Alternative Packages of Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days
We have many adventurous trekking packages in Nepal, whether you are looking for a long trek or a short trek. These are some of our famous short treks that you may like to do- Mardi Himal Trek, Ghorepani Poon hill trek, short Everest base camp trek, short Annapurna base camp trek, Everest view trek, 7 days lower Mustang trek, etc.
Similarly, click on the respective links to see our budget-friendly trekking packages and luxury trekking packages in the Himalayas. Travelers also love yoga treks a lot these days.
For more information, we kindly request you to talk to our travel assistant. They will help you find the most suitable trekking package for you. You can also go through our site.
Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days difficulty
Langtang valley trekking is for anyone who can walk 5 to 6 hours a day on a rough trail. It is a high-altitude trek with a gentle pace. Our Langtang valley trek itinerary will give you a lot of time to walk freely and stop at different locations to rest & relish the views. It's an easy to moderate trek with constant ascends & descends. You'll be walking through dense forests, crossing streams and rivers on mountainous terrain. Likewise, the accommodation on the trail and the meal options are limited, so you have to adjust to what is available.
Altitude sickness During Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days
Altitude sickness is common during high-altitude journeys and is also avoidable & curable. The highest point of the Langtang valley trek is 4,984 meters at Tserko Ri. We begin trekking from Syabrubesi, located at 1,600 meters. The altitude increase from 1,600 m to 4,984 m in four days is drastic, so you may get symptoms of altitude sickness while trekking if not acclimatize.
We have rest days in our itinerary that lets trekkers rest and walk. Likewise, we also make sure the group is not ascending more than 500 meters a day and taking all the precautions. The team leader will take care of you in the mountains, so no need to worry.
Below are some early symptoms of altitude sickness. If you get any of these or feel any discomfort, inform the team leader immediately.
problem in breathing
loss of appetite
How to prepare for Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days ?
To prepare for the Langtang trek, book the trek on time and have a few weeks on hand to get ready for the trip. Regularly exercise, go on day hikes if possible, and walk 5/6 hours a day. The most important thing during the Langtang valley trekking is, you should be able to walk at least 6 hours a day. So, building the habit is very important.
Trekking in Langtang National Park does not require you to do any advanced training. You can do simple things like swimming, cycling, running, jogging, etc to improve your stamina. Focus on your stamina and core strength.
Best time to do trek to Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days
Trekking in the Langtang region is most adventurous and pleasant when the trail is bloomed with numerous flowers & vegetation and has a mild climate. And it's spring and autumn. The months from March to April and October to November are a perfect time of the year weather-wise to do the Langtang valley trek 10 days. You get to enjoy a pleasant trek, and the mountain views are stunning too.
You'll not face rainfall or snowfall in the spring and autumn seasons. The temperature ranges from 18C to 5C (lower to higher elevation). If you want to do a trek in winter, then we suggest going in early December or late February for the best trekking experience. Trekking in the Langtang valley during the monsoon is the worst time. The trails are muddy and slippery. The mountain views are blocked, and there are huge risks of landslides.
Accommodation During Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days
We stayed overnight in a guest house during the Langtang valley trekking. The accommodation we use on the trail is simple. The rooms are small and twin shared with a common washroom. You'll be spending the nights in the home of the locals and therefore get to live an authentic mountain lifestyle. The guest house offers a comfortable bed and clean blanket for a good night's sleep. However, you still may feel cold in the mornings and nights, so carry a good-quality sleeping bag.
Meals During Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days
The meals we have during the trek are simple yet delicious. We'll be having a Nepali staple dish, dal bhat with veg or non-veg curry as our heavy meal during the trek. This option has all the nutrients and energy to keep us going on mountains. You'll have both veg and non-veg options.
It's better to choose veg because most of the time, meats are not well frozen and may give you an upset stomach. Confirm with the service provider how old the meat is before having it. There are other options, such as roti, stir-fried veggies, momo, noodles, Tibetan bread, thukpa, sandwich, etc.
Travel Insurance For Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days
Get travel insurance that covers emergency air evacuation and medical bills for Langtang valley trekking. You'll need travel insurance to trek with us. The Langtang valley trek has underlying risks like altitude sickness and other unseen events, so we need travel insurance as a back up to keep you safe in any emergency. We try our best to avoid any mishaps, but we cannot guarantee a 100% safe trek in the Himalayas.
Trekking guide & Team For Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days
To accompany you while trekking, a professional mountain guide and porters will be there with you in the mountains. We'll assign you a native mountain guide from the Langtang region who will make the trek very immersing. All of our guides are experts in leading groups in the Himalayas and have numerous years of experience, which makes them very reliable.
Similarly, our office team will be assisting you from the day you book the Langtang trek with us. They'll help you with preparation & packing and answer all of your queries. If you have any questions or requests, feel free to inform our team.
General information Regarding Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days
Charging: To charge your electronic devices while trekking, you can carry a solar charger and a power bank. There are charging facilities in the guest houses, but you may have to pay a few bucks.
Internet: Instead of relying on getting WiFi on Langtang valley trekking, we suggest you buy a Nepali sim with data to use the internet. This is much more economical and gives you the freedom to use the internet anywhere. The network may not be good throughout the route, but you'll get ample opportunities to share your moments with your friends & families.
Luggage: Extra luggage you can store in the hotel you are staying. They provide a locker room free of cost to store your luggage while trekking. During the trek, we use a duffel bag as the main carrier of our trekking gear, and the weight limit is 10 kg per person.
Permits: You'll need a Langtang National Park permit, which costs $15 for SAARC nationals and $30 per person for other nationals (both excluding 13% VAT). Along with that, you'll also need a TIMS card, which costs $10 for an organized trek and $6 for SAARC nationals. Independant trekkers have to pay $20.
Emergency contact: In any emergency, you can get in touch with us at this number- +977 9841767236 (Hari). This number has our Whatsapp & Viber. You can call or text at your convenience. Calling us will give you an instant response.
ATM & money exchange: First thing, there is no ATM on Langtang valley trail and the locals do not accept foreign currency or any kind of card. In Kathmandu, you can use your cards to pay for services at most places. Likewise, you can withdraw money from almost all ATMs, but you may get charged certain money by the bank. Money exchange centers and banks in Thamel will help you exchange foreign currency into the Nepali rupee.
Nepal Visa: It's a simple process to get a Nepal visa. You can apply for a Nepalese visa at the consulate office or Nepalese Embassy in your home country. Travelers from some countries can get a visa on arrival at all entry borders of Nepal. So, check your visa status.