Langtang Valley Trek


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Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek is still less heard trekking paths of Nepal. Travellers and adventure seekers are aware of Annapurna Circuit, Base Camp and Everest Base Camp, but Langtang is just becoming the global talk for adventure lovers. Langtang Valley Trek rewards you with the mind-boggling view of the Langtang mountain range. Lush greenery and forest of blooming rhododendron and bamboo, multiple flora and fauna give you a friendly company throughout the trek. Langtang Valley Trek is still one of the off-beaten trekking trails of Nepal and is all ready to welcome you with arms wide open.

Langtang Valley Trek is relatively short but still much more fulfilling. The highest elevation of this trek is 4,000 meters. Richness in the culture of Tamangs and Sherpas is all here in Langtang for you to enjoy thoroughly. Langtang Valley Trek route is in Langtang National Park, the second largest national park of Nepal.

Langtang National Park is the second-largest national park in Nepal, is rich in its offering of flora and fauna. A total of 700 plans, 153 species of animal and birds has made their home in Langtang National Park. Some mammals you are likely to encounter here in this park include Red Panda, Jackal, mountain black bears, deer, mountain goat, common and baboon monkeys, Lagoon, blue sheep, etc.

Langtang Valley Trek is rewarding, granting you a fantastic view of Langtang and another mountain in this region. Trek passing through the national park, listening to the soulful lullaby of birds and smelling the scent of nature, there are so many things that Langtang has to allure you to its beauty. Langtang Valley Trek is one of the ideal trekking options who want an introduction to the trekking taste of Nepal. Well, a planned Trekking itinerary is a must to make you feel comfortable. Raconteur Adventure serves the finest of meals and accommodation in this trekking journey of yours.

Accommodation and Meal- Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trekking path assures you nice rooms and hygienic foods throughout the trek. We will accommodate you in star category hotels and the mountains, and tea house lodges serve you comfort in the city areas. Langtang valley was hard hit by the 2015 earthquake and took time to recover from it. But now everything is all set and returning to normal. Lodge made post-earthquake are modern and concrete made, whereas, in some areas, you will be staying in lodges resembling the tradition of natives. Families run accommodation here. They have one combined dining hall with a large stove operating for the guest, making the hall cosy and warm. On the other hand, rooms are not heated, and it is very advisable to carry extra sleeping bags and a pillowcase.

The bathroom and toilets are of excellent quality. Regarding the food, you are here for a treat. You will please your palette with the Nepali taste of Dal, Bhat, Tarkari.

Best Season

Autumn (September- Mid December) is ideal for Langtang Valley Trek as the weather is warm and predictable. The sky clears, and the view of the mountain is vivid. Getting close to the natural serenity of Langtang need planning, especially in peak seasons. So, to save your time and effort in choosing the itinerary, Raconteur offers the best 11 days Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary.

Itinerary Overview-Langtang Valley Trek

On the first of this trek, we will receive you at the international airport in Kathmandu and assist you in star category hotels in Kathmandu. You can call it a day and rest for your trek, but if you have the juice left, then you can stroll in Thamel to experience its colours and vibration. On the second day of the hike, we will organize a sightseeing tour of the historical sites of Kathmandu. We will drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi on the third day. We will trek to the Lama hotel from Syabrubesi on the fourth day of the trek. The trek on the fifth day of this trek takes you to Mundu from Lama Hotel. On day sixth, we will trek to Kyangjin from Mundu. We will ascend Kjangjin Ri or explore Kyangjin on day seventh of the itinerary.

We will trek to Lama Hotel from Kyangjin on eight-day and to SyabruBesi on the ninth. Then, we will drive to Kathmandu from Syabrubesi on the tenth day of the trek. On the eleventh day of this trek, we will host a farewell dinner allowing us to hear your suggestion and experience. A local permit is all that is needed to be a bonafide traveller here in Langtang.

