Ganjala Pass Trek

Description: Trip Cost: US$1185

Trek to Langtang valley and Ganja La, offers a multitude of trekking destinations. Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just below the main Himalayan range to the north Tibet Border and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. A visit to the Langtang valley offers an opportunity to explore Tibetan villages, Tamang Villages, to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers at comfortably low elevations. Kyanjin Gompa is a last Tibetan Village in the valley, from where a trek starts to Helambu over Ganja La Pass (5,200m). The pass itself is not easy, during autumn and spring the pass opens for trekkers. A trek Over Ganja la pass offers an entirely wilderness and adventure experience. If you are trekking during spring the forest on the trail is colorful and blooming full of Rhododendrons. To cross the Ganja-La pass which is serious undertaking requiring good equipment and experience from guides. For 2 days there are no facilities and groups with their staff must be fully self-sufficient. Crossing of the pass requires the use of technical climbing equipment and trekkers must be skilled in the use of this and be prepared to assist less well-equipped porter staff. The trail follows a small valley before reaching the glaciated pass where the use of ropes, crampons and ice axes may be necessary. It depends on snow level

Trip Highlights:

Duration 15 Days
Highest Elevation5130 m.
Standard Hard (3 nights at Tent)
Group Size 1-10 People
Best Season Sep-Oct-Nov, Mar-Apr-May 

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi  1460m./7hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2410m./6-7 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village 3330m./6-7 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjing Gompa 3730m. /4hrs.
Day 07: Acclimatization Day
Day 08: Cross Ganja-la (5130m.)-Yangri Kharka 4420m./9-10hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Keldang 4270m./7hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Dhukpu 4040m./6hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Tarkeghyang  2740m./7hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Sermathang 2590m./5hr.
Day 13: Trek to Malamchi Bazaar 870m./7hrs.
Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu 5hrs.
Day 15: Departure

Note: Above itinerary can be customized as per our guest specific requirements and can make shorter or longer. We are very flexible to update. Tented Camp:- Yangri Kharka,Keldang and Dhukpu

Includes:

Airport  pick up and drop by tourist car
Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant
Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by tourist vehicle
3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide
Trekking Permit and  TIMS permit
Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)
Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks
First Aid Kit and Trekking Duffel Bag for Porters
Tea House accommodation during the trek
All necessary land transport by tourist vehicles
Nepali staff salary, food, accommodation, Insurance, equipments.
Sleeping Bags and Down Jacket (to be return after trek)
Government Taxes and paper works.

Excludes:

International air fare and Nepal Visa Fee
Food in Kathmandu accept Breakfast
Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills)
Temple/Monastery entrance fees
Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek
Travel Insurance and rescue flights
Late arrival and late departure extra night
Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)
Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

Equipments:

Day pack for your personal important things
Good Trekking Boots & Camping shoes/sandal
Socks-polypropylene, Down Jacket
Fleece-shirts, trekking trousers
Shorts, Swim wear, Sun Hat, Woolen cap
Nylon Windbreaker, Gloves, Snow Gaiters
Sleeping Bag, Rain cost
Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
Toiletries/soap, Toilet paper, Sun block
Travel Towel, Wet-wipes
Personal Medication, Sunglasses
Camera & lenses, Memory cards
GPS Tracking Units may be helpful, Altimeter
Book/music player/pack of cards
A plastic bag for waste, Energy/snack bars
Trekking stick and, water bottle

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