Langtang Valley Trek

11 Day(s) From USD $ 1550 per pax Dates

Overview

Group Size Min 2 - Max 10
Accommodation 4 star hotel in Kathmandu and Teahouse during trek
Difficulty Moderate
Max Alt. 5000 m at Tserko Rim

Form the wonders of Langtang Lirung, to the fascinating local culture Langtang valley, is everything you expect to be & more.

Being the third largest protected area in Nepal, Langtang is distinguished as one of the greatest elevational ranges within its boundaries among protected areas of Nepal. While Trekking to Langtang valley you can expect wide altitudinal change accounts for extremely varied vegetation which ranges from upper tropical forest to permanent snow ice.

Navigating through the Langtang national park- a Home of Flora & Fauna, Langtang opens a door for wildlife enthusiast & photographers with 1000 plants, 160 varieties of birds & 30 mammals species recorded in the park.  Further, if you are lucky enough, you may get to see other major wild species including Himalayan Tahr, Musk deer, Wild dog, Ghoral & serow.

Langtang valley trek is a very good alternative to other mainstream treks like - Annapurna, Everest & it's quite peaceful too.  The Oaks, Bamboo, larch trees & wildflowers along the trail add the alpine flavour to lay claim to your heart.

The 2015 earthquake forced the locals to leave the valley but, meanwhile renovation is complete & the humble locals are welcoming every visitors with a smile.

The lost charm of the valley has returned & looks equally wondrous like before. or let's just say it resembles exactly as described by Bil timman's  “one of the world’s most beautiful valleys.”

Trekking to Langtang valley will mean a lot for people of Langtang to re-start their business to rebuild Homes & schools for their children. This ain't a charity, in fact, it's our initiative towards sustainable travel.  we strongly promote sustainable travel & we cherish when tourism reflects towards the betterment of the local community.

History

  • Langtang valley was discovered by a lama teacher, a Buddhist who was pursuing a runway yak. "lang" is Tibetan name for "Lama" While "tang" is Tibetan for "Follow". Thus referred to as Langtang.
  • The famed British mountaineer and travel writer, Bill Tilman quotes Langtang as “one of the world’s most beautiful valleys.”
  • 2015 earthquake affected the Langtang valley & locals were forced to leave the valley.
  • The Tamang Or Tibetan are the natives of Langtang valley
  • The old craftsmanship, dress, stone houses, and the beautifully carved wooden porches reflect the 100 years history of culture.
  • Langtang valley followed by Gosainkunda trek carries spiritual significance.

Highlights

  • Enjoy The panoramic views of Langtang Valley
  • Witness rich vegetation- Rhododendron, Oaks, high alpine meadows & wildflowers.
  • Watch Delightful  Crest of Langtang Lirung
  • Capture  360 views of Himalayas from Kyangjin Ri
  • Enjoy the fascinating culture of Tamangs
  • Visit Langtang National Park

Top things to do

  • Take a visit to Langtang national park- a habitat of  Himalayan Tahr, Musk deer, Wild dog, red monkey, Ghoral & more.
  • Snap pictures of stunning Mt. Langtang Lirung (7,245 m), the highest peak in the area
  • Don't miss the view of Chimse Danda (ridge), Ganja La pass (5,122 m), and Jugal Himal.
  • Stay in Lama Hotel for overnight & enjoy the hospitality
  • Take a visit to Kyangjin Gompa, a monastery of Kyangjin

Physical Fitness

The Langtang valley lies in close proximity to Kathmandu, so there's nothing to worry about. The maximum elevation you will cover is at Tserko Ri (5000m) & it's achievable. The trails are wider & there's no chance of altitude sickness. So it's fair to say even novice travellers can make it. However, It's always a wise decision to stretch yourself for more flexibility.

Best Time To Go

The preferred season for Langtang valley trek is October/November and March/May. To catch rhododendron forest, you might want to take this trek on the spring season. Capture the colourful forest full of spring tones.

