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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, Targeting or Kyanjin Gompa. In Kyanjin Gompa there is an Ancient Monastery and a Yak cheese factory, Targeting 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 acclimatize. The route from Gyang in Helambu requires the crossing of 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 Kathmandu valley to discover Nepali society, culture, and traditions with the tour guide.

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

Day 04: Trek from Dhunche to Syabru Gaon( 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 are possibilities to see the wild animals, such as longer monkey, deer, that. 

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 northeast on the Tibetan Frontier and return to Kanjin.

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

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

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

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

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

Day 16: Trek from Kakanidanda to Melamchi Pul Bazaar & Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight 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

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

Service Excludes

  • Your Travel insurance, 
  • Nepal entry Visa fees,
  • Your Travel Insurance,
  • Drinks and main meals in cities,
  • Tip for guide and Poter,
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink.

Essential Infos


Safe holiday adventure gives the first priority to our guest service that is what makes us today safe holiday adventure. For the city accommodation in Kathmandu we have been providing at list 3-star category hotel at the location and also on request, we can provide comfortable but cheap accommodation too for budget travelers.

During the trekking, we provide a standard guest house, calm environment and local healthy food for our guest.


There are so many different tastes in food and international standard restaurants in Kathmandu where you can try your own taste in food and lots of choices. But in the trek mostly we can have Indian, Nepali, continental, via menu especially each settlement provides Pasta, momo, soup items, potato item, rice, hot drink, cold drink etc.

What to take with you for the trek:

As a guide myself for 14 years, I give first priority to cloths which are most important in the cold mountain area. Equipment does matter to make your trek easy and comfortable. Carrying excessive quantity of trekking equipment doesn’t make your trip more interesting but the disadvantage. So, we request you to carry only selected and recommended items and we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day backpack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipment's which you must carry during the trek.


  • Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve,
  • Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight,
  • one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts,
  • Woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zipping off bottoms
  • Outer layers
  • Down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants,
  • Peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat,
  • Pair gloves, down jacket,
  • Pair down booties Great for keeping feet warm intent and while sleeping and for in the tent. Pair flips flops, it is practice.

Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March-May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal Because by that time the Weather is mostly clear and the temperature is moderate which offers the magic view of snow cap mountains and valley each day. Spring Season is such a beautiful time to see many different flowers, plants, and rare animals especially Rhododendron flower along the way is a major attraction. Walking and trekking are also very suitable for this season.

Summer (June - August) and winter (December - February). This season provides a different scenic views each hours unpredictable weather ,heavy monsoon rainfall mostly in Annapurna region it is very much clear to trek around Mustang by summertime because of altitude you can skip the rain if you go those areas., so, Everest, Langtang, and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.

Experience & Fitness:

You should be fit enough to make those trekking because it is situated on quite a high region however certain training like running, walking, exercising, balanced diet all those things definitely will help to make it easy this trek.

Mountain sickness and Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2,500m. However good health,  proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekker needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this, we have life-saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing, and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

Is Nepal safe to make holiday?

Yes, it is safe country since 10 years especially when rebel party involves in election and peace agreement in 2006 than all political party is already in parliament and doing their best, it means where ever you go to Nepal you are safe. if you feel scared still you can have your authorized guide who will take care of you and give you much information.

How Can I get Nepal visa?

To get visa for Nepal is a easy once you arrive In TIA Kathmandu you can get visa within 20 minute, you just need to get 2 p.p size photo, your passport and  some money such as 15 Days stay in Nepal cost 25 USD per person, 30 USD for 30 Days and 100 USD for 3 month tourist visa. All service you will get easier when you arrive at Kathmandu airport.

Where is the best area to trek in Nepal?

There are so many trekking routes in Nepal, but few of them are really popular as it is nicer than many other treks in n Nepal. Everest base camp trekking, Gokyo lake trekking, Annapurna base camp trekking, Annapurna circuit trek, Poon hill trek these are the most popular trekking route in Nepal. If you prefer to visit restricted area or, rural area to explore the localities of Nepal there are so many options that we have and you can visit safely.

Which season is the best to travel to Nepal?

Nepal is a rich in biodiversity as it has many different temperature and climate within a few hour drives. So, as we have four seasons in a year we trek mostly in winter (Sep. to Dec) and spring (Mar. to June). The best season of the year is Sep to Dec, you will have clear weather and spectacular view each day this is why people used to call the best season of the year.

What type of equipment do I need to bring for the trek?

The trekking equipment will depend on where you are going if you are trekking to Everest base camp or Annapurna base camp trek you should bring proper equipment such as down Jacket, Sleeping Bag, Windproof pant so no. You have to bring this trekking equipment which is as below:

  • Sleeping bag, torch,
  • Down Jacket,
  • Trekking pools, a pair of t-shirt and pair Pant,
  • Pair of suck and Sun Glass,
  • General medicine,
  • Rucksack and day bag,
  • Windproof jacket, Gloves, warm hat,
  • Inner drawer and thermal,


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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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