Langtang valley trekking
Langtang valley trekking description
Langtang valley trekking is less demanding trail lies north central of Nepal, almost 6 hours drive noth from Kathmandu valley to the direction to Kerung boarder to Tibet. Langtang valley trek is inhabited by Tamangs and local sherpa, who share a similar religion, language and clothing style. The landscapes we cross are extremely varied; fertile land terraces, rhododendron with pine forest, and in the highest parts, a rock and shrub wilderness with the fascinating backdrop of snow covered mountains. Return to Langtang trek is simply about 8 days itinerary which is easy hiking through out the peaceful culture. Langtang valley trekking offers modern lodges with nice camp sites, the pristine Himalayas with the view of giant Ganesh Himal family.
Langtang valley trekking highlights:
Langtang Valley lies closer to the north of Kathmandu valley, Offers beautiful mountains, villages, Mixed cultures, can be access by overland drive, The Langtang valley is aptly called the valley of glaciers here Mountains rise soaring toward the sky.
Langtang valley trekking grade:
Langtang valley trekking is suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. It does not require you to be super fit or have any previous trekking/mountaineering experience. If you are healthy and can walk 5 to 6 hours daily, you can do this trekking. However, daily jugging or walking exercise is useful before you depart. Our program always include rest days and build up gradually, in order to acclimatize to the altitude. On trek, you can go at your own pace, with plenty of stops for resting.
Langtang valley trek covers:
Kathmandu – Dhunche – Lama Hotel – Langtang Village – Kyanjin Gompa – Tserkuri hill station
Langtang valley trek season:
January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December.
Langtang valley trekking outline itinearyDay 01: Meet at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel, B/B Plan Day 02: Sightseeing of World Heritage sites, B/B Plan Day 03: Drive to Syabrubensi Village, O/N at Tea House, F/B Plan Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel village , O/N at Tea House, F/B Plan Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village, O/N at Tea House, F/B Plan Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa Village, O/N at Tea House, F/B Plan Day 07: Back to Lama Hotel village , O/N at Tea House, F/B Plan Day 08: Trek to Thulo Syabru village , O/N at Tea House, F/B Plan Day 09: Trek to Dhunche The capital of rasuwa district, O/N at Tea House, F/B Plan Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu , B/B Plan Day 10: Final departure, O/N at Tea House, F/B Plan
Langtang valley trekking itineary detailDay 01 : Meet at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel (1350m/4,415 ft)
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan international airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.Day 02 : Sightseeing of World Heritage sites (BB)
All aspects of gear and conditions are discussed to make sure you’re fully prepared for the trip, and any last minute questions answered. After lunch we explore this medieval capital. We visit Boudhanath, also known as little Tibet. Then we visit Pasupatinath, holy temple of Hindu where cremation takes place by the holy river Bagmati. Later we visit Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Syambhunath Stupa. At evening, briefing about the langtang valley trekking.Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi Village (1462m /4,781 ft), 8 hours drive
This morning we’ll drive on a northern highway that twists and climbs over mountain ridges to the Trishuli valley for lunch and on to Sybru village for the overnight. The journey will take 8 hours through picturesque landscapes, mountain scenery and local villages. From Syabru we’ll have magnificent views of Mt. Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Mt Kerung of Tibet. We’ll relax tonight at a local teahouse, overnight stay in lodge.Day 04 : Trek to Lama Hotel village (2470m / 8,077 ft), 7 hours
After breakfast we start to walk own our pace and the trail ascends for around two hours through the forest followed by a climb of about an hour to reach Bamboo village (1,850m) where we’ll stop for lunch. This forested path with well stabilized trails and following the upstream and can be seen birds life around the bushes. Bee hives hanging on a cliff are another attraction for the visitors. From here we’ll again steeply climb through the bamboo forest to reach the Lama Hotel, overnight stay in lodge.Day 05 : Trek to Langtang Village (3430m / 11,216 ft), 5 hours
Today we’ll have a pleasant walk and follow the trail through rhododendron and pine forest for around three hours to reach Ghora Tabela where we’ll stop for lunch. This surrounding area dense wild habitat area and many small babblers with lot of herbal can be found here. After lunch we’ll walk another three hours on the scenic trail takes us to Langtang village where we’ll relax for the evening, overnight stay in lodge.Day 06 : Trek to Kyanjin Gompa Village (3870m /12,655 ft), 4 hours
After breakfast this morning we’ll leave the village and start our trek leisurely for around three to four hours to visit Kyanjing Gompa. From here we’ll also have beautiful views of Mt Ganchempo and Langtang Lirung. We’ll visit surrounding area like Yak cheese Factory, Monastery and local houses as we relax for the evening at Guest House.Day 07 : Back to Lama Hotel village (2470m / 8,077 ft), 8 hours
This morning we’ll retrace our steps somewhat as we head back from the Gompa. We have an easy downhill and pleasant walk through the rhododendron forest to Lama Hotel where we’ll rest for the night before continuing our journey tomorrow for the Thulo Syabru village.Day 08 : Trek to Thulo Syabru village (2250m /7,358 ft), 6 hours
Today our trail leads again through bamboo & rhododendron forest where we may see the local wild boar as well as other animal and bird life on the route to Thulo Syabru. During the route we’ll have marvelous views of Mt Ganesh Himal, so close it seems like it’s beside us. Firstly easy downhill follows the river bank but last part steeply uphill for couple of hours to get to the village.Day 09 : Trek to Dhunche village (1764m /5,768 ft), 6 hours
