On first arrival at Kathmandu-Nepal international airport, our staff and guide will receive with traditional welcome. A short drive to your hotel in the hub of Kathmandu city, on checking into your nice rooms. After getting refreshed from the jet-lag, join at the hotel lobby and at meeting room for trek briefing provided by our guide or leader. Information about the hotel, lodge on treks with full details of trekking trails, food and accommodation on treks. As well with do’s and don’ts with welcome group dinner in an authentic Nepali restaurants with local cultural program along with Nepali meals.
Morning after breakfast, the city / cultural guide will meet you at the hotel for tour around Kathmandu World Heritage Sites. As well visiting interesting places of steeped with history and culture. After the tour back at the hotel, preparation for 3Langtang Valley Trekking
Early morning an exciting drive on 138 k.m / 86 miles to Syabrubesi town to start Langtang Valley Trek. The road follows on winding ups past Nuwakott district reaching Rasuwa, around Langtang Himal range. Drive leads to main town at Dhunche, the headquarters of the Rasuwa district. As well the entrance of Langtang National Park, the drive heads downhill on winding road to Syabrubesi for overnight stop.
Starting the first day walk of the adventure, the trail crosses over Bhote Koshi River. Which flows from across the border of Tibet and Langtang Himal range. The walk follows to gradual climb through sub-tropical forests coming across the trail from Syabru Besi. The climb continues through oak, rhododendron and bamboo forest, slowly the trek completes reaching Lama Hotel and transfer into a nice cozy lodge. Lama Hotel, the first hotel / Tea-House within a river gorge amidst dense forest, hence the name tagged as Lama Hotel for this small settlement.
From here onwards into lovely dense tree lines of firs, hemlocks, pines and rhododendron. Following the river upstream, with occasional glimpse of Langtang Lirung between the tree lines. Reaching a nice clearing at Ghora Tabela, as altitude gains above 3,000 m / 9,842 feet. At one time was a Tibetan re-settlement, but at present a Nepal Army post act as warden of the national park. Possible lunch stop in a small lodge restaurants, afternoon walk continues to climb gently. As the valley widens, passing few temporary settlements of cattle herders, brings their livestock for grazing in the pastures.
As walk progresses reaching an area where flourishing Langtang village was located, at present a somber reminder. Where a big earthquake of 2015 that took place around Nepal Mid-East and West, the village was devastated.
At present, it is filled with a rocks and rubbles, one can spare a thought for the Nepalese and trekkers. Who lost their life and this trek to Langtang Valley will help and support the survivors. Slowly the areas is coming back to normal, the walk heads little further on to reach overnight stop in Mundu. A newly built settlement, with some old houses here are a reminder of what the villages once looked like in this valley. Most of the lodges and homes in this area are now built in a more modern types of houses serving as lodge and guest houses.
Today a short walk from Mundu towards our main highlight of the adventure, morning walks, leads to climb gradually. Entering the yak pastures as the valley opens wide facing extensive views of snow-capped peaks. After crossing several small streams and moraines, finally ending the morning walks reaches Kyanjin.
A nice and lovely settlements where all houses and cottages serves as a lodge for trekkers. Kyanjin with a small monastery / Gompa, and a cheese factory enjoy the views as you enjoy lunch. Staying in Kyanjin for two overnights, with rooms facing beautiful mountain scenery.
Enjoy the lovely rest day and explore around Kyanjin settlement and tour of the small monastery. An options for scenic hike to a high ridge of Kyanjin-Ri or further up to Tserko-Ri. For best panorama of towering massif snow-capped peaks that surrounds the Langtang Valley. Overlooking grand vista of Ghengu Liru (Langtang II 6,571 m / 21,560 feet), Langtang Lirung (7,425 m / 23,765 feet).
Includes Kimshun (6,745 m / 22,137 feet) with Shalbachum (6,918 m / 22, 699 feet) and towards south. Views of Chimsedang high ridge with Naya-Kanga 5,846 m / Ganjala Himal with Gangchenpo and Tillman’s beautiful Fluted Peak.
The view extends towards Jugal Himal in the east, and ending at Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m / 22,854 feet), includes views of high peaks across the border of Tibet.
Afternoon at leisure after a great hike to scenic view-point high ridges, enjoy rest of day relaxing and marveling the mountain views.
From Kyanjin back to Lama Hotel, as the return journey retrace the same interesting route. Following the Langtang Khola to Mundu village and on to Ghora Tabela. The descent continues to Lama Hotel for overnight stop with the sound of a raging river flow.
Leaving the high hills, valley and gorges a pleasant downhill walk through forest reaching a Riverside. As last day trekking continues with long descent to Syabrubesi for last overnight around Rasuwa and Langtang region.
For energetic people can take a side hike, walking on spectacular route from Rimche via Sherpa Gaon to Syabrubesi; it will take long hours of trek, but offers stunning detour.
After a wonderful time around Langtang Valley with last overnight on the hills of Langtang Himal. Morning drive on the scenic and exciting highway to Kathmandu, driving past Dhunche, Ramche towns and near Trisuli Bazaar. On reaching the city at Kathmandu, transfer to your hotels. Rest of the day at leisure after an enjoyable, marvelous trek to Langtang Valley.
Enjoy an extra day in Kathmandu with individual activities or get into shopping spree. Interested people can join for another interesting tour of other cities of Kathmandu valley. Sightseeing around Patan / Lalitpur or the famous Bhaktapur city Durbar Square, worth a visit.
After an enjoyable and most mesmerizing time in Nepal, around the Himalayas on Langtang Valley Trek. As time for departure, our staff transfer you to international airport for flight homeward bound or to next port of call.
Age is no bar for this short moderate trek for a week duration, family with young kids and elderly people can join. But all needs to be physically fit and in sound health to cope with ups and downhill walks. Rest of the walks is normal spending overnights in a nice lodge with comprehensive food menu to enjoy.
For young infants, can hire extra porter to carry the kids if required, especially on ups and downhill.
Nearly all villages and lodges have electricity from Hydro or Solar power, where one can charge their electronic items. Where client needs to pay an extra fee for using the power as per gadgets charged. As for internet and cell phone communications, every lodges have the Wi-Fi and internet services, but can be quite disturbing sometimes due to weather and location wise.
Despite the remoteness, the valley provides suitable accommodation with typical Nepalese food service. The local provides good hospitality as for accommodation, in the Langtang region, the accommodation. It is simple with twin-sharing beds. All lodges with warm dining hall and cozy rooms as well, most places on treks having common toilets and bathroom. The foods according to lodge menu, serves continental, Chinese, Indian, Tibetan and Nepali cuisines. As well various warm refreshing drinks.
The itinerary we have provided, allows much time for acclimatization, although a moderate walk. Where steep climb involves for some days, but taking short rest and enjoying the surrounding views will overcome the toughness.
As well enjoying the climb to Langtang Valley at Kyanjin Gompa, overall it is a moderate adventure, taking slow and following the itinerary days we have set to make the trek enjoyable and most interesting for all trekkers.
Magnificent Panorama Scenarios with local impressive cultures throughout the trek. Walking with mesmerizing views of the Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung (7, 324 m), Dorje Lakpa (6, 966 m), Gangchenpo (Langtang Ri 7, 205 m), Porong Ri (7, 292 m), and Yala peak (5, 520 m) would make your heart pounder. Includes beautiful scenic glacier moraine in the north provides a superb view of Langtang Lirung that towers high within the Himalayan blue sky.