Ganja La Pass Trekking

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  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 15 Days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Max Altitude: 6186m
  • Best season: September to November & February to May (however we arrange this trek throughout the year )
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Passages Nepal operate Ganja la pass trek (5106m) in autumn and spring season. Ganja La is located north of Kathmandu offers a multitude of trekking destinations. Galgala pass is an attraction pass in langtang region. In this region you may find perfect environments of rivers, forests and high soaring peaks. Gangala pass can be defined as an adventure trekking pass in Nepal Himalayas. The territory of pass is bit narrow and danger of rock falling. Trekkers must have to careful during the passing period. The crossing of the pass requires the use of technical climbing equipment and trekkers must be skilled in the use of this and be prepared.

Ganja la pass trekking starts from Sybru Bensi and ends at Melamchi Pul Bazar. From Sybru Bensi, you follow the Langtang River to the east until you get to Kyanjin Gompa (3,049 m), where there is a small Buddhist monastery and a cheese factory initiated 1955 by the Swiss Association for Technical Assistance. This trek is a great choice for nature lovers and adventurers alike.

Day to day itinerary:

  • Day 1:Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel(1350m)
  • Day 2:Drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi(1467m) Narth of Kathmandu via Dhunche village. This takes approximately nine hours.
  • Day 3:Trek from Sybrubensi to Lama Hotel (2470M).This takes approximately five hours.
  • Day 4:Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang(3430m) via Ghore Tabela which takes approximately six hours.
  • Day 5:Trek from Lantang to Kyangjin Gomba (3870m) This takes approximately five and half-hours.
  • Day 6:Rest at Kyangin Gomba for acclimatization you can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m.) behind the village, for a breathtaking panorama of the Langtang peaks and back to hotel.
  • Day 7:Trek from Kyangin Gompa to Ngegang(4200m) This takes approximately seven hours.
  • Day 8:Trek from Ngegang to Keldang via Ganja la(kangja,5106m) This takes approximately six hours.
  • Day 9:Trek from Keldang to Dukpu (4090m) you may walk among the green forest, grassland with fantastic view of mountain. This takes approximately five hours.
  • Day 10:Trek from Dukpu to Tarke Ghyang(2750m), This takes approximately six hours.
  • Day 11:Trek from Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang(2620m) This takes approximately five hours.
  • Day 12:Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Pul(850m) This takes approximately four and half hours.
  • Day 13:Drive from Melamchi Pul to Kathmandu (1350) via Lamidanda, which takes approximately seven hours and then transfer to hotel.
  • Day 14:Full Day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (DurbarSquare, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath) and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.
  • Day 15:Final departure, or alternative Join other activitie

Cost Include

  • Private Arrival & Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin share bed/Single and breakfast basis as per the itinerary.
  • Full board meals while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • Freshly cooked Full board meals prepared by our cook while climbing
  • Tea and coffee while on trek.
  • Accommodation in teahouse or lodge while trekking.
  • Accommodation in Tented camp while climbing.
  • Welcome / fare - well dinner as listed in the itinerary.
  • The sightseeing city tour with world heritage entrance fees as listed in itinerary.
  • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
  • Peak Climbing Permit Royalty and other government tax.
  • Climbing Clinic Course at island peak base camp,
  • All required Personal and Group Climbing gear: Plastic climbing boot, crampons, climbing rope, ice axe, zoomer, harness, figure of eight, carabineer etc
  • All camping equipment - 2-person tent, dinning tent, kitchen tent, staff & porter tent, toilet tent with commode, dining table with backrest chair etc.
  • Nepal Social Treks Gear - sleeping bag, duffel bag etc for the use during the trip, Plastic garbage bags.
  • Professional local experienced Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid.
  • Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
  • Respective region (Everest) trekking map, TIMS Card.
  • Well-experienced Climbing guide with all his allowance and expenses.
  • Necessary Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Warm clothing & trekking gear for staff including porters: Gortex jacket & trousers, fleece jacket and pant, trekking shoes / boots, woolen hat, gloves, shocks, sunglasses etc.
  • The Trekking t-shirt
  • Peak climbing certificates issued from the respective body of Nepal Government.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers,

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry Visa fees, Your travel insurance of any kinds
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax
  • Lunch and Dinner except mentioned on email.
  • All Drinks and main meals in cities.
  • Tips and Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, Telephone, beverage drinks etc.
  • (Abbreviation: A - Accommodation, B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner): Walking hours 5/6 hours per day.)

