Langtang Valley Trekking

Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 10 days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Max Altitude: 5500
  • Min Altitude: 1335
  • Walking per day: 5-6 hrs
  • Accomodation: Hotel,Tea House
  • Trek Nature: Trekking
  • Best Season: Spring/Autumn / Winter
  • Group Size: 2+

Trip Overview

Langtang Valley Trekking takes place in the nearest trekking destination of Kathmandu valley which is just a 7 hours bus ride from Kathmandu. This is a travel in the high altitudes of Langtang valley near to the borders of Tibet and recently this region is a government protected zone and also falls under the World’s heritage site. This region is the settlements of ethnic tribes of Nepal like Tamangs, Newars, and Sherpas living in highest altitudes of the nation and around the globe. This nearest trekking region has the similar highlands and cultural society as compared to other parts of Nepal.

The Langtang Himalayan region has the fascinating perspectives of mount Langtang Lirung, mount Langtang Ri, mount Dorje Lakpa, mount Loenpo Gang, mount Changbu, mount Yansa Tsenji, mount Kyunga Ri, mount Dogpache, mount Langshisha Ri, mount Gangchenpo, mount Morimoto, mount Tsogaka and mount Yala.  The Langtang region is encompassed with a handsome snowy south face of Langtang Lirung of 7227meters in the scene of lush mountains of Shivpuri underneath it. Langtang Valley Trekking adventure take the travelers to the pilgrimage place of Hindus and Buddhist called the Gosainkunda, a high altitude lake of this region which is a clear water lake that forms one of the biggest rivers of the nation as Trishuli River. The travelers can climb up the high passes to views the landscapes of bordering Tibet crossing the highland meadows of Langtang valley passing over tribal settlements of Sherpa and Tamang ethnicity. The travelers will encounter the forests of Rhododendrons, highland animals like mountain goat and yak, the enchanting nature of lush vegetations.

Langtang Valley Trekking takes place on the region of great Himalayan trails at the height of 5308meters known as Tilman pass which provides the landscape views of Tibet. The Langtang Valley Trekking adventure takes place in the region of an especially hidden valley of glaciers, highland meadows, antique monasteries, cheese factories, colorful woodlands of Rhododendrons and other natural wonders. The sherpas community at the Langtang valley region are decedents of Hyalmo hence naming their city as Helambu. This is a land of traditional tribes, peaceful villages, and terraced fields along with pinewoods moving upward the Langtang national park. The other adventures trekking found in this region is attempting the Gosainkunda along with 108 lakes assorted in this region.

 Note: The Lang Tang Trekking price will vary depending on the group size, duration and services required. Please contact us with your detail to obtain a quote.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport (1345m)
There you will be met by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Trip briefing, sightseeing, last-minute preparation 
You will meet your trekking guide, discuss the trekking programme and coordinate any last-minute arrangements. After a staff meeting, with the professional tour guide, we visit Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The rest of the time you can use for traveling around Thamel and shopping for any needed equipment and other necessities. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1462m) by bus 8 hours
From Kathmandu, we take a 7/8 hour drive to Syabrubesi. There are buses daily – Kathmandu via Trishuli to Dhunche 1950m. From Trishuli to Syabrubesi is a rough road, occasionally blocked in the monsoon season. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2500m) 5 hours
Today the first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail gradually ascends up to Bamboo Pass, often through landslides. Afterward, your trek ascends gently to Ramche (2400m) through Bamboo (1960m) which lies on the banks of Langtang Khola. You can have lunch at this place if you like and at the end, your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkeys, and bears if you are lucky. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village (3307m) 5 hours
From Lama Hotel, we continue gently ascending above the Langtang Khola. As the trial progresses, it becomes steeper. From time to time we may have the most exotic sights of Langtang Lirung lying at 7246m. The trail leads to a log bridge and on climbing further we come across the lush meadows of Ghora Tabela at 2992m. We will see several lodges and a police checkpoint. Further on, the route opens up into a wide valley of yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages showcasing water-driven mills and prayer wheels. On descending for a while, after crossing a stream we arrive at Langtang village and reach the height 3430m. Langtang village is the headquarters for Langtang National Park and has flat-roofed Tibetan style houses, hotels and cultivated lands yielding buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips, barley etc. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Kyanging Gompa (3798m) 4 hours
The trail skirts gradually through rich yak pastures and the interesting traditional village of Muna to Singdun. We cross a wooden cantilever bridge and reach a wide valley after climbing a moraine. Finally, on ascending the mountain passes we arrive at Kyanging Gompa. There are a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek to Lama Hotel (2500m) 6 hours
Morning visit around Kyanging Gompa and afternoon return to Lama Hotel. We take a route back to Lama Hotel retracing our trail following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. We stop briefly for lunch and thereafter continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek to Syabrubesi 
We hike back to Syabrubesi from Lama Hotel. We can walk along the rising and falling path leading to the village which provides us with the opportunity to get a closer look at the customs and culture of the Tamang ethnic group. Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 09: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu 
Drive back to Kathmandu which will take us around 8 hours.

Day 10: Final departure 
Farewell and transfer to airport for final departure to the destination country.

Cost Included

  •  Three-night hotel in Kathmandu Bed and breakfast basis.
  • Kathmandu International airport to Hotel and Hotel to International airport pickup service.
  • Langtang region trekking permit and National park entry fee.
  • Three meals a day Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with hot drinks with available accommodation at the local lodge during the trekking.
  • Local English speaking government certified rained guide.
  • Porter or donkey to carry the trekking equipment.
  • Wages and insurance, transport lodging foods of the guide and the porters.
  • Kathmandu to Sybrubeshi drive by 4 wheeler jeep.

Langtang Trek Cost does not include:

  • Personal Trekking clothes and equipment.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency evacuation.
  • International air /train ticket and cargo.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Major meal during Kathmandu Hotel stay.
  • Telephone, laundry, bottled drinks.
  • Tips for the workers.

Equipment List

  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sandal.
  • Rucksack.
  • Trousers.
  • Gloves.
  • Sunglass.
  • Down jacket.
  • Windproof jacket.
  • Windproof trousers.
  • Water bottle.
  • Walking pole.
  • Towel.
  • Toothpaste and toothbrush.
  • T-shirt.
  • Woolen cap.
  • High neck.
  • Socks.
  • Headlamp with an extra battery.
  • Lip guard.
  • camera.
  • Personal medical kit.

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