After arriving in Kathmandu, a representative from Vyas Treks & Expedition will pick you up from the Airport and take you to your hotel. In the afternoon, you may take a rest or visit Vyas Treks & Expedition's office. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Vyas Treks & Expedition. For dinner, you will be served authentic Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the country’s food culture. Overnight at Holy Himalaya.
Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft).
Day 2 Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation.
Today after breakfast you start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu which are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.You visit the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which is also one of the largest stupas in the world. At noon, you get your equipment checked by your climbing leader, get introduced to fellow participants, and discuss your trip at Vyas Treks & Expedition’s office. Overnight at Hotel Holy Himalaya.
Day 3 Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 7-8 hours.
You leave Kathmandu in the morning for Syabrubesi, a village which is also the starting point for treks into the Langtang valley. Your journey will be on a winding road through frequent switchbacks. On a clear day you get to enjoy outstanding views of Manaslu, Annapurna and Ganesh Himal. Your trek for today ends with a descent into the small village of Syabrubesi. Overnight in Syabrubesi.
Day 4 Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hours.
After breakfast, you begin your trek to Syabrubesi along the Langtang Khola. You ascend and descend simultaneously through oak and rhododendron forests. After crossing a bridge over the Langtang Khola (small river), you ascend on a steep trail which will lead you to the Lama Hotel. Overnight in Lama Hotel.
Day 5 Trek to Mundu (3,543m/11,621ft) via Langtang village: 6-7 hours.
You continue ascending from Lama Hotel and enjoy the mountain landscape with abundant waterfalls. As you reach the green meadows of Ghoda Tabela, you begin to see the white peaks of the Langtang range. Your trail continues to climb up the widening valley, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders. Your pass a Buddhist monastery before reaching the Langtang village which was affected by the April 2015 earthquake. You continue on your trail to Mundu. Overnight in Mundu.
Day 6 Mundu to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 4-5 hours.
After breakfast, you will start your journey to Kyangjin Gompa, a principal monastery of the region. You pass by water mills, prayer wheels, chortens, with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them. You also pass by the largest mani wall in Nepal, made from stone with prayers written on them. After the short trek, you spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the Buddhist shrine in Kyangjin Gompa and surrounding areas with the amazing views of the mountains.
Day 7 Acclimatization- Explore Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) 7-8 hours.
You spend the whole day exploring Tserko Ri which will also help you acclimatize to the high altitude. You begin early in the morning. The trail passes through yak pastures before ascending to Tserko Ri. The sunrise view from the top of Tserko Ri is extraordinary. You get back to Kyangjin Gompa by late afternoon and explore the beautiful monastery while enjoying views of the Himalayas, glaciers, birds and yaks.
Day 8 Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel: 6-7 hours.
You begin your trek after breakfast and retrace your steps to Lama Hotel. Most of the trekking today will be downhill as you pass through forests and beautiful Tamang villages. You also get to enjoy different view of the Himalayas that you had missed climbing up. Overnight in Lama Hotel.
Day 9 Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi: 4-5 hours.
You basically retrace your steps back to Syabrubesi. The trek will be easier as it will mostly involve descending. Overnight in Syabrubesi.
Day 10 Syabrubesi to Kathmandu.
After breakfast, you drive back to Kathmandu.You spend the rest of the day packing and maybe catching up on some last-minute souvenir shopping. Vyas Treks & Expedition will celebrate your successful trip in the Langtang Valley by hosting a farewell dinner. Overnight at Holy Himalayan.
Day 11 Final departure.
Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organize your photos. A representative from Vyas Treks & Expedition will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.