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Best point a Langtang Trekking
Cultural and Scenic trekking route
Exploring an ancient Buddhist monastery in Kyanjing Gompa and traditional cheese factory
Trekking in Langtang valley is often called “the valley of glacial masses trekking “. Langtang is a beautiful place – one where you get to see mesmerizing snow-topped mountains covered on stunning sheets of ice. Dominated by Mount Langtang Lirung (7246 m) and located at a distance of just 19 miles to the north of Kathmandu, this valley offers pine woodland forests, serene mountain streams, lush green slopes and an overall enjoyable experience.
The Langtang region is Tibetan influenced so during this cultural trek you will get to see several ancient Buddhist monasteries. You will furthermore pass through local villages where there will be a good chance to small-talk with the local Tamang people who are known to be very friendly.
During this trek there will also be a chance to climb Kyanjin Ri (4900m), if you wish. This is a non-technical climb that can be done by trekkers without any previous climbing skills. From its top, you will get 360-degree mountain views.
Finally, after reaching Kyangjin, we will start to trek back through the Langtang magnificent valley, until we reach Syabru Besi where after we will take the bus back to Kathmandu.
Langtang trek day by days details Itinerary :
Day:01 Arrival in Kathmandu:
This is your arriving day in Kathmandu TIA, Our representatives ‘Nepal Planet Treks’ will receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and take you to the hotel where you will be briefly explained about the Langtang valley trekking package itinerary. You will spend the comforting night at the hotel.
Day:02 Explore Kathmandu city/UNESCO World heritage site, Half day
This day, you will be taken to the day-long Exploration tour around Kathmandu Valley. Visits include shrines at Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath (also known as Monkey Temple) and Bouddhanath and Durbar Squares of Basantapur and other two nearby amazing cities of Patan and Bhaktapur. Most of the sites you will be visiting on the second day are enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage list. You will return to the hotel back in the evening and you will meet your trekking staff for Langtang valley trekking
Day :03 Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi 7-8 hours walk
SyabruBesi is the initial point for trekking in Langtang valley. It takes about 7 to 8 hours’ drive to cover 117 km from Kathmandu to SyabruBesi. En route, we can enjoy the scenic views of the mountain and rice terrains. SyabruBesi bazaar is cramped with lodges and hotels. We will reside for a night in any one of them.
Day :04 Trek Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel, 6 hours walk, 2480m
We will depart from the main road and lower down to a camping area via the route opposite to the Hotel Village View. The trail further prolongs through the suspension bridge over Bhote Koshi and ascends to Thulo Syabru before crossing a bridge over Langtang Khola. Later the trail leads to set of six lodges at Changtang which goes by the name of Lama Hotel where we will stay overnight.
Day :05 Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang valley 6 hours walk, 3420m
A short ascent up the hill will take us to the trail that opens up in Langtang valley. The valley offers the breathtaking scenery of Langtang Lirung. Later we will pass through a forest to reach the meadow where yak and the wild goats can be seen grazing. We will stay in beautiful Langtang valley overnight
Day :06 Trek Langtang valley to Kyanjin Gompa 3880 m, 3 hours walk
Leaving the Langtang Valley, we will clamber uphill all the way to Sindum and Yamphu. Later the route takes us through Laja Khola to arrive at a viewpoint which provides the panoramic views of Kyanjin Gompa and icefall from Lirung and Kinshung. Below to the viewpoint exists Kyanjin Gompa where we will stay overnight.
Day 07:Explore a Kyanjin Gompa/or Tserko Re Hiking around
On the 7th day, we will take a well-deserved rest from trekking and ease up our stiff muscles. Kyanjin Gompa offers splendid views of Langtang Lirung, Genjempol and Kenga Himal ranges. The cheese factory, Buddhist monastery and Tsergo Ri (5033m) are other sites which you would like visiting. Mostly we recommended for Tsergo Ri Hike, which provides you with a stunning view of mountains and when you be on the top of Tsergo Ri Unbelievable mountains will surround you.
Day :08 Trek Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel 6 hours walk
After having your breakfast you start to get down, this is a day to back Lama Hotel with view of Langtang valley and different escape of mountains
09: Trek Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi 5 hours of walking
This is a day to end your walking in Himalaya wilderness after arrived in Syabrubesi our trekking starting point after 5 hours walk.
10:Drive back Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
Seven hours of driving through the serpentine road enjoying the pleasant views of Majestic Mountain, cascading waterfalls, paddy fields and woods will take us to Kathmandu. We will be conveyed back to our hotel where we will enjoy the evening dinner and head towards our comforting beds.
• Airport transfers, pick up and drop(in our own vehicle)
• Transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi and back to Kathmandu in local bus
• Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
• Licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
• Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
• Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you dont have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
• First Aid Medical Kit(Carried by the guide) Nepal guide info Provided
• All the required permits and paperwork’s(National park permit, TIMS etc)
• Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant(complimentary)
• A nation-wide operated Mobile SIM Card and a map of the trekking region
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
• Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu)
• Your travel and medical insurance
• Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
• Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
• Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicopter
• Tips for guides and porters