Langtang Valley Trek - 10 Days

  • Duration 10 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Type Lodge Based Trek
  • Best Season Spring (March - May) & Autumn (Sept - Nov)
  • Group Size 1 to 16
  • Maximum Altitude 5,030 m

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:

Location:

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.

Duration:

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.

Scenery:

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).

Cultural Involvement:

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.

Best Time:

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.

Find out some of our short and easy trek routes in the Himalayas - Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Everest Panorama View Trek, Pike Peak Trek, Mohare Danda Trek, LangtangTamang Heritage Trek etc.

Itinerary

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You meet one of our team at the Kathmandu airport upon your arrival. They will be there with your name. After a warm welcome, they will take you to the hotel and assist to check in. You meet your tour operator in the evening. He will brief you the program in details and reach you for your needs. 

  • AccommodationHotel
  • Maximum Altitude1,310 m

Your trekking guide meet you at hotel in the morning. Then you drive to Syabru Besi by local express bus. It is 6-7 hours drive. The drive offers captivating views of mountains, terraced fields, and small villages. You reach Syabru Besi passing Dhunche. Dhunche is headquarter where your permits will be checked. 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude1,640 m

The trek begins from today. After your breakfast, you walk alongside Langtang river. You will be ascending through lush forests and terraced fields. The trail goes through remote villages and reaches Rimche (2,400 m). Further, walking by dense bamboo forests, you walk along the bank of Langtang River to reach Lama Hotel.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude2,470 m

Today you start a trek with short climb. You walk through dense forest of rhedodendron and oaks. The trail mostly ascends through dense forests to reach Ghoda Tabela (3,030 m). From here, you walk through passing water mills, mani walls & chortens, prayer wheels to reach Langtang village.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude3,430 m

Today is one of the easy trekking day of Langtang valley trek. It is short and pleasant walking day. The trail mostly leads gradual. You pass small plateaus, yak pastures, mani walls, meadows, and remote settlement areas to reach Kyanjin village. There is an ancient and century old monastery in Kyanjin Village, it is called Kyanjin Gompa. You will visit the monastery, Cheese factory and the village in the afternoon after your lunch. 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude3,850 m

Today is little tough hiking day. You wake up early in the morning to hike to Tserko Ri to witness glorious sunrise along with breathtaking views of the mountains like Langtang Lirung, Langtang II, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Kang Guru etc. We will also visit a local cheese factory. You hike Tserko Ri with packed lunch and enough water. The hike is around 6-7 hours and it is steep climb. 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude3,850 m

For the next two days, you are going to retrace the route and descend to the point from where you started the journey. From Kyanjin Gompa, you trek down the same route to Lama Hotel via Langtang village and Ghoda Tabela.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude2,470 m

Today is the last day of the trek, so enjoy as much as you can. It will be an easy downhill walk to Syabrubesi although there is some steep climbing section too. Further, the route descends through lush forests of bamboo and birch to the beautiful river valley.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude1,640 m

Today you drive back to Kathmandu. It's your last day in Kathmandu, so spend the rest of the day doing things you want to do. You join in farewell dinner in the evening offered by Nepal Gateway Trekking. 

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Farewell dinner
  • Maximum Altitude1,310 m

Time to say goodbye until your next trip in Nepal. Our team will assist with check out and drop you at the airport.

  • MealsBreakfast

This is our standard and recommended itinerary.
If this itinerary doesn’t suit you, we can customize a trip as per your interests and time-frame. Click for Tailor-Made program.

Map

Langtang Valley Trek - 10 Days map

Includes

  • All grounded transportation as per program.
  • Two nights' accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive breakfast.
  • Your three times meal (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) and accommodations during the trekking
  • A highly experience well trained government license holder English speaking trekking guide and required porters and their expenses.
  • Langtang National Park permit.
  • TIMs card (Trekkers information management system). Please, bring two passport size photos. 
  • Langtang Valley Trekking map.
  • Nepal Gateway Trekking company T-shirt.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Fresh local fruits.
  • All government taxes.
  • Office service charges 

Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International flight tickets to and from Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, which is easily issued upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Your personal first aid kit, equipment and items of personal nature.
  • All kinds of drinks (Water/Coke/alcoholic beverage and hot drinks).
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected).

Dates & Price

Date StatusPrice 
Start DateStart: SaturdayFebruary 24, 2024End DateEnd: MondayMarch 04, 2024StatusAvailablePriceUS$790

This is our set fixed departure date, arrival and departure to/from Kathmandu, Nepal. The dates and price are specified for group joining. 
For Private Trip

Useful Info

Travel Tips for Trekking to Langtang Valley Route

Accommodation: You will stay overnight in a lodge/teahouse. The rooms offer basic facilities and twin-sharing beds with a private/common washroom.

Food: There are many food options, including western dishes. Among them, the tastiest and most filling one is dal bhat served with veggies and side dishes.

ATM: There is no ATM on the Langtang Valley Trekking route, therefore get cash in Kathmandu.

Charging: You can change your electricity device along the trail. We highly recommend you carry extra batteries and a solar charger.

Luggage: The duffel bag is the main luggage during the trek. It is carried by porters, and the weight limit is 10 kg per trekker.

Personal Expenses: Things like extra snacks, drinks, and shopping are out of the package cost. You can estimate around USD 12 to USD 15 per day on the trail for hot showers, drinks, souvenirs, etc.

Travel Insurance: It is up to you if you want to carry travel insurance or not, as travel insurance is not mandatory for Ghorepani Poonhill Trek.

Tipping: If you are happy with the service of our trekking crew, then all the members of the team can contribute around 10% of your trip cost and divide it between the guide & porters.

FAQs

  • Q1. Where is Langtang Region?

    Langtang region is situated north of Kathmandu in Nepal. The region has a border with Tibet and is dominated by the Langtang Himalayas.

  • The Langtang glacier is approximately 36 km long. The glacier extends from 4,700 meters to 8,000 meters.

  • Yes, the Langtang trek is safe to do. Our well-made itinerary keeps you away from altitude sickness, and professional crew members support you during the trek.

  • Trekking in the Langtang region is known for its dense forests of cedar and numerous flowers. The close views of the giant Himalayan mountains and huge glaciers are other things to look forward to. Likewise, the trekkers get to see the cultural heritage of the locals; Tamangs & Sherpas.

  • Our Langtang Trek is 10 days long. You can also extend the trek to GOsaikunda Lake or Helambu if you wish. Likewise, we can also make a tailor Langtang itinerary for you.

  • Yes, Langtang is open for trekking. We have opened our booking for Langtang trek 2022/2023 peak trekking seasons.

  • To reach Langtang from Kathmandu, you have to take a bus ride from Machhapokhari (bus station in Kathmandu) to Syabrubesi. From here, you will begin trekking towards the Langtang village.

  • No, you do not need a guide for the Langtang trek. However, if you are a new trekker, we recommend getting a guide because it makes the journey easy and more pleasant for you. You will learn a lot about the locals and the guide will help you reserve accommodation. At the same time, you are also offering an employment opportunity.

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