Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days

$ 1200 Per Person

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Facts About Trip

Maximum Altitude:

3,800m.

Group Size:

2 to 25 Peoples

Transportation:

Private vehicle

Accommodation:

Best available

Best season:

Spring and Autumn

Meals:

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Tour type:

Trekking

Grade:

Moderate/Adventure

Trekking Region

Langtang Region

Trip Highlights

  • Immerse in the stunning Langtang Valley trek, dominated by the majestic Langtang Himalayas.
  • Traverse through rhododendron and bamboo forests, accompanied by the melody of thundering waterfalls.
  • Experience the breathtaking sunrise from Tserko Ri at 5,000m, offering panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains.
  • Encounter the rich Buddhist culture of Tamangs and Sherpas, fostering an authentic cultural experience.
  • Visit the ancient Kyanjin Gompa monastery near Tserko, a spiritual haven preserving age-old traditions, with views of Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Ri, and Langtang Lirung.

Overview

Dominated by the Langtang Himalayas this valley trek is relatively short but one that runs through rhododendron and bamboo forests, alongside thundering waterfalls and stunning snow-capped mountains.

The trail takes you to an altitude of 4,000 meters, and if you want to go higher, you’d not want to miss seeing the sunrise from the Tserko Ri at 5,000m. This diverse trek introduces you to the Buddhist culture of the Tamangs and the Sherpas, and the ancient monastery of Kyanjin Gompa, situated near Tserko upholds this tradition.

The spectacular views on this trek include Dorje Lakpa (6,990m), Langtang Ri (6,370m), and Langtang Lirung (7,245m).

 

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : Arrival (TIA) at Kathmandu (1,350)m.

Our representative will meet you on your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. He will escort you to your hotel in the center of the city, in the vibrant and colorful area known as Thamel. With its restaurants, bars, shops with unique Nepali handcrafted items and trekking gear this is an interesting place to spend the afternoon. There will be the opportunity to meet your guide today and ask any questions you still may have about your trip to Langtang Valley.

Day 2 : Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,510)m.

Today we drive to Syabrubesi the starting point of your trek. On the way, there are lovely views of the Trishuli River and its surrounding landscape as well as local villages and hills. The drive takes approximately 6 to 7 hours after which there is time to explore the area.

Day 3 : Trek to Lama hotel (2,550)m. from Syabrubesi.

After breakfast, your trek begins with an uphill hike through a forest. today at list 1000m. we have to walk. normally 5-6 hours take to time to reach lama hotel. this is your first day on foot. Continuing uphill there is a bit of a steep climb for an hour to reach a place interestingly called Bamboo. At 1,850m it is a good place to stop and catch our breath and have lunch. After lunch, the trail continues upwards through the bamboo forests until we reach Lama Hotel, quite a famous name in these parts.

Day 4 : Lama hotel to Langtang (3,430)m.

Today the trail takes us through rhododendron and pine forests, past waterfalls, and along very scenic paths. We feel particularly close to nature today as we enter the interesting wide valley of Langtang.

This is home to much wildlife also as we are in Langtang National Park. Will we see a red panda, But first, we stop at Ghoda Tabela for lunch before heading on to Langtang Village and up the Langtang Valley to Mundu where we stop for the night. Langtang Village was badly damaged during the 2015 earthquake however the mainly Tamang peoples have now rebuilt and the area is open again to trekkers. this day 6-7 hours have to walk to reach Langtang village.

Day 5 : Langtang to Kyangjing Gompa (3,900)m.

Today’s trek is a little shorter but no less interesting! 4 hours trek to Kyanjing Gompa After breakfast, we walk past watermills, Chortens (Buddhist shrines), and prayer wheels on the way to Kyangjin Gompa. After lunch, we have the afternoon to explore the Gompa and surrounding areas and take in the mountain views. This also acts as an acclimatization day before climbing Tserko Ri in the morning.
 

