Langtang Valley Trek
Langtang Valley is often known as the valley of the glacier. It is famous for providing exceptionally beautiful vistas of the mountains and the landscape. The Langtang Region Trekking is one of the popular and beautiful trekking trails in Nepal which is not far from Kathmandu. Most of the way goes off the beaten trail in the Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary. This Trek would provide you the perfect opportunity to observe the beautiful show put together by the glaciers and snow-capped mountains.
What makes Langtang trek special?
Not only the glaciers but also one can explore the famous Buddhist monastery of Kyanjin Gompa. The peak Langtang Lirung, and the distinct culture of the famous ethnic group Tamang make this trek more authentic.
The 11 Days Langtang Circuit Trek starts as well as ends at Syabrubeshi or Dhunche. It could be approached from Kathmandu through a long drive. Since there is no airport, the only roadway is the option to attend the Langtang trek.
Syabrubeshi – Kyanjin gompa- Kathmandu is the summarized 5 days itinerary from our company Nepal High Trek & Expedition Pvt. Ltd.
There are monasteries and small cheese factories in the Kyanjin/kyanjing gompa. There one can learn about the socio-economic life of the locals. Interacting with the local community and taking photos of their children are the best part to make the trek more memorable.
Langtang National Park
Besides, the Langtang national park conserves rare animals and plants that also can be explored through the Langtang Valley Trek. You will witness a variety of flora and fauna. Walking in remote places like Langtang to suppress all the stress and release happiness within you. This feeling is awesome.
Throughout the journey, you would pass through lightly populated and remote areas. But the mesmerizing views of the Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung(7324m), and Yala peak (5520m) would make your heart pounder. In addition, the beautiful vistas of the glacier moraine in the north provide a superb view of Langtang Lirung being popped out in the crystal clear sky.
Authentic food and accommodation
Despite the remoteness, the valley provides suitable accommodation with typical Nepalese food service. People are not as outgoing as in the urban area but they are humble and eager to have chat with you.
Interesting culture and practice
Most of them practiced Tibetan culture and the Bon religion since ancient time and their field has stone walls and herds of yaks as the Tibetans do. The dominant tribe of the Langtang valley is the Tamang people. Their language is the 5thmost spoken language in the entire nation. 90% of Tamang people are the devotee of the lord buddha. These people are kind and honest. You will feel the vibe when you explore yourself.
Another reason that people Trek to the Langtang region is due to the holy Gosainkunda lake. The lake on the top of the hill often gets frozen in winter. Many trekkers have fancy skating in the lake which is awesome. That’s the best attractive part of the Langtang region.
Moreover, the pristine lake Gosainkunda is also worshiped by Hindu and Buddhist Devotees on special occasions. Besides, Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek is the best option to explore the religion, culture, and festivals of the Langtang valley.
Langtang Trek is generally the moderate type which is completed in a 1week time frame. The climate in these regions is almost cold throughout the year and is windy in higher altitudes. As the maximum elevations are lower than the 5000m it has no threats of Mountain Sickness. Spring and autumn are the best Langtang trekking seasons.
Thus, Langtang Area Trek is one of the easy and cultural treks that makes you delighted. The trek experienced the hidden local culture of the Langtang valley and the awe-inspiring view of beautiful mountains.
Note: Langtang valley easily combined with the Langtang Gosainkunda Lake Trek is also a famous trekking route. This Trekking is best to explore the sacred holy lake.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu with transfer to the hotel.
On arrival at Kathmandu international airport get a transfer at the hotel. After then received by our guides and staff, at hotel check-in and join in for group briefing regarding treks and other useful information, with welcome dinner.
Day 02: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,503 m -06 hrs.
An early morning departure from the hotel taking an overland drive to reach towards North around Langtang Himal, during six hours drive views of snow-capped peaks, then arriving at Syabrubesi village after driving past Dhunche headquarter town of Rasuwa district and Langtang Himal area.
Day 03: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,450 m – 06 hrs.
Walk commence from Syabrubesi village as the morning trail leads to a cross over a bridge of Langtang River, and then with an uphill climb into farm areas entering the green dense forest to reach our second overnight of the journey at Lama Hotel, a nice spot within a forest clearing.
Day 04: Trek to Langtang Village 3,430 m- 06 hrs.
From Lama Hotel morning walk follows the river upstream within deeply forested areas and in a gorge, a route leads to the much cooler area past Ghodetabla to reach Langtang village for an overnight stop surrounded by tree lines and views of Langtang Lirung peaks towards the north above high rocky cliff wall.
Day 05: Trek to Kyanjing Gompa 3,830 m – 04 hrs.
Today a short walk to reach Kyanjing Gompa our final and major destination of this lovely journey, morning trek starts with a short steep climb to reach a ridge on leaving the forested area, where the trail leads into a wide scenic Langtang valley enclosed with an array of peaks as our morning walk reaches a nice settlement at Kyangjing Gompa for few overnight stops.
Day 06: Rest and spare day more in Kyanjing for a local excursion.
A free day for you to enjoy a scenic walk with the hike on top Kyanjing Ri or Tshego-Ri at above 4,773 m to 4,984 m high, the highest spot of the adventure overlooking the panorama of the whole Langtang Himal range of peaks with some mountains of Tibet across the border beyond Langtang mountains.
Day 07: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,450 m – 07 hrs.
Having an enjoyable marvelous time around beautiful Langtang Valley at Kyanjing our adventure comes to an end following the downhill walk to Lama Hotel with an overnight stop.
Day 08: Trek to Syabrubesi -06 hrs.
From Lama Hotel our last day walk of the adventure, as morning trek follows into the forest with downhill to cross over a bridge then reaching our last overnight halt at Syabrubesi for last overnight around Langtang Himal.
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel – 06 hrs.
After a most remarkable time and trekking on Langtang valley around Rasuwa district with scenic moments, then take a drive in the morning where the overland journey takes you back to Kathmandu, on completing wonderful adventure on Langtang Valley Trekking.
Day 10: Final departure to homeward bound or to respective destinations.
Last day in the land of Himalayan wonders, as per your international flight time depart from the hotel for an airport for your international flight back to home countries or other respective destinations.