Langtang Circuit Trek is perfect combination of culture, nature, and mountaineering and off the beaten destination in comparison to APC or MC.
Complete range of the Himalaya with 360 degree panorama view is major attraction of Langtang circuit trek. In Langtang region this part of langtang trekking trail is less explored area. Among the famous circuit of Nepal like Annapurna Circuit and Manaslu Circuit, Langtang Circuit Trekking is easier and comparatively spectacular. Langtang Circuit trek is a destination less crowded trek in Nepal where facility for trekker is sufficient. Langtang circuit trek is comparatively easy circuit trekking in Nepal, leading to the most panoramic Himalaya range of Langtang with perfect combination of Nepali cultural villages and natural Nepal.
Nature & wildlife
Langtang circuit trek passes through Langtang national Park established in 1976 AD is most attractive destination for trekker to have sight of endangered animals like red panda and Snow Leopard. After Earthquake of 2015 endangered red Panda has not been seen that often but this region is a special area for the study of Pandas. Till the year 1971 AD Langtang region was famous as Red panda and Snow Leopard conservation area. Apart from those endangered animal Langtang Circuit trekking offers sight of; Musk deer, Leopart Cat, Barking deer, Wild Boar, Ghoral, Clouded Leopard, Himalayan Brown Bear, 350 species of Birds and numerous flora.
View of the Trek
During Langtang circuit trekking we climb (click in this link if you want to know more about kyanjing ri or Tsergu Ri) Kyanjin Ri or Tsergu Ri, from the top of either of them; complete 360 degree of panoramic mountain can be screened at once. This is side trip in langtang trek is one of the ideal phases of the trekking to Langtang valley. Apart from the panoramic Himalaya, Nepali people are well-coming and charming, same in Langtang Neapl.
Most of the people living in this part of Nepal are Tibetan influenced Nepali, their life style is different from Sherpa of other part (like everest base camp) of Nepal. People here has history of their ancestor from 14th century, this could be a matter of interest for anthropologist. It is believed that, Guru Rimpoche took Langtang route to travel to Tibet from Nepal (while he used to meditate in the ASHUR CAVE of Pharping). One of the romantic adventures of this trekking is crossing of Laurebinayak pass to get to Gosainkunda Lake. Some says Laurebinayak as Gosainkunda pass as well. Gosainkunda pass is at the altitude of 4440 meters is not a hard pass in Nepal, easy pace of walking over the pass will make Langtang circuit trek an easy pass trekking in Nepal.
Below is the suggested itinerary for Langtang Circuit trek which can be customized if your holiday does not fit.
Day 01 Arrival at Tribhuwan international airport (1380m)
Company representative will assist you and check in to Hotel. Tonight briefing about Langtang Circuit Trek and following activity.
Day 02 Guided Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour
Kathmandu Tour will be with a local (licensed) guide in A/C car. Our guide will take you to major 4 destination of Kathmandu. Swyambhu famous for self created Buddhist stupa, Boudhnath famous for stupa built on the relics of Kanakmuni Buddha, Pashupatinath famous for Hindu cremation and a holiest place in for Shivaism and Kathmandu Durbar Square famous for the living godess “Kumari”. Our aim is to give our clients an exotic experience, so we will take you off the common trip, meet locals and tour like locals.
Day 03 Drive Kathmandu – SyabruBensi (1450m); 4-8 hours
Drive by bus is about 8 hours with scenic view of river valley. Whereas, driving with jeep via new road connecting Nepal – China boarder will take 4 hours of drive through the river valley. Once you get near to SyapruBensi you will see snow capped mountain, one of them is Langtang Lirung. Driving in hilly road with lots of hairpin curve makes interesting travel for a day.
Day 04 Trekking from SyabruBensi – Lama Hotel (2480m)
Trekking from Syapru to Lama hotel is While walking on different terrain of land or looking at natural formation of pristine landscape one will certainly make their day worthy. From today, till the end of the trekking you will explore village and stay at the local owned tea houses. There will be menu at every eating places from which you will be choosing your lunch dinner and breakfast, which is included if you buy our normal package. You will be following trekking guide, who helps you from choosing food to sleeping warm. You are free to decide on your own but listening to your guide is always wise. Your porter will be carrying your luggage where you need to carry a small bag-pack with drinking water, camera, sun screen and your daily usable stuff.
Do not worry while traveling with Nepalgram Adventure, but do not forget to eat more and drink enough.
Day 05 Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang (354om); 6 hours
Lama hotel is a small village on the side of Langtang river. Riverside is accessible from this village. After breakfast at this village, we walk through the jungle, cross the river once and get back to the same side at Ghoda Tabela. Langtang will look different before and after the earthquake. Today, no tree line starts at Thangsyap village of Langtang. Trekking in Nepal looks dangerous if you imagine how whole village of Langtang was swiped away by avalanche coming from the top of Langtang Lirung (7205meters). Langtang Lirung is the highest mountain of Langtang region region.
Day 06 Trek from Langtang to KyanjinGompa (3900m); 4 hours
Trail from Langtang village to Kyanjing looks flat with slow ascend toward the height of 3900 meters. The scenery of 360 degree mountains and no tree line makes today’s trekking interesting. Be prepared with the wind coming downhill from the glaciers of Langtang range.
Day 07 Acclimatization, Rest and hiking day
Motto of acclimatizing is to adapt you for the pass of Laurebinayak. We climb either KyanjinRi or TsekuRi for 360 degree of the surrounding mountains. Himalayan scenery of LangtangLirung 7245m (the heighest of the region), Ganesh Himal 7406m, Nayakhanga 5846m , DorjeLakpa 6988m, Gangchenpo 6387 m, Yala peak 5500m will make your best day of Langtant circuit trek. If you are looking for the easy trekking in Nepal just hike to Langtang Lirung base camp which is 1 hour away from Kyanjing Village and walk around village. Trekking to Langtang circuit might be an easy pass trekking in Nepal.
