The Langtang Valley is located only few kilometre north of Kathmandu, close to the border of Tibet. But to start the trek we have to take long one day bus ride through valley for about 7 hours, but its offer magnificent view of nepalese country side. For those who want to test altitude and limit of fitness before aming big mountains, langtang trek is the one it offers all kids of challenges during the trek, langtang is one of the our favourite destination in Himalayas. The valley is dominated by Langtang Lirung (7246m), the highest peak in the area. This is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole country. Due to gradual ascent along the river valley this Langtang trek is not considered strenuous, but yet, it remains challenging as it reaches an altitude of 3800 meter at Kyangjin. The Langtang trek can be done any time of the year except during monsoons (July & August).
Day 1: Arrival Day – Kathmandu
You will be welcomed and received on your arrival by our representative at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Later on, you will be transferred to your hotel; check into the room and spend some relaxing time until we meet at some point in the evening for the trip briefing. You will be informed about the briefing time on your arrival at hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Exploration
Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is famous for its world heritage sites like the Durbar Square, the Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath, and such other religious monuments expressing the excellence of Nepali art and culture. Follow our guide through a brief tour at Kathmandu, shopping on the way. After breakfast in the morning we take you for the Kathmandu sightseeing tour. We are going to do the UNESCO CULTURAL HERITAGE TOUR today which includes:
Swoyambhunath: The oldest Buddhist Stupa in Kathmandu Valley, a beautiful abode for lots of monkeys thus also known as Monkey Temple, is also a perfect vantage point to see Kathmandu valley.
Pashupatinath: A holy pilgrimage for Hindus and Hindu Crematorium, watch as the Hindu dead bodies are cremated in the most unique way in the world; we come across men with ash rubbed body, matted locks and dreaded look which is typical look of a Hindu Holy Men known as Sadhus.
Boudhanath: The biggest Buddhist temple in the world; a site for Tibetan Buddhism where we can visit monasteries, watch the Holy Monks busy in their chanting ritual going around the temple.
Patan Durbar Square: A Medieval Royal Palace area which is also known as the city of fine arts, we can see the finest example of metal and stone carving back to 14th century and also the amazing Nepali Architecture.
Day 3: Kathmandu – Dhunche
Today we Take a drive of about seven hours from Kathmandu to Dhunche by a public bus. The mountain road takes you through local villages, forested areas where you can see glimpses of local Nepali life. Enjoy somewhat bumpy but a nice scenic drive through the country side of Nepal.
Hiking Distance: 4.5 miles
Day 4: Dhunche – Thulo Syaphru
Take an early breakfast and start the first day of your trek. The trek to Thulo Syaphru today takes about six hours with ample breaks on the trail. Feel the fresh mountain air and head higher towards the destination. Enjoy the view of Langtang, Lerung and other mountain peaks while your are walking the trail. You will walk mostly through forested area with occasional passing through local villages.
Day 5: Thulo Syaphru – Lama Hotel
An about six hours walk today takes you to Lama hotel where you are staying overnight today. The paced and steady walk let us enjoy the beauty of the area in plenty. Coming across local villages, forested area, mountain river, gives you the energy in abundance to trek further. The stunning scenic beauty of the surrounding will make you forget your tiredness. When you reach Lama hotel, check into a tea house and take a relaxing time around. Lama hotels is name of the places with few basics accommodation and can be bit challenge to stay over night, as family run guest houses are very basic, but we say it is part of adventure.
Day 6: Lama Hotel – Langtang Village
Today you enter the Langtang National Park as you walk to today’s destination, Langtang village. An about three hours walk takes you to a place called Ghoda Tabala (Horse Stable) from where you enter the national park. Another three hours of walk ascending the national park takes you to Langtang village where you spend your night today.
Day 7: Langtang Village – Kanjying Gumba
Relatively short walk today takes you to an amazing mountain village of Kanjying. The walk is incredibly beautiful as it provides you the close up view of Langtang range.Once you are in Kanjying, you can visit monastery; enjoy the view of soaring snow capped Himalayan peaks in the Langtang range.
Day 8: Kanjying Gumba Acclimatization Day
You will be staying overnight here today but you have a busy day. As this is an acclimatization day, you will be hiking either to Kanjying Ri – 4770 m or to Cherko Ri – 4984 m; enjoy the close up view of the mountains and return back to Kanjying Gumba for overnight stay. Get used to with the high altitude climate.
Day 9: Kanjying – Lama Hotel
Make a return trip back to Lama hotel via Langtang village after the unbelievable exploration of the Langtang region. Stay at Lama hotel in a tea house.
Day 10: Lama Hotel – Syaprubesi
Another nice walk of about five hours today takes you to Syabrubesi on the bank of River Trishuli, a fresh Himalayan water river famous for rafting on its lower section.
Day 11: Syaphrubesi – Kathmandu
After Breakfast drive for about seven hours back to Kathmandu by Public Bus and check in to Hotel. Evening we will take you to cultural show and dinner or simmilar.
Day 12: Departure Day
You can continue another trek with us in different routes or make tour of Chitwan national park, pokhara, Lumbuni. Or just chill in Kathmandu for while.
We will be transferred to airport at your schedule for the final departure.
- Visa Fee
- Airport Departure Tax
- Accommodation for extra days
- Travel insurances
- Extra activities than those listed