A trek to the Langtang valley has to be one of the most rewarding of the short treks available anywhere in Nepal. The east-west running valley is the site of some spectacular alpine scenery as well as being a great place to meet unique people. A minimum of one week is required but trekkers are well advised to add a few extra days for acclimatization and for side trips in the valley. Along our journey you will walk through the Langtang National Park. Although wildlife is never easy to spot in a forest setting, here you get the chance to see some interesting animals and birds. Among those found in the park are monkeys, musk deer, Pika and the national bird of Nepal, the colorful danphe.
The trek is best started either from Dhunche or from Syabrubesi.
Day 01 - Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m).Overnight at a hotel.
Day 02 - Drive to Syabru Besi (1,462m) on a public bus - 8 hrs. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 03 - Trek to Lama Hotel (2,500m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 04 - Trek to the Langtang village (3,307m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 05 - Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,798m ) - 4 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 06 - Kyanjin Gompa exploration day. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 07 - Trek back to Lama Hotel (2,500m) - 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 08 - Trek to Syabru Bensi (1, 462m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 19 - Drive back to Kathmandu by Public Bus - 8 hrs. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 10 - Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 11 - Transfer to international airport for your final departure
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).
There you will be met by our Airport Representative and transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1462m/4795ft) (6:30 hours)
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi by Bus via Trisuli Bazar and Dhunche( popular town). You will witness nice scenery of White Mountains of Mt. Annapurna II, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and other minor peaks are visible from Kakani (along the route) and as well as green scenery of hillock, rivers, village, while driving to Syapru bensi.
Syabru bensi is an attractive village with large stone houses. B/L/D
Day 03 : Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2510m/8232ft)
From Syabrubensi we begin our trek by following the Langtang River, a river we will be following over the next few days, all the way to the head of the valley.
After crossing the suspension bridge, the trails ascent ridge to Paira Lodge and after Paira Lodge, the trails, gradually ascent until to New Bridge and the trail climbs up to Rimche and after 40 minutes, we get then to Lama Hotel. This day, you might be feel wilderness and might get opportunity to see wild animals like monkeys, red Pandas, Himalayan Black Bears etc. B/L/D
Day 04 : Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3307m10846f)
From Lama Hotel the trail gradually climbs up to Ghora Tabela through a forest of hemlock, oaks, maples and rhododendron with spectacular, fleeting glimpses of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7,244m). Leaving Ghora Tabela, the path follows the delightful Langtang Khola, climbing steadily up to the spread-out Langtang village (3,500m). Langtang is another Tamang village with stone-and-wood houses and yak grazing pastures. B/L/D
Day 05 : Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3798m/12457ft)
After Langtang you are now above the tree line and the landscape is typically high Himalayan with short grass, juniper bushes and scrub. The trail climbs gradually to Sindum and to Yamphu (3640m). Crossing the Laja Khola then climbs a moraine to a viewpoint where you can see Kyanjin Gompa and the dramatic icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung. And the trail descends to Kyanjin Gompa.
After lunch, we you will visit Buddhist monastery and Yak cheese factory or if you have more energy, you can climb to Kyanjin Ri (4,775m), flag-topped peak directly north of Kyanjin Gompa. B/L/D
Day 06 : Kyanjin Gompa to Chorka ri Ri (5050m/ 16564ft) and back to Kyanjin Gompa.
Get up an early morning at 5:30 am and have a breakfast and after breakfast, our day begins with a steep climb to the top of Chorkari ri (5050m). Enjoying spectacular panoramic mountain views of the whole Langtang Himalayas, including Langtang Lirung (7,244m), Langshisa Ri (6,810 m.), Gyanghempo (6,888 m.) Ganjala peak, Nayakang more…. Besides, incredible mountain views, Langtang valley views with dramatic icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung and Gyanghempo peak can be seen. B/L/D
Day 07 : Trek down from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel(2510m/8232ft). O/N at the lodges. B/LD
Day 08 : Lama Hotel to Syapru bensi.
From Lama Hotel the trail descends till Paira Lodge. Then the trail ascent through the forest after crossing the river, climbing to Syabru Village.B/L/D
Day 09 : Drive back to Katmandu by Land cruiser. 7 hours driving. O/N at Hotel, B/L
Day 10 : After breakfast transfer to the airport for departure. B/B
B/B = Bed & Breakfast, and B/L/D = Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Langtang Valley trekking Special price
1-10 person US$ 899 per person,
11-15 person US$ 750 per person,
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