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Langtang Trek Nepal: 7 days: A complete Guide

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Well , you want to do Langtang trek Nepal ,is your great choice. This trek is the oldest trekking trail of Nepal. Its also best hiking trail for trekker who loves more Flora and Fauna.

Here the plan Langtang hike 7 days represents Langtang Valley trek.

Now here i am going to write how to do Langtang Valley trek .

We can get a Local bus or Private Jeep to reach Langtang Hike starting point Syabru Besi. It is less crowded than other popular trek in Nepal. Langtang is rich in natural beautity. It can get a large number of tourist but due to lack of promotion, tourist flow is low in this region.

We will follow the Langtang river from Syabru Besi up to Kyanjin Gompa.From Kyanjin Gompa we will hike either Tsergo Ri (4984m/16352ft) or Kyanjin Ri (4773m / 15655 ft) according to your wish. From the top of Kyanjing Gompa, you will see mountain view at 360 degrees angle. From Kyanjing ri we can see awesome view of Nayakhang,Ganjala, Langtang Ri (6,370m) and Langtang Lirung (7,245m) and many more..

It’s a paradise for trekkers.

why langtang trek
Infographics taken From Poon Hill Guide on the section of Langtang Valley Trek Guide.

On the trail, there is Langtang village which was completely destroyed by the Earthquake that hit Nepal in April 2015. But now the area is safe to trek.

Local people and Hotel owners of Langtang Valley shifted the village to safe place. Hotel owners of there, already made a nice hotel with inside bathroom expect someplace.

We can do comfort Langtang trekking expect Lamahotel. Langtang trek is famous for red panda and musk deer mainly. Pine, oak, char, hemlock and maple fir are the vegetation that can be seen in Langtang.

Langtang national park is the oldest national park of Nepal which is rich in flora and fauna. During the trekking, we can see monkeys, musk deer, pika and the national birds of Nepal(Danphe).

The Langtang National Park was established in 1976. It is the first Himalayan national park of Nepal. It display a high diversity of 14 types of vegetation in 18 ecosystem variety.

Table of Content

1.Trek Facts

Starts/Finish Syabru Besi, Rasuwa
Max. elevation Tserko Ri(4,984m) or Kyanjin Ri (4773m)
Min. duration 8 Days
Difficulty Moderate
Best Season March to May and October to Dec.
Trip Type Teahouse/ Lodge
Legal Documents National Park Fee and TIMS

2. Where is Langtang ?

Langtanag is located at North of Kathmandu valley and border of Tibet. The Langtang valley is in central Nepal, around 19 miles north side. Although near Kathmandu, closer than some other trek, this is more or less wild.

3. Transportaition

To start Langtang hiking, you have to drive Kathmandu to Syabru Besi. We can get public buses at New Buspark of Kathmandu to go Syabru Besi. We can also rent a Jeep or Car for our destination. But the public bus takes more time than private jeep or car. I recommended you take a private Jeep. Back from Kyanjing Gumpa is also the same route.

4. Highlights

  • Langtang Himalayas Range
  • Landscapes,waterfall and Forests
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Red Panda and Musk Deer
  • Beehives on the way
  • Tamang Cultures,Nepali food and local lifestyle

5. Best Season For Trek

The best season for Trekking to Lantang Region is October-November and March-May. At these occasions the climate is mellow and by and large dry, making the strolling conditions great.

The spring season is best for wild flowers. Specially the different speices of Rhododendrons.In the autumn season , we can get the best mountain views.

If you want to walk over snow and too look every high peak cover with snow , winter is best for you. But the hike will be difficult due to freezing cold. During winter time many of the teahouses will close.

Monsoon period is not good for trekking. At that time trails will slippery, leeches abundant. Its also difficult to view mountains due to lots cloud. At that it also risk of Landslides and Floods.

6. Map

7. How long does it take to hike ?

The trek can be done in 7 to 8 days, however, if you want to do whole Langtang Circuit Trek it take around 17 days. The length of hike is depend on the place that you check out from Langtang National Park.

8. How difficult is Langtang trek Nepal ?

In my experience, this trek is moderate trek. The route in some places steeply ascends or descends. You will require an average level of physical fitness to enjoy the hike.

Eventhough for the Nepal trekking for beginners, Langtang is best destination. The things is if you are too fat, you need more rest while walking. So we need some extra day for hike to make easy journey.

Frequently asked Question

Do we need permit for this trek?

Yes, we must be registered with the Trekkers Information Management system(TIMS). And before the Dhunche you must pay an entry fee of $30 for the Langang National Park.

How about the risk of getting Altitutude Sickness ?

The Langtang Valley trek ascends slowly to Kyanjin Gompa(3830m). You will acclimatize before kyanjin. So its low possible to get AMS. If you feel good, then only we will hike to Kyanjin Ri or Tserko Ri.

Because of this, it is important to have a good understanding of the risks associated with high altitude trekking and how the body acclimatises to high altitude. We recommend you read our detailed article on Altitude Sickness and Acclimatisation.

Do we need travel insurance for this stroll?

Yes, you need for your safety.

Can i hire guide?

Sure, you can Langtang Trek Guide Hire.

9.Langtang after earthquake 2015

On April 2015, the big Earthquake destroyed human structure, lots of people as well as. Langtang is most affected trekking route due to the earthquake. The disaster devastated practically every one of the guesthouses and defaced a few sections of the trek. The area was additionally shut for trekking for a truly prolonged stretch of time.

Fortunately, the locale has been open again to trek. A large portion of the guesthouses are vacationer standard inn with Eastern latrine inside the room.

