Important Information

Region
Langtang, gosainkunda and Helambhu Region Treks
Duration
11 Days
Max Altitude 4984m
Best Season Spring - Fall
Activity Per Day
5-6 hrs
Grade
Level 2
Group Size
2 - 20 people
Transportation Jeep

Langtang valley trek introduces the Tibetan culture and tradition of the people and the natural beauties of the popular peak of the great Himalayas.

This trek is perfect for the Himalayas lover who wants to experience the depth of the culture and ambiance of the Himalayas. Langtang valley trek starts from the Kathmandu valley which lays 60kms to the North. The trek is comparatively easy and suitable for novice to frequent trekkers. The trekking route provides basic accommodation and menu base food items all the way to the last point of Kyanjing Gompa.

The trekking trail goes from the riverbank of the Langtang Khola to the last point. The route gradually takes to higher altitude leaving the green forest of Rhododendron, bamboo, and pine trees. Approaching the cairn, locally known as Chorten which is the sign of entering into the culture of the Himalayas and you will welcome by the giant Himalayas in front of you including the beautiful mountain of Langtang Lirrung (7,227m), you will witness the Gangchenmo, Ganja la peak, and other ranges from the trekking route. The valley is surrounded by mountain ranges and you will see the yaks grazing around you. After reaching the Kyanjing Gompa, you have a day trip to the Langtang Lirung glaciers, Tsergo Ri viewpoint, cheese factory, and the Buddhist Monastery.

With Himalayan Wander Walkers, you will experience something different on your trip because our professional local guide will help you to go through the depth of the local culture and take you to every fascinating place in the country.

Highlights of the Langtang Valley Trek

  • Panoramic view of Mountain from the Tsergo Ri
  • You will see Yak and taste the pure cheese of Yak
  • Langtang is a popular trekking destination which is 60 km to the north side of Kathmandu valley

If you are looking for different itinerary than the itinerary here please Customize Your Trip 

Outline Itinerary ( 11 Days )

Day 1

Arrival to Kathmandu (1300m)

Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel, Welcome assistance by Himalayan Wander Walkers representative at the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to hotel, rest at the hotel and briefing about the trip. 
Overnight accommodation is set with BB Plan.

Day 2

Drive Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1500m) 7-8 hours

SyabruBesi is the initial point for trekking in Langtang valley. It takes about 7 to 8 hours drive to cover 117 km from Kathmandu to SyabruBesi. En route, we can enjoy the scenic views of the mountain and rice terrains. Syabrubesi bazaar is cramped with lodges and hotels.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Meal: Full board of three times. 

Day 3

Trek Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel, 6 hours walk, 2480m.

We will depart from the main road and lower down to a camping area via the route opposite the Hotel Village View. The trail further prolongs through the suspension bridge over Bhote Koshi and ascends to Thulo Syabru before crossing a bridge over Langtang Khola. Later the trail leads to a set of six lodges at Langtang which goes by the name of Lama Hotel where we will stay overnight. 
Meal: Full board of three times.  

Day 4

Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang valley 6 hours walk, 3420m

A short ascent up the hill will take us to the trail that opens up in Langtang valley. The valley offers the breathtaking scenery of Langtang Lirung. Later we will pass through a forest to reach the meadow where yak and the wild goats can be seen grazing. We will stay in the beautiful Langtang valley overnight. 
Meal: Full board of three times.  

Day 5

Trek Langtang valley to Kyanjin Gompa 3880 m, 3 hours walk.

Leaving the Langtang Valley, we will climb uphill all the way to Sindum and Yamphu. Later the route takes us through Laja Khola to arrive at a viewpoint that provides the panoramic views of Kyanjin Gompa and icefall from Lirung and Kinshung. Below the viewpoint exists Kyanjin Gompa where we will stay overnight.
Meal: full board of three times.

Day 6

Explore a Kyanjin Gompa/Hiking around

On the 5th day, we will take a well-deserved rest from trekking and ease up our stiff muscles. Kyanjin Gompa offers splendid views of Langtang Lirung, Ganja La and Kenga Himal ranges. The cheese factory, Buddhist monastery, and Tsergo Ri (5033m) are other sites which you would like to visit. Mostly we recommended for Tsergo Ri Hike, which provides you with a stunning view of mountains and when you will be on the top of Tsergo Ri, unbelievable mountains will be surrounded you. 
Meal: Full board of three times.

