Nepal Gov. Reg. No.: 52988/064/065

Langtang Valley Trekking

Langtang Valley TrekkingLangtang trek is also known as langtang valley trek which goes via langtang national park. The region north of Kathmandu offers a multitude of trekking destination, all accessible without flight.

Langtang is a narrow Valley that lies just south of the main Himalayan range of snowy peaks to the south. Langtang Lirung (7246m) dominates the Valley of the north. Gang Chhenpo (6388m) and Naya Kang (5848m) lie to the south and Dorje Lakpa (6966m) protects the East End of the Valley.

Choosing Langtang trek offers you the opportunity to explore many small villages and glaciers at low elevation. There are better opportunities for moderate climbing excursion. You may take few extra days for more exploration. Legend says the lama discovered the valley while following the runaway Yak. Hence the name Lang is Tibetan for Yak and tang means to follow. Still Yak live in the valley but they share it with trekkers.

When to trek in Lang Tang valley ?

The best times for trekking in Lang tang area are the main seasons of Autumn (September to Novemberl ) and spring (March to May ) winter is possible, especially in Lang tang valley, but higher passes may have too much snow Ganesh Himal and Ganjal are likely to be closed by snow at this time. And summer season (June to August)

Most of Lang tang Gosaikunda Trek is affected by the challenging al lower elevations although up high, mountainsides and meadows explode with flowers and lush vegetation there are very few trekkers in Nepal during the Summer, making it a great time to interact with the Nepali people and experience a quieter and less busting time in Nepal

People and culture in lang tang valley.

The people here of Tibetan origin and call themselves Sherpa although they are quite distinct from the Sherpas of Solukhumbu both in language and customs. Also found in large numbers here are the Tamang people who also originated in Tibet but settled in Nepal considerably earlier than the Sherpas

Trekking styles in lang tang valley.

Most of trekking routes in Syabru besi, Lama Hotel, Lang Tang village and Kyangjin gompa are well served with Teahouse and Teahouse making independent trekking quite possible.

Highlight sights of Langtang Valley Trekking

Langtang Himal 6581m, Langtang Ri 7246, Lakpha Dorje Kimsung 6745m, Ganesh Himal 1 - 7406m, Ganesh II 7150m, Ganesh III – 7130m, Yala Peak 5560m, Ganjal Chuli 5844m, Langshisa – Ri 6310m., Morimoto peak 6750m, Pongen Dopku 5930m, Tembthang 5702m, Salbachum 6707m, Kyungka Ri 6979m, Langtang Ri 7205m, Chusmodo 6508m

Facts of Langtang Valley Trekking

Country Nepal
Trekking Destinatin: Langtang Valley Trekking
Trekking Starts in: Dunche
Trekking Ends in: Syabru Besi
Trip Duration: 13 Days
Activities: Sight seeing and Trekking
Majors interesting: Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples,
Transportation: By bus
Accommodation: 4 nights in Kathmandu, 8 nights in trekking lodge
Trekking grade: Moderate and challenge
Max. Altitude: 4200m
Best season in Nepal: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct & Nov
Mode of Trekking: Lodge Trek ( Tea house Trek ) or Camping
Cost Start: USD 370 TO USD 450 PER PERSON
Group Size: Min 02 PAX, Max 12 PAX

