Langtang Trek
Panoramic view from Langtang Trek

Langtang Trek

12 days

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Spend 12 days immersed in the natural and cultural wonders of Nepal's Langtang Valley

If you want to take a trekking tour in the Himalayas in Nepal, but don’t have time to take a several-week expedition, this Langtang trekking tour is the perfect solution.

The Langtang Trek gives you the chance to see many of the region’s majestic giants, including Annapurna and Manaslu, with only 6 days of trekking. You’ll stay in Sherpa villages and have opportunities to interact with local people. There is even a cheese factory along this route that you can visit.

As you trek through the Langtang valley, you’ll have the chance to climb to the Langtang glacier as well as the beautiful summit of Kyanjing Ri. Notice the varied landscape as you climb in altitude. From lush forests and grazing pastures to rugged moraines and peaks, there is diverse vegetation and wildlife in this area. You may even be able to spot an endangered red panda during your trek. Trekking in the Langtang valley is simply magical!

Before and after your trek, you’ll explore Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Take a guided tour of some of the most important historical, religious, and cultural sites in Kathmandu and the surrounding area. Even the scenic drive between Kathmandu and Syabrubensi, where your trek begins and ends, is fantastic. You’ll love every minute of this Langtang trekking adventure!

Highlights of the Langtang Trek

Explore important historical and cultural sites in Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu.
Climb through the Langtang valley to the Langtang glacier and see spectacular views from the Kyanjing Ri.
Learn more about the native Sherpa culture by staying in their villages, interacting with locals, and even visiting a local cheese factory.
Enjoy stunning views of the Himalayas while you trek through local villages.

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Langtang Trek Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal! Fly to the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu where a representative from your tour will meet you and escort you to your hotel. At the hotel, you’ll meet your guide and be briefed with more details about your tour. Then enjoy a traditional Nepali welcome dinner!
Overnight Location: Mandala Boutique Hotel (1,400 m/4,593’), Kathmandu
Distance / Time: None
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 Explore Kathmandu

Begin your day with breakfast at your hotel, then take a guided sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu Valley, exploring many incredible landmarks of this vibrant city. First, visit the well-known Buddhist temple Stupa Swayambunath, which is also called the Monkey Temple. You’ll get an inspiring view of the mountains and the surrounding Kathmandu Valley from the temple, which is high on a hill. Stupa Swayambunath is the oldest and most mysterious shrine in Kathmandu, and it attracts tourists and Buddhist visitors from all over the world with its sparkling gold spire and distinctive white dome. After this, drive to Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple on the Indian subcontinent, and the crematorium beside it. Finally, you’ll also tour Patan Durbar Square, where you can see many historically significant temples and palaces from centuries past, each an excellent example of traditional Nepalese architecture.
Overnight Location: Mandala Boutique Hotel (1,400 m/4,593’), Kathmandu
Distance / Time: As Required
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Transfer to Syabrubensi

After an early breakfast, begin the long drive to Syabrubensi. Along the way, you’ll see many scenic villages as you travel an exciting road. Each time you crest a ridge, you’ll find a new incredible view of the Himalayas. Your guide will point out Annapurna, Ganesh, Manaslu, and many other famous peaks in this Langtang region. Spend the night in Syabrubensi (1,450 m/4,757’).
Overnight Location: Lodge in Syabrubensi (1,450 m/4,757’)
Distance / Time: 6-7 hours (Driving)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Trek to Lama Hotel

Begin your trek today with a trail that climbs gradually as it follows the Langtang Khola stream. This trek will astonish you with the beautiful landscape and breathtaking scenery at every turn along the way from Syabrubensi to Lama Hotel. Spend the night in Lama Hotel (2,480 m/8,136’).
Overnight Location: Lodge in Lama Hotel (2,480 m/8,136’)
Distance / Time: 16 km, 6-7 hours, 1,000 m of ascent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Trek to Langtang

Start your day with a good breakfast, then follow a steeply climbing trail that continues to follow the Langtang Khola stream through a lush, green forest. The valley gradually widens and you’ll see temporary settlements that cattle herders use when they bring their cattle here to graze in the summer. Eventually, the trail begins to descend again toward a monastery, then you’ll reach the Langtang National Park headquarters. Spend in the night in Langtang (3,541 m/11,617’).
Overnight Location: Lodge in Langtang (3,541 m/11,617’)
Distance / Time: 12 km, 6-7 hours, 1,000 m of ascent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Trek to Kyanjing Gompa

Continue your gradual ascent today as you pass through yak pastures and small villages such as Mumdu and Sidum. The lovely trail will cross glacial moraines and several small streams before leading you to the Kyanjing settlement. You will have time here to explore the village and surrounding area, which is well-known for making cheese and curd. Spend the night in Kyanjing Gompa (3,900 m/12,795’).
Overnight Location: Lodge in Kyanjing Gompa (3,900 m/12,795’)
Distance / Time: 6 km, 4-5 hours, 300 m of ascent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Dayhike to Kyanjing Ri

Take a day trip today to Kyanjing Ri. Get an early start and enjoy the fantastic overlooks of the Langtang region’s famous peaks, which are available all along the trail today. Stop at the summit of Kyanjing Ri (4,773 m/15,659’) to enjoy the panoramic views, then follow the same trail to return to Kyanjing Gompa. You’ll have the opportunity to visit a government-run cheese factory and a small monastery along your trek. Spend a second night in Kyanjing Gompa.
Overnight Location: Lodge in Kyanjing Gompa (3,900 m/12,795’)
Distance / Time: 10 km, 6-7 hours, 1,100 m of ascent, 1,100 m of descent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Trek to Ghoda Tabela

