Langtang Valley Trek – Home of Culture
Langtang Valley Trek
Langtang Valley Trek is one of the nearest trekking areas from Kathmandu valley; around 5 to 6 hours’ drive from Kathmandu to Syaprubesi. Syaprubesi is the starting point of Langtang Trek. Also, this Himalayan part looks like another part of Nepal for Tibetan life and culture. An idyllic rural landscape, human life in the highland of Langtang region is 100 percentage Nepalese. But following the Tibetan culture and traditions, they look like Tibetan; and this area is the home of Red Panda.
Hence this region is one of the famous trekking regions of Nepal. This is the perfect trip for those who are looking for a sweet and short trek near from Kathmandu; into the mountain area effects by Tibetan lifestyle and their culture. Different types of Flora and Fauna, breathtaking view of snow-capped mountains, beautiful Bamboo and alpine forest, majestic waterfalls, river, and stream make this trek is most drivers treks close to Kathmandu valley.
This amazing Langtang valley trek starts with Bus or Jeep drive from Kathmandu to Syaprubesi. Afterward, hike to the Kyangin Gompa upward follows the Lama Hotel, Godatabela, Langtang Valley. Spend few days in this area. Walk back to the same route to the Syaprubesi and then drive to Kathmandu. Or if you are looking to do more hiking in the mountain at the same time; you can do Tamang Heritage Trail Trek and Langtang Gosaikund Trek.
Best time to do trek in Langtang Valley
Spring: March, April, and May
Autumn: August, September, October, and November.
Winter: December, January, and February.
Summer: June, July, and August
LANGTANG VALLEY TREKKING MAP
This gorgeous trekking side was destroyed by an earthquake in 2015, 25 April and 12 of May. Dear trekkers from around the world please if you are planning to travel to Nepal. And Looking and thinking for a trek in the Himalaya of Nepal please please do the Langtang Valley Trek. Peoples around Langtang Valley need your support.
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Trek preparation.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi.
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Rimche.
Day 05: Rimche to Langtang Valley.
Day 06: Langtang valley To Kyangin Gompa and hike to Kyangin Ri.
Day 07: Day Hike to Tserikuri.
Day 08: Kyangin Gompa to back Rimche.
Day 09: Rimche to Syabrubesi.
Day 10: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu.
Day 11: Free day or visit in an orphanage in Kathmandu.
Day 12: Airport transfer for final departure.
This itinerary is our tailor-made program for Langtang Valley Trek. Days in the trek is always flexible it can increase and decrease depending on your holiday length schedule and choice. If you are thinking about some change please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu
You will be welcome to our team member in the International airport for transfer to the Hotel in Thamel. Overnight at Hotel and Breakfast included.
Day 02: Trek preparation
After breakfast, meet with the Guide and porters. Briefing about the trip. This is preparation day before the trek so that if you need to arrange equipment and other things, please arrange today. Pack your back for the trip. Overnight hotel and Breakfast included.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1462m/4795ft) Duration: 7 to 8 hours.
After breakfast, drive to Syabrubesi this may take around 7 to 8 hours. Driving to Syabrubesi is on the bank of Trisuli river, dramatic farmland, and landscape. Crossing modern and remote villages with the view of Ganesh Himal and others peaks. The scary road to Dhunche and Syabrubesi entrance you to Langtang National Park. Syabrubesi is the main trekking entry point of Tamang Heritage Trail, Langtang Valley Trek and Langtang Gosaikunda Trek etc. Overnight Hotel/Lodge. Food – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2500m/8200ft) Duration: 5 to 6 hours.
