Welcome to Nepal! We are glad you chose to visit our beautiful country. One of our most popular destinations in the Langtang region – Langtang valley trekking. As the best recommended trekking in Nepal, Langtang national park is a place that offers you the best conditions for hiking through its lush vegetation and high passes.
This trek will take you to the Kyanjing village and viewpoints like Kyanjin ri or Tsergu ri. You will also be able to see the view of the glacier and close view of Snow Peak Mountains in a 360-degree panorama. Langtang valley trekking is most famous among adventure lovers who seek an expedition which offers them many thrilling moments.
Lantang valley trekking is solely inside the national park
There are a variety of climatic zones in the park, from subtropical to alpine. The forest covers about 25 percent of the Langtang national park. There are deciduous trees like oak and maple, as well as evergreens like pine and rhododendrons.
The Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Tahr, Assam macaque, snow leopard, yak, red panda, and more than 250 species of birds can be found here. There have also been reports of Yeti sightings. A citation is required.
Another spiritual site is Kyanjin Gompa, a Buddhist monastery. Among the popular activities in the park are trekking, and climbing.
Its unique geography, rich flora and fauna, and amazing wilderness will leave you spellbound. Video Gallery
A massive avalanche and an earthquake completely destroyed the village of Langtang in April 2015. There were 310 deaths in the village, including 176 Langtang residents, 80 foreigners, and 10 army personnel. Among the bodies missing were more than 100.
Langtang Valley Trekking is the best place if you’re looking for trekking in Nepal. The beauty of Langtang Valley, scenery and the incredible landscape of this valley is something that can still be experienced even after all these years and changes after the earthquake tragedy.
Langtang National Park is a famous adventure destination of Nepal. Apart from Langtang valley alone this trekking can be connected with Ganja la pass, Tilmang pass, Gosaikunda lake, Langtang circuit trek and Tamang heritage cultural trekking routes of the same region.
It is located high on the mountain side and has many scenic attractions like hiking, rafting and snow-shoe trekking. The scenery of Langtang valley in winter has mesmerized tourists with its snowy slopes and green pastures.
Trekking in Langtang Kyanjing in winter is nice
In the winter Langtang Valley transforms into a snow-capped hill of stunning beauty. In the heavy snowfall- sometimes the valley turns into an enormous carpet of pure white, making it a perfect place to visit during winter.
Langtang Valley Trekking is one of the most colourful and beautiful places in Nepal. Langtang National Park is a part of Nepal – Tibet border thus the mountain range in Tibet can be seen from the mountains of Nepal. Apart from Langtang valley trek alone – Langtang valley trail offers a diverse trekking route with different difficulty levels. Moderate, cultural, easy, silent and also family trekking trails are available as per your choice.
What is the best time for Langtang valley trekking?
The best time to visit Langtang is between April to June in the spring season. It receives maximum sunshine and monsoon at this time. You can have an amazing time enjoying the view of snow capped peaks and crystal clear water streams.
End of September, October and November till early December are also regarded as the best months throughout the year. October is festival season for Nepal. Thus, blending Langtang valley trekking with Dashain or TIhar festival can be an ideal trip planning in Nepal.
People who are fond of snow and snowfall in the Nepali mountains can trek in the winter. Winter trekking to Langtang valley is outstanding as well.
Trekking with a Guide
Hiring a local trekking/tour guide who knows what to expect and how to handle any problems/situations is very beneficial as we will explore the hidden places of Langtang. Trekking in the Langtang Valley is a great experience with someone to define the sights you go through.
The snow-capped mountains, glaciers, lakes and an array of wild animals make it a good place for trekking during the winter months but winter trekking can be tricky to some points, if you travel without a guide.
A local guide will help you navigate the hidden trails and discover never-before seen views of Langtang from a new perspective. A local guide will be present to ensure that there are no problems and you have a safe and enjoyable trek. Local trekking agencies or guides have intimate knowledge of the trail they’re on. They know the best places to eat, the quickest way down and when to expect rain showers.
It’s the main attraction of Langtang national park. The National Park conserves wildlife and has a jungle, also the trekking trail is by the river; it is thus suggested to trek with a guide for safe passage through the beautiful landscape and safe adventure.
Why Langtang valley trekking?
The spectacular views of the Himalayan Mountain ranges offer stunning scenery and make it very scenic. Langtang Valley is a beautiful place in Nepal. If you are looking to go trekking then it’s the best place for you and your family.
