Langtang Valley Trekking

The Langtang Valley trek has been most aptly described by Bill Tilman as 'The most beautiful valley in the world '. This trek leads upto the breath taking natural wonders of the Langtang region. It is located to the north of Kathmandu. Enriched by the high peaks the Langtang valley trek gives you an opportunity for a panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks. As the valley is known as the Treasure house of alpine 'You will enjoy the endless stretch of alpine forests and varieties of flowers during your trail. With the proximity of the Langtang Valley to the southern border of Tibet, this region is inhabited by the Tamang community whose religious practices, language and customs are similar to the Tibetans. This region is famous not only for its proximity to the world's highest mountain but also for its Sherpa villages and monasteries with their culture virtually uncharged through the centuries. This fascinating land surrounded by high mountains is a real paradise for mountaineers and trekkers. A short Hike will also be taken to a magnificent glacier moraines (4300m) offers you more spectacular views of Langtang . It is golden chance to visit traditional cheese factory. It is a unique Tibetan Tamang culture with the view of the heads of Yak and snowy flora and fauna.

Facts of This Trip

  • Duration 07 Days
  • Activities: Trekking
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Region: Langtang
  • Grade: Easy
  • Group size:Min. 1- Max.12
  • Season: Apr-Jun / Sep- Dec
  • Max. Altitude: 2175m
  • Transport: Drive in -Drive Out

Langtang Valley Trekking Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, you will be welcomed heartily by company representative at the airport and transfer to hotel with a short briefing session reflecting ancient local tradition, shrines and temples found over here. Overnight in Kathmandu. (1000m)

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour.
Visit World Heritage site in Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar Square , Patan Durbar Square , Pasupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath ( also called Monkey Temple ) as a half day trip . Overnight stay in Kathmandu (1000m/280ft)

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi (1462m).

It takes 9 hours to the North of Katmandu valley. Passing the Trisuli bazaar, going up till the entrance point of the Langtang National Park at Dhunche You will view four many magnificent views, picturesque landscapes and various other natures jewels ending the day trip at Syabrubeshi.

Day 4: Trek from Syabrubeshi to Lama Hotel (2530m).

It takes about 6/7 hours through Langtang Khola valley gradually uphill by the deep forest leads you to Lama Hotel. This Trek begins with an opportunity of catching the wild animals and numerous kinds of vegetation through to deep forest of Langtang national park, a popular place of unique flora and fauna. Mostly pinewood forests, famous for this region. It can be viewed from the opening of the day, but when you cross bridge, you will come across rhododendron and other vegetations as well. You will camp in Lama Hotel in the middle of the forest to address real natural wilderness from there.

Day 5: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang (3322m).
This leads little uphill through the dense forest accommodated with musk deer , Himalayan Thar , Ghoral , Jharal and Red Panda supplementing the sound of Prestine rivers , streams and waterfalls . You will have larger than life opportunity to be closed with the magnificient views of Langtang Mountain (7200m). You will see Sherpa culture, intermingled and get enough comfort at the Niche of the wide valley. The people of this region provide you best opportunity of providing hospitality.

Day 6: Trek from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3800m).
Today's trail leads to you to numerous pray stones which make as avenue make trekkers wishes come true. The villages are crammed with very conventional people surviving by virtue of farms and animals. Yak is the main animal to view of this region and its products like cheese, butter fascinate more to the trekkers. The fascinating view of Langtang glacier in the vicinity of Langtang luring. At the height of 3800m, Kyanjin Gompa is located which exposes the typical Sherpa heritage and worth seeing monastery.

Day 7: Kyanjin Gompa / Exploration day.
i Peak (4900m) and capturing the sceneries of all the mountain and glacier. You feel pretty close to high Himalayas. The day and night will be the celebration at Kyanjin Gompa village.

Day 8: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
You will get down recapturing the scene of 3rd day to Lama Hotel once again with the taste of little different views to the south of Langtang valley.

Day 9: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru village (2300m).
Today you will enjoy the up and down trail from the Lama hotel to Thulo Syabru village walking through thick forests, crossing the Langtang river which happens to be a cave walk for you . You will view Ganesh Himal range. The village provides you the glory of being enormous village accommodating Sherpa settlement and their culture. Monastery having Lama Study school course enthusiasts Buddhists studies in this village.

Day 10: Thulo Syabru village to Dhunche.
Today's trail leads down to direct steep down to Highway through to a lushly area of pines. The only sigh of human habitation, the occasional Shepherds huts at the water points is evidence in itself that the area is much apart from modern civilization.

Day 11: Dhunche to Kathmandu.
You drive back to Kathmandu which is approximately at hour drive from Dhunche.

Day 12: Transfer to International airport for your final departure by the representative.

Service Includes

• Air port pick up and drop by car.
• Meals (breakfast + lunch+ dinner) during trekking
• Accommodation (Tea house / Hotel / Lodge) while on the trek.
• Well trained Trekking Guide.
• All Ground transportation.
• Sleeping bag, down jackets if necessary.
• All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
• Travel & Rescue arrangement.
• TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System)
• All government taxes.

Service Excludes

• Meals while in Kathmandu.
• Accommodation in Kathmandu
• Porter (USD14 per day) if necessary.
• Your Travel insurance.
• All kinds of drinks (Alcoholic / Non Alcoholic)
• Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected).

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