Langtang Circuit Trek

This amazing adventure combines the diversity of spectacular views of the Himalayas with a vast number of exciting ethnic encounters. The highlights of Langtang Circuit trek are numerous however the main areas of interest are the rhododendron and bamboo forests with an abundance of wildlife, majestic waterfalls flowing over mammoth boulders, a chance to bathe in soothing hot springs, magnificent views of the snow covered white giant Langtang Lirung (7,200m/23,622ft), visiting the  holy lakes of Gosainkund.

Langtang Circuit trek begin in the ancient city of Kathmandu; from where you will board a bus to Syabrubesi; the starting point of your trek. This is an interesting village on the banks of the Bhote Kosi River. The trail gains elevation as you make your way along the Langtang Khola, first through forests of oak and rhododendron and then bamboo forests on the higher reaches of the trail. Traveling through Langtang (3,430m/11,253ft), you will reach the Langtang valley and the friendly Sherpa village of Kyanjing Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft). In Kyanjing Gompa you will experience the spiritual lifestyle of dedicated Buddhist monks who perform their rituals in a beautiful Monastery dating back to circa 1300 A.D. Early in the morning you will ascend Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) for tremendous view of the Langtang Lirung (7,200m/23,622ft) range. A short hike will also be taken to a magnificent glacial moraine (4,300m/14,107ft), which can be climbed depending on the time factor and offers more spectacular views of Langtang Lirung and the foot of one of its major glaciers. There will also be the opportunity of visiting a traditional cheese factory, where the produce is manufactured by hand.  Once in Chadan Bari (3,330m/10,925ft), having traveled through Lama Hotel, you can relish magnificent views of the towering snow-covered Ganesh Himal (7,600m/24,934ft) and Langtang -II (7,227m/23,711ft) peaks. If lucky you might be able to spot the shy Red Panda that inhabits the Langtang region. Moving on to Gosainkund, watch the sun rise over a multitude of glistening Lakes of this sacred pilgrimage site. It is believed that Lord Shiva created the holy lake with his trident. After Laurebinayak pass (4,609m/15,121ft) you will also trek through some beautiful rice terraces and a number of splendid Buddhist monasteries around the delightful villages of Tarke Gyang and Sermathang Langtang Khola, first through forests of oak and rhododendron and then bamboo forests on the higher reaches.

Day 01: Katmandu
Arrival in Katmandu, Kumar Adventure will officially greet and meet you at Airport & transfer you to Hotel. You will have leisure time,. Overnight in Katmandu (1,000m/3,280ft).

Day 02: Katmandu  Sightseeing
Full-day Sightseeing  includes Katmandu Durbar Square, Syambunath Stupa, Pashupati Nath Temple – Hindu Temple & Buddha Nath – The biggest Buddha Stupa in ancient Katmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu (1,000m/3,280ft).

Day 03: Kathmandu-Syabrubesi: 5-6 hours by Jeep

You will start early bus journey to Syabrubesi; the starting point of the trek. Behind Trisuli Bazaar the road is tricky because of the grubby road. During the travel you will pass through many small villages on the way will be fascinating you with snippets. Overnight in Syabrubesi (1,440m/4,724ft).

Day 04:- Syabrubesi-Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours
Crossing through the suspension bridge and heading precipitously along a stream. The River you are following is mostly the Langtang River. You can enjoy the walk going through oak, rhododendron and bamboo forests. There is also a variety of wildlife in these forests: yellow-throated martens, wild boars, langur monkeys, red pandas and Himalayan black bears. Overnight in Lama Hotel (2,470m/8,104ft).

Day 05: Lama Hotel- Langtang: 5- 6 hours

After having breakfast you will continue your trip to your next destination. You are starting your trip descending towards a steep forest slope to the Langtang River. You cross a bridge and head up with a winding path. The trail descends into a valley to cross a stream and climbs past several water-driven mills and prayer wheels to the large settlement of Langtang .Overnight in Langtang (3,430m/11,253ft).

Day 06: Langtang – Kyanjin Gompa: 4-5 hours
You pass through the tiny village, stone-built houses and climb to a Chorten and passed a huge mani along a gentle path of a hill. The valley relocates to a U-shaped one as you enter into a level of riverbed. Today is short walk; allowing time to acclimatize and explore the surrounding.This place is famous for cheese and curd. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft).

Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa: explore day
Kyanjin Ri (4,800m/15,748ft) and Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) are the good viewpoints in the area that you can climb. After the breakfast visit Tserko Ri (5000m) for spectacular view of the langtang Lirung, Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and the foot of the huge lirung Glacier. Back to guest house for Lunch having short rest and walk around the Kyanjing valley with guide. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours
Today you retract to Lama Hotel. All the way downhill but you will see fantastic views of towering mountain what you have missed on the way up. Take more time and suggested you to walk very slow. Overnight in Lama Hotel (2,470m/8,104ft).

Day 09:Lama Hotel – Thulo Syabru: 5-6 hours
First trail decent to river, cross the river and ascend to Thulo Syabru. You will see the fascinating view of Langtang Himal and more. On the way of your trek you will pass through pine and Junieerps forests. Overnight in Thulo Syabru(2,230m/ 7,316ft).

