Langtang Valley Luxury Trek
Langtang region is the 3rd most popular trekking region in Nepal besides Everest and Annapurna. Langtang valley – still best kept secret in the Himalayas – trekkers paradise. Langtang trekking in Nepal offers an opportunity to explore the rich mingled cultural heritage of Tibetan origin of Lama and Tamang people, ornately carved wooden windows, lively dance festivals and skilled weaving traditions. We stay at tea house which allow more interaction with the local peoples to know their culture and lifestyle on this Langtang trek. We would like to assure and inform you that the tea house at Langtang village has been rebuilt already and all of them are ready and safe for trekking. To make your trip to Nepal a hassle free one we provide some trek gear like sleeping bag, down jackets, trek bag etc as required for the use while on trekking to Langtang region in Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)
Majestic Himalaya representative will meet you at the arrival gate of Tribhuuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu holding a Majestic Himalaya signboard. You will then be transferred to your chosen hotel to relax and freshen up. That evening we will collect you from your hotel and take you out to a welcome dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant where you’ll witness a cultural dance traditional to the area.
Day 02 : Kathmandu sightseeing and getting prepared
Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu which are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. We visit the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which is also one of the largest stupas in the world. Also our guide will give you short brief about our overall trek activities that we are gonna do. We get checked all required equipment this day.
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1550m), max 7 hrs
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi by bus via Trisuli Bazar and Dhunche(popular town). You will witness nice scenery of White Mountains of Mt. Annapurna II, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and other minor peaks are visible from Kakani (along the route) and as well as green scenery of hillock, rivers, village, while driving to Syaprubesi. Syabrubesi is an attractive village with large stone houses.
Day 04 : Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2380m), max 6 hrs trek
The first day excitement trail crosses through the Bhote koshi River flowing down from Tibet and following the Langtang Khola. After a visit to the Gompa of Guru Rinpoche, follow the stone-paved main street out of town over Langtang Khola. After crossing the suspension bridge the trail gradually ascend up to Bamboo passing by landslide. The trail goes through the sub tropical forest which is cover by oak and maple, massive spruce, fir and blue pine. We pass through the forests of oak and rhododendron. The variety wildlife; yellow-throated martens, wild boars, Langur monkeys, red pandas and Himalayan black bears etc. are inhabitance of the forest. Afterwards, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m). And at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3480m), max 6 hrs trek
Today we have a pleasant walk and follow the trail through rhododendron and pine forest for around three hours to reach Ghora Tabela where we stop for lunch. The surrounding area is dense wild habitat and many small babblers with lot of herbal can be found here. After lunch we walk another three hours on the scenic trail takes us to Langtang village where we stop for the evening.
Day 06 : Langtang village to Kyangjin Gompa (3870m), max 5 hrs trek
Get up an early morning at 5:30 am. The trail climbs gradually to Sindum and to Yamphu (3640m). Crossing the Laja Khola then climbs a moraine to a viewpoint where you can see Kyanjin Gompa and the dramatic icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung. After Kyanjin Gompa, climb to the top of Chorkari ri (5050m). Enjoying spectacular panoramic mountain views of the whole Langtang Himalayas, including Langtang Lirung (7,244m), Langshisa Ri(6,810m), Gyanghempo (6,888m) Ganjala peak, Nayakang.
Day 07 : Resting or exploration day
Today is the rest and exploration day of the trekking .We visit the monastery and the cheese factory or may walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyanjin Ri(4350m) and Tserko Ri (5,000m), which is highest point of this trek. Hike easy for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang Lirung, Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji. We also have options to do a side trip to Langshisa Kharka. There are several alternatives sided trips, the surroundings areas of North having many smaller uninhabited valleys.
Day 08 : Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel, max 7 hrs trek
We will have our meal in the lodge before starting descending down to Lama Hotel. The trail is same that we used while ascending up. We have no rush as the trail is mostly downhill and short. We will pass the trail enjoying the beautiful views surrounded and at the same time pushing them far and far as we continue. Lama Hotel is situated alongside of Langtang River, we will have to spend whole night hearing the sound of thundering river
Day 09 : Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi, max 5 hrs trek
We basically retrace our steps back to Syabrubesi following the trails we used while going up Langtang village. The trek will be easier as it will mostly involve descending. We can enjoy again the beauties of nature and cultures on the way back down.
Day 10 : Drive back to Kathmandu
After breakfast,we drive back to Kathmandu. After arriving in Kathmandu we take a rest at our hotel or stroll in the streets of Thamel, a popular tourist hub for some souvenir shopping. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner hosted by Himalayan Glacier to celebrate the successful completion of our trip.
Day 11: Final departure to sweet home
Today your Nepal stay is going to end ! Majestic Himalaya representative will drop you off at the airport approximately 1 hour before your scheduled flight. We wish sweet journey for your way back to home.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DURING THE TRIP:
- Pickups and drops from airport(s) and hotel(s)
- 3-star hotel in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek on a twin-shared basis
- Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
- Transportation in a comfortable private vehicle
- English-speaking, trained and experienced guide
- Potter service charges during the trek
- All fees for sightseeing including entry fees for visiting temple(s),monument(s), trekking and national parks
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- comprehensive medical kit
- All necessary paper work(s) and permit(s)
- All applicable taxes and service charges
OUR SERVICES EXCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DURING THE TRIP:
- Nepalese visa fee
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Excess baggage charges
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
- Extra night accommodation(s)
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
- Tips for guides and porters
- The services which are not included in our ‘What is Included’ section