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Langtang Valley Trek 8 Days

Langtang Valley Trek 8 Days

Trip Overview

Maximum Altitude:
4860m
Trip Region:
Langtang
Best Season:
Sep-Dec, Mar-May
Duration:
8 Day
Difficulty:
Moderate
Activity:
Trekking
Price from
$420
People
Prize
  • 1 Person $680
  • 2 Person $520
  • 3 Person $495
  • 4-7 Person $460
  • 8-10 Person $420

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Highlight

  • Enjoyable and exciting adventures to Kyanjin Gompa around Langtang Valley.
  • Walk into lovely dense forest habitat of wildlife like elusive and rare Red Panda.
  • Explore the traditional Tamang villages enriched with age-old heritage cultures.
  • From green woodland to sheer mountain wilderness amidst towering snow peaks.
  • Enjoy the walks to picturesque Langtang Valley and explore the scenic viewpoints.

 

Our 8-day Langtang Valley Trek is one of the most enjoyable and exciting short adventures of a week-long walk. On this trek to Langtang Valley, trekkers will feel safe from catching HAS or High Altitude Sickness. As the elevation gains gradually, by the time you reach the highest overnight stop at Kyanjin Gompa. By then, all will be well acclimatized to enjoy the spectacular surrounding views and panoramas of the giant snow mountains.

Langtang Valley Trekking is for all types of people and age groups, including families with children and elderly folks. But should be physically fit and in good health to accept the challenge of uphill walks. So that all can enjoy the highlights of the adventure on reaching the final destination.

The adventure to Langtang Valley leads to moderate walks with some steep climbs to encounter. However, it is a lovely walk, where all needs to heed slowly. Have time for a short rest to enjoy and observe the surrounding glorious vista of the snow-capped peaks and fascinating cultures.

The trail follows from one village to another, walking through a lovely forest of rhododendrons and pine trees. Then, reaching Kyanjin Gompa, a moderate-sized settlement with several good lodges. Amidst the heart of picturesque Langtang Valley, enclosed by a series of giant snow peaks.

At Kyanjin Gompa, enjoy the rest days for an exciting hike to the scenic viewpoints of Kyanjin-Ri and Tserko-Ri. The high ridges of Kyanjin-Ri or Tserko-Ri offer a spectacular panorama of the Langtang Himal range of peaks. Enjoy the views as far as Jugal Himal with the prominent peaks of Dorje Lakpa and Langshisa-Ri. Include views of mountains with the world's highest Shisapangma across the border in Tibet.

After the marvelous experience at Kyanjin Gompa and around Langtang Valley, enjoy a return trek downhill to Syabrubesi Village. For an exciting and interesting overland journey back to Kathmandu after a delightful and wonderful adventure on Langtang Valley Trekking.

The Best Seasons for Langtang Valley Trekking:

The best seasons for Langtang Valley Trekking are spring and autumn/fall.  Spring starts from March to May, a lively season with longer sunlight hours for pleasant walks and views. The best times and seasons are when wildflowers are in

seasonal bloom, especially the rhododendrons of various species and colors. In spring, with cold mornings, late afternoon, and night, it can get cloudy with chances of light showers and snowfall sometimes.

The next best season is the autumn/fall, which begins from September to November. It is the high season for various adventures in Nepal and Langtang Valley Trek. Most days are fine and clear with cold morning, late afternoon, and night times. The days are short and get dark soon due to limited sunlight hours. Chances of snowfall sometimes trekkers can also enjoy the treks during the winter time. Most days are bright with clear blue skies, but it gets dark soon with chances of snowfall sometimes.

Itinerary

Morning starting early for a long and exciting drive to Syabrubesi the gateway town and village to Langtang Valley. The drive follows north on leaving Kathmandu, heading past Trisuli town and then to enter Rasuwa district. The road leads on winding uphill to cooler hills reaching Dhunche, the headquarters town of Rasuwa district. As well as the entrance of Langtang National Park, from Dhunche downhill on zig-zagged winding road to reach Syabrubesi. Arriving by late afternoon for overnight, and then check into a nice lodge have time to explore the town-farm village. Observe the local culture and custom of the Tamang people the tribes of Langtang and Central Himalayan region.

