About Langtang Valley Trek 2024

Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek, nestled in the serene Langtang, Nepal. Trek to Langtang is a captivating adventure that beckons trekkers from all corners of the globe. This remarkable Langtang Valley Trek offers a glimpse into the unspoiled beauty of Langtang National Park, a haven for nature enthusiasts. The trek takes you through enchanting forests, charming villages like Langtang Village. The trek offers stunning vistas of snow-capped peaks. The Langtang Valley Trek is known for its diverse landscapes and varying altitudes, with Kyanjin Ri Lower Peak being a highlight for panoramic views. The trek's elevation gradually ascends, making it accessible to a wide range of trekkers, though its difficulty can be tailored to suit individual preferences.

The trek distances and durations vary, from a brisk 5-day adventure to a more leisurely 9-day exploration. For those seeking more days the trek, can trek via Gosaikunda Trek. Langtang and Gosaikunda Trek combines the beauty of Langtang with the sacred lakes of Gosaikunda while the Tamang Heritage  Langtang Valley Trek offers a culturally enriching experience. Regardless of the chosen route or duration, the Langtang Valley Trek promises an unforgettable journey through Nepal's enchanting landscapes.

Langtang Valley Trek is one of the most popular trekking packages in Langtang, Nepal. The trek is to the closest trekking place from Kathmandu. Trek in Langtang Valley will take you to a slender valley located between the primary Himalayan variety to the north and bordering Tibet together with a lower range of snow-capped peaks to the south. During the Langtang Valley Trek, we are able to get to witness a typical conventional village, several peaks, and glaciers. The whole Langtang Trek has influenced by Tibetan Buddhism and the Tibetan lifestyle due to the fact that the place is touched via the Tibetan border, and 2nd the locals are believed to be descendants of the Tibetans. As a count of fact, Langtang vicinity holds Langtang National Park, that's Nepal's first Himalayan national park announce in 1971.

Our Langtang Valley Trekking starts with a scenic drive to Syabrubesi alongside the northwest hills of Kathmandu. During the trek, we can get to see fascinating perspectives of the snow-capped mountains like Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7,937 m), Ganesh Himal (7,429 m), and numerous other small peaks at the side of stunning surroundings of hillock, forests, river, and villages. From Syabrubesi, we are able to trek to the Lama Hotel via a lovely forest of rhododendron, maple, oak, fir, spruce, and blue pine.

Leaving Lama Hotel behind, we will head towards Langtang Valley via Ghora Tabela. We will spend a night time right here and subsequent days retain our trek to Kyanjin Gompa from where we can get to majestic peer perspectives of Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), Tsergo Ri (4,773 m), Langshisha- Ri (6,427 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6,966 m), Yala Peak (5,520 m), and many different several mountains. We will spend a day right here, and further, trek again to Syabrubesi thru Ghora Tabela.

Langtang Valley Trek offers an exquisite variety of scenery and lifestyle to its guests. Langtang Valley Trek's path will also consist of many gompas, chortens, mani walls, and prayer flags along with the manner, making it extra divine. And, the exceptional part is anybody with everyday fitness and fitness can go on Langtang Valley Trekking, no prior hiking experience is need. We are happy to offer you our expert-designed Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary. We guarantee you that, with Himalayan Asia Treks, you will revel in every 2nd of this trip.

Accommodations on Langtang Valley Trek

During Langtang Valley Trek, you will stay in the guesthouse. The rooms could be small with a twin-sharing practice. The washrooms may also be on a shared basis with other guests. Please notice that the services inside the guest residence or inn may be very basic. Similarly, in Kathmandu, you will live in a three-star hotel. The rooms can be big and comfortable.

Langtang Valley Trek difficulty

Langtang Valley Trek is a moderate trek in the Langtang. The path is relatively easy than many different trails in Nepal. However, the frequent ascends & descends in the rocky and steep direction will make the journey a touch exhausting. You do not want to have previous hiking enjoy to go on Langtang Valley Trekking.

Best Season to go on Langtang Valley Trekking

The great time to move on trekking in Langtang Valley is from Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November). You can also pass on the Langtang Valley trek in January. However, the bloodless weather may not be high-quality healthy for everyone. Similarly, throughout the monsoon, the vicinity gets heavy rainfall, which makes the trail slippery and dangerous.


  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche. 
  • Trek through the adventures trail.
  • Stunning landscape.
  • Explore ancient monasteries and gompas.
  • Get to witness the tradition, culture, and lifestyle of the Tamang people.
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, the Langtang Himalayas, and the Gosainkunda range.

