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Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trek - 14 Days

Langtang Ganja La Pass trekking starts with an exciting and interesting long drive from Kathmandu heading north towards central Himalaya region at Langtang and Rasuwa district to Syabrubesi, where our adventure leads to Langtang Valley at Kyanjin Gompa with eye-catching views of Himalaya. This trek takes you to the famous Langtang region and the Ganja La pass (5122m). An interesting excursion to Tserko Ri (5,000m). Langtang trekking offers panoramic Himalayan views of beautiful valley and the snowy summits of the Tibetan border. Ganja la trek follows the alpine forests, rich flora and fauna high altitude pastureland. The northern parts of the area mainly fall within the boundaries of Langtang National Parks.
Our Adventure Journey continues heading away from mainstream trekking trail to remote and isolated areas at Langtang Ganja-la pass trail with ever present views of mountains, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Mt. Gaurishanker, Ganesh Himal, Langshisa Ri, Gangchenpo, Yala peak and Naya Kanga which seems to be marvelous throughout the way. After crossing the highest point of the adventure over 5,122 m high at Ganja-la top, then heads downhill to fascinating areas of Helambu at Tarkegyang village, home of Hyalmo ethnic tribe similar to Sherpa people culture and Buddhist religions. Finally, towards the end of the trip, after enjoying an awesome time with tough and enjoyable walk around Langtang and Helambu via scenic Langtang, Ganja-la pass trekking, then this remarkable and memorable adventure ends with a drive back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary (Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.
Day 02 : Kathmandu drive to syabru bensi. 7-8 hrs
Day 03 : Trek syabru bensi to Lama hotel 6-7 hrs
Day 04 : Lama hotel trek to Langtang Valley 3,430m, 5-6 hrs
Day 05 : Langtang valley trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,870m. 3-4 hrs
Day 06 : Rest day in Kyanjin Gompa
Day 07 : Trek to Ngegang 4000m. tent Camp
Day 08 : Trek to Ganja_La pass 5200m. 6-7hrs, tent Camp
Day 09 : Trek to Dukpu 4080m. 6-7hrs. Tent camp
Day 10 : Trek to Ghyang 2,590m. 5-6hrs. Overnight at tent
Day 11 : Trek to Sermathang 2610m. 6-7hrs. Overnight at tent
Day 12 : Trek to Melamchi 5-6 hrs. Overnight at tent
Day 13 : Drive back to Kathmandu 4-5 hrs. Overnight at hotel
Day 14 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this amazing Langtang Valley To Ganja La Pass trek if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.

Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.


Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 1,650

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

After arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be welcomed by the representative of AlpineTrav Treks and Exoeditions and you will be shifted to your hotel.

Day 2
Day 02 : Kathmandu drive to syabru bensi. 7-8 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

After morning breakfast we drive out along the north-western hills of Kathmandu for about 7-8hours. You will witness lovely scenery of white snowcapped mountains like Mt. Annapurna II, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and other minor peaks along the route and as well as the green landscape of hillock, rivers, and village. Enjoy the Himalayan views and lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. The scenery of foothills and ridgeline vistas goes through the Trishuli Bazaar, Betrawati and Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards low land. We take our Lunch at the Trishuli Bazaar before continuing further to Dhunche. We descend to Syabrubesi.

Day 3
Day 03 : Trek syabru bensi to Lama hotel 6-7 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

The first-day excitement trail crosses through the Bhote Koshi River flowing down from Tibet and following the Langtang Khola. After a visit to the Gompa of Guru Rinpoche, follow the stone-paved main street out of town over Langtang Khola. After crossing the suspension bridge, the trail gradually ascends up to Bamboo passing by the landslide. The path goes through the subtropical forest which is cover by oak and maple, large spruce, fir and blue pine. We pass through the jungles of oak and rhododendron. The variety wildlife; yellow-throated martens, wild boars, Langur monkeys, red pandas and Himalayan black bears, etc. are inhabitance of the forest. Afterward, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m). And at the end, your trail is level to the Lama Hotel tented camp.

Day 4
Day 04 : Lama hotel trek to Langtang Valley 3,430m, 5-6 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

The day starts with a gentle climb, but it soon becomes steeper, climbing through wild forests of hemlocks, oaks, maples and white and pink rhododendrons high above the Langtang Khola. The tantalizing glimpse of snow-capped peaks starts appearing along with the short view of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7244m) through the trees. The trail leads to a log bridge and on climbing further we come across lush meadows of Ghora Tabela (2992m). The trail ascends gradually as the valley opens up into classical U-shaped glacial. Follow the path across the helipad and yak pastures, climb briefly through rhododendrons and scattered Tamang villagers. The trail crosses a stream and climbs past several water-driven mills and prayer wheels to the large settlement of Langtang (3430m), headquarter of Langtang National Park. The village has flat-roofed Tibetan style house, and elaborately carved driven windows of the upper village are worth exploring. Valley is surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields where buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips, and barley are planted and easy to find yak and the wild goats wondering around you.

Day 5
Day 05 : Langtang valley trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,870m. 3-4 hrs. Overnight at tent camp.

