Langtang Valley Trek
Langtang Valley Trek is dominated by Lang tang Lirung 7246m, the highest peak in the area. A superb introduction to trekking in Nepal among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole area.
Langtang trekking towards the best vantage point of Lang tang Himal, north of Katmandu valley, offers the shortest approach to snowy caved mountains. The Lang tang trekking starts from Syabru Besi, 9 hrs drive from Katmandu.
Following a trail upstream through Bhote Kosi river bank ethnic Tamang villages, lush green forests and the wide spread Kyanging valley surrounded by white snow peaks takes you up to Kyanging at 3870 meter, where you get an opportunity to ascend Kyangjin Ri 4350m. After an ascent of Kyangjing Ri, we retrace our route back down the valley to Syabru Besi and then drive back to Katmandu.
Trip FactGrade: Easy & Moderate
Duration: 07 days
Size of Group: 01+
Maximum Hight: 3870 m.
Short ItineraryLangtang - Goasinkund - Helambu at EveryTrail
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Preparation for the trek
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1550m) 7 hours
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2380m) 6 hours
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3430m) 7 hours
Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to KyanjinGompa (3870m) 4 hours
Day 07: Visit to TserkoRi and Trek back to Lama Hotel 6 hours
Day 08: Trek back to Syabrubesi 5 hours
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu from Syabrubesi
Day 10: Final Departure
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu), our representatives from Adventure Mountain Guide Rabin Gurung will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Preparation for the trek Today, you will visit main places of Kathmandu valley. In the morning you visit Pashupatinath, Bauddhanath, and Swayambhunath. Pashupatinath is the oldest Hindu temple, Bauddhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa are the oldest Buddhist Stupas. After launch you visit Kathmandu durbar square and Patan durbar square. In Kathmandu durbar square, you visit Kumari temple, the temple of Living goddess.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1550m) 7 hours After morning breakfast we drive out along the north-western hills of Kathmandu. We will enjoy the Himlayan views and mountainous lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. We will take Lunch at the Trishuli Bazar before continuing further to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we then descend down to Syabrubesi. We will stay overnight at Syabrubesi.
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2380m) 6 hours Well, this is going to be our first day of trekking today. We will follow the Langtang Khola River. Then, we pass through the dense forests crossing several suspension bridges. We also pass by a tea houses. Our trail then goes up and down but it's not that challenging. We will reach Lama Hotel and stay there overnight.
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3430m) 7 hours After taking morning breakfast, we will start our second day of the journey. Well, our trail continues along dense forests. After making a steady climb up through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. We will enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung. And we will pass by water mills, prayer wheels, chortens, with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them. We will stay overnight at Langtang village.
Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to KyanjinGompa (3870m) 4 hours After taking morning tea and breakfast, we get out of theKyanjin village and pass on through yak pastures.We will 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. We then cross several of the wooden bridges. Since, we are really getting into the high altitudes you might start feeling the thin air. KyanjinGompa is surrounded by the Himalayas all around. You can take a walk around KanjinGompa enjoying the views, glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks.
Day 07: Visit to TserkoRi and Trek back to Lama Hotel 6 hours Early morning we visit to TserkoRi (5000m) for mountain sunrise views. And after taking our breakfast, we proceed to Lama Hotel. Since it’s mostly downhill it is approx. 5 hours walk from KyanjinGompa to Lama Hotel. The trail goes all the way downhill through forest following the river. We will pass through the ethnic Tamang settlements that follow religious and cultural practices similar to the Tibetans.
Day 08: Trek back to Syabrubesi 5 hours After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi for about 5 hours. We will be enjoying the easy trail mostly downhill through lush green vegetation. Arriving Syabrubesi, we take our lunch. We will stay overnight at Syabrubesi.
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu from Syabrubesi 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. We will celebrate the farewell dinner in the dinner.
Day 10: Final Departure You are saying good bye to the Kathmandu as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We will transfer you to the airport for your returning flight.