Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arriving in Kathmandu (Tribhuvan International Airport), a Cold Feet representative will meet you and help you transfer to your hotel by private bus. Enjoy a free evening to explore Kathmandu and recover from your jet-lag. Meet the Cold Feet staff during a short pre-tour briefing before dinner.
Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley and preparation for the trip
A full-day guided tour around Kathmandu city's historical and cultural landmarks. Visit Bouddhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple, the most important sites of Buddhism and Hinduism in Nepal. Catch the playful antics of the monkeys and beautiful city views at Swayambunath temple. Get lost in Kathmandu's old city bazaars, public squares, and former royal palaces at Durbar Square.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi
Today, in the morning, we will drive you to Syabrubesi from Kathmandu (157km). It will take approx. 9 hours to reach Syabrubesi via Dhunche. Today’s drive is going to be quite pleasant and scenic. We will be stopping for our picnic lunch at Trishulibazar, the district headquarter of Nuwakot.
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel
Now, we trek ahead crossing through the suspension bridge and heading precipitously along a stream. The river we are following is mostly the Langtang River and we will enjoy the walk going through the beautiful forest of rhododendron, oaks and bamboos until we reach at Bamboo for our lunch. After lunch, our trek takes us through the forest to Lama Hotel (2480m) finally.
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang
After having breakfast, we will continue our trip to our next destination to Langtang. After the 5-6 hours of trekking, we will reach at the large settlement of Langtang.
Day 06: Trek from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa
You pass through the tiny village and stone-built houses. Toda is going to be a short walk allowing us to acclimatize and explore the surrounding. Don't forget that this place is famous for cheese and curd.
Day 07: Exploration Day at Kyanjin Gompa
Kyanjin Ri and Tserko Ri are the good viewpoints in the area that you can climb. After the breakfast, we will visit Tserko Ri for spectacular view of the Langtang Lirung, Langtang Range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and the foot of the huge Lirung glacier.
Day 08: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
Today, you retract to Lama Hotel. We will trek all the way downhill but you will see fantastic views of towering mountain.
Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru
Our first trail today will descend to river. After crossing the river, and ascending to Thulo Syabru you will be able to see the fascinating view of Langtang Himal and more.
Day 10: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Shin Gompa
Today, you will take the broad trail climbing up to Dimsa village and the trail continues less steeply through rhododendron forests to Shin Gompa. It’s another popular place for Yak Cheese.
Day 11: Trek from Shin Gompa to Gosainkunda
The trail ascends smoothly through rhododendron forests to the top of the rim. The area in between Shin Gompa and Laurebinayak is a sanctuary for the Red Panda. Then, we return to the ridge path and finally arrive at Gosainkunda Lake.
Day 12: Trek from Gosainkunda to Gopte
Today is a bit challenging day because the trail is to climb and cross moraines. And passing through more small lakes, the trek will ascend and cross Laurebina La after the pass. Finally, you will reach at Gopte.
Day 13: Trek from Gopte to Melamchi Gaon
Today, we start early in the morning. And following the trail will take us to the village of Thare Pati, which is a beautiful viewpoint. After having a lunch at Tharepati, we will continue trekking downhill through the forest to Melamchi Gaon, which is the large settlement of Tamang.
Day 14: Trek from Melamchi Gaon to Tarke Gyang
This day, we will enter a cultural destination called Helambu Valley. We walk up to Tarke Gyang where we can enjoy with Sherpa culture with traditional village and monasteries.
Day 15: Trek from Tarke Gyang to Sermathang
Today, we will cross the small forest with the view of beautiful Helambu Valley. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the pretty Sherpa Village of Gangyul. Finally, the trek will take us to Sermathang.
Day 16: Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Pul and drive to Kathmandu
Today, we will have a short trek down to Melamchi Puul Bazaar with many Sherpa Villages. And we will be driving you to Kathmandu by private vehicle, which will take approx. 3 ½ hours. In the evening, you will be joining our farewell dinner.
Day 17: Final Departure from Kathmandu
A Cold Feet representative will accompany you to the airport to catch your returning flight. We hope to see you again soon!