Langtang Valley Trek

10 Days
  • Trekking
  • 5050 M
  • Autumn & Spring
  • Private
  • 3 Stars Hotels/ Tea House
  • All meals during the trek


Langtang Valley Trek presents an enriching short hiking experience, guiding participants through the alpine Langtang region located to the north of Kathmandu. Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayan peaks, this captivating valley has been designated as Nepal’s inaugural National Park in the Himalayan domain since 1971 AD. Renowned as a protected area, the Langtang region culminates in the scenic Kyanjin Gompa at an elevation of 3870 meters above sea level, thereby earning the moniker “Kyanjin Gompa Trek.”

The trek unfolds an exploration of mountain villages and local lifestyles, allowing for encounters with Himalayan glaciers from lower altitudes. Moreover, it offers breathtaking vistas of prominent Himalayan peaks, including Mount Langtang Lirung (7246 meters), Dorje Lakpa (6966 meters), Gang Cheenpo (6388 meters), and Ganesh Himal (7429 meters).

The nomenclature of Langtang carries a fascinating tale, attributing the name to a lama (Buddhist Saint) who, in pursuit of a lost yak, stumbled upon this picturesque valley. According to legend, the area was named Langtang, with ‘lang’ denoting ‘yak’ and ‘tang’ signifying ‘to follow’ in the Tibetan language. The upper reaches of the valley are characterized by the abundant presence of yaks grazing in open meadows.

Inhabited by the Tamang people, an indigenous group predominantly dwelling in the middle hills of Nepal, the Langtang region exhibits a distinctive cultural identity. While the residents identify as Tamang, their lifestyle, dress code, language, and religious rituals bear closer resemblance to Tibetan practices than to the same ethnic group residing elsewhere.

The commencement of the Langtang trek is marked by Syabru Besi, accessible after a 6-hour drive from Kathmandu. The trail unfolds northward into the Langtang valley, traversing the river multiple times amidst oak and rhododendron forests. Upon reaching the Langtang valley, a visit to Langtang village precedes the onward journey to Kyanjin Gompa, navigating through the glacial moraine.

Kyanjin Gompa serves as the pinnacle destination of this trek, followed by an ascent to Tsergo Ri (4984m), the highest point of the journey. From this vantage point, participants are treated to awe-inspiring views of the Himalayan panorama, complete with glaciers. The return leg retraces the route to Syabru Besi, culminating in a drive back to Kathmandu, marking the conclusion of the trek in Syabru Besi.

The most favorable period for the Langtang Valley Trek spans from September to mid-December and from March to May. During these months, the daytime weather is characterized by abundant sunshine and warmth, offering spectacular vistas. While winter (December, January, and February) is also suitable for Langtang trekking, the colder temperatures and occasional fog may impact mountain views. Despite the challenges posed by the colder season, trekking in the Langtang region remains a viable option.

Conversely, undertaking the trek during the monsoon season (June, July, August) is affected by rainfall. However, this time of year brings forth the blossoming of high valleys and meadows, showcasing a vibrant display of flowers and lush vegetation.

The departure date for the Langtang Trek is flexible and can be chosen based on your comfort and convenience. Our organization customizes this trek as a private trip, ensuring a personalized and tailored experience for each participant.

Regarding Optional Activities for Langtang Valley Trek

The Langtang Valley Trek presents an exceptional trekking experience in the scenic Langtang region of Nepal. To enhance your adventure, we provide the opportunity to participate in additional activities or side trips. Recognizing the diverse interests of our trekkers, we have designated these supplementary activities as optional tours, distinct from the inclusive package cost of the Langtang Trek.

Upon request, we are pleased to furnish you with detailed information about these optional activities, conveniently listed in the right column for your reference.

For any additional information or inquiries related to Langtang Trekking, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are at your disposal to ensure a memorable and customized trekking experience.

