Short Langtang Valley Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 6 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Type Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Accommodation Lodge Trek (Tea House)
  • Transport Public Vehicles

Short Langtang Valley Trek: 6 Days Itinerary, Cost 2023/2024

Langtang valley trek is an incredible journey north of Kathmandu valley, inside the Langtang National Park. You can go on a long 10 days Langtang valley trek and even extend it to holy Gosaikunda Lake or Helambu, crossing Lauribinayak Pass if you have ample time to travel. However, for travelers who have limited time to trek and looking for something under a week, we have designed this 6-day Langtang valley trek program. 

It is a short Langtang valley trek package that covers all the major attractions of Langtang Valley and leads you up to Kyanjin Ri (4,773 m). You begin the trek from Syabrubesi (2,380 m), where you will reach by a 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu. The trail from here onwards gradually ascends and descends through lush subtropical forests. You will walk by beautiful remote villages, crossing streams & rivers. On the way, you can also see gorgeous waterfalls, verdant hills, and glimpses of snow-capped mountains. 

Spending a night at Lama Hotel (2,470 m), you will walk past Ghoda Tabela (3,008 m) and Langtang village (3,430 m). The trail slowly opens up to vast meadows along with a clear panorama of the mountains like Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6,966 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Shishapangma (8,027 m), Mt. Kang Guru (6,981 m), etc. 

The last village is Kyanjin Gompa at 3,800 m. It is an ancient monastery surrounded by guesthouses and homes of locals. Before leaving, hike to Kyanjin Ri (4,773 m) to witness a stunning sunrise and then retrace the trail back to Syabrubesi, where the trek ends. The entire program is 6 days long, and you'll be covering a great distance in a short span. 

Langtang valley trek is usually known as a moderate trek with a gentle pace, perfect for beginner trekkers. However, this particular itinerary is only for those who can actually walk 7 hours a day, at minimum. The elevation gain is also balanced, so the risk of altitude sickness is quite minimal. Even if you get any symptoms of altitude sickness, our professional guide will help you with it and bring the necessary preventive measures into action right away. 

The Langtang valley trek route is very scenic. In terms of landscapes, it varies and lets you relish varieties of them. As it is a guesthouse trek, you get to spend nights in the home of the locals. The Langtang valley is home to Tamangs and Sherpas. Tamangs are the main inhabitants of this area and are descendants of Tibetans. They are very kind and welcoming individuals with a very vibrant and centuries old cultural heritage. The guesthouse accommodation will let you see their daily lifestyle and practices very closely. 

One of the impressive things about the Langtang valley trail is the presence of numerous stupas, chortens, mani walls, and prayer wheels on the way. Hanging bridges, trees, and many sections are marked with colorful prayer flags. The greenery of the Langtang region, with its faded color of hills and the richness of the flora & fauna is impeccable. Even though it is a short trek, you will have the most amazing time of your life exploring the Langtang Valley. 

We highly recommend the Langtang valley trek in spring. The trail is magnificent in this season, covered with colorful rhododendrons and many other flowers. The Langtang valley trek in autumn is also a great time. Trust us this is the best Langtang valley trek itinerary that incorporates all the thrills at the best price. You can book the Langtang valley trek 2023 departure through our site. It is a very simple process. 

For any assistance or query, you can contact us. Also, check out these other short treks in Nepal- short Everest base camp trek, Sherpa village trekking, short Annapurna base camp trek, Poon hill trek, 8 Days Mardi Himal trek, etc. 

Major Highlights

  • A perfect short Langtang valley trek itinerary for travelers who have limited time to trek 
  • Guide by an experienced local mountain guide
  • Trek in the Langtang National Park, walking through lush rhododendron forests and crossing hanging bridges
  • Adventurous trekking route, ideal for beginner trekkers
  • Explore the beautiful villages and homes of Tamangs, an indigenous community
  • Get to see the lifestyle of the locals and visit the Kyanjin Gompa
  • Witness diverse landscapes and stunning mountain views throughout the trek
  • Hike to Kyanjin Ri to witness a gorgeous sunrise over the Himalayan mountains
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  • Max. Altitude: 1,460m
  • Day tour time:6 hours

  • Max. Altitude: 2,240m
  • Day tour time:6 hours

  • Max. Altitude: 3,850m
  • Day tour time:4 hours

  • Max. Altitude: 3,430m
  • Day tour time:5 hours

  • Day tour time:5 hours

  • Day tour time:5 -6 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

Best time to do short Langtang valley trek

It is possible to do the short Langtang valley trek in any season of the year. However the best time to do the short Langtang valley trek is autumn season (Sept- Dec) and spring season (March- May). In theses time of the year the weather remains stable and you will be able to witness beautiful scenery throughout the trek. You will be walking in warm and sunny days with incredible views but you will experience cold in the nights and early mornings. The monsoon season is not recommended due to rainfalls and muddy routes and in winter the weather is extremely cold. So, you can choose to do the short Langtang valley trek in any time of the year as your wish.

