Langtang Valley Circuit Trek - 11 Days

Trip Facts

  • Car-Jeep
  • 1 to 8
  • 3900 meters / 12792 feet
  • Hotel-Lodge
  • Less Active
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • In Person
  • National Park Hike
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • English-Chinese-Hindi
  • 10
  • 78
Langtang valley circuit trekking could be the ideal choice for you as it takes you through amazing Langtang river valley, villages of Tibet originated Sherpa People, antique lifestyle and one of the nearest trekking destination from Kathmandu, Nepal.

This is a mini circuit trekking in Langtang valley as it makes loop of Sherpa Gaun towards the end & walks you through the national park forest in the beginning of the trekking. Unlike to regular langtang valley trek -this mini circuit trek is wider exploration of langtang region. In this trek – you will explore a part of Tamang heritage trekking route as well.

Langtang Valley is also named as VALLEY OF GLACIER, thus to be at the valley of Langtang is one in a life time experience for closest glacier sightseeing in Nepal. People are living in utmost harmony from diverse religion of Hindu to Buddhist with diverse cast and traditions.

Why Langtang valley Circuit Trek

Langtang Valley Circuit Trek
Picture: View of langtang village along with mountains

Stunning view of 360 degree panorama of mountain from the last village of kyanjing Gumba (3800 meters) and from Sherpa Gaun (2200meters); we named this trail as Mini circuit for the reason we make a loop splitting our way at Lama Hotel, this will helps you to be easily acclimatized and gives stunning view of Ganesh Himal I (also called Yangra peak 7,422 m (24,350 ft)) and some other mountain of Manaslu mountain Range.

Trekking is easy and help to explore varieties of flora and fauna with change in everyday altitude along with many Mountains like, Langtang Lirung (7246m). Ganesh Himal (7,600m), Langtang -II (7,227m), Dorje Lakpa and many other unnamed Himalayas.

You will be happy with the hospitality of isolated village, Sherpa Gaun; as the environment is peaceful. If you love to explore more wild; Sherpa Gaun has an off the beaten view point after walking uphill & passing many local Yak sheds from the village (takes around 4 hours to get to the top). Rhododendron forest (during March-June) covering whole jungle in more than 20 various colors make stunning pictures of the forest and barren land decorated with herds of castles and yaks grazing.

What could attract you more?

View of mountains from the rooftop of a tea house in Langtang valley circuit trekking trail
Closeup of the mountains captured from the rooftop of Kyanjing village. While we were trekking in autumn – there was snow falling and made us feel colder outside of very delighted to play with the snow, inside. What could be rewarding than a cup of tea on hand and this roof top view of short trekking holiday in Nepal.

Langtang valley trek trail goes along the river valley, in the beginning. And towards the end of the trek – to make a circuit loop – trek trail ascends towards Sherpa gaon and it gives best view of the villages we have walked through and the villages from other trekking trails like – Gosaikunda lake trek, Langtang circuit trek with Ganja la pass, Laurebina pass trek etc…

River valley we walk along is spiral. And thus the beauty of the mountains looks awesome and resembles like a never ending loop of the valley – while looking back from Kyanjing village.

Trekking is suitable for easy adventure.  A family with a toddler can sign up for this trek, that is why Langtang valley circuit trek is famous among the student groups and family travel in Nepal.

With being short trekking destination, Langtang valley circuit trek offers all sides of trekking in Nepal. Culture, tradition, mountains, closeups to the glaciers, best view points and height all the way to 5000 meters above the sea level can be attained in this short trek.

Kyajing village is last village of the trekking – but this village is so close to the mountains that; if you climb any hills near by you will get to 5000 meters from Kyajing village at 3900 meters above the sea level.

People are really generous and their warm greeting” Namaste” makes trekkers to throw valued smile to them and reply them with NAMASTE. Below is the suggested itinerary for trekking to Langtang valley, But it can be tailor made as per your need.

You might as well like to read about a short story from our blog – sharing experience during Langtang valley trek.


Langtang valley circuit trek is a complete village trek, jungle hike and mountain experience. In very short time of trekking you will get chance to explore the local culture in local village,walk inside the dense forest and get very close to the glacier and white mountains.

