Langtang Kyanjin Gompa Trek is one of the famous short trekking destinations of Nepal. Langtang, one of the most popular trekking regions of Nepal, offers a great array of natural and cultural elements all adding up to make a brilliant journey into the depths of the Langtang itself. The obvious company of the splendid Himalayas and a mesmerizing bio-diversity throughout the trek will bound you to rave and admire each constituent of the Langtang region. The cultural heritage in the region is equally brilliant both in the tender preservation and display of the ancient beliefs and practices.
You will begin trekking from the Sybrubensi, which is located at the north of Kathmandu. You will reach there by bus and begin climbing towards Langtang Valley. You will go through beautiful forests of rhododendron and oak. While ascending, you will see the views of snow-capped peaks standing tall in the distant horizon as if to admire you on your venture into the Langtang region. After reaching Langtang village, you will be welcomed by the local people. Most of the people living here are of Tamang ethnicity. You will then ascend to Kyanjin Gompa from where you will get to see Langtang glacier and also visit Langshisha Kharka. You will get to see stunning views of mountains from here. You will see Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), Shisapangma (8,013 m), and other mountains. While staying there, you will also get to experience the lifestyle, food, culture, and tradition of the local people. This trek is perfect for you if you want to experience both nature and culture at the same time. The best seasons to go on this trek are during Spring and Autumn. You will get to see excellent views of snow-capped mountains and colorful bushes at this time of the year.
We, at Nepal Social Treks and Expedition, are deeply concerned about your safety and comfort and thus provide excellent transportation and accommodation throughout the trek. Additionally, we offer the experienced local guide to add that extra bit of authenticity to your journey.
You will arrive at the Kathmandu airport, and one of our team members will pick you up from there. He will then take you to your hotel. In the evening you will meet with your guide, and he will brief you about the trip. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Today is the sightseeing day for you in the Kathmandu. You will visit famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and the Kathmandu Durbar Square. These sites have reserved a special place in the lives of the people in the valley. Their art, culture, and architecture have preserved the beliefs of their respective religions since olden times. Later, you can shop and prepare for the trek. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
You will drive to Sybrubensi today. The drive will present you beautiful views of hilly landscapes, small settlements, and the terrace fields. Also, the winding rivers will keep you company throughout the drive. On the way, you will pass several villages and the river. After reaching here, you can explore the nearby areas and do any necessary last minute shopping. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.
You will trek to the Lama Hotel along the Langtang River. You will cross several suspension bridges and further, trek through the dense forest of rhododendron and oak. You will get a chance to see a variety of wildlife on the way and even get a glimpse of the elusive Red Panda if you are lucky enough. Trekking through the narrow trail, you will cross several villages and reach Lama Hotel. Overnight stay at Lama Hotel.
You will trek along the dense forest and ascend through a valley. You will get to witness amazing views of Langtang Lirung (7,227 m) along the trail which is decorated with prayer wheels, Chortens, and water mils. You will cross several villages and reach Langtang Village. You will follow the Langtang River all the way to the village. Overnight stay at Langtang village.
You will begin trekking through the yak meadows and walk along the large Mani wall. You will cross several wooden bridges and reach Kyanjin Gompa. Kyanjin Gompa is a beautiful place surrounded by the Himalayas all around it. You can explore the nearby areas and get to see beautiful landscapes around the Gompa and also see the Langtang Lirung glaciers to the north. Overnight stay at Kyanjin Gompa.
On this day, you will explore the areas around the Kyanjin Gompa. You will ascend towards Langshisha Kharka and pass Chyadang and Numthang on the way. After reaching the top, you will get to see spectacular views of Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Langshisha Ri (6422m), and numerous other peaks in the Langtang massif. You will then return to the Kyanjin Gompa. Overnight stay at Kyanjin Gompa.
You will wake up early in the morning and hike to the Kyanjin Ri to see the beautiful views of the Himalayan Ranges. You will then trek back to the Lama Hotel by descending down through the forest along the lovely mountain river. Along the trek to Lama Hotel, you will cross villages like Ghoda Tabela and Gumanechok. Overnight stay at Lama Hotel.
After having breakfast, you will descend down to Sybrubensi through the lush green vegetation following the trail along the Langtang River. The trek will be 4 to 5 hours long. You will be walking on familiar terrain as you will have covered them already on your ascent earlier on the trek. The Langtang Mountains will be keeping you company throughout the trek. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.
You will drive back to the Kathmandu after having breakfast. The winding roads offer scenic pleasure and the Trishuli River also follows you delightfully. Upon arriving at the valley, you will check-in the hotel and relax. You can shop for gifts and souvenirs at the local markets around the city. Later, in the evening, you will have a farewell dinner with cultural dances. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Today, you will fly back to your next destination. After having the breakfast, you will check-out of the hotel. You will be then escorted to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight to your next destination.