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Ganjala Pass Trekking

Start from US$ 1146 917 Group Discount

No. of people Price Per Person
0 - 1 1194 US$
2 - 3 917 US$
4 - 5 800 US$
6 - 7 752 US$
8 -9 734 US$
10 + 709 US$
  • 14 Days
  • Moderate to Strenuous
  • 2 - 10 People

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner

Transportation: Private / Public Vehicle

Accommodation: Teahouse+Camping+Hotel

Max. Altitude: 5,112m

Activities: Trekking, Cultural Tour

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As the trekking areas are profoundly applicable, Ganja La Pass Trek is very popular trekking destination among adventure lovers. Ganja La Pass (5100m/16732feet) trek begins from Syabrubensi (1460m).for the exploit seekers Ganjala could be a best decision. Ganjala is a high pass that connections Langtang valley with Helambu. It is truly a testing trail.

In the wake of driving Kathmandu to Sybrubensi, you will take after the Langtang River to the east until you get to Kyanjing Gompa (3860m). The individuals are all Tamang, who is the ethnic gathering for this range. We can investigate their society and method for living. Kyanjing Gompa has minor Buddhist religious community and a cheddar plant began in 1955 by the Swiss Association for Technical Assistance. Naya Kanga (5,846m) ,Ponggen Dopku (5,930m), Mt Langtang Lirung (7245m ), Yala crest , Dorjelakpa (6966m), Urkeinmang(6387m), Loenpo Gang (6979) and Kangchenpo perspectives could be seen from this trek. When you are intersection the pass there are astounding perspectives of Langtang Lirung and the Tibetan crests past. The most noteworthy purpose of this trek is Ganjala Pass (5,100m). On the pass of Ganjala, the last few 100m trails are unstable so we utilize a rope there for security; however the most extreme consideration is sufficient. The drop from the pass is on a steep incline for over 1 km, which requires exceptional consideration once more. Be that as it may whatever is left of the trail is simple and agreeable. As there are no hotels and no settlements for three days along the way, the aggregation ought to be decently provided with enough sustenance. We composed outdoors treks for this part. The utilization of kindling is likewise banned inside the recreation center, so all supplies ought to be brought with us. Customers must be physically fitness to do this enterprise trek.

Proceed on ahead, in the wake of passing the Ganjala Pass, the trail takes you to Tarke Ghyanga and Malemchigaon. Individuals here call themselves Sherpas. Individuals here take after the Buddhist religion so you will uncover numerous old Buddhist cloisters in the villages. You then end your trek at Melamchi Pul Bazar. Come and join Nepal Mother House for the exciting trekking journey as we believe to serve you the best with our excellent services.

Trip Highlights

  • Situated north of Kathmandu, accessible 132 km by drive.
  • Combination of unique culture, mountain scenery and nature beauties.
  • Home of the rare red panda, verities wildlife and diverse vegetation.
  • Life time experience of various terrain including glaciers, adventure pass, forest.
  • View including Langtang Lirung, Pemthang Ri, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa, and Kangchenpo.
  • Amazing view point Kyangjin Ri (4,708m), Tserko Ri (5,000m), adventure Ganja La (5,122m).
  • 6 to 7 hours scenic drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by local bus or private vehicles.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu.

Day 02:Trekking preparation and permit paper work day.

Day 03:Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1440m) -7 to 8 hours

Day 04:Trek Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,470m) -5 to 6 hours

Day 05:Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang (3,430m) -5 to 6 hours

Day 06:Trek Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m) -3 to 4 hours

Day 07:Explore day in Kyanjing Gumba visit Kyangjin Ri (4350m)/Tserko Ri (5,000m)/ LangtangLirung Base Camp/ Visit Padmasambhava Cave/Lang Sishakharka/ Yak Cheese Factory/ Airport.

