About Short Langtang Valley Trek

Short Langtang Valley Trek

The Langtang Valley short trek with Himalayan Asia Treks is a breathtaking adventure that offers a taste of Nepal's stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. This compact trek takes you through lush rhododendron forests, charming villages, and alongside glistening mountain streams. As you ascend, trekkers explore to awe-inspiring views of snow-capped peaks, including Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal. The trek is perfect for those with limited time but a strong desire to experience the Himalayas. Himalayan Asia Treks, with their experienced guides and well-organized itineraries, ensures a safe and memorable journey through this captivating region. It's a remarkable opportunity to immerse yourself in the serenity and grandeur of the Langtang Valley.

Langtang Valley situates in the Central region of Nepal. It is approx. nineteen miles far from the North direction of Kathmandu, and this is near the border with Tibet. Short Langtang Valley Trek is one of the fabulous places for a trip to Nepal. It is the most beautiful valley in the world. This Short Langtang Valley Trek is also popularly know by the name of Glaciers Trek. The  Langtang Valley Short Trek is relatively simple in Nepal than the Everest and Annapurna region Trekking. We have come up with special eight days Short Trek to Langtang Valley for you where you will visit lots of places along with Langtang National Park (the first Himalayan National Park,established in 1976) and the forests that have pine and sub-alpine trees with wildlife like various kind of birds, monkey, Ghoral, serow, pika Tahr, snow leopard, etc.

The local people here are of Tibetan origin. According to the legend, this Langtang Valley Trek was discovered by Lama. Lama was a Tibetan Buddhism teacher. The local people are of Tibetan origin. According to legend, this Langtang Valley Trek was located by Lama, who was a famous Tibetan Buddhism teacher. The world Lang dedicated o “Lama” while Lang dedicated to “Follow” according to Tibetan.

This short, easy, and beautiful Trek to Langtang Valley will offer you a lifetime joyous experience where you can explore this beautiful valley along with your friends or family. We are here with our expert guides who will lead you.

The Short Langtang Valley Trek is an excellent choice for those who want to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Langtang region of Nepal but have limited time. This trek offers a condensed version of the longer Langtang Valley Trek, making it ideal for travelers with time constraints or those seeking a relatively easier trekking experience.

Here are some reasons to choose the Short Langtang Valley Trek:

  • Time-efficient: The Short Langtang Valley Trek typically takes around 7 to 10 days, making it suitable for people who cannot commit to longer trekking adventures but still want to explore the Himalayas.
  • Stunning landscapes: Despite its shorter duration, the trek offers awe-inspiring views of snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and picturesque landscapes that are characteristic of the Langtang region.
  • Rich culture and heritage: The Langtang area inhabite by the Tamang community, an ethnic group with a distinct culture and traditions. On this trek, you will have the opportunity to interact with local people and learn about their way of life.
  • Wildlife and biodiversity: The Langtang region is known for its diverse flora and fauna. While trekking through the area, you may encounter various species of birds, mammals, and colorful rhododendron forests.

Flora and Fauna in the Langtang Valley Trek:

  • Flora: The Langtang region bless with a variety of vegetation due to its diverse climatic conditions. As you ascend in altitude, you will come across different vegetation zones. The lower areas cover with lush forests of oak, maple, pine, and bamboo. As you go higher, trekkers encounter rhododendron forests in bloom during the spring season, creating a spectacular landscape of colors. Above the treeline, alpine vegetation dominates.
  • Fauna: The Langtang region is home to several species of wildlife. Some of the animals you might encounter on the trek include the Himalayan tahr (a wild goat), red panda, langur monkeys, and various species of birds like pheasants, Himalayan griffon vultures, and more. If you're lucky, you may spot the elusive snow leopard, although they are quite rare to encounter.

Local Peoples and Cultures of the Langtang Area:

The Langtang region is primarily inhabited by the Tamang community, who have a rich cultural heritage that revolves around farming and animal husbandry. The Tamang people are known for their warm hospitality and vibrant festivals.

During the trek, trekkers pass through several Tamang villages, where you can witness their traditional way of life. You might see colorful prayer flags, intricate monasteries, and chortens (Buddhist shrines). The locals often wear traditional attire, and you can immerse yourself in their culture by participating in their cultural practices and festivities if the timing aligns.

Overall, the Short Langtang Valley Trek offers a fulfilling experience of Nepal's mountainous beauty, rich cultural heritage, and unique flora and fauna without requiring an extended time commitment.Therefore, enlisted here are the details of 8 days trek plan to Langtang Valley Trekking, which offers swift views of mountain streams, droop forest, grassy down, jagged rock, grasslands, and world-class snow-capped peaks. So get ready to explore this beauty.


