Langtang Base Camp Trekking
- Trek Code: BATE NEP 13
- Trek Name: Langtang Trek
- Grade: Moderate
- Max Elevation: 3800m/12467ft
- Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge
- Meal: All meal on trek & Bed & breakfast in cities
- Transport: Flight or Private vehicle
- Trek Days: 09
- Total Days: 13
Langtang’s proximity to the Tibetan border, an easily accessible from Kathmandu and its best-kept secret beauties make Langtang valley a trekker’s paradise. Langtang trek passes through less-visited diverse ethnic groups’ settlements and lush forest to the vantage viewpoint called Kyanjin Gompa and beyond. This Langtang trekking offers an opportunity to explore the rich mingled cultural heritage of Tibetan origin Lama and Tamang people, mostly carved wooden windows, lively dance festivals and skilled weaving traditions. The majestic mountain of Langtang Lirung at 7246m to the north, Gang Chhenpo at 6388m to the south and Dorje Lhakpa at 6990m to the east dominates the beautiful Langtang valley.
What is included in the tour
- All airport transfers as per the itinerary
- 4 nights’ accommodation in Hotel in Kathmandu (twin sharing)
- Full day guided sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
- All necessary entry fees during sightseeing in Kathmandu
- Accommodation as per the itinerary in best available lodge en-route during trek
- 3 nights’ tented accommodation in tented camp en route during the trek
- All meals during trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Trekking guide
- Porter @ 2 clients (max weight 12kg per client)
- All camping equipment and arrangement
- Extra porters for carrying food supply
- Cook and Sherpa for the trek
- Insurance for Nepali staff
- National park fee
- Nepali staff daily wages
- Transportation by private vehicle from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi for clients and guide
- Transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by local vehicle for porters
- Transportation Melamchi to Kathmandu by private vehicle for clients and guide
- Transportation Melamchi to Kathmandu by local vehicle for porters
- Fully loaded medical kit box
- Trekking Duffle Kit Bag
What is NOT included in the tour
- Travel insurance (must cover all risk undertaken)
- Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee) in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Expenses of personal nature like phone calls, laundry etc.
- Bar bills (hard and soft drinks)
- Gratuities for staff
- Expenses caused due to unforeseen circumstances
- Services not mention herein
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu: 1300m/4265ft
Arrival in Kathmandu where you will be met and transferred to Hotel, just walking distance to any styles of good restaurants and shops. Our Representative will give you a short briefing on hotel facilities and safety. Tonight we only have a short introduction to the area, just what you need to know before the main briefing tomorrow. O/N in Hotel at Kathmandu (BB).
Day 02: Sightseeing of World Heritage sites
After breakfast, trek briefing will take place around 9 am. All aspects of gear and conditions are discussed to make sure you're fully prepared for the trip, and any last-minute questions answered. After lunch, we explore this medieval capital. We visit Boudhanath, also known as little Tibet. Then we visit Pasupatinath, holy temple of Hindu where the cremation takes place by the holy river Bagmati. Later we visit Patan Durbar Square. Evening: welcome dinner hosted by Basanta Adventure. O/N in Hotel at Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi. Trek begins (1,420m/4,658ft), 8-9 hrs drive: Lunch at Trisuli
This morning we'll drive on a northern highway that twists and climbs over mountain ridges to the Trisuli valley for lunch and on to Syabru village for the overnight. The journey will take 8-9 hours through picturesque landscapes, mountain scenery and local villages. From Syabru we'll have magnificent views of Mt. Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Mt Kerung of Tibet. We'll relax tonight at a local teahouse. O/N in Lodge at Syabrubesi.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel: (2340m/7,675ft), 5-6 hrs walk: Lunch at Bamboo
After breakfast, we start to walk own our pace and the trail ascends for around two hours through the forest followed by a climb of about an hour to reach Bamboo village (1,850m/6,068ft) where we'll stop for lunch. This forested path with well stabilized trails and following the upstream and can be seen birds life around the bushes. Beehives hanging on a cliff are another attraction for the visitors. From here we'll again steeply climb through the bamboo forest to reach the Lama Hotel where we'll rest and overnight at a local teahouse. O/N in Guest House at Lama Hotel.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang: (3,480m/11,415ft), 5-6 hrs walks: Lunch at Ghora Tabela
Today we'll have a pleasant walk and follow the trail through rhododendron and pine forest for around three hours to reach Ghora Tabela where we'll stop for lunch. This surrounding area dense wild habitat area and many small babblers with a lot of herbals can be found here. After lunch, we'll walk another three hours on the scenic trail takes us to Langtang village where we'll relax for the evening. O/N in Lodge at Langtang.
