Baden Powell Scout Peak

Baden-Powell Peak

Trip Highlights

  • The mesmerizing beauty of the Langtang Valley
  • Trek through the off-the-beaten-track on the peak climbing journey
  • Explore the vibrant hamlets of lush green forests in the Langtang National Park
  • Front row seats to the mountains in Langtang and Dorje Lakpa Himalayas

Named after the founder of World Scouts Robert Baden Powell, Baden Powell SouthPeak (5,890m) is situated in the Langtang region. The off-the-beaten tracks to the top of Baden Powell Scout Peak (5890m) take us on a journey into the Himalayan wilderness of the Langtang region. The journey also explores the Tamang and Tibetan villages within the Langtang National Park.

The Baden Powell Scout Peak Climbing journey as you arrive in Kathmandu. We take some time off to prepare for the trip and visit the world heritage sites spread throughout Kathmandu. Thereon, we head off to the trailhead located at Syabrubensi on a drive along the Trishuli River. Following the Langtang River, we make our way towards the Lama Hotel and continue to Ghodatabela. Onto the centuries-old Kyanjin Gompa crossing Langtang Village en route.

Enjoying the generations-old artifacts within the monastery and the mesmerizing views of the Himalayas, we take two days off to acclimatize. We climb a nearby peak reaching an altitude of 4,500m before taking on the majestic Tserko Ri (4,984m). Trekking to the Scout Peak Base Camp the next day we take on the majestic mountain reaching its summit. After enjoying the view of the Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, and Jugal Himalayan ranges, we head back to the base camp. Retracing our steps, we end our journey back at Syabrubensi.

The Baden Powell Scout Peak is situated deep within the Langtang Region, due north of Kathmandu. The trip explores the trails south to the Langtang range. The people living in this region are mostly of Tamang ethnicity. There is a considerable number of Tibetan descendants as well. As such, Buddhism and Tibetan-Buddhism are prominent in these trekking trails. Their culture, tradition, and lifestyle can be witnessed while visiting numerous villages, chortens, and monasteries on the journey. The best season for the Baden Powell Scout Peak Climbing is during autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May). Autumn offers spectacular scenery whereas spring grants pleasant trails to trek on.

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  • Duration 15 Days
  • Max-Altitude 5890 mm
  • Activity Level Easy
  • Best Season Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May)
  • Group Size 2

    Touching down at Tribhuvan International Airport you will be welcomed by representatives from the office who will drive you directly to the hotel. Freshening up from the day’s journey, you will be introduced to guides and other members on the trek. After all the event are complete, you can explore the city.

    Today, we will thoroughly prepare for our journey from gathering equipment to collecting necessary permits. You can also take some time off to tour around the UNESCO world heritage sites spread around the valley like Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu
    Durbar Square, and Boudhanath. Or, you can head down to the local markets to familiarize yourself with the Nepalese way of life and the local culture prevalent in the region.

    The first day of our journey, we make our way down to the trailhead located at the town
    of Syabrubensi. Setting off early from the valley, the journey takes on the winding bends of Tribhuvan Highway before finding the Trishuli Highway. We continue towards the town of Dhunche beyond which lies Syabrubensi.

    The beginning of the journey is a pleasant one as we make our way through lush green
    Rhododendron forests leading towards Lama Hotel. Through the banks of Langtang
    Khola, the journey ascends towards Bamboo. Enjoying the pleasant views, we once set
    off on the hilly trail leading past a suspension bridge over the Langtang River. Trekking through narrow stone paths, we stop at Lama Hotel for the night.

    A pleasant day of trekking awaits as we set off from Lama Hotel heading towards Langtang village. Exiting Lama Hotel, the trail continues alongside the lush green forests adorned with fir and pine trees. Heading towards Ghodatabela, we can enjoy the views
    of the entire Langtang Himalayan Range. Continuing on, we reach Langtang Village.

