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Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek is a famous trekking package of Langtang region. It offers great views of mountains, unique culture of Tamang and Sherpa communities, rare wildlife like Languor, musk deer,wild goat, red panda, snow leopard, Asiatic beer, etc , forest of Rhododendron trees bloomed during spring season, green pastures. Trail passes following the Langtang River which flows from Langtang glacier and langtang lirung glacier. We trek through the forests of Rhododendron trees, bamboo, oak, with less settlement for one and half day entering the upper langtang valley where yak and chauri grazes over green grasslands and pastures with different kind of flowers.

Langtang valley trek starts from Syafrubensi ends at Kyanjin gompa(3784m). You can see great view of Langtang lirung(7234m), Langtang II(6701m), Dorje lakhpa, Naya kanga, Gangchenpo, kinshung, yubra, dagpache and various other peaks. The majority of people living in this area are Tamang peoples whose religious practices, language and dress are much more similar to Tibetans and Sherpa. Birds and botanical life are equally impressive, all set against the backdrop of the magnificent Himalaya. The vegetation found here is alpine and in high altitudes lays alpine pastures. Trekking in Langtang is best during spring and autumn but it can be done on all seasons except on mid-winter.

 

Fact File

Name of the Trail: Langtang Valley Trek

Best Season: September to December & March to May

Trekking Type: Camping/Lodge Trek [ Tea House]

Grade: Easy - Moderate

Duration: 09 Days

Maximum elevation: 4200 Meters

Accommodation: Simple lodge to 5 star accommodation in cities (your choice) but in trekking only simple lodge available

Transport: Car / Bus and by Plane

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, pick up from airport on private/tourist vehicles' and transfer to hotel of your choice and rest.

Day 02: Kathmandu valley full day sightseeing tour with English speaking guide this includes major historical and cultural sites i.e. Pashupatinath temple, Patan durbar square, Kathmandu durbar square, swoyambhu(monkey temple) etc. Shopping and preparation for trek (you can buy trekking gears at thamel on cheap price)

Day 03: 6 - 7 hour drive to Syafrubesi(1435m) by private jeep or land cruiser. Twisting and turning high mountain roads of Rasuwa district via Dhunche. Trek to thulosyabru(2210m) which takes two hours. Old village of syabru Inherited by tamang and Sherpa.

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel(2470m). It takes 5 - 6 hours. Trail passes through forest of Pines, Oaks and Bamboos, along the Langtang River. Descend till Bamboo(1970m) lunch at Bamboo and direct ascend towards Rimche(2540m) lama hotel is the next settlement after rimche.

Day 05: Trekking to Langtang Village situated at altitude of 3470m. Trekking to Langtang Valley takes about 6 - 7 hours. Langtang is a small village of tamang community with good amount of lodges and tea houses. Uphill for first two hours on forest of Rhododendrons, bamboos, giant firs and pines trees till Riverside(2769m) and mostly gentle via high grassland and pastures until Langtang.

Day 06: 3 hours trek to Kyanjin Gompa at the altitude of 3784m. Kyanjin is a tiny Monastery village at the foots of Langtang lirung. It is surrounded by Snowy peaks with breathtaking landscapes. It is the last human settlement and gateway to Yala peak, Lirung, Gangchenpo, etc. Hike to kyanjin-ri(4773m) for best view of langtang lirung, lirung glacier, Gangchenpo,yala peak, Ganja-la himal etc.

Day 07: Hike to Langshisha(4200m) and langtang glaciers, packed breakfast at Langshisha. Trek back to kyanjin gompa. You can witness huge glaciers, beautiful Clear River, yak pastures, picturesque mountain view of Dorje lakhpa, Ganja-la range. You will enjoy easy walk along the river beach, base of mountain, magnificent background .The round trip takes around 6 - 7 hour walking duration excluding rest time.

Day 08: Trek to lama hotel(2470m) which takes around 5 - 6 hours. Overnight at camp or tea house. Day walking is mostly descent all the way to lama Hotel through Langtang, Thangsyap, chamki, ghodatabela etc.

Day 09: Trek to syafrubesi and overnight stay at good Hotel. Syafrubesi is small buisness town of this region with fair population of Tamang, Brahmin, Chhetri, Sherpa, etc. Free evening for rest, enjoyment, and personal activities. It takes 4 - 6 hours.

Day 10: Drive Back to Kathmandu via trishuli-kakani road which takes 6 - 8 hours. Rest and free evening for personal activities and shopping around Thamel.

Day 11: Departure to International airport or continue your stay and programs in Nepal.

Please Note:

If the above schedule does not meet your need and interest, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.

Trip is possbile to conduct in any time if the group size has two or more pax.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up / drop & transfer by private car / van/ Haice. (Depend on group size).
  • Three night's accomodation in Kathmandu twin sharing bed and breakfast basis. 
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide and private car / van
  • Meals breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea & coffee during the trek (You may choose in Menu)
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation by bus/ car/ van Trek. (We could provide you private vehicle Kathmandu to Dhunche/ Syabrubensi on your require)    
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Langtang national park permit.
  • TIMS card Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System
  • Government taxes & office service charge.
  • All program according to itineraries on full board.
  • Rescue service arrangement in emergency case, only if your condition requires the rescue (but clients need to pay from their rescue covered Travel insurance)

Trip Cost Excluedes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you can obtain a visa easily up on your arrival in Nepal's airport Kathmandu)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  •  International Airfare and Airport Taxs.
  • All sightseeing entry fee.
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks (cold drinks coke/ fanta/ can juice and mineral water) (Hot drinks boiled drinking water and Hot shower)
  • Dessert chocolates personal shopping, laundry, phone call internet camera battery charging.
  • Personal trekking equipment Travel /Medical insurance and helicopter rescue, personal expenses.
  • Tips and gratitude (The Tipping is appreciated, but not mandatory)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on price including section.