Langtang Valley Trek 11 Days

$925 USD
- 11 Days
- Modorate
2-10 Pax

Trekking, Sightseeing

March-May\ September -December

Private Car & Bus

Hotel & Lodge

Tea house

3870m

Breakfast in Kathmandu and full board meals during the trek

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Langtang Valley Trek Overview

Langtang is a National Park which lies at northern border of Nepal. Langtang national park was established in 1976 as the first Himalayan National park of Nepal. It is located within an area of 1710 sq km. Langtang is one of the most popular trekking destinationsin Nepal. It is also very famous for its flora and fauna, and areas where you can see some of the world’s rarest animals such as thesnow leopard, red panda etc. The trail goes through the valleys and villages of Langtang. 
  

Langtang trek leads you along the Langtang Khola to the Keynjing Gompa, which is the last village of the valley. There are some day trips around Keynjing Gompa, glaciers, Tserko Ri,Kharka and many more. The Cheese factory of the Keynjing Gompa is an interesting place to visit and is funded by the Swiss government. There are lots of opportunities to see wild animals and birds along the route. This trip begins from Sybrubesi after a long bus ride from Kathmandu. The trail goes up to the Keynjing Gompa through Langtang village and back down through the same valley to catch a bus back to Kathmandu.
 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: City tour and trek preparation day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1460m/4645ft) 9 hours

Day 04: Trek to Lamahotel (2,455m/8,054ft)

Day 05: Trek to Langtang (3430m/12,253ft)

Day 06: Trek to Keynjing Gompa (3,870m/12,696ft)

Day 07: Explore day (3,870m/12,696ft)

Day 08: Trek to Lamahotel (2,455m/8,054ft)

Day 09: Trek to Sybrubesi (1,460m/4,790ft)

Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft) (9 hours)

Day 11: Departure day

Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport, we will greet you and take you to your hotel. We can meet later on that day or the next day to take you to our head office to brief you on your upcoming Trek with us. We will introduce you to your trekking guide and sherpa. If your flight arrives early in the afternoon then we will take you to our welcome dinner at one of the most popular local restaurants with cultural music and ethnic dance. This will give you a glimpse into the different ethnic groups of the country. If you arrive late in the evening, we can do this the next day. 

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)

After breakfast, you will begin a city tour of Kathmandu where you will see the main attractions of the valley. On this tour you will visit Boudhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Swyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), and Kathmandu Durbar Square (the old palace). After finishing the city tour, we will meet again to check your clothing and trekking equipment (sleeping bag, down jacket and trekking boots). Overnight in Kathmandu.
 

Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi. (1460m/4645ft) 9 hours

Our guide will meet you at the hotel as per departure time and takes you to the bus station. Your journey starts towards north of Kathmandu through Pasang Lamu highway. It is a comfortable drive. You will enjoy the scenery of valley, farm terrace and village as well as snow peaked mountains. Overnight at the lodge.
 

Day 4: Trek to Lamahotel (2,455m/8,054ft) 5-6 hours

After breakfast, the trail drops down to the river to cross suspension bridge and short climb to the small village. Then cross another suspension bridge and walk along the Langtang khola. The trail continues climb up to the Lamahotel through the forest. On the way you will enjoy the views of waterfalls, forest and river. Overnight at lodge.
 

Day 5: Trek to Langtang (3430m/12,253ft) 5-6 hours

Your day starts walking through the forest along the river to Ghoretabela. There are a few tea shops on the way where you can have a rest. After Ghoretabela, an easy walk to Langtang through the barren valley. Overnight at Langtang.
 

Day 6: Trek to Keynjing Gompa (3,870m/12,696ft) 3 hours

The trail leads uphill after crossing the Langtang village and easy walk to the tea shop. Then the trail descends to the ridge and drop down to the valley of Keynjing Gompa. Overnight in Gompa.

Day 7: Explore day

Today you have an option either walk up to the Tserko Ri or hike up to the Glacier. It also depends on your fitness. You shall discuss with your Guide regarding your health condition and interest so that he will suggest What best for you. There is Yak Cheese factory which we will visit. There is a very popular Gompa (Gompa is a place where people goes for meditation) nearby which is worth a visit. Overnight at lodge.
 

