Ganja La Trek

Ganja La trek is a popular, tough and daring trekking track in Langtang region because the territory of the pass is very narrow and there is the risk of rock falls This trek offers an opportunity to discover Tibetan villages, Tamang Villages, panoramic Himalayan views of the Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Yala peak, Naya kanga, Gaurishankar including the Annapurna Himalayan range, to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers at a contentedly low elevations.

Ganja La trek starts from Sybru Bensi and ends at Melamchi Pul Bazar. From Sybru Bensi, you will follow the Langtang River to the east until you get to Kyanching Gompa (3,049.). Kyanching Gompa is the last Tibetan Village in the valley, from where a trek starts to Helambu over Ganja La Pass (5200m).

Langtang Ganja La pass trek follows through alpine forests, rich flora and fauna and high altitude pasturelands. It is considered as a unique and wilderness trek route. After passing the Ganja La Pass, the track takes you to Malemchi gaon and Tarke Ghyang.

Itinerary in Details

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. You are welcomed by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel. Our airport representative will explain briefly the program upon arrival. Overnight at Hotel De’L Annapurna.

Day 02: Sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Darbar square, Swayambhunath Temple , Boudhanath Stupa & Pashupatinath Temple. Overnight at Hotel De’L Annapurna.

Day 03: Drive to Sybru Bensi (1462meters) by bus. 8 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 04: Trek to to Lama Hotel (2500meters) 5 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village (3307meters) 5 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3798meters) 4 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 07: Acclimatizatin and Kyanjin Gompa exploration day. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 08: Trek to Ngegang (4000meters) 5 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 09: Cross the Ganja-La pass (5106meters) and trek to Keldang (4300meters) 6 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 11: Trek to Tarkeghyang (2560meters) 6 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 12: Trek to Shermathang (2621meters). 5.30 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 13: Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846meters). 5 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 15: Leisure day in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.B.B

Day 16: Transfer to international airport for your final departure.B.B

The Cost Includes During the Trip:

1. Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
2. 3 night’s accommodation with breakfast at deluxe hotel in Kathmandu.
3. Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary.
4. Full board meal (veg. / non veg.) prepared by our expert cook.
5. 1 highly experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people), their food, accommodation, salary, equipments, insurance.
6. Surface Transfer from Kathmandu to Pokhara and from Pokhara to Kathmandu by private car / van.
7. Trekking equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, Table with chairs, kitchen utensils, Down sleeping bag / Jackets, walking sticks, and other
Necessary equipments during the trek).
8. Langtang National park permit and all necessary permits.
9. Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
10. 2 night accommodation in Pokhara (inclusive of Government taxes, breakfast, lunch & dinner).
11. Government taxes & Office Service charge..

Cost Does not Include During The Trip

1. Meals whilst in Kathmandu allow US$ 10 - US$ 12 per meal.
2. Travel insurance (if you want us to arrange your travel insurance, we would greatly be happy to assist).
3. International air fare to and from Nepal.
4. Nepal entry visa , you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.) US$ 40 (duration 30 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
5. International Airport Tax in Nepal - approx. US$ 24.
6. Items of a personal nature
7. Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call and internet.
8. Tips for guide, porters, driver...

NOTE: Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

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Trip Highlight

Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing by Experience Tour Guide, Scenic Bus Driving to Syabru Sesi, Visit Tibetan, Traditional Sherpa and Tamang Village, Abundant wildlife and flowers, Amazing views of Langtang Ri, Ganesh Himal, Lang Sisa, Ascent of Chorkari Ri (5050m), Hiking to Kyangjin Ri, Ganjala pass 5122m- Walk through the Helambu valley


Langtang Trek Route Map


Facts of thr Trip

Tour Code:
Max. Altitude:
Trip Duration:
16 days
Trek Grade:
Moderate to Streneous
Trekking + Tour
Group Size:
2 (minimum)
Best Time:
March- May, Sep - Nov.
Per Day Hiking:
5 to 6 hours
Trip Cost:
USD 1650.00 Per Person


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