Langtang Circuit Trek

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destination
Langtang Region
duration 18 days
maximum altitude 5300m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $2150
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Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu International Airport

On arrival into Tribhuvan International Airport, Katmandu, one of our team will be there to greet you with our Soul Himalaya banner and then drive you to the hotel. Once here you can unwind and rest, hook into the free wifi or explore the local area. During the evening there will be a welcome dinner to meet and greet with your ‘trekking guide team’ members and all other trekkers on this amazing adventure to Mt Everest Base Camp.
 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

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5300m

After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we’ll have a trip orientation to learn about your stay in Nepal and answer any questions/concerns about the itinerary. Most importantly after the briefing, we will go through the checklist of all the required gear and items and make sure you are equipped for the journey. If you require more items, there are many local trekking shops to accommodate what you need. After checking each person is fully equipped, we’ll go out on a Katmandu Sightseeing Day Tour, around one of the important cultural hubs of the valley. Katmandu city alone holds four heritage sites that are listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List.
 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

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5300m


We start our scenic drive after an early morning breakfast, traveling by local bus out of the valley to Syabru bensi, located along the north western hill of kathmandu. we will be able to see beautiful scenery along the way from rivers, terraced fields, villages to sights of the snowy mountains on clear days. The road is smooth up to Trishuli Bazaar. Then the road becomes a little rugged as it ascends to Dhunche and dropping back down to Syabrubesi, a bazaar town with much to explore including a riverside hot springs where you can relax.
 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

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5300m

From Syabrubesi, we inaugurate our first day on the trail. For this route we will cross the Bhote Kosi and Langtang River and then follow the Langtang River through fertile jungle and terraced fields.Passing the landslide area we will climb to Bamboo and gradually ascend to Rimche located at the bank of Langtang river We pass through rural settlements ,bamboo and birch groves where we have a chance to spot rare, local wildlife including the red panda. we continue to trek up to the village called Lama Hotel
 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

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5300m


Today we continue alongside the river through lush green landscape as we ascend up through dense forests. Along the way, we will be able to catch a glimpse of snowy peaks beckoning us forward. Eventually the narrow river valley widens out at Ghora Tabela., where there was once a Tibetan resettlement project runnings . We will stop by at Ghora Tabela army check post to register our papers .after this the trail crosses to the east side of the river and gets closer to the valley side.We continue past prayer wheels driven by flowing water and prayer flags to scenic Langtang where there was once a large settlement of mostly Tamang people with a nearby monastery.
 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

Maximum Altitude shown

5300m

 

For Meals

Included during trek

For Accommodation

Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

Maximum Altitude shown

5300m

We continue our gradual ascent as we pass through small abandoned villages and meadows. The wide valley offers far-reaching panoramas. The route crosses several tributaries and a glacial moraine and then finally we arrive at the what what once was the biggest settlement of our journey, a place known as Kyanjin Gompa named after the nearby, ancient monastery of Kyanjin Gompa. Now Kyanjin Gompa is mostly abandoned after being badly affected by the earthquake .After lunch at our lodge, we can also go afternoon climb to Kyajo Ri at 5,150m/19,600 feet altitude, this is an optional trek for those not affected by altitude sickness. Kyajo Ri is a spectacular viewpoint located right above the north side of the settlement where you can see amazing views of the Himalayas
 

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Included during trek

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

Maximum Altitude shown

5300m


From Kyanjin Gomba, we say goodbye to the upper highlands and go back down and out the valley. We go back on the same route we came through the Langtang Village and stop for lunch at Ghora Tabela where we register our exit at the army check post After the leisurely lunch we continue going down through the dense forests of the river valley to Lama Hotel.