Day 8: Trek to Lamahotel (2,455m/8,054ft) 7 hours

After breakfast, we walk to the Langtang village which is downhill all the way. You will enjoy the views of Himalaya and valley. The trail continues drops down to Lamahotel for overnight.
 

Day 9: Trek to Sybrubesi (1460m/4645ft) 5-6 hours

The trail drops steep downhill towards riverside to cross the bridge and slightly down to Pairo where you can have a lunch. Then the trail climbs up and down to the bank of the river. At the end of the cross suspension bridge to get to the Sybrubesi. Overnight in Sybrubesi.
 

Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu. (1,300m/4,264 ft) 9 hours

Early morning bus drives to Kathmandu. Once you arrive in the Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel for rest. You can have a lazy day at the hotel or you can do some city tour. We  then have our farewell dinner together. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11: Departure day.

Today is the last day of the trip with us. If you would like to extend your holiday with us, we can assist you otherwise we will transfer you to the airport as per your flight departure time.

Langtang Valley Trek Cost :- US$835

Include

Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
3 Nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu at tourist standard hotel with breakfast
One full day guided city tour by private vehicle
Welcome dinner and farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurant with traditional  ethnic music and dance
Trekking permits and Tims permits
Kathmandu- Sybrubesi- Kathmandu transport by public bus
All meals during the trek (Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast)
Gov. licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
A porter (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
Insurance of Guide and Porter
All required local tax and Gov tax
Down jackets and sleeping bags
Trekking map

Exclude

Nepal arrival visa
Monument entrance fees
Your personal nature expenses eg. Mineral water, Beer, Coke and entire beverage etc
Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation
Tips and any other extending trips and accommodation

Langtang Valley Trek Information

Nepal
Nepal is a land locked country which lies in between India and China. It is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitude variation. The elevation of the country ranges from 60 meters above sea level to the highest point of the world, Mt. Everest at 8,848 meter above sea level. Nepal has three major geographical ranges - Himalayan region, Hill region and Terai low land.

Area: 147,181 sq. kilometers
Geography: Situated between China in the north and India in the south
Capital: Kathmandu
Population: 2,642,799
Language: Nepali is the native language. However, travel-trade people understand and speakEnglish as well.
Currency: Nepali Rupee
Political System: Multi-party democracy
Religion: The major number is Hindu. However, there is a harmonious blending of Hinduism and Buddhism.
Travel season: We have two best seasons in Nepal - Spring and Autum.
Spring: - (March, April, May) - Best warmest time to trek. Rhododendron flowers in bloom excellent trails and clear skies, best visibility. 
Autumn: - (Mid September, October and November) - excellent trails, clear blue skies, best visibility.
Winter months: - (December, January and February) are also good, but it’s obviously colder. You have to be prepared for this.
Summer: - Monsoon, so rain and visibility can be a big issue (from Mid June, July and August).We do not suggest you this time to visit Nepal. Nepal can be visited the whole year round.
People: Nepal has more than 91 ethnic groups and 70 different spoken languages.
What to Wear: Lightweight clothing is recommended for May through October. Warm garments are required in October through March. An umbrella or raincoat is a must for the rainy season (June to August)
Climate: Nepal’s climate varies according to elevation. The Terai of southern Nepal has a tropical monsoon climate characterized by rainy summers and the southwest winds of the monsoon, and almost dry winters. 

Communication:
Postal Services: The Central Post Office located near Dharahara Tower, is open from 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday. The counters are open from 7 am to 4 pm and provide stamps, postcards and aerogram. Express Mail Service (EMS ) is available at GPO and at Thamel, Basantapur and airport postal counters.

