Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu [1,338m]: A representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will be waiting outside the airport gate according to your flight time who will transfer you to the Hotel. Briefing will be done once you have settled down. Please do let us know if you have any queries. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu [1,338m] - (B): After breakfast we will drive to various UNESCO listed world heritage sites of Nepal which are situated inside the Kathmandu Valley. Swyambhunath is the initial heritage site that we will be visiting; a famous and important stupa for Buddhists which is situated at the top of a hill in Kathmandu Valley. The temple is also known as Monkey Temple due to hundreads of monkeys living around the temple area. We then head to the ancient palace of Kathmandu, Kathmandu Durbar Square which consists many historical temples such as temple of the living Goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, and the Kasthamandap, a famous three storey building which was built from a wood of a single tree. Later today we will visit the most scared Hindu shrine of the world, Pashupatinath followed by the visit to Bouddha stupa one of the oldest and biggest stupa in Nepal. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Syabubensi [1,461m] - (B,L,D): Today we drive towards Syabrubensi from where we will be starting our trek. We will be heading north from the Kathmandu Valley on a bumpy trail with fantastic views. We drive pass dhunche. The drive also offers a glimpse of Ganesh Himal while driving along the bank of Trishuli river. Overnight in Tea House. Driving time 8-10 hours.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel [2,380 m] - (B,L,D): The first day of the trek goes uphill crossing the Bhote Koshi river entering Nepal from Tibet. The climb gradually enters into the forest to join the trail from Thulo Syabru. We then trek along with the river through Rhododendron and Oak forests where we might see Red Panda and Himalayan Black Bear if we are lucky. The trail then is steep uphill heading towards the lodge. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking Time 5-6 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village [3,307 m] - (B,L,D): As we go higher Langtang Lirung (7,245m) rises above the trees. We then pass a army post at Ghore Table (3000m) followed by a gradual ascend as the valley widens passing the few temporary settlements used by farmers during summer while they bring their cattle to graze in the highlands. Before arriving our campsite for today we will visit a monastery. The surrounding area of Langatang village is influenced by Tibetan culture. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time 5-6 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa [3,798 m] - (B,L,D): After breakfast we continue our trek ascending through small villages as the valley opens furthermore and the scenery changes. We reach Kyangjing crossing many streams and moraines. The trek today will be comparatively short where we reach our campsite before Lunch. When in Kyangjin we will be surrounded by Kyangjin Ri (4750m.), Tsergo Ri (5000m.), Ganja la (5160m.), Langshisa- Ri (6427m.), Dorje Lhakpa (6430m.), Naya Kang (5844m.), Yala peak (5500m.) and many other peaks. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time 4-5 hours.
Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa [3,798 m] exploration and acclimatization day - (B,L,D): Till this day we have already climbed couple thousands meters higher than from where we started. Thgis day is for acclimatization to adjust your body with the decreasing air pressure and oxygen. This is also a rest day, however day hike to witness the ice faces of Langtang Lirung or ascending Kyangjin Ri (4,350m) is preferred. You can also visit the cheese factory or the monastery. Overnight in Tea House.
Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel [2,380 m] - (B,L,D): Completing the first phase of our trek we descend on the same trail that we used to reach Kyangjin Gompa. We reach Lama Hotel to spend the night. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time 6-7 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Thulo Syabru [2,350 m] - (B,L,D): After breakfast we set on the trail that descends towards Pairothapla from where we reach Thulo Syabru as we descend further ahead. If luck is in our favor we might see some endangered animals on today's hike. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time 4-5 hours.
Day 10: Trek to Shing Gompa [3,330 m] - (B,L,D): We begin our trek leaving the village and walking alongside the terraced fields to cross a small stream on a wooden bridge. Then we start a steep uphill climb into the forests which offers the view of the rocky mountain of Gosaikunda deep in the valley. The trail today is mostly uphill as we are trekking higher. After we come to a flank with bare trees and short ascent, we will arrive in Shing Gompa. We will visit a Cheese factory and a Buddhist monastery in the evening. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time 5-6 hours.
Day 11: Trek to Gosaikunda [4,380 m]-(B,L,D): Trekking begins after your breakfast at the tea house. We hike higher through the Rhododendron forests which offers colorful trekking experience if you visit this region during the spring season. We will emerge at the saddle of Chalang Pati as we trek further ahead. We enter the Gosaikunda Protected Area with great views along the ridge of Langtang Lirung in the North and Ganesh Himal and Manaslu in the west. With Tibet visible in the distance we will soon come across the holy Gosaikunda Lake as we ascend ahead. During the full moon festival in August many people come here to worship and bath. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time 6-7 hours.
Day 12: Trek to Ghopte [3,430m] via Lauribina Pass [4,600 m]-(B,L,D): After spending a night in Gosaikunda we retrace our footsteps towards Ghopte. The trail today takes us northern of the lake towards the Lauribina Pass with some more lakes on our way. After crossing the pass we will descend to Ghopte (3,430m) via Phedi (3,740m) and Dupi Chaur (3,630m). Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time 6-7 hours.
Day 13: Trek to Thare Pati [3,510 m] - (B,L,D): From Ghopte, the trail descends to more caves and enters a thick forest of Pine and rhododendrons. After crossing a stream, which is dry for part of the year, the trail will make a final ascent to Tharepati (3490m). Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time 4-5 hours.
Day 14: Trek to Kutumsangu [2,471m]-(B,L,D): The trail today is mostly downhill till Kutum sangu. In the background we will witness Annapurna and Manaslu rising majestically above us. If in spring we will see Rhododendron blooming offering extraordinary experience of trekking thorough out the day. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time 4-5 hours.
Day 15: Trek to Chisapani [2,194 m]-(B,L,D): Sunrise from Kutumsangu offers wonderful views of snowcapped mountains . After breakfast we will continue our journey towards Chisapani which translate, "cold water" in Nepali. Chisapani is also well known to catch the sunrise and sunset views. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time 6-7 hours.
Day 16: Trek to Sundarijal and Drive to Kathmandu [1,338m] - (B,L,): Witnessing our last sunrise of the trek we begin to trek in the direction of Sundarijal via Mulkharkha and Shivapuri National Park. We see see Tamang people while trekking on today's trail. From Sundarijal we drive back to Kathmandu and check in to the hotel. Overnight in Hotel. Average Trekking time 3-4 hours. Driving time 45min-1 hour.
Day 17: Free Day in Kathmandu [1,338m] - (B): This day is at leisure. You can walk down the streets of Thamel for any last minute souvenir shopping or enjoy good food in some of the best restaurants in town. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 18: Fly back home (B): A representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will drop you to the airport according to your flight time. Returning back with memories that last lifetime.“NAMASTE!”.
Note: If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.