Langtang is recovering and needs you not for charity but bringing a chain of sustainable change uplifting the community in this area. Langtang Valley Trek is your chance to see, explore and capture natural and artificial magnificence. Raconteur Adventure is all here to make this trek safe, comfortable and worth remembering. Leave logistics to us and allow us to serve you.

Included/Exclude

  • Accommodation, Food, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • All typical Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Raconteur Adventure personnel standby during emergency
  • TIMS permit (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Hotel and Airport pick up and drop by car, bus and van
  • Lodge and homestay accommodation in the mountains
  • Trekking Guide and Porter (on demand)
  • Star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Domestic airfares (on request)
  • Park Fees wherever applicable
  • 3 Cup of tea during the trek
  • All your trekking permits
  • All government taxes
  • Official expenses
  • First-aid Kit
  • Map
  • Your expenses might include room service, internet charges, laundry, bar bills, telephone bills, etc.
  • Trip Cancellation cost, Loss theft and damage to your personal items
  • Sightseeing and activities other than those mentioned
  • Lunch and dinner are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • International Plane fare and taxes in the Airport
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal trekking gear and equipment’s
  • Travel Insurance which is mandatory
  • Tips and Gratitude’s (expected)
  • VISA Fees

Checklist

  • Pair of comfortable trekking shoes, sandals and socks
  • Camera, Power Bank, Smartphone, Torch, and Whistle
  • Toothbrush, Sunscreen, Shampoo, Shower Gel
  • Towel, toilet paper, gadgets, slippers
  • Lightweight and fast-drying T-shirts
  • Lightweight waterproof jacket
  • Snickers and other energy bars
  • Backpack with 15kg capacity
  • Pair of easy drying trousers
  • Pair of waterproof trousers
  • Route Map of Langtang
  • Cash in local currency
  • Hat and set of Glove
  • 2 sets of underwear
  • A fleece jacket
  • Water Bottle
  • Down Jacket
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sunglasses
  • Raincoat
01

Day 01

Kathmandu Arrival

Representative of Raconteur Adventure welcomes you at TIA, Kathmandu. We will guide you through the cultural shock you may encounter after you drive here to Kathmandu. We will help you to settle in one of the star category hotels in Kathmandu. You can call it a day and spend the rest of the time on your own, or you can roam around the gullies of Thamel to experience the colour and music of Kathmandu. You can even engage in sightseeing of cultural and religious sites like Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Squares. Overnight at star category hotels in Kathmandu.

02

Day 02

Kathmandu Exploration

On our second day of the itinerary, we will explore different facets of Kathmandu. Kathmandu serves the ideal temperature for all; no winter and summer is extreme. On this day, we will explore various cultural and religious sites, including Changunarayan, Swoyambhunath and others. There are different ways to explore Kathmandu, but as Kathmandu is the city of temples, it is very natural to explore the religious and cultural sites here. You can spend your evening at Thamel or Pashupatinath. In Thamel, you can hit local nightclubs and dance to DJ music. In contrast, in Pashupatinath, you can sit at the bank of the holy river, “Bagmati”, and observe the cremation ceremony of the Hindus. Overnight at star category hotel in Kathmandu.

03

Day 03

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi(1,460m./4,790ft.)

Syabrubesi is the destination for the day and the starting point of the trek. It is just 07 hours drive to reach Syabrubesi from the capital Kathmandu. We will drive in SUVs, and the accompanying ride is the scenic view of Annapurna mountain in the west, to Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang peak ahead. The road goes up, climbing the hills over the ridges. Before reaching the Langtang National Park, we will drive through bustling Trishuli town and then move to Dhunche and national park. From Dhunche, it is one hour downhill to Syabrubesi. Overnight at lodge in Syabrubesi.

04

Day 04

Trekking from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel(2,470m/8,103 ft.)

