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Trek Route Syabrubensi-Langtang Village- Kyanjin Gompa

Trip Highlights

  • Witness magnificent views of sky-touching mountains including the beautiful peaks of Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, and Langtang Ri.
  • Enjoy trekking on well-established and less crowded trails in the Himalayas of Nepal for a peaceful trekking adventure.
  • Walk through Langtang National Park while exploring incredible flora and fauna in nature.
  • Immerse yourself in the traditional art, culture, and lifestyle of the local people in the Langtang region.
  • Witness sublime views of the landscape and surrounding nature from either Tserku Ri, Langshisa Kharka, or Kyanjin Ri.
Private Group Discount Cost
Person(s)Price per Person
1 Pax USD 715
2 Paxes USD 540
3 Paxes USD 525
4 - 6 Paxes USD 499
7 - 12 Paxes USD 479
13 - 18 Paxes USD 455

Trip Overview

The Langtang Valley Trek offers a beautiful blend of nature, culture, and adventure, making it a perfect choice for trekkers of all kinds. Hillary Step Treks presents Langtang Valley Trek 8 days package for trek enthusiasts to explore the magical Langtang Valley, a hidden gem that comes to life with vibrant sights and sounds. Nestled in the heart of Nepal, this trek is perfect for all kinds of trekkers and provides a remarkable experience for travelers with different levels of trekking expertise.

As you embark on this unforgettable journey, the valley has breathtaking views at every turn, surrounded by majestic snow-capped mountains. The towering peaks, such as Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, and Langshisa Ri, create a stunning backdrop against the clear blue sky. However, it is not just the mountain vistas that will leave you in awe during our Langtang Valley Trek 8 days trip. The pleasing landscape of Langtang Valley also features lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and meandering rivers. Moreover, the serene and pristine environment offers a peaceful respite from bustling city life, allowing you to reconnect with nature and rejuvenate your senses.

One of the other excellent features of the Langtang Valley Trek is the warm and welcoming atmosphere of Langtang National Park. As you traverse through the park, you’ll encounter a rich diversity of flora and fauna, including rhododendron forests, bamboo groves, and rare wildlife such as red pandas and Himalayan black bears.

In addition to breathtaking scenery and natural wonders, the Langtang Valley Trek 8 days trip also provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture. Along the trail, you’ll encounter traditional Tamang and Sherpa villages, where you can interact with friendly locals and learn about their way of life. Experience their warm hospitality and witness cultural traditions that have been passed down through generations. Additionally, the walking days are also well balanced in our Langtang Valley Trek 8 Days and you will find something special for each day as you explore Langtang.

Just so you are aware, the Langtang Valley trek distance covers 70 km/43 miles from Syabrubensi to Kyanjin Gompa and back upon completion of the trek with HST. To represent the cost, the Langtang Valley trek cost may vary depending on numerous factors including season of travel and group size. On average, our Langtang Valley trek cost ranges from USD 449 to USD 690. If you have more time, you can continue 13 Days Langtang Gossainkunda Trek

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Day to Day Itinerary

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Day 01

Drive from Kathmandu(1,359m/4,429ft) to Syabrubensi (1,460m/4790 ft) by bus

145km/90 miles/ 7-8 hrs L.D Lodge 1,359m/4,429ft, 1,460m/4790 ft

On your first day of the Langtang Valley trek itinerary, you will embark on the scenic drive to Syabrubensi from Kathmandu.

In the early morning, our representative will pick you up from your hotel and escort you to the bus station. From here, the scenic drive takes you through the rough high hills of Nepal to arrive at the rural hills of the Rasuwa district. In the midway settlements, we will take a break for lunch. Then, the further drive will take you through scenic landscape and scenery before reaching Syabru in the afternoon.

Upon arriving at Syabrubensi, you will check in to the hotel and the balance day is for rest and refreshment. Stay overnight in Syabrubensi

Ready to travel Syabrubesi from Kathmandu
Ready to travel Syabrubesi from Kathmandu
Day 02

Trek from Syabrubensi (1,460m/4,790ft) to Lama Hotel (2,470m/8,103ft))

11.3km/7 miles/7 hrs B.L.D Lodge 1,460m/4,790ft, 2,470m/8,103ft

The second day of the Langtang Valley Trek veins with a sense of excitement and anticipation. Leaving behind the cozy village of Syabrubesi, you will embark on a journey that will lead you to the enchanting Lama Hotel.

Crossing the bridge nearby, you will begin by following a ride-side path on the trekking trails toward the Lama Hotel. The trail is comfortable and the astonishing surrounding views introduce you to the beautiful Langtang region.

During the journey, we will take a break at the picturesque Riverside teahouse to enjoy lunch. Afterward, you will continue walking on a gradually ascending trail to arrive at Rimche. From here, it takes a further 25 minutes on an easy trail to reach Lama Hotel. Stay overnight at a teahouse in the Lama Hotel.

Syabrubensi - On the way to Lama Hotel
Syabrubensi - On the way to Lama Hotel
Day 03

Trek from Lama Hotel(2,470n/8,103ft) to Ghodatabela to Langtang Village (3,430m/11,253ft))

14.8km/9.1 miles/ 6 hours B.L.D Lodge 2,470n/8,103ft, 3,430m/11,253ft

On the third day of the Langtang Valley Trek itinerary, the trail takes you deeper into the heart of the Langtang Valley, promising breathtaking vistas and cultural encounters that would leave a lasting impression.

From the beginning of the day, you will witness the change in the landscape and trail as you begin to feel the majestic snow-capped peaks getting nearer and nearer. Admiring the natural beauty, you will pass through a steep jungle trail alongside a wide and open terrain to arrive at Ghodatabela. Here, you will take a break to catch your breath, soaking in the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the tranquil beauty of the valley. The break is also for relishing the lunch.

