Himalayan Mountain Guides Travel offers Langtang Valley treks to those traveller who wants to explore the hidden Langtang Valley and amazing mountains views of Langtang Region. Langtang valley trek is the easy trekking trail of Langtang trekking region. The Langtang Valley lies closer to Kathmandu than other trekking regions, and is lesser used by both trekkers and local. The Langtang valley is aptly called the valley of glaciers here; mountains raise soaring toward the sky. The valley offers pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow-capped peaks, grassy down and meadows sprinkled with daises and wild animals.
Langtang is inhabited by people of Tibetan descent whereas the villagers of Dhunche, Bharkhu and Syabru. Langtang trekking route goes through traditional, ethnic Tamang villages. Langtang valley is protected by the Langtang National Park the second largest national park of Nepal. Langtang valley offers an opportunity to explore Tamang villages to climb small peaks and visit glaciers at low elevation.
Trip: Langtang VillageTrekking
Duration: 12 Days
Per day walking: 5 – 7 hrs
Best Season: February to May/ September - December
Accommodation: Tea House
You can Visit Tibetan village at Langtang, Amazing view of Langtang Lirung 7246m, Ganesh Himal 7604m, Dorje Lakpa 6988m, Naya kanga 5744m, Yala peak 5535m etc.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Himalayan Mountain Guides representative will meet you at the Tribhubhan International Airport and transfer to the hotel. You will have short briefing regarding your trip.
Day 02: City tour & preparation in Kathmandu (1300m)
In the morning you will meet your tour guide to visit historic, religious and architectural places of Kathmandu valley. You will visit Swoyambhunath (Bhuddhists Shrine, also called monkey temple), Baudhanath (Largest Stupa in the world), Pasupatinath (Hindu’s greatest pilgrimage site) and Patan Durbar Sqare (Historic place for ancient art and architecture). Your guide will check all your trekking and climbing equipment. You can rent or buy the required equipment in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Early in the morning drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1462m): 7 hrs driving
Early in the morning after having breakfast we will drive to Syabru Bensi (1,470m) via Dhunche. Your adventure begins! Passing through many small villages on the way will fascinate you with snippets of everyday living in these villages. On the way you will see the superb view of the Himalaya, including the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of Langtang region.
Day 04: Trek from Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2500m): 6 hrs walking
The trail initially crosses the Bhote Kosi, following down from Tibet, and then gradually climb up through the sub tropical forests, teeming with bird – life, to join the trail from Syabru. At the end of trekking you have short climb to the Lama Hotel.
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang (3430m): 5 hrs walking
Today, the trek route follows Gumanechok, Ghoda Tabela literally it means the Horse Stable. After this the trail is slightly gradual and beautiful in the valley with the grazing Yaks. Langtang village is very local and a very old village of this trekking route and the views from here more spectacular as we get closer to mountain. There is a monastery which you can visit shortly before arriving at the village Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park.
Day 06: Trek from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3730m): 4 and half hrs walking
Today is a shorter walk but enough for acclimatization. The trail climb gradually through small villages and yak pastures. The surroundings are interesting also because of the famous Cheese factory. Kyangjin has a vivid setting as it is surrounded by snow capped mountain from all side. You can enjoy panoramic views of Kyangjin Ri (4750m), Tserko Ri (5000m), Ganja La (5160m), Langshi sa – ri (6427m), Dorji Lakpa (6430m), Naya Kanga (5844m), Yala Peak (5500m) and so on.
Day 07: Rest day at Kyanjin Gompa for acclimatization
Today is acclimatization day to rest and explore the area. You can visit monastery, cheese factory; walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m).
Day 08: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2340m): 5 hrs of walking
Today you will back down to Lama Hotel to the way of Goasikunda through the Tamang village.
Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi (1462m): 4 to 5 hrs walking
After breakfast re-trace back to Syabrubesi through the same route.
Day 10: Drive from Syabru Bensi to Katmandu: 7 hrs walking
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 11: Rest day in Kathmandu
Today is the free day in Kathmandu. You can have shopping. In the evening you will have farewell dinner in authentic Nepali restaurants with variety of cultural programs.
Day 12: Final Departure
Himalayan Mountain Guides representative will drop you to the Tribhubhan International Airport and give you Khada, for good luck.
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