Trek in the beautiful region of the Langtang Valley, a wild highland region with unspoiled landscapes and breathtaking mountains. Immerse yourself in nature to admire the snow-capped Himalayan peaks surrounded by rhododendron, pine and bamboo forests. Walk through majestic waterfalls, terraced fields and yak pastures as you discover the region’s diverse lifestyles in remote villages. Hike across suspension bridges and climb to dizzying heights at 3870m to stand at the foot of a glacier.
Day by day itinerary:
Day 1: Kathmandu –Syabrubensi (1600m) approx. 9 hours
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and take a morning drive heading north through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas passing Trishuli Bazaar to reach Syabrubensi. The road is occasionally blocked by landslides and debris during the rainy season which may cause delays along the route.
Day 2: Syabrubesi-Lama Hotel (2470m) approx. 6 hours
Encounter wildlife as you trek from Syabrubensi to the Lama Hotel today. The route descends along the ridge on Syabru's main street and then drops to Ghopche Khola (2050 m.) followed by another descent to the Landslide (1810m.). Climb gently to Rimche (2400m.) passing through Bamboo (1960m.) to reach the Lama Hotel (2470m.) where you will overnight.
Day 3: Lama Hotel-Langtang Village (3430m) approx. 6 hours
See your first glimpses of Mt. Langtang Lirung as you trek from the Lama Hotel to Ghore Tabela. Watch for animals like monkeys and local birds and you follow the trail that ascends through the valley past fields with livestock and farmers. Visit a monastery before arriving to the village of Langtang, headquarters of the National Park.
Day 4: Langtang Village-Kyanjing (3870m) approx. 5 hours
Begin your gradual uphill ascent through yak pastures and small villages with beautiful views of the mountains. Cross moraines and streams to reach Kyangiin settlement where you can visit the monastery and cheese factory. Take the afternoon to acclimatize and explore nearby viewpoints to see Dorje Larpa (6990m.), Langtang Ri (6370m.) and Langtang Lirung (7245m.).
Day 5: Rest Day and Excursion at Kyanging
Have breakfast and enjoy your rest day to acclimatize and walk around the surrounding areas with panoramic views of the Langtang peaks.
Day 6: Kyanjing Gompa-Lama Hotel approx. 6 hours
Trek along the banks of the Langtang River towards Langtang Village in order to reach Ghora Tabela. Make your descent along the trail that leads back to Lama Hotel where you will spend the night.
Day 7: Lama Hotel-Syabru Besi approx. 5 hours
Have breakfast and begin your day with a morning trek through verdant forests with spectacular mountain views. Cross through Sherpa and Tamang villages as you make your way to Syabru Besi for the night.
Day 8: Syabrubesi-Dhunche-Kathmandu approx. 7 hours
After a delicious breakfast, return to the village of Dhunche and take a car ride back to Kathmandu with your head full of lasting memories of your incredible trek.
Suggested Packing List: Backpack (10 - 15 liters), sleeping bag (if desired-- sheets & blankets are provided), hiking poles, rain pants, plastic rain poncho, trekking boots, sandals/flip flops, thermals (socks, t-shirts, sweater), windbreaker, hiking trousers, shorts, wool hat/beanie, gloves, sun hat, sun block, sunglasses, flashlight/torch, camera (with extra batteries & memory card), personal medications, reusable water bottle, water purification tablets, toiletries (toothpaste, soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toilet paper, towel)
Food Budget: Please expect to spend at least 20 USD per day on food and beverages. Please note that food costs will vary depending on the number of portions consumed, location and availability