Langtang Valley Trek

11 Days from $ 699

Trip Overview

“Wander upon the valley of glaciers with mesmerizing secrets hidden within it.”

Langtang Valley Trek is an enthralling trek that shall take you to the Himalayas north of the Kathmandu Valley for trek of your lifetime. Langtang Valley Trek is aptly known as “Valley of Glacier Trek” part of the Great Himalaya trail trek. Despite being very close to Kathmandu, the Langtang Region is as wild as any Tibetan highlands with idyllic rural landscape. Langtang Valley Trek, a gratifying walk in the Himalayas, makes you traverse through the Valley of Glacier in the beautiful Himalayan region of Langtang.

Our Langtang Valley Trek shall commence with a scenic 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu to Syapru Besi which shall be the starting point of our trek. From Syapru Besi you shall pursue the Langtang River to the east until you reach Kyanjin Gompa with overnight stay at Lama Hotel respectively. Besides natural wonders you also visit local Tibetan village and see their lifestyle. This whole route consists of alpine meadows and yak pastures, majestic waterfalls, and magnificent forests of the Langtang Valley. You shall experience a trek with a faultless countryside landscape full of wastelands, the picturesque & charming views of the grand mountains with an insight into the literary and cultural parts of indigenous Sherpa and Tamang communities. After everything else our final destination of this trekking shall be Kyanjin Gompa (3,870 m). We shall also trek to the Kyanjin Ri peak and the tangential of the Langtang glacier. This is the site of the Yala Cheese Factory (4,633 m). In a short distance east of there is an airstrip at Chhaldang which can be visited by you for a stroll around. From Kyanjin Gompa, a prolongation to the pastures of Langsisa (4,084 m) provides the superior vistas of plentiful glaciers. There are a number of huts in Langsisa that can be reached by walking for a day from Kyanjin Gompa. While there you shall also get to visit the ancient Buddhist monastery and glaciers along with the view of Langtang Ri (6,370m), Dorje Larpa (6,990m) & Langtang Lirung (7,245m). After Kyangjin Gompa we shall retrace our route following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and trek back along the formerly traced route through Kyanjin Gompa, Lama Hotel and Syapru Besi to Kathmandu. In between our trek we shall cross rivers and gorges and get enthralled with diversities of flora & fauna with the grandiose waterfalls.

Langtang Valley Trek offers a variety of spectacular scenery to austere landscapes the Langtang region is the third most popular trekking region only after Annapurna and Everest. For this trek you need to have a good physical fitness in order to fully complete the trek. In general we recommend Sept to mid Dec and March to May as the preferred best seasons for this Langtang Valley Trek. Join Himalayan Trekking Alliance team now to experience this awe-inspiring trek to create your own memories here in the land of the majestic Himalayas.

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Itinerary Overview

Day 01: Arrival at TIA Kathmandu (1350m) & Transfer to the Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu City tour –
a) Pashupatinath Temple
b) Boudhanath Stupa
c) Patan Durbar Square
d) Monkey Temple
Day 03: Kathmandu to Syaprubesi by Bus. (Altitude – 1550m, Driving Time 6/7 hrs)
Day 04: Syaprubesi to Lama Hotel (Altitude – 2380m, Walking Time 5/6 hrs)
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (Altitude – 3430m, Walking Time 5/6 hrs)
Day 06: Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (Altitude – 3870m, Walking Time 2/3 hrs)
Day 07: Rest Day (visit Kyanjin Ri and Langtang glacier)
Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (Altitude – 2380m, Walking Time 6/7 hrs)
Day 09: Lama Hotel to Syaprubesi (Altitude – 1550m, Walking Time 4/5 hrs)
Day 10: Syaprubesi to Kathmandu by Bus.
Day 11: Final Departure.

Price Includes

7 nights 8 days days in the mountains which includes accommodation and 3 meals a day.
3 nights of accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
Kathmandu valley sightseeing with cultural tour guide.
All transportation including Airport pick up and drop off.
Langtang National Park trekking permit and a Tourist Information Management System (TIMS) Card.
Government-licensed, English speaking guide.
Porter service (one porter for every two people).
All government and local taxes
Farewell dinner

Price Excludes

Nepal entry visa at Immigration of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) (approx. $40 USD cas) per person.
Trekking gear rental like sleeping bags, down jackets, trekking poles etc.
Unforeseen costs due to health, flight cancellation, weather conditions etc.
Extra night hotel in Kathmandu in-case if early return from the trip in any reason.
All kinds of drinks and snacks.
Tips for the guide and porter after the trek.
Anything else not mentioned in the included costs above.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We believe emergency medical coverage is very essential for any traveler traveling to Nepal. Travel insurance exists to ensure that trekkers/travelers get medical help if things go wrong. For our treks and trekking peak expeditions in Nepal, you are highly recommended to get yourself insurance that takes account of trekking to 5000–6000m with helicopter evacuation. Lastly, make sure that you compare your insurance plans with others to get the right policy for you.

