Best season: Autumn (Sept, Oct & Nov) & Spring (March, April & May) are the best seasons for attempting Langtang Trek and December, Jan & Feb are consider as a good trekking months June, July & August are okay and trekking can be done but not so clear visibility.
Duration: 18 days
Starts from: Syaprubensi
Ending : Melamchi Pul Bazar.
This astonishing exploration combines the variety of stunning views of the Himalayas with a infinite number of exciting tribal encounters. The things to see of Langtang Circuit trek are numerous however the main areas of interest are the rhododendron and bamboo forests with an wealth of wildlife, majestic waterfalls flowing over bath in hot springs, splendid views of the snow covered white giant Langtang Lirung (7,200m/23,622ft), Visiting the holy lake Gosaikunda .
Langtang Circuit trek begin in the ancient city of Kathmandu; from where you will catch a bus to Syabrubesi; the starting point of your trek. This is an interesting village on the banks of the Bhote Kosi River. The trail gains increase as you make your way along the Langtang Khola,(River) first through forests of oak and rhododendron and then bamboo forests on the higher reaches of the trail. Traveling through Langtang (3,430m/11,253ft), you will reach the Langtang valley and the friendly Sherpa village of Kyanjing Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft). In Kyanjing Gompa you will experience the divine lifestyle of committed Buddhist monks who carry out their rituals in a beautiful Monastery dating back to circa 1300 A.D. Early in the morning you will ascend Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) to get tremendous view of the Langtang Lirung (7,200m/23,622ft) range. A short hike will also be taken to a magnificent freezing moraine (4,300m/14,107ft), which can be climbed depending on the time factor and offers more impressive views of Langtang, Lari Lirung and the foot of one of its major glaciers. There will also be the opportunity of visiting a traditional cheese factory, where the produce is manufactured by hand. Once in Chadan Bari (3,330m/10,925ft), having traveled through Lama Hotel, you can relish magnificent views of the towering snow-covered Ganesh Himal (7,600m/24,934ft) and Langtang -II (7,227m/23,711ft) peaks. If you are lucky enough, you might be able to spot the shy Red Panda that in habitats the Langtang region. Moving on to Gosainkunda, watch the sun rise over a whole host of shimmering Lakes of this sacred pilgrimage site. It is believed that Lord Shiva created the holy lake with his trident. After Laurebinayak pass (4,609m/15,121ft) you will also trek through some beautiful rice terraces and a number of splendid Buddhist monasteries around the delightful villages of Tarke Gyang and Sermathang (2,621m/8,599ft), before heading back to Kathmandu.Guest House and Lodges are in Ridge of Gosian Kunda Lake.
Day 1 Kathmandu
Your arrival in Kathmandu, All Trekkers Team representative will receive you from the airport to any standard Hotel which would have been fixes in advance.
Day 2 Kathmandu
Half-day will be guided city tours including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Syambunath Stupa, Pashupati Nath Temple - Hindu Temple and Buddha Nath - The biggest Buddha Stupa Afternoon pre-trip discussion of the trek. Our night in Kathmandu (1,000m/3,280ft).
Day 3 Kathmandu to Syabrubesi: 8 hours by bus
You will start early bus journey to Syabrubesi; the starting point of the trek. Behind Trisuli Bazaar the road is tricky because of the soiled road. During the travel you will pass through many small villages on the way will be fascinating you with odds and ends. Over night in Syabrubesi (1,440m/4,724ft).
Day 4 Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours
Crossing through the suspension bridge and heading precipitously along a stream. The River you are following is mostly the Langtang River. You can enjoy the walk going through oak, rhododendron and bamboo forests. There is also a variety of wildlife in these forests: wild boars, langur monkeys, red pandas and Himalayan black bears. Over night in Lama Hotel (2,470m/8,104ft).
Day 5 Lama Hotel to Langtang: 5- 6 hours
After having breakfast you will continue your trip to your next destination. You are starting your trip descending towards a steep forest slope to the Langtang River. You cross a bridge and head up with a winding path. The trail descends into a valley to cross a stream and climbs past several water-driven ancient types of stony mills to grind the grains and we also see prayer wheels to the large settlement of Langtang . Over night n Langtang (3,430m/11,253ft).
