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Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek

View at Langtang Village

Overview

Trip Highlights;
  • Experience Tibetan influenced villages with unique culture, lifestyle, and tradition.
  • Short and panoramic trekking inside Langtang National Park with stunning views of Langtang Himalayan Ranges and Tibetan Mountains.
  • Tantalizing sunrise views over the Himalayas from Tserko Ri at 5000 meters.
  • Trek starts after a day drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi and ends at Dhunche.  
Trip Introduction;
Langtang Valley Trek is a short and scenic journey towards central Himalayan range of Nepal located inside Langtang National Park. Langtang region offers numerous numbers of trekking trails whereas Langtang Valley Trekking is one of the popular routes among all. Amazing views of Nepalese and Tibetan Himalayan ranges with beautiful charming villages, hospitable locals, unique Tibetan culture, tradition and wide diverse landscapes of Langtang Valley Trek can easily attract several trekkers throughout the year.
 
Langtang Valley Trek with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition starts after a day drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi. From there we start our trek passing through the lower part of Langtang and over a gradual ascending trail towards Lama Hotel. The trail is also an old trade route between Nepal-Tibet. From there our journey leads to beautiful Langtang Valley through dense forests, charming villages, paddy fields, terraces, and landscapes. Langtang Valley is an amazing place surrounded by spectacular snow covered mountains where we can have great views of Langtang Himalayan Ranges, Jugal Himal, Naya Kanga Peak, Dorje Lakpa Peak and many more. 

Our further trekking leads us towards Kyangjin Gompa. An excursion day at Kyangjin Gompa offers a hike up to Tserko Ri at 5000 meters - which is an amazing viewpoint for stunning views of Langtang and Tibetan Mountain Ranges. Amazing sunrise view from Tserko Ri over the Himalayas adds extra flame in this Langtang Valley Trekking. After that, journey gradually descends through Lama Hotel, Thulo Syabru, Chandan Bari and before finally arriving at Dhunche. Our incredible trekking experience at Langtang Valley ends with a scenic drive back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m4411ft] and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi [1460mm/4788ft] [7-8 hrs Drive]
Day 04: Trek from Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel [2470m/8101ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village [3330m/10922ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin Gompa [3870m/12693ft] [3-4 hrs Trek] 
Day 07: Hike to Tserko Ri [5000m/16,404ft] and back to Kyangjin Gompa [5-6 hrs]
Day 08: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel [2470m/8101ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]  
Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru [2250m/7380ft] [4-5 hrs Trek] 
Day 10: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Chandan Bari [3250m/10660ft] [4-5 hrs Trek] 
Day 11: Trek from Chandan Bari to Dhunche [1966m/6448ft] [4-5 hrs Trek]  
Day 12: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu [6-7 hrs Drive]
Day 13: International Departure as per flight schedule

Note: The above itinerary outline can be easily tailor-made according to your preference, purpose of visit, and length of stay.  Contact us to customize this trip as per your requirement 

Additional Information

Accommodation:
In our Langtang Valley Trek Package, your accommodation in Kathmandu will be arranged in three stars rated hotel. However, during the trekking days, the accommodation will be arranged in the comfortable tea houses. All accommodation will be provided in single, double, triple or twin sharing as per your requirements. Attached toilets may not be available in all tea houses. In such condition, you will have to use the public sharing toilets outside your rooms.

Meals:
Our organized package trip of Langtang Valley Trek includes the cost of BB Plan in Kathmandu and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trekking days. The growth in the number of tea houses in Langtang region has made it possible to find wide varieties of food in the menu. Another thing to keep in mind is that we take our dinner and breakfast in the same tea house. And en-route trekking we will make a short stop for having lunch before heading to further destination.

Physical Conditions and Experience Required:

Langtang Valley Trek is a moderate trek that is suitable for motivated trekkers with the ability to trek for 5-6 hours a day. The trip includes trekking in high altitude reaching up to 5000 meters at Tserko Ri. We suggest trekkers maintain physical fitness (jogging, swimming, cycling, gym etc) prior to a couple of weeks before the actual trekking. Mountaineering technical skills are not required for Langtang Valley Trek, but previous trekking experience in the Himalayas would be highly appreciated.

Best Season for Langtang Valley Trek:
3 months in Spring (March, April, May) & 3 months in Autumn (September, October, November). These 6 months are considered as the best season for trekking in the Himalayas. At this time the weather is clear that allows trekkers to get the most out of what Langtang Valley has to offers to its visitors. For trekkers who prefer trekking in much calm environment with less crowd - December, January, and February is a good time for trekking around Langtang Valley. June, July, and August mark the monsoon season with heavy rainfall which is no good for trekking.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m4411ft] and transfer to Hotel.
Our airport arrival and departure representative will be at Tribhuwan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be transferred to hotel and our staff will help you until check-in procedure ends at Hotel. Either you can have rest at Hotel or visit NGT’s office. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition Team. 
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.

Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu
Click here for detailed information about World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Nepal
Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for a day sightseeing. 
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan 

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi [1460mm/4788ft] [7-8 hrs Drive]
After having breakfast, final check all essential trekking gears. With our trekking guide and porters drive to Syabru Besi – the starting point of our Langtang Valley Trekking. We follow north direction from Kathmandu. Zigzag roads in hilly region of Nepal passes through Trishuli Bazaar and from there we continue the drive journey over a gravel road all the way to reach the starting point of the trek – Syabru Besi. Dinner and overnight stay at Syabru Besi.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 04: Trek from Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel [2470m/8101ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
From Syabru Besi, we will following the trail that drops down to Langtang Khola and from there turning east on the true left bank of the Langtang Khola, we continue to trek upstream with minor ups and downs towards Bamboo. From there we head for the crossing of a suspension bridge before crossing a couple of landslide areas and climb a switchback to reach Rimche. From Rimche our trail climbs a little before dropping to the village of Lama Hotel. The trail may offer the possibility of encounter with red pandas, monkeys and bears. Finally reach at Lama Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village [3330m/10922ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
Leaving Lama Hotel we will enter the dense forest filled with oaks, birch, hemlock and mountain bamboo where we will have opportunity to spot wild monkeys and several species of birds. Our trail continues through forest passing through a lone teahouse at Gumnachok and from there climb steeply towards Ghoratabela. There is an army check post at Ghoratabela where trekking permits will be checked. From here we will trek through small settlements of Chyamki and Kangtangsa before making a short climb to reach Langtang village. Finally reach at charming village Langtang, dinner and overnight stay over there.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin Gompa [3870m/12693ft] [3-4 hrs Trek]After having breakfast, we start trek from Langtang village by heading towards an easy climb through two Bhotia hamlets - Mundu and Sindum with great views of Langtang Lirung, Ganchenpo and Langshisa Ri. We will continue on a trail that climbs the terminal moraine of Lirung Glacier and descends down to the gompa and many teahouses of Kyangjin Gompa.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 07: Hike to Tserko Ri [5000m/16,404ft] and back to Kyangjin Gompa [5-6 hrs]
We take a rest and exploration day at Kyangjin Gompa since acclimatization is very crucial for high altitudes. We can make our day adventurous by taking an optional hike to Tserko Ri located at 5000m from sea level. The splendid viewpoint Tserko Ri offers amazing views of Langtang Lirung and surrounding mountain ranges. 
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 08: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel [2470m/8101ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
After taking breakfast at Kyangjin Gompa, our returning trek follows the same trail to Langtang village then to Lama Hotel. Today, we follow most of the descending trail. After having a lunch at Ghoda Tabela journey again gradually drops down to reach at Lama Hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Lama Hotel.
Accommodation: 
Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 09: Trek from Langtang to Lama Hotel [5-6 hrs Trek] 
Leaving Langtang village, we will continue to retrace our steps on the main trail towards Ghoratabela and from there an easy downhill walk through the dense forest filled with oaks, birch, hemlock and Himalayan bamboos to reach Lama Hotel.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru [2250m/7380ft] [4-5 hrs Trek]  
Leaving Lama Hotel we will continue to retrace our steps on the main trail that descends all the way down to Thulo Syabru. Today is an easy day trekking with mostly downhill walking through dense forested trails that passes through several villages along with beautifully terraced farmlands. We will trek until we arrive at Thulo Syabru for our overnight stay.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 10: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Chandan Bari [3250m/10660ft] [4-5 hrs Trek] 
From Thulo Syabru we will make a steep ascend all the way to Sing Gompa. From here we will have magnificent view of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himalayan Ranges. We will continue to trek from here on a trail that is gradual incline until we arrive at Chandan Bari.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 11: Trek from Chandan Bari to Dhunche [1966m/6448ft] [4-5 hrs Trek]
Today is the final day of our trek. We will follow the trail that descends rapidly through an impressive forest all the way down to Trisuli River. We will cross over the bridge to the south bank and continue to trek on an undulating trail that leads to Dhunche.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 12: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu [6-7 hrs Drive]
After having breakfast, we will take a scenic drive from Dhunche over the zigzag hilly road that will take us back to Kathmandu. During our drive journey we will opportunity to have glimpses of daily activities of local people for their survival while we drive passing through several towns and small villages. After arriving at Kathmandu you can relax at the hotel or walk the shopping streets of Thamel before heading back to your destination.
Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 13: International Departure as per flight schedule
Our representative will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule.

