8 Days Langtang Valley Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 8 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Type Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Accommodation Lodge Trek(Tea House)
  • Transport Public Vehicles

8 Days Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary and Cost For 2023/2024

8 Days Langtang Valley trek is one of the easy, beautiful and peaceful trekking trails in the Nepal. 8 days Langtang valley trek is eminent for its wide-ranging mountain views, glaciers, wildlife, natural beauty, culture, and yak cheese. It is situated 145km away from the Kathmandu. And the entry point for the Langtang valley trek is Syaprubesi which will take you to the wilderness that the Langtang region is known for. Langtang is less travelled trekking route but nowadays it has gained a high popularity. The well-designed trek trails take you to the glorious valley of Langtang, passing by lush green forests, beautiful villages, roaring waterfalls, and incredible mountain landscapes

In the journey of 8 days of Langtang Valley, you will pass through Lamtang national park where will see a number of species of plants and animals that will catch your eyes. 8 Days Langtang Valley trek offers staggering views of mountains above 7000m like Langtang Lirung (7,200m), Ganesh Himal (7,600m) and Langtang-II (7,227m) etc. This trail also offers splendid views of snow-capped Himalayan ranges like Tserko Ri (5033m), Kyanjin RI, Ganchhenpo (6388m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m) and Laure Binayak pass (4,609m).

The trekking toward Langtang Valley is still something of an undiscovered gem when compared with its more popular counterparts. This means that the enchanting scenery, picturesque communities, and winding trails decorated with Buddhist prayer flags and Chortens (Buddhists shrine/ Gumba) won’t be crowded with other travelers even during the peak trekking season.

You can customize the Langtang valley trek itinerary with us. Our team will help you with all your queries, preparation, and needs. You can contact us anytime to book the Langtang valley trek 2023/2024 departure. 

We also have other beginner-friendly treks, such as the Everest View trek, Mardi Himal trek, Poon hill trek, Khopra Danda trek, etc. Likewise, you can also do luxury treks and a range of tours with us.

Where is the Langtang valley Trek located?

Langtang valley trek lies in the Rasuwa District of Nepal. Rasuwa District is located in the Bagmati Province of the country. Langtang is a region in the northern part of Nepal.

Langtang Valley Trek Elevation and altitude

The highest point reached during the 8 days Langtang Valley Trek is typically Kyanjin RI. The elevation of Kyanjin RI is approximately 4,984 meters (16,350 feet) above sea level.

8 days Langtang Valley Trek in autumn season (Sept – Nov)

The 8 days Langtang Valley Trek during the autumn season offers a captivating adventure amidst the pristine landscapes of Nepal. As you embark on this journey, you'll be welcomed by the crisp mountain air and stunning vistas of the Langtang Himalayas. The autumn months bring clear skies and pleasant temperatures, making it the perfect time to explore this picturesque region. The trail winds through lush rhododendron forests, charming local villages, and terraced fields, offering a glimpse into the traditional Tamang culture. Along the way, you'll encounter the glacial Langtang River, turquoise lakes, and awe-inspiring mountain peaks.

8 days Langtang Valley Trek in winter season (Dec- Feb)

Embarking on the 8 days Langtang Valley Trek during the winter season, which typically spans from December to February, offers a uniquely serene and snow-covered adventure in the heart of Nepal. While the colder temperatures and occasional snowfall might frighten some, this time of year transforms the Langtang Valley into a breathtaking winter wonderland. The landscapes are blanketed in pristine white, creating a stark but captivating contrast against the rugged mountain scenery. The villages along the trail, inhabited by the hardy Tamang people, offer warm hospitality and a glimpse into their daily life amidst the snow-covered terraced fields. Though the trek may present some challenges due to the cold, the quieter trails and the possibility of crystal-clear, blue skies provide an intimate and unspoiled connection with nature.

