Langtang Valley Trek with Ganjala Pass
Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just beneath the primary Himalayan range toward the north Tibet Border and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks toward the south. This wedge in the Himalayan is arranged at an elevation of 5,106 m. Langtang town lies at 3,500 m and it is the home of the Langtang National Park which is one of the main attractions here. Our langtang town Trek takes you over this go as you advance south from Langtang valley to Ghyang. This district drives extraordinary courageous trekking trail crossing one of most difficult pass, Ganja La. You will be thrilled by the perspective of Langtang Himalayan Range. This high pass trek in Langtang gives chance to visit both side Langtang valley and Helambu also Tamang towns, stupas/monastries, green backwoods, occasional blossoms are other subject of fascination in this trek. The trail is portrayed by the waterfalls, timberlands, Tamang ethnic towns and the shrieking sound of waterway.
The trek at that point move towards Ganjala Pass which is strenuous and should be extremely watchful while passing it. The pass is hindered by snow from December to March. The town executes a Tibetan vibe and you will see fields encased by stone dividers and additionally crowds of yaks, the most vital creature for the general population here. The sentiment the mountain franticness would give you worth of each penny spent for the outing. Crossing of the pass requires the utilization of specialized climbing gear and trekkers must be talented in the utilization of this and be set up to help less very much prepared doorman staff. The trail takes after a little valley before achieving the glaciated pass where the utilization of ropes, crampons and ice axes might be important, which makes this trek one of the testing courses in Nepal.
Day to Day Itenary
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 2 Kathmandu sightseeing & Trek Preparation
Day 3 Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550 m), 145 km/ 7 hrs
Day 4 Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380 m), 6 hrs
Day 5 Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430 m), 6-7 hrs
Day 6 Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjing Gompa (3,870 m), 3-1/2 hrs
Day 7 Excursion to Tsergo Ri (4,984 m) and back to Kyangjing, 7-8 hrs
Day 8 Trek to Ganja La phedi (4300 m), 5-6 hrs
Day 9 Cross Ganja La pass (5,130 m) and trek to Keldang (4,250 m), 6-7 hrs
Day 10 Trek from Keldang to Yak Kharka (4,000 m), 5-6 hrs
Day 11 Trek from Yak Kharka to TarkeGhyang (2,590 m), 5-6 hrs
Day 12 Trek from TarkeGhyang to Sermathang (2,610 m), 3-4 hrs
Day 13 Trek to MalemchiPul Bazaar, Drive to Kathmandu, 3-4 hrs trek & 4-5 hrs drive
Day 14 Departure to home
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotelWe provides an airport pickup facility on which we will pick you up from Tribhuvan international airport and drop you to hotel. On arrival day we will brief you about trekking and required equipment’s and visit surrounding city as time availability.
Day 02 Kathmandu sightseeing & Trek PreparationKathmandu Valley is full of historic and cultural place. Our City Guide will take you for Kathmandu Valley City Tour. This tour include 4 places inside Kathmandu Valley including world heritage Patan Durbar Square, Pashupati Nath Temple, Boudha Stupa and Syambhunath Stupa also known as Monkey Temple. As well as we visit typical local newari homes and culture. At the same day we prepare necessary backpack for Trekking.
Day 03 Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550 m), 145 km/ 7 hrsEarly morning after having breakfast transfer your Bus station to start your journey towards Syabrubesi, along the bus journey you will drive through beautiful village and you will see snow Scapped Mountain along the langtang Himalaya and it will make your trekking become pleasant and touch your heart.
Day 04 Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380 m), 6 hrsThe trail branches off syabru besi main road by a police post where you will need to register trekking permit and crosses a suspension bridge over the Bhotekoshi River. The south side of Langtang Khola. The trek become pleasant walk through tree where langur monkeys frolic, passing a bridge a small waterfall bhatties (village inns) beside the stream at Dovan(1680m) the trail then make steep uphill over rocky ridge to the easily missed junction, where the route from thulo sayasbru join from over. Long uphill forest past the waterfall and couples of lodge in pairo meaning of landside; 1800m to Bamboo a cluster hotel at 1930m. Beyond Bamboo the trail crosses Dangdung Khola then uphill to still suspension bridge over the langtang Khola. On the north bank of langtang Khola the route uphill alongside series of waterfalls and arrive in Changtang famous known as Lama Hotel (2380m) overnight here.
