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Langtang Trek 7 Days

The Langtang is the nearest Himalayan trekking region from the Kathmandu Valley. A few hours drive from Kathmandu can take you to the beautiful Langtang region. Despite its proximity to the Kathmandu City, the Langtang Region is as wild as any Tibetan highlands with an idyllic rural landscape.

The people living in the highlands of the Langtang region are from Tibetan Origin, hence they look like Tibetans. Langtang region is one of the most popular trekking regions for those wishing for a trek from Kathmandu into the Himalayas influenced by Tibetan culture and lifestyle within 7 days.

7-day Langtang Trek takes the trekkers through its forests and among the villages and farmlands of its people, many of who are of Tibetan origin. Once an important trading route with Tibet, this influence is reflected in the character of the villages and peoples.

During part of the Langtang trek, you will be walking through National Park, and though wildlife is never easy to spot in a forest setting, there are chances of seeing some interesting animals and birds. Among those found in the park are monkeys, musk deer, pika and the national bird of Nepal, the colourful danphe.

The Langtang Trek, from Langtang village, the track continues to Kyangjin Gompa (3,740meters). This is the site of the Yala Cheese Factory. There is a STOL airstrip at Chhaldang, a short distance east of Kyangjin. Visiting the Yala Cheese Factory (4.633meters) and the small lakes beyond Yala are worthwhile. Yala can be reached within half a day from Kyangjin Gompa.

From Kyangjin Gompa, a continuation to the pastures of Langshisa (4.084meters) offers the good views of numerous glaciers. There are some huts in Langsisa that can be reached within one day’s walk from Kyangjin Gompa.

Langtang Trek Difficulty

Is it difficult to trek to Langtang?
The trek in the Langtang is considered a moderate trek. Unlike moderate treks, walks and altitudes are longer than easy treks. The route is steeply climbing or descending in some places. You will need an average level of physical fitness in order to enjoy the trek.

However, a moderate trek does not require as much skill, knowledge However, moderate trekking does not require as much skill, knowledge and experience as difficult trekking. Even if it’s your first trekking experience, it might be a nice choice to start with Langtang. Rest enough if you’re overweight or senior and break the walk into short walks.

Best Time to Trek Langtang

When to Trek Langtang?
Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are the best time to trek Langtang Valley. You can enjoy the rhododendron filled forests during Spring and you will see beautiful clear mountain views in Autumn. The weather during these seasons is warm and stable with a temperature range of 10 °C-15 ° C. There is also no chance of rainfall so you can walk on the trekking trails freely.

To see the magic view of the snow-capped peaks, you can choose a winter trek, but the weather and climate may make your trek more difficult. In higher altitudes, the temperature drops down to below 0° C. Cold winds, slippery trails, and heavy snowfall can make the trek difficult.

In the Langtang region, if want to do 10 to 15-day trek, then you can also combine with the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, Helambu Trek or Tamang Heritage Trail if your time allows, which will give you a nice trip of the Langtang region.

For those who want to trek this off the beaten track and see something completely different from many of the more touristy areas in the country, this is a perfect trek.

Itinerary

Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport after completing your custom formalities Visa, etc. pick up your luggage and look for our airport representative from Himalaya Discovery, who will display your name on the board at the arrival gate. You will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Leave Kathmandu early in the morning for the 6 hours bus journey to the Langtang Valley Trek. Your guide will assist you to get the bus from Machhapokhari to Syabrubesi. Your drive begins at 7:00 AM.

You will enjoy the beautiful view of landscapes, villages and winding roads along with the massive Trishuli River. After your thrilling 6 hours bus ride you will reach Syabrubesi (1,500m).

Your first day is completed. You will have leisure time in which you can have a tour of Syabrubesi and enjoy time with villagers. Overnight at guesthouse.

Today, the first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail gradually ascents up to Bamboo passing through Landslide.

Afterward, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400 meters) through Bamboo (1960 meters) which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. You can have lunch at this place if you like and at the end, your trail is level to the Lama hotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkeys and bears if you are lucky. Overnight at guesthouse.

From lama hotel, we continue gently ascending above the Langtang Khola. As the trail progresses, it becomes steeper. From time and again we can have the most exotic sights of Langtang Lirung lying at 7246 meters.

The trail leads to a log bridge and on climbing further we come across lush meadows of Ghoda-tabela at 2992 meters. We will see several lodges and a police check post. Further on, the route opens up into a wide valley of yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages showcasing water-driven mills and prayer wheels.

On descending for a while, we arrive at Langtang village after crossing a stream and reaching to the height 3430 meters.

Langtang village is the headquarters for Langtang National Park and has flat-roofed Tibetan style houses, hotels and cultivated lands yielding buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips, barley etc. Overnight at guesthouse.

The trail skirts gradually through rich yak pastures and interesting traditional villages of Mundu to Singdun. We cross a wooden cantilever bridge and reach a wide valley after climbing a moraine.

Finally, on ascending along the mountain passes we arrive at Kyagjin Gompa. There is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. Overnight at guesthouse.

We start hiking downhill, bringing our Langtang Trek Nepal towards the end. After breakfast, we leave Kyangjin. As we walk downward, we pass through a dense forest of Rhododendron and Pine. We hike back to the Lama Hotel, passing through dense forests and several waterfalls.

This allows you to take in the scenery of the beautiful mountains that you may have missed during your ascend. Walking through more Tamang villages, we get to Lama hotel by evening. Overnight at guesthouse.

Today, we have two options. We can either retrace our same route or take a more interesting route via Rimche. On the way to Rimche, we visit the village of Sherpa Gaon for lunch and get to Syabrubesi by evening.

Or, we walk through oak and rhododendron forests before returning to Syabrubesi and saying goodbye to the Himalayan wilderness. Before our Langtang Trek route concludes, feel free to stroll around the local market. Overnight at guesthouse.

Following your breakfast, early morning you can catch a coach and head back to Kathmandu. It takes you around 6 hours to reach Kathmandu.

In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.

Today, you can either stay back and enjoy a free day in Kathmandu or leave for your respective countries.

Our representatives will drop you off at the airport according to your flight schedule.

What to Expect

Price Includes

  • Airport transfers pick-up and drop-off.
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Hot drinks tea/coffee three times a day.
  • All accommodation during the trek.
  • All necessary paper works, Langtang National park entry permit.
  • Trekking information management system (TIMS) permit.
  • From Kathmandu – Syabrubeshi – Kathmandu by bus or Private transport.
  • English speaking, trained government license holder Guide.
  • Porter to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Accommodation / salary / food / drinks / insurance / equipment / medicine and transport for all staff.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • Walking stick (if it is required)
  • Himalaya Discovery duffel bag.
  • All government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner with culture show.

Price Excludes

  • International airfare and Nepal entry visa, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for guide/porter (tipping is expected)
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the 'Price Includes' section.

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Langtang Trek 7 Days
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Trip Info

  • 7 Days
  • Easy to Moderate
  • Min. 2 to Max. 16 Persons
  • February to May and September to November
  • 3,798m.
  • 4 to 5 hours.
  • Syabrubesi / Syabrubesi
  • Langtang

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