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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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    Group Size: 1-16 Pax
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    3870m/12696.85 feet

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

About Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek is a short and smooth celestial mountain journey in the Langtang Region. It is a convenient trekking destination from Kathmandu, which takes trekkers close to the high snow-capped mountains within a few days of walk. The short Langtang Trekking offers visitors magnificent views of towering peaks, Tibeto-Nepalese culture, and more. It is an ideal walking journey for beginners, families, and older people.

The Langtang Trekking is relatively less famous than commercial Himalayan journeys like Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, and other trails in Nepal. Although, it has an extreme combination of nature and culture. A short trek to Langtang Valley can be one of the best places to travel for those who love to trek in a quiet environment compared to the other busy routes in Nepal.

Trekking to Langtang Valley, Kyanjin Gumba, and back to Kathmandu is an 8-day trip. Still, you can make it one week by not taking an extra day in Kyanjin for exploration if you want to make it shorter. But we recommend staying in Kyanjin for two nights and visiting Kyanjin Ri, Tserko Ri, Lirung Base Camp, or Langsisa Kharka.

What Makes the Langtang Valley Short Trek Unique in 2024/2025?

It is not just a walking journey to the Nepalese Himalayas; the Langtang Valley short trek blends Tamang culture, untouched nature, and more. This trip has several attractions, making your visit unique in 2024 and 2025.

Walking Through Langtang National Park

The Langtang National Park is a large nature home for wild animals. This forest has many charming vegetation, flowers, and other natural resources. Also, there are more than three hundred spaces for birds, so you will enjoy your walk by listening to the melodious sounds of the birds while trekking to the Langtang Valley through the national park.

Blooming Rhododendrons in spring and Himalayan Cherry Blossom (Sakura) in autumn make extra allure on the Langtang Valley short trekking trail. You can also see many rock bees and hives while walking towards the Lama Hotel on the first day of this easy trip. Numerous waterfalls and glacial rivers of Langtang National Park add more excitement for the trekkers to the Langtang Journey.

Eye-Captivating Nearest View of Towering Mountains

The main goal of the trekkers is to see white mountains while trekking to the Himalayas and Langtang Valley. Yes, you reach close to these pristine snow-capped white peaks of the Langtang Range on this short Langtang journey.

You start seeing eye-captivating mountains every moment when you reach Ghoda Tabela on the second day of walking. Kyanjin Ri and Tserko Ri are the best hill stations, from where you see a 360° view of the white peak at a close angle. On this trip, you will see magnificent views of Langtang Lirung (7,224 m/23,733 feet), Ghyang Chhempo, Dorje Lakpa, Langsisa Peak, Yala Peak, and more.

Exploring Great Culture and Religious Monuments

The people on the Langtang Trekking route are Tamang. Still, they look slightly different from the Tamang residents from another part of Nepal. They are more like Tibetans with their dress and ornaments. The people here are practicing Buddhism. You can see numerous Buddhist Monasteries, Stupas, and other religious monuments.

Many people in the Langtang Region are farmers, so they work on farms. They grow buckwheat, potatoes, corn, and other crops with seasonal vegetables. You can see the local's daily activities and be part of their culture while you trek to the Langtang Valley in Nepal.

Great Hospitality and Warm Welcome with Lovely Smiles

A 7-day Langtang Valley short trek is a lodge-lodge trip. You will get great hospitality with delicious food in every guesthouse where you stay. The people you meet along the way and the lodge owners welcome you in their place with a lovely smile. The people you meet always look happy and treat you well, and you feel like you are in a second home away from home.

Best Time to Trek to Langtang Valley

You can trek to Langtang Valley all around the year, but there are still some sublime times or seasons to walk on this short mountain trip. For a Langtang Valley short trip, September, October, and November are in autumn. March, April, and May are spring, two major trekking seasons. However, December in winter offers the clearest territory in this Himalayan Region.

You can also go on the Langtang short trek in winter, in January and February, but the temperatures fall to minus degrees. It is a quiet time with very few trekkers on this route. Suppose you love to hike in a silent environment and see picturesque scenery. In that case, you can visit this trail in winter with super warm trekking gear.

Summer with monsoon rain is not the best time to go on a short Langtang trek. Still, you can enjoy the green nature and more without being crowded. There are some landslide areas in the lower region of this trip on the regular route. Suppose you have free time during the monsoon season and want to trek to Langtang Valley. In that case, we suggest taking a higher route on the first day through Serpa Gaun, which is longer than the regular one, but it is a safe trail for summer.

What to bring for the trek?

It will be cold when you get very close to the high mountains. Prepare warm clothes before you trek to Langtang Valley. However, bringing gear for the trip depends on the season you visit. Autumn and winter temperatures are colder than spring and summer, so we recommend packing warmer clothes for the autumn and spring for the Langtang Valley Journey. Check some essential equipment for the trip below:

  • Duffel bag or rucksack
  • Daypack
  • Thermal layers
  • Long and short-sleeve 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
  • Sports shoes and water sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Head torch
  • Moisturizers cream
  • Lip balm
  • Sun lotion
  • Wet tissue
  • Multi-use power socket
  • Quick-drier towel
  • Water bottle or camelback
  • First-Aid kit
  • Enough Nepalese Rupees for drinks
  • Toiletries

You Can Combine the Langtang Valley with Other Trekking Routes

You can combine other routes of the region if you have more days when you trek to Langtang Valley. Tamang Heritage, Gosaikunda, and Lauribina La Pass are the other trekking trails in Langtang Himalayas, so you can add one of them with the Kyanjin Gumba visit. You can do the combo trip by adding another week to the regular Kyanjin Ri trip.

