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Langtang Valley Trek

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Highlights:
Trek duration : 7 nights/8 days (2 days by bus and 6 days walk).
Trek start/end: Syafrubesi.
Trek season: October to June.
Activities : Trekking and walking.
Trek grade: Moderate difficulty.
Viewpoints: Kyanjin Ri (4773m) and Tsergo Ri (4984m).
Highiest elevation : Tsergo Ri 4984m.
Trek-style: Lodge trek.
Villages : Syafrubesi, New Langtang village and Mundum.
Ethnic group: Majority of Tamangs.
Culture: Buddhist.
Monastery : Kyanjin Gomba
Himalayan Scenery: Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung 7234m, Langtang Lirung II, Yubra Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Gangchhempo Peak, Nayakang and Yala Peak etc.

Langtang valley is for the trek in the Langtang National Park north of Kathmandu and bordering Tibet. It is one of the easy-access trekking destinations in Nepal and a moderate type difficulty trek for 8 days. The walk is popular because of the beautiful valley, Glacier River, various types of Rhododendrons forest, Yaks, Red Panda, Langur (white monkey), Himalayan Thar (mountain goats), Snow leopards,s and wild dogs, etc. Mt. Langtang Lirung (7234m) is the highest peak in the park which towers above the valley. Besides Langtang Lirung, there are other peaks such as Gangchhempo, Dorje Lakpa, Langsisa Ri, Yubra Himal, Naya Khang, and Yala peak around.

The trek begins from Syafrubesi which is a day’s drive from Kathmandu. The trek passes through Langtang village to reach Kyanjin Gomba. Half part of the Langtang village was destroyed because of avalanches hitting the mountain Langtang Lirung in the April Earthquake of 2015. The village is rebuilt and known as a New Langtang where the lodges are available now.

We tour Gomba (monastery) and the Yak cheese factory in Kyanjin. The factory was started as a Swiss project in 1955.

We climb Kyanjin or Tsergo Ri (4984m) in Langtang’s remote upper part which is one of the best viewpoints in the Langtang National Park. We spend a second night at Kynjin Gomba and descend to Lama Hotel the same way we hiked up. From Lama Hotel, we trek to the villages of Sherpa gaon and Khangjim before we head down to Syafrubesi. We travel back to Kathmandu by public jeep.

Itinerary (day by day):

Our company representative will meet you at the Kathmandu Airport and you will transfer to the Hotel. We briefly about exciting places to see in Kathmandu.
We brief about day-to-day trek schedules and obtain Langtang National Park hiking passes. We take you for a tour of the world heritage site Sawayambunath (monkey temple) in the afternoon.
We go to a public jeep station from the Hotel after breakfast. We start our drive at about 7:00 AM and reach Trishuli Bazaar for lunch. From here, the road is zig-zag to reach the Kalikasthan army check post and continue to the Dhunche National Park hiking passes check post through the gravel road around the Ramche landslide area in the rainy season. There is a first view of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7234m) from Dhunche. Then, the road goes downhill to reach Syafrubesi where we spend a night.

Meals includes: breakfast, lunch. and dinner with tea/coffee.
After registering hiking passes at the police check post in Syafrubesi, we cross the Bhote Khosi (river), walk through villages, and then follow the Langtang Khola (upstream) to reach Bamboo for lunch. The trail goes uphill to Lama Hotel (the name of the place) through the forest of bamboo, pine, birch, oak, and Rhododendrons. We see beehives on cliffs, many birds, roaming Langurs (monkeys) on trees, and sometimes Red Panda en route.

Meals includes: breakfast, lunch. and dinner with tea/coffee.
The trail follows the Langtang Khola (upstream) and past the forest with occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. There are two teashops and hiking passes check posts at Ghoda Tabela where are views of Langtang Lirung, too. Next, the trail goes gently uphill to reach the village of Thanshyap where we have a lunch break. We come across proper Yaks en route. We cross the landslide of a vast rock field to reach a New Langtang village, reminding us of the Earthquake in 2015.

