• Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Price from $501 / person
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Max Altitude 3800 Meters

Langtang Valley Trek is one of the closest trekking destinations to Himalaya from Kathmandu. 6-7 hour jeep ride brings us at Syabrubesi from where we start our classic Langtang Valley Trek. Although being very close to Kathmandu, the Langtang valley is remained as isolated as any other Tibetan highlands with inspiring remote landscape. The people from the highlands of the Langtang valley are definitely Nepalese but being direct descendant of the Tibetan origin, so they look like the Tibetans and thier dresses, language are similar as well. Hereafter, Langtang region offers some of the best treks. Short Langtang valley trek is one of them that can be combined with Gosaikunda Lake Trek, Tamang Haritage, and Helambu then it requires around two weeks. Langtang region is positioned on number three for about   trekking popularity in Nepal. 

This famous traditional Langtang valley trek within Langtang National Park is located in the area is so fascinating and attracts 21000 visitor a year. Some 4,500 people live inside the park, and many more depend on it for timber and firewood as cooking fuel. The majority of the residents are Tamang. Langtang National Park established 1976 covers a diversity of climatic zones, from subtropical to alpine. Roughly 25 percent of the park is covered by forest. Trees include the deciduous oak and maple, pine, blue pine and various types of rhododendron. Animal life includes Himalayan black bear, the goat-like Himalayan tahr, rhesus monkeys and red pandas. There are also tales of Yeti sightings. Beside that this short trek contains beautiful Langtang valley and spiritual site is the Buddhist monastery and a Yak Cheese factory at Kyanjin Gompa.

The main features of Langtang Valley are local culture, unbelievable mountain scenery; varieties of rhododendron, bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls and snow-capped peaks make the trek one of the most diverse treks nearby Kathmandu. Wilderness Excursion’s 8 Days Langtang Valley Trek starts with a day jeep ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi followed by 3 hours walk to Khanjim on the same day. We head to northwest to Khanjim leaving Langtang Khola and traditional trail to the right. We offer a different itinerary than usual one going through Khanjim, Wangel and Sherpa Gaun. It is always interesting to do a circuit trek when possible. At Lama Hotel we catch main trail after this two days off the beaten track. 

Langtang village has been totally swiped away by a massive avalanche followed by the earthquake in April 2015. The village suffered an estimated 310 deaths, including 176 Langtang residents, 80 foreigners, and 10 army personnel. More than 100 bodies were never found. Now since last 2 years people of Langtang have restored most of the houses and rebuilt the lodges and tourism activities in Langtang is back to normal. 

Then we head upward Goda Tabela, Langtang and Mundu until we arrive at the famous Kanyanjin Gompa as our last destination. We have one extra day at Kyanjin kept as additional day that allow you to do Tesrgo Ri (4985m) hike or day trip to Langshisha Kharka, both of this two side trips needs 6-7 hours each. You need to choose either one for the hike. If you don’t skip the extra day at Kyanjin then you Langtang Valley trek will be one week (7 days). After exploring Langtang Valley; we trek down following the Langtang Khola till Syabrubesi from where we drive back to Kathmandu again. You can add Gosaikunda Lake and Surya Peak Trek, Tamang Heritage Trek, Gosaikunda Helambu if your time allows you with Langtang Valley Trek. 

Highlights

  • 7 Nights 8 days Langtang Valley Trek inclusive package with local Langtang guide. 
  • Trekking to Langtang valley; Nepal’s third popular trekking destinations.
  • No internal flights required but easy accessed from Kathmandu by land transpiration.  
  • One of the closest trekking destination that offers experience of Tibetan culture, super scenery. 
  • Walk with Langtang national park and witness varied vegetation and great landscapes.
  • Day hike to Tsergo Ri (4985m) or Kyanjin Ri (4500m) for breath stopping mountain view. 
  • Visit of the local Cheese Factory in Kyanjing Gompa and taste it real “Yak Cheese”
  • Support our local guides and porter by employing the, we are going through vulnerable financial crisis  at the COVID – 19 pandemic as Nepal’s mountain tourism is badly affected .

Itinerary

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After an early breakfast we drive north from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi. Parts of the road are unsealed and the condition of the road often depends upon the monsoon season. We will travel via Trisuli Bazaar where the dam and hydroelectric project was completed by the Indian Technical Mission. Finally we drive on to Syabrubesi and trek to Khanjim. We spend a night there. Stay overnight in lodge. 

