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Langtang Valley Trek

5 - Excellent
Based on 2 Reviews

Langtang Valley Trek - 12 Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
+2 People above
Trip Grade
Moderate
Accommodation
Hotel/Lodge
Max. Elevation
4700M
Meals
B/L/D
Transportation
Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Trip Highlights

  • Traditional culture and traditions
  • Walking along the Mani walls
  • Visiting Kyangjin Gompa monastery
  • Having wonderful views of Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, Gangchenpo and other Tibetan Mountains
  • Passing through forest of blooming rhododendrons and other alpine flowers
  • Having the fantastic view of Saraswati Kunda, Bhairab Kunda and Gosaikunda Lake

Trip Overview of Langtang Valley Trek

Existing in the Himalayan region that lies at the nearest distance from the capital city of Kathmandu, Langtang Valley Trek also known as ‘Valley of Glaciers Trek’ is the pleasant experience of walking through the glaciers and enjoying some of the spectacular sights of snow- capped mountains as well as Langtang Valley Trek is the one of the most popular destinations, it takes 11days from Ktm. Located 90km north of Kathmandu, Langtang Valley lies near to the Tibetan border. Langtang Valley Trekking has so much to offer to you. The journey will make progress through rhododendron and spruce woods which will endow us with an opportunity to hae amazing spectacle of the colorful local birds. It will take us through several multiethnic highland villages so that we would have plenty of time to admire the ancient traditions, culture and way of living that are still being adopted in their original form. Moreover, the trekking trail will pass through several natural vantage points at different locations enabling us to have beautiful views of Mountains like Langtang Lirung, Kimshung and Langshisha Ri Mountains.

The pleasant Langtang Valley Trek itinerary at ‘Tourist Link Treks and Expedition’ is 11-days engaging activity which begins with 6 hours of thrilling drive through the meandering road of Nuwakot and Dhunche Bazaar to Syabrubesi from where we will take a walk through the Lama Hotel to the culturally rich Langtang Village. Later, we will make progress through the monastery at Kyanjin Gompa to Syabrubesi, a drive whence will eventually lead us back to the hotel at Kathmandu. Langtang Valley Trek is a mildly strenuous trek which does not need prior trekking experience. October to December and February to April are the best seasons to engage in ‘Langtang Valley Trek.’


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Itinerary

Upon landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative from Tourist Link Treks & Expedition who will then convey you through the vibrant streets in Kathmandu to the hotel where you will receive a brief explanation regarding your trekking package. You will have a pleasant welcome dinner and then spend the pleasant night in the comfy bed.

Taking light breakfast early in the morning, our guide will then take you for a pleasant day tour inside Kathmandu which encompasses the UNESCO enlisted holiest shrine of Shiva at Pashupatinath Temple Complex, the Bouddhanath Stupa which is the largest Stupa existing inside Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Temple aka Monkey Temple which is the oldest Stupa inside Kathmandu which dates almost 2oooyrs back and the Kathmandu Durbar Square which is yet another UNESCO enlisted historical site where you will get chance to view the abode of Living Goddess- Kumari, Kasthamandap Temple, Kal Bhairab and many more.

After breakfast our guide will take you in the bus station and you will ride bus until Shyapru besi . On the you will see beautiful view and local people as well as we will be enjoying the wonderful views of Ganesh and Langtang Mountains before heading through forest and slopes which will take us to a ridgeline separating Langtang River from Trishuli River. Finally, we will make an advance towards Shyabru Besi.

Pursuing the downward trail that leads us to Ghopche Khola, we will move forward through a place with landslide before choosing the ascending trail to Rimche located at 2400m altitude. Crossing the dense woods of bamboo, we will make it to Lama Hotel where we will be staying overnight.

Following the raised path, we will make an advance through the vibrant forest of maples, rhododendron, pine and oak which will bless us with an opportunity to view monkeys and local birds. Leaving the forest, we will reach to Gumanchok which further leads us to Ghora Tabela. Following the downward trail, we will arrive at Thangshyap from where we will make a climb to arrive at Langtang Village where we can enjoy the spectacular view of Lirung Mountain.

Choosing the ascending trail, we will pass through beautiful small villages of Sindum and Yamphu to reach to Laja Khola. Crossing Laja Khola, we will continue to walk through the trail that escalates uphill to arrive at the view point which offers the scenic views of Kyangjin Gompa and icefall from Lirung and Kinshung. Later we will descend to Kyanjin Gompa.

