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Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek

Trip Overview

Maximum Altitude:
4860m
Trip Region:
Langtang
Best Season:
Sep-Dec, Mar-May
Duration:
11 Day
Difficulty:
Moderate
Price from
$660
People
Prize
  • 1 Person $780
  • 2 Person $660
  • 3 Person $640
  • 4-7 Person $580
  • 8-10 Person $520

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‘A moderate scenic and cultural walks amidst Langtang Himal Mountain range’

Langtang Valley Trekking is an adventure around Nepal & Central Himalayas that forms the boundary between Nepal and Tibet. The Langtang Himal can also be viewed from the Kathmandu Valley on a clear fine day in the best seasons. Langtang Valley Trekking is a short and moderate country walk that leads you to the picturesque location at Kyanjin Gompa. Which is the highest overnight stop of the trekking and the last major settlement located in the heart of Langtang Valley.

The charm and beauty of Langtang Valley trekking is visitors can enjoy the scenic views and the local immense cultures of Buddhism. Without having much problem of catching high altitude sickness, the trek leads to slow gain of elevation. By the time you reach the main final highlights of the journey, you will be physically fit.

After a few days of continuous walks from the starting point in Syabrubesi, as well as spending overnights at a certain height. The trek involves drives from Kathmandu to reach Syabrubesi village in Rasuwa district to enter the Langtang National Park. The walk leads to a slow climb through a beautiful forest of tall rhododendrons and pines with some bamboo stalks.

The green forest makes a perfect habitat for wildlife like antelopes, the rare snow leopard, and the elusive Red Panda. The wild animals are often seen on treks to and from Kyanjin Gompa and beyond. After days of good walks exploring from one village to another settlement, to reach the end of the adventure.

Kyanjin Gompa is a lovely place to enjoy exploring its beautiful viewpoints of Tserko or Kyanjin Ri. Facing towards the alluring views of the massive Central Himalayan peaks to capture from the high scenic ridges. Enjoy a pleasant and scenic time at Kyanjin Gompa and around Langtang Valley, then head back to Syabrubesi. For the last overnight, around the high hills of Langtang Himal region, with an exciting drive to Kathmandu. After an enjoyable and mesmerizing experience on Langtang Valley Trekking.

Best Time

The Langtang Valley Trekking is a week longer or more and a moderate-grade walk. With a touch of high altitude, trekkers can enjoy nearly all seasons of the year. The best times are spring and autumn/fall times.

Spring starts from March to May, a lively season with longer sunlight hours for pleasant walks and views. The best times and seasons, with wildflowers, in seasonal bloom, especially the rhododendrons of various species and colors. But cold morning, late afternoon, and night time 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. The high season for the treks and various adventures in Nepal and around the Himalayas. Including the Langtang Valley Trek, where most days are fine and clear. But much cold morning, late afternoon until night times, days are short and gets dark soon due to limited sunlight. As well as chances of snowfall sometimes, trekkers can also enjoy the winter time of Christmas and New Year Holidays.

Most days are bright and clear with blue skies, and it gets dark soon with chances of snowfall sometimes.

Trip Highlights:

  • Walk around the closest Himalayan Mountain range from the Kathmandu city.
  • Explore traditional Tamang villages enriched with ancient cultures of Buddhism.
  • Trekking around Langtang National Park, Nepal first established Himalayan parks.
  • Enjoy the stunning panorama of snow-capped peaks from high ridge of Kyanjin-Ri.
  • Adventure from green forest to wide open scenic picturesque Langtang Region.”

Langtang trekking permit:

For Langtang Trekking Permits, all trekkers requires TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems). These permits is issued by TAAN (Trekking Agents Association of Nepal), these needful permits will be obtained by your agents.

Besides, TIMS card the entry permits to Langtang Himal region, like to Langtang Valley, Gosainkunda and Helambu Trekking. Including Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, visitors needs the permits before departing for the treks towards respective destinations.

Apart from TIMS, trekkers needs Langtang National Park fees which will be checked at the entrance point in Dhunche Town. The headquarters of Rasuwa district and Langtang Himal region. Langtang National Park covers all of Langtang region as far as Ganesh Himal in the west. As well Helambu areas towards east including en route to Rasuwagaddi the borders of Nepal Tibet/China.

 

Itinerary

On arrival in Kathmandu at Nepal International Airport received by Himalayan Friendly staff and guide. A short drive to your hotel, located in the main areas of Kathmandu city. On reaching the hotel, check into your lovely rooms after a long flight and jet-leg. Getting refreshed join with other members of Langtang Valley Trekking for briefing. Provided by Himalayan Friendly guide or leader, a detailed information of the trekking route, local lodge and foods. After briefing a group welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese Restaurant with local folk culture programs.

A free day preparation for the trek to Langtang Valley, to buy and hire necessary items for the trek. Rest of the day free at leisure, interested people can request for half tour around Kathmandu. Steeped with fascinating heritage sites, of both Hindu and Buddhist monuments.

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. Which is a steep climb to Tserko-Ri At 5,033 m high, both viewpoints offer spectacular panorama of 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.