Day 05 Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430 m), 6-7 hrsToday we will follow the trail that goes through dense forest filled with oaks, birch , hemlock and mountain bamboo. During our trek we will have opportunity to spot wild monkeys and several species of birds. Our trek continues through additional forest passing through a lone teahouse at Gumnachok and from there climb steeply to reach Ghoratabela. There is an army check post at Ghoratabela where trekking permits will be checked. From here we will trek through small settlements of Chyamki and Kangtangsa before making a short climb to reach Langtang village
Day 06 Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjing Gompa (3,870 m), 3-1/2 hrsThe trail goes slowly up all the way to Kyanjin Gompa. On the way, Buddhist prayer wall and prayer wheel make our trail special.You pass through the tiny village, stone-built houses and climb to a Chorten. The valley relocates to a U-shaped one as you enter into a level of riverbed. Today is short walk; allowing time to acclimatize and explore the surrounding.This place is famous for cheese and curd. Have a Lunch and rest few moment in local hotel at Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft) and left backpack there. Climb half an hour uphill from where you feel you are just laying in the lap of Mt langtang. Back to the hotel and overnight there.
Day 07 Excursion to Tsergo Ri (4,984 m) and back to Kyangjing, 7-8 hrsToday, we make an excursion to Tsergo Ri which would also help us to acclimatize. The climb to Tsergo Ri which is above 5 thousand meters offers a magnificently panoramic views of the Himalayas. Besides, the climb to Tsergo Ri is a challenging one and the time for the climb depends upon your physical fitness and previous experience. By evening, we return back to Kyanjing Gompa.
Day 08 Trek to Ganja La phedi (4300 m), 5-6 hrsTodays our destination is Ganja La Phedi. We will Cross the Langtang River. Ascend through dense jungle and sloppy landscape. Its high altitude location hiking so we have to go slowly. Time to reach La Phedi depend upon weather and season of treak. During the winter snow, it might take longer time to cross the snow strewn path.
Day 09 Cross Ganja La pass (5,130 m) and trek to Keldang (4,250 m), 6-7 hrsThis is most strenuous and Challanging day for every trekkers since Ganja La is one of the difficult passes. Ganja la pass is covered with snow almost throughout the year. Make the long ascent through the boulders, pass the small lakes, and summit the Ganja La which situated on a rocky moraine. Enjoy the spectacular views from the pass. Climbing up and down the pass can sometimes be tricky due to snowfall and ice. After Completing the Pass of 5,130 m Height we slightly downward and stay in Keldang.
- Airport pick up/drop by private vehicle
- Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
- Accommodation in tea house/lodge during trekking
- All meals (B+L+D) with tea/coffee during trekking
- All transportation as per trip itinerary
- English-speaking, trained and experienced guide and porters.
- Food,accommodation,salary,insurance of nepalse staff.
- four-seasonal sleeping bag to each trekkers ( to be returned after trip completion)
- All necessary paper work(s) and tims / permit
- All applicable taxes and service charges
- Trekking certificate
- Farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant.
- Travel & rescue arrangement (Helicopter evacuation available if required, at clients cost based on clients insurance policy).
- Nepalese visa fee
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Excess baggage charges
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
- Extra night accommodation(s) in cities.
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
- Tips for guides and porters
- The services which are not included in our ‘Include’ section
- Start Date
- End Date
Himalayan Gateway Trek is a reputed adventure travel company that has been serving thousands of trekkers from all around the world. We are situated in Thamel, Kathmandu ,registered under license number 2126/073. Bunch of experienced guides and focused stuff has made the company this trust worthy up to date. The company is under the supervision of Mr. Bipin Lamichhane (Head) which has been providing facilities such as Trekking, hiking, tours and peak climbing. We are fully approved and licensed under Ministry of Tourism, Government of Nepal. We are also an active member of Trekking agents association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Assocation (NMA).
1, When you confirmed the trip,you should pay 25 % (Non- Refundable) down payment from total trip cost in advance as per the company’s policy, it help us to reserve Hotel’s in city, domestic flight’s and all other trip arrangement’s for final trip booking. with your deposit we need your details of scan passport copy by e-mail for all trips in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan,which is more secure for you to book flight ticket or more things in your real name, gender, date of birth and passport number with home address.
