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- 3900 meters / 12792 feet
- Less Active
- Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
- In Person
- National Park Hike
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
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?
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