Day 08 Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2480m); 7 hours
Descending is always easy in lung. We will take the same trail back to Lama Hotel as on our way up. If you have bad knees, let your guide know and s/he will control the pace suitable for everyone in the group.
Day 09 From Lama Hotel to ThuloSyabru (2200m); 6 hours
Syapru is the real village we will sleep apart from the first day at Syapru Bensi. Do not get confused here, syapru and Syapru Bensi are two different villages; here Bensi is the village on the side of River. Trekking to Thulo Syabru is little bit of climb, take it easy and follow your pace, listen to your body.
Day 10 Syabru village to Singh Gompa (3584m)
Trekking to Sinngh Gompa will flourish your trekking in Nepal. Today will be a village trek more and less wilderness. Scenery of Langtang valley will look amazing on the way to Sing Gompa.
Day 12 Sing Gomba to Gosainkund Lake (4381m); 6 hours
From the village of Sherpa to the lake in the hidden valley makes the day memorable. Once we get to gosainkunda; we can see Gosaikunda lakes (4,460meter), Himal Chuli (7,893meter,) Manaslu (8,156m), Ganesh Himal (7,406m.) and many other minor mountains. Saraswati Kund, Bhairab Kunda and Gosainkunda are some of the major lakes we can see while climbing towards Gosainkunda village.All of these lakes we see on our Langtang Circuit Trekking are holy lakes. Once every year; local people come and festival is observed in these lakes, among all Gosainkunda is the major; Gosainkunda Lake is connected with mythical stories of god Shiva.
Day 13 Gosainkunda village to Phedi, after passing SuryaKunda Pass; 6 hours
After breakfast in the morning we will climb up to pass view point of Gosiankunda then cross the Gosiankunda pass and trek down to Phedi( 3780m). Phedi is base of the mountains in Nepali, the trail passes few other villages like Bheda Goth before getting to Phedi.
Day 14 Hiking from Phedi to Tharepati(3690m); 5 hours
We walk gradual downhill through the village and bamboo forest and climb little bit to get to Ghopte Bhir village. Trail after Ghpte Bhir has gradual ups and downs with magnificent view of the mountain and landscape. View of the Helambu Village looks mesmerizing today. We can see boarder mountain Sishapangma 8027 meters; 14th heighest mountain of the world. Sishapangma is also called Gosainthān in Tibetan Language.
Day 15 Trek from Tharepati to Kutumsang(2470m)
Scenery of hills and village along todays trekking trail will pass through forest. If you are trekking in Spring those forest will look colorful with rhododendron flowers.
Day 16 Trekking from Kutumsang to Chisopani(2165m)
Langtang circuit trekking introduces real Nepal from today’s hike. We will walk through several houses and will be able to see the nature and culture at the same time. Our destination Chisapani has great view of wide mountain range. Believe it or not geometry of hills looks mesmerizing.
Day 17 Trek to Sundarijal (1460m) from Chisopani and drive to Kathmandu.
Trekking ends to this day with more downhill. We will walk through more villages and colorful forest (in spring trekking season) on the trail and exit national park at the end of the trek. We will enter and exit Shivapuri national park in a single day, today. Shvapuri national park is one of the small National park in Nepal with an area of 159km2. This national park conserves Pangolin, leopard, Red panda, yellow throated martin, deer, languor and 250 species of birds. Interesting thing about this national park is that, it is connected with the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. Celebrate your last day of trekking at Kathmandu. Enjoy your luxury stay back in the city.
Day 18: Our vehicle will drop you to Tribhuwan international airport for onward destination.
Our representative will drop you the airport.
We are happy to have you and take you in this tour. But time has come to farewell you with promise to see you again. Have a safe travel back.
Cost of Langtang Circuit Trek
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Note - Price displayed is for one person, Saying that, more people makes the price low.
Cost Includes for BEST VALUE Package Plan:
- Airport pickup and drop by private car or micro bus (depending on group Size).
- 3 nights Standard Hotel in Kathmandu (according to the itinerary), B/B (bed and breakfast) All your accommodations & meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking with fresh fruit after every dinner.
- All necessary paper works (langtang national park) langtnag national park entry permit & Trekker`s information management system (Tims).
- Fluent English speaking and trained, Government license holder guide (both tour and trekking guide, local guides as far as possible); including all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance during the trekking.
- A Strong, helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people).
- Dawn Sleeping bag & Dawn Jacket(upto -20 deg celcius) - to be returned after the trip
- Luggage bag & walking poles - to take away
- Nepalgram souveniors - for memories
- Pick up and drop prior to trek.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit), regular oxygen saturation check up.
- All government taxes and office expenses.
- Local Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu in A/C Car.
- Transportation to and from, trekking starting & ending point
- Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fee.
Cost Excludes for BEST VALUE Package Plan:
- Food while you are in Kathmandu.
- Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport - Kathmandu). You need 2 passport size photos and $40 dollar.
- Your Travel and medical insurance.
- All the alcoholic and non alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
- Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected).
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- Activity ⇒ Trek/Walk
- Activity Level ⇒Exceptional
- Accommodation ⇒Teahouse/Lodge
- Group Size ⇒2 to 5
- Service level ⇒Basic
- Trip Code ⇒ABCT14
- Travel Style ⇒ Guided Tour
- Max Altitude ⇒4130 m
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