Langtang Valley Trekking
‘a scenic and cultural walk around central Himalaya to Langtang Himal range’
“An enjoyable and scenic country walks on high valley of great Langtang Himal
Exploring high country villages of Tamang Buddhist heritage and cultures
Walking into lovely woodland of tall rhododendron-magnolia-firs-pines and fir trees
Breathtaking panorama of Ganesh-Langtang and Jugal mountain range
Starting and ends with scenic walks and exciting overland drive with fabulous views”
Awesome Nepal Treks offers a moderate, enjoyable and fascinating country walks around north of Kathmandu at Central Himalaya range of mountains to Langtang Valley Trekking, a scenic trek visiting Tamang cultural villages of Tibetan Buddhist origin and into pristine forested areas of tall rhododendron-magnolia-firs-birch and pines trees with bamboos where elusive Red Panda habitats rarely seen during the walks.
Journey to Langtang Valley trekking offers a delightful short adventure little more of a week duration, suitable for all types of travelers from families-school / collage groups and corporate people or for veteran trekkers and adventurer as good exercise before joining major high altitude treks and other adventure around Himalaya.
For beginners this will be an excellent introduction to Himalayan foothills where one can get the taste of local culture, traditional old custom in the shade of high central Himalaya with beautiful scenery of rolling green hills, verdant valley and pristine beautiful forest where in spring turns into a natural wilderness garden when wild-flowers are in full bloom turning the whole areas with riots of brilliant colors
Langtang Valley and the whole area protected by Langtang National Park the first park to be established in mountainous area in mid 1970’s which covers 1,710 sq.kms the nearest park from Kathmandu. The area extends from 32 km north of Kathmandu to the Nepal - China (Tibet) border. Our wonderful Langtang Valley Trekking leads from Kathmandu on the foothills of Central Himalaya at Langtang with glorious views and to the highest and scenic spot at Kyanjin Gompa with fantastic scenery of snow-clad peaks that surrounds you in and around Langtang Valley.
|Day 01:||Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel|
|Day 02:||In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.|
|Day 03:||Drive to Syabrubesi 1,470 m via Trisuli and Dhunche town 1,950 - 06 hrs.|
|Day 04:||Trek to Lama Hotel 2,350 m - 06 hrs.|
|Day 05:||Trek to Langtang village 3, 307m - 05 hrs.|
|Day 06:||Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,749m - 04 hours.|
|Day 07:||Rest-Day for acclimatization at leisure for hike around.|
|Day 08:||Trek to Lama Hotel 2,350m 6-7 hours walk.|
|Day 09:||Trek to Upper Syabru village 2,118m - 06 hours walk.|
|Day 10:||Trek to Singh Gompa 3,254 m or Chandanbari -05 hrs.|
|Day 11:||Trek to Dhunche 1,950 m - 05 hrs.|
|Day 12:||Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.|
|Day 13:||In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.|
|Day 14:||International departure for home ward bound.|
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by our staff and then transfer to your respective hotels in the heart of Kathmandu city, after getting refreshed our guide briefs with information regarding Langtang Valley Trekking, lodge on route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
A free day in Kathmandu to relieve you from jetlag on long flights, our morning sightseeing tour starts after breakfast in the hotel, where you will be engrossed with tour around world heritage sites around Kathmandu visiting Old Durbar (palace) Square, and ancient stupa of Swayambhunath, after a tour head back to hotel with preparation for Langtang Valley Trekking. (other options on tour of Hindu Holy Temple of Pashupatinath dedicated to Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath large Buddhist Stupa the area also known as Little Tibet)
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,470 m via Trisuli and Dhunche town 1,950 - 06 hrs. Morning travel by private coach or local bus (depending upon the size of the group) with an exciting overland drive on main Kathmandu to Dhunche-Syabrubesi highway, leading through Himalayan foothills, on reaching at Trisuli Bazaar within warm sub-tropical our journey continues uphill on winding road towards cooler area past many farm villages and town to reach at Dhunche at the height of 1,950 m. Headquarter and main town of Rasuwa district of Langtang area where Langtang National Park begins.
From Dhunche drive leads downhill on zig-zag road to reach at Syabrubesi village the home of Tamang tribe people in the shade of Ganesh and Langtang Himal, overnight in a nice cozy lodge at Syabrubesi.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,350m - 07 hrs.
The trek from Syabrubesi is quite pleasant with few up climbs for a while but the rest of the walk is gradual on the winding trail through the terraced farm fields and villages, as the trail descends and joins the path coming from upper Syabru at the Riverside Lodge near the place of Bamboo, the trek from here leads to cool forest in the gorge following the torrent glacial river Trisuli upstream, the walk is more or less an uphill climb in the cool shade of rhododendron and oaks forest after six hours walk reaching a small clearing at Lama-Hotel.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang village 3, 307m - 05 hrs.
