Embark on our amazing 14-day Langtang Valley Trek with Ganja la Pass that takes you to the famous Langtang region and the Ganja La pass (5122m/16,800 ft). Moreover, we also make an interesting excursion to Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) which offers tremendous views of the Langtang Himalaya range. The Langtang region is so close to Kathmandu and yet it’s as wild as any Tibetan highlands.
Langtang region is also famous for its Gosaikunda Lakes as well as green rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, and snow-capped Himalayas make the trek one of most diverse treks near Kathmandu. The people living in the highlands of the Langtang region are descendant of Tibetan origin.
We start the adventure with a day’s bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. The trek begins from Syabrubesi, via the Kanyanjing Gompa crossing the mighty Ganja La Pass and ends at the Melamchi Pul Bazar in the Helambu region. Toward the end of the trip, you will also trek through some beautiful rice terraces and a number of splendid Buddhist monasteries around the delightful villages of Tarke Gyang and Sermathang before heading back to Kathmandu.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||TIA Kathmandu|
|HIGHEST ALTITUDE||5122 m|
Important Note: Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Epic Adventures. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
Arrival in Kathmandu – 1,300m/4,264 ft
Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek
Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisaopani (2300m/7544 ft): Drive 1 hour, Trek: 4 hours
Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m/8022ft): 7 hours
Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati (3650m/11972ft): 6 hours
Trek to Tarkeghyang (2560m/8397ft): 6 hours
Trek to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft): 3/4 hr
Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar: Drive to Kathmandu: 3/4 hrs trek/ 2 hr drive