A. Itinerary in Detail (17 Days)
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu.
Arrival Kathmandu / pick up from airport / transfer to hotel / tour briefing / introductory evening measl in a traditional restaurant.
Day 02 : Kathmandu City Tour
Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley / visits to many historical and architectural monuments, Temples and Stupas.
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Sybru Bensi
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi / takes around nine hours by private vehicle / very scenic drive good mountain views / overnight
Day 04 : Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel
Today, the first part of the trail follows the Langtang Khola (river) / we gradually ascend / forest of bamboo and rhododendron / crossing the river on a few ocassions / to Lama Hotel / overnight
Day 05 : Lama Hotel to Langtang Village
After Lama Hotel / we begin our trek up the Langtang Valley / through wood to begin with / along the river before the valley widens / lovely valley / we continue to ascend / not excessive ups / until we reach Langtang Village / time to look around this stone windswept place / interesting culture and people / overnight
Day 06 : Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa
Today is a shorter walk but needed for acclimatization / Kyanjin interesting settlement / good cheese factory / We are really at the top of this beautiful valley / base of the mountains / good place to explore further up the valley / lots of small peaks to climb / overnight
Day 07 : Kyanjin Gompa – Rest Day
Visit the monastery and cheese factory / spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung / ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350 meters)
Day 08 : Kyanging Gompa to Ngegang
Kyangjin is the last settlement for a few days / we continue up the valley / little natural vegetation / overnight
Day 09 : Ngegang to Keldang via Ganja La
Today is comparatively strenuous as we need to cross the Ganja la pass at over 5200 meters / the pass is stiff and can be very difficult to negotiate in bad weather / once over the pass we descend to campsite / overnight
Day 10 : Keldang to Dukpu
A long day walking along a ridge / grassland / amazing views of mountains / continue to a forest camp / overnight.
Day 11 : Dukpu to Tarkeghyang
Trail descends / then climbs to a 4100meters pass / views from pass are spectacular / streching from Annapurna Region to Mt. Everest region.From the pass we descend through pine forest / rhododendron forest / past tiny herder’s to the settlement of Tarkeghyang / very old Buddhist monastery and Sherpa villages. These villages are well settled / friendly natured people / overnight
Day 12 : Tarkeghyang Rest day to rest up and look around
Day 13 : Tarkeghyang to Shermathang
Today the trail is quite easy / through flat land / beautiful forests along the way / rossing some small streams / Shermathang is another pretty Sherpa village / ancient monasteries and mountain views.
Day 14 : Shermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar
The trail today gradually descends to Melamchi Pul Bazaar / through meadows and cultivated fields / on the way several old villages with their own particular traditions / Good day / with mountain views / interacting with friendly local people.
Day 15 : Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu
After breakfast trek along a gravel path / to Lamidanda / transport awaits / back to Kathmandu / transfer hotel.
Day 16: Kathmandu at leisure
Day17: Transfer to the airport / flight back home or to onwards destination
(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)