Langtang Ganjala pass trek is a two weeks long trek through the Langtang national park. The park got its name from the mountain Langtang Lirung with an elevation of 7234m. During the trek, you will get to the highest elevation of 5122m in the Ganjala Pass. The pass separates Langtang valley from Helambu valley. From the pass, you can get close-up views of mount Langtang and Shisapangma 8027m. Other mountains seen are Langtang Ri 7205m, Jugal 7050m, and Dorje Lhakpa 6966m.
Nepalese larch, the only deciduous conifer is found in this region. Over 700 years old Kyanjin monastery has been another sight attraction in the Langtang valley. The region is mostly inhabited by Tibetan and Tamang communities with rich and unique traditions. Langtang region is popular for its alpine pastures and Yak-herding. You may also spot several stone huts used in summer by the Shephards.
The Langtang Ganjala pass trek starts by taking a bus drive from Kathmandu to the Sybrubensi village. From there you will trek along the Langtang valley crossing several river streams and reach the Langtang village. You may climb the Tserko Ri and Kyanjin Ri before heading to the Ganga La pass. It takes 3 camping days to cross the pass and reach the Dhukpa village in the Helambu region. From there you descend further down to Melamchi village and get a bus drive back to Kathmandu.