Short Langtang trekking is an admirable trekking destination that begins with Cultural heritage sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley. Walking in the langtang Valley through Verdant Forest & Tibatan settlements from Syapru besi to kyangin Gompa & Tserko-Ri for spectacular sunrise view than same way back to Syapru is short Langtang trekking.
Short Langtang trekking is one of the scenic and most visited trekking trails in Nepal. This trekking routes provides you a magnificent snow cap mountain views and other many beautiful landscape with more than 1000 different plants, 150 types of birds,and other many rare animals so these all attractions makes short Langtang Valley trek a popular destination and once in a life time achievements for all different types of trekkers.
Short Langtang trekking is one of the beautiful trails for the trekkers, who love to be close by the nature and scenic view of the Langtang valley as it is low risk of mountain sickness trip and also basic trekking equipment will be enough to complete it. Trekking and hiking in Langtang valley offers you the spectacular views of snow capped mountains, ragged rocks and dense pine forest along the way through the beautiful valley.
The short Langtang trekking offers great mountain views, the beautiful scenario of nature including some rare wild animals as well as some really high snow cap mountains such as Gangchhenpo(6388 mtr), Dokpu (5930 mtr) Mayakangri(5846 mtr) yala peak (5500 mtr) Langtang Lirung (7246 mtr) and many others. Langtang trekking is starts from Kathmandu valley and ends also in Kathmandu.
Short Langtang trekking Itinerary:
DAY 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m).
DAY 2: Drive to Syaprubeshi (1545 m).
DAY 3: Trek to Lama Hotel (2375 m)
DAY 4: Trek to Langtang (3510 m).
DAY 5: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3867 m).
DAY 6: Acclimatization day- day hike to Tserko-ri (5000 m)
DAY 7: Trek to Lama Hotel.
DAY 8: Trek to Syaprubesi.
DAY 9: Drive to Kathmandu in the morning
DAY 10: Departure day
Short Langtang trekking Highlights
DAY 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350).
As we have chat about orip and time to land at Kathmandu airport we will give you a private comfortable transport from airport to your hotel. Our team members will be in airport with your name which is easy to meet you tan he will drop you to your hotel.
DAY 2: Drive to Syaprubeshi (1545m).
There is two options to go to Syaprubesi either private transport or public bus. If we go by public bus it takes about 13 hours to reach at Syaprubeshi and if you go by private transport takes 10 hours. If you wanna go by private the cost of your rip going to be slightly more. The road is very narrow and we follow the valley to the east from Kathmandu after 9 to 10 hours we will reach at Syaprubeshi, where we will stay overnight in the lodge.
DAY 3: Trek to Lama Hotel (2375m)
We start to walk early morning after we finish our breakfast in the lodge. We will have to cross the river recently when you start to walk to the other side of the hill over the bridge. After crossing this bridge we walk along the river gradually in to the green scenic valley and some small tea house along the way. We will have to follow the small trail going up gradually and steeply some time till Lama Hotel where we will stop for the night and our dinner.
DAY 4: Trek to Langtang (3510m).
We trek to Langtang in the morning again, langtang is a name of small village where we will sleep a night we follow the small trekking route along the river from Lama Hotel. The trails is not that difficult this day because we walk under the shadow gradually till Langtang. After we walk about 2 to 3 hours we reach at Ghoda Tabela where we take our lunch in the small tea house, it is open beautiful valley. After Lunch we walk through the valley again and we almost cross the tress already after lunch place, it means we will have even clear mountain views and valley. After 2 hours walk from lunch place we are already at Langtang which is one of the best destination to spent the night of this trek. We will have a night break there in the lodge.
DAY 5: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3867 m).
When we are ready after we finish our breakfast and billing at the lodge we starts our day journey to Kyanjin Gompa, Which is Principal Gompa of this area. We pass by prayer flags, Chortens, Art, Mani walls, water mills with sacred mounds of the Rock. We going to pass the largest Mani wall of Nepal this day which is made by stone and written by buddies mantras on them. We will visit the beautiful buddies shrines of Buddhism and explore the spectacular snow cap mountain view at the evening.
DAY 6: Acclimatization day- day hike to Tserko-ri (5000m)
We begin our day hike I the early morning with our small day hike bag with bottle of water, medicine and some dry food. We explore Tserko-ri which is 5000 m high and the view will be unbelievable once we reach there as well as the spectacular sunrise view of Langtang mountain range. The Yak pastures, birds, yaks, Glaciers are the major attractions while you are walking this day. We will be back to kyanjin Gompa after late afternoon and explore Gompa by praying time. Overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.
DAY 7: Trek to Lama Hotel.
We retrace our tired legs step to Lama Hotel after we finish our breakfast we follow the same trail through the forest and some tea house along the route and we walk downhill most of the time to Lama Hotel. We will also enjoy the different prospective of Himalaya range way back via same way which is we missed way up. We will lovely over night stay at Lama Hotel. It is about 6 to 7 hours walk.