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel(1350m)
  • Day 2Drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi(1467m) Narth of Kathmandu via Dhunche village. This takes approximately nine hours.
  • Day 3Trek from Sybrubensi to Lama Hotel (2470M).This takes approximately five hours.
  • Day 4Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang(3430m) via Ghore Tabela which takes approximately six hours.
  • Day 5Trek from Lantang to Kyangjin Gomba (3870m) This takes approximately five and half-hours.
  • Day 6Rest at Kyangin Gomba for acclimatization you can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m.) behind the village, for a breathtaking panorama of the Langtang peaks and back to hotel.
  • Day 7Trek from Kyangin Gompa to Ngegang(4200m) This takes approximately seven hours.
  • Day 8Trek from Ngegang to Keldang via Ganja la(kangja,5106m) This takes approximately six hours.
  • Day 9Trek from Keldang to Dukpu (4090m) you may walk among the green forest, grassland with fantastic view of mountain. This takes approximately five hours.
  • Day 10Trek from Dukpu to Tarke Ghyang(2750m), This takes approximately six hours.
  • Day 11Trek from Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang(2620m) This takes approximately five hours.
  • Day 12Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Pul(850m) This takes approximately four and half hours.
  • Day 13Drive from Melamchi Pul to Kathmandu (1350) via Lamidanda, which takes approximately seven hours and then transfer to hotel.
  • Day 14Full Day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (DurbarSquare, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath) and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.
  • Day 15Final departure, or alternative Join other activitie

Cost Include

  • Private Arrival & Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin share bed/Single and breakfast basis as per the itinerary.
  • Full board meals while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • Freshly cooked Full board meals prepared by our cook while climbing
  • Tea and coffee while on trek.
  • Accommodation in teahouse or lodge while trekking.
  • Accommodation in Tented camp while climbing.
  • Welcome / fare - well dinner as listed in the itinerary.
  • The sightseeing city tour with world heritage entrance fees as listed in itinerary.
  • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
  • Peak Climbing Permit Royalty and other government tax.
  • Climbing Clinic Course at island peak base camp,
  • All required Personal and Group Climbing gear: Plastic climbing boot, crampons, climbing rope, ice axe, zoomer, harness, figure of eight, carabineer etc
  • All camping equipment - 2-person tent, dinning tent, kitchen tent, staff & porter tent, toilet tent with commode, dining table with backrest chair etc.
  • Nepal Social Treks Gear - sleeping bag, duffel bag etc for the use during the trip, Plastic garbage bags.
  • Professional local experienced Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid.
  • Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
  • Respective region (Everest) trekking map, TIMS Card.
  • Well-experienced Climbing guide with all his allowance and expenses.
  • Necessary Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Warm clothing & trekking gear for staff including porters: Gortex jacket & trousers, fleece jacket and pant, trekking shoes / boots, woolen hat, gloves, shocks, sunglasses etc.
  • The Trekking t-shirt
  • Peak climbing certificates issued from the respective body of Nepal Government.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers,

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry Visa fees, Your travel insurance of any kinds
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax
  • Lunch and Dinner except mentioned on email.
  • All Drinks and main meals in cities.
  • Tips and Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, Telephone, beverage drinks etc.
  • (Abbreviation: A - Accommodation, B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner): Walking hours 5/6 hours per day.)
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