Langtang Trek: Shortest approach to Himalayas

Nineteen miles north of Kathmandu, Langtang Valley nestles in the shadow of Langtang Lirung [7246m], the highest peak in the region. The trek along the valley which borders Tibet is the closest to snowy mountains from Kathmandu. After nine hours drive you get to Syabrubenshi, the trek starting point for the Langtang Valley. Following the trail upstream Bhote Koshi river through ethnic Tibeto-Tamang villages, lush vegetation and the wide spread Kyangin valley surrounded by snowy peaks from all  sides, takes you up to Kyangin at 3800 meter, where you get an opportunity to ascend Kyangjin Ri [4350m.], for 3600 panoramic view of the mountains.

Mr. John Christensen led nineteen Danish trekkers to Langtang Valley this November. Mr. John on the behalf of the group through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel wrote a few lines on the trek and Explore Himalaya’s service.

Working together with our guide Pasang Sherpa and the other staffs to accomplish the trek is the best memory of the trek. Sabin, our Tour Officer handled the group very well with the best hotel, transportation and other facilities throughout the trip.

I would recommend the fellow trekkers to simply enjoy the trek as the guides and staffs of Explore Himalaya are extremely good to make your trip in Nepal extraordinary.


Avoiding the roads:Helicopter tour to Langtang


Browns at TIA- Ready for the flight of lifetime with the staffs of Explore Himalaya and Fishtail Air

Cultural Tour in Kathmandu, Wildlife Safari in Chitwan National Park and Helicopter Tour to Langtang Valley- what could a visitor in Nepal want during a weeklong vacation? Marjorie Brown and Sam Brown from UK experienced the different charms of Nepal this autumn. Kathmandu, a city a temples and city of carnivals houses seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is also a home to Newari ethnics. Festive Kathmandu most of the time celebrates. Chitwan National Park, a dense jungle in the Upper Teria region of Nepal conserves the endangered species like Bengal Tiger, One-horned Rhino and ghariyal crocodile offers the most fascinating Elephant Safari in Asia. Avoiding the roads and flying to Langtang Valley is probably the shortest route to get to the base of the Himalayas.

After the completion of the trip the visitors had to say so many things about their trip and service of Explore Himalaya.

Marjorie Brown

Being in very close contact with the elephants during wildlife safari in Chitwan was the best moment of my trip

Staff, a credit to Explore Himalaya offered outstanding service. Tour guide Indira had vast knowledge of Nepal and Sabin exactly knew the tourist requirements and he was very much sensitive as well. Accommodation throughout the tour was excellent.

There are no words to fully describe the attention to detail you offer. You are first class. It was the trip of a lifetime. Thank you very much.


Brunch time at Kyanjin 

Sam Brown

The helicopter tour to Kynajin Gompa was incredibly excellent. The stay in Chitwan Tiger Top Safari was also a memorable moment of the trip.

The staff of the company which kept us informed was excellent. Guide, Indira was very informative and knowledgeable.

The customer service of Explore Himalaya is outstanding. Additional cost, the company put in place to make sure we enjoyed our trip fully was impressive. We are very happy to spend our holiday in Nepal with Explore Himalaya.


Langtang trek- Easy Access from Kathmandu

Unlike the Everest and Annapurna regions, Langtang is located closer to Kathmandu and hence easily accessible. The region protected by Langtang National Park since 1971, has been now a major tourist destination because of the range of treks it offers. The home to a valley and a mountain of the same name the conservation area has five climatic zones, and a diverse mix of flora and fauna. Scenic mountain views and insight into the cultures and practices of its native Tamangs are also the major highlights of the trek. The sacred Gosainkunda Lake, the Kyanjin Gompa and Singa Gompa, the historic Rasuwa Gadi fort and Tatopani (natural hot springs) are other highlights of the trek

Kyanjin Ri 4350m was additional highlight and set goal for Ms. Deborah and Mr. Loren Sorensen during their trek to Langtang Region this autumn. Sorensens from Denmark through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel enjoyed the 3600 view of Langtang Himalayan region dominated by Langtang Lirung 7246m from the summit of Kyanjin Ri.

Sorensens had to say something on trek and Explore Himalaya’s staffs before they departed back home.

“Nita, our tour officer was organized and she received us right on time. Amar was enthusiastic and he briefed us very well on trek. Our trek guide Merman was great. Every moment of the trip has been special and trek part to Kyanjin Ri has been the best of the bests. We had a great time.”

Trek to Langtang and Nuwakot


Nineteen miles north of Kathmandu, closer to the Tibetan border world’s one of the most beautiful valleys nestles in the shadows of Langtang Lirung 7246m. Pleasant upstream walk along the bank of raging Bhote Koshi River, Tibetan culture in the beautiful Tamang hamlets, lush vegetation and Langtang village itself are the highlights of Langtang trek. Moreover, floras and faunas in Langtang National Park, Kyanjin Gompa, Yak Cheese factory and the 3600 view of the snowy peaks from the summit of Tsergo Ri 4985m or Kyanjin Ri 4350m are other major highlights of the trek. Since, the trek takes you above 4000m, the trek is considered moderately challenging. The abundant tea houses on the trial offer fair facilities for food and accommodation.

Ms. Kersti Jakobsen and Mr. Henrik Jorgensen from Denmark through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel successfully completed the Langtang Trek including the ascent of Tsergo Ri. Post Langtang Trek, they also had a short trek to Samari and experienced the rural life during the home-stay with the local family.

After the completion of both treks, they quoted few beautiful lines about the services of Explore Himalaya.

“Our trek guide Sanu was throughout excellent. He was wonderful, very knowledgeable and very helpful. He made our trek and home-stay a very good experience.”

“Meals and accommodation during the trek and home-stay were great. A brand new Toyota Hi-Ace with an excellent driver was used for our transportation.”

“We had a fantastic holiday, we could not ask for more with what we have experienced, during this holiday.”