Langtang Trek 7 Days

The Langtang is the nearest Himalayan Trekking region from the Kathmandu Valley. A few hours drive from Kathmandu can take you to the beautiful Langtang region. Despite its proximity to the Kathmandu city, the Langtang Region is as wild as any Tibetan highlands with an idyllic rural landscape. The people living in the highlands of the Langtang region are from Tibetan Origin, hence they look like Tibetans. Langtang region is one of the most popular trekking regions for those wishing for a trek from Kathmandu into the Himalayas influenced by Tibetan culture and lifestyle within 7 days.

7 days Langtang Trek takes the trekkers through its forests and among the villages and farmlands of its people, many of who are of Tibetan origin. Once an important trading route with Tibet, this influence is reflected in the character of the villages and peoples. During part of the Langtang trek, you will be walking through National Park, and though wildlife is never easy to spot in a forest setting, there are chances of seeing some interesting animals and birds. Among those found in the park are monkeys, musk deer, pika and the national bird of Nepal, the colourful danphe.

The Langtang Trek 7 days, from Langtang village, the track continues to Kyangjin Gompa (3,740meters). This is the site of the Yala Cheese Factory. There is a STOL airstrip at Chhaldang, a short distance east of Kyangjin. Visiting the Yala Cheese Factory (4.633meters) and the small lakes beyond Yala are worthwhile. Yala can be reached within half a day from Kyangjin Gompa.

From Kyangjin Gompa, a continuation to the pastures of Langsisa (4.084meters) provides the good views of numerous glaciers. There are some huts in Langsisa that can be reached within one day’s walk from Kyangjin Gompa.

Langtang Trek Difficulty

Is it difficult to trek to Langtang?

The trek in the Langtang is considered a moderate trek. Unlike moderate treks, walks and altitudes are longer than easy treks. The route is steeply climbing or descending in some places. You will need an average level of physical fitness in order to enjoy the trek. However, a moderate trek does not require as much skill, knowledge However, moderate trekking does not require as much skill, knowledge and experience as difficult trekking. Even if it’s your first trekking experience, it might be a nice choice to start with Langtang. Rest enough if you’re overweight or senior and break the walk into short walks.

Best Time to Trek Langtang

When to Trek Langtang?

Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November) are the best time to trek Langtang Valley. You can enjoy the rhododendron filled forests during Spring and you will see beautiful clear mountain views in Autumn. The weather during these seasons is warm and stable with a temperature range of 10 °C-15 ° C. There is also no chance of rainfall so you can walk on the trekking trails freely.

To see the magic view of the snow-capped peaks, you can choose a winter trek, but the weather and climate may make your trek more difficult. In higher altitudes, the temperature drops down to below 0° C. Cold winds, slippery trails, and heavy snowfall can make the trek difficult.

In the Langtang region, if want to do 10 to 15 day trek, then you can also combine with the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, Helambu Trek or Tamang Heritage Trail if your time allows, which will give you a nice trip of the Langtang region.

For those who want to trek this off the beaten track and see something completely different from many of the more touristy areas in the country, this is a perfect trek.

Day 1
Arrive in Kathmandu (1400 meters)

Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport after completing your custom formalities Visa, etc. pick up your luggage and look for our airport representative from Himalaya Discovery, who will display your name on the board at the arrival gate. You will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Drive to Syabrubesi (1462 meters) Approx. 7-Hr.

Leave Kathmandu early in the morning for the 7-Hr bus journey to the Langtang Valley Trek. Your guide will assist you to get the bus from Machhapokhari to Syabrubesi. Your drive begins at 07:00.

You will enjoy the beautiful view of landscapes, villages and winding roads along with the massive Trishuli River. After your thrilling 6-7 hours bus ride you will reach Syabrubesi (1,500m).

Your first day is completed. You will have leisure time in which you can have a tour of Syabrubesi and enjoy time with villagers. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 3
Trek to Ghodetabela (2992 meters) Approx. 6 hours.

