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- 4 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis on BB (Bed and Breakfast) plan.
- All government taxes and our service charges.
- All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners)oneitem Menu.
- An experienced Government license holder guide.
- Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali Restaurant with on the second last day.
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
- Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek
- National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
- Official expenses.
- Standard twin sharing accommodation in a three or four star hotel in Kathmandu; Breakfast included.
- Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
- The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests)
- Air travel to/from Nepal,
- Guide Potter Tips.
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations,
- Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.
- Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
- Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
- Travel Insurance
- Travel, Trekking and Helicopter Rescue insurance.
- Day 01
- Day 02
- Day 03
- Day 04
- Day 05
- Day 06
- Day 07
- Day 08
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,460 m); 7 hrs.
After having breakfast, you will begin our drive towards Syabrubesi along the north-west hills of Kathmandu. During the drive, you will get to witness captivating views of the snow-capped mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Annapurna II, Ganesh Himal, and numerous other small peaks along with beautiful scenery of river, hillock, forests, and villages. You will pass by the Trishuli Bazaar, Betrawati, and Dhunche. Before continuing our trip, you will take a small break at Trishuli Bazar to have your lunch.
Trek to Lama Hotel (2,560 m); 5-6 hrs.
Today is the first day of your trek. You will begin trekking and cross the Bhote Koshi River. On the trail, you will visit Guru Rinpoche gompa and further, trek following a stone-paved path over Langtang Khola. You will cross a suspension bridge and ascend to the Bamboo village through the landslide area. From here, the trail goes through a beautiful forest of rhododendron, maple, oak, fir, spruce, and blue pine. You might also get to see wildlife like wild boars, langur monkeys, yellow-throated martens, red panda, and Himalayan black bear on your way to the Lama Hotel.
Trek to Langtang (3,455 m); 5 hrs.
After having breakfast, you will begin ascending on an easy trail. Further, the trail becomes steeper and you will also go through a dense forest of maple, oak, hemlocks, and colorful rhododendron. On the way, you will also get to see a striking glimpse of Mt. Langtang Lirung. Crossing a log bridge, you will ascend towards the meadows of Ghora Tabela. From here, you will pass by small settlements and scattered rhododendron bushes and cross a stream before reaching Langtang Valley. Langtang is a lovely typical Nepali valley surrounded by buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnip, and barley fields.
Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,817 m); 2-3 hrs.
You will traverse through a village and ascend towards a ridge that has a huge chorten. From here, you will slowly ascend past a stunning mani wall and cross a stream to reach Mundu village (3,442 m). Further, the trail includes more streams that you cross by using wooden cantilever bridges and moraines. On the way, you will get to see an intense view of icefall flowing from the Langtang Lirung and Kimshung Peak.
You will reach Kyanjin Gompa that welcomes with majestic views of Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), Ganja La (5,122 m), Langshisha- Ri (6,427 m), Kyanjin Ri (4,773 m), Tsergo Ri (4,984 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6,966 m), Naya Kang (5,844 m), and Yala peak (5,520 m). You will also see a cheese factory operated by Nepal Government and get a chance to taste the cheese & curd made by yak milk.
Rest day at Kyanjin Gompa.
It is your rest day at Kyanjin Gompa to make your body acclimatized with the increased altitude. You will spend our day strolling around the Kyanjin Gompa. You will wake up early in the morning and hike to the Tsergo Ri from where you will get to see splendid views of Kyanjin Ri (4,350 m), Tserko Ri (5,000 m), Langtang Lirung, Yansa Tsenji, and Kinshung. There are also several other options for side trips to nearby villages.
Trek to Lama Hotel; 6 hrs.
You will descend on a steep trail and reach Lama Hotel. The trail you will be trekking today is same that you have trekked on before.
Trek to Syabrubesi; 5-6 hrs.
From Lama Hotel, you will trek through a beautiful forest of rhododendron, maple, oak, fir, spruce, and blue pine. You might also get to see wildlife like wild boars, langur monkeys, yellow-throated martens, red panda, and Himalayan black bear on our way to Syabrubesi. On the way, you will also get to witness captivating views of the snow-capped mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Annapurna II, Ganesh Himal, and numerous other small peaks along with beautiful scenery of river, hillock, forests, and villages.
Drive back to Kathmandu; 7 hrs.
Today, you will drive back to Kathmandu after having breakfast. You will follow the same route as before. During the drive, you will get to see enchanting views of terraces, rivers, streams, dense forests, high hills, and small settlements. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will move to your hotel and rest for the day. Later in the evening, you will have a farewell dinner along with crew members.
More about this tour
Langtang Valley Trekking is an impressive journey that will present you the unique blend of cultures, landscapes, stunning mountains, diverse wildlife and vegetation at one place. The traditionally built stone houses precisely carved wooden details, and craftsmanship reflects the ancient lifestyle of people residing here. During Langtang Valley Trek, you will get to see breath-taking views of Mt. Annapurna II (7,937 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Langshisha- Ri (6,427 m), Gen Jempol, Kyanjin RI (4,750 m), Tsergo RI (5,000 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6 430 m), Naya Kang (5,844 m), Yala peak (5,500 m), and numerous other small peaks.
