Langtang Valley Trekking

Langtang Valley Trekking

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  • Explore one of the most dramatic alpine valleys of the world
  • Walk through glorious forests, alpine meadows and yak pasture lands
  • Explore lush vegetation and mixed geographical structures
  • Enjoy scenic drive to Syabrubensi and back to Kathmand
  • Explore countless Himalayas peaks from the summit of Tresko Ri
  • Explore cultures sites and yak cheese factory in Kyanjing Gomp
  • Support local in restructuring their lives and livelihood affected by the earthquak
  • Cross the high Himalayan pass of Lauribina (4,650m)

Langtang Valley Trek “also known as the valley of Glacier”, is a grand Himalayan hike featuring diverse natural terrain including waterfalls, mountains, lakes and variety of exotic flora and fauna. Imagine yourself relaxing beside a cool glacial lake, marveling at the scenery and gazing the gigantic snow-capped mountains. Langtang valley Trek offers all this and much more. 

Walking at high altitude for 2 weeks while soaking in the splendid views of mountains and interacting with locals, you will enjoy the full charisma of Himalayas firsthand. 

Renowned as the best kept Himalayan secret, Langtang valley trek is not only Himalayan experience but also a cultural treat. You will get to experience great Tamang culture and interact with the local people. 

After getting gears checked in Kathmandu, we will take you to drive towards Syabrubensi – the popular starting point of the trek. The Langtang Trekking route goes through the less-explored diverse ethnic group settlements and lush forest to the popular settlement of Kyangin Gompa. This route was used as trading route with Tibet. On the way, you may spot a local wildlife like the musk deer, Danphe, Red Panda etc. From here, you will take a side trek to the Tresko Ri summit which offers the panoramic view of Langtang LIrung to the north, Gang Chhenpo to the south and Dorje Lhakpa – truly a inspiring scenery. Then you will retrace back to Lama hotel trekking south back to Syabrubensi to conclude the trek. During the trek, you will stay at local teahouse which offers the in-depth knowledge of local culture and lifestyle. 

If you have limited time and money is not the case, you can consider joining a helicopter ride out from Kyanjin Gompa. Not only the heli ride shortens your trip but also it will prevent you from retracing the same route and the mesmerizing aerial views is the bonus. 

If you are interested on our customized 11 days trekking in Langtang valley, join our team of local specialists who can organize the trek for you. You will be accompanied by an experienced licensed guide, a well-crafted & flexible itinerary and well-appointed tea house rooms.

Outline Itinerary

DayDay Acitivity
Day 01: Arrival At TIA Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek preparation day
Day 03: Kathmandu Syabrubesi Drive
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel Trekking
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Mundu
Day 06: Mundu to Kyangjin Gompa
Day 07: Acclimatization: Hike to Tserko Ri
Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
Day 09: Trek Ends: Lama Hotel to Syabrubensi
Day 10: Syabrubesi – Kathmandu
Day 11: Final Departure

Once you arrive in Medieval city Kathmandu, you will be warmly received by our office representative and transferred to the hotel. After hotel check-in and refreshments, your trek leader will receive you and give you a brief orientation about the trek. You can then visit stroll freely around the street of Thamel which helps you to get acquainted with local surroundings and lifestyle. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner in authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural shows.

AccomodationOver night at Star Hotel
Meals Dinner

After breakfast, you will proceed for sightseeing tour around the heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. A private vehicle and experienced tour guide will be at your disposal. 

The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, is a great amalgamation of Hinduism, Buddhism and western cultures. Your tour guide will take you to the different auspicious location of Kathmandu and let you explore the grand history of Nepal at your own pace. You will be exploring Pashupatinath, the famous and sacred Hindu shrine; Boudhanath, the largest Buddhist stupa of Nepal, Swayambhunath, which houses both Hindu and Buddhist shrines and is the hallmark of religious harmony that connects the people of this country; and Kathmandu Durbar Square, the ancient royal seat of Nepal. The trek orientation will be held in the evening and you can ask any questions related to the trip.

MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration4 Hours

After early morning breakfast, you will drive for 7 – 8 hours along torrent Trishuli River to small Sherpa settlement of Syabrubensi. On the way, you will get to witness the countryside sceneries, deep gorges and enchanting mountain views that includes Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang ranges.

AccomodationOvernight at Syabrubesi
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration 8 hours drive

Today you will walk through the suspension bridge and continue along the glacial river of Langtang. As you immerse deep into the forest of oak, rhododendron and bamboo, you get to witness the variety of wildlife – yellow throated martens, wild boars, langur monkeys, Himalayan black bears and red panda. Few hours of walk with several ups and downs will take you to Lama Hotel.

AccomodationOvernight at Lama Hotel
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration6 - 8 hours trek, 7 miles

After breakfast, you will leave Lama Hotel and continue uphill climb above the Langtang Khola. As you continue above, the trail becomes steeper. On the way, you will get the magical view of Langtang Lirung standing at an altitude of 7,246m. The trail takes you to the log bridge and ascending further you will come across the lush meadows of Ghora Taebela at 3,000m. Further on, the trail widens up into the broad valley of yak pastures and Tamang villages with water-operated mills and prayer wheel. You will arrive Langtang village after crossing a stream – it is the village which was adversely affected on earthquake 2015. A few hours of walk from Langtang village will take you to Mundu.

AccomodationOvernight at Langtang Village
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration6 - 7 Hours

After breakfast, you will continue towards Kyangjin Gompa – the most auspicious monastery of the region. Walking across the water mills, passing prayer wheels and chortens with holy inscriptions carved on them, you will finally reach the Kyangjin Gompa. The view from here is simply mind-blowing.

AccomodationOvernight at Kyanjin Gompa
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration4 – 5 hours

Today, you will spend your entire day exploring the Tserko Ri which will also help you to acclimatize at higher altitude. In order to hike to Tserko Ri, you will start early and walk through yak pastures to reach the top of hill. The sunrise from the summit is spectacular. After spending some moments, you will drop back to Kyangjin Gompa by late afternoon and explore the fascinating monastery.

AccomodationOvernight at Kyanjin Gompa
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration4 – 5 hours

After heartily breakfast, you will trek downhill to Lama Hotel. It is easy 6 hours leisure walk which goes through the lush green forest and ethnic Tamang settlements.

AccomodationOvernight at Lama Hotel
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration6 hours, 13.4 miles

After breakfast, you will leave the mountain and take a descending trail at a gentle pace back to Syabrubansi where your trek begun a week ago.

AccomodationOvernight at Syabrubesi
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
Activity Duration4-5 hours, 6.8 miles

After breakfast, you will pack-up and drive back to Kathmandu where the comfortable hotel awaits us with a comfortable beddings. In the evening, Join farewell dinner to celebrate the successful completion of the trek.

AccomodationOvernight at hotel in Kathmandu
MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner

Today is your last day in Kathmandu. Our airport representative will drive you back to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before the scheduled time. Have safe journey. 



Cost Include

  • All the airport/hotel transfers
  • Star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and teahouse during trek on a twin-shared basis 
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing in private vehicle with experienced tour guide 
  • All the ground transportation in private vehicle as per itinerary 
  • An English speaking, experienced and professional trek guide
  • Friendly and experienced porters (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • All the fees for sightseeing including entry fees of heritage sites and national parks 
  • A comprehensive medical kit 

  • All the required paper works and permits 

  • All the applicable taxes and service charges

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Personal nature expenses – phone calls, laundry, bar bills, extra porters, hot showers and more
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Emergency evacuation and rescue
  • Travel Insurance

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