Actually, by trekking to Langtang, you will end up being a piece of revamping the area. Your diversion will be a noteworthy commitment to the practical upliftment of the neighborhood inhabitants.

10. Itinerary

We can make itinerary for Langtang 7 days to 17 days. But here i have mentioned 7 days itinerary specially for Langtang Valley Trek .

Days Itinerary Altitude in ft Hour
1st Day Kathmandu to Syabru Besi 1470m./4822ft 6 hr
2nd Day Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel 2480m./8136ft 7 hr
3rd Day Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley 3430m./11253ft 6 hr
4th Day Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa(3870 m) and Hike to Glacier view Point 3860m./12664ft 3 hr
5th Day Hike to Kyanjin Ri 4773m / 15655 ft 8 hr
6th Day Kyanjin Ri to Lama Hotel 2480m 8 hr
7th Day Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi 1470m 6 hr
8th Day Drive to Kathmandu 170m 7 – 8 hr

12. Detailed Itinerary

Here i have made 8 days detailed itinerary for Langtang valley Hiking

Day 01: Kathmandu to Syabru Besi(1470m./4822ft).

We begin promptly toward the beginning of the day after breakfast and begin our drive up to Syabrubeshi. It takes around 7 to 8 hours . While driving to our destination Syabrubensi, you will see beautiful farmland,Trisuli river, streams, and mountains.We will have lauch in Bidur. Bidur is headquaters of Nuwakot district. Subsequent to achieving the goal, we will register to the lodging and go through the night there.

Day 02: Syabru Bensi trek to Lama Hotel (2480m).

After breakfast, the trek for the day begins directly . At first, the stroll trail rises for about 2:30 hours and after that, a move for an hour takes us to a Bamboo. We will make the most of our lunch at Bamboo. From that point onward, we stroll through leveled trails seeing various flying creature species in the zone just as colonies holding tight the precipices. We should rise a precarious ascension again to at long last achieve the Lama Hotel. We will past that day night there.

Day 03: Lama Hotel trek to Langtang (354om).

A lovely stroll through the rhododendron and pine timberlands for 3 hours takes us to Ghoda Tabela. In the wake of eating here, we can appreciate the thick woodlands and herbs in the region. Another 3-4 hour stroll through a picturesque trail at long last takes us to the Langtang valley where we will go through the night.

Day 04:Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3900m).

This day is progressively similar to a relaxation day. We will take a comfortable stroll for 2 – 3 hours to visit the Kyangjin Gompa at a height of 3817m. The last goal of the trek, the Gompa is a tranquil and excellent place that enables us to have the picturesque perspectives of Mt. Ganchhenpo and Mt. Langtang Lirung. The cheddar production line, the cloisters, and the customary neighborhood houses are the primary attractions of this short excursion.

Day 05: Hike up to Tsergo ri(4985m) and back to Kyanjin Gompa.

This day is committed to enjoying the regular magnificence and tranquility of the Gompa zone. We can appreciate the unbelievable mountain sees just as relish in the tranquil condition. We can likewise take an ascend to the Tsergo Ri at 5150m and furthermore achieve the Langtang ice sheet and the delightful yak field called Langshisha Kharka. This very extreme day. We will pursue a similar trail back to Kyanjin Gompa and go through the night in a similar inn.

Day 06: Trek back to Rimche

On this day we will have a wonderful trek trekking our means back to Rimche from Kyanjin Gompa through the grand trail. Its is parcel less demanding to stroll down rather then going up. You will appreciate the stroll back.

Day 07: Trek to Syabrubensi.

On this day, we again trek back our means through the Bamboo and rhododendron timberlands to at last reach Syabrubeshi. This not a taxing day of walk it takes just 4-5 hour. Appreciate the night at one of the nearby hotel at Sybrubesi. Appreciate the last supper together with guide and watchman. As you following day have transport ride back to Kathmandu.

Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Promptly toward the beginning of the day after breakfast, we begin our voyage back to Kathmandu. We can appreciate the night going around the travel industry spots in the capital city or looking for keepsakes in Thamel.

13. Cost

The cost for Langtang hike is about 650 USD for 7 days hikes .Its cheapest offer you. From this price whats included and whats excluded you can see below.

Whats Included

Cost include:

  • Airport Pickup and Drop off
  • Two nights twin sharing on tourist standard Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Meals on Trekking: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
  • Teahouse basis trekking accommodation on trekking duration.
  • Local bus transfer from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi for guest and guide.
  • Expert English speaking license holder guide.
  • One porter for two guests who carry maximum 20 kilograms.
  • Langtang National Park fees.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, and allowances of Nepali trekking staffs.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
  • Langtang Map .
  • One Nepali simcard(Ncell) for local communication.
  • A special gift( Trekking Certificate) from our company.
  • Farewell dinner before you leaves from Nepal.

Cost exclude :

  • International Airfare & Airport taxes.
  • Visa fee for Nepal.
  • Lunch and Dinner during staying in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of charges like battery charges, laundry, phone calls, any drinks .
  • Hot shower during trekking
  • Trekking Equipment and clothing.
  • Travel insurance which is incased of emergency (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Donation and temple entrance fees.
  • Tips for the trekking staffs which is not compulsory but highly expected.
  • Any other things which are not specified above.

14. Conclusion

Despite the fact that Langtang Valley can become to by a 6 to 7 drive from Kathmandu, this region is as yet obscure to most of the trekkers.In my personal suggestion this Langtang trek is best for you to utilize your holidays in Nepal.

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