Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek - 10 days

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Duration
10 days
Max. Elevation
4950m
Group size
Min. 2 Pax
Level
EASY
Transportation
Private car and Bus
Best Season
September to December March to May
Accomodation
  • 3 three star Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Basic tea house Lodge during the trek.
Meals
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All meals include during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner)
Starts at
Sybrubeshi
Ends at
Sybrubeshi
Trip Route
Sybrubeshi-Lamahotel-Kyanjingumba-Langtang-Sybrubeshi

Highlights

    • Explore the historical and cultural city of Kathmandu. 
    • Take a scenic drive through the green hills and local villages via Trishuli river bank. 
    • Explore the unique cultures, traditions and the living style of Tamang people. 
    • Spend the best time at Langtang valley with the local people. 
    • Visit the famous Buddhist monastery of Kyanjin Gompa.
    • Collect the best mountains views at Tserko Ri.
    • Create lifetime experiences with A1 Trek. 
Langtang Valley is a beautiful valley located in the Himalayas of Nepal. It is the closest trekking destination to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, and is known for its picturesque views of the Langtang mountain range. The Langtang valley trek is located just north of the Kathmandu Valley and is surrounded by dense forests of rhododendron, pine, and oak trees. The Langtang Valley trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal, and it offers stunning views of some of the world’s highest peaks. Trekkers can also enjoy the lush green alpine meadows, crystal clear rivers, and a variety of wildlife. The Langtang National Park is home to many species of wildlife, including the Red Panda and Himalayan black bear. The Langtang Valley trek is perfect for those looking to experience the beauty of the Himalayas without having to travel too far from Kathmandu. Trekkers can expect to traverse through some of the most stunning views in the world, as well as get to experience the culture and hospitality of local Sherpa people. The trek is also a great way to experience the untouched nature of Nepal. The Langtang Valley trek is a great way to explore the beautiful Langtang region. The trek is relatively easy and can be completed in a week or two depending on how much time you have available. Trekkers will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Himalayas, as well as the chance to experience the culture and hospitality of the locals. The Langtang Valley trek is an amazing experience that every traveler should try. 
Langtang Valley Trek is an outstanding trekking option in Nepal, offering magnificent scenery and remarkable cultural experiences. This trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal and is highly recommended for anyone wanting to experience the beauty of the Himalayas and its people. The Langtang Valley trek takes you through a variety of landscapes, ranging from lush forests and terraced hillsides to high alpine meadows and glaciers. You will have the opportunity to explore the picturesque villages of Syabru and Kyanjing Gompa, where you will be welcomed by friendly locals and learn about their culture and traditions. The trek also offers stunning views of the mighty Langtang Lirung and the Ganesh Himal Mountain range. The Langtang Valley trek is suitable for all types of trekkers, from beginners to experienced trekkers. The trek is relatively easy and can be completed in 8-10 days. However, it is important to note that the trek does involve some uphill walking and you should be in good physical condition to complete the trek. The Langtang Valley trek is a great way to explore the beauty of Nepal and its people. Not only does it offer fabulous views and cultural experiences, but it is also one of the most affordable trekking options in Nepal. So, if you are looking for an exciting and affordable trekking option in Nepal, then the Langtang Valley trek is perfect for you. 


Langtang valley Trek Route 

The trek starts from Dhunche, the headquarters of the Rasuwa district, which is about two and a half hours from Kathmandu. From Dhunche, the trek is usually completed in nine days but can be extended to 12 depending on the time you have available. The major highlights of the Langtang Valley Trek include the breathtaking views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and other surrounding peaks. You will also encounter amazing rhododendron forests, and get to explore traditional Tamang and Sherpa villages. Throughout the trek, you will gain altitude gradually, reaching a maximum elevation of 4,400 meters at the Kyanjin Gompa, located at the base of the Langtang Valley. Here, you will have a chance to explore the monastery, visit a cheese factory, and enjoy the stunning views of Langtang Lirung, the highest peak of the Langtang range. The next leg of the trek takes you to the Tserko Ri viewpoint at 4,984 meters, offering one of the most spectacular views of this range. You can also explore the glaciers, lakes, and moraines of the valley. On the descent, you will have the opportunity to pass through Helambu and visit the monasteries there. You can also take a detour to visit the holy Gosainkund Lake, a pilgrimage site for Hindus. The Langtang Valley Trek is a great way to experience the beauty of the Himalayas without the difficulty of high altitudes. It is a wonderful opportunity to explore traditional villages, witness incredible mountain views, and enjoy the spectacular natural beauty of Nepal. 

Langtang valley Trek guide and porter 

When undertaking the trek, it is important to have the right guide and porter. A guide will be able to provide you with local knowledge and help you find the best routes. A porter can help you carry your heavy equipment, which can be especially useful if you are trekking in remote areas. You should ensure that your guide and porter are experienced and knowledgeable, dependable, and trustworthy. A good Langtang Valley Trek guide and porter will have an in-depth knowledge of the local area and its culture. They should also be aware of any potential dangers, such as wild animals or landslides. They should be able to provide you with advice on the best routes, accommodation, and food. When looking for a guide and porter, it is important to do your research and make sure you are dealing with an experienced and reliable company. You should also check that they have all the necessary permits and insurance. Having a reliable guide and porter by your side will ensure your Langtang Valley Trek is a safe and enjoyable one. They will be able to provide you with the best advice, help you find your way, and take care of your equipment. With the right guide and porter, your trek will be a memorable one.

