Langtang Valley Trek is one of the famous hiking routes in Nepal among other trekking trails. It is located in Langtang region. Unlike the famous Everest Base Camp Trek & Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Langtang Valley Trek follows relatively easy terrain.This trek provides an opportunities to see the incredible scenery of snow roofed peaks, humid forest and a variation of flora. Here are some outlines what you can expect in the Langtang Valley trek:
Langtang Valley is located to the north of Kathmandu. It is 6-7 hours’ drive to reach the Syabru Besi. Syabru Besi is the starting point of Langtang Valley Trek.
The Langtang Valley Trek is 10 days accordingly our website. The duration of the trek can be customized as per the customer time-frame and interests. It can be either shorter or longer accordingly trekker’s choice.
The trail to Langtang Valley leads you through gorgeous scenery of terraced slopes, dense forests of rhododendrons. It also goes through bamboo forest with alpine pastures sprinkled amidst them. You will also see glacial rivers, waterfalls, and majestic Langtang range including Langtang Lirung (7,227m) & Ganesh Himal (7,422m).
The Langtang Trek area is inhabited by Tamangs and Sherpas, these are major ethnic groups in Nepal. During the trekking route, you have a chance to engage in traditional villages’ inhabitants to know their cultures, customs and how they live.
Wildlife to See:
The trekking to Langtang valley route passes through Langtang National Park. Langtang National Park is a habitat to a wide range of wildlife such as red pandas, Himalayan thars and langur monkeys.
Challenges to accpet:
The Langtang Valley trek is measured as a moderate difficulty. You mostly encounter some steep climbs and descents at the beginning of your trip. Further, you may worry for altitude sickness as you gain elevation. So proper acclimatization and fluid intake is vital and very recommended.
Accommodation & Food:
The Langtang Valley trek route carves its accommodation in teahouses and lodges that are owned by local families. These offer basic but comfortable facilities like bed, blanket and food.
Springs (March to May) and autumns (September to November) are best time to visit the Langtang Valley Trek. The weather is clear for the views and the trails are also not so much influenced by rainfall and snow.
In general, the Langtang Valley Trekking is a supreme experience of natural beauty and cultural enrichment for every trekker around the world.
If you are nervous about starting one of our long treks in the Himalayas or looking for a short trek near Kathmandu, then our 10 days Langtang Valley Trek is the ideal trekking package for you. You will get a remarkable trekking experience in the Langtang region.
The Langtang Valley Trek starts upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport. We pick you up and arrange all the necessary documentation for the trip before you leave Kathmandu. You drive to Syabru Besi, the starting point of the trek. You walk through dense rhododendron and bamboo forests to alpine meadows to reach Kyanjin Gompa. Going through the trails like graudal, steep, and down in the beginning to the easy trail to Kyanjin from Langtang village. You hike Tserko Ri (5,030m) in the early morning with a packed lunch. The hike to Tserko Ri is tough because it is climbing and takes 6-7 hours round-trip. You will be rewarded with breath-taking views of the Langtang range and surrounding peaks with their greenery. Then you trek down to Syabru Besi, catch a bus to Kathmandu, and the trek ends.
Highlights of Langtang Valley Trekking
- Quick access to the starting point of the trek
- Explore Langtang National Park.
- Walk through lovely villages and get to see the lifestyle of mountain people.
- The trail crosses suspension bridges and gorgeous waterfalls.
- Enjoy fantastic mountain views and landscapes.
- Come across a range of flora and fauna while passing by dense forests.
- Numerous mani walls, chortens, prayer wheels, and stupas along the way
- Visit the ancient Kyanjin Gompa and catch a breathtaking sunrise from Tserko Ri.
Views during Langtang Valley Trek
The 10 days Langtang Valley Trek lets you witness some of the gorgeous panoramas of huge glaciers and lovely waterfalls. Mountains like Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6,966 m), Yapa Peak, Shishapangma (8,027 m), and numerous others are seen along the route.
The highest point during the Langtang Trek is Tserko Ri (5,030 m). The scenery from this point on will steal your heart. Every village will bring you a distinct landscape.
How difficult is Langtang Valley Trekking Route?
We say the Langtang Valley Trekking Route is one of the easiest treks in the Himalayas. But it does not mean that the ascents and descents get any less. There will be a few steep and rocky sections too. And don't forget, you will be trekking in a remote area with no modern comforts and limited facilities.
What we mean by saying that the Langtang Valley Trek is easy refers to the excellent elevation-increasing pace. The trekkers get a lot of time to enjoy the views while walking. Furthermore, our Langtang Valley Trek itinerary has ample acclimatization days, which also makes the journey less vulnerable to altitude sickness.
You can check out our Langtang Valley Trek map for a better understanding of the trail.
Training for Trek to Langtang Valley Route
You do not have to do anything, in particular, to prepare for 10 days of Langtang Valley Trekking. Any individual can go on the Langtang trek if he or she is in good shape. This trek is a friendly one for beginners, perfect for new trekkers to test their strength in the Himalayas.
The trek demands a long walk, such as 5 to 7 hours each day. So we advise you to work on your stamina and core-body strength before the journey begins. You can regularly do long distance walking, running, cycling, and swimming at home. Beside these, you can also do homework in the gym to get more fitness and a better shape for your body.
What do we offer in our Langtang Valley Trekking Package 2024?
We are a local-based trekking agency in Nepal with many years of trekking experience in the Himalayas. So there is no commission to pay anyone. We have made the best itinerary for the Langtang Valley Trek to explore the Langtang region. Our itinerary covers what you can expect from Langtang Trek. We have offered the best price and guaranteed departure for the Langtang Valley Trekking Package 2024. A group discount for Langtang Trek is also offered. Our professional team, friendly trekking guides, and support crews put in their effort to make the journey mesmerizing and hassle-free.
Our package covers the accommodation in Kathmandu, complemetry pick-up and drop, the necessary permit for the Langtang Trek, your meals, your guide and porter, etc.