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7 Day Langtang Trek

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Duration

7 Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

The 7 day Langtang trek is a popular trekking route in the Langtang region of Nepal, located just north of Kathmandu. It offers stunning views of the Langtang Lirung and other peaks in the region, as well as the opportunity to visit the Kyangin Gompa Monastery and explore the Langtang National Park.

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The trek usually takes about seven days, depending on the itinerary, and takes you through small villages and forests of oak, rhododendron, and pine. The trek can be challenging at times, due to the steep terrain and high altitude, but the views and cultural experiences make it worth the effort. It’s important to be properly acclimatized to the altitude and to listen to your body’s needs during the trek. It’s also a good idea to bring plenty of warm clothing, as the temperatures can drop significantly at higher altitudes.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi: The drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi takes you through scenic countryside and small villages, offering a glimpse into the daily life of the local people.
  • Trek through the Langtang National Park: The Langtang National Park is home to a diverse array of flora and fauna, including musk deer, Himalayan black bear, and red panda. You will have the opportunity to see these animals and more as you trek through the park.
  • Visit the Kyangin Gompa Monastery: The Kyangin Gompa Monastery is a
  • Tibetan Buddhist monastery located in the Langtang region. You will have the chance to visit the monastery and learn about the local culture and religion.
  • Hike to the Langtang Lirung Glacier: The Langtang Lirung Glacier is a beautiful natural feature in the Langtang region. You can take a short hike from Kyangin Gompa to see the glacier up close.
  • Ascend to the summit of Langtang Lirung: If you're feeling ambitious, you can make the ascent to the summit of Langtang Lirung, the highest peak in the region. The views from the top are breathtaking, with panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges.
  • Trek through small villages and forests: The Langtang trek takes you through small villages and forests of oak, rhododendron, and pine. You will have the opportunity to interact with the local people and see their way of life.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Upon arrival at the airport in Kathmandu, you will be met by a representative from the trekking company and transferred to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day to relax and acclimate to the altitude.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,460 meters/4,790 feet)
After breakfast, you will begin your journey to Syabrubesi, the starting point of the Langtang trek. The drive takes about 7-8 hours and passes through scenic countryside and small villages. You will have lunch along the way and arrive in Syabrubesi in the late afternoon. You will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 3: Trek from Syabrubesi to Langtang village (3,430 meters/11,250 feet)
The trek begins in earnest today as you head out from Syabrubesi and follow the Langtang Khola (river) towards Langtang village. The trail passes through forests of oak, rhododendron, and pine, and offers views of the Langtang Lirung and other peaks in the region. You will stop for lunch at Chyamki and continue on to Langtang village, where you will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Trek from Langtang village to Kyangin Gompa (3,870 meters/12,700 feet)
Today's trek takes you through the Langtang National Park and to the village of Kyangin Gompa. You will pass through small villages and farms, and have the opportunity to see wildlife such as musk deer and Himalayan black bear. You will stop for lunch at Ghora Tabela and continue on to Kyangin Gompa, where you will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 5: Rest day at Kyangin Gompa
Today is a rest day at Kyangin Gompa, giving you time to explore the surrounding area and acclimatize to the higher altitude. You can visit the Kyangin Gompa Monastery and take a short hike to the nearby Langtang Lirung Glacier.
Day 6: Trek from Kyangin Gompa to Syabrubesi
Today, you will retrace your steps back to Syabrubesi. The trail passes through forests and small villages, and offers views of the Langtang Lirung and other peaks. You will have lunch along the way and arrive in Syabrubesi in the late afternoon. You will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 7: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
After breakfast, you will take a scenic drive back to Kathmandu, passing through small villages and countryside. You will have lunch along the way and arrive in Kathmandu in the late afternoon. You will spend the night in a hotel.

Included/Excluded

  • Private transportation to and from the airport in Kathmandu
  • Bus transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi and back
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek, including tea and coffee
  • Entry fees and permits for the Langtang National Park and the Trekking Information Management System (TIMS)
  • A local, English-speaking guide and porters for the duration of the trek
  • Accommodation in trekking lodges (tea houses or home stays) during the trek
  • Cold drinks such as beer, mineral water, soda, and whiskey
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, WiFi, hot showers, and shopping
  • International airfare to Nepal
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu with meals
  • Trekking equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for the guide and porters

Durations

Multi day

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FAQs

What is the difficulty level of the Langtang Trek?
The Langtang Trek is considered to be a moderate to challenging trek, with some steep and strenuous sections. It is recommended for trekkers who are in the good physical condition and have some previous trekking experience.
What is the best time to do the Langtang Trek?
The best time to do the Langtang Trek is from September to November and from March to May, when the weather is clear and dry. During these months, the skies are generally clear, providing good visibility and making it easier to enjoy the stunning mountain views.
What kind of accommodation is available on the Langtang Trek?
Accommodation on the Langtang Trek is typically in basic teahouses or lodges, which offer simple rooms with beds, blankets, and pillows. Some teahouses may also have a communal dining area where you can have your meals.
What should I pack for the Langtang Trek?
Some essential items to pack for the Langtang Trek include good hiking shoes, warm and waterproof clothing, a hat and gloves, sunscreen, a first aid kit, and a water bottle. It's also a good idea to bring snacks, such as energy bars or nuts, to keep your energy levels up during the trek.
What is the maximum altitude on the Langtang Trek?
The maximum altitude on the Langtang Trek is about 4,985 meters (16,368 feet) at Tserko Ri, which is a high point on the trek. It's important to acclimatize properly to avoid altitude sickness, and to descend if you start to experience symptoms such as headache, dizziness, or shortness of breath.
Is it possible to do the Langtang Trek independently or do I need a guide?
While it is possible to do the Langtang Trek independently, it is highly recommended to hire a guide or join a guided group. A local guide will have a wealth of knowledge about the region and can provide valuable information about the route, the culture, and the local people. They can also help you to navigate through challenging terrain and ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable trek.
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