Day 04 is the official day of the trek. We will cross the Bhotekoshi, which is famous as, “Tibet River” as this river flows from near Tibet. We will steadily climb through tropical and sub-tropical forests to join the trail from Syabri best. Then, from there, we will climb through silent oak and rhododendron forests. The journey is rewarding, and there are various flora and fauna. We will reach Lama Hotel, following the trail through the woods. The course is steep, and the satisfaction is to the fullest. Overnight at a comfortable lodge at Lama Hotel.

05

Day 05

Trekking from Lama Hotel to Mundu(3,550m/11,646ft.)

We will climb through the forest, absorbing the serenity of Langtang Lirung mountain from the forest. Once we reach Ghora Tabela at 3000m./9842ft, the trail opens with a view of mountains from all sides. As we get Ghore Tabel, you will see an army check post at the same place once a Tibetan settlement project. There is no permanent settlement of people here. From the check post, the trail continues to valley with a slight ascend. As we continue our hike, we will encounter thin settlements of natives who use the green pasture land for grazing their livestock in the summer. Yak like to feed around here.

Then, as you pass along the trail, you will see changed Langtang. The whole set of human civilization was hard hit in the 2015 earthquake. Langtang is recovering, and you will feel you are contributing to people’s lives here.

You will reach Mundu after 30 minutes hike. Mundu still has old settlements with old houses and cultural attractions. As you will see these old houses, you will have the idea of old Langtang. After the earthquake, modern concrete made hotels and lodges serve you the need for rest and food. Overnight at a lodge in Mundu.

06

Day 06

Trek to Kyangjin Gompa(3,800m./12,467ft.)

On day six of the trek, we will trek to Kyangjin Gompa, passing through yak pastures in the beginning and through streams, valleys and settlements. We will reach Kyangjin, crossing streams and moraines. In Kyangjin, you will see a small monastery, a cheese factory, and the ideal place to rest and have delicious lunch. As we will reach Kyangjn Gompa during daylight, you have time for exploring the site. You can hike to explore Langshisha Kharka if you feel energetic Overnight at the tea house at Kyangjin Gompa.

Day 07- Rest and exploration day at Kyangjin/ Climb to Kyangji RI(4,850m, 15,912ft.)

On this very day seven of the trek, we will see and experience the beauty of old monasteries, taste of local produce, hike to the moraines to indulge in this masterful beauty of nature and humans. As you hike up the moraines, a mind-blowing view of ice faces and spectacular tumbling Langtang Lirung glacier’s unfolds in front of you. Overnight at Tea House at Kyangjin.

07

Day 07

Rest and exploration day at Kyangjin/ Climb to Kyangji RI(4,850m, 15,912ft.)

On this very day seven of the trek, we will see and experience the beauty of old monasteries, taste of local produce, hike to the moraines to indulge in this masterful beauty of nature and humans. As you hike up the moraines, a mind-blowing view of ice faces and spectacular tumbling Langtang Lirung glacier’s unfolds in front of you. Overnight at Tea House at Kyangjin.

08

Day 08

Trek to Lama Hotel

On the eighth day, we will retrace the trekking trail. We will reach Mundu village via Langtang river. From Mundu village we will reach Ghora Tabela. As descend will be faster than ascend, we will continue our downhill trek to Lama hotel again from lunch at Ghora Tabela. Overnight at a lodge at Lama Hotel.

09

Day 09

Trek to Syabru Besi from Lama Hotel.

After breakfast at Syabri Besi, we will retrace the route to Syabru Besi. Forests and hills accompany the hike. You can take an alternate route from Rimche to Syabru Besi via Sherpa Gaun. This alternate route is longer. Overnight at Syabru Besi in the lodge.

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Day 10

Drive back to Kathmandu

We will drive you to Kathmandu in comfortable vehicles. Overnight at star category hotel in Kathmandu.

011

Day 11

Farewell dinner

On the last day of our itinerary, we will host a farewell dinner at one of the cultural restaurants in downtown Kathmandu and wish to hear your feedback and reviews.