Today, the first part of the trail passes Bhote Koshi River and follows Langtang Khola. The trail gradually ascents up to Bamboo crossing through Landslide. Your trek continues to Rimche (2400 m) via Bamboo (1960 m), which is located at the bank of Langtang Khola.

We continue gently ascending above the Langtang Khola. As the trail progresses, it becomes steeper. From time and again we can have the most exotic sights of Langtang Lirung lying at 7246 meters. The trail leads to a log bridge and on climbing further we come across lush meadows of Ghodetabela. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 4
Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3817 meters) Approx. 5 hours

After a well-spent night with the Tamang community along with their extraordinary hospitality in Ghodetabela, the very next day you set up a hike to Kyanjin Gompa.

Kyanjin Gompa lies at the altitude of 3,817m is the final destination for the trek. We will see several lodges and police check post.

Further on, the route opens up into a wide valley of yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages showcasing water-driven mills and prayer wheels. On descending for a while, we arrive at Langtang village after crossing a stream and reaching the height 3430 meters.

Langtang village is the headquarters for Langtang National Park and has flat-roofed Tibetan style houses, hotels and cultivated lands yielding buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips, barley etc. After hiking for nearly 5 hours you will reach to Kyanjin Gompa.

Cheese factories, monasteries, traditionally build tea houses, etcetera are the major attraction of Kyanjin Gompa. Besides these, it offers you the majestic views of various peaks like Langtang Lirung (7, 205m/ 23,638ft), Langtang Ri (7,205m/23,638 ft), and Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m /22,854 ft).

You will also closely encounter the cultures and traditions of Tamang and Tibetan origin people at Kyanjin Gompa. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 5
Trek to Lama Hotel/Rimche (2500 meters) Approx. 5 - 6 hours.

After a wonderful morning in Kyanjin Gompa, you will say goodbye to majestic mountains like Langtang Lirung, Langtang Ri, and Dorje Lakpa. You will trek back to Rimche/ Lama Hotel (2,480m/ 8,136ft). It will take you nearly 5 hours to hike down to Lama Hotel.

You can enjoy the views that you missed out while ascending. As you hike down via oak, maple and rhododendron forest you will spot different beautiful birds like Lophophorus, the national bird of Nepal, crimson horned pheasant, Wood Snipe, Snow Partridge, Tibetan Snow Cock, etcetera, as you spot different birds, you will have a short experience alike birding.

Since your pathways are downhill, you will take less time to descend. Overnight at guesthouse

Day 6
Trek to Syabrubeshi (1462 meters) Approx. 4 hours.

After spending a wonderful evening and staying overnight in Lama Hotel/Rimche, today day you will hike down to Syabrubesi. It is a short hike of around 3 hours, which is easy and beautiful as you will be hiking downhills.

You will also spot local cheese factories and traditionally build tree houses on the way. After you reach to Syabrubesi you can again stroll around the village and local market and get some stuff as a memento of Langtang trek. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 7
Drive back to Kathmandu. Approx. 7-Hr.

Following your breakfast, early morning you can catch a coach and head back to Kathmandu. It takes you around 7 hours to reach Kathmandu. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.

Day 8
Free day / Fly to home.

Today, you can either stay back and enjoy a free day in Kathmandu or leave for your respective country.

Our representatives will drop you off at the airport according to your flight schedule.

Price Includes

  • Airport transfers pick-up and drop-off.
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Hot drinks tea/coffee three times a day.
  • All accommodation during the trek.
  • All necessary paper works, Langtang National park entry permit.
  • Trekking information management system (TIMS) permit.
  • From Kathmandu – Syabrubeshi – Kathmandu by bus or Private transport.
  • English speaking, trained government license holder Guide.
  • Porter to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Accommodation / salary / food / drinks / insurance / equipment / medicine and transport for all staff.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • Walking stick (if it is required)
  • Himalaya Discovery duffel bag.
  • All government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner with culture show.

