Langtang Valley Trek

Trip Overview

Langtang lies some about 36 km north of Kathmandu (by air), boarding with Tibet. Langang is a beautiful alpine valley. The east-west running valley has rich biodiversity and is home to a variety of wildlife. The trek starts from Dhunche at the altitude of 1950 m then enters into the east-west running valley of Langtang from Pairo. There are many cultural villages to experience before reaching the final destination at Kyanjin gumpa. The people, culture and their custom are exclusively Tibetan on these villages. The trek follows the Langtang Khola all the time until Kyanji gumpa At Kyanjin gumpa, we spend an extra day to climb to TsorKo ri (4984m) which offers a splendid view over towering peaks and the valley of Ganja la. The main advantage of this trek is one can have alpine experience in a comfortable walk. The trek ends at Sybrubesi, on the river junction at an altitude 1470 meters.Trek through the legendary Himalayas on this exciting and once in a lifetime adventure and explore the unique culture and traditions of the region along the way.

Detail Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Our airport representative will meet you at the airport.

DAY 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
On this day you will be visiting the world heritage site of the UNESCO in Kathmandu such as Swyambhunath and Kathmandu durbar square.

DAY 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi(1470 m)
We head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridge line vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli River, we catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. As we pass through Dhunche, we can notice Sybrubesi at the river junction.

DAY 4: Trek Syabru Besi (1600 m) to Lama Hotel (2470 m)
The first part of the trail goes across Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail is gradually ascending up to Bamboo passing through Pahiro. Afterwards, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. We can have lunch at this place. The end our trail is level to the Lama Hotel.

DAY 5: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430 m)
As we continue ascending, there are occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung(7274 meters) between the trees. At Ghora Tabela (3150 m), the trail emerges from the forest. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. There is a monastery which we can visit before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park.

DAY 6: Trek Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870 m)
The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. we should arrive at Kyangjin by lunchtime allowing time to acclimatize and explore the area. It is a dramatic setting, with snow-covered peaks surrounding us in all directions such as Langtang Lirung, Ganjala peak, Tserko RI, Langsisa RI and many others

DAY 7: Hike to Tsorko Ri ( 4985 m) back to Kyanjin Gumpa
This day we start early around to attempt Tsorko Ri ( 4984 m). It takes about a couple of hours to reach the top of Tsorkori from Kyanjin Gumpa. We walk on flat terrain until we reach a ride-line trail. Once we reach Tsorkori, we can see more than 15 towering peaks around us.

DAY 8: Trek Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2470 m)
From Kyangjin we retrace our route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch, we continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.

DAY 9: Trek Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2130 m)
We continue retracing our steps to Thulo Syabru. There you can see an extensive area of millet terraces. An undulating path brings us to this fascinating village where each house is set above its neighbor, in a long line up the very crest of the ridge. It’s a great place to wander about, catching glimpses of Tamang life, admiring the beautifully carved wooden windows or simply relaxing in the sun.

DAY 10: Trek Thulo syabru to Dhunche (2030 m.)
The trail from the Syabru village ascends through the pine and oaks forest till Barbal with dramatic view of Tibet mountain ranges and Ganesha Himal. After Brabal, the trail goes through dense forest until Bharku village where we stop for Lunch. A trek will be made to arrive at Dhuche.

DAY 11: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu 
We drive through scenic foothills to Kathmandu. The first part of our drive is up to Trishuli Bazaar on gravel and bumpy road and then well paved road up to Kathmandu.

DAY 12: Visit Bhaktpur, Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath
We visit Bhaktapur today which is another ancient kingdom within the Kathmandu valley. Bhaktapur is famous for its arts and architecture. We also visit Bouddhanath the biggest Buddhist stupa consisting numerous monasteries for Buddhist pilgrimages.

DAY 13: Airport transfer
Our representative transfers you to the airport.

Cost Included


  • 4 nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu,
  • All surface transfer
  • National Park entry permit
  • Trekking permit,
  • Accommodation in lodges during the trek,
  • Food: three meals a day,
  • A guide & required number of porter(s)
  • Insurance and security for local staff
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Any inter flights if applicable
  • Essential equipment.
  • All alcoholic drinks
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter,
  • Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc


Cost not Include


  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Any inter flights if applicable
  • Essential equipment.
  • All alcoholic drinks
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter,
  • Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc


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Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration:12 Days
  • Trip Grading: Strenuous
  • Max Altitude: 4965meters
  • Best Time: Mid Feb to May and Oct to mid Dec.
  • Trip Mode: Lodge & Camping trek.
  • Group Size: Min. 2 / Max.12 + Above

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