Adventure Alpine Gorkha

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Langtang Valley Trekking

"Enjoy short scenic and cultural adventure to beautiful Langtang valley"

Trip Duration: 11 Days

Highlights of Langtang Valley Trekking

  • A cultural and scenic country walks within high Langtang Himal area
  • Walk into serene deep forested areas filled with tall rhododendron and fir trees
  • Within Nepal first mountain Langtang National Park enriched with flora / fauna
  • In the country of ancient Tamang people the hill tribes of Langtang region
  • In the land of rare and elusive Red Panda often seen on scenic walks
  • Enjoy grand views of massive range of Langtang Himal from Kyanjin
Trip Profile:
  • Trip Mode: Hotel while in cities with local Lodge on treks
  • Trek Grade: Moderate with touch of altitude.
  • Highest elevation gain: At Kyanjin 3,830 m and 12,565 ft high.
  • Daily walks:  Minimum 04 hrs to maximum – 06 hrs.
  • Trek duration: 07 Nights and 08 Days (Syabrubesi to Syabrubesi)
  • Total Trip: 10 Nights and 11 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu.

Langtang Valley Trekking Overview

Langtang Valley Trekking a great country scenic walk within high Langtang Himal located around Nepal Central Himalaya range, which is the nearest mountain destination from the capital Kathmandu towards north direction. Langtang Valley Trekking an enjoyable cultural journey with grand views of snow-capped peaks on daily walks visiting lovely Tamang villages enriched with ancient Buddhist traditions and farm life as well cattle herding-breeding.

Starts with morning overland journey heading due north from Kathmandu past Nuwakot town of Trisuli of sub-tropical temperatures than on winding uphill to reach colder areas at Dhunche, a large headquarter village of Rasuwa district within Langtang Himal range.

The walk starts from Tamang village of Syabrubesi heading towards alpine hills of cooler temperatures entering the lovely forest of tall rhododendron-magnolia and pine trees with some bamboo stalks which makes a perfect habitat for endangered Red Panda and other wildlife often seen on walks. As walk progress walk leads into deep river gorge then entering a vast area reaching at Kyanjin within beautiful Langtang valley surrounded by an array of peaks of Langtang Himal.

Kyanjin is the comfort of lovely lodge facing tremendous views of snow-capped mountains with time to explore and hike to its best view-point hills for a marvelous panorama of Central Himalaya.

Enjoying grand moments at beautiful Langtang valley walk downhill towards farm villages of impressive Buddhist culture and finally completing our incredible Langtang Valley Trekking with new drive back to Kathmandu after a great memorable experience with Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks and Expeditions.

Best Seasons for Langtang Valley Trekking

Nearly all seasons of the year can trek, where March to May springtime will be the best time when wild-flowers especially the rhododendron (Nepal national flower) in full bloom, which the walk more attractive with beautiful, bright morning till afternoon, with some chances of rains sometimes.

October to December another best months around Autumn/Fall and pre-winter, when most of the days are clear for views and walks but can be much colder and freezing as altitude gains with chances of snow sometimes.

Monsoon months from mid June to mid September a wet rainy seasons where less number of trekkers venture and some lodge in mid monsoon and mid-winter lodge can be closed sometimes due to harsh and humid climate which makes the walking trails much harder and slippery, but much greener hills with lush vegetation in wet seasons, so the choice as per your holidays in Nepal and for Langtang Valley Trekking.

Langtang Valley Trekking Short Outline Itinerary
  • Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu via various airlines and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02: In Kathmandu options for sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
  • Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,503 m- 06 hrs.
  • Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,450 m – 06 hrs.
  • Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village 3,430 m-05 hrs.
  • Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin 3,830m/12,565 ft – 04 hrs.
  • Day 07: At Kyanjin for option hike to Kyanjin-Ri 4,773 m /15,659 ft or Tsesgo-Ri 4,984 m /16,351ft.
  • Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel -06 hrs.
  • Day 09: Trek to Syabrubesi – 05 hrs.
  • Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu1, 300 m – 06 hrs.
  • Day 11: International Departure homeward bound or respective countries.

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Langtang Valley Trekking Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu via various airlines and transfer to hotel.
  • Reaching Kathmandu received by our staff and guide
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks transfer to your respective hotel
  • Explore around the streets of Kathmandu and Thamel area.
  • Trek briefing includes welcome dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurants with cultural programs of the country.
Day 02: In Kathmandu options for sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
  • Time Kathmandu preparation for Langtang Valley trek within high Langtang and
    Central Himalaya
  • Options for sightseeing tour around Kathmandu at places of interest.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,503 m- 06 hrs.
  • Morning with interesting drive beyond Kathmandu to Dhunche town and at Syabrubesi village for first overnight stop around Langtang Himal region of Rasuwa district the home of Tamang tribes.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,450 m - 06 hrs.
  • Walk commence from Syabrubesi village cross a bridge over Langtang River,
  • Climb into farm areas and green dense forest to Lama Hotel for overnight stop within forested area.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village 3,430 m - 05 hrs.
  • From Lama Hotel walk follows river upstream in forested areas and gorge,
  • Reach at Ghodetabla for lunch stop and refreshing break
  • After lunch walk to Langtang village for overnight stop views of Langtang Lirung peaks towards north above high rocky cliff wall.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin 3,830 m / 12,565 ft - 04 hrs.
  • Morning short walk to Kyanjin major destination of the journey,
  • A short steep climb to a ridge leaving forested area
  • Walk leads into a wide scenic Langtang valley enclosed with array of peaks
  • Overnight stop at Kyanjin within Langtang valley with grand mountain views
Day 07: At Kyanjin for option hike to Kyanjin-Ri 4,773 m /15,659 ft or Tsesgo-Ri 4,984 m /16,351ft.
  • A rest day for hike to high hills of Kyanjin-Ri or on top of Tsego-Ri
  • Offers panorama of whole Langtang Himal Mountain range with some peaks of Tibet across the border
Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel -06 hrs.
  • Morning catch the views and walk back to Lama Hotel on downhill of about six hours back into forest area.
Day 09: Trek to Syabrubesi -05 hrs.
  • From Lama Hotel last day walks of the adventure trail follows downhill to Riverside.
  • After refreshing break enjoying views descend to cross over a bridge then walk back to Syabrubesi for last overnight around Langtang Himal.
Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu -06 hrs.
  • After trekking around Rasuwa district back to Kathmandu, on completing wonderful adventure on Langtang Valley Trekking
  • Transfer to respective hotels with rest of the afternoon free at leisure
Day 11: International Departure homeward bound or respective countries.
  • Depart from the hotel as per your time for international flights.
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks guides and staff transfer you to Kathmandu International airport
  • Farwell with grand memories of Langtang Valley Trekking adventure of great experience

