Langtang Trek

Short trek from Kathmandu to Kyanjin Gompa
  • Crossing suspension bridge to Langtang

    Crossing Suspension bridge to Langtang

  • Kyanjin gompa in Langtang

    Kyanjin gompa at 3,800 m

  • climbing Kyanjin ri

    veiw from hike to Kyanjin Ri

With fewer trekkers and brilliant weather, Autumn 2021 is the best time to do Langtang trek. Customize Langtang trek with Yala peak climbing, hike to Gosaikunda Lake and Helambu for Autumn 2021. Customize Trek ›
The easy access from Kathmandu, the awe-inspiring Himalayan landscape and the intact Tibetan Buddhist culture make Langtang trek popular among the trekkers. A short trek from Kathmandu to Kyanjin gompa takes 8 days. Langtang trek also offers an opportunity of climbing 5,000 m Cherko Ri and 5,732 m Yala peak.
Langtang region in the north of Kathmandu has been a popular trans-Himalayan trade route from ancient and medieval period. The Langtang valley also was a safe haven for Buddhism during the crisis. Hence Langtang exhibits the most vivid culture of Shamanistic Tamangs and Tibetan Buddhist Sherpas. It is protected as Langtang National Park and has a number of high peaks including the highest Langtang Lirung (7246m).

Highlights of Langtang Trek

  • Easy access from Kathmandu.
  • Short trek with option of climbing to 5,000 m.
  • Less touristic with intact Tibetan Buddhist culture.
  • Awe-inspiring view of mountains, glaciers and alpine valley including 14th (Shisa pangma) and 99th (Langtang Lirung) highest peaks in the world.
  • One of the most intact Himalayan ecosystem that shelters rare species like Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Himalayan honey guide and Larch.
  • Supports locals to recover from the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

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Langtang Trek package includes
USD 790
  • 2 nights accommodation in Hotel Holy Himalaya - Kathmandu with breakfast and taxes included.
  • All airport pick up and drop
  • Private transportation to and back from trekking trail head- Syabrubensi.
  • Necessary Trekking Permits.
  • Trekking with licensed and experienced guide and porter.
  • Teahouse / lodge accommodation with 3 meals a day.

Duration : 10 days (6 days trek)
Season : February - May | September - December
Accommodation : Teahouse | Hotel in Kathmandu
Grade : Moderate to difficult with ruggd trail, forest walking and altitude of above 3,000 m. Everyday walking is about 6 hrs.
Transport : Private 4WD for Kathmandu - Syabrubensi - Kathmandu.

Langtang Trek Itinerary

Day 01 : Kathmanud arrival | Pick up from the airport and transfer to the Hotel | Discuss trek / tour and have a easy evening.

DAY 02: DRIVE TO SYABRUBENSI (7Hrs / 117Km) | Overnight in lodge
We will start our scenic drive north of Kathmandu in the winding mountain road. As we come around the mountainside, Ganesh Himal looms at a distance. At Dhunche we enter into Langtang National Park, from where the road climbs down to Syabrubensi.

DAY 03: TREK TO LAMA HOTEL (2,480m / 5 hrs)
The trail follows upstream Langtang river through trees with Langur monkeys frolicking around. The walk is pleasant with scenic stops by waterfall and river view. There are some steep short climbings at some points.

The trail continous to follw the Langtang river, climbing steeply through a forest of hemlocks, mapples and rhododendrons to popular luchtime spot of Ghora Tabela. There are fine view of Langtang Lirung. From Ghora Tabela, the valley opens wide and tail climbs gradually to Langtang village.

Kyanjin Gompa is just couple of hours gradual climb further into the Langtang valley through the meadows. From here one can climb to Kyanjin Ri or Cherko Ri (5 hrs / 5,000m) for better view of the Langtang valley and Himalayan Peaks.

DAY 06: Hike to Cherko Ri (Tserko Ri) 4,985 m
Cherko Ri with almost the 5,000 m altitude, offers magnificent view of Langtang valley and snow peaks in all 360 degree. The view well worth the walking (ascend and decend) for about 5 - 6 hrs on the beaten path, rocky terrain and pasture. You can also spend a day relaxing or exploring the Langtang valley.

Day 07: Trek down to Ghora Tabela or Lama Hotel after enjoying a morning in Kyanjin gompa.

DAY 08: TREK BACK TO Syabrubensi



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Yala Peak climbing 5,732m (18,790ft)

Just in one additional day in the above itinerary, you can climb one of the most spectacular peaks in Nepal. Yala peak for fit trekkers looking for more adventure. The peak doesn’t need mountaineering training or prior experience. However, it allows you to try your mountaineering skills and gears.

Nepal trek for 2021

Nepal is open for trekking in Autumn 2021. With fewer trekkers and the pleasant weather of the biggest trekking season for the Himalayas, Autumn 2021 is the best time to travel to Nepal. We can issue the visa recommendation letter required for on-arrival visa for Nepal.
Since there are certain Covid 19 health and safety protocols including 7 day quarantine, it is better to plan longer customized treks. Langtang, Everest and Annapurna are the best treks to do for Autumn 2021

Short treks from Kathmandu

Kathmandu valley in the foothills of Langtang Himal shares its northern border with Shivapuri national park. With Langtang national park just 18 km away, Kathmandu is base for several treks in the Himalayas. Short treks from Kathmandu could be planned from 2 days to one week.

Langtang range seen on Gosainkunda trek
Gosainkunda Trek
6 days | September - December
Grade : Difficult
Gosaikunda Lake is another short trek from Kathmandu. The trek starts from Shivapuri national park in the north of Kathmandu and goes to Gosainkunda Lake at 4,380 m in Langtang National Park.
Himalayas from Kathmandu valley trek
Kathmandu Valley Trek
3 days | September - June
Difficulty : Moderate
The Shivapuri national park in the outskirt of Kathmandu offers short and scenic trek around Kathmandu. The trek climbs up to 2,200 m and follows the ridge overlooking at Langtang and Jugal Himal..
Langtang Trek with us:
  • Support local company.
  • Expertise over 20 years.
  • Cost effective Treks.
  • Cultural immersion experience.
  • High quality services.
  • Eco friendly & sustainable practices.

Featured in the list of 52 places to visit in 2017 by New York Times, trekking in Langtang aids to its recovery from the 2015 Nepal earthquake.
I did a trek to the Langtang region around mid-february 2016. Our intended route was: Lama Hotel – Langtan – Kyanjin Gompa, then return down. We realized that we were one of the first people to resume trekking in this region following the April 2015 earthquake.
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