Syabrubesi is vantage starting point for Ganesh Himal, Tibet border, and Tamang Heritage Trail. As well as to Langtang Valley, morning walk follows to cross a bridge and climb towards small farm areas. As walk continues reaching a small settlement of Riverside with few Tea Houses. Stopping for lunch stop, afternoon a gradual climb into dense forest of rhododendrons and pine trees. The reaching an open area amidst forest surrounding. Where Lama Hotel settlement situated our overnight stop in the comfort of a nice simple lodge.

Lama Hotel located in a river gorge amidst dense woods, morning walk starts following the river upstream through lovely trees. Reaching a nice spot at Ghode Tabla for lunch, afternoon walk into forested trail to Langtang Village. Trekkers can see the rubble of big boulders from the avalanches that destroyed the village in 2015 earthquakes. Many local people were killed as well as some foreign trekkers, a small memorial of Stupa stands at the village. The village has been re-built and the life is slowly coming back to normal, enjoy the comfort of a nice simple lodge.

From Langtang Village today a short walk to Kyanjin Gompa for lunch and overnight stop. The walk follows past to adjoining village of Mundu with short steep climb then into a wide valley. From here the tall tree lines drop for short juniper bushes, facing views of Langtang Himal with Dorje Lakpa. Slowly the walk reaches a lovely large settlement of Kyanjin Gompa with a small
monastery. The lodges here are much better than of previous overnight stops, enjoy the comfort of a nice lodge accommodation. Arriving at Kyanjin Gompa for lunch and for two overnight stops, located amidst beautiful surrounding amidst Langtang Valley, Afternoon explore the Kyanjin areas and its small monastery of great religious and cultural interest.

An enjoyable and exciting place Kyanjin Gompa for rest day, having breakfast options for short and long day hike. The short hike is climb to Kyanjin-Ri at 4,773 m and the longer hiking of 4-5 hours. It is a steep climb up to Tserko-Ri. Which is at 5,033 m high, both viewpoints offer spectacular panorama of the surrounding giant peaks. Includes super vista of Langtang Himal range with Langtang Lirung and Langtang-Ri. Overlooking as far as Jugal Himal, Yala Peak and Dorje Lakpa with some mountains across the border in Tibet. Rest of the afternoon at leisure amidst beautiful mountain surroundings at Kyanjin Gompa.

Enjoying wonderful time at Kyanjin, with glorious views of towering snow-capped peaks. After breakfast enjoy the longest day walks to Lama Hotel, with long stretch of downhill. Reaching back into tall tree lines past Mundu, Langtang villages to reach Lama Hotel for overnight stop.

The last day trek of the adventure, morning walk follows on the same trail, enjoy the views along the route. As the walk leads downhill through forested path, heading past farm areas. Then finally end the walk reaching Syabrubesi for last overnight around Langtang Himal region and in Rasuwa district.

Morning after last overnight in a mountain village at Syabrubesi and around Langtang Himal region. The drive follows on the same interesting highway past farm villages and towns to reach Kathmandu. Arriving in the late afternoon, rest of the evening for leisure activities or shopping souvenirs.

Include/Exclude

Include

  • Pick-up and drop-off service from your hotel
  • Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Best available Accommodation during the trek
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi to Kathmandu by local Bus(Private Transportation will be arranged upon your request on extra cost)
  • Experience and English speaking guide
  • Assistance guide for above 7 people.
  • Good Porter
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits and TIMS.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Duffle bag for trekking
  • Medical Kit
  • Trekking map

Exclude

  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Soft drinks, including water

Useful Info

Accommodation in Langtang Valley Trek

Accommodation en route to Langtang Valley Trekking is a straightforward trekking route, starting from lovely Syabrubesi village. The lodge accommodation in Syabrubesi village offers spacious rooms with options for an attached or use, common bathrooms, and toilets. Having a large nice warm dining room to enjoy a long list of food menus.

Syabrubesi is the starting and finishing point of Langtang Valley Trekking, from Syabrubesi onward overnights in a simple lodge accommodation. Treks lead to Lama Hotel, located by the river gorge amidst dense forest, which has several nice lodges. The facilities of a single room and attached bathrooms and toilets are not available at present. But can happen shortly, the rooms are nice and cozy with a large warm dining room.

The next overnight stop is Langtang Village or Mundu which is quite close to each other. The accommodations are simple but nice and clean, with common bathrooms and toilets. After Langtang Village is the last overnight stop in Kyanjin Gompa, located in the heart of scenic Langtang Valley. Kyanjin Gompa is a lovely settlement with many fine lodges, offering the best accommodation.

