Langtang Trek

10 Days

Embark on a journey that weaves dreams into reality—the Langtang Trek, where mountains whisper tales of ancient cultures and vibrant rhododendron forests paint nature’s canvas. The Langtang Trek is a popular trekking route in Nepal that takes you through the Langtang Valley, a beautiful and scenic region in the Himalayas. It’s known for its stunning landscapes, picturesque villages, diverse cultures, and relatively accessible trails.

Dominated by the Langtang Himalayas, this valley trek is relatively short but runs through Rhododendron and bamboo forests alongside thundering waterfalls and stunning snow-capped mountains. The trail takes you to an altitude of 4,000m /13,123 ft, and if you want to go higher, you’d not want to miss seeing the sunrise from the Tserko Ri at 5,000m / 16,404 ft. Whether you’re a seasoned trekker or new to hiking, this trek offers a well-rounded experience that introduces you to the natural beauty and rich heritage of the Langtang region in Nepal.

Trek through Tamang villages adorned with prayer flags, cross crystalline streams and ascend to Kyangin Gompa, where the world’s troubles melt amidst panoramic mountain splendor. The Langtang Valley Trek isn’t just a path; it’s a melody of panoramic vistas, the warmth of local hospitality, and the crescendo of your spirit ascending with each step. Let the mountains be your audience and your footprints, a harmonious echo in this symphony of adventure.

In conclusion, the Langtang Valley Trek is a remarkable journey that encompasses the beauty of the Himalayas, the richness of local culture, and the thrill of adventure. Join with us while we take you through the unforgettable journey of the Langtang region.

Interesting facts about Langtang valley trek

The Langtang Trek is one of the closest trekking destinations to Kathmandu, making it accessible for trekkers with limited time.

The region is one of the few places in the world where you might spot the elusive and endangered red panda.

The trek passes through villages inhabited by Tamang and Sherpa
communities, offering insights into their unique cultures, traditions, and lifestyles.

Some variations of the Langtang Trek include a visit to Gosainkunda Lake, a sacred alpine lake revered by both Hindus and Buddhists.

The region was significantly affected by the 2015 earthquake. The rebuilding efforts by the local communities and organizations have been remarkable.

The Langtang Trek is less crowded compared to more popular routes like Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Circuit, offering a quieter and more intimate experience.

Permits required for Langtang Valley trek

For the Langtang Trek in Nepal, several permits are required to ensure a safe and regulated trekking experience. Here are the permits you need to obtain:

Langtang National Park Entry Permit:

Langtang National Park is a protected area, and all trekkers entering the park are required to have an entry permit. This permit helps support conservation efforts and the management of the park’s resources.

TIMS Card (Trekkers’ Information Management System):

The TIMS card is a registration card that helps track trekkers’ movements and ensures their safety. It provides valuable information for search and rescue operations in case of emergencies.

To obtain these permits, you can follow these steps:

Langtang National Park Entry Permit:

  • You can obtain the Langtang National Park Entry Permit in Kathmandu or directly at the park entrance in Dhunche or Syabrubesi.
  • You’ll need to fill out an application form and provide a passport-sized photograph.
  • The permit fee can vary depending on your nationality.

TIMS Card:

  • The TIMS card can be obtained through the Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu or at the trekking entry points.
  • TIMS cards come in three types: Green (for individual trekkers), Blue (for trekkers in an organized group through a registered agency), and Pink (for trekkers from SAARC countries).
  • You’ll need to fill out an application form, provide a copy of your passport, and submit passport-sized photographs.
  • The fee varies based on the type of card and trekking season.

Important note: As per government rule FIT can’t go without a guide and porter. so to join a group or make your individual trekking itinerary send us an enquiry via Whatsapp or official mail.


The Langtang trek offers trekkers a diverse range of experiences, including stunning mountain scenery, rich cultural encounters, and the opportunity to explore varying landscapes. The Langtang Valley is situated to the north of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, and is easily accessible by road. The trekking route lies within Langtang National Park, which is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna residing in the country. The typical duration of the trek is around 8-10 days, but this can be adjusted based on your preferences and time constraints.


  • The trek passes through Langtang National Park, which is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including the elusive red panda, Himalayan tahr, langur monkeys, and various bird species.
  • Kyanjin Gompa, an ancient Buddhist monastery, is a spiritual and cultural hub. The village around it offers insight into the local lifestyle, and the Gompa itself is a serene place for reflection and exploration.
  • Local teahouses and lodges along the trail provide accommodation and meals. The warm hospitality of the local hosts adds to the overall experience.
  • From the vibrant rhododendron forests in spring to the snowy landscapes in winter, the Langtang Valley offers different seasonal attractions.
  • The Langtang Valley trek strikes a balance between scenic beauty, cultural encounters, and trekking challenges.


Day 1:

Welcome to Kathmandu. One of our representative from Himalayan 360 will be there at the airport for your pick up. Then you will be escorted to the designated hotel for your overnight stay. You will also be getting welcome dinner hosted by our team.

Day 2:
Explore Kathmandu

Enjoy the vibrant culture and heritage of this beautiful city by visiting main tourist attractions like Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhu, Patan Durbar Square.