From here few hours morning walk to Ghoda Tabela for lunch stop amidst lovely forest of pines, hemlocks and rhododendron from here onwards you can feel the altitude also.After a pleasant break here, trek continues on the trail to Langtang and its beautiful valley, the walk for an hour is pleasant in the cool shade of alpine woodland, after a small stream leaving the tree line behind the path leads uphill for an hour, then walk gets better on gradual trail with few ups and down to Langtang village for overnight stop.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,749 m - 04 hours.
From Langtang village walk on nice path and then on uphill trail for few hours following “mani-prayer wall” where walking clockwise direction a positive way in respect to Buddhist religion, walk leads further east as the valley opens up with views of snow capped peaks. After few hours of gentle walk with views brings you at Kyanjin Gompa a charming and scenic spot with beautiful views of Langtang Lirung of above 7,000m and its icefall at close distance Kyanjin Gompa, surrounded by a ridge formed by glacial moraine of rocks and boulders.
Day 07: Rest day for acclimatization and for hike around.
At leisure, a well deserved rest day here visit a small Cheese factory or walk up to Tsego-Ri or Kyngin Ri at above 4,700 m / 15,420ft which will add more heights of this adventure offers stunning panorama of snow capped mountains.
Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 350 m - 07 hrs.
After a wonderful time at Kyanjin, retrace the journey back on same route to Lama-Hotel a small settlement in the midst of the forest at the bank of upper Trisuli River.
Day 09: Trek to Upper / Thulo Syabru village 2,118m -06 hrs.
The trek today follows the same route for an hour, then after the bridge the walk is pleasant through the rain and bamboo forest, after leaving the river way down below, the climb starts uphill through the landslide bit of rocks and boulders, passing through farm terraces to Upper Syabru is reached also called Thulo Syabru means bigger, the village with row of houses located on a ridge with a monastery.
Day 10: Trek to Singh Gompa 3,254m or Chandanbari - 05 hrs.
Morning walk leads uphill on winding path above the monastery and then gaining more height facing views of Ganesh-Himal, Manaslu, Langtang and Annapurna range towards far west, after a few refreshing stops at teahouses on route, journey continues with an hour uphill from the farmlands and into cool alpine forest and then reaching at Singh Gompa for overnight stop near its old monastery.
Day 11: Trek to Dhunche 1,950 m - 05 hrs.
Last day walk of this fabulous adventure with views of snow clad peaks of Langtang to the north and Ganesh-Himal range towards north west along with Manaslu and Annapurna range towards far western horizon, walk leads to a long descend entering oaks, pines and rhododendron forest, after a brief stops with walk continues on the foot of the hill then with short climb towards Dhunche town for last overnight stop around Langtang Himal area.
Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Morning a scenic drive back to Kathmandu with grand memories of fabulous and exciting Langtang Valley trekking, an interesting six hour brings you back in Kathmandu with afternoon free at leisure for shopping souvenirs .
Day 13: In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Beyond Base Camp allows a free day for you to enjoy individual activities in and around Kathmandu or just relax recalling the memories of beautiful Langtang valley trekking.
Day 14: International departure homeward bound.
Your last day in amazing Nepal, the land of Himalayan wonders after wonderful experience and fond memories of Langtang Valley Trekking around great Central Himalaya region, our staff transfer you to airport as per your time for international flight for your final departure towards homeward bound.
• Airport picks up/ transfer
• 2 nights standard accomodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
• Half day Guided tour of Kathmandu valley with private car, entrance of all the temples and monuments
• Welcome and Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant- Traditional dance & Music
• Langtang National Park fee, permit/TIMS Card- Trekkers Security Card
• Kathmandu- Syprubesi, Dhunche- Kathmandu by comfortable public bus
• Full board of meals( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, tea coffee)
• Mt. accommodation twin share- comfortable and clean (two nights attached bath)
• One English speaking guide, his entire expenses, equipment and insurance
• Entire cost of porter and Sherpa’s- one porter for each two member in a group
• All the Gov and local taxes
• Duffle bag and T- shirt
• Down Jacket and Sleeping Bags
• Group medicine kit box
• High altitude chamber bag for trek safety(available on above 4 pax)
• Departure transfer
• Nepal Visa, in/out flight to Kathmandu
• Your meals at Kathmandu, except provided dinner and breakfast
• Entire beverages, mineral water, beer etc. while on trek
• Travel Insurance(Must includes Helicopter evacuation and trip cancellation)
• Personal Nature Expenses
• Any Extending Trips