Unlike to regular Langtang valley trek, this mini circuit gives you a better insights of the region.

Major things to see in Langtang valley trek (mini) circuit

  • Easy trek
  • Sherpa Gaun (translated to Sherpa village in Nepali)
  • River Valley in spiral shape
  • 360 degree view of mountain
  • Kyanjing Ri or Tserguri for day hike
  • People in traditional dress
  • Jungle trekking
  • Langtang Glacier
  • Manni walls and yak

Itinerary for Langtang valley trekking - Scenic Route

Day 1
Arrival Arrive at Tribhuwan international airport (1380m)

• Altitude – 1380 meters
• Time – 30 minutes hotel transfer time
• Activity – Relax at the hotel

Our company representative will assist you to transfer to hotel, tonight briefing about Langtang trekking by your guide.

Day 2
UNESCO world Heritage sightseeing

• Altitude – 1380 meters
• Special – Kathmandu City Tour
• Time – full day
• Activity – Sightseeing UNESCO world heritage sites

Kathmandu sightseeing with Guide in an A/C car (Pasupatinath, Buddhanath, Monkey temple and Kathmandu durbar squire) & in afternoon Preparation for Langtang valley trekking

Day 3
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1450m)

• Altitude – 1450 meters
• Special – Scenic views of river valley, waterfall and snow-capped mountains
• Time – 8 hours
• Activity – Travelling in Bus

Today you will be traveling in the bus or jeep, it will take about 5-8 hours with lunch break. Narrow hilly road and bumpy ride will give scenic view of river valley, waterfalls and snowcapped mountains being near to National park and its check point of Nepal Army. For your information the roads are improving as this road connects one of the Nepali boarders with China via Kerung.

Day 4
Trekking starts from Syapru Bensi to Sherpa Gaun (2550meters)

• Altitude – 2550 meters
• Special – View of diverse landscapes
• Time – 6 hours hike
• Activity – Trekking uphill

This day looks like tough (as you need to ascent uphill in the very first day of the trek), but it will help you to be acclimatized and gives unreal view of the mountain & landscape. The more you get higher the view will be awesome and you will forget the pain of walking little more uphill. One of the important factors of this uphill is; most of your energy at the beginning is more at any cost; and walking hard terrain in the beginning is always a great idea in multi-day trek. Your pace might be slower, but once you get to Sherpa gaun, you will forget everything and soak in the beauty of nature and amaze with how big is the river valley in front of you. From today till the last day of the trekking you will explore village, stay at the local owned tea houses. There will be menu at every eating places from which you will be choosing your lunch dinner and breakfast, which is included if you buy our normal package. You will be following trekking guide, who helps you from choosing food to sleeping warm. You are free to decide on your own but listening to your guide is always wise. Your porter will be carrying your luggage where you need to carry a small bag-pack with drinking water, camera, sun screen and your daily usable stuff. Do not worry while traveling with Nepalgram Adventure, but do not forget to eat more and drink enough.

Day 5
Trek from Sherpa gaun to Ghoda Tabela (3040m)

• Altitude – 3040 meters
• Special – Trekking towards Ghoda Tabela
• Time – 6 hours
• Activity – Trekking through forest

Sherpa Gaun is a small village, literally Sherpa Gaun translates to Sherpa Village. After breakfast at Sherpa Gaun we start our trek to Ghoda Tabela. Ghoda Tabela Translates to horse stable. It will take around 6 hours to get to Ghoda Tabela, most of the walk is by the side of Langtang river through the forest and passing by couple of villages. There is a army check post at Ghoda Tabela.

Day 6
From Ghoda Tabela to Kyanjin Gompa (3900m)

• Altitude – 3900 meters
• Special – Kyanjing village
• Time – 5 hours
• Activity – Traekking uphill and later on flat trail

After breakfast at Ghoda Tabela our Langtang Valley trek starts to hit the final destination of trek; Kynajing Gompa. Kyanjing village is big village in comparison to what we have seen so far. The name Kyanjing Gompa comes after a monastery near the village now. Looking back to the history Kyanjing used to be a grazing meadow for yaks and people used to keep Yak sheds at this place, but the place where Gompa lies is believed to be one of the place Guru Rimpoche mediated many years ago.

