The stunning Langtang Valley Trek, a hidden gem of adventure is just at shouting distance from Kathmandu. This enthralling odyssey leads you through the astonishing Langtang National Park which serves stunning landscaped vistas and high alpine meadows, where you will be speechless. This journey also serves you the optimal hike to Kyanjin Ri or Tsergo Ri with alluring panoramas of the grandiose peaks like Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Ri, and Langtang Lirung.
An optimal blend of Venture; the Langtang Valley trek is a perfect choice for those who have a short vacancy, a limited budget, and wanna experience a great Himalayan hike. Taking over approximately 78km from Kathmandu to Kyanjin Gompa, this 7-day excursion will give you many unforgettable experiences and memories.
Many adventure trekkers all around the World know more about Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, or Annapurna Circuit Trek but Langtang Valley Trekking is also the best trekking route option for enthusiastic hikers.
Another reason for this journey is that people want to go to the holy Gosaikunda Lake via is often frozen in the winter, where many adventure lovers have fancy skating. Exploring higher altitude opportunities as well as goose-bumping views of sacred Gosaikunda Lake (4380 m) will surely blow your mind away. Altogether there are 108 (ponds) lakes around the area some famous are Bhairab Kunda, Saraswati Kunda, Surya Kunda, etc. Especially Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims go and worship in the pristine Gosaikunda Lake.
Immersing into the rich diverse culture of the Tamang and Sherpa communities plus Buddhist culture as well as you amble past Mane stones and visit Monasteries like Kyanjin Gompa. Kyanjin Gompa, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery nestled in the Langtang valley at an elevation of 3870 m is only a day’s trek from Langtang village. The monastery is surrounded by the ravishing Himalayan ranges and this is also a sacred site for local Tibetan Buddhists. It serves as flaunting traditional architecture, prayer flags, and religious artifacts as well as the monastery is a landmark for Buddhist teachings and meditation. Kyan means “camel” and jin means “ribs,” and myth has it that the monastery was built from a rock that looked like camel ribs. It is believed that the Gompa is about 280-300 years old.
Langtang village was devastated by the 2015 earthquake, which is almost rebuilding nowadays.
Conclude your 7-day Langtang Valley journey by summiting at 4995 m at Tserko Ri. For the experience, acclimatized and adventure lovers, summiting Tserko Ri (4995 m) or Kanjin Ri (4773m ) values a beyond-the-limit thrilling joy to their trek.
Why is Langtang Valley Trekking best for Me?
An alluring village in the Langtang region, called Kyanjin Gompa is well known for yak cheese and Kyanjin Gompa Monastery is at an elevation of 3860 m. Inspecting the unique lifestyle, culture, and tradition of locals of the Langtang region and traveling around the beauty of the hidden nature are forever reminiscences.
Langtang National Park
The crown jewel of the Langtang Trekking Trail is the Langtang National Park (1976) beside Kyanjin Gompa. Taking over an area of 1710 sq km including the more than 400 sq. km of protected buffer zone. This national park is reputed for its splendid Himalayan floral and faunal species. Some of the secure flora and fauna of this region include Red Panda, Himalayan Goat, Snow leopard, Phesant, Lophophorous, Yaks, Muels, pine trees, bamboo, etc.
Stunning mountain Panoramas
Langtang Circuit Trekking offers you the panoramas of the hypnotic mountains like Langtang Lirung (7324m), Ganesh Hima(7422m)l, Yala Pea(5520m)k, Dorje Lakpa(6966m), Porong Ri(7292m), Langtang Ri(7205), etc. During the trek, you will get the outstanding views of several high hills and a small village in the middle as well as terrace farms to feed the locality.
Locality of Langtang Region
Locals of Langtang Region
Nepal, being a diverse country having several religions, languages, cultures, and traditions, highlights the phenomenal culture of the Tamangs in the Langtang Himalayan Region. Due to the proximity to Tibet, their culture and traditions are also reflected by Tibetan cultural influences. Celebrating festivals like Sonam Lhosar and enfolding traditions like Tamang cello songs and Damphu musical instruments, these unique societies full of unity are always ahead to protect their cultural heritage and traditions.
Who can join?
If you are active in day-to-day life, fit, and don’t have joint pain and respiratory issues then you are on the green list. Yet we recommend consulting with the doctor before the trek for those who are willing to trek but have some health issues.
Best Time to Visit Langtang Region
The Langtang Valley trek is a short and comfortable travel that can be done throughout the year but due to the iconic view of the mountain and the best condition of the trekking trails, March, April, May, September, October, and November are listed as the best months. Hot weather and due to rain, chances of landslides and flooding during the summer and rainy season as well as during winter, too cold and the view of the mountains might get blurred by clouds. People who are fit and adventure lovers can join this trek at any season though.
Langtang Valley Trek Cost For 2024/2025:
Every Traveler is curious about the cost of this interesting Langtang Valley Trek. The Starting cost per person for 7 Days of Langtang Valley Trek is USD 550, however, this cost may vary depending upon the group size, number of porters, Guides, helper's mode of accommodation, food, transport, and luxury of travel. Please follow our below cost group details.
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Accommodation and Food In Langtang Region:
The newly rebuilt modern tea houses are very cozy to stay in. Single or Multiple beds with basic required services with sanitary norms will make you feel better during your stay. If needed, we can provide extra sleeping bags up to -20 degrees for extra warmth. Some hotels do not have modern facilities like attached bathrooms and showers however you can get a hot shower upon request. Wifi connectivity is available and a nice gesture by the local people will make you feel good.
Due to the majority of the Tamang community, Tamang food is quite popular during the whole trek. However, you can get different choices like Pizza, Momo, Burger, Chowmin, Soup, Daal-Bhaat, Chapati, Masala Tea, Coffee, Yak cheese, toast, bread, and egg varieties. Our guide also carries some fruits and snacks for you. You can also buy groceries according to your preferences and needs.
To stay away from dehydration, we will provide you the water purifier tablets as bottled water and hot water are expensive in the high altitude regions. No compromise on health safety
Permit Requirements and Legal Documents
You must take a USD 20 TIMS permit as well as a USD 30 Langtang National Park permit to embark on your journey on the Langtang Valley trek. The TIMS permit helps in traveler data tracking during emergency conditions, whereas this will directly aid in the preservation of this area. Mount Glory Trek is a trustworthy and reputed travel agency that can handle all the necessary documents along with mandatory Government rules and regulations.