This is superb trek if you are a short on time or not ready for more challenging higher altitude expeditions. Despite being short, the Langtang trek provides spectacular Himalayan trekking through Langtang Valley, and our trek starts from Syabru Besi which takes 8 hours of driving to reach from Kathmandu. The trek follows a trail on the banks of the Bhote Kosi river and through Tamang villages. Tibetan culture and temples strongly reflect this area as we progress up Kyangjin valley surrounded by massive peaks. Path takes you to Kyangjin at 3800 metres, from where you can choose to trek to Kyangjin Ri for the best views of the mountains, or you can steps back to Syabru Besi for the drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
Our team will meet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel. Later you will attend a pre-trek meeting with your guide to brief you about the trekking ahead.
Day 2: Drive to Syabru Besi
- Elevation: 1300m to 1400m
From Kathmandu, we take a 8 hours drive to Syabru Besi. By passing villages on the banks of the river Trishuli, we also start to get views of nearby mountains and peaks of the Langtang region.
Day 3: Trek to Lama Hotel
- Elevation: 1400m to 2748m
Today we set path to Ghopcha Khola, and from there trail crosses a stream as we pass several small bhattis (tea shops) along the way. By continuing ascend, we go across a steel suspension bridge to the north bank of the Langtang Khola, enjoying spectacular view of cascading waterfalls. By reaching 2748 metres, we arrive at Lama Hotel where we will spend the night.
Day 4: Trek to Langtang Village
- Elevation: 2748m to 3500m
From Lama Hotel, we go across Langtang Khola to reach Ghora Tabel. Further we arrive at Langtang village (3500m) which is headquarters for Langtang National Park.
Day 5: Trek to Kyangjin
- Elevation: 3500m to 3800m
Today our trek leads through traditional villages of Muna and Singdun. As we cross a wooden bridge, we climb through the mountain pass to reach Kyangjin Gompa, with small monastery and a cheese factory.
Day 6: Exploration in Kyangjin
Today we spend in Kyangjin where you will have opportunity to explore the old monastery and cheese factory. If you have strength left, you can climb Kyangjin Ri (4600m), from where you will have spectacular views of the nearby peaks and glaciers.
Day 7: Trek to Lama Hotel
- Elevation: 3800m to 2748m
Today we take route back to Lama Hotel. We follow the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and then to Ghora Tabela. After brief stop for we continue the descent to Lama Hotel.
Day 8: Trek to Syabru Besi
- Elevation: 2748m to 1400m
From Lama Hotel, we are heading back to Syabru Besi where we will have the chance to learn about the ancient culture and customs of the Tamang community.
Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu
- Elevation: 1400m to 1300m
Today we will drive back to Kathmandu. You stay overnight in a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 10: Depart Kathmandu
Our driver will collect you from your hotel and take you to the airport for your flight home.