Itinerary for Langtang Valley Trekking

Days Day to Day Activities
01 Arrival in Kathmandu
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. As you fly, the panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna mountain range greets your sight. After the completion of Visa formalities, you have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please look at your Printed Name and Our Company Signboard Annapurna Foothills Treks & Expedition follows them. Meet our representative and then you will be transferred to hotel. You will be served free welcome drinks, tea or coffee or juice at the time of check in.
The Managing Director or The Manager of company will meet you in hotel and will brief about the trip. You should clear your dues before we proceed for the trip. You are free to relax or explore around the city in the very first day. Overnight stay at Hotel.
02 Sightseeing in Kathmandu:
After the breakfast in the morning, our city guide will come to the hotel with vehicles and then we leave hotel to visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the house of living Goddess Kumari, the ferocious Kal Bhairab, The Red Monkey God and hundreds of erotic carvings. Swayambhunath is the world’s most glorious Buddhist Chaityas. It is said to be 2000 years old.
Boudhanath is a huge Buddhist stupa located about 7 km east of Thamel. It stands on a massive mandala style platform and has features similar to the Swayambhunath, though it is bigger than Swayambhunath in size. It is said that this stupa was built during the 5th Century. Every year, Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and neighboring countries visit Boudhanath, particularly in winter and Pashupatinath temple.
03 Kathmandu –Dhunche (1966m)
Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1966m.) which takes about eight hours. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Dhunche. The first part of your drive upto Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth. The path now moves along the gravel road. During the rainy season, the way is sometime blocked due to landslides. Your drive from Kathamandu to the destination is to be made by either local bus or land cruiser
04 Trek to Thulo Syabru (2581m)
Trek from Dhunche to Thulo Syabru (2581m.) which takes about five and half hours. Trek to Thulo Syabru (6950ft, 2120m). The trek today is very leisurely through forests and terraced hill slopes. As you enter Syabru, you descend to the ridgeline that separates the Langtang Khola from the Trisuli River. Syabru is a beautiful village stretched out along the ridgeline. You will continue through the village to your campsite about fifteen minutes beyond on the slopes below the village. The sunset is spectacular; brilliantly backlighting the houses perched on the ridgeline above. From here you can enjoy spectacular view of Lantang Lirung (7245m.), Tibetan Himal ranges and so on.
05 Trek to Lama Hotel(2470m)
Trek from Syabru Gaon to Lama Hotel (2470m.) and it takes about five hours. The trail descends along the ridge on Syabru's main street and then drop to the Ghopche Khola (2050 m.) and again descends to the Landslide (1810m.). Afterwards, you trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) and at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkey and bear if you are lucky. There are few lodges and shops which provides the trekker supplies.
06 Trek to Langtang village [3500m]
From lama hotel, we continue the ascent above the Langtang Khola. As the trail progresses, it becomes steeper. We have the most exotic sights of Langtang Lirung lying at 7246 meter. The trail leads to a log bridge and on climbing further we come across lush meadows of Ghora Tabela at 3000m. We will see several lodges and a police check post. Further on, the route opens up into a wide valley of yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages with water-driven mills and prayer wheels. We arrive at Langtang village after crossing a stream and reaching up a height of 3500 meters. Langtang village is the headquarters for Langtang National Park and has flat-roofed Tibetan style houses, hotels and cultivated lands yielding buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips, barley etc.
07 Trek to Kyanjing (3870m)
Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m.) which takes about three hours. The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. We should arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatise and explore the area. It is a dramatic setting, with snow covered peaks surrounding us in all directions. At this point, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Dorje Larpa (6990m.), Langtang Ri (6370m.), Langtang Lirung (7245m.) and so on.
08 Trekking, hiking around in Kyangjin rest day:
We take a day off for acclimatization and a proper rest. We get to explore interesting places like the monastery, cheese factory etc. We can climb Kyangjin Ri located at 4350m from where amazing views of snow-capped mountains are spreading right next to you. We can walk up the moraine to see the spectacular mountain ridges and undulating glaciers.
09 Trek to Lama Hotel [2784M]
From Kyangjin, we take the route back to Lama Hotel. As we retrace our steps, we follow the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. We stop briefly for lunch and thereafter continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.
10 Trek to Syabrubesi
For variation we will follow the so called ‘high’-route back to Syarubesi. This trail splits of the route we took upwards shortly after leaving Lama Hotel. The route goes to the small village of Syarpagaon, and continues onto Bhanjyanggaon and Khangjung before descending back to Syabrubesi. This was the primary route to Langtang before the new trail (which we followed on our way up) was build (6 hrs).
11 Drive Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
Returning to Kathmandu by private 4WD. Overnight stay at hotel
12 sightseeing in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, our city guide reaches in Hotel with Vehicles, and then we drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur is one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu valley. It is well known as Living Museum. Old brick paved enclave of old Royal palace, Nyathapola Temple, Datatriya temple, exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal. And Patan is located 7 km away from Kathmandu; this city has many 15th to 17th century, Hindu and Buddhist, monuments built during the Malla dynasty. The most important area with many monuments is the Patan Durbar Square. (Culture program) Over night stay at Hotel.
13 Kathmandu – departure
You are free in the morning for the last Minute shopping or time as your own.
Our driver and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime.

Cost of Langtang Valley Trekking

Group Size 1 pax 2-4 pax 5-8 pax 9-12 pax
USD (US$) per person Inquiry 450 400 370

Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trekking, and Helicopter rescue in Trekking, Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control.

The safety and security of clients is a matter of great importance for us. All of our trips are led by qualified professional and government license holder guides and they have received adequate training from the government of Nepal. We always carry first aid kits in our trip. Out duty is to work hard for you safety and comfort, no matter where we go. Therefore, we work very honestly to provide you with Himalayan experience following willingness your. Please feel free to put forward your queries for making your trip significant and memorable.

Langtang Valley Trekking Service Includes

  1. Transportations from Airport – Hotel – Airport Car, Van, Heice and Coaster
  2. All ground transfers Kathmandu Dunche – Kathmandu by Local Bus
  3. Welcome dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program.
  4. English Speaking experienced Sherpa, Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder guide
  5. Porters (One porter for 2 persons basis, Max 30 KGS per porter whole Trek
  6. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs.
  7. Full board basis during trekking, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea coffee and Bed
  8. Lang Tang National park fee, TIMS permits & any required permits or Official Documentation
  9. One Sherpa,(guide assistance) group size more than 4
  10. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs.

Langtang Valley Trekking Service Excludes

  1. Beverages ( Coca, mineral water and beer )
  2. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu can be managed upon your request (Click for Hotel)
  3. Lunch & Dinner) in Kathmandu keep $ 10 to 14 for per meal in Tourist restaurant
  4. Tips for driver and guide (mandatory)
  5. Travel insurance,
  6. Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu can be arranged upon your request (Click for tour in Kathamndu)
  7. Personal expenses, what are not mentioned in above services?
  8. International roundtrip Airfare
  9. If you want to hire Private 4WD Click here

Client Testimonials

While doing trek in the khumbu region, we will witness the different views of mountains such as Kwangde, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, the "horse saddle" of Kanteiga and of course the summit of Everest itself. We take a short rest for a while and it allows us little time for acclimatization. Here, you prepare yourself to explore the ascent of kalapatthar which is an altitude of 5545m. While climbing down from Lobuche, you will see some glacial moraine until the peak comes into view. Finally, you will be witnessing the north face of Mt. Everest . We return through a different route through Panboche to Lukla. We catch a flight for Kathmandu from Lukla.
micke, USA

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