7 Days Langtang Valley Short Trek

USD 699
  • Activities
    Trekking
  • Max Elevation
    5,033 m
  • Trip Duration
    7 Days
  • Trip Grade
    Strenuous
  • Lodging
    Tea House/Lodges
  • Meals
    BLD During Trek
  • Transportation
    Private /Public Vehicle
  • Communication
    ENGLISH
  • Group Size
    1-7 PAX
  • Best Season
    Autumn and Spring
  • Per Day Walk
    5-6 hours

Langtang Valley Short Trek is short and easily accessible from Kathmandu Valley. Although it harbors the most exciting adventures, it is a bit underrated compared to other trekking regions of Nepal like Everest Base Camp or Annapurna Base Camp.

This trek will take you through a lovely trail of rhododendron and bamboo forests to an altitude of 4000 meters. You can even ascend to higher altitudes if you climb Tserko Ri which is located at 5000 meters above sea level. You will be surrounded by tall snow-peaked mountains, high passes, gushing streams, and dense forests throughout the trek.

7 Days Langtang Valley Short Trek not only offers an adventurous hike but also a peek into the diverse life of people living there. Most of the people are Tamangs and sherpas and they follow Buddhism. The culture and traditions of the region are influenced by Tibetans who have a deep-rooted history in the region. There are various monasteries and landmarks you can visit, one of the famous landmarks of the area is Kyanjin Gompa. The cultural significance of the region is a major highlight of this trek.

Due to the 2015 earthquake, Langtang Valley suffered huge damage that impacted the trekking regions of the area. Many settlements were destroyed in that event. Today, the valley is repaired and reconstructed but still, some imprints of the destruction are present as a reminder of the loss. The trekking routes are opened with warm hospitality, cultural insights, beautiful trails, and a memorable experience.

Langtang Valley Short Trek falls under Langtang National Park, the first national park in the region. It is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna like Himal bears bears, red pandas, musk deer, rhododendron, pine, etc. Walking through the remote trails of the Langtang region, and witnessing majestic views and enriching wildlife of the region, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

If you are looking for a short trip to the divine Himalayas of Nepal, the 7 Days Langtang Valley Short Trek is a perfect option for you. This is a less-traveled trek filled with panoramic views, rich wildlife, cultural history, and popular landmarks.

For those seeking more extensive adventures, our trekking agency, Nepa Guide Treks, offers an array of packages with longer itineraries. These comprehensive packages not only include the mesmerizing trekking experience but also encompass accommodations in Kathmandu’s finest hotels and captivating sightseeing opportunities. See also:

Highlights

  • Witness majestic views of tall snow-peaked mountains like Langtang Ri, Ganjala Peak, Langtang Lirung, and Langsisa
  • Unique culture and traditions of the local people inspired by Tibetans.
  • Exploration around the Langtang National Park, which shelters diverse flora and fauna
  • Kyanjin Gompa, a famous monastery in the region
  • Trek to Tserko Ri and Kyangin Ri, to witness the beautiful and unique views of the area
  • Off beaten and less crowded trek, easily accessible from the valley
  • Hike through trails covered in lovely rhododendron forests.
      • Day 1: Drive to Syabrubesi

        Kathmandu altitude- 1324 meters

        Syabrubesi altitude- 2380 meters

        Distance- 7 hours drive

        It is scenic as well as a long seven hours drive from Kathmandu Valley to Syabrubesi. On the way to Syabrubesi, we pass through picturesque landscapes, green pasture lands, and traditional villages. Syabrubesi is a beautiful village and a starting point for various treks in the Langtang region. It falls under Langtang National Park, the first national park in the region showcasing diverse flora and fauna. You will stay the night at Syabrubesi

      • Day 2: Trek to Lama Hotel

        Syabrubesi altitude- 2380 meters

        Lama Hotel altitude- 2500 meters

        Trek distance- 5 to 6 hours

        After a nice breakfast, you will start your day with Syabrubesi. You will cross the divine Bhote Koshi river, turning left to follow the trail of Langtang Khola. You will cross through various rhododendron and pine forests along the way. Along with the diverse floras of the region, you will also encounter some rare animals such as wild boars, langur monkeys, red pandas, yellow-throated martens, Himalayan black bears, and so on. From there you will ascend towards Rimche, a small settlement in the region. You can eat your launch or rest a while at Rimche. After 6 hours of hike, you will reach your today’s final destination Lama Hotel where you will spend the night.

      • Day 3: Trek to Langtang

        Lama Hotel altitude- 2500 meters

        Langtang altitude- 3430 meters

        Trek distance- 5 to 6 hours

        Today, you will ascend following the steep trail surrounded by dense forests to the Langtang River. You will pass through Gumanechowk, Ghoda Tabela (which translates to horse stable) on your way. After a while, you will witness beautiful views around you including Himalayan yak grazing on green pasture lands. You will cross various streams and small villages before you enter the large settlement in Langtang. The Langtang village is one of the oldest and traditional villages. It is also one of the famous tourist destinations in the Langtang region as it is a getaway to the majestic Himalayas of Nepal. As we ascend higher from here, we will witness closer u views of tall mountains and green hills. You will stay tonight at Langtang Village.

      • Day 4: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa

        Langtang altitude- 3430 meters

        Kyanjin Gompa altitude- 3870 meters

        Trek distance- 3 to 4 hours

        Kyanjin Gompa is one of the famous landmarks in the region. It has a lot of cultural and religious significance to the locals. The name itself originates from a local myth that the monastery was built on a rock that looked like camel ribs. Here, ‘Kyan’ means camel, and ‘jin’ means ribs. The monastery has been in existence for 300 years old and the locals are determined to preserve its importance.

        The trail to Kyanjin Gompa is filled with chortens and traditional housed build with stones. It is a short hike filled with cultural exploration of the locals. The locals of the area are originally from Tibet, and they mostly follow Tibetan culture and traditions. You will pass through small monasteries and a massive mani wall on your way. You will also get to explore the cheese factory in the area and try out some of the delicious locally manufactured cheese. Langtang Lirung is just above the valley and we can enjoy the spectacular view that surrounds us.

      • Day 5: Hike to Tsergo Ri and Trek down to Lama Hotel

        Kyanjin Gompa altitude- 3870 meters

        Tsergo Ri altitude- 4985 meters

        Trek distance- 6 to 7 hours

        If you want to test your limits and have a thrilling experience, then you should explore the Tsergo Ri summit from Kyanjin Gompa. It is one of the highest points in the Langtang region, located at an altitude of 4985 meters above sea level. It provides a breathtaking view of the surrounding filled with tall snow-capped mountains such as Langtang Lirung, Gyanghempo, Ganja La Peak, Langshisa, and so on. After you take in the beautiful scenarios from the top, you will begin your journey back to the lama hotel, descending through Kyangin Gompa, and Langtang village.

      • Day 6: Trek to Syabrubesi

        Lama Hotel altitude- 2500 meters

        Syabrubesi altitude- 2380 meters

        Trek distance- 5 to 6 hours

        After a wonderful hike, you will follow the route back to Sabrubesi. You will be passing through the same routes but it doesn’t mean that you cannot explore the area a little more. You can rest your sore feet at Syabrubesi or explore the nearby areas. You can even celebrate the last of your successful trek. You will stay the night here.

      • Day 7: Drive back to Kathmandu

        Syabrubesi altitude- 2380 meters

        Kathmandu altitude- 1324 meters

        Distance- 7 hours

        After an early breakfast, you will catch your ride back to Kathmandu. You will spend your leisure time exploring the valley, buying souvenirs, visiting famous places, and enjoying local cuisines.

      What's included?
      • Airport Arrival and Departure transfer by private vehicle
      • All required ground transportation by private vehicle as per mentioned in the itinerary
      • Teahouse lodges accommodation during trekking
      • All meals- B/F, Lunch & Dinner during the trek
      • TIMS – Trekkers information Management System Fee
      • Langtang National Park Fee
      • Highly experienced trekking guide
      • The required number of Porter
      • Staffs insurance, salary, and clothing
      • General first aid kids
      • Welcome and farewell dinners
      • All applicable tax, Vat, service charge, and paperwork
      What's not included?
      • Personal nature expenses
      • Bar bill and all kind of drinks
      • Rescue & Evacuation
      • Gratitude (tip) for staff

      The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

      Check our assured departure schedules given below:

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      Best time for Langtang Valley Short Trek

      Spring season (March – April) and Autumn season (October – November) are regarded as the peak season for the Langtang Valley Short Trek. The weather is stable and the temperature is much more favorable for a comfortable hike. You will find drier trails and sunny weather if you went for Langtang Valley Short Trek during the autumn or spring seasons.