Day 06: Arrival in Kyanjin Gompa: (2,920m/9,578ft), 3-4 hrs walks: Lunch at Kyanjin
After breakfast this morning we'll leave the village and start our trek leisurely for around three to four hours to visit Kyanjin Gompa. From here we'll also have beautiful views of Mt Ganchempo and Langtang Lirung. We'll visit the surrounding area like Yak cheese Factory, Monastery and local houses as we relax for the evening at teahouse. O/N in Lodge at Kyanjin Gompa.
Day 07: Rest day at Kyanjin Gompa
Today you may have the full day of rest and relaxation at the surrounding area. We'll be able to simply relax and enjoy the views or to explore the local area or visit some highlights of Cherku-ri (5,150 meters), glacier walk or Langshisha kharka depends on your fitness and interest. We'll be back to the hotel for an overnight stop. O/N in Lodge at Kyanjin Gompa.
Day 08: Trek back to Lama Hotel: (2340m/7,675ft), 6-7 hrs walk: Lunch at Ghora Tabela
This morning we'll retrace our steps somewhat as we head back from the Gompa. We have an easy down hill and pleasant walk through the rhododendron forest to Lama Hotel where we'll rest for the night before continuing our journey tomorrow for the Thulo Syabru village. O/N in Lodge at Lama Hotel.
Day 09: Trek to Thulo Syabru: (1,900m/6,232ft), 5-6 hrs walk: Lunch at Pahiro Thaplo
Today our trail leads again through bamboo & rhododendron forest where we may see the local wild boar as well as other animal and birdlife on the route to Thulo Syabru. En route we'll have marvelous views of Mt Ganesh Himal, so close it seems like it's beside us. Firstly easy downhill follows the river bank but last part steeply uphill for a couple of hours to get to the village. O/N in Lodge at Thulo Syabru.
Day 10: Trek to Dhunche (1650m/5,412ft), 4-5 hrs walk: Lunch at Dhunche
This morning after breakfast we'll be ready for trek onwards to Dhunche. This is a quite pleasant walk through the forested path and some old Tamang village's takes to get 4-5 hrs. After arrival in Dhunche, rest of the time explores the town which is headquarters of Rasuwa district. This will be your last night with your trekking crew except for trekking Guide. Trekking crew will organize a farewell ceremony, Nepali song and dance, staff members will be allowed to drink to join the party. You may want to try a local drink called “Rakshi”, please be aware; it does not taste good and is very strong. O/N in Lodge at Dhunche.
Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu
Today we'll have an early morning drive to Kathmandu. It will take 8-9 hrs. We'll reach Kathmandu late afternoon then enjoy our night at Thamel. Upon arrival, any hired gears will be collected and your international flight tickets will be distributed. ON in Hotel at Kathmandu(BB).
Day 12: Day at leisure
This pleasant day you may have a full day at leisure and either relax at the hotel
Organic farm & lunch/cooking class/introductory Yoga O/N in Hotel at Kathmandu.(BB)
Day 13: Holiday extension or transfer to airport for final departure:
Today either you’ll have your holiday extension for another tour or we will transfer you to the airport for final departure flight.