Yes! A 25 % deposit of the full payment is required to book the respective trip package. We have very simple cancellation policy in case of your trip cancelled.
The full payment due is after your arrival in Kathmandu and before the commencement of the particular trip package that was booked by the client. And if you deposit your full payment two month prior to your arrival we will give you the surprise gift upon your arrival at Hotel.

No, you don’t have to book anything else yourself because we provide a fully guided tour packages to all of our clients. From the airport pick up to your hotel rooms for your stay, all are inclusive to our trip packages, so, even during the entire trip, our guide will accommodate you entirely without the need to book anything yourself.

Cancellation policies are defined as the circumstances in which the “Host Company” will return (or in some cases doesn’t return) the money to their guest when the booked trip package is cancelled. Generally these policies tend to protect the “Host Company” in the event of unpredicted and unanticipated cancellations of a particular trip package. It is expected for our clients to keep in mind that each tour package available through Himalayan Trekking Alliance has a cancellation policy, and we try to do our best when you choose to cancel a tour package booked by or on your behalf.

  • $25 USD per person will be deducted and refund up until 30 days prior to your scheduled arrival.
  • $50 USD per person will be deducted and refund up until 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival.
  • $75 USD per person will be deducted and refund up until 6 days prior to your scheduled arrival.

As we asked for a 25% advance to confirm your trip, this amount will not be refunded if you don’t notify us about your cancellation or any re-scheduled date within five days before your scheduled arrival. However, if you provide us with your re-scheduled dates, we will keep your advance for up to one year from your scheduled arrival and apply it to the cost of your rescheduled trip.  We may ask for an additional advance amount if the overall cost of the trip increases.

To apply for Nepal’s entry Visa, you can submit an application for a visa directly on the official website of the Department of Immigration in Nepal before traveling to Nepal. Click here for online application. You can also acquire and obtain a tourist visa upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu.  You can also obtain an entry visa at the following border points of entry in Nepal if you traveling overland:

  • Kakarvitta, Jhapa District (Eastern Nepal)
  • Birgunj, Parsa District (Central Nepal)
  • Kodari, Sindhupalchowk District (Northern Border–for group tourists only)
  • Belahia, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi District, Western Nepal)
  • Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke District, Mid-Western Nepal)
  • Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali District, Far Western Nepal)
  • Gadda Chauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur District, Far Western Nepal)

Our trekking packages are all inclusive in the basic standards, but we suggest each of you carry Nepalese currency of about Rs 40,000/- to Rs 50,000 (about $400 to $500) for extra expenses for the trip. These includes:

  • A down jacket rental ($1.5 per day) and sleeping bag rental ($1.5 per day).
  • Three meals with cups of hot tea are included, but you have to pay yourself if you want to have extra food and snacks, cold drinks, chocolate bars, bakery items, etc.
  • Tip are generally expected in the tourism industry in Nepal so we suggest you kindly tip the crew. The standard tip is at least $100 per crew for about 2 weeks trip or $15 per days for Guide and $10 per day for porter.
  • Buying mineral water in the mountains will cost $2 to $4 per bottle or you can buy water purification tablets in Kathmandu for about $5 and put them in water that we can get from the teahouses.
  • Additional costs not included while trekking includes hot shower cost ($3 to $5), battery charging ($3 to $7), Wi-Fi cost ($3 to $5 per hour), etc.
  • Extra hotel night in Kathmandu due to health issue, flight cancellation, weather conditions or an early return from the trip for any reason cost ($50 per night)

For your safety, this is the suggested trekking gear list for any type of trekking in Nepal. Either you bring most of your trekking gear with you or you can buy all of the following gear in Thamel, Kathmandu from one of the many shops open from 10am to 8pm.

  • Sleeping bag and down jacket rated for about minus 10 degrees
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Towel, shampoo and toiletries
  • Trekking pole
  • Camel-bag or water bottle
  • Wind breaker jacket and fleece coat
  • Warm woolen beanie, sun hat, socks (a few pairs)
  • Long and short trekking pants (a few pairs)
  • A few t-shirts (quick dry), gloves, sun glass and sun cream
  • Day bag (carry yourself with all of your valuable belongings)  size: 40L

Note: Sleeping bag and down-jacket can be rented in Kathmandu.

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