DAY 8: Trek to Syaprubesi.
We start to walk after we finish our food in the morning. This day we will have easy walking and also short walk retrace step to Syaprubesi. We follow the river and walk through the forest and damp trail most of the time. Overnight stay at Syaprubesi.
DAY 9: Drive to Kathmandu in the morning.
We begin our drive in the morning because we have long way back to Kathmandu so to save to the time it is better to leave early. It is about 9 to 10 hours drive to Kathmandu visa same road that we took before we start to walk from Syaprubesi.
DAY 10: Departure day
We will provides you a private car/jeep from your hotel to airport as we have deal and chat , it is just 30- minute drive from tourist area Thamel to Airport/
Note : The above itineraries are just a subject to change due to groups condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries after consulting to your guide or assistance Guide.
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Can I get Nepal visa when I reach in Kathmandu airport?
There are two option to go to Nepal either by plane landing in Tribhuvan international airport or go through Sunauli boarder between Nepal and India. When you reach in Kathmandu airport you can get you visa within a few minute which is easy just fill up the form, get two p.p size photo s,passport that’s all you need than after you have to pay the visa charge which is as bellows:
1. 90 Days visa cost = 100 USD
2. 15 Days visa cost= 25 USD
3. 30 Days visa cost= 30 USD
If you go to Nepal from India boarder Sunauli you just need your passport, photo and money which I mentioned above than you will get visa. It is quite long drive but to explore better south to north of Nepal you can go to Nepal from boarder side.
Is Nepal safe to visit?
Yes Nepal is a safe country even after earthquake we had already thousands of visitors each month. About 10 years ago we had really big civil war between revel party Maoist and government but now both did peace agreement and handling government together. So where ever you travel in Nepal is safe especially if you travel or trek with a authorized guide you can easily experience the culture, tradition, localities and many other fact about Nepal. So if you are thinking to go to Nepal but getting confused plz doesn’t hesitate it is safe to go to Nepal.
Which area of Kathmandu is best to stay?
There are many areas in Kathmandu where you can stay and spent your time but if you stay around Thamel area or in side Thamel you will enjoy better because there are many best restaurant, Lodges, Club, bar, local restaurant, money exchange, bank so no so you can get all kind of facilities if you stay in Thamel area or nearby.
There are few categories hotels you will get Which is hostel about 12 USD, General hotel with hot water 15 USD, 2* Hotel about 20 USD, 3 * Hotel 30 USD.
How to find best trekking agency in Nepal?
There are so many agency in Nepal up on your budget you can find Cheap, Moderate, or Luxury all kind of trip services. I would suggest you to see company profile, their Reviews, and response of the agency if possible talk on phone and decide before you sent advance.
If you go on Google also you can find some highlighted agency too but don’t belief the agency have many reviews you should face the manager or director than you can see his potential and services.
What kind of trekking equipments do I need to bring for trekking?
There are many categories of trekking in Nepal and has also differences of temperatures where do you want to go in this way your trekking equipments will determine but as usaual this are the list of trekking equipments just click the link here.
What is the best time to go to Nepal for trekking?
Generally you can trek in Nepal all year too, but you should go to the right place mostly lower loop area trek if you are visiting Nepal in Monsoon or winter. The best time to visit Nepal is September to Dec ember and February to May. These months does not get any obstacles such as too cold, landslides, heavy rain fall etc.
What is tea house trekking? Is it safe?
Tea house trekking is common activities for trekking in Nepal now as it is easy to mange and safe compare to camping trek. Tea house trek means you will sleep in the small house, and lodges each night of your trekking. You get to experience the culture, localities, traditions and many other interesting things if you stay at tea house.
Tea house trek generally they need to get authority from Nepal government to run the tea house so we will be safe if we are staying at tea house because just in case if they behave negatively we can complain him/her straight to the government related office. But camping trek does not have this option it is all at your own risk.
What kind of food can I get in Nepal?
Nepal is a small country but has mix inhabitant people it means there are so many different foods. Generally we serve all kind of food I city such as Indian, Nepali, continental, Italia, western and Tibetan. So when you are in city you can have all those items and taste of the food but during the trekking you should not expect all kind of food but still tea house from the trek will serve you spaghetti, pizza, Nepali food (Thali), Momo, fried noodles, rice, chicken, buffalo item food, eat which is enough to try al different taste in different day.
Do you also reserve hotel and plane tickets?
Yes we used to do this since many years and we will provide you a quick service and reasonable price. Beside this we also organize, rafting, City tour, home stay, volunteering plus trek, jungle safari and many more.
How much does it cost for hiring guide and porter in Nepal?
Hiring a guide and porter is easy not so expensive as every visitor can offer for their safety and also to help your trip. Professional trekking guide cost 40 USD a day who will give you totally excellent service and information the 2nd level guide cost 30 USD a day he is good enough and speak good English though and porter cost 25 USD a day including his insurance which is important while you are in Himalaya.