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    Nepal
  • mountain
    Moderate
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    Lodge to Lodge Trek
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    Private Transport+ Public Bus
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    Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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    Lodge To Lodge
  • group
    Group Size: 1-16 Pax
  • altitude
    3870m.

About Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang valley trek is the nearest mountain trip from Kathmandu that takes you close to the high Himalayas within a few days. It is a cultural journey which offers a fusion culture of the Nepalese and Tibetan lifestyle. The Langtang valley is short and easy trekking in Nepal that suites for beginners, families and people with limited time for a mountain trip in Nepal.

The Langtang valley trek is l inside the Langtang national park. This national park has bigger numbers of beautiful birds compared to the other national parks in Nepal. So, this trip also can be one of the best destinations for birdwatchers.

Endearing nature, Bonnie landscapes, beautiful Himalayas, warm hospitality of locals and melodious tone of the birds bewitch the visitors on the Langtang valley trek. Glide rivers and waterfalls provide extra charm to the trekking trail. Wild animals like Himalayan langur, barking deer, red panda, Himalayan black bear, and lots other mammals are living around the trekking route in the Langtang national park.

This short and easy Langtang trek begins from Kathmandu with a long drive to Syabrubesi through the hillside road. After driving for about 7-8 hours, you reach Syabrubesi and stay overnight. You start walking from Syafru and then reach Lama hotel on the first day. You will follow the Langtang river with several crossings on the suspension bridges. You will see big marijuana fields naturally growing in the forest, waterfalls, a dense forest of oak, rhododendron and others, beehives, wild animals and beautiful birds along the trekking trail today.

On the second day of the Langtang valley trek goes to the Langtang village. This village was badly hit by the earthquake on 2015 April 25th. There was a massive avalanche, that had covered the whole village. But, the village has been reconstructed with nice buildings now.

The last destination of the Langtang valley trek is Kyanjin Gumba, where you reach after the Langtang village. You can visit a cheese factory and monastery in the afternoon in Kyanjingumba. You can do day trips to Kyanjin Ri, T-serku Ri, Langsisa Kharka or Lirung base camp fro the Kyanjin Gumba. You can see the nearest views of Langtang Lirung, Yala peak, Langsisa peak, Ghyangchhempo, Dorjelakpa and lots of other snow-capped high mountains from the viewpoints like Kyanjin Ri and T-Serkori.

After beautiful memories of the Langtang Himalayas, the trek returns the same way to Lama hotel and Syabrubesi before the drive back to Kathmandu.

Langtang Valley Trek Difficulties

The Langtang valley trek is an easy trekking trip in Nepal. Overall, there are not many difficulties, although trekking to the mountain region should have some uneasiness. The first thing is a long drive from Kathmandu to Syafrubesi on a public bus, which can be a boring journey for you. The road to Syabrubesi is narrow with lots of turnings and goes through the hilly region.

If you feel uncomfortable with a public bus, you can drive to Syabrubesi in a jeep that you can hire privately. The private jeep can be comfortable and quick for you. If you hire a private jeep to Syabrubesi, you can stop whenever you want if you see some beautiful things during the drive.

The Langtang valley trek does not go to very high elevation, so the altitude may not be a big problem, but you still, can feel a bit effect of it after the Langtang village. You don’t need to worry about mild symptoms and a bit of difficulty breathing on the trek. But, we suggest you drink plenty of fluid in the mountain.

Trek Equipment

It depends on the season when you are on a trek to the Langtang valley. You can visit Langtang trek all time of the year, so trekking gear is also, suggested according to the weather and temperatures. If you are on a trek in spring, you do not need to pack very warm clothes, but you need warm clothes for autumn and winter. Likewise, if you are on a trek during Summer, you have to take rain gear with you. You can see the basic checklist for the Langtang valley trek below:

  • Duffel bar or Ruksack
  • Daypack
  • Thermal layers
  • Long and short sleeves trekking shirts
  • Fleece shirt
  • Windproof jacket
  • Down jacket
  • Warm gloves
  • Sun hat
  • Woollen hat
  • Long and half trekking paints
  • A few pairs of trekking socks
  • Good quality trekking boots
  • Sport shoes and water sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Head torch
  • Moisturizers cream
  • Lip balm
  • Sun lotion
  • Wet tissue
  • Multi usages power socket
  • Quick drier towel
  • Water bottle or camelback
  • First-Aid kit
  • Enough Nepalese Rupees for drinks
  • Toiletries

Frolic Adventure is operating the Langtang valley trek from Kathmandu at a reasonable cost. We provide an experienced government licence holder trekking guide and helpful assistance. We have a special discount for families and group trekkers, so you can contact us for the best arrangement for the Langtang valley trek.

Highlights of Langtang Valley Trek

  • Be an audience to the spectacular mountain ranges in the Langtang and Everest region
  • Trek in the Langtang National Park and get to observe plenty of flora and fauna including the endangered Red Panda
  • Visit Kyanjin Gompa and learn about its heritage
  • Explore the Tamang villages and witness the Tamang culture and practices
  • Experience Langtang trek after the earthquake of 2015