Overview

Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek is still less heard trekking paths of Nepal. Travellers and adventure seekers are aware of Annapurna Circuit, Base Camp and Everest Base Camp, but Langtang is just becoming the global talk for adventure lovers. Langtang Valley Trek rewards you with the mind-boggling view of the Langtang mountain range. Lush greenery and forest of blooming rhododendron and bamboo, multiple flora and fauna give you a friendly company throughout the trek. Langtang Valley Trek is still one of the off-beaten trekking trails of Nepal and is all ready to welcome you with arms wide open.

Langtang Valley Trek is relatively short but still much more fulfilling. The highest elevation of this trek is 4,000 meters. Richness in the culture of Tamangs and Sherpas is all here in Langtang for you to enjoy thoroughly. Langtang Valley Trek route is in Langtang National Park, the second largest national park of Nepal.

Langtang National Park is the second-largest national park in Nepal, is rich in its offering of flora and fauna. A total of 700 plans, 153 species of animal and birds has made their home in Langtang National Park. Some mammals you are likely to encounter here in this park include Red Panda, Jackal, mountain black bears, deer, mountain goat, common and baboon monkeys, Lagoon, blue sheep, etc.

Langtang Valley Trek is rewarding, granting you a fantastic view of Langtang and another mountain in this region. Trek passing through the national park, listening to the soulful lullaby of birds and smelling the scent of nature, there are so many things that Langtang has to allure you to its beauty. Langtang Valley Trek is one of the ideal trekking options who want an introduction to the trekking taste of Nepal. Well, a planned Trekking itinerary is a must to make you feel comfortable. Raconteur Adventure serves the finest of meals and accommodation in this trekking journey of yours.

Accommodation and Meal- Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trekking path assures you nice rooms and hygienic foods throughout the trek. We will accommodate you in star category hotels and the mountains, and tea house lodges serve you comfort in the city areas. Langtang valley was hard hit by the 2015 earthquake and took time to recover from it. But now everything is all set and returning to normal. Lodge made post-earthquake are modern and concrete made, whereas, in some areas, you will be staying in lodges resembling the tradition of natives. Families run accommodation here. They have one combined dining hall with a large stove operating for the guest, making the hall cosy and warm. On the other hand, rooms are not heated, and it is very advisable to carry extra sleeping bags and a pillowcase.

The bathroom and toilets are of excellent quality. Regarding the food, you are here for a treat. You will please your palette with the Nepali taste of Dal, Bhat, Tarkari.

Best Season

Autumn (September- Mid December) is ideal for Langtang Valley Trek as the weather is warm and predictable. The sky clears, and the view of the mountain is vivid. Getting close to the natural serenity of Langtang need planning, especially in peak seasons. So, to save your time and effort in choosing the itinerary, Raconteur offers the best 11 days Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary.

Itinerary Overview-Langtang Valley Trek

On the first of this trek, we will receive you at the international airport in Kathmandu and assist you in star category hotels in Kathmandu. You can call it a day and rest for your trek, but if you have the juice left, then you can stroll in Thamel to experience its colours and vibration. On the second day of the hike, we will organize a sightseeing tour of the historical sites of Kathmandu. We will drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi on the third day. We will trek to the Lama hotel from Syabrubesi on the fourth day of the trek. The trek on the fifth day of this trek takes you to Mundu from Lama Hotel. On day sixth, we will trek to Kyangjin from Mundu. We will ascend Kjangjin Ri or explore Kyangjin on day seventh of the itinerary.

We will trek to Lama Hotel from Kyangjin on eight-day and to SyabruBesi on the ninth. Then, we will drive to Kathmandu from Syabrubesi on the tenth day of the trek. On the eleventh day of this trek, we will host a farewell dinner allowing us to hear your suggestion and experience. A local permit is all that is needed to be a bonafide traveller here in Langtang.

