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7-Day Langtang Valley Trek

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1 - 1 $800
2 - 3 $600
4 - 8 $550
9 - 30 $495

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Duration
7 days
Max. Elevation
4773m
Group Size
1-30
Level
Moderate
Transportation
Ground 
Best Season
March to May, September to February
Accomodation
Tea Houses Lodges 
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu-Syabrubrsi-Lama Hotel-Langtang Village-Kyangin Gompa-Lama Hotel-Syabrubesi-Kathmandu

Highlights

  • An ever-exciting country walks in the close shadows of massif Langtang Himal.
  • Walk into enchanting woodland lined with tall rhododendrons, pine and fir trees.
  • In the land where an elusive endangered Red Panda and snow leopard habitats.
  • Adventures within Nepal’s first mountainous, Himalayan Langtang National Park.
  • Trek into picturesque Langtang Valley in the harmony of local colorful cultures.

Overview

Langtang Valley Trek is a short, exciting, and moderate adventure around Nepal’s north Central Himalayan range. The closest mountains are from the capital of Kathmandu, at a mere aerial distance of 32 km/20 miles. 
Besides Langtang Valley and other adventure destinations, it is close to Nepal and Tibet, China borders. Although the nearest Himalayan ranges from Kathmandu, the road distance is more than 140 kilometers/87 miles, which takes 6-7 hours to drive. To reach Syabrubesi Village, at the starting and end point of Langtang Valley Trekking. It is one of the most popular and favored adventure destinations, after Annapurna and Everest regions. The Langtang Himal and the verdant valley are steeped with natural beauty, outlined by giant snow-capped peaks.

Langtang Valley Trekking is an ideal adventure holiday for all types of travelers and age groups. One can enjoy the scenic country without, a hassle of catching HAS or High Altitude Sickness. The elevation gains at a gradual pace as the trek progresses from one designated overnight stop to another. Then, on reaching the main highlights at Kyanjin Gompa, and by then the trekkers will be well acclimatized. 

Langtang Valley a popular region for short and moderate treks around the Himalayas. The other specialty of this trek to Langtang Valley is walking around the Langtang National Park. Which is the first national park and conservation around the high Himalayan region in Nepal, enriched with exotic flora and fauna. Apart from pleasant scenic walks in the close harmony of the beautiful scenery of snow mountains. 

The local age-old cultural heritage and customs of the native Tamang are equally fascinating. More or less, it is a great and moderate adventure, encountering some steep ups amidst the enchanting forest. In the springtime, the whole place will be lively, when wildflowers bloom. Especially the rhododendrons of various colors and species, and it is also the national flower of Nepal. 

Langtang Valley Trekking offers various exciting and scenic activities that one can enjoy. The walk then reaches the main destination in Kyanjin Gompa, located in the heart of Langtang Valley. Here, one can explore the scenic surroundings or relax and marvel at the picturesque scenery of towering majestic peaks.

Energetic people can enjoy the hike to the top of Kyanjin-Ri or Tserko-Ri, to add, more height to the adventures. Overlooking the breathtaking panorama of Langtang and Jugal Himal range includes some mountains of Tibet across the border.

After a great time and adventure around Langtang Valley and Kyanjin Gompa, the beautiful and highest settlements. Then, walking back on the same interesting route downhill to Syabrubesi Village. For an exciting overland journey back to Kathmandu to conclude the marvelous experience on Langtang Valley Trekking.

Outline Itinerary: 

