Langtang Valley Trek, 11 Days
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Langtang Valley Trek, 11 Days

Days: 11 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)

Langtang valley is located north of Kathmandu valley and sits in narrow mountain valleys at the foot of the Himalayas. The trails of Langtang Valley Trek offers the surreal world of mountains, glaciers, forests, and rivers. The scenery of Langtang region is remarkable and enthralling at the same time. Langtang Valley Trek rewards you with ethnic villages and monasteries that depict the distinct culture and lifestyle of Langtang region. Langtang Valley Trek, for its proximity with the capital, is the most viable trek that offers Himalayan panorama as well as the culture without having to take on a tough trek to higher elevations. Langtang Valley Trek, along with the scenic and cultural richness, is time and budget friendly as well.

The 11 days Langtang Valley Trek starts from Syabrubensi and follows trails to Langtang River. The trek reaches the Tamang settlement of the picturesque Langtang village and allows the trekkers to interact with the Tamang locals. The trek also features the ancient Kyanjin Gompa, which holds the highest spiritual honor among the locals of Langtang region and also hosts a spectacular panorama of the mountains including the Langtang range. As you reach the highest altitude of the trek in Tserko Ri (4984m), you will get mesmerizing panoramic views of the mountains in the Langtang region. While you enjoy the serene environment of the trek, you will also get great views of peaks such as Dorje Lakpa (6966m) and Shishapangma (8013m), the only 8000m peak in Tibet. The 11 days trip is a complete package to experience nature and culture along with breathtaking rays of sunrise/set that fall on the mountain peaks.

Swiss Family Treks and Expedition has been organizing guided tours and treks all over the country since the last decade. The trek will be guided by our team of experts and our local representatives which is why you won’t feel far from home. We use our private van for the tours inside Kathmandu Valley, but the off-road drives are made in our private 4WD by our land cruiser, both of which are in excellent condition. With us, you do not need to worry about the quality of accommodations as we provide you with the best, depending on the location. Join us to experience the real Nepal

Highlights of the Trek: 

  • Superb views of snow-capped mountains, 
  • The rich cultural heritage of Tamang people and their art forms is depicted in wood carvings of windows, 
  • Explore picturesque Tibetan villages, Dance festivals and unique and age-old weaving traditions, 
  • Langur monkeys and dense forest of fir and rhododendron trees that bloom in spring, 
  • Enjoy the quick succession of distinctive landscapes and climates, 
  • Conquer Tsergo Ri view point, Yak cheese factory in Kyanjin Gompa, 
  • Particularly rich in rare species of animals and plants, 
  • One of the most interesting and varied areas in the Himalaya due to the stretch of mountain chain closest to Kathmandu and easily accessible by road. 

Fact of the Langtang Valley Trek:
Trek Region: Langtang Region
Types of Trek: Trekking and Hiking 
Duration: 11 Days
Highest Elevation: 4984m
Mode of Trek: Lodge or Tea-house
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
Average Walking: 5-6 hours in a day
Trek Start/End: Kathmandu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and normal tea-houses/lodges during the trek
Best Season: Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) and Spring (March-April-May) 
Transportation by: Private 4W Vehicle
Culture Experience: Majority of Tamang and their Tibetan tradition/culture 
Major Mountain Sights: Langtang Lirung 7227m, Changbu 6251m, Kinshung 6781m, Yobra 6264m, Yala Peak 5500m, Langshisa Ri 6427m, Ganchenpo 6387m, Naya Kanga 5844m, Dorje Lakpa 6966m, Paldor Peal 5903m and Ganesh Himal 7422m.

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Itinerary 
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 

Welcome to Nepal! You will be welcomed by our representatives at Tribhuvan International Airport. From the airport, you will be taken to your 3-star hotel. Overnight at the hotel. 

Day 2: Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley by private van.
After breakfast, drive to Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as Monkey Temple, from where a panoramic view of Kathmandu city can be seen. Then, visit Boudhanath Stupa, the biggest stupa in Nepal and one of the bigger stupas in the world. You then visit Pashupatinath Temple which is one of the holiest shrines in the entire Hindu world. A route of the Pashupatinath area takes people past a sixth-century statue of Brahma, the creator, and numerous other temples. There are rows of Shiva monuments, and Hindu pilgrims from all over South Asia come to offer prayers and worship Shiva. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi 1460m by private vehicle 6/7 hours,
After breakfast, we drive to Syabrubensi, the beginning point for the Langtang Valley Trek. The roads are quite uneven and bumpy yet entertaining. Experience the amazing view of Manaslu (8156m), Annapurna (8091m), and Ganesh Himal (7422m) during drive by our private land cruiser. O/N at lodge. 