Day 7
Acclimatization, rest and exploring day at Kyanjing (hike up to Kyanjin Ri or Tsergu Ri for 360 degree view of Langtang Range).

• Altitude – 4773 meters
• Special – Kyanjin Ri or Tsergu Ri
• Time – 1/2 hours
• Activity – Short hike to watch 360 degree view of mountains

View of the mountain from your guest house at Kyanjing Gompa is unreal, 360 degree panorama of Langtang range is stunning thing i have ever seen. Most of the mountains above 6000 meters and few of them above 7k looks amazing to anyone. If you are trekking this region in December, even kyanjing will be piled up with snow and scenery looks even better. Mountains and glacier of Langtan Lirung and neighboring mountains are amazing. If you want to get even better view from higher up, your guide will take you to one of the view points. Please read this comparative article to choose one of the climb for better view.

Day 8
Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2480m)

• Altitude – 2480 meters
• Special – Lama Hotel
• Time – 7 hours
• Activity – Trekking downhill to reach Lama hotel

Now trekking back to Lama hotel concludes the trekking. Most of the walk today is by the side of the river and through the jungle. It will take approx 8 hours to get back to Lama Hotel. Take gentle steps downhill and screen the beauty of Langtang valley from different prospective.

Day 9
Lama Hotel to Syabrubensi.

• Altitude – 1450 meters
• Special – Hotspring
• Time – 6 hours
• Activity – Trekking by the side of river

Today is the last day of your trek, make it beautiful walk of 6 hours to Syapru. Syaprubensi is on the side of the river called Kerung Khola, make sure you soak into the nature as much as possible. Do not miss to go to hot-spring by the side of the river if you love natural hot-spring in the mountains.

Day 10
Drive back from Syabrubensi to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

• Altitude – 1380 meters
• Special – View of waterfall, paddy field and river valley
• Time – 9 hours
• Activity – Travelling in bus and Relax at hotel in kathmandu

Drive will take about 9 hours, but government of Nepal is improving this road. After completion of road connecting Nepal – China travel time will be around 5 hours. View of waterfall, paddy field and river valley is nice on the drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 11

• Altitude – 1380 meters
• Time – 30 minutes transfer time from hotel to airport
• Activity – Fly back to your origin country

We will drop you to TIA airport for your final flight departure to home with promise to see you again.

Cost Includes of Complete Langtang Valley Trek

  • Airport pickup and drop by private car or micro bus (depending on group Size).
  • 3 nights Standard Hotel in Kathmandu (according to the itinerary), B/B (bed and breakfast)
  • Transportation to and from trekking start and end point (Syapru Bensi)
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trekking and fresh fruits every night after dinner.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • All necessary paper works, entry permit & national park entrance fee.
  • Fluent English speaking and trained, Government license holder guide including all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance during the trekking and tour
  • A helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people).
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit) with regular oxygen saturation check up
  • All government taxes and office expenses.
  • Guided city tour of Kathmandu; includes 4 destination and transportation
  • Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fees
  • Added Value - (1) Dawn sleeping bag, Dawn Jacket to be returned after the trek (2) Waterproof duffel Bag, Walking Poles, quick dry T-shirt, Cap - to take away (3) Oxymeter to check your oxygen saturation and Heart beat with medical kit box carried by Guide (4) Satellite Phone for extremely remote destination

Cost Excludes of Complete Langtang Valley Trek

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport – Kathmandu). You need 2 passport size photos and $50 dollar.
  • Your Travel and medical insurance for emergency, we assist you for the arrangement
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot and cold drinks. Except tea with your breakfast.
  • Gratitude/Tips

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Langtang Valley Circuit Trek
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From $ 1,050
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per Person for All Comfortable Trip (Free Cancellation and Transferable)

Langtang Valley Trekking Trip Info

  • Car-Jeep
  • 1 to 8
  • 3900 meters / 12792 feet
  • Hotel-Lodge
  • Less Active
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • In Person
  • National Park Hike
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • English-Chinese-Hindi
  • 10
  • 78



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