Best time to trek Langtang

The best time to visit the Langtang Valley is from March to May and from September to November. During these months, temperatures are warm enough for trekking, and the skies tend to be clear for most of the day. The monsoon season, from June to August, is generally too wet for trekking, and the cold winter months, December to February, can be too cold and snowy. In the springtime, from March to May, the valley is at its most beautiful. The days are warm and sunny and the mountain peaks are covered in snow. The wildflowers are in bloom, making the landscape even more beautiful. This is the perfect time to observe the local wildlife, including langur monkeys, red pandas, and a variety of birds. From September to November, the skies are generally clear, and the landscape is lush and green. This is the ideal time for trekking, as temperatures are mild and the trails are not too wet. No matter when you visit the Langtang Valley, you are sure to be amazed by its beauty and serenity. The views of the Himalayas Mountains are breathtaking, and the local culture is warm and welcoming. Whether you visit in the spring, summer, fall, or winter, a trek to the Langtang Valley is an unforgettable experience. 

Accommodation 

For the most breathtaking and rewarding trekking experience, a visit to the Langtang Valley is a must. This remote and beautiful valley is home to some of the most stunning mountain views in the world, and a stay in one of its many accommodations only enhances the experience. Whether you’re looking for a rustic, traditional mountain lodge or a luxurious boutique hotel, the Langtang Valley offers something for everyone. The Langtang Valley is home to a variety of accommodation options, ranging from basic guesthouses to luxurious resorts. For those looking for a traditional mountain lodge experience, a stay in a guesthouse is a great option. These guesthouses offer basic amenities such as hot showers, basic meals, and a clean, comfortable atmosphere. For those seeking a higher level of luxury, the Langtang Valley is home to a range of boutique hotels, offering a variety of amenities, from private balconies with breathtaking views to outdoor pools and spas. No matter what type of accommodation you choose, you’re sure to find it in the Langtang Valley. From rustic mountain lodges to luxurious resorts, the valley has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking to explore the remote and beautiful region or just take in the stunning views, the Langtang Valley is the perfect place to stay. 

Langtang Trek cost 

If you are looking for a unique experience in one of the most beautiful and picturesque places of Nepal look no further than the Langtang Valley Trek! This trek offers stunning mountain views, lush forests, and a chance to experience the local culture first-hand. Langtang Trek is a great way to experience the wonders of the Himalayas and get a chance to explore the unique culture and lifestyle of the local people. The cost of a Langtang Trek varies depending on the duration and the type of trek you choose. Generally, a 10-day Langtang Trek will cost around $600 in 2023. This price includes the cost of accommodation, meals, guide, porter, and permits. The trekking season in Langtang Valley runs from March to May and September to December, and the cost of the trek can vary depending on the season. During the peak season, the cost of the trek will be higher as the demand increases. If you are looking to experience the beauty of the Langtang Valley on a budget, then you can also consider doing a shorter trek such as the Gosaikunda Trek. This trek is a 4-day trek and is relatively less expensive compared to the Langtang Trek, costing around $500 to $700. No matter which type of Langtang Trek you choose, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience in this beautiful Himalayan Region.


Langtang valley cost for Nepali

If you are a Nepali looking to embark on the Langtang Trek, the cost of the trek can range from around NPR 19,000 to NPR 35,000 per person, depending on the route you take, the duration of the trek, and the services you require. The cost of the Langtang Trek includes the cost of permits and entrance fees, accommodation, meals, and transportation to and from the trek. You may also need to pay for a guide and/or a porter. If you are trekking with a group, these costs will be divided among the group members. For the Langtang Trek, you will need to bring your own equipment and clothing. This will include items such as a sleeping bag, a down jacket, hiking boots, and a backpack. You may also need to bring a tent if you plan to camp. Overall, the cost of the Langtang Trek is quite reasonable and is sure to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Whether you are a Nepali looking to embark on the trek or a foreigner looking to explore Nepal's stunning scenery, the Langtang Trek is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

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Trip Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, you will be welcomed by our representative. You will then be transferred to the hotel. Later, you can take a good rest or can walk around the local market in your free time. 

  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

The starting day of the wonderful Langtang valley trek. Today you will be driving to Syabrubesi via Trishuli Bazar and Dhunche. The drive is through the green hills, and local villages via the Trishuli river bank. Whereas, occasional mountain views are expected on the clear days. You will be spending your night at a local hotel in Syabrubesi.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

The trek officially starts today. The route from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel is a gradual climb through the terraced farm fields and the villages. Trekking through the rhododendron and oaks forest is an exciting walk. At the Lama hotel, you will be spending your night at a local teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Take a good breakfast in the hotel before the trek resumes. The route to Langtang village from Lama hotel is an easy walk. Passing Ghoretabela, than to pine and rhododendron forest, you will be slowly getting towards the higher elevation. Upon arriving at Langtang village, you can explore around the beautiful village. You will be spending your night at a local lodge.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge a twin/double sharing basis.

