Langtang Valley Trekking-11 Days

"Due to less number of trekkers, Langtang offers a calm and peaceful experience compared to popular treks like Everest and Annapurna."
Good to Know
  • Duration 11 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate
  • Max. Altitude 4984m
  • Group Size 2+
  • Trip Starts Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends Kathmandu
  • Group Style Group and Private
  • Activities Trekking, Historical And Cultural Excursion
  • Best Season March-June and Sept-Dec

Highlights

  • The trek provides panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), Gangchenpo (6,388 m), Langtang Ri (7,205 m), and others.
  • The journey takes trekkers through the Langtang National Park, which is home to a rich mix of flora and fauna, including the endangered red panda.
  • The walk passes through traditional Tamang villages, allowing trekkers to learn about the local people's unique culture and way of life.
  • The trip takes trekkers to the base of the Langtang Glacier, where they can witness the beautiful ice formations and glacial moraines.
  • The journey culminates at Kyanjin Gompa, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery where hikers can learn about local culture and religion.
  • The trail of Langtang includes variety of landscapes, and flowers like rhododendron, bamboo woods, alpine meadows, and high-altitude passes.
  • The trek might be tough but adventurous at the same time, but the rewards are well worth it because it provides trekkers with an unparalleled experience of Nepal's natural beauty and cultural diversity.

 Advantage of Booking Langtang Valley Trek with Trekking Planner Nepal

  • Private vehicle for airport pick up and drop services.
  • First-aid kit box.
  • Trekking Planner’s down jackets, t-shirt, and cap, if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (you should have insurance for emergency evacuation, which will be paid for by your travel insurance company).
  • We provide oximeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate, and we provide oxygen cans.
  • Sim cards are provided by our company for travelers, so there won’t be any networking issues.

Introduction: Langtang Valley Trekking 2024-2025

Langtang Valley Trek is popular as it is less crowded than Annapuran and Everest and is less expensive in terms of price, with excellent views. This trek is a beautiful and cultural adventure appropriate for all types of interested tourists, ranging from families, school and college groups, to corporate individuals, where you may spend a fun and fascinating week-long holiday in Nepal.

Langtang Valley Journey is a renowned Nepalese trek that takes trekkers through the Langtang National Park, home to a rich large range of flora and fauna, including the endangered animal red panda. The journey provides breathtaking views of the Langtang Lirung, Gangchenpo, and other Himalayan peaks, as well as the opportunity to see traditional Tamang communities. Depending on the itinerary and route chosen, the trek can be completed in 7-11 days. The finest months to trek are September to November and March to May.

Langtang Himal Trek provides wonderful walks that take you through rolling high green hills covered in a deep forest of lovely rhododendron, magnolia, pine, oak, hemlock, and fir tree lines as the walk progresses towards higher areas where tree lines drop to short bushes and alpine shrubs within beautiful landscapes in the shade of high mountains.

The culture and habits of the native Tamang ethnic tribe of the Langtang Region are equally fascinating as you tour traditional communities on these magnificent walks on Langtang Himal Panorama.

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Why is Langtang a better option for trekking than other routes?

  • Langtang Valley Trek is less crowd than other major trekking routes in Nepal, such as the Annapurna Region and Everest Region, making it an excellent choice for trekkers seeking a more calm and private trekking experience.
  • The walk includes a variety of landscapes, such as rhododendron and bamboo, alpine meadows, and high-altitude passes. The trek also provides panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), Gangchenpo (6,388 m), Langtang Ri (7,205 m), and others.
  • The walk passes through traditional Tamang villages, allowing trekkers to learn about the local people's culture and their way of living life.
  • Compared to other treks in Nepal, this journey is relatively shorter and less hard, making it an excellent choice for trekkers with limited time or for those searching for a moderate trek.
  • The journey takes trekkers through Langtang National Park, which is home to vast mix of flora and fauna, including the endangered red panda.
  • Trekkers can take a soak in the hot spring of Cholang Pati, which is considered to have healing effects for a variety of ailments, and the journey culminates at Kyanjin Gompa, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery where trekkers can learn about the local culture and religion.
  • The best months to trip are September to November and March to May, but it may be done all year.
  • The Langtang Valley trip is believed to be less expensive than other trekking alternatives in Nepal.

