Langtang Trekking

Price

USD 997

Trip Duration

11 days

Trip Grade

Easy/Moderate

Highest Altitude

4773m

Accommodation

Tea House, Hotel

Transportation

Bus, Jeep, Car

Group Size

1-10

Best Season

All around the year

Langtang Trekking Introduction

Langtang Trekking Embark on an unforgettable journey through the Langtang Valley, a Himalayan paradise offering a perfect blend of awe-inspiring landscapes and cultural richness. This trek promises breathtaking views, alpine adventures, and encounters with the warm-hearted Tamang people.

 Traverse diverse terrains, from dense forests to high-altitude meadows, and experience the serenity of Kyanjin Gompa, a Buddhist monastery nestled in the heart of the mountains. Engage in the Tamang Heritage Trail for a cultural odyssey, savor local hospitality in tea houses, and capture the essence of the Langtang region which is a true gem for those seeking an authentic Himalayan trekking experience.

Highlights

  • Visit of Langtang Valley itself
  • Experience the Best Trekking in Nepal
  • Less Crowded than other trekking destinations in Nepal
  • Most beautiful Himalayan View From Kyanjin-Ri 4773m
  • Monastries in Kyanjin Gumpa
  • Yak Cheese Factory Visit
  • Immerse yourself into Tamang Culture & Hospitality

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival Day in Kathmandu
  • Day2: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi
  • Day 4:Syabru Besi Trek to Lama Hotel
  • Day 5: Lama Hotel to Langtang(Mundu)
  • Day 6: Langtang to Kyanjin Gomp
  • Day 7: Day hike to Kyanjin Ri and back to Kynjin Gompa
  • Day 8: Kyanjin Gompa Trek to Lama Hotel
  • Day 9:Lama Hotel Trek to Thulo Syabru
  • Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu from Thulo Bharkhu or Syabru Besi
  • Day 11:- Departure Day

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Day in Kathmandu

Welcome to the beautiful Himalayan country of Nepal. Happy Mountain Nepal will receive you at the airport. We will transfer you to your respective hotel. You can have some rest & explore Kathmandu as you wish. Evening 5 pm we will meet up for a trip briefing & meeting with the crew. Stay at Kathmandu(1250m).

Day2: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu

Today you are going on a guided tour around the Kathmandu valley. The valley is known for its rich art, architecture, and diverse culture. The valley holds a large number of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites, some of which, we will be visiting today.

Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Temple, and Swayambhunath Temple are some of the famous Hindu and Buddhist shrines. A visit to these sites will let you explore the rich cultural diversity and religious harmony between the two religions in Nepal. You will also be visiting Patan Durbar Square is known for its beautiful art and architecture. The Palaces and temples in the Durbar square are elaborately decorated with wooden carvings on the windows and panels. Later in the afternoon, you can have some free time to have your last minute gear shopping for the Trek. Stay in Kathmandu.

 

Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi

We will be driving to Syabru Bensi which is about 143/117 km away and 7/8hrs drive from the capital city of Kathmandu. The road is winding, mostly unpaved, and on high mountains. We will be driving through scenic foothills and Ridgeline landscape to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche.

While passing along the road on the bank of the Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces, and green hills. We will halt in a local guest house for the night at Syabrubesi (1500m).

Day 4:Syabru Besi Trek to Lama Hotel

We will be walking for about 6 hours from Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel. The view of terraced fields and dense forest with a variety of plants is impeccable. if we get very lucky  We might come across some of the

Wildlife inhabitant-throated martin, wild boar, Langur monkey, red panda, and Himalayan black bear.  

The trek passes through beautiful villages like Domin, Pairo & Bamboo. The trail crosses several water streams and a steel suspension bridge at 2000 meters. The route will further lead us to the northern bank of Langtang Khola from where an ideal view of waterfalls comes into sight. Upon reaching the Lama Hotel, we will conclude the trek for the day Stay at Lama Hotel (2470m).

Day 5: Lama Hotel to Langtang(Mundu)

From Lama Hotel, you will trek for about 6-7 hours to Langtang. The sight from Langtang Lirung is exotic. We will come across a lush meadow of GhoraTabela at 3000m, a valley of yak pastures and ethnic Tamang villages during the journey. Langtang village is the headquarters for Langtang National Park. We will halt in a local guest house for the night just 30. Minutes above  Langtang Village called Mundu (3610m)

Day 6: Langtang to Kyanjin Gomp

We will be trekking a short distance of about 3 hours from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa 3870m. You start seeing so many yak & cows during the trail, we will come across the largest mani wall in Nepal, made up of stones that have prayers inscribed on them. We will also come across several of the wooden bridges. Kyajing Gompa is surrounded by the Himalayas and ideal views, glaciers, ice falls, birds, and yaks. We will conclude the day in a local guest house. Kyaniin Gompa has one of the most famous yak cheese factories in Nepal (3870m).

 

Day 7: Day hike to Kyanjin Ri and back to Kynjin Gompa

On this day, you can hike up to Kyanjin Ri for the superb Himalayan scenery of Langtang Lirung 7245m, Ganesh Himal 7406m, Nayakhanga 5846m, Dorje Lakpa 6988m, Gaurishanker 7145m, Gangchenpo 6387 m, Yala peak 5500m explore 365-degree view of Himalayan Shangri-la or hike to Langtang Lirung base camp. We will stay in a local guest house again at Kyanjin Gompa for the night.

Day 8: Kyanjin Gompa Trek to Lama Hotel

We will trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel following a route that will take us about 4/5 hours. The trail goes down the hill and then through a forest. Pass through the ethnic Tamang settlements whose cultural and religious practices are similar to the Tibetans. We will spend the Night in a local guest house(2470m).