Trekkers can enjoy the comfort of a single room. As well as on a sharing basis, few lodges here provide attached bathrooms and toilets. But one should be aware of the cold temperatures in the morning and nighttime. With the flush in toilets and washing basins, the running water does not function, as the plumbing systems can get frozen. Especially in the morning and nighttime, it is best to use sharing bathe and toilets. Using rooms with non-attached bathrooms, trekkers have to pay extra for hot showers.

Food In Langtang Valley Trek

Food in Langtang Valley Trekking, most Tea-House / Lodges provides basic food and simple room accommodation with a sharing toilets and baths.

Kerosene, and Gas Lamp or Solar power for lighting the dining rooms with wood or cow/ yak dry dung fuel for the fire place. At present, most lodges serve a long list of comprehensive food menu in a nice dining hall.

The most common meal is Nepali Dal Bhat, boiled or steamed rice. It is served with mild seasonal vegetable curry, including Dal, a lentil bean soup with homemade pickles, and hot sauce as options. The food menu lists from breakfast, lunch, and dinner to snack items. Breakfast from oats porridge, including cereals to cornflakes with toast/ chapattis and pancake, with choice of egg variation.

Lunch and Dinner with Nepali and Tibetan main course with a choice of soups. The most available food besides Dal, Bhat is noodles, fried with vegetables or eggs or noodle soups. Tibetan Bread made from wheat, millet, or barley flour, and sometimes vegetable dumplings available, and fried or boiled potatoes.

Fresh bakery bread is rare around most lodges around remote areas of Mardi Himal, but one can order pancakes or chapattis. It goes well with fresh country honey, jams, and pickles or butter to add along with refreshing hot drinks. Like Nepali Tea, coffee, and drinking chocolate where available.

WI-FI Network in Langtang Trek

Langtang Valley Trekking a wonderful adventure of a short duration, where most lodges en route provides modern facilities. Besides good accommodation with Internet and Wi-Fi. Where all wide-world travelers need to be connected with the world of social media. The most important on everyday use of internets, cell phones and Wi-Fi gadgets, which makes traveling fun and easier.

In Nepal around big cities, towns and large villages do have all the modem facilities of Internets and Wi-Fi. But on trekking depends upon the region and overnights stops as itinerary days. On Langtang Valley Trekking, in most places offers the facilities.

At Dhunche Town, Syabrubesi and at Kyanjin Gompa, including in few places en route the services of Internet and Wi-Fi connection. Trekkers can purchase the internet so called packages either in Kathmandu, Dhunche or in Syabrubesi.

The internets and Wi-Fi services are available in most lodges till Langtang Valley at Kyanjin Gompa nice settlement. Some lodges charge extra for using the services. But few lodge offers free services of Wi-Fi, nevertheless one can enjoy the modern facilities along with the grand views.

But remember the internets, Wi-Fi and telecommunications does not run smoothly, can be disturbing and slow. Due to the nature of landscapes terrains in deep gorges or on a hidden valley, as well with the cold and cloudy weather conditions. For best reliable services is to buy 3G to 4 G SIM Card is good for the daily use.

As the weather and the areas permits for smooth connection, on treks your guide will suggest you to buy either in Kathmandu or in Dhunche Town.

Transportation for Langtang Valley Trek

Getting to Langtang Valley for your trek is made easy with different transportation choices:

Local Bus: Our itinerary includes affordable local bus transportation, allowing you to experience the adventure authentically. Travelling by local bus lets you connect with fellow trekkers and locals while immersing yourself in the local culture.

Private Jeep: For added comfort and convenience, you have the option to hire a private jeep at an extra cost. A private jeep gives you more control over your travel schedule and ensures a comfortable journey.

Himalayan Friendly, takes care of your transportation needs for the Langtang Valley Trek. Our standard package includes affordable local bus transport, offering a unique cultural experience and the chance to interact with fellow trekkers and locals.

Packing List 

Himalaya Friendly is always safe for our clients on trekking and hiking. Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trekking.