Day 6 : Hike to tserku-re (5,000)m. and back to Kyangjing gompa.

After a good breakfast, we trek for approximately 5 hours to summit Tserko Ri. But the views make it worthwhile! Here we can see Yala Peak (5,520m), Langtang Ri (7,205m), Langtang Lirung (7,227m) and Naya Khang (5,844m). We can enjoy our packed lunch while taking in the majestic mountains before the shorter descent back to Kyanjin Gompa where we will again spend the night.

Day 7 : Back to Lama hotel (2,550)m. from Kyangjing gompa.

Today the trek is long but relatively straightforward, as we gradually descend to Lama Hotel. Passing through forests and interesting villages, the mountains continue to dominate the sky.
 

Day 8 : Lama hotel to Syabrubesi (1,510)m.

After breakfast, there is plenty of time to reach Syabrubesi so walk at your own pace and take the opportunity to take the final photographs from the Langtang Region.
 

Day 9 : Drive to Kathmandu from Syabrubesi.

Today we bid farewell to the Langtang mountains and drive back to Kathmandu bringing wonderful memories and photographs with us.
 

Day 10 : finally departure.

This day is the final day for you from Nepal after successfully your destination target. today going to bye-bye to all who together walked, ate, played, and shared like family. everybody is happy-go-lucky too within 15-16 days. and finally going to meet your happy family and friends. everyone shaking our hand and saying bye-bye see you again.

What Is Included ?

  • Pick-up from the airport and transportation to the hotel.
  • 2-night hotel in Kathmandu in the (3-star) hotel. 
  • (100% Waterproof) Duffle bag to keep your personal belongings and things to be carried by the porter.
  • 3 times meal and tea/coffee during the trek.
  • Professional guide, assistant guide, and porters (size of the travel groups) during the trek.
  • Permit, TIMS, and national park entry fee.
  • All wages, and medical kits for the groups and staff.
  • Insurance for the guide and porters.
  • Appreciation Certificate after the successful trek by Unique Sherpa Trek & Expedition. 
  • Farewell dinner at Kathmandu before departure. Tea/Coffee with the meal.
  • Lifetime Deposit. No booking fee.
  • Fare-Well dinner in Kathmandu Before Departure.

What Is Excluded?

  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and also in case of early return than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Tips for guide and porters.
  • Any kind of meal During Your Stay in Kathmandu (Except Farewell Dinner).
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival late departure, or early return from the trek.
  • Rescue, Medicine, Medical Test, Repatriation, Hospitalization Expenses for Climbs.
  • Any Internet, Hot shower, Drinking Water, Alcohol, cold Drinks, Laundry.
  • Additional costs suffered due to causes beyond our control, such as natural disasters, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, emergency evacuation, changes in government policies, strikes, and so forth.
  • Insurance for Clients
  • International flight Tickets.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or bag, personal, Medical Kits, and Personal Trekking Gear.
  • any other items, not Included in the Above (Cost Included) Section.

 

NOTE: If you return earlier from the trek due to sickness or any problem, the money you paid for the flight, hotel, mountain room, food, etc. It is not will be refundable, and you will need to bear the expenses for the hotel, food, etc. in Kathmandu yourself.

Route Map

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FAQs

The Langtang Valley Trek is a popular trekking route in Nepal that takes trekkers through the stunning Langtang Valley, offering breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains, diverse landscapes, and vibrant Tibetan-influenced culture.

The duration of the Langtang Valley Trek typically ranges from 7 to 10 days, depending on the starting point, itinerary, and trekking pace.

The highest point of the Langtang Valley Trek is Kyanjin Ri (4,773 meters) or Tserko Ri (4,984 meters), depending on the chosen side trip. Both offer panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.

The Langtang Valley Trek is considered a moderate trek, suitable for trekkers of all experience levels. However, some sections may involve steep ascents and descents, so a reasonable level of fitness is recommended.

