Langtang Valley Trek

Days 10
Price On Request

The Langtang Valley, a short trek of great diversity, culture, flora and fauna and incredible mountain views.

At a Glance

Trip Style
Lodge Treks
Best Time to Travel
mid Sep - mid May

This is one of the best treks in Nepal and located only a short distance north of Kathmandu. Whilst one of our shortest treks there is great diversity of culture and scenery.Trek below the towering peaks of the Langtang Himal and discover the exotic flora, fauna and the rich Tamang culture on one of the quieter trails in Nepal.







Day 1 – KATHMANDU (1360m)

Kathmandu, the incredibly diverse capital of Nepal is a fascinating blend of centuries old Hindu and Buddhist shrines, traditional architecture and a city embracing the 21 century. Upon arrival, your leader will transfer you to your hotel from the airport. You stay in Thamel, a popular choice with tourists, with colourful handicraft stalls, trekking gear shops and excellent restaurants. In the evening, after your trek briefing, you have the option of going out for a group dinner with your trek leader.

DAY 2 – SYABRUBESI (1470m)

Driving: 6 hours
Though the distance is not so far the road condition are often variable so we drive in Jeeps to the start of the trek at Syabrubesi. The route heads via Trisuli and Dunche and on a clear day there are fine views of Ganesh, Manaslu and as far west as the Annapurna Himal. Upon arrival you check into a local lodge and prepare to start trekking in the morning.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 3 – LAMA HOTEL (2440m)

Trekking: 5 hours
You follow the road for a few minutes and complete formalities at the tourist check post. A short descent to the river leads to a suspension bridge and the gateway to the Langtang Valley. The mornings walk initially follows the left hand bank through terraced fields and forest to the village of Tiwari where you cross the river and trek to Pairo before ascending through forest to the ‘Bamboo’ tea houses where you stop for lunch. In the afternoon you continue to ascend through forest of oak and rhododendron to the village of Rimche from where it is a short distance to the group of lodges known as Lama Hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Trekking: 6 hours
You continue to follow the Langtang Khola through forest of oak, rhododendron and bamboo passing beautiful waterfalls cascading down from the cliffs above the trail. As you approach the meadows of Ghore Tabela stunning views of the Langtang peaks come into view and from here you follow a wide, open alpine valley through yak pastures and past Buddhist mani stones, back-dropped by fine mountain views. There is a small monastery, just before you enter Langtang village, that is worthwhile visiting. Sadly Langtang Village was devastated by the earthquake in 2015 bringing major changes to the to area. Your stay will help the local villagers rebuild their lives.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Trekking: 3 hours
The trail to Kyanjin initially ascends from the village before following the valley floor to the yak pastures at Singdum in less than an hour. You pass a large mani wall, carved rocks with religious inscriptions, and large stone chortens signifying the approach to the monastery at Kyanjin. After crossing a small bridge you ascend glacial moraines, with the lodges of Kyanjin a short walk beyond back dropped by the tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung (7246m). You reach the lodge in time for lunch and in the afternoon a short walk to the monastery and cheese factory is worthwhile.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Exploration Day
An early morning ascent of Kyanjin Ri (4773m), which is about two hours’ walk from the lodge, is particularly worthwhile. On top of this rocky hill the views are spectacular looking across the valley to the peaks of Naya Kanga (5846m, Dorje Lhakpa (6996m), Langshisha Ri (6310m) and Langtang Lirung (7246m) that towers above the Kyanjin village. You descend back to the village for a welcome mid morning coffee and cake. Options for the afternoon include heading further up the Langtang Valley through yak pasures for more stunning mountain views.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7 – SHERPAGAON (2500m)

Trekking: 6 hours
The walking is all down hill today as you retrace your steps down the Langtang Khola. However, it seems like you are experiencing a new trek as you get a different perspective on the views you had your back to on the walk up to Kyanjin. You reach the lodges at Lama hotel for lunch. In the afternoon you descend to Rimche from here you take an alternative route through beautiful pine forest to Sherpagaon where you stay for the night.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8 – SYABRUBESI (1470m)

Trekking: 5 hours
You make an early start today by contouring high above the valley to the village Khangjim. From here the trail descends steeply to the Bhote Kosi river. You follow the valley back to Syabrubesi where you stop for the night.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9 – KATHMANDU (1360m)

Drive: 7 hours
Early in the morning after breakfast, we start our journey back to Kathmandu. We can enjoy the evening traveling around the tourism spots in the capital city or shopping for souvenirs in Thamel.
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10 – KATHMANDU(1360m)

Your trip ends today after breakfast. Your leader will be on hand to advise and assist with your onward travel arrangements. There is a transfer for you to the airport.
Meals included: Breakfast

Dates and Price

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Price Includes

  • 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu in a 5 star hotel on BB
  • 7 nights lodge accommodation with all Meals on trek
  • Experienced English speaking local leader
  • Porters with appropriate clothing, boots and insurance
  • Down Sleeping Bag, Fleece Inner Liner, Down Jacket & Duffel Bag for use on trek
  • Medical Kit
  • Trekking and national park permits
  • Private vehicle to Trek Start point from hotel in Kathmandu
  • Private vehicle from Trek end point to hotel in Kathmandu
  • Pre departure Trek Dossier
  • Trekking map

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Nepal visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu
  • Items of a personal nature, drinks, snacks, laundry,etc.
  • Tipping


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