The Langtang Valley trek is regarded by many experts as one of the most rewarding short treks available in Nepal. The east-west running valley is home to the spectacular alpine scenery as well as a diverse collection of local cultures and communities. Typically, a minimum of one week is required to fully enjoy this trek, but travelers are advised to add a few additional days to their journey for acclimatization and side trips into the valley.
One of Langtang’s biggest charms is that it is a National park rich in flora and fauna as well as a place that gives spectacular vistas of the Himalayan giants. These kind of places that offer both of these natural treasures are very rare to find. Moreover, the Langtang Valley is very rich in culture and you will have the chance to explore the traditional way of life of the Nepalese living in this area and get the gist of what it means to live there.
If you are looking for a short but rich trek then the Langtang Valley is the perfect choice for you. Not only is this route recommended for those travelers who do not have the time or will to do long high-altitude trekking, but also to more advanced trekkers who are looking for a place to start their preparations for more serious and challenging trekking ventures.
Day 1 :Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m).Overnight at a hotel.
Day 2 :Drive to Syabru Besi (1,462m) on a public bus – 8 hrs. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 3 :Trek to Lama Hotel (2,500m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 4 :Trek to the Langtang village (3,307m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 5 :Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,798m ) – 4 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 6 :Kyanjin Gompa exploration day. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 7 :Trek back to Lama Hotel (2,500m) – 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 8 :Trek to Syabru Bensi (1, 462m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 9 :Drive back to Kathmandu by Public Bus – 7 hrs. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 10 :Transfer to airport and fly back to home.