Day 9:Lama Hotel Trek to Thulo Syabru

Today we will trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru, The upper part of the trail is more beautiful it offers a panoramic view of mountains and green hills. This region is dominated by the Tamang community who have adopted the Tibetan lifestyle. We will spend the night in a beautiful local guest house exploring Thulo Syabru village(1650m)

Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu from Thulo Bharkhu or Syabru Besi

After early breakfast, we will hike to Thulo Bharkhu or Syabru Besi which is a few hours hike from Thulo Syabru. Then We will be driving back to Kathmandu which is again about 110/135 km away and 7/8hrs drive to Kathmandu. The road is winding, mostly unpaved, and on high mountains. We will be driving through scenic foothills and Ridgeline landscape to the capital city Kathmandu passing through Dhunche, Trishuli & many villages. While passing along the road on the bank of Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces, and green hills. Staying at the Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 11:- Departure Day

After a delicious well-deserved breakfast at your hotel will be transferring you to the airport for final departure according to your departure time

Includes

  • All airport transfers/pick up & drops
  • 3-star category Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 nights with breakfast
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu covering 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  •  All necessary paperwork and permits for Langtang National Park Permit, TIMS card)
  • Local bus Transport Kathmandu Syabru Besi and Thilo Bharkhu to Kathmandu.
  • Full board meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with each cup of Hot tea
  • All mountain accommodation(best available Soft comfortable twin sharing room)
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and porters to carry your bags (2 trekkers: 1 porter). Their salary, meals, accommodation, insurance, equipment, etc.
  • A comprehensive first-aid kit
  • All government and local taxes
  •  one night cultural show & dinner

Excludes

  • All Kind of beverages like Coca-Cola, beers, water, etc.
  • All extra expenses such as shopping/trekking gear.
  • International flights.
  • UNESCO entrance fee.
  • Early arrival/ late departure.
  • Travel insurance & evacuation charge(Must Get)
  • Private transport(Jeep) to & From Syabrubesi (can be arranged at extra cost)
  • Tips for driver, guide& porters.
  • If the plan is changed by any other problem such as a landslide, Heavy snowfall political disturbance, changing the plan, cancellation of a flight, etc. Or the things not mentioned above

 

Trip Map

Langtang Trekking Gear Lists

Clothing

1)      Trekking Trousers

2)      Trekking shirts

3)      Inner Thermals(Top/bottom)

4)      Breathable Underwear

5)      Fleece Jacket

6)      Windproof jacket

7)      Dawn jacket

8)      Trekking Towel

Head Gears

1)      Sun Hat

2)      Head Band

3)      Buff (snood)

Hand Gear

1)      Inner Gloves

2)      Outer Gloves

Foot Gears

1)      Hiking Boots

2)      Hiking shocks

3)      Thermal shocks

4)      Gaiters

Bags

1)      Duffle Bag*

2)      Backpack (rucksack for day pack)

3)      A few Ziploc/waterproof bags

Equipment

1)      Sleeping Ba

2)      Sleeping bag liner (if you rent)

3)      Trekking Pole

4)      Sunglasses

5)      Water bottle or Hydration Bladder

6)      Headlamps

7)      Camera/video camera

8)      Water purification tablets*/ filters/ UV light/ staripin

9)      Diamox/Dzolamode

10)    Sunscreens

11)    Toiletries

12)    If you take any Specific medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the duration of the Langtang Trek?
The Langtang Trek typically takes around 7 to 10 days to complete, depending on the chosen route, itinerary, and pace of the trekker.
What is the best time to do the Langtang Trek?
The best time for the Langtang Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally stable, and the skies are clear.
How difficult is the Langtang Trek?
The Langtang Trek is considered to be a moderate trek, suitable for trekkers of various skill levels, including beginners. The trail involves some steep ascents and descents, but it does not reach extremely high altitudes compared to other treks in Nepal.
What permits are required for the Langtang Trek?
Trekkers need to obtain permits for the Langtang National Park. These permits can be obtained through registered trekking agencies in Kathmandu or directly from the Department of Immigration.
What is the altitude of the highest point on the Langtang Trek?
The highest point on the Langtang Trek is usually either Kyanjin Gompa or Tserko Ri, which stand at an altitude of around 4,700 meters (15,400 feet) above sea level
What are the accommodation options along the Langtang Trek?
Accommodation options along the trekking route include teahouses, lodges, and camping. Teahouses and lodges are available in villages along the trail, providing basic amenities such as meals and shelter. Camping may be required in more remote areas.
Is it possible to trek independently or should I hire a guide?
It is possible to trek independently on the Langtang Trek, as the trail is well-marked and relatively accessible. However, hiring a licensed guide is recommended, especially for those unfamiliar with the area or trekking in Nepal in general. A guide can provide valuable insights, ensure safety, and assist with navigation.
What should I pack for the Langtang Trek?
Essential items to pack include sturdy trekking boots, warm clothing, a sleeping bag, trekking poles, first aid kit, water purification tablets, and high-energy snacks. It's also important to carry appropriate permits, documents, and insurance.
Are there any health risks associated with the Langtang Trek?
Altitude sickness is a potential concern, although the Langtang Trek does not reach extremely high altitudes. Trekkers should still acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and be aware of symptoms of altitude sickness.
What wildlife can be seen during the Langtang Trek?
The Langtang National Park is home to a variety of wildlife, including Himalayan thars, langur monkeys, red pandas, and various species of birds. However, sightings of wildlife may be relatively rare due to the terrain and remoteness of the area.

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