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Langtang Trek

Langtang Trek 7 Days

Trip Duration: 7 Days

Langtang trek is an excellent hiking trail for those who wish to celebrate holidays in most beautiful trekking area with less touristic. It doesn’t matter whether you have a short holiday ( 1 week) or long(3 weeks). We can make Langtang itinerary which suits your travel duration.

Langtang Lirung

After Everest region and Annapurna region, The Langtang is 3rd most popular trekking area of Nepal. If you are wondering to know about Langtang Hiking, you are in the right place. As we are local people of Langtang, definitely we have more knowledge and information about langtang .

Amazing mountain view, Tamang culture, diversified landscape, Thick Green forest, and flora and fauna makes a journey to Langtang INCREDIBLE.

Even it’s oldest trekking trail of Nepal, facing the shadow of trekkers choice. The major reason is lack of promotion from the government sector of Nepal.

Guest who visit there, they will definitely happy. If you want to test, then let me know when you make a plan for Langtang.

We made lot’s of information regarding Langtang Hiking, so please choose the navigation of below that helps you find your topics of interest.

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Langtang Trek Information

Kyanjin view point

Langtang is a comparatively easy trek on the basis of trail structure and altitude that we’ll get on the trek. Even if you are beginner trekker, you can do Langtang. Tibetan influenced Tamang Culture, Tamanag food with Nice loge and Good Hospitality you can get on trail.

Trek Fact

Starts and EndSyabrubesi, Rasuwa
Maximum elevation that you reach Tserko Ri(5,033m) or Kyanjin Ri (4773m)
Minimum duration7 Days
Difficulty LevelModerate grade
Best SeasonMarch to May and October to Dec.
Trip TypeTeahouse/ Lodge/Homestay
Needed Legal DocumentsNational Park Fee and TIMS

Getting there & away

Dhunche, 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. A private Vehicle such as Jeep or Car is relatively comforted driving and fast .

For the back to Kathmandu, you can use the same route. Or you can do Gosaikunda Pass you will either checkout from Helambhu to Kathmandu or Sundarijal to Kathmandu.

Highlights( Why Langtang Trek ? )

Here is top 7 reason why you should do trek to Langtang

  1. To see Langtang Himalayas Range
  2. Experience the Landscapes,waterfall and Forests
  3. Rich in Flora and Fauna
  4. Red Panda and Musk Deer
  5. Bee Hives on the way
  6. Tamang Cultures,Nepali food and local lifestyle
  7. Easy hiking route

Best Season For Trek

best season for trek to Langtang

How long does it take to hike ?

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.

Langtang valley after earthquake 2015

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.

Langtang Trek 7 days Itinerary

This 7 days itineary leads you Langtang Valley from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.

DaysItineraryAltitude in ftHour
1st Day Kathmandu to Syabru Besi1470m./4822ft6 hr
2nd DaySyabru Besi to Lama Hotel2480m./8136ft7 hr
3rd DayLama Hotel to Langtang Valley3430m./11253ft6 hr
4th DayLangtang to Kyanjin Gompa(3870 m) and Hike to Glacier view Point3860m./12664ft3 hr
5th DayHike to Kyanjin Ri 4773m / 15655 ft8 hr
6th DayKyanjin Ri to Lama Hotel2480m8 hr
7th DayLama Hotel to Syabru Besi and Drive to Kathmandu1470m10 hr

Detailed Itinerary

Kyanjin Ri

This is the short description of day by day itinerary of LT. Sometimes you can see more things than I mention here likewise sometimes less. It’s depend 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.

Day 01: Kathmandu to Syabrubensi (1450m).

Take your breakfast before leaving the hotel. Your guide and porter will come to pickup you at 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 a hotel you can explore Chilime Hydropower which is situated inside the tunnel. It might be interesting for you. Riverbank of Syabrubesi there is also Hotspring.

Day 02: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2480m).

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 about 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.

Day 03: Lama Hotel trek to Langtang Village (3540m).

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 the forest way. You will have lunch at Ghodatabela.

3 hours walking from Goda Tabela you will reach in Langtang Village. Enjoy 3 rd night of hiking at Langtang Village .

Day 04:Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3900m).

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 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.

Langtang Glacier

We can see the amazing view of Mt. Ganchhenpo, Langtang Lirung and Nayakhang mountain from Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 05: Hike up to Tsergo Ri(4985m) and back to 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.

Langtang Range

Enjoy remain time after hiking at Kyajin Gumpa.

Day 06: Kyanjin Ri to Lama Hotel

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.

Day 07: Trek to Syabrubensi.

Go down to trek starting point( Syabrubesi ). Probably you will have lunch at Bamboo or Pahiro. Enjoy the last night of the trip to Syabrubesi.

Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

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.

Cost for Lantang Trek

The total cost for the Langtang trek is USD 550 for 7 days per person. This price is detemined for single travellers on the basis of above our plan. Price can flucute according to trekkers size.

If you expect more things than our package, the price can arise what you added. Likewise, if want to make partial service, we can provide also that types of service.

Langtang Trek Reviews

Excellent and amazing Langtang Hiking, highly reccomended!!

Mikk M

Reviewed March 21, 2019

Estonia

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.

FAQs

how difficult(hard) is Langtang trek ?

The Langtang Hike is taken as easy to moderate difficulty hiking route. The height of maximum accomadation place is 3800m which is called Kyajin Gompa. To reach Kyanjin Ri, it’s not a difficult trail. Most of the part is flatter up. So to only reach Kyanjin Gompa, Langtang trek is easy to trek.

But if you want to climb Kyanjin Ri(4600m) and Tserku ri(4900m) it will be moderate difficulty trek. From kyanjin Ri and Tsrerki, we can see astonoshing Langtang Ranges.

When is the best season(time) for Langtang hiking?

March to May(spring) and Mid of September to Mid of December(autumn) is the best season(time) for Langtang trekking.

Do I need to have hiking experience for Langtang Excursion ?

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.

What types of Accomadition can we get on Lantang Hike ?

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.

Can we get Vegeterain food or non vegiterain food in Langtang ?

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.

Can I get mineral water during the hike ?

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 .

Do I need to have Porter to carry my stuffs ?

If you use porter, you can easily walk and it’s easy to photographs during journey to Lantang.

Can we get Langtang expert guide?

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.

Do I need sleeping bag ?

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.

How many hours we should walk each day ?

Average 6 to 7 hours a day .

Conclusion

Needless to say , you’ll highly satisfy with this trekking.

No worries about flight to Lukla and less touristic comparing than Annapurna Circuit and Ghorepani Poon Hill . So that we BCH highly recommend to do trekking in Langtang.

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