Langtang Valley Trek
Langtang Valley also known as "the valley of glaciers" is located to the North of Kathmandu valley. Langtang valley trekking bestows you an opportunity of witnessing spectacular mountain streams, grassy meadows filled with daisies and pine forest, but also with massive snow- capped peaks. Besides, the Langtang valley popularly recognized as the store house of alpine vegetation is off the beaten track region where large number of Tamangs settles whose way of life and culture is similar with Tibetan people.
Visiting Kyanjin Gompa, one of the Buddhist spot of pilgrimage; mountaineering Chorko-Ri for observing striking view of Mt. Langtag-ri, Langsisa, Langtang Himal, Ganjala peak; walking via rhododendron jungle are the main attractions of the trek. Also, you will go around Langtang National park established in 1976 where you can see one of the endangered animals- red pandas can be spotted in this protected area. Also, you may spot Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, wild dog, ghoral, and more than 250 species of birds. And, plants like sal, oak, alder, different variety of rhododendron, chirpine, silver fir, larch, hemlock and many more can be found here. This trek also gives an opportunity to observe the culture and life-style of Tamang people.
This 12-days Langtang Valley Trek presents you a view to observe natural panorama and distinctive way of life along with bio diversity. While trekking we will set our camp along the yak pastures and it is overlooked by the north-west face of Kyangjin Ri (4,708m) and Kangchenpo. The superb 360 degree panoramic views of gigantic peak views of Langtang Lirung, Kangchenpo Pemthang Ri, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa etc. captivate you on the way.
Trip Duration: 12 Days
Trip grade: Moderate
Maximum altitude: 3800m
Accommodation: Hotel Lodge or tea house or Camping
Transport: Comfortable vehicle
Visiting Kyanjin Gompa, one of the Buddhist spot of pilgrimage; mountaineering Chorko-Ri for observing striking view of Mt. Langtag-ri, Langsisa, Langtang Himal, Ganjala peak; walking via rhododendron jungle are the main attractions of the trek. This trek also gives an opportunity to observe the culture and life-style of Tamang people.
While trekking in Langtang Valley, you will go around Langtang National park established in 1976 where you can see one of the endangered animals- red pandas can be spotted in this protected area. Also, you may spot Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, wild dog, ghoral, and more than 250 species of birds. And, plants like sal, oak, alder, different variety of rhododendron, chirpine, silver fir, larch, hemlock and many more can be found here.
The best season to go for Langtang Valley Trek is spring and autumn though it can be preferred throughout the year. Spring is also good choice because of warmer temperatures. Talking about summer, some trekkers prefer to go but this the season when the place will have lots of leeches.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (1,300m)
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representative at Kathmandu International airport and then you will be transferred to hotel. You can relax for the rest of the day and in the evening you can enjoy dinner with Nepali cultural dance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Today, you will be go around different world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; the sacred temple of Hindu, Pashupatinath; the world’s biggest Stupa, Boudhanath; Swoyambhunath Stupa which is also known as the monkey temple; and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square where you will also visit Kumari broadly known as Living Goddess in Basantapur, Kathmandu. You will also go around Patan Durbar Square which is rich in historical art and architecture. Overnight at hotel again.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Syabru Besi (2,000m)
Today we will drive for around 6 to 7 hours from Kathmandu to reach Syabrubesi beside Bhotekoshi River. Also, you will perceive different striking ranges of Himalayas and villages. While passing from the side of Trishuli River you grasp a vista of lush hills and Ganesh Himal. Overnight at guest house or trekker’s lodge.
Day 04: Syabru - Lama Hotel (2,748m)
We pass via the edge on Syabru Besi's primary road and come across at suspension bridge higher than the Bhote Koshi which is situated to the North of the unifying point with Langtang River. Thick forest with range of plants like maple, oaks, alder, bamboo etc. comes on the way. Also, you may see yellow-throated martin, langur monkey, wild boar, Himalayan black bear etc. Moving further on, the trail comes transversely through a river and a bridge. We constantly ascend all along the track; we once more traverse a steel suspension bridge (2,000 m) above the Langrang Khola. The path further moves to the North shore of the Langtang River with the arresting vistas of waterfalls. We then, go into Changtang known as Lama Hotel. Overnight in Syabrubesi at the hotel.
Day 05: Lama Hotel - Langtang Valley (3,500m)
Today we will depart from Lama Hotel to Langtang (3430m.) taking about five hours. Walking for around 2 hours we arrive at Ghora Tabela, a small settlement with trekker’s lodge, police checkpoint, shops and more. Again, we pass via Tamang Villages where we can observe Tibetan sort of prayer flags and prayer wheels. Also, we will be enchanted by the eye-catching views of the Langtang range en-route. Then, you will reach at Langtang Village. Overnight at Trekkers Lodge.
Day 06: Langtang Valley - Kyagjin (3,800m)
Our way today steadily moves further all the way through rich yak meadows and beautiful long-established settlements of Muna to Singdun. We come transversely through a wooden bridge and enter a wide valley after making our way up to a moraine. Finally, ascending along the peak, we arrive at Kyagjin Gompa where you will view a small monastery and a government- managed by cheese factory. Overnight in Kyagjin at Trekkers Lodge.
Day 07: Kyagjin Rest day
To be accustomed with the environment, we will have a rest day at the glaciated region of Kyagjin which falls on the lap of Langtang Lirung and is surrounded by snowy mountains which is known as the world’s closest residing areas to glacier. Overnight in Kyagjin Gompa.
Day 08: Kyagjin - Lama Hotel (2,748m)
From Kyagjin, we make our way back to Lama Hotel today trekking beside the same way walk beside the Langtang river to Langtang village and then reach Ghora Tabela. We continue after having our lunch trekking and walk on a way that perpendicularly drops to Lama Hotel. Overnight at Lama Hotel.
Day 09: Lama Hotel - Syabru Besi (2,000m)
From Lama Hotel we will walk around 5 hours to reach Syabrubesi. The upper area of the path is more eye-catching for witnessing the vistas of lush hills and peaks. This path is extensive all the way through the varied Tamang and Sherpa villages. The first half of the tracks slowly moves down and then swiftly turns along to the Syabru Besi (1,600m.).
Day 10: Syabru Besi – Kathmandu
Travelling for around 8 hours from Syabrubesi, we today reach Kathmandu. We have a pleasant drive back since we will be greeted by impressive views of hills, terraces, gigantic Himalayas, villages and more. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 11: Kathmandu
Today we have a day rest in Kathmandu. Optionally, you can stay in the hotel and relax. Or, you can also go around the historical and world heritage sites in Kathmandu that you couldn’t go for on the second day of your trek. Or, you can go around for shopping. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Departure
You will drive to airport by our representative and take the flight to reach your destination from Kathmandu.
In Langtang Region at December 2014
On December 2014 we took about 25 peoples to Langtang region.We went there for beautiful Tamang heritage trip. It took us about 18 days. We enjoy a lot with culture, heritages and nature beauty of the place. It was very fantastic trip for us and every friends of Norway.
In Gosaikunda 2014 November...
We took two groups to Gosaikunda at December 2014. We sent two guides with each seven and five groups. It was very successful trip of our company as before. Every travelers of Korea and Norway became lot of happy to visit there. Again they will arrive here in same company to visit ghorepeni poonhill trek.
To Everest Base Camp at December 2014
After the route of Langtang, we went to Everest with five German friends. We enjoy a lot with the beautiful view of Everest in very close and the society of Sherpas in Namche Bazzar. It was quite expensive, but also we completed our trip without any difficulties and any problems. Our trip was very enjoyable and ended with lot of happiness and great success.