Langtang Valley Trek

USD 855
  • Activities
    Langtang Valley Trek
  • Max Elevation
    5000m/16,404ft Tserko Ri
  • Trip Duration
    13 Days
  • Trip Grade
  • Lodging
    Eco Lodges
  • Meals
    Full Board on Trek & BB Plan on City
  • Transportation
    Private vehicle
  • Communication
  • Group Size
    Minimum 2
  • Best Season
    Autumn and Spring
  • Per Day Walk
    Approx. 4 - 6

Highlights of Langtang Valley Trek 13 Days

  • 360 Views of the Langtang Himalayan Range, including peaks like Langtang Lirung, Sishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, and many more.
  • Exploring Tibetan Monastery, Kyanjin Gompa, and the practice of Buddhism.
  • Explore Langtang Village and its restoration after the 2015 Earthquake.
  • Cross Cultural activities with the local communities of Langtang region.
  • Explore the rich flora and fauna in Langtang National Park.
  • Chance to see endangered animals like Red Panda, Blue Sheep, Snow Leopard, the Himalayan Tahr, and others.
  • Return to Kathmandu and explore Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and Durbar Squares inside the valley.

Langtang Valley Trek is one of the most rewarding and nearest trekking destinations to Kathmandu. If you are looking for an immediate start to an adventure from Kathmandu, the Langtang region is the best option. This trek comprises hiking through the Buddhist settlements, dense forest of Rhododendrons, birch, juniper, and watersheds. So from a natural to cultural point of view, you can make the most out of this trek.

The trek starts from Kathmandu, gradually proceeding through the beautiful landscapes of Nuwakot and Rasuwa District. The dynamic build of the land topography in these areas and the natural and cultural background will surely blow your mind. But before embarking on Langtang Valley Trek, here are some of the insights you should be acknowledged with. Read Below!!

Why Langtang Valley Trek?

There are many reasons to choose Langtang Valley Trek. If you are an avid traveler and adventure seeker, this trek surely ticks your mind and muscle, for it is one of the most adventurous treks in Nepal. From the lush green forest to the Himalayan beauty, you can experience all the dreams you want during a remote trip. Here are some of the reasons:

Scenic Beauty

Langtang Valley Trek is itself a synonym for the beautiful journey. This journey offers an opportunity to experience the Himalayan mountain range, including the snow-capped peaks of Langtang Lirung, Gang Chhenpo, and Dorje Lakpa.

Besides, this multi-day trip requires walking through the green and colorful forest, which is stunning. Similarly, the sunrise and sunset views from the vantage points are breathtaking. The natural streams and waterfalls that flow from the lap of the Himalayas are worth watching during this journey.

Cultural Experience

Cultural experience is one of the reasons you travel to Nepal, and Langtang Valley offers this opportunity. Tamang people mainly inhabit Langtang village. Besides, you can find Sherpa and Tibetan communities in this settlement, which you will explore during this trek.

The diverse community of Langtang comes with diverse cultural backgrounds, history, and traditions, which you can enjoy in person. It can help you know about their lifestyle in depth.

Langtang National Park

Langtang Valley Trek takes you to Langtang National Park, a diverse flora and fauna sanctuary. You can even encounter some of the most endangered animals in the world, such as Red Panda (Habre), Snow Leopard, Blue Sheep, Himalayan Tahr, and many others.

Besides, Langtang National Park is home to more than 250 species of birds, several plants, and butterflies.

Adventurous Trail

Langtang Valley Trek comprises uphill routes, which are very adventurous. And with the addition of the natural and cultural thrills, you can make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime trek.

From Syabru Besi, you will start your trek uphill, passing through the green forest, streams, and rocky landscapes, which will be refreshing.

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  • Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m4411ft] and transfer to Hotel.

    Location: Kathmandu

    Kathmandu Altitude: 1400 Meters

    Accommodation: Hotel

    The package of Langtang Valley Trek starts with your arrival in Nepal from your home. Our trekking agents will await you at Tribhuvan International Airport, where you will be escorted to your respective hotels. You will stay there with amenities like hot showers, attached bathrooms, electricity, and internet facilities.

  • Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu

    Location: Kathmandu

    Kathmandu Altitude: 1400 Meters

    Activity: Sightseeing

    Accommodation: Hotel

    While you stay in Kathmandu, what better idea than to explore the city? You will start your day early in the morning, have breakfast, and then explore the city’s beauty. Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square are some Heritage sites you will visit during this day.

