DESTINATION: Langtang Valley, Rasuwa / TREKKING LEVEL: Moderate – Strenuous / MAX ELEVATION: Lauribina-La 4610m / Kyanjin Peak 4773m / TREK DURATION: 7 -17 days
BEST TIME: Feb to May & October to December/ TREKKING ACCOMMODATION: Tea-House Lodge / STARTING POINT: Kathmandu / ENDING POINT: Kathmandu
Langtang & Hemlambu valley are easily accessible trekking valleys, and also the nearest of all trekking routes from Kathmandu. These two valleys are combined as one trekking area by Langtang National Park. Langtang Valley (Namgodagam) and Helambu valley (Hyolmo -Ghankyirawa) are identified by Tibetan Tantric Masters as hidden sacred valleys (Be-yuls). Langtang valley is most admired for its richness in Tamang-Tibetan Buddhist culture surrounded by magnificent snow-caped mountains, beautiful bird species, and valley of flowers during spring and summer season.
The chief attraction of this area is Langtang mountain range in the north of the valley and several lakes in the south. This region is also famous for the culture of ever smiling Tamang, Sherpa and Yolmos. The region covers three districts -Nuwakot , Rasuwa and Sindhupalchok- starting at 554 m tropical climate giving way to alpine towards higher altitude.
The national park accommodates various species of wildlife including rare Red Panda, Musk deer, Snow-leopard etc. Common birds seen here are tragopan, impeyan pheasant etc. And the region is also famous for spiritual importance of Gosainkunda lake, for Buddhists, Hindu and Shamans.
The shortest trekking itinerary in the region is Langtang or Hemlambu valley or Paanch Pokhari- 7 days, and the longest is 17 days, Langtang and Hemlambu valley combined.
Mt. Langtang Ri / Ganesh Himal / Gosainkunda Lake / Langtang Village / Kyangjin Gompa Village/ Sing-gompa Monastery / Thulo-Syabru / Kyanjin Ri-4773m / Tserko Ri-5030m / Alpine Birds / The Sherpas / The Tamangs / Melamchi Monastery / Lauribina– La (Pass)/ Shermathang Monastery / Valley of Flowers / Beyuls – Hidden Buddhist Valleys / Yak Pastures / Langshisha Kharka / Ibis-Bill / Mt. Langtang – Lirung / Milarepa Meditation Cave / Shaman Cultural Area / Briddim Village / Sherpa Gaon
TRIP PRICE: 87USD per person per day
MINIMUM GROUP SIZE: 2 trekkers
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: 19 USD per day
-Accommodation at Teahouse lodge on twin sharing basis
-Two Course Vegetarian Meals (Soup and Main Course)
-A cup of Tea/ Coffee with meal
-Guide porter Insurance
-All Public bus transfers
PRICE NOT INCLUDED:
-Trekking Permit fees & TIMS (40 USD per person)
-Private 4WD Jeep
-All drinks & beverage
-Medical Insurance, Emergency evacuation
-Extra expenses caused by natural or political incidents beyond Samsara Trekking’s control
-Sleeping bag required for trek
-Hot Shower and other materials not mentioned
-Expense on Generosity: i.e. tipping trekking staffs (equal to 3 days wage)
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