Bird watching trek in Langtang offers extraordinariness and pleasant experiences with the combination of an amazing bird watching trek and adventurous knowledge.
Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m) O/N HOTEL - (D) On arrival in Kathmandu Airport, clear custom and apply Nepal Visa (if required, USD30 + passport photo). Meet our company representative with placard displaying your name and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. If there is enough time in the afternoon, you can explore Thamel or surrounding sites. Briefing about the program introduce with the Guide and evening welcome dinner.
Day 2 Drive from Kathmandu- Dhunche - Syabru Beshi (1503m / 9 hrs by Bus O/N Local Lodge (BLD) The drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi takes about 9 hrs by public bus towards north of Kathmandu. You will pass through scenic highway along Trishuli river with occasional glimpses Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang peaks until you reach Dhunche, the district headquarters of Rasuwa district. From here it is another 45 minutes winding drive to Syabrubesi through muddy road. Stay overnight in local lodge at Syabru Bensi.
Day 3. Syabrubensi - Lama Hotel (2450m, approx. 12 KM - 5/6 hours) - O/N Local Lodge (BLD) Today is our first day of trekking. We follow the Langtang River and pass through the dense forests of oak, maple and rhododendron teeming with many animals such as red panda, wild boards, langur monkeys and black bears. We cross two suspension bridges, visit a Gompa and pass by Bamboo village (1970m) and Rimche (2400m) along the route. The rest of the trail until Lama Hotel is continuously uphill. During the trip you can see some laughing thrush, flycatchers, pigeon, thrush, sunbirds, bulbuls and Yewllow rumped honey guideand finches. Included meals: BLD
Day 4. Lama Hotel - Langtang Village (3430m, approx. 16KM - 6/7hrs)- O/N Local Lodge (BLD) Warm up with morning tea and sumptuous breakfast. Our trail today continues to climb up from Langtang Khola to reach a meadow at Ghoratabela (3,030m) and then to Tamang village of Chyamki (3,230m). Enjoy the first views of Langtang Lirung (7227m) from here while you pass up unique water mills and sacred rocks to reach Langtang village (3430m). The entire Langtang Village was wiped out by 2015 earthquake except for one house. As you will find out many lodges have been rebuilt and ready to welcome trekkers. Some finches, dove, thrush , vultures, flycatcher : scarlet Included meals: BLD
Day 5. Langtang village - Kyangjing Gompa (3870m, approx. 8KM - 4/5hrs) - O/N Local Lodge (BLD) The trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjing Gompa is an easy one in terms of distance but is categorized as moderate in difficulty for you will quickly gain 400m altitude by the time you reach Kyangjing. The trek is mostly through yak pastures, comprising a mix of downhill and uphill trails. En route you will come Kyangjing across an attractive Mani wall before showing up to Mundu village at 3442m. Further up walk through tracks of moraines to reach Kyangjing Gompa. Immediately all around, you will be greeted by breathtaking views of Langtang Lirung, Langshisa - Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Kyangjing Ri, Naya Yaking, Tsergo Ri, Yala and Ganja La.
Day 6. Acclimatization day / Exploration day in Kyangjing 5/6 hrs - O/N Local Lodge (BLD) Today you will spend time exploring the main attractions in and around Kyangjing Gompa. Depending on your interests you can take a rest and acclimatize or climb high peaks in the surrounding area. If you would like to have some adventure, you can climb Tserko Ri (4984m) or Kyangjing-Ri (4350m) peak for excellent sunrise as well as the magnificent views of Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Langtang II (6,596m), Yala peak (5,500m), Kimshung and Yansa Tsenji. You can follow the moraine sideways to see the spectacular glaciers of Langtang Lirung. During this time we can explore the ibis bill along the river of widen valley.
Day 7. Trek back to Lama Hotel (2450m, approx. 20KM - 6-7 hours) - O/N Local Lodge (BLD) Today you will return to Lama Hotel tracing back the same trail you came up. As you descend from Kyangjing Gompa, the trek is fairly easy as it passes through lush green vegetation with occasional murmuring sound of Langtang Khola. On the way you will walk past Langtang Village and Ghora Tabela where you will have a quick lunch. It will take another 3 hrs descent to reach Lama Hotel.
Day 8.Trek back to Syabru Bensi (1503m, approx. 11KM - 4/5hrs) - O/N Local Lodge (BLD) As the last day of your trekking, you will take a leisurely pace to drop down to Syabru Bensi. The beautiful scenery of Langtang peaks and the green vegetation all around will continue to follow you.
Day 9. Syabrubesi (1467m, 3 hrs) - drive back to Kathmandu for 6 - 9 hrs - O/N Local Lodge (BLD) You will drive back to Kathmandu today. You can either travel by scheduled public bus or on a private jeep.
Day 10. Farewell Departure. After breakfast we will provide transfer to KTM (Tribhuvan International Airport). Depending on your departure flight schedule, our staff will see you off at Kathmandu international airport.