Langtang Valley Trek

Nepal

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Trip Grade
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Moderate or Grade B Trip - comprises a week to 15 days. It can reach up to 5000 meters high in altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (nor easy, nor tough). High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. You need to have some acclimatization over 3000 meters.

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu, Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu.

After arrival at the International airport at Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative from Himalayan trekkers and transfer to hotel. After having some rest there we will be discussing the trek details and necessary equipment that you need while trekking. We will organize a welcome dinner at the traditional Nepalese restaurant with fine meal in the evening and overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 2

Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation.

On this particular day we start our tour with experience guide and takes you to the several most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu, world heritage sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the renowned and wonderful Swoyambhunath which is also called 'Monkey Temple' and Buddhists shrine (Baudha Nath). In the day time, there will be a pre-trip discussion about the trekking equipment and we will meet the trek leader as well. Overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Drive to Dhunche (1,966m)

Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche camp provides a panoramic view of the Mountains, small community and villages, beautiful river gorges and waterfalls, fascinating impenetrable forests, scenic terraced fields, where local citizens are plowing the field and working. The first part of your drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth and afterward the trailheads along the gravel road. On the time of Monsoon, the trail is blocked due to the landslides. From Kathmandu, you take either a comfortable bus or land cruiser. Overnight stay at tented camp or hotels.

Accommodation: lodges/ guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs drive

Day 4

Trek to Syabru Gaun (2,100m).

On this particular day, we walk throughout the quiet and passive path which gives a beautiful sight of Mountains, small Tamang communities. Once it became hectic when path linked Syabru Bensi, trekkers did not use this path anymore. Beginning from Dhunche would help for acclimatization instead getting fast to Langtang. Syabru is a beautiful village stretched out along the ridgeline. You will continue through the village to your campsite about fifteen minutes beyond on the slopes below the village. The sunset is spectacular; brilliantly backlighting the houses perched on the ridgeline above. From here you can enjoy spectacular view of Langtang Lirung (7245m.), Tibetan Himal ranges and so on.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays/ tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 5

Trek to Lama hotel (2,380m).

On this day path move down along the edge then go down to the river valley throughout terraced meadows and fascinating forests, then path climbs up slowly throughout the river valley giving the mouthwatering scenic beauty of a waterfall, dense forest to Lama Hotel. The trail descends along the ridge on Syabru's main street and then drop to the Ghopche Khola (2050 m.) and again descends to the Landslide (1810m.). Afterward, you trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) and at the end, your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route, you could see red pandas, monkey, and bear if you are lucky. There are few lodges and shops which provides the trekker supplies

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 6

Trek to Langtang village (3,430m).

Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village through Ghore Tabela takes us approximately six hours. As you keep on mounting there are irregular views of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghore Tabela, the path appears from the forest. While trekking here, you can catch a sight of Monkeys and local birds. Once there was a Tibetan resettlement project here, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. There is a monastery which we can visit shortly before arriving at the Langtang Village, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park. The settlements of Langtang and its neighboring villages are the flat-roofed Tibetan style, encircled by stone walls surrounded fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips, and barley.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays/ tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs

Day 7

Trek to Kyanjin (3,900m).

Easily walking a couple of hours by enjoying the scenic beauty of mountains we will arrive at Kyangjin for Lunch. After having a delicious lunch we will ascend towards Kyangjin RI at the elevation of 4300m. The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. At this point, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Dorje Larpa (6990m), Langtang RI (6370m.), and Langtang Lirung (7245m) and so on.

Accommodation: Homestays/ tented camp. Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs

Day 8

Rest/free day.

On this particular day, we take rest at Kyangjin Gompa and explore around to see the scenic beauty. On this day you can visit the beautiful monastery and the cheese factory. You can also hike up the moraine to view the fantastic ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or climb Kyangjin RI (4350 m), straightly behind the village for a breathtaking panorama of the Langtang peaks.

Accommodation: Homestays/ tented camp

Day 9

Trek back to Lama hotel.

On this day we walk to Lama Hotel from Kyangjin Gompa. From Kyangjin we repeat our path following the Langtang Khola to Langtang valley and on to the Ghore Tabela. We have our lunch at Ghore Tabela and start trek vertical fall to Lama Hotel.

Accommodation: lodges/ tea houses/ homestays Estimated Walking Distance: 8-9 hrs

Day 10

Trek back to Syabru besi.

On this particular day, we walk from Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi through Sherpa Guan which takes approximately five hours. The upper part of the path is more beautiful for the panoramic view of mountain and green hill views. This trail widens and remains sunny through the various Sherpa and Tamang communities. The first half of the path is gradual descent to the Syabru Besi (1600 m). The main residents of this place are Tamang Community and they have espoused the Tibetan lifestyle.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 11

Drive back to Kathmandu.

On this day you will return by enjoying the private drive to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu you can explore on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 8-9 hrs drive

Day 12

Free / leisure day in Kathmandu.

This is the free day and you can use it for your shopping. In the evening we will drive you for a farewell dinner with cultural dance. You will enjoy each and every moment with a team of Himalayan trekkers. Overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 13

Departure.

Our representative from Himalayan trekkers will take you from the hotel to the airport and on the way, we will discuss the experience of the trek and leave the airport after wishing to have a great journey.

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Gear List

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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