‘an enjoyable walks around beautiful Langtang valley with exciting views’
“Constant views of beautiful scenery of amazing landscapes and snow capped peaks,
Lovely walks within serene cool forest of tall rhododendron, magnolia and pine trees,
Explore around rural farm villages of interesting cultures of age-old Buddhist heritage,
Marvelous panorama from high green valley of Langtang surrounded by high mountains”.
Brief Trip Profile
Mode of Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu with local lodge on treks.
Trekking Grade: Moderate with Ups and Downhill walks.
Highest Spot: 3,795 m high at Kyanjin within Langtang Valley.
Walking Hours: Minimum 4 hrs with Maximum of 6 hrs sometimes
Activities: Guided tour, overland journey and scenic trekking.
Trekking duration: 07 Nights and 08 Days (with drive both ways)
Total Trip: 10 Nights and 11 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Best Seasons for Langtang Valley Trekking
Like all Nepal Himalayan areas which is almost the same for Langtang Valley trekking from March to May with September to early December months of the year, except wet monsoon months of mid June to mid September when days are cloudy that obstructs views of mountains.
But very green with lush vegetations (not recommended during monsoon wet months unless for botanical people to study flora and fauna)
Best time from March to May when most of day is clear for views and pleasant walks with moderate temperatures, with longer sunlight hours where wild flowers are in blooming times, especially rhododendron of various species from trees to bush of different colored flowers (national flower of Nepal the rhododendron), March to May late afternoon can get cloudy with chances of rain and snow in higher altitude.
September to December around autumn /fall and pre winter best times with clear blue sky and sunny days (for short while from morning to mid day) can be cold and freezing during morning and night times above 1,800 m high.
Sunlight hours are short during autumn and winter seasons but most of the morning till late afternoon are clear for views and pleasant walks.
People and Culture
High Langtang Valley populated by Tamang people the ethnic hill tribes of Northern Central and Langtang Himalaya follows Buddhism religion similar culture as Tibetans with colorful impressive custom and traditions.
Langtang Valley Trekking short and the best within a week time frame an enjoyable walks to high and beautiful country of North Central Himalaya range within Langtang Himal around the district of Rasuwa, the home of indigenous Tamang tribe the hill people of high Himalaya.
Langtang valley trekking a perfect holiday for travelers with short and limited duration where adventure leads you to moderate walks with ups and downhill with ever present views of high snow capped mountains in close harmony of traditional farm villages adorned with colorful culture of Buddhism religion and witness its interesting custom.
Starts with long and exciting overland journey from Kathmandu heading due north, as Langtang Himal the closest mountain range from the capital city of Kathmandu, as drive leads from low warmer area to cooler alpine hills where our adventure walks begins.
Walking higher trails past several farm villages and well tended terraces and entering cool lovely forest covered with tall rhododendron, magnolia, oaks, pines and firs includes stalks of bamboo which makes great habitat for rare and endangered Red Panda and other wild-life often seen on walks to Langtang valley.
As adventure progress on leaving dense tree lines reaching a wide scenic Kyanjin located with Langtang valley surrounded by high giant peaks of Langtang and Central Himalaya with free days at Kyanjin in the comfort of nice lodge with warm local hospitality.
At Kyanjin on the highest spot of the journey with time to explore around high scenic hill to catch more views of Langtang Himal range that includes some peaks of Tibet towards north direction.
After a great enjoyable time heading back on the same trail allowing you more to experience beautiful surroundings as route leads back at Syabrubesi village where exciting drive brings you back at Kathmandu to complete marvelous adventure on Langtang Valley Trekking.
Short Guide Line Itinerary
Day 01: Reach Kathmandu via various countries and airlines.
Day 02: A day in Kathmandu preparation for trek with options for tour.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi village 1,340 m - 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,455 m - 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang village 3,425 m - 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin within Langtang valley at 3,795 m - 04 hrs.
Day 07: Rest day at Kyanjin for local hikes at scenic hills.
Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel long day walks of 6 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Syabrubesi for last overnight - 05 hrs.
Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu -06 hrs ride and transfer to hotel.
Day 11: International Departure to respective country.