Day 10: Thulo Syabru- Sing Gompa: 3-5 hours
You take the broad trail climbing up to Dimsa village and the trial continues less steeply, through rhododendron, hemlock and Oak forests to Shin Gompa. On the way of your trek you will see fantastic views of Langtang Himala and langtang valley. Shin Gompa is another popular place for Cheese. Over night in Shin Gompa (3,330m/10,925ft).

Day 11: Sing Gompa- Gosainkunda: 5-6 hours
The trail ascends smoothly through rhododendron covered point to the top of the rim and through a forested area. The area in-between Sin Gompa and Laurebina Yak is a sanctuary for the red panda, an endangered species that the Nepalese call cat bear. You return to the ridge path and climb a wider route through alpine country to arrive at a Gosainkunda. Explore around the Lakes and overnight in Gosainkund (4,460m/14,632ft).

Day 12: Gosainkunda- Gopte: 6-8 hours
Today is a bit challenge day; the trail is climb, rough and crosses moraines. Passing three more small lakes, the trail ascend and cross Laurebina La (4,609m/15,121ft) after the pass, the path down to phedi and you continue walk up and down through out crossing a rocky hill with pine, rhododendron trees. Overnight in Gopte (3,440m/11,286ft).

Day 13: Gopte- Malemchigaon: 6-7 hours
You slide down through a forested area and climb through a dry river-bed to arrive at a Kharka that is surrounded by rhododendron forest. You climb through the forest to arrive at the village of Thare Pati. Climbing the ridge directly above the village gives you a marvelous view of the Jugal area. Cross the village and enter a forested area, again descending to Melamchi River followed by yet again climbing to the Malemchigaon (2,560m/8,399ft) for overnight.

Day 14: Malemchigaon – Tarke Gangs: 5-7 hours
The day you enter a cultural destination it call Helambu Region, walk up to Tarke Gyang where you can enjoy with Sherpa culture with traditional village and monasteries. The stone houses are close together with narrow alleyways separating them. Overnight in Tarke Gyang (2,590m/8,497ft).

Day 15: Tarke Gyang- Sermathang: 3-5 hours
You will cross small forest with the view of beautiful village of Helembu region. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the pretty Sharpa village of Gangyul. The people of this village practice Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism, the same as the national religion of Bhutan. Overnight in Sermathang(2,610m/8,563ft).

Day 16:- Sermathang- Malemchi Puul Bazaar – Katmandu: 3-4 hours; 2 hour bus
Short walk down to Malemchi Puul Bazaar with many Sherpa village and catch transport to Katmandu. Kumar Adventure Trekking will host a farewell dinner. Congratulations on the completion of your trek! Overnight in Kathmandu.

DAY 17 :- free Day Kathmandu ,Overnight in Kathmandu

DAY 18:  Departure

Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight a representative from Kumar Adventure will take you to the airport. On your way home you’ll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal. (B)

 

Important Note

Your safety is of paramount concern whilst traveling with Kumar Adventure Trekking.  Please note that your trek leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Our every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, however as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions, the health of member can all contribute to changes the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary. Your leader will accompany you on all scheduled activities.  During your trip you will have free time to pursue you own interests.  Your trek leader will assist you with information about your options but please note that any additional activities you undertake are not part of the Kumar Adventure itinerary and Mila makes no representation about the safety of the activity.  Please use your own good judgment when choosing optional activities in your own free time.

Acclimatization

Our Langtang Circuit Trek itinerary is planned with a high degree of minimization of awareness of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Going up too fast causes a medical condition serious enough to kill. The higher the altitude the less oxygen there is in the air. Top of Tserko RI (5,000m/16,404ft) and Crossing Laurebina La (4,609m/15,121ft), for example, there is 45% less oxygen than at sea level. Your body needs many days to adapt to this so for a safe trek it absolutely essential to allow for sufficient time for acclimatization. Sensible planning is therefore required to minimize the risk of AMS, which Kumar Adventure Itinerary assure to prevent your risk. We advise specially the guest(s) with known heart or lungs or blood diseases to consult their doctor before traveling. Mild headaches, fever, loss of appetite or stomach disorder are symptoms of AMS.

Kumar Adventure itineraries are designed to try to prevent AMS but it is important to remember, some people can be more susceptible than others.

Included

All airport transfers before & after trek

Four  nights 3 or 4-star hotel in Kathmandu twin sharing on BB .

Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu with a tour guide all world heritage site & entrance fees.

All accommodation and meals during the Trek

All ground Transportation: Kathmandu- Syabrubesi – Malemchi Puul Bazaar – Kathmandu by Private Jeep.

English-speaking trekking guide, & porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, transportation , food and lodging

All necessary paper work and permits as per rules Government of Nepal

Langtang National Park Fee

Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS)

Not Included

Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD Cash)

http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa

Excess baggage charges

Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, Early return from Trekking   (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from trekking than the scheduled itinerary)

International airfare

Travel and rescue insurance

Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

Tips for guides and porters

 

 

 

 

 

 

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