Day 08:Trek Kyanjin Gompa to Ngegang (4000m) -4 to 5 hours

Day 09:Trek Ngegang to Keldang (4300m) via Ganja La (5,122m) -7 to 8 hours

Day 10:Trek Keldang to Dukpu (4080m) -6 to 7 hours

Day 11:Trek Dukpu to Tarkeghyang (2560m) - 5 ½ to 6 hours

Day 12:Trek Tarke Gyang to Sermathang (2,610m) -4 to 5 hours

Day 13:Trek Sermathang to Malemchi Puul Bazaar (880m) -3 to4 hours and Drive to Katmandu -2 to 3 hours bus

Day 14:Your own destination.

Alternative Itinerary

Cost Include

  • Free Airport picks up and drops all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport).
  • Star level 3 nights’ Accommodation in Kathmandu twin bed sharing with BB Plan.
  • Necessary paperwork and Trekking permit for Langtang National Park.
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) Card for the Trekking.
  • All ground transportation by private vehicles & local bus Kathmandu to Syarubesi and Back Malemchi Bazaar to Kathmandu.
  • Trekking equipments (worm down jackets, sleeping bag & Duffle Bag) during the trekking if you needed.
  • Nepal Mother House T-shirt /Cap and Appreciation Card of Trip (after trip end).
  • Three times meals (breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), tea coffee in a cup each meal during trek.
  • Soft & comfort private accommodation entire Mountain twin bed sharing with share toilet.
  • English speaking friendly a Guide (Government license holder) his/her food, accommodation, transportation, salary, equipment.
  • A porter (between every 2 person basic) carries max.20-25 kg. Plus their food, accommodation, wage, insurance, all transportation.
  • Guide & porters insurance for their happy journey.
  • A Trekking Map of Langtang Trip for a Group.
  • Supplementary snacks (cookies, fresh fruits) on the Trek.
  • One Sherpa (assistance guide) if group size more than 10 people. Plus their food, accommodation, salary, insurance and equipments.
  • First Aid medical kit during the trip, including Oximeter to measure Oxyzen and pulse in high altitude.
  • Welcome and farewell program.
  • Tourist service charge, vat, Governments Tax and official expanse if necessary.

Cost Exclude

  • All kind of beverage including mineral water, Chocolate, Cookies, desert, Phone calls, Wi-Fi, laundry, hot shower during Trek.
  • Clients travel Insurance and evacuation (compulsory).
  • If incase, flight cancel and charter helicopter or plane.
  • Tipping for Guide & porter, yours meals at Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses like Shopping, souvenirs or gift, personal mountaineering gears.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend.
  • International airfare, airport departure tax and Visa fee.
  • Things which don’t mention above, in our services (Trip Cost Includes).
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.

Trip Note

If you do not need porter for the trip, the trekking cost will be reducing from the original price. Nepal Mother House gives you some clue to make less cost for the Solo traveler also. Please contact us in our email for more details with your requirements. 

If you wish to stay longer, we can offer plenty of suggestions: Bungee Jumping, mountain biking in the Kathmandu valley, white water Rafting, Jeep Flyer, Paragliding, Rock climbing, Jungle Safari tour, Skydiving, Mt. Everest view flight, Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar square, the Kathmandu valley's other historic cities Sightseeing, or a night at the Fort Hotel in Nagarkot for a bit of luxury and some worth able sunset and sunrise mountain panoramas. We help to arrange any of these excursions for you. Namaste and see you during your next trip to the Nepal Himalayas!

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu.Upon arrival at international airport, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the airport assist and transfer to the Hotel.

Day 02 : Trekking preparation and permit paper work day. Trekking preparation and permit organize day. Please, check your insurance details and have a copy of your travel medical insurance policy with you.

