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Langtang Valley Trek

TRIP OVERVIEW

Langtang valley trekking is also called the valley of glaciers trek. Langtang is the closest place to get the massive snow-capped mountains and beautiful glaciers. This valley is located only 19 miles north of Kathmandu. The whole valley is dominated by Mount Langtang Lirung (7246 m/23766 ft)and offers pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow-capped peaks, grassy land and meadows.
Langtang valley trekking takes around 8 hours drive from Kathmandu. The starting point Syabrubesi. From Syabrubesi you will follow up the Langtang River to the east until you get to Kyangin Gompa (3900m) with the overnight stay at Lama Hotel, Langtang valley respectively. On the fourth day, you will arrive at Langtang valley. In this valley, besides natural wonders, you also visit a local Tibetan village and see their lifestyle. The last destination of this trekking is Kyanjin Gompa. Then you visit the ancient Buddhist monastery and glaciers. Here you stay one more day on the next day you get an opportunity to ascend Kyangjin Ri (4400m). From the top, you will get breathtaking mountain views of Langtang region. The Langtang valley trekking is one of the enjoyable short trekking routes in Nepal. From Kyangjin, you retrace your route back down from valley to Syabrubesi and then drive back to Kathmandu.

OUTLINE ITINERARY

Day  01:  Arrive to Kathmandu transfer to Hotel

Day  02:  Full day City sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day  03:  Drive to Syabru Besi (1503m)- 8-9 hours drive

Day  04:  Trek to Rimche (2485m)

Day  05:  Trek to Langtang village(3200m)

Day  06:  Trek to Kyanjing Gompa (3900m) hike to Glacier

Day  07:  Hike to Kyanjin Ri (4400m) early morning and back to Kyanjin Gompa for overnight

Day  08:  Hike to Chhonak Lake and back to Kyanjin Gompa for overnight

Day  09:  Trek to Rimche (2485m)

Day  10:  Trek to Syabru Besi (1503m)

Day  11:  Drive from Syabru Besi to Kathmandu, Overnight in Kathmandu

Day  12:  Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day  13:  Final departure

DETAIL ITINERARY

Day  01:  Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Waiba Adventure Trek who will drop you to your hotel in Kathmandu. A full briefing will be given after you check in. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day  02:  Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast, you will be going for whole day city sightseeing with the Nepali tour guide to most historical attractions in Kathmandu which are also listed on UNESCO World Heritage sites. We visit the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which is also one of the biggest Stupa in the world. The tour is likely to finish around 4pm and the rest of the day is free to explore around Thamel around your hotel as well as to pack your baggage for the trek starting tomorrow morning. You can leave a bag at the hotel with items not needed on the trek. Overnight at Fuji Guest House or similar in Kathmandu.

Day  03:  Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi overnight in Syabru Besi (1503m) 9-10 hours drive

After breakfast we will drive for Syabrubesi, a village which is our trek starting point for Langtang valley. We will drive via Trisuli bazar and Dhunche. On the arrival at the Dhunche this is the major town of the Langtang area of Rasuwa district. We will also be encountering the Headquarter of the Langtang National park office. On a clear day we get to enjoy outstanding views of Manaslu,Ganesh Himal and  langtang Himal. Overnight in Syabru Besi.

Day  04:  Trek to Rimche (2485m)

After breakfast, we begin our trek from Syabru Besi following the Langtang Khola crossing multiple times suspension bridge. Our trail continues gradually climb up to the valley along with Langtang Khola. We will walk through beautiful dense forest. Today any time we might see Langur a kind of monkey jumping on the big tree.  About the mid way other side of the river we will see quite a many wild bee hives hanging on the steep tock it’s interesting to see. Our trail continues cross the suspension bridge on Langtang Khola and then we ascend till Rimche. Overnight in Rimche

Day  05:  Trek to Langtang village(3200m)

We continue ascending from Lama Hotel we keep following the Langtang khola (river) and trek through beautiful jungle again some trees are really old and giant. As we reach the green meadows of Ghoda Tabela, we begin to see the white peaks of the Langtang himal range just above Langtang village. Following the trail from Ghoda Tabela which means “horse stable” in English, we continue the trek towards beautiful valleys and Yaks grazing on the pasture. Just before reaching newly built Langatang village we will pass by the old place affected by devastating earthquake in April 2015 killing 450 peoples at one spot.  Overnight in Langtang village.

Day  06:  Trek to Kyanjing Gompa (3900m) After lunch hike to Glacier Overnight in Kyanjing Gompa.

After breakfast, we follow the trail towards to Kyangjin Gompa. We pass by prayer wheels, Stupas, with sacred mounds of rocks with the Buddhist inscriptions carved on them.  We also pass by the largest mani wall, made from stone with prayers written on them. After the short trek, we arrive to Kyanjing Gompa have a lunch after we will explore to Glacier above Kyanjing Gompa. It is a impressive glacier and view of the Langtang Lirung 7227m and Yubra himal 6264m, is breathtaking. Back down to Kyanjing Gompa. Overnight in Kyanjing Gompa.

Day  07:  In Kyanjing Gompa climb Kyanjing Ri (4773m) and back to Kyanjing Gompa for overnight.

We have early breakfast and begin explore to Kyanjin RI which sits at an elevation of 4773m. After enjoying the amazing views we’ll descend back to Kyanjin Gompa. In the afternoon rest and relax you may visit the bakery enjoy the cake and fresh coffee which you deserved today. Overnight in Kyanjing Gompa.

Day  08:  Hike to Chhonak Lake and view point and back to Kyanjin Gompa for overnight

Today after breakfast, we will explore to Chhonak lake just other side of the Kyanjing Gompa. It is a beautiful lake and if we walk bit further up from the lake the view of the Langtang Lirung 7227m, Langtang II 6596m, Yubra himal 6264m, Ganchenpo 6387m, area mind-blowing. It’s about three to Four hours up and down from Kyanjing Gompa. Overnight in Kyanjing Gompa.

Day  09:  Trek to Rimche (2485m)

After the breakfast we retrace our steps down to Rimche. Today you will feel much more strong, comfort and your lungs takes full of breath. Good thing is that you will enjoy the scenery that you have missed ascending upwards. Continue trek descending to Rimche throughout the nice forest, cross the crystal clear river and Yaks grazing on the pasture are beautiful. Overnight in Rimche.

Day  10:  Trek to Syabru Besi (1503m)

We basically retrace our steps back to Syabrubesi. The trek will be easier as it will be mostly descending through the Forest and following down along the  Langtang Khola. Overnight in Syabrubesi.

Day  11:  Drive from Syabru Besi to Kathmandu, 8-9 hours. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day  12:  In Kathmandu

Day of leisure in Kathmandu, do some souvenir shopping to take memory back home. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day  13:  Final departure

Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! A Waiba Adventure Trek representative will drop you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your flight time. Have a safe journey back to home, Namaste & see you again.

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