    If you plan to go shopping (trekking gear and equipment), you can visit stores in Thamel and other places. Through this activity, you can get insights into Kathmandu’s history and cultural and religious significance.

  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi

    Location: Syabru Besi

    Syabru Besi Altitude: 2,380 Meters

    Accommodation: Guest House

    The third day of the Langtang Valley Trek begins with a drive to Syabru Besi from Kathmandu. Your bus sets off from Machhapokhari Bus Stop in Balaju, which will take you through Nuwakot District before reaching Rasuwa. During the drive, places like Trishuli, Bandre, Battar, and Kalikasthan are worth watching. The red-soil valley in Nuwakot is eye-pleasing, while the forest of sal trees will blow your mind.

    The Trishuli River in Nuwakot and local settlements with green terraced fields will make your journey enjoyable. First, you will reach Dhunche, where you must undergo certain legal formalities at Army Checkpost. After around 20 minutes, you will reach Syabru Besi, the starting point of your trek.

  • Day 04: Trek from Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel

    Location: Lama Hotel

    Lama Hotel Altitude: 2500 Meters

    Accommodation: Hotel

    Lama Hotel is 2500 meters above sea level, the first destination you will head to from Syabru Besi. You will hike through the uphill trail along Langtang Khola and then walk through the forested areas rich in Bamboo and birch trees.

    You will reach Rimche at 2400 meters while you elevate your altitude. Lama Hotel is only a few minutes far from this village. You will continue your hike from the forests to the hotel, where you will stay overnight.

  • Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village

    Location: Langtang Village

    Langtang Village Altitude: 3,400 Meters

    Accommodation: Tea House

    The fifth day of the Langtang Valley Trek is among the most exciting. Your trek takes you through the amusing settlements around Lama Hotel to the restored settlements of Langtang Village after 2015’s massive earthquake. You will start your day with a subtle walk to Ghoda Tabela at 3030 meters above sea level.

    From there, you will hike to Chyamki village (3,230m), which is rich in Buddhist culture. You can see chortens, large mani walls, and Buddha statues in this settlement. As you continue hiking uphill through the narrow trail, you will finally reach Langtang Village at 3400 meters above sea level. From here, you can have stunning views of Langtang Ri and Dorje Lakpa peaks.

    Langtang Village was one of the most affected places in Nepal during the 2015 Earthquake. Almost everything fell off this village during the mishap, costing hundreds of lives and properties. But now, with national and international aid, the settlement has come to its life. You can see the rebuilding of village homes, guest houses, monasteries, and others.

  • Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin Gompa

    Location: Kyanjin Gompa

    Kyanjin Gompa Altitude: 3870 Meters

    Accommodation: Tea House

    Kyanjin Village calls you on the sixth day of your journey, around 450 meters above Langtang Village. You will start your trek from Langtang Village crossing several yak pastures and forested areas. It should take 3 to 4 hours to reach Kyanjin Gompa from the starting point.

    Since the settlements around this area are highly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, monasteries, mani walls, prayer flags, prayer wheels, and chortens are very common to see. Kyanjin Gompa itself is one of the longest-standing monasteries of this region, which gives you deep insights into Buddhism and its practice in the Langtang region. The gompa, which sits at the lap of the Himalayas, offers pristine views of Langtang Lirung, Sishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, and the local settlements rich in culture and tradition. Tonight you will stay at a tea house in Kyanjin Village.

  • Day 07: Hike to Tserko Ri from Kyangjin Gompa and Returning Back to Kyangjin Gompa

    Location: Tserko Ri

    Tserko Ri Altitude: 5033 Meters

    Accommodation: Tea House

    On the seventh day of Langtang Village Trek, you will hike to the nearest peak, Tserko Ri, at 5033 meters above sea level. You will start the journey early in the morning after having breakfast at Kyanjin Village. With proper preparation and planning, you will hike to Tserko Ri, a high-altitude destination.

    Acclimatization is crucial as you can catch altitude sickness while climbing the peak. Dress appropriately, rest sufficiently, and stay hydrated before embarking on this phase of the journey. Once you submit the Tserko Ri peak, you will return to Kyanjin Village, where you will stay overnight at a tea house.