All of these features combine to make the Langtang Valley trip a wonderful blend of natural beauty, cultural history, adventure, and an excellent choice for trekkers seeking an unforgettable experience in Nepal's Himalayas.

How fit should trekkers be and how to prepare for langtang trek?

Nepal Trekking Planner advises you to be physically fit in order to complete the Langtang Valley Trek. The trek requires several hours of walking each day on steep and rough terrain, and the altitude might be difficult for some.

The following activities are suggested for the preparation of the trek:

  • Create a regular fitness plan including cardio workouts like jogging, cycling, or swimming as well as strength training to strengthen your leg muscles.
  • If feasible, attempt hiking and trekking on steep and uneven terrain to get used to the type of walking you'll be doing on the expedition.
  • Before beginning the trek, allow yourself time to acclimate to the altitude by spending a few days in Kathmandu (1,350 m).
  • Before beginning the trek, get a checkup from a doctor and address any health issues that may arise during the trek.
  • Pack all of the necessary stuff for the walk, such as good-quality hiking boots, warm clothing, a good-quality sleeping bag, and a sturdy backpack.
  • Get enough rest before beginning the walk to ensure that you are well-rested and prepared for the challenges of the trek.

It's also worth noting that the Langtang Trek is a easy moderate experience, and it's always better to be prepared. Even if you are in good shape, the walk can be difficult, so be psychologically prepared for the challenges of the trek and listen to your body.

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How does the Langtang Valley Trek start and end?

Langtang Valley Trek begins and concludes at Syabrubesi, a small village in Nepal's Rasuwa district. Syabrubesi is located around 140 kilometers north of Kathmandu and is accessible by bus or jeep.

The trek begins in Syabrubesi, and the first stop is lama hotel at (2,350m), which is about 6-7 hours of walk. The walk then continues to Langtang Village via the magnificent Langtang National Park and traditional Tamang villages, where trekkers can learn about the locals’ unique culture and way of living. The route takes you through various high-altitude sceneries, including Langtang Village (3307 m) and Kyanjin Valley (3749 m).

Trekkers can return to Syabrubesi through the same route they took to reach Kyanjin Gompa, or they can take an alternative route. Depending on the terrain and the hikers' itinerary, the journey might take anywhere from 7 to 12 days. Trekkers can either return to Kathmandu by bus or jeep at the end of the hike or continue their adventure to other parts of Nepal.

What is the best season or month for Langtang Valley Trek?

The weather and climate vary based on the time of year and altitude during the Langtang Valley Trek. In general, the best months to trek are September to November or March to May.

The autumn season (September to November) has generally bright and dry weather with pleasant temperatures, making it ideal for trekking. The days are nice and sunny, with cold nights. The temperature swings between 10°C and 20°C during the day and 0°C and 10°C at night.

The temperature rises in the spring (March to May), and the weather is typically straightforward and dry. Temperatures during the day can reach 20-25°C, while temperatures at night can dip to 5-10°C. The rhododendron woodland is also in full flower at this time.

The summer season (June to August) is hot and humid, with a high probability of rain. The temperature swings between 15°C and 25 °C during the day and between 10°C and 20°C at night. There are better times to go hiking.

The temperature is cold, and the weather is typically gloomy and snowy throughout the winter season (December to February). The temperature swings between -10 °C and 10 °C during the day and -20 °C and -10 °C at night. The walk is not suggested during this season since the path may be obstructed by snow, and it is also avalanche season.

NOTE: Pack appropriately for the weather, with warm clothes for cold nights and sun protection for bright days. It's also good to check the weather forecast before walking and be prepared for unexpected weather changes.

Can anyone get altitude sickness during the Langtang Valley trek?

Altitude sickness, often known as acute mountain sickness (AMS), is a condition caused by rapidly climbing to high altitudes. It is caused due to low oxygen levels at high elevations and can affect anyone, regardless of fitness level.

Trekkers will go to elevations exceeding 4,000 meters during the Langtang Valley Trek, increasing the risk of altitude sickness. Altitude sickness symptoms include headache, nausea, exhaustion, shortness of breath, and difficulty sleeping. It can cause fluid collection in the lungs or brain, which can be fatal in severe cases.

How to prevent altitude sickness, during the trek?