Langtang Valley Trek landmark
Located at 3,307 meters/10,846 feet, Langtang Village is one of the most famous villages of Langtang region. From here, you will get to observe gorgeous landscape and snow-capped mountains views. Begin one of the closest trekking destinations from Kathmandu, many people trek and visit this village every year.
Kyanjin Gompa is a lovely village that will profoundly present you the Tibetan culture. The house, the language of the people, their dress and assortments all are similar to the Tibetans. Likewise, the village is surrounded by stunning Himalayan mountains. You will visit ancient Kyanjin Gompa where you will get to see old paintings, sculptures, and manuscript.
Langtang Valley Trek offers an exceptional diversity of scenery and culture to its guests. As the region is highly dominated by Tamang people, you will get to see their daily life, norms, values, ethics, and culture throughout the trek. The trail will also include many gompas, chortens, mani walls, and prayer flags along the way making it more divine. Along with that, you will visit monasteries like Kyanjin Gompa and Sing Gompa, which will offer you a more deeper insight into their culture.
During the trek, you will pass by typical traditional villages resided by people from Sherpa and Tamang communities. The whole Langtang region is highly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism and Tibetan lifestyle because one the region is touched by the Tibetan border, and second the locals are believed to be descendants of the Tibetans. During the Langtang Valley trek 8-days, you will spend the night in several villages that will present you tradition, customs, and beliefs of the locals.
The trail includes several adventures ascends & descends, beautiful rhododendron, pine & bamboo forests, untamed streams, cascading waterfalls, lush meadows, lovely terraced farms, wildlife, and thrilling remote areas. Langtang region holds Langtang National Park, which is Nepal’s first Himalayan national park announced in 1971. Along with all the natural beauty, culture, and mountain views. The Langtang Valley Trek will also present you a chance to see wildlife like Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Tahr, tigers, wild boar, red panda, pica, musk deer, snow leopard along with more than 250 species of birds and 1000 species of flora.
Langtang Valley Trek difficulty
Langtang Valley Trek is one of the easiest treks in Langtang region. The route does include many ups & downs, however, it is not as difficult as other treks of this region. You will walk for around 5 to 6 hours daily, therefore good health and stamina is required. And, the best part is anyone with normal health and fitness can go on Langtang Valley Trekking, no prior trekking experience needed at all.
Altitude Sickness and Prevention
Langtang Valley trek brings chances of altitude sickness with itself, as you will be trekking above 3,500 meters. Even if you are healthy and young, you can suffer from AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Therefore, it is very essential to acclimatize properly in the lower elevation before heading higher.
Keep yourself hydrated during the trek and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. Also, ask your travel company to include enough rest days in between the trek for acclimatization. In case, if you feel difficulty in breathing and nauseous, drop down to lower elevation and rest until you feel better before moving ahead.
Transportation and Bag Pack
Langtang Valley Trek begins with a scenic drive to Syabru Bensi, the starting point of the trek. From here, you will slowly ascend to the Kyanjin Gompa.
Below is the packing list of Langtang Valley Trek:
- T-shirts and Pants (Innerwear)
- Thermal Wears
- Breathable Underwears
- Trekking Pants/Shoes/Socks
- Insulating Jacket
- Rain jacket
- Sun hat
- Sleeping bag
- Trekking Pole
- First aid kit
- Toiletries (toilet paper, hand sanitizer, sunblock, towel, soap, shampoo, sanitary napkins, etc)
- Miscellaneous (camera, extra batteries, journal, cards, bars, snacks, water purification tablets, etc)
Food and Accommodation during Langtang Valley Trek
On Langtang Valley Trek, you will stay overnight in a guesthouse. Usually, rooms are small with a few furniture and shared washrooms. The food will be served as per the menu of the guest house. You can expect to find dishes like rice, curries (veg/non-veg), momo, chowmin, thukpa, bread, bakeries, bars, snacks, tea, coffee, etc.
In Kathmandu, you will stay overnight in 3-star and 5-star hotels, as per your budget. These hotels have their own restaurants, and if you don’t like their food, then there are plenty of options out there.
Best time to go on Langtang Valley Trek
The best time to go on Langtang Valley Trek is in Autumn (September to early-November) and Spring (March-May). The trail gets bloomed up with several wildflowers and weather is also perfect.
Langtang Valley Trek Cost
Langtang Valley trek cost completely depends on the company you are traveling with and the facilities you are wishing during the journey. Things like the number of days, mode of transportation, route, time of the year, and accommodation also change the cost to go on this trek.
- Collect enough information on the weather and temperature
- Get yourself a map
- Maintain body hydration
- Walk slow
- Carry hand cash
- Pack light
- Do not get obsessed over network and internet; spend time in nature