Langtang Valley Trip Map

Langtang Valley Trek Map with altitude detail

We have set a trip map for Langtang Valley for eleven days, which begins with your arrival at the Kathmandu International Airport and ends with your final departure home. You will stay two nights in the city before departing for the Syabrubesi trek. Our airport representative will greet you at the airport upon your arrival and transfer to the hotel on the first day.

You will have a full-day Kathmandu Tour on the second day when you visit four UNESCO World Heritage sites with a professional guide. Then, you drive to Syabrubesi on the third day through the hillside road, stay in the mountain until the 9th day, and drive back to Kathmandu on the tenth. The trip completes on the 11th day when we drop you off at the International Departure for your final flight.

Trek to Langtang Valley at the Best Cost

Frolic Adventure is a legally authorized trekking and tour company in Nepal that has been operating trekking trips to Langtang Valley since 2016 after working as a tour leader for more than two decades. We provide experienced and friendly English-speaking government license-holder guides with robust and helpful porters for your trek. Our cost for the Langtang tour is budget-friendly, and special offers for families, couples, and group trekkers. You can book your trip without hesitation with us through email or WhatsApp at +9779851043624 for 2024 and 2025.


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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 take a stroll around the market. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m/4429 feet
  • 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 for people of every faith. The historic temples and palaces in the city date back 500-700 years. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Pashupatinath are 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/4429 feet
  • Mode of Transportation: Private Car/Van/Bus
  • Departure Time: 9:00 am

After an early morning breakfast, you’ll embark on a  journey north of Kathmandu. You’ll drive up to Syabrubeshi, a small town 49.6km north of Kathmandu. It goes along the 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/4921 feet
  • 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 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/7906.8 feet
  • 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 entering Langtang valley. The gigantic Langtang Lirung (7227m) will be visible north of the valley. A few hours from here, you’ll arrive at Langtang village. Overnight stay at Langtang Village.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Langtang
  • Altitude: 3430m/11253 feet
  • Mode of Transportation: Walk
  • Departure Time: 8:00 am
The Langtang village was utterly destroyed in the major earthquake of 2015. Today, the lodges have reopened for incoming tourists. You’ll leave Langtang Village and trek for a 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 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/12696.85 feet
  • Mode of Transportation: Walk
  • Departure Time: 8:00 am
Today, you’ll explore the surroundings of Kyanjin Gompa along with a pleasant hike of the nearby Kyanjin Ri peak (4773m). The uphill hike will offer you some incredible scenery. You can get 360 degrees of the entire valley and the nearby mountains from the top. After hiking Kyanjin Ri, you’ll return to Kyanjin Gompa for an overnight stay.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Kyanjin Gompa
  • Altitude: 3870m/12696.85 feet
  • 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 forests. 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/7906.8 feet
  • 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 on 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/4921 feet
  • 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 in Kathmandu, you can 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/4429 feet
  • 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 
  • All the ground transportation during the trip.
  • Your standard meal BLD during the trek with a cup of hot tea/coffee for breakfast
  • Fresh fruit after every dinner in the mountain
  • All necessary papers works, national park entry permits, TIMS cards, and monument entrance fees
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • An experienced, helpful, and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people).
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation, and insurance for the guide and porter.
  • An arrangement of an emergency helicopter service will be paid for by your travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, and duffle bags if you don't have
  • Frolic Adventure invites you to farewell dinner 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.


Trip DatesAvailabilityNotesPrice  
30 Aug, 2024 - 09 Sep, 2024AvailableUS$450

Useful Info

Be Ready for Long Drive by Public Bus

Syabrubesi is the place where you begin to walk to Langtang Valley. There is no tourist bus from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, so you must ride a public bus, jeep, or hire private transport. The distance from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi is around 122km (75.8 miles) via hillside road. It takes around 7-8 hours to reach Syabrubesi from Kathmandu, so be ready to drive for a long drive to start your walking journey to Langtang Valley.

Stay Away from Unknowing Illegal Activity

You will be walking inside the national park while trekking to Langtang Valley. There is much marijuana along the way on the first day. Do not pick and carry with you. Carry it, and the check-post will find it. You may be in trouble because carrying marijuana in Nepal is illegal.

Picking rhododendrons, other flowers, and other vegetation from the national park and taking them to Kathmandu is prohibited. We suggest walking, seeing nature, and taking pictures rather than taking things from the national park. You will see some wild animals and birds while walking to Langtang Valley. Please do not disturb the wildlife.

Respect Culture, Tradition, and Believe

The Langtang is an urban region, so the people have some superstitions. Some people believe the trekkers take their photos to sell and make money. It would be best to ask before taking pictures of the locals while trekking to Langtang Valley.

The locals practice Buddhism in the Langtang Region. Along the way, you will pass several religious monuments like the Mane Wheel, Walls, Stupas, Prayer Flags, Monasteries, and more. The tradition is keeping these monuments on your right and walking through clockwise to respect the culture.

Safety Recommendations

You will follow the Langtang River while trekking to the Langtang Valley. The trail is narrow and slippery in some areas. Also, you will pass some landslides, where stones might fall. We suggest to walk carefully on the walking path. You will encounter mules carrying supplies for the villages. You will notice them coming by the listening bell. They run sometimes, so stay alert and stand in the safe zone when you meet them. Monkeys and other wild animals are walking above the trekking path. The rocks may fall from their movement, so be careful when you walk under the wildlife and yak if you notice they are moving above the trail.

Langtang Valley Trek FAQs

How challenging is the Langtang Trek?

It is an easy Trek, but walking on the steep trails might be hard.

When is the best time for the Langtang Trek?

The best time for the Langtang Valley Trek is September, October, and November in autumn, March, April, and May in Spring. 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?

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

What is the highest elevation of the Langtang 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, where 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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