Trip Highlights

  • Encounter local Tamang and Tibetan communities along the trail, providing an opportunity to experience their unique culture and traditions.
  • Trek through Langtang National Park, home to diverse flora and fauna, including rare species like the red panda.
  • Reach Kyanjin Gompa, a picturesque village surrounded by snow-capped peaks. The Gompa (monastery) is a spiritual center with breathtaking views.
  • Enjoy stunning views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and other peaks as you ascend through the Langtang Valley.
  • Visit the local cheese factory in Kyanjin to witness traditional cheese-making processes using yak milk.
  • Trek through diverse landscapes, including lush rhododendron forests, alpine meadows, and high mountain terrain.
  • Witness a variety of flora, such as rhododendron and bamboo, and spot wildlife like the red panda, Himalayan tahr, and various bird species.


Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our dedicated tour officer will be there to welcome you. Look for a placard displaying your name outside the airport terminal. You will receive a warm greeting along with an auspicious garland. Our tour officer will then escort you to your designated hotel using our private tourist vehicle. At the hotel, assistance will be provided during check-in, followed by a pre-trip meeting to brief you on the overall program. During this meeting, any questions or queries you may have will be addressed. Additionally, please settle any outstanding balances and provide a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. The evening will be spent at the hotel.

Embark on a 145-kilometer drive northwest of Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (Alt. 1467m/4813ft), a journey lasting approximately 6.5 hours.

After breakfast, commence your trek by crossing a bridge and ascending to the village of Old Syabrubeshi. Explore the monastery in a small stone building at the village's end before following the stone-paved trail to cross the Langtang Khola via a bridge. The trek takes you through a forest, offering opportunities to spot various birds and wildlife. The journey continues, crossing streams and reaching Lama Hotel. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Embark on a trek starting with a gentle climb that gradually becomes steeper as you traverse a wild forest. Enjoy views of Langtang Lirung peak through the forest, and make stops at scenic spots like Gumanchok. Reach Ghora Tabela, where you'll find the Nepal Army National Park Check post, before climbing through rhododendron trees and entering the glacial Langtang valley. Explore Langtang village upon arrival. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Follow the path through the village, climb a ridge, and cross a stream to reach Mundu village. Continue past yak pastures to Kyanjin Gompa, where you can explore the Nyingmapa Monastery School, Cheese Factory, and pasture land. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Embark on an early morning hike to Tsergo Ri for panoramic views of the Langtang Himalayan range. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery, including Langtang Lirung and Gyanghempo peak. Return to Kyanjin Gompa for the night.

Retrace your steps to Langtang village and then to Lama Hotel, passing through the forest and crossing streams. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Continue your descent to Syabrubesi, following the path from the previous day. Upon arrival, the trek concludes. Rest and celebrate your journey at the lodge. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

After breakfast, take a bus back to Kathmandu, reaching the city in the afternoon. The rest of the day is at leisure, allowing for last-minute souvenirs shopping. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with Nepali cuisines and cultural dances at a typical Nepali Restaurant.

The trip concludes today. Our tour officer will drop you off at Kathmandu International Airport for your departure flight from Nepal.

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel on twin sharing in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Three-time Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Accommodation in Tea-house during the trek.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu- Syabrubesi - Kathmandu by sharing Vehicle (Private vehicle can upgrade).
  • TIMS Card/ National Park entry fee/Other Permits.
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as applicable.
  • An experienced government-certified English-speaking trekking guide and a porter to carry luggage. The porter ratio is 1 porter for every 2 trekkers.
  • A comprehensive medical kit for any necessary medical assistance during the trek.
  • Staff costs include their salary, insurance, and allowance. Group medical kit box carried by Trekking Guide (Diamox and First Aid Medicine).
  • Complementary Farwell Dinner with Nepalis cousin and cultural performance.
  • Complementary Spa after your adventure.

Cost Excludes

  • Travel insurance (mandatory, which must cover in case of uncertain emergency rescue)
  • Personal belongings any Expenses
  • Trip extend in case of personal interest or uncertain circumstances.
  • Trip cancelation charges
  • Tipping for guide and Porter

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