Best seasons to do 16 days Langtang classical trekking
This trek is possible throughout the year. The best seasons for 16 days Langtang classical 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 16 days Langtang classical trek
- A few pairs of Thermal tops
- Fleece jacket/pullover
- Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
- Down jacket
- Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
- Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
- Mittens/woolen gloves
- Warm Hiking socks
- Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
- Sun hat/scarf
- Sleeping bag
- Trekking poles
- Day bag above 40 L
- Basic personal first aid kit
Accommodation during 16 days Langtang classical trek
16 days Langtang classical trekking routes don’t specifically have hotels. That doesn’t mean you will be staying in the tents for over a week. The Langtang trekking routes have tea houses, which are tiny guest houses run by the region’s locals. 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.
Foods during 16 days Langtang classical trek
At Langtang classical trek, you can get tea, juice, toast, pancake, egg, potatoes, mo: mo, etc. for breakfast. For lunch and dinner, the best food to eat is “Dal Bhat” which provides you with lots of calories and proteins. There is a saying about it, “Dal Bhat Power 24 Hours”. You can also find several items beside it like salad, pickles, etc. they will provide veggies according to the seasonal basis.
16 days Langtang classical trek difficulty
This trek is not that much difficult than Annapurna base camp trek and Everest base camp trek. Langtang trek is a moderate trek where you have to walk for almost 6-7 hours in a single day. The walk entails walking on a well-established trail that includes some steep uphill and downhill sections. Some parts of the Langtang valley trek are quite tougher with the difficult slopes and rocky path. At such points, you must walk slowly and carefully. Rest of the trekking trails are quite easy with the enticing nature views on your side. Trekking experience is not required, but regular exercise and preparation to build endurance and strength is advised.
Porters and guides during 16 days Langtang classical trek
Hiring a professional guide and a porter for the 16 days Langtang Classical Trek can be convenient as they can provide you with support and all the necessary help throughout the journey. Also, it would be easier to communicate with the locals and navigate the trail in the unknown remote Nepalese Himalayas. You can find a familiar and hospitable environment with the help of your guide and porter. Due to its challenging route and weather conditions, we recommend that every trekker hire a guide and a porter for the 16 days Langtang Classical Trek. Having guides and porter with you will be suitable for your safety, protection, and support in case anything unexpected happens during the trek like high altitude sickness, minor injuries etc.
Permits for 16 days Langtang classical trek
You will need two permits while doing 16 days Langtang classical trek. They are: 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.
Travel insurance during 16 days Langtang classical trekking
Personal travel insurance is a must when traveling to Nepal for trekking, The 16 days Langtang classical trek is a high-altitude trek through isolated and difficult-to-access parts of Nepal and it is strongly advised that you obtain travel insurance that will protect you if something goes wrong like minor injuries, high altitude sickness etc.
Why to do 16 days Langtang classical trekking?
Langtang valley is located north of Kathmandu valley and sits in narrow mountain valleys at the foot of the Himalayas. The 16 days Langtang classical trek is a hike through the Lamtang National Park in the Rasuwa District of Nepal. The trails of 16 days Langtang classical Trek offers the surreal world of mountains, glaciers, forests, and rivers. The scenery of Langtang region is remarkable and thrilling at the same time. You will be 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. Tamang, Sherpa, and Bhote are the main inhabitants of this valley. These ethnic groups’ culture is somewhat similar to Tibetan culture. The culture of these people is reflected in their homes, monasteries, chortens, and gumbas. The stunningly beautiful landscapes and the glacier lakes of the valley are truly mesmerizing. Moreover, the valley is popularly known as the Valley of glacier lakes too. As the valley owns more than 70 glaciers. Also, The Langtang Valley is known for its delicious yak cheese, and you can visit a local cheese factory to learn about the cheese-making process and taste some of the fresh cheese.