Langtang Valley Trek

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Duration

11 Days

DIFFICULTY

Easy

GROUP SIZE

2-10

MAX. ALTUITUDE

4984 m

Overview


The Langtang Valley Trek is a popular trek in the Langtang region of Nepal. The trek takes you through the Langtang National Park, which is home to a variety of flora and fauna, including rare species of animals such as the red panda. The trek offers breathtaking views of tall mountains, as well as other peaks in the region.

During the trek, you will be passing through the small villages and interacting with the local Tamang people, who are known for their unique culture and traditions. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Langtang Lirung Glacier, one of the most beautiful glaciers in the region.

The trek also brings you the best that the Himalayas have to offer. From spectacular mountain views, traditional Tamang villages, and impressive bamboo forests. During the trek, you will be completely surrounded by the mountains and will have the opportunity to see an amazing sunrise behind the mountains of Tserko Ri.

Langtang Valley Trek Highlights

  • Enchanting views of Langtang Lirung (7227m) and other Himalayas from the summit of Tserko Ri (4984m)
  • Visit the ancient monastery of Kyanjin Gompa
  • Experience the culture and lifestyle of the Tamang tribe in villages like Langtang and Syabrubensi
  • Trek through the naturally glorious Langtang National Park

Best Time to do Langtang Trek

The first-rate season for the Langtang Valley trek needs to be spring (March, April, and May) and autumn (September, October, and November). Autumn presents a first-rate view of the majestic mountains and glaciers. Similarly, spring additionally presents us with the snow-capped mountains at the side of the inexperienced forests blooming with pink rhododendron.

Besides these, Monsoon has its very own importance. Because of the wet season, trails are blanketed with leeches. However, waterfalls, rivers, greenery, and flowers and fauna first-rate shines at some point of this season. So, this season is likewise most advantageous for nature enthusiasts and photographers.

During the Winter Season, trails are blanketed with snow and we can view the snowcapped mountains. However, the climate could be very freezing and the paths are pretty slippery.

11-Day Langtang Valley Trek

After arriving at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Our representative will transfer you to your respective hotel. The second day is scheduled for sightseeing around the Kathmandu Valley in which we will explore major sites like Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, and Boudhanath. On the third day, you will take a scenic drive to Syabrubensi via Dhunche. Along the way, you will get a glorious view of Ganesh Himal (7422m) and Langtang (7227m). From Syabrubensi, the real trekking begins. The trail now passes through Rimche alongside the bank of the Bhotekoshi River.

Upon reaching the Lama Hotel, you will take a quick photograph of the surroundings and the distant view of the Himalayas. Walking past the pine forests and terraced farmlands, you will ascend toward Langtang Valley via Ghodatabela. The route also gives an opportunity to get familiar with the ancient culture and traditions of the Tamang community. Similarly, crossing several farm villages and long terrains, you will reach the famous monastery of Kyanjin Gompa. Here, you can taste yak cheese and curd.

Reaching The Summit

After a climb to the summit of Tserko Ri at 4984m, you will slowly descend back to Syabrubensi following the same trail. From the top of Tserko Ri, you will get the sublime view of Langtang Lirung (7227m), Kinshung (6781m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Naya Kanga (5844m), and Yala Peak (5500m). The trail takes us back to Kathmandu where the trip shall end.

Overall, the Langtang Valley Trek is a great option for those looking to experience the natural beauty and culture of Nepal, while also getting a bit of a physical challenge.

Langtang Valley Trek by Nepal Treks incorporates the best transportation and accommodation facilities along With a great team of professional staff and guides. With the best trekking agency in Nepal, you are guaranteed an unforgettable trekking experience with safety, comfort, and satisfaction.

Cost Includes


  • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle
  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu at a 3-star category hotel with breakfast on twin sharing basis
  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing (Private vehicle and guide)
  • Transportation (Kathmandu- Syabrubesi Kathmandu) by local bus
  • Langtang National Park Entrance fees and TIMS Cards
  • Full board basis during the trek B, L, D
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trekking
  • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses including insurance
  • Porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers) and their all expenses including insurance
  • Trekking route map
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets
  • First aid box
  • All the government taxes and service charges

 NOTE: Single Supplementary Charge Will Be 205 USD 

Cost Excludes


  • International airfare
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Entrance fees during Kathmandu Valley sightseeing
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (WIFI, bar bills, hot shower, hot water, electricity for charging gadgets, etc.)
  • Tipping for crews

 

Itinerary


  • Today you will be arriving at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by one of our staff member and immediately transferred to your respective hotel. During the evening, you can take a quick trip around the city. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    Altitude

    1300 mM

    Accommodation

    Hotels

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    3-4 Hours Hours

  • Today is a rest and preparation day, so you will be going for sightseeing around the Kathmandu Valley. A personal guide will take you to the revered UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You will also acquaint yourself with the ancient culture and tradition of the Kathmandu Valley during the time of Ranas. You can even opt for a short hike to places like Godavari and Chobhar. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    Altitude

    1300 mM

    Accommodation

    Hotels

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    5-6 Hours Hours

  • Early in the morning, you will start your drive towards Syabrubensi. A long scenic drive of six to seven hours takes you through green hills, farm villages and forested area. Along the way, you will get a stunning view of Annapurna II (7937m), Manaslu (8163m), Ganesh Himal (7422m), and other snow-capped mountains. Driving past small rives, you will reach Dhunche where you will stop for a quick lunch. Syabrubensi is often called the gateway of Langtang and you can find small settlements and many tourists here. Overnight in Syabrubensi.