Telephone Services:
Telephone, fax, telex and telegraph services are available at the Nepal Telecommunications Corporation at Tripureshwar. Hotels and private communications centers provide long distance telephone. For calling from outside, country code for Nepal is 00977 and the area code for Kathmandu is 1. Tiy can also buy a local Sim card to use while in Nepal.
Internet Services:
There are many Internet cafes and communication centers available in the Valley and around the country. E-mail and Internet services are also offered by hotels in the city like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and major cities.
Electricity:
Major towns have electricity and the voltage available is 220-volts and 50 cycles. Load shedding is sometimes experienced. However, most major hotels have their own generators.
Medical Services:
Many variety of medicines, including those imported from overseas are available in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Valley also offers the services of major general hospitals and private clinics. Health posts have been set up by the government in different parts of rural Nepal.
Meals and Accommodation:
In big cities, there are many different categories hotels (from tourist standard to 5 star hotels) are available. There are many different restaurants in the city as per your interest. While you are on mountain especially for the trek basic mountain accommodations are available where basic facilities are available such as hot shower, toilets, comfortable mattress, solar\electricity lights.
Insurance:
A travel insurance policy that covers theft, loss and medical treatment is recommended. Make sure the insurance also covers the activities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal such as trekking, rafting.
Vaccination:
Vaccination is recommended to plan to your trip to Nepal. Hepatitis A, Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Rabies, Tetanus, Typhoid and Malaria etc. are the recommended vaccination for travel to Nepal.
Medical Kit:
A simple but adequate medical kit can be very useful while traveling. The following items are recommended: Aspirin or Panadol - for pain or fever; Antihistamine - as a decongestant for colds, allergies and to help prevent motion sickness; Antibiotics - useful if traveling off beaten track but they must be prescribed; Kaolin preparation (Pepto-Bismol), Imodium or Lomotil – for stomach upsets; Rehydration mixture - for treatment of severe diarrhoea; Antiseptic, mercurochrome and antibiotic powder or similar 'dry' spray - for cuts and grazes.
Other things to be included are:
Calamine lotion to ease irritation from bites or stings, bandages and band aids for minorinjuries, scissors, tweezers, thermometer, insect repellent, sun block lotion, chopsticks, water purification tablets, throat lozenges (Strepsils), moleskin, Sulamyd 10% eye drops, Acetaminophen (Paracetamol, Antacid tablets).
Pack list:
It is essential to have warm clothing and equipment to plan this trip. Below are some suggestions for planning this trip. 
Climbing:
Ice Axe
Crampons
Harness
Screw gate Carabineers
Descended abseil device
Prussic Loops
Plastic Mountaineering Boot
For your head:
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lip balm
Upper body:
T- Shirts (2)
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/ or jacket (Included)
Hands:
Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves/ mittens with a waterproof outer shell
Lower body:
Underwear (4)
Hiking shorts (2)
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Feet:
Thin, lightweight inner socks (4)
Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/ or sandals)
Gaiters (when hiking in winter)
Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F (Included)
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small padlock or combination lock
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags- for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Daypack (you will carry your own small daypack)
Water bottles (2)
Hiking poles/ walking sticks
Toiletries:
Soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothbrush etc
Ear plugs
Small wash towel
Extras:
Camera with extra batteries and cards/ film
Binoculars
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Reading book
Trail Map/ Guide book
Journal & Pen
IPod & Travel games (i.e. cards, chess, and backgammon)
Passport & Visa Information
Nepal visa is easy to obtain. You can obtain your Nepal visa at your nearest Nepalese Embassy or Mission offices abroad or upon on arrival to Kathmandu international airport. You have to have 2 passport size photographs, Visa fees in US cash & valid passport at least for 6 months valid at the starting of the trip. Nationals of SAARC countries and China do not need visa when visiting Nepal. Indian nationals do not require visa. Transit visa is provided for foreign nationality for 3 days. Visa must be obtained for staying over the initial period of three days. Currently, foreign national can obtain Nepalese visa from the following border.

• Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

• Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)

• Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)

• Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)

• Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)

• Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)

• Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)

• Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)

Tourist Visa Fees

3 days transit visa - Free of cost

Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

(For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu

Tel: 00977-1 4433934 / 4429660 / 4438862 / 4438868, Download visa form-: www.immi.gov.np