Langtang Valley Trekking

Langtang valley trekking is a short, easy and a best Teahouse Trekking or camping trekking in langtang valley. This area is high and isolated region is inhabited by the Tamangs. This trek is also very popular short trekking in langtang region where you’ll get panoramic views of 10 peaks over 6000 m. It takes up to Kyangjin Gompa (12792 ft / 3900 m) walk up through magnificent forests and villages. Langtang valley is same way start and end trek with Great Mountain views, wildlife, cultural life, Himalayan Black Bear, Musk Deer, with the area home for the endangered Red Panda and glaciers in langtang valley trek. Langtang valley trek starts with an overland journey to Syabrubesi. Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just south of the Tibetan border, sandwiched between the Himalayan range to the north and a slightly lower range of peaks to the south. Langtang valley area was designated Nepal’s first Himalayan national park in 1971. This trek goes via the Langtang national Park.

The area extends from north of Kathmandu to the Tibetan border and the region sees far fewer trekkers than Everest and Annapurna. The highest peak in this area being Langtang Lirung at 7246 m. According to a legend a lama following a runaway yak discovered the valley, Hence the name Lang for Tibetan yak and tang means to follow. The Langtang valley trek starts with 6-7 hours in jeep and about 9 hours in bus ride from Kathmandu. Langtang valley trek is easily combined with the holy lakes at Gosaikunda, Helambu Valley and opens out eventually to an alpine plateau with fine views of Langtang and Ganesh Himal. Langtang valley trekking is the trek that turn your dream into the reality.

Langtang Helicopter tour

Langtang Helicopter tour is the easy way to explore the close-up view of beautiful Himalayan range of Langtang, rhododendron and pine trees, Langtang National Park, Langtang glacier, view of Ganesh himal, Mt. Lirung, Lakpa Dorje, Yala Peak, Naya Kanga, Mt. Gaurishankar and places like Langtang Village, Kyanjin Gompa (most significant Buddhist pilgrimage site). Helicopter tour starts from Kathmandu. Langtang Heli tour is the recommended choice for people who have less time, elder and those love to play with snow without traveling for many days. The journey lasts for a duration of 2 hours but you can modify trip to include Gosaikunda lake as well.

Langtang valley trekking itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu Airport
Day 2: Bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi
Day 3: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel
Day 4: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village
Day 5: Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa
Day 6: Kyanjin Gompa to Tsergo Ri (4984 m)
Day 7: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
Day 8: Return to Syabru Besi
Day 9: Drive back to Kathmandu

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Langtang Valley is located in mid-north Nepal. This trek is one of the beautiful trekking route in Nepal.

Yes, to do a trek around the Langtang region permit is mandatory for foreigners.

The permits you need for Langtang Valley Trek are Langtang National Park Permit and TIMS (Tourist Information Management System) card which can be obtained from the Nepal Tourism Board’s Office in Kathmandu.

You’ll need to provide the following documents to get permits:

– 2 Passport-sized photos
– Copy of your passport
– Trek starts and ends date, Itinerary/route
– Travel Insurance Details etc

Altitude sickness is caused due to the lack of oxygen in high altitudes. To avoid it you can keep your body hydrated, give up smoking, alcohol, caffeine and don’t skip the acclimatization day.

Langtang Region has many popular treks so it depend’s upon trekking route and personal choice but normally Langtang trek it could be completed within 6 to 16 days.

Langtang trek cost or any other trip cost depends upon facilities like accommodation chosen by our clients, transportation etc, the price of each trip is different.

For accommodation you’ll find lodges with warm blankets, fireplaces, comfortable beds in the Langtang Valley.

The distance between Kathmandu to Syabrubesi is approximitely 122 kilometers. You can reach there by private jeep or by public bus. For faster service and less noise private jeep will be the best choice. Public Bus to Dhunche, Langtang is much cheaper than hiring a jeep. The bus service is available at bus park in Kathmandu.

Guide helps you in newer place and a porter helps to carry your goods. Helpful people will make your trip more joyful.

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