Langtang Trek

Langtang Trek

Langtang Trek is a popular trekking destination in Nepal, known for its stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and panoramic mountain views. It is located to the north of Kathmandu, closer to other trekking sites but less traveled, and it offers a great trekking experience for trekkers of all types. It is also popular as Langtang Trekking and Langtang Valley Trek. It takes 11 days to complete, starting in Kathmandu, continuing to Kyanjin Ri, and ending in Kathmandu. Langtang Valley Trek is a short trek in Nepal and the best trekking in Nepal for beginners.

It is a popular location for breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains, including Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m) in the east of the Langtang Valley and Langtang Lirung (7,246 m) in the north, Gang Chhenpo (6,388 m) and Naya Kanga RI (5,846 m) in the south, and Langtang Lirung (7,246 m) in the north, Kyanjin Gompa (an ancient monastery), Langtang Valley (a small human settlement), and vibrant waterfalls.

Langtang Trekking is the most varied trekking in Nepal and passes through Langtang National Park, traditional villages, small valleys, yak pastures, and local cheese factories. A variety of subtropical and alpine vegetation provides a habitat for a variety of wild animals and birds, including red pandas, black bears, white monkeys, musk deer, pika, pheasants, and the vibrant Lophophorous, Nepal's national bird (Danphe).

Additionally, it provides an opportunity to learn about the lifestyle and culture of the local indigenous people. The people residing in this peaceful and beautiful valley are Tamang, who are indigenous people to this region and have their own culture and traditions. Along the trekking route, you can interact with friendly locals and learn about their unique way of life.

The Gorkha earthquake in April 2015 severely destroyed Langtang Village. The resilient locals have rebuilt teahouses and lodges, which are now open. The best way to help the people is to make continuous visits to this area.

Therefore, the Langtang Trek is the perfect leisurely trek for beginners and experienced trekkers alike in Nepal to experience the fascinating natural, cultural, and adventurous wonders of the Langtang region.

Langtang Trek Highlights

  • Short and less spoiled trek near Kathmandu Valley.
  • The best trekking in Nepal, for both beginners and experienced trekkers.
  • A diverse journey of natural, cultural, and adventurous wonders.
  • Exploration of Langtang National Park (1st Himalayan National Park in Nepal) with diverse flora and fauna and Langtang Valley.
  • Opportunity to explore the ancient, 400-year-old monastery, Kyanjin Gompa.
  • Offers an exploration of the yak cheese factory and an awe-inspiring view of majestic mountains in the Langtang region.

Langtang Trek Route

Depending on the itinerary, your requirements, and your preferences, there are different Langtang Trek routes. The 11 days Langtang valley trek route typically begins in the village of Syabrubesi, which is easily accessible from Kathmandu by road. Then, it follows the Langtang River as it passes through lush forests, terraced fields, and traditional Tamang villages. And then it leads to Kyanjin Gompa and continues to Kyanjin Ri (4,350 m) or Tsergo Ri (4,984 m) after passing through the picturesque Langtang Valley.

Langtang Trek Duration and Difficulty

Depending on the itinerary, requirements and preferences, physical fitness, and pace of the walk, the Langtang Trek duration is usually between 8 and 11 days. This is a moderately difficult type of trek and is suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. However, Langtang trek difficulty requires considerable physical preparation and acclimatization to the higher altitudes.

Langtang Trek Itinerary | Langtang Trekking Itinerary | Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary

Depending on your requirements, physical fitness, and pace of walking, different Langtang Trek itineraries range from 10 to 15 days, beginning in Kathmandu, continuing to Kyanjin Ri, and ending in Kathmandu. Among them, the Langtang valley trek 11 days itinerary, 11 days Langtang valley trek itinerary, Langtang trekking itinerary, Langtang valley trek itinerary, or Langtang trek itinerary is the best and most typical, beginning in Kathmandu, continuing to Kyanjin Ri, and ending in Kathmandu, including international arrival and departure as well as a Kathmandu sightseeing tour. We may, however, customize it as per your requirements. Langtang Valley Trek itinerary is available in our itinerary section of the Langtang Trek. Please get in touch with us via email, phone calls, or social media, as available in our contact details, for the best-customized itinerary. We are available around the clock.

Langtang Trek Cost | Langtang Valley Trek Cost

Langtang trek cost, Langtang valley trek cost, or Langtang valley trek price depends on various factors, such as group size, duration, itinerary, level of accommodation and food, mode of transportation, etc. It typically ranges from USD 500 to USD 800, including accommodation, food, transportation, permits, guides, porters, and official service fees. The 11 days Langtang trek cost or Langtang valley trek 11 days cost is available in our cost section. However, it may rise if you choose more luxurious options or extend your journey. Your requirements and preferences will determine the cost of the Langtang valley trek package. For the most affordable prices and reliable services, kindly get in touch with us via phone calls, e-mail, or social media like WhatsApp or Viber, available in our contact details section.

Tea Houses or Accommodations during Langtang Trek

With a well-established network of tea houses along the trail, the Langtang Trek offers cozy lodging and meals in a trekking package. You may experience the local culture and cuisine while staying at these tea houses during the trek.

