Moderate trekking involves 5 – 6 hours a day walking at a steady pace below 4000 meters for around 10 days trekking trip.
Langtang Birding trek follows the trail that is weaved through lush Langtang National park; a sanctuary for the 250 species of birds where birdwatchers and photographers can witness diverse bird species including the Himalayan Monal, Satyr Tragopan, Blood Pheasant, Himalayan Griffin, Vulture, Babblers, and many more along with savoring the rapturous beauty of the graceful Langtang valley; perched on the base of the massif LangtangLirung.
Most of the trek will via Langtang national park so trekkers are rewarded with moments to encounter several animals including Red Panda, Langoor, Ghoral apart from the watching several bird species, and also relishing on the beauty of the rich flora Langtang national park tames.
As Langtang birding trek is easily accessible from Kathmandu within a few hours’ drive on the mountainous windy road that leads to Dhunche; trek starting and ending place and the trek will be a camping trek where service will be offered only by the LangtangRi staff focusing on the safety of the clients.
You will be warmly welcomed by our representative at the Tribhuvan international airport and transferred to the hotel.
After breakfast, check-out at the hotel and drive for 5-7 hours to reach Dhunche. Private transportation is recommended during the birding trek. During the journey, a chance to witness different species of birds including the ibis bill in Trisuli river bank in the winter season. Overnight in the tent.
Commence trek from Dhunche on the gradually ascending trail to reach Deurali. During the 5-7 hours trek, we pass through a pine tree and mixed forest gaining 665 and can see kalij, pheasant, and different types of Laughing Thrush, Warblers, Woodpeckers, Owlets, bulbul, and more.
After breakfast, follow the gradual uphill trail to reach Cholangpati for the overnight. During the 4-6 hours trek, we pass via mostly pine, rhododendron, and bush forests to ascend 1025 meters altitude from the previous overnight destination. En-route encounter Woodpeckers, Tits, Laughing Thrush, Owl, and many more.
Morning explore Cholangpati area then precede the birding trek after lunch taking a slightly upward trail that gains 260 meters elevation to reach Lauribina la. During the 1-2 hours trek through juniper and rhododendron trees in the first part and an open area in the later part, we can see Blood Pheasant, Tits, Accentors, and Himalayan Monal.
After breakfast, ascend to Gosainkund through the grassy and rocky area for the bird watching as well as to immerse on the eye-appealing beauty of the shimmering glaciated Gosainkund Lake believed to be created from Lord Shiva trident. Then descend to Lauribinala for the overnight. During the uphill and downhill trek witness Himalayan Monal, Snow Pigeon, Chukar, Accentors, Finch, and many more.
Gradually descend from Lauribina la through pine and rhododendron forest to reach Sing Gompa for the overnight. During the 5-6hours trek, we descend 580 meters from the previous overnight destination.
Return trek from Sing Gompa to Dhunche descending 1370 meters on 6-8 hours trek.
Return drive to Kathmandu from Dhunche after the successful birding trek.
We will transfer to airport for the departure according to your scheduled flight.
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