The Langtang Valley Trek offers a great excursion into the Langtang region of Nepal, combining beautiful Himalayan scenery with a rich exposure to the Tibetan-influenced Tamang culture. You walk through rhododendron forests, open-vista mountain trails, traditional villages and picturesque Buddhist cultural sites, including monasteries, mani walls and chhortens.After a scenic drive from Kathmandu, the trek starts in Syabrubesi. During the following days, we go through mountain villages that still follow customary lifestyles, such as agriculture and livestock farming. Enjoying the natural panoramas and green hill gorges, we reach Lama Hotel and enter the Langtang Valley from Ghoda Tabela, passing ancient prayer wheels, mani walls and fluttering Buddhist prayer flags.
We eventually reach Kyanjin Gompa after crossing a cheese factory and local production shops. The spiritual richness of this magical region is enhanced by hidden artifacts and mountain views of Langtang Lirung (7,246 m), Sisha Pangma (8,027m) and the Ganesh Himal range. The morning after our arrival at Kyanjin Gompa, we have the option of walking up Tserko Ri (5,033 meters/16,500 feet).
We return to Syabrubesi by the way we came, and drive to Kathmandu. This trip can be extended by trekking to the spiritual mountain lake of Gosaikunda (4,380m). Please, contact us for more details.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 02:City tour or free day
Day 03:Kathmandu to Syabrubesi drive (1460m). 7-8 hrs
Day 04:Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel(2748m)
Day 05:Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m). 5-6 hrs
Day 06:Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3870m). 3-4 hrs
Day 07:Option to climb Tserko Ri (5,033m), trek back to Lama Hotel (2,380m).
Day 08:Trek back to Syabrubesi: 4-5 hrs
Day 09:Drive back to Kathmandu. 7-8 hrs drive.
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).Namaste and welcome to Nepal! A Nepal Hiking Trek representative will meet you at the airport and transport you to your hotel. BB Plan.
Day 02City tour or free day to explore and shop on your own. The tour includes the Kathmandu valley, Pashupatinath temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Boudhanath. We offer an expert tour guide for this day excursion. BB.
Day 03Kathmandu to Syabrubesi drive (1460m). 7-8 hrs We drive 6 to 8 hours north from Kathmandu, passing lush vegetation and isolated villages. From Trishuli Bazaar, the road becomes rugged as we continue to Syabrubesi, where we stop for the night. Breakfast, lunch and dinner (BLD) included.
Day 04Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel(2748m)On our first day of walking, we start gradually along the bank of the Langtang River, sometimes crossing steel bridges. If you come in Spring, you’ll see colorful rhododendron flowers. Eventually, the grade gets steep before leveling off as we approach Lama Hotel, today’s destination. (BLD)
Day 05Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m). 5-6 hrsWe cross the river and continue walking through the rhododendron forest. If the weather is clear, we can see mountain views that have been obscured by forest. As we reach Ghoda Tabela, we get a glimpse of how it will be to stay in Tibetan Buddhists’ communities. We proceed to Langtang Valley, a beautiful Tamang village dotted with monasteries, chhortens and mani walls. The town was badly affected by the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal (BLD).
Day 06Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3870m). 3-4 hrsIn the morning, we can visit the nearby monastery. Heading from this beautiful valley, we walk towards Kyanjin Gompa via tiny Tamang settlements, cattle grazing meadows, a cheese factory and attractive cultural artifacts. Crossing the stream, we reach Kyanjin Gompa after a gentle walk. (BLD).
Day 07Option to climb Tserko Ri (5,033m), trek back to Lama Hotel (2,380m). In the morning, you have to option to climb Tserko Ri, with its stunning views of neighboring mountain ranges. Alternatively, we can explore other, less ambitious heights. Before noon, we begin our descent to Lama Hotel by the way we came. If we’re lucky, we can see red pandas or, more likely, langur monkeys. (BLD).
Day 08Trek back to Syabrubesi: 4-5 hrsWe have an easy walking day, following the Langtang River bank downhill to where we started our trek. (BLD).
Day 09Drive back to Kathmandu. 7-8 hrs drive. Today we drive back to Kathmandu via Nuwakot. We drop you off at your hotel, where you can enjoy a long, well-deserved shower. To celebrate your successful adventure, we would like you to a farewell dinner. (BLD).
Day 10Departure.After a memorable experience, we take you to the airport for your departure. Thank you for your journey with us.