8 days Langtang Valley Trek in spring season (March- May)

The 8 days Langtang Valley Trek in the spring season promises a spectacular journey through the enchanting landscapes of Nepal. As winter melts away, the Langtang Valley bursts into life with vibrant rhododendron blooms, lush greenery, and pleasant temperatures, creating an awe-inspiring and rejuvenating trekking experience. The trail leads you through dense forests, offering a colorful tapestry of flora and fauna, and alongside picturesque Tamang villages where you can witness their traditional way of life. The Langtang River, flowing through the valley, adds a soothing soundtrack to your trek, while the towering Langtang Himalayas provide a majestic backdrop.

8 days Langtang Valley Trek in monsoon season (Jun - Aug)

Trekking in the Langtang Valley during the monsoon season is a unique experience that comes with its own set of challenges and rewards. This time of year in Langtang is characterized by heavy rainfall, lush greenery, and flourishing wildlife. The rain showers rejuvenate the region, creating a vibrant, emerald landscape. However, the monsoon can also make the trails muddy and slippery, which can be physically demanding. On the bright side, the Langtang Valley is much less crowded during these months, offering a quieter and more intimate connection with nature. The flowing waterfalls and swollen rivers add an extra layer of beauty to the surroundings.

Important Notes for 8 days Langtang Valley Trek

  • While booking, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance.
  • Beverages, snacks, charging electronic devices, hot showers, Wi-Fi are not included in our packages, so you have to pay additional cash.
  • It is preferable to pack your bag lightly because porters will only carry your 15-20kg luggage.
  • You should have comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking activities including medical expenses and emergency evacuation.
  • Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets like iodine, aquatabs tablets.
  • Pack your clothes according to the seasonal basis.
  • Langtang valley trek is a moderate to challenging trek which requires a certain level of physical fitness so, it is recommended to prepare with cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and hiking.
  • You should carry enough cash in Nepalese rupees as ATMs may not be available in remote areas.
  • We suggest you not to book your international flights early as there may be sudden change in weather which will make your flights delay or even cancel.

Major Highlights

  • Explore the beautiful Langtang valley and its mesmerizing beauty
  • Trek with a local specialist who has more than 15 years of trekking experience
  • Come across diverse plants and animals while trekking in the Langtang National Park
  • Spend nights in the beautiful villages of Tamangs & Sherpa communities
  • Get to see the lifestyle of the locals and their ancient Tibetan Buddhism cultural heritage
  • Witness stunning views of the snow-capped mountains and glaciers
  • Visit the Kyanjin Gompa, a sacred site & hike to Tserko Ri
  • A short trek with no crowd and gentle pace, perfect for beginner trekkers
Itinerary
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  • Max. Altitude: 2280m
  • Day tour time:2 hours

  • Max. Altitude: 2324m
  • Day tour time:6-7 hours

  • Max. Altitude: 3330m
  • Day tour time:5-6 hours

  • Max. Altitude: 3870m
  • Day tour time:3-4 hours

  • Max. Altitude: 4985m

  • Max. Altitude: 2324m
  • Day tour time:5-6 hours
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Day tour time:4 - 5 hours

  • Day tour time:6-7 hours
What's Included
  • Airports pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi and Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu by drive local jeep.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel
  • Insurance company.
  • Langtang National Park permits
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Duffle bag if necessary.
  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
What's not Included
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Food while you are in Kathmandu
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic Drinks.
  • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
Useful Information

Seasons for 8 days Langtang valley trek

The best seasons for the 8 Days Langtang Valley trek is autumn (Sept to Nov) and spring (March to May) are the most preferable seasons. The weather is warm, moderate, and stable. The average temperature on these seasons ranges from 10 to 15 degrees.

In this spring season, you will get chance to see the different types of rhododendron and wilder flower. While in autumn, you get the most beautiful views of mountains and valleys. There are no heavy rain and snowfall.

Packing tools for 8 Days Langtang Valley Trek

  • Pair of gloves, socks
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Trekking poles
  • Trekking shoes
  • Caps, scarf
  • Down jacket
  • thermal trousers, warm trousers, t-shirts
  • Water bottles
  • Water purification tablets
  • Head lamp/torch
  • Extra batteries

Accommodations for 8 days Langtang valley trek

You will get accommodated in tea houses /lodges. In the Langtang the tea houses are very basic but still convenient and efficient. They will serve you with a good services like with neat and clean bed. You might not satisfied with the bed, pillow, and blanket so we recommend you to bring the sleeping bag with yourself. You have to use the common washrooms with twin bed rooms. In case, if you want to use the hot water shower then you don’t need to pay by yourself.

