Naya Kanga Peak (5,844m) Climbing

Naya Kanga Peak (5,844m) Climbing

nayakanga peakNaya Kanga Peak is situated in the Langtang Himalaya of Nepal at an elevation of 5,844m. It is formerly known as Ganja La Chuli. Naya Kanga is an attractive peak rising to the west of the Ganja La pass (5,122m/16,800ft). It is a popular trekking peak but difficult mountain to climb. The normal route to this peak is via the snowy north-east ridge. It is not yet clear who climbed this summit first. It is easy access to the region and availability of several snow peaks scattered around for acclimatization make this region an ideal destination for novice as well as experienced climbers. Ascending to Ganja La and the summit of Naya Kanga offer the spectacular panoramic views of mountains in Nepal and Tibet including Langshisa Ri (6,370m/20,894ft), Pemthang-Ri (6,836m/22,422ft), Shisapangma (8,046m/27,749ft), Langtang Lirung (7,425m/24,354ft), Pemthang Kapro-Ri (6,830m/22,402ft) and Langtang II (6,571m/21,553ft). The normal route of ascent to Naya Kanga is via the north - East Ridge over a line on ice and snow.

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Name of Peak Climbing : 

Naya Kanga or Ganja la Chuli Peak Climbing


5,844m (19,173 ft) 


Langtang, Nepal


Langtang Himal Himal


B Group (NMA)

Easiest Route: 

Scramble/Rock/Snow Climb

Season : 

Spring & Autumn

Transportation : 

Land Transportation

Duration : 

22 Days

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Walking hours per day: 

5 to 7 hours

Group Size: 

2 - 12 Persons