Day 01: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,470 m via Dhunche Town 1,900 - 06 hours. 
Day 02: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,455 m - 06 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Langtang Village 3,425 m or Mundu 3,455 m- 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,870 m-04 hrs.
Day 05: Trek downhill to Lama Hotel-06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Syabrubesi on the road-head- 05 hrs.
Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu-06 hours. 
THE BEST SEASONS FOR LANGTANG VALLEY TREKKING:
For Langtang Valley Treks, can enjoy the walks around all seasons of the year except the wet monsoon and summer times. The right favorable and the best seasons are spring and autumn/fall.
Spring begins in early March and ends in May, where most days are bright with sunshine for longer hours. From early 6:30 am till 5 pm, but can get cloudy afternoon sometimes with chances of light snowfall.
Cold morning, late afternoon, and night times, as well with an extra wind-chill factor above 3,000 meters. The afternoon sun is bright with strong UV (ultraviolet) and requires sunblock, sunglasses, hats, and long-sleeved tops. 
Spring is a lively time when wildflowers are in seasonal blooms, mainly the rhododendrons of various species and colors. 
The next best season is autumn/fall, from September to November, most days are fine and clear for views and walks. But much colder morning, late afternoon, and nighttime, chances of snowfall sometimes. Can get extra cold from the afternoon wind chill factor, however a pleasant season of autumn/fall for Langtang Valley treks. 
Interested people can enjoy Langtang Valley Trek, during the winter time of the Christmas and New Year holidays, despite the cold. Most days are fine with sunshine and get dark sooner due to winter and limited hours of sunlight. 
But freezing temperatures in the morning, late afternoon, and nighttime, but enjoyable walks encountering fewer groups of trekkers.

FOODS, ACCOMMODATION ON LANGTANG VALLEY TREKKING: 

Trekkers will be surprised to find various standards of lodge accommodation en route to Langtang Valley at Kyanjin Gompa.
The most standard lodge provides nice rooms with common baths and toilets. 
Extra charge for using hot showers, provides common toilets and bathrooms. Around higher altitudes, the pipeline and plumbing systems freeze, due to minimum morning and night cold temperatures. Dining rooms are large and cozy with a fireplace to keep the environment warm, while you enjoy the meals.  All lodges provide with comprehensive food menu, which includes a wide variety of breakfasts, from oats, porridge, and cornflakes. Bread, Chapatti, Pancakes with choices of eggs from scrambled, boiled, poached, and omelets. Followed by hot refreshing drinks, tea, coffee, and drinking chocolates. Lunch and dinner with a list of continental, Indian, Nepali, Chinese, and Tibetan/local Tamang dishes. 
All dining rooms are bright with lamps run by local hydroelectricity or from solar power. Some lodges also provide free internet or Wi-Fi, it is quite slow and disturbing. Due to landscapes and weather conditions on designated overnight stops. With large groups of more than 4 people, it is best to order a set menu, which saves time and fuel energy. As well as following the norms of Eco or Responsible Tourism.

RELIGION AND CULTURES AROUND LANGTANG VALLEY TREKS:

Although Nepal is dominated by 75% Hindu religion, the higher mountains around the Himalayan range. The Tamang the main natives of Langtang Himal and Rasuwa district, are interwoven with Buddhist religion and cultures. 
Trekkers will notice every house adorned with Buddhist prayer flags and the village trail lined with religious monuments. Like the prayer stone walls and spinning wheels, with large boulders engraved with prayer inscriptions.
Trekkers will have time to visit the monasteries en route, at Kyanjin Gompa. 
The Tamang follows the same Buddhist religion and traditions, similar to their early Tibetan predecessors.  

Important Note

Short Trek Profile:

Mode of Trekking:  In the best available lodge and guest house.
Grade of Trekking:  Moderate with a touch of high altitude.
Trekking Region:  Nepal North Central Himalayas around Rasuwa District.
Highest Points:      4,773 m/15,659 ft. At Kyanjin Ri.
Areas of Trekking:  Nepal North Central Himalaya around Langtang Himal. Rasuwa District. 
Trekking Duration: 06 Nights and 07 Days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.

Trip Itinerary

Morning as per the size of the group, either drive in a car, jeep, coach or bus. The drive follows beyond Kathmandu city and the valley on a winding uphill road towards cooler hills dotted with farm villages. Passing through the large town of Trisuli Bazaar to reach Dhunche, the headquarters town of Rasuwa district.

As well as the entrance point of Langtang National Park, from here the drive heads downhill. To reach Syabrubesi village for overnight halt, and the starting point of the trek to Langtang Valley. Enjoy the comfort of simple lodge accommodation, having time to explore the town village and observe the culture. As well as the local activities of the native Tamang the main inhabitants of Langtang and Rasuwa district.


Max. altitude

1900 m.