  • Acclimatize: Allow your body to acclimate to the altitude by staying in Kathmandu (1,400 m) for a few days before traveling to the Langtang Valley (4,000 m).
  • Climbing high: Try to avoid ascending more than 300-500 meters each day during the walk.
  • Consume plenty of water:  Altitude sickness can be avoided by staying hydrated. Because they dehydrate the body and increase the risk of altitude sickness, alcohol and tobacco should be avoided.
  • Pay attention to your body: If you feel any signs of altitude sickness, you should stop rising and seek medical assistance if necessary.

It should be noted that even with these precautions, some people may have altitude sickness. If you do encounter symptoms, it is important to descend to a lower altitude as soon as possible and, if required, seek medical attention.

Accommodation and food at Langtang Valley Trekking

Teahouses and lodges are available for accommodation throughout the Langtang Valley Trek. These are locally run guesthouses that provide trekkers with simple but adequate accommodations. Simple rooms with twin beds and a common bathroom are available in the teahouses and lodges. Some teahouses also feature a dining space where trekkers can eat.

The teahouses and lodges serve traditional Nepali and Tibetan cuisine. Dal Bhat (lentil soup and rice), momos (Tibetan dumplings), and other regional foods are common. There are also vegetarian options. Breakfast is typically comprised of porridge, eggs, and toast. Western cuisines, such as pasta and pizza, are also available.

It's necessary to know that teahouses and lodges are placed along the trekking path and may be limited, so bring some snacks and energy bars to complement your meals. It's also a good idea to bring some water purification tablets or a water purification system with you.

It is also possible to camp along the way, but it is advisable to check ahead of time if camping is permitted in the area and if camping equipment can be leased.

Local culture and religion seen at the trail of Langtang Valley

The Langtang Valley Trek allows trekkers to experience the indigenous people's distinct culture and religion. The walk takes trekkers through traditional Tamang villages, where they can observe local people's daily lives and customs.

Tamang people are Tibetan in origin, with a rich culture and tradition. Their homes are constructed of stone and mud and have a distinct architectural character. They are farmers and animal herders, and their primary sources of income are agriculture, livestock, and trade. Their traditional fabrics, woodcarvings, and metalwork are also well-known.

Tamangs are primarily Buddhist, with their religion combining Buddhism, Bonism, and animism. Many mani walls, chortens, and prayer flags can be seen along the way; they are common religious symbols in Tibetan Buddhism. The trek also includes a visit to Kyanjin Gompa, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery where trekkers can learn about local culture and religion.

You can also see the locals' way of life and customs, such as traditional clothes, food, and festivals. It's an excellent opportunity to learn about and respect the local people's rich culture and traditions. Trekkers must respect local culture and customs and follow trekking manners at all times.

How to Acclimatize for Langtang Valley Trek?

Acclimatization is the process through which your body adjusts to lower oxygen levels at high elevations. Acclimatization is crucial to avoid altitude sickness during the trek, as trekkers will ascend to altitudes above 4,000 meters.

It is advisable to avoid ascending more than 300-500 meters per day during the acclimatization process and to spend a few days in Kathmandu (1,400 m) before traveling to the Langtang Valley (4,000 m). This will allow your body to acclimatize to the altitude before starting on the walk.

It's also essential to keep hydrated by drinking enough of water and avoiding alcohol and smoke, which can dehydrate the body and raise the risk of altitude sickness. Additionally, it is critical to listen to your body, and if you suffer any altitude sickness symptoms, such as headache, nausea, tiredness, shortness of breath, or problems sleeping, it is critical to stop ascending and seek medical care if necessary.

    Itinerary
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    The Langtang Valley Trekking provides standard Itinerary days where some day's walks can be shorter or longer as per your physical fitness, some designated overnight stops can change, due to available rooms and other facilities and etc…….

    We will follow the itinerary if its needs to be changed in case of weather, landslides, and difficulties on walks requiring more days where our leader and lead head guides decide to hold full authority for Trekking Planner Nepal.

    • Accommodation3 Star hotel
    • MealsWelcome dinner
    • Max. Altitude/Time1,350 m /4,430

    On arrival at Kathmandu international airport via respective airlines, where you will be received by our office staff and guide with warm welcome greeting and then transfer to your hotels in the hub of the city.

    After checking into your rooms and getting refreshed join the other groups of Langtang Himal Panorama Trekking at meeting hall for briefing, where our guide offers useful important information regarding trek and your stay in Nepal with us.