Day 03 : Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1440m) -7 to 8 hours Our Guide and Porter come to your hotel at 6:00 am. Then we head north out of Kathmandu to Syabru Besi about a 7/8 hour scenic drive by bus or Land cruiser (depending on group size). The scenery of foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabrubesi goes through the Trishuli Bazaar, Betrawati and Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. Behind Trisuli Bazaar the road is tricky because of the grubby road. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 04 : Trek Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,470m) -5 to 6 hours As a first day of trekking, we find ourselves very excited. The first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola and gradually climbs to Bamboo (1960m). Enjoy yourself in the rhododendron and bamboo forests. The variety of wildlife includes yellow-throated martens, wild boars, langur monkeys, red pandas and Himalayan black bears that all inhabit this forest. Afterwards, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m) through Bamboo which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola with only a few houses. Probably, we will have lunch at this place if you like. And at the end the trail we arrive at the Lama Hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 05 : Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang (3,430m) -5 to 6 hours Today the trail climbs up towards a steep forest slope to the Langtang River. The trail follows Gumanechok, Ghoda Tabela literally it means the Horse Stable. After this the trail is gradual with beautiful views into the valley of grazing Yaks. After sometime it descends into a valley, the trail crosses a stream and climbs past several water-driven prayer wheels to the large settlement of Langtang. This is one of the oldest villages along this trekking route and the view from here is more spectacular as we get closer to mountain. The rest of the day we walk around village and stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 06 : Trek Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m) -3 to 4 hours The trail leads us through a tiny village with stone-built houses and climbing up to a Chorten and passed a huge mani wall along a gentle path. We have chance to taste cheese and curd made from yak milk, a specialty of this place. This is a short walk but enough for acclimatization. The surroundings are interesting also because of the famous cheese factory. This beautiful valley is in the lap of the Langtang Lirung and others around us. This is a good place to explore the local culture which is similar remarkably similar to Tibetan culture.

Day 07 : Explore day in Kyanjing Gumba visit Kyangjin Ri (4350m)/Tserko Ri (5,000m)/ LangtangLirung Base Camp/ Visit Padmasambhava Cave/Lang Sishakharka/ Yak Cheese Factory/ Airport. Today is a day to rest and explore around. We can visit the monastery and the cheese factory or walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m) and Tserko Ri (5,000m), which is highest point of this trek, directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the langtang Lirung, Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and the foot of the huge Lirung Glacier or Visit Padmasambhava Cave. Descend to guesthouse to stay overnight.

Day 08 : Trek Kyanjin Gompa to Ngegang (4000m) -4 to 5 hours From here you can’t see any settlements and people’s livelihoods on our route. The trail goes on ascending high into the Himalayas covered with little natural vegetation. We have to manage to find shelter and food by ourselves. Sometime we might have scarcity of water. Today is easy trekking day (4.5 km walk). However, compared to the next day it is full of worthwhile breathtaking mountains scenery and pure natural beauty. Our cook will serve you hot food and overnight at tented camp.

Day 09 : Trek Ngegang to Keldang (4300m) via Ganja La (5,122m) -7 to 8 hours Today is rather strenuous as you need to cross the Ganja la pass at over 5200 meters. On the Ganja la pass, you can find it covered with snowy ice most of the times throughout the year. You must be well-equipped, stocked with some energetic foods, and carry enough drinking water. We will start to walk early in the morning to cross Ganja-La Pass before the sun gets too high in the sky. Today will obviously be one of the more strenuous trekking days (16km/8-9hrs), so remember to breathe and pace you. After the pass the trail descends to a small stream at 4,400m. After sometime following the stream we reach Keldang (4,280m), where we will stop for the night at camp. The cook will serve you hot food.

Day 10 : Trek Keldang to Dukpu (4080m) -6 to 7 hours Today is a long day walking along the ridge, grassland, with amazing views of the mountains. It is a 7km (6-7hrs) trek to Dukpu, a summer settlement for the villagers of Helambu. Our camping site will be inside the forest. Stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 11 : Trek Dukpu to Tarkeghyang (2560m) - 5 ½ to 6 hours The trail today (11.5km) descends about 200mtrs and climbs up to a 4,100 meter pass. The views from this pass are spectacular and aim towards the Annapurna Region, Mt. Everest region, as well other mountain ranges. The trail descends through the forest with pine and rhododendron past the tiny herder’s settlement of Tarkeghyang, where you can visit one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries and picturesque Sherpa villages. These villages are well settled by friendly and cheerful people. Stay overnight either in tented camp or guesthouse.