Itinerary

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The trip officially begins at Kathmandu upon your arrival. A representative of Frolic Adventure will greet you at the airport and bring you to your hotel. After the complete orientation of the trek, you can choose to relax at the hotel or go out to take a stroll around the market. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Private Car/Van/Bus
  • Departure Time: According to the arrival time
Today, you’ll head out for a scenic cultural tour of the Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu is a historical city and a cultural nexus of the people of every faith. The historical temples and palaces in the city date back 500-700 years. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath and Pashupatinath are few of the popular tourist destinations inside Kathmandu valley. The full-day tour will offer a complete insight into Kathmandu valley. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Private Car/Van/Bus
  • Departure Time: 9:00 am
After an early morning breakfast, you’ll embark on a short road journey to the north of Kathmandu. You’ll drive all the way up to Syabrubeshi’s, a small town 49.6km north of Kathmandu. It goes along Trishuli River through the lush green forests. Once at Sybrubensi, you can relax at the hotel or take a short stroll around the town. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Syabrubensi
  • Altitude: 1500m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Public Bus
  • Departure Time: 7:00 am
After a hearty breakfast, you'll begin the trek. The initial trek takes you through the lush forest towards Bamboo village. After a brief stopover for the lunch, you’ll resume the trek and ascend through the Bamboo forest to Lama Hotel. Unlike the name, Lama Hotel is the name of the local village lying on the trail to Langtang. Overnight stay at the Lama Hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Lama Hotel
  • Altitude: 2410m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Walk
  • Departure Time: 8:00 am
You’ll start the trek from Lama Hotel and pass through the thick rhododendron and pine forest en route to Ghodatabela. After a brief stopover for lunch, you’ll resume the trek. You’ll pass through many small settlements before making your way into Langtang valley. The gigantic Langtang Lirung (7227m) will be visible up north of the valley. Few hours from here, you’ll arrive at the Langtang village. Overnight stay at Langtang Village.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Langtang
  • Altitude: 3430m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Walk
  • Departure Time: 8:00 am
The Langtang village was completely destroyed in the major earthquake of 2015. Today, the lodges have reopened for the incoming tourists. You’ll leave Langtang Village trek for few hours towards Kyanjin Gompa, a high-altitude destination popular for an age-old Buddhist monastery and a local Yak Cheese factory. From the vantage point of Kyanjin Gompa, you can get the beautiful views of Gangchempo and Langtang Lirung peaks. Overnight stay at Kyanjin Gompa.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Kyanjin Gompa
  • Altitude: 3870m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Walk
  • Departure Time: 8:00 am
Today, you’ll explore the surroundings of Kyanjin Gompa along with a pleasurable hike of the nearby Kyanjin Ri peak (4773m). The uphill hike will offer you some great scenery. From the top, you can get the 360 degree of the entire valley and the nearby mountains. After hiking Kyanjin Ri, you’ll head back to Kyanjin Gompa for the overnight stay.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Kyanjin Gompa
  • Altitude: 3870m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Walk
  • Departure Time: 8:00 am
From Kyanjin Gompa, you’ll make your way back down to Lama Hotel. You’ll retrace the same path through the Langtang village towards Lama Hotel and pass through numerous small settlements and lush rhododendron forest. The trails Langtang trekking route offers stays for plenty of wildlife and vegetation. Overnight stay at the Lama Hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Lama Hotel
  • Altitude: 2410m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Walk
  • Departure Time: 8:00 am
From Lama Hotel, you’ll head back down to Sybrubensi through Bamboo village. The trail passes through the rocky terrain with bamboo forests on both sides. The downhill hike will be pleasant and you can bid relish the scenery for the last time in the Langtang trekking route. Once at Sybrubensi, you can celebrate with your staff and colleagues and enjoy the completion of the trek. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Syabrubensi
  • Altitude: 1500m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Walk
  • Departure Time: 8:00 am
Today, you’ll catch your commute back to Kathmandu. The road journey goes through the same path back to Kathmandu. Once at Kathmandu, you can take a stroll around Thamel, the major tourist destination of Kathmandu. You can also do some souvenir shopping to take back home. The evening will be well spent having a Nepali dinner. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Public Bus
  • Departure Time: 7:00 am
Today is your last day in Nepal. Our officer will come to meet you at the hotel to escort you to Kathmandu International Airport for your flight home.
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Home
  • Mode of Transportation: Private Car/Van/Bus
  • Departure Time: 3 hours earlier from the departure flight time

Cost Details

  • Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
  • 3 nights Accommodation in tourist standard hotel including breakfast as per the above itinerary twin sharing basis.
  • Private car/van/bus and a guide for the cultural tour (60 USD extra)
  • All the ground transportations during the trip.
  • Your standard meals BLD during the trek with a cup of hot tea/coffee in breakfast
  • Fresh fruit after every dinner in the mountain
  • All necessary paper works, national park entry permits, TIMS card and monument entrance fees
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for the guide and porter.
  • An arrangement of an emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • We help you to hire a Sleeping bag, down jackets, duffle bags if you don't have (with extra cost)
  • Frolic Adventure invites you farewell dinner on last night.
  • All government taxes (Gst) and Stationery expenses.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan international airport  (Kathmandu). 
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu.
  • All entry fees for heritage sites.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Sweet things like dessert/chocolate.
  • Hot shower/batteries charge/heater during the trek.
  • International airfare.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver. 
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.

Useful Info

Langtang Valley Trek FAQs

How difficult is the Langtang valley trek?

It is an easy trek, but you might feel a bit hard somewhere walking on the steep trails.

When is the best time for the Langtang valley trek?

September, October and November in autumn and March, April and May in Spring are the best time for the Langtang valley trek. Although you can trek all time of the year, it might not be safe in the monsoon season.

Is the Langtang valley trek good for the family and elderly?

Yes, It is a perfect trekking destination for beginners, families and elderlies.

What is the highest elevation of the Langtang valley trek?

3,860m (Kyanjin Gumba) above sea level is the highest elevation, where you spend the night in the Langtang valley trek, but Kyanjin Ri (4,773m) and T-Serko Ri (5,033m) are the highest places, that you hike on a free day from Kyanjin Gumba.

Is the Langtang valley trek dangerous?

No, it is not a dangerous trek. But, we can’t say if there would happen any uncertain accidents and natural disasters sometimes.

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