The first day of walking, you will follow the Langtang Kola. Crossing hanging bridges over the Langtang Khola takes you to Dovan, Bamboo, and other small tea stops inside the rainforest of Langtang National Park. After lunch, at Bamboo, you will follow the same river to reach Rimche and Lama Hotel. On the way to Lama Hotel, you can see Red Panda, Langur / Monkeys, and Bears if you are lucky. But for sure you can see the different types of birds for sure. Overnight sleep at Hotel/Lodge. Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley. (3307m/10845ft) Duration: 5 to 6 hours
After breakfast your trail to Langtang valley inside the pine and rhododendron forest alongside the Langtang Kola. At the Ghoda Tabela where you are going to have lunch of the day. The trail from Goda Tabela to Langtang Valley is one of the most affected areas from the earthquake in April 2015, but comparatively the trail will be more beautiful than day 1. View of Langtang Lirung and other peaks. Reach in Langtang valley give you the sad memory of the earthquake after reading the name list of demise peoples at the memorial stupa. Overnight at Lodge/Guest House. Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 06: Langtang valley to Kyangin Gompa (3798m/12495ft) & hike Kyangin Ri (4773m/15655ft)
Today is one of the beautiful days of the trek. The trail climbs gradually to Sindum and Yamphu villages. Following the Laja Khola, it climbs a moraine to a viewpoint where you can see the Kyanjin Gompa and the dramatic icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung. After Kyanjin Gompa, eat lunch, fix your room and then you will hike to Kyanjin Ri (4773m) and trekking back to the Kyanjin Gompa. Overnight at Lodge/Guesthouse. Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 07: Day Hike to Tserikuri (5050m/16564ft) Duration: 7 /8 hours
Kyangin Gumba is the best place to have a rest or extra day during this trek. You will explore another amazing viewpoint or peak called Tserikuri 5050m high. From here you can see the amazing vistas of towering mountains peak, dramatic landscapes, and glacier. Tserikuri is the highest point of this Langtang Valley Trek. Overnight at Lodge/Guesthouse. Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Day 08: Kyangin Gompa to Lama Hotel – Duration: 5 to 6 hours
Easy day to back down but difficult to forget the spectacular vistas of Mountain peaks, glacier, and landscapes. Today you can enjoy the views which you missed while climbing up. Follow the same way to get back in Lama Hotel. Overnight at Lodge/Guesthouse. Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 09: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi.
Easy way down to Syabrubesi and the last day of walking of your trek. The last day, party day together with porters.
Day 10: Syabru to Kathmandu
A scenic drive back to Kathmandu will be undergone, which takes about 6 to 7 hours. Overnight at hotel, breakfast, and lunch included.
Day 11: Free day in Kathmandu.
Free day in Kathmandu, Relaxing, Shopping. If you like you can visit an orphanage in Kathmandu.
Day 12: Airport transfer.
Receive your trekking achievement certificate and T-shirt from JRN Treks representative. And departure to the airport.
- 4-Night accommodation in cities
- All Ground transportation
- TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System).
- Full board meal during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner each time cup of tea or coffee)
- Govt. trained guide and necessary no. of porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers) with their insurance, salary, meals, and accommodation)
- Permit to trek in Langtang National Park
- Sleeping bag / Trekking pols / Trekking Map return after finish trek.
- Water purifying tablet for drinking water.
- Lodge/Guest house accommodation (Twin or Three sharing base)
- Trekking achievement Certificate and T-shirt
- First Aid Kits
- International Flight
- Major meals in Cities
- Monuments entrance fees
- All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks etc.
- Airport tax
- Shower, battery recharge, laundry charge etc.
- Personal clothing and gears
- Tips to guide and porter
- Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, the illness which are not under our control.
- Personal health insurance/emergency evacuation.
Good standard trekking boots
Shorts (both casual and for treks)
Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
A plastic bag for waste
We advise travel insurance to all travelers are interested in trekking in Nepal. Trekking in Nepal is walking in the trail (path) of mountains. In mountain areas, health treatment facilities are not standard. There are less available of good hospitals and doctors. So if in case the trekker suffers from severe sickness, he should bring to Kathmandu by helicopter for better treatment. And the helicopter charter fare is expensive in Nepal. If you have already travel insurance, your money will be saved.
When selecting a travel insurance policy we require that at a minimum you are covered for medical expenses including emergency repatriation. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. We JRN Treks shall have no liability for loss, theft of or damage to baggage or personal effects.
We also let you know that Nepalese Insurance Company does not have travel insurance policy for foreign nationals. They have this policy only for Nepalese citizens. So we advise you do your travel insurance with Insurance Company in your own place.
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