2, All clients are request to have a valid passport, relevant visa/s and conform to the health regulations required by the country/s that will be visited during the trip.
3, You should clear rest of the amount on your Arrival day.
Any trip booking Payment process is very easy with Himalayan Gateway Trek (P.) Ltd, We accept your last minute booking also, but you should pay total tour cost in advance.
Insurance strategy takes care of the expense of a save helicopter from rocky or remote districts of the nation and covers all outrageous exercises for your excursion, for example, boating, endeavor, trekking, canyoning and so on.
On the off chance that you fall sick or have a mishap amid your trek in Nepal, the cost can end up noticeably over the top on the off chance that you need travel protection.
Numerous insurance agencies from everywhere throughout the world are giving travel protection administrations at a sensible cost and on the off chance that you are travlling in a gathering, you might have the capacity to get further rebates.
We firmly prescribe you to purchase a travel protection that comers Rescue and Evacuation at that point bring your strategy subtle elements (eg approach number, contact telephone, scope, and so forth) since save administrations will seldom go to your guide without money store or a guarantee in Kathmandu however when you are doing visit with us, we orchestrate helicopter departure in crisis case because of height ailment or enduring damage amid campaign/trekking/Climbing or potentially wellbeing conditions.
You have to either send your duplicate of travel protection approach authentication or basically convey alongside you amid your excursion. Himalayan Gateway Treks don’t offer or mastermind any kind of Travel Insurance Policy.
At long last, please dependably have a printed duplicate of your protection strategy helpful while going in Nepal
High mountain ranges such as the Himalaya and Andes offer some of the most spectacular hiking opportunities on the planet. That being said, walking at high altitude brings with it certain inherent risks. Good advice is to make sure that you are well prepared for the trek since lack of fitness can often lead to discomfort or illness. The most common health issues that trekkers have during the trekking is altitude sickness so we should always ready for these risks. Something as simple as a foot blister can totally ruin a trek, not only for you but also for your companions.
You are healthy and mental and physical wellness at the season of booking this visit
A standout amongst the most well-known grievances endured by guests to Nepal is stomach issue. Drink just packaged beverages with the seals in place, boiled and filtered water. Maintain a strategic distance from extremely spicy foods in the event that you are unused to it.
Before beginning, do warm-up activities. Extending slowly builds heart rate, temperature and flow to your muscles. Likewise, following a decent night’s rest, your muscles require warming.
Altitude sickness is the name given to the collection of symptoms which can happen, when a man endeavors to rise too rapidly at heights over 2500 m (8202 ft). If you take the necessary precautions and listen to your body, chances are you will be fine.
Wearing good, comfortable and softened up footwear will go far to dodging foot issues like blisters which is one of the probability issues among trekkers.
You should have taken the necessary precautions to immunise/vaccinate for the destination you are travelling to. If you fail to comply with the duty of disclosure in this condition and if Escape Trekking Adventures would not have permitted you to undertake the tour, or continue participation of the tour, had you made full disclosure under this condition, Himalayan Gateway trek will not be liable, except to the minimum extent.
Medical survival kits are often a boring subject and many hikers don’t give it much attention. However, a survival kit is one of the most important items you carry and should not be compromised. Carry a first aid kit with you. Every outdoor person must have a personal first aid kit with proper medical background information inside, namely: emergency contact info, blood type, allergies and current medication. Trekkirs should carry followings things.
->Analgesics. Aspirin, Advil or Tylenol – for headaches etc.
->Thermometer (to check for fever) – mercury thermometers are prohibited by airlines
->Antibiotic eye drops (one bottle)
->Tweezers (for removal of splinters)
->Adhesive waterproof tape (3-4′ long of 1″ wide tape rolled onto a popsicle stick or sewing thread bobbin)
->Safety pins (2 large pins; can be used for gear, to secure bandages, dig out a splinter, etc)
->Medical gloves (1 pair, nitrile surgical or non-latex barrier gloves; the sanitary option if you need to help someone that is bleeding, or you want them to help you!)