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Included during trek

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

Maximum Altitude shown

5300m

Today we descend to the bank of langtang khola and cross a small waterfall. We hike along the langtang river past lush forests of bamboo and birch and terrace farms We cross a suspension bridge to reach the the bottom of the Thulo Syabru village spread out along the ridge line with great views of the peaks to the north
 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

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5300m

From Thulo syabru we gradually climb upwards,after passing Langtang National park army checkpoint within half an hour of uphill trekking we reach Daragang . the trail gets less steeper from here through the forest of hemlock and oak you may also get a chance to spot the rare red panda. Then we pass the forest of rhododendron and spruces. To reach Dhimsa and half hours from Dhimsa then trek to Sing gompa to Cholangpati, where we will stop for the night and visit the famous cheese factory.
 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

Maximum Altitude shown

5300m

Trek from Cholangpati (3,654m) to Gosainkunda Lake (4,380m)  – 5hrs
Climbing up you will be greeted by the beautiful langtang himal(7234 m) the most well known peak in the entire langtang range. We will walk on desolated mountain trail with almost zero vegetations. As we climb higher we see more mountains on the horizon; the majestic Langtang himal, followed by Ganesh and even the Annapurnas on the west horizon. A few hours later we arrive at Laure binayak where we stop for tea before beginning uphill climb to Gosainkunda. After two hours of steep incline we will reach a chorten and after an hour more we will be able to see views of beautiful waterfalls and lakes Saraswati kunda and Bhairav kunda, both formed by water from Gosainkunda The peaceful setting is considered holy to Hindus as a place favored by Shiva. It receives thousands of pilgrims each year for a holy festival in the fall. 
 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

Maximum Altitude shown

5300m

Today we go over the Laurebina la highpass into the scenic Helambu region From Gosainkunda  lake .The path first descends from the lodges to the lake, we walk along the northern shore to start of the walk up to Laurebina La the climb starts with stone steps to a water spring , walking further the path continues steeper upwards and on a small plateau (4530m ) to the right we follow a traverse below a minor peak (4680m) here on your left side we will see Suryakund Lake then the path leads through a ragged plateau (4600 - 4650m)and we reach the Laurebina La Pass which is marked with a stone stupa and a lot of praying flags this the highest point of our Langtang Trek we then descent through a wide valley to High Camp (4240 m) and walk further down on a steeper and rocky path to Phedi right after Phedi is a very steep descent to a footbridge across a stream . From Phedi to Gopte is a demanding traverse and after a long ascent we finally descend to the lodges at Ghopte (3430m) at mountain Lodge.

 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

Maximum Altitude shown

5300m

Today we walk on a challenging train passing through groves of juniper as well as rhododendron and pine in a remote, unpopulated area before we reach the peaceful highland setting of Tharepati from Tharepati the path descends gently through forrest on the western slope of a ridge, after walking for a while the trail goes directly on the ridge we will then pass a large meadow with ruins of shepherd's huts we will also get to see Gangchempo and Dorje Lakpa peaks then the descent gets steeper and leads through a forest to Magin Goth (3265m) After a short walk we will pass Kuala Bhanjyang (3335 m) and go on a long descent through a rhododendron forest to finally reach the village of Kutumsang (2470m) at mountain Lodge.
 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

Maximum Altitude shown

5300m

From Kutumsang we ascent . We traverse Jogin Danda ridge up to pass at 2570 then steeply descent to village Gul Bhanjyang (2140m) from Gul Bhanjyang we had climbed over Thorong Danda (2500m)to a dusty wide road from here the path to Chipling village is very steep and rocky We drop down steadily to descent to Pati Bhanjyang(1760m) which is a village between Chipling and Chisopani .after walking half an hour from here we reach Chisopani,with a spectacular panorama of the mountains to the north.
 

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Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

Maximum Altitude shown

5300m

From Chisopani , the viewpoint, upon waking up allows us to enjoy a marvelous sunrise on the Himalaya.After a few minutes’ walk after Chisopani we reach the Shivapuri National Park checkpoint the we return back 28 meters and take a wide road leading down the hill, then on a paved path up the hill . Eventually walking past water reservoirs and large water pipes we reach Sundarijal (1460m) where we say goodbye to the trails and find transport back to Kathmandu.
 

For Meals

Included during trek

For Accommodation

Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu Local Guest Houses During Trek.

Maximum Altitude shown

5300m

Our office representatives will escort you to the airport for your connecting flight home. It’s been wonderful meeting you & knowing you all of these weeks. We are sure you’ve had the vacation of a lifetime & we hope you will pass on your experiences to the generations to come. We will remember you & also hope you will remember us in the days ahead. Take care!!! You can place any of your complaints, recommendations or suggestions regarding any matter through our website. We would be very grateful if you could please write feedback or a review on the website at  Soul Himalaya treks online

excludes

  • Personal equipment for trekking
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for guide & porter
  • Bar & Beverage bills

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