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The superb day hikes from Kyanjin Gompa in particular offer spectacular close-up views of the surrounding peaks and glaciers of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Kimshung (6781m) and Langshisha Ri (6370m). It's worth budgeting a couple of days here to take advantage of the fabulous scenic side trips.

After suffering greatly in the 2015 earthquake, the valley is now fully open for business. Choose to trek here and you'll be directly contributing to the recovery of communities who lost much on that dark day.

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Langtang Valley Trek

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productThe Langtang valley trek is a pure blend of natural and cultural richness; witness great scenic landscapes, snow-capped mountains, rhododendron forests along with the great culture and traditions of the Tamang and Sherpa people. It is a short and moderate trek taking not more than a week. Although, adding in a few days for side tours into the valley isn’t a bad idea.Syabrubesi is the starting point for the trek. It takes an eight hour drive from Kathmandu to reach Syabrubesi. From there we ascend to the Kyanjin Gompa.One of the highlights of this region of Nepal is the Langtang National Park. The park is home to approximately 4,500 residents with most of them being of the Tamang ethnicity. The park is rich in flora and fauna. The park is filled with oak, maple, pine, and several types of rhododendron. Its home to some of the rarest creatures on the planet like the Himalayan black bear, the Himalayan tahr, rhesus monkeys and red pandas. There have also been stories of Yeti sightings in the area.The park also includes religious and spiritual sights like the Gosainkunda lakes, sacred to Hindus and Kyanjin Gompa, sacred to Buddhists.The trek offers great views of Pemthang Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, and Kangchenpo. If you are looking for something moderate, quick, and fulfilling, this is it!Pass By: Kyanjin Gompa, Langtang National Park, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

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Explore the nature and culture together

