Nepal tour with Langtang trek
Described by the British mountaineer Mr. Bill Tilman as one of the beautiful valley in the world, Langtang valley in Nepal is home to Tamang and Tibetan communities who are known for their Buddhist culture and lifestyles. The major highlights of trekking in Langtang is the holy lake of Langtang Glaciers, Gosainkunda (4380m), Langtang Village (3430m), Kyanjing Gompa (3870m) and two high passes, namely Gyanja La (5500m) and Lauribina La (4600m). Following the April 2015 earthquake that entirely destroyed the Langtang Village, Langtang community has once again joined hands to revive tourism in the area.Read more
Described by the British mountaineer Mr. Bill Tilman as one of the beautiful valley in the world, Langtang valley in Nepal is home to Tamang and Tibetan communities who are known for their Buddhist culture and lifestyles. The major highlights of trekking in Langtang is the holy lake of Langtang Glaciers, Gosainkunda (4380m), Langtang Village (3430m), Kyanjing Gompa (3870m) and two high passes, namely Gyanja La (5500m) and Lauribina La (4600m). Following the April 2015 earthquake that entirely destroyed the Langtang Village, Langtang community has once again joined hands to revive tourism in the area.
Houses, lodges and hotels in Langtang Village are gradually being built and the trekking trail to Langtang Village has been opened up after repair and maintenance. Join us on a unique trekking tour amongst the most impressive mountains on Earth.
Welcome to Kathmandu. Once you reach the airport in Kathmandu, you will bereceived by our representative who will help you with the transfer to the hotel on a private car or a bus. After checking into your hotel, you can rest or start to explore the city at leisure.
Begin your sightseeing tour from the hotel after breakfast at around 8:30 am. You will travel on a private vehicle with a professional tour guide for the tour. You will start your sightseeing tour from the largest Hindu temple called Pashupatinath, then visit Bouddhanath and Swoyambhunath (the Monkey temple).
At the end of the day, you will visit Durbar Square and then drive back to the hotel to attend a short briefing about the trek.
This morning we'll drive on a northern highway that twists and climbs over mountain ridges to the Trishuil valley for lunch and on to Syabru village for the overnight. The journey will take 8-9 hours through picturesque landscapes, mountain scenery and local villages. From Syabru we'll have magnificent views of Mt. Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Mt Kerung of Tibet. We'll relax tonight at a local tea-house.
After breakfast we start to walk own our pace and the trail ascends for around two hours through the forest followed by a climb of about an hour to reach Bamboo village (1,850m/6,068ft) where we'll stop for lunch. This forested path with well stabilized trails and following the upstream and can be seen birds life around the bushes. Bee hives hanging on a cliff are another attraction for the visitors. From here we'll again steeply climb through the bamboo forest to reach the Lama Hotel where we'll rest and overnight at a local tea-house.
Today we'll have a pleasant walk and follow the trail through rhododendron and pine forest for around three hours to reach Ghora Tabela where we'll stop for lunch. This surrounding area dense wild habitat area and many small babblers with lot of herbal can be found here. After lunch we'll walk another three hours on the scenic trail takes us to Langtang village where we'll relax for the evening.
After breakfast this morning we'll leave the village and start our trek leisurely for around three to four hours to visit Kyanjing Gompa. From here we'll also have beautiful views of Mt Ganchempo and Langtang Lirung. We'll visit surrounding area like Yak cheese Factory, Monastery and local houses as we relax for the evening at teahouse.
Today you may have full day of rest and relaxation at the surrounding area. We'll be able to simply relax and enjoy the views or to explore the local area or visit some highlights of Cherku-ri (5,050 meters), glacier walk or Langshisha kharka depends on your fitness and interest. We'll back to hotel for overnight stop.
This morning we'll retrace our steps somewhat as we head back from the Gompa. We have an easy down hill and pleasant walk through the rhododendron forest to Lama Hotel where we'll rest for the night before continuing our journey tomorrow for the Thulo Syabru village.
Today our trail leads again through bamboo & rhododendron forest where we may see the local wild boar as well as other animal and birdlife on the route to Thulo Syabru. En route we'll have marvelous views of Mt Ganesh Himal, so close it seems like it's beside us. Firstly easy downhill follows the river bank but last part steeply uphill for couple of hours to get to the village.
Today our trail goes gradual up until we get Phaprang where we'll take a lunch break. During the walking through dense forest, you have a chance to see the birds and wild animals. The Rhododrendom flower will be blooming during March-April. Trail form Pharprang is fairly easy to Sing Gompa which offers the Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang ranges. SIng Gompa itself a popular for Monastery and Cheese factory.
This morning after breakfast we'll be ready for trek onwards to Dhunche. This is a quite pleasant walk through the forested path and some old Tamang villages lasting about 3.30 hrs. After arrival in Dhunche, we have a lunch and then drive back to Kathmandu.
Sightseeing Tour of Bhaktapur City is just a 20 km east of Kathmandu. Bhaktapur means the city of devotees and is a center of potter and intriguing masks. The major sightseeing places are, Durbar Square, of 55 windows, Nyatapola, Bhairavnath Temple, Dattatreya Temple etc
Our representative will transfer you to the airport from where you will catch your flight.
WHAT TO BRING
Well broken-in walking shoes, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.
Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.
Sleeping bag (4 seasons), trekking holdall or stash sack with lock, daypack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve.
Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, laundry soap, wet ones, pocket knife, tie cord, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit