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Langtang Valley Trek

Trip code
Package name Langtang Valley Trek
Duration 11
Max. elevation 3749 m
Level Moderate
Transportation All ground transportation as per itinerary
Accomodation 3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Tea house / Lodge during the trek
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at
Trip route Kathmandu - Syabrubesi - Lama Hotel - Kyanjin - Lama Hotel - Syabrubesi - Kathmandu
Cost USD 775 per person



Langtang Valley Trek

LANGTANG VALLEY TREKKING ‘Adventure within Nepal’s first Himalayan Mountainous national parks’
Langtang Valley Trekking with Himalayan Forever Treks leads you to a delightful time and great experience. A wonderful country walks on the high ridges and valleys of Langtang Himal, the closest mountain range to Kathmandu city. One of the best picturesque adventures of a week's duration, suitable for all travelers and age groups. Where elevation gains slowly and gradually on daily walks, facing the grand scenery of rolling green hills and snow peaks. Langtang Valley is an exciting moderate adventure within beautiful Langtang National Park, the first park established around Nepal Himalayas. 
The Langtang National Park is also home to various exotic flora and fauna.
 A perfect habitat for endangered Red Panda, and other mammals with bird life which is often seen on walks. In enchanting lovely woods, during spring time the whole forest will be ablaze when wildflowers are in bloom. 
 Especially the rhododendron of different species and colors, which is the national flower of Nepal.  
Langtang Valley Trekking, starts with an interesting overland journey from Kathmandu city, heading north and reaching cooler hills to Dhunche. 
A large town and headquarters of Rasuwa district within the Langtang Himal range, the country of indigenous Tamang. The mountain and hill tribes of Langtang and Central Himalayas, are interwoven with Tibetan Buddhism religion and cultures.
Dhunche is also the entrance of Langtang National Park, where the drive leads to Syabrubesi. The gateway town to various adventure destinations around Langtang and Ganesh Himal, which is also en route to the Tibet-China border.   
The walk begins from Syabrubesi with a climb towards higher green hills, to enter Langtang River gorge, covered in dense forest. The adventure continues heading higher ground past several smaller settlements and farm villages, then leaving the tall tree lines behind. Reaching a wide scenic glacial valley where Kyanjin Gompa is located in the heart of Langtang Valley
Trekkers will be engulfed facing spectacular views of surrounding towering snow-capped peaks, staying for a day more at Kyanjin Gompa. A wonderful place for a side hike to add more height to experience an adventure of a lifetime.
At Kyanjin Gompa explore the scenic high ridges on top of Kyanjin and Tserko-Ri above 4,500 m high. Rewards glorious views of the Langtang Himal range include close looks of Langtang Lirung and Langtang-Ri. Overlooking a series of peaks as far as the eyes can reach towards the far eastern horizon with peaks of Tibet. 
From Kyanjin, after an enjoyable and magnificent moment return journey downhill on the same interesting route. Finally ending the adventurous walks at Syabrubesi for an exciting drive to Kathmandu. After a great wonderful experience on Langtang Valley Trekking.

1. What makes the Langtang trek special in 2024/2025?
The Langtang Valley Trek is a remarkable journey that allows you to explore stunning peaks while enjoying scenic walks through beautiful valleys. It offers the opportunity to witness the Langtang glacier, diverse landscapes, wildlife, traditional villages, a Buddhist monastery, a local cheese factory, and breathtaking mountain vistas. The majestic Langtang Lirung peak and the rich culture of the Tamang ethnic group add authenticity to the trek. The 11 Days Short Langtang Trek provides captivating mountain views and delightful walks through picturesque valleys.

The 11 Days Langtang Valley Trek begins and ends at Syabrubeshi or Dhunche, accessible from Kathmandu via a 6-hour drive. Since there's no airport, road travel is the only option for reaching the Langtang trekking area. The itinerary includes stops at Syabrubeshi, Bambo, Lama Hotel, Ghoda Tabela, Khangsher, Langtang Village, Mundo Village, and Kyanjin Gompa before returning to Kathmandu. This itinerary is offered by Himalayan Forever Treks Pvt. Ltd.
2. Perfect Family Trekking Route in Nepal
Bring your children to experience the majesty of the Himalayas. Trekking with kids can be challenging, considering factors like altitude, walking time, and distance. But fear not, the Langtang Valley Trek offers a solution. The trail is gentle and manageable, with short distances between teahouses. This makes it an ideal choice for families seeking a memorable trekking adventure in Nepal.

3. When to Trek Langtang Region?
The best time to trek the Langtang region is during the post-monsoon (autumn) season from September to November. The weather is stable, skies are clear, and the landscapes are adorned with vibrant hues. Spring is also a suitable time, with blooming rhododendrons adding a touch of color to the trails.

4. Wifi/Electricity Availability on the Langtang Valley Trek 
While teahouses along the Langtang Valley Trek provide basic amenities, the availability of WIFI and electricity may be limited. Trekkers should rely on alternative methods of communication and carry power banks for charging devices. Embrace the opportunity to disconnect and immerse in the natural surroundings.

