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Langtang Valley Heli Trek Tour

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Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destination Covered : Kathmandu

Tour Activities : Trekking, Mountaineering

Tour Themes : Hill Stations & Valleys

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Kathmandu Tour Overview

The Langtang valley is called -'the valley of glaciers’, with over 70 glaciers, where mountain rises, soaring towards the sky. The Langtang Valley Heli Trek lets you experience the riches of the beautiful Langtang Valley with the added thrill of an amazingly thrilling Helicopter ride. The valley offers pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow-capped peaks and meadows strewn with daisies and wild flowers. A variety of sights, including monasteries, a cheese factory, yaks, glaciers and mountain lakes all of which await you in this exciting region. The best hidden destination of Nepal, Langtang valley is 19 miles north of Kathmandu. Although close to the city, its rich eco system with the wild scenery is ethereal. Langtang Valley Trek incorporates the Himalaya’s beauty, unique bio-diversity and Tibetan lifestyle. Because of its close proximity to Tibet, the valley’s inhabitants follow the ancient Tibetan Buddhist customs and trekking here presents one of the most splendid opportunities to experience the people’s unique culture and tradition while trekking through ethnic villages. The valley is mostly occupied by people who follow the Tibetan Buddhist culture and their unique lifestyle in such an isolated region is quite humbling to experience The silver mountains of the Langtang Himalayan range contrasts spectacularly against the green and brown terrain of the region and provides one of the most spectacular sights while trekking.

Highlights

The Langtang Valley Heli Trek lets you experience the riches of the beautiful Langtang Valley with the added thrill of an amazingly thrilling Helicopter ride

Langtang Valley Trek begins from Syabru Bensi (2500m) to Chorkari RI (5050m). This trek is a full combination of farmlands, glaciers, lakes, and spectacular peaks along the Tibet border. Also, Kyanjin Gompa village (3800m) presents breath taking views of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Chengdu and Mt. Dorje Lakpa.

Langtang National Park spreads over 1710 sq km presents Himalayan bio diversity. This is second largest national park of Nepal. It is home for endangered species like Red Panda, Himalayan Thar, wild deer, falcons and others. You can also find Danphe, the national bird of our country Nepal.

Cultural aspect of Langtang Valley Trekking is rich in diversity. Tamang, Newar, Sherpa, and others bring the diverse in culture, costumes, crafts, traditional houses, prayer flags and porches.

There is no unnecessary hustle and bustle to reach Langtang Valley. Unlike treks with flight delays and cancellations, Langtang Valley Heli Trek is convenient.

Kathmandu Tour Itinerary

Day 1
As per your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and one of our representatives will receive you. He will escort you to your hotel where you’ll spend the night. On the first day we’ll provide you with information about the trek.
Day 2
The trek to Langtang valley begins with Kathmandu-Syabru Bensi bus ride. The drive takes about half a day and passes Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of the Trishuli River, you can catch a glimpse of the Ganesh Himal set against the rice, maize and mustard terrace farms and hills enveloped with green forests. You can also see the terraces carved by men for cultivation. The road from Dhunche to Syabru Bensi gets rough and rocky. Syabru Bensi is a gorgeous little settlement that lies at the bottom of tall green hills. The vast open farms lands in the village roll along the winds and provide a beautiful sight. Old Syabrubesi lies on the eastern bank of the Trishuli Ganga River and is just a 20 minutes’ walk from Syabrubesi.

Meals: Breaskfast, Lunch and Dinner

Driving Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Day 3
Our main trek starts from here. After breakfast, we head to Bhote Koshi River, cross over suspension bridge and then cross Langtang Khola via suspension bridge again. The pleasant flow of the river makes the trek quite refreshing. The trail passes the landslide zone and then towards Bamboo (1960m) and Ramche (2400m). Our journey becomes more exciting from here, the forests and beautiful waterfalls accompany us along the way. There is high chance that we could see animals like Red Panda and Rhesus Monkey. Following the path, we reach at Gumanechok where we stay overnight at Lama Hotel. The Lama Hotel is mainly referred to the whole area in general. There are many guesthouses here.

