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Langtang Gosaikunda Ganja-La Pass Trekking

Langtang Helambu Ganja La Trekking The Langtang valley (Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking) is aptly called 'the valley of glaciers'. Discovered by an English mountaineer and explorer, Bill Tilman there 50 years ago from England, it is described , with its botanical nature reserve, as one of the most beautiful valleys in the world. Here, mountain rise, soaring towards the sky. The valley offers pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snowcapped peaks, grassy downs and meadows strewn with daisies and wild primal. A variety of sights including Buddhist monasteries, a cheese factory, yaks, glaciers and mountain lakes make this trek an exciting one. This trek offers the experience of being in a typical Sherpa village and many ancient monasteries. It is a golden chance to learn about life in our villages.

You follow a rugged trail with dramatic views; to the west Himal chuli (7893m) Manaslu (8156mm) and Ganesh Himal (7406m). On a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be seen rising up behind and to the north across the valley is Langtang Lirung. You pass a few huts in the high picture of Laurebina, cross a small ridge and have our first views of the holy lakes. There are about a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin, the main three being Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda, and Gosainkunda. According to legend, Shiva created Gosainkunda when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed a poison that threatened to destroy the world.

After a great time at Kyanjingompa in Langtang valley, trekleads to next exciting portion to cross Ganja-la a challenging pass across alpine forest to near Naya-Kanga peak and towards Helambu region with outstanding views of the mountains, including Ganchenpo (6387m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m), Pemthang Karpo Ri (6830m), Langtang Lirung (7245m) and Shishapangma (8046m). After the pass of Ganja-la trek heads to the charming villages of Helambu, from here your journey heads back to lower area for the drive back to Kathmandu.

Note: It is possible to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting and wildlife safari. The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).
There you will be met by our Airport Representative and transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
Your sightseeing will be visited places according to your interest.Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Syaprubensi(1550m) 8/9 hrs

Day 04: Syaprubensi to Lama Hotel (2640m) 6 hrs

Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3340m) 6 hrs

Day 06: Langtang Village to Kyanjing Gompa (3860m)5/6 hrs

Day 07: Kyanjing Gompa(Rest day)

Day 08: Kyanjing Gompa to Ngegang (4000m) 5 hrs.

Day 09: Ngegang to Keldang (5106m)via Ganja La (5100m) 5 hrs.

Day 10: Keldang to Dukpu (4080m) 5/6 hrs.

Day 11: Dukpu to Tarkeghyang( 2740m)

Day 12: Shermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846m) 2 hrs then drive to Kathmandu.

Day 13: Transfer to international airport for your final departure.
Our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.

Service Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS)
  • Licensed and trained trek leaders(with food,salary and accomodation)
  • Trekking Helper for carrying goods(with food,salary and accomodation)
  • All accommodation during the trek
  • All meal and hot beverages three times a day
  • All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
  • National Park/Conservation Area entry permit
  • Equipment such as sleeping bag,Down Jacket,Rain Coat,Water bottle,
  • soft Pillow with pillow case,Trekking poles,Hot bag etc.
  • Insurance, medication, and equipment for staff
  • Coordination of Quick Rescue service (costs covered by your Insurance plan)

Service Excludes

  • Travel/trekking insurance
  • Airport departure tax
  • Rescue charge
  • Drinks (Cold & Alcoholic)


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