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Langtang Valley Trekking - 11 Days

Langtang Valley Trekking
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Langtang Valley Trekking is the most popular trekking route near by Kathmandu towards the north. Langtang Valley trek is natural trekking route rich in cultural and natural heritage. The excellent views during the Langtang trekking is closer and into the wilderness area.

Highlight of Langtang Valley Trekking

  • You will lose at least 5-10 lbs
  • Trekking in Langtang Valley is a beautiful experience as it is also called ‘The Valley of Glaciers Trek’.
  • Langtang National Park protects the Valley which inhabits many animal species like, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan thar, Rhesus monkeys and, of course, Red Panda.
  • The region resembles cross culture as the area borders Tibet.

The Langtang valley trekking is hidden between the high and giant Himalayan range to the 150km north of Kathmandu.  The trek is easily accessible which offer trekkers to have authentic cultural experience, outstanding natural beauty, gorgeous  mountain scenery with lots of  glaciers, waterfalls and a wider range of diversity to  flora and fauna. Langtang Valley Trekking 11 Days is a peaceful trekking area for “beginners” and families – with friendly and welcoming tea houses in every village with accommodation facilities and a good variety of meals that offers.

The route of 11 Days Langtang Valley Trekking begins from Dhunche, a few village of Langtang region. The route follows the farmland and goes through a series of forests of rhododendron, bamboo, oaks, and pines. Passing through narrow valley of Langtang River covers the way to large alpine grassland of Kyanjin Gompa where the glacier meets the field. Yaks grazing in the footsteps of Langtang Ri, Langtang Lirung, Dorjee Lakpa and many more mountains is captivating for any trek lovers.

The Langtang Valley Trek  officially start from a 7-8 hour switchback drive through fascinating Middle Hill forest and terraced farming countryside takes you to Dhunche at a comfortable 1950m. The trail move gradually uphill through the rhododendron and bamboo forests and assisting through Tamang and Tibetan settlements. Langtang valley trekking region is home of the people of Tamang ethnicity and a friendly people originally from Tibet, with their own culture, architecture and lifestyle.

As the trail rises towards Kyanjin Gompa (3870m), forests and ridged fields give way to scrub vegetation and open rocky ground and Gompas Mani walls and colorful prayer flags are attractive features along the way. A rest and accommodation day is set aside here with the option to trek to gorgeous viewpoints at 4600m on Tserko Ri of Magnificent views of Langtang Lirung (7227m) and its glaciers are possible from here . The return trek of Langtang Valley Trekking takes a different route which may result in few more days added to this trek to further explore the region.

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/3,280ft)

Our team member will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few meters from the exit door. Please check your name at Showcard. He will bring you to hotel in Kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes. After refreshment, we will brief your plan more visibly.

Day 2
Sightseeing in Kathmandu (1400m)

Today we will visit the famous places of Kathmandu. Some of them are listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Kathmandu is known as the city that houses more temples than homes, so we will make tour to best travelling sites of Kathmandu.

Major Place to see:

BodhnathStupa, Pashupatinath, syombhunath, Kathmandu durbar square, patan durbar square, Bhaktapur durbar square etc.

In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organized sightseeing tour Guide then Prepare for trekking.

Day 3
Kathmandu to Syabru Besi (1460m), O/N in Syabru Besi

It takes about 11 hours on a bus for us to reach Syabru besi. Since tourist buses do not travel to this region we make our journey in a local bus, overnight stay in Syabrubesi. We provide the private transportation up on your services requested.

Day 4
Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel (2480m), O/N in Lama Hotel

Today we walk along the Langtang river, continue hiking across waterfalls and finally stop in Rimche before the trail descends to a settlement known as the Lama Hotel.

Day 5
Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley (3430m), O/N in Langtang Valley

A three hours hike from Lama Hotel takes us to Ghortabela and another 30 minutes of climbing brings us to a point where the Langtang Valley begins.

Day 6
Langtang Valley to Kyangin Gompa (3870m), O/N in Kyangin Gompa

From Langtang, it takes us about four hours of gentle ascension to reach Kyangin Gompa.

