Baden Powel Peak| Langtang Exp …

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Activities: Sightseeing & Expedition
Max altitude: 5718m
Trip Duration: 15 N | 16 D

Group Size: Min 2 pax

Trip Destination: Kathmandu – Syabrubesi – Lama Hotel – Langtang village – Kyanjin Gompa – Tserko Ri – Base Camp – Baden Powel Peaks – Lama Hotel- Syabrubesi – Kathmandu

Locally known as Urkema Peak, renamed as Lord Baden Powell Peak  in 2007 is situated in the Langtang region. Lord Baden Powell Peak, a mushroom shaped mountain offers a perfect alternative to Imja Tse or Island Peak in the Khumbu region.The peak is  surrounded by majestic peaks such as Langtang II, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa and Shishapangma in Tibet.

Highlights of Trip

1.Sightseeing Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swoyambhunath Stupa

 2.BP peak expedition trekking

3.Breath taking Himalayas and natural beauty

4.Local lifestyle and culture

5.Stunning landscapes, sunrise, sunset views over the Himalayas

6.Green terraced farm different waterfalls, swift flowing rivers, and traditional villages

7.Beautiful rhododendron and pine forest, numerous ethnic settlements

8.The valley of glaciers

9.Langtang Gompa and Kyanjin Gompa, old Buddhist shrines

10.Panoramic view of Mt. Langtag-ri, Langsisa, Langtang Himal, Ganjala peak

12.Tibetan Buddhist Culture

13.Short and panoramic trekking inside Langtang National Park joint with chain of Tibetan mountains. 

14.Tantalizing sunrise views over the Himalayas

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal. At your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Treks’ representative will be there to welcome you. The representative will help you to check in your hotel rooms. In the hotel, you will be briefed about your activities during the trip. In the evening you will be welcomed with a dinner in one of the typical Nepali restaurant with cultural programs. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Halfday sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

After breakfast in the hotel, we do half-day sightseeing around Kathmandu City. We start our day trip from Thamel, this is the famous tourist street of Kathmandu city. You can shop your needy equipments, then to the famous historical place Kathmandu Durbar Square along with tour of local market and local lifestyle of Nepal. And then we will visit Swoyambhunath stupa (Monkey Temple).

We prepare all the paper and equipments for the expedition. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (about 8 hrs)

After breakfast, enjoying Himalayan views we will take a drive to Syabrubesi. We will pass through Trishuli Bazar and Dunche before reaching to Syabrubesi. We can explore surrounding area at the evening. Overnight in Syabrubesi.
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (5-6 hrs)

Passing through dense forest and crossing of several suspension bridges, we will reach to Lama Hotel. We follow the Langtang River while heading for Lama Hotel and the trail leads up and down path. Overnight in Syabrubesi.
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (5-6 hrs)

The trail continues to climb steadily along the dense forest to Ghore Tabela. After reaching Ghore Tabela the trail leaves the forest and a magnificent view of Langtang Lirung appears. Leaving behind the forest our trail began with ascending Langtang village. Overnight in Langtang village.

 

Day 06: Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3-4 hrs)

We will ascend gradually largest mani wall in Nepal, made from stone with prayers written on them behind and crosses small villages with wooden bridge. We will have a great view of Yansa Tsenji and Kimshun to the north and Langtang Himal to the north west before arriving at Kyanjin Gompa. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.
Day 07: Acclimatization climb – ascend from Kyanjin Gompa to a small peak (6-7 hrs.)

Today we ascend a small peak which lies near Kyangjin. This is a small peak and it is quite easy to climb. It will take only about 3 hours to ascend. After ascending we spend quality time, enjoy the views and take some pictures and descend back to Kyanjin. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 08: Acclimatization climb – ascend from Kyanjin Gompa to Tserko Ri (5-6 hrs)

Tserko ri is situated like an island just north of Kyangjin which is a good peak to acclimatize for the climb. We follow the upper trail out of the village across the river and climb up the ridge to our left. We can see Yala glacier and Yala peak,  Kyagjin peak and Kyimoshung, with Langtang Lirung towering above them. Overnight at Tserko Ri.

Day 09: Trek from Tserko Ri to Base Camp (6hrs)

The route from the base camp is an uphill climb. We follow the rhododendron bushes and cross a river. We head in a westerly direction up to the mountain and moved towards the south. You have a magnificent view of Langtang Lirung, Langshisa Ri and Shisapangma in Tibet. To the south, the impressive south face of Naya Kanga (5844m) towers above. Since the camp area is totally flat, we can put up our tents easily. Overnight at base camp.

Day 10: Summit Baden Powell Peak (about 14 hrs)

Today we rise up early in the morning and start our ascent to BP Peak summit (5718m ) . From base camp, we cross the rocky field and climb up until we get to a rocky slab on the right. We zigzag your way up, keeping to the right, aiming towards the rock face to the west. The ridge at the top is very narrow and has very little space. From the top we have fantastic views of Shishapangma, Naya Kanga , Ganesh Himal and even Kathmandu valley on a clear day. We return back to base camp. Overnight at base camp.

Day 11: Trek back from base camp to Kyangjin (5-6 hrs)
Today we will descend back to Kyangjin. Enjoying the view of Langtang Lirung, Langshisa Ri and Shisapangma we gradually descend back to Kyajin. Overnight at Kyangkin.

Day 12: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (5-6 hrs)

Today we will descend our way all the through forest following river and ethnic culture. We walk down hill till we won’t reach to Lama Hotel. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Day 13: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi (5-6 hrs)

We will keep retracing our way up to Syabrubesi from Lama Hotel enjoying beautiful lush green vegetation. It seems different view while we were retracing our trek up to Syabrubesi. Overnight in Syabrubesi.

Day 14: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu (about 8 hrs)

We will take a drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu as we are informed by our guide. We can relax, have some gifts for relatives and friends from Nepal. If we want to travel or visit somewhere Himalayan Namobudhha Travel And Trek will manage for that too. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu / optional tours

This day you will have free day on your own / optional tours. In the evening, Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Trek will take you for a farewell lunch or dinner in one of the finest restaurant. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 16: Departure day

Today is your departure day. Himalayan Namobuddha’s representative will drop you to Airport 3 hours before scheduled flight. It’s time to bid Nepal farewell visit and appreciate your visit to our country Nepal. Hopefully we shall meet again.

 

*Note: Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make shorter or longer or any other further changes in above itinerary. We will provide you details accordingly.

 

Cost Includes

Airport drop + Pick up by private transportation
Standard Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Welcome dinner in typical nepali restaurant with cultural program in Kathmandu.
English speaking tour guide during sightseeing and his salary, meal, transportation etc.
Private transportation during sightseeing.
All necessary ground transportation during the trek.
All necessary paper works and Langtang National Park fee and TIMS.
BP peak permits
During trek : accommodation in teahouse lodge and camping as per itinerary
During trek: all meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) with unlimited tea /coffee during camping
All staff, porters and their expenses during climbing
Experienced cook, Sherpa and kitchen crew
License holder trekking guide with NMA certified climbing guide & their equipments
Insurance of crew members
All necessary equipment like tents, mattress, sleeping bags etc
Farewell dinner / lunch in Kathmandu.
Guided trekking ma

 

Cost Excludes

Entrance fees for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Meals in Kathmandu not mentioned above.
All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks etc.
Extra shower, battery re-charge, laundry charge etc.
Personal clothing and gears.
Tips to guide (Expected but not mandatory)s
Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control.
Emergency Helicopter rescue (to be covered by your insurance company)
Services which are not mentioned above.

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