Meals: Breaskfast, Lunch and Dinner

Trekking Duration: 5 to 6 hours
Day 4
From the Lama Hotel, we trek for approx. 6 hours above the Langtang Khola. We then trek to Langtang Lirung. Following the steep path, we reach at Ghoda Tabela (3000m), a farmhouse of horses and donkeys used for transportation purposes. On the way there is a checkpoint. A beautiful pastureland where we can see Yaks grazing and resting will be on our way. Moving on we see Tamang households, mills and Buddhist flags and prayer wheels. As we walk ahead, we get into Langtang Village (3500m). The Langtang Village, lying at an elevation of 3,400 meters, is a thriving community of teahouses sitting in a bowl and is a haven that is situated on a narrow section of a gorge. But it is not our destination so we move ahead and then reach to Mundu where we spend our night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Trekking duration: 5 to 6 hours
Day 5
Having breakfast in the village, we trek to Sindum and then make our way towards Yamphu. We have to cross several bridges and the most prominent is the bridge over Laja Khola River which is a result of glacial ice melt. We trek up and see the beautiful Kyanjin Gompa. The flowing of ice through the Langtang Lirung is so dramatic and exciting. We get surrounded by mountains along the way to Kyanjin Gompa. After Kyanjin Gompa, you would be hiking to Kyanjin RI (4773m) and trekking back to the Kyanjin Gompa. Kyanjin Gompa is quite fascinating. The Kyangjuma Gompa is decorated with fluttering flags and a magnificent wall of the Himalayas. It is located at the foothill of the Langtang Lirung. The open expanses of green land and huge molding brown hills with herds of yaks and goats scattered around its acreage presents a sight that transports trekkers into a land that makes for a fairytale setting. The hills are also a home to various huge wild beehives hanging from cliff frontiers and crevasses, and the area is a beautiful presentation of a Sephardic life of the people.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Trekking duration: 6 to 7 hours
Day 6
This day is the major highlight of the Langtang Valley Trek as we spend the day relaxing and touring the traditional Kyanjin Gompa. Kyanjin Gompa is one of the oldest Gompas of the region, probably built around the sixth century. Kyangjuma Gompa is decorated with fluttering flags and a magnificent wall of Himalayas. We make ourselves busy in visiting and exploring the monastery and visiting the cheese factory where we can taste the delicious Yak cheese. Then we resume our hike for 7 hours towards the highest point Chorkari RI (5050m) to see the amazing Langtang peak and get mesmerized in its ethereal beauty. Over 10 mountain peaks above 6000 meters can be seen from here. Moving on, we walk back to the village where we spend the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Trekking duration: 6 to 7 hours
Day 7
Today is one of the most excited days of the trek as you will be returning back to Kathmandu via helicopter. The aerial views of the mountain and the landscape from the helicopter are one of the most spectacular sights that you will see. The changing landscape of the Langtang valley from the helicopter presents a new perspective on the whole journey. After landing at Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Flight Duration: 45 minutes
Day 8
Approximately three hours before your scheduled flight, you will be dropped off at the airport for your departure.

Meals: Breakfast

More Details about Kathmandu Tour

Inclusions

  • AP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 5 nights' nights’ accommodation in best available guest houses during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)-hygienic, open menu, unlimited during the trek.
  • Welcome and Farewell dinners in Kathmandu.
  • All ground transfers in comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Helicopter flight from Kyanjin Gompa to Kathmandu.
  • Chief Experienced, English speaking, government licensed trek leader.
  • Strong and reliable porter to carry your luggage. 2 trekkers:1 porter.
  • Full day Kathmandu sightseeing with an English-speaking tour guide in comfortable private vehicle.
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek.
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket to be returned after trip completion.
  • Kantipur Holidays T-shirt, trekking map, trekking certificate and duffel bag are yours to take home.
  • First Aid Box carried by your trek leader.
  • Entrance fee (national parks and TIMS)
  • All government and local taxes

Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance
  • International flights
  • Nepal VISA fee
  • Lunch in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses-laundry, WIFI, cold drinks, mineral water, charger and phone calls
  • tips for guides, porters and drivers
  • Anything not mentioned in INCLUDED

Payments Terms

  • * 20% Advance Percentage of total booking amount

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
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