The Langtang Valley Trek is a popular trekking route in Nepal, located in the Langtang National Park. It offers stunning views of the Langtang range, glaciers, and diverse landscapes, including forests, alpine meadows, and traditional Tamang villages. The trek typically takes 7-14 days and can be done year-round, although the best time is from March to May and September to November.
The trek starts from Syabrubesi, a small town located about 7-8 hours from Kathmandu by bus. From there, the trail gradually ascends through rhododendron forests, passing by the Langtang River and several waterfalls along the way. The route passes through traditional Tamang villages, offering a unique cultural experience for visitors. The landscape then becomes more alpine, with views of the Langtang range and glaciers in the distance.
One of the highlights of the Langtang Valley Trek is the visit to the Langtang Glacier, which is the nearest glacier to Kathmandu. The trek also offers opportunities to see wildlife, including red pandas, Himalayan black bears, and various species of birds.
The Langtang Valley Trek is a moderate to challenging trek, with daily ascents and descents ranging from 500-900 meters. The highest point of the trek is the Tserko Ri viewpoint at 4984 meters, which offers panoramic views of the Langtang range and the surrounding landscape.
Accommodation during the trek is available in teahouses, which offer basic facilities and meals. It is recommended to carry warm clothing, as temperatures can drop significantly at night, especially at higher elevations.
Overall, the Langtang Valley Trek is a unique and rewarding experience for those who love nature, culture, and adventure. It offers a chance to immerse in the beauty of the Langtang range and connect with the local people, making it an unforgettable experience.
Facts of the Trek
Accommodation: - Hotel in cities /teahouse or camping in Trek
Grade: - Easy to Moderate
Best time to visit: - September to December / February to June
Elevation up to:- Chorkari ri(5050m)/Kyangin ri (4779m)
Trek start:- Kathmandu
Trek end:- Kathmandu
Group size:- Minimum 2 persons /Maximum 60 persons
What You'll Do
• Visit Yak cheese factory in Kyanjin Gompa
• Visit local's unique Tamang culture and Tibetan villages.
• through rhododendron forests.
• excellent journey to Langtang Valley .
• Himalayan Thar, jackel, snow wolves, deer’s and 30-40 species of bird life along with the most elusive and coy Red Panda
• the traditional culture & Buddhist religion,
Langtang Valley Trekking Outline Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal
Kathmandu -1,300 m / 4,266 ft. ½ hr.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi bazaar (by road)
Syabrubesi – 1,500 m / 4,920 ft 6-7 hrs.
Day 3: Trek to Lama Hotel
Lama Hotel – 2,380 m / 7,808 ft 6-7 hrs.
Day 4: Lama Hotel to Mundu or Langtang Village
Mundu – 3,430 m / 11,253 ft 5-6 hrs
Day 5: Langtang / Mundu to Kyanjin Gompa
Kyanjin Gompa – 3,870 m / 12,696 ft – 3 hrs.
Day 6: Kyanjin Gompa exploration Day
if you have the option to go up to 5000 m / 16405ft.
Day 7: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
Lama Hotel – 2,380 m / 7,808 ft 6 hrs.
Day 8: Back to Syabrubesi bazaar
Syabrubesi – 1,500 m / 5,085 ft 6-7 hrs.
Day 9: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu (by road)
Kathmandu – 1,300 m / 4,920 ft 6 -7 hrs.
Day 10: Join in other tour or Departure
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (Altitude 1,400m).
Our representative from Best Trekking in Nepal will receive you at the airport and transfer to the Hotel. You will have a welcome dinner at the traditional Nepalese restaurant, Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
Day 02: Trip briefing and trek preparing Day.
Our tour leader/Manager will come for the pre-trip meeting in the morning which includes briefing and preparation for the trek. After you have option for city sightseeing tour around Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Syabru Bensi (Altitude 1462m) by van/bus 7 hours
.Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi which takes about seven hours by bus or Land cruiser depending on group size. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. As you pass through Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land. At the same time, you notice that the road is still under construction. Overnight at guest house.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (Altitude 2480meters) 6/7 hours.
