Ganja La Pass Trekking

One of the high Adventure Trekking region in Langtang valley.

Duration: 14 Days

Trip Duration

14 Days

Maximum Altitude


Trip Grade


Group Size

2-12 People



Ganja La Pass Trekking Overview

About Ganja La Pass Trekking:
The Ganja la is one of the high Adventure Trekking region in Langtang valley . which is located middle west part of Kathmandu offer a multitude of trekking destinations. Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just below the main Himalayan range to the north Tibet Border and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south.

A visit to the Langtang valley offers an opportunity to explore Tibetan villages, Tamang Villages, to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. Kyanjin Gompa is a last Tibetan Village in the valley, from where a trek starts to Helambu over Ganja La Pass (5200M). The pass it self is not easy, during autumn and spring the pass opens for trekkers.

A trek Over 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 Lang tang into Helambu via the Ganja-La pass which is a serious undertaking requiring good equipment and experience from local guides.

For three or four days there are no facilities and groups with their staff must be fully self-sufficient. Crossing of the pass 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. After 4-5 days then you will have do tea house trekking or you do full camp trekking as well. The trail follows a small valley before reaching the glaciated pass where the use of ropes, crampons and ice axes may be necessary as much more.

Ganja La Pass Trekking Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel.

Onto your arrival our company representatives from Family Adventure will greet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and escort you to the hotel for check-in and stay overnight. You will have a rest at the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: Drive to trailhead Syabrubesi (1460m) & over night

After an early morning breakfast we start our drive to Syabrubesi via Trishuli. We will have a lunch at Trishuli. After we reach to Syabrubesi we will rest at hotel and get prepared for trek.

Day 03: Syabrubesi (1460m) - Lama Hotel (2470m)

After having morning breakfast at Syabrubesi we begin our hike to Lama hotel. We pass through the dense forests with a spectacular views of mountains on the way to Lama hotel. We descend from Thulo Syabru to Pahiro where we will have a lunch. After that we ascend and reach at Lama hotel. Overnight a Lama Hotel.

Day 04: Lama Hotel (2478m) - Langtang Village (3430m)

After having morning breakfast we begin our trek to Langtang village. On the way we see the mesmerizing rivers and rivulets, a pure nature with a pure astounding beauty of the mountains as well as the ways. Onto the reach of Ghodatabela we will have a lunch there. The place is popular for horses as we can see the beautiful horses in Ghodatabela. After that we begin our trek again. We will reach Langtang valley after 2 hours of walk from Ghodatabela. Overnight at Langtang village.

Day 05: Langtang village (3430m) - Kyanjing Gompa (3850)

After having morning breakfast we begin our way to Kyanjin Gompa. After walking for 5 hours we will reach Kyanjin. Overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 06: Exploration day around Kyanjing Gompa

Kyanjing Gompa is a beautiful place with a mesmerizing view of mountains upfront. We can watch the shining mountains in-front of our eyes. We can have a beautiful view of Langtang Lirung, Langtang Summit, Dorje Lakpa, Naya Khang and many other mountains. If you want to have a panoramic view of mountains with a sunrise then we walk early to Kyanjing Ri for 2 hours then after that we can have a mesmerizing view of mountains up top from the Kyanjin Ri which is the valley up top from Kyanjin Gompa. Then we descend to Kyanjing Gompa and spend our day over there resting. Overnight at Kyanjing Gompa.

Day 07: Kyanjing Gompa - Ganja La Phedi

After early morning breakfast, we embark on our today’s journey to Ganja La Phedi. Cross the Langtang river. Ascend through rhododendron forests. Overnight stay at Ganja La pass

Day 08: Via Ganja La pass (5130m) - Keldang (4270m)

Today we cross Ganja la pass. It would be a strenuous day since Ganja La is one of the difficult passes. Ganja La is covered with snow almost throughout the year. Climbing up and down the pass can sometimes be tricky due to snowfall and ice. From the pass, we descend down to Keldang

Day 09: Keldang (4270m) - Dukpu (4040m)

Today we will be trekking from Keldang to Dukpu. Overnight stay at Dukpu

Day 10: Dukpu (4040m) - Tarkeghyang (2740m)

Today we will be trekking from Dukpu to Tarkeghyang. Overnight stay at Tarkeghyang

Day 11: Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2590m)

Today we will be trekking from tarkeghyang to Sermathang .We will cross small forest with the view of beautiful village of Helambu region. Overnight stay at Sermathang

Day 12: Shermathang- Dubochour

Today after breakfast we will be trekking to Dubochour from Shermathang. Overnight stay at  Dubochour

Day 13: Dudochour to Kathmandu via melamchi bazaar

After an early morning breakfast we drive on our way to Kathmandu via melamchi bazaar.After we reach to Kathmandu we will rest at hotel.

Day 14:Final departure.

Our company representative will take you to the airport. We are sure you will get back to your home taking amazing experience of Nepal. We hope you enjoyed trekking and want to be somewhere in the Himalayas again.

Cost Includes
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Kathmandu to Syabrubensi, Dhunche to Kathmandu Drive by Bus or Jeep. It is depend on your Request.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the in trekking( Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • All lodge accommodations + tented camp during the trek.
  • Langtang Trekking Map
  • Langtang national perk Entrée permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System Card.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
  • All necessary Government paper works.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and Vat.
Cost Excludes
  • Meals your self Kathmandu (L+D).
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.

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