What to expect during Ganja La Pass Trek?
Ganja La Pass Trek is a very challenging route in the Langtang region. You have to be well-prepared and guided by a professional guide to complete this trek. Heavenly scenery and tempting mountain views bring a lot of other difficulties that needed to be overcome. As the region is influenced by Tibetan Buddhism most of the villages, culture, and etiquette resemble Tibet. Himalayan mountains kike Yala Peak (5,520 m), Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Gauri Sankar (7,134 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), and many others will accompany you throughout the trek.
How long is Ganja La Pass Trek?
Ganja La Pass Trek can be 14 days long to 16, 18, or more than that. It depends on the company you are traveling with, as well as your available time to spend on the trek. We are offering Ganja La Pass Trek 18 Days and are also open for custom made trips. This means itinerary can also be modified as per your needs. Check our tailor-made section to know more about this option.
Why go on Ganja La Pass Trek with us?
Our years of expertise and ethics make us a perfect travel partner who will not only take you to your destination but also bring you back safely. We are a team of active climbers and trekkers who have been mapping trails of Himalayas for a long time. We are glad to offer our extensive and professionally designed Ganja La Pass Trek package. With us, you will not only travel but get to know in-depth about the region and make lifelong memories.
Ganja La Pass Trek map
Our Ganja La Pass Trek map is professionally designed to allow you to have a pictorial view of the route. The map shows you all the villages where you will stop for the night along with nearby highlights like mountains, monasteries, etc. You can also get a hard copy of this map to take on the trek as well.
Ganja La Pass Trek difficulty
Ganja La Pass is a difficult venture in the Langtang region. You will cross challenging Ganja La Pass (5,122 m), which requires previous trekking experience, climbing gears, and technical skills. Other than this, you also have to be well-equipped with food and shelter material to survive days when there is no human settlement around. High altitude also makes the journey difficult.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
One of the major issues while going on high altitude journey is to battle with altitude sickness, which is also known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Ganja La Pass Trekking also involves chances of altitude sickness. With keeping this in mind, we have designed our Ganja La Pass Trek itinerary with ample rest days.
Read below to know more in detail about altitude sickness symptoms & preventive measures:-
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Best time to go to Ganja La Pass Trek
March to May and October to November is the best time to go on Ganja La Pass Trekking. In short, spring and autumn are the ideal months to be on the trail. The stable weather, moderate climate, and clear sky make the journey joyful. During spring, the trail gets bloomed with several beautiful flowers and vegetation. While autumn makes the trail equally tempting and festive.
June to September (monsoon) and December to February (winter) are not an ideal time to go on Ganja La Pass Trek 18 Days. The heavy rainfall in the monsoon and extreme cold & snowfall in winter make the trail slippery and unsafe along with unclear views.
Accommodation during Ganja La Pass Trek
Guesthouse and teahouse are the main accommodation during Ganja La Pass Trek. You will get a small room packed with a few pieces of furniture, bed, blanket, and pillow. There is not anything fancy. Rooms are usually on a sharing basis and are not insulated properly. Therefore, a nice sleeping bag is recommended to have along the trail. You will also spend a few days in camp, therefore we will carry all the necessary stuff to keep ourselves surviving.
Food & Water on Ganja La Pass Trek
In the villages, the food will be served according to the menu of the guesthouse/teahouse. You can expect to find Nepali, Indian, and Tibetan cuisine. As the elevation will get higher the food choices get limited and expensive. During our stay in camp, all meals get prepared, cooked, and served by our trained porters.
Water is available in every teahouse. You can carry water purification tablets for extra safety. Make sure to carry 2L of reusable water bottles that can last you throughout the trail. We highly encourage you not to buy plastic water bottles in the way as it will help to reduce the waste.
We do offer the tailor-made option for Ganja La Pass Trek. The routes and the number of days are designed as per your specifications. This service is a reliable choice for group trekkers. Offering tailor-made service allows us to present the excellent service to our guests and meet their needs. Get in touch with us to design your custom itinerary. best
Our company believes in running eco-friendly tours, treks, & expeditions. Born and raised amidst nature, we are highly protective of it. During our trip, we tend to use environmental-friendly gears, and also encourage our guests to not litter the region. Along with that, we also work closely with the locals and help them improve their lifestyle.