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Langtang Valley Trek

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Langtang is a spectacular valley situated in Langtang national park 1710 sq. km of the park extends over parts of Nuwakot, Rasuwa, and Sindhupalchok districts in the middle of Himalaya to the north of Kathmandu and bordering Tibet. Langtang valley trek is a comfortable trek for those trekkers who
are willing to enjoy the Panorama view of white snow-capped mountains within a short time and this trekking is closer to Kathmandu than other trekking regions. This trek actually starts from Dhunche or Syabru which is 7/8 hours by a bus/jeep ride through lush green scenery from Kathmandu. In this
trekking, Langtang Helambu region trekking contains a wide variety of climate zones, from subtropical to the alpine zone. About 25% of the area is covered by forest.Himalayan Excursion Nepal offering you the opportunity to experience the varieties of ethnicity, wildlife, flora, and fauna.People living in this area
are mostly Tamang and Sherpa's.
 
Langtang Valley Trekking is one of the most rewarding of the short treks available anywhere in Nepal.The Langtang Valley was designated the National Park in 1971. This Trekking area is also well known for its Populations of Red Panda, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, wild dog, Goral, Serow and more than 250 species of birds. This Trek offers pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow-capped peaks, grassy down and meadows strewn with daisies and wild animals. Beautiful landscapes and pretty villages make this a relatively easy and therefore popular trekking destination in Nepal.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visiting Langtang village and Kyangjin Gompa.
  • Views of high snow capped peaks of Ganesh, Jugal and Langtang himlaya range.
  • Enchanting deep forest, beautiful rhododendron and pines tree lines.
  • Visiting rural Tamang farm villages and monasteries of immense ancient culture.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley UNESCO world heritage site; Pashupatinath, Swayambhu (monkey temple), Boudha stupa.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,300m)
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation (1,300m).
  • Day 3 : Drive to Sybru Bensi (1,462m) 8-9 hrs drive.
  • Day 4 : Trek to Lama hotel (2,500m) 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 5 : Trek to Langtang village (3,307m) 5 hours.
  • Day 6 : Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,798m) 4-5 hours.
  • Day 7 : Kyanjin Gompa exploration day.
  • Day 8 : Trek back to Lama hotel (2,500m) 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 9 : Trek to Sybru Bensi (1,462m) 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 10 : Drive back to Kathmandu by bus.7-8 hrs.
  • Day 11 : Leisure day in Kathmandu.
  • Day 12 : Transfer to international airport for your final departure.

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,300m)

After arrival at Kathmandu airport Our company representative's will welcome you and then transfer to hotel. After time to get refreshed, evening we'll meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu and briefing about your trip. 
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Max. Altitude: 1300m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 : Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation (1,300m).

Today, After morning breakfast you'll visit different historical and cultural sites of the Kathmandu valley with our professional guide. You will go for the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, the world biggest Boudhanath stupa and visit Swoyambhunath stupa also known as monkey temple. After exploring the surrounding areas visit hitorical Kathmandu Durbar square with temple, unique architectures and kumari (living goddess). Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Max. Altitude: 1,300m
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 : Drive to Sybru Bensi (1,462m) 8-9 hrs drive.

Today, we must depart early for the nine hours drive to your starting point at the foot of the Langtang valley. The road takes a scenic route, climbing high over the ridges to escape the Kathmandu valley and provides you with a superb panorama of the Himalaya, includiing the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region that you will soon get familiar with. 
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 8-9
  • Max. Altitude: 1462m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 : Trek to Lama hotel (2,500m) 5-6 hrs.

Today, We trek from Syabru Gaon to Lama hotel (2470 m) it takes about 5-6 hours. The trail descends along the ridge on Syabru's main street and then drops to the Ghopche khola (2,050m) and again descends to the landslide (1,810m). From then onwards, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2,400m) through Bamboo (1,960m) and at the end you travel through level path to the Lama hotel. En route, you may get lucky and spot red pandas, and monkeys in their natural habitat. 
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 5-6
  • Max. Altitude: 2500m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 : Trek to Langtang village (3,307m) 5 hours.

 
Today, Trek from Lama hotel to Langtang village (3,430m) via Ghore Tabela which takes about six hours. At Ghora Tabela (3000 m). The trail emerges from the forest. while hiking here, you can catch a glimpse of white monkeys and local birds. 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. A quiet monastery is found around here which we can visit shortly before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National park. 
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 5
  • Max. Altitude: 3307m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6 : Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,798m) 4-5 hours.

Today, Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjin (3,870 m). It's taken about 3-4 hours. The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the villey opens out further and the views become more wide-ranging. After crossing several small streams and moraine, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. We should arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing some time to acclimatize and explore the area. It is a fantastic setting, with snow-covered peaks surrounding us in all directions. At this point, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Dorje Larpa (6,990 m), Langtang Ri (6,370 m) and Langtang Lirung (7,245 m) stay overnight at a lodge.
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Hours: 4-5
  • Max. Altitude: 3798m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7 : Kyanjin Gompa exploration day.

Today, We take rest and explore the area. We can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling galciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks. 
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8 : Trek back to Lama hotel (2,500m) 5-6 hrs.

Early morning we visit  Tserko Ri (5,000m) for mountain sunrise  views. After breakfast, proceed to Lama hotel. Since, its mostly downhill, it is 4-5 hours walk from Kanjin Gompa to Lama hotel. The trail goes all the way down hill through forest following the river. Pass through the ethinic Tamang settlements who follow religious and cultural practices similar to the Tibetans. 
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 5-6
  • Max. Altitude: 2500m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9 : Trek to Sybru Bensi (1,462m) 5-6 hrs.

