Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek

Trip Facts

Starting Price:
$927.00PP
Travelers Rating:
Destination:
Nepal
Trip Grade:
Moderate
Max Elevation:
5,000m/16,347ft
Total Duration:
10 days
Best Time:
March to May and Sep to Dec
Group Size:
Minimum 1 pax
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The Langtang Valley Trek offers you an excellent opportunity to explore and observe ethnic Tamang culture and tradition. Bharal Adventure takes you to the best place of the Langtang Region. The people of the Langtang Valley Village are uniting together for the betterment of the place completely washed away by the earthquake and glacier outbreak.
The people in the valley are descendants of the Tibetan origin which are why their cultural and religious practices resemble Tibetan culture, therefore, this trek also offers a tremendous prospect of exploring the Tibetan culture, the culture, and way of life of the Himalayan people. This ten-day expedition allows you to trek through the lush colorful rhododendron forests, bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, mighty snow-capped Himalayas and beautiful hamlets and pastoral settlements as well as yak pastures. The trekking is the mystical experience of the Kyanjin Gompa the ultimate Tibetan family traditions. Langtang Valley Trek is the best trail package for the trekkers to witness the region in the best possible way.
The expedition will begin with the excursion in Kathmandu where you will be visiting cultural, spiritual and religious landmarks in Kathmandu which has been listed under UNESCO World Heritage sites. Exploring these sites will also give you a chance to observe affluent ancient medieval art and architecture of Nepal. Drive to Syabrubesi and trek to Langtang Valley allows you to admire the rich natural beauty of the country. The journey then takes you to the Lama Hotel then to the Ghoda Tabela and finally passing by the Memorial Chortens on the way you can reach the Langtang Village. Bharal Adventure Pvt. Ltd. urges all the trekkers to travel here for the cause of Humanity as well.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]
  • Day 02: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation in Kathmandu
  • Day 03: Kathmandu – Syabrubesi [1,550m/5,100 ft]: 145km, 7 hrs
  • Day 04: Syabrubesi – Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830 ft): 6 hrs
  • Day 05: Lama Hotel – Langtang village (3,430m/11,253 ft): 6 – 7 hrs
  • Day 06: Langtang village – Kyanjin Gompa [3,870m/12,697 ft]: 3 and 1/2 hrs
  • Day 07: Visit to Tserko Ri [5000m/16,404 ft] and trek back to Lama Hotel: 5-6 hrs
  • Day 08: Lama Hotel – Syabrubesi: 5 hrs
  • Day 09: Syabrubesi – Kathmandu: 145kms, 7 hrs
  • Day 10: Final Departure
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Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]
A representative of Bharal Adventure will receive and escort the travelers to their hotel for rest. A visit to the office could also be arranged where you will meet your trekking guide and other participants. In the evening, a dinner of authentic Nepali cuisines will be arranged in the honor of the travelers and also to introduce them to the Nepali delicacies.
Day 02: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation in Kathmandu
A guided tour around the historically and spiritually significant landmarks in Kathmandu will be scheduled after breakfast. These landmarks constitutes of Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath – the Monkey Temple, Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the afternoon, pre-trip discussion session will be arranged enabling the interaction between trek leader, crew and the guests. Also, last minute shopping for personal items required for the trek could be done.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Syabrubesi [1,550m/5,100 ft]: 145km, 7 hrs
Drive along the north western hills of Kathmandu will begin after early morning breakfast. Lunch will be served at Trishuli Bazaar before continuing further drive to Dhunche from where we descend down to Syabrubesi.
Day 04: Syabrubesi – Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830 ft): 6 hrs
The first day of the trekking begins with the six hours long trek to Lama Hotel passing through dense forests and across several suspension bridges going up and down the comparatively easy trail.
Day 05: Lama Hotel – Langtang village (3,430m/11,253 ft): 6 – 7 hrs
The journey of second day commences after morning tea. We follow the trail through the dense forests making steady climb up through the valley leaving the tree line behind. The marvelous views of Langtang Lirung welcomes us as we pass by water mills, prayer wheels and chortens with sacred mounds of rocks with carved inscriptions on them, until we reach Langtang village.
Day 06: Langtang village – Kyanjin Gompa [3,870m/12,697 ft]: 3 and 1/2 hrs
Morning tea and breakfast will help us get ready to get out of the village following the trail passing through yak pastures. Passing through the largest Mani wall in Nepal made from stone with prayers written on them (it is believed that the prayers written on the Mani wall is supposed to be blown away by the wind), crossing through several wooden bridges and being accompanied by the views of the Himalayas, glaciers, icefall and yaks, we reach Kyanjin Gompa.
Day 07: Visit to Tserko Ri [5000m/16,404 ft] and trek back to Lama Hotel: 5-6 hrs
Early morning visit to Tserko Ri will be made to catch the glimpse of sunrise glistening on the mountain range. After breakfast, descend to Lama Hotel will begin as we walk down from Kyanjin Gompa following the trail along the river and passing through ethnic Tamang settlements. The Tamang people have religious and cultural practices similar to that of Tibetans.
Day 08: Lama Hotel – Syabrubesi: 5 hrs
An early morning breakfast will get us geared up for trek back from Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi going downhill along the lush green vegetation and terraced land. Lunch will be served at Syabrubesi.
Day 09: Syabrubesi – Kathmandu: 145kms, 7 hrs
We take the drive back to Kathmandu after having our breakfast. You will be escorted to your hotel where you could spend the day either leisurely or go for some last minute shopping or sightseeing around the places you missed during your first day excursion in Kathmandu. A celebratory dinner will be hosted in the evening to mark the successful completion of the expedition.
Day 10: Final Departure
On this day, you will be saying your goodbyes to the team and participants you lived your Himalayan experience with. After having breakfast and exchanging emails, photos and pleasantries, a representative from Bharal Adventure will take you to the airport approximately three hours before your scheduled flight.
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The following are what we advise you obtain in the way of equipment and gear before trekking in Nepal, and are meant to keep you mobile and comfortable in a range of expected weather conditions. Trekking gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu at cheaper prices, remember Nepal is the home of Mount Everest, there is plenty of choices and our staff can assist you with the necessary arrangements. Except for your day pack, all luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 33lbs/15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking portion of the trip can be checked in the hotel’s storage room for no extra cost.
HEAD
• Sun hat or scarf
• Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
• Sunglasses
• Head torch
UPPER BODY
• Cotton t-shirts or thermals
• Fleece jacket
• Waterproof jacket
• Down jacket
LOWER BODY
• Lightweight cotton pants (long)
• Waterproof pants
FEET
• Thin inner socks
• Thick, warm wool hiking socks
• Comfortable hiking boots
HANDS
• Gloves
ACCESSORIES
• Sleeping bag rated to 0°C
• Trekking bag/duffel bag
• Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
• Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
• Water bottle or camel bag
• Toiletries

Cost Includes

Cost includes following:

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • Normal bus transportation (Kathmandu-Syabrubesi-Kathmandu)
  • An experienced English/French/Chinese/German-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (5 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Bharal Adventure Trekking duffel bag, t-shirt, cap and trekking map.
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Cost does not includes following:

  • Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • All kind of drinks (hot and cold) during the trek
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver

Cost Excludes

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