The trek to the famous Langtang region has never been better. Following the Ganja La pass (5,122m) we will embark on a journey filled with the beautiful Himalayas, waterfalls, Rhododendron and Bamboo forest and the beautiful Gosaikunda Lake. Along with this natural scenery, we also have the ethnic Tamang group- as welcoming as they ever are.
We start our journey from Syabru Besi after a ride from Kathmandu. Thereon, we trek through the Alpine forest, through harsh steps and down to the Langtang Valley from where the beautiful Langtang Lirung (7,234m) stands at its might. The Buddhist tradition is prevalent in this region and trekker will also travel to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m). Following the narrow path, among the snowcapped mountains the trekkers will also get to change for an excursion in the famous Tserko Ri (5,033m). Ganja La is the highest point of this trek and trekking at such height can be deadly if the body is not accustomed to the environment. Acclimatization is a must and we slowly move down to Dukpu and then to Shermanthang. Trekking down we reach Melamchipul and return back to Kathmandu with the beautiful memory of this trek.
This journey is no joke. Trekking higher than 5,000m requires a good physical stamina and fitness, prior experience is an asset that’s good to have. Although this journey is arduous, our guides here at Happylank Trek will provide you with necessary assistance and information for successful completion of the project.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to hotel, preparation for trekking and overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by bus 6-7 hrs and overnight in Syabrubesi.
Day 03: Trek Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel. (2380.m)
Day 04: Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang village. (3540.m)
Day 05: Trek Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa. (3800.m)
Day 06: Trek Kyanjin Gompa to Ganjala Phedi. (4300.m)
Day 07: Trek Ganjala Phedi to Keldang. (4250.m) via Ganjala Pass. (5122.m)
Day 08: Trek Keldang to Yak Kharka. (4000.m)
Day 09: Trek Yak Kharka to Tarke Gyang. (2590.m)
Day 10: Trek Tarke Gyang to Sermathang. (2610.m)
Day 11: Trek Sermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar and drive to Kathmandu. 3/4 hrs trek and 2 hrs drive.
Day 12: Departure to international airport or if you have few days extra in Kathmandu you can Chill, Shopping, Sightseeing, etc.
What is Included?
- Airport pick up and drop by private /car/van/bus/
- TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System)
- Langtang National park entry permits.
- All your standard meals while in the trekking (Breakfasts/Lunch/Dinners) with three cup of tea or coffee a day.
- Tea house accommodation during the treks.
- Friendly English speaking guide.
- Accommodation, Food, Salary, Insurance, and medicine for all staff.
- Porter service (1 porter between 2 person basis)
- Medical Kit.
- Happyland treks certificate.
- Company Duffel bag and a t-shirt.
- Transportation: Kathmandu – Syabrubesi – Kathmandu by local bus
- All government and local taxes.
What is not Included?
- Any food and accommodation during your stay in Kathmandu.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu.
- Travel medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
- Nepal entry visa fee. International air fare.
- personal equipment.
- Tips for guide and porter (Tipping is expected)
- Personal expenses such as: Alcoholic beverages, hot shower, water bottle, cold drinks, hot water, battery charge, donation.
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned on price include' section.
Sun hat / warm fleece hat / Sunglasses / Head torch / headband
Few pair of T-shirt / Cotton t-shirt / Light thermal / leggings
Fleece jacket / down jacket
Light weight walking pant / Hiking Shorts / Under garments
Inner Socks / Thick warm wool hiking socks / Comfortable Hiking boots / Sandals
Fleece Gloves / waterproof wind fleece gloves
Sleeping bag liner / Pancho rain cover / Trekking poles / Headlamps and spare batteries / camera batteries with chargers / watch with light alarm / Water bottle or Camel bag / money belt / Dry Packs
Toiletries and Personal Hygiene:
Shampoo / conditioner
Tooth brush and paste / Face and body moisturizer
Nail clippers file / Clothes washing shop
Toilet paper you can by more on a trek / hand sanitizer / Sunscreen / body high UV Protection.
See yours doctor for complete travel medical include High altitude medicine Diamox.
While you're traveling regarding the amazing history and culture of Nepal. We trek per day between 4 to 8 hours its depending on the walk, we can always tailor the date to you and your needs. Whilst trekking with Happyland Treks we must try to drink 3 to 5 liters water per day. Water is known to help when combating mountain altitude sickness.
During the trek almost every village you will have access to boiled purified drinking water. When trekking you will go through terrain that can be flat, downhill uphill and at points with lots of stairs. We are always there to help and support you and your journey. Learning about local culture and their Sherpa people. Monastery, prayer flag and prayer wells. Reaching to Ganjala Pass. 5122m. Rasuwa District.
During the trip we will sleep at a maximum altitude of 4300m. (Ganjala Phedi with tent)
Mountain Altitude Sickness can affect anyone above 3000 meters. Altitude Sickness affects people regardless of sex. Age and fitness. If you are showing signs of mountain altitude sickness your safety is our first priority and we will facilitate you getting down as fast as possible. We suggest prior to trekking to ensure you are in good health and have consulted with your GP. It is recommended prior to departing walking training is done so you have the most enjoyable time whilst trekking. Please don’t hesitate ask more.
ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS!
Many people suffer from mild symptoms of AMS (ACCUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS)A light headache, loss of appetite and disturbed sleep may occur when suffering from AMS. If you experience any of these symptoms do not continue ascend. Instead, stay where you are or go down to acclimatize.
Hace – High Altitude Cerebral Edema (swelling of the brain)
Hape – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (fluids in the lungs)
Persistent severe headache, difficulty breathing, confused thinking, loss of appetite, rapid breathing or breathlessness at rest, vomiting, coughing up pink, brown or white sputum, sound of liquid in the lungs, blueness of face and lips, severe lethargy (not wanting to do anything), persistent bubbling cough, or persistent increased heart rate (110 per minute)
Prevention:- Drink plenty of water (not alcoholic beverage) and eat fruit - especially when crossing high pass.
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"Experience Team "
Me and my brother finished Langtang Ganjala Pass in good time and it was an awesome experience. It was a proper workout, especially at high altitude – we’ve done treks and mountains before but this was way more intense. It was really rough, but everyone we met on route was really friendly and our guide really put us to shame when it comes to fitness! We got so many cool photos and when we got back to Kathmandu, Happy showed us a great time to celebrate our accomplishment. That’s one more off the bucket list.
"Thanks Happyland for 'Trekking Langtang' "
Even after the damages made by the earthquake, the region of Langtang remains stunning. Crossing the Tamang villages we had the pleasure to be greeted with smiles and a friendliness I will never forget. Among the many trekkers I met, all agree to the fact that they came to Nepal for the mountains, and came back or will come back for its people, who never cease to teach you the value of respect and joy, despite the difficulties. Of course the lake and the dense forests were amazing, and being with a guide made it easier, particularly for those of us who have absolutely no sense of direction.