  • Day 08: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel

    Location: Lama Hotel

    Lama Hotel Altitude: 2500 Meters

    Accommodation: Hotel

    From day 8, your journey of return begins. First, you will head towards Lama Hotel at 2500 meters above sea level. You will follow the same trail used before to reach Kyanjin Gompa. You will traverse Langtang Village and Ghoda Tabela before reaching Lama Hotel.

    At Ghoda Tabela, your exit will be recorded at Army Checkpost, so do not miss these formalities. It takes around 6 to 7 hours to reach Lama Hotel from Kyanjin Gompa, where you will stay overnight.

  • Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru

    Location: Thulo Syabru

    Thulo Syabru Altitude: 2250 Meters

    Accommodation: Tea House

    Thulo Syabru sits 2250 meters above sea level, the next destination from Lama Hotel. While returning, you will not make a direct descent to Syabru Besi; instead, you will stop at Thulo Syabru and explore the local settlements, people, and lifestyle. From here, you can have clear views of the Himalayas on the north side, along with the dense rhododendron forest and pristine rivers.

    To reach Thulo Syabru from Lama Hotel, you must walk for around 4 to 5 hours. You will stay overnight at a tea house.

  • Day 10: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Chandan Bari

    Location: Chandan Bari

    Chandan Bari Altitude: 3250 Meters

    Accommodation: Tea House

    On the tenth day of Langtang Valley Trek, your destination will be Chandan Bari at 3250 meters. It is a place where Sing Gompa resides, with Buddhist culture and background. You will start your journey to Chandan Bari through a steep route through the forest. You can have the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himalayan Range scenery as you elevate your altitude from Thulo Syabru.

    From Sing Gompa, you must walk for the next few hours to reach the destination. You will stay at a tea house at Chandan Bari.

  • Day 11: Trek from Chandan Bari to Dhunche

    Location: Dhunche

    Dhunche Altitude: 2030 Meters

    Accommodation: Guest House | Hotel

    Previously, you had skipped Dhunche before reaching Syabru Besi, but while returning, you can make your memory in Dhunche at 2030 meters. Dhunche is a small town with many attractions and possibilities, offering an adjacent view of Langtang Lirung Peak. Far to the distance, you can see the villages of Haku and Naysingh VDCs, which offer stunning views. You can see the bare landscapes and the forest at the top of the hill through the village.

    You will start your hike to Dhunche from Chandan Bari through a dense forest. After catching a route from the banks of the Trishuli River, you can confidently head towards Dhunche, where there are plenty of guest houses and hotels where you can stay overnight.

  • Day 12: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu

    Location: Kathmandu

    Kathmandu Altitude: 1400 Meters

    Accommodation: Hotel

    On the twelfth day of Langtang Valley Trek, you will ride back to Kathmandu from Dhunche. Kathmandu is 123 kilometers from Dhunche, where you can reach in around 5 to 6 hours of ride. After reaching the capital city of Nepal, you will be escorted to your respective hotels, where you will enjoy your meal and stay overnight.

  • Day 13: International Departure as per flight schedule

    The thirteenth day is your last day in Nepal. You will head towards Tribhuvan International Airport and then go through some legal formalities before catching a flight back to your home country.

What's included?
  • Airport Arrival and Departure transfer by private vehicle
  • Hotel/Resort Accommodation in Kathmandu with BB Plan –as per mentioned in Itinerary
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu including experienced city guide, all entrance fees, and 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

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Best Month To Go For Langtang Valley Trek

Autumn Season

Autumn is one of the best seasons for this trek since it has pleasant weather, mild temperature, and a dry & clean environment. You can have clear visibility when you trek around the Langtang region – the views of Langtang Lirung and Dorje Lakpa are breathtaking this month.

Another major attraction of this season is festivals – major festivals like Dashain and Tihar fall under this season. You can experience these festivals, celebrated with passion and tribute to good over evil. You can participate in this celebration and make your tour more enjoyable.

Spring Season

The clean environment with pleasant weather, mild temperature, and less rainfall are reasons to go for the Langtang Valley trek in Spring. The humidity level is favorable, and the surrounding is dry, which allows you to hike through the uphill routes more easily and safely.

Can I Do Langtang Valley Trek?

