Langtang Valley Trek

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure Trekking

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

5 Years

Introduction

Searching for the short days trek but still wanna go towards Himalaya? Langtang valley trek takes towards the wilderness of Himalaya region reach up to the splendid viewpoints of Kyangjin Ri and Cherko Ri that is above 4,500 meter. Drive towards the small town SyaruBesi after making a quality time at the world heritage site of Kathmandu. SyabruBesi is the place where the trek begins.

Langtang Valley Trek Overview

The place having 70 and above glaciers, incredible flora and fauna and culturally rich village settlements are some of the thing to be graceful. The steps ahead from SyaruBesi, the way runs through many water bridges, rhododendron forest and small villages inhabited mostly by Tamang community. The flapping prayer flag welcomes the travellers towards Langtang village where the sheeps and yaks pastures are seen the farm land. The popular and ancient Kyangjin Gompa and cheese factory is one of attraction at this site. The people welcoming with warm heart always pleases the visitors which makes the passing by individuals close towards the culture and lifestyle adopted at this area.

Hike towards KyanginRi or Cherko Ri that is situated above 4,500meter from the seal level. Enjoy the panorama of immense mountains such as Langtang ri, Langtang Himal, Langsisa, Ganjala peak and many snow-capped peaks. The Langtang National park offers the rarely seen animals such as red panda, Himalayan deer, Thar, Musk. In addition to this, oak, maple pine and glorious rhododendron woodland adds charm in the park offering a habitat of numerous species of birds and animals.
The diverse landscapes, water bridges, waterfalls, various Tibetan art crafts, cultural clothes and lifestyle amazes the travellers with the breathing picturesque of immense Himalayas exploring the astonishing flora and fauna makes the trekking more amusing. Langtang valley is the short days trek with everlasting mesmerizing memory.

Trip Features:

  • Langtang Valley trek is one of the best sites for trekking ground of North Central Himalayas of Nepal offering the panorama of the immense mountains and incredible landscapes and many high passes to view the Himalaya from every corner.
  • The highest elevation to pass upon is Cherko Ri (4,984 m), standing at elevation presents the stunning view of the sunrise striking at the spectacular Mount Langtang massif with complex range of mountains Sun-Koshi valley in the east and Trisuli Gandaki valley on the west.
  • This thrilling trip passes through the woodland of Rhododendron, waterfalls, farmland with a gazing of animals, charming villages’ inhibited mostly by Tamang community that represents its wealthy culture, lifestyles and values pleasing the trekkers.
  • The trees such as Oak, Maple, Pine and colourful rhododendrons; wildlife including Himalayan Black Deer, Himalayan Thar, Assam Macaque, Red pandas indicates the eyeful flora and fauna this regioin is blessed with.

Inclusions:

  • Required numbers of time Airport pick up and drop off as per your flight schedule (international and domestic) and all required transfers in Kathmandu.
  • 3 Night’s accommodation in touristic town of Kathmandu in BB Plan (one can choose budget, standard and deluxe)
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle (places of interest). Highly experienced city tour guide. All the entrance fees of UNESCO heritage sites.
  • Kathmandu–Syabru Besi – Kathmandu both way transportation (one can choose private vehicle or public sharing as per budget and interest)
  • Standard tea house (lodge) accommodation during the entire trekking as per mentioned in itinerary
  • Three meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trek as per mentioned in itinerary followed by 3 times tea/coffee per day.
  • One can choose the meal from menu there.
  • A duffel bag, Trekking Map and trekking pole
  • Sleeping Bag, Down Jacket, Nepali SIM card (Rental basis, if needed)
  • Langtang National Park Fee
  • TIMS (Trekker’s Information Manual System) permit
  • An experienced government certified local Trekking Guide
  • Required numbers of highly experienced trekking porters (2:1 ratio)
  • Staff’s foods, salary, insurance, accommodation, meals, transportation etc
  • General first Aid Kit
  • A certificate of appreciation (experience certificate) after completing the Trek
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program.
  • All government taxes and applicable paperwork

Exclusions:

  • International Airfare
  • Personal Travel Insurance (essential for high altitude trekking)
  • Lunch in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (bar, laundry, personal shopping, internet usages during the trek, hot shower during the trek, battery charge during the trek etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • TIPS for Staff

Tour Map

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.

