Langtang Valley Trek

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4.9 Based on 39 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private and Group
  • age requirement 10-75 yrs
  • max group size 10
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 4980 meters
  • Tour Code BM-87
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  • Operated in English, Nepali
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
  • +6
  • Do the Langtang trek, probably Nepal's best trek if having 8 days available
  • Magnificent mountain views
  • Great scenic as well as cultural trek
  • Hike your own 5000 m peak, either Kyanjin Ri or Tseku Ri
Langtang valley is situated to the North of Kathmandu and is sandwiched between the Himalayan range to the north and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. This great trekking adventure in the Langtang region combines spectacular views of the Himalayas with great cultural insights.

One of the highlights of the Langtang Circuit trek is the rhododendron and bamboo forests. Other highlights are animal wildlife, majestic waterfalls and soothing hot springs. You will also be getting magnificent views of the snowcapped white mountain giants including Mt. Langtang Lirung (7,200m), Mt. Ganesh Himal (7,600m), Mt. Langtang II (7,227m), Mt. Gang Chhenpo (6,388m), Mt. Naya Kanga ri (5,846m), and finally Mt. Dorje Lakpa (6,966m). Aside from great mountains we will also see the beautiful Gosaikunda lake.

The Langtang circuit trek route goes through traditional Tamang villages. We will reach Langtang Village and the friendly Sherpa village near Kyanjing Gompa (3,870m). At Gosainkunda lake we will watch the sun rise above the lake, setting its sun rays on the Himalayan mountains. We will also cross the Laurebinayak pass at 4,609m.

All in all this is a great trek and can be done by anybody who can walk 5-6 hours a day. If you are in doubt as to your level of fitness please add porters, as they will then carry your backpack. A porter can carry up to 30 kg.

We are looking forward to be showing you the beautiful Langtang trekking area. Please see the Itinerary for a day by day route.
  • Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,450m)
  • Day 2: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,480m)
  • Day 3: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3,540m)
  • Day 4: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,900m)
  • Day 5: Kyanjin Gompa Acclimatization and Exploration Day
  • Day 6: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Rimche (2,350m)
  • Day 7: Trek from Rimche to Syabrubensi (1,450m)
  • Day 8: Drive Back to Kathmandu.
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , English speaking well trained, Government License holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • A Strong, helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people).
  • Three meals a day including tea and coffee during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) including fresh fruit in the evening.
  • Tea house ( Lodge ) accommodation during the trek.
  • Langtang National park entry permit and TIMS card.
  • Bus to Syabrubesi and back to kathmandu after the trek.
  • Government taxes,service charge and official expenses.
  • Use of sleeping bag, down Jacket and walking Poles (if you don’t have your own, To be return after trip completed). Using these 3 items you pay $10 USD each as maintenance and washing charge.
  • Nepal Eco Adventure T-shirt ,cap and duffel bag as souvenir, after trek complete Adventure certificate.
  • In a worst case scenario, arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (actual evacuation on helicopter to be paid by your Travel insurance)
  • Langtang trekking route map.
  • Assistant guide group size above 6+ person.
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Jeep to Syabrubesi
  • Jeep back to Kathmandu
  • Single Room
  • Lodge Upgrade
  • Nepal entry visa fee $30 USD for 15 days visa on arrival.
  • Hotel and meals in Kathmandu.
  • Your Travel and medical insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Drinks and beverages
  • All desserts, sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding
  • Tips for for guide and porter (Tipping is expected).
4.9 - Excellent
Based on 39 reviews
  • Meghan Gwalchmai
  • From Canada
  • On Jan 02 2024
5 - Excellent
Like hiking with friends
My husband and I just completed the 8-day Langtang Valley trek! We were guided by the amazing expert Ramesh, and our superman porter (and skillful jeep driver) Suresh. We had such a great time and are feeling very accomplished.... Read more
  • Anna Frattaruolo
  • From Italy
  • On Nov 19 2022
5 - Excellent
Langtang Valley trek
Trekking is very beautiful, easy and with a variety of landscapes.Highly recommended to use the jeep instead of the public transportation.Tea Houses have very high standard compare to other areas, no need to pack big luggage.
  • Anonymous
  • From Denmark
  • On Feb 25 2021
5 - Excellent
Planning, pace, preparatons all went 100% and better. We couldnt have wished for a better guide and sherpa
  • Anonymous
  • From Norway
  • On Dec 16 2019
5 - Excellent
Langtang valley trek
I did the 8 day Langtang valley trek with a friend in early december and we had a great experience altogether.
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Other Practical InformationEssential Equipment for Trekking in Nepal. Warm backpacking sleeping bag comfort temperature up to -15 degree Celsius. Comfortable hiking boots. Make sure they are tried and tested before you go. Spare boot laces. Lightweight trainers/shoes for wear in lodges. Waterproof jacket. Waterproof trousers. Fleece jacket. Down jacket. Fleece/sweater Light-weight fleece or wool vests. Long or short-sleeved shirt; often more comfortable to wear than a fleece vest or T-shirt. Warm hiking trousers. Underwear. Warm hat (can be purchased in Kathmandu for a couple of pounds). Wide rimmed sun hat. 2 – 3 pairs good quality walking socks. Warm gloves or mitts. Large rucksack or Duffel bag. (55 to 70 liters) Rucksack liner or thick bin bag. Day sack. (25 to 40 liters) Dark sunglasses. High factor sun-cream. Lip balm preferably with sun bloc. Ear plugs. (Walls in lodges are very thin) Head torch/torch and spare batteries. 1 liter 2 water bottle. Water purification kit. (On trek you will need to drink 3 – 4 liters of fluids each day) Toiletries. Small hand towel. (Do not bring large towel. They are bulky and heavy) Toilet paper. (You can buy poor quality paper along the route) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Non essential but recommended Equipment. Walking or hiking pole(s). Light-weight windproof jacket. Neck warmer. Sleeping bag liner. Wet wipes Length of string or para-cord. (12 feet) Half a dozen clothes pegs. Safety pins. (For attaching wet washing to rucksack to dry while trekking) Plastic bags; shop carrier bags. These come in handy for a myriad of uses. Shorts. Camera. (Can recharge batteries for a small cost in lodges) Binoculars. Book/games/cards etc. Travel diary. Hand cleansing gel. After-sun/moisturizer.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    There are no quarantine requirements in Nepal for arriving visitors at the moment.

  • How much should my backpack weigh?

    A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.  

  • Do I need a porter?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

  • Do I require a porter for carrying water?

    On most popular treks you can expect plenty of places where you can refill your water bottle, meaning you don’t need to carry a huge water supply with you. Bring an extra bottle of water if you are concerned. If you already have a porter, you can ask him/her to carry water as long as it is within the weight limit. Another option is to carry water purification tablets or LifeStraw, both of which can be found in Kathmandu.

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