Langtang Journey

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Price

Group – $1750
Private – $2275 ($1750 for groups of 5 or more)
Student – $1487 (15% discount)

Trip Information

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This expedition includes 6 days of trekking, 3 nights’ accommodation in the capital city of Kathmandu, and 2 night accommodation in the trail head village of Syabru Besi.

Day 1: Kathmandu (4,593ft/1400m). We pick you up at the airport. Arrive in Kathmandu and check into our OneSeed partner lodge in the heart of the ancient city of Patan. Catch up on some much needed sleep and venture out for some dinner on your own.

Inclusions: Private airport transfer; accommodations

Day 2: Kathmandu (4,593ft/1400m). Spend the day exploring the Kathmandu Valley. Shake the jetlag with a visit to Swayambhunath, the “Monkey Temple”. Take in the views of the city from atop one of the most important Buddhist stupas in Nepal before spending the afternoon exploring the city on your own. Join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner banquet.

Inclusions: Breakfast (Choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water, juice, soft drinks. Other options available for guest purchase); guided tour; welcome dinner (vegetarian option available); accommodations

Day 3: Kathmandu to Syabru Besi (4,790ft/1460m). Travel by bus to the trailhead of the Langtang region.

Inclusions: All meals (Choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase), transportation, park entrance fee, trekking permit, accommodations.

Day 4: Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel (8,399ft/2560m). Ascend past the bridge over the Langtang Khola. Keep an eye out for langur monkeys, water falls, cactus forests and towering oak trees. After a brief descent at the end of the day, arrive at the village of Changtang, popularly known as Lama Hotel.

Approximately 6-7 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (Choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); double occupancy accommodations.

Day 5: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (11,335ft/3455m). Begin your day with a gentle ascent but the trail gets steeper as the trek progresses. Climb through forests of rhododendron, maple, and oak. You are welcomed to the village with fluttering prayer flags, Tibetan style architecture, mani stone walls, roaming yaks and golden barley fields.

Approximately 5 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (Choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); double occupancy accommodations.

Day 6: Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gumpa (12,522ft/3817m). The trail wanders through Langtang Village before making a gentle ascent past the pocket of Tamang settlements and yak pastures. After three hours of walking, reach Kyanjin Gumpa. Enjoy the entire afternoon to acclimatize and explore the surroundings. For a special treat, check out the yak cheese production center just north of Hotel Yala Peak.

Approximately 3 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (Choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); double occupancy accommodations.

Day 7: Kyanjin Gumpa (12,522ft/3817m).: Relax and explore the town.

Inclusions: All meals (Choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations.

Day 8: Kyanjin Gumpa to Rimche (8,189ft/2496m). Begin your descent to Rimche, passing through scattered forests and along the flowing creeks and streams of the valley.

Approximately 4-5 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (Choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); double occupancy accommodations.

Day 9: Rimche to Syabru Besi (4,790ft/1460m). Return to the trailhead and enjoy a relaxing evening with tea, rest, and a good book.

Approximately 5-7 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (Choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations.

Day 10: Syabru Besi to Kathmandu (4,593ft/1400m). Take a bus back to the capital. Join your fellow expedition members for a farewell dinner and plenty of toasting.

Inclusions: Breakfast, lunch, (Choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water, juice, soft drinks. Other options available for guest purchase), transportation, farewell dinner, accommodations.

Day 11: Kathmandu (4,593ft/1400m). International flights depart.

Inclusions: Breakfast (Choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); airport transfers.

All itineraries are subject to change based on local conditions and the judgment of the guide.


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Included:

medical/evacuation insurance (learn more)
3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu
all accommodations on trek (double occupancy w/ shared bathroom)
breakfast, lunch and dinner on the trek
trekking permits and entry fees
farewell banquet
guide and porter services
baggage transport (limited to 10kg – 22lbs)
all ground transportation in Nepal
guided excursions in Kathmandu

Not Included:

personal items (laundry, clothing, snacks, etc.)
trip cancellation insurance (offered as an option)
international airfare and meals during travel
snacks during trek

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel 60 days or more prior to your scheduled departure for this adventure then you will be able to reschedule or be reimbursed the full cost of this adventure net the non-refundable deposit of $1000.00. If any cancellation is made less than 60 days prior to your scheduled departure for this adventure then you will lose the complete value of your experience.

Refund Policy

If your adventure must be canceled due to circumstances outside of your own (e.g. weather or size of party), we will work with you to reschedule for no extra fees. If rescheduling is not possible, you will be reimbursed the total amount of your purchase, net a 20% administrative fee.

All discounted and promotional offers made through third-party partners are non-refundable.

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OneSeed provides optional cancellation and interruption insurance for all expeditions. Please review the OneSeed Cancellation and Refund Policy before purchasing any expedition.  Travelex cancellation and interruption insurance covers unforeseen events that may prevent you from participating in your scheduled expedition.

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Departure End Date Status
April 18, 2014 April 28, 2014 Open
October 10, 2014 October 20, 2014 Open
October 24, 2014 November 03, 2014 Open
November 14, 2014 November 24, 2014 Open
November 21, 2014 December 01, 2014 Open
March 06, 2015 March 16, 2015 Open
March 20, 2015 March 30, 2015 Open
April 03, 2015 April 13, 2015 Open
April 17, 2015 April 27, 2015 Open