->Muslin Triangular Bandage in a compressed package (handly as a sling of to fashion different types of splints)
- • Fleece beanie
• sun glasses
• Chap stick / Sunscreen
• Face mask or Scarf
• Hand towel
• Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
• Cold weather down jacket below waist
• Fleece jacket and trouser
• Trekking trouser
• T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
• Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
• Wind stopper and fleece gloves
• Socks and under wears
• Trekking boot
• Snow Gaiter (optional)
• Runners / Snickers for camps
• Head torch
• Personal medical kit
• Water Bottle/Camel Pak
• Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
• Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
• Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Tourist who intends to visit Nepal must hold a valid passport and visa.
You may get your tourist visa in your home country or on arrival. We recommend you to get your tourist visa on arrival as it is very easy. To get your visa on arrival, you must have a valid passport and 2 passport sized photo with a light background.
Tourist Visa fee for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year, from January to December:
- Multiple entry visa for 15 days US$ 30
- Multiple entry visa for 30 days US$ 50
- Multiple entry visa for 90 days US$ 125
Tourist visa extension facility:
- Visa extension fee for the period of 15 days us US$ 30
- Visa extension fee for the period of more than 15 days US$ 2 per day.
- Visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a visa year (January – December) at the Department of Immigration.
No visa required for:
- Children below 10 yrs.
- Any foreigner, who has stayed in Nepal up to fifteen (15) days continuously and re-enters Nepal during the same visa year.
- Any tourist who is entering Nepal for three days or less.
Entrance fees must be paid before touring heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley
|Narayanhiti Durbar Museum||Rs. 500||Rs. 250||Rs. 100|
|Kathmandu Durbar square||Rs. 750||Rs. 150||free|
|National Museum Chhauni||Rs. 200||Rs. 25||Rs. 20|
|Patan Durbar Square||Rs. 500||Rs. 100||free|
|Patan Museum||Rs. 250||Rs. 25||Rs. 10|
|Patan Golden Temple||Rs. 50||Rs. 20||free|
|Mahabouddha Temple||Rs. 50||Rs. 30||free|
|Bhaktapur Durbar Square||Rs. 1,500||Rs. 500||free|
|National Art Museum, Bhaktapur||Rs. 100||Rs. 50||Rs. 20|
|Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple)||Rs. 200||Rs. 50||free|
|Bouddhanath Stupa||Rs. 250||Rs. 150||free|
|Pashupatinath Temple||Rs. 1,000||Rs. 1,000||free|
|Changu Narayan Temple||Rs. 100||Rs. 25||free|
|Ethnographic Museum, NTB||Rs. 200||Rs. 100||Rs. 30|
Entrance permits fees for National parks and Conservations areas
|Makalu-Barun national park
Sagarmatha national park
Langtang national park
Rara national park
Shey Phoksundo national park
Khaptad national park
|Rs. 3,000/person +13% VAT||Rs. 1’500/person + 13%VAT||free|
|Bardia National Park
Parsa Wildlife Reserve
Koshi Toppi Wildlife Reserve
|Rs. 1,000/person||Rs. 500/person||Rs. 50/person|
|Chitwan National Park||Rs. 1,500/person||Rs. 500/person||Rs. 100/person|
|All Conservation Areas||Rs. 2,000/person||Rs. 200/person||free|
Jungle drives / vehicle entry fees
|Chitwan National Park||Rs. 2,000/day||Rs. 4,000/day||Rs. 5,000/day||Rs. 5,000/landing|
Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve
|Rs. 1,000/day||Rs. 2,000/day||Rs. 3,000/day||Rs. 5,000/landing|
Himalayan Gateway Trek usually books hotel accommodation for you in cities on Bed and Breakfast basis as your requirements. During your trek you can stay in a local tea house or camp. It depends on your wishes. While you are on a tea house trek, Himalayan Gateway Trek invites you to choose the food you like for your breakfast, lunch and dinner from the menu. Our experienced guide will help with selecting and ensure that you get hygienically prepared, plentiful and healthy food. Most tea houses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast, properly Hot drinks like Tea/coffee,Hot chocolate and others are available with all meals, and you can also buy mineral water in most of the areas where you find tea houses.
- Trip Grade
- Starting PointSyaprubeshi
- Ending PointMelamchi
- Group Size2-15
- Trek StyleTea House
- Max. Altitude5122m
- Best TimeMarch to may and september to December