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productLangtang circuit trek starts with a drive to Syabrubesi village and then one hikes to beautiful Langtang valley. Once reaching Kyanjin Gompa, we get to enjoy the charming views of surrounding mountains and we leave the valley heading towards holy Gosaikunda lake, where thousands of pilgrims from Hinduism and Buddhism visit for a holy bathe once a year in the month of August at Full Moon day. The final step will be going over the highest pass of the east and also the highest spot of this adventure, Lauribina pass before heading back towards Kathmandu.The best point of Langtang valley with Gosaikunda lake trekking is that almost anyone can join this trip and complete it no matter if you are a beginner or a professional trekker. Since Langtang trekking not as much popular as other regions (which can change in coming years), you won’t find a lot of visitors in this region. Spring and autumn is again the best time to do this journey.Detailed Itinerary:Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, D, HotelWelcome to Nepal. As soon as you land and get out of the airport gate after clearing the formalities of getting visa, you will see our cheerful teams waiting for you with your name placard. You will be transferred to hotel. Meeting with the teams (Company staffs and your guide) and briefing over the dinner while enjoying the cultural music and dance.Day 02: Preparation day in Kathmandu B, HotelWe will prepare all the required documents required for the trekking. You can also buy or hire the necessary gears and equipment in this day. For those who wish to go for the sightseeing please don’t hesitate to talk to your guide or team leader.Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1460m 7hrs, BLD, TeahouseDrive through the North Western side of the Kathmandu valley to get to the other side of the country, Syabrubesi which is the starting point of our trek. You will experience the mountainous difficult roads, the winding turns, see the scattered villages on the cliffs while also feeling the change in the weather on the route as it starts getting chiller henceforth.Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2430m 6hrs, BLD, TeahouseEnjoy your short day walk through the oak, rhododendron and bamboo forests. Follow the Langtang river upstream most of the way to get to Lama hotel for the night stop.Day 05: Trek to Langtang village 3430m 6hrs, BLD, TeahouseAfter breakfast, we will continue our journey. Enter into the dense forest after descending for some time. Get your permits checked in Ghora Tabela before continuing to the biggest village in the Langtang region, Langtang village.Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3870m 4hrs, BLD, TeahouseIn this beautiful day, you will pass through the tiny stone-built houses and the mani Chortens along the gentle path. Finally arrive in the stunning village surrounded by the magnificent peaks, the Kyanjin village.Day 07: At Kyanjin Gompa, rest and hike, BLD, TeahouseSince it’s the resting day, you can opt to hike to one or both of the best viewpoints in the region Kyanjin Ri 4800m and Tserko Ri 5000m to see the panoramic Himalayan views. Also hike around the villages and taste the locally made, famous cheese and curd.Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel 6hrs, BLD, TeahouseTaking the snaps of the spectacular mountain views on the way, descend the same way back down to the Lama hotel, the one we took earlier. Overnight in the Lama hotel again.Day 09: Trek to Thulo Syabru 2211m 5hrs, BLD, TeahouseAs we continue our journey, we descend to the Langtang river, cross it and ascend to go towards Thulo Syabru. Climb through the pine and juniper forests to arrive in the beautiful village, Thulo Syabru which is very close to the district headquarter and have some nice modern lodges.Day 10: Trek to Shing Gompa 3330m 5hrs, BLD, TeahouseLeaving Thulo Syabru behind, we will start ascending uphill towards Shing Gompa, our overnight stop. You will find few oldest cheese factories in this village. Continue the day walks, enjoying the wonderful view of the Langtang valley and Langtang Himal (peak).Day 11: Trek to Gosaikunda lake 4380m 5hrs, BLD, TeahouseStart this day journey with the gentle uphill walk to enter the dense pine forests. We will be passing the sanctuary which is famous for the occasional sights of the Himalayan red panda while climbing towards the Gosaikunda lake. En route, the view is just mindblowing, of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal ranges. Arrive in the spiritually holiest lake in Nepal, Gosaikunda lake which is also our main highlight.Day 12: Trek to Ghopte 3440 m over Laurabina pass 4610m 7hrs, BLD, TeahouseHere comes the challenging day to cross the high altitude pass, Laurabina pass to get to the other side. The trail is rough and crosses moraines. After crossing the pass and getting to the bottom of the hill, continue the journey through the rocky hills until you arrive in Ghopte for the overnight stop.Day 13: Trek to Kutumsang 2445m 6hrs, BLD, TeahouseWell, it’s going to be a beautiful walking today. The views of tranquil landscapes and rolling hills will just blow your mind. Our O/N stop will be at Kutumsang, a mixed farm village of Sherpa, Hyolmo and Tamang ethnic tribes of people. Enjoy rest of the day inhaling fresh air and exploring the surroundings.Day 14: Trek to Gulbhanjyang 2125m 5hrs, BLD, TeahouseOur journey today takes us to a nice village Gulbhanjyang. Either you can continue further to Chisapani or stay behind to enjoy the wonderful surrounding views.Day 15: Trek to Chisapani Danda 2195m 5hrs, BLD, TeahouseThe trail goes downhill all the way to Chisapani village via Thankune Bhanjyang and Pati Bhanjyang. Last night in the mountain, it’s the moment to enjoy and celebrate the good days.Day 16: Trek to Sundarijal 1380m and drive to Kathmandu, BLD, TeahouseAfter the breakfast, head towards Sundarijal through the nice rhododendron forests to get back to Kathmandu. Farewell dinner is served and in the house. Heartily congratulation to all in completing the tough journey and hope you had a wonderful experience back in the Himalayas and the nature with the Nature Lovers.Day 17: International departure, B, Flight.Our friendly staff will drop you off in the airport to give the final farewell for this time. Good bye and see you again.Duration: 17 daysLocation: Langtang Valley Trek

