How is Langtang Valley Trek Difficulty?
Not much, Langtang valley trekking is famous as a short and easy trekking destination in Nepal. This trekking trail all along the river valley is the best trekking destination in Nepal. Simple trekking trail, not too much of uphill and downhill and a natural jungle walk in Langtang national park bordering to China will be an easy trekking for the beginners. Although the trekking trail of Langtang valley is by the river, multiple crisscrossing of the river will create some uphill and downhill. As famous as Nepali flat, this trekking is not completely flat walk. Langtang valley trek difficulty can be felt at 1st day when we start the the trekking at Syaprubensi at 700 meters above the sea level, ans we need to go all the way to 2000 meters at lama Hotel. This day is not hard but comparatively harder than other days of langtagn valley trek.
Whereas the last village of the trail is Kyanjing Gompa situated at an altitude of 3900 meters above the sea level.
In 3rd day of Langtang valley trek, trekkers will get to 3900 meter above the sea level. Saying that the Langtang valley trek difficulty is negligible with very few uphills and downhills, but none of them are tough. All the uphill or downhill beats are level checkers for your trekking stamina. That is why; this trekking is recommended for first time trekkers in Nepal.
We recommend everyone that not to be worry about the Langtang Valley trekking difficulty. Because Langtang valley trekking falls under moderate trek and doesn’t demand the previous trekking experience. Beginners can also complete the langtang valley trek without facing much difficulty but the trekkers should keep in mind that, the difficulty depends upon the choice of your season & what kind of guiding service you are getting. Our guides at Nepalgram are well aware of customer satisfaction and they will handle the situation, accordingly.
It will be tough for you to trek to langtang in winter and rainy season in comparison to autumn and spring. Because in spring and autumn season you can find the moderate temperature and the trail is easier, whereas in the rainy and winter season the heavy rainfall and snowfall makes the trail slippery which may be difficult for you, as a beginner trekker. During winter, you may also, not adjust with the temperature. So, planning of the langtang valley trek in favorable season is most important.
The trekking trail of Langtang Valley is gradual uphill on ascend and mostly downhill on descend. In some parts of the trail, there are landslide zones or rock fall hazards, which you can find a little bit difficult. But trekking alongside river flowing by, waterfalls and the beautiful scenario will surely motivate you to walk in a good motivation. Don’t wonder with the difficulty, wonder the beauty of the Langtang national park & be calm, you will surely complete Langtang valley successfully.
5 days of proper walking in the nature, through the jungle of Langtang national park is not hard at all. Positive mind set and very basic level of fitness is good enough for trekking to Langtang valley. Nevertheless, training yourself for at least a week prior to your trekking to Nepal, will certainly help you for easy completion of the Langtang valley trek. As a part of trekking preparation, you can either follow youtube videos for indoor exercise for about 20 minute a day or go jogging. Running, cycling or gym is more than enough preparation for 8 days Langtang valley trek.
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