Trekkers need to obtain the Langtang National Park Entry Permit and the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) Card before starting the trek. These permits can be arranged through registered trekking agencies in Nepal.

The best time to trek in the Langtang Valley is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally clear, and the skies are blue. These months offer optimal trekking conditions with mild temperatures and excellent visibility.

Accommodation along the Langtang Valley Trek is primarily in teahouses or guesthouses operated by local families. These basic lodges offer simple rooms with twin beds and shared toilet facilities. Meals are usually served in a communal dining area and consist of local and international dishes.

Yes, the Langtang Valley Trek can be done independently without the need for a guide or porter. However, hiring a local guide is recommended for navigation, cultural insights, and safety purposes, especially for first-time trekkers.

Essential items to pack for the Langtang Valley Trek include sturdy trekking boots, warm clothing layers, a sleeping bag, water purification tablets, sunscreen, and a first-aid kit. A detailed packing list can be provided by your trekking agency or guide.

While the maximum altitude reached during the Langtang Valley Trek is moderate compared to other treks in Nepal, altitude sickness can still be a concern. It's essential to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and be aware of symptoms of altitude sickness such as headaches, nausea, and dizziness.

Additional Information

01. Cultural Highlights: The Langtang Valley Trek offers trekkers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of the region. Encounter Tibetan-influenced culture, traditions, and Buddhist monasteries as you interact with local Tamang and Sherpa communities along the trekking route.

02. Diverse Landscapes: Trekking through the Langtang Valley showcases a variety of landscapes, from lush forests of rhododendron and bamboo to high alpine meadows dotted with yaks. The trek also passes through picturesque villages, terraced farmlands, and serene river valleys, providing a diverse and scenic trekking experience.

03. Wildlife Viewing: Langtang National Park, through which the trek passes, is home to a wide range of wildlife species, including the endangered red panda, Himalayan black bear, wild boar, and various bird species. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife sightings as you trek through the park's pristine wilderness.

04. Side Excursions: The Langtang Valley Trek offers several side excursions and day hikes that allow trekkers to explore additional attractions in the region. Popular side trips include hikes to Tserko Ri or Kyanjin Ri for panoramic mountain views, as well as visits to sacred lakes like Gosainkunda and Laurebina Pass.

05. Community-Based Tourism Initiatives: Many local communities along the Langtang Valley Trek have embraced community-based tourism initiatives aimed at empowering local residents and preserving the natural and cultural heritage of the region. Supporting these initiatives through homestay accommodations, local guides, and cultural experiences enhances the authenticity of your trekking experience while contributing to the sustainable development of the local communities.

06. Bridging Communities: The Langtang Valley Trek serves as a cultural and economic bridge between the Kathmandu Valley and the Tibetan Plateau. The region's unique blend of Nepali and Tibetan cultures is reflected in its architecture, cuisine, and religious practices, offering trekkers a fascinating glimpse into the diverse cultural tapestry of Nepal.

07. Post-Earthquake Recovery: The Langtang Valley Trek route was severely affected by the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015. However, significant efforts have been made to rebuild trekking infrastructure, restore trails, and revitalize local communities. By trekking in the Langtang region, you're also contributing to the ongoing recovery and rebuilding efforts in the area.

Embark on the Langtang Valley Trek prepared for an enriching journey through stunning landscapes, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality, all while supporting local communities and conservation efforts in this scenic Himalayan region.

01. Stunning Mountain Views: The Langtang Valley Trek offers spectacular views of snow-capped peaks, including Langtang Lirung (7,227 meters), Langshisha Ri (6,810 meters), Dorje Lakpa (6,988 meters), and Ganesh Himal (7,422 meters). The panoramic vistas of these towering mountains provide unforgettable moments throughout the trek.

02. Cultural Immersion: Trekking through the Langtang Valley allows you to immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region. Encounter traditional Tamang and Sherpa villages, visit ancient monasteries, and witness colorful festivals and rituals, gaining insight into the unique way of life of the local communities.

03. Langtang National Park: The trek passes through Langtang National Park, a biodiversity hotspot known for its diverse flora and fauna. Explore lush forests of rhododendron, oak, and pine, and keep an eye out for wildlife such as red pandas, Himalayan tahr, and various bird species.

04. Scenic Landscapes: Trekking through the Langtang Valley showcases a variety of landscapes, including lush forests, alpine meadows, rugged cliffs, and glacial moraines. The contrasting scenery provides a feast for the eyes and endless photo opportunities at every turn.

05. Local Hospitality: Experience the warm hospitality of the Tamang and Sherpa people as you stay in traditional teahouses and homestays along the trekking route. Enjoy hearty meals of dal bhat (rice and lentils), momos (dumplings), and yak cheese while sharing stories with your hosts, creating memorable cultural exchanges.

06. Accessibility: The Langtang Valley Trek is easily accessible from Kathmandu, with a scenic drive to the trek's starting point in Syabrubesi. This makes it a convenient option for trekkers looking for a shorter trekking adventure without the need for extensive travel time.

07. Sense of Adventure: Despite its accessibility, the Langtang Valley Trek offers a sense of adventure and wilderness exploration. Trekking through remote valleys, crossing suspension bridges over roaring rivers, and ascending to high mountain passes create an exhilarating trekking experience that leaves trekkers feeling invigorated and fulfilled.

Embark on the Langtang Valley Trek for a captivating journey through breathtaking landscapes, vibrant culture, and Himalayan hospitality, all while creating lasting memories in one of Nepal's most scenic trekking destinations.

01. Ganja La Pass: While not as frequently trekked as other passes in the region, the Ganja La Pass (5,106 meters) offers adventurous trekkers a challenging alternative route to the Langtang Valley Trek. Crossing the pass rewards trekkers with stunning views and a sense of achievement.

02. Tilman Pass: For those seeking an off-the-beaten-path adventure, the Tilman Pass (5,200 meters) offers a remote and less-traveled route that connects the Langtang Valley with the Helambu region. This high-altitude pass provides panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and tranquil alpine landscapes.

03. Hidden Waterfalls: Throughout the Langtang Valley Trek, trekkers may encounter hidden waterfalls cascading down rocky cliffs, especially during the monsoon season when the snow melts and feeds the mountain streams. These serene and secluded waterfalls offer refreshing stops along the trekking route.

04. Tamang Monasteries: While not as well-known as the monasteries in other parts of Nepal, the Tamang monasteries scattered throughout the Langtang Valley offer a glimpse into the spiritual practices of the local communities. Visiting these tranquil sanctuaries provides moments of reflection and serenity amidst the trekking adventure.

05. Alpine Lakes: In addition to the popular Gosainkunda Lake, the Langtang region is home to several lesser-known alpine lakes tucked away in remote valleys and high-altitude plateaus. These pristine lakes, surrounded by towering peaks and colorful prayer flags, offer peaceful spots for rest and contemplation.

06. Tamang Heritage Trail: While the main Langtang Valley Trek follows a well-established route, the Tamang Heritage Trail offers an alternative trekking experience through Tamang villages and cultural sites in the region. This lesser-known trail provides a deeper immersion into the local culture and traditions.

07. Local Festivals: Depending on the timing of your trek, you may have the opportunity to witness traditional Tamang festivals and cultural celebrations. These vibrant events, featuring music, dance, and religious rituals, offer a unique and authentic cultural experience amidst the rugged Himalayan landscape.

Exploring these hidden gems along the Langtang Valley Trek adds an element of discovery and adventure to your trekking experience, allowing you to uncover the lesser-known treasures of this captivating Himalayan region.

