12 days
Trip Level
Group Size
4990 m

The Langtang Valley lies north of Kathmandu Valley and is the border to Tibet. Langtang Trek follows the valley of Bhote Koshi and is a rеlаtіvеlу short and easy trek. Trekking to Langtang offers the opportunity to explore the Tamang villages, forests, pastures, and monasteries. It has long been a favorite trek due to its extensive views, beautiful alpine meadows, and easy accessibility from Kathmandu.

The Tamang culture and diverse flora and fauna of the Langtang Trek are not limited to the Himalayan range. Trek to Langtang begins from Dhunche or Syabru Bensi and allows you to explore above all. The Langtang region was declared a national park in 1971 to protect wildlife and vegetation.

There is a wide variety of vegetation in the Langtang National Park. Langtang Valley Trek allows you to be adventurous and challenging, but you should know these seven things before you go.

The trail of Langtang Valley goes along the Langtang River that passes through the small settlements of Bamboo, Lama Hotel, and Langtang village. Then, further, walk towards Kyanjing Gompa. Meanwhile, you may visit the Kyanjing Gomba, which is fascinating. Besides that, a day hike to Kyanjing Ri or Tsergo–Ri, where the 360-degree view of mountains is genuinely spectacular. You will have a memorable experience and retrace the same trail to Syabru Bensi or can extend the Trek to Gosainkunda Lake and Helambu region. The warm hospitality of local people, beautiful landscapes, and alpine pastures make you an extraordinary experience on the Langtang Valley trek.

Langtang Valley Trek: Highlights

Trek through the stunning forests, alpine meadows, and yak pastures
Breathtaking 360-degree view of Himalayan mountains from Kyanjing Ri or Tsergo Ri.

Spectacular scenery, really admirable, but a lifetime experience
Support local livelihoods through the business end of sustainable travel

Langtang Valley at Glance
Duration  Nine days
Max. Altitude 4900 meters
Difficulty  Moderate
Start/Ends Shyabru Besi
Accommodation Tea houses/Lodges
Langtang Valley Trek Map

Brief itinerary

Langtang trek is one of the great methods to experience the Himalayas. It has distinct features that make it truly worth sharing. It should no longer be as famous as the Annapurna Base Camp or the Everest Base Camp. However, the journey can’t be as compared.

Days Destination Altitude Duration
1. Drive to Shyabru Bensi 1400 6h00
2. Trek to Lama Hotel 2460 6h30
3. Lama Hotel to Langtang Village 3400 6h00
4. Trek to Kyanjing Gompa 3800 4h00
5. Excursion at Kyanjing Gompa
6. Trek back to Lama Hotel 2460 at 7h00
8. Shyabru Bensi 1400 6h00
9. Drive back to KTM.
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If our proposed itinerary for the Langtang Trek only partially matches your preferences, please let us know so we can make the necessary modifications to ensure your trekking experience is tailored to your needs. An experienced guide with a profound understanding of the terrain and the surrounding area will accompany you throughout your journey.

Our team has meticulously planned the Trek to ensure that you have a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Furthermore, we offer flexibility during the Trek, so you can move at your own pace and take in the breathtaking views of the Langtang region. This ultimate guide to the Langtang Trek is a crucial resource you should have if you plan to embark on the Langtang Trek.


Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will be greeted and welcomed by our agency’s representative in front of the Arrival gate with the Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit the heritage site of Kathmandu Valley, followed by a pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing, where you meet a trekking guide and other team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment, and nature of peak climbing and other necessary information

Day 3: Kathmandu – Syabrubensi (1467m) by bus 7h00 drive.

In the early morning, the team will head to Shyabru Bensi (1467 m.) by bus. 7-8 hours picturesque scenic bus journey to Shyabru Bensi, passing by the lowland villages and rivers along the route can reach the start point of the trek. Night at lodge

Day 4: Syabrubensi – Lama Hotel (2470m) 6h00 walk.

This is the first day of the journey. It is not very difficult to walk in the low land but encounter several ups and downs along the trail. It makes you a bit tired. A trail goes along the Langtang River, crossing many suspension bridges, forests, and villages to get to Lama Hotel (Lodge)

Day 5: Lama Hotel – Langtang village (3400m) 5h00 walk.

Early morning after breakfast, heads toward Langtang village along the Langtang River, traversing by dense forest, gradually climbing up. As we reach Langtang village, it offers a magnificent view of Langtang Lirung and Dzangchhebo in front, leaving the dense forest in the background. (Lodge)

Day 6: Langtang – Kyangjing Gompa (3850m) 4h00 walk.