Day 12 : Trek Tarke Gyang to Sermathang (2,610m) -4 to 5 hours Today the trail is quite easy through flat land with beautiful forests. The trail leads us through a small forest with the view of beautiful village of Helembu region. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley between Parachin and the pretty Sharpa village of Gangyul. The people of this village practice Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism, the same as the national religion of Bhutan. This is another pretty Sherpa village where you can visit many ancient monasteries and view of Jugal Himal range at the north face of Shermathang village.

Day 13 : Trek Sermathang to Malemchi Puul Bazaar (880m) -3 to4 hours and Drive to Katmandu -2 to 3 hours bus After breakfast the trail gradually descends all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. Along the way, you come across several old villages with their own particular traditions. Walking today is quite pleasant with mountain views and the possibility of interacting with friendly local people. After having lunch we will drive back to Kathmandu through the road passing terraces, streams, rivers, local settlements and high hills. It takes about 2/3 hours (conditional) to reach your hotel in Kathmandu by bus/ private car.

Day 14 : Your own destination. In this pleasant day you may have full day at leisure either relax at hotel or explore the around Thamel. Today is day of ending your journey, so we would like offer you farewell dinner in Nepali typical Restaurant and hand over you Trip Certificate, Trekking Permit and TIMS Card for memory of Nepal trip.
Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until departure flight/drive. Our assist will be transfer to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination, taking with you the memory of a life time.


Except fixed departure date, we have every day departure according to your requirements.

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23 July, 2020 05 August, 2020 Guaranteed USD 917
11 September, 2020 24 September, 2020 Available USD 917
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25 September, 2020 08 October, 2020 Available USD 917
01 October, 2020 14 October, 2020 Limited USD 917
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18 October, 2020 31 October, 2020 Guaranteed USD 917
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16 November, 2020 29 November, 2020 Available USD 917
19 November, 2020 02 December, 2020 Guaranteed USD 917
22 November, 2020 05 December, 2020 Available USD 917
27 November, 2020 10 December, 2020 Available USD 917

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Useful Info

Few things are worth arranging while you are at home. Please note down these list details before your departure, this tips will help to make your trip enjoyable:

  • Read travel advice, inform yourself before travelling and get advice locally when you arrive.
  • Make sure your passport valid date during your travel and consult about visa processing.
  • Estimate your budget and fixed holiday period then chose suitable destination.
  • Note down travel check list before leave home and preparer accordingly.
  • Inform your friend and family about your trip and itinerary details.
  • Make copies of your important documents as a backup in case you lose the originals.
  • Buy Guide book and study about Nepal’s general information (culture, custom, political, people, geography, weather, festival, religion, rule and regulation).
  • Buy insurance which will cover all overseas medical, emergency evacuation costs.
  • Batter to know at list few Nepali words while traveling in Nepal.
  • Make reservations with advance payment, especially during peak season, for trip, accommodations and local guides.
  • Call your bank for debit- and credit-card to let them know about fees and your travel destination. Get your bank’s emergency phone number if you have a problem.
  • Visit the doctor for your health report and take medicine and vaccine accordingly.
  • Remember, the local laws apply to you as a visitor and it is your responsibility to follow them.
  • Be sensitive to local customs, traditions and practices as your behavior may be seen as improper, hostile or even illegal.
  • Never step over anyone feet/legs, and pull in your own legs when somebody wants to pass.
  • Never touch anybody with your feet, also never point in a direction using your feet. The feet are considered the most impure parts of the body.
  • When entering a house, somebody's kitchen, temple or monastery take off your shoes.
  • As a woman you should always be dressed avoiding provocation, so keep shoulders and legs covered.
  • It is very polite to give and accept with your right hand, and even more so when you use your left hand for supporting the elbow of your right hand.
  • When in doubt how to behave in certain situations; keep a low profile, do not shout and keep your dignity.
  • It is better not to touch offerings or persons when they are on way to shrines.
  • Beef is prohibited among both the Hindus and Buddhists. No female animal is killed for food.
  • You may not be allowed entry to the inner sanctuaries of temples and Stupas.
  • You may be interested to take snaps of temples, Stupas and monuments. Generally temples, Stupas and monuments are permitted to be photographed, but it is better to have permission before using your cameras.  

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