Naya Kanga peak climbing with classic Langtang valley trek is brilliant trip to Langtang. Naya Kanga (5844m) also known as Ganja La Chuli is located in the Langtang region of Nepal. Langtang is one of the popular trekking destination in Nepal situated north from Kathmandu is easily accessible by road transportation. Langtang National park was designated as the first Himalayan National park in 1970. The area extends from 32 KM north of Kathmandu to Tibet border. The highest peak in the area is Langtang Lirung (7200m). Its accessibility makes it an ideal choice of short visit to the Himalayas, allowing the climbers to experience some best mountaineering activities all in short period within 2-3 weeks.The normal route to climb Naya Kanga peak is via the snowy north-east ridge. The trip starts with driving from Kathmandu to the north and arrives at small town of Syabrubesi. Then we walk through the dense forests of Bamboo, Oaks, pines and Maples following the narrow valley along Langtang Khola to the north-east. Once we get to Goratabela (2900m), the Langtang valley get wider and one can see Massif Langtang range rising above the skyline. Then heading up to Langtang village which is the biggest settlement of the area influenced by the pure Tibetan culture. Once we reach the Kyngjin Gompa; the last settlement where is many lodges are run all year round. From there we make day hike up to Kyangjin Ri (4700m) or Tsherko Ri (4980m) for the spectacular Himalayan views of the area and acclimatization. Then we cross the Langtang Khola south of Kyangjin Gompa and trek to Naya Kang Base camp. We set up high camp and start the climbing from there. From the summit it can view the spectacular scenery of the mountains of Nepal such as Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lhakpa, Gang Chhenpo, Ganesh Himal ranges, Manaslu Ranges to Annapurna ranges, mighty Sishapangma (8013m) in Tibet as well the great views of the valley on the south including Kathmandu. We will be trek same route back to Syabrubesi and drive to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Meet and greet at airport. Transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Get permits, preparation, visit ancient old temples in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Syabru Bensi (1470m) by 4WD local jeep, 6 hours.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2324m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang (3330m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3870m), 3-4 hours walk.
Day 07: Excursion Tsergo Ri (4985m), full day.
Day 08: Excursion to Langshisa Kharka.
Day 09: Trek to Naya Kanga Base Camp (4430m) 4 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to High Camp (4960m) 4hrs.
Day 11: Summit Naya Kanga (5844m) and back to Base Camp.
Day 12: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3730m) 3 hors.
Day 13: Trek to Rimche (2455m) 6hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Thulo Syabru (2210m) hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Dunche (2030m) 6 hrs.
Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu. 5-6 hrs.
Day 17: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 18: Further destination.
Packing List and Equipment for Langnang Trek Naya Kanga Peak Climbing
Personal Trekking Equipment
Pee Bottle (Optional) but very useful.
Pee funnel for women (optional) Lightweight urinary director.
Hand/foot warmers (Optional) Recommended if you easily get cold hands and feet 1-3 pairs.
Personal first aid kit (small and simple) Aspirin, Moleskin, Adhesive tape, Band-Aids. Scissor, Blade,
Drugs/medications/prescriptions Climbers should bring Mupirocin (Bactroban) cream, excellent topical antibiotic for scrapes and cuts. Cirprofloxin (Cipro) 500mg tablets for travelers' diarrhea and for urinary tract infections. Loperamide (Lomotil) or Immodium for diarrhea. Acetazolamide (Diamox) 125 or 250mg tablets for alltitude sickness. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) 200mg tablets for altitude headaches, sprains, aches, etc. Excedrin for headaches. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) 325mg tablets for stomach sensitivity.
Necessary Gear for expedition
Again, this is not an exhaustive list but we hope it provides a loose guideline for your preparations. Do as much background research as possible – it never hurts to come over-prepared. And, of course, we are always happy to help so just give us a shout if you have any questions, comments or concerns. Happy preparations!
We submitted a proposed Annapurna itinerary to multiple guiding companies. After receiving responses from the various companies, we chose Wilderness Excursion. It was the most responsive to our specific requests for our trip to Nepal. In planning our trip, Pradip Tamang was excellent in responding to our questions and preparing us for the trek. Pradip was also our guide. He was an outstanding guide in numerous ways. He was extremely knowledgeable about the sites and particular mountains we saw on ...
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