Langtang Valley Trek

  •   Destination: Nepal
  •  Activities: Trekking
  •   Trip Grade: Moderate
  •  Group size: 2 & more
  •  Best Seasons: All season
  •   Accomodation: Lodge

Overview

Langtang is the subrange of Nepalese Himalaya located inside the Langtang National Park. One of the closest trek destinations to Kathmandu, Langtang valley is home to Langtang Lirung (7227m), Gosainkunda Lake and Kyanjin Gompa (Buddhist monastery). Langtang shares the border with Tibet in the north. The lifestyle, culture, and traditions of the region mostly resemble that of Tibet with Shamanistic roots endemic to age-old Bon-Po tradition. The indigenous Tamang and Sherpa tribes are the major inhabitants of the region with Buddhism being their predominant religion. Langtang Valley Trek takes you in a mystical and cultural journey into the ancient trans-Himalayan trade center of Nepal.

The 10-days trip begins at Kathmandu.  A 7 hour drive northwest of Kathmandu takes you through the spiraling hills to Sybrubensi village in Rasuwa district. The trek commences from the hills and advances deep into the mountains. The trail ascends through the Tamang villages of Lama Hotel, Mundu and Langtang village before resting at Kyanjin Gompa. Unlike other villages, Kyanjin is mostly occupied by Sherpa inhabitants. You will get to witness the oldest Buddhist monastery at Kyanjin and climb the local Kyanjin Ri peak before descending back to Syabrubensi. The local peaks including Langtang Lirung (7227m), Langtang Ri (7205m), Tserko Ri (4984m) and Yala Peak (5,550m) are clearly visible from the top. Most of the trail lies inside Langtang National Park, the first Himalayan national park of Nepal. The pristine park is home to the exotic wildlife including Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Thar, Rhesus monkey, and Red Panda. Langtang Valley Trek is suitable for trekkers of any age and experience. The best season to access Langtang remains during spring (March-June) and autumn (September-November).

Himalayan Treasure Trekking has been specializing in tailored treks around Nepal for many years. We conduct private, group and family treks inside the Langtang region. You can choose to join our fixed group at a reasonable rate. We offer inclusive trek packages which cover transportation inside the country, three meals a day, an experienced guide, porter, permits and the finest logistics.


 

Highlights:

  • Himalayan Flora and Fauna
  • Good view of Langtang Himalayan range
  • Sunrise and sunset view over the Himalaya
  • Nepal’s ethnic communities of the Tamang lifestyle and culture.

 

ITINERARY

Day-01: Arrive Kathmandu|1300m. – Overnight at Hotel.
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative will warmly greet you and drive you to your hotel. Once at the hotel, you can choose to relax or stroll outside and shop for trek accessories, snacks or goodies. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Syabrubensi|1,500m. – Overnight at Lodge.
Today, you’ll embark on a road journey spanning 80km from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi village in Rasuwa The road trip may last 6-7 hours and takes you through the hills of Central Nepal. On the way, you can witness the undulating rivers keeping you sincere company on the drive while fleeting glimpses of settlements of will make the ride even more enjoyable. Once at Sybrubensi village, you can relax and prepare for the trek. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.

Day-03: Trek to Lama Hotel|2,480m. – Overnight at Lodge.
The first day of the trek advances northwards towards Lama Hotel. Walking from Sybrubensi, you’ll journey through the Bhote Koshi River and follow the trail upstream along the Langtang Khola before trekking uphill for few more hours through Bamboo forest and Rimche to Lama Hotel. The trail, lying in the Langtang National Park, is also a home to a variety of wildlife and vegetation. Overnight stay at Lama Hotel.

Day-04: Trek to Mundu|3,470m. Via Langtang Village. – Overnight at Lodge.
Today, you’ll be the trek from Lama Hotel. The trail ascends along the dense forest towards Ghodatabela. The vantage point from Ghodatabela offers some of the scenic views of the mountains including Langtang Lirung (7227m), Tserko Ri, and Shishapangma. From here, you’ll ascend towards Chyamki and Langtang village before taking an uphill route to Mundu. Overnight stay at Mundu.

Day-05: Trek to Kyanjin 3,830m. – Overnight at Lodge
The trail ascends gradually through several small streams and moraines. It may take 3 to 5 hours to reach Kyanjin Gompa from Mundu. Once at the top,you will be surrounded by a jaw-dropping panorama of surrounding mountains. The area mostly occupied by Sherpa tribe and the ambiance around the village is quite surreal. Overnight stay at Kyanjin.

Day-06: Rest for acclimatization and explore the valley – Overnight at Lodge
Today, you’ll explore the Kyanjin valley and visit Kyanjin Gompa. You will also get to climb the local peak of KyanjinRi (4400m) before making your way back to Kyanjin village. Visiting the recently re-opened cheese factory and the mini-hydro power are other highlights of the trek. You also can explore the villages where you can get insights on the lifestyle and culture of the residents. Overnight stay at Kyanjin.

Day-07: Trek to Lama Hotel – Overnight at Lodge
The trail from Kyanjin routes back to Lama Hotel. From here, you’ll retrace your step back to the starting point of the trek. While going down, you’ll get some of the amazing views of the Langtang Himal (7227m) towering near the valley. You’ll pass through Langtang village, Ghodatabela, and few other Tamang villages before arriving at Lama Hotel. Overnight stay at Lama Hotel.

Day-08: Trek to Syabrubensi – Overnight at Lodge
Today is the last day of the trek. The final descend will take you through the lush forests towards the huge settlement of Syabrubensi village. It may well over 5 hours to reach Syabrubensi and will account for an easy walk. Once at Syabrubensi, you can celebrate the completion of the trek with your friends and staffs. Overnight stay at Syabrubensi.

Day-09: Drive to Kathmandu – Overnight at Hotel
You’ll catch your ride back to Kathmandu. The 6-7 hours long drive will take you through the same spiraling hills of mid-Nepal back to Kathmandu city. You bid farewell to the Langtang region and slowly head to the capital along the Trishuli River. In the evening, you can choose to explore Thamel city and shop for souvenirs. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day-10: Transfer to airport for final departure.
Today, we’ll drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport so you can catch your scheduled flight back home. Our representative will take you to the airport approximately 2 hours early so to avoid any traffic delays or hassles. You can share your trip experience or your next adventure with us on the way.

 

What is included:

– All local transportation services.
– Hotel booking in Nepal suiting the budget.
– During trek- All Meals and accommodation at local lodge.
– Experienced Trek guide with necessary staff and porters.
– Daily wages and transportation for trek crews
– Insurance for all local staff.
– Langtang National Park Entry Permit and TIMS Card.
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What is NOT Included:

– Nepal entry Visa fee.
– International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
– Monument entrance fees. (if required)
– Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the original itinerary
– Altitude chamber (PAC) and oxygen set
– Personal insurance​ of any kind​.
– Emergency rescue costs (if required) or costs of early departure from the mountain.
– Personal clothing and equipment including sleeping bag.
– Personal Porter during the trek. (if required)
– Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
– Charges NOT listed specifically in itinerary.
– All Personal nature expenses like phone & internet bills, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, shower, heater etc.
– ​Tips & gratuities for trek staff and driver.


 

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