Langtang valley trek offers quick getaway to discover the glaciers, mountains, high altitude lakes and pine forests of Langtang National Park (1710Km2). The park treasures mount Langtang Lirung (7246 m/23766 ft) and numerous ice capped peaks, grassy lawn and alpine meadows. During the Langtang valley trek you can observe estimated 3,689 species of flora, 1043 species of vascular plants, 46 species of mammals, 345 species of birds and 30 species of fish. Langtang National Park is a home Snow Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Musk Deer and Red Panda. Bird species symbolic to the Park are the Impeyan pheasant, Ibis bill, White-winged redstart, and Snow partridge.
You will start this trek by taking an 8 hours bus drive to Syabrubesi. From there you will trek along the Langtang river and get to Kyangin Gompa (3,049/10000 ft). You will hike to Kyangjin Ri (4350m/14268 ft) from where you can experience panoramic view of Langtang range. You will continue trekking further to Langshisha and Tesrgo Ri from where you can get stunning views of mount Dorje Lakpa and Shisapangma. After then you will trek back following the same trail. Throughout the trail you guide will tell you interesting details about the park. After getting back from the trek, you can explore rest of the Kathmandu doing amazing activities until your departure.
DAY 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Our representative will pick you up at the international airport and drive you to the hotel. After then you will take a meandering evening walk with your guide through Kathmandu’s heritage sites, and get acquainted with one another over dinner together.
DAY 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Today you will spend the day discovering medieval Kathmandu. Venture into Pashupatinath and visit Nepal’s largest Buddhist stupa, the Boudhanath Stupa. Later after noon you will visit monkey temple and then stroll around durbar squares in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel near Thamel.
DAY 3: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft) 7-8 hours
You will take an early morning 7 hours bus drive to Syabrubesi via Trisuli and Dhunche. On the way you can see beautiful mountain range of Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh and Langtang. You will trek for half an hour before staying overnight in Syabrubesi.
DAY 4: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft) 6 hours
After breakfast you will trek to Lama Hotel along the Langtang river. Today you will mostly trek through beautiful Rhododendron and Oak forest and finally get to Lama Hotel for staying overnight.
DAY 5: Lama Hotel to Mundu (3543m/11,621ft) 6-7 hours
Today along the way you can see many giant rocky mountains and waterfalls through their barren surface. You will get the first glimpse of Langtang from the green meadows of Ghoda Tabela. You will continue ascending trek through alpine grasslands and reach Langtang village. From there you will trek further and get to Mundu for staying overnight.
DAY 6: Mundu to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 4-5 hours
Today you will get to Kyanjin Gompa one of the prime attraction of Langtang valley trek. During the trek you will pass by the largest Mani wall in Nepal. After noon you will explore this holy shrine while experiencing the stunning mountain views of Langtang. You will stay overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.
DAY 7: Acclimatization Day - Explore Tserko Ri (5000m/16,404ft) 7-8 hours
You can rest today at Kyanjin Gompa or explore the Tserko Ri (5000m/16,404ft). You can trek up the moraine to see the breathtaking view of Langtang Lirung or climb Kyangjin Ri behind the town which offers amazing views of Langtang range. You can trek up to Tserko Ri and spend the day acclimatizing on this beautiful hilltop.
You can get inspiring views of rocky high tall rugged Himalayas. After noon you will descend down to Kyanjin Gompa for overnight stay.
DAY 8: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel 6-7 hours
You will trek back to Lama Hotel following the Langtang river through Mundu and Ghoda Tabela. You will stay overnight in Lama Hotel.
DAY 9: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi 4-5 hours
Today you will trek downwards through the scattered houses of Tamang village all the way to Syabrubesi. You can see rich subtropical vegetation and forested hills throughout the day. You will stay overnight in Syabrubesi.
DAY 10: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu 7 hours
After 7 hours of drive we will get back to Kathmandu, get some rest and meet for a farewell dinner from Trek Around Himalayas.
DAY 11: Departure
Make the most of your last minutes in Kathmandu with breakfast in a bistro, a city walk, and additionally trinket shopping. Your guide will meet you at your inn and drive you to the airport two hours before the scheduled flight.
- 3 hygienic veg. meals a day
- Nice and cosy accommodation
- 3 times tea, coffee or milk a day
- All flight and bus tickets
- Experienced trip leader
- Sleeping bag and medical kit
- All permit, visa and entry fees.
- Alcohol, Cigarettes and other personal expenses
- Emergency evacuation
- All others not mentioned in Include Section
- Personal belongings (i.e.camera, water bottle, extra money, sunscreen, sunglasses, sunhat, hiking shorts/ synthetic T-shirt etc).
- Hiking boots, sports shoe/ trainers, 3/4 woolen socks ,2pairs liners socks, 1 pairs gloves, warm hat, 1 Day back pack and duffel bag for your clothing.
- Warm layers, down or synthetic jackets, fleece, hiking pants, thermals.
- Comprehensive list will be provided after you book the trip.
- Most of the items can be bought or hired in Kathmandu.