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Langtang tea house treks up to small peaks and visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. Populated mostly by the Tamang people, the region is famous for its narrow valley surrounded by mountains such as Naya Kangri and Dorje Lakpa. On spring time sees the blooming of the Rhododendrons and a vast array of red, white and blue wild flowers. Within the valleys,Yaks lazily graze near the houses of their owners.
Day 1: Kathmandu –Dhuche (1966m)
Drive to Dhunche (1966m) which takes about eight hours. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Dhunche. The first part of your drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth. The path now moves along the gravel road. During the rainy season, the way is sometime blocked due to landslides. Your drive to Dhunche is to be made by either local bus or land cruiser.
Day 2: Dhunche to Syabru Village (2581m)
Trek to Syabru village takes about five and half hours. We trek leisurely through forests and terraced hill slopes. As you enter Syabru, you descend to the ridgeline that separates the Langtang Khola from the Trisuli River. Syabru is a beautiful village stretched out along the ridgeline. You will continue through the village to your campsite about fifteen minutes beyond on the slopes below the village. The sunset is spectacular; brilliantly back lighting the houses perched on the ridgeline above. From here you can enjoy spectacular view of Lantang Lirung (7245m) and Tibetan Himal ranges and so on.
Day 3: Syabru Village – Lama Hotel (2470m)
Trek to Lama Hotel and it takes about five hours. The trail descends along the ridge on Syabru\\\\\\\'s main street and then drop to the Ghopche Khola (2050 m.) and again descends to the Landslide (1810m.). Afterwards, you trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) and at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkey and bear if you are lucky. There are few lodges and shops which provides the trekker supplies.
Day 4: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3430m)
Trek to Langtang village (3430m) via Ghoda Tabela which takes about six hours. As you continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghora Tabela (3000m), the trail emerges from the forest. While walking here, you can catch a glimpse of white monkeys and local birds. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. The houses of Langtang and its neighboring villages are of the flat-roofed Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley.
Day 5: Langtang village to Kyangjin Gompa (3870m.)
Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin which takes about three hours. The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches to Kyangjin. Here there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. We will be at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatize and explore the area. It is a dramatic setting, with snow covered peaks surrounding us in all directions. At this point, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Dorje Lakpa (6990m), Langtang Ri (6370m.), and Langtang Lirung (7245m) and so on.
Day 6: Kyangjin Gompa Exploration Day.
This is day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri [4350m], directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks.
Day 7: Trek down to Lama Hotel.
Trek to Lama Hotel and it takes about six hours. From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghoda Tabela. After lunch you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.
Day 8: Trek to Syabru besi (1600m.).
Trek to Syabru Besi via Sherpa Gaun which takes about five hours. The upper part of the trail is more beautiful for the panoramic view of mountains and green hill views. This path is broader and remains sunny through the different Shepra and Tamang villages. The first half part of the trail is gradually down and then the trail does steeply descent to the Syabru Besi. There was run a project called Chilime Power Plant. The main inhabitants belong to Tamang community and they have adopted Tibetan lifestyle.
Day 9: Syabru Besi –Kathmandu.
Drive to Kathmandu by bus, which takes about nine hours. You drive through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Kathmandu. The first part of your drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is through gravel and bumpy road and then well paved road up to Kathmandu.