Day 3:
Kathmandu to Syabru Besi (1,460 m)

Leave Kathmandu early for the seven-hour journey to the Langtang Valley. The road provides impressive views of the Annapurna Himalayas in the west, to Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region ahead.

We drive through the bustling town of Trisuli before climbing towards Dunche and the Langtang National Park. After the town of Dunche it is another hour downhill to Syabru Besi and your lodge for the night.

Day 4:
Trek to Lama Hotel (2,470 m)

On this day, we will be crossing Bhotekoshi which flows from nearby Tibet. We will be going through subtropical forests, oak and many rhododendron forests. The trail through the forest up to Lama Hotel becomes steep. Reach Lama Hotel and rest.

Day 5:
Trek to Mundu (3,550 m)

We will pass through the forest and reach Ghoda Tabela after 3 hour hike. Ghoda Tabela is a horse stable. The trek continues, and you will reach Langtang Village.

After the destruction of massive earthquake in 2015, the village is rebuilt again. You can stay in Langtang Village or Mundu the next stop from Langtang village. You will see the glorious views of Langtang and Gonchompe.

Day 6:
Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3,800 m)

From Mundu, the trail climbs gradually through yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. There is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory, which is a good place to stock up for lunch and afternoon snacks.

As we will arrive by lunchtime there is time to explore the area. If you are feeling energetic, head up the Valley towards Langshisha Kharka to see some of the amazing views.

Day 7:
Rest day in Kyangjin or climb Kyangjin Ri (4,850 m)

Today you can rest or explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks.

Day 8:
Trek to Lama hotel

From Kyangjin retrace the route you followed up the valley, following the Langtang Khola to Mundu village and on to Ghoda Tabela. The descent will certainly be faster than the ascent. After lunch, continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.

Day 9:
Trek to Syabru Besi

Continue retracing your steps to Syabru Besi, enjoying the quiet forested hills. If you are feeling fit, take the spectacular route from Rimche via Sherpa Gaon to Syabru Besi; it will take much longer to reach the ultimate destination, but it’s a stunning detour.

Day 10:
Drive to Kathmandu


Cost Includes

  • AIRPORT PICK-UP & DROP : Airport - Hotel transfer – Airport (Pick Up and Drop).
  • ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU : Stay at a hotel in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis.
  • WELCOME DINNER : One Welcome or Farewell Dinner in a tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu with Office’s Staff.
  • PERMITS : All necessary paper works such as Langtang National Park Entry Permit and Trekkers’ Information Management System.
  • STAFF INSURANCE : Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek.
  • MAP : Langtang Valley trekking map.
  • MEMBER LUGGAGE : Up to 15 Kg per member for personal baggage during the trek carried by porters.
  • FOODS & LODGING : 3 meals a day (BDL; including tea and coffee) along with accessible accommodation sharing a twin bedroom at Hotel/Lodge during the trek.
  • PORTER : Porters (2 trekkers: 1 porter) during the trek.
  • STAFF SALARY & ALLOWANCE : All Nepalese staff & porter's daily wages, salary, equipment, food & clothing.
  • MEDICAL KIT : Comprehensive Medical kit.

Cost Excludes

  • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE : International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
  • NEPAL VISA FEES : Nepali Visa fee is US$ 40 per person for 30 days (to be applied for 60 days (USD$ 100).
  • LUNCH & DINNER : Lunch & dinner during the stay in Kathmandu (also in case of early return from Trekking than the scheduled itinerary).
  • INSURANCE : Travel and high altitude insurance, accident, medical & emergency evacuation.
  • RESCUE EVACUATION : Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation cost if required. (Rescue, Repatriation, Medication, Medical Tests, and Hospitalization costs.)
  • PERSONAL EXPENSES : Telephone calls, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beer, and any alcoholic beverages.
  • PERSONAL EQUIPMENT : Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears, etc.
  • TOILETRIES : Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
  • FILMING : Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee.
  • INTERNET SERVICE : Internet facility during the trek is not included.
  • EXTRA PORTER : $25 USD for an extra porter per day (If an extra porter is demanded).
  • TIPS : Tips for Guide, porters, and staff.


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How long is the Langtang Valley Trek?

The Langtang Valley Trek typically takes around 8 to 10 days to complete, depending on your pace and the itinerary you choose.

What is the starting point of the trek?

The trek usually begins from Syabrubesi, a village that can be reached by a scenic drive from Kathmandu.

Do I need any special permits for the trek?

Yes, you need two permits: a Langtang National Park entry permit and a TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu before you start the trek.

What is the highest point on the trek?

The highest point reached on the Langtang Valley Trek is usually Kyanjin Gompa, which is situated at an altitude of approximately 3,870 meters (12,697 feet). Some trekkers also choose to hike to Tserko Ri for even higher views at around 4,984 meters (16,350 feet).

What's the best time to do the Langtang Valley Trek?

The best time for the trek is during the pre-monsoon (spring) season from March to May and the post-monsoon (autumn) season from September to November. These months offer stable weather, clear skies, and favorable trekking conditions.

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