Naya Kanga Peak Climbing - 14 Days

  • Duration 14 Days
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Type Lodge and tented camp
  • Best Season Spring (March - May) & Autumn (Sept - Nov)
  • Group Size 16
  • Maximum Altitude 5,844 m

Highlights

  • Short peak climbing for adventure lovers 
  • Technically demanding peak to quench your adventure thirst
  • Immersive trekking experience through the beautiful village and dense forests before reaching the base camp of Naya Kanga peak
  • Witness stunning mountain landscapes and glaciers
  • Visit ancient Kyanjin Gompa
  • Get to see the lifestyle of Tamangs and Sherpa people
  • Conquer a peak in the Himalayas

Nayakang Peak is also known as Ganja La Chuli. It is one of the trekking peaks in the Himalayas, located in the beautiful Langtang region, south of the holy Gosaikunda Lake (4,380 m). Naya Kanga Peak's short 14 days climbing itinerary and easy accessibility of the trail is making it very famous among the climbers. The journey offers jaw-dropping mountain views and close-up perspectives of massive glaciers.

Embark on an immersive journey trekking through the beautiful forests and remote villages of the Langtang region and eventually reach the summit of Naya Kanga Peak at 5,846 meters.

In the initial days of Naya Kanga peak climbing, you'll be following the popular Langtang Valley Trek route. The trail ascends through lush forests of bamboo, oak, and rhododendron. You'll cross the Langtang river and many suspension bridges. As you traverse the Langtang National Park, you may come across a diverse range of flora and fauna. 

In the villages, you stay overnight in the guesthouses runned by the locals. You get to see their daily lifestyle and glimpse their culture. The trail has monasteries, chortens, and prayer wheels. Overall, the journey will be very immersive and gratifying.

Views during Naya Kanga peak climbing

First of all, the fragrance of the woods and the fresh air of the Himalayas will rejuvenate your soul. From the beginning to the end of the Naya Kanga peak climbing, you get to see non-stop diverse sceneries. Ther verdant hills, vast pastures, terraced fields, rivers, snow-capped mountains, and tiny little scattered villages all combine to make one great masterpiece. 

Snow-capped mountains like Langtang Lirung (7,246 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6,966 m), Sishapangma (8,027 m), Lenpo Gang (7,083 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Kang Guru (6,981 m), Yala Peak (5,500 m), etc conquers the sky with their enormous presence. 


Naya Kanga Peak climbing difficulty level

Unlike other famous trekking peaks, Nayakang Peak is a technical peak. Regardless of its elevation under 5,000 meters, the route is treacherous and demands technical climbing. This peak is surely not for beginner climbers and requires strong physical and mental fitness. 

So, you might be thinking, are you fit for climbing Naya Kanga peak or not?

The answer depends on your determination and will to reach the summit. With our professional climbers, you can climb Naya Kanga peak safely. Our team's support during the climbing is just outstanding. 

What do we offer?

We offer the best Sherpa guides who will assist you during the climb. You'll be trekking and climbing with a team of active climbers who summited Naya Kanga and other high mountains before. Similarly, you'll get pre-climbing training, and our crew members will regularly check your health.

We make climbing bearable in the Himalayas. Enjoy safe climbing with our team. For more information, contact us. 

Check out these famous trekking peaks - Pisang Peak climbing, Mera peak climbing, Island Peak climbing, and Lobuche peak climbing.  

Itinerary

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Meet with our airport representative at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport terminal gate upon your arrival. He will take you to the hotel. Check in and enjoy the day relaxing. No activity is planned for today apart from welcome dinner in the evening.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsWelcome dinner
  • Maximum Altitude1,310 m

Today, after breakfast, we drive to Syabrubesi. From here, we begin trekking towards the base of Nayakang Peak. The drive is soothing and very beautiful. Lush green hills, terraced fields, small villages, and rivers accompany us during the drive.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude1,460 m

We begin trekking from Syabrubesi and come across the Bhote Koshi River. Gradually, we come by the banks of the Langtang River and trek through Bamboo. The trail gets rugged up to Rimche, and we ascend to Lama Hotel, our last stop for the day.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude2,470 m

The trail from here onwards goes uphill to Gumanchow,k and we take a small break at GhodaTabela for lunch. Along the way, we'll come across yaks and horses, carrying goods. The trail further gets dusty. We reach the picturesque Langtang village. It is an ancient village, and residents here mostly follow Buddhism.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude3,430 m

The trail continues to the famous Kyanjin Gompa today. It is one of the significant monasteries in the Langtang region. Along the way, we'll stop by Yak Cheese Factory and taste some authentic Himalayan cheese. The route offers a stunning mountain panorama. Upon reaching Kyanjin Gompa, we get welcomed by captivating views of Langtang Lirung and Ganchempo.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude3,750 m

Today, we spend the day catching our breath and resting. In the morning, we go on a short hike to Tserko Ri. The trail is steep and rocky. The views of the mountains like Dorje Lhakpa, Ganchenmp, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and Mt. Kang Guru is remarkable from here. Later in the day, we explore the Kyanjin Gompa and watch monks practicing their rituals.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude5,050 m

After having a warm breakfast in Kyanjin Gompa, we begin trekking toward the Nayakang Base Camp. The trail ascends through coniferous forests and further moves along the Langtang River. We keep climbing uphill on a steep path until we reach the base camp. Depending on the weather, the base camp may be covered in snow or grass. The crew set the tent and prepare the dinner.

