If you are seeking some adventure in your life amongst the natural playgrounds of the Himalayas, then you must consider trekking in Nepal. There are dozens of trekking routes ranging from easy to difficult. The Ganja la Pass trek is one of the most popular and adventurous trekking routes in Nepal.
The Ganja la Pass trek offers a panoramic view of the majestic mountains on the Langtang region. The trail of the Ganja La Pass trek passes through the pristine rhododendron forests, water streams, and snow-capped mountains. You can also explore the culture, architecture, and religious heritage of the Sherpa and Tamang people. The trek follows through the alpine forests with diverse wildlife.
The journey starts from the drive to Syabrubesi from Kathmandu. The trek begins from Syabrubesi from where we head towards the Kyanjin Gompa (3049m). The Kyanjin Gompa houses a Buddhist Monastery and a Swiss-run cheese factory. We make an ascent to the Tserko Ri (5000m) and the Ganja La Pass (5122m) which is the highest point of the trek.
The Ganja la Pass is covered in snow all year and offers a breathtaking view of Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shankar, Ganesh Himal, Yala peak and other Mountains in the region. We descend towards the Tarke Gyang and Melamchi where we end our trek. You will stay the night in camps overlooking the beautiful night sky during the trek.
If you are an adventure lover and do not mind a challenging trekking path, then Ganja la Pass trek is the right choice for you. It is quite thrilling and pleasant at the same time. Here are the detailed itineraries.