Highlights

  • Amazing view of high soaring mountains on either side the valley.
  • You will sight painted Chortens and Buddhist prayer flags which give the flavor of typical Buddhist traditions.
  • Exploring the little wonders during the Langtang Valley Trek will make you lose the sense of time.
  • You will get to observe the age-old weaving traditions and dance festivals of the Tibetan village during the trek.
  • Particularly rich in rare species of animals and plants.
  • One of the most interesting and varied areas in the Himalaya due to the stretch of mountain chain closest to Kathmandu and easily accessible by road.
  • Astonishing Himalayas Langtang Lirung (7,200m), Ganesh Himal (7,600) and Langtang II (7,227), Tserko RI (5033m), Kyanjin RI, Ganchhenpo (6388m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m) and Laure Binayak pass (4,609m) offers you splendid views and ultimate satisfaction of your journey.
  • Some of the major destinations in the Langtang Valley is Gosaikunda, Lauri Binayak Pass, Kyanjin Gompa are some of the major destinations here.

 

About Langtang Short Trek

Langtang valley, also known as the valley of glaciers is the closest trekking region from Kathmandu valley.

Short trekking to Langtang Valley provides you to view Langtang National Park which is Nepal’s first Himalayan national park.

The mountainscape in the Langtang Valley is spectacular which gives an amazing view of high soaring mountains on either side of the valley. Passing through the Langtang trekking route, you can listen to slow-moving rivers, mesmerizing snow-capped peaks, and quiet grassy dawns along with elevated mountains.

As you climb high and reach the upper part, you will encounter tiny lakes with icebergs floating on them. The shining water of crystalline brightness during the trek will take your breath away.

Birch forest of Kyangjin and Pine Forests of Thulo Syafru of Langtang will caress you with its beauty and greet you with fragrant nature.

Langtang region has been a popular trade route since the ancient and medieval period. The major inhabitants of the Langtang region are Tamang, Gurung, and Sherpa. Trekking in Langtang region attracts you to beautiful craftsmanship, costumes, typical traditional stone houses, and beautifully carved doorways.

There are several trekking options for Langtang Valley. The seven days Langtang trek is the shortest one among the other packages.

In the Regulus Langtang Valley Short Trekking package, you will start the journey with a day’s bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. The trek embarks from Syabrubesi (2380m). The final point of the trek is Kyanjin Gompa at an altitude of 3900m.

From the beginning of the trek, you will start witnessing farmland, Rhododendron forests, oaks, and pines. Passing the awe-inspiring view, you will walk following the narrow gorge of Langtang River and head upward to Lama Hotel and Langtang village.

The trial keeps going till you reach the large alpine grassland of Kyanjin Gompa where the glaciers meet the meadow.

Langtang region is home to around 1000 species of plants, more than 150 species of birds and many other species of mammals. Wildlife includes Himalayan Black Bear, Snow Leopard, Wild Dog, Ghoral and Langur.

During the Langtang Region Trekking, you will get to see how the locals have renovated the trekking trails which was massively damaged due to the destructive earthquake of 2015. The restored villages of Langtang region which you will get to see here are the beautiful examples of how the people strongly got back to track after the disaster.

During the Langtang Valley short trek, you can also move forward to Kyanjin Ri, which is a day walk from Kyanjin Gompa. From Kyanjin Ri, you can relish the 360-degree views of the Himalayas.

Astonishing Himalayas Langtang Lirung (7,200m), Ganesh Himal (7,600) and Langtang II (7,227), Tserko RI (5033m), Kyanjin RI, Ganchhenpo (6388m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m) and Laure Binayak pass (4,609m) offers you splendid views and ultimate satisfaction of your journey.

During the short trek, you will pass through uphill and downhill and get to enjoy landscapes from different angle within your eyeshot. You will get to see heritages of Tamang culture. You will sight painted Chortens and Buddhist prayer flags which gives the flavor of typical Buddhist traditions. The open-hearted hospitality of the resident of the Langtang region will you feel at home. If you see their windows, you will see the art forms portrayed in the wood carvings. You will get to observe the age-old weaving traditions and dance festivals of the Tibetan village during the trek.

