Western Nepal is iconized by the Annapurna massif and the popular tourist destination, Pokhara. The Annapurna region encapsulates the world’s best trekking routes. The major and popular trekking routes lead to Jomsom, Mustang, Manang, Annapurna Sanctuary and around the Annapurna range. Most of the treks, in Annapurna Region, including the &ld
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Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just south of the Tibetan border. It is sandwiched between the main Himalayan range to the north and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. This trek offers an opportunity to explore villages, to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. You can trek to Langtang by returning to Kathmandu via the holy lakes of Gosainkunda at 4,300m, thousands of Hindu pilgrims visit the lakes during the full moon festival in August. The lake is also sacred to Buddhists. Gosaikunda is actually the largest of three main lakes the other two being Saraswatikunda and Bhairabkunda. Hindu legend has it that the lakes were formed when the God Siva plunged his trident (Trisul) into the ground in order to obtain water. The Trisuli River has its source in the lakes; thus the name.
The Holy lake of Gosaikunda is common during the trek. The lake attracts thousands of pilgrims a year for performing a godly-act of taking a dip in the lake. Famous for producing Yak cheese, visiting one of the cheese factories in the region can also be an interesting feature of the trek. You can also catch a glimpse of Langur (monkeys) and Red Pandas through the bamboo forests in Lantang national park. The trail being close in proximity to mountains, you are showered with the stunning panorama of Ganesh and Annapurna Himalaya ranges.
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu
Welcome to a beautiful country Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative from Overland Adventure, welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. We will then meet in the evening at hotel for briefing about the trip.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation
On the second day, after breakfast the day will start to our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; including visits to the pilgrimage sites of Hindus Pashupatinath temple, the world biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, visit Swoyambhunath Stupa and some historical Places of kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi
On the third day, after breakfast we drive on a northern highway that twists and climbs over mountain ridges to the Trishuil valley. The trekking will take 7-8 hours through picturesque landscapes, mountain scenery and local villages. On the way we have magnificent views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Mt Kerung of Tibet. Overnight relax at a local teahouse in Syabrubesi.
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel
On the fourth day, after breakfast we start to walk own our pace and the trail ascends for around two hours through the forest followed by a climb of about an hour to reach Bamboo village (1,850m/6,068ft) where we stop for hot lunch. This forested path with well stabilized trails and following the up stream and can be seen birds life around the bushes. Bee hives hanging on a cliff are another attraction for the visitors. From here we again steeply climb through the bamboo forest to reach the Lama Hotel for overnight.
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang village
On the fifth day, we have a pleasant walk and follow the trail through rhododendron and pine forest for around three hours to reach Ghora Tabela where we stop for lunch. The surrounding area is dense wild habitat and many small babblers with lot of herbal can be found here. After lunch we walk another three hours on the scenic trail takes us to Langtang village where we stop for the evening.
Day 06: Langtang village to Kyanjing Gompa
On the sixth day, after breakfast this morning we leave the village and start our trek leisurely for around three to four hours to visit Kyanjing Gompa. From here we have beautiful views of Mt Ganchempo and Langtang Lirung. Evening we are free for visiting the surrounding areas like Yak cheese Factory, Monastery and local houses.
Day 07: Rest at Kyanjin Gompa
On the seventh day, you may have full day of rest and relaxation at the surrounding area. You can enjoy the views or explore the local area or visit some highlights of Cherku-ri (5,150 meters), glacier walk or Langshisha kharka depends on your fitness and interest.
Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
On the eighth day, in this morning we retrace our steps somewhat as we head back from the Gompa. We have an easy down hill and pleasant walk through the rhododendron forest to Lama Hotel where we rest for the night before continuing our trekking next day for the Thulo Syabru village.
Day 09: Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru Village
On the ninth day, our trail leads again through bamboo & rhododendron forest where we may see the local wild boar as well as other animal and birds on the route to Thulo Syabru. En route we have marvelous and close-up view of Ganesh Himal. Firstly easy down hill follows the river bank but last part steeply up hill for couple of hours to get to the village at Thulo Syabru.
Day 10: Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa
On the tenth day, we walk around 4-5 hours through dense forest of pine and rhododendron to reach Sing Gompa (Chandan Bari) which is our overnight spot. The trail from here is mostly uphill with typically Beautiful terrain and last few hours remaining forested with open areas giving excellent views when looking back the way we have come. After arrival in hotel refreshed and enjoy visiting cheese factory as well as terrain forested landscape.
Day 11: Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake
On the eleventh day, we reach at holy Gosainkunda Lake passing through Cholagpati and Lauribinayak. This area is the homeland of the Tamangs and Bhotias and even a short time spent here provides an insight into their rural mountain lifestyles and the cultural contrasts between Hindu and Buddhist villages. Evening we are able to simply relax or take a stroll around the lake and surrounding area.
Day 12: Gosainkunda to Dhunche.
On the twelfth day, after breakfast we trek to long down hill come to Sing Gompa for the lunch through the same way back and after lunch at Sing Gompa we steeply trek downhill through the pine and rhododendron forest and some bamboo bushes. When we reach at stream then cross the river and walk to down stream and an hour gently up hill through the farm field will reach at District headquarter of Rasuwa called Dhunche for the overnight at remaining time stroll around the area.
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu
On the thirteenth day, we drive back to Kathmandu via same way takes 6-7 hours to get in Kathmandu valley. Arrival in Kathmandu guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the time simply relax at the hotel or explore the local area and overnight at hotel.
Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu
On the fourteenth day, as this is the last day of your trip, you are free for shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you'll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.