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Langtang Ganjala Helambu Trekking

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Langtang –Ganjala – Helambu trek is popular trekking route in Langtang trekking region and it is considered as a unique, wilderness and more adventure than other trekking region. Langtang Ganja la pass trek offers an opportunity to explore Tibetan villages, Tamang Villages, panoramic Himalayan views of the Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Yala peak, Naya kanga, Gaurishanker including the Annapurna Himalayan range ,to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevations. Langtang Ganja la pass offers an entirely wilderness and adventure experience. Just after the monsoon, this trek gives superb views of the great peak of Langtang Lirung (7246m) which dominates the upper valley and straddles the Tibetan border. In spring time it is an ideal place to spot birds and flowers of Nepal.

Ganjala Pass Trekking, only organized camping treks are possible for this region. The use of firewood is also prohibited within the park, so all supplies should be taken with us. Crossing the Ganja la pass trekking 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. Ganja La pass makes the trekking to Langtang one of the challenging trek of Nepal with unfavorable weather conditions

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 145 km/ 7 hrs

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hrs

Day 05: Trek to Mundu (3543m/11,621ft) via Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6-7 hrs

Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 3 hrs. Explore the area.

Day 07: Explore Tserko Ri (5000m/16,404ft) 7-8 hrs

Day 08: Trek to Ganja La phedi (4300m/14,104 ft): 5-6 hr

Day 09: Cross the Ganja La pass(5122m/16,800 ft) Trek to Keldang (4250m/13,940ft): 6/7 hr

Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka (4000m/13,120ft): 5/6 hr

Day 11: Trek to Tarke Gyang(2,590m/8,497ft): 5/6 hrs

Day 12: Trek to Sermathang(2,610m/8,563ft): 3/4 hr

Day 13: Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar: Drive to Kathmandu: 3/4 hrs trek/ 2 hr drive

Day 14: Farewell Friend

 

What to Bring ?

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 145 km/ 7 hrs

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hrs

Day 05: Trek to Mundu (3543m/11,621ft) via Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6-7 hrs

Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 3 hrs. Explore the area.

Day 07: Explore Tserko Ri (5000m/16,404ft) 7-8 hrs

Day 08: Trek to Ganja La phedi (4300m/14,104 ft): 5-6 hr

Day 09: Cross the Ganja La pass(5122m/16,800 ft) Trek to Keldang (4250m/13,940ft): 6/7 hr

Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka (4000m/13,120ft): 5/6 hr

Day 11: Trek to Tarke Gyang(2,590m/8,497ft): 5/6 hrs

Day 12: Trek to Sermathang(2,610m/8,563ft): 3/4 hr

Day 13: Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar: Drive to Kathmandu: 3/4 hrs trek/ 2 hr drive

Day 14: Farewell Friend

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Cold Drinks and Alcohol
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and drivers

What to Bring ?

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

 

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 14 Days
Accomodation: Guest House / Tenting
Seasons : Spring and Autumn
Type: Moderate / challenging
Activities : Hiking/ Trekking/ Sightseeing
No. of Pax : 02-15 person
Maximum Access : 5122m/16,800 ft
Starts From : Syabrubesi
Ends at : Melamchi pul Bazaar

Trip Highlights

Exotic view of Himalayan ranges 
Attractive Landscapes of Langtang and Helambu valley
Explore Ethnic cultures 
Differents types of flora and fauna 
 

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Client Review


Posted By Roy and Kathy B. I first met Ganesh on a trek to Island Peak, Everest Base Camp, circling back over the pass back to Luka with a group of people. The trek involved a mixture of tenting and a few tea houses. Ganesh not only guided through the trails, he climbed Island Peak with four of us. The trek and climb took several weeks and was organized without a hitch.
The second time two of us trekked to Mera Peak, climbed to the summit accompanied by Ganesh, then back over... Read More

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