Trip Overview

Langtang Valley is the nearest Himalayan Region from Kathmandu valley, few hours drive from Kathmandu will take you to the beautiful Langtang region. Despite being very close to Kathmandu, the Langtang Region is as wild as any Tibetan highlands with idyllic rural landscape. The people living in the highlands of the Langtang region are certainly Nepalese but being the descendant of the Tibetan origin, they look like the Tibetans. Hence, Langtang region is one of the most popular trekking regions for those wishing a short trek from Kathmandu into the Himalayas influenced by Tibetan lifestyle. Moreover, accompanying with the varieties of rhododendron, bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls and snow-capped Himalayas make the trek one of the most diverse treks nearby Kathmandu.

The 10 Days Langtang Valley Trek starts with a day’s bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. We begin the walk from Syabrubesi. We head upward to Lama Hotel and Langtang village until we arrive at the famous Kanyanjing Gompa. After exploring the region, we trek the same route to Syabrubesi from where we drive back to Kathmandu.

Other similar treks that you might be interested in include:
Langtang Valley Trek with Ganja La Pass – 14 Days
Helambu Trek – 9 Day
Langtang, Gosainkunda & Helambu Trek – 17 Days

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu – 1,300m/4,264 ft

Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Himalayan Glacier Trekking (HGT). After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with a Himalayan Glacier Trekking display board at the arrival gate. You will be then take to your hotel. After check in, you will visit HGT office, meet your trekking guide as well as other participants. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Himalayan Glacier where you will be served excellent authentic Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the country’s food culture.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek

Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. The day will also be for finalizing official procedure and other necessary arrangements. You will be also briefed on the nature of the trek, equipments and team composition. Some of landmarks we visit include the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath).  In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. You can also make your last minute buying of personal items as you will be leaving for the Himalayas tomorrow.

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 145 km/ 7 hrs

After morning breakfast we drive out along the north-western hills of Kathmandu. Enjoy the Himlayan views and mountainous lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. Take Lunch at the Trishuli Bazar before continuing further to  Dhunche. From Dhunche, we descent down to Syabrubesi.

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hrs

This is our first day of trekking today.  Follow the Langtang Khola River. Pass through the dense forests.   Cross several suspension bridges. We also pass by a tea houses.  The trail goes up and down but it’s not that challenging.

Day 05: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 7-8 hrs via Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6/7 hr

After taking morning tea, we embark our second day of the journey. Our trail continues along dense forests. After making a steady climb up through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. Enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung.  Pass by water mills, prayer wheels, chortens, with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them.  Also pass the largest mani wall in Nepal, made from stone with prayers written on them. The prayers written on the mani wall is supposed to be blown away by the wind.  Cross several of the wooden bridges.

Day 06: Explore Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): and Tserko Ri (5000m/16,404ft) 5/6- hr

After taking morning tea and breakfast,we get out of the village and pass on through yak pastures and start for visiting to Tserko Ri  (5000m/16,404ft) for mountain sunrise views. Since, we are really getting into the high altitudes, you might start feeling the thin air. afternoon return to Kanjin Gompa- surrounded by the Himalayas all around. You can take a walk around Kanjin Gompa enjoying the views, glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks.

 

Day 07: Trek back to Lama Hotel: 6/7 hrs

Early morning After breakfast, proceed to Lama Hotel. Since, its mostly downhill, it is 6/ 7 hours walk from Kanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel. The trail goes all the way down hill through forest following the river. Pass through the ethnic Tamang settlements who follow religious and cultural  practices similar to the Tibetans.

Day 08: Trek back to Syabrubesi: 5 hrs

After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi, about 5 hours walk. Enjoy the easy trail mostly downhill through lush green vegetation. Arriving Syabrubesi, we take our lunch.

Day 09: Transfer to KTM

After breakfast we drive back to Kathmandu. Arriving Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel. Spend the day leisurely or catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any sights you missed during your first day in Kathmandu. To celebrate the successful completion of our journey, we will have a farewell dinner in the evening.

Day 10: Farewell Friend

We are saying good bye to the mountains as journey in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with travel companions and organize the photos. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight a representative from Himalayan Glacier Trekking will take you to the airport. On your way home you’ll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Date & Prices

The given prices are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

Himalayan Glacier also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

Book our fixed departures

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Price
21 Aug, 2016 30 Aug, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
2 Sep, 2016 11 Sep, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
12 Sep, 2016 21 Sep, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
25 Sep, 2016 4 Oct, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
2 Oct, 2016 11 Oct, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
10 Oct, 2016 19 Oct, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
21 Oct, 2016 30 Oct, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
24 Oct, 2016 2 Nov, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
30 Oct, 2016 8 Nov, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
4 Nov, 2016 13 Nov, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
7 Nov, 2016 16 Nov, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
13 Nov, 2016 22 Nov, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
21 Nov, 2016 30 Nov, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
27 Nov, 2016 6 Dec, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
4 Dec, 2016 13 Dec, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
12 Dec, 2016 21 Dec, 2016 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
23 Dec, 2016 1 Jan, 2017 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
30 Dec, 2016 8 Jan, 2017 US$ 1150 Guaranteed Departure
What is Included
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with 2 Stars Bed & Breakfast .For Two Night (On The Arrival day and After the Trekking).
  • Your Meal (Breakfast-lunch-dinner) During the Trek ,
  • One Experience Trekking guide & one porter for Each Two Tourist.
  • All Land Transportation from Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works and Langtang National park Entry Permits.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS)
  • Insurance for Guide & Porters
  • All accommodation During the Trek Available Lodge /Tea Houses.
  • Airport -Hotel-Airport Transfer
  • Farewell Dinner
What is not Included
  • Personal Equipment for Trekking
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Tipping (Tips) For Guide& Porter
  • All the Alcoholic and non Alcoholic Drinks Tea .
  • Sweet things like chocolate and desert.
  • There is not tourist bus service from Kathmandu to Suaprubesi to Kathmandu, you need to travel by local bus. if you can travel by private Jeep which is comfortable for you .Please let us know, if you would like to travel by jeep or by Local bus . if you tale by jeep both way cost $400
Others

Bering it Trekking Equipments,

Down Jacket
Waterproof jacket
Trekking shoes/boots
Camp shoes
Jumperorpile jacket
Hiking pants
Hiking shirts
Full-sleeves shirt
T-shirts
Sun hat
Water bottle
Batteries and bulbs
Flash light
personal towel
Swiss army knife
Ruck sack
Sunlotion
Medical & first-aidkit
Sewing kit
Poly propylene/wool socks
Other required equipments
Sleeping bag

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