What To Expect

  • Unlike other, Langtang valley trek requires lesser budget
  • Langtang valley is easily accessible from Kathmandu you can easily
  • Catch a local bus or have a private vehicle to drop by.
  • No need to bother about the altitude sickness
  • Comfortable accommodation & a good meal.
  • Less crowd & peaceful
  • Charging & network access available,
  • Hot shower available

Includes & Excludes

What's included ?

  • Accommodation at 4-star Hotel or similar category in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking Guide
  • An experienced, English-speaking local leader
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag(to be returned after the trek use) Free T-shirt
  • Free Trip dossiers & other information in a printable format
  • Kathmandu airport transfers and escorts
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • OPEN & CHOICE: All meals(B,L,D) on trek including tea & coffee
  • Potter service charges during the trek
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Based on your picks (Any 4), with entrance fees by private vehicle
  • Signature Accommodations-Best Available in the mountains
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at finest local restaurant

What's excluded ?

  • Extra night accommodation(s)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Your Personal Insurance

Detailed Itinerary (15 Days)

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu

    We are delighted to provide an airport pickup service as an innovative customer offering, so our chauffeur will assist you with baggage & escort you to your Hotel. He will also help you with the check-in. Later in the evening, we will be hosting a welcome dinner

    Highlights:  Music, Cultural dance, the lively Thamel, one-stop shop for backpackers, clubs & pubs, an array of restaurants.

    Accommodation: Kathmandu 4 star hotel.

    Elevation: 1,400 metres (4,600 feet)

  • Day 2 : Sightseeing and trek preparation

    Highlights: Any 4 World Heritage sites

    Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Basantapur Durbar Square

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

  • Day 3 : Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi

    Driving hours: 8-9

    Difficulty: Easy

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 1,550m

    Topography:  countryside paths, Green Hills

    Highlights: Smooth ride, rivers, hills

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4 : Trek to Lama Hotel

    Walking hours:  5

    Difficulty: Easy/moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse or Homestays

    Elevation: 2500m

    Topography: Gentle inclines, riverbank trails, forest tracks, river crossings

    Highlights: Langtang Khola, Bhote Koshi River, rhododendron forests

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5 : Trek to Mundu via Langtang village

    Walking hours: 6-7

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 3543m

    Topography:  uphill climb, countryside path, wider trails

    Highlights: waterfalls, Ghoda Tabela, Buddhist monastery, Langtang village

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6 : Trek to Kyangjin Gompa

    Walking hours: 4

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse Or Homestays

    Elevation: 3,870m

    Topography:  uphill climbs, bridge crossings, walk through yak pastures

    Highlights: largest mani wall in Nepal, Kyanjin Gompa, water mills, prayer hills, glaciers, icefalls, mountain views

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7 : Acclimatization- Explore Tserko Ri (5000m)

    Today is acclimatization day so we take a small hike to Tserko Ri. The sunrise view of Tserko Ri is stunning. Take a moment to mesmerize the beauty from the top.

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

     

  • Day 8 : Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel

    Walking hours: 6

    Difficulty: Easy/moderate.

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse Or Homestays

    Elevation: 2500m

    Topography:  Gentle descents,  riverbank trails, forests

    Highlights: Pine forests, terraced farm fields, rhododendrons, oaks forest.   

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 9 : Trek to Syabrubesi

    Walking hours: 5

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 1,550m

    Topography:  Downhill path,s forested lands

    Highlights:  zig-zag trail, Syabrubesi village,  Tamang tribe views- Ganesh and Langtang Himal,

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 10 : Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu

    Today we drive back to Kathmandu. En route enjoys countryside greenery & small village settlements. Later in the evening we will host a farewell dinner to celebrate your trip completion.

  • Day 11 : Final departure

    Today as per your flight schedule,  our chauffeur will take you to the airport from this amazing country Nepal.

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