Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu you will be greeted warmly and transferred to your hotel. Kathmandu is the largest city in Nepal, surrounded by green mountains with snowy hills. In the beautiful old town you can still find traces of the history in the form of pagodas, narrow streets, old wooden carved windows and stone chimneys.
Afternoon half day city tour of Kathmandu, the city will be like a big museum: the Durbar district, the former royal residence district Hanuman Dhoka, the Mahadev and Parvati temples, the holy Buddhist village Machhender Bahl, the temple house of Kumari, the Vestal virgin. In the west of Kathmandu is the Swaymbhunath Stupa, a Buddhist shrine that is said to be over 2000 years old.
Overnight in the hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu
Morning sightseeing of Baktapur.
Afternoon visit Patan, the city of beauty and fine arts. Patan is an ancient city with exotic pagodas, intricate gateways, fabulous deities and seemingly endless carvings. The Patan Durbar Square is a combination of fine pagoda stamps, stone statues and at the same time the economic center of the city.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Syabru (2210 hrs)
From Kathmandu, we drive for approx 8 hours to Syabru Besi. After driving 30 kms, we approach pristine villages on the banks of the river Trishuli. We also get to view the enchanting panorama of the Himalaya, including the Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region. Stay overnight at tea house.
Day 04: Syabru – Lama Hotel (2,410 m, 5 hours)
In the morning go over a narrow ridge into a dense forest. You pass a teahouse and then the path suddenly begins to get steeper and slippery until you arrive at Langtang Khloa village. The village has an ideal location to get plenty of sunlight. Hold it briefly and let a few sunbeams appear on your face. Continue uphill, past the village of Rimche and after reaching an altitude of about 2.400 meters, you will land on the Sherpagaun-Syabrubesi Trail. Overnight in Tea house.
Day 05: Lama Hotel – Langtang Village (3,330 m)
It takes about 7 hours to get from the Lama Hotel to the village of Langtang. This path continues uphill, to Ghora Tabela, from where you can catch a glimpse of the 7,224-meter high Langtang Lirung mountain through the trees. From here you can decide whether it will continue after lunch or whether the trekking for today ends here. If you want to go further, you will reach the Thangshyap Trail, which leads steeply to the Langtang village at 3 498 m, where you will be able to spend the night.
Day 06: Langtang Village – Kyanjin Gompa (3,730 m, 4 hours)
They say good-bye to the beautiful village of Langtang, and we continue leisurely to Kyanjin Gomba, along the longest Manistein Wall in the world. A Manistein depicts sacred texts or prayers; These prayers shall be blown away from the wind. Further across several wooden bridges you will soon notice that the air is getting thinner. Arrived at the Gompa, you will enjoy the fantastic views of the Ganchempo and Langtang Lirung mountains. In the surroundings you can visit a Yak cheese factory, the Kyanjin monastery and the local dwellings. Overnight stay at a lodge in Kyanjin Gomba.
Day 07: Kyanjin Gomba – Lama Hotel (6 hours)
Early in the morning you will go to the Tserko Ri at 5,000 m to see the sun rising over the peak of the mountain. Then, after the breakfast, the descent takes place. A first path leads through forests and along the river. They cross Tamang settlements, which follow similar religious and cultural rituals as the Tibetans. You’ll stay at the famous Lama Hotel.
Day 08: Lama Hotel – Thulo Syabru
Today you will descend to the Langtang River and continue to Bamboo Lodge. In the afternoon we continue uphill to Thulo Syabru where you will spend the night.
Day 09: Thulo Syabru – Sing Gomba (3,250 m, 6 hours)
From Thulo Syabru, climb steeply uphill through oak, fir and rhododendron forests to a high ridge. Once again, descend to Sing Gompa at 3.250 m. Here you will visit a Buddhist monastery and a small cheese factory.
Day 10: Sing Gompa – Gosai Kunda (4,380 m, 5 hours)
Strengthened by a breakfast you climb a mountain with bare trees, after this crossing the path leads through a forest full of moss and fern. From the next destination, in Lauribinayak, you have a spectacular and above all the best view during the entire trek to the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung. Beyond the ridge of Saraswati Kunda, you will discover the first lakes. Each of these lakes is dedicated to a deity. The third lake you pass, the Gosai Kunda at 4,397 m, is a sacred place for Buddhists and Hinduists. Here you stay at a lodge.
Day 11: Gosai Kunda – Ghopte (3,430 m, 7 hours)
Today you will climb the 4,610 m of the Laurebina Yak Pass, the highest point of your trekking. Afterwards, head downhill to Phedi, past Yak farms. This path is stony and uneven, so be careful here. From Phedi to Ghopte it is always uphill and downhill, in some villages you have to cross a stream. You spend the night at a lodge in Ghopte.
Day 12: Ghopte – Khutumsang (2,470 m, 7 hours)
The day begins with an easy ascent to 3,510 m to Tharepati and then downhill to Mangengoth, where you will have lunch. We continue along a mountain ridge from where you can enjoy great views of the Helambu Valley before heading to Khutumsang, where the Teahouse Lodge is where you will sleep.
Day 13: Khutumsang – Chisopani (2,215 m, 7 hours)
Today we start at 2.470 m. Continue downhill to Pati Bhanjyang, a large Tamang village with a police station and a few shops. From here you need about 2 hours to Chisopani where your next accommodation is.
Day 14: Chisopani – Kathmandu (4 hours)
Today, after breakfast, enjoy a last-minute view of the majestic Langtang mountain chain. The route continues through green fields and oak and rhododendron forests to Buriang Bhanjyang. This mountain range forms the northern edge of Kathmandu and offers beautiful views of the surrounding area. It goes downhill through oak, pine and rhododendron forests, over a dam and along a long water line that supplies Kathmandu. You will come to Sundarijal, the last trekking destination, from where you will be driven to Kathmandu.
Day 15: Kathmandu / Departure
Today your trip ends with. You will be taken to the airport in Kathmandu, from here you take the plane home.