5. Best Time and Season for the Langtang Valley Trek
March to May and September to December are the optimal months for trekking in the Langtang region. Both the spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November) provide favorable weather for hiking or trekking in Langtang. Choosing either of these seasons allows you to enjoy stunning views of mountains, explore hidden local cultures, and immerse yourself in majestic landscapes.

6. How to get to the Langtang Valley Trek
The Langtang Valley Trek typically begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, the starting point of the trek. Alternatively, a combination of drive and a short flight to the nearby town of Dhunche provides an option. The journey offers glimpses of rural Nepal and sets the stage for the trek ahead.

7. My Experience on the Langtang Valley Trek
Personal experiences on the Langtang Valley Trek are diverse and enriching. Trekkers traverse through dense forests, meadows adorned with prayer flags, and quaint villages. The backdrop of Langtang Lirung and other peaks creates a surreal atmosphere. Local encounters and the warmth of the Tamang culture leave an indelible mark on every trekker.

8. Why Consider a Langtang Trek in Nepal
Consider a Langtang Trek in Nepal for its accessibility, diverse landscapes, and cultural richness. The trek offers a balanced blend of adventure and tranquility, making it an ideal choice for those seeking an authentic Himalayan experience away from the crowds.

9. How long is the Langtang trek?
The Langtang trek typically spans 7 to 12 days, depending on the chosen itinerary and starting point. Trekkers can customize their journey to include side trips to Tserko Ri or the sacred Gosainkunda Lake, extending the trek for a more immersive experience.

10. How difficult is the Langtang trek?
The Langtang trek is considered moderately challenging. Trekkers encounter varying terrains, steep ascents, and high altitudes, requiring a reasonable level of fitness. The well-paced itinerary allows for gradual acclimatization, making the trek accessible to a wide range of adventure enthusiasts.

11. Permits for the Langtang trek
Trekkers need two permits for the Langtang trek: the Langtang National Park Entry Permit and the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card. These permits ensure compliance with local regulations and contribute to the conservation of the Langtang region.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu 1,320 m and transfer to hotel.

On arrival at Kathmandu, Nepal International Airport our guide and staff will receives you with traditional welcome. After knowing the staff of Himalayan Forever Treks, a short drive to your hotels. Located in the heart of a city within an exciting Thamel area, an interesting place where most good hotels and restaurants situated. Reaching at the hotel, check your lovely rooms, after getting refreshed join in for group briefing. Provided by your guide or Group Leader, offers useful and important information of the trek, hotels and local lodge. 

Day 2 : In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour and trek preparation.

Morning after breakfast, our city and cultural guide receives you at the hotel for exciting tour. The drive leads in the heart of Kathmandu city, where interesting historical Durbar Square / Palace Courtyard located. The right spot to observe Nepalese cultures. Tour of ancient monuments listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, next tour takes you to old Swayambhunath Stupa of more than 2,600 years history.  A Buddhist monument situated on a hillock west of Kathmandu city outskirt, the famous landmark of the country.

Kathmandu Durbar Square:

Kathmandu Durbar Square, also known as Hanuman Dhoka Square, stands as a testament to the city's royal history. Surrounded by ancient palaces, courtyards, and temples, this UNESCO World Heritage Site encapsulates centuries of Nepalese architecture. The square served as the royal palace for the Malla kings and later the Shah dynasty.

Upon entering, visitors are greeted by the magnificent Hanuman Dhoka Palace, a complex adorned with intricately carved wooden windows and doors. The Kumari Ghar, home to the living goddess Kumari, adds an air of mystique to the square. The Kumari, a prepubescent girl chosen as the living embodiment of the goddess Taleju, occasionally makes appearances at her window, captivating onlookers.

Exploring the narrow alleys surrounding the square reveals hidden courtyards, shrines, and vendors selling traditional artifacts. The combination of historical charm and vibrant street life makes Kathmandu Durbar Square an unforgettable destination.

Pashupati Nath:

A short journey eastward leads to the sacred grounds of Pashupati Nath, one of the holiest Hindu temples in the world. Nestled on the banks of the Bagmati River, Pashupati Nath is dedicated to Lord Shiva and draws pilgrims from across the globe.

The main temple, adorned with intricate wood carvings and golden spires, stands as the focal point of the complex. Only Hindus are allowed into the inner sanctum, but visitors can witness the rituals and ceremonies from the eastern bank of the river. The atmosphere is infused with spirituality as devotees perform rituals, sadhus (holy men) meditate, and the scent of incense wafts through the air.

Pashupati Nath is not only a religious site but also a reflection of Nepal's rich architectural heritage. The surrounding area, with its ancient statues, shrines, and ghats, provides a serene backdrop to this spiritual haven.


Heading northeast from Pashupati Nath, the journey culminates at the iconic Boudha Stupa, a symbol of Buddhism and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The colossal white dome, adorned with the watchful eyes of the Buddha, dominates the landscape, creating a serene and contemplative ambiance.

The Boudha Stupa is encircled by a bustling market, where locals and tourists alike peruse a plethora of shops offering Tibetan artifacts, prayer flags, and traditional handicrafts. The rhythmic prayer chants, the spinning of prayer wheels, and the fluttering of colorful flags create a mesmerizing atmosphere.

