Langtang Valley Trekking

Code: NPL-TRK-LVT
10 Days - 9 Night

Description

The Langtang Valley Trek is one of the most mesmerizing journeys filled with wonders of nature from High Himalayas to the enchanting floras and faunas. Located 19 miles north from the valley the region is home to herculean glaciers and Himalayas including Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Langtang Ri (7,205m), Shishapangma (8,013m) and the majestic Ganesh Himalayan Range. The fascinating culture of the Tamang is another thing to explore on the Langtang Valley trek as we make our way up through lush green forests filled with varieties of flora and fauna. Boasting unmatched splendor, unspoiled beauty, and an authentic experience privy only to the fortunate Langtang trekking is the option for you this holiday season.

The Langtang Valley trek begins alongside the thrashing Trishuli River as we make our way to the trailhead at Sybrubensi. Heading out through the bends of Tribhuvan Highway, the journey soon settles down alongside stunning hilly landscapes. The beginning of the trek takes us to Lama Hotel through lush green forests blessed with a wide array of flora and fauna. Langtang Village is next on our Langtang trekking as the journey winds through stone cairns, Chortens, and seas of prayer flags indicating the strong following of Buddhism in the region. Heading out of Langtang Village brings us to Kyanjin Gompa which is also the oldest monasteries of the region. While mesmerizing Himalayan views guides us from the outside spiritual tranquility awaits us within the monastery. Next day sees us travel to Tserko Ri which at 4,984m is the highest point of the entire trip. While the trail leading up on the Langtang Valley Trek can be strenuous at times, the views from the top will cover for all our problems. The Himalayas adorn the skyline with their snowy peaks piercing the skyline covered golden with the rays of the morning sun. Heading back down we trek all the way to Lama Hotel before ending the Langtang trekking at Sybrubensi.

We, here at Epic Adventure Treks, for decades, have been a part of the countless Himalayan adventure. Our packages are developed after carefully planning every minute detail and with quality, at its center, we assure you an adventurous Himalayan journey. We ensure you that the Langtang trekking package will be one in your memories for years to come.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION TIA Kathmandu
DIFFICULTY LEVEL Medium/Hard
HIGHEST ALTITUDE 5000 m
COST INCLUDES
  • All accommodation in 3 star ( By Nepalese standard) hotels in cities- twin sharing rooms
  • All Ground transportation
  • Kathmandu sightseeing with city tour guide
  • Full board meal 3 times a day during the trekking and 3 cups of tea / Coffee
  • Govt. trained guide and necessary no. of porters with their insurance, salary and meals
  • One cultural show and dinner
  • National park entry fees and TIMS permit card
COST EXCLUDES
  • Major meals in Cities
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, extra tea / coffee, snacks, shower, battery re-charge, laundry charge etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears, sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
  • Tips to guide and porter

Important Note: Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Epic Adventures. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft.)

After your landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, we will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

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Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek

Kathmandu has a lot to offer, but we will only visit a few of the seven UNESCO listed world heritage in the valley. Starting with Swayambhunath, we move on to the temple of Pashupatinath from where we drive to the Mandala shaped Buddhist pilgrimage site—Boudhanath. We will also visit Kathmandu Durbar Square where we will have a short meeting about the trek in a rooftop restaurant overlooking the white-washed Gaddi Baithak and prepare for the trek. Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 3: Drive to Sybrubensi (1,550m/5,100ft) (145 km/ 7 hrs)

This drive to Sybrubensi from Kathmandu will take you away from the bustling city to the countryside settled by the hills. Passing through different stone-housed settlements on the way, you will be accompanied by the stunning views of the snaky rivers, the towering hills, and the picturesque settlements residing on the banks of various streams. You will finally reach the confluence of Bhote Koshi River and Langtang River, and enter the town of Sybrubensi. Overnight in Sybrubensi.

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Day 4: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 Hrs

Trekking on the Shore of Langtang River throughout the way, you will reach Lama Hotel. On your way to Lama Hotel, you will pass through different suspension bridges and witness varying vegetation the bamboo forest of Bamboo to the oak and rhododendron forest of Rimche. Situated on the bank of Langtang River, Lama Hotel is a famous stopover offering a beautiful view of Naya Kanga (5844m) and the Langtang Himal range. Overnight in Langtang.

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Day 5: Trek to Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6/7 hr.

The trail today will pass through various rhododendron and oak forests which will take you to Ghodatabela. Ghodatabela offers great views of Langtang II (6596m). Walking through these beautiful trails leads you to the Tamang village of Langtang via Langtang Gompa. Langtang village is supposedly the most populated village in the Langtang valley. An astonishing vista of the Langtang Himal Range can be seen from Langtang village. Overnight in Langtang village.

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Day 6: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 3-1/2 hr.

Following the trails of Langtang River, you will head on to Kyanjin Gompa. A gradual ascend through rocky paths and pasturelands with grazing yaks bring you to Kyanjin. Here, you will visit the white-washed monastery hosting a jaw-dropping view of various snow-capped peaks, including the Langtang Himal range. Being the most ancient monasteries in Langtang, Kyanjin Gompa is of great religious importance to the Buddhist locals. You can also visit the cheese factory and enjoy freshly prepared cheese. Overnight in Kyanjin.

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Day 7: Visit Tserko Ri and trek back to Lama Hotel: 5/6 hrs

This is one of the major days throughout your Langtang Valley Trekking.  The trail to Tserko Ri (4984m), though difficult, leads you to views of numerous Himalayan peaks in 360-degree panorama. Then you return back to Kyanjin Gompa and head down alongside Langtang River. Descend to Lama Hotel following the same trail that you trekked before and stay overnight in Lama Hotel.

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Day 8: Trek back to Sybrubensi: 5 hrs.

From here, the trail is steep and descends to the villages inhabited by Tamang community. You will follow Langtang Khola passing through small settlements catering to trekkers and then exit Langtang valley by crossing a suspension bridge over Langtang Khola in Sybrubensi. Have a relaxed evening as the trek comes to an end. Overnight in Sybrubensi.

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Day 9: Transfer to Kathmandu

Today you will drive alongside Trishuli River as you leave Sybrubensi to reach Kathmandu. Throughout the way, you will be able to enjoy the sights of rugged villages and sometimes growing vibrant towns, lush green hills on the other side of the river, and the locals going about their daily lives. After reaching Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel for the overnight stay.

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Day 10: Departure

We will escort you to the international airport for your further departures.

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