Welcome to Langtang Region

For high mountain pastures, peak climbing and glacier views, the Langtang Valley trek is hard to beat. High in the mountains further south are the dozen or so holy mountain lakes of the Gosainkund region, which offers the region's best mountain panoramas as well as fine lakeshore views. From the lakes you can continue over a pass down the Helambu ridge all the way to Kathmandu. For more of a cultural look at village life consider the homestays and lodges of the Tamang Heritage Trail.

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$615 Outdoor Activities

Langtang Valley View Trekking 7- Days

Trekking in Langtang valley is often called “the valley of glacial masses trekking “. Langtang is a beautiful place - one where you get to see mesmerising snow-topped mountains covered on stunning sheets of ice. Dominated by Mount Langtang Lirung (7246 m) and located at a distance of just 19 miles to the north of Kathmandu, this valley offers pine woodland forests, serene mountain streams, lush green slopes and an overall enjoyable experience. The Langtang region is Tibetan influenced so during this cultural trek you will get to see several ancient Buddhist monasteries. You will furthermore pass through local villages where there will be a good chance to small-talk with the local Tamang people who are known to be very friendly.  During this trek there will also be a chance to climb Kyangjin Ri (4900m), if you wish. This is a non-technical climb that can be done by trekkers without any previous climbing skills. From its top, you will get 360-degree mountain views.  Finally, after reaching Kyangjin, we will start to trek back through the Langtang magnificent valley, until we reach Syabru Besi where after we will take the bus back to Kathmandu.

$80 Outdoor Activities

kakani hiking

Kakani Day hiking Kakani hiking is one of the best viewpoints in Nepalese Himalayan and Kathmandu city which lies in the north west of Kathmandu Nepal towards Dunche which is the roads leading to Langtang Region trekking. In Kakani hiking, you will hike through green paddy fields enjoying the views of rural Nepalese Life. Kakani is famous for Himalayan trout fish, and you can find them in Restaurant at the top of the Kakani hill station.  You might get a chance to see the local homemade liquor (Rakshi) using some unique ingredients such as strawberry or Rhododendron flowers. Kakani is also famous for strawberry farming using a single irrigation system by the local farmers.It takes you about an hour to reach to Kakani hiking starting point from Kathmandu by driving, and the distance of driving is about 29 km or 18 miles. Drive to Rani Pawa which is a beautiful settlement village and some more village namely Kaule. The Kakani height is a naturally beautiful place, and you will walk through Pine forest trees enjoying the fantastic views of the Kathmandu valley at your footstep.Once you reach the top of the Kakani hill station, you can enjoy breathtaking views of High snow-capped mountains namely Langtang Himal range, Ganesh Himal ranges, Manaslu, Annapurna, Fishtail, Dorjelakpa, etc. with a clear blue sky.  While walking on the way to Kakani Hill station, you will see armed police force and if you are lucky enough you will see them train. On the hill station, you can also see Thai Memorial peaceful parks which are commemorating the 113 victims of 1992 Thai airlines.  There is also local monastery constructed by Korean monks.  You can also enjoy the close view of the daily lifestyle of Tamang’s who are an ethnic group in Nepal.

$890 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Langtang Valley Trekking 12 Days

Day 1 :Arrival Day - KathmanduALTITUDE-1400 m-Airport pickup and transfer to the accommodation.Day 2 : Kathmandu Valley Exploration-Historic temple and city tour,time to acclimatize. Day 3 :Kathmandu - Dhunche Altitude 1900 m- Take a drive of about seven hours from Kathmandu to Dhunche by a public bus, Stay overnight in DhuncheDay 4 :Dhunche - Thulo Syaphru Altitude 1965 m-The trek to Thulo Syaphru, enjoy the view of Langtang, Lerung and other mountain peaks while your are walking the trail,walk through mostly forested area.Day 5 :Thulo Syaphru - Lama Hotel Altitude 2470 m-A gradual coming down drives to Llama HotelDay 6 :Lama Hotel - Langtang Village 3430 m-Enter the Langtang National Park as you walk to today's destination.three hours walk takes you to a place called Ghoda Tabala (Horse Stable).Another three hours walk takes you to Langtang village. Day 7 :Langtang Village - Kanjying Gumba 3870-Relatively short walk today takes you to an amazing mountain village of Kanjying. Once you are in Kanjying, you can visit monastery.Day 8 :Kanjying Gumba Acclimatization Day Altitude 4770 m-As this is an acclimatization day, hiking either to Kanjying Ri - 4770 m or to Cherko Ri - 4984 m, to acclimatize to the altitude.Day 9 :Kanjying - Lama Hotel Altitude 3 020 m- Return trip back to Lama hotel via Langtang village after the unbelievable exploration of the Langtang region. Day 10 :Lama Hotel - Syaprubesi Altitude 2380 m-A five hours today takes you to Syabrubesi on the bank of River Trishuli, a fresh Himalayan water river famous for rafting on its lower section. Stay overnight at Syaphrubesi.Day 11 :Syaphrubesi - Kathmandu Altitude 1400-Another nice walk of about five hours today takes you to Syabrubesi on the bank of River Trishuli, a fresh Himalayan water river famous for rafting on its lower section. Stay overnight at Syaphrubesi.Day 12 : Departure Day-Transferred to airport at your schedule for the final departure

