Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary - 9 Days

  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Group: 1 - 25 person
  • Max Altitude: 3,870m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • A day Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with a tour guide.
  • Fantastice flora and founa at Langtang National Park.
  • Experience the rich culture of Tibetan and Tamang.
  • Mountain peaks of  (7,345m), Gang Chhenpo (6,388m), Naya Kanga (5,846m), DorjeLakpa (6,966m), Kimsung (6,781m), and YansaTsenji (6,575m).
  • The warm hospitality of the local community.
  • Walk through the lower region settlements, farmlands, and alpine pastures to Kyangjin Gompa 3870m.
  • Explore the huge glacier of Langtang region.
  • Climb Tserko Ri for sunrise and 360 dregee Himalayan range.
  • Historical Buddhist monasteries and Gumpas.

About Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary

Most of the delightful trails and rich magical culture with natural landscapes Langtang valley trek is beautiful trekking destination in Langtang region as well as offer valley of glacier remote glimpse Tibetan unique lifestyle heartwarming hospitality in the delightful lodge. This excited Langtang valley trek 9 days itinerary ascends just 1470 meters to hit 3870m which is easy with fantastic life experience and follow the rushing Langtang Khola of lush bamboo forest with high alpine pastures huge glacier to the border in Tibet. Peaceful Langtang valley comprises snow-capped Himalayan Peaks, mesmerize surrounded landscapes, meadows, old Buddhist monasteries, and Gompas. We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure designed an acclimatization day at Kyangjin Gompa for a climb to Kyangjin Ri 4,850 or Tserko Ri (5,450m) with enjoy seeing panorama Himalayan ranges and sunrise over the mountain.

This Langtang valley trek is the close region from Kathmandu valley and takes you valley of flora and fauna with a lap of mountains. From subtropical to alpine our 9 days Langtang valley trek contains a wide variety of climatic zones, on the trail you'll see interesting traditional life of mix community, sacred Buddhist, historic Buddhist monasteries, wildlife of ( black bear, goat, Himalayan Thar, etc), amazing scenery valleys, majestic waterfalls, highlands, and cultural settlements of Tamangs & lamas. Langtang valley trek (9 days) is relatively easy, short, cheap, and less number of trekkers compared to other Everest and Annapurna region trekking, it includes magnification mountain peaks of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Ganja La Pass, etc. This beautiful Langtang valley trek route leads you through the incredible culture villages, densely forested areas, diverse landscapes, eye-catching waterfalls, high Himalayan valleys, rugged rock, mani walls, prayer flags, Chhortens, and wilderness trekking path.

An awesome exploration Langtang Valley is a perfect journey to use 9 days Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary, which begins from beautiful village Syabrubesi after a mesmerize drive from Kathmandu Valley. We move through a bank of Langtang Khola with crossing small villages, farmlands, lush pine, bamboo, and rhododendron forests. This Langtang valley trek majority of the residents are Tibetan and Tamang, traditionally built stone houses, rich Himalayan heritage, carved wooden, local dress, warm hospitality, and craftsmanship are the highlights. Likewise, following route map, trekking heads toward lower region settlements, farmlands, and alpine pastures to Kyangjin Gompa 3870m. At the rest day, you also climb Tserko Ri for an amazing sunrise over the Himalayan range. Finally, you descend the same trail to Langtang village, Lama Hotel, and Syabrubeshi, then drive back to Kathmandu.

Itinerary

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When you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You'll be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1300m
  • Kathmandu
After having breakfast, you take an exciting bus or jeep drive about 7 hours through the highway, since villages with green forest, along a river, traditional Temples, beautiful Trishuli bazaar, and ascends to Dunche with enjoying snowy mountains, then drive downhill to reach Syabrubesi, where you'll feel having awesome fresh mountain air. Overnight you stay at Syabrubesi trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1470m
  • Syabrubesi
Leaving Syabrubesi behind, you follow the route along the Langtang river and BhoteKosi, then come across the fertile jungle to terraced fields with enjoying amazing waterfalls and beautiful riverside rural settlement bamboo. Likewise, the trail ascent Rimche village to reach Lama Hotel, where you'll stay overnight between jungles and riverside trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2400m
  • Lama Hotel
You start trekking towards unique Tibetan and Tamang village Langtang. Before reaching Langtang village, you'll cross the dense forest along the Langtang River and see the magic view of Langtang Lirung from Godatabel, then the trek passes the wonderful landscapes, prayer wheels, chortens, and farmland. At the evening, you can visit the 2015 earthquake landslide area and traditional stupa.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3450m
  • Langtang village
This day is an easy and short trek, after passing Langtang village, you'll cross the peace small villages, big walls of mani, yak pastures meadows and trekking continue through prayer wheels, traditional water mill, and big Buddhist stupa. After crossing a suspension bridge you arrive at Kyangjin Gompa, which offers magnification views of a huge glacier and surrounded mountain peaks. Overnight you stay at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3870m
  • Kyangjin Gompa
Today is most excited and rest day of this trek. Before having breakfast, you have to decide where you wanna go like Kyanjing Ri and Tserko Ri or both of place? Tserko Ri provides more delightful scenery then Kyanjing Ri. Anyway, you climb to mesmerize viewpoint Tserko Ri for an amazing sunrise over the Langtang range. After spending a few hours at the top viewpoint, you'll descend Kyangjin Gompa, where you explore yak pastures and an ancient monastery. Overnight you stay at the same lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3870m
  • Kyangjin Gompa
After having breakfast, you leaving mountain land and descend through the alpine pastures, along a river, yak pastures meadows, and Langtang village. Similarly, the trek continues back trail to Ghora Tabela then crossing along with a Langtang Khola dense forests you reach Lama Hotel. Overnight stay at Lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2400m
  • Lama Hotel
Leaving Lama Hotel behind, trekking heads toward Syabrubensi. On the way, you cross the Rimche village and descend to bamboo with the beautiful riverside valley, then you move through the birch forest. Finally, crossing the Langtang and the Bhote Koshi rivers you reach Syabrubensi.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1470m
  • Syabrubeshi
Today, you drive back to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you head to the hotel. You will have a few hours to explore around. In the evening, you meet with other team members over farewell dinner. This is your last day in Nepal, therefore make sure to do all the things that you want to do.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 1300m
  • Kathmandu

Notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pickup and drop from Airport to Hotel private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Teahouse/Lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek 6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide.
  • Seasonal fresh fruits and Supplementary snacks.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health conditions (funded by your Travel Insurance).
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Guide and porter costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Himalayan frozen adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Trekking permits (Langtang National Park Permit, TIMS).
  • First aid box.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • farewell dinners.
  • Nepalese visa fee (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal trekking equipment for this trek.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

FAQs

Is Langtang Valley Trek Difficulty?
This trek is easy than another trek, Langtang Valley Trek difficulty is through the Tserko Ri (5,000m). Langtang Valley Trek Difficulty is classified as moderate, who has good healthy fitness, perfect training, and already has done trek above 3000m, those trekkers can do easily this trek. 


Is it necessary to need travel Insurance for this trek?
The travel insurance will cover emergency evacuation as Helicopter rescue and the hospital charge. If you fell an accident and Acute mountain sickness then, at this condition, your travel insurance will immediately provide the helicopter. 


Electricity does available on Langtang Valley Trek?
Yes, electricity is available in the lower region of the Langtang region, where you can get to charge your camera and mobile batteries, etc. But high elevation there has a solar system power so it's not enough for the charge. So we suggest you take some extra batteries for this Langtang Valley trek.


Is possible to take my children to Langtang Valley Trek?
Of course, all of the age can do it but before goes trekking, you have to give training for your child.


Is possible to get a hot shower the trekking?
Yes, the hot shower is possible to get many lodges and teahouse but above the 4,000m is not available and not good for your health.


Can I found Wi-Fi through the trek?
Of course, Wi-Fi is available many lodges and teahouse, but you have to pay extra.


Is it safe for a solo female traveler?
Of course, the solo female traveler is fully safe, Himalayan frozen Adventure is responsible teams, who leading many solo trekkers through the Himalayan and made successfully.


How can I respect the culture?
During the trekking, we can get Different kinds of culture, there we can see some notice, we have to follow that notice rule and regulation.


Is possible to get ATM through trek?
No, is not possible to get ATM and bank through the trek, so you have to takes Nepali money from Kathmandu.


Do I have to take sleeping bags on the trek?
Yes, is necessary to take sleeping bags on the trek because the lodges don't have enough blanket.


How high the Langtang Valley Trek?
Langtang Valley trek high elevation is (3,870m) above the sea level. 


Is Langtang Valley Trek permit necessary?
Yes, Langtang National Park TIMS and Permit are necessary.


How many hours I have to walk each day?
For this Langtang Valley Trek per day maximum of 7 hours and a minimum of 5 hours, you have to walk.


Is possible to make an extra day on the trek?
Yes, if you have time then the trekking is always flexible, you can easily add.


Without any trek can I do it? 
Yap, many trekkers succeed without any trek but you have to use acclimatization day through the trekking. Himalayan Frozen Adventure recommend you before going to the Langtang Valley trek, you have to need training. If any information needs about this Langtang Valley Trek please kindly contact us.


Booking trip can I do cancel?
Yes, you have the option to cancel this trip but there are some certain conditions:

  • If you cancel your trip before 60 days the full amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel your trip before 30 days the 30% amount will be refunded.
  • If you cancel your trip before 1 week the 5% amount will be refunded.

How to manage drink water through trekking?
The Langtang region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. Bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters water for your health.


Is possible to pick up me from the airport?
Yes, when you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.


Can I exchange my money in Nepal?
Of course, You can exchangers your money at the Airport, ATM, and money exchange by a better rate. And you can get enough Nepalese cash for your trek.


What do I have to carry on the trekking?
You have to carry the perfect size trekking bag where you can put your personal belongings item, snacks, sunscreen, water, camera,  gloves, hat, and jacket. Our porter will carry your 20 kg bigger packs.


Is possible to store my extra things in Kathmandu Hotel?
Yes, it's possible to store your extra things in Kathmandu Hotel, We have a safe place to store your luggage.


Can I get an experienced guide?
Of course, we'll provide an experienced guide, who has the deepest information about Himalayan Nepal, and government license holder English speaking guide. Our guide and porter are fully helpful and friendly and make your trip fantastic.


 

Useful Information

Langtang Valley Trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


Langtang Valley Trek Accommodation

Langtang Valley Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. Langtang Valley Trek all accommodations are on the twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.


Langtang Valley Trek Meals

At the Kathmandu have included only breakfast. During the Langtang Valley Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Langtang region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 


Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get the Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Langtang Valley Trek Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.


Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Trekking Equipment Lists

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!