Langtang Valley Trek


Trip Facts

Duration: 14 Days

Grade: Moderate

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Country: Nepal

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Overview

The spectacular Langtang Valley trek is a moderate trek that takes you the closest you can get to the massive snow-capped mountains from Kathmandu valley without gaining any strenuous altitude level. Langtang is located 20 miles north of Kathmandu and is one of the lesser spoiled national parks of Nepal. The park boundary extends all the way to the Tibetan border.

 

The Langtang Valley trek can be can be a perfect place to experience the Tibetan life style and culture as is home to ethnically diverse people: the Tamangs, Yolmus and Bhotias, who originated from Tibet.

 

The peaks that can be seen in this trek are the Langtang Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Langshisa, and Ganja La pass. Yala peak stands out and Tibetan ranges can be seen from its summit. 

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Preparation for the trek
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1550m)
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2380m)
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3430m)
Day 06: Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3870m)
Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa – Exploration day
Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2380m)
Day 09: Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi (1550m)
Day 10: Drive from Syabru Bensi to Katmandu
Day 11: Kathmandu – free day
Day 12: International departure

Includes

INCLUDES / EXCLUDES:

 

Trip cost includes:

• Transport - Airport pick up at arrival and drop off when leaving the country

• Taxi to/from domestic airport (beginning/end of the trek)

• English-speaking government license-holder trekking guide

• Porter (shared in twos)

• Trekking guide’s and porter’s transportation and their food, accommodation and insurance

• Trekking Permit (TIMS)

• National Park entry ticket

• Hotel in Kathmandu or equivalent

 

Trip cost excludes:

• Food and accommodation during the trek

• Personal trekking equipment

• Sleeping bag

• High risk medical insurance

• Emergency rescue evacuation (a Health Insurance is compulsory in order to join the trip)

• Phone calls

• Internet

• International air ticket

• Tips for your trekking guide & porters at the end of the trek

• If you were forced to extend your trek due to bad weather or natural disaster circumstances we are not liable to pay any compensation or otherwise be responsible for any expenses that it may incur

• Anything not mentioned in the ‘includes section’

Equipment List

TREKKING EQUIPMENT

 

  • Rucksack (45-55 litres) & small rucksack if the big one is going to be carried by a porter
  •  Rucksacks rain cover
  •  Sleeping bag – 20 above (3/4 season)
  •  Sleeping bag liner if you hire a sleeping bag
  •  Down Jacket
  •  Water/wind proof jacket
  •  Raincoat or poncho
  •  Light-weight fleece (1-2)
  •  Trekking trousers (1-2)
  •  Nylon wind trousers
  •  Trekking water-proof boots
  •  Pair of trainers or comfortable footwear (to rest your feet after the trekking)
  •  Flip-flops
  •  Trekking T-shirts (2-4)
  •  Long-sleeve T-shirts (2-3)
  •  Trekking socks (2-4 pairs)
  •  Thermal T-shirt and pants
  •  Woolen or warm socks (to keep your feet warm after the trekking)
  •  Gloves
  •  Woolen hat
  •  Neck gaiter
  •  Sun cap
  •  UV-protected sunglasses
  •  Poles (optional)
  •  Personal towel (medium-size quick-drying towel)
  •  Water bottle
  •  Flash light
  •  Batteries (if needed)
  •  Adaptor
  •  Medical & First-aid kit
  •  Sun cream
  •  Lip balm
  • Your toiletries (shampoo or multi-purpose soap, toothbrush/paste, deodorant, comb, nail clippers, feminine sanitary towels, etc)

Departure Dates

Trip Extensions

If you have a few extra days in Kathmandu before or after your trek to EverestLangtang or Annapurna region, why not spend a day or more exploring the historic sights of Kathmandu or Bhaktapur or pay a visit to the UNESCO HERITAGE Chitwan National Park.

 

OUR PROPOSED 8-DAY ITINERARY

 

Day 1:

Start in the morning in Kathmandu, the first medival city-state, with a visit to the UNESCO HERITAGE Swayambunath stupa ('monkey temple') on top of a hill and enjoy an amazing panoramic view of the city at the same time. The next stop is Budhanilkhanta to witness the giant floating statue in water of Narayan, the creator of the Univers. The stupa itself dates back to the 5th century AD and is one of the most important religious sites in the Kathmandu. Then continue to the historic and UNESCO HERITAGE Durbar Square, featuring a collection of ancient temples (ancient royal palace) of the Malla period, which belongs to the Nepali Golden Age. The last stop takes us to Patan, the second medival city-state and UNESCO HERITAGE too.

 

Day 2:

Start in the morning with a visit to the sacrificial altars of Dakshinkali. Continue your trip with a visit to Bouddha stupa ideally before the sun sets. Finally, witness the cremation ghats and the whole celebration of life and death at Pashupatinath temple by the Bagmati River.

 

Day 3:

Day trip to the UNESCO HERITAGE town of Bakhtapur, the third of the medival city-state and the best preserved of all. The next stop is the beautiful UNESCO HERITAGE outdoors museum Changu Narayan temple presenting carvings and sculptures that belong to the Licchavi dynasty and that date back to the 4th to 9th century.

 

Day 4-6:

Extend your trip to the UNESCO HERITAGE Chitwan National Park for wildlife spotting.

 

Day 7-8:

Optional extension to the laid-back city of Pokhara for row out to the middle of the lake (phewa tal), a hike up to the World Peace Pagoda and enjoy the atmospheric bars and restaurants by the lakeside.

 

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