Langtang Valley Trek Details:
|Max Elevation:||4,773m||Best Time:||Oct-Dec, March-June|
|Trekking Permits:||TIMS Card, Langtang National Park entrance fee||Transportation:||Local Bus, Jeep|
|Guide & Porter:||Experienced||Hidden Charges:||No|
Langtang Valley Trek is one of the typical and popular trekking destinations located on the north side of Kathmandu valley approx. 122km far away. The trek is relatively short, cheap, and can be easily done by all types of people from beginners to hardy trekkers.
It is a scenic adventure where you will be surrounded by high mountains in a pristine alpine location of Central Himalaya. The trek offers astounding views of massive Ganesh Himal (7,405 m), Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Ghengu Liru(Langtang II 6571m / 21,560ft), Kimshun (6,745m/22,137ft), and Shalbachum(6,918m / 22,699ft) to the south.
This trek is designed mainly for family-school, college groups, adventurers as well as corporate people to witness and to be in the perfect wilderness environment away from busy hectic city life.
- Private vehicle for airport arrival and departure
- Public bus from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
- Taxi to/from bus park
- Trekking Permit-Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card,
- Langtang National Park Permit
- Two nights hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast on the basis of twin sharing
- Lodge accommodation (tea houses) during the trekking
- Meals- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, tea/coffee in a cup
- Fresh fruits in dinner
- Water purification
- Experienced trekking guide (salary, insurance, equipment, food, and lodging)
- Porter (salary, insurance, equipment, food, and lodging) one porter is provided for two people
- Medical kit
- Coordination services for emergency and rescue operations
- Government and related local taxes
- Farewell dinner at reputable restaurants
- Nepalese visa fees
- Travel insurance
- All soft and hard drinks
- Tips to guide and porter
- Personal expenses such as telephone bills, Wi-Fi, laundry, hot shower on mountain
- Any additional overnights in Kathmandu in early return from the trek
- All your personal things and necessaries which are not mentioned in cost included
On arrival in Kathmandu received by Pristine Nepal staff and guide for a short drive to your hotel at Thamel the hub of Kathmandu city where many hotels, restaurants, trekking gear shops, stores, bars, cafes, souvenir shops, art gallery, travel agencies are located. Our guide or group leader will brief with information regarding hotels, culture with do’s and don’ts.
Our wonderful journey to Langtang Valley Panorama trekking starts with a morning drive towards high hills of Langtang to Syabrubesi, an exciting drive leading past many farm village and towns to reach warm areas at Trisuli Bazaar. After a short break drive heads towards cooler area at Ramche and Dhunche town at 1,960 m, at the entrance of Langtang National Park Dhunche a major town of Rasuwa district and Langtang region.From here drive leads downhill on the zig-zag winding road to end the journey for the day at Syabrubesi village for a first overnight stop in Langtang area.
Beginning our first day walk with a climb for few hours heading towards scattered farm areas and villages, walking continues near Riverside and Bamboo place with few tea houses and lodges. After a refreshing break, our walk continues into the cool forest of rhododendron, oaks and pines trees entering a gorge following Langtang River, feeding from the glacier of Langtang peaks, and then completing the day walk at Lama Hotel for an overnight stop.
After a pleasant overnight with the sound of the river flowing, morning walk starts heading uphill through a gorge of dense forest, then reaching a nice spot at Ghodetabla (horse stable), from here altitude gains slowly and air gets cooler. After lunch break walk continues to Langtang village for an overnight stop as the walk leads past woodland and then coming into a wider area at Langtang village, a nice moderate size village of Tamang and Bhotia’s tribe peoples. (This village was completely destroyed by avalanche of 25th April and 12th May 2015 huge earthquakes).
Today on the trail and first highlight of the adventure, as the morning trek leads to Kyanjin Gompa at Langtang valley, walking follows with short steep up as tree lines drops for short bushes of rhododendron, juniper, and prickly Burberry bushes. Our walk slowly enters a wide beautiful glacial valley with views of high snowcapped mountains on both side of the valley, after a scenic and nice morning walk reaching at Kyanjin Gompa for overnight stop. Kyanjin located at picturesque Langtang valley with wide green meadows actually a summer pasture and grazing land for Yaks.
This lovely spot offers views of Langtang Lirung glacier and ice fall at close distance, Kyanjin named after an old Gompa (monastery) at present in near ruins perched on a rocky moraine ridge top, at Kyanjin visit Yak Cheese Factory established 30 years ago with the help and support of Swiss technical assistance.
A perfect spot for rest and free day at Kyanjin, to enjoy the lovely surrounding, here take a short hike on top of Kyanjin Ri at 4,773m for beautiful mountains view. Or Climb to Tsergo Ri with quite steep slopes offering a fantastic panorama of surrounding mountains where you need to climb 4 hours to the top which offers 360° mountain views.
From Kyanjin hills and Tsergo-Ri top super views of Chimsedang Lekh, and Kangjal Himal with ridge of peaks bordering the valley to the south, Naya Kanga 5,844m, stunning views of the great mountains flanking the Langtang valley, including Ganchenpo 6,387m, Dorje Lakpa 6,990 m, Pemthang Karpo Ri 6,830m, Langtang Lirung 7,245m and across the northern boundary in Tibet rises the huge massive Shishapangma 8,014 m the last worlds 14th highest mountain located in Tibet.
After a pleasant and exciting overnight and rest day at Kyanjin and beautiful Langtang valley, morning walk leading to a long descent to Lama Hotel passing via Langtang village and Ghodetabla following Langtang Khola and back at Lama Hotel for an overnight stop.
From Lama Hotel, morning walk follows downhill to Bamboo a small place with few tea houses serving as a lodge. After a nice short rest continue to follow Langtang River. You will be at Syabrubesi around afternoon. It will be free afternoon.
Morning drive leads on mountain road passing farm villages of Tamang through Thulo Varkhu, Dhunche (district headquarter of Rasuwa) Thade, Ramche, Kalikasthan and downhill road to Trisuli then on a nice road through mountain reaching at Kathmandu back into your hotel, afternoon free for individual activities and shopping.
Last day in amazing Nepal country of Himalayan wonders, as per your international flight time depart from the hotel where Pristine Nepal staff transfer you to the airport, after a greatly enjoyable and memorable time around Langtang Valley Panorama trekking with quality services and guidance of Pristine Nepal.