LANGTANG VALLEY TREK
Langtang Valley Trek is a spectacular excursion in the northern part of the Kathmandu Valley. During this moderate trek, you walk the Tamang Tibetan cultural territory. Their cultural traditions are motivated by Tibetan Buddhism.
LANGTANG VALLEY TREK, 10 DAYS KATHMANDU TO KATHMANDU
Langtang Valley Trek is a spectacular excursion in the northern part of the Kathmandu Valley. During this moderate trek, you walk the Tamang Tibetan cultural territory. Their cultural traditions are motivated by Tibetan Buddhism. Tragically, the largest village in the Langtang Valley was buried under an avalanche following the 2015 earthquake. The tea houses have been rebuilt and the valley is eager for visitors to return and help their economic recovery.
Langtang Valley Trek you will experience unique cultures, chortens and mani walls, and stunning Himalayan panoramic views. Beginning the trek from Syabrubesi, you walk through the dense woods of the rhododendron, birch and bamboo forests of the Langtang National Park and emerge onto a plateau as you approach the glaciers above Kyanjin Gompa. It is a spiritual destination with a colourful monastery and hanging prayer flags. The view of Mt. Langtang Lirung and the Tibetan peaks will astound you.
Best trekking season – February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December. Other months may be possible as well depending on conditions.
Duration: 10 Days
Max Elevation: 3738m.
Trip Difficulty: Moderate
Accomodation: Tea Houses
Best Time: September-November & March-May
Start / Ending: Kathmandu to Kathmandu
• All Airports pick up and drop.
• 3 nights your standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
• Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi by Bus and Back to Kathmandu
• Accommodation during trek
• All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D]
• An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers: (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
• Down jacket, sleeping bag And duffel bag (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
• All necessary paperwork and Langtang National Park permits. (TIMS )
• A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
• All government and local taxes
• Nepal Visa fee (Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
• International airfare to and from Kathmandu
• Meal city like Kathmandu
• Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
• Travel and rescue insurance.
• Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
• Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu
There will be a warm welcome to you on Nepal after landing your flight at TIA. The representative of Shiva Excursion Pvt. Ltd. will there for your arrival. He/she will shift you toward your place of accommodation. After having rest for some time there will a brief description of the upcoming program with your guide.
Day 02: Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley
Our today’s day is spent sightseeing all around Kathmandu Valley. Having a breakfast we will visit Pashupatinath (regarded as the holiest temple of Lord Shiva). Next will be Bauddhanath (Little Tibet). Then Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) is our next destination. Lastly, we will drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur) Durbar Square. It will end our Kathmandu tour we will return back & make preparation for our trekking.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi (1462m) – 8 Hours
Now we will move to Syabrubesi. Our drive goes through Trishuli Highway. Our lunch will be on the highway in the very nice environment. In around 6 hours we will be at Syabrubesi. On reaching Syabruebesi we can visit and have a hot water bath. Then we will return back and have our dinner & enjoy.
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubeshi to Lama Hotel (2500m) – 5 Hours
Our trek starts after crossing the Suspension bridge of Bhote Koshi River. We need to fully walk in the forest of pine, juniper and many more species of trees. These all are so much amazing. We may have a bit of difficulty in walking. We will climb until & unless we will be at lama hotel for spending a first walk night.
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3307) – 5 Hours
We were tired and we will have a very good sleep. Waking up we will have breakfast and again make preparation for walking. Today our destination will be Langtang village. From the track, we will have the glimpse of Langtang Mountain. It will be very beautiful. Buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, barley, etc are cultivated by the local people can be observed.
Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (3798m) – 4 Hours
Waking up the early morning we will have the view of beautiful surrounding all around us with our breakfast. Then we will be ready to move for Kyanjin Gompa (Yak Pasture Land). With a short gradually climb will lead us Kyanjin. On reaching we will have rest for few time and we will spend our leisure time visiting on Government operated cheese factory and many other places.
Day 07: Explore Tserko Ri and trek back to Lama Hotel – 5 Hours
Exploring Tserko Ri at kyanjin gompa we will return back through same way in the very energetic way and our destination is the Lama Hotel. We will have the view of the same things and place. Our looking way and sense of humor will be different. Walking slowly we will unknowingly reach Lama Hotel for our night.
Day 08: Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabrubeshi – 5 Hours
After having breakfast we will be ready for our next destination Syabrubesi. Our returning journey is very easy as we just need to trek downward. We will return through the same route of the glorious forested area with beautiful flowers & smell coming from them. On reaching Syabrubesi we will have rest which will end our trek.
Day 09: Drive back to Katmandu from Syabrubeshi – 8 Hours
We need the return back to Kathmandu. We will return back through the same highway. We will be pleased with the houses and greenery of the highway. Our lunch will be on the highway under the beauty of nature. Driving around 6 hours we will be in Kathmandu. We will be shifted toward our hotel which will end our trekking.
Day 10: Farewell
Spending a rest night at Kathmandu, it’s a time for returning back to your homeland. There will be a small farewell program for you. You will be guided all the things of returning journey by our team for your departure. Hope you will be back to Nepal to visit the remaining side of beautiful Nepal.
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