Featured in the list of 52 places to visit in 2017 by New York Times, trekking in Langtang aids to its recovery from the 2015 Nepal earthquake.The easy access from Kathmandu, the awe-inspiring Himalayan landscape and the intact Tibetan Buddhist culture make Langtang trek popular among the trekkers. A short trek from Kathmandu to Kyanjin gompa takes 8 days. Langtang trek also offers an opportunity of climbing 5,000 m Cherko Ri and 5,732 m Yala peak.
Day 01 : Kathmanud arrival | Pick up from the airport and transfer to the Hotel | Discuss trek / tour and have a easy evening.
DAY 02: DRIVE TO SYABRUBENSI (7Hrs / 117Km) | Overnight in lodge
We will start our scenic drive north of Kathmandu in the winding mountain road. As we come around the mountainside, Ganesh Himal looms at a distance. At Dhunche we enter into Langtang National Park, from where the road climbs down to Syabrubensi.
DAY 03: TREK TO LAMA HOTEL (2,480m / 5 hrs)
The trail follows upstream Langtang river through trees with Langur monkeys frolicking around. The walk is pleasant with scenic stops by waterfall and river view. There are some steep short climbings at some points.
DAY 04: TREK TO LANGTANG
The trail continous to follw the Langtang river, climbing steeply through a forest of hemlocks, mapples and rhododendrons to popular luchtime spot of Ghora Tabela. There are fine view of Langtang Lirung. From Ghora Tabela, the valley opens wide and tail climbs gradually to Langtang village.
DAY 05: LANGTANG TO KYANJIN GOMPA (3,860m)
Kyanjin Gompa is just couple of hours gradual climb further into the Langtang valley through the meadows. From here one can climb to Kyanjin Ri or Cherko Ri (5 hrs / 5,000m) for better view of the Langtang valley and Himalayan Peaks.
DAY 06: Hike to Cherko Ri (Tserko Ri) 4,985 m
Cherko Ri with almost the 5,000 m altitude, offers magnificent view of Langtang valley and snow peaks in all 360 degree. The view well worth the walking (ascend and decend) for about 5 - 6 hrs on the beaten path, rocky terrain and pasture. You can also spend a day relaxing or exploring the Langtang valley.
Day 07: Trek down to Ghora Tabela or Lama Hotel after enjoying a morning in Kyanjin gompa.
DAY 08: TREK BACK TO Syabrubensi
DAY 09: DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU | OVERNIGHT IN HOTEL
DAY 10: DRIVE TO THE AIRPORT FOR FIANL DEPARTURE
Just in one additional day in the above itinerary, you can climb one of the most spectacular peak in Nepal. Yala peak for fit trekkers looking for more adventure. The peak doesn’t need mountaineering training or prior experience. However, it allows you to try your mountaineering gears and try your mountaineering skills.
Kathmandu valley in the foothills of Langtang Himal shares its northern border with Shivapuri national park. With Langtang national park just 18 km away, Kathmandu is base for several treks in the Himalayas. Short treks from Kathmandu could be planned from 2 days to one week.
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