    Evening includes welcome dinner in a nice and authentic Nepalese restaurant with Folk Culture program of Nepal while having your dinner.

    • Accommodation3 Star hotel
    • Mealsbreakfast
    • Max. Altitude/Time1,350 m /4,430

    Morning as per the time given on briefing, depart for tour around Kathmandu at places of interest, as Kathmandu valley is steeped with historical and religious monuments temples and monasteries full of World Heritage Sites.

    After an interesting tour afternoon free to relax and preparation for Langtang Himal Panorama Trekking next early morning overland drive to Rasuwa area.

    • AccommodationLodge/Guest house
    • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and dinner
    • Max. Altitude/Time1,470 m

    Starting our wonderful adventure with morning overland journey towards Langtang Himalaya area, as drive leads past Kathmandu valley rim heading north west to reach at Dhunche, the headquarter town of Rasuwa district within Langtang Himal, the home Tamang people the hill tribe of Central Himalaya.

    From drive leads downhill on zig-zag winding road to reach at Syabrubesi for first overnight stop within Langtang area.

    • AccommodationLodge/Guest house
    • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and dinner
    • Max. Altitude/Time2,350 m

    Morning begins our first day trek of this wonderful trip heading towards a bridge and then on uphill through spread-out farm villages and nice tended terraced fields entering into cool shade of forest with tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks and pines trees with some bamboo thickets.

    Slowly walks lead past tree lines reaching an open area at Lama Hotel, a place with several basic lodges and Tea-House for trekkers surrounded within woodland.

    • AccommodationLodge/Guest house
    • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and dinner
    • Max. Altitude/Time3, 307m

    After a pleasant overnight with the sound of river, morning walk leads into a river gorge covered with lovely dense forest, as our route leads to a clearing at Ghoretabela a nice spot with few lodge for possible lunch stop.

    Enjoying with refreshing break, then walking back into tree lines as our trek leads higher ground to reach Langtang village at the end of a gorge, a nice Tamang village (which was destroyed during the earthquake of 2015 but slowly coming back to normal life), here with time to wander around this nice traditional village of great interest.

    • AccommodationLodge/Guest house
    • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and dinner
    • Max. Altitude/Time3,749 m

    From Langtang village walking on nice gradual uphill trail for few hours encountering “mani (prayer) wall” walking clockwise the appropriate way in respect to Buddhist religion, walk leads further east as valley opens up with views of snow capped peaks.

    After hours of gentle good walk overlooking views of peaks brings you at Kyanjin a charming and scenic spot with amazing views of Langtang Lirung above 7,000 m and its icefall at near distance Kyanjin Gompa, surrounded by a ridge formed by glacial moraine of rocks and boulders.

    • AccommodationLodge/Guest house
    • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and dinner
    • Max. Altitude/Time3,749 m

    A leisure day, visit Kyanjin small Cheese factory with optional climb to Tsego-Ri or Kyngin Ri at above 4,700 m / 15,420ft which will add more heights of the adventure offers stunning panorama of snow capped mountains from Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal (7,405 m), Langtang Lirung (7,234 m),  Ghengu Liru (Langtang II  6,571m), Kimshun (6,745 m) and Shalbachum(6,918m), Chimsedang, Naya-Kanga or Ganja Chuli (5,846m), Gangchempo, Tilman's beautiful Fluted Peak, Jugal Himal and ending to eastern horizon at Dorje Lakpa (6,980m).

    • AccommodationLodge/Guest house
    • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and dinner
    • Max. Altitude/Time2, 350 m

    After a wonderful time at Kyanjin, retrace the journey back on same route to Lama-Hotel a small settlement in the midst of the forest at the bank of upper Trisuli River.

    • AccommodationLodge/Guest house
    • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and dinner
    • Max. Altitude/Time1,470 m

    Last day walk of this marvelous journey leading back at Syabrubesi, as morning trek leads on the same trail with much downhill through farm villages and terrace fields and eventually reaching at Bhote Kosi River which later joins with Trisuli River, after crossing a suspension bridge a pleasant walk brings you at Syabrubesi for last and final overnights around Langtang Himal area and at Rasuwa district.