Day to Day Itinerary

Meet by our Himalayan Asia Treks representative in airport and transfer to the hotel. Our representative assists to check in hotel process and give short brief about program. You can take rest and fresh. You can walk in evening in Thamel (tourist hub of Kathmandu). Overnight in Kathmandu.  

  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

After taking breakfast in hotel , our team will come to pick up and transfer to the Dhunche. Drive from Kathmandu offers good views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang and brief glimpse of village life in the Himalaya. After reaching at Trishuli , we enter to the national park and police check post on the edge of the bustling trading town of Dhunche .
Overnight Dhunche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house.
  • Location: Dhunche.
  • Altitude: 2030m.

After taking breakfast, can get vehicle to Thulo Bharkhu (1860m). Bharkhu is a small place and a large sign towards the end of the village indicates the start of the man trail, which quickly climbs up through oak and pine forest to Barbel(2190m). From here you can see Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal. You will reach the ridgetop Tamang village of Thulo Syabru.
Overnight in Thulo Syabru.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house.
  • Location: Thulo Syabru.
  • Altitude: 2210m.

After taking breakfast, we move towards Rimche. The trail cuts back into a gully to a bridge before rounding the hillside and dropping about 300m to the Langtang Khola below. Once at the main valley trails turn east and follow the Langtang Khola up stream. After some walking, there may be a bamboo and Log Bridge to a hot springs are not always accessible as landslides affect the area regularly. Cross a couple of small landslides and begin a switchback climb to Rimche.
Overnight in Rimche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house.
  • Altitude: 2399m.

After taking breakfast, our trek starts towards Ghoratabela. From Rimche the trail climbs a little before dropping to the village of Lama Hotel (2487m). From Lama hotel, you enter some beautiful oak, hemlock and mountain bamboo forests. Spanish moss hangs from trees giving the whole place a mysterious feeling. In around Rimche, you find small monasteries , where you can go. Overnight in Ghoratabela.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house.
  • Altitude: 3030m.

After taking breakfast, we move towards Kyangjin Gompa. Beyond Ghoratabela an army camp where you permit will be checked. The valley now broadens and the gradient eases: Thyangsyapu (3120m) marks the end of the dense forest and the beginning of alpine country. The small settlement of Chyamki (3110m) soon appears, before you then reach the Gompa at Khangtangsa(3220m). A short climb up to views of the classic glaciated U- shaped valley and the village of Langtang (33330m). From Langtang it is easy climb through to Bhotia hamlets, Mundu and Sindum (3140m). Ahead are views of Ganchenpo, Langshisa RI, and Langtang Lirung climbing above you to the north.
Overnight in Kyangjin Gompa.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house.
  • Location: Kyangjin Gompa.
  • Altitude: 3830m.

The earliest viewpoint is from a hill to the north of Kyangjin Gompa, many prayer flags, which can be seen in the village. In here you can visit Cheese factory , visit the Gompa. There are many good views on the climb of Tsergo Ri(4984m). There is an excellent view of Langtang Lirung, T sergo Ri, Yala Peak(5500m) and its surround peaks.
Overnight in Kyangjin Gompa.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house.
  • Location: Kyangjin Gompa.
  • Altitude: 3830m.

The trail follows towards Lama Hotel and will more than 6 hours to return through same trail. We will take lunch in Ghoda Tabela and can enjoy magnificent view of snow covered mountain.

Overnight in Lama Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house.
  • Location: Lama Hotel.
  • Altitude: 2470m.

After taking breakfast in Lama Hotel, we will hike back towards Syabru Bensi. The trail which we pass is lush green vegetation with amazing view of mountains. We can hike along the rising and falling path and reach Syabru Bensi.

Overnight in Syabru Bensi.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house.
  • Location: Syabru Bensi.
  • Altitude: 2380m.

Breakfast in Sybrubensi, we will take bus /jeep to come back Kathmandu with finishing Lakgtang Valley Trek. It will take 7-8 hours to reach Kathmandu. After reaching in Kathmandu, you can do shopping souvenir for your friends and family. At evening , we will go local restaurant  for dinner with cultural program. 
Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

Breakfast at your hotel. Depending upon your departure schedule, Himalayan Asia Treks staff will pick you up from the hotel and transfer to the airport for your onward destination. 

