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The Tamang Heritage Trail and Langtang Valley Trek represent distinct yet frequently paired trekking paths in Nepal, presenting a blend of cultural engagement, breathtaking mountain vistas, and thrilling adventure.

Note: Trekking itineraries are subject to change based on various circumstances.


Day 1

Date : November 13, 2024

Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, you will be transferred to your hotel to rest after your journey. If time permits, take the opportunity to explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu and immerse yourself in its rich culture and heritage.

Day 2

Date : November 14, 2024

Kathmandu (1400m) to Syabrubesi (1503m)

The drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, where the trek commences. typically takes around 7-8 hours, traversing picturesque landscapes.

Day 3

Date : November 15, 2024

Syabrubesi (1503m) to Gatlang (2238m)

The trekking duration spans approximately 5-6 hours, with an elevation gain of 735 meters. Along the way, hikers pass through Tamang villages, terraced fields, and verdant forests. A highlight includes exploring Gatlang village, offering an immersive experience into Tamang culture.

Day 4

Date : November 16, 2024

Gatlang (2238m) to Tatopani (2607m)

The trekking duration extends over 6-7 hours with an elevation gain of 369 meters. The trail meanders through rhododendron forests, treating trekkers to panoramic mountain vistas. A natural hot spring in Tatopani, once a feature of the trek, dried up following the earthquake in 2015.

Day 5

Date : November 17, 2024

Tatopani (2607m) to Thuman (2338m)

The trekking duration spans approximately 5-6 hours, with an elevation loss of 269 meters. Along the route, hikers pass through Brimdang village and reach the Nagthali viewpoint. Additionally, they have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Tamang culture and hospitality upon reaching Thuman.

Day 6

Date : November 18, 2024

Thuman (2338m) to Briddim (2229m)

The trekking duration is typically 5-6 hours, with an elevation loss of 109 meters. The trail winds through pine forests and traditional Tamang villages, offering a glimpse into local life. Upon arrival at Briddim village, trekkers have the chance to explore and engage with the local community.

Day 7

Date : November 19, 2024

Briddim (2229m) to Lama Hotel (2470m)

The trekking duration is generally 6-7 hours, with an elevation gain of 241 meters. The trail meanders through pine forests and traditional Tamang villages, providing insight into local culture. Exploring Briddim village offers opportunities for interaction with the local community, enriching the trekking experience.

Day 8

Date : November 20, 2024

Lama Hotel (2470m) to Langtang Village (3430m)

The trekking duration typically spans 5-6 hours, with an elevation gain of 960 meters. The journey entails trekking from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village, following the course of the Langtang River and traversing dense forests. Upon reaching Langtang Village, trekkers can explore the scenic surroundings.

Day 9

Date : November 21, 2024

Langtang Village (3430m) to Kyanjin Gompa (3870m)

The trekking duration typically ranges from 3 to 4 hours, with an elevation gain of 440 meters. The route passes through yak pastures and small villages before reaching Kyanjin Gompa. Here, trekkers can explore the monastery and enjoy views of the surrounding peaks.

Day 10

Date : November 22, 2024

Explore Kyanjin Gompa and Tserko Ri (4984m)

Allocate a day for exploration in Kyanjin Gompa, with an optional hike to Tserko Ri. The elevation gain to Tserko Ri is approximately 1114 meters. Enjoy panoramic mountain vistas from Tserko Ri, and take the opportunity to visit the cheese factory and engage with locals. Alternatively, consider hiking to Kyanjing Ri, which stands at 4500 meters, for a different perspective and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

Day 11

Date : November 23, 2024

Kyanjin Gompa (3870m) to Lama Hotel (2470m)

The trekking duration is typically 5-6 hours, with an elevation loss of 1400 meters. The journey involves retracing your steps from Kyanjin Gompa back to Lama Hotel, passing through Langtang Village along the way. Upon reaching Lama Hotel, you can rest for the night.

Day 12

Date : November 24, 2024

Lama Hotel (2470m) to Syabrubesi (1503m)

The trekking duration typically spans 5-6 hours, with an elevation loss of 967 meters. The descent takes you through forests and villages until you reach Syabrubesi, where you can celebrate the completion of the trek.

Day 13

Date : November 25, 2024

Syabrubesi (1503m) to Kathmandu (1400m)

After completing the trek, embark on a 7-8 hour drive back from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, enjoy a well-deserved dinner to conclude your journey.

Day 14

Date : November 26, 2024

Departure from Kathmandu

Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some time for last-minute souvenir shopping or sightseeing in Kathmandu before transferring to Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure. This marks the end of your trekking journey.

  • International airport pick up and drop off
  • Transfer from Kathmandu - Syabrubeshi  and Melanchi Pool Bazaar to Kathamdnu By Private Jeep
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu at 3 Star Hotel
  • Accommodation and all meals (B/Fast, Lunch and Dinner )whilst on the trek)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • National Park Permit 
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)
  • Professional Trekking Guide and Porter(s)
  • Briefing prior departure
  • International Flights and Nepal Visa fees
  • Items of personal nature ie. Soft/hard drinks, Bottled water, boiled water etc. 
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency 
  • Sleeping bag  and Down jacket
  • Personal spending money
  • First AID 
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance

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The Langtang Valley Trek stands as one of Nepal's premier trekking routes, captivating adventurers with its stunning mountain vistas, rich biodiversity, and cultural encounters with Tamang and Sherpa communities. Traversing through the Langtang National Park, trekkers have the chance to glimpse rare wildlife such as red pandas and Himalayan thars. The pinnacle of the journey lies in reaching Kyanjin Gompa, a picturesque village adorned with a Buddhist monastery, nestled amidst majestic snow-capped peaks.

Trekking through the Langtang region in Nepal truly offers an awe-inspiring experience. As you navigate through lush forests and terraced fields, the backdrop of snow-capped peaks like Langtang Lirung, Langtang Ri, and Dorje Lakpa creates a scene straight out of a dream. And if you're lucky to visit during rhododendron season, the vibrant blooms add another layer of beauty to an already picturesque landscape. It's a journey that not only challenges the body but also nourishes the soul with the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Yes, the Langtang trek can be quite cold during the winter months. The region experiences cold temperatures, especially at higher altitudes, where the snow-capped peaks dominate the landscape. It's important for trekkers to be prepared for chilly weather conditions, including snow and icy trails. Proper layering of clothing, including warm jackets, thermal wear, gloves, and hats, is essential to stay comfortable and safe during the trek. Additionally, it's crucial to have sturdy footwear to navigate through potentially icy and snowy terrain. While the winter scenery in Langtang can be stunning, trekkers should also be mindful of the potential challenges posed by the cold weather.