Nepal Govt. Reged. No:209391/075/076
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Langtang trek is oldest trekking trail of Nepal.If you are wondering to know about langtang hiking, you are in right place. As we are local people of Langtang, difinately we have more knowlege and information about langtang trekking in Nepal.
When I did Langtang trek some years ago, I was higly impressed. Amazing mountain view, Tamang culture, landscape, Green forest, and flora and fauna that I tested within a week is was INCREDIBLE.
Even it was oldest trekking trail of Nepal, it’s in the shadow of trekkers choice. At the beginning, I thought it must be some negative things in Langtang so that tourist are diverting another region like Annapurna and Everest. But I found that’s false after trek.The reason was lack of promotion from the government sector of Nepal.
Every guest who visit this trail, they will definitely happy. If you want to test it then let me know when you make the plan for Langtang.
I made lot’s of information regarding Langtang Hiking, so please choose the navigation of below that helps you find your topics of interest.Table of Content
|Starts and End||Syabru Besi, Rasuwa|
|Maximum elevation that you reach||Tserko Ri(4,984m) or Kyanjin Ri (4773m)|
|Minimum duration||7 Days|
|Difficulty Level||Moderate grade|
|Best Season||March to May and October to Dec.|
|Trip Type||Teahouse/ Lodge/Homestay|
|Needed Legal Documents||National Park Fee and TIMS|
Langtang is comparatively easy trek on the basis of trekking trail structure and altitude that we will get on the trek. Even if you are beginners trekkers, you can do this route. Local food, Tamang Culture, Nice loge and Good Hospitality you can expect from Langtang.
Dunche, Syabrusi or Sanu Barkhu is Langtang hike starting place. To reach there, the roadway is one and only alternative. There is no flight option, we must go through via drive.
The good news for Syabrubesi drive is nowadays using private Vehicle, you can go through the lower part of Dhunche which make 2 hours less drive.
We can get public buses as well as a private vehicle from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi drive service. A private vehicle such as Jeep or Car is relatively comforted driving and fast .
For the back to Kathmandu is the same route but if choose Gosaikunda Pass you will either checkout from Helambhu to Kathmandu or Sundarijal to Kathmandu.
7 days to 10 days is enough for Langtang. It depends on which part of Langtang you are going to trek.
Normally for Langtang valley trekking 7 days is engought from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. But if you want to extend it then you can combine also another part or side trips. If you wish to do whole langtang circuit trek then it takes approx 18 days. Langtang Circuit trek means Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking and Gosaikunda Pass including Langtang Valley trekking.
At 11.56am on Saturday, 25 April 2015, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake badly shook Nepal. It created a huge landslide of rock and ice to slide of 7,234m Langtang Lirung. The Langtang village was totally destroyed. The village was wiped out to the river, and over approx 200 people died, including around 40 foreign tourists and other Nepali People.
Fortunately, the local has shifted the accommodation place of Langtang Village. The place where now shifted is safer and flatter landscape. Nowadays some of them already made good lodges and some of them are still making.
We can make itinerary for Langtang 7 days to 17 days. But here i have mentioned 7 days itinerary specially for Langtang Valley Trek .
|Days||Itinerary||Altitude in ft||Hour|
|1st Day||Kathmandu to Syabru Besi||1470m./4822ft||6 hr|
|2nd Day||Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel||2480m./8136ft||7 hr|
|3rd Day||Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley||3430m./11253ft||6 hr|
|4th Day||Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa(3870 m) and Hike to Glacier view Point||3860m./12664ft||3 hr|
|5th Day||Hike to Kyanjin Ri||4773m / 15655 ft||8 hr|
|6th Day||Kyanjin Ri to Lama Hotel||2480m||8 hr|
|7th Day||Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi||1470m||6 hr|
|8th Day||Drive to Kathmandu||170m||7 – 8 hr|
This is the short discription of day by day itinerary of LT. Some time you can see more things than i mention here likewise sometime less. Its depened on your luck. But keep in mind, our local expert guide try to show you more wild animals of Langtang National Park as he can can .
Take your breakfast before leave the hotel. Your guide and porter will come to pickup you on your hotel with Jeep.
It takes around 5 hours to reach Syabrubesi from kathmandu by Jeep. For the Lunch driver will stop at Bidur-Nuwakot. You will be Syabrubesi early afternoon. So after putting your bag at hotel you can explore Chilime Hydrower which is situated inside the tunnel. It might be interesting for you. Riverbank of Syabrubesi there is also Hotspring .