    One of the shorter days of the journey, we begin our journey towards Kyanjin Gompa. The setting of on an ascending run, we exit the tree lines heading further away into the Himalayas. The rising altitudes are clearly reflected in the surrounding landscapes as we head past yak pastures and grasslands. Enjoying the views of Langtang Ri (7,205m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), and Langtang Lirung (7,227m) on the horizon. At an altitude of 3800m, the monastery is one of the oldest in the region and boasts a set of ancient artifacts relating to the Buddhist culture. Overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.

    Enjoying the Himalayan sunrise, we witness the true beauty of the majestic Langtang
    Himalayan Range. After breakfast, we gear up for our acclimatization hike and make our way to the nearby peak. The journey is a pleasant one heading past the monastery of Kyanjin and to the snowy folds of the Himalayan landscapes. Stretching to an altitude of
    4500m, the climb offers a lovely journey in addition to the panoramic views of Langtang
    Lirung (7,227m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Langtang Ri (7,205m), and many more.

    The second and final of our acclimatization days, today, we make our way towards the
    Tserko Ri (4984m). Nearly stretching to an altitude of 5,000m this acclimatization hike is a perfect opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Langtang Himalayas. Adorning the
    horizon is the majestic Langtang Lirung (7,246m) to the west, Yala Peak (5,510m) the
    north, and Dorje Lakpa (6,988m) and Shisha Pangma (8,013m) to the east. Enjoying the
    pleasant views of the Himalayas, we make our way back towards Kyanjin Gompa.

    Well-acclimatized and well-rested, we make our way out of Kyanjin Gompa heading towards the Scout Peak Base Camp. Through the rhododendron forests, we make our the way towards the west crossing a river beyond which the trail forks towards the south.
    Through the rocky trail, we make our way to the base camp located at an altitude of
    4,987m. Below the stunning south face of Naya Kanga (5,844m), the camp offers a gorgeous view of the Himalayas.

    An early day as we make our way out of the base camp heading towards the summit of
    the Scout Peak (5,890m). Ascending through the rocky slope, we make our way past the
    glacial moraines. Sticking to the western rock face, we continue our journey through the winding routes reaching a vertical slope. Beyond this, we use ropes for the final ascent. Midway through the journey, we are welcomed by the view of sunrise over the snowy summits of the Langtang Himalayan range. Enjoying the pleasant views from the
    summit, we make our way down back to the base camp.

    Wrapping up the camps we begin our descend heading down to Langtang Village. Through the ragged Himalayan trail, the trail once again descends towards Kyanjin Gompa where we take a brief rest. Then, we set off towards the opening valley. With The Himalayas to our backs, the journey quietly descends through a series of suspension bridges. Entering the forested trail, we reach the Langtang Village.

    Continuing through the forests, the journey descends back through the Langtang settlement and onto the hamlet of Ghodatabela. Stopping at the hamlet for a brief rest we enjoy the pleasant Himalayan landscapes before once again setting off on the hilly trail. The final stretch of the trail takes us through the ending stages of the Langtang National Park. Finally, we reach the Lama Hotel settling down for the night.

    Retracing our steps back from Lama Hotel, we continue our journey towardsSyabrubensi. Exiting the National Park, we once again trek alongside the tranquil Langtang River. The final stretch of the trek takes us towards the north as we make our way over the rushing Bhote Koshi River heading towards Old Syabru. Crossing vibrant hamlets en route, we end our journey back at Syabrubensi.

    The final day of our trip and we make our way out of Syabrubensi heading back to Kathmandu. Through the winding bends of Trishuli Highway, we once again head past Dhunche following the Trishuli River. Through the pleasant hilly rural landscape, the journey brings us back to the Kathmandu Valley. Upon arriving in the capital city we make our way directly to the hotel where a lovely farewell dinner awaits us.

    Our representatives will drop you back at Tribhuvan International Airport just in time for your flight back home. We hope you had a lovely time with us and we look forward to
    seeing you again. Goodbye!