Langtang Trek Itinerary

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, meet and greet at the international airport and transfer to the hotel. Briefing on the trip. Check in to the hotel and rest for refreshment. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, pick up from the hotel and head towards the Kathmandu sightseeing tour, especially the UNESCO world cultural heritage sites, which include Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square, to experience the beautiful fusion of religion, arts, culture, and history. These heritage monuments reflect the centuries-old culture, arts, and architecture of Nepal, which are unique in the world. After the tour, drop off at the hotel and make preparations for Langtang Valley trekking, including all the trekking permits and equipment. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, pick up from the hotel and drive to Syabru Beshi by public bus for about 7–8 hours through the scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas. Overnight at the guest house, Syabru Beshi.

After breakfast, start the first day of the trek to the Lama Hotel. It is the easiest part of the trek. The trail ascends gently up to the Lama Hotel, passing through forest. En route, there might be encounters with Red pandas and Black bears. Overnight at the Tea House, Lama Hotel.

After breakfast, start the trek to Langtang Village. The trail passes through dense forest, providing a glimpse of Langtang Lirung Peak and witnessing white monkeys, birds, and other wild animals. This beautiful mountain village thrives with a community health post, a government school, small markets, and monasteries. The 2015 Gorkha earthquake severely destroyed this village, now it is rebuilt. Overnight at the Tea House, Langtang Village.

After breakfast, start the trek to Kyanjin Gompa. The trail ascends gradually, passing through small villages and yak pastures, which provides an excellent panoramic view of the Langtang Lirung, Genjempol, Ganjala, and Naya Kenga Himal ranges. Overnight at the Tea House, Kyanjin Gompa.

After breakfast, proceed to the excursion to Kyangjin Gompa and its surroundings. Visit the 400-year-old monastery and Yak Cheese Factory. Hike up Kyanjin Ri (4,350 m) for the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung, or Tsergo Ri (4,984m) for a breath-taking panoramic view of Langtang Peak. Hike back to Kyanjin Gompa and stay overnight too.

After breakfast, trek back to the Lama Hotel, retracing the same trail that follows a steep descent. Overnight at Teat House, Lama Hotel.

After breakfast, start the trek back to Syabru Beshi. Overnight at the Guest House, Syabru Beshi.

After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu, retracing the same path. After reaching Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Check in to the hotel and rest for refreshment. Enjoy the free time by shopping at souvenir shops or hanging around Thamel (the tourism hub city). Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Leisure time until departure. Transfer to the international airport to board the flight.

Langtang Trek Cost

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off by private vehicle.
  • Welcome drinks (non-alcoholic).
  • All accommodation in 3-star category hotels on bed and breakfast basis in Kathmandu whilst Tea House accommodation on full board basis (all meals) during the trek.
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu in a private vehicle.
  • Kathmandu – Syabru Beshi overland round transportation by Public Bus.
  • All the necessary permit charges for trekking (National Park + TIMS), official service charges, government and local taxes.
  • Highly experienced, friendly, government license holder guide and porter with salary, accommodation, food, transportation and insurance.
  • Medical supplies (First aid kit carried by Trekking leader).
  • Arrangement of helicopter service for the rescue of emergency situation, which will be paid by your travel insurance company.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • International airfare.
  • Trekking, medical and travel insurance (Compulsory).
  • All the heritage monument entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Lunches and Dinners not mentioned above.
  • All personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
  • Extra-night accommodation in Kathmandu or in any other place due to early arrival or late departure, early return or late return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver are expected but not mandatory.

Langtang Trek Equipment

Langtang Valley Trek is a moderate type of trek. Therefore, beginners can do this trek to experience mountain culture, nature, and adventure. Here is the list of trekking equipment, clothing, and other accessories required for Langtang Valley trekking in Nepal.

1. Trekking shoes, midweight wool socks, and gloves.

2. Trekking poles (one pair per person)

3. Down and fleece jackets for the winter.

4. Wind and water-proof trekking trousers.

5. Sun glasses, sun hat (summer season), wool hat (winter season),Neck gaiters (winter season).

6. Hot water bottle.

7. Mobile chrgers wih back up battery.

8. First Aid Kit.

Langtang Trek Trip Map
Trip Map

Useful Information Langtang Trek
Useful Information

  • A trekking guide is mandatory during the trek, and 10 trekkers are equal to 1 guide, and 2 trekkers are equal to 1 porter.
  • You must obtain a trekking permit (National Park + TIIMS), which is under the control of your trekking organizer.
  • It is advised to take dry nuts and energy chocolate with you while trekking.
  • Water-purifying tabs, wet tissue wipes, and hand sanitizer are recommended to carry with you.
  • In the mountains, 1 porter can carry approximately 15-20 kg. 
  • Trekking insurance and emergency evacuation insurance are necessary for any type of emergency situation in the mountains.
  • Follow the guide's instructions while you are in the mountains because he may be more familiar with the high-altitude weather and other obstacles.
  • Don't pollute the environment; save nature.


Langtang Trek

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