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Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek

Trip Facts

18 days,
Trip Destination:
Program Type:
Tea house trek,
Max. Altitude:
5106m, Ganja La Pass,
Walking and sight walk after reching to the place,
Start Trip:
End Trip:
Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner,
Best Season:
Sep to Dec and March to June,
Trip Grade:
Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek


This is a strenuous trek with the highest point being the Langtang Ganja La pass trek, one of the most challenging passes in Nepal (5122m). There are three possible starting points for this trek Sybru Bensi, Targkegang or Kyanjin Gompa. In Kyanjin Gompa there is an ancient monastery and a yak cheese factory, Targkegang is quite a large village populated by the Tamang people. There is a large monastery here where they train the monks.

You now ascend through the beautiful, almost ethereal rhododendron forests into alpine landscapes. There are no tea houses this side of the pass and so we can choose idyllic camping spots affording amazing views of the Langtang region to acclimatise. The route from Gyang in Helambu, requires the crossing the 5122m Ganja La pass. The pass is snow free for much of the year but in the winter mountaineering equipment and experience is required. Local advice is always sought about the condition of the pass. The views from here are spectacular with a panorama that includes the Langtang Lirung and beyond into Tibet.


After a steep descent the rest of the trail is easy and comfortable. You will trek through Helambu villages that exclude a Tibetan feel. You will see fields enclosed by stone walls as well as herds of yaks, the most important animal for the people here and many Buddhist monuments. From Tarke Gyang, you can choose whether to descend to Melamchi Bazaar or Tharpu, from here we drive back to Kathmandu.


Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport,and we will pick up you by private car/van.

Day 02: sightseeing tour in kathamndu valley to discover nepali socity,culture,and draditions with tour guide.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche by bus/van/jeep. 

Day 04: Trek from Dhunche to Syabru Gaun( 2100m/6hrs)-Camp. 

Day 05: Trek Syabrugaun to Lama Hotel(2380m/5-6hrs)-Camp. 

Day 06: Trek to Langtang Village (3500m/6-7hrs), and today there is possibilities to see the wild animals, such as longur monkey, deers,thar. 

Day 07: Trek from Langtang to Kanjin Gompa (3800m/3hrs), We reach Kanjin for Lunch,after lunch we will climb Kanjin Ri 4300m, which is so nice.

Day 08: Acclimatization day, but still we climb to Tserkori, which really nice place to see the spectacular views of surrounding peaks.

Day 09: We will go to Langshisha Glacier to the north east on the Tibetan Frontier and return to Kanjin.

Day 10: Trek from Kanjin Gompa to Ngegang (4000m)/it’s about 3 hours wlaking. 

Day 11: Trek over Ganja La Pass 5106m, to Keldang (4270m),it is quite long(9 hour) walking day but the pass is stunning and you feel prude to be there cause there are so many prayer flags, and peace. 

Day 12: Trek from Keldang  to Dukpu 4040m. Over night at Tented camp.

Day 13: Dukpu trek to TarkyGyang 2740m. Over night at Tented camp.

Day 14: Full day rest in TarkeyGyang with exploring the village and beautiful monastery middle of the village and really dense settlements around. Over night at Tented camp.

Day 15: Trek from TarkeGhyang to Kakani danda 1996m. Over night at Tented camp.

Day 16: Trek from Kakanidanda to Melamchi Pull Bazaar & Drive  back to kathmandu. Over night at Hotel.

Day 17: Leisure day in Kathmandu for small shopping and farewell dinner . Overnight at hotel

Day 18: Transfer to Airport by private car/van.


Whats Included?

Service Includes

  1. Airport/Hotel/Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/heice,
  2. Hotel in Kathmandu With BB plan,
  3. All Grounded transportation as per program,
  4. experience tour guide for Kathmandu valley sightseeing,
  5. Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) and all accommodations during the trekking,
  6. A highly experience well trained government license holder guide,  required porters (1 porter  between 2 people) and their meal, accommodation, salary, insurance and equipment,
  7. Sleeping bag, Down Jacket and Walking Pole (if needed),
  8. All government taxes.


Service Excludes

  1. Your Travel innsurence, 
  2. Nepal entry Visa fees,
  3. Your Travel Insurance,
  4. Drinks and main meals in cities,
  5. Tip for guide and Poter,
  6. Alcohalic and non alchohalic drink.


Essential Infos



Jenny Pinder I had an amazing Christmas and New Year thanks to Santosh. He is an incredibly knowledgeable guide who is happy to adapt the trek and programme to suit you and the local events. His understanding of the ethnic groups in Nepal made my trek to the Tama ...Read More

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