Trip FactsGeneral trp informations
Tea house, Lodge
3800m, Kyanjin Gompa
BB on City, Full Board during Trek
Tourist bus & Jeep
Nestled in the lap of Langtang Himal, a sacred Buddhist valley was visited and blessed by great master Padma Sambhava. Many Nepalese and trekkers call this their home and paradise on earth.
Langtang is called Beyul (sacred hidden land) Namgo-dagam is one of the 5 most important Beyuls in Nepal. It means hidden treasure land and it is shaped like “Half Moon with heavenly gate”. Historical monasteries and caves with lots of self-arisen marks that belong to Tibetan Buddhism are found in this beautiful valley.
Langtang is not only important spiritually; this trek is un-spoilt and offers remote a valley with pristine mountains and lakes. Starting at the Sherpa village of Syabrubesi on the edge of the Langtang National Park, you climb through beautiful thick oak and rhododendron forests (bloom in spring season) up to Langtang village. Home to Himalayan black bear, the goat-like Himalayan thar, langoors, rhesus monkeys, wild boars and red pandas! Kyanjin Gompa is last settlement and it’s an oasis from where you get close up views of Langtang Lirung (7246m) and other mountains that separate Nepal from Tibet. Spiritual and adventure lovers can stretch the trek to Langshisa which is about 13km from Kyanjin Gompa. The extra one night is spent in camping, or you can trek the distance to/from in a day. Langshisa is center of the this spiritual valley.
Backtracking for a day to the village of Lama Hotel from Kyanjin Gompa, you pass Syabrubesi through Sherpa gaun and Khanjim villages on the way back down.
Day 01: International arrival
Day 02: World Heritage Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (6-7 hrs)
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa
Day 07: Hike to Kyanjin-Ri (4600m) or Tsergo-Ri (4983m)
Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel
Day 09: Trek to Syabrubesi
Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 11: International Departure
- Langtang National Park entry permits fees and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Fee.
- Teahouse (sharing twin or double room)
- 8 days Trek is accompanied by a well experienced English speaking guide and porters ((Note: - one porter will carry a maximum weight of 25kgs, 1 porter for every 2 guests and 1 sherpa will accompany every 5 guests). Includes all meals, accommodation, allowance, Kathmandu / Syabrubesi/ Kathmandu vehicle fare of 1 Guide & Porter, insurance of guide and porters & porter equipment.
- 7 nights accommodation in local lodges sharing twin room on full board according to itinerary. (B, L, D)
- Private vehicle fares Kathmandu - Syabrubesi - Kathmandu.
- Salary, insurance, food, accommodation of Guide and Porter.
- Airport pick up/drop off transfer from hotel in Kathmandu to International/Domestic airport by private vehicle.
- Loan of sleeping bag, duffel bags and trekking poles.09: 03 night’s accommodation at local 3 star hotel in Kathmandu sharing twin / double room on bed and breakfast basis
Note: We will provide the best available Local Lodges in Langtang region based on the room availability. please also expect that some of local lodges in higher elevation may not have attached bathrooms here. Hence, clients will have to adjust on common bathrooms as well. However, we will try our best to allocate the rooms with attached bathroom wherever available.
What's not included?
- International airfares.
- Nepal visa fee.
- Travel insurance / Medical evacuation and Helicopter Rescue in case of emergency (Compulsory).
- Personal trekking Equipment not mentioned.
- Tips for trekking staffs and driver.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Price Inclusion section.
Any beverages, including mineral water, alcoholic drinks, soft drinks etc. unless otherwise specified.
- Any items of personal nature such as telephone bills, laundry, bar bills.
- Services like accommodation, meals & transfers etc. in Kathmandu except listed in inclusion.
- The prices do not include: undue escalation in fuel prices, new taxes levies on hotels and transportation services or any hikes in entrance fees. Any large tax hikes and new levies shall be payable extra and shall be billed accordingly with prior notice.
- Sightseeing, dinner transfers, entrance fees in Kathmandu.
- Cost of Showers during trekking.
- Any other items not mentioned in the cost inclusion.
- Gamow Bags, fleece liner, down jacket, rain poncho etc.
- Internet & Battery Charge.
Teahouse Full Board
Day 1: International arrival Kathmandu (1350m/4,429ft)
Your first impression of landing at Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmadu valley surrounded by green hills is an experience in itself. But don’t be worried, as your Bodhi Adventures representative will be waiting to welcome you with your name placard. Our representative will welcome by Marigold garland. Depending on traffic, you will be transfer at your hotel within 20 minutes.