  • AccommodationTented Camp
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude4,430 m

Today, we get one step closer to the summit. From base camp, we hike to the High Camp of Nayakang peak. The route is steep and snowy. We will use climbing gears as per need. Along the way, we may cross snow-laden paths and avalanche-prone areas. We spend the night in a tent.

  • AccommodationTented Camp
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude4,960 m

We check the weather and get ready to push towards the summit early in the morning. Crossing the snow terrain, we push, fighting with strong wind. The initial climb involves walking through boulders and snow. The route gets steeper as we approach the summit. 

 

From the summit, we get to see breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains. We'll find ourselves standing in the clouds. After spending some time here, we descend to the base camp to spend the night.

  • AccommodationTented Camp
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude5,844 m

Before leaving base camp, we clean it and pack all our waste. The trail follows the same path back to Kyanjin Gompa. It'll be a long descent, so bare your knees. The landscapes while dropping down are phenomenal.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude3,750 m

We follow the same route back to Lama Hotel after having breakfast. Trekking along the Langtang River, we pass by lush forests and small settlement areas, crossing lovely waterfalls and bridges on the way.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude2,470 m

Enjoy the walk as it is the last day of the trek. From Lama Hotel, we further drop down through the villages like Bamboo and Rimche. We take a small break in Rimche for lunch and trek through forested paths to Syabrubesi.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude1,460 m

We drive back to Kathmandu today in a local bus. Enjoy the gorgeous landscapes on the way. It is your last day in Kathmandu, so take your time in the evening to explore Thamel and do some shopping. In the late evening, we gather over a farewell dinner and celebrate the successful completion of the journey.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast & Farewell dinner
  • Maximum Altitude1,310 m

As the trip ends, it's time to return to your home. Our airport representatives will assist you in the checkout and bid you our last goodbyes.

  • MealsBreakfast

This is our standard and recommended itinerary. If this itinerary doesn’t suit to you, we can customize your trip as per your interest and time-frame. Click here for Tailor-Made program. 

Includes

  • All grounded transportation as per itinerary by private car
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive breakfast
  • Your meals in trekking (Breakfast/Lunch and Dinner)
  • One experience English speaking trekking guide and porter assigned for your service and their expenses
  • One experience climbing guide for climbing section assigned for your services and his expenses
  • Naya Kanga Peak Climbing Permit with rope, ice-axe
  • Full board meals and tented camp while climbing Mera Peak
  • Langtang National Park permit and TIMS card
  • Naya Kanga Peak climbing map
  • Local fresh fruit
  • First aid kit
  • All government taxes and office service charges 

Excludes

  • Meal in Kathmandu apart from Breakfast
  • Your travel insurance
  • Your international flight ticket to/from Kathmandu
  • Your personal nature expenses and equipment and medical kit
  • Your personal climbing equipments
  • All kinds of hot and cold drinks and alcoholic beverage
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in Including Section
  • Tipping to field staffs (Tipping is not mandatory but expected)

FAQs

  • Q1. Can I climb Naya Kanga Peak without a guide?

    No, you cannot climb Naya Kanga peak without a guide. The Nepal government does not allow solo climbing to any foreign travelers. Your trip must be accompanied by a registered Nepal trekking/climbing company.

  • Naya Kanga peak is one of the most technically difficult peaks to climb. It is not for climbers without previous climbing experience, and involves many technical sections and crossing deep crevasses.

  • Yes, Naya Kanga peak is technical.

  • No, you cannot see Everest from Naya Kanga peak, but other stunning mountains like Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Dorje Lhakpa, Kang Guru, etc, are seen from the top of this peak.

  • You should have knowledge about technical climbing and know how to use the climbing gear. If you have climbed peaks like Mera, Pisang, and Island before, you can consider the Naya Kanga peak to climb.

  • Our Naya Kanga peak climbing package is 14 days long. From Naya Kanga base camp, it takes three days to reach the summit and descend back to base camp. It is a short climb in the Himalayas.

  • The cost of Naya Kanga climbing can vary from one company to another. Our Naya Kanga peak climbing cost covers your permits, the expense of guides & porters, meals & accommodation at the camps as well as while trekking, and ground transportation as per the itinerary. We have the best and most reasonable peak climbing cost for Naya Kanga.

  • Yes, Naya Kanga peak is dangerous because the route is treacherous. However, our expert guides and porters will assist you during the climbing. They'll make the journey safe.

  • To train for Naya Kanga peak climbing, you can do cardio and aerobic training. You need strong stamina and endurance to push to the summit with mental fitness to cross the scary, technical sections.

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