The stupa itself is a marvel of symmetry and symbolism. Pilgrims circumambulate the structure, spinning prayer wheels and offering prayers, while monks in nearby monasteries engage in their daily rituals. As the sun sets, the stupa is illuminated, casting a tranquil glow that adds to the spiritual aura. From here back to hotel, afternoon at leisure and preparation for Langtang Valley trek.

Day 3 : Drive to Syabrubesi 1,470 m via Dhunche town 1,950 - 06 hrs.

Morning after breakfast, adventure starts with an interesting drive heading north of Kathmandu valley. Enjoy the exciting ride overlooking beautiful landscapes of rolling green hills and valleys. The drive continues past farm villages and towns, facing views of snow peaks towards north-west. As the road follows to winding uphill to Dhunche, a large town and headquarters of the Rasuwa district. From here entering Langtang National Park, the first park around Nepal Himalayan. Which is also the home of Tamang, the indigenous old tribes interwoven with Buddhism religion and culture. After a short refreshing break at Dhunche, drive continues downhill on winding road to Syabrubesi village for overnight stop.

Day 4 : Trek to Lama Hotel 2,350 m - 06 hrs.

After a pleasant first overnight around the mountain village and town, having Breakfast. Start the trek heading for a climb towards farm areas, the walk leads to dense cool forest. Lined with tall rhododendron and pine trees within a river gorge. Then trek to an open expose area amidst beautiful forest, reaching Lama Hotel for overnight. The lodges are simple, but nice and cozy serves good food for dinner and breakfast.

Day 5 : Trek to Langtang village 3, 307 m-06 hrs.

Second day walk starts after breakfast, heading north following uphill trail above Langtang Khola / stream. Climb continues to Ghoretabela reaching for lunch stop, a nice small area within tall tree lines. Afternoon few hours walks on gradual up to Langtang village, situated on a wide open area. The village is slowly coming back to normal, after a great earthquake of 2015. Which destroyed most of the houses and took many life of the villagers, as well of some foreign trekkers. Check into a nice lodge, and browse around the village and witness a memorial of people who lost their life.

Day 6 : Trek to Kyanjin 3, 810 m- 04 hrs.

Today a short day walk for lunch and overnight at Kyanjin our main highlight of the adventure. Morning from Langtang walk leads to short climb, and then entering a wide open valley. The trail follows past few prayer wall called Mani, from here tall tree lines gives away for short juniper bushes. Finally the morning walk completes reaching Kyanjin Gompa for lunch and overnight stop. Kyanjin the highest point of the trek, a nice settlement with a small monastery. Located amidst scenic Langtang valley, surrounded by an series of snow peaks of Langtang Himal range. After lunch enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore around Kyanjin and witness the local culture of Tamang the native of Langtang Himal.

Day 7 : Rest-Day for leisure scenic hike and short excursion.

After a continues walk for three days, a lovely place for rest day to enjoy local Hike. Options to the highest view-point s, either on top Tserko or Kyanjin-Ri for excellent vista of surrounding snow-mountains. Enjoy the panorama of Ganesh Himal (7,405 m), Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Ghengu Liru (Langtang- II 6,571 m) and Kimshun (6,745 m) with Shalbachum (6,918 m), Chimsedang, Naya-Kanga / Ganja Chuli (5,846 m), and far towards Gangchenpo, Tillman’s Fluted Peak.

The view extends as far as Jugal Himal in the east with Dorje Lakpa (6,980 m), Includes some of Tibet. Langtang Himal forms a great barrier between Nepal and Tibet / China. After a breathtaking views from the high hills back to Kyanjin with afternoon at leisure.

Day 8 : Trek to Lama Hotel 2,350 m - 06 hrs.

Morning enjoy the last glorious views of surrounding giant snow peaks, having breakfast, return journey to Lama Hotel. Back into lush green forest, the walk follows on the same path downhill. Walking past Langtang village, and Ghoretabela to reach Lama Hotel for overnight halt, after a long day walk from Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 9 : Trek to Syabrubesi and transfer to a lodge-05 hrs.

Retrace the journey back to the road-head at Syabrubesi walk leads through dense forest, following the trail to a small place few shops and lodge at river-side.From here downhill to a bridge, and then on nice pleasant path to Syabrubesi for last final overnight stop around Langtang Himal and Rasuwa district.

Day 10 : Drive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel -06 hour’s journey.

Start early morning for a long interesting drive to Kathmandu, an exciting journey following the winding downhill road. Reaching low warm farm villages of Trisuli Bazaar around Nuwakott district. Possible stop for lunch break, the drive continues through nice farm villages and town. Then finally reaching the Kathmandu valley outskirt, and then into hustle bustle city life of Kathmandu.

The drive takes you back to your hotel by late afternoon, enjoy rest of day at leisure.

Day 11 : International departure for homeward bound.

Last day in Nepal and at Kathmandu, get ready for final departure as per your international flight time. Himalayan Forever Trek guide and staff transfer you to the airport. Bidding farewell to the guide and staff as you depart for homeward bound flight, after a wonderful experience and adventure on Langtang Valley Trekking.


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