The route to Kyanjin Gompa from Langtang village is a gradual uphill. The route has a wonderfully crafted “Mani Prayer Wall” and remember to walk clockwise to respect the Buddhist religion. Furthermore, getting closer to Kyanjin Gompa, the greater views of the mountains opens up.

Kyanjin Gompa is a mountain viewpoint with an amazing view of Langtang Lirung and other mountains. You can also explore the Buddhist monastery here.  You will be spending your night at a lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

The day is dedicated to exploring around and a side hiking trip to Tserko Ri. Tserko Ri – the mountain viewpoint offers the greater views of mountains including Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal (7,405 m), Langtang Lirung (7,234 m),  Ghengu Liru (Langtang II  6,571m), Kimshun (6,745 m) and Shalbachum(6,918m), Chimsedang, Naya-Kanga or Ganja Chuli (5,846m), Gangchempo, Tilman's beautiful Fluted Peak, Jugal Himal and ending to eastern horizon at Dorje Lakpa (6,980m). After collecting the good views of the mountains, you will be retracing back to Kyanjin Gompa for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

You will be resuming your trek after the good breakfast. You will be following the same route back to Lama hotel for the night. You will be spending your night at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

On the final day of the trek. Taking the downhill route, you will be retracing back to Syabrubesi where you will be spending your night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

After breakfast, you will be taking your ride back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, you can do some last-minute shopping near the hotel. 

  • Food: Breakfast and Lunch Included.
  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

After an amazing week in Nepal, you will be transferred to Kathmandu airport to catch your returning flight home. Our representative will be helping you to transfer to the airport, with the hope to see you again in Nepal.  “FERI BHETAULA”. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included.

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Includes

    • The airport picks up and drops off by a private vehicle.
    • 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast on a twin/double sharing basis. 
    • Transportation (Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, Syabrubsei to Kathmandu) by local bus.
    • Langtang National Park Entrance Fee and Trekkers Information Management System Card (TIMS). 
    • Experienced trekking guide(s) and his/her expenses during the trekking. 
    • Porter(s) during the trek. 
    • Three meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) a day during the trek.
    • Teahouse accommodation on a twin/double sharing basis during the trek. 
    • All the government taxes. 

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare, Travel insurance, Nepal visa fees 
    • Food in Kathmandu.
    • Beverages, laundry, Wi-Fi, Telephone, Desert, and any other personal expenses during the trek. 
    • Tips for Guide, Porter and Driver.

Complimentary

    • Trekking Map of Langtang Valley
    • Welcome and welfare Dinner in Nepali cultural dance shows the restaurant
    • A1trek company logo print T-shirt.
    • Trekking Certificate of a1trekking company name with a stamp.  

Frequently Asked Questions

It is one of the most popular and famous treks of a week's walk from Syaphrubeshi. Mostly visited the region. After Annapurna and Everest areas, due to its easy accessibility, it is the closest mountain destination to Kathmandu city. 

The huge earthquake of more than 8 Richter scale damaged most of the villages around Rasuwa districts and Mid-East Nepal. Many lives were lost as well as some trekkers, the Langtang village was all washed out by an avalanche.
Which occurred due to earthquakes, the area around Langtang valley on the route is slowly coming back to normal. Visitors can witness the memorials of people who died in the earthquake at New Langtang village. Which was rebuilt, and back to business with many good lodges and guest houses. However, Kyanjin around Langtang Valley was the least affected.

The trek starts and ends at Syabrubesi village around Rasuwa district, but one can end the trek at Dhunche town also. That is after trekking to Thulo Syabru and Sing Gompa and visiting the holy pond of Gosainkund also. Dhunche is the headquarters town of the Rasuwa districts and the entrance of Langtang National Park.

The people of Langtang Valley are mostly populated by the Tamang ethnic mountain tribes, with a few Hyalmo people. Follows Tibetan Nyingma, a sect of Buddhism founded by Guru Padamasamba in the 7th century. The cultural heritage is similar to its Tibetan predecessor across the border, with interesting colorful culture, and customs to observe.

A safe and enjoyable walk, where elevation gains gradually reaching the highest spot at Kyanjin Gompa. Located around Langtang Valley at the height of 3,749 m / 12,371 feet high. On rest days at Kyanjing, one can hike up to some of the highest points on top Kyanjin-Ri or Tserko-Ri. Which is above 4,700 m high and offers a superb panorama of the whole Langtang Himal range as far as Ganesh and Jugal Himal.   

Normally, while you are Trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal almost everywhere you will get the same type of food and Accommodation.  however, foods are like Tibetan, Italian, Nepali, and Indian foods are available but better to have Nepali Dish which includes Lentil soup,  Pickle, Rice, Papad, Mix Veg Curry, and curd. but Curd is not available in a mountain area.  The Accommodation is basic but neat and clean with twin sharing beds. 

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