    • Accommodation3 Star hotel
    • MealsBreakfast and farewell dinner
    • Max. Altitude/Time1,350 m /4,430

    Morning drive back to Kathmandu on same interesting highway with exciting time as drive leads through rural farm villages and towns with views of mountains after six hours journey reaching in Kathmandu, then transfer to your respective hotels.

    • MealsBreakfast

    Your last day in amazing Nepal, the land of Himalayan wonders as per your international flight time back home or to respective connecting destinations.

    Our staff and guide transfer you to Kathmandu airport after a mesmerizing memory and great time on Langtang Himalaya Panorama Trekking.

    Not satisfied with this regular itinerary? Make your own.

    Trip Map
    Langtang Valley Trekking-11 Days Map
    Inclusions
    What's Included
    • All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle.
    • Welcome dinner in an Authentic Restaurant.
    • 03-night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (if you want to upgrade accommodation in Kathmandu and during the base camp trek will be possible with extra cost).
    • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with privet vehicles (entrance fees extra).
    • Kathmandu to Syabrubensi to Kathmandu by local bus(if you want both ways private vehicle is also available at an additional cost).
    • Langtang National Park entrance fee and Trekkers' Information Management System( TIMS card).
    • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English-speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport, and insurance.
    • Two guests and one porter with their Insurance, Salary, Food, accommodation, and equipment.
    • We provide assistance guiding his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport, and insurance walking with the group to support where necessary as per the group size.
    • Twin/double sharing lodge accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
    • Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.        
    • First, aid kid box.
    • Safe drinking water 
    • Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
    • The arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
    • Oximeter to check your pulse oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during trekking(Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
    • All applicable government and local taxes are as per the itinerary.
    What's Excluded
    • Your Nepal Visa fees.
    • All the International air fare from and to Kathmandu.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation.
    • In case of extra night accommodation, lunch, and dinner in the city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of the itinerary.
    • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottled water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc).
    • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive.
    • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather conditions, or any event out of our control.
    • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.
    Departure Dates
    • Langtang Valley Trekking-11 Days trip departs every day of the year but March to May and Sept to December are considered the best time of the year.
    • This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your needs, Please contact us.
    • This trip is available on both a Fixed Departure and a Private Group Basis.
    • If the given date is not appropriate for you, Please CONTACT US(Call/email now for a private trip, [email protected], Mobile +977 98510 71767 (24 hrs) - WhatsApp, WeChat, and Viber) so that Trekking Planner can happily manage your trip on dates favorable for you.
    • Trekking Planner also organizes various trips in small groups that can suit you. We recommend you reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away for a wonderful experience with us. Hurry up! Adventure is waiting for you.
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    Departure DateDeparture DateMay 30, 2024 Jun 09, 2024Trip StatusTrip StatusAvailablePriceStarting fromUS$899
    Essential Info

    Equipment and Gear List

    trekking iconGeneral

    • Four-season (-20 degree) sleeping bag (We provide rental sleeping bags available for an additional USD 35)
    • Puffy down jacket (We provide rental jackets for an additional USD 35)
    • Daypack (25-30 liters recommended) with rain cover

    HeadUpper Body

    • Sun hat or cap (We'll provide you with a trekking cap.)
    • warm woolen hat
    • Scarf/Neck Buff (highly recommended to get saved from wind and cold)
    • Headlamp or mobile torch light for nighttime
    • Polarized sunglasses

    TorsoTorso

    • Technical fabric base layer thermals are light for warmer months, heavy for colder months
    • Technical fabric t-shirts and sleeve sweaters or high-necks
    • Waterproof rain jacket
    • windproof jacket for the walk as it gets windy
    • Fleece jacket or down jacket

    PantLower Body

    • thermals inner
    • Hiking pants at least 3
    • Comfortable pants for teahouses
    • Waterproof, windproof shell
    • Hiking shorts

    GlovesHands

    • Woolen gloves for the tea house
    • Hard-shell windproof outer gloves for the walk

    FeetFeet

    • Marino Wool or comfortable, warm socks
    • Hiking socks
    • Liner socks
    • Trekking/hiking boots (waterproof recommended)
    • Crampons (For passes)
    • Casual shoes or sandals that are comfortable for the time in the tea house
    • Gaiters (lightweight for rain and snow)

    UndergarmentsUndergarments and inner wears

    • Technical fabric/quick drying (can be washed during the trek)
    • Sports bras (women)
    • sleeping clothes as per the comfortability

    MedicineFirst Aid Kits and Medications

    • Sunscreen SPF- 50+
    • Lip balm or Vaseline
    • ointment cream
    • Cough Syrup and strepsils (recommended for Khumbu Cough)
    • Creams and medicines (for any allergies or diseases)

    (Note: Our guides carry medications, oxygen cans, and first aid kits during the trip. However, personal kits and medications are recommended.)

