Naya Kanga Peak Climbing

Naya Kanga Peak Climbing

Naya Kanga Peak ClimbingNaya Kanga Peak also known as Ganja La Chuli is a popular trekking peak in Nepal situated in 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 to 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 (8,046m), 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 north – east ridge over a line on ice and snow. We follow the route of Langtang trek to Kyangjin (3,749m) for the ascent of Naya Kanga. To the north above Kangjin, there are several hills that provide both the magnificent views and the 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

North – East Face & North Ridge

Crossing the Langtang Khola below Kyangjin, we climb steeply along the ridge through a forest of rhododendron and juniper. Finally climbing more gently, we arrive at yak pastures of Ngegang at about 4000m. We continue following the trail to Ganja La through moraine climbing steeply. We leave Ganja La trail to climb steeply up yet more moraine to reach the eastern end of the glacier shelf beneath the north – east face of Naya Kanga. We set up the high camp here for the ascent.

We cross the glacier shelf to the foot of a shallow colors heading to the north ridge. We climb the colors to the notch and the base of the ridge. Then we turn to the ice nose on the left which is only the technical section on the climb. Now the ridge widens and leads to a small col. on the east – west summit ridge and the summit is only 30m higher to the right. The climb near the summit should be done carefully. Normally, the ascent takes 5 – 7 hours from the high camp. For the return trek, we may follow Ganja La – Helambu route or take the same route back to Dhunche.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel, day at leisure

Day 02: Day at leisure

Day 03: Kathmandu – Syabru by bus

Day 04: Ghoratabela

Day 05: Langtang

Day 06: Kyangjin Gompa

Day 07: Rest at Kyangjin

Day 08: High camp at Yala Chhu

Day 09: Yala peak summit – Kyangjin

Day 10: Base Camp

Day 11: High Camp

Day 12: Summit – Base Camp

Day 13: Kyangjin

Day 14: Ghoratabela

Day 15: Syabru

Day 16: Syabru – Kathmandu by bus

Day 17: Free day for shopping or relax

Day 18: Drive – Airport for return flight.

The cost includes the following services:

Airport pick up & drop

Peak climbing guide

Trek guide & ast guide

Cook, ast cook, other trek crews & porters

Insurance, lodging, food & allowance to your trek crews

Tent & mattress

All meals as per itinerary

Land transportation as per itinerary

Room in cities as per itinerary

Trek permit, national park fee & peak permit fee

Domestic flight ticket as per itinerary.

Cost does not include:

International airfares & war insurance

The cost of personal items like laundry & all kind of soft & hard drinks

Optional excursions

Cost of visas, insurance charges & passports where is necessary

Gratuities for services provided on a personal basis

The single supplement payable on all bookings where only one person is traveling

All others except committed to provide in above.

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