The trail winds through the village and climbs a ridge topped by a large chorten. It then rises gradually past an impressive mani wall, crossing a stream to the small village of Mundu (3442m). After passing several small streams with wooden cantilever bridges and moraines, you can finally see the monastery of Kyanjin Gompa and the dramatic icefall flowing from the peaks of Langtang Lirung and Kimshung. The surroundings are attractive also because of the famous Government operated Cheese factory. We have a chance to test cheese and curd by Yak milk; it is remarkable of this place. After having lunch, we can explore the area with abundant panoramic views of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Genjempol, Kyangjin RI (4750m.), Tsergo RI (5000m.), Ganja La (5160m.), Langshisa- Ri (6427m.), Dorje Lhakpa (6430m.), Naya Kang (5844m.), Yala peak (5500m).

Day 6
Day 06 : Rest day in Kyanjin Gompa.

we keep ourselves at Kyanjin Gompa after all those hectic days of walking and roam around the very place, acclimatizing ourselves with the altitude and environment. We can have a short hike to Kyanjin Ri or Tserko Ri in the afternoon, visit the monasteries over there and enjoy the scenic view of the Langtang range. We will be back to Kyanjin Gompa for overnight stay.

Day 7
Day 07 : Trek to Ngegang 4000m. tent Camp

Crossing the Langtang Khola below Kyanjin Gompa the trail makes a steep climb through a forest of rhododendron and juniper. The path goes on ascending high Himalaya area covered with little natural vegetation. We must have to well manage for shelter and food by ourselves. Sometimes we have the scarcity of water and miss the group on the puzzle trail. Then the trail reaches the yak pasture of Ngegang, full of worth able breathtaking mountains scenery and pure of natural.

Day 8
Day 08 : Trek to Ganja_La pass 5200m. 6-7hrs, tent Camp.

The trail continues south, following streams and moraines and climbs steeply towards the pass. The path makes a final steep ascent to the pass, from the pass the trail descends steeply and enters the Yangri Khola Valley. It’d be a strenuous day since crossing Ganja La is one of the steep passes. On the Ganja la pass, you can find it covered with snowy ice most of the times throughout the year. Make the long ascent through the boulders, pass the small lakes, and submit the Ganja La which situated on a rocky moraine. The pass provides a majestic panoramic view of the Langtang Lirung and the snowy summits of the Tibetan border. Climbing up and down the pass can sometimes be tricky due to snowfall and ice. Following the stream through grassy meadows, the trail reaches Keldang where we will set our camp.

Day 9
Day 09 : Trek to Dukpu 4080m. 6-7hrs. Tent camp.

With a long tiring day, the trail descends along ridge, grassland, fantastic views of Mountain and its surrounded nature beauties. Then follow the ridge line through small settlements of the villagers of Helambu. You will reach Dukpu where inside the forest we will set our camp.

Day 10
Day 10 : Trek to Ghyang 2,590m. 5-6hrs. Overnight at tent.

From, Dukpu the trail descends, and then do a climb to a pass. The views from Pass are spectacular towards the Annapurna Region, Mt. Everest region as well and native mountains. The trail descends through the forest with pine and rhododendron and then drops steeply to Gekye Gompa. Its steep descent is passing tiny herders to the settlement of Tarkeghyang. You can visit one of the oldest Buddhist monastery and picturesque Sherpa villages.

Day 11
Day 11 : Trek to Sermathang 2610m. 6-7hrs. Overnight at tent.

Today the trail is quite easy through a flat land with beautiful forests. The path leads us to cross small forest with the view of the charming village of Helambu region. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and Sherpa village of Gangyul of Khumbu region. Sermathang is another pretty Sherpa village where you can visit many ancient monasteries and view of Jugal Himal range. In the bright day, the village provides excellent views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gosaikunda, and Rolwaling; even Everest also in the distance.

Day 12
Day 12 : Trek to Melamchi 5-6 hrs. Overnight at tent.

This is the ninth day of our trekking; today we move down for 3 hours and reach at Melamchipul Bazaar (846m).

Day 13
Day 13 : Drive back to Kathmandu 4-5 hrs. Overnight at hotel.

This day we retrace back camp letting our trek. We take a bus, with 5 hours drive and return back to Kathmandu.

Day 14
Day 14 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

We will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey…..


  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation by private AC vehicles
  • Trekking permit and Langtang National park fee
  • Full boards Camping Service during whole trek
  • An experience trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), trekking cook, kitchen helper, Sherpa.
  • Necessary number of porter’s their meal, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment’s are included in Cost.
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups.
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure


  • International airfares and Nepal travel visa
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Helicopter rescue
  • Staff tips

Ganja_La Pass via Langtang Valley – 14 Days: (Accommodation: Lodge/Camping)

(All rates are in Euro)
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 1650
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 1550 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 1450 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 1350 per person


The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses

During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters

Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner

A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper

Camera, battery etc
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Langtang Valley Ganja La Pass Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 14 Days
  • Moderate/Difficult
  • 5200 Meter
  • September - November & February – May
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Private Jeep
  • Hotel/Lodge & Camping

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