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Ganja la Pass Trekking

Ganja la Pass Trekking

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Duration : 16 Days Max-Altitude : 5100m Program Type :Tea House/Camping Best Season : Sep-Nov, April-Jun Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Land
All price inclusive USD 1440

Overview

Ganja la pass trekking

Ganja la pass is challenging trekking of Langtang area, most of the month is not open this pass because of sunny shadow and dip snow on the trails before pass, and we lead this trekking since 2006 till now at good timing of year April –May- Jun and Aug- Sep- Oct, to do this trekking Kathmandu to Kyanjin Gompa and  Shermathang to Melamchi river is can do tea house trekking lodge to lodge, but during the Ganja la pass trekking challenging trekking of Langtang area, most of the month is not open this pass because of sunny shadow and dip snow on the trails but 4 nights 5 days is required to settle camping trekking with all crew at Ganja la pass trekking.

Ganja la pass trekking is mystery trails after pass, if you lead the wrong trail mistily then you will be lost 2/3 days in the jungle and have to back the same trail to catch right path, the Ganjala pass have very tiny and difficult trail with long scary cliff, its require 50 to 60M rope to cross this pass 5122m, it is best time to cross this past April –May- Jun and Aug- Sep- Oct, we Nepal Wilderness trekking arrange well-camping gear with hygienic meal during the camping with strong Highlander porters, familiar and experienced guide, Cook, helpers to goal your dream.

Equipment for Ganja la pass Trekking

Recheck your Equipment after planning to Ganjala Trekking, Make sure you have enough gear to be warm and comfortable but without overloading. Usually, you will experience warm days and cold nights depending on altitude and the time of year, For footwear, best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for the winter season, loose casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, a Long skirt for women, trousers, and Waterproof trousers. For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket Down Sleeping Bag (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired or in Kathmandu cheaply) and for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles, Warm gloves, sun cream. for more info please contact us 

Note:

Respect privacy when taking photographs during the Ganjala Trekking, Respect local traditions, customs, and values, holy places. Monastery, temples, Refrain from giving money to children as it encourages begging, Let the Himalayas change you – Do not change them, Protect the natural environment, use dustbin for dry paper or burn and packets in a safe place, Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive international airport in Kathmandu and 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: 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 sometimes blocked due to landslides. Your drive from Kathmandu to the destination is to be made by either local bus or land cruiser.
  • Day 04: Trek from Dhunche to Syabru Gaon (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 the spectacular view of Langtang Lirung (7245m.), Tibetan Himal ranges and so on.
  • Day 05: 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 provide the trekker supplies.
  • Day 06: 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 neighbouring villages are of the flat-roofed Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley.
  • Day 07: 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 acclimatise 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: Rest at Kyangjin Gompa for an 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: 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: Trek Kyanjing Gompa to Ngegang(4000m.) which takes about 5 hours. There you can not see any villages. The trail goes on ascending and the area is covered with few natural vegetation. Since there are not available any lodge, you need to camp.
  • Day 11: Trek Ngegang to Keldang (5106m.) via Ganja La (5100m.) 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 throughout the year. You need to camp.
  • Day 12: 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, well-camping views of Mountains.
  • Day 13: Trek Dukpu to Tarkeghyang( 2740m.) The trail descends about 200mtrs, climb the 4100m pass. Views from Pass are spectacular to the Annapurna Region and Mt. Everest region too. From the pass, the 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: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Shermathang (2621m.) which takes about four hours. This day the trail is quite easier through the 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: 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: Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu which takes about six hours. You travel through gravel and the 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. Nepal wilderness trekking will provide you transport to international Tribhuvan airports.

If you want to extend your holiday then below the options are highly suggested for your trip.
One day Trishuli River Rafting, two night 3 days Chitwan jungle safari package, Overnight stay Nagarkot for sunrise view and Himalayan view, mountain flight.

Cost Included

  • Pick up from Airport to Hotel drop to airport, by car.
  • full day sightseeing with professional tour guide.
  • 3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu BB Basis in 3 *** categories. A/C Room sharing double bed, Televisions, clean bathroom 24 hours hot showers
  • Hotel to bus park by taxi.
  • Kathmandu to Dhunche by public bus.
  • Lodge accommodation on the way during your trek, and Camping.
  • Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Tea and coffee three times a day in a cup.
  • Langtang national park entrance permit and TIMS card.
  • Two man tent, kitchen tent, dining tent, Toilet Tent.
  • 50m rope for a pass.
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced, first aid trained guide, one cook, Sherpa and required porters.
  • Trekking Equipment sleeping bags and down jackets kid Bags.
  • Guides/ cook, Sherpa, porters - food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.

Cost Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu and  Hard and soft table drinks such as coke, beer, Mineral water, hot shower, boiled water during your trek
  • Personal insurance which can be covering helicopter Rescue, andTips for Nepali staff.

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