Meals includes: breakfast, lunch. and dinner with tea/coffee.
The trail climbs gradually uphill and passes through the longest Mani wall (the mantras are carved on stone) to reach the twin villages of Mandum and Sindum. From here, we walk through yak pastures to get to Kyanjin Gomba. We tour to Kyanjin Gomba (monastery) and the Nepal government-owned Yak cheese factory at Kyanjin Gomba in the afternoon. The sunset views are stunning over Langtang from Kyanjiin Gomba where we spend two nights.

Meals includes: breakfast, lunch. and dinner with tea/coffee.
Today, we climb to viewpoints (either Kyanjin or Tsergo Ri) on the Langtang’s upper part to enjoy the dramatic landscapes. Its easier climbs to Kyanjin Ri (4773m) compared to Tsergo Ri (4984m) due to elevation. After spending half an hour at the top of the viewpoint, we head back down to Kyanjin Gomba where we spend a second night.

Meals includes: breakfast, lunch. and dinner with tea/coffee.
We start retracing our footsteps by following the Langtang Khola and passing through Langtang village to reach Lama Hotel. The trail is downhill all the way to Lama Hotel which is faster than the ascent.

Meals includes: breakfast, lunch. and dinner with tea/coffee.
We take the high route from Rimche to the village of Sherpagoan and Khangjim which has spectacular views of Ganesh Himal and could see the Himalayan Thar (mountain goats) en route. From Khangjim, we retrace our footsteps back to Syagrubesi where we spend a night again.

Meals includes: breakfast, lunch. and dinner with tea/coffee.
We drive back to Kathmandu from Syafrubesi bypassing the countryside and Trishuli bazaar.

Meals includes: breakfast and lunch with tea/coffee.
Today, you can do either shopping or cultural heritage site sightseeing tours in Kathmandu of your own choice.
Our company representative drops you at the Kathmandu Airport in time for the flight back home.
The Trek itinerary can be changed for an interesting side trip and additional acclimatization day if needed while on the trek.

Do you have any questions about Langtang Valley Trek? Or, would you like to see how it can be customized to your needs? Please DM us.

The following cost and dates are per person for online booking. If the Langtang valley trek departure dates do not match for you, please DM us and we will happily customize your trip on the date that you need.

Do you have a group (2 to 15 people)? We offer a discount on the package cost.

Fixed departure dates:
Trip Date Trip Name Price Space Left Status -
6 Mar 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
13 Mar 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
20 Mar 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
27 Mar 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
3 Apr 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
10 Apr 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
17 Apr 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
24 Apr 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
1 May 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
8 May 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
15 May 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
22 May 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
29 May 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
2 Oct 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
9 Oct 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
16 Oct 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
23 Oct 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
30 Oct 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
6 Nov 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
13 Nov 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
20 Nov 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
27 Nov 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
4 Dec 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
11 Dec 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
18 Dec 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
25 Dec 2024 Langtang Valley Trek $600 per person 15 Open
Cost includes:
  • International Airport picks up and departure.
  • 2 nights accommodaton (standard twn bed room with breakfast) in Thamel (tourist center)/Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu to Syafrubesi to Kathmandu by public bus/jeep.
  • Langtang National hiking passes.
  • Teahouse meals for clients: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners with tea/coffee. Meals can be selected from menu and will have enough daily.
  • Accommodatoin at lodge while on the trek.
  • Nepali staffs: an experinced guide and necessary porters.
  • Daily meals and salary for guide and porter.
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
Cost does not include:
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking equipment of clients.
  • Sleeping bag for clients.
  • Mineral water, bolied water, coke, fanta, sprite, fresh or can juice, buscuit, sprite, beer and whiskey etc.
  • Personal Insurance of clients (medical and emergency evacuation covered).
  • Private bathroom during the trekking days. If the clients want private bathroom, there have to pay differences between common and private bathroom.
  • Horse/Yak renting while on the trek.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan etc. Note:- Tour guide and transpotration can be arranged on client's request.
  • International flight tickets and Nepal tourist visa (you can obtain tourist visa upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