Follow the Langtang river ridge to get Lama hotel. You need to walk approx 7 hours to get Lama hotel. On the way, you will see lots of birds and plants that you have ever seen.
You will have lunch on Pahiro(Landslide) or Bamboo village which takes 3 to 4 hours from Syaburbesi.
The best thing of the day is when you move from Bamboo to Rimche, you will see lots of Bee Hives which are hanging on the big rock.
The way Bamboo to Lama hotel most of the way is inside the forest. So you will see some Deer and lots of Rhesus Monkeys.
Around 1-hour stroll from Lama hotel there is a place which is called Riverside Hotel. From there you will have in the front view of Langtang Lirung View. It takes 3 hours from Lama hotel to Ghodatabela through forest way. You will have lunch in Ghodatabela.
3 hours walking from Goda Tabela you will reach in Langtang Village. Enjoy 3 rd night of hiking at Langtang Village .
4th-day hiking, it starts from L.Village and Ends at Kyanjin Gompa. Its easy stroll only 4 hours to reach Kyanjin Gompa. On the way, you will pass Mundu Village after 1-hour walk from L.Village.
After the earthquake in 2015, the affected family of L.village makes numerous of Lodges at Kyanjin. So there more than 15 hotels in Kyanjin Gompa.
You will spend the 4th day hiking at Kyanjin Gompa. In Kyanjin Gompa you can explore Cheese factory as well as Buddist monasteries.
We can see the amazing view of Mt. Ganchhenpo, Langtang Lirung and Nayakhang mountain from Kyanjin Gompa.
Today you can hike up to Kyanjin Ri or Tseriku Ri. Kyanjin Ri is much easier than Tseriku Ri in terms of hiking difficulty. From both station Langtang range are superb.
Enjoy remain time after hiking at Kyjin Gumpa.
We will back to Lama hotel using the same way. It will be easy for you to hike the Lama hotel from Kyanjin Gompa. After walking 7 hours down you will reach Lama hotel.
Go down to trek starting point( Syabrubesi ). Probably you will have lunch at Bamboo or Pahiro. Enjoy last night of the trip at Syabrubesi.
This good day for you to travel using Jeep because your body might be tired due to 6 days hiking. Approx 6 hours after leaving Syabru you will be in Thamel.
The starting price for Langtang trek with Base Camp Hike is USD 550 for 7 days .If you expect more things then price will add likewise if want budget trip then price will be down according to services.
Reviewed March 21, 2019
Me and my friend Colek booked Langtang trek 7 days throw Base Camp Hike Pvt Ltd and we dont regret anything, because everything was just PERFECT. We also customized little bit the trip with our guide Sabin and everything went very well. Our poter Padma is strong and lovely. So if you want to go trek to Nepal I highly reccomend to use Base Camp Hike Company, because there are professionals who know how to organizise everything.
No. IF you can walk 6-7 hours a day , you can do Langtang trail. Needless to say if you have hiking experience it will plus point to you.
Nowdays most of the place on Langtang Valley, Hotel are new with tourist standard. Most of the places on Langtang Valley areas, they have good lodges which have Clean Room with Attached tolilet.
Every places of in Langtang, you will get both Vegeterain and Non-vegeterain food items. You can choose food itmes form Hotel menu. The hotel of Lantang have But for the vegetarian food, you will get easily everywhere lodge.
All the places you will get menu, from where you can choose what you want to eat.
Sure, you will get mineral water from Syabrubesi to Kyanjin. It means you will drinking water everywhere in Lantang Hiking. The starting price of Mineral water on begining part of trek cost Rs 100 and in high elevation such as Kyanjin Gumpa it cost NRP 250 .
If you use porter, you can easily walk and it’s easy to photographs during journey to Lantang.
100 percent you will get Local expert guide from our Base Camp Hike Pvt Ltd. As we are from Langtang we know more than others regarding this trail.
Even though there are lots of Hotel in Lantang, during trekking season it’s difficult to get enough blanket. So i recommend to go Lantang with your own Sleeping Bag.
Average 6 to 7 hours a day .
I hope now you almost clear to basic aspects of LANGTANG.
Neeless to say , you will highly satisfied with your Nepal VACATION if you do this trekking.
No worries about flight of Lukla and No headache about tourist traffic of Annapurna. So that in my personal better to do Langtang trekking.
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