You will be mesmerized by stunning views of snow capped peaks incl.Located on the border between Tibet and Nepal, Langtang Valley is a scenic place to visit.Green including famous Mt langtang Lirung, Mt Dorje lakpa and famous climbing peaks like Yala peak & Nayakanga peak.
Cliffs, forests, and waterfalls make Langtang Valley one of the most commonly visited hiking destinations in Asia.
Beyond the Langtang river Valley
With its high passes and lush greenery, Langtang valley trekking offers you the best hiking experience in Nepal. The Langtang Valley Trek is a popular trekking route in Nepal, in the Himalaya. It follows one of the most beautiful valleys in Nepal and offers an interesting cultural experience. It is the place that offers you an opportunity to explore the snow-capped peaks while enjoying a view of lively villages and exotic Tibetan culture.
You can find a variety of Trekking treks in this region ranging from easy walks to exciting and challenging ones. Langtang valley trek can be connected with Gosainkunda trek, Tamang heritage trail, Ganja la pass, Tilmang pass and to another famous Helambu trekking trail of Nepal.
Offering great views of the Himalayas from Langtang, Tibet, Manaslu & Annapurna and the opportunity to experience Nepalese life and culture, Langtang region is a popular trekking destination that is easy in comparison to many other trekking trails of Nepal.
A good choice if you’re looking for a trekking destination, Langtang Valley is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. From the spectacular mountain views of Langtang to the trekking trails that meander around glaciers, this region offers plenty of adventure for a much-needed break.
While trekking Langtang offers an opportunity to explore the home of Sherpas and their culture, there are also many modern ways of exploring the region. Langtang has many beautiful places to see like lakes, waterfalls and what not!
Outline Itinerary for Langtang Valley Trek
- Day 1 – Drive from Kathmandu to SyabruBensi (1450m); 4-6 hours
- Day 2 – Start of Langtang valley trek from SyabruBensi to Lama Hotel (2480m); 6 hours approx
- Day 3 – Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang (3540m); 6 hours approx
- Day 4 – From Langtang to KyanjinGompa (3900m); 4 hours
- Day 5 – Acclimatization/Explore/Side Trip of your choice
- Day 6 – Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2480m); 7 hours
- Day 7 – Lama Hotel to Syabrubensi; 5 hours
- Day 8 – Drive back from Syabrubensi to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Cost of Langtang Valley Trek – Nepalgram Adventure
|COST DETAILS||Luxury||All Incl||Service|
|Cost (in USD $) Details||790||490||210|
|Accommodation during trek||Private||Shared||√|
|Transportation to trek start point||Private Jeep||Shared Jeep||Bus/Jeep|
|Airport/bus terminal Shuttle service||Private||√||×|
|Food on trek(BLD)||Unlimited||3 Meal||×|
|Company Cap & T-shirt||√||√||×|
|Dawn Jacket & Sleeping – bag to be returned||√||√||×|
|Warm up hike||√||×||×|
|Buffer day for trek||√||×||×|
|Hard drink||Locally Made||×||×|
|Food in the city||×||×||×|
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The new road from Kathmandu to Syapru has cut the 8 hours drive to make it short and doable in 4 hours by jeep. However the bus still goes from Dhunche and takes 8 hours to get to Syapru besi. Syapru is a small rural town by the Kerung River.
Kerung river comes from China.
Trekking starts after breakfast at Syapru and passes along the small tea shops en-route. Places like Bamboo, Tiwari, Pahiro, Domen are interesting to walk by before getting to Lama hotel.
Lama hotel is by the Langtang river. This village is in a pristine location inside the peace of Jungle.
Today the trekking starts from the jungle and ends at no tree zone. Walking this river valley trail is mostly by the river and into the woods.
It is a short and easy walk towards the snow capped mountains. View of mountains are stunning and we get really close to the mountainns once Kyanjing village is seen.
There are multiple options for the side trip from Kyanjing. Your guide will decide on the best possible place according to your fitness. Guide will consult with you about your health and place to go for today's side hikes for the best possible view.
The return trekking after beautiful trek along the river valley follows the same route back to Lama hotel. From Lama hotel the trail to Gosainkunda or helambu separates.
This is the last day of the hike with mostly downhill trail. Walking inside the forest will give chance to witness the wildlife.
once arrived at Kathmandu you will be drpped to your hotel at Thamel. Whereas the drive from Syaprubesi to Kathmandu is same route as taken to start the trekking. Hotel at Kathmandu can be arranged if asked so. Time has come to say good bye for now.