From Syabrubensi we begin our trek by following the Langtang River, a river we will be following over the next few days, all the way to the head of the valley. After crossing the suspension bridge, the trails ascent ridge to Paira Lodge and after Paira Lodge, the trails, gradually ascent until to New Bridge and the trail climbs up to Rimche and after 30 minutes, we get then to Lama Hotel. This day, you might be feel wilderness and might get opportunity to see wild animals like monkeys, red Pandas, Himalayan Black Bears etc.
Overnight at mountain lodge.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village (Altitude 3541m) 5 hours.
Today you will have a pleasant walk and follow the trail through rhododendron and pine forest for around three hours to reach Ghoda Tabela where you will stop for lunch. This surrounding area dense wild habitat area and many small babblers with lot of herbal can be found here. After lunch you will walk another three hours on the scenic trail takes you to Langtang village where you will relax for the evening.
Overnight at mountain lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (Altitude 3817m) 4 hours.
Today is a shorter walk but enough for acclimatization. The surroundings are interesting also because of the famous Cheese factory. This beautiful valley in the lap of the Langtang Lirung and others around. A place to explore the valley and lots of small peaks to climb.
Overnight at mountain lodge .
Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa Exploration day.
Today is a day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung , ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350meters) or Chorkari ri (5050m). Which is highest point of this trek, directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks.
Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 08: Trek back to Lama Hotel (Altitude 2480m) 6 hours.
Rejoin the trail to Lama Hotel.
Overnight at mountain lodge
Day 09: Trek to Sybru Bensi Bensi (Altitude 1462m) 5 hours.
Leaving the mountains behind us our descent takes us to the Sybru Bensi where the trek was start about a week ago.
Overnight at guest house
Day 10:Drive back to Kathmandu from Syabrubeshi through the same previous road.
After breakfast catch a coach to set for Kathmandu. After reach in Kathmandu, you will be taken to your hotel. Have a rest. In afternoon you can stroll around Thamel, the major tourist destination of Kathmandu. You can do some last minute shopping of souvenirs for your family and relatives.you will have farewell dinner with Nepalese family.
Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 11: Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.
Today is your last day in Nepal. Our officer will come to meet you at the hotel to escort you to Kathmandu International Airport for your flight to home.
•Hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast for 3 Night (before and After the Trekking).
•There time a meal (Breakfast-lunch-dinner) During the Trek.
•One Experience Trekking guide & one porter for Each Two Trekker.
•All Land Transportation from Kathmandu.
•All necessary paper works and Langtang National park Entry Permits.
•Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS).
•All accommodation During the Trek Available Lodge /Tea Houses.
•Airport -Hotel-Airport Transfer.
•First aid medical kit (with the guide).
•Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
•Welcome and Farewell Dinner.
•Government taxes & office service charge.
What's Not Included
•Personal Equipment for Trekking.
•Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal,International air fare to/from Kathmandu and Nepal entry visa.
•Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the
•Personal expenses (phone calls, laundr, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water,WIFI shower etc)
•Lunch & evening meals in Kathmandu.
•Emergency Rescue evacuation.
•Tipping (Tips) for trekking staffs.
•All kind of drink.
•There is not tourist bus service from Kathmandu to Suaprubesi ; you need to travel by local bus. If you want travel by private Jeep which is comfortable for you .Please let us know, if you would like to travel by jeep or by Local bus. if you travel by jeep both way cost $350.
What to Remember
Note: Would you like to make a Langtang valley Trekking shorter or longer. And if you like to trekking more than Trekking itinerary , you can do city sightseeing tour in Kathmandu & 2 Night /3 days Jungle safari in chitwan ,white water River rafting, or mountain flight, Let us know your suggestion accordingly. Regarding this program please do not hesitate to send us an email.
Bering these Equipments for langtang Valley Trek,
Batteries and bulbs
Swiss army knife
Medical & first-aidkit
Poly propylene/wool socks
Other required equipments
|Duration: 10 Days|
|Average price: US$ 600 only *per person|