One of the easier and short but romantic 8 Days Langtang Valley Trek calling you.
8 Days Langtang Trek is a refreshing short trekking in Nepal. The trail is nearby Kathmandu Valley within the Langtang National Park. HVT presents an outstanding itinerary of Langtang Valley Trek. Witness the Tibetan culture, mystic mountains, monasteries, and mythical landscape in one single trek to Nepal. Moreover, it is a great trek to understand culture and nature.
Journey of 8 Days Langtang Trek is probably the most famous short trek route after Poon Hill Trek. Therefore, lots of people trek on this trail. However, after the 2015 earthquake, the area lost its visitors. The village of Langtang has been swept away completely. Langtang Lirung glacier landslide didn’t help either. Nowadays, life in Langtang is back to normal. Moreover, teahouses/Lodges are in full business. In fact, it is better than before.
Langtang Valley 8 days Trek – A great combo of nature & culture
Trekkers start the trek from Syaprubeshi. Additionally, it is a small town in the Rasuwa district of Nepal. A local bus or private jeep takes trekkers to the town. The trail is okay from Syaprubeshi to Lama Hotel. Glacial River, Waterfall, and green lush forests are the highlights of this day.
Moreover, The trail from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village is diverse. The bamboo forests of Ghoda Tabela are home to red pandas too. Therefore, there is an equal chance of spotting this rare animal too. Mani walls and small pagodas on the trail make the trip mythical. Furthermore, Kyanjin Gompa is the last village on the trail. The old monastery visit and Kyanjin Ri hiking are the highlights of the section. Relish the amazing scenery of mountains and landscape from the top of Kyanjin Ri (4773 m). Mountains seen from the top are Langtang Lirung, Sishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganjala etc. Trekkers retrace the same trail back to Syaprubeshi.
Book the 8 Days Langtang Trek in Nepal with us. If you are on a short holiday, try the trek. Himalaya View Treks has a guide from the region. Therefore, it is the best opportunity to understand the locale from the locals.
8 Days Langtang valley trek Itinerary
Day 01: Drive to Syabrubensi from Kathmandu. Driving distance 170 km (7 hours) 1330 m.
Day 02: Trek to Lama Hotel from Shyabrubensi, Walking distance 5.5 km (6 hours) 2650 m.
Day 03: Trek to Langtang from Lama Hotel, Walking distance of 7.7 km(6 hours) 3451 m.
Day 04: Trek to Kyanjine Gomba from Langtang Walking distance 6.8 km (3 hours) 3960 m / 12989
Day 05: Hike to Kyanjing Ri. Hiking distance 4.4 km (¾ hours)
Day 06: Trek back to Lama Hotel from Kyanjing, Walking distance of 14.5 km (6 hours) 2650 m.
Day 07: Trek back to Syabrubensi from lama hotel Walking distance 5.5 km (6/7 hours) 1960 m.
Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu from Syabrubensi. Drive distance 170km (7 hours)
Day 01: Drive to Syabru Bensi
We will start our road trip to Syaprubeshi early in the morning. The guide will receive you at the hotel and transfer you to Machhapokhari in a taxi. You will take either a local bus or a local shared jeep. This is the best means of transportation. The road is nice as you can see lots of roadside towns and terraced farmlands. In some sections of the road expect dust, mud and bump. You will check in the hotel and rest for the day. Overnight at Hotel
Day 02: Trek to Lama hotel
Early in the morning after breakfast, we will start to walk towards Lama Hotel. The trail in some section is on the road track. We have to trek beside the river for most of the time. Langtang region’s highlight is the presence of unlimited rivers too. Lama Hotel is a small resting camp site where there are few lodges. It is surrounded by forests and is located in tranquil place. Overnight at Teahouse
Day 03: Trek to Langtang
We will have to walk through forest of bamboo on this day. Today, we might encounter red panda or some other wildlife life monkey on the trail. Ghoda tabela to Langtang Village section of the trail has many mani walls and memorials. Stroll around the village in the evening. It is newly settled village few meters far from original village which was swept away by the glacier landslide. Overnight at Teahouse
Day 04: Trek to Kyanjin Gomba
We will walk slowly to Kyanjin Gompa on this day. We can reach the Kyanjin Gompa from Langtang village is about 4 hours 3960m. Enjoy the landscape and the view along the way. Overnight at teahouse
Day 05: Hike to Kyanjin Ri
Early in the morning we hike the Kyanjin Ri for sunrise experience. The view is spectacular from the top of the Kyanjin Ri. The panoramic view of mountains, cascading hills and valleys along with the rivers make the top perfect place for perfect pictures. Nowadays, the top is famous for the best instagram pictures too. In the afternoon, explore the monasteries and Kyanjin Gompa village surroundings. Overnight at Teahouse
Day 06: Trek back to Lama Hotel
We will retrace back to Lama Hotel on this day. It is a long day of walking but you will not feel tired as it is already the fifth day of walking. Overnight at teahouse
Day 07: Trek back to Syabru Bensi
We will retrace back the same trail to Syaprubeshi
Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu
We will take local bus or shared jeep back to Kathmandu. 6/7 hours drive.