Today, After morning breakfast we trek down to Syabrubensi. Enjoy the easy trail mostly downhill through lush green vegetation. On arriving  Syabrubensi, we take our lunch. 
 
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 5-6
  • Max. Altitude: 1462m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10 : Drive back to Kathmandu by bus.7-8 hrs.

Today, After morning breakfast we drive back to Kathmandu. Arriving Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. You can spend the day leisurely or catch up on some last minute shooping or explore any sights you missed during your first day in Kathmandu.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Hours: 7-8
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 11 : Leisure day in Kathmandu.

Extra day in Kathmandu for relaxing and shopping, if you are interested in continuing for Chitwan jungle safari, river rafting adventure, Kathmandu shopping tour or scenic Everest flight. 
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 12 : Transfer to international airport for your final departure.

Today, our company representative will drop you to the Kathmandu airport for your final departure for your home country or onward destination.
The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. The trek can be customized as your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Customize My Trip

What's included

  • Airport pickup and drop in a private vehicle.
  • 4 Nights twin sharing hotel accomodation in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour by private tourist vehicle.
  • Professional English speaking tour guide for Kathmandu sightseeing.
  • All standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available lodge/Guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
  • License holder english speaking trekking guide.
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 Porter)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, Equipment, Medicine & Insurance for all staff.
  • Necessary entry permit fees & traveler TIMS card.
  • Himalayan Excursion Nepal sleeping bag & duffel bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary pick up drop by toursit vehicle.
  • All government & local taxes.

What's not included

  • International airfare & necessary airport taxes.
  • Nepal entry visa fees at present USD 25 for 15 days, USD 40 for 30 days and USD 100 for three month. (bring accurate USD cash & two pp size photo).
  • Lunch & dinner in kathmandu & pokhara.
  • Temple & monastries entry fees in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue & evacuation.
  • All personal & bar expenses in Kathmandu during the trek.
  • Tips for trekking staff & driver (tipping is expected)
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc) and Any other expenses which are not mentioned above.
Langtang valley trek is suitable for any kind of person who is moderately fit, no previous experience is required. To  condition yourself for the trek, some physical fitness programs such as walking, running, swimming and hiking are recommended before you embark on your journey. Any person suffering from a pre-existing medical condition or diseases must seek medical advice before considering any trek.
Yes, our company representative will be there to greet you. He will be displaying Himalayan  Excursion Nepal sign board outside the airpot terminal. You will be transferred to your hotel by our private vehicle.
Best season for trekking is usually March-April and October-November but Langtang valley trek can be done in February, June, April, May, and December as well.
 
Weather in the mountains is very difficult to predict.At night it is generally cold and the days are generally warm.The temperature could be as high as 25 degree celsius to -20 degree celsius low.
 
During trek guesthouse does not facilitate with heater or air conditioner,But they have facility of hitting the dinning area by providing kerosene or metal heater. USD 2 to USD 5 per person would be applicable to use this service and this is payable directly to the guesthouse. 
Depending on nature of travel we provide different vehicle service.we provide tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and airport pickups-drops. The transfer from Kathmandu to Syabru besi and Melamchi pul Bazaar to Kathmandu will be by public bus as there is no facility  of any tourist bus in this route.How ever we can arrange private vehicle if needed.
 
There are landline telephone in some village along the trekking routes from which you can contact with your family and friends. some place there is also internet access which you can use by paying some charges.Also you can buy sim card for your cell phone by giving your xerox copy of your passport and PP size photo.
In the cities, off course yes but once you are outside of the cities, all you have to pay in cash. Also you have exchange the currency in Nepali rupees before you go outside the cities.
Generally, in kathmandu you can allocate USD 15-20 for lunch and dinner.During trekking USD 10 to 15 per person a day will be enough to buy bottles of water,chocolates,biscuits,pay for the hot shower and a few drinks.
Yes, charging facilities will be available in every guesthouse & lodges but sometime there maybe load shedding problem so its better to bring power bank or spare batteries.
There are many restaurant available in Kathmandu city where you can find any delight of your choice. But in trekking route most teahouses.On the menu you may find noodles soup,steam mo:mo,daal bhat, green salad, finger chips,eggs,potatoes, fresh vegetables. You can get tea,coffee,hot lemon,hot chocolate. Every day breakfast, lunch , dinner will be at a lodge.
 
Along your trek we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides,porters,accomodation and food.Please consult with your guide and he will update our office in Kathmandu and we can make the arrangments accordingly.
 
If you are in private or solo trip it would be possible as your itinerary is very flexible where as if you were in group then this group the option would be limited so please make sure you discuss with your group and guide and your guide will update us accordingly.
Lodges mostly serve the vegetarian meals so there is no problem at all for vegetarian. Also we always recommend our clients to eat vegetarian meals to avoid food poisoning. Non-veg meals at the high altitude is not safe for the stomach.
Hot water in bucket will be provided for shower and you have to pay for hot water.
Yes, they have received training from NATHM (Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management).They have also received high altitude first aid training from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project).
Actually tipping is not compulsory, but small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters.The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide.
 
Yes, there are a plenty of options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip.Click here
 
Duration
12 days
Price Start From
USD 800

Trip Info

Trip Code: HEN/TAH-01
Grade: Moderate grading info
Best Month of the Year : Mar-May & Sep-Dec
No. of Person : Minimum 1 pax
Hotel Accommodation : Hotel & Lodge
Trek Type : Tea house
Maximum Elevation : 3,798M.
Average hours of walking per day : 5-6 hours
Destination: : Nepal

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