Ganja La pass trek has remained as the most challenging and thrilling trekking venture of the Langtang region, chiefly due to the complexity of crossing the pass, which is fairly approached by the trekkers visiting the nation. In this sense, this trek will serve best to those who aspire to savor the feel of ultimate adventure jaunt. Kicking off from Syabrubesi, Melamchi Bazaar serves as the end point of this endeavor.
Langtang ganja La pass trek is arguably the best trek to explore the remote wilderness of the Langtang region as you will be driven into the jaw-dropping geographical formations that remains as the major draw of the region. You will have an opportunity to have a close scrutiny on century old cultural history and aged heritage of Tamang people of the region that is simply worth of unfolding.
Having known about the intricacy of crossing the pass, the feel of worry and anxiety that surrounds you will be unbelievably calmed and comforted as the beautiful panorama of striking peaks of the region unfolds in front of your eyes. To name, these include Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Yala, Naya Kanga, Gaurishanker, and possibly others.
Kyanjing Gompa is one of the major attractions of this region which is popular among the visitors for the fresh yak cheese production. The highest elevation of the trek is the pass itself, at the altitude of 5130 meters, where you will find yourself being tested for the guts and spirit as the traverse is a bit insecure and subjected with the risk of rock fall requiring the proper use of ropes. Further descent from the pass is sloppy and steep so you got to be careful with your steps. Langtang ganja La pass trek vivid journey ultimately concludes at the beautiful small town of Melamchi Nepal.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1503 m).
Day 03: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2410 m).
Day 04: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3430m).
Day 05: Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjuma Gompa (3830 m).
Day 06: Kyanjin Gompa explore day.
Day 07: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Kangja la phedi (4960m).
Day 08: Trek to Keldang (4270m) via Ganja La pass (5130m).
Day 09: Trek from Keldang to Dukpu (4040m).
Day 10: Trek from Dukpu to Tarkeghyang (2600m).
Day 11: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Shermathang (2590m).
Day 12: Trek from Shermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (870m).
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 14: Transfer to airport for onward destination.
March, April, May, September, October and November are the best month of the year for Ganja la pass trek, it can be operated in both tea house or camping basic on request. Ganja la pass trek itinerary can be customized or combine with other outdoor activities according to your desire and duration of holidays. If you would like to discuss for further information map, elevation, distance, difficulty, best time, gear list and cost of Ganja la pass trek email us. We’d love to hear from you!