As usual in the morning, the scenery is the same, with several chhorten, Mani walls, and carving stones along the trail, which are supposed to protect from the wind, according to locals. The Himalayas and spectacular pastures surround Kyangjing Gompa.

Day 7: Kyangjing Gompa Rest day (3850m),

Visit Tsergo – Ri peak 4980m 7 hours. There are excellent views of the Tibetan range, Yala Peak, Langshisha Peak, Gabgchhenpo Peak, Shisapangma Peak, and Ganja la Chuli.

Day 8: Kyangjing Gompa – Lama Hotel (2610m) 6h00 walk.

Exploring the valley of Kyangjing Gompa and its surroundings. It is incredible to remember this and return it to Lama Hotel.

Day 9: Lama Hotel -Thulo Syabru (2150m), 6h00 walk.

Thulo Shyabru is the biggest Tamang village in the region. The trail goes downhill, bypassing the lush green forest along the trail. After the Pahiro Thaplo (top of the landslide), there are two different ways. One goes to Shyabru Bensi, and the other is Thulo Shyabru village. Take a way to turn right and continue uphill to Thulo Shyabru village.

Day 10: Thulo Syabru – Dhunche 1960m. 5h00 walk.

This is the last journey; walk up to Dunche by passing through the dense forest and villages where we can see the alpine apple farm along the trail and get to Dhunche for the night. (Lodge)

Day 11: Dhunche – Kathmandu by local bus 6-7h00 drive.

A picturesque drive from Dunche to Kathmandu takes 6-7 hours by bus, passing several villages, landscapes, rice fields, and Himalayan scenery.

Day 12: Final departure

You will transfer to the airport 3 hours before the scheduled flight.


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kathmandu International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please report at least 3 hours before the flight.
Hotel and Airport transfer
Accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast
All accommodations and all meals during the treks
All necessary documentation and permits
All ground transportation (as per mention in itinerary)
Professional guide and porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fee (advice to take accurate amount)
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Personal Expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
Travel Insurance
Tips for Guide and Porter

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No, you are not allowed to drink water from the direct tap or streams on the Langtang Trek. But you can also use a purifier or SteriPen. It is expensive to buy water (maybe ten times the cost of purchasing water in Kathmandu).
Be conscious. This trek will be over 3500 m in elevation. The possibilities of having an altitude illness usually begin at this altitude. But to prevent this, we have planned the itinerary to give you time to acclimatize as much as possible.
There’s nobody who’s going to suffer from altitude sickness. The younger and fitter people do not experience high altitude illnesses when they feel older and less fit. It’s not related to fitness or age. Speak to your private practitioner. Prescription medicines are available to help avoid the symptoms of altitude sickness. But go gently and listen to the body and be mindful of any changes and listen to your guide if he thinks that you have symptoms (which might not be apparent).
We will be able to collect your travel insurance policies and details before your trip. In case of emergency, we will be able to coordinate with your insurance company and helicopters company for emergency evacuation.
There is no doubt only be a First aid. We take a first-aid kit on every trip. We always advise you to make your own. Here’s a checklist of items you can bring, recommended. Vaccinations are not compulsory in Nepal; however, we suggest that you keep this checklist if necessary.
Yes, we only provide insurance to our staff. We recommend that you purchase insurance in your home country. Note: Insurance should cover medical and emergency evacuation.
No. The trails are well-known. You will not need crampons if you are not traveling in the mid-winter. Instead of the crampons, bring non-technical, lightweight spikes, are less costly and suit any shoe size.
No, we do not need tents or mattresses. There are tea houses along the trek.
When you forget something, it may be complicated to find something here. Check here for a detailed packing list for (general) trekking in Nepal. If you’re not a regular hiker, you can rent most of Nepal’s trekking equipment upon your arrival.
Anything you do not want for the trip can leave at our office or your hotel. We recommend that you make sure your bag is lockable.
Generally, we use local guides. Our guides have been numerous times on each trek to the relevant areas. All are qualified, competent, versatile, and certified licensed guides with the Government of Nepal.
If you use a porter, there are two advantages:
1. You can enjoy your trek entirely without carrying a heavy backpack.
2. Another is to increase the local communities’ income.
A porter can carry an average of 20 kg with his or her bag so that they can carry up to 16 kg of your equipment and gears. But we provide a backpack for them.
Yes, of course. We ensure that our staff is well insured.
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