Langtang Valley Trek is a memorable adventure to Langtang Village which is rightly described by Bill Tilman, the famous British explorer as the Valley of Glaciers. Langtang Valley is secured by LangtangLirung (7246m) to the north while Gang Chhenpo(6388m) and Naya Kanga ri (5846m) secures the southern border and DorjeLakpa(6966m) stretches to the east.With visit to ancient Buddhist shrine of KyangjinGompa, hike to KyangjinRi, 360 degree views of LangtagRi, LangtangMountain, Ganjala peak, Langsisa Mountain and other peaks and mountains in Tibet and Nepal, walk through tribal villages and crossing forest of bamboo and blooming rhododendron, the fun is unlimited. Langtang National Park provides shelter to many species of floras and faunas including the rare red panda and many local and migratory birds.
Being located mere 19 miles north of Kathmandu, Langtang is the closest trekking region from the capital city and it is also the most easily accessible trekking region. Although being close to the capital city, you will be amazed to experience the wilderness and remoteness of this land. Langtang Trek is perfect for those who wish to experience Himalayan lifestyle in short days. The locals are descendant of Tibetans and adopts ancient customs and practices till date. Trek to Langtang Valley begins from Syabrubesi after driving for 8 hours from Kathmandu, we will follow Langtang River to KyanginGompa. Langtang Valley trekking introduces you to the best of Langtang.
Mani Kang Nepal Treks & Adventure operates 14-days Langtang Valley Trek itinerary. This is a customizable itinerary and it can be tailored to meet your requirements. This is an easy trek that can be joined by people of normal physical fitness and it can be enjoyed by novice trekkers as well without having to worry about High Altitude Sickness.
When you land at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will go through custom and visa formalities. As you exit from the Arrival Hall, you will find our representative waiting for you with placard in his hand. Look for your name in a placard. After receiving you, he will transfer you to the three-star category hotel. Get refreshed. Later, you will get briefing regarding the trip. Explore the surroundings. Have a comfortable stay.
After breakfast, you will join for guided Kathmandu City Tour. Out of 10 UNESCO cultural sites in Nepal, 4 of them exist in Kathmandu alone making it the historical city. We will start the tour by visiting Pashupatinath Complex which is the most significant Hindu Temple in Nepal. Non- Hindus are not allowed an access in the main temple premises but you can still observe cremation ceremony at the bank of Bagmati River. You will also visit Bouddhanath which was listed in world heritage site in 1979 A.D. This is also known as mini Tibet in Kathmandu. Next stop will be at Swoyambhunath which is the oldest Buddhist Stupa located at the top of the hill. Swoyambhunath is the oldest stupa that dates 2500 years back. Drive further to Kathmandu Durbar Square- the ancient Royal Palace. Hanumandhoka Museum, Kasthamandap Temple, KalBhairav Statue and House of Living Goddess are places of interest. Return to hotel for comfortable stay. In the afternoon, you can shop for any trekking equipment that you require.
Heading northwest from Kathmandu, we will follow the meandering road along Queen Forest. The road is scenic with views of mountains, river and crop fields. We will reach Trishuli River. We will take lunch at Trishuli Bazaar and drive further to reach Dhunche. Following the bumpy road, we will drive toSyabrubesi. Stay overnight at Syabrubesi.
Syabrubesi is the starting point for Langtang Valley Trek. Leaving Syabrubesi, we will lower down toBhotekoshi River. Our journey continues along Langtang River. After couple of hours, we will climb uphill to Bamboo which is where we will stay overnight.
After an early breakfast, we will follow the ascending trail to Rimche (2400m). A scenic place, Ramche is located close to Langtang River. After stopping briefly at Ramche, we will traverse the pine forest where we will get opportunity to view rare red panda. The trail continues to Lama Hotel. Stay overnight at Lama Hotel.
After taking breakfast at Lama Hotel, we will follow the straight path for an hour to reach Gumanechok. The trail continues further to GhoraTabela village. We will climb uphill from Ghoratabela to alpine meadow where we can see yaks grazing over lush grass. We will continue to walk to Langtang Village. Stay overnight in Langtang village.
From Langtang Village, we will follow the ascending trail to KyanjinGompa. The area offers epic views of mountains that lie in Nepal as well as in neighbouring Tibet. Mount Ganchempo and LangtangLirung are some of the mountains that we can view. We can also visit Yak Cheese Factory while staying in KaynjinGompa.
Spend a day in KyangjinGompa. This place is worth exploring. We can walk through moraine to a viewpoint that greets us with viewof LangtangLirung. Next alternative is to climb KyangjinRi (4350m). The summit of KyangjinRi offers close-up views of LangtangMountain. Lower down to KyangjinGompa for staying overnight.
We will prepare for a return trip. Lowering down from KyangjinGompa, we will cross pretty Langtang village and reach Ghoratabela. The trail stretches further through tiny ethnic villages ofTamang. We will walk along chorten to Langtang village and enter forest area from where we will walk toGhoraTabela. Enjoy the close-up view of LangtangLirung Mountain and stay overnight in GhoraTabela.
Leaving GhoraTabela, we will enter forest area. The trail continues through aak forest to river. After crossing the suspension bridge over river, we will head towards Bamboo. The trail then lowers down to landslide area. Walking carefully through the landslide area, we will trek to ThuloSyabru. This is a Tamanginhabited village. Stay overnight in ThuloSyabru.
LeavingThuloSyabruearly in the morning, we will climb through rhododendron forest to the top of small ridge. We will descend from the top of ridge to Brabal and continue to lower down to ThuloBharkhu. After brief stop at ThuloBharkhu, we will walk towards Dhunche where Langtang Village Trek ends. Stay overnight inDhunche.
After spending memorable time in Langtang Region, it is time to return home. So, we will drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu. We will arrive in Kathmandu in about 7 to 8 hours. You will be transferred to hotel. Stay overnight in a hotel.
Enjoy the free time. Take rest and stretch your aching muscles. You can also join our additional sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Evening is best time to go for shopping in cobbled street of Thamel. Curio goods, painting and Nepali handicrafts are perfect gift items to take home. Stay overnight in hotel.
You will be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before your scheduled flight. Have a safe journey. We hope to see you soon.