  • Explore Kathmandu City.
  • Buddhist gompas like  Kyanjin and another old gompa.
  • Snow-capped peaks. 
  • Ancient and isolated villages.
  • Tibetan Buddhist Village
  • Friendly behaviors of the local community.
  • Rhododendron forest .
  • Langtang village.
  • Panoramic view of Lantang Ri, Ganjala peak, and another snow-capped peak.

Day to Day Itinerary

Meet by our Himalayan Asia 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.

On first day, after your arrival in Kathmandu, enjoy some glorious views of the Capital. Introduction to guides, enjoy Lunch with Delicious Nepali meals with some pre-trip discussion. The trek journey will begin and headed towards Syabru Besi. Syabru Besi is a village and the starting point for treks. Here, we will enjoy the fabulous views of beautiful places viz. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Annapurna etc.
Overnight stay at lodge in Syabru Besi.

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

On the second day after breakfast, we will start our trekking from Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel situated in Lukla with marvellous mountain views and Langtang Khola along the way which is a small river. The trek will first ascends and then descends while passing through oak and rhododendron forests. After crossing a bridge over Langtang Khola, we will reach to the Lama Hotel.
Overnight stay in Lama Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lama Hotel.
  • Altitude: 2,380m

On this day after hot breakfast, we will continue our trek to Langtang Village to reach Mundu. The trail will take you to the green meadows which are the wonderful place of Ghoda Tabela. Thereafter, enjoy with climbing the beautiful valley with world class sight view experience. We will pass through a Buddhist Monastery before reaching Langtang village.
Overnight in Lantang Village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lantang Village.
  • Altitude: 3,500m

The day starts with breakfast, we will start with the journey to Kangjin Gompa which is a principal monastery. We will enjoy here with Water Mills, Chortens, mounds of rock, Prayer wheels etc. After lunch, we will head towards exploring Buddhist shrine in Kyangjin Gompa.
Overnight stay in Gompa.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Kyangjin Gompa.
  • Altitude: 3,800m

Day fifth is the rest day at Kyangjin. Today we will Explore Tserko Ri. Tserk Ri is an amazing place and you will enjoy the beauty of nature with Himalayas, birds, Glaciers and lakes. The trail will pass through yak pastures before ascending towards Tserko Ri. Enjoy all means while acclimatization. Overnight stay in Gompa.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Kyangjin Gompa.
  • Altitude: 3,800m.

The trail again starts after breakfast and we will direct back towards Lama Hotel. Today we will pass through the stunning forests, beautiful Tamang village and enjoy the different Himalayan views that had been missed earlier. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lama Hotel.
  • Altitude: 2380m.

This day is the last day of trekking and we will back from Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi. The trekking is relatively easy this time. Overnight stay at Syabru Besi.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Syabru Besi.
  • Altitude: 2100m.

Today after breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu from where you can do last minute shopping and experience & explore the local traditional culture of the place. Enjoy farewell dinner while recalling your beautiful memories of the trek to cherish lifetime.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

Departure with the accumulated wonderful moments and sweet memories of your successful trek to the beautiful Langtang Valley with world class experience.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

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, sightseeing by private, Kathmandu-Dhunche-Kathmandu by Jeep).
  • Three times meals at trekking route.
  • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips(Not Mandatory but Expected).
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Short Nepal Information:

Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the world’s ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.

Passport and Visa:

First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal If you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.


Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
  • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
  • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar.
  • Winter: (Dec-Feb): This season is known as Cold season so it’s not good time for high altitude trekking time.

Best Time to Go Short Langtang Valley Trek:

The best to do trekking in Nepal is September to November and March to May. December and January is also possible to do trekking but winter season so it would be cold and snowfall, we can suggest lower part of mountain trekking. June, July and August is raining season so we suggest contacting us for best trek.

Is it suitable trekking for me?

If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website. We suggest while going Trek in Nepal, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also. If you need more question about suitable Trekking Package in Nepal for you, please drop email or contact us in social sites also.


The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For exchanging your currency into local currency, can visit Bank, govt. licensed holder Money Exchange.


We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country with showing your travel itinerary. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.

Hotel/ Accommodation on Short Langtang Valley Trek:

We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel.

Meals Short Langtang Valley Trek:

The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to bring water purification tablets.

Guide and porter Short Langtang Valley Trek:

We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two person. One porter carries 20 kg .

Personal Expenses Short Langtang Valley Trek:

Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.

Some do’s and do not’s Trekking in Nepal:

  • Respect local culture and people.
  • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
  • While you are entering in Temple and monasteries, just check in some temple not allowed entering for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.

What do I need for 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.