Accomodation

Tea Houses Lodges

Meals

Lunch & Dinner

Start the first day of trekking, on leaving Syabrubesi after a good breakfast, begins with a pleasant walk. After the bridge, and then climb to a high ridge and walk through smaller farm settlements. Then reaching a small place at River Side, possibly stop for lunch, an afternoon walk on winding ups. Walk on a forested path of tall rhododendrons, pines, and oaks with smaller bamboo grooves.

After hours of good walk from the lunch place reaching an open field amidst dense forest surroundings. Where Lama Hotel is situated, a temporary settlement with a number of simple good lodges. Transfer into a nice cozy room, having time for yourself to enjoy the serene natural environment. 


Max. altitude

2455 m.

Accomodation

Tea Houses Lodges

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After a pleasant overnight with the sound of nature and river flow nearby. The morning walk starts heading uphill through lovely woods, as the air gets cooler on reaching higher ground at Ghode Tabla. An ideal spot for a lunch stop, in the midst of lovely woods, a place with few simple tea houses.

From here after lunch, the trail leads into thick forest with slow, gradual climb toreach Langtang Village. The houses serving as lodges, been newly constructed,after the great earthquakes of 2015. The houses were destroyed and washed by the rock falls and landslide from the earthquakes. The villages are slowly getting back to normal life, and business to serve the trekkers. Check into one of its fine good lodge accommodation and explore the village, interact with the locals.


Max. altitude

3425 m.

Accomodation

Tea Houses Lodges

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

From Langtang Village with glimpse of Langtang Lirung peaks, today a short walk of few hours to Kyanjin Gompa. Morning walk follows the rubble of rocks and 

boulders, remains and traces of the earthquake. Reaching another adjoining settlement of Mundu, from here a short steep climb to enter the Langtang Valley.

The walk follows on a pleasant and scenic trail shadowed by towering snow-capped peaks. On the both sides of the valley, then the walk finally ends reaching a nice lovely settlement at Kyanjin Gompa. The highest overnight stops of the adventure, located on the western end of Langtang Valley.

Check into a nice room in one of its fine good lodge, after lunch enjoy a hike up to Kyanjin-Ri. Which is at 4,773 m / 15,660 feet, for a strong and energetic person can take a long hike. Climb to Tserko-Ri at 5,033 m/16,512 feet high, a vantage viewpoint for panorama of all Central Himalayas peaks. Rest of the day at leisure to explore the Kyanjin Gompa settlement and catch the local impressive cultures.As well as visiting the small monastery of great religious and cultural interest.


Max. altitude

4773 m.

Accomodation

Tea Houses Lodges

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After achieving the goal and highlights of the journey, a long downhill walk to Lama Hotel. The trail follows past Langtang Village to enter the green vegetation and tree lines. Then ending the day walk reaching Lama Hotel for an overnight stop.


Max. altitude

2455 m.

Accomodation

Tea Houses Lodges

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Enjoy the last day of trekking, the trail follows on the same exciting route with downhill to Riverside. As walk continues through smaller farm areas and descend to the bridge. After the bridge on pleasant path to Syabrubesi Village for last overnight stop around Langtang and Rasuwa district.


Max. altitude

1470 m.

Accomodation

Tea Houses Lodges

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Depart from the lodge at Syabrubesi, bidding farewell to the lovely cheerful native Tamang villagers. As well as to the Langtang Himal beautiful scenery, then get on board on vehicles for the interesting drives. Heading downhill on winding road reaching lower warmer farm areas, villages and towns. Then enter the bustling city life of Kathmandu, and back to the hotel. After a glorious adventure on Langtang Valley Trekking.


Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
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Includes

  • All accommodation in simple T-house 
  • Breakfast Lunch and Dinner during trekking. 
  • Experience and government licensed guide and porter .
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu-Syabrubesi-Kathmandu 
  • First aid kit carry by Sherpa leader 
  • Food salary insurance for Guide and Porter 
  • National park entrance fee 
  • All government charges and taxes 
  • 1 porter for 2 trekkers 
  • Farewell dinner last night in Kathmandu.

Doesn't Include

  • Laundry service/battery charge 
  • Rescue/emergency and Travel insurance 
  • Personal equipment and personal expenses 
  • Tips for guide and porter

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