    Other essentialsOther Essentials

    • Passport
    • Extra copies of passport-sized photos
    • Reusable water bottle
    • Toilet paper, small soap, and shampoo
    • Water purification tablets or UV water purifier (if you plan to treat water)
    • water bladder for the day bag
    • small towel for personal use
    • Pillowcase in case of allergies to new pillows
    • High-protein snacks (such as mountain bars or nuts)
    • Waterproof/dry bags for carrying essential documents, stuff, frequently used items, and money
    • Power bank or extra batteries
    • Cameras and mobile phone
    • Cards/book
    • Pee bottle/ pee funnel for women
    • Trekking poles
    • Whistle in case your voice is not loud enough to stop or start
    • Thermos for hot water during the nighttime
    • We give you a free duffel bag, trekking cap, maps, and t-shirt during your pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.
    • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The porter will carry the duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs., throughout the walk.
    • Daypack bag for daily used stuff like cash, documents, papers, a water bottle or bladder, a camera, toiletries, sunscreen, a notebook, clothing, etc. (with a waterproof cover).
    • You can store your luggage (on-trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu, and we can assist and help.
    • Total luggage for the Kathmandu-Lukla flight is (15 kg/33 lbs.), including duffel (10 Kg/22 lbs.) and backpack (5 kg/11 lbs.)
    • A down jacket with a hood(cap) to be warm in altitudes above 3,000m.
    • We can provide a down jacket for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, you need to pay back the cost of USD 200 per item.
    • We can provide a sleeping bag for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, USD 200 per item must be paid.

    Note: Supplies and gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu. Once you are in Nepal, you can buy supplies and gear for hiking if you have spare time. Trekking Planner Nepal representatives will assist you in purchasing the equipment. Thamel a tourist hub, offers a wide range of trekking equipment at affordable prices. Don't wear short clothes inside the monasteries and religious places.

    FAQs
    • Trekking boots, warm clothing, a comfortable sleeping bag, a backpack, a water bottle, a hat, sunscreen, a first aid kit and toiletries are all important items to carry for Langtang Valley Trekking. It is best to pack light and bring only what is absolutely required.

    • Yes, you may rent trekking equipment in Kathmandu, such as trekking poles, sleeping bags, down jackets, and hiking boots. In the city, there are various equipment rental companies and outdoor gear retailers.

    • A moderate level of physical fitness is required for Langtang Valley Trekking. Walking over difficult terrain, rising and descending routes, and hiking for several hours each day are all part of the job. Regular exercise, such as cardiovascular and weight training, can help you prepare for the journey.

       

    • You can take a bus or hire a private vehicle from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, the gateway to the Langtang region, to get to the starting location of Langtang Valley Trekking. The road trip takes about 7-8 hours.

    • While trekking to Langtang Valley is possible during the monsoon season (June to August), it is not recommended owing to excessive rainfall and an increased danger of landslides and challenging route conditions. Spring and fall are often thought to be the best seasons.

    • Due to high snowfall and low weather, Langtang Valley trekking can be difficult during the winter (December to February). The trails may be snow-covered, and some teahouses may be closed. If attempting the trek during this season, prior winter trekking expertise and suitable equipment are recommended.

    • Nepal is considered as the safe country in the world. Trekking in the Langtang Valley is typically regarded as risk-free. However, it is important to trek with an experienced guide, take adequate safety precautions, and be aware of the potential risks connected with high altitude, weather, and natural hazards. Trekking Planner Nepal assists you with well-trained guide and porters with top class facilities.

    • While certain teahouses and lodges along the Langtang Valley Trekking route may provide limited Wi-Fi, this is not guaranteed. Wi-Fi availability and quality vary drastically depending on location and altitude. The chances of having dependable Wi-Fi access are reduced in isolated regions. Also, you might need pay extra fee for using Wi-Fi in some locations.

