Naya Kanga Peak is also known as Ganja La Chuli is a popular trekking peak in Nepal situated in the Langtang region. Langtang is a popular destination for climbing snow peaks and spectacular panoramic views of mountains in Nepal and Tibet. Easy access to the region and availability of several snow peaks scattered around for acclimatization make this region an ideal destination for mountaineers.
Many small peaks in this region which require no previous climbing experience are suitable for even trekkers who have little taste of what's like climbing in Nepal. Naya Kanga is an attractive peak rising to the west of the Ganja La (5,122m). Ascending to Ganja La or the summit of Naya Kanga offers the spectacular panoramic views of mountains in Nepal and Tibet including Langshisa Ri (6,370m), Pemthang Ri (6,836m), Shisapangma (8,099m), Langtang Lirung (7,425m), Pemthang Kapro Ri (6,830m) and Langtang II (6,571m). The normal route of ascent to Naya Kanga is via the northeast ridge over a line of ice and snow. We follow the route of the Langtang trek to Kyangjin (3,749m) for the ascent of Naya Kanga. To the north above Kangjin, there are several hills that provide both magnificent views and acclimatization. North-east of Kyangjin Ri (4,700m), there are two peaks; Yala Peak (5, 500m) and Tsergo Peak (5,749m) that provide good climbing for acclimatization.
The normal route for climbing Naya Kanga peak is north-East Face & North Ridge.
Upon arrival meet and assist by Parikrama Treks representative. Transfer to hotel for rest. On the way, one can enjoy the view of the UNESCO world heritage site Pashupatinath Temple
Early morning we take a drive out of Kathmandu to avoid traffic. On the highway, we will enjoy the green lush hills and snow-covered mountains. . Syabrubeshi is the trekking starting point for most of the trek to the Langtang region. We take a day to rest at Syabrubesi and to make all the necessary preparation.
Today trail takes us along the Langtang river and a slow ascend to the Lama Hotel area. On the way, we will cross a small Tamang village full of beautiful stone houses. You will also get the first glimpse of the Himalayas.
Today's trail is full of rich flora and fauna giving us the best time to enjoy its beauty. We will pass through Gumanechok and Ghodatabela before reaching Langtang village. Later we will cross many small waterfalls and streams, lush meadows. Later from Langtang village, we will get a view of the Langtang range.
On the way to Kyanjin Gompa we can see the backdrop of black and white. We can see Buddhist influence with many prayer flags fluttering with prayer wheels. You can also get views of Langtang Lirung (7227m) and Langtang II (6596m) from the village.
Today we will have a rest at Kyanjin Gompa. We will also have a short hike to Tserko Ri (4984m). On the trail, we will see yaks grazing all around the Tserko area. The views from Tserko Ri are breathtaking. From a height of 4984m, it offers a wonderful view of the valley below. It also gives a panoramic view of Langtang (7,227m), Yala (5,500m), Shishapangma (8,013), and Dorje Lakpa (6,966m). We spend some time at the top before we return to Kyanjin Gompa.
Today's trail is with juniper shrubs and descending a little to cross the Langtang Khola. This trek gives fabulous views of the Langtang Lirung (7227m) as well as the Langtang glacier. One must keep an eye for spotting various animals rare animals here. The snow leopard, red panda, and other species call this region their home.
Today's trail has steep ground with the Rocky icy landscape making it tricky to walk around. The views of the mountains become more beautiful as you reach the high camp. Mountains include Langtang (7,227m), Tserko Ri (4984m), Yala peak (5,500m), and so on.
To reach the summit we start early with the ascent. The climbing crew has already made all the preparation. Once you reach Naya Kanga Peak Summit we get glorious views of mountains all around. From the top, we will see the entire Langtang Lirung Massif and the glaciers. Tserko Ri (4984m), Yala peak (5500m), Shishapangma (8013), and Dorje Lakpa (6966m) are some of the known peaks. Once we spend enough time up here, we will make our way down to Kharka.
Today we take a short walk with descending till we reach and cross the Langtang River. We will then ascend for a while with beautiful scenery before reaching Kyangin Gompa. We pass across Chhona Lake as we follow the trail descending to Kyanjin Gompa.
We will pass a few Sherpa and Tamang villages and some pasture lands with yaks. We will be taking downhill through forests of oaks and rhododendron. One can also see various wildflowers blooming as we end the trek for the day at Rimche. We will follow the Langtang Khola for the entirety of the trek.
Today we start our trail by reaching Thulo Syabru, the city life is almost near to our play of night stay. We head to Thulo Syabru following the trail through Bamboo village and a few hot springs.
From Thulo Syabru we walk on familiar paths for around 3 hours before we reach Thulo Barkha. From here we take a drive back to Kathmandu. You can shop for gifts and souvenirs upon reaching Kathmandu. Overnight in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.
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Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a camping or tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience. What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK
CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS
FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS
DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS
FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES
Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;
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