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Climbers on the way to summit Nayaganga Ganjala Chuli Peak
Nayaganga Peak 5,844 m
Morimoto Basecamp 4,780 m
Tented Camp

Langtang - Ganja La Chuli Climbing

Code: C-NK
Duration: 19 Days
Max. Elevation: Ganja La Chuli (Naya Kanga) (5,844m)
Walking Hours: 2 ½ - 7 hrs per day
Price: on request
Min. Group Size: 2 participants

Langtang is located in the north of Kathmandu that offers a multitude of fine trekking destinations. Langtang region is inhabited by a majority of Tamang people with rich cultures and tradition.  Langtang and Helambu are divided by a high pass with about 13 beautiful lakes. Gosainkunda being the biggest and the holiest of all. 

Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just south of the Tibetan border Keyrong. The highest point in Langtang is the Langtang Lirung (7,246m). Other smaller mountains are Gang Chenpo (6,380m), Naya Kanga (5,846m) and Dorje Lhakpa (6,966m).

Trip Facts

Code: C-NK
Duration: 19 Days
Max. Elevation: Ganja La Chuli (Naya Kanga) (5,844m)
Walking Hours: 2 ½ - 7 hrs per day
Price: on request
Min. Group Size: 2 participants

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Airport pick-up, Drive to hotel, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Swayambunath, Durbar Square), welcome dinner in the evening, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 03: Sightseeing (Pashupatinath, Boudanath), overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 04: Drive by simple local bus or Jeep from Kathmandu to Syafru Bensi (1,470 m) (8 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 05: Walk from Syafru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2,410 m) (6 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 06: Walk from Lama Hotel to Langtang (3,430 m) (6 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 07: Walk from Langtang to Kyangijn Gompa (3,900 m) (2 ½ h ), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 08: Rest day in Kyangijn Gompa (acclimatization), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 09: Walk from Kyangijn Gompa to Nayaganga Basecamp (4,400 m) (6 - 7 h), overnight stay in camp
Day 10: Rest day in Nayaganga Basecamp, overnight stay in camp
Day 11: Walk from Nayaganga Basecamp to Nayaganga Highcamp (5,000 m) (5 h), overnight stay in camp
Day 12: Reserve day in Nayaganga Highcamp, overnight stay in camp
Day 13: Walk from Nayaganga Highcamp to Nayaganga Ganjala Chuli Summit (5,844 m) and back to Nayaganga Basecamp (7 h), overnight stay in camp
Day 14: Walk from Nayaganga Basecamp to Kyangijn Gompa (5 – 6 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 15: Walk from Kyangijn Gompa to Lama Hotel, overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 16: Walk from Lama Hotel to Syafru Bensi, overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 17: Drive by simple local bus or Jeep from Syafru Bensi to Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 19: Drive from hotel to airport. Departure to home country

Additional information

Tour- Highlights:

  • Discover  Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (UNESCO World Heritage)

  • 7 days teahouse trek in Langtang

  • Climbing of Ganja La Chuli Peak (5,844 m)

  • Fascinating mountain views to  Langtang Lirung (7,246 m), Dorje Lhakpa  (6,988 m), Ganchempo  (6,387 m), Ganesh Himal and Tibet Range

Tour  details:

Ganja La Chuli (5,844 m) is the fabulous looking peak to the south of Kyangjin Gompa, the destination village of the popular Langtang Trek in the Langtang National Park.

The normal route to the summit is via the snowy north-east ridge. Much of the climb is straightforward, but there is one fairly steep section on 40 to 55 degree snow where belaying is necessary.

The summit offers sublime view of the peaks lying along the Langtang Valley and into Tibet.

Difficulty and requirements:

Demanding tour, which requires good condition, high physical and mental strength as well as a very good health.

Each participant must be aware of the occurrence of unpredictable and difficult events (e.g. bad weather, flight delays, illness, poor trail condition, difficult terrain, changes or shifts in the tour itinerary and time schedule).

Max. Eveluation: Ganja La Chuli Peak (5,844 m), latitude: 28.1682225 , longitude: 85.548686

Walking hours:  between 2 ½  to 7 hours per day

 

Syaphru Besi (1,470 m)

Syaphru Besi is located in Rasuwa district of Baghmati zone and borders on the Chinese autonomous region Tibet in the northern part of Nepal. It is a village having 18 other village development committees.The ethnic group of Tamangs inhabit the place since the ancient times having their own history, culture, language, religion, tradition and values. They follow Buddhist religion and highly value it.

The hot spring in Syaphru Besi is also well known for its healing power of stomach related illnesses since the ancient times.

The Samdheon Woesel World Peace Stupa have been constructed for the peace in the country where lord Buddha was born, for the peace in the world as well as for the well being of all the living beings, natural resources and environment. A Buddhist monastery is situated as well in the old part of the village on the other side of the river.  

Kyangjin Gompa (3,900 m)

The Yak-cheese-factory, which is located in Kyanjin Gompa opened in 1955 with Swiss support. The cheese dairy operates only in summer and produces annually around 7,000 Kg of cheese that is dragged by porters to a dairy in Kathmandu. Sometimes you have the opportunity to buy cheese and curd. A trip to Kyanjin Ri (4,600 m) is recommended during the rest day.

 

 

Includes / Excludes

Included:

  •  All transfers (usually by private car) according to tour plan (incl. transport during sightseeing)
  • Map
  • Accommodation (double room or two -men tent) in Kathmandu and in simple teahouses/Lodges or tent during the trekking/climbing tour*)
  • Entrance fees in Kathmandu
  • Trekking permit for Langtang, TIMS card and special climbing permit for Ganja La Chuli
  • English speaking travel guide in Kathmandu
  • Porter during the trekking/climbing tour
  • English speaking Trekking and Climbing guide during the whole tour incl. Climbing Ganja La Chuli
  • Food (full board) incl. country typical drinks (coffee, tea)  during the trekking tour (overnight stay in teahouses/lodges)
  • Simple food (full board) incl. country typical drinks (coffee, tea) during the camp (overnight stay in tent)
  • Two-men tent and mattress (during the camp)
  • Climbing equipment: fixed rope, main rope, snwo stakes, ice screw and shovel
  • Satellite phone
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Welcome-Dinner in Kathmandu

 

 Not included:

  • Visa for Nepal
  • Personal climbing equipment (2 locked carabiner, 2 unlocked carabiner, crampons, ice axe, harness, belay device, prusik cord (1 x 2 m and 1 x 1 m), snow gaiters and jumar)
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water during the trekking/climbing tour
  • Food (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • All kind of drinks in Kathmandu
  • Domestic flights
  • Extra charge for hot shower during the trekking tour
  • Extra charge for recharging camera or mobile batteries during the trekking tour
  • Personal travel- and health insurance
  • Emergency transport / emergency evacuation
  • Tips ( for driver, trekking/climbing guide and porter)
  • Personal expenses
  • Flight from home country to Kathmandu and back

 *) single supplement charge has to be added, if requested.

In other respects our Terms & Conditions shall apply.