Langtang Yoga Trek

Langtang Yoga Trek

Overview

Langtang Valley is a beautiful valley to the north of Kathmandu. Langtang is also a national park spread over an area of 1710 sq. km. It also happens to be the first Himalayan national park.

Dominated by the Langtang Himalayas this Yoga trek runs through rhododendron and bamboo forests, alongside thundering waterfalls and stunning snow-capped mountains. It is one of the most visited trekking routes of Nepal. This trail is gifted with sublime mountain views and impressive scenic landscapes. With more than 1000 plants, birds of 150 species, and numerous other mammals Langtang Valley trekking is very popular. It indulges regular and novice trekkers alike in a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Langtang Valley trek offers astounding views of mountains above 7000m like Langtang Lirung (7,200m), Ganesh Himal (7,600m), and Langtang-II (7,227m), etc. This trail also offers splendid views of snow-capped Himalayan ranges like Tserko Ri (5033m), Kyanjin RI, Ganchhenpo (6388m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m), and Laure Binayak pass (4,609m). Beautiful rice terraces and several splendid monasteries are scattered all along the trail. Snow-capped mountains right in front of your eyes really make the trekking more gorgeous and outstanding.

Langtang Valley Yoga Trek leads you through the spiritual ethnic villages and the lush rhododendron forest. During the trek, you can connect your soul to the refreshing energy of the Tibetan Buddhism and feel blessed by the Himalayas. Yoga and meditation trek to Langtang valley let you feel your body fully recharged. Trek with Mandala Holidays in this amazing experience.

Trip Highlights

  • Yoga and meditation experience in the ethnic valley
  • Indulge in a spiritual meditation and healing experience in the Langtang Valley
  • Witness the mesmerizing bio-diversity of the Langtang National Park
  • Participate in blissful yoga every morning and evening on the trek

Itinerary

  • Day 1:
    Arrive at Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

    Namaste & welcome to the Land of Mountains! Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by a representative from Mandala Holidays. After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with a Mandala Holidays and Group leader’s name display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to the Hotel. (Overnight at hotel).

  • Day 2:
    Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1460 m) (122 Kms) (7 Hrs)

    Leave Kathmandu early for the seven-hour journey to the Langtang Valley. The road climbs high over ridges as it leaves the Kathmandu Valley, and provides impressive views of the Annapurna Himalayas in the west, to Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region ahead.
    We drive through the bustling town of Trisuli before climbing towards Dunche and the Langtang National Park. After the town of Dhunche, it is another hour downhill to Syabru Besi. In the evening we will have a meditation session by the instructor. Overnight at Syabrubesi. (BLD)

  • Day 3:
    Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama hotel (2470 m) (6 Hrs)

    Today we start our day with a classical yoga session. Upon finishing the session we take our breakfast with sunrise view, Your trek begins with an uphill hike through a forest. Continuing uphill there is a bit of a steep climb for an hour to reach a place interestingly called Bamboo.
    At 1,850m it is a good place to stop and catch our breath and have lunch. After lunch, the trail continues upwards through the bamboo forests until we reach Lama Hotel, quite a famous name in these parts. In the evening we will have a meditation session by the instructor which will consist of Yoga Nidra (sleep) and guided meditation. Overnight at Lama Hotel. (BLD)

  • Day 4:
    Trek to Langtang Village (3430 m) (6 Hrs)

    We will continue with the morning Yoga session and move towards Langtang Village. We will have an early morning breakfast and we will trek alongside the river through the lush landscape as we’ll climb upward through dense forests. Along the way, we might see the snowy peaks ahead if the weather is favourable. Ultimately the narrow river valley broadens out at GhoraTabela (3,030m). In this area, there was once a Tibetan resettlement project running, and currently, GhoraTabela has an army check post that will register our papers and a few nearby lodges. As we trek further we will come across Chyamki village (3,230m); a small settlement. As we walk past chortens, water mills, mani walls and prayer wheels, it means that we are nearing Langtang village. We continue past prayer wheels driven by flowing water and prayer flags to scenic Langtang, a large settlement of mostly Tamang people with a nearby monastery. In the evening, our session starts with a spiritual philosophy and some guided meditation.
    Overnight at Teahouse. (BLD)