Meals for 8 days Langtang valley trek

In the journey of this trek, they will mostly serve you dal bhat and tarkari. They will provide veggies according to the seasonal basis. You can add as much as you want, it will cost the same price. Also, western cuisines like momo, noodles, macaroni, and pizza are available in the menu. . Every teahouse also has a big dining room with indoor heating. You can enjoy your meal and hang out there.

8 days Langtang valley trek difficulty

The difficulty level of the Langtang valley trek is moderate. The steps are easy in comparison to other trails like Annapurna and Everest base camp. During the trek you must walk 5-6 hours in a day. there are many other determining factors for the difficulty level, such as weather, temperature, altitude etc, it is crucial to have nature on your side to complete the trek with ease.

Permits during 8 days Langtang valley trek

You will need permits while trekking Langtang. Trekker’s management system (TIMS) cards and Lamtang National Parks permit. They are provided by the welcome Nepal treks. It is also included in the tour package.

Guides and porters during 8 days Langtang valley trek

It is recommended to have a guide with you but it is not mandatory. But having a trekking guide, it would be easier to communicate with the locals and navigate the trail in the unknown remote Nepalese Himalayas. Guides will help to overcome if you face any challenges like high altitude sickness, and other injuries. Porters will help you to carry your loads so that you can trek freely by enjoying the scenic views.

Travel insurance during 8 days Langtang valley trek

Travel insurance is not only mandatory for Langtang trek but also for other trekking trails. Travel insurance are done for your own safety, you may face many unforeseen difficulties like minor injuries, high altitude sickness etc.

Why to trek 8 days Langtang valley?

8 Days Langtang Valley Trek is an easy and short Treks that can be packed up within a weeks. The Langtang trekking trail is truly rewarding in Nepal because it is not very challenging. In the Langtang trek, you can enjoy the fondest part of nature. This Langtang trekking package is full of valuable resources that answer most of your questions regarding the trek. You will mesmerized by view you see in the whole journey. You will learn about Tibetan Buddhist culture from the locals. You'd thoroughly enjoy the rest day at Kyanjin Gompa (3870 m), which is encircled by the great Himalayas. The excursion to the monastery and local cheese factory is another highlight that sets the Langtang trek apart from other trekking routes in Nepal.

Risks during 8 days Langtang Valley Trek

Trekking in the Langtang Valley presents certain risks and challenges that trekkers should be aware of and prepared for. Here are some of the potential risks associated with the Langtang Valley trek:

  • Altitude sickness
  • Unpredictable weather
  • Landslides and avalanches
  • Challenging river crossings
  • Treacherous trail conditions
  • Health issues
  • Limited communication
  • Wildlife encounters

Preventing Altitude Sickness (AMS) during 8 days Langtang Valley Trek

Preventing altitude sickness during the Langtang valley trek is essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some to reduce the risk of altitude sickness:

  • Acclimatize properly
  • Stay hydrated
  • Trek at a moderate pace
  • Consider altitude medication
  • Monitor symptoms
  • Descend if necessary
  • Follow local guidance
  • Have emergency evacuation insurance

Training for 8 days Langtang Valley Trek

Preparing for the 8 days Langtang Valley Trek requires physical fitness and mental readiness. Begin with cardio exercises like hiking, running, or cycling to build endurance. Strengthen your leg muscles through squats and lunges, and focus on core and upper body strength. Practice carrying a loaded backpack to get accustomed to the weight you'll carry. Mental preparation is vital too; learn about altitude sickness and its symptoms. Familiarize yourself with trekking gear, and invest in quality equipment.