Langtang is recovering and needs you not for charity but bringing a chain of sustainable change uplifting the community in this area. Langtang Valley Trek is your chance to see, explore and capture natural and artificial magnificence. Raconteur Adventure is all here to make this trek safe, comfortable and worth remembering. Leave logistics to us and allow us to serve you.

Included/Exclude

  • Accommodation, Food, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • All typical Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Raconteur Adventure personnel standby during emergency
  • TIMS permit (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Hotel and Airport pick up and drop by car, bus and van
  • Lodge and homestay accommodation in the mountains
  • Trekking Guide and Porter (on demand)
  • Star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Domestic airfares (on request)
  • Park Fees wherever applicable
  • 3 Cup of tea during the trek
  • All your trekking permits
  • All government taxes
  • Official expenses
  • First-aid Kit
  • Map
  • Your expenses might include room service, internet charges, laundry, bar bills, telephone bills, etc.
  • Trip Cancellation cost, Loss theft and damage to your personal items
  • Sightseeing and activities other than those mentioned
  • Lunch and dinner are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • International Plane fare and taxes in the Airport
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal trekking gear and equipment’s
  • Travel Insurance which is mandatory
  • Tips and Gratitude’s (expected)
  • VISA Fees

Checklist

  • Pair of comfortable trekking shoes, sandals and socks
  • Camera, Power Bank, Smartphone, Torch, and Whistle
  • Toothbrush, Sunscreen, Shampoo, Shower Gel
  • Towel, toilet paper, gadgets, slippers
  • Lightweight and fast-drying T-shirts
  • Lightweight waterproof jacket
  • Snickers and other energy bars
  • Backpack with 15kg capacity
  • Pair of easy drying trousers
  • Pair of waterproof trousers
  • Route Map of Langtang
  • Cash in local currency
  • Hat and set of Glove
  • 2 sets of underwear
  • A fleece jacket
  • Water Bottle
  • Down Jacket
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sunglasses
  • Raincoat

Tour Plan

01

Day 01

Kathmandu Arrival

Representative of Raconteur Adventure welcomes you at TIA, Kathmandu. We will guide you through the cultural shock you may encounter after you drive here to Kathmandu. We will help you to settle in one of the star category hotels in Kathmandu. You can call it a day and spend the rest of the time on your own, or you can roam around the gullies of Thamel to experience the colour and music of Kathmandu. You can even engage in sightseeing of cultural and religious sites like Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Squares. Overnight at star category hotels in Kathmandu.

02

Day 02

Kathmandu Exploration

On our second day of the itinerary, we will explore different facets of Kathmandu. Kathmandu serves the ideal temperature for all; no winter and summer is extreme. On this day, we will explore various cultural and religious sites, including Changunarayan, Swoyambhunath and others. There are different ways to explore Kathmandu, but as Kathmandu is the city of temples, it is very natural to explore the religious and cultural sites here. You can spend your evening at Thamel or Pashupatinath. In Thamel, you can hit local nightclubs and dance to DJ music. In contrast, in Pashupatinath, you can sit at the bank of the holy river, “Bagmati”, and observe the cremation ceremony of the Hindus. Overnight at star category hotel in Kathmandu.

03

Day 03

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi(1,460m./4,790ft.)

Syabrubesi is the destination for the day and the starting point of the trek. It is just 07 hours drive to reach Syabrubesi from the capital Kathmandu. We will drive in SUVs, and the accompanying ride is the scenic view of Annapurna mountain in the west, to Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang peak ahead. The road goes up, climbing the hills over the ridges. Before reaching the Langtang National Park, we will drive through bustling Trishuli town and then move to Dhunche and national park. From Dhunche, it is one hour downhill to Syabrubesi. Overnight at lodge in Syabrubesi.

04

Day 04

Trekking from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel(2,470m/8,103 ft.)