In this Langtang Short Adventure Trekking, you will closely observe different unique styled homes, yaks grazing on snow-covered now covered the Himalayas and wide pasture lands at the base of snow-capped mountains.

If you come in the spring, you will see enchanting flowers all around. Beholding the astounding scenery during the trek will make you forget all the fusses in life. Exploring the little wonders during the Langtang Valley Trek will make you lose the sense of time.

Some of the major destinations in the Langtang Valley is Gosaikunda, Lauri Binayak Pass, Kyanjin Gompa are some of the major destinations here.

Best season to visit Langtang region are the spring and autumn season which falls from March to May and September to December respectively.

After exploring the beautiful trek, you will trek the same route to Syabrubesi and drive back to Kathmandu.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft):

Day 2: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft) 6 hours

Day 3: Trek to Langtang Valley (3,430m/11,253ft) 6 hours

Day 4: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft) 3 hours

Day 5: Trek to Kyanjin View Point & back to Lama Hotel

Day 6: Trek over to Syabrubesi 4 hours

Day 7: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu 7 hours

Day 1: Day 1: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft):

Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): After you let us know about your arrival to Kathmandu, we will come to pick you up from Airport to your Hotel. However, our package only starts from the second day of your arrival. Our representative will come at your door of your hotel at 6.30 in Kathmandu, to receive you before we start the trip. The trip also starts with a drive of around 6 to 7 hours through lush green forest, meandering road through the hills and gracefully flowing riverside, like the way to Pokhara. After breakfast, we drive out along the north-western mountains of Kathmandu. With this you can get ready to witness the delightful Himalayan views and marvel at the unique lifestyle through the terraced fields and rural towns. Enjoy lunch at the Trishuli Bazar before proceeding further to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we go to Syabrubesi.

  • Lodge
  • Lunch +Dinner
  • Kathmandu
  • 1550m

This is our first day of trekking. Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft) for 6 hours. We follow the Langtang Khola(river) and pass through the thick woodlands. Cross a few suspension bridges. Pass tea-houses. The trail looks steep, but it isn’t that risky and is always exciting.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner
  • 2380m

Trek to Langtang Valley (3,430m/11,253ft) 6 hours. After morning tea, we set out our second day of the voyage. Our trail proceeds along thick woods. During the trial, we can revel in the grand views of the Langtang-Lirung. We pass water factories, watch Chortens, and see stunning hills that have all kinds of engravings on them.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner
  • 3430m
Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft) for 3 hours. After breakfast, we escape the town and pass through yak pastures. Here, we cross the biggest Mani divider in Nepal and cross a few wooden scaffolds as well. Since we are going towards the high elevations, you may begin to feel the thin mountain air. Kanjin Gompa is encompassed by the Himalayas all around. You can go out for a stroll around Kanjin Gompa admiring the ice sheets, ice-falls, and yaks.
  • Lodge
  • Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner
  • 3870m

Trek to Kyanjin View Point & back to Lama Hotel. Early morning, we visit Kyanji view (4800/16,404ft) for stunning sunrise views. After breakfast, continue to Lama Hotel. Since it is basically downhill, it is 4/ 5 hours stroll from Kanjin Gompa to get to the Lama Hotel. Pass ethnic Tamang settlements who take after religious and social views like the Tibetans

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner
  • 4800m

Trek over to Syabrubesi for 4 hours. After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi, which takes a 5 hours walk. Enjoy the simple downhill trail through lush green vegetation. Upon arriving at Syabrubesi, we take our lunch. Since we may have some spare time (depends upon the speed of our walk) on arriving here, you can enjoy the stunning view of this bizarre hill-town.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner

Syabrubesi to Kathmandu 7 hours. After breakfast, we drive over to Kathmandu. Arriving Kathmandu, we transfer you to your hotel. Spend the day at your own leisure, enjoying your much-deserved rest, spending some of your time shopping or visiting sight that you might have missed on your first day in Kathmandu. At night, enjoy a festive dinner.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner
  • Kathmandu

Trip Map

Langtang Short Trek map