Day 4: Trek from Syabrubensi to Lama Hotel 2324m/5-6 hours,
Descend to the camping area and pass the suspension bridge over Bhote Koshi River and follow the river towards Thulo Syabru for a while. Continue walking alongside Bhote Koshi River to arrive in Bamboo, and crossing the bamboo forest, climb up to Rimche and then to Lama Hotel with a view of the Langtang range. O/N at lodge.

Day 5: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang3330m/5-6 hours,
After breakfast, we leave Lama Hotel and start to gain elevation. The first part of the trek slowly ascends. We cross different Buddhist Mani walls, Chortens, villages, and forests as we enjoy the tranquil nature. Climb uphill to see Langtang Lirung (7234m) and continue walking towards Ghodatabela. The trail widens and passes few herders' settlements. We might spot few local birds and white monkeys as we trek inside Langtang National Park to reach the Tamang village of Langtang. O/N at a lodge. 

Day 6: Trek from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa3730m/3-4 hours,
Climb gradually to pass the villages, yak pastures, streams, and moraines to reach Kyanjin. Here, we will visit the ancient Kyanjin Gompa, which holds high cultural values to the Tamang community of Langtang region. Kyanjin Gompa hosts a stunning view of Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Langtang Ri (7205m), Langtang Lirung (7234m), and so on. Overnight at a lodge.

Day 7: Acclimatization Day: hike to Tserko-Ri 4985m
Today, we take a hike to Tserko Ri (4985m), the highest altitude of our trek. Walking on a steep rocky trail, we arrive at the top of Tserko Ri for an astonishing view of the Langtang Himal range including Langtang Lirung (7234m), Tserko Peak (5749m), Yala Peak (5500m), and so on. We hike back to Kyanjin Gompa and visit its famous yak cheese factory, if interested, you can taste it too. Overnight at a lodge. 

Day 8: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel 2324m/5-6 hours,
After an amazing stay in Kyanjin, we retrace our way back to Lama Hotel. Following Langtang Khola to reach Langtang village and then to reach Ghodatabela. After gradual descend along the trails, we reach back to Lama Hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 9: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulosyabru2210m/5-6 hours,
We move through Sherpa Gaon where the trails are more gorgeous because of the mesmerizing view of the mountains, green landscapes, and Sherpa and Tamang villages. Descend gradually and then steeply to reach Thulo Syabru. Overnight stay at lodge in Thulo Syabru.

Day 10: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Thulo Bharkhu and drive to Kathmandu 2030m/5-6 hours,
Early morning, we start our trek on the trail through pine forests until Brabal. Then, descending through the thick forests, we reach Thulo Bharkhu. After lunch, we drive back to Kathmandu via Dhunche and Trishuli. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to hotel. Overnight at the 3-star hotel.

Day 11: Final Departure from Kathmandu
After breakfast, our office staff will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight back to home or other destination. 

Customize your Langtang Valley Trek: The package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste. For more information please e-mail us at snftnepal@yahoo.de

NOTE: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.

Trip is available

Price Adult below 12 years below 6 years
USD 1,390
EUR 1.309
SFr 1.394

Our Langtang Valley Trek Cost Includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
* 4 nights accommodation with breakfast at 3*** hotel in Kathmandu.
* Kathmandu city guided tour and all entry fees as per the above itinerary.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with hot/cold filter water, tea & coffee during the trek.
* Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters(1 porter for 2 persons) if necessary, their food & accommodation, salary, equipments and insurance.
* Transportation by private car/van.
* Langtang National Park permit.
* All necessary permits.
* First Aid medical kit box.
* Office Service charge.
* All Goverment Tax.



Our Langtang Valley Trek Cost doesn't include;
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance (if you want us to arrange your travel insurance, we would  greatly be happy to assist).
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments like sleeping bags, jackets (can all be hired in KTM)
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver... 
                                                    Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.


Langtang Valley Trek, 11 Days


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