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The Langtang trek is hidden between the high Himalayan range, 150km north of Kathmandu. It is easily accessible and offers trekkers an authentic cultural experience, spectacular natural beauty, ...

The Langtang trek is hidden between the high Himalayan range, 150km north of Kathmandu. It is easily accessible and offers trekkers an authentic cultural experience, spectacular natural beauty, magical mountain scenery with numerous glaciers, waterfalls and a wide diversity of flora and fauna. This is an idyllic trekking area for “beginners” and families – with friendly tea houses in every village to accommodate you. A good variety of meals are on offer.

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    • Langtang Trekkinghttp://www.mountainmarttreks.comThe Langtang trek is hidden between the high Himalayan range, 150km north of Kathmandu. It is easilyaccessible and offers trekkers an authentic cultural experience, spectacular natural beauty, magical mountainscenery with numerous glaciers, waterfalls and a wide diversity of flora and fauna. This is an idyllic trekkingarea for “beginners” and families – with friendly tea houses in every village to accommodate you. A goodvariety of meals are on offer.A 7-8 hour switchback drive through fascinating Middle Hill forest and terraced farming country takes you toDhunche at a comfortable1950m. The trail ascends gradually through rhododendron and bamboo forests,assisting acclimatization with gradual effort. It passes through both Tamang and Tibetan settlements.The Langtang valley trekking region is inhabited by Tamang; a friendly people originally from Tibet, withtheir own culture, architecture and lifestyle. Gompas, mani walls and colourful prayer flags are attractivefeatures along the way.As the trail rises towards Kyanjin Gompa (3870m), forests and terraced fields give way to scrub vegetationand open rocky ground. A rest and acclimatisation day is set aside here with the option to trek to viewpoints at4600m on Tserko Ri. Wonderful views of Langtang Lirung (7227m) and its glaciers are possible from here, ormore closely from a walk towards its base camp. The village has a cheese factory supported by the Swissgovernment.The return trek takes a slightly different route. Days can be added to this trek to further explore the region.For this trek you will need to have sturdy boots, warm and waterproof clothing, a good sleeping bag, a daypack, camera sunscreen and a hat. Our certified and experienced trek-leaders and staff will see to your safety,good health and enjoyment. Our Langtang trekking package includes transport, local porters, meals,accommodation and safe drinking water. Spring (March - May) and autumn (September - November) are thebest months to trek, but we offer this trek in all four seasons.
    • Outline Itinerary:Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)Day 02 Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation repeatedDay 03: Kathmandu – Dhunche (1,950m /6,435ft) 7-8 hrs drive, 117kmDay 04: Dhunche – Thulo Syabru (1,900m /6,270ft) 5-6 hrs.Day 05: Thulo Syabru – Lama Hotel (2,470m /8,104ft) 5-6 hrs.Day 06 Lama Hotel- Langtang (3,430m /11,253ft) 5- 6 hrs.Day 07 Langtang - Kyanjin Gompa: (3,870m /12,697ft) 4-5 hrs.Day 08 Kyanjin Gompa: Day exploreDay 09 Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel: (2,470m /8,150ft) 7-8 hrsDay 10: Lama Hotel - via Sherpa Gaon to Syabru Besi (1,440m /4,750ft): 5-6 hrs.Day 11: Syabru Besi – Kathmandu (1,300m /4,264ft) 8-10 hrs drive, 132kmDay 12: Final departureTransfer to international airport and fly to onward destination."OR"For more fantastic ideal trip to extend your valued holiday in Nepal, from riding elephant in Chitwan to tours in Tibetand Bhutan please, browse our trip extension