Day 2: World Heritage Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Trek Preparation (1350m/4,429ft)
The day is spent visiting some of the major World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu.You will have enough time in the afternoon to prepare for your trek and check that you have everything you need before you leave Kathmandu. If you want to visit Thamel, the tourist hub of Nepal where you can easily find all you need for trekking. There are many cafes and bakeries serving excellent local tea and coffees.
Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,503m/4,9311ft)7-8 hrs.
The road trip start crossing the northern valley ridge and drop into Trisuli valley. The drive up to Syabrubeshi offers some spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Ri, Langtang Lirung, Naya Kanga, Dorje Lakpa and Manaslu with Himalchuni in the west. It can be a rough and rocky ride, but as you climb and cross by Kalikasthan, the mountains of the Langtang region become closer and bigger.
Day 4: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,410m/7,906ft): 6 hours
The trail from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (the name of the village, not the name of the lodge)follows the Langtang Khola and is very scenic. You walk through the dense forest where you might see Langur monkeys, Red Pandas or even Himalayan black bears. After crossing a bridge over the Langtang Khola you climb a steep trail to Rimche from where trail meets from Sherpa gaun and Bamboo. Rimche to Lama Hotel is about 30 minutes leveled walk.
Day 5: Trek to Langtang Village (3,430m/11,253ft) 6-7 hours
Continuing up from Lama Hotel you can start to enjoy the mountain landscape, accompanied by the Sound of Langtang River. As you reach the green meadows of Pering Kharka you start to see the white peaks of the Langtang range. Your National Park and TIMS permits are registered here. Your trail climbs up the widening valley and passes Thangshyap and Gompa small settlements with teahouse lodges. Crossing the big landslide area of last 2015 earthquake, you reach Langtang village. The village was completely wiped out by a massive avalanche that followed the earthquake in April 2015, now the village is almost recovered.
Day 6: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,830m/12,565ft): 4-5 hours
Continuing up from Langtang to Mundo is gentle steep then spectacular view of Gangchhenpo comes front. You pass by mani walls, prayer wheels, chortens, mounds of mani rocks with holy prayers scripted on them and the small hydropower recently built by Kadoori a British welfare organization, we get to Kyangjin Gompa. It’s the last settlement of the valley. And itself the Gompa of Kyanjin is a principal monastery in the region. You have time to explore the Buddhist Gompa and surrounding areas.
Day 7: Hike to Kyanjin-Ri (4,773m/15,659ft) 4-5 hrs. or Tsergo-Ri (4,984m/16,351ft) 7-8 hrs.
Acclimatization: This mountain separates Nepal from Tibet and is part of a series of high peaks including Shishapangma Mountain (8013m) and Porong Ri Peak (7292m). It was climbed for the first time by a Japanese expedition team in 1981 and since then is a popular climbing peak. From Kyanjin you can hike to Kyanjin Ri to admire the views Langtang Lirung I (7246m), Langtang Lirung II (6581m) and Nayakanga (5846m). The view of Lirung Tsang Glacier, one the biggest glaciers in the Langtang range is impressive.
Religious trekkers with strong Buddhist faith are suggested to visit Langshisa about 13km away from Kyanjin but no settlement no teahouse lodges so to/from is about 26km walk but this is the center of this Beyul valley. Or Guru Rinpoche Cave just in base camp of Langtang Lirung other side of Ice Lake.
Day 8: Kyanjin to Lama Hotel (2,410m/7,906ft): 6-7 hours
Retracing your steps to Lama Hotel, most of the day is downhill through forests and same villages Mundu, Langtang, Thyangsyap etc.
Day 9: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi (1,503m/4,9311ft)6-7 hrs.
There are two options to get Syabrubesi. One option is same trail retracing back via bamboo. Another option is take upper trail lengthier having Langtasa where Guru Rinpiche had believed to be spent a night and tied a Ox in a rock. The rock has two holes exactly ox nostrils. Then trail further goes to Sherpa Gaon then Khanjim to descend down to Syabrubesi.
Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu (1,350m/ 4,429ft) 6-7 hrs
Your private vehicle Jeep or local jeep or bus you can take back to Kathmandu as your program.
Day 11: Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley (1,350m/ 4,429ft)
We highly recommend to visit Bhaktapur Durbar square, one of World Heritage Site with less changed, less crowded than Kathmandu and Patan. Pashupatinath and Boudhanath afternoon visits.
Day 12: International Departure
Transfer to International Airport for your home return. Wishing next meeting.