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Trip Duration

8 Days

Trip Grade


Highest Altitude

Kyanjin Ri (4,773 m)


Hotels and Teahouse lodges



Group Size


Best Season

Spring and Autumn

Langtang Valley Trek Brief Insight

The Langtang Valley Trek is a marvelous trek that enthralls you in the heart of the mountains within a short period of time. The trek is famous for hiking into the wilderness of the mountains and Himalayan cultures. This is an ideal trek for those searching for diverse scenery, genuine culture, and something entirely different from most of the country’s tourist destinations.

Langtang Valley Trek is one of the most accessible treks from Kathmandu Valley, taking only a few days to complete. It is one of Nepal’s most popular trekking destinations. Langtang Valley is a real treasure that introduces you to Tibetan culture.

The trekking trail takes you through thick jungles, high mountains, and yak pastures. You will be able to witness ancient monasteries that are very sacred. The extensive diversification of flora and fauna can be seen along the trail. The trek provides excellent perspectives on Dorje Lakpa (6,990 m), Ganesh Himal (7,429 m), Langtang Lirung (7,200 m), and other mountains. Langtang Valley is also renowned as the Valley of Glaciers for its breathtaking glaciers.

The region has been reconstructed following the devastation caused by the 2015 earthquake. As a result, the Langtang Valley is nearly deserted of travelers these days.

The adventure begins in the small village of Syabrubesi. You’ll hike through lush forests to the high alpine grasslands and yak pastures encompassing Kyanjin Gompa. After an optional day hike to the top of Kyanjin Ri (peak), where the birds-eye view of the mountain ranges is absolutely impressive. Thereafter you make your way down the valley and drive back to Kathmandu.

Highlights of Langtang Valley Trek

  • A short in the lap of the Himalayas.
  • Explore the ancient Buddhist shrines (Kyanjin Gompa and Langtang Gompa).
  • Stunning panoramas of mountains and valleys from Kyanjin Ri.
  • Witness the beauty of Himalayan peaks like Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, etc.
  • Come across prominent Tibetan culture.
  • Experience the trails through the thick forests of rhododendron.


Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi

Highest Altitude :

Syabrubesi (1,467 m)

The venture begins with an early drive from Kathmandu towards Syabrubesi. The drive along to the Langtang valley offers scenic perspectives on Annapurna ranges, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and other peaks.

As the drive continues, you enter into the lively settlement of Trisuli advancing towards Dunche as well as Langtang National Park. Here onwards, you drive down and hence reach Syabrubesi.
Overnight in Syabrubesi.

Day 02: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel

Highest Altitude :

Lama Hotel (2,470 m)

Trek Duration :

6 hrs

The actual trek of the venture commences from today. The trail passes through the Bhote Koshi river after heading out of Syabrubesi. The river flows close to Tibet. The route follows through the sub-tropical forest with a gentle ascent. Hereafter, you hike across the dense forests of rhododendron and oak. Along the forest route, you may encounter langur monkeys. A steep climb along the forest leads you to Lama Hotel.
Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Day 03: Trek from Lama Hotel to Mundu

Highest Altitude :

Mundu (3,550 m)

Trek Duration :

6-7 hrs

Today the trail ascends with the sight of Langtang Lirung through the forest. As the trek progresses, you pass across temporary settlements with a gradual climb following the wide view of the valley. These settlements are inhabited by the herders. During summer, the herders use the settlements for their livestock to graze in the pasture lands. Here, you get to see yaks grazing in the pasture.

Moving further ahead, you arrive at a place which was the Langtang village. The settlements in the region were demolished by the 2015 earthquake. The village catered to travelers with several lodges but only a huge rock field is there currently. Here onwards, you reach Mundu after half an hour of the hike.
Overnight in Mundu.

Day 04: Trek from Mundu to Kyanjin Gompa

Highest Altitude :

Kyanjin Gompa(3,800 m)

Trek Duration :

3 hrs

Heading out of Mundu, the route proceeds through yak pastures with a gentle ascend. On continuing, the views ahead become wider as the valley spreads out. After hiking for some time, the route brings you to Kyanjin Gompa through various small streams and moraines. Since you’ll arrive in the afternoon, you can visit the monastery and hike up to Langshisha Kharka for the spectacular view.
Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 05: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Kyanjin Ri

Highest Altitude :

Kyanjin Ri (4,773 m)

Trek Duration :

6 hrs

On this day, the trail follows the route to Kyanjin Ri. In the early hours of the day, depart from Kyanjin Gompa and ascend to the hill top which is just northeast of Kyanjin Gompa. The route to the Kyanjin Ri is short and easy uphill yet a demanding climb.