Clothing

  • Insulated Jacket
  • Down Jacket
  • Windproof and waterproof jacket and pant
  • Thermal inner dress
  • Trekking pants and trousers
  • Trekking shirts
  • Breathable underwears

Head and Hand

  • Scarf or cap
  • Warm hat
  • Sunhat
  • Sunglasses ( recommend a UV protection)
  • Lightweight gloves( recommend a thermal gloves)
  • Windproof and waterproof gloves

Footwear

  • Slippers
  • Trekking boots
  • Hiking socks
  • Warm woolen socks
  • Gaiter

Personal items

  • Toothpaste and toothbrush
  • Soap
  • Sanitaizer
  • 1 to 2 towel
  • Body moisturizer
  • Sunscreen cream
  • Toiletries
  • Wet wipes
  • Small mirror
  • Lip balm

Other gears

  • Sleeping bag
  • Trekking poles
  • Backpack
  • Water bottle
  • Personal medical kit
  • Binoculars

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FAQ

1 .) Why choose Himalayan friendly?

Himalayan friendly is a small company operated by an experienced trekking guide (Mr. Ram Ghale). Ram has been trekking for 10 years. The staff in a Himalayan friendly are well prepared to deal with any possible problem and make the trip beautiful with the best services.

2 .) Trek Difficulty and Physical Fitness Required for the Langtang Valley Trek?

Trek difficulty and physical fitness required for Langtang Valley Trekking, all trekkers should be in good physical shape. As well as in sound medical health, nevertheless it is a straightforward trek, without any difficulties.

The only hard is walking on steep uphill for some hours, but more or less the trail is gradual. As the elevation gains gradually, without having problem of catching HAS or High Altitude Sickness. The only rise in altitude is at Kyanjin Gompa the main highlight and destination of the trek.
Kyanjin Gompa, situated at above 3,870 m or 12,697 feet amidst scenic Langtang Valley. At Kyanjin Gompa, options for extra activities on rest days, interested people can hike to the top of Tserko-Ri. Which is 4, 985 m/16, 355 feet high, offers spectacular panorama of surrounding towering snow mountain ranges.

The rest of the walk is downhill on return trek back to Syabrubesi for drive to Kathmandu. Taking slow, and steady with few short stop for refreshing breaks will helps you to cover the whole treks.

3 .) Why do you recommend the Langtang Valley Trek?

Himalaya Friendly recommends Langtang Valley Trek, as this is a moderate and exciting walks. Suitable for all age groups it is a moderate grade trekking with slight touch of altitude. Langtang Valley is the shortest treks of a week duration, where all can join in. From families with young kids, elderly people including school and college students to corporate exudatives. Where walk leads to safe altitude, the lodge accommodation are simple but nice with good foods to enjoy. Along with the stunning views of snow peaks can be enjoyed during the walks to Langtang Valley.

4 .) What is the distance covered in kilometers by the Langtang Valley trek?

The total distance of walks to and from Syabrubesi to Langtang Valley at Kyanjin Gompa and back to Syabrubesi. A total of 65 km or 40 miles. Reaching at the highest overnight stop 3, 985 m/16, 355 feet high in Kyanjin Gompa. The distance of mileage does not includes optional side trips to Tserko or
Kyanjin-Ri.

5 .) Will I Suffer from Altitude Sickness on Langtang Trek?

Not likely, as Langtang Valley trek is safe and altitude friendly where elevation rise at slow pace. By the time you reach the main destination and highlight at Kyanjin Gompa at 4, 985 m/16, 355 feet high. Most trekkers will be well acclimatized by then, if some suffer with slight headache and symptoms of high altitude sickness.
As the itinerary days are flexible with moderate walking hours, which supports for acclimatization. The itinerary also has rest days, for acclimatization and for short hike around Langtang Valley.

6 .) How to avoid altitude sickness in Langtang trek?

Langtang Valley Trekking is not a difficult nor a big problem with the rise in altitude. But for trekkers the best is to heed at slow and easy pace, and taking frequent rest to catch your breath. As well as drinking lots of fluids, like water at

least 2-3 liters on daily walks. The other things to avoid is walk fast, and taking advice of your guides, having good sleep and healthy foods.

7 .) Can I get a refund my money if I don't finish trek?

Himalayan friendly should pay for the guides, porters, accommodation in advance. So if you did not finish the trek due to physical difficulty, natural disaster, then the money is not refunded.

8 .) How much luggage one porter carry?

our one porter can carry a maximum of 25 kg of luggage

9 .) What type of meals do I get during the trek?

During a trek, you can expect 3 full meals. The common meals menu will be Nepalese traditional dishes, Tibetan and Continental.

Price from
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People
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  • 1 Person $680
  • 2 Person $520
  • 3 Person $495
  • 4-7 Person $460
  • 8-10 Person $420

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