous forests. You will start at a height of 3,870 meters on day 5, which might be difficult for beginners. On day six, if you are prepared and in good physical condition, you can attempt the early-morning walk to Kyanjin Ri or Tsergo Ri. The hardest part of the hike will start on days 7 through 9. There are no stores or teahouses after Kyanjin Gumpa where you may buy food or other necessities; instead, the Ganja-la Pass Trek requires that you bring your own tent, food, and supplies for three nights of camping until you reach Tarkeghyang. You will climb to Ganja La Pass's highest point, which is 5130 meters, on day 8.

    The snow, icy route, and narrowness of this pass make walking considerably more difficult. Additionally, trekkers must be able to walk for 6 to 7 hours per day while carrying their backpacks. Many people will find it difficult to climb to an altitude of roughly 5,000 meters. Many people are susceptible to altitude sickness. To prevent mountain sickness, have enough warm meals and drink lots of water.

    Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Packing List, Gears, Equipment

    The hardest hiking in the Langtang region is the Langtang with Ganja La Pass Trek. For smooth travel, it's crucial to pack carefully. Overpacking or underpacking than required can both make the voyage more difficult. See what you could need for trekking in the list below. Furthermore, Nepal offers top-notch hiking supplies.

    • Hiking trousers and shorts.
    • Light polyester trekking shirts.
    • A waterproof shell jacket and raincoat
    • Gloves, hat, neck, and mount cover.
    • Hiking shoes, sunglasses, a pair of sandals, a trekking bag, and medicine
    • Sleeping bag, toilet paper, towel, toothpaste, toothbrush, sun cream, and hand sanitizer
    • Water bottle and water purifier.
    • Trekking Pole, crampons, tent
    • First Aid kit

    Here are some more items to consider adding to your packing list: Recommended Packing List for Nepal Trekking

    Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Guide and Safety Major

    We ensure the protection and safety of our clients, and we are constantly prepared. The trustworthy organization Green Valley Nepal Treks takes the following safety measures:

    • The trek leaders and guides can ensure your comfort, safety, and security as they have years of experience leading treks.
    • We provide each and every one of our guides with wilderness first aid training.
    • Throughout the walk, our leader will encourage and inspire you.
    • We evaluate the cleanliness of the meals and housing in hiking destinations.
    • We have every piece of equipment, gear, and first aid kit that might require during the trek.
    • If someone becomes ill from the altitude, our trek leaders have the authority to either cancel or continue the journey.

    Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Booking

    Government-approved trek and tour operator company, Green Valley Nepal Treks has been offering these services for over ten years in Nepal. Both the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and the Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN) recognize us as members. As a result, you may confidently reserve a trip to Langtang with Ganja La Pass Trekking. To reserve a trip, we need a deposit equal to 10% of the total cost. Within a week of making your reservation, please email us copies of essential papers you may have, such as your passport, passport-size photos, travel insurance, and arrival and departure flight information. You may make a payment on our website via bank transfer, western union, or online. You have three payment options when you land in Nepal: cash, bank transfer, and credit card. For your convenience, we will also email you payment information, including the method of payment and the total amount.

    What our travelers saysClient Reviews
    • TripAdvisor

      Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek: A Himalayan Marvel

      A Himalayan marvel, the Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek with Green Valley Nepal Treks was. I was in amazement of the untamed landscape, breathtaking views, and excitement of crossing Ganja La Pass. The Green Valley team displayed excellent professionalism and consideration. The journey took on a richer depth as a result of meeting the kind-hearted locals and learning about their culture. This is the tough trek you want if you want to experience both the beauty of nature and another culture. I'm able to state with pride that I overcame Ganja La Pass and had the experience of a lifetime because of Green Valley!

      Sofia LópezAugust 25, 2023Colombia
    • TripAdvisor

      Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek: An Epic Expedition

      My trek over the Langtang Ganja La Pass with Green Valley Nepal Treks was a fantastic adventure. This expedition will never be forgotten because of the untamed scenery, striking peaks, and excitement of crossing Ganja La Pass. Our safety and wellbeing were guaranteed by the crew at Green Valley thanks to their knowledge and commitment. It was a singular experience to interact with the local communities and immerse oneself in their customs. This trek is ideal if you're searching for a difficult adventure that blends stunning natural scenery with a diverse culture. I overcame Ganja La Pass and came away with life-long memories thanks to Green Valley.

      Elsa AndersenAugust 24, 2023Denmark
    • Yes, trekkers must have registered the following trekking permits:

      • Langtang National Park
      • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System)
    • Yes, anyone with a reasonable level of physical and mental fitness may complete this trek. This trekking excursion will be accompanied by a professional and highly experienced guide, potters, and cook who will provide you with tremendous assistance and support.

    • One of the most difficult treks in the Langtang Region is the Ganjala Pass trek. It is around 112 kilometers long and takes 14 days to complete. You will hike up to Ganja-La Pass, which is 5130 meters above sea level.

    • Yes, without a doubt. Our crew of porters and expert local trekking guides are all from the same region of the Himalayas and have extensive knowledge of the range. They also speak excellent English.

    • Only in Kathmandu ATMs and credit card machines are available for usage. Above that, cash payments are required for a variety of services.

    • Yes, a woman traveling alone through the Nepal Himalayas is safe to do so. Our crews are responsible and in charge of the trip.

    • All the teahouses where you will spend the night throughout the walk have power. Paying a nominal fee will allow you to charge your phones, cameras, or iPads. On an hourly basis, some teahouses do provide Wi-Fi but don't anticipate high-speed access on the far-off trails. But after Kyanjin Gompa you will not get both facilities as there are no teahouses till you reach Tarkeghyang.

    • The free storage is offered by the hotel in Kathmandu. Thus, you may leave all of your belongings that are not necessary for the walk at your hotel or in our office.

    • The highest elevation you will encounter on this trek is Ganjala Pass. It is located at 5130 meters above sea level.

    • You can drink water from the taps while on the hike. The water is safe to drink and is pure. Using water purification pills, however, will help you stay safe. After Kyanjin Gompa you have to carry enough drinking water with you as there are no teahouses till you reach Tarkeghyang.

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