  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 2280 M
  • Khanjim

Start our trek after breakfast, the trail continues passing the village and you cross on a suspension bridge. Then the trail ascends upstream of Langtang Khola through the forests until reaching Pairo which takes about 3 hours. You have lunch break here. After lunch, your trek continues through the deep forests till Bamboo and it takes about 1 and half hour. Then the trail ascends through deep forests and you cross by suspension bridge, then again the steep ascent brings you in Lama Hotel which takes about 2 hours. Stay overnight in lodge.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 2324 M
  • Rimche

The tail continues through the forests until reaching Gumnachok and it takes about 1 and half hour. Then you continue your hike to Godatabela which takes about 2 hours. Now you have a glimpse of Langtang Lirung. You have lunch break here. After lunch, the trail continues passing the yak pasture land and through the forests until reaching Thangshyap which takes about 2 hours. Then your trail keeps rising until Chyamki and it takes about 1 and half hour. You cross on a suspension bridge and continue till Langtang village which takes about 1 hour. . You have a good view of Langtang Lirung and other peaks as well as beautiful waterfall. You can visit old monastery with your guide in the evening time. Stay overnight in lodge.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 3330 M
  • Langtang

Today is only short day walking from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa. The trail continues passing the Yak pasture land until reaching Kyanjin Gompa which takes about 3 hours slowly. You have lunch. After lunch, you can visit Kyanjin Gompa and Cheese Factory with your guide and taste yak cheese. Now you have a superb view of Langtang Lirung, Gangchempu, Nayakhang and other peaks. Stay overnight in lodge.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 3870 M
  • Kyanjin Gompa

Today, we hike to Kyanjin Ri which is 4773 meter high. There is lower peak which is Kyanjin Ri is tough for you. If you like more adventure then hike to Tsergo-Ri, 4985m. Both of this day hiking point offers stunning mountain view. We start in the morning after breakfast. First you walk level trail about 30 minutes and you cross small stream. Then the trail continues steep ascending with viewing the panoramic snow capped mountains which takes about 3 and half hours. You have a superb view of Langtang Lirung, Nayakhang, Gangchembu, Ganja-La range, Yala peak, Langshisha Ri and other snowy peaks from Tsergo Ri. If you want to explore more and spend long time on the top, you better to take packed lunch from your lodge. After enjoying, you climb down till to lodge which takes about 2 and half hour. Langshisa Kharka is another day hiking destination from Kyanjin Gompa. Stay overnight in lodge.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 3870 M
  • Kyanjin Gompa

The trail descends down passing the yak pasture land until reaching Langtang which takes about 2 hours then continue walk and cross the suspension bridge and climb down till Thangshyap. It takes about 1 hour. Again you continue the trail following through the forests until reaching Godatabela which takes about 1 hour. You have lunch break here. After lunch, the trail keeps descending till Lama Hotel. Stay overnight in lodge.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 2324 M
  • Lama Hotel

After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi, about 5 hours walk. Enjoy the easy trail mostly downhill through lush green vegetation. Arriving Syabrubesi, we take our lunch. 

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 1500 M
  • Syabrubesi

After breakfast we drive back to Kathmandu. Arriving Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel. Spend the day leisurely or catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any sights you missed during your first day in Kathmandu. In the evening, celebration dinner together.

  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Not included
  • 1300 M
  • Kathmandu
Customized Trip

What's Included

  • Registered and experienced local Langtang Valley trekking guide.
  • One porter between two trekkers (weight limit 25kg / porter)
  • Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches and 7 Dinners during the trek.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits are served during the trek.
  • Kathmandu – Syabrubesi - Kathmandu by local sharing Jeep
  • Accommodation during the trek on double shared basis.
  • Guide and porters fees and their all their expenses.
  • Insurance and trekking gear of your trekking crew.
  • Necessary Langtang Valley Trekking permits, Local taxes. 

What's Excluded

  • Transfers, accommodation and meals in Kathmandu.
  • Guided sightseeing and monuments entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Bar bills, beverages such as coke, fanta, mineral water
  • Hot shower and hot water, laundry and toiletries.
  • Personal travel insurance, internet, phone calls
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Tips for your guide and porter.

Availabilities

Wilderness Excursion (P) Ltd is a local tour operator so we guaranty small private groups departures any dates that suits your date and time.
Start Date End Date Status Note Price  
September 05, 2020 September 12, 2020 Available US$501
September 12, 2020 September 19, 2020 Available US$501
September 19, 2020 September 26, 2020 Available US$501
September 26, 2020 October 03, 2020 Available US$501

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