Known as “The Valley of Glaciers”, Langtang region is located 19 miles north of Kathmandu. Langtang Valley is filled with absolutely rewarding sights of massive snowy Himalayas and cerulean glaciers that look like they have been coated with a sapphire patina. The stunning peak of the Langtang Lirung, with an altitude of 7246m, stands magnificently in its colossal quiddity. The Langtang Valley Trek also presents the views of the Helambu Valley, the high peak lakes at Gosainkunda, an enthralling trudge through the Langtang National Park and the amazing icy pulchritude of Gyangchempo peak, making sure that you experience the enthralling magnitude of the natural quintessence of the region.
Trekking into the Langtang Valley gives you the wide prospects of vast florescent meadows where you can walk through the Langtang National Park founded in 1976 which conserves the distinct and exotic floras and fauna found there. The park also conserves rare species of animals idiosyncratic to the Langtang region like the Red Panda, Snow Leopards, Himalayan Black Bears, Wild Thars, Ghorals; and more than 250 species of birds has been conserved in this area. Sal trees, different species of rhododendron blossoms, oak forests, hemlock foliages, chirpine and several other floras can be discovered during the trekking, as they present a natural beguility to the trekking trails. The heavenly ornamental ambiance of the trek is truly one to be marveled upon.
You will begin the Langtang Valley Trek from Syabrubesi, which takes you all the way through pine woods, ebullient mountain streams, jagged rocky terrains and embezzlement of snow white peaks, grassy florescent meadows to the Kyanjin Gompa, where you can visit the monastery and also hike to Kyanjin RI (4773m).
Magnificent views of the Langtang RI, Lang Sisa and Ganesh Himal decorate the periphery of the picturesque tenor of the trek. You can also explore the Tibetan settlements of the Langtang Region and hike up to Chorkari RI (5050m) to gather with you unforgettable memories. Escape Himalaya provides an excellent rendering of services to its customers and we make sure that our customers are getting the optimal context on their trekking journeys. The Langtang Valley Trek package is designed carefully, keeping the satisfaction of our customers in mind, and at the same time, the package also incorporates all of the beautiful natural and cultural quintessence of the Langtang Region in a relatively short amount of time. Come join us in this ravishing adventure where you can experience aesthetically pleasing magnificence of the mountains, alluring natural winsomeness of the valley and have a closer look at the culture, lifestyle and traditions of the people- in the Langtang Valley Trek Package with us! We also have alternatives for trekking in the Langtang Region with our Helambu Trek that allows you trekking in the beautiful valley of the region. The Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek combines the destinations of three settings into a single context. The Tamang Heritage Trail lets you excurse through the settlements of the local people and observe their traditions and cultures up close. You can also opt for a customized itinerary as well if you wish to do so.
- Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
- Day 02: Drive to Syabru Bensi (1462m/4795ft) by jeep, Duration: 7 hrs
- Day 03: Trek to Lama Hotel (2500m/8200ft), Duration: 5 hrs
- Day 04: Trek to Langtang Village (3307m/10845ft), Duration: 5 hrs
- Day 05: Langtang village to Kyanjing Ri (4773m/15655ft) and back to Kyanjing Gompa (3798m/12495ft), Duration: 7-8 hrs
- Day 06: Kyangjuma Gompa Exploration and climb Chorkari Ri (5050m/16564ft), Duration: 7 hrs
- Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel (2500m/8200ft), Duration: 5-6 hrs.
