The Langtang Classic Trek provides you a chance to see the beautiful scenery of the highest peaks of the world. The Langtang valley is also recognized as the ”Treasure House” of alpine vegetation. The whole valley is wrapped with a range of arresting flowers during the summer, and this scenery should by no means be missed. So, let Encounter Nepal design your Langtang Classic Trek and go around some of the most breathtaking spots in Langtang region for witnessing some of the most eye-catching landscapes in the world.
The Langtang Himal is geologically located in the north part outer surface of the Kathmandu valley and just near to the South of the Tibetan border. This beautiful and lush green valley of Langtang is encircled by high mountains of great fascination. The highest point in this area is Shisapangma or Gosaithan (8027m.) in Tibet. While moving from the Langtang valley to Gosaikunda, you will be captivated by diverse natural exquisiteness. This towering and remote region is occupied by Tamang people whose culture, language and way of life are alike to that of the Tibetans.
During Langtang classic trek you will pass through the community of diverse tribal groups and lush woods to the view point called Kyanjin Gompa. Also, on the way oaks, hemlock, larch and rhododendron forests captivate you. This Langtang trekking offers a chance to see the wonderful mountain of Langtang Lirung (7246m.) to the north, Gang Chhenpo (6388m.) to the south and Dorje Lhakpa (6990m.) to the east overlooks the beautiful Langtang valley. Besides, another fascinating part of the Langtang classic trek is Langtang National Park which includes over 1000 plants, birds more than 150 species and a wide range of animals like pika, red pandas, muntjac, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, Himalayan thar, serow, ghoral, rhesus monkey and many more.
Day 01: Kathmandu to Dhunche (2030 m.): Drive about 9 hrs by local bus on a paved highway that twists & climbs over ridges to the Trishuli valley. The road finally reaches Dhunche, after 3 hrs drive from Betrawoti. Stay overnight at Dhunche.
Day 02: Dhunche to Syabru Village (2210 m.): Trek down to Syabru River & after crossing it trek up hill about 2 hrs for lunch, magnificent view of Mt. Ganesh Himal, Manaslu & Mt. Kerung of Tibet can be seen. Trek further for 2 hrs through pine & rhododendron forest & reach to Syabru village for overnight stay. Walking distance is 6 hrs.
Day 03: Syabru Village to Lama Hotel (2340 m.): Trek downwards about 2 hrs through a forest & again upward about 1 hrs to reach Bombu village (1850m.) for lunch. Gradually ascend through Bombu jungle to reach to Lama Hotel & rest overnight. (5hrs. Walk)
Day 04: Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley (3330 m.): Trek forward through rhododendron & pine forested area for about 3 hrs. & reach Ghora Tabela for lunch 3hrs trek forward the trail reaches at Langtang village. Tamangs & Tibetans, whose religion is Buddhism, inhabit in this village. Stay overnight at Langtang valley.
Day 05: Langtang Valley to Kyanjing Gompa (3730 m.): The trek further continues about 4 hrs & reaches to Kyanjing Gompa, after lunch, stay overnight there. This place offers beautiful view of Mt. Ganchempo & Langtang Himal.
Day 06: Kyanjing Gompa to Langtang Valley: Trek back through same route.
Day 07: Langtang valley to Lama Hotel: Trek back through same route.
Day 08: Lama Hotel to Syabru village: Trek back through same route.
Day 09: Syabru Village to Sin Gompa (3050 m.): The trail is mostly uphill with some characteristically Himalayan, the terrain remains forested; with open areas, which gives, views back the way you have come. Stay overnight at Sin Gompa.
Day 10: Sin Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake (4380 m.): This morning you take one of the less-trekked trails, to Gosainkunda Lake. It is a steep climb, but spectacular. This is one of the Lakes located on the highest part of the world.
Day 11: Gosainkunda Lake to Tharepati (3510 m.): After Gosainkunda, the air at today’s stop, Tharepati will see positively thick. Wake up early to start a short climb to a pass above the Lake, followed by a steep downhill section on a high trail. Finally over a ridge is Tharepati, a long day walk but spectacular.
Day 12: Tharepati to Kutumsang (2470 m.): From here we descend more downhill today, with only one small ridge to cross en-route. Stay overnight at Kutumsang.
Day 13: Kutumsang to Chisapani (2215 m.): A shorter day, but with two descends and climbs, to Chisapani (Cold Water), where the view of the whole central Himalaya is breathtaking.
Day 14: Chisapani to Kathmandu via Sundarijal (1460 m.): From here you could see more super views as you descend to the road through oak and rhododendron forests, with some pine at lower altitude. Continue downwards to Sundarijal.