$65 Outdoor Activities

Nagarjun Hill View point Hike Tour

Nagarjun is the nearest hill site of Kathmandu Valley covered by thick forest with historical as well as natural setting. Situated north-west of Kathmandu it’s a part of Shivapuri National Park. You can start your hike from the Gate of Nagarjuna near Balaju Bypass. It's a 20-minute drive to the entry gate and then 2. hours of walking up to the hill. Nagarjuna hill hosts one of the well-known Buddhist stupa. A road passes through Raniban (Queen of Forest) to this stupa.The etymology for its name as Nagarjun is based in a mythological statement that it’s the location where Acharya Nagarjun has meditated. Nagarjun also described as Vindya Mountain. Here one can feel a peaceful state of mind with natural setting; it’s the best place to meditate. Buddha stupas, ancient caves and finally Jamacho view point (2128m) are the main points of attraction. Jamacho view point is famous for its setting from where spectacular Himalayan scenery can be captured in mind as well as camera. Incredible Himalayan scenes of Jugal, Ganesh Himal with Langtang region can be viewed from here.From the zenith of the Nagarjuna hill you can observe Kathmandu valley, Swyambhu hill with famous two eyes of Buddha, Nuwakot with Buddhist shrines and monasteries in their setting. Nagarjun with its natural setting hosts another historical place the Nagarjun Palace-summer palace of the former Nepalese Royals.

$740 Outdoor Activities

Gosaikunda Trek 7 Days Holi Lake

Day 01:Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (2090m)  6 to 7 hour.Early morning after having breakfast transfer your Bus station to start your journey towards Dhunche, along the bus journey you will drive through beautiful village and you will see snow Scrapped Mountain along the Langtang Himalaya and it will make  your trekking become pleasant and touch your heart.  Day 02:Trek from Dhunche to Thulo Syabru (2260m)Early in the morning after breakfast trail slightly goes pairo landslide and leads you to Thulo Syabru (2,260m). Thulo Syabru is a beautiful Sherpa and Tamang village from where you can observe the miraculous vista of Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal and overnight here.Day 03:Trek from Thulo Syabru to sing Gompa (3250m)Morning breakfast in Thulo Syabru village the trail slightly goes uphill through beautiful rhododendron, Bamboo and pine trees. Along the trail you will past several mountains village to reach Chandan Bari Sing Gompa and visit cheese factory in the Langtang region of Nepal, where you will overnight today.Day 04:Trek from Chandan Bari Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4360m)After morning breakfast in Chandan Bari sing Gompa the trail slightly goes uphill to Gosaikunda via Lauribinayek.  Along the trails past rhododendron and pine forest trees and vista of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and Manaslu range, Hiunchuli and Tibetan peak is high lights of the adventure, you trek towards Gosaikunda (4,361m) and overnight here.Day 05:Trek from Gosaikunda to Sing Gompa (3250m)After morning quick trips around Gosaikunda lakes, breakfast and trek downhill to Sing Gompa via Lauribinayek. Along the trail past rhododendron and pine forest trees and vista of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and Manaslu range, Hiunchuli and Tibetan peak and overnight here.Day 06:Trek from Sing Gompa to Dhunche (2090m)Morning breakfast in Chandan Bari Sing Gompa, trail directly drops you to downhill to Dhunche via small village of Ramche and other village along the route. Today your journey will be more enjoyable and beautiful, walking through rhododendron, pine trees and Himalayan Bamboo. Finally arrive in Dhunche and celebrate your last night accommodation with your adventure staff.Day 07:  Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu 6 to 7 hours.Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu and transfer your hotel, spare time for your family shopping evening celebrate farewell dinner with Nepali Family.

$80 Outdoor Activities

Day Hiking to Nagarjun Hill from Kathmandu

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Kathmandu Durbar SquareThis short hike starts from the gate of Nagarjun after a 20-minute drive from Thamel. Nagarjun is nearest hill site of Kathmandu Valley covered by thick forest with a natural and historical setting. Enjoy the amazement of this part of Shivapuri National Park, just northwest of Kathmandu.Hike two hours up hill to the Nagarjun gate where Acharya Nagarjun has meditated. Nagarjun also described as Vindya Mountain. Feel a peaceful state of mind within a natural setting. Buddha stupas, ancient caves, and Jamacho view point from 6981 feet (2128 meters) are the main points of attraction. Take in the spectacular Himalayan scenery captured in your mind as well as your camera. Incredible Himalayan scenes of Jugal, Ganesh Himal within the Langtang region can be viewed from here. From the zenith of the Nagarjuna Hill, observe Kathmandu Valley, shrines and monasteries of Nuwakot, and Swyambhunath with the famous two eyes of Buddha. Nagarjun with its natural setting hosts Nagarjun Palace, another historical summer space of the former Nepalese Royals. Enjoy your packed lunch (included) and relax for a while, stroll around for a short time, and take a shortcut downhill before returning to Kathmandu.

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