Gentle walking is preferred over remaining idle when it comes to prevent the effects of high altitude sickness. So, we will explore around Kyangjin Gompa on the 7th day during which we will be making visit to the government operated cheese factory. We can also climb up to visit the natural view point to have amazing views of Langtang Lirung and Dorje Lakpa peaks.

From Kyangjin Gompa, we will choose a downward trail which will lead us to Langtang River. Crossing Langtang River, we will make an advance towards enchanting Langtang Village which further leads us to sets of hotel known as Lama Hotel which is located at 2500m altitude.

Leaving Lama Hotel early in the morning, we will walk through few Sherpa and Tamang villages that will bless us with an opportunity to have a peek into the rural life. Later we will make an advance through green hills to Syabru Besi where we will be staying overnight in a hotel.

It takes about 8 to 9 hours of pleasant drive through the 117km long serpentine road with enchanting views of river, mountains and rice fields to return back to Kathmandu where we will spend the night in a hotel.

This day is last day in Nepal so you will do shopping subineer for friends and family .

The wonderful 11days ‘Langtang Valley Trek’ comes to an end on this day as you will be transferred back to Tribhuvan International airport by our representative. We are happy to serve you and we will be looking forward for your next visit.


What's included?

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pashupati Temple, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  • Two night accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
  • Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Surface transfer to and from syabrubesi by Deluxe Bus
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide ( English speaking and Government licensed holder guide)
  • Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter) there food, accommodation, Salary, equipment and including staff insurance
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National Park fee and TIMS) please bring 3 passport size photographs
  • All Local/Government Taxes and office service charge
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance Company

What's not included?

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Meal not specified in the “meal inclusions” in the above itinerary
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snacks and other expenses
  • International airfare to & from home town
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips and donations for guides and porters.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Fixed Departures

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Essential Information

When to Go?

March to May and mid-September to November are ideal times to go on trekking in Nepal. However, you can do the trek throughout the year, excluding harsh winter and heavy monsoon period for better experiences. Read more...

Gear Checklist

Gears and equipment assure your safety and smooth trekking experiences as you enter the Himalayas. With essential equipment, you can add some of the other specific ones which most probably will come handy in the trek. A reliable preparation from your side is a positive step for successful trekking and climbing expedition. Read more...

Food, drinking water, and accommodation facilities

The menu for everyday foods gets slimmer with a significant rise in altitude. One can always find a warm tea and basic local staple in the lodges or teahouses operating here. Natural drinking water sources, as well as Drinking water taps, are available throughout the trail. Accommodations might lose even some of the basic facilities as we move higher up in the trails of Himalayas. Read more...

Trip Permit

To enter and trek the protected and restricted segments of Nepal, you will have to take special permits from the government of Nepal for the sole purpose of preserving the people and nature of these areas. Read more...

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is one of the primary concern while trekking in the areas of higher altitude. You must be prepared and act quickly if the symptoms appear during the trek. Using some prevention techniques, you can slow down and minimize the symptoms of Altitude sickness up to some extent. Read More...

Physical condition and experience requirements

Different types and levels of trekking might require a certain minimum fitness level to accomplish. With the guides, you can make up for the segments of lacking experience of trekking. Nepal also offers a lot of different varieties of the trek which the trekkers of any age or physical condition can do. Selection of optimal trekking program is best for both parties. Read more...

Weather

Weather in the Higher Himalayas is always unpredictable. Regular monitoring and contact help us to be safe from any unforeseen change of weather in most cases. With the presence of a licensed guide, you can take correct destinations and make the most of the trek. Read more...


Reviews

5 - Excellent Based on 2 Review

2019

Dennis de Vries
Netherlands


Great trekking, English guide, 2nd time

5 years ago I did my first trekking ever with this agency to Annapurna Base Camp. It was the best trekking of my life and I've done a few ever Read More ...

Maartje Verhoeven and Emmely Vender Steen
Netherland


Amazing trip , Great organisation

We, two girls of arround 25 from the Netherlands, booked the Langtang Trek with Tourist Link Trek. we hired a guide and a porter, who took a lot of work Read More ...
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