Frequently Asked Questions

How hard is Langtang Valley Trekking?

A trek for all age group where one can join in lovely walks, it will be an exciting
holidays as well for adults, where walk leads to ups and down with high country at Langtang
valley to reach at Kyanjin the highest spot of the journey.

On this treks less chance of catching altitude sickness of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness), where
walks leads with slow gain in elevation, while you get acclimatized before reaching at Kyanjin at
the height of 3,780 m high.

When do I book for Langtang Valley Trekking?

Please do book this trip minimum of 4 weeks ahead before our trek departure dates sending us
25 % advance payment as per company norms and rules.

Make sure to check with your doctor for medical advice and physical fitness before
signing the trip and as well purchasing medical and travel insurance which is very important for
this kind of adventurous treks in Nepal Himalaya.

How many people will be in the group?

From minimum 3-4 person in the group with maximum of 10-15 persons in the group, in some cases we do allow booking for single person as well, running independent at extra cost than in groups.

What will be weather like on the trek?

As per the season wise, where best time is from March to May, when most of the day is clear with minimum temperatures of 0° to 20° Celsius depending upon the altitude and areas.

Where most of the morning till mid days clears for views and walks, sometimes afternoon can get overcast with chances of light rains and snow. April to May will be lively with wild-flowers in full bloom especially various species of rhododendron (national flower of Nepal) from trees to short bushes.

How are the lodge and Tea-House on Treks?

Tea-House the word used in early days when there was smaller numbers of lodges on route trekking, at present each villages has more than 10 to 20 good lodges with pleasant rooms accommodations, serving excellent food menus as per the season wise.

Some village above 2,500 m and 3,000 m do have nice lodge, but due to freezing cold temperatures in night and morning time where they have toilets on the outside, with some inside as common bath rooms and rest rooms.

All rooms and dining with warm heating and cozy facilities to make your stay much pleasant and enjoyable.

Are there electricity and network for cell-phones?

Most of the places do have electricity on route trekking run by hydro-power after main villages, where much of electric supply are private and individual of the lodge owners with sun / solar power to activate electric just for the lodge and as well for customers to charge their computers and cell-phones.

Some places do have networks for cell phones and as well for internets like Wi-Fi above Langtang village and around Kyanjin, some areas due to high peaks and hills, the networks are disturbed in deep areas like around river gorge areas.

At present nearly all people in Nepal including remote villages do have assist to cell-phones with fine network connection only in bad weather the line can be broken, otherwise it is fine in working order.

What happens if some is sick and have to break the trek?

In this situation where our guides are well equipped with knowledge for emergency and medical purpose, depending upon the seriousness of the victims if it is much critical where nearest medical attention needed, we call for immediate evacuation for Helicopter services to reach the victims to nearest medical station and hospital.

What to expect on this journey?

Scenic views of world’s highest mountains with Langtang-Ganesh and Jugal Himal range includes interesting culture on route treks, where walk leads you around Buddhist country interwoven with old traditional life and custom similar to Tibetans.

Walk leads to visit Tamang villages encountering many farm fields and terraces of interesting traditional life of the local villagers.

Who are Tamang people?

The Tamang tribes are high hills people of Nepal spread around Himalaya throughout the country, where most concentrated within Langtang and Ganesh Himal area of Buddhist religion and origin, these hill tribes are famous as craftsmen as well merry making with dance and music, and Tamang are mostly farmers and cattle herders as traditional profession.

Is best flowering times from March to May?

Best months of the year and seasons for botany students, flower and nature lovers, where hills and valley alive with wild flowers in full bloom with riots of different colors, rhododendron from tall trees to short bushes will be in flowering times, rhododendron national flower of Nepal also.

Cost Includes
  • Airport and hotel transfers as per itinerary in private vehicle
  • Three nights’ twin sharing accommodation with breakfast in hotel Kathmandu
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu including temple/monument entry fees with private vehicle
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Twin sharing accommodation in best available teahouse during the trek
  • Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing and medicine.
  • Seasonal fresh fruit during trip.
  • Ground transportations from Kathmandu – Syabrubensi– Kathmandu transfers by local public bus/private vehicle
  • Duffle bag, sleeping bag, for use during the trek
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks T – shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit
  • TIMS, trekking permit for Lantang Conservation area.
  • All government taxes
  • Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
Cost Excludes
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
Trip Facts
  • Trip Duration: 11 Days

  • Destination: Nepal

  • Group Size: 2-12 People

  • Difficulty: Moderate

  • Altitude: Kyanjin 3,830m

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