    • Travel insurance is strongly advised for Langtang Valley Trekking. Your insurance should cover emergency medical bills, medical evacuation, travel cancellation, and personal belongings loss or theft. Before embarking on your journey, double-check the policy's coverage and terms.

    • Yes, you can extend your walk beyond the Langtang Valley. Depending on your schedule and physical ability, you can incorporate side trips to Gosainkunda Lake, continue on to Helambu, or even walk to the Ganja La Pass. For better service, you might consult with a recognized trekking organization such as Trekking Planner Nepal.

    • The majority of teahouses along the Langtang Valley Trekking trail have charging stations for electronic devices. However, because electricity access can be uneven in some regions, it is recommended that you bring a portable power bank as a backup. Also, at some stops you need to pay extra for charging phone.

    • During the Langtang Valley Trek, drinking water is easily accessible. To purify water from natural sources, you can buy bottled water or utilise water purification pills. It is important to stay hydrated during the journey. You are suggested not to use plastic bottle on the trek.

    • Langtang Valley Trekking does not have any age limitations. However, it is essential that one be in excellent health, have a respectable degree of fitness, and speak with a medical expert before embarking on the trek, particularly for older people or those with pre-existing health concerns.

    • Langtang Valley Trekking is a renowned Nepalese trekking route that takes you through the scenic Langtang Valley, which is located north of Kathmandu. It is well-known for its beautiful surroundings, diversified flora and fauna, and rich cultural legacy.

    • Altitude sickness can be a problem while trekking in the Langtang Valley, especially as you travel to higher altitude. It is important to adequately acclimatize, stay hydrated, and be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness. If symptoms worsen, it is recommended to descend to lower elevations.

    • During Langtang Valley Trekking, the usual daily trekking distance is roughly 10 to 15 km (6 to 9 hours). This can, however, vary based on personal tastes and the pace of the walk.

    • Teahouses or lodges provide lodging throughout the Langtang Valley Trek. These facilities include a bed, blankets, and a communal dining room. However, the cleanliness and comfort of the amenities may vary, particularly in remote areas.

    • No, you cannot undertake the Langtang Valley Trekking independently even if you have prior trekking experience and are confident in your abilities, as per new government law.

    • Yes, it’s mandatory to have either a guide ir a porter for Langtang Valley Trekking. As per new government law, having a guide or porter to any trekking route of Nepal is compulsory.

    • Yes, teahouses and lodges may be found along the Langtang Valley Trekking route. These provide trekkers with basic lodging and meals, eliminating the need to bring camping equipment.

    • The highest peak visited during the Langtang Valley Trek is Kyanjin Ri, which stands at 4,773 m.

    • Yes, you need to obtain the Langtang National Park Entry Permit. You can obtain the permit from the related office or from the trekking agency you book the trip for.

    • The optimum seasons to go on the Langtang Valley Trek are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). These months are good for trekking because of the consistent weather, clear skies, and nice temperatures.

    • The Langtang Valley Trek is rated as a moderate trek. While there are some uphill and downhill sections, it is generally appropriate for people with a good level of fitness. However, appropriate acclimatization and planning are essential for a safe and happy trekking journey.

    • The Langtang Valley Trek takes about 11 days to complete. However, the duration can vary depending on the pace of the trek and the requirement for acclimatization. You can even tailor your package to your specific needs by working with your travel agency. Trekking Planner Nepal can provide you with tailor-made itineraries.

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      I did two treks with trekking planner- Everest Base Camp and Langtang Valley. Dipak was so helpful planning logistics, especially when unforeseen circumstances occurred, he really decreased the amount of stress and anxiety that often accompany travel. I had two different guides for the treks, and two different porters. Each person went above and beyond to help me have a positive, memorable, and meaningful experience. They even helped me celebrate my birthday and surprise me with a birthday “cake” while on the trek, which is a something that I’ll never forget. When I received some disappointing news from home, they were present, friendly, attentive and ensured that I still was as present as possible. I would definitely use them for a third time. I think the price fair- some companies were double the cost, some were half the cost- but again, these guys were great and I would go with them again.

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      Nat HUnited States,Feb 07, 2023
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      What an amazing trip to Langtang. So neatly arranged. My permits and documents were ready even before I reached kathmandu. My guide Binod was ace, fluent in English and accomodating to my every silly request and a true gentleman. Would definately love to book another expedition with them.

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