"Join one of the best trekking packages of the Langtang region, Langtang valley trek with helicopter return, and get to witness heavenly mountain landscapes. Follow a less crowded trail and immerse into the tranquility of the Himalayas on this trek."
Langtang valley trek is a wonderful introduction to Nepal's Himalayas and its sensational beauty. It is a perfect trek for beginners, and combining the helicopter return makes the venture furthermore easy & exciting. Our Langtang valley trek with helicopter return itinerary lasts for 7 days. The trek is short, and the trail has a gentle pace, so you can do Langtang trek helicopter return with your family too.
Langtang region is one of the closest trekking areas to Kathmandu. The trail winds through the Langtang National Park and presents abundant flora & fauna to the trekkers. Despite the Langtang region's proximity to Kathmandu, the trail is not that crowded. Therefore, you get to enjoy tranquil trekking and keep all the mountain views to yourself.
*FYP: Langtang valley is widely known as the Valley of Glaciers.
Locals & their culture
To be precise, the Langtang region is located north of Kathmandu and borders Tibet. The region has ancient trade routes to Tibet. Tamangs and Sherpas are the main inhabitants of the Langtang region. Tamangs are known as the descendants of Tibetans. If you know about Tibetan culture and traditions, you'll find a lot of similarities. The locals mostly follow Tibetan Buddhism.
The trekking route has many monasteries and stupas. You'll come across chortens, prayer wheels, mani walls, and prayer flags throughout the trail. Kyanjin Gompa is one of the most significant monasteries in the Langtang region. You can see artifacts, manuscripts, sculptures, art, etc inside the monastery.
The locals are very friendly, and their humble hospitality will win your heart. You are more likely to spend nights in their home (guesthouse). This gives the opportunity to have a close look over their lifestyle and practices. You'll learn a lot about the mountain lifestyle and also experience the essence of divinity in the trek.
Mountains & landscapes
The Langtang trek with helicopter return is all about beautiful landscapes and mountain views. Immerse yourself and unwind while enjoying breathtaking mountain views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lhakpa, Sisapangma, Kang Guru, Yala Peak, Kimshung (6,781 m), Langshisha Ri (6,370 m), etc. The views of green valleys, terraced fields, and green pastures are phenomenal.
The trek presents diverse sceneries. Likewise, during the helicopter flight, you get to witness striking aerial panoramas of glaciers and mountains. Not many travelers have gotten the chance to see the aerial view of the Langtang region. So, this experience will remain very close to your heart.
Langtang helicopter trek itinerary summary
The Langtang helicopter trek route begins through tropical forests and leads all the way up to glaciers & frozen streams. The trail passes through forests of rhododendron, pine, fir, oak, bamboo, etc. You can see many species of flowers and other vegetation. As Langtang National park is home to hundreds of wildlife and birds, you may get to see some of them, like the red panda, Himalayan tahr, snow leopard, Himalayan monals, etc.
The trek begins with a long drive to Syabrubesi. From here, you begint trekking, following the banks of the Bhote Koshi River and Langtang Khola. The trail passes through small villages like Bamboo (1,960 m) and Ramche (2,400 m) before ascending towards Lama Hotel. The trail then follows the Langtang river and passes by Ghoda Tabela (3,000 m). You trek through meadows and reach Langtang village.
Leaving Langtang village, you follow an uphill route to Mundu (3,543 m). The trail gradually progresses through small settlement areas and ascends steeply to Kyanjin Gompa. The following day, you hike to Kyanjin Ri and take a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu.
Langtang trek difficulty
Langtang valley trek with helicopter return is an easy venture in the Himalayas. The terrain is gentle enough to trek with family and is recommended for old-age people/kids. It is a quick trek with no trekking back to the starting point of the trail. The helicopter flight at the end of the trek lets you skip the long seven hours drive back to Kathmandu.
The trekking route of the Langtang region has a commendable rise in elevation. The chances of altitude sickness are quite low because your body gets ample time to acclimatize. Most of the trail passes through lush forests, and there are some steep sections, which keep the adventurous essence of the journey.
To book a Langtang valley trek with helicopter return 2022/2023 departure, contact us now. Booking a trek with us is simple and does not involve any complicated process. We only need your general information, valid passport details, and advance payment to send you a trip confirmation mail.
You can call us at 9851060902 (Whatsapp/Viber) for immediate support. Our email address is [email protected]
You can also check out our other treks with helicopter return for more options. If you are confused between the itineraries, we recommend you talk with our travel consultant and get to know which package suits your needs best.
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