Yes, you can successfully go for the Langtang Valley trek, but what you be mindful of is that you need to be fully prepared with everything you have. You should consider the requirements for this trek, which might include permits, physical and mental strength, gear, and safety measures. Here are some things you must consider before heading towards Langtang.

Preparations Needed

Good preparation will always give you a better result, which goes with this trek. Physical and mental preparation is essential since the trek is multi-day and requires high physical strength. The trek comprises hours of hiking through the uneven trails to Langtang, it’s wise to prepare physically by involving exercises, cardio, and gym. Similarly, you might need altitude training since you will get exposed to over 5000 meters above sea level.

Besides, mental strength is what pushes you to continue the trek. You should be positive about the consequences and be calm during unpredictable weather conditions or injury. Also, always listen to your guide while traversing through the rocky trails around the region.

Permits Required

The first permit you need is Langtang National Park Entry Permit, which costs around NRs. 3,000 per person per entry for a week’s stay (for Foreign Trekkers). An additional NPR 1,000 (approximately USD 8) per person per day is charged for each additional day of stay. If you are from SAARC Nations, then you should pay NRs. 1,500 per person per entry. The permit charge is relatively low for Nepalese trekkers, which is NRs. 100 per person per entry. Children below 10 years do not have to acquire this license to go for the Langtang Valley trek.

Next, you should obtain TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System) for this trek. International trekkers should pay NRs. 2000 per person to get it, while the SAARC Nationals have to pay NRs. 1000 per head.

You can get these licenses at Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu by submitting copies of your photo, valid visa documents, and fees.

Difficulty Level of Langtang Valley Trek

The difficulty level Langtang Valley Trek is moderately difficult. But it still poses a lot of hazards in the process.

One of the major challenges of this hike is altitude sickness – you will reach over 5000 meters above sea level, where you can be prone to altitude-related illnesses. So you must acclimate, rest, hydrate, and take safety measures before starting the trek.

Similarly, the remote and rugged routes are another challenge you will face during the trek. You will walk through the seasonal trails that are uneven and rocky, which needs a great form of physical fitness.

Other Trekking Options in the Langtang Region

Besides reaching Langtang Valley, there are also several other destinations where you can meet your travel expectations. Some of them are Gosaikunda Trek and Langtang Valley Trek with Helambu.

While you start your journey from Syabru Besi, reach Langtang Village, Kyanjin Gompa, and return to Kathmandu on this package, the other mentioned hiking package includes exploring Gosaikunda and Helambu. The trek time might increase or decrease accordingly, depending on your itineraries with our trekking agency.

See also: Tamang Heritage Trail With Langtang valley

Trekking with a Guide or Independently

It is mandatory to trek with a professional guide in the Langtang region. From April 1, 2023, hiring a guide for any treks within Nepal has been compulsory. The main motive of this act is to ensure the safety of trekkers, as injury and missing cases have elevated in recent years.

You should hire professional guides as they can help provide briefs of the destinations, people, lifestyle, religion, and culture. They can also help you in grooming and getting involved in cross-cultural activities. The main support you will get from guides is easy and convenient navigation, as they tend to guide you through the easiest routes. Hiring guides cost you anywhere from $25 to $35 per day.

How difficult is the Langtang Valley trek?

The trek is considered moderately challenging. This should be on your go-to list if you have prior trekking experience and are fit for a multi-day hike.

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Prakash Devkota

Meet with Prakash Chandra Devkota, Managing Director and Team Leader

Mr. Devkota hails from the beautiful hilly region of Gorkha District. He started his career as a guide in 1997 and quickly became a reputed figure in the Tourism Industry because of his extensive experience. He has gathered impressive experience in all Trekking and Climbing Routes, such as Mera, Island, Lobuche, Ama Dablam etc.

His success also lies in his brilliant mind and hospitable nature. He is fully dedicated to providing excellent services and introducing innovative concepts. With more than 15 years of experience in trekking and expedition operations in Nepal, Tibet, India, and Bhutan, he has earned a reputation as a renowned leader in the field. He understands the importance of personalized service for creating memorable experiences for his clients and constantly seeks innovative company operation methods.

Mr. Devkota has always been an avid practitioner of eco-friendly tourism and has always promoted environmental conservation throughout his career. He motivates his staff to embrace eco-friendly tourism through responsible tourism practices.

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