- Day 08: Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi (1462m/4795ft), Duration: 5-6 hrs
- Day 09: Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu
- Day 10: Farewell
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
As you arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by one of our representatives from Escape Himalaya. You will then be transferred to your hotel where you will proceed to check-in. There are no planned activities for the day, so you may relax and get to know that lay of the land at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Syabru Bensi (1462m/4795ft) by jeep, Duration: 7 hrs
Leaving Kathmandu, we will drive out all along the north-western hills and get pleasurable views of the giant Himalayan and see brief glimpses of the lifestyle of the people passing through different rural settlements. We will also pass along the Trishuli Bazaar before reaching Dhunche. Driving ahead from Dhunche, we will reach Syabrubesi. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 03: Trek to Lama Hotel (2500m/8200ft), Duration: 5 hrs
We will walk ahead from Syabrubesi and walk across the Bhote Koshi River and then continue our walk along the Langtang River. It takes around 5 hours to reach the Lama Hotel from Syabrubesi. We will also gradually climb to Bamboo and trekking further, we will move to Ramche lying at the elevation of 2400m. Ramche is set at the Coast of the Langtang River. On the way, we may also spot wild monkeys, Red Pandas, and other habituated animals in the forests .Walking further ahead; we will finally reach the Lama Hotel. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 04: Trek to Langtang Village (3307m/10845ft), Duration: 5 hrs
We will have a pleasant walk on this day since we will be following the trail through wooded areas of blossoming rhododendrons and pine trees. We will also pass by Ghoda Tabela where we can see thick lush areas adorned with lot of plants and a florescent presence of foxgloves and red poppies. Walking for another three hours on the beautiful trail, we will reach the Langtang village lying at the height of 3455m, where you will relax for the evening. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 05: Langtang village to Kyanjing Ri (4773m/15655ft) and back to Kyanjing Gompa (3798m/12495ft), Duration: 7-8 hrs
This is one of the important days of the trek. We begin our trek from Langtang Village and gradually move to Sindum and then stroll ahead to reach Yamphu (3640m). We will also traverse the Laja River then ascend to a wonderful viewpoint where we will see spectacular icefalls gushing from Langtang Lirung and see the Kyanjin Gompa. After we arrive at Kyanjin Gompa, we will have a short hike to Kyanjin RI (4773m) and return back to Kyanjin Gompa. From here you will see stunning views of Mt Gyangchempo, Mt. Langtang Lirung and more. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 06: Kyangjuma Gompa Exploration and climb Chorkari Ri (5050m/16564ft), Duration: 7 hrs
We have a day rest at Kyanjin Gompa on this day. We will also explore the region. You can visit the monastery as well as the cheese factory. Climbing to Chorkari RI lying at the altitude of 5050m behind the Langtang Village, we will catch beguiling views of the fantastic ice walls and awesome vistas of the whole Langtang Himalayan Range, including Langshisa RI (6,810 m), Langtang Lirung (7,244m), Ganjala peak, Gyangchempo (6,888 m) and more. Overnight at guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel (2500m/8200ft), Duration: 5-6 hrs.
Taking around 6 hours on this day, we will walk back to the Lama Hotel with awesome memories of the trek. Overnight at guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 08: Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi (1462m/4795ft), Duration: 5-6 hrs
On this day, we will trek from the Lama Hotel and descend to Syabru Bensi taking around 6 hours of time. Overnight at the guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 09: Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu
Today, we will drive to Kathmandu from Syabru Bensi, which takes around 7 hours. The rest of the time, you can rest at the hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu. Breakfast included.
Day 10: Farewell
Today marks the end-day for the trekking trip. You will be escorted by one of our Escape Himalaya representative to the airport from where you will depart.
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The best trekking experience
I immensely enjoyed my Langtang Valley trek with Escape Himalaya, it was one of the best experiences of my life. Langtang Valley is beautiful and my journey there on the trek was one of the most enjoyable moments of my life. Thank you to Rajendra for being the best that he could throughout the trek, as he was very helpful with me. His care and professionalism made the trek into a care-free journey on my part. I was granted very good services and Escape Himalaya’s fast and prompt correspondence with my mails and their concern for the trek and my well-being was aptly appreciated. EH is on my recommendation for everyone who wants to have a trekking experience that has the best people and the best care. Extremely grateful to Escape Himalaya and everyone involved in making my trek comfortable.
High Quality Trek with the best people
Langtang Valley Trek is the best trekking journey that ranks right on top among all my trekking journeys I have gone through. Driving from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi was also pretty and filed with sights of forests. Even this short ride on the road was adoringly pretty and I had a sense of nostalgia for my childhood when I had the ride because of the atmosphere. Everything about Nepal, in my opinion, is like that- it seems like everything is shrouded in a mist of the past, making it an extremely nostalgic place to be. The isolation of the villages and small settlements on the Himalays make it even more so. Nepal is interesting because it looks like even though the capital is one of the most crowded places I’ve been in, the remaining remote places haven’t really been touched with modernization. Langtang valley was like that. The peaceful Kyanjin Gompa at Langtang provided such a spiritual upliftment, i stayed extra hours there just to soak up the tranquility. I really like Nepali people as well, their warm hospitality is something that is exclusive to the country, their warm smiles and the little children’s red cheeks and mischievous demeanor brings a smile to my face every time I think about it. They always asked for chocolate!
Thank you Escape Himalaya for this journey 🙂