Langtang Valley Trek
Overview The Langtang Valley Trek is an awe-inspiring journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Langtang region in Nepal. This unforgettable adventure is also perfect for nature enthusiasts, trekkers, and those seeking an immersive cultural experience. Spanning around 10-12 days, the trek commences from the picturesque town of Syabrubesi, a scenic drive away from Kathmandu. As you ascend, the trail takes you through lush rhododendron and bamboo forests, cascading waterfalls, and quaint local villages inhabited by warm and hospitable Tamang and Sherpa communities. The Langtang Valley unfolds its splendor as you reach the famed Kyanjin Gompa, a Buddhist monastery situated…
The Langtang Valley Trek is an awe-inspiring journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Langtang region in Nepal. This unforgettable adventure is also perfect for nature enthusiasts, trekkers, and those seeking an immersive cultural experience.
Spanning around 10-12 days, the trek commences from the picturesque town of Syabrubesi, a scenic drive away from Kathmandu. As you ascend, the trail takes you through lush rhododendron and bamboo forests, cascading waterfalls, and quaint local villages inhabited by warm and hospitable Tamang and Sherpa communities.
The Langtang Valley unfolds its splendor as you reach the famed Kyanjin Gompa, a Buddhist monastery situated at an altitude of approximately 3,870 meters. Here, you’ll surround it by towering snow-capped peaks, including Langtang Lirung (7,227 meters), providing a breathtaking backdrop for exploration and photography.
Beyond Kyanjin Gompa, adventure-seekers can opt for a day hike to the Langtang Glacier, an impressive sight that leaves trekkers in awe. The trail offers not only stunning views but also a chance to witness local wildlife, such as the elusive red panda and various Himalayan bird species.
The Langtang Valley Trek not only showcases Nepal’s pristine natural beauty but also provides insight into the region’s unique culture and traditions. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with locals, experience their traditional lifestyle, and taste authentic Nepali cuisine. The local lodges (tea houses) along the route offer comfortable accommodation and nourishing meals, making the trek accessible to a wide range of trekkers.
Moreover, this trek holds significant importance as it aids in the post-earthquake recovery of the region. By choosing to explore Langtang Valley, trekkers contribute to the local economy and help rebuild the communities that were affected by the devastating earthquake.
Conclusion and Summary
In conclusion, the Langtang Valley Trek promises a memorable and soul-stirring adventure amid majestic mountains, serene valleys, and the warmth of Nepalese hospitality. Whether you are a seasoned trekker or a first-time adventurer, this journey will leave you with cherished memories of a lifetime.
- No need to book a plane! You can drive to this trek within 7 to 8 hours
- Trek through the Langtang Valley, also known as the ‘valley of glaciers’
- Climb Tserko Ri for its stunning scenic views
- View of snow-capped mountains such as Langtang Ri, Langtang, Langsisa and Ganjala Peak
- Experience Tibetan Buddhist culture and life firsthand
- Walkthrough spectacular rhododendron forests
- Collect blessings at old Buddhist shrines such as Langtang Gompa and Kyanjing Gompa
- Stay in interesting teahouses along the route
- One of the lesser-known treks in Nepal
Upon arrival at the airport, you would be received by our representative and then transfer to hotel.
We take early drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi via. Dhunche (1966 m.). We drive through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Dhunche. The first part of our drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth. Syabru Bensi is the starting point of our trek. It is a beautiful village stretched out along the ridgeline. Overnight stay at Syabru Bensi.
Today we trek from Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2470m.). The trail goes along the ridge of Syabru’s main street and then drop to the Ghopche Khola (2050 m.) and then to Pairo (1810m.). From this point, the trail goes to Rimche (2400 m.) through Bamboo (1960 m.) and finally end at Lama Hotel. En route one can see red pandas, monkey and bear.
Having lunch at Lama Hotel, we trek to Langtang village (3430 m.) via Ghore Tabela (3000 m.) which takes about six hours. We would find some grazing grounds of Yak on the way. The local people bring their livestock for grazing in the high pastures during the summer months. We find a monastery before we reach Langtang Village. We pay our short visit to the monastery and arrive at our destination.
It is our turn to trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870 m.). It takes about three hours to reach there. Our trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens further and the views become more extensive. Kyangjin Gompa is reached after crossing several small streams and moraines. We would visit the cheese factory at Kyangjin Gompa. We would enjoy the panoramic view of Dorje Larpa (6990m.), Langtang Ri (6370 m.), Langtang Lirung (7245 m.) and many more.
We would acclimatize at Kyangjin Gompa and go for excursion to utilize our time. We would visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice falls and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350 m).
Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel. From Kyangjin, we retrace our route following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. Having lunch at Ghora Tabela, we trek steep descent to Lama Hotel.
We trek from Lama Hotel to Sybru Bensi (1460 m.). En route, we would find Tamang women weaving cloths. Besides, we would also be fortunate enough experience the rich culture of Tamangs and could see red pandas, monkey and various species of birds.
We drive back to Kathmandu from Syabru Bensi. It is interesting to penetrate into the rural settlements on the way back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will be transferred to our hotel. Farewell dinner would be served in Bhojan Griha, a typical Nepali hotel. We would also be entertained with a cultural program. Overnight in our hotel.
Back home destination.
1. Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
2. Licensed and trained trekking guides,
3. potters for carrying goods and supplies,
4. Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) basis during the trek
5. 3 Nights Accommodation in the 3/4/5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with B & B. (Bed
& Breakfast) & Other Destination Based on Trekking Area.
6. All accommodation during the trek.
7. All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
8. Transportation to and from trail head.
9. All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
10. National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Insurance, and equipment for the staffs.
11. Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
12. Trekking staffs wages etc.
13. 1 hr. trekker massage after your trek.
14. Welcome and Fare well dinner in a Nepali Cultural Dance restaurant in Kathmandu.
15. Trekking Duffle Bag
16. Trekking Staff Insurance of $10,000 Per Person.
17. Trekking Map, T-shirt, and Trekking certificate.
18. Exclusive of Medical Kit Bag
19. All Government and local Taxes
20. International Flight ticket re-confirmation.
21. Meals will be Start when your Trek starts.
1. International Airfares,
2. Travel/Trekking Insurance,
3. Excess baggage charges More than 16kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in
4. Visa fees.
5. Airport Departure Taxes.
6. Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic) Rescue charge.
7. Tips for The staffs.
8. Expenses of Personnel nature and Permit and Liaison officer fee (where Applicable.
9. Meals during stay in the Kathmandu and Pokhara.
10. Domestic Ticket Etc.
11. Extra Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Although the Langtang Valley can be reached by a day’s drive from the Kathmandu Valley, this area is still unknown to most trekkers.
While many recognize the names Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit, and Annapurna Base Camp Trek, few recognize the name Langtang Valley Trek.
Dominated by the Langtang Himalayas, this valley trek is relatively short but runs through rhododendron and bamboo forests alongside thundering waterfalls and stunning snow-capped mountains.
The trail takes you to an altitude of 4,000m /13,123 ft, and if you want to go higher, you’d not want to miss seeing the sunrise from the Tserko Ri at 5,000m / 16,404 ft.
This diverse trek introduces you to the Tamangs and the Sherpas Buddhist culture, and the ancient monastery of Kyanjin Gompa, situated near Tserko, upholds this tradition. The spectacular views on this trek include Dorje Lakpa (6,990m / 22,933 ft), Langtang Ri (6,370m / 20,898 ft), and Langtang Lirung (7,245m / 23,769 ft).
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