Langtang Valley trek begins with two days in Kathmandu, during which we will review the clothing and gear needed for an enjoyable and safe experience. You will also have some time to do a bit of sight-seeing in this amazing historic city. We then depart from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu, driving north through the Helambu area to Syabrubesi, the gateway town for treks into the serene Langtang Valley.
Our trekking route will follow the course of the Langtang Khola, the river running through the Langtang Valley, which we will cross several times on suspension bridges. Surrounded by gorgeous scenery, we can expect to encounter an unusual variety of native wildlife, such as yellow-throated martens, wild boars, langur monkeys, and red pandas. Catching occasional glimpses of Langtang Lira, we will hike past some stunning waterfalls and through forests of both hardwood trees as well as rhododendron (Nepal's national flower) en route to the settlement of Changtang, also known as Lama Hotel. After overnight here, our adventure continues as we ascend gradually to the town of Langtang, the headquarters of Langtang National Park, and a picturesque little town in its own right. Here you will encounter traditional stone and wood houses with flat Tibetan-style roofs and carved windows, overlooked by a pair of large waterfalls emerging from the rock wall above the town.
Having achieved a sufficient level of acclimatization by this point, our adventure continues on up to the monastery and settlement called Kyanjin Gompa. On our second day here we will hike up to Tserko-Ri, to enjoy a fabulous Himalayan panorama at top this 5,000m/16,400' viewpoint. We then head back to Syabrubesi, enjoying the same route from a new perspective. After the drive back to Kathmandu, we will enjoy a farewell dinner before final departure the next day.
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), you will be welcomed by a representative from Adventure Club Trek. After sorting out your custom formalities (visa and so on), you will be then transferred to your respective hotel in Adventure Club Trek’s private vehicle and give you some time to freshen up. After this, you will attend an orientation about your trek led by the trekking leader over a welcome dinner. Overnight at hotel
he exciting day begins with a cultural tour to various mediaeval sites in Kathmandu. You will drive to visit the UNESCO listed world heritage sites - Pashupatinath Temple (the biggest Hindu shrine), Boudhanath (largest Buddhist Stupa in Nepal), Swayambhunath (a fine Buddhist stupa at the hill top of Kathmandu) and the Kathmandu Durbar Square (an open museum and abode of Kumari). Coming back from the sightseeing, you will take part in a short briefing and trip preparation. Overnight at hotel.
Early in the morning, we drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi enjoying the scenic views of ridge line and terraced farm lands. The stunning scene of Ganesh Himal can be explored. The pleasant drive then goes through the bumpy road, continually to Syabrubesi via Dhunche. Overnight at Guesthouse
Following the Langtang Khola, we head from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel. During the foot hill excursion, we walk through the rugged path and rhododendron forest of the Langtang National Park. This is a pocket zone of the red panda. Via Bamboo, we reach to Lama Hotel. Overnight at Guesthouse.
We reach to the Langtang valley today via Ghoda Tabela. It is a gradual climb up viewing the beautiful sceneries of the green hills and picturesque Tamang villages. Langtang village is a unique and typical Tamang village, which is renowned for preserving the traditional values and cultural perfection. Overnight at Guesthouse.
We have a short walking today, which is nice for acclimatization. On the way, we pass some of the beautiful tiny ethnic settlements, cheese factory and cultural diversity. Kyanjin Gompa lies below the Langtang Lirung. The Gompa is a renowned one in Langtang, which reveals about the spiritual perfection of the villagers.Overnight at Guesthouse
Today, we spend an exploration day and we hike to the Tserko Ri. We walk up to the moraine after breakfast, explore the Himalayan wonders. Mt. Langtang Lirung and other Langtang region peaks can be explored during the hike. Even we can experience the cultural prosperity of the ethnic Tamang in habitations. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Leaving Kyanjin Gompa, we gradually descend to Lama Hotel. It’s a rugged trail and dotted with the rhododendron forest. Reach to bamboo and we take a rest. Overnight at Guesthouse.
From Lama Hotel, we start to trek down to Syabrubesi with wonderful memories of the alpine region, culturally loaded Tamang villages and Himalayan views. Overnight at Guesthouse
Early morning, we will drive back to Kathmandu for about 8 hours and you will transfer to the hotel. Getting refreshed, you will be invited for the farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant hosted by Adventure Club . Overnight at hotel
Adventure Club Trek will manage a farewell drive to the international airport for your final flight departure.
Note: Your safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are traveling with Adventure Club Trek. We will make every effort possible to follow the original itinerary but we reserve the right to change that itinerary if a segment of it becomes a safety issue. Certain mountain regions are remote, natural disasters can happen, weather conditions can decline and there can be illness or an injury. To avoid dangerous situations we may occasionally have to make changes to the itinerary to ensure everyone’s safety. That having been said, Adventure Club Trek will strive to provide you with the best possible trekking experience and to keep your safety our number one priority. We thank you for your understanding.
Prior to all the treks and expeditions, Adventure Club Trek hosts a pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The primary purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about the forthcoming trek and to introduce other team members. The meeting covers topics as diverse as personal equipment and acclimatization and usually involves a hike and some skills training. Pre-trip meeting is very important in order to have a better preparation of the trekking.
The quoted costs are per person but don't include International flights if you are a single person and want to be in a group you can join our fixed departure schedule if the schedule dates are not suitable for you, please contact us, and we will be happy to customize our trips to suit your needs. If any individuals/group don't want to join our other group, we can comply with your wishes and requirements. We are ground operators Himalayan destinations and can arrange your trip to suit your dates and choices.