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Langtang Ganja-La Pass Trek

  • Langtang Ganja-La Pass
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  • Ganja-La Pass Trek Itinerary
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Langtang Ganja-La Pass Trek is a unique trekking trail of adventurous and challenging wilderness trekking of the Langtang region. This trail takes us all the way along the lush Valleys, evergreen forest, and waterfall, pristine hills with spectacular views of the Mountains, beautiful valleys of Langtang and Helambu. These places are inhabited by Tamang and Helamo ethnic group. You can observe their culture, Tradition, unique dress, an ancient trading style and hardship of rural life style.
Langtang Ganja-la Pass Trek starts from Syabru bensi, that if 120km North-West from Kathmandu valley. Our journey leads along the Alpine forest, enrich flora and fauna, high altitude steep up and down a little plateau to the Langtang Valley. It is the biggest Tamang settlement village of the Tamang which is influenced by the Tibetan culture, can see scenery view of splendid mountain and glaciers.
An amazing valley, our trail ascends up Kyanjgjing Gompa(3,800m),generally known for the Yako cheese in Kyangjing Gompa. We will stay there for acclimatizing our self and explore around the Kyanjgjing. We pass the Ganja-La Pass from north part which offers us spectacular view of Langtang Lirung ans the snow Peak in Tibet side including Shisha Pangma(8,013m). During the clear day you could have view other splendid hills, mountains to the south parts also to west of the pass Naya Kanga (5,846m), formerly named Ganja –La Chuli. The pass the trail descends along steep and dangerous baggy screen slope for around 200m before emerging onto a snow slope. The descent form Ganja-La Pass, such as mountains descents, seems more hazardous than the ascent. Direction of the Ganja-la pass, treeking trail descends along the basin through a distinct path, marked seldom by rock Cairns towards a small stream at 4,400m as we move further pass along a waterfall towards an alluring Helambu Valley. Then we lead our way along one of several substitute trails throughout villages; Tarkey Gaun, Serema- Thang, kakani to the Melamchipul Bazaar than we take private vehicle to Kathmandu. Finally, your adventurous trip to Ganj-La will be end by Himalayan Magic Treks

Trip info:

Accommodations:

We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Himalayan Magic Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Katmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Being one of the rising destination in the world Langtang region collecting many tourist. so, there obviously better Lodge and facilities in compared to previous times. Since, Langtang Ganja-La Pass Trek is camping trek we provide comfortable dining, kitchen, crew, restroom tents and sleeping materials like mattress, Sleeping bags etc. We provide twin tent for our guest.

  • Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Katmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the camping trek we get to eat from Continental, Indian and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc. Our camping cook are well trained and certified from Nepal Academy of Tourism and hotel Management.

  • Our Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

  • Field Staffs:

we are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.      

  • Equipment’s:

We believe equipments does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglass, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipments which you most carry during the trek.

Clothing

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 zip 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 trekking boots, pair down booties Great for keeping feet warm in tent and while sleeping and for in the tent. Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs)

  • Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.

  • 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.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. 

Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.  Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.

  • Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for Langtang Ganja-La Pass Trek does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots. 

  • 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 trekkers 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.

  • Eco Friendly: 

We only leave foot prints! Himalayan Magic Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming. 

  • Helping Hand

Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us: Info@himalayanmagic treks.com They really need us, Support us to be their Helping Hand.

  • Note:

We have tailor-made program for Langtang Ganja-La Pass Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection.

Trekking Name:Langtang Ganja-La Pass Trek
Hotels:(in Kathmandu)Budget Hotel, start to 5 stars Hotel as per Guest’s request
Accommodation:Mountains Lodges (Guest House)
Transportation:Land transportation (Car, Van, Local bus, Tourist Bus)
Attractions:Being one of the unique trekking trail of adventurous and challenging trek you can explore and observe the  lush Valleys, evergreen forest, and waterfall, pristine hills with magnificent  views of the Mountains, LangKyanjgjing Gompa(3,800m), Alpine forest, its enrich flora and fauna etc.
Location:Langtang
Grade:Moderate
Best Season:October to May
Walking hours:per day 5 to 7 hours
Group size:2 to 14 members or (we can organize solo travelers private group & Family group as well)
Minimum Alt:Syabru Bensi (1,460m)
Maximum Alt:Ganja-la pass (5,130m)
Duration:17 day
Note:
Days in the destination itinerary can be increased or decreased. Please contact us for the itinerary according your holiday time. 
Day 01
Arrive at Kathmandu Airport Welcoming by Himalayan Magic Treks member and direct transfer to Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 02
Kathmandu City Tour like  Boudhanath, Pasupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar Square overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 03
Drive to Syabru Bensi 1,460m 7/8 hours overnight at Lodge.
Day 04
Trek to Lama Hotel 2,410m 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge.
Day 05
Trek to Langtang village 3,330m 5/6 hours overnight at Lodge.
Day 06
Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,730m 4 ½ hours overnight at Lodge.
Day 07
Res for acclimatization hike to Tsergo-ri 4,984m back to Kyangjing Gumpa overnight at Lodge.
Day 08
Trek to Nyengang kharka 4,430m 6/7 hours overnight at Tent.
Day 09Trek to High camp 4,960m 3/ 4 hours overnight at Tent.
Day 10
Trek to Ganja-la pass 5,130m Down to Keldang 4,270m 6/7 hours overnight at Tent.
Day 11
Trek to Dukpu 4,040m 6/7 hours overnight at Tent.
Day 12
Trek to Tarke Gyang 2,740m 5/6 hour overnight at Lodge.
Day 13
Rest day after the high pass at Tarke Gyayang over night at Lodge.
Day 14
Trek to Sermathang 2,590m 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge.
Day 15
Trek to Malemchi Bazaar 870m 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge.
Day 16
Drive Back to Kathmandu 5/6 hours overnight at Hotel Evening will take dinner together with typical Nepali culture.
Day 17
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email info@himalayanmagictreks.com with your details to obtain a Quote.

Cost includes:

  • All  graduand Transportation
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Tea House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
  • Accommodation in star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • High Experienced Government Licensed Guide and Necessary porter during the trek.
  • All Government local Taxes
  • Langtang National park Fees
  • (TIMS) Trekkers information Management System
  • First Aid kit and general equipment for Porter
  • Guide and porter salary
  • All Field Staff insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per Demand.

Cost excludes:

  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects. we Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance.
  • Tips and Gratuities.