Activities: Trekking and Hiking
Trip Duration: 08 Days
Trip Grade: Easy/ Moderate
Altitude Maximum: 3800m
Accommodation: 3 star level hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek
Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
Transportation: Private/ public vehicle
Group Size: 01 -16 people
Best Time: Spring & Autumn Season
Attractions: Langtang National Park, Holy Gosainkunda Lake, Himalayas, Birds, Animals, etc.
This Langtang trek gives you the opportunity to get right in among the Himalayan peaks. It offers an exceptional diversity of scenery and culture.
The combination of the two treks gives great adventure through the high altitude passes. Walk through the vast valley of the Upper Mustang district, pass through Tibetan and Tamang villages and stand at the feet of huge glaciers.
The Langtang valley offers pine forests, swift mountain streams, rugged rock, grassy downs and meadows strewn with wild primula.
Day: 01 Katmandu to Syabrubesi (2030m)
Driving distance: 8 hours
Wake up early morning and after breakfast we take a drive to Sybrubesi. After driving for 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. Overnight on Lodge.
Day: 02 Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel [2748m]
Hiking distance: 5 to 6 hours
We traverse the ridge on Syabru Besi’s main road and soon reach Ghopcha Khola. Terraced fields and dense forest with a variety of plant species like oaks, maple, alder and bamboo open up. We may get to see yellow-throated martin, wild boar, langur monkey, and red panda and Himalayan black bear en route. Further on, the trail crosses a stream and a bridge. We pass by several small bhattis (tea shops). As we continue ascending steeply along the trail, we come across a steel suspension bridge at 2000 meters. The route further crosses to the north bank of the Langtang Khola amid the spectacular vistas of cascading waterfalls and opens into scrub oak forest. On reaching 2748 meters, we arrive at Lama hotel where we conclude the trek for the day.
Day: 03 Trek to Langtang village [3500m]
Hiking distance: 6 to 7 hours From lama hotel
we continue the ascent above the Langtang Khola. As the trail progresses, it becomes steeper. We have the most exotic sights of Langtang Lirung lying at 7246 meter. The trail leads to a log bridge and on climbing further we come across lush meadows of Ghora Tabela at 3000m. We will see several lodges and a police check post. Further on, the route opens up into a wide valley of yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages with water-driven mills and prayer wheels. We arrive at Langtang village after crossing a stream and reaching up a height of 3500 meters. Langtang village is the headquarters for Langtang National Park and has flat-roofed Tibetan style houses, hotels and cultivated lands yielding buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips, barley etc.
Day: 04 Trek to Kyangjin [3800m]
Hiking distance: 4 to 5 hours
The trail skirts gradually through rich yak pastures and interesting traditional villages of Muna to Singdun. We cross a wooden cantilever bridge and reach a wide valley after climbing a moraine. Finally, on ascending the mountain passes, we arrive at Kyagjin Gompa. There is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory.
Day: 05 Rest and Exploration day at Kyangjin
We take a day off for acclimatization and a proper rest. We get to explore interesting places like the monastery, cheese factory etc. We can climb Kyangjin Ri located at 4350m from where amazing views of snow-capped mountains are spreading right next to you. We can walk up the moraine to see the spectacular mountain ridges and undulating glaciers.
Day: 06 Trek to Lama Hotel [2784M]
From Kyangjin, we take the route back to Lama Hotel. As we retrace our steps, we follow the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. We stop briefly for lunch and thereafter continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel
Day: 07 Syabru Besi [1400m] (2340m)
Hiking distance: 6 to 7 hours
From Lama Hotel, we head back to Syabru Besi. We can wander around the undulating path leading to the village. This gives us an opportunity to get an insight of the culture and custom of the Tamang community. We can also simply relax in the sun savoring the beauty of the majestic Himalayan Mountains
Day: 08 Drive to Kathmandu
Hiking distance: 6 to 7 hours
We conclude our trip with a drive of 9 hours back to Kathmandu.
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