This morning after breakfast we’ll be ready for trek onwards to Dhunche. This is quite pleasant walk through the forested path and some old Tamang village’s takes to get 4-5 hrs. After arrival in Dhunche, rest of the time explores the town which is headquarters of Rasuwa district. This will be your last night with your trekking crew except trekking Guide. Trekking crew will organize a farewell ceremony, Nepali song and dance, staff members will be allowed to drink to join the party. You may want to try local drink called “Rakshi”, please be aware; it does not taste good and is very strong.Day 10 : Drive back to Kathmandu (BB)
Today we’ll have an early morning drive to Kathmandu. It will take 8-9 hrs. We’ll reach Kathmandu late afternoon then enjoy our night at Thamel. Upon arrival, any hired gears will be collected and your international flight tickets will be distributed.Day 11 : Final departure
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends.
How much does Langtang valley trekking cost?
Langtang valley trek or Return langtang valley with its panorama trekking cost we offer you Tourist Standard accommodation in Kathmandu and the lodge accommodation along the langtang trekking and of course the trip price will vary according to group size you are coming with. Taking private jeep from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi or from Dunche Bazaar to Kathmandu saves your time and riding local bus reduces the trip expenses. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add Kathmandu – Syabrubensi and Dunche – Kathmandu round trip by private 4 x Jeep, 3 star category hotel deluxe air conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) with attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places, so let us know. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
- Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
- 2 nights twin sharing on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu.
- Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
- Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days.
- Local Bus transfer from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi and return to Kathmandu for guest and guide.
- Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis.
- Langtang National park permits and TIMS permits for Trekking tours
- Your hotel in Kathmandu to Buspark and from Buspark to your hotel transfer by taxi.>
- All land transportation as per written on above itinerary.
- Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs.
- Insurance of guide and porters.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
- A special gift from our company.
Cost Exclude :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.Question: Do I need experience for Langtang valley budget Trekking?
Answer: This trekking is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 5 – 6 hours in a day, with a light weight rucksack. For langtang trekking or Langtang valley trekking – yes, you need to have experience of walking 5- 6 hours a day in high altitude – somehow about 3000M above sea level.Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Langtang valley standard Trekking?
Answer: We provide you 3 star category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking there would be normal hotel accommodation which offers basic clean facilities with a mattress and blanket. We can also offer you sleeping bags if needed (which need to return after the trip) but it is always better idea to own sleeping equipment.Question: What kind of food can I expect in Langtang valley Trek?
Answer: All the guest houses/lodges in the trekking they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to next place where you are going.
Answer: Guest houses along the routes they have shower which you can get it for free and in Camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take bucket shower.Question: How do I get drinking water on Langtang valley express Trek?
Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotel and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in camp site/along the way in the camping trekking.Question: Can I charge my digital camera or mobile batteries on my trip?
Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be chances to charge your battery. We recommend to you bring extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters ! And we recommend you to take extra batteries along with you.Question: Is there any communication facilities on Langtang valley Trekking?
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?
Answer: No, for the trekking you need to have cash because credit cards works city area of Nepal only.Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. We will of course make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
We prefer 20 % advance deposit of total price of a trip in order to conform your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And rest of the payment can be made after your arrival.
Answer: We provide porters they will carry your luggage.Question: Is there any communication while we are on Langtang valley Trekking?
Answer: There are telephones service in some villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls.Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking/trekking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however you have to be prepared to walk 5-6 hours each day.Question: Do I need walking polls for Langtang valley Trekking?
Answer: We recommend to take that it will be the helpful to you.Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch / dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$7 to 10 US$ a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee and some drinks in trekking.
Note:The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond out of our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. If these itineraries, are not suitable for your target time and designation, just write us so then we will design the best itinerary on request. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
“What makes this trip special ?”Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who knows the destination much better than others.
Langtang valley trekking fact
- Trip Duration: 9 Days
- Max Altitude: 3,870m /12,655 ft
- Trekking Hour: 6 Hrs
- Group-Size: 2 – 25 People
- Best Time: Sept – May
- Trip Mode: Guest House
- Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Transportation: Car/Plane/bus
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