Day 04 is the official day of the trek. We will cross the Bhotekoshi, which is famous as, “Tibet River” as this river flows from near Tibet. We will steadily climb through tropical and sub-tropical forests to join the trail from Syabri best. Then, from there, we will climb through silent oak and rhododendron forests. The journey is rewarding, and there are various flora and fauna. We will reach Lama Hotel, following the trail through the woods. The course is steep, and the satisfaction is to the fullest. Overnight at a comfortable lodge at Lama Hotel.

05

Day 05

Trekking from Lama Hotel to Mundu(3,550m/11,646ft.)

We will climb through the forest, absorbing the serenity of Langtang Lirung mountain from the forest. Once we reach Ghora Tabela at 3000m./9842ft, the trail opens with a view of mountains from all sides. As we get Ghore Tabel, you will see an army check post at the same place once a Tibetan settlement project. There is no permanent settlement of people here. From the check post, the trail continues to valley with a slight ascend. As we continue our hike, we will encounter thin settlements of natives who use the green pasture land for grazing their livestock in the summer. Yak like to feed around here.

Then, as you pass along the trail, you will see changed Langtang. The whole set of human civilization was hard hit in the 2015 earthquake. Langtang is recovering, and you will feel you are contributing to people’s lives here.

You will reach Mundu after 30 minutes hike. Mundu still has old settlements with old houses and cultural attractions. As you will see these old houses, you will have the idea of old Langtang. After the earthquake, modern concrete made hotels and lodges serve you the need for rest and food. Overnight at a lodge in Mundu.

06

Day 06

Trek to Kyangjin Gompa(3,800m./12,467ft.)

On day six of the trek, we will trek to Kyangjin Gompa, passing through yak pastures in the beginning and through streams, valleys and settlements. We will reach Kyangjin, crossing streams and moraines. In Kyangjin, you will see a small monastery, a cheese factory, and the ideal place to rest and have delicious lunch. As we will reach Kyangjn Gompa during daylight, you have time for exploring the site. You can hike to explore Langshisha Kharka if you feel energetic Overnight at the tea house at Kyangjin Gompa.

Day 07- Rest and exploration day at Kyangjin/ Climb to Kyangji RI(4,850m, 15,912ft.)

On this very day seven of the trek, we will see and experience the beauty of old monasteries, taste of local produce, hike to the moraines to indulge in this masterful beauty of nature and humans. As you hike up the moraines, a mind-blowing view of ice faces and spectacular tumbling Langtang Lirung glacier’s unfolds in front of you. Overnight at Tea House at Kyangjin.

07

Day 07

Rest and exploration day at Kyangjin/ Climb to Kyangji RI(4,850m, 15,912ft.)

On this very day seven of the trek, we will see and experience the beauty of old monasteries, taste of local produce, hike to the moraines to indulge in this masterful beauty of nature and humans. As you hike up the moraines, a mind-blowing view of ice faces and spectacular tumbling Langtang Lirung glacier’s unfolds in front of you. Overnight at Tea House at Kyangjin.

08

Day 08

Trek to Lama Hotel

On the eighth day, we will retrace the trekking trail. We will reach Mundu village via Langtang river. From Mundu village we will reach Ghora Tabela. As descend will be faster than ascend, we will continue our downhill trek to Lama hotel again from lunch at Ghora Tabela. Overnight at a lodge at Lama Hotel.

09

Day 09

Trek to Syabru Besi from Lama Hotel.

After breakfast at Syabri Besi, we will retrace the route to Syabru Besi. Forests and hills accompany the hike. You can take an alternate route from Rimche to Syabru Besi via Sherpa Gaun. This alternate route is longer. Overnight at Syabru Besi in the lodge.

010

Day 10

Drive back to Kathmandu

We will drive you to Kathmandu in comfortable vehicles. Overnight at star category hotel in Kathmandu.

011

Day 11

Farewell dinner

On the last day of our itinerary, we will host a farewell dinner at one of the cultural restaurants in downtown Kathmandu and wish to hear your feedback and reviews.

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