      Autumn season

      It is the best time for Langtang Valley Short Trek. The weather is warm and reliable from September to October. Along with reliable weather, you will also witness the amazing views under a clear blue sky. The temperature ranges from 10 degrees Celcius to 15 degrees Celcius. There is less chance of rain and blizzards. Langtang region is famous for its various glaciers and also avalanches. There is less likelihood of snow blizzards and avalanches during Autumn. The views of snow-peaked mountains and wide valleys are clear during this time. The major festivals of Nepal like Dashain, and Tihar also fall during the autumn season. You can experience various festivities and traditions during this time.

      Spring season

      It is the second-best season for Langtang Valley Short Trek. The days are warm and long, the trails are colorful and the views are amazing. The spring season brings the best views of the region. The vibrancy of the trails and the valley rise during this time. The temperature ranges from 10 degrees Celcius to 20 degrees Celcius during the day. The temperature is much more reliable for a comfortable Langtang Valley Short Trek. The trails become much less tiresome as you get to witness the beautiful fauna around you along with tall snow-capped mountains giving you company throughout the trek.

      How difficult is the Langtang Valley Short Trek?

      Langtang Valley Shor Trek is a moderate trek that required no experience. If you want to embark on your first adventure to the Himalayas, Langtang Valley Short Trek is your best option. However, the difficulty of the trek depends on various factors such as the season you choose, topography, physical strength, altitude sickness, and so on.

      There are various uphills and downhills followed by steep trails and suspension bridges. You may even have to cross high passes and glaciers. The trails are rugged and remote. You need a high level of physical endurance to tackle all the obstacles on the trail. Although Langtang Valley Short Trek is a short moderate trek, you still have to hike for 5 to 6 hours daily.

      You will have a much more comfortable time hiking if you choose the spring or autumn season for your hike. The weather in the Himalayas is unpredictable and can change anytime. But during autumn and spring, the risk is much lower. The temperature is much more favorable ranging from 10 degrees Celsius to 15 degrees Celsius on average. But if you choose winter and monsoon seasons, you will have a challenging journey. There are major chances of extremely low temperature, slow blizzards, and even avalanche. The trails are slippery and hard to tackle. Even the beautiful vitae get lost behind the fog.

      However, due to the clear weather, the autumn and spring season invites more tourists packing the trails, You may have a hard time finding any accommodation.

      Food and Accommodation

      Langtang Valley Short Trek is a teahouse trek, which means that the food and accommodation services are provided by teahouses. The services are basic in the upper region of the trek compared to the lower region. In the lower region, teahouses have well-equipped rooms, with hot showers, wifi, and electricity to charge appliances. But as we ascend the services reduce. There are twin-sharing rooms and extra charges for luxuries. You will have a comfortable and warm stay at a teahouse.

      In terms of food, all varieties of food from pizzas to Dal Bhat are available at a teahouse. You get to choose what you want to eat from the various options of food, three times a day. You should try some of the local foods found in the region like Dhindo, Gundruk, Sel roti, Momo, Thukpa, Tibetian tea, sukti, etc. However, you need to be conscious about what you eat. You should eat food rich in carbon and protein which will aid you on high altitude treks. Nepali cuisine Dal Bhat, which is easily available at all the teahouses is a balanced meal full of protein and carbohydrates.

      It is essential to hydrate yourself on the hike. You should not drink water directly from the streams. You should carry mineral water bottles or even purifying tablets with you. You can even boil the water to make it drinkable.

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      How challenging is the Langtang Valley Short Trek?

      7 Days Short Langtang Valley Trek is a moderate trek. It is easily accessible from the valley and can be completed within a week. However, you have to walk to high altitudes for 5 to 6 hours daily. The trails are rocky and steep. You have to climb uphill and downhill to reach the summit. There is the likelihood of altitude sickness and physical exhaustion. Any novice trekker can go on this trek, but they should be physically fit to overcome all the hurdles. This trek will be challenging at times but it will be worth it as you will witness the majestic beauty of the region.

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