More info for extra cost:

Please read carefully cost includes and does not include the above. All the meals are included with tea/coffee while on the trek. We do not include drinking water or boiled water which you can buy at the lodge; this is $1 to 3 per liter. You can take water-purifying tablets or Seripen for a cheaper solution. Wi-Fi, battery charges, and hot showers are not included. Wi-Fi is $6 per card. The battery charge is $1 to 3 per hour per device (you can take a power bank for a cheaper solution). The gas shower is USD2 to 4 per head.

We do insure for trekking staff and provide warm enough equipment. We do our best for your safety. Although we suggest you buy comprehensive travel insurance that can cover flight cancellation, medical treatment, and Helicopter rescue emergency evacuation. Please buy the policy that can cover trekking activity up to 5550m for the days you will actually be trekking.

Inquiry

    Trekking equipment lists:
    • Comfortable trekking boot. Three pairs of socks. Sandals.
    • A down jacket, fleece jacket, two T-shirts, trekking trouser, two drip-dry T-shirts, one long underwear, a woolen/fleece hat, glove, water/windproof jacket and trouser, Sunglass, lip balm, Sun screem (50+), Sun hat, a light scarf, soap/shampoo and trekking towel etc.
    • Sleeping bag (-5 degree centigrade) with hood.
    • Water purifier tablets, 2L water bottle, hiking poles, medical kit and tourch light with spare batteries etc.
    • A few interesting books and a pack of cards.
    • Snow gaiters and micro-spikes for the winter trip.
    • Plastic bag for waste and toiltet papers.
    • A padlock.
    • A day bag (25 to 35L) or rucksack large enough (65 to 75L) size.

    Note:- we have a down jacket and sleeping bag renting facilities for our clients. It is per day USD1 per sleeping bag and down jacket.

    The following are the reasons for trip booking with us.
    • We are registered with the Department of Nepal Tourism and have the authority to operate trek and climb in the Himalayas of Nepal. We are the taxpayers of the Nepal Govt. We are a healthy and up-to-date local trekking agency based in Kathmandu.
    • You can book the trip on a minimal advance in money and can pay the balance rest of the trip amount upon arrival in Kathmandu.

      Pay method:

      Please read carefully the terms and conditions to book a package trip. Once you agreed to terms and conditions; payment is an unavoidable part of the agreement. The following are different methods of trip booking advance payments for your convince.

      1) American Dollar Account:

      Name of the Bank:- Everest Bank Limited, Thamel Branch.
      Name of Account Holder:- High Camp Trekking Pvt. Ltd.
      Account No:- 03500105200138
      Swift Code No:- EVBLNPKA.

      2) If you like to transfer the deposit by Western Union, MoneyGram, and IME, you can use our company owner/manager name:- Norsang Lama.

      Note:- please pay any amount charged to you by the Bank or Western Union, MoneyGram, or IME for transferring the booking advance in money to us.
    • Once you book the trip with us, trip departure is guaranteed. In case you want to postpone the trip departure date, do not need to pay an extra fee. We never let you down after we received payment. We do hard work for every single dollar.
    • We organize group joining basis trips. Our package is with all-inclusive prices (no hidden cost). We customize the trip itinerary based on your interesting side trip, holiday length, and activities as you need. Lets us know about your holiday length.
    • Our experienced, trained, and professional guide takes good care of the clients. Our guide never tired of your questions about plants, people, and animals, and, of course, the mountains. You can feel the difference between having a great trekking guide through our agency.
    • We respond to every email/inquiry in less than 24 hours. You can call us anytime at +977-9841876395 (24-hour support team).

    Note:- There are more similar to our names of other agencies. Please remember that we are at High Camp Trekking.

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