Price Excludes

  • International airfare and Nepal entry visa, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for guide/porter (tipping is expected)
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the 'Price Includes' section.

Q. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon my arrival?

A. Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying an Himalaya Discovery Adventures sign board outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by our tourist vehicle.

Q. When is the best time to travel to Nepal?

A. For the trekking regions of the Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Jumla Rara Lake, Makalu, Kanchenjunga and Manaslu we recommend the periods February to May and September to December as the best time for travelling.

  •  For trekking in Mustang or Dolpo region we recommend May to September.
  • The Poon hill  trek  in the Annapurna region takes place throughout the entire year.
  • Cultural tours takes place throughout the entire year. For the best mountain views the periods February to May and September to December are recommended.

Q. How is the climate (temperatures) during the seasons?

A. Winter – January and February. Pleasant temperatures. The nights, mornings and evenings can, however, be quite cold (approx. 0°C – 5°C. Throughout the day, it is mostly sunny with cooler temperatures (approx. 18°C – 20°C).

Spring – March to May. Hot and dry pre-monsoon season (approx. 25°C – 30°C during the day, and approx. 7°C – 20°C at night). May is the hottest month in the lowlands. June is the hottest month in the mountains.

Summer – Monsoon from June to August (approx. 28°C – 30°C during the day, and approx. 20°C at night). Strong rainfall, continuous sultriness and high humidity.

Early autumn – From September the monsoon season is constantly interrupted by periods with only a slight rainfall. Towards the end of August the pauses in rainfall become more frequent and longer.

Late autumn – Post-monsoon season from October to December. The nights, mornings and evenings can be relatively cool (approx. 5°C – 10°C). During the day the sun shines and it is warm (approx. 20°C – 27°C).

Q. Where can I change money?

A. Any cash you have taken with you can be exchanged into Nepalese rupees at the banks, large hotels and the numerous bureau de changes.

Q. Can I use my mobile phone in Nepal?

A. The network coverage is meanwhile quite good in the Kathmandu Valley, Pokhara and other parts of the Terai (in the rural areas it is very unpredictable).

Basically, foreign SIM cards (providers having international roaming contracts with Nepal) can also be used. However, it is cheaper to buy a local SIM card (Mero Mobile, NTC (GSM) – for approx. NPR 500 or more) and top this up.

Q. Can I use the tap water for drinking and brushing teeth?

A. Tap water is not suitable for drinking in Nepal and it should not be used for cleaning your teeth, either. As there is often a scarcity of water in the countryside, water should be used very sparingly.

Q. What should I concern during my stay in Nepal?

A. Nepali people are very kind and friendly, but there are some things that you should be aware of:

  • Do not take photos of anyone without their permission; always ask permission first!
  • Do not wear hot pants/short paints or stylish clothes in the remote area! (shoulders and legs should be covered)
  • Do not wear hats or caps when you enter a chapel!
  • Do not touch Buddha statues or ritual offerings inside of a monastery!
  • Do not kiss or hug in public places, especially in monasteries!
  • Do not step across someone’s feet, cups or cooking gears!

Q. What documents do I need to visit Nepal?

A. A tourist visa is required for entering Nepal. The tourist visa can be applied for, for different lengths of stay. A visa is required for children under 10 years but no fee is charged. The entry to Nepal must take place within 6 months of issuing the visa.

Q. How much does the Visa for Nepal cost?

A. The fees for the tourist visa (fees valid since 16.07.2008) are staggered as follows:

  • 15 days (several entries possible)  $ 30 (approx. EUR 27.00)
  • 30 days (several entries possible)  $ 50 (approx. EUR 45.00)
  • 90 days (several entries possible)  $ 125 (approx. EUR 115.00)

An extension of the visa to a maximum of 150 days is possible (per year – January to December). The extension must be made at the Immigration Office in Kathmandu. A fee of $ 2.00 is charged in Nepalese rupees (NPR) per day of extension.