Day 7

Trek Kyanjin Gompa to Lama hotel 6 hours walk

After having your breakfast, you will start to go down back to Lama Hotel with a view of Langtang valley and different escape of mountains. Overnight at the teahouse.
Meal: Full board of three times. 

Day 8

Trek Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi via Sherpa Gaun and Khangjim 6 hours of walking

Today we will hike in the opposite direction of the Gosainkunda trail from where you will see the perfect view of Gosainkunda ranges and some beautiful Tamang villages. Your walk-in the Himalayan wilderness will come to end after arriving in Syabrubesi. Our trekking starting point after 5 hours walk. Overnight at lodge.
Meal: Full board of three times. 

Day 9

Drive back Syabrubesi to Kathmandu

Seven hours of driving through the serpentine road enjoying the pleasant views of Majestic Mountain, cascading waterfalls, paddy fields, and woods will take us to Kathmandu. We will be conveyed back to our hotel where we will enjoy the evening dinner and head towards our comforting beds.
Overnight accommodation is set with BB Plan.

Day 10

Free Day in Kathmandu

On this Day you can do your shopping and just relaxation. If you want to do sightseeing then let us know we can organize which doesn't included in this package.
Overnight accommodation is set with BB Plan.

Day 11

Final Departure

We are saying goodbye as your journey to Nepal comes to an end today. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 3-4 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Himalayan Wander walkers will take you to the airport. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

 

Include

All airport pick-up & drop by private vehicle (international and domestic)
Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant in Kathmandu
National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS card)
English speaking, government licensed guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance
Twin/double sharing accommodation in the mountain during the trekking
Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek
First aid kit
Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
Trekking route maps
All necessary government taxes and service charges
Porter (For two person)
Accommodation in Kathmandu as per mentioned in the itinerary

Exclude

Your Nepal visa fees and 2 passport size photos
All the International air fare from and to Kathmandu
All meals in Kathmandu
Food and accommodations in case of early arrivals from the trek or late departures from airport
Your personal expenses during trek such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter etc)
Tips for the trekking crew
Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control

Important Information

CHECKLISTS FOR LANGTANG TREK

  • Valid passport (valid for six months from the date of your trip)
  • One other picture ID, such as driver’s license (in case of emergency and for use as a substitute of passport or in case of loss of your passport) Photocopy of passport page to carry in a wallet
  • Air tickets (Make a copy of flight tickets which may be helpful, in case of loss)
  • Visa Clearance (Make a copy of visa clearance which may be helpful, in case of emergencies)
  • MasterCard, Visa Credit, and Debit Cards are accepted in Nepal. However, traveler's cheques and some cash are highly recommended.
  • Mobile (if your cell phone is from CINGULAR USA or ATNT (USA) operators then your cell phone will  work in Nepal.)

Guiding, Food, and Lodging
Trekking in Nepal, all trekking supplies - Teahouse trekking means staying and eating in local lodges. We stay in single rooms where possible, but often you will have to share. The rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow, blankets. A few have electric lights and all have a spacious dining room-lounge. We eat at teahouses and, although the food is usually plentiful and delicious, the menu is not extensive. They offer a variety of potatoes, rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables. Beers and local spirits are often available, but that will be at your own cost. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast. There are also snacks available such as basic biscuits, chocolate, and soft drinks and in some areas, you will find fresh fruit in season. It is normal to meet your porter in the teahouse where you will stay overnight. So, pack your necessary things in your own day pack.

DRESS CODE FOR VISITING MONASTERIES, AND TEMPLES IN NEPAL

  • Shirt (either half or full sleeve)
  • Full pants/long skirts
  • Any type of shoes with socks
  • No Hats, No Umbrella, No Slippers, No t-shirts, No short skirt, and No half-pants
  • Photographs allowed in the courtyard only.

Note regarding itineraries
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan; their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Himalayan Wander Walkers has led till now. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is successful.

Frequently Asked Question

Although trekking gear is available in Nepal you are advised to bring your own gear.

Trekking or running shoes Camp shoes or thongs Socks (polypropylene)

Down or fiber-filled jacket Jumper or piled jacket Hiking shorts Waterproof jackets, poncho or umbrella Hiking pants T-shirts or blouses Underwear Sun hat

Rucksack Self Inflating Sleeping Mattress (optional) Water bottle Torch, batteries, and bulbs