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Langtang Cultural Trek

Langtang Valley Trek is one of the most popular treks famous for its snowcapped peaks, pine and rhododendron forest, mountain stream and meadows. Located just 122km north of Kathmandu in Rasuwa district, Langtang trek is also known as glaciers trek and is comparatively less crowded than others.Trek starts from Dhunche (1960m) or Syabrubesi (1503m) passing through Khangjim (2235m), Sherpagaun (2563m), Lama Hotel (2340m), Ghoratabela (3030m), Langtang Village (3430m) finally culminating in Kyangjing Gompa (3830m). The Langtang Village suffered maximum damage by 2015 Earthquake. Trekking activity has since resumed in Langtang as local communities have rebuilt lodges and trekking trails.Kyangjing Gompa affords breathtaking views of Langtang Ri and Yala peak and with a possibility of a day hike from here to explore Langshisa Kharka (4285m) and Langtang Glacier (4800m). You also have the opportunity to climb Tshergo Ri without the need to pay royalty. The trail entirely passes through Langtang National Park, which is home to such endangered species as Red Panda, Snow Leopard and Himalayan Black Bear. The forest combines a mix of pine, oaks and rhododendron species.If time is limited and money isn’t an issue, consider adding a helicopter ride out from Kyanjin. Not only will this shorten the trip significantly and prevent you from needing to retrace your route, but you’ll have unforgettable views that can’t be had any other way.

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Langtang Valley Special Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Langtang Valley, Langtang National Park, Bagmati Zone, Central RegionLangtang Valley Trekking

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Langtang Valley Trek

In Himalayan Range, Langtang is one most popular region for short trek and long trek which also offers cultural and indigenous Tamang Trail. If you want to see the Tibetan culture in Nepal, then you can find in Langtang Valley Trek. Langtang Valley trek generally is of 10 days and it is obviously started from Kathmandu by bus ride on the Pasang Lhamu Highway. It nearly takes 7 – 8 hours to reach in Syaprubeshi. Riding through the bank of Trishuli River brings majestic experience in this trek. If you want cultural and ethnic trekking of 14 days in Langtang region, we’ve also made 14 days Tamang Heritage Trekking. It is exploratory trek of Tamang culture and traditions.Itinerary: Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu Valley – 1,300m Day 02: Drive Kathmandu – Trisuli – Syaprubeshi – 1550 m (145 Km) Day 03: Trek Syaprubeshi to Lama Hotel – 2380 m by 6 hours Day 04: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village – 3440m by 6/7 hours Day 05: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa – 3870 m by 2 hours Day 06: Sightseeing at Tserko Ri and then trek back from Tserko Ri to Lama Hotel Day 07: Trek back from Lama Hotel to Syabrubhesi Day 08: Drive back from Sybrubeshi to Kathmandu. Trip Highlights Landscape mountain views Rugged rocks and snow-capped peaks Ethnic tamang culture and traditional village Pine forests

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Langtang Valley Trek

 Langtang valley trek begins with short drive from Kathmandu to Dhunchhe, ends at Kyanjin gompa(3784m).  alongside of Trisuli River and Trishuli Bazaar, and continues to Syabrubensi, the beautiful village of Tamang  ethnic communities The majority of people living in this area are Tamang peoples whose religious practices, language and dress are much more similar to Tibetans and Sherpa. Birds and botanical life are equally impressive, all set against the backdrop of the magnificent Himalaya. The vegetation found here is alpine and in high altitudes lays alpine pastures. Trekking in Langtang is best during spring and autumn but it can be done on all seasons except on mid winter.Trek’s itinerary also takes us to the ‘Langtang Village’ which was heavily affected by the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal in April 2015. Our exciting 11-day trip in Nepal comes to a conclusion in Kathmandu, where it had started. Day 01 - Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1462m/4795ft) Duration: 7 hrsDay 02 - Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2500m/8200ft) Duration: 5 hrsDay 03 - Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3307m/10845ft) Duration: 5 hrsDay 04- Langtang village to Kyanjing Ri (4773m/15655ft) and back to Kyanjing Gompa (3798m/12495ft) Duration: 7-8 hrsDay 05- Kyangjuma Gompa Exploration and climb Chorkari Ri (5050m/16564ft) Duration: 7 hrsDay 06 - Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel (2500m/8200ft) Duration: 5-6 hrsDay 07 - Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi (1462m/4795ft) Duration: 5-6 hrsDay 08 - Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu

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