Difficulties during short Langtang valley trek

The short Langtang valley trek is not difficult at all and is perfect trek for beginners. Trekkers don’t need to be highly experienced. However you should do some fitness exercise and start doing jogging before the trek as you will be walking at least 7 hours a day. There is a less chance of altitude sickness in this short Langtang valley trek so you shouldn’t worry much. Overall the short Langtang valley trek is considered as moderate level trek.

What to pack for Short Langtang valley trek?

You need to pack many things for your short Langtang valley trek. You should carry the clothes that are suitable for cold weather like down jackets, trekking trousers. You should also carry the trekking boots, gloves, t- shirts, shocks and inner wears. Sunscreen, sunglasses, lip balm, water bottles, hat and first aid are also some necessary things to pack for short Langtang valley trek.

What Are The Teahouses in Langtang Like?

The short Langtang valley trek is a teahouse trek. You will be staying at the teahouses during the trek. The teahouses are cozy and comfortable and provide basic facilities. It will be warm, safe and comfortable. You will get a chance to interact with the locals and understand their cultures and lifestyle.

Food and Accommodation in Short Langtang Valley Trek

During short Langtang valley trek you will stay at teahouses that offer basic facilities. The teahouses provide you good food, accommodation and kind facilities. You can enjoy the good food in the trek. Both the vegetarian and non vegetarian foods are available. They offer varieties of foods that are tasty and healthy. You will also get some other facilities like: wifi, hot shower, charging facilities, warm blankets and many more. The rooms and toilets are clean and comfortable.

Drinking Water in short Langtang valley trek

You can buy mineral water or hot water from the teahouses. You can carry your own bottle or thermos that will keep your water warm during the trek. The water is available throughout the trek so you should not be worried. You should drink water and stay hydrated in the short Langtang valley trek.

Wifi/ Electricity available during short Langtang valley trek

During your short Langtang valley trek, the facilities of Wifi and electricity are available in the teahouses at lower altitude. But while you trek to the higher altitudes, most of the teahouses don’t have the wifi and electricity facilities. In the higher altitudes only solar power is available.

Is short Langtang valley trek good for family trip?

The short Langtang valley trek is a good family trekking trip. As the trip is short and safe and is suitable for children. The trek is short and offers beautiful views, amazing cultures, fresh environment and unique lifestyles. With the right planning and safety precautions then you can completely enjoy your short Langtang valley trek with family members. The short Langtang valley trek is the best family trekking trip in Nepal.

How Safe Is the Short Langtang valley trek in Nepal?

The short Langtang valley trek in Nepal is a safe trekking adventure. The trek is short and comfortable. It offers amazing views of the mountains, forests and offers great opportunity of experiencing local lifestyles. The trek has moderate level of difficulty. In the short Langtang valley trek you have a very low chance of getting altitude sickness. Even the beginners can do the trek and complete it successfully.

Permit required for Short Langtang Valley Trek

The short Langtang valley trek requires two permits. They are: Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS) and Langtang national park entry permit. You can buy the permits in Kathmandu at National Tourism Board Office.

Guides and Porters for short Langtang valley trek

can complete the short Langtang valley trek without a guide and porter. However we recommend you to have a guide and porter during your trek. It will be easy and comfortable for you to trek with the presence of guide and porter. Guide will help you lead the trek and show you the best trekking route and explain you about the history and cultures of the region. While porter can carry your bag throughout the trek that will make your trekking journey comfortable. Welcome Nepal treks provide the highly professional, caring reliable and responsible guide and porter for your Short Langtang valley trek.

Why Welcome Nepal Treks for short Langtang valley trek

Welcome Nepal Treks offers a wonderful short Langtang valley trek package to the customers at a very reasonable price. We advise you to do the trek with us as we are well experienced trekking agency. We provide best and professional guides and porters and high quality services to our customers. We can also customize the itinerary as per your requirements. We highly care for the safety of our customers and make them satisfied with our services. So book the short Langtang valley trek with Welcome Nepal treks and have the best trekking experience for a lifetime.

Travel insurance required for the short Langtang valley trek

Having travel insurance is a better idea wherever you go for trekking and tours. It will help you enjoy your treks without any worries. So, Welcome Nepal Treks advise you to get travel insurance for your short Langtang valley trek.

Tipping in short Langtang valley trek

It is not mandatory to give the tips to the guide and porters during your short Langtang valley trek. However, you can give the tips to the guide and porters if you loved their services. Tips can be in form of gifts or money. If you find their services good then you can give tip at the last day of trek which will make them happy. It is completely your wish.