12 Day Pristine Langtang Valley Trek
‘The only trek which is the closest approach to get to the extraordinary views of the Himalayas, rich heritage and Himalayan lifestyle in Nepal’
The least visited yet most well-known trek destination of Nepal, Langtang valley is almost a well-kept secret which lies closer to the Tibet border. The valley combines picturesque landscapes, snow-capped mountains and unique culture of locals similar to Tibet. The area is naturally as well as culturally outstanding, though becomes one of the popular destinations and attracts thousands of tourists each year.
A huge 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015, killing nearly 9,000 people and destroying many more homes. Langtang Valley was among the badly suffered areas. Now, it has already been more than 3 years since the tragedy. Life is again becoming normal, Tea houses are rebuilt, and villages are reconstructed. By trekking in this region, locals will get the much-needed support and it will help them to raise their economic conditions.
Your adventure starts in the colourful, chaotic, magical and utterly fascinating city of Kathmandu. Accompanied by a local guide, you will explore various temples, World heritage sites and wander through bazaars that are likely different from anything you have ever experienced.
The following day, you will join other trekkers and mountaineers as you drive to Syabru Besi from Kathmandu which takes approx 7 hrs. The trek begins from Syabru Besi following a trail upstream Bhote Khosi river passing through beautiful villages inhabited by the Sherpas, Tamang, Yolmo- Tibetan influenced tribe. Along the way, one can witness many yaks and pastures land as the narrow valley widen on the north to joins with Tibet border.
In the national park, there are more than 1000 plant species and is the home to an array of wildlife, wild boards, Himalayan black bears, ghoral, grey langur monkeys, leopards, musk deer and the endangered Red Panda. The whole valley is dominated by Mount Langtang Lirung and offer a variety of Rhododendron, huge Bamboo forest, beautiful landscape, snow-capped mountains range.
The trail then takes you to Kyangin at 3800 meters where you will get the opportunity to visit Tsergo Ri 5066m which commands the 360-degree mountain views of the surrounding Langtang Himalayas. The area is famous for its natural beauty and wonderful climate with superb snow-capped mountain views.
Trip Highlights: -See ever smiling mountains like Mt. Lirung(7227m), Ganesh Himal Range, Mt. Dorje Lakpa (6966m). Mt. Madiya (6257m), Mt. Purbi Ghhyachu (6637m).
-Experience authentic Buddhism and Tibetan village, culture
-Walk through deeply dense forests, eye-catching land surface, and wild river
-Admire the incomparable beauty of the Langtang including holy and sacred monasteries at Langtang valley.
-Sleep Lodges in amazing spots amidst the snow-capped mountains
-A chance to see a red panda, wild boar, black deer, goral and other flora and fauna.
Day 1Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport, pick up by our private vehicle, and transfer to the hotel. O/N Hotel.
Day 2Kathmandu sightseeing, including the Buddhist stupa of Boudhnath, Swyambhunath (Monkey Temple), and Patan Durbar Square, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. O/N Hotel
Day 3Drive to Syabru Bensi (1450m). O/N Lodge.
Day 4Trek to Lama Hotel (2748m). O/N Lodge.
Day 5Trek to Langtang Village(3541m). O/N Lodge.
Day 6Trek to Kyangin Gompa (3900m). O/N Lodge.
Day 7Rest day in Kyangjin- options to visit Tserko Ri/ Kyanji Ri. O/N Lodge.
Day 8Trek to Lama Hotel (2748m). O/N Lodge.
Day 9Trek to Syabru Besi (1400m). O/N Lodge.
Day 10Drive to Kathmandu. O/N Hotel.
Day 11Kathmandu – Time on your own - Free time to rest - Last moment shopping -sightseeing can be arranged. O/N Hotel.
Day 12Last day of trip- after breakfast transfer to International airport for departure.
|***No specific previous experience is required to complete this trek but good health and able to walk min. 3 to max 6.5 hrs at a normal pace are necessary (with breaks in between) | ***Group size Min 1 to Max 16 Pax | ***Single supplementary may apply|
Prices & Fixed Departure Dates
|Arrival Date||Departure Date|
|04 Nov 2019||25 Nov 2019|
|24 Nov 2019||05 Dec 2019|
|17 Feb 2019||28 Feb 2020|
|09 Mar 2020||20 Mar 2020|
|30 Mar 2020||10 Apr 2020|
|04 May 2020||15 May 2020|
Included and Additional Expences
- Airport/Hotel/Airport transfers.
- 4 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis twin share.
- Sightseeing tour with English speaking city guide and all monument fees.
- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on Trek
- Basic Mountain lodge on trek twin share.
- Kathmandu/ Syabru/Kathmandu by Private Jeep
- All land transfer as per given itinerary.
- 1 porter for each 2 members to carry their baggage (includes their food, accommodation and daily wages).
- 1 Sherpa English speaking guide for entire trek days (includes their food, accommodation and daily wages).
- Guide and porter insurance.
- Trekking Permit.
- TIMS Permit.
- Down Jacket, Sleeping bags (which needs to be returned after the trek.)
- Duffel/kit bag (to put your trekking gear during the trek) can take after the trek as a souvenir.
- All taxes and Govt. Vat
- Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and mineral water.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
- Your travel insurance (mandatory).
- International airfare.
- Nepal entry visa (Can be obtained upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, requires 2 passport size photos and US$ 30 or equivalent in any other currency)