Langtang Valley Trek - Nepal

Langtang Valley Trek - Nepal

Langtang valley trekking
Langtang valley trekking is also called the valley of glaciers trek. Langtang is the closest place to get the massive snow-capped mountains and beautiful glaciers. This valley is located only 19 miles north of Kathmandu. The whole valley is dominated by Mount Langtang Lirung (7,246 m/23,766 ft)and offers pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow-capped peaks, grassy lawn and meadows.

Langtang valley trekking take around 8 hours drive from Kathmandu. The starting point of trekking is Syabrubesi. From Syabrubesi you will follow the Langtang River to the east until you get to Kyangin Gompa (3,049/10,000 ft) with the overnight stay at Lama Hotel, Langtang valley respectively. On the fourth day, you will arrive at Langtang valley. In this valley, besides natural wonders, you also visit local Tibetan village and see their lifestyle. The last destination of this trekking is Kyanjin Gompa. Then you visit ancient Buddhist monastery and glaciers in Langtang. Here you stay one more day on next day you get an opportunity to ascend Kyangjin Ri (4,350m/14,268 ft). From the top, you will get 360-degree mountain views of Langtang region.

Langtang valley trekking is more existing long day walk to Langshisha Kharka. From Kyanjing Gompa the trail heading east and the trail follows the valley past the turnoff to Tsergo Ri and past the airfield. It is long walking approximately 10 hours from Kyanjing Gompa. Our guide will carry some snacks and water. Also, we recommend bringing snacks and some water with you. Along the way, you get some great views of the nearby peaks including Dorje Lakpa, and eventually Shisha Pangma, the only 8,000-meter peak in Tibet. The trail accents few minutes after continuing through the moraines marked by a number of poles with prayer flags. After having a pack lunch return to the Kayanjing Gompa. The Langtang valley trekking is one of the enjoyable short trekking routes in Nepal. From Kyangjin, you retrace your route back down from valley to Syabrubesi and then drive back to Kathmandu.


  • Destination: Langtang Valley Trek
  • Activities: Cultural / Tour Trekking
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Grade: Easy/Moderate
  • Mode of Trip: Lodge Trekking
  • Maximum Altitude: 4983m/16344ft
  • Transportation: flight/drive
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Tent
  • Group Size: min 2
  • Season: September to April
  • Day 1:   Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 2:   Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi
  • Day 3:   Trek from Shabrubeshi to Lama Hotel
  • Day 4:   Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley
  • Day 5:   Trek from Langtang Valley to Kyanjin Gompa
  • Day 6:   Explore around Kyanjin Gompa and climb to Tsherko Ri
  • Day 7:   Trek back from Kyanjin Gompa to Ghoda Tabela
  • Day 8:   Trek back from Kyanjin Ghoda Tabela to Shabrubeshi
  • Day 9:   Drive back to Kathmandu from Syabrubeshi through the same previous road
  • Day 10: Transfer to the airport for your onward journey

Day 1:   Arrival in Kathmandu
After arrival in Kathmandu International airport, you will be welcomed by our officer. He will assist you to transfer the hotel. At hotel he gives you orientation of the overall trip. Meet your trekking guide. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2:   Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi
Wake up early in the morning. Have a breakfast at the hotel. Drive few minutes to catch up coach for Syabrubeshi with your trekking guide and porter. The coach departs at 7 o’clock. Enjoy seven our scenic drive through Trishuli Valley with villages, river, and mountains. The bus stops half an hour nearby highway restaurants on the way for lunch. You will be reached at Syabrubeshi (1,460m/4,788ft) around 2 or 3 o’clock. Check in at mountain lodge at Syabrubeshi. The rest of the day is free. O/n at mountain lodge

Day 3:   Trek from Shabrubeshi to Lama Hotel
From today after breakfast, your trekking starts. You start your walking at your own pace and the trail ascends for around two hours through the forest followed by a climb of about an hour to reach Bamboo village (1,850m/6,068ft) where you’ll stop for lunch. This forested path with well-stabilized trails and following the upstream and can be seen birds life around the bushes. Bee hives hanging on a cliff are another attraction for the visitors. From here you will again steeply climb through the bamboo forest to reach the Lama Hotel (2,560m/8,396ft) where you’ll rest and overnight at a local teahouse. O/n at mountain lodge

Day 4:   Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley
Today you will have a pleasant walk and follow the trail through rhododendron and pine forest for around three hours to reach Ghoda Tabela where you will stop for lunch. This surrounding area dense wild habitat area and many small babblers with lot of herbal can be found here. After lunch you will walk another three hours on the scenic trail takes you to Langtang village (3,455m/11,332ft) where you will relax for the evening. O/n at mountain lodge

Day 5:   Trek from Langtang Valley to Kyanjin Gompa
Today after breakfast you will leave beautiful Langtang Village and start your trek leisurely for around three to four hours to visit Kyanjing Gompa. Kyanjin Gompa is the last destination of your trekking at an altitude of 3,817m/12,519ft from sea level. From here you will have beautiful views of Mt Ganchempo and Mt. Langtang Lirung. You will visit surrounding area like Yak cheese Factory, Kyanjin Monastery and local houses. O/n at mountain lodge

Day 6:   Explore around Kyanjin Gompa and climb to Tsherko Ri
Today you will explore around natural beauties of Kyanjin Gompa. In the morning if you are interested your guide will take you to climb Tsherko Ri (5,150m). Then visit Langtang glacier and Langshisha Kharka (the beautiful yak pasture land). You back to the same mountain lodge at Kyanjin for a rest. O/n at mountain lodge

Day 7:   Trek back from Kyanjin Gompa to Ghoda Tabela
This morning you retrace your steps to Ghoda Tabela. The walking will be pleasant and scenic. O/n at mountain lodge

Day 8:   Trek back from Kyanjin Ghoda Tabela to Shabrubeshi
Today you walk down to Syabrubeshi via Bamboo through previous rhododendron forest and along with Bhotekoshi river. O/n at mountain lodge

Day 9:   Drive back to Kathmandu from Syabrubeshi through the same previous road
After breakfast catch a coach to set for Kathmandu. After reaching in Kathmandu, you will be taken to your hotel. Have a rest. In evening you can stroll around Thamel, the major tourist destination of Kathmandu. You can do some last minute shopping of souvenirs for your family and relatives. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Transfer to the airport for your onward journey
Today is your last day in Nepal. Our officer will come to meet you at the hotel to escort you to Kathmandu International Airport for your flight to home.

Cost Includes

  • Free airport picks upon your arrival and a drop at the end of your trip

Cost Excludes

  • Your travel insurance ( Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must be covered both medical & emergency evacuation with the worth of USD100, 000.00 minimum.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration 10 Day
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy - A
Transportation Private Vehicle
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
Starting Price US$
Trip Type Tea House Trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 4,983 Meter

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