Retrace your steps today as you follow the Langtang Khola stream back to Langtang village, then continue along the trail to reach Ghoda Tabela. Most of the day will be spent trekking downhill as you descend from Kyanjing to Ghoda Tabela, but the mountain views continue to be spectacular. Spend the night in Ghoda Tabela (2,972 m/9,751’).
Overnight Location: Lodge in Ghoda Tabela (2,972 m/9,751’)
Distance / Time: 20 km, 8-9 hours, 1,000 m of descent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 Trek to Syabrubensi

Leave Ghoda Tabela after breakfast and trek for 5 hours or more as you descend to Syabrubensi. Notice the lush green vegetation that surrounds you as you trek downhill for most of the day. It is another day full of inspiring views as you return to the beautiful village of Syabrubensi.
Overnight Location: Lodge in Syabrubensi (1,460 m/4,790’)
Distance / Time: 15 km, 6-7 hours, 1,300 m of descent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 Transfer to Kathmandu

Return to Kathmandu today with a long but scenic drive through beautiful landscapes. You will see many traditional villages and gain a broader perspective of Nepal as you leave the mountains and drive through the countryside to the capital city.
Overnight Location: Mandala Boutique Hotel (1,400 m/4,593’), Kathmandu
Distance / Time: 6-7 hours (Driving)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 Explore Kathmandu on your own

Today is a relaxing day in Kathmandu with no specific itinerary planned. This extra day is included in the schedule in case of weather delays. If everything has gone smoothly, today is simply a free day to explore Kathmandu at your leisure. Your guide can recommend points of interest or shopping areas that you haven’t seen yet, or you can choose to simply rest and relax before your journey home.
Overnight Location: Mandala Boutique Hotel (1,400 m/4,593’), Kathmandu
Distance / Time: None
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12 Departure Day

Sadly, your Langtang Trekking Tour has come to an end. Depending on your flight time, you may have some time available to explore before it is time to return to the airport. Options include souvenir shopping or exploring more cultural sites around the city. When it’s time to leave, an airport representative will escort you to the airport and help with any final details. Have a wonderful journey!
Overnight Location: N/A
Distance / Time: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Langtang Trek Price and Dates

Pricing for this guided trekking tour to Langtang depends on whether you choose to join an existing group on a specific date or if you prefer a custom tour for your group only.

This tour is available year-round, though the best time to travel to Nepal for this trek is during the pre-monsoon season from March through early May, or post-monsoon in October and November. Monsoon season typically lasts from late May through September.

Private Guided Langtang Trekking Tour

Have your own private tour with just your group! Prices below are per person:

  • Group of 2-5: $1,050 USD per person
  • Group of 6 and more: $999 USD per person

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Accommodation on the Langtang Trekking Tour

This tour is based in trekking lodges, also called tea houses, along the trek. These accommodations are simple since there is no road access to reach them, but they are also friendly and full of atmosphere.

Most lodges have dining areas that are heated, but the bedrooms are typically unheated. Wooden beds with foam mattresses are provided, but you will need a sleeping bag. Washing and toilet facilities are shared, and some have solar showers available for an additional charge.

Before and after your trek, stay in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu. Rooms are double occupancy, and single travellers will pay a supplement.

In some cases, accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other, comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of $200 USD to have a private room in a hotel. Contact us and we can try and match single travellers up, where possible. Private rooms are not available in the trekking lodges.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Mandala Boutique Hotel, Kathmandu ★★★★

Located in a quiet corner of the Thamel area of Kathmandu, this hotel has easy access to shopping and other tourist attractions. It is clean and air-conditioned for your comfort.

Night 3-9

Trekking Lodges (Tea Houses) along the trekking route

These lodges are simple but full of atmosphere. The rooms in these lodges are not heated, but some have heated dining areas. Toilets and washing facilities are shared.

Mandala Boutique Hotel, Kathmandu ★★★★

Located in a quiet corner of the Thamel area of Kathmandu, this hotel has easy access to shopping and other tourist attractions. It is clean and air-conditioned for your comfort.

What’s included in the Langtang Trekking Tour?

Meals

11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 10 dinners are included on this tour. This includes special Welcome and Farewell dinners.

Accommodations

Accommodations for all 11 nights are included. Along the trek, stay in simple trekking lodges (tea houses). Before and after the trek, stay in a 3.5-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation as described in the itinerary is included. Airport transfers between the Kathmandu Airport and your hotel are also included.

Also Included

  • An experienced, insured, and equipped English-speaking guide
  • Porter (Insured and equipped according to IPPG rules)
  • Guided sightseeing and entry fees in Kathmandu
  • TIMS permit
  • Langtang National Park fee

Not included

  • Flights to/from Kathmandu
  • Visa to enter Nepal
  • Meals not listed as included (lunches and dinners in Kathmandu)
  • Personal drinks / alcohol
  • Additional costs due to illness, rescue, force majeure, flight/itinerary changes
  • Tips for guides and other trekking staff
  • Personal costs such as charging batteries or hot showers

Frequently Asked Questions about Langtang Trek

Trekking Team Group is a Travelife and FTA certified tour operator creating trips in the Himalayas since 1991. They are consistently highly-rated online and garner impressive word of mouth recommendations.

Trekking team focuses on a sustainable method of operation. They work with highly professional guides and offer clients flexibility and 24/7 service.

The company uses local guides, serves local food, and makes use of local homes and lodges to give back to the community. They support the local environment and in turn see many repeat customers.

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. Most of the trail is not strenuous, but at higher elevations, even easier sections of trail become more challenging. Consult your doctor if you have concerns about trekking at high altitudes.

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Hari, Trekking Team
Hari
Kathmandu, Nepal

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