Langtang Trekking-Sightseeing- Trishuli Rafting & Chitwan Safari (21 days)

Langtang-Gosaikunda-helambu trekking preparation

Rafting Safari and Trekking PackageLangtang trekking is considered as a non-technical trek and suitable for average people. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure will enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and not expected high altitude sickness. However you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary.

We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles and prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are preferable.

Please note that the following program is prepared in the fact basis however can be change in some circumstances but adjustments will have to made during the trekking. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself.

As the trek is designed for Tea house arrangement, and meals service arrangement, our professional mountain guide and porters handle everything. The meal will be provided in the available restaurant enroute and accommodations in the available lodges (with most of the days hot/cold shower

Trip Itinerary:

Day 01. Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel

Day 02. Sightseeing tour:
Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing (Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Boudhanath stupa and Pashupatinath famous Hindu temple).

Day 03. Drive to Syabru Besi -1400m. (175 Km, approx. 9.5 hr. drive) and O/N at guesthouse:
In a short drive you will be out of Kathmandu and you will enjoy beautiful countryside scenery. Lunch will be served about the half way of Journey.

Day 04. Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel -2340m (5-6 hr) and O/N at guesthouse:
Trekking starts at 7am morning after breakfast. Your trekking route will be alongside Langtang river passing green jungle, small water falls. Lunch will be served in Bamboo. At the end of trekking you have short climb.

Day 05. Lama Hotel to Langtang village-3340m (6-7 hr) and O/N at guesthouse:
Trekking starts at 7am after breakfast. This day begins with a gentle climb but it soon becomes steeper. You will enjoy breathtaking view of Ghenge Lirung mountain (6561m), passing throw green jungle of Rhododendron (our National flower), Oak and maples. You will have lunch in Thangshyap.

Day 06. Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa-3730m (3 hr approx.) and O/N at guesthouse:
Trekking starts around 8 am after breakfast. You will find yourself in different surroundings with more mountain views and less vegetation from here. You will have clear views of Langtang Lirung -7225m and its glacier and Kimshung- 6781m. You can also visit Gompa and cheese factory.

Day 07. Rest day in Kyanjin Gompa O/N at guesthouse:
There are 2 good viewpoints. Interested people can climb Kyanjin Ri (4773m) or Tsergori-5000m.

Day 08. Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (7 hours):
Trekking starts around 7 am after breakfast. You pass through small villages of Tamang people whose religious practices and language are very similar to Tibetan. Also, visit Gompa of Langtang village.

Day 09. Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru -2210m (5-6 hr) and O/N at guesthouse:
Trekking starts around 8 am after breakfast. While going down you will see huge waterfalls. You will have lunch in Bamboo. Syabru is very beautiful Tamang majority village with good views of Ganesh Himal and Tibetan mountains.

Day 10. Thulo Syabru to Laurebinayak-3900m (6-7 hr) and O/N at guesthouse:
Trekking starts around 7 am after breakfast. This day starts with a gentle climb passing some small village, forests of hemlock and oak. Sing Gompa is lunch place with little sightseeing of Cheese factory before taking up hill to Laurebinayak. It offers Annapurna, Manasalu, Ganesh, Langtang Lirung and Tibetan unnamed mountains.

Day 11. Laurebinayak to Gosainkunda-4460m (about 3 hr) and O/N at guesthouse:
Trekking starts around 8 am after breakfast. Gosainkunda lake is a holy place for both Hindus and Buddhist people. According to legend God Shiva has created this high altitude lake. The Lake has a black rock in the middle, said to be head of God Shiva. Lots of people come here to worship and bathe during the full moon festival each August. It said that there are 108 holy kundas (small lakes) around, like Saraswati Kunda, Surya Kunda, Bhairav Kunda, Ganesh Kunda, Parvati Kunda and more….

Day 12. GosainKunda to Tharepati- 3640m, crossing over Laurebina la pass-4610m
(7-8 hrs) and O/N at guesthouse:
Long day. Trekking starts around 7 am after breakfast High pass Laurebina La (4610m) from here you can have good views in both directions and start to descent rocky way down to Phedi. From Phedi you walk through green vegetation that makes you pleasant journey after rocky path.

Day 13. Tharepati to Thimbu-1580m (6-7hr) O/N at guesthouse:
Trekking starts around 7 am after breakfast. If clear day you can see Mt. Dorje Lakpa, Shisha Pangma, peaks from Tharepati. You lose altitude very quickly passing through oaks, Gnarled Rhododendrons forest to Malemchigaon where you stop for lunch break.

