From a unique vantage point, feast on aerial views of the cultural pride of Kathmandu, namely the Pashupatinath temple, Swayambunath temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square, among others.
Langtang Valley and Gosainkunda Lake trekking
The Langtang Valley trek passes through the Langtang National Park. This trek rewards hikers with rich biodiversity found in the subtropical and alpine landscape. The forest covers more than 25% of the entire 1,700 square kilometers of protected national parkland. Many famous Himalayan ranges such as Langtang and Langtang Linrung fall in this region.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu, your trek leader will meet you, and you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to SyabruBesi (1,400m), which takes about 9-10 hours.
Day 04: SyabruBesi (1,400m) – Lama Hotel (2,450m) 4-5 hours.
Day 05: Lama Hotel (2,450m) – Langtang village (3,670m) 5 hours, 1,120m.
Day 06: Langtang village (3,670m.) Kyangjin Gompa (3,900m) 2 hours.
Day 07: Exploration day in Kyangjin.
Day 08: Kyangjin Gompa (3,900m) – Lama Hotel (2,450m) 5 hours.
Day 09: Lama Hotel (2,450m) – ThuloSyabru (2,350m) 5 hours.
Day 10: Thulo Syabru (2,350m) Sing Gompa (3,330m) 5 hours.
Day 11: Shing Gompa (3,330m) Gosainkund (4,320m) 4-5 hours.
Day 12: Gosainkund (4,320m) Chandanbari (Shing Gompa) at 3,300m. 4 hours.
Day 13: Chandanbari (Sing Gompa) at 3,300m. Dhunche (1,960m) 4 hours.
Day 14: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu by bus, and it takes about eight to nine hours. It is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 15: International departure.
- Boutique hotel in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis
- Hotel/lodges on twin sharing basis on the trail
- All transportation
- Responsible Adventures’ expert trek leader or Trek with Raj
- Complimentary T-shirt
- Use of trekking kit bag during the trek
- One assistant guide between 4 trekkers
- One porter between two trekkers
- Proper clothing for porters and crew
- Food for porters & crew members (we are less than a handful of trekking companies that provide this facility)
- Insurance for team and porters
- All permits
- Twin sharing room on the trek
- All meals on the trek
- International airport taxes
- All optional additional tours or activities during free time
- Transportation outside of the tour program
- Travel insurance (compulsory to have insurance that covers helicopter evacuation)
- Tips (suggested amount US$75 per week for staff only); Leader’s tips at your discretion
- Items of a personal nature, e.g., alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenirs, etc.
Am I too young or old?
Most of our clients, from 3 years old to some in their 70s, have done and completed their treks with almost no exercise or training.
Do you offer hotel/airport pick-up?
We offer hotel and airport pick-up. As you continue with your booking, there will be an option to input flight details or hotel name.
Do I need a Visa?
A visa for Nepal can be acquired on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, and at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on the Nepal-India border and Kerung on the Nepal-China border.
Outside of Nepal, A visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.
For more information, go to the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu.
What should I bring on a Trek?
Being correctly equipped is one of the keys to a successful trek. For information to help you select the best type of clothing and equipment for your trip, please see our Clothing and Equipment Guide.
Also, see our Links page for details of specialist retailers who will be able to offer further advice and assistance with purchasing new clothing or equipment.