- Kathmandu to Syabrubensi and Syabrubensi to kathmandu by Local jeep.
- All meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during your Langtang Valley Trek with 7 night Hotel Accommodation.
- Government licensed holder, fluent English Speaking, Langtang Familiar Himalaya view Treks guide, 1 assistant guide if Group sizes is more than 10 trekkers) one guide lead up to 10 trekkers.
- Strong local Porters for Carry trekker’s luggage. One porter every 2 trekkers, Porter carry maximum 20 Kg. 10 Kg per trekkers.
- Cost Includes Guides and porters meals, accommodation, Salary, insurance, transportation, and needed equipment for the Trekking
- Water purification drop or tablets for safe drinking water.
- Langtang national park permit fee and TIMS card permit
- Seasonal fresh fruits after Dinner
- Local government, taxes, including official Service Charge.
- Himalaya View treks T-shirt as a Souvenirs, and duffle bag if needed.
- Hotel accommodation and meals In Kathmandu.
- Personal expense (shopping, snacks, boil bottle water, hot (tea, coffee) and cold drinks, hot shower, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery charge fee during the trek)
- Personal clothing and trekking gear
- Personal travel insurance including evacuation coverage (compulsory) up to 6000m)
- Additional costs if delays flights and outside the itinerary
- All the costs and expenses which are not mentioned in includes list.
- Tips for guide and porters. in end of the treks
If you are already here in kathmandu or pokhara and need a guide / porter or tour / trekking packagess then you can visit our office Himalaya View Treks. Location:- kaldhara Marg, kathmandu 44600 Nepal. or chat via Whatsapp with Mr. Simbir +9779841146306
It is mandatory to take the travel insurance for any kinds of trekking in Nepal. Make sure to get the insurance plan which covers helicopter rescue, medical aid and emergencies.
Weather & Climatic Conditions
Nepal’s mountain region has unpredictable weather and climatic conditions. Day temperature is normal but night hours are pretty freezing. Weather can change drastically in just an hour. Expect unexpected changes in climate and weather. However, the team will analyze the situation and only decide whether to push or not.
The best way to prepare for climbing is by doing cardiovascular workouts. These kinds of cardio exercises help to increase lung capacity. In order to climb the mountain, you need strong and healthy lungs.
Do some strength-building training like planks, push-ups, and squats. Cycling is also the best option to prepare your body for climbing. Always start these activities 4-5 months before traveling to Nepal for climbing.
Can I do solo trek in Langtang?
Yes, you can do solo trekking. However, trail is very confusing. There is frequent chance of landslide and distance between rest camps is far. Therefore, it is wise to do the trek with a trekking guide.
Are there good accommodation/food facilities in the trail?
Yes, there are many good lodges and eateries on the trail. People of Langtang restored the ruined trail due to earthquake back to normal again. You can stay in either teahouse or hotel. Food is from the menu. Normally, every lodges have similar menu ranging from Indian, Continental to local delicacies.
Can I do some volunteering works in the village while on trek?
Yes, you can do some volunteering works in the Langtang Village. It is very short trek from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa. Therefore, you can do 3-4 hours of volunteer works like attending the local school or monastery in the village.
Is there risk of landslide and flood?
There is high risk of landslide on the trail. In some section of the trail, you will have to walk over the landslide. Be aware of the falling stones too.
Can I extend my Trek to Gosaikunda Lake?
You can trek to Gosaikunda as well. When returning from Kyanjin Gompa nearby Lama Hotel, you can find the trail to Thulo Syapru. From this village, there is a good trail to the holy Gosainkunda Lake.