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu in best three star hotel on twin/double sharing.
  • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop by private).
  • Three times meals at trekking route.
  • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
  • Government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg).
  • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return after trek.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.
  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Any type of flight fare.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips.
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Things to know before Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Trek:

The Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Trek is a mesmerizing journey in Nepal that combines the stunning landscapes of the Langtang region with the sacred alpine lakes of Gosaikunda. This trek offers a blend of rich cultural experiences, diverse landscapes, and breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks. The trek usually takes around 14-16 days, allowing trekkers to immerse themselves in both natural beauty and spiritual essence.

Langtang Valley Trek Map:

Maps for the Langtang Valley Trek are readily available in Kathmandu and at various trekking agencies. Online resources and guidebooks also provide detailed maps outlining the route, villages, landmarks, and altitude variations along the trail. A typical map would show the starting point in Syabrubesi, passing through villages like Lama Hotel, Langtang Village, Kyanjin Gompa, and extending towards Gosaikunda Lake.

Langtang Valley Trek in Nepal:

The Langtang Valley Trek in Nepal is a classic trekking route renowned for its accessibility from Kathmandu and its diverse terrain. Trekkers get to witness the unique culture of Tamang and Sherpa communities, traverse through dense forests, encounter high alpine meadows, and enjoy panoramic mountain views, including Langtang Lirung and other peaks in the Langtang range.

Langtang Valley Trek Distance:

The Langtang Valley Trek spans approximately 65-70 kilometers (40-43 miles) round trip, starting from Syabrubesi and returning to the same point. The distance may vary slightly based on the specific route taken and side trips to places like Tserko Ri or Gosaikunda.

Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary:

  • Day 1-2: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by bus, trek to Lama Hotel
  • Day 3-4: Trek to Langtang Village
  • Day 5-6: Reach Kyanjin Gompa, acclimatization day and exploration
  • Day 7-8: Optional side trip to Tserko Ri or Langshisa Kharka
  • Day 9-10: Descend to Syabrubesi or take a detour towards Gosaikunda Lake
  • Day 11-12: Gosaikunda Lake exploration and trek back to Dhunche
  • Day 13-14: Drive back to Kathmandu

Langtang Valley Trek Without Guide:

While it's recommended to have a guide for safety, navigation, and cultural insights, some trekkers opt for a self-guided Langtang Valley Trek. The trail is relatively well-marked, and local teahouse owners and fellow trekkers can offer guidance. Adequate preparation, including a good map, necessary permits, trekking gear, and knowledge about altitude sickness, is essential for a successful self-guided trek.

Langtang Valley Trek Altitude:

The Langtang Valley trek reaches altitudes between 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) at the start and around 3,900 meters (12,800 feet) at Kyanjin Gompa, the highest point for most trekkers. Some optional side trips can reach higher elevations, but the trek generally avoids extreme altitudes.

Langtang Valley Trek Difficulty:

It's considered a moderate trek, suitable for beginners with a reasonable level of fitness. The altitude gains are gradual, and the trek offers a mix of terrains, from forests to alpine landscapes. However, some sections involve steep climbs, and altitude sickness can be a concern for some. Proper acclimatization is crucial.

Langtang Valley Trek Route: The trek typically starts from Syabrubesi or Dhunche and follows the Langtang River through dense forests, bamboo thickets, and charming villages like Lama Hotel and Langtang Village. The path then ascends to Kyanjin Gompa, passing through open valleys with stunning views of peaks like Langtang Lirung.

Langtang Valley Trek Height:

The highest point for most trekkers is Kyanjin Gompa, sitting at around 3,900 meters (12,800 feet). There are options for side trips to Kyanjin Ri (4,773 meters/15,659 feet) or Tserko Ri (4,984 meters/16,350 feet) for panoramic views.

Langtang Valley Trek Guide:

While the trek can be self-guided by experienced trekkers, hiring a local guide can enhance the experience significantly. Guides provide valuable insights into the culture, help with navigation, ensure safety, and assist in case of emergencies. They also support interaction with local communities.

Langtang Valley Trek Review:

Reviews for the Langtang Valley trek are generally positive. Trekkers often praise the stunning scenery, the authenticity of the villages, the warmth of the locals, and the relatively less crowded trails compared to more popular routes like Everest Base Camp or Annapurna Circuit. However, weather conditions can vary, and being prepared for changes is advised.

Langtang Valley Trek Packing List:

Packing for the Langtang Valley Trek requires careful consideration due to varying weather conditions. Essential items include trekking boots, insulated clothing, a sturdy backpack, a sleeping bag, waterproof jackets, gloves, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, water purification tablets or a filter, first aid kit, trekking poles, and high-energy snacks. Don't forget a camera to capture the stunning landscapes!

