One of the beautiful and popular trekking destinations in Nepal, Langtang is the nearest Himalayan region for trekking from Kathmandu. The region offers peaceful and adventurous trekking trips. Langtang Valley Trek is one of the treks in the region that you can explore and enjoy. It takes you to the beautiful mountain valley of Langtang and its surroundings.
A 10-day trip in total, this trek to Langtang region offers you an unforgettable adventure holiday experience.
A trekking adventure in the Langtang region means setting off on an exploration of pristine nature and magnificent Himalayas. Langtang Valley Trek is a short but a beautiful trekking adventure in the region. When you are on the trek, you reach up to Kyanjing Gompa and surroundings.
The adventure brings you the opportunity to explore the peaceful trail and villages along the route. The beautiful villages that you trek past and stay overnight at give you a nice insight on the local lifestyle of the region.
As soon as you begin your trek from Syabrubesi, you will come across beautiful natural surroundings. The trek goes towards Lama Hotel, Langtang Village and eventually to Kyanjing Gompa. Once you reach Kyanjing village, you will hike around to explore and witness the magnificence of the mountains in the Langtang range.
Hiking trips to Kyanjing Ri and Tserko Ri unfold some of the unbelievable views of the mountains. The hiking trips are the highlights of the adventure although the entire trek in the region is full of wonders.
In addition to the trek to Langtang valley, you can also explore Gosainkunda Lake Trek in the region.
Trekking to the Langtang valley is one of the beautiful short trekking adventures in Nepal. You will love this trek if you –
The first day is the arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Welcome and then transfer to the hotel in a private vehicle by the representative of Step on Himalaya. Stay overnight at the hotel and gets prepared for the trekking.
Today we will take a 6 – 7hours ride by bus to Syabru Bensi passing via Trishuli and Dhunche. On the way, you can enjoy the views of Himalayas, especially from Kakani. We will see many villages, waterfalls, local markets and greeneries of the hillocks on the way. Syabru bensi is an amazing place at an elevation of 1462meters / 4795 feet with stone houses and a community of Tamangs and Sherpas. Stay overnight in Syabru bensi.
After having breakfast, we will head to Lama Hotel which is at the height of 2510m/8232ft from Syabru bensi. We will follow the trail of the Langtang River. We will cross a suspension bridge and then ascent the ridge up to Paira Lodge. We will further ascent to New Bridge and then up to the Rimche. After walking for about 40 minutes, we will now arrive at the Lama Hotel. If we are lucky, we might see the Himalayan black bears, the Red Pandas, the monkeys, etc. Stay overnight at Lama Hotel.
Today we will start the trail climbing the Ghora Tabela passing through the dense woods of oaks, maples, hemlock, and rhododendron. The view of the Mt. Langtang Lirung which has a height of 7244m is spectacular. We will further follow the Trail of Langtang River leaving the Ghora Tabela. Continuing the walk, we will arrive at the Langtang village at the height of 3307meters / 10846 feet. Stay overnight at Langtang village.
Today we will ascend to Sindum and then to Yamphu. Walking further, we will cross the Laja Khola. Now we will climb up the moraine to the viewpoint of Kyanjin Gompa and the unique icefall from the Langtang Lirung. We will then hike to the Kyanjin Ri at the height of 4773meters / 14526 feet. After spending some time, we will climb down to the Kyanjin Gompa. Stay overnight here.
After having breakfast, we will start our trek climbing a steep trail to the Tsergo Ri at the elevation of 5050meters / 16512 feet. From here, we can enjoy the amazing panoramic view of the wholesome Langtang Himalayan range that includes the Gyanghempo (6,888 m.), Langshisa Ri (6,810 m.), and Langtang Lirung (7,244m), Nayakang, Ganjala peak, etc. The view of the Langtang valley is spectacular from here. We will then trek back to Kyanjin Gompa and stay overnight here.
We will now retrace our steps to Lama Hotel today enjoying the amazing views of the Himalayan ranges and passing through the beautiful Tamang settlements. The trail is mostly descending from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel. Stay overnight at lodges here.
We will be further descending till Syabru bensi from Lama Hotel. It will be easier trail and fast as we know the trail already. Stay overnight here.
We will pack our things and be ready to travel back to Kathmandu on a bus from Syabru Bensi. After reaching Kathmandu, you will be escorted to the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
The representative of the Step On Himalaya will transfer you to the Tribhuvan International Airport after having breakfast. We will be at the airport at least 3 hours prior to the scheduled time.