Day 14. Thimbu to Talamarang-960m (4-5 hr) and O/N at guesthouse:
Trekking starts around 8 am after breakfast. You walk passing many beautiful traditional villages. Where you can have a look at village life style and people dedicating in their daily activities….

Day 15. Privet bus to Kathmandu (5-6 hr) and O/N in Hotel:
After breakfast around 8 am drive back to Kathmandu a part rough rode of Nepal. Lunch in Dhulikhel about an hour before Kathmandu.

Day 16. Rafting on Trishuli River:
Drive to Trishuli River for 3 to 4 hours rafting trip and over night camp on river beach.
Before rafting starts you will listen carefully to your Guide about rafting commands, river safety instruction and watch the demonstration as well for your safe and enjoyable trip with us.

Day 17. Rafting on Trishuli River and O/N at Royal Chitwan National Park:
After breakfast rafting for about 3 hours and half, lunch will be served. After lunch transfer to Chitwan National Park (approx1 hour drive). Once you are in National park you can do easy activities like visiting traditional Tharu villages, sun set view from next to Rapti river etc…

Day 18. Royal Chitwan National Park:
Full day activities in national park (elephant ride inside the national park, canoeing, jungle walk, visit elephant breeding center and cultural dance at the evening)

Day 19. Royal Chitwan National Park and Kathmandu (Approx. 6 hour drive):
Early morning bird watching and after breakfast drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus, transfer to hotel.

Day 20. Sightseeing:
Sightseeing tours in Bhaktapur one of the oldest traditional cities of Kathmandu valley. and continue drive to Nagarkot (2100m), overnight in the hotel in Nagarkot (wonderful sun set view over the Himalayas in the evening).

Day 21. Last day of Trip:
Early morning Sun rise over the Himalayas and not to miss amazing views. After breakfast drive to Kathmandu, shopping and transfer to the airport.

The above Package includes the following services:

  • Transport for pick up and drop to the air port.
  • Hotel accommodation 2 star standard with bed and breakfast in the city.
  • privet transport for all the trips like trekking, rafting and city sightseeing tours.
  • Food 3 times a day during trekking and rafting trips.
  • City tour guide, Trekking guide and necessary porters.
  • Necessary rafting and kayaking gears.
  • camping gears matrices and 2 men tents for rafting.
  • Available lodges during the trekking.
  • Wetsuits (long Jone) for rafting.
  • Trekking permit fee and of course all the arrangement for Royal Chitwan national Park with food 3   times a day.

With all this above points, Along with our high quality self-balling raft, we provide helmets, light weight plastic paddles, life jackets, all safety and advance first Aid kits. We provide plentiful, healthy and hygienically prepared food and drinks. Our equipment is of the highest quality, clean and well maintained.

The above Package does NOT Include:

  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Food while you is in the City like Kathmandu and Bhaktpur.
  • Entrance fee in the monastery, temples, Durbar square and city hall etc…
  • Alcohol beverage.
  • Tips, donation and other expenses of personal nature.

Sightseeing tours:
Nepal offers the highest mountains in the world, a cultural heritage that is among the richest in Asia. Nepal will enrapture you with its natural and cultural diversity. Nestled in the middle hills of Nepal, the Valley of Kathmandu is a wealth of medieval art and architecture. Its profusion of Hindu pagoda temples, grand Buddhist stupas and artistic palace squares has been honored as World Heritage Sites. They provide the setting for a vibrant culture marked by deep religious devotion.

Trishuli Rafting:
The scenery on the river includes small gorges and a glimpse of the cable car leading to the famous Manakamana temple. This rafting provides good opportunity to enjoy the native wildlife. The Trishuli is an excellent river for those looking for a short trip, without challenge of big rapids, but with beautiful scenery and a relatively peaceful environment. Rafting on Trishuli River is on the way to Chitwan National Park and Pokhara.

Chitwan National Park:
Royal Chitwan National Park is located in the southern Terai belt of Nepal. This is one of the most famous parks in Asia for its flora and fauna. It's home for one horned rhinoceros, monkeys, crocodiles, deer and if luck you'll catch a rare glimpse of the Royal Bengal tiger or leopard. Beside that, beautiful butterflies and over 500 different species of colorful rear birds. You'll enjoy Nepalese folk dances and music, Tharu dances and songs.