Distance and Time during Langtang Valley Trek

The Langtang Valley Trek is typically an 8 to 10-day trek, covering a total distance of around 70 to 90 kilometers (43 to 56 miles), depending on specific routes and side excursions. It's essential to remember that these distances and times are approximate and can vary based on individual pacing, weather conditions, and side excursions.

Can I book Private Langtang Valley Trek?

Yes, you can book a private Langtang Valley trek with Welcome Nepal Treks. We can customize the trek itinerary based on your preferences, fitness level, and time constraints. We also offer greater flexibility in terms of starting dates, pace, and the ability to adjust the itinerary as needed during the trek. With a private trek, you can receive more personalized attention and support from the trekking crew and guides. Welcome Nepal Treks provide a more comfortable and intimate experience, as you won't be trekking with a large group of strangers.

Can I join the Group on Langtang Valley Trek?

Welcome Nepal Treks offer group tour packages that allow solo travelers or small groups to join a pre-organized tour with other like-minded travelers. Group tours are a popular option for those who want to explore the destinations with a group of people, share experiences, and enjoy the company of fellow travelers. When booking a group tour, you can choose from various itineraries and departure dates offered by us. The group size can vary, so you can inquire about the maximum number of participants in each group to ensure you are comfortable with the group dynamics.

What is the Cost of the 8 days Langtang Valley Trek?

The cost of 8 days Langtang valley trek can vary based on several factors, including the type of trek (private or group), the level of services and accommodation, the season of trekking you choose. According to the service, accommodation provided by us (Welcome Nepal Treks), we offer the 8 days Langtang valley trek at a very reasonable price. We offer this 8 days adventurous and splendid Langtang valley trekking package around $550 -$700 with the quality services. The cost includes the transportation fees and everything mentioned in the package with all meals.

Why to do 8 days Langtang Valley Trek with Us?

Welcome Nepal treks have been operating for many years and has extensive experience in organizing treks in Nepal. Welcome Nepal Treks offers a splendid trek package to the customers at a very reasonable price with great services. We have knowledgeable and experienced guides who are familiar with the trekking routes, safety protocols, and local customs. Their expertise can enhance your trekking experience and ensure a smooth journey. We offers flexible and customizable itineraries to cater to individual preferences and requirements. We can tailor the trek to suit your time frame, fitness level and specific interested. Welcome Nepal treks takes care of the logistical aspects of the trek, including permits, accommodations, transportation, and meals. Also, we highly care for the safety of our customers and make them satisfied with our services. From picking up in airport, lodging, transportation to dropping at the airport for departure; everything will be done in professional ways.

Booking and Payment Policies of 8 days Langtang Valley Trek

If you want to book the 8 days Langtang valley trek with Welcome Nepal Treks then, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance. You can pay us through different medium like cash, bank transfer, or online. We accept booking deposits through Credit Cards (Master Card or Visa and many more). You can also pay us direct cash. We also accept your last minute booking but the booking should be done at least before one day prior to the trip departure date. If you have any question regarding the trek, then feel free to contact us.

Trip extension after 8 days Langtang Valley Trek

After completing 8 days Langtang valley trek, you have several options for extending your trip and exploring more of Nepal or neighboring regions. Here are some popular trip extensions you can consider:

  • Everest Base Camp Trek
  • Annapurna Base Camp Trek
  • Tibet and Bhutan Tour
  • Langtang Valley Trek
  • Upper Mustang Trek
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Chitwan National Park Safari
  • Bardia National Park Safari
  • Rara Lake Trek
  • Manaslu Circuit Trek
  • Tansen and Palpa
  • Lumbini and Buddhist Circuit
  • Pokhara Adventure Activities
  • Kalinchowk Temple Trek
  • Gosainkunda Trek
  • River Rafting
  • Mountain Flight

ATM and money exchange service during Langtang Valley Trek

As you trek towards Langtang Valley, the availability of ATMs becomes limited, and there might not be any ATMs in the small villages along the route. Before starting the trek, it's best to withdraw enough cash in Kathmandu since it is the major city closest to the Langtang Valley. Thamel, the tourist hub of Kathmandu, has several ATMs where you can withdraw Nepalese Rupees using major credit and debit cards.