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Langtang Valley Kyangin Gumba Trek

Langtang Valley Kyangin Gumba Trek

Langtang Valley trek

Langtang region is also declared as national park and famous for its flora and fauna. Covering about 1700 sq. km. this park share border with Tibet. Langtang region is considered as bird watchers paradise and also has a great holy lake for Hindu people and Buddhist people, expedition destination for who like to climb LangtangLirung and many other trekking peaks. Endangered species of snow leopard and red panda live here. Close up view of the mountain in relatively short time is accessible only in Langtang area. The reviving Langtang Valley after the great earthquake is worth visiting.

The most flexible trek in Nepal with awe inspiring mountain views, you can accommodate according to your time. The trek can be done even for a few days. Our itinerary which covers all the major attraction and takes you to Trans Himalayan trade route and reviving village after the great earthquake of 2015. The trip passes through the area with vivid culture of Tamang shamanism and Sherpa with Tibetan Buddhist culture.

Trip at a Glance

Duration: 14 days (9 days of walking)

Best Season: February to May, September to November

Cost of the trip: Cost is variable with accommodation in Kathmandu.

Availability of the trip: Available throughout the year.

Grade:  Moderate to strenuous and involves walking above 3,000 meters.

Transport: Private transfer in Kathmandu and local bus to and from trek start point and end point.

Accommodation:Hotel in Kathmandu and tea house during the trek

The highlight of the trip

A full day city tour in Kathmandu,

Covers the major attraction of Langtang area,

The trek takes to the holy lake of Gosainkunda,

Opportunity to discover Cherko-Ri during exploration day at Kyanjin Gumba,

Easily accessible from Kathmandu,

Does not have any flight so no matter with the weather,

Less people compared to other trekking area,

Opportunity to discover inspiring Himalayan landscape and Tibetan Buddhism,

A scenic drive from Kathmandu crossing the foothills of Himalayas,

Home ground in Nepal for rare species like Red Panda and snow leopard

 

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Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Meet and greet by our representative/ guide and transfer to your allocated hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu.
Introductory trip to Kathmandu including sightseeing of one of the old palace complex, popular by the name Patan Durbar square, a Buddhist temple popular by the name monkey temple among the foreigners but is called Swoyambhunath and a Hindu temple Pashupatinath, a popular cremation ground for many hindus of Kathmandu. All these places are listed by UNESCO as world heritages. Afternoon time free for doing trek preparation.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi (1500m.), takes 8-9 hours in local bus.
A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, partially black topped and partially unpaved. One can enjoy beautiful villages, terraces and some snowcapped mountains during the drive. The journey is quiet long as not the entire road is black topped.

Day 04: Trek from Syabrubeshi to Lama Hotel (2450m.), 6-7 hours of walking.
As typical mountain trail with some ascend and descend the trail normally follows LangtangKhola up stream. The trail crosses through forest, waterfalls and villages.

Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3450m.), 6-7 hours of walking.
The reviving Langtang village after the devastating earthquake is progressing right now. The trail passes through forest at the beginning up to GhodaTabela and continues the barren Langtang valley.

Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjingumba (3870m), just take 3-4 hours of walking.
A popular Buddhist monastery of the area and has a great view of Langtang range. Helicopter trip from Kathmandu to Langtang area also land there in Kyanjingompa.

Day 07: Rest and explore Day at Kyanjin Gompa.
After few days of trekking one deserves to have a rest and this place is ideal because of the monastery. People can make a hike or visit a cheese factory or go to the monastery and do meditation. The another best alternative is to climb Cherko-Ri (4,985 m.) and has the awesome view of the mountains. One need to get a packed lunch if you like to climb to Cherko-Ri. The round trip will be around 6-7 hours.

Day 08: Trek from Kyanjingompa to Lama Hotel (2450m), 6-7 hours of walking.
Trek down what you have made in last few days, it is an easy downstream and stay overnight at Lama Hotel.

Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to ThuloSyabru (1910m.), 6-7 hours of walking.
Easy descend pass through the rhododendron forest and a type of dwarf bamboo makes the forest denser. This part is famous for bird watchers. Red panda might be spotted.

Day 10: Trek from ThuloSyabru to Sing Gompa and Chandanbari (3330m.), 6-7 hours of walking.
The trail passes through pine and rhododendron forest. Excellent view of snowcapped mountains.

Day 11: Trek from Sing gompa to Gosainkunda (4380m.), 6-7 hours of walking.
The trail passes through rural Tamang villages and possibly with lunch break at Lauribina. Continue ascending reach the holy lake Goshainkunda. Month of  July people take a holy dip in the lake.

Day 12: Trek from Goshainkunda to Dhunche (1960m.), 7-8 hours of walking.
The trail is a sharp descend to reach Dhunche, the  headquarter of the district. Pass through rhododendron and pine forest.

Day 13: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu.
Take a transfer from Dhunche to Kathmandu and possibly reaching Kathmandu by afternoon time.

Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu.
On a proper time transfer to airport for flight to home or another destination.

Price Includes:

  • All transfer as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All domestic airfares as per the itinerary
  • Full board meal during the trek
  • Comfortable & clean accommodation on teahouse/lodge during the trek on twin sharing basis
  • Local English-speaking trekking guide
  • All the necessary permits
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fees. Most of the countries obtain the visa in the airport. Visa fees are $30 for 15 days, $50 for one month.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu except mentioned in itinerary
  • Bar and beverage bill during the trek
  • Hot shower and battery recharge during the trek
  • Insurance for evacuation and medical facilities
  • Expense of personal nature like phone calls, laundry, extra porter
  • Tips for guides, drivers and porters (you can see the tipping guideline in our tipping page)
  • Trekking equipment like trekking poles, water bottles etc.

The Nepal visa is issued for many countries. You can hire or buy gears for trekking in relatively cheaper price in Kathmandu than your home country but the quality will not be the same.