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Langtang Valley Trekking - 12 Days

Langtang Valley Trekking
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Langtang Valley Trekking is one of the most popular trekking areas in Nepal. Situated North of Kathmandu valley near the Tibetan border, it is the most easily accessible highland sanctuary from the capital. The trekking offers a multitude of trekking destinations. Langtang valley lies at the south of the Tibetan border, is sandwiched between the main Himalayan range to the north and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. Langtang Lirung (7246m) lies to the north; Gang Chhenpo(6388m) and Naya Kanga ri (5846m) lie to the south and Dorje Lakpa(6966m) at the East of the Valley. Langtang valley trekking begins with the drive along the Trisuli River north of Kathmandu, through Trasuli Bazaar; we reach to Dhunche and finally reach at Syabrubensi, a Sherpa village and farmlands of the people. Many villagers are originally from Tibet. Once this route was an important trading route with Tibet, therefore, most of the villagers and peoples here still are involved in trade. On the way of trekking, one can have a trek through Langtang National Park as it is located at the very edge of the Park. We also have chance to see some wild animals and birds. Among them are the monkeys, musk deer, Pika and the national bird of Nepal, the colorful Danphe. We continue our Trekking to Kyangjin Gompa (3,740 m), in between, we cross many rivers along a gorge and pass through oak and rhododendron forests and glacial moraine. After a overnight stay in Gompa, we visit the local yak cheese factory and have a view of the glaciers, which is also a gateway to Tibet and we return back to Syabru besi. Langtang valley trekking is mainly to have trek in the remote but the most amazing valley of Langtang region, where you can have an exciting moment in Langtang valley trekking. outfitter Nepal frequently makes trip to this area.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/3,280ft)

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu (1400m)

Day 03: Kathmandu-Dhunche-Syabrubesi(1450m): 8 hours by bus

Day 04: Syabrubesi-Rimche(2240m) (Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

Day 05: Rimche- Langtang(3500m): (Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

Day 06: Langtang – KyanjinGompa(3960m): (Trekking: approximately 4 hours)

Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa: exploring day

Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa- Rimche: (Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

Day 09: Rimche – Syabru Besi (Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

Day 10: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu by Bus. (Trekking: approximately 8 hours)

Day 11: Farewell

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 5
Kathmandu-Dhunche-Syabrubesi(1450m): 8 hours by bus

Dhunche is the center of this area and has public offices and army camp.Youare heading north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Dhunche or Syaprubesi. While passing along the road on the bank of the Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills

Day 6
Syabrubesi-Rimche(2240m) (Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

The first part of the trail crosses through BhoteKoshi and follows the LangtangKhola. This trail is gradually ascent up to Bamboo passing through Landslide. Afterwards, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) which lies at the bank of LangtangKhola. You can have lunch at this place if you like. And at the end your trail is level to the Rimche which is 10 minute before the Lamahotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkey and bear if you are lucky.

Day 7
Rimche- Langtang(3500m): (Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

After Lama hotel you will climb through a Rhododendron forest. The ground covered by moss. Trees have ferns and epiphytic orchids on them. It looks like semi tropical jungle. As you continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of LangtangLirung between the trees. At GhodeTabela [3000m], the trail emerges from the forest. Once there was a Tibetan resettlement project here, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. There is a monastery, which you can visit shortly before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park. The houses of Langtang and its neighboring villages are of the flat-roofed Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley

Day 8
Langtang – KyanjinGompa(3960m): (Trekking: approximately 4 hours)

The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here, there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. You should arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatize and explore the area. It is a dramatic setting, with snow-covered peaks surrounding you in all directions such as LangtangLirung, Ganjalapeak,Tserko- Ri, Langsisari and many others.

Day 9
KyanjinGompa: exploring day

KhayanjingGompa is the last permanent settlement with a small Gompa and a cheese factory. Use it as a base for day hikes, exploring the upper valley try to climbing the small hill north of Khayanjing or Tsergori(5033m). which lies upvalley from Khayanjing. Upper valley is ringed by spectacular snow peaks including fluted peak LangtangLirung and the Tibetan named DorjeLakpa .

Day 08: KyanjinGompa- Rimche: (Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the LangtangKhola to Langtang village and on to GhoraTabela. After lunch, you continue the steep descent Lama Hotel then Rimche.

Day 10
Rimche-SyabruBesi(Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

You continue retracing your steps down to the syabruBesi.

Day 11
SyabruBesito Kathmandu by Bus. (Trekking: approximately 8 hours)

As same way at beginning of trek we had used.

Day 12
Farewell

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.

Thank you

Cost Include

  • Transportation for TIA -Hotel -TIA,
  • Three night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast with two people sharing one room.
  • Welcome dinner, farewell dinner
  • 13 days food (3 times a day) in trekking area.
  • All government taxes, Langtang National Park entry fees TIMS (Please bring 2 passport size photos for TIMS & Permit)
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Bus transport to Kathmandu-Syabrubesi, Private car Sundarijal to Kathmandu
  • Trekking maps, Trekking poles, sleeping bag (if necessary, we provide)
  • Second day one full day tour around Kathmandu with Guide.

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Water & any kind of Drinks.
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc),
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein

Cost include for service treks

  • Transportation for TIA -Hotel -TIA,
  • Three night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast with two people sharing one room.
  • Welcome dinner, farewell dinner
  • All government taxes, National Park entry fees TIMS (Please bring 2 passport size photos for TIMS & Permit)
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Bus transport to Kathmandu-Syabrubesi, Private car Sundarijal to Kathmandu
  • Second day one full day tour around Kathmandu with Guide.
Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.

Cost Excludes for service trek

  • All food & drinks
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc),
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein,

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Price From USD$830/person
830
Total $ 830 USD

Trip Facts

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