Equipments

During the trekking, you could see many trekkers wearing expensive outdoor fashion equipment but we recommend you prepare comfortable and durable equipment. Trekking equipment is essential for anyone planning outdoor adventures, whether it's a day hike or a multi-day expedition. Below is a list of names of crucial equipment.

 

Cloth of trekkers,

Down Jacket: You could take on rent in Kathmandu if you don’t have

Thermal Baselayer Set: It is your second skin; bring the best quality (2 sets)

Fleece Pullover Hoodie: keeping you warm even if moisture condenses on the inside when it rains.

Light Weight Thermal Tops: It is comfortable when you don’t use a base layer

Waterproof Jacket and paints: recommended water, rain, and snowproof (if in case of bad weather)

Hiking Shorts: At lower altitudes and under the sun, it can be comfortable

Hiking T-Shirt: For lower altitude

Hiking Pants: Lightweight quick-drying paints (no jeans please)

Gloves: It is recommended to bring two pairs, a light one and a heavyweight water/windproof

Sports Bra for Her: A good sports bra is recommended when you are hiking

Sports underwear: Quick-dry

Woolen Hat: This is handy when it’s getting cold in the evening and morning.

Sunhat: Just it protects from the Sun

Microfleece Buff: I recommend bringing two, it is useful for either low-altitude or higher-altitude

 

Footwear Gears,

Hiking Boots: Ankle support, waterproof (running shoes are not recommended)

Sandals or Running Shoes: In the mornings and in the evenings in the teahouse (running shoes or even sandals will be fine)

Hiking Socks: Good-quality hiking socks should keep your feet dry and comfortable. Bring enough socks

Inner Socks: You could wear thin inner socks to support your hiking socks.

 

Trekking gears,

Snow gaiters: in case of bad weather and snowing

Duffle Bag: Waterproof and about 70L. We recommend this only if you are going to use Porter. Green Valley Nepal Treks will provide a duffel bag if you book Nepal Trekking with us on your arrival in Kathmandu.

Rucksack with Rain Cover: If you plan to carry your stuff during the trekking, we recommend you bring a comfortable (back support) 50 to 60L rucksack with rain cover.

Daypack with Rain Cover: Whether you use a porter or not, a day pack is necessary for your trekking trip in Nepal. Recommended daypack size is 25 to 30L with rain cover.

Trekking Poles: It is optional but if you know how to use it, then it can help your knee and joints.

Sleeping Bag: Recommended at least for -20 DC, Green Valley Nepal Treks will be provided at our pre-meeting if you don’t have your own (if you book the trip with us)

Sleeping Bag Liner: If you are planning to rent a sleeping bag, it is strongly recommended to bring your liner

 

Additional Accessories for Trekkers,

Reusable Water Bottle: Reduce plastic waste using a reusable water bottle.

Trash Bags: Pack trash bags to collect and dispose of your waste properly.

Phone Charger: Carry a fully charged mobile phone with a portable charger.

Power Bank: A power bank ensures your electronic devices stay charged.

Local SIM Card: Purchase a local SIM card for better connectivity in remote areas.

Cash: Carry enough cash to cover expenses, as ATMs might be scarce on the trekking route.

Map and Compass/GPS: Ensure you have the tools to navigate safely.

Camera and Binoculars: Capture the breathtaking landscapes and spot wildlife with a camera and binoculars.

Head Torch: small torch with spare batteries

Sunglasses: Recommended UV protection to prevent headaches and snow blindness.

Toiletries: Pack biodegradable soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and other essential toiletries.

Personal Medications: Bring any necessary prescription medications and basic over-the-counter remedies.

First Aid Kit: Your first-aid kit should include bandages, antiseptic cream, pain relievers, and any specific medications you might need.

Small Wash Towel: Light and quick-dry

Passport and Visa: Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months from entry, and obtain the necessary visa for Nepal.

Travel Insurance: Invest in comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking at high altitudes.

Permits and Tickets: Obtain all necessary permits for the specific trekking route you plan to take.

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$ 1200 Per Person

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