Date & Price

The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

Check our assured departure schedules given bellow:

Start Date End Date Price in USD Availability Booking
September 27, 2017 October 9, 2017 $ 855 OPEN Book Now !
October 2, 2017 October 14, 2017 $ 855 OPEN Book Now !
October 15, 2017 October 27, 2017 $ 855 OPEN Book Now !
October 27, 2017 November 8, 2017 $ 855 OPEN Book Now !
November 2, 2017 November 14, 2017 $ 855 OPEN Book Now !

Avabillity Options

OPEN: This date is available and open for bookings. Go for it!

GUARANTEED: Guaranteed departure. Seat Available.

LIMITED: Guaranteed departure, Limited seat. You can send booking request for availability.

FULL:This date is currently unavailable. Please contact us if you are interested in traveling on this date.

Your Program Duration = 13 Days

All the Prices are in USD Per Person basis.

Service includes

  • Airport Arrival and Departure transfer by private vehicle
  • Hotel/Resort Accommodation in Kathmandu with BB Plan –as per mentioned in Itinerary
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu including experienced city guide, all entrance fees and private vehicle
  • All required ground transportation by private vehicle as per mentioned in itinerary 
  • Tea house lodges accommodation during trekking
  • All meals- B/F, Lunch & Dinner during trek
  • TIMS – Trekkers information Management System Fee 
  • Langtang National Park Fee
  • Highly experienced trekking guide 
  • Required number of Porter 
  • Staffs insurance, salary and clothing
  • General first aid kids
  • Welcome and farewell dinners 
  • All applicable tax, Vat, service charge and paperwork

Service does not includes

  • Personal nature expenses
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks
  • Rescue & Evacuation
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff

Useful Info

Accommodation:
In our Langtang Valley Trek Package, your accommodation in Kathmandu will be arranged in three stars rated hotel. However, during the trekking days, the accommodation will be arranged in the comfortable tea houses. All accommodation will be provided in single, double, triple or twin sharing as per your requirements. Attached toilets may not be available in all tea houses. In such condition, you will have to use the public sharing toilets outside your rooms.

Meals:
Our organized package trip of Langtang Valley Trek includes the cost of BB Plan in Kathmandu and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trekking days. The growth in the number of tea houses in Langtang region has made it possible to find wide varieties of food in the menu. Another thing to keep in mind is that we take our dinner and breakfast in the same tea house. And en-route trekking we will make a short stop for having lunch before heading to further destination.

Physical Conditions and Experience Required:

Langtang Valley Trek is a moderate trek that is suitable for motivated trekkers with the ability to trek for 5-6 hours a day. The trip includes trekking in high altitude reaching up to 5000 meters at Tserko Ri. We suggest trekkers maintain physical fitness (jogging, swimming, cycling, gym etc) prior to a couple of weeks before the actual trekking. Mountaineering technical skills are not required for Langtang Valley Trek, but previous trekking experience in the Himalayas would be highly appreciated.

Best Season for Langtang Valley Trek:
3 months in Spring (March, April, May) & 3 months in Autumn (September, October, November). These 6 months are considered as the best season for trekking in the Himalayas. At this time the weather is clear that allows trekkers to get the most out of what Langtang Valley has to offers to its visitors. For trekkers who prefer trekking in much calm environment with less crowd - December, January, and February is a good time for trekking around Langtang Valley. June, July, and August mark the monsoon season with heavy rainfall which is no good for trekking.

Reviews

Beautiful Langtang Valley !!

We trekked the beautiful langtang valley , we arranged everything from Nepal Guide Treks. We are very glad that we chose this company. Our guide Krishna - who was appreciated by everyone in the group was full of local knowledge. He solved problems in no time and took right decisions for everyone in the group. This trek is perfect if you are in Nepal for a short time. We highly recommend you to book your trek through Nepal Guide Treks. 

Anders O. and Grupp
Sweden


"Wonderful Trek "

We are glad that we booked our langtang trek with Nepal Guide Treks. Our guide was very helpful and could handle problems without stress. We are very satisfied with the service we were offered by this company and gladly recommend others to book their trips with Nepal Guide Treks.
James H. - England 


Great Trek - Thumbs up to NGT team !!!

I must admit that I enjoyed every moment of the langtang valley trek. It was just beyond my imagination, everything was just beautiful - the hills, mountains, forests and people.. just truly amazing. Thousand thanks to the professional service and priceless effort of the NGT team for the successful completion of the trek. I will surely recommend Nepal Guide Treks to my friend who wishes to trek in Nepal.
Peter K. - Germany


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