  • Day 5:
    Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin Gompa (3865 m) (3 Hrs)

    Today’s target is Kyangjin Gompa, located at an elevation of 3,850m. We will continue with the morning Yoga session and move towards Kyangjin. From Langtang village, the trail climbs gradually through yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory, which is a good place to stock up for lunch and afternoon snacks.
    As you will arrive by lunchtime there is time to take it easy in the afternoon or explore the area. If you are feeling energetic, head up the Valley towards Langshisha Kharka to see some of the amazing views. In the evening, our session starts with a spiritual philosophy and some guided meditation Overnight at Teahouse. (BLD)

  • Day 6:
    Kyangjin Gompa to Kyangjin Ri (4773 m) and back to Kyangjin Gompa (7-8 Hrs)

    After a good breakfast, we trek for approximately 4 hours to summit Kyangjin Ri which is a must-go place when you are trekking the Langtang region. But the views make it worthwhile! Here we can see Yala Peak (5,520m), Langtang Ri (7,205m), Langtang Lirung (7,227m) and Naya Khang (5,844m). We can enjoy our packed lunch while taking in the majestic mountains before the shorter descent back to Kyanjin Gompa. After returning to Kyanjin, you indulge in a yoga session at the serene aura around the Kyanjin MonasteryOvernight at Teahouse. (BLD)

  • Day 7:
    Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2470 m) (6 Hrs)

    We will continue with the morning Yoga session and move towards Lama Hotel. From KyangjinGomba, we admire the last glimpse of the beautiful mountains standing with pride and head back down and out of the valley. We retrace the arrival route through Langtang Village and break for lunch at GhoraTabela where the army check post registers our exit. After the leisurely lunch, we continue down through the dense forests of the river valley to Lama Hotel. In the evening, our session starts with a spiritual philosophy and some guided meditation. Overnight at Lama Hotel. (BLD)

  • Day 8:
    Trek From Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi (1503m) (6-7 Hrs)

    We will continue with the morning Yoga session. Continue retracing your steps to Syabru Besi, enjoying the quiet forested hills. If you are feeling fit, take the spectacular route from Rimche via Sherpa Gaon to Syabru Besi; it will take much longer to reach the ultimate destination, but it’s a stunning detour. We will have our last meditation session. Overnight at Hotel (BLD)

  • Day 9:
    Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu (8 Hrs)

    Today we bid farewell to the Langtang mountains and drive back to Kathmandu bringing wonderful memories and photographs with us. Upon reaching Kathmandu, our representatives will escort you to a Nepali restaurant for a farewell dinner with the team. Overnight at Hotel. (BLD)

  • Day 10:
    Depart Kathmandu

    At about 3 hours prior to your flight time, we will escort you to the airport to fly to your onward destination. Mandala Holidays family wishes you the best time ahead. If you prefer to stay longer, you can go for short tours such as jungle safari at National parks, rafting, mountain biking etc.

Inclusions/Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Arrival and Departure Airport transfers
  • Trek Transfer Kathmandu – Syabrubesi – Kathmandu.
  • 2-nights accommodation in Kathmandu (Twin Sharing) on BB Basis
  • English speaking professional Trek guide
  • English Speaking professional Yoga Instructor
  • 7-nights accommodation in Tea House during the trek AP Basis (Twin Sharing)
  • Yoga Mat
  • Farewell Gala Dinner
  • First Aid Kit
  • Permit fee and TIMS card
  • Salary, Insurance of Trek Guide and Yoga Instructor
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and Company Service Charge

Exclusions

  • Nepal entry Visa Cost
  • Lunch and Dinner during stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Trekking and Yoga Gears and Equipment
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance and Rescue (It is necessary in case of emergency)
  • Extended Stay due to any natural disaster
  • Anything not included in inclusions

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Langtang Yoga Trek

Trip Facts

  • Bus/Jeep/Car
  • Min 5 pax
  • 4773 m
  • Tea House
  • Sep-Nov & Mar-May
  • Yoga Trek
  • Nationa Park entry Permit & ACAP
  • Moderate