“in the picturesque Langtang valley to Helambu via Ganja-la pass“

Trekking around mid Himalayan unique valley & over Ganja-la to Helambu in the scenic Tamang & Hyalmo heritage trail of mountainous region  pristine forest, trekking from Himalayan mediterranean to alpine  climate awesome scenery from Langtang valley of central  Himalayan highest peaks views of Annapurna-Ganesh, Langtang, Manaslu& Jugal Himal visiting the high mid hills traditional villages of Tamang& Hyalmo tribes.

“Grab the opportunity to explore and experience the closest and perfect Himalayan region trek from Kathmandu with an un-spoilt high mountain people and the natural diversity.”

Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition offers an outstanding exotic destination Langtang Valley & Ganja-la, where you will be surrounded by awesome high peaks within the mid hills of mid west / east Himalaya range of mountains.

On this trek Langtang Valley & Ganja-la you can view from Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), 08th highest
Mt. Manaslu at 8,163 m, Ganesh Himal Ganesh Himal (7,405 m) Langtang Lirung (7,234 m)  Ghengu Liru(Langtang II 6571m / 21,560ft), Kimshun (6,745m/22,137ft) and Shalbachum(6,918m / 22,699ft) to the south, the Chimsedang Lekh forms a ridge of peaks which includes Naya-Kanga (5,846m) and Gangchempo, Tilman’s beautiful Fluted Peak. Beyond it extends to the Jugal Himal, terminating in Dorje Lakpa (6,980m/22,929ft) Mt. Gauri-Shanker (7,145 m) and Melung Tse ( Jobo Garee) peak at 7,181meters . To the east the upper meadows of the Langtang end in a massive mountain wall, forming the frontier with Tibet.

Langtang Valley & Ganja-la one of the least trekked region due to its high pass of over 5,122 m / 16,800 ft and its accessibility using fix ropes with support of our expert guides, the trek is moderate in the beginning with steep uphill for few days, where all types of travelers can join in this wonderful walking journey and the time duration taking less than week in the comfort of warm cozy lodge known as tea houses along the route, camping facilities provided during the crossing of Ganja-la as there are no lodges in this complete wilderness till the trail leads to Helambu village at Tarke Gyang.

Langtang Valley & Ganja-la trekking one of the most unique journey leading from warm subtropical, mediterranean of mid hills to alpine climate zone, all these drastic change in temperature found only around southern Langtang Himalaya region, this makes a drastic change in vegetations and its awesome scenery.

This trek leads through many traditional Tamang villages and to Healmbu famous for culture and Buddhist religion and as well for mountain and trekking guides they are also well known for making unique wooden handcrafts and Thanka painting.

This remarkable trek starts from Syabrubesi and into enchanting forest of rhododendron, oaks and pines tree lines where the rare red panda, snow leopard roams with other wild life in this beautiful Himalayan environment.

After a great time at Langtang Valley around Kyangin Gompa and hike to Tsego-Ri with panorama of Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang to Jugal Himal mountain range, journey back via an alternative route over Ganja-la with scenic panorama, then a long descend following the ridge line towards Helambu at Tarke Gyang and then with a gradual scenic walk to Melamchipul on the eastern suburb of Kathmandu valley and then return back to Kathmandu for your international flight after a memorable time with Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition trekking around magnificent trek Langtang Valley & Ganja-la.

Day 1

Meet in Kathmandu after arrival from international flight.

Day 2

In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.

Day 3

Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m – 07 hrs journey.

Day 4

Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 350 m – 06 walks.

Day 5

Trek to Langtang village 3, 307m via Ghoretabela – 06 hrs.

Day 6

Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,749 m – 04 hrs.

Day 7

Rest day at Kyanjin for acclimatization and hikes.

Day 8

Trek to Ganja La Phedi 4,300m – 05 hrs

Day 9

Cross Ganja La pass 5,122 m descend to Keldang 4,250m – 07 hrs.

Day 10

Trek to Dukpu 4,080 m – 05 hrs.

Day 11

Trek to Tarke Gyang 2,590m – 05 hrs

Day 12

Trek to Sermathang 2,610m – 04 hours

Day 13

Trek to Malemchipul Bazaar, drive to Kathmandu – 05 hrs.

Day 14

International departure for home ward bound.

How difficult are the treks?

It depends on the location and choice of trekkers. Both difficult as well as easy treks are available.

Is trekking permit required?

Depending on trekking area you may require a special trekking permit while other areas would require only conservation/national park entry permit and Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) Card.

What are the sources of drinking water supply during trekking?

On most established treks bottled water is ubiquitously availableas well as locally purified drinking water is available in many villages along the trek. Otherwise, you can use boiled water supplied by the teahouse or camping crew.

What type of shoes or boots should I wear?

You need comfortable trekking shoes preferably with Gore-Tex style lining for ultimate comfort and thick vibratim soles to have comfortable walk on rocky paths

What accommodation will look like during trek?

Majority of trekking is done with lodge/guesthouse accommodation unless you prearranged camping based trip. There are very few trekking areas where lodge accommodation is unavailable and we will offer there a tent accommodation only.

Is tipping compulsory?

In Nepal it is not customary to tip but porters and guides would expect and appreciate a small tip. Your tip will go long way to help their families.

How much a porter carries?

It depends on trekking route and altitude; typically a trekking porter would carry load of 15kg to 25kgand camping porter would carry load up to 40kg.

What shall I have to bring while trekking in Nepal?

It all depends on the time and altitude of your trek. You may require Down Jacket, warm fleece jacket, warm thermal underwear, trekking pants and shorts, sleeping bag, trekking boots and a backpack, camera and your personal medication. Consult lists of cloth and equipment on our website as a guide and use a common sense to pack enough but not too much at the same time.

Is it necessary to use guide while on trek in Nepal?

We highly recommend having a guide with you. You will travel in wilderness areas and at high elevations so from safety aspect you should not be alone. Travelling through villages there are many trails and if you took wrong path accidently it may be difficult to communicate with locals to get back on the right path or to secure food or accommodation. They will be unlikely to speak English

How farwill we walk per day while on trek?

Anywhere from 5km to 15km depending on condition of trekking trail and the altitude of the trekking route.

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