Langtang-Tserko peak and Ganja la pass trekking is popular trekking route in Langtang 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 comfortably low elevations. Langtang Ganja la pass offers an entirely wilderness and adventure experience. If you are trekking during spring the forest on the trail is colorful and blooming full of Rhododendrons. To cross from Langtang into Helambu valley via the Ganja-La pass 5122m which is serious undertaking requiring good equipment and experience from local guides. 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. Langtang Ganja la pass and Helambu trekking starts from Dunche, ends at Melamchi Pul Bazar. From Sybru Bensi, you will follow the Langtang River to the east until you get to Kyanjin Gompa (3,049.). In Kyanjin Gompa there is a small Buddhist monastery and a cheese factory started in 1955 by the Swiss Association for Technical Assistance. When you are crossing the pass there are spectacular views of Langtang Lirung and the Tibetan peaks beyond. Much of this route is spent above 3,000m.The highest point of this trek is Ganja la Pass (5,122m). The descent from the pass is on a steep slope for over 1 km, which requires good care again. But the rest of the trail is easy and comfortable. As there are no lodges and no settlements for three days along the way, the group should be well equipped with enough food. Only camping trekking is possible for Ganja la pass trekking and use firewood is prohibited entire the Langtang national park so Himalaya journey trekking supplies necessary kerosene or gas entire the Langtang Gonja la pass trekking. After passing the Ganja la Pass, the trail takes you to Malemchi gaon and Tarke Ghyang. People here call themselves Sherpas but their relationship with the Sherpa of Solu Khumbu is distant. People are in Langtang Helambu trekking trail follow the Buddhist religion so you will find many old Buddhist monasteries in the villages and trekking trail goes continue descend to Timbu by bus back to kathmandu.
Trekking duration: 17 days
Starting from: Kathmandu by Jeep
Ending at: Timbu by bus back to Kathmandu
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous.
Highest access of the trek: Tserko peak 5745m Gonja la pass (5122 meters)
Culture: Tamang Tibetan Sherpa Culture
Himalayan sights: Langtang Himalaya region, Gaurishanker, Dorje Lakpa & Annapurna Himalaya range.
Splendid breathtaking place: production Method of chesses and relaxing with different culture.
Tserko Gangala Pass Trekking Itineraries:
Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, transfer to hotel, Langtang Tserko peak,Ganja la pass trekking briefing with officially arrangements .Overnight at kathmandu.
Day 02. Katmandu - (1950m) by jee to syabrubesi (1950m)
Day 03. syabrubesi (1950m) sherpa gaon 2563m
Day 04. sherpa gaon 2563m - Lama Hotel (2390m) in 5h.
Following a high trail, we pass through terraces and bamboo massifs. We cross Sherpa gaon to continue through a fine forest, alive with birds and the occasional troupe of monkeys. After crossing the Langtang Khola, we start the ascent of the valley and soon reach the shepha huts that are the Lama Hotel.
Day 05. Lama Hotel - Langtang (3520m) in 5h.
We now have a spectacular view of the Langtang Lirung (7246m) after a steep climb through the Langtang gorge, the ascent eases and the valley widens out into an area of yak meadows and rhododendrons. Further up, we reach Langtang, populated by Tibetans.
Day 06. Langtang - Kyangin Gompa (3850m) in 3h.
An easy and pleasant walk through the yak meadows and the village is spectacularly situated in a glacial amphitheatre dominated by high peaks. An excellent base for shorter walks towards the Langtang Lirung glacier, eastwards to Lagshisa glacier, or a tougher ascent of the northern flank of the valley towards Yala Peak.
Day 07. Rest day or Kyangin Ri (4770m) or Tsergo Ri (4980m)
Day 08. Kyangin Gompa kyanjin gumpa day hiking langtang lirung glacier 5262m Base camp rest to kyanjin
Day 09 :kyanjin gumpa to yala khadka 4870m
Day 10: yala khadka 4870m tserku peak base camp 5474m
Day 11: Tserku peak base camp summit Tserk Peak (5750m) to
Day 12. Kyangin Gompa - Ngegang (4100m) in 5h.
Climb up through a rhododendron forest and junipers towards the Ngegang yak pastures
Day 13. Ngegang - Ganja La (5121m) Base camp - Keldang (4300m) in 5h.
The ascent to the pass is quite tricky, following streams at first, and continuing over snow and rocks. We scramble the last 100 meters on a steep and snowy slope. The pass offers an impressive panoramic view of the Langtang Lirung and the snowy summits of the Tibetan boarder, amongst which rises the Shisha Pangma (8013m). Then the trail plunges steeply over moraines.
Day 14. Keldang - Dukpu (4020m) in 6h.
Ascents give way to descents along the ridge trail.
Day 15. Dukpu - Tarke Ghyang (2560m) in 5h.
We reach a pass towering at 4080 meters, offering a great view over the Himalayas. We now start our descent towards Helambu through fir tree and rhododendron forests.
Day 16. Tarke Ghyang - Timbu /by jeep to kathmandu
Day 17: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities than drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journey.
1Tims card per person : 20 Us dollars
2) langtang Park fee per person 30 Us dollars
3) 13 days :guide/porters charge 19 x 13= 247 Us dollar (you can sharing
4) Porter /insurance porters charge 50 You can sharing
5) Office charge 58 us dollars per person
6) Hotel airport /hotel 10 us dollars per person
7) 13 days bed/breakfast/lunch/dinner 555 Us dollars
8) hotel in kathmandu 3 night bed and break fast 150 Us dollars
8) Peak Permit /peak climbing guide/peak climbing guide special insurance Base camp to summit 4 night tent /food /Ganja la pass 350 us dollars per person
Grant total cost per person 1095 us dollars + (If you summit peak Extra 350 us dollars )
* Personal Travel insurance.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot shower, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue but alpine adventure team give you services most cover your insurance ).
* Personal Trekking Equipments.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Notice: you have to bring: Raincoat, down jacket, sleeping bag
Water bottle, hiking boot, sunglass, sun cream and light warm clothes.
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