|Activity||Trekking, hiking, sightseeing|
|Group Size||Min 02 Pax|
|Meals||All meals during trek & breakfast in city|
- Stunning alpine meadows, yak fallows, magnificent green forest.
- Kyangjin Ri – finest vantage point for 360-degree views.
- Langtang National Park that homes the national bird of Nepal and many more
- Diverse animals like Himalayan deer, monkeys, Red panda, Himalayan bear etcetera.
- If high altitude is not a problem, witness amazing sunrise from Tserko Ri (5000 meters).
- Buddhist Monastery - Kyangjin Gompa
- Heartening hospitality in the homestay and guest houses.
- Thrilling suspension bridges, attractive stupas.
- Scrumptious cheese of local yak.
- Shorter trail with just as much to explore.
Langtang Valley Trek Difficulty:Langtang Valley trek is not a difficult trek. It falls in the Moderate category when it comes to difficulty. This trek is easy when compared with the treks of Everest, Annapurna and Manaslu region. This trek is suitable for Regular and Novice trekker with moderate Fitness level. This trek can be taken as a solo trek as well, as it is neither in the restricted region nor too difficult for independent trekkers. However, we recommend you not to undertake a solo trek of you are among amateur or novice trekkers. To further decrease this trek difficulty, we recommend you to decide your trekking time acutely. Since this trek takes you to an altitude of over 4000 meters, you are probable to be inclined to Altitude Sickness. This might make this trek difficult for you. So do pick up some of our tips to get yourself through it.
Advice against Altitude sickness are:
- Walk with constant pace slowly.
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Drink plenty of warm soup
- Keep calm – physically and mentally
- Protein bar might come in handy. Make sure tag them along
Best time for Langtang Valley Trek:To enjoy the Langtang Trek to its fullest, you must pick the perfect time. Only then, you would get all the vistas (thriving rhododendron, lush forests, smiling Himalayas ) with your safety in check. Here we will provide you pinpoint of this trek in different climatic season, then you can decide for yourself which season is the perfect season for you. Weather is a crucial attribute to check up upon earlier to travel.
Best season to trek:The clear sky, pleasant weather, safe trekking routes are some of the factors that make Spring season and Autumn season the perfect time to go for a trek in Langtang valley. The weather conditions are pretty predictable and stable however, there might be slight fluctuations due to global warming. The steep trails are dry and risk-free. The picturesque views of Himalayas alongside the pleasant scent of flourishing rhododendron flowers make spring slightly even perfect time. The only problem might be as it’s a peak season all the lodges, teahouses or homestay might be busy making it difficult to find accommodations. The autumn is perfect vivid views too. However, if you want to walk along blooming rhododendron forest, go for spring. Gist- Autumn and Spring are the best seasons. If sights of blooming rhododendron are equally important to you as panoramas of Himalayas, opt for Spring.
Other seasons and their highlights:The steep trails of Langtang Valley Trek won’t be safe during the time of rainfalls. So don’t pick the summer/monsoon season for this or any other trek as much as possible. It will be too risky to walk in the trekking route during this season, plus the air is humid to further add to the difficulty. The winter season will have snow in high altitudes. You will have to carry heavy winter clothes if you decide to trek during winter. On the positive light though, the views of the Himalayas are pretty vivid during this time of the year.
Necessary permitsTrekking routes generally require permits for entry and exit. You have to get those from Nepal Tourism Board (NTB). All your necessary permits will be managed by Himalayan Holylands Treks and Expedition. If you are keen to know more about it, read below- TIMS standing for Trekkers Information Management System is s permit that you need for this or any other trekking route in Nepal. This helps in locating a trekker in case they are lost, or in case of tremors, very harsh weather etcetera. The cost-
- For independent trekkers- Rs. 2000 (green card)
- For trekking traveling with the guide as a group - Rs. 1000 (blue card)
More about the Langtang Valley trek:The Langtang Valley Trek holds an ability to become a cultural tour and nature wise apposite trek. This popular trekking destination was harshly affected by the earthquake, reducing the number of national as well as international trekkers in the years to come. After a lot of effort put on by the locals, this beautiful valley is once more being explored by many travel lovers. The spectacular views, convenient trekking time, the inhabitation of Tamang people practicing their pristine culture from ages, the magnificent heritage trail, the national park are some of the reasons why this trek should be in your bucket list too. We will begin this trek from the capital city of Nepal- Kathmandu. Sightseeing in Kathmandu is another plus of this trip. Following a scenic drive along a twisted road, and enjoying the terraced farmlands, diversity if the second largest National Park in Nepal, we will reach Syabru Besi. You will then hike to Lama Hotel across the beautiful Bhote Koshi. Maybe we will get lucky and see the rare Red Panda!!!
Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1350m) & transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Syabru Bensi (1462m) drive by jeep/bus, 7/8 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Lama Hotel (2500m), 5h30 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Langtang Village (3307m), 5 hrs.
Day 05: Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3798m) 3 hrs & hike to Kyanjin Ri (4773m).
Day 06: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2500m), 5-6 hrs.
Day 07: Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi (1462m), 5-6 hrs.
Day 08: Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu, drive by jeep/bus about 7/8 hrs.