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Langtang Valley Trek

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Overview

Trekking in the Langtang Valley combines the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lakes and the beautiful Kyanjin Gompa. Trail of Langtang valley trek is in the most unspoiled national parks of Nepal, which is perhaps why there is such a high appeal of this trekking route.  Situated at North of Kathmandu near the Tibetan border, it is the most easily accessible highland sanctuary from the capital. This remote Langtang valley is enclosed by snow-capped mountains which culminate in the peak of Langtang Lirung (7246m). Langtang valley trekking starts from the lower Langtang Valley which takes you through forests and among the villages and farmlands of many who are of Tibetan origin. The deep gorges of Bhote Koshi and Langtang Khola are thickly forested with rhododendron, oak, maple and alder. As you make your way through the Langtang, there is a high possibility of seeing many interesting wildlife. Common to these forests are the wild boar, Himalayan black bear, ghoral, grey langur monkey and leopard. Larch, a rare deciduous conifer, is also found in the forest of lower Langtang Valley. Further up, Himalayan thahr, musk deer and snow leopard can be found. The upper Langtang Valley is one of the few known breeding grounds of the ibils bills besides the Tibetan snow cock and snow partridge.

 

You’ll see the stunning views of the Himalayaa and a series of undulating ridges offers a delightful walk before descending to the edge of Kathmandu.

Itinerary

Day 01- Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).

There you will be met by our airport representative and transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 02- Trip briefing, Sightseeing, last minute preparation

You will meet your trekking guide, discuss the trekking program and coordinate any last-minute arrangements. After staff meeting, with Moktan Adventure's professional tour guide we visit Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath and Patan Durbar Square. Rest of the time you can use for travelling around Thamel and shopping of needed equipment and other necessaries. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 03- Drive to Sybru Bensi (1462meters) by bus. 8 hours.

From Kathmandu, we take seven- eight hour drive to Syabru Besi. Daily buses in the morning leave for Syabru Besi. Overnight at guesthouse.

 

Day 04- Trek to Lama Hotel (2500meters) 5 hours.

Today, the first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail gradually ascents up to Bamboo passing through Landslide. Afterwards, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400meters) through Bamboo (1960meters) which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. You can have lunch at this place if you like and at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkeys and bears if you are lucky. Overnight at guesthouse.

 

Day 05- Trek to Langtang Village (3307meters) 5 hours.

From lama hotel, we continue gently ascending above the Langtang Khola. As the trail progresses, it becomes steeper. From time and again we can have the most exotic sights of Langtang Lirung lying at 7246 meter. The trail leads to a log bridge and on climbing further we come across lush meadows of Ghora Tabela at 2992m. We will see several lodges and a police check post. Further on, the route opens up into a wide valley of yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages showcasing water-driven mills and prayer wheels. On descending for a while, we arrive at Langtang village after crossing a stream and reaching to the height 3430 meters. Langtang village is the headquarters for Langtang National Park and has flat-roofed Tibetan style houses, hotels and cultivated lands yielding buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips, barley etc. Overnight at guesthouse.

 

Day 06- Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3798meters) 4 hours.

The trail skirts gradually through rich yak pastures and interesting traditional villages of Muna to Singdun. We cross a wooden cantilever bridge and reach a wide valley after climbing a moraine. Finally, on ascending along the mountain passes we arrive at Kyagjin Gompa. There is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. Overnight at guesthouse.

 

Day 07- Trek to Lama Hotel (2500meters) 6 hours.

Morning visit around Kyangjin Gompa and afternoon return Lama Hotel, we take a route back to Lama Hotel following trail of we retrace our route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. We stop briefly for lunch and thereafter continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel. Overnight at guesthouse.

 

Day 08: Trek to Syabru Bensi

We hike back to Syabru Besi from Lama Hotel. We can walk along the rising and falling path leading to the village which provides us the opportunity to get a closer look at customs and culture of Tamang ethnic group. Overnight at teahouse.

 

Day 09: Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu

Drive back to Kathmandu which will takes us around 8 hours.

 

Day 10: Final departure

Farewell and transfer to airport for final departure to destination country.

Includes / Excludes

Cost Include(s)

  • Required airport transfers
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Guided Kathmandu city tour with entrance fees
  • All your standard meals as per itinerary during the trek.(breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • Licensed English speaking guide during the trek & required number of porters (1 for 2 people basis) to carry your luggage during the trek: food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all staff.
  • Langtang National Park permits.
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS).
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangements.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All our government taxes and official expense.

Cost Exclude(s)

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Travel & Rescue Insurance (recommended).
  • All beverages, bar bills, items of a personal nature such as telephone, laundry etc
  • Personal trekking gears.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

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Trip Price

$ 645

Duration 10 Days

Grade Moderate

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Country Nepal

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