We will begin our trip on your arrival at the city of Kathmandu with our airport pickup service. On your arrival, our expert trek guide will brief you about the entire trip. Accommodation: as per your request. Meal includes: Breakfast. We prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Sightseeing around World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu.

We will have a guided tour with sightseeing of various worldwide heritage sites in Kathmandu. These include Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and landmarks, such as Pashupati Nath Hindu Temple, Monkey Temple (Swyambhu Nath), Bouddha Nath, and more.

Day 03: Drive to Syabru Besi (1,500m/4921ft) ( 7-8 hrs drive).

We will go for a drive across north-western hills of Kathmandu, where you may enjoy panoramic views of Himalayan Mountains, rustic villages and terraced fields. Later on, we visit to Trishuli Bazar and then to Dhunche. Finally, we descend towards Syabru Besi.

Day 04: Trek to Lama hotel (2,487m/8159ft)( 6 hrs walk).

We will walk for 5 to 6 hours today. Our walk will start from the Langtang River Bank and go for a trail via thick forest filled with bamboo, pine and oak trees. Route involves passing through riverbank before beginning a gentle ascent of 4-5 hours towards Lama Hotel.

Day 05: Trek to Langtang village (3,430m/11253ft) (6-7 hrs walk).

Our team will leave from Lama Hotel and continue to pass through high altitude to get wonderful mountain scenes consisting of waterfalls and flowing river. While we reach Ghora Tabela’s green meadows, we will be able to view the snow-white peaks of the famous Langtang range. After we walk for 3 hours, we may reach Langtang village to get a unique charm of its flat-rooted houses in Tibetan style, water-driven mills and prayer wheels.

Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3,800m/12467ft) (3 hrs walk).

Our trek guides will continue the trek down to Langtang valley for approximately 4 hours to pass through tiny and ethnic villages of Tibetan style to reach at Kyangjin Gompa. This gompa is at the small pain surrounding snowy Langtang peaks, such as Langtang Ri at 6370meters, Dorje Larpa at 6990meters, Yala Peak at 5520meters and Langtang Lirung at 7245meters. Alternatively, we may opt to go for an acclimatization hike to the famous Kyanjin Ri peak.

Day 07: Hike to Kyangjin Ri (4,773m/15659ft) or Hike to Tserko Ri (4,984m,16351ft) (7-8 hrs walk).

Located at the height of (4984m/16351ft), reaching to Tserko Ri requires a steep climb from Kyangjin Gompa. Here, you will get spectacular views of hilly mountains and nearby peaks across the Langtang Valley.

Day 08: Trek to Lama hotel (2,487m/8159ft) (6-7 hrs walk).

Now, we will descend downwards towards the Lama Hotel via Langtang village. Here, you will get an excellent trail while passing from Ghora Tabela and finally, descend towards Lama Hotel.

Day 09: Trek to Syabru Beshi (1,500m/4921ft) via Sherpa village (6-7 hrs walk).

Our trekkers will follow the route towards Syabru Besi. Route will go into a small village named Syarpagaon and continue over Khangjung and Bhanjyanggaon before one should descend back to the Syabru Besi.

Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu.

Today, we will follow an 8-hour drive to go back to Kathmandu and then transfer you to the hotel. After your trek journey, you will get a spare day to be the part of various personal activities. Feel free to contact our tour operator for any additional activities.

Day 11: Final Departure.

Finally, our team will give you farewell and drop you to the Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu in Nepal.

 

Remember:

Our travel planner can customize the itinerary outline as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon level of service (deluxe, standard & budget) and as per the group size. You can easily CONTACT US at any time for any queries.