Last day walk of the adventure, enjoy heading downhill to Syabrubesi through lovely woods back to Riverside. From here leaving the dense forest towards farm country with descend to a bridge, after the crossing the river. A pleasant short walk to Syabrubesi, for overnight stop. Enjoy the final overnight around Langtang Himal and Rasuwa district the home of indigenous Tamang tribe.

Leaving Syabrubesi early morning, after a good breakfast, board on a vehicle as per size of a group. The drive heads up on winding road to Dhunche Town, then downhill towards lower warm farm villages. Heading past Ramche and Mani- Bhanjyang the last town of Rasuwa district to reach Trisuli Bazaar for lunch stop. From this nice town of Trisuli few hours of good drive bring you to Kathmandu, and transfer to your hotel. Reaching Kathmandu by late afternoon for individual activities after a wonderful time on Langtang Valley Trekking.

Last day in Kathmandu and Nepal, after a great memorable adventure around Annapurna Himalayas. Enjoying the great time on Langtang Valley Trekking. As time for your international airport terminal, our guide and staff transfer you to International Airport. Then bidding farewell to Nepal and guide, staff, as you enter air terminal for homeward bound flight.

Include/Exclude

Include

  • International airport pick-up and drop-off service in a private vehicle
  • Three nights 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu (Twin Sharing, BB plan)
  • 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
  • Good Porter
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits and TIMS.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Medical Kit
  • Trekking map

Exclude

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Private transportation except what is mentioned in the What Is Included section
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Soft drinks, including water

Useful Info

Accommodation While in Kathmandu:

Himalayan Friendly provides the best accommodation in the comfort of a tourist standard hotels in Kathmandu. On a 3 Star category Hotels (Kathmandu suite home) in the hub of Kathmandu in Thamel.

One can upgrade the accommodation for 4 or 5 star deluxe standard hotels, on request. When booking with Himalaya Friendly. Which will be at extra cost.

The hotel in Kathmandu is booked according to our standard itinerary days, in Kathmandu normally will be for 3 overnights. Please remember while in Kathmandu it will be on Bed and Breakfast basis. Includes welcome or farewell dinner only.

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 .) 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.

3 .) How much luggage one porter carry?

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

4 .) 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.

5 .) Can I or Can I not leave my luggage in Kathmandu whilst on the trek?

Yes. You absolutely can.

Trekking in Kathmandu? No worries! Leave your luggage at the hotel and enjoy a hassle-free adventure. The friendly hotel staff will keep your belongings safe and sound for free. So, say goodbye to heavy loads and hello to carefree trekking!

6 .) What are some of the booking & payment methods for the trek?

Booking and paying for your trek is a piece of cake! Here’s the scoop: No need to stress about advance payments or,  You can pay the full amount when you arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal.

We’ve got you covered with flexible options like online payment, bank transfer, or good ol’ cash upon arrival!!

Just reach out to us, secure your reservation, and we’ll guide you through the simple payment process. It’s like booking a thrilling adventure with no upfront commitments. So pack your bags, get ready to rock, and let the trekking fun begin!

(For further information, do visit our privacy policy which also includes payment policies and all of the payment options that we accept)

7 .) Is someone going to pick me up at the airport?

When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, our Himalayan Friendly crew will be there to greet you with open arms. They’ll make sure your transition from the airport to your hotel is super smooth. We’re all about starting your journey on a positive note, so you can count on our dedicated team to assist you at every step.

8 .) How much cash should you bring for the awesome trek? Can I use credit cards along the trail?

To have an incredible time on the trek, make sure you have enough cash. You’ll need it for things like hot showers, drinking water, snacks, staying connected, and charging your devices.

We suggest bringing around 2500 Rupees per day as a rough estimate. But remember, it can vary based on how much you usually spend.

Just a heads up, only a few shops on the trail accept credit cards. So, it’s best to have plenty of cash with you before you start your journey!

 

9 .) Which hotel will I stay at in Kathmandu? Can I extend my stay or upgrade?

First off, you will be staying at a wonderfully pristine hotel of a three star status here in Kathmandu or Pokhara or any other central place depending on your itinerary. These three star hotels are known for their excellent service and beautifully clean rooms. They are located in very beautiful areas with easy accessibility to markets and restaurants all to make your stay convenient and enjoyable. We’ll make sure that you’ll have a comfortable room with a private bathroom, and a tasty breakfast will also be included.

If you’d like to extend your stay, we can help you make the arrangements. Please note that rates may vary depending on the hotel, that is if you decide to extend your stay.

Additionally, if you’re looking for a more luxurious experience, we can assist you with an upgrade to an even better hotel experience. Kathmandu offers a range of beautiful 4 to 5-star hotels to choose from that offer a whole bunch of luxury with it.

Let us know your preferences, and we’ll ensure you have a fantastic stay. You’ll customise your trip just the way you’d want us to.

Price from
$660
People
Prize
  • 1 Person $780
  • 2 Person $660
  • 3 Person $640
  • 4-7 Person $580
  • 8-10 Person $520

Package Price

11 Day
from

Save $ Per Pax
No. of Persons Price per Person
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