Langtang Valley Trek Permit:

To trek in Langtang, you need two permits: the Langtang National Park Entry Permit and the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card. These permits are obtainable in Kathmandu and require a passport-sized photo and the respective fee.

Langtang Trek Best Season:

The best times for the Langtang Valley Trek are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). These seasons offer stable weather, clear skies, and breathtaking views of the Himalayas, making trekking conditions favorable.

Langtang Trek Cost:

The cost of the Langtang trek varies depending on factors like trekking duration, accommodations, food, guide/porter fees, permits, and personal expenses. On average, a basic Langtang trek package might range from $500 to $1000, but this can vary widely based on preferences and services chosen.

Langtang Trek Height:

The highest point on the Langtang Valley Trek is Kyanjin Ri, standing at an altitude of around 4,773 meters (15,659 feet). The starting point is around 1,400 meters (4,600 feet), offering a significant altitude gain during the trek.

Langtang Valley Trek Duration:

The Langtang Valley Trek typically takes around 7 to 10 days for a round trip from Kathmandu. This duration allows for acclimatization and exploration of the stunning valley and nearby peaks. Trekking longer or shorter durations is also possible depending on individual preferences and schedules.


Before embarking on the Langtang Valley Trek in Nepal, there are several important things to know. Here are some key points to consider:

  • Trekking Permits: Ensure you obtain the necessary permits for trekking in the Langtang region. The Langtang National Park Permit and TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card are required which will be issued with local trekking company in Nepal - Himalayan Asia Treks. You can obtain these permits in Kathmandu or at the park entrance in Syabrubesi.
  • Trekking Season: The best time to trek in the Langtang Valley is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer stable weather, clear skies, and beautiful views. Winter trekking is also possible but requires adequate preparation for colder temperatures and potential snowfall.
  • Fitness Level: The Langtang Valley Trek is considered moderately challenging. It involves walking for several hours each day on uneven terrain and ascending to high altitudes. Prior physical fitness and some hiking experience are recommended to enjoy the trek comfortably.
  • Altitude Sickness: The Langtang Valley Trek takes you to high altitudes, with Kyanjin Gompa reaching around 3,870 meters (12,697 feet). Acclimatization is crucial to prevent altitude sickness. Take your time, ascend gradually, stay hydrated, and be aware of symptoms such as headache, nausea, and dizziness. If symptoms worsen, descend to a lower altitude.
  • Packing Essentials: Prepare a comprehensive packing list, including essential trekking gear such as sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing layers, a good-quality sleeping bag, a backpack, a waterproof jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a first aid kit. It is advisable to pack light but carry enough warm clothing for cold nights.
  • Accommodation and Food: Teahouses or lodges are available along the Langtang Valley Trek route, providing basic accommodation and food. However, the facilities may be more limited compared to more popular trekking regions like Everest or Annapurna. Carry some cash (Nepalese rupees) as credit card facilities may not be available in remote areas.
  • Water and Hydration: Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification methods (e.g., tablets, filters, or boiling) to ensure safe drinking water throughout the trek. Avoid using disposable plastic bottles to reduce environmental impact.
  • Local Culture and Etiquette: Familiarize yourself with the local culture and customs of the people living in the Langtang region. Respect their traditions, dress modestly, and ask for permission before taking photographs of locals or religious sites.
  • Guides and Porters: While the Langtang Valley Trek can be done independently, hiring a local guide or porter can enhance your experience and provide support during the trek. They have local knowledge, assist with navigation, and help carry your load.
  • Travel Insurance: It is crucial to have comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking activities, including medical emergencies and helicopter evacuation if necessary. Check the policy details and ensure it covers high-altitude trekking.

Remember, safety should always be a priority during any trekking adventure. Plan well, be prepared, and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Langtang Valley.

Langtang Valley Trekking Packing list :

  • Day pack (rucksack)

  • Light weight and warm trousers.

  • Socks.

  • Sun hats and gloves.

  • Full- sleeves t shirt.

  • Warm jackets.

  • Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.

  • Light weight cotton clothing.

  • Waterproof or windcheater jacket.

  • Knee supports.

  • Sun glasses.

  • Sun cream and lip protector.

  • A one liter hard Water bottle.

  • Batteries

  • Flash light

  • Down jacket

  • Trekking shoes or boots.

  • A pair of sandals.