Day 7
Leisure day in Kyangin Gompa (3870m), . O/N in Kyangin Gompa.

A day in Kyangin Gompa gives us the opportunity to visit the famous Kyangin Monastery. After visiting the monastery we always have the option of going to the Yala cheese factory or the small lake behind Yala.

Day 8
Kyangin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2480m), . O/N in Lama Hotel.

After breakfast in Kyangin Gompa retrace our steps to Lama Hotel.

Day 9
Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi (2250m), . O/N in Syabru Besi.

Today we head back to Syabru Besi while following the same trail along side the Langtang river

Day 10
Syabru Besi to Kathmandu.

A long bus ride brings us back to Kathmandu from Syabru Besi. Once in Kathmandu you have the option of being transferred to the airport or staying at a hotel.

Day 11
Departure to Home

Today is the last day of our trek. We will drop you airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight. If manage to stay some more days in Kathmandu and want to join short tours near Kathmandu valley than feel free to inform us. We are always here to help you.

Cost Include

  • Airport Pick and Drop by private Transport
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with B/B basic (One Night) (Centrally located, attach bathroom, hot and cold shower)
  • All government taxes and Langtang National Park entry fees as well as local charge
  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System). We need two photograph each for permit.
  • Required number of experienced English speaking guides (trained by Ministry of tourism), and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipment’s, their food and accommodation).
  • 8 days porter wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equipments
  • 8 days guide wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equpipments
  • 7 nights best Lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services.
  • Rescue arrangement in emergency situation & worst weather condition
  • Necessary ground transportation depending upon your request (via tourist bus or private vehicle).
  • Local Transport to Kathmandu to Syabru Besi and Syabru Besi to Kathmandu
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bag, down jacket/duffle bag (we provide these if necessary).
  • All necessary Domestic airport taxes.
  • Trekking maps.
  • Rubbish disposal.
  • Our Service charge and government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • All meals in Kathmandu and during trekking
  • Extra nights hotel stay in Kathmandu.
  • Tips to guides and support staff.
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies, such as ground transportation & Heli recue/medical/hospitalization. Medical etc).
  • Your International flight ticket airfare
  • Energetic chocolate/energy drinks/alcohol/mineral water/cigarettes/packing food snacks etc
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses, such as Laundry/WIFI on trek/phone call
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Nepal entry visa fees which can get up on your arrival in Kathmandu airport
  • Sightseeing tour and All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned herein

Permit & Entry Fees:

It is compulsory to pay Everest National Park entry fee and TIMS card to trek in this area.

Medical Support:

An emergency first aid kit is carried by the support staff at all times.

Accommodation and meals:

During tea house treks our guests pay for their food (breakfast/lunch/dinner) at the lodge while we provide guides/accommodation/necessary permit and transportation. It can be USD $25 per person each day for food (Lunch/dinner/breakfast)

Water:

Mineral waters are available at all stops during tea house treks. You can also use tap water if you choose to use water purification tablets.

Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is mandatory for all clients who choose to trek or climb with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while travelling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergencies.

Best Season for Everest Panorama View Trek

  • Spring : March – May
  • Summer: June – August
  • Autumn: September – November
  • Winter: December – February

While there are no seasonal constraints on traveling to Nepal, different regions are best visited in different seasons. Once you inquire about any trekking itinerary we’ll email you regarding the best season for that particular trek.

Check-list of personal equipment:

  • Good standard trekking boots
  • Camping shoes/thongs
  • Socks-polypropylene
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece
  • T-shirts
  • Trekking trousers
  • Shorts (both casual and for treks)
  • Swim wear
  • Sun Hat
  • Woollen Hat
  • Nylon Windbreaker
  • Gloves
  • Gaters
  • Strong Rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
  • Toiletries/soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Sun block
  • Travel Towel
  • Wet-wipes
  • Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & lenses
  • Memory cards
  • GPS Tracking Units may be helpful
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Book/music player/pack of cards
  • Padlock
  • A plastic bag for waste
  • Energy/snack bars

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Trip Facts

  • By bus/car / Air
  • 1
  • 4900m
  • Moderate