Q. Can I find a hospital with western doctors?

A. CIWEC Clinic with western doctors is located in Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Tel. +977 1 442 4111, info@ciwec-clinic.com.

Q. Do I need an international health and travel insurance?

A. It is recommended taking out a travel and health insurance covering the following risks:- Emergency and personal accident transport/emergency evacuation (helicopter rescue, rescue costs in a case of illness or accident), medical and personal accident risks, repatriation, tour cancellation, damages and theft of baggage.

Q. What happens in bad weather periods?

A. There is virtually always a possibility of a flight delay or postponement owing to highly unpredictable weather conditions that may occur in Himalayan regions, in particular, in the Everest region (Lukla), Jomsom, Dolpo, Simikot and the Jumla region, etc.

When trekking in remote areas or those described above, and especially outside the trekking season, the clients are strongly advised to reserve extra days for making  allowance for possible delays, and thereby avoid any frustrating consequences. In the case of a delayed flight prior to commencing the tour, or at the end of the tour, the participants shall pay for their own accommodation, food costs, etc.

Q. Where can I store my unneeded luggage during trekking?

A. As a rule there is the possibility before commencing the trek, of depositing part of the baggage in the hotel in Kathmandu or in Pokhara.

Q. What kind of meals I can have during the trekking?

A. All Meals on full board basis will be provided during trekking. Freshly cooked food is served at all times (western, continental and Nepalese, Chinese, Indian and Tibetan meals are available in all places).

Q. Is there any communication while we are on trekking?

A. There are telephones in some villages along the trekking routes from which you can make international calls. All our guides are equipped with the local mobile phone. You may wish to pass the number of our guide to your family for the callback or you can make a call from the guide’s mobile and pay him directly for the international call too.

Q. Can I re-charge camera batteries along the trek?

A. Yes, Most of the places, you can charge batteries along the trek (per hour USD 2 – 3 for charging).

Q. What kinds of banking facilities in Nepal?

A. Nepal has modern banking facilities and some international banks even have offices in Kathmandu. Almost all foreign currencies along with credit cards such as American Express, Visa, and Master card are accepted in Nepal. Nepal has also ATM facilities as well.

The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. This itinerary can be customized according to the duration of your holiday. We have many options for shorter visits based on your interests and budget.

On an adventure trip of this type, weather, political strikes, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is however very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

Trek Leader and Crew

Here at Himalaya Discovery, we firmly believe that the way to get the most out of your staff is to treat them well; a happy staff is a hard-working staff. And this belief manifests itself in every way we deal with our staff.

We employ only local leaders and staff to help sustain the local communities we work with. We provide training for all our staff and all our trek leaders are trained in the following as a minimum;

  • Intensive Wilderness First Aid
  • Trekking Guide Training
  • Eco Trekking Workshop & Adventure Meet
  • English Language
  • Conservation & Biodiversity
  • Rock & Ice Climbing & Mountaineering (for expedition leaders)

So, we can guarantee you your trip will be led by the best, most professional and experienced guides there are. All of our guides good English-speakers, All our guides are carefully selected for their experience, leadership skills and personal ability. We have learnt that effective leadership is a vital for a trip to be safe, enjoyable and successful.

In fact, not only are all our guides experienced working in these regions, but most of them actually grew up in these mountainous regions of Nepal. Its home for them, it’s in their blood. They’re not only ‘familiar’ with local communities and culture; they’re a part of them and they practice it. They truly love their home and relish getting the opportunity to show travellers.

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Trip Facts

  • 7 Days
  • Easy to Moderate
  • Min. 2 to Max. 16 Persons
  • February to May and September to November
  • 3,798m.
  • 4 to 5 hours.
  • Syabrubesi/Syabrubesi
  • Langtang

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