Langtang Lirung Expedition 2021

Facts of the Trip

Elevation: 7234m

Location: North from Kathmandu

Duration: 34 days

First Ascent: On 24 October 1978 two members of a Japanese expedition made the first ascent of mountain via East Ridge.

Best Season: Autumn and Spring (fair weather in Nepal)

Accommodation: Guest house and Camping

Climbing Route: East Ridge

Grade: Mountaineering V

Transportation: By Land

Group Size: minimum 02

Major Activity: Trekking and Climbing

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Langtang Lirung 7,234 m (23,734 ft) Expedition is located in the north side of the popular Langtang valley between the Sun Kosi valley on the east and the Trisuli Gandaki valley on the west. Langtang Lirung lies near the Trisuli Gandaki, and north of the Langtang Khola.

The Langtang Lirung Expedition is one of the most difficult peaks to climb. Similarly, Lirung offers unlimited challenges filled with excitement and thrill, making it a flawless option for adventure-seeking mountaineers. A climber needs a high level of technical climbing skills, good physical condition and previous experience of peak climbing for a successful summit of Langtang Lirung Expedition.

The peak was reconnoitered by H. W. Tilman and P. Lloyd in 1949. Attempts were made to climb the peak via the East Ridge in the 1960s, but none got close to the summit. On 24 October 1978 two members of a Japanese expedition made the first ascent of the mountain via East Ridge.

Langtang Lirung is nearby Kathmandu. To reach base camp of Langtang Lirung we need to do three days trekking from Shyabru basi (on the way to Kerung Tibetan border). After reaching the top we can see stunning views of Langtang Himalayan Ranges including Pemthang Karpo 6830m, Gangchenpo 6387m and across the border in Tibet rises the huge mass of Shishapangma 8046m. Mt. Langtang Lirung Expedition the best time is September October and April May.

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu; transfer to Hotel (B).

Day 02 to day 03: Preparation day for expedition, official briefing overnight at hotel (BB).

Day 04: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1400m) by Tourist coach 6-9 hours drive, overnight at Hotel (B/L/D).

Day 05: Syabru Besi trek to Lama Hotel (2748m) 6 hours, overnight at Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 06: Trek to Langtang village (3500m) 4-5 hours, overnight at Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 07: Trek to Kyagjinj Gumba (3800m), 3 hours, overnight at Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 08: Rest day in Kyangjin Gumba, prepare for expedition, overnight at Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 09 to Day 29 : Langtang Lirung Expedition period, overnight at camp (B/L/D).

Day 30: Base camp trek to Lama Hotel (2784m) 5-6 hours, overnight at Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 31: Trek to Syabru Besi (1400m), 5 hours, overnight at Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 32: Drive to Kathmandu by Jeep or Bus 7-9 hours (B/L), transfer to hotel.

Day 33: One extra days in Kathmandu (BB).

Day 34: Depart from Kathmandu (B).