Langtang Valley

 

 

Langtang Valley Trekking

 Langtang Valley,Trekking in Nepal popularly known as the valley of glaciers, is equally a famous trekking destination. It’s twin attributes, easy accessibility and breathtaking mountain scenery, make it very popular among the trekkers fraternity. The Langtang Valley is a beautiful alpine region situated to the  north of Capital Kathmandu, the valley is blessed with beautiful pine forest, bubbling rivers, rugged rock and snow–blanketed peaks and sprawling meadows, as high mountains covered with thick layer of ice overlook the Valley.  It is popular due to its snow-covered peaks, a mild climate and friendly and hospitable inhabitants. The area was recognized as Nepal's first Himalayan National Park in 1971. The land of Tamangs, Langtang is rich in its age-old religious practices, language and costume. A journey to the Langtang valley offers an opportunity to explore the Tamang villages, climb small peaks and visit glaciers.

The trek is easily accessible from Kathmandu. The majestic mountains of Langtang Lirung (7246m) to the north, Gang Chhenpo (6388m) to the south and Dorje Lhakpa (6990m) to the east dominate the beautiful Langtang valley. The trek passes through lush forest and the unique settlements of diverse ethnic groups.


Trip Highlights 


Trekking Region : Langtang Region

Trip Name : Langtang Valley Trek

Total Duration :
14 Days

Best Season :
Autumn (Sep-Nov) and Spring (Mar-May)

Starting from :
Kathmandu

Ending at:
Kathmandu

Mode of trek :
Teahouse

Highest access of the trek :
4600m (Lauribinayak Pass)

Himalayan Views :
Langtang, Langtang Lirung, Gosainkunda, etc

Trip Cost: Budget Trip US $ 1050

Trekking Hour: Approximately 5-6 hours each day


Day by Day Itinery

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu
On your arrival at Kathmandu Airport you will be met by our representative who will take you to the hotel for the night. O/N at Kathmandu. Hotel, B.B.

Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour
After having breakfast you take a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You will visit many Buddhist and Hindu temples which reflect the local culture and tradition of Nepalese society. In the afternoon you will be taken back to your Hotel. O/N at Kathmandu. Hotel, B.B.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1462m)
You are driven to Sybru Bensi from Kathmandu (8 hours drive) . O/N in Sybru Bensi.

Day 04: Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2470m)
After crossing the suspension bridge the trek proceeds through the trees where langur monkey’s frolic and takes you to Doman (1680m). The trail then makes a steep climb over a rocky ridge to Paira Lodge (1810m) and further the route climbs gently to Bamboo Lodge (1960m). Climbing steeply the trail will get to Rimche (2400m) and then to Lama Hotel. O/N in Lama Hotel.

Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m)
From Lama Hotel the trail climbs through a forest of hemlock, oaks, maples and rhododendron observing glimpses of Langtang Lirung, reaches to Gumanchok (2800m) and then climbs to Ghora Tabela (2970m) after which it descends to Thangshyap (3140m). The trail further climbs to Langtang, which is the head quarter for Langtang National Park. O/N in Langtang Valley.

Day 06: Explore the Langtang Valley
Hire a horse for sight seeing in Langtang Valley. You can hike up the moraine north of Kyanjin Gompa (4300m). From here you have spectacular views of Langtang Lirung, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji (6575m) and the foot of the huge Lirung glacier. You are so close it feels like you can touch them. Back to Langtang. O/N at Langtang.

Day 07: Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3870m)
From Langtang Valley the trail climbs gradually to Sindum and to Yamphu (3640m). Crossing the Laja Khola then climbs a moraine to a viewpoint where you can see Kyanjin Gompa and the dramatic icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung and Kinshung. Then the trail descends to Kyanjin Gompa. O/N in Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
Trek back to Lama Hotel. O/N in Lama Hotel.

Day 09: Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi
Trek back to Sybru Bensi. O/N in Sybru Bensi.

Day 10: Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu

Driven back to Kathmandu.8 hours drive. O/N at Kathmandu. Hotel, B.B.

Day 11: Transfer to Airport for your onward journey.


Cost Includes:
Twin sharing accommodation on B/ B basis at Kathmandu. During the trek all meals (Breakfast, lunch and  Dinner), accommodation at the trekking lodges, National Park fees, well trained and experienced trekking guide and porter.Transportation by Bus.

Cost Excludes:
All kind of personal nature expenses such as tips, liquors,  city entrance fees, insurance, Any loss or expenses arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as ROAD BLOCKAGE due to landslides or snowfalls or political problems etc. 

Note: The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depending on your requirement.experience Nepalese tradition and culture.