Day 6 Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa: 4-5 hours
You pass through the miniature village, stony houses and climb to a Chorten and passed a huge Mani along a temperate path of a hill. The valley relocates to a U-shaped one as you enter into a level. Now it’s the time to acclimatize and explore the surrounding. This place is famous for cheese and curd. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft).
Day 7 Kyanjin Gompa: exploration day
Kyanjin Ri (4,800m/15,748ft) and Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) are the good viewpoints in the area that you can climb. After the breakfast visit Tserko Ri (5000m) for spectacular view of the Langtang range, langtang Lirung, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and the foot of the huge Lirung Glacier. Back to guest house for Lunch having short rest and walk around the Kyanjing valley with guide. Over night Kyanjin Gompa.
Day 8 Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours
Today you shall get back to Lama Hotel. All the way downhill but you will see unbelievable views of towering mountain what you have missed on the way up. Take more time to walk very slowly. Over night in Lama Hotel. (2,470m/8,104ft).
Day 9 Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru: 5-6 hours
The trail decent to river, cross the river and ascend to Thulo Syabru. You can see the attractive view of Langtang Himal and more. On the way of your trek you will pass through pine and Junieerps forests. Oh! the more interesting will be to trap all these glowing views into your camp. Overnight in Thulo Syabru (2,230m/ 7,316ft).
Day 10 Thulo Syabru- Shing Gomba: 3-5 hours
You take the broad trail climbing up to Dimsa village and the trial continues less steeply, through rhododendron, hemlock and Oak forests to Sing Gomba monastery. On the way of your trek you will see extraordinary views of Langtang Himala and langtang valley. Sing Gomba is another popular place for Cheese. Our night in Sing Gomba (3,330m/10,925ft).
Day 11 Sing Gomba to Gosainkunda: 5-6 hours
The trail ascends smoothly through rhododendron covered point to the top of the rim and through a forested area. The area in-between Sing Gomba and Laurebina Yak is a sanctuary for the red panda, an endangered species that the Nepalese call cat bear. You return to the ridge path and climb a wider route through alpine country to arrive at a Gosainkunda. Now it’s the time to explore around the Lakes and pass the night in Gosainkund (4,460m/14,632ft).
Day 12 Gosainkunda to Ghopte: 5-6 hours
It’s a bit challenging day, the trail is to climb rough. Passing three more small lakes, the trail ascends and crosses Laurebina La (4,609m/15,121ft) after the pass, the path down to Phedi and continuous walk up and down through out crossing a rocky hill with pine, rhododendron trees. Overnight in Ghopte(3,440m/11,286ft).
Day 13 Ghopte- to Malemchi Gaon: 6-7 hours
Slightly down through a forested area and climb through a dry river-bed to arrive at a Kharka which is surrounded by rhododendron forest. You climb through the forest to arrive at the village of Thare Pati. Climbing directly above the village gives you a marvelous view of the Jugal area. Cross the village and enter a forested area, again descending to Melamchi River followed by still again climbing to the Malemchi Gaon shooting a lot photos. (2,560m/8,399ft) for overnight.
Day 14 Malemchi Gaon toTarke Gyang: 5-7 hours
The day you cross the threshold of a cultural destination it’s called Helambu Region, walk up to Tarke Ghyang where you can enjoy with Sherpa culture with traditional village and monasteries. The stony houses are close together with narrow always separating them. While sleeping in Tarke Ghyang(2,590m/8,497ft).
Day 15 Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang: 3-5 hours
You will cross small forest with the view of beautiful village of Helembu region. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the pretty Sharpa village of Gangyul. The people of this village practice Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism, the same as the national religion of Bhutan the odd aspect. Overnight in Sermathang(2,610m/8,563ft).
Day 16 Sermathang to Malemchi Pul Bazaar via Katmandu : 3-4 hours trek , 5 hours bus drive
Short walk down to Malemchi Puul Bazaar with many Sherpa village and catch a ride transport to Katmandu. All Trekkers Team welcomes you again. Congratulations! on the achievement of your trek