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Langtang 7night/8Days Trek – Short Hiking in Nepal
The Langtang Valley Trek is a perennial favorite in Nepal, due to its expansive views, Tamang culture, relatively gentle pace and easy access from Kathmandu. The 2015 earthquake caused massive destruction in Langtang, and the valley was closed for visitors for over a year. Now that the trail and lodges have been rebuilt, Langtang is back. Trekking in this beautiful valley will support the people of Langtang by providing much-needed income to rebuild in a sustainable and secure way. View a detailed description and itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. Welcome to Himalayan country of Nepal. 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, evening you’ll meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu and nepal guide info team leader briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: From Kathmandu, we drive for approx 9 hours to Syabru Besi. After driving 30 kms, we approach pristine villages on the banks of the river Trishuli. We also get to view the enchanting panorama of the Himalaya, including the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region. Stay overnight at tea house. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 03: Trek from Syabru Besi (1600m.) to Lama Hotel (2470m.) which takes about five and half hours. The first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail is gradually ascent up to Bamboo passing through Landslide. Afterwards, you trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. You can have lunch at this place if you like. And at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkey and bear if you are lucky. Stay overnight at tea house. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 04: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m.) via Ghore Tabela which takes about six hours. As you continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghora Tabela [3000m], the trail emerges from the forest. While walking here, you can catch a glimpse of white monkeys and local birds. Once there was a Tibetan resettlement project here, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants.
The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. There is a monastery which we can visit shortly before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park. The houses of Langtang and its neighbouring villages are of the flat-roofed Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley. Stay overnight at tea house. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 05: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjin (3870m.) which takes about three hours. The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. We should arrive at Kyanjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatise and explore the area. It is a dramatic setting, with snow covered peaks surrounding us in all directions. At this point, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Dorje Larpa (6990m.), Langtang Ri (6370m.), Langtang Lirung (7245m.) and so on. Stay overnight at tea house. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 06: Rest day at Kyanjin Gompa and excursion in and around. This is day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular icefaces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyanjin Ri [4350m], directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks. Stay overnight at tea house. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 07: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel and it takes about six hours. From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel. Stay overnight at tea house. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 08: Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi via Sherpa Gaon which takes about five hours. The upper part of the trail is more beautiful for the panoramic view of mountains and green hill views. This path is broader and remains sunny through the different Sherpa and Tamang villages. The first half part of the trail is gradually down and then the trail does steeply descent to the Syabru Besi (1600m.). There was run a project called Chilime Power Plant. The main inhabitants belong to Tamang community and they have adopted Tibetan lifestyle. Stay overnight at tea house. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 09: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu by bus, which takes about nine hours. You drive through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Kathmandu. The first part of your drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is through gravel and bumpy road and then well paved road up to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu. Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, Nepal Guide Info team transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.
OUR TRIP PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Airport pick up and drop off services
2 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at 2/3 star category hotel on BB basis
Welcome dinner at Nepali cultural heritage restaurant in Kathmandu
Porter/s (1 porter can carry up to 25kgs /30Kgs of luggage)
All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
Entry Permit for Langtang National Park
Trekkers’ Information Management system (TIMS) card
All necessary transportation
Sleeping bag and down jacket if required ( nepal planet treks and Expeditions )
Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staff
OUR TRIP PACKAGE EXCLUDES:
Personal nature expenses such as drinks, beverages, hot shower, batter recharge etc.
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
International airfare and airport departure tax.
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