7. From Kathmandu: 16-Day Langtang Valley Trek
DAY 1 ARRIVAL
On this day, with the first sight of Nepal, our team will pick you up from the airport, escort you to the hotel where a warm welcome will be waiting for us to devour, and then discuss the trek, its requirements, and precautions briefly.
DAY 2 KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
Kathmandu is the place where you witness modernization, tradition, culture, history, and monumental perseverance co-existing. The hospitality and richness of the diversity of Kathmandu are unmatched by other cities. We will try and visit as many UNESCO world heritage sites as possible before the sun goes down.
DAY 3 KATHMANDU TO SYABRU BESI
Our day starts with breakfast then we prepare and leave the chaos of Kathmandu behind and head to Syabrubesi surrounded by picturesque views all along.
DAY 4 SYABRU BESI TO LAMA HOTEL
Once we reach the Lama hotel and have breakfast, you will start exploring attractions nearby, like Ghopcha Khola, a dense forest of oaks, maple, etc. The trek further consists of crossing a suspension bridge above Langtang river, with astonishing waterfalls. In case you are a lucky fellow Himalayan white langur monkey, yellow-throated martin, and red panda might also come into sight. We return back to Lama hotel to spend the night.
DAY 5 LAMA HOTELTO LANGTANG VILLAGE
The trail of this day’s Langtang valley trek is steeper and ascends up. We start trekking after breakfast. First, Langtang Lirung greets you, which is situated at an altitude of 3140 m. Then, you pass through Ghoda Tabela and Thangshyap and finally arrive at Langtang village, which offers 180 degrees view of glorious mountains. You will spend the night in a teahouse.
DAY 6 LANGTANG VILLAGE TO KYANGJING GOMPA
After breakfast, we trek through Mundu village and Singdunanda's wide green pastures, where Yaks graze. Before arriving at Kyagjing Gompa, you climb through mountain passes. The village has Buddhist Gompa, a cheese factory famous for Yak cheese, and beautiful scenery. The accommodation will be arranged at a teahouse.
DAY 7 A DAY REST IN KYANGJING GOMPA
The day will be for acclimatization to get our body used to weather conditions, thinner air, and lesser atmospheric pressure. It is good to do light physical activity while acclimatizing, so on this day of the Langtang valley trek, we explore the destinations around. You will get to visit the monastery and cheese factory, and if you want to, then climb the Kyangjing Ri ( viewpoint) at 4350 m and behold a panoramic view of the Himalayas. Then you can march forward to see Mountain ridges and glaciers from the moraine. We return back to the hotel and rest overnight.
DAY 8 KYANGJING GOMPA TO LAMA HOTEL
On this day, we trek to the Lama hotel once again, following the downhill trail. Enjoying the view around and walking for a few hours through an easy path, you will reach the Lama hotel to spend the night at a teahouse.
DAY 9 LAMA HOTEL TO THULO SYABRU
Thulo syabru lies between Lama hotel and Gosaikunda ( holy lake), so we first trek to Thulo syabru. Through a few small but colorful villages, you arrive here before sunset and stay overnight at a teahouse.
DAY 10 THULOSYABRU TO SING GOMPA
After breakfast, the Langtang valley trek leads us to Sing gompa, which is an uphill walk through a forest of Rhododendrons, bamboo, oak, and pine trees. Small villages and green hills beautify the trail. By the end of the day, you reach Chandan Bari, Sing Gompa. At night we rest in a Sing Gompa (teahouse).
DAY 11 SING GOMPA TO GOSAIKUNDA
We visit the most famous attraction of the Langtang valley trek on this day, Gosaikunda lake, which is an uphill trek via Lauribinayek with a magical view of Mt.Ganesh, Mt. Langtang Lirung, Manaslu range, Him Chuli, and the Tibetan peak’s vista and forest of pine and rhododendron. On this night, you will stay beside the Gosaikunda lake.
DAY 12 GOSAIKUNDA TO THAREPATI
Today we trek through the highest point of the Langtang valley trek, Surya Kunda lake ( 4500 m ). To reach Tharepati, you pass another beautiful lake called Bhairav Kunda and walk across Juniper, pine, and rhododendron forest. Ascending through mesmerizing views, Tharepati greets us, and you spend the night there in a teahouse.
DAY 13 THAREPATI TO KUTUMSANG
After breakfast, we begin an easy trek to Kutumsang of Helambu district. The path to Kutumsang has green meadows, beautiful fields, and stunning views of Langtang mountain. Through a scenic trail, we arrive at Kutumsang village and stay in a teahouse for the night.
DAY 14 KUTUMSANG TO CHISOPANI
After breakfast first, the Langtang valley trek takes us to a pass situated at an altitude of (2470 m) in a large beautiful Tamang village called Pati Bhanjyang, we walk for approximately 2 hours to reach Chisapani. You will accommodate at a teahouse.
DAY 15 TREK TO SUNDARIJAL ( DRIVE TO KATHMANDU )
The day starts with the golden sunrise of Chisapani trek leads us to Sundarijal, then you pass through Shivapuri National Park and walk for about 2 hours to reach Kathmandu. Our team will transfer you to a hotel in Kathmandu for an overnight stay.
DAY 16 DEPARTURE
On the last day of the Langtang valley trek, our team will look after all the necessary requirements for your departure from hotel check-in to airport check-out.