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Accommodation in Trekking
Accommodation in Kathmandu
Meal in Trekking
The Langtang Valley Trek begins with a 122-kilometer road trip from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi, which takes approximately 7- 8 hours. Syabrubensi, 1472m, marks the entrance to the Langtang National Park, where we register our TIMS and Park Passes and begin our trek.On the Langtang Valley Trek, the Langtang River is our constant companion. The path begins with a stone stairway in a deep gorge. The pathway has a rainforest on one side and a river on the other. Several times during the trip, we crossed the river on suspension bridges, back and forth.
The strange scenery of Langtang (3,430m.), a culturally rich region, begins to appear. The valley is desert-like in its openness on all sides. The spectacular Langtang Lirung, at 7,227 meters, towers above a slew of other massive peaks. The mountain views appear to become more and more breathtaking as we climb the remaining kilometers to Kyanjin Gompa. On suspension bridges, we travel back and forth across the river.A knoll above the village offers a 270-degree panorama of glaciers and 5,000-meter-high snow-capped peaks. A 600-year-old monastery can be found at Kyanjin, at an altitude of 3,870m. Imagine the faith and perseverance it required to build this and make it through the hard winters around the time Columbus discovered America.
Depending on your interests and energy levels, you can climb one of the Kyanjin Gompa's two equally beautiful peaks.Tsergo Ri, 4,984m, is the most difficult and takes 6 to 7 hours round trip; Kyanjin Ri, 4,773m, is a two to three-hour hike from Kyanjin Gompa and is reasonably moderate. We spent one more day in Kyanjin, exploring the surrounding hills, ridges, and glaciers, before returning to Syabrubensi.
Langtang Valley Kyanjin Ri Trekking may be the most accessible trekking area in Nepal, but it has largely gone unnoticed by trekkers until now. The view of the valley and mountains changes all the time on the Langtang Valley Trek, but it is always breathtaking.Glacier-fed streams flow into the river from nearly vertical rock walls. As we ascend, we leave the jungle and enter oak and rhododendron forests. If we look carefully, we might see some interesting animals and birds, such as monkeys, musk deer, pikas, and Nepal's national bird, the colorful Danphe. The Langtang Valley Trek passes through many charming villages where Tibetan script on prayer walls and chortens reminds us of the inhabitants' Tibetan-Buddhist heritage. Don't miss out on the delicious local yak cheese!
All Nepal Adventure Tours & Treks recommend trekking from September to December or March to May. This trek is also suitable for the winter (Christmas and New Year) season, as the weather in this region is mild. A summer trek can be quite wet and slippery, and you must contend with leeches, but as for the views, this trek takes you so close to the Himalaya that, even during the rainy season, you get great views of the mountains that would be impossible on any other trek. In addition, you can enjoy a wide range of seasonal flowers, such as blue poppy in the summer.
Highlight of Langtang Kyanjin Ri Trekking
Your trip starts today when you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our ANA representative at the airport. He'll be carrying an ANA board with your name written on it. Then you will be transferred to the hotel. After you check into the hotel, our representative will brief you about your trip. Then free till pick up time for the welcome dinner. In your spare time, you can relax, walk around the hotel, go shopping for necessities, and so on.
Welcome Dinner Hotel
We start our overland journey about 7 AM in the morning heading north out of Kathmandu through scenic foothills to Syabrubesshi VIA Dhunche.The first part of your drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth. The path moves along the blacktopped road. During the rainy season, the road is sometimes blocked due to landslides.
Today is our first trekking day through Bamboo (1,960m.). Some of the places make ascents and descents. At the end the trail is easy and level to the Lama Hotel. En route if we are lucky we can see red pandas, bears and monkeys.
We depart Lama Hotel towards Langtang village.. At Ghora Tabela the trail emerges from the forest. While walking here, we will catch a glimpse of flora and fauna. Once there was a Tibetan resettlement project, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer. We can visit a monastery on the way to Langtang.
Today you climb slowly through small villages and Yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included. Overnight in Lodge.
This day is reserved for rest and to explore the surrounding area. You will visit the Kyangjin monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4,350m./14.271ft.), directly at the rear of the village for a breathtaking panorama of the Langtang peaks or We can make day trip to Tserkori as well.
From Kyangjin, we retrace our trekking route following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghoda Tabela. After lunch we continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.
Today we walk through bamboo & rhododendron forest where we may see the local wild boar as well as other animal and birds on the way to Syabrubeshi.in route we have marvelous and close-up view of Mt. Ganesh Himal. Firstly we do easy down hill walk following the river bank but last part we steeply climb up hill for couple of hours until we reach the village at Thulo Syabru.
Today, we drive back to Kathmandu via same way. It takes 6-7 hours to get to Kathmandu valley. Arrival in Kathmandu your guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the time simply relax at the hotel or explore the local area.
Today is your rest day or shopping day. Also you have a option an extra cost. If you are interested to do some sightseeing in heritage sites, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swoyambhunath with guide and private transportation. Farewell Dinner is included
You will be transferred to the airport as per your flight schedule. We will pick you up from the hotel three hours prior to your flight time.
Trip Extensions after your Langtang Kyanjin Ri TrekkingTrek
■If you have extra days in Nepal after completing theLangtang Kyanjin Ri trekking, we can arrange tours of Kathmandu valley, sightseeing, and a trip to Nagarkot, which is the ideal getaway. Chitwan jungle safari, paragliding, rafting, canyoning, another trek, and much more await you!
Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a trek to Everest Base Camp or any other tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience. What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK
CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS
FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS
DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS
FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES
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