    Altitude

    1503 mM

    Accommodation

    Hotels

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    6-7 Hours Hours

  • The trek to Lama Hotel takes us along the banks of the Bhotekoshi River. The trail takes you through the forest of oak, maple, fir and blue pine. Moving further, you will ascend gradually towards Rimche via Pahare hotel following the Langtang Khola. You will finally reach your destination after walking through the lush greenery and numerous uphill. From here, you will get a glorious view of famous snow-capped mountains including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

    Altitude

    2410 mM

    Accommodation

    Tea Houses

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    6-7 Hours Hours

  • On the 5th day, you will be trekking towards the Langtang valley or more precisely, the Langtang village. Ascending uphill through the lush pastures of this region, you will get a close-up view of Langtang Lirung (7227m). Upon reaching Ghodatabela, you will trek through lush pasturelands. Crossing forested area and sloppy landscapes, you will finally reach Langtang valley. Overnight in Langtang valley.

    Altitude

    3430 mM

    Accommodation

    Tea Houses

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    6 Hours Hours

  • Soon after breakfast, you will continue your walk crossing meadows and several farm villages. The distant view of the Kyanjin Gompa monastery indicated that you have entered the ancient village. From here, you will get an enchanting view of Langtang Lirung (7227m), Kinshung (6781m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Naya Kanga (5844m), and Yala Peak (5500m). At the monastery, you can even taste yak cheese and curd. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

    Altitude

    3870 mM

    Accommodation

    Tea Houses

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    4 Hours Hours

  • Today is a rest day. Early in the morning, you will start your climb to Tserko Ri at 4984m. You will climb through the flat terrains and huge rocks. Upon reaching the top of Tserko Ri (4984m), the crown jewel of Langtang valley, you will get a panoramic view of famous snow-capped mountains and surroundings. On the way down, you can also visit Langshisha Kharka and get familiar with the unique culture and tradition of this region. Overnight in Kyanjin gompa.

    Altitude

    3870 mM

    Accommodation

    Tea Houses

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    1 Day Hours

  • Following back the same trail, you will be trekking towards Lama Hotel. Alongside the bank of Langtang Khola, you will cross the settlement of Mundu and Ghodatabela and proceeds towards Gumnachowk. Along the way, you will walk past forested area, yak pastures, meadows and sloppy landscapes. As you enjoy a stunning view of the Himalayas, you will finally reach your destination. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

    Altitude

    2410 mM

    Accommodation

    Tea Houses

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    7 Hours Hours

  • Today you will be descending back to Syabrubensi. As you walk past the forests of pine and rhododendron, you will see wildlife of Langtang National Park such as red panda, black beer, wild goat, leopard etc. Along the way, you will get a glorious view of Manaslu (8156m) and Ganesh Himal (7422m). Getting familiar with the ancient culture and tradition of Tamang community, you will finally reach your destination via Rimche. Overnight in Syabrubensi.

    Altitude

    1503 mM

    Accommodation

    Hotels

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    4-5 Hours Hours

  • As you bid farewell to the Himalayas, you will start your drive back to Kathmandu. You will drive further along with the Trishuli River. The drive will take you through green hills, terraced farmlands and valleys. In the evening, you can roam around Thamel area, buy souvenir, and enjoy its nightlife. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    Altitude

    1300 mM

    Accommodation

    Hotels

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    6-7 Hours Hours

  • This is your last day here in Nepal. Our representative will transfer you to the international airport of Kathmandu (TIA). Goodbye and we hope to see you again.

    Altitude

    1300 mM

    Accommodation

    Not Included

    Meals

    B

    Duration

    3-4 Hours Hours

Frequently Asked Questions


The best time to do the Langtang Valley is from March – May and from September – November.

Fixed Departures


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Gear List


EQUIPMENT FOR TREKKING.

  • 1 pair strong hiking boots/ sports shoes
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 down jacket/all-weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
  • 2 T-shirts /1 medium sized towel
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 liter
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
  • 2 pairs light socks
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana
  • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
  • Sunglasses and Sunhat
  • Money Belt
  • Water purification tablets/solution
  • Sun block Cream(30-50)
  • Personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Toilet paper
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)

Note: Due to the different seasons in Nepal, trekkers are requested to inquire before preparing equipment.

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Casagranae sebastien fabine

France | 28/05/2023

This is one of the best treks that I had done in Nepal. It is one of the best destinations among the tourist in Nepal. The Langtang Valley trek is one of the most satisfying treks among the tourist in Nepal. so I recommend going to Langtang if you are visiting Nepal for the first time. We didn't feel any difficulty finishing our trekking thanks to our potters and guide as well as Nepal treks and tour

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Emmanvel Hector

United State Of America | 09/05/2023

This trek is one of the most awesome and memorable treks in Nepal. Langtang is also famous for its short durability. Many people love to do this trek. So I recommend this.

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