Once you arrive at the Kyanjin Ri, you’ll enjoy the birds-eye view of snowy mountains, valleys and frozen lakes. After enjoying the scenic beauty, return to Kyanjin Gompa for the night stay.
Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 06: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel

Highest Altitude :

Lama Hotel (2,470 m)

Trek Duration :

6 hrs

Head to the Lama Hotel retracing the path you hiked earlier. It’ll be easy to navigate and take short as the trails are more of descends. The route takes you to Mundu settlement following Langtang Khola and proceed to Ghora Tabela. On resuming the trek, you’ll arrive at Lama Hotel.
Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Day 07: Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi

Highest Altitude :

Syabrubesi (1,467 m)

Trek Duration :

6-7 hrs

Head out of Lama Hotel after a lively breakfast. Today you can enjoy the trails as you’ll be traversing the same pathways. Instead of hiking through the same route, you can move to Syabrubesi from Rimche with stunning views. However, the route can take longer to reach Syabrubesi.
Overnight in Syabrubesi.

Day 08: Drive to Kathmandu

Today is the day to conclude the trek. You’ll be heading towards Kathmandu on a drive leaving the Langtang valley. Driving through the winding roads alongside the Bhote Koshi river, once again you come across iconic villages and farmlands. At long last, you’ll reach Kathmandu concluding the Langtang Valley Trek.

What's Included
  • All airport transfers/pick up & drops
  • Hotel  to stay in Kathmandu
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu 1 day
  • All necessary paperwork and permits for Langtang National Park Permits
  • Local bus Transport or jeep
  • three times meals each day
  • All mountain accommodation
  • An experienced trekking guide and porters to carry your bags (2 trekkers: 1 porter). Their salary, meal, accommodation, insurance, equipment etc.
  • A comprehensive First Aid kit
  • All government and local taxes


What is Excluded

  • All kinds of beverages.
  • All extra expenses such as shopping/trekking gears.
  • International flights.
  • UNESCO entrance fee.
  • Early arrival/ late departure.
  • Travel insurance & evacuation charge(Must Get)
  • Tips for driver, guides & porters.
  • If a plan is changed by any other problem such as natural disaster, political disturbance, changing the plan, cancellation of flight etc. Or the things not mentioned above

Best Time

During a mountain trek, the weather can be a bother. While traveling at high elevations from sea level, climate and weather details is crucial. As a consequence, the best seasons for the Langtang Valley trek are autumn and spring.

During the autumn season, the skies are cloudless and the weather is likely to be lovely. This offers a good view of mountains out in the distance. Likewise, the days are lengthier and warmer in the spring. This the time of year, rhododendron blooms all over the forest make the surroundings splendid.

The trek is, however, accessible for the majority of the year. In the winter, the temperature is cool during the day and drops below freezing at night. Regardless of that, it is wise to avoid traveling during the rainy season. During this season, there is a lot of rain, which in result causes flooding and landslides.

Accommodation and Meals

Tea houses are the primary lodging during the trek to Langtang Valley, which begins in Syabrubesi. You will be residing in a luxurious hotel while in Kathmandu. While along the trek, the region’s bedrooms and bathrooms are mostly shared. To make your stay more comfortable, you will be given all of the essential things such as a blanket and a pillow.

You will have different choices for foods while trekking through the Langtang Valley. The majority of the foods are grown by the locals, with only a few exceptions being packaged foods. Dah, bhat, tarkari, roti, curry, potato items, toast, pasta, noodles, momos, tea, coffee, juice, and so on are obtainable.

Packing list for Langtang Valley Trek

The trek to Langtang valley is quite short in comparison to the main treks in Nepal. However, you need to carry the right weights for a comfy trek. So, here is the packing list for the Langtang Valley Trek.


  • Jackets (Windproof or Down)
  • Waterproof outerwear
  • Thermal wears
  • Woolen hat or cap
  • Pair of gloves
  • Shoes
  • Tracksuits and trouser
  • Trekking boot


  • Bags
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Camera, binocular and mobile phones
  • Headlamp and torch
  • Trekking Sticks
  • Lighters
  • Whistle
  • Toilet papers and tissue papers

Dates of Trip


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difficulty level of the Langtang Valley Trek?
The Langtang Valley Trek is evaluated as moderate to difficult. The trek will take you 5 to 6 hours on average, which is considered reasonable. Even so, ascending to Kyanjin situated at a high elevation can be challenging. Traveling above 5000 meters can be an arduous part of the journey.
Which Nepalese community inhabits Langtang?
The Tamang community dominates the valley, which lies in between the mountains. The majority of the people in this region belong to Buddhist culture.
Is trekking permitted on Langtang?
Yes, of course, Langtang is open for trekking. However, a few permits are necessary prior to the trek. To sum up, Langtang is not a restricted region, so you enjoy the adventure of the trek.
Is a trekking guide required for the Langtang Valley Trek?
No, trekking in Langtang Valley with a guide is not necessary. You can travel solo or involve with one of the other particular groups if you desire. The region is composed of tea houses that are arranged in a series of steps so that you can receive directions.
What makes Langtang Valley Trek unique?
The Langtang Valley Trek is recognized for its picturesque mountain vistas like Langtang, Manaslu, Ganesh, and Jugal, as well as its scenic routes through woodlands and beautiful flowers. In addition, the valley is culturally rich.

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