Langtang Kyanjin Ri Trek With Cherkhuri Ri Hike

Kyanjin RI trek
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Trip Highlights

  • Trip Code:NHA305
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:8 Days
  • Max Elevation:4779 M
  • Start Point:Kathmandu
  • End Point:Kathmandu
  • Max Group Size:1-20
  • Accommodation:Lodge to Lodge
  • Transportation:Bus

Tour Overview

 Most trekkers ascending Langtang Kyanjin RI trek will climb up the nearly 1000m/3200 ft. from Kyanjin Gumba’s small village. Before the clouds begin to build up in the afternoon and while the ground is still frozen, it is best to get an early start.  I started for the summit around 7 am but it could have been a little easier to go at 5:30 or 6am since the sun was already beginning to melt the frozen earth making the relatively steep trail somewhat slippery.

When Kyanjin RI first comes into view on the way up to Kyanjin Gumba a number of small trails can be seen switching up and it is easy to assume the peak is the small point topped by flags of prayer just behind Kyanjin Gumba. This small point is actually about two-thirds of the way up and the actual summit from Kyanjin Gumba is not clear. I’ve seen plenty of trekkers turning around at this stage but if you’ve made it that far it’s worth going all the way up as the view from the top is much more welcoming than that.

Advance INFO about Langtang Kyanjin RI Trek 

The views are amazing while up at the top. To the northwest below the peak you can see the whole face of Langtang Lirung and the Langtang Lirung Glacier. The glacier’s broad lateral moraines are clearly visible but a thick layer of debris covers the majority of the remaining ice of this retreating glacier. Changbu and Yubra are situated just to the right of Langtang Lirung. It is easy to identify Changbu and Yubra as they are separated by a large glacier with a steep gradient best described as a series of ice falls. 

Yalla Peak is visible to the northeast but with the aid of a map it helps to locate it, as it lies below the more prominent Tserko Peak Tsergo RI lies just to the southwest, with a clearly visible Langtang trail leading to the top. If you’ve got an extra day Tsergo RI also makes a great climb. To the south across the valley you can see Naya Kanga to the southwest and the Kangja La Himal to the right of it.


Detail Itinerary

The guide will arrive at your hotel early in the morning and you'll be transferred to New Bus Park to catch your bus to Syabrubesi. It is a long day drive from Kathmandu and takes 7-8 hours to complete. In most cases, the road quality is pretty bad, and requires patience. We will reach Syabrubensi around 3 p.m. and free to walk around this small town at night.

After breakfast today our trek starts the trail ascends for about two hours through the forest followed by a climb of about an hour to reach the village of Bamboo where you will stop for lunch. This forest road with well-stabilized trails and upstream following, and bird life around the bushes can be seen. Another draw for tourists is bee hives suspended on a wall. From here you will ascend steeply again through the forest of bamboo to reach the Lama Hotel where you will relax and overnight at a nearby teahouse.

We'll have an enjoyable walk today and follow the trail through rhododendron and pine forest for about four hours to reach Ghoda Tabela where you'll stop for lunch. Here you can find dense wild habitat area of this surrounding area and many small babblers with lots of herbal. After lunch you'll cycle on the scenic path for another three hours, taking you to the village of Langtang where we'll be lodging.

After breakfast we will leave beautiful Langtang Village to visit Kyanjing Gompa and start our trek relaxed for about three to four hours. Kyanjin Gompa is our last hiking stop, at an altitude of 3817 m from sea level. From here, the views of Mt. Ganchempo and Mt. Langtang Lirung are breathtaking. We're going to visit surrounding areas such as Yak cheese factory, Kyanjin monastery and local houses.

Today we will travel around Kyanjin Gompa's natural beauties. Our guide takes you to climb Tsergo RI in the morning as per client interest. Then visit glacier Langtang and Kharka Langshisha. We'll hike for Cherukuri RI after langshisha which is about 6-7 hrs. And then we will return for a rest to the same lodge in Kyanjin.

We're going to retrace your steps today towards Gompa. Walking is going to be pleasant and picturesque.

Today we walk down to Syabrubeshi through the Lama Hotel and Bamboo through the forest of previous rhododendrons and along with the river Bhotekoshi.

You'll be taken to your hotel and free time after arrival in Kathmandu. In the evening you can walk around Thamel, Kathmandu's main tourist destination. You can do some last minute souvenir shopping for your family and relatives.

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