Leaving Ghodatabela after lunch, the trail passes through the landslide-engulfed Langtang Village and takes you to the newly reconstructed village on the other side. Stay overnight in a teahouse/lodge in Langtang Village.

On the way to Langtang village
On the way to Langtang village
Day 04

Trek from Langtang Village(3,430m/11,253ft) to Kyanjin Gompa (3,900m/12,795ft)

6.8km/4.2 miles/ 3 hrs B.L.D Lodge 3,430m/11,253ft, 3,900m/12,795ft

Today, the short trekking trail weaves its way through rugged terrain and captivating landscapes, as you make your way towards the enchanting destination of Kyanjin Gompa. Before leaving the Langtang village, you will have time to explore the village with an opportunity to interact with the locals. Draw upon the opportunity to hear their stories and learn about their unique culture, tradition, and way of life.

After a late breakfast, you will continue the trek ascending steadily, each step bringing you closer to the sky-piercing heights of the Langtang region. The path unveils breathtaking panoramas at every turn, offering glimpses of majestic peaks on your way to Kyanjo Gompa.

Kyanjin Gompa is a fantastic example of traditional Himalayan settlements in Nepal. Upon arriving at Kyanjin, you will visit the historic Kyanji Gompa monastery and join the monks for their evening prayer. Stay overnight at a teahouse in Kyanjin.

Day 05

Excursion day (Kyanjin Ri, Tserku Ri, or Langshisa Kharka)

5km/3.1 miles/3-6 hrs B.L.D Lodge

Kyanjin Gompa includes some amazing trails that lead the trekkers to the surrounding natural viewpoints and peaks. On this day of the captivating Langtang Valley Trek, you can choose one from the three of the popular day hike options in the region – Tserku Ri (4983 m), Kyanjin Ri (4773 m), and Langshisha Kharka (4325 m). All of this hiking can be completed in around 5 hours and amazes you with fantastic views of the astonishing Langtang range. Plus, you will also have to go over the 15000 ft mark which itself is an amazing milestone to achieve.

After accomplishing the hike, take a rest for the remaining day in a teahouse. Stay overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.

Ready to Explore Tserku ri
Ready to Explore Tserku ri
Day 06

Trek from Kyanjin Gompa(3900m/12,795ft) to Rimche (2,400m/7,874ft)

21.6km/13.4 miles/7 hrs B.L.D Lodge 3900m/12,795ft, 2,400m/7,874ft

On the sixth day of our Langtang Valley Trek itinerary, you will bid a fond farewell to the enchanting Kyanjin Gompa with memories of the towering peaks and the warm hospitality of the locals etched in your hearts. Today, you will embark on descending trails that retrace your footsteps back toward Rimche. As you drop further, the trail and landscape change from barren lands to lush hills.

Once again, the beautiful scenic trail passes through Langtang, Ghodatabela, and Lama Hotel before you arrive at Riche. You will reach Riche in the late afternoon. We will have lunch here and then, you can explore the place and interact with the locals. In the evening, you will enjoy a beautiful sunset from Rimche before spending a night at a local teahouse.

Day 07

Trek from Rimche(2,400m/7,874ft) to Syabrubensi (1,460m/4,790ft))

11.3km/7 miles/5-6 hrs B.L.D Lodge 2,400m/7,874ft, 1,460m/4,790ft

Today marks the last day for trekking on foot on our Langtang Valley Trek 8 days trip. The hike back to Syabrubensi is a short and relaxed one. Before starting the trek, you can visit the farms and spend some time interacting with the locals to learn about their life under the shadows of the Himalayas. You will arrive at Syabrubensi in the late afternoon, taking a rest at the riverside for lunch on your way.

Upon arriving at Syabrubensi, the remaining day is for rest at the hotel. Stay overnight in Syabrubensi.

Day 08

Drive from Syabrubensi(1,469m4,790ft) to Kathmandu(1,350m/4,429ft) by bus

145km/90 miles/ 7 hrs drive B.L 1,469m4,790ft, 1,350m/4,429ft

On the final day of the remarkable Langtang Valley Trek, you will start the day with relishing breakfast before you bid farewell to the scenic town of Syabrubensi. You will embark on the scenic drive to return to Kathmandu. The beautiful hills on rivers on the roadside will keep you entertained throughout the journey.

Upon arriving in Kathmandu, our representative will transfer you to your hotel in Thamel. You can spend the remaining day exploring the Thamel Market and buy souvenirs and gifts to take back home. Stay overnight at a hotel.

Cost Inclusion

Accommodation

  • 7 Nights Accommodation During the trek, Five nights Attached bath room with hot shower. Syabrubensi two nights, Langtang Village, Kyanjin Gompa for two night. Two nights Standard common accommodation at Lama Hotel & Rimche Village.

Meals

  • All Standard meals (7 Dinner, 8 lunch & 7 Breakfast /the main course) while on the trek

Transportation

  • Both Way Kathmandu to Syabrubesi & Syabrubensi to kathmandu by Public Transportation ( If you ask we can arrange private vehicle on extra cost)

Extras

  • Langtang Nationalpark permit fees
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) cards fees
  • Professional & government licensed holder English Speaking Trekking Guide
  • Porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation etc.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag (return after trek)
  • Trekking Map
  • First aid kit
  • Seasonal fruits after dinner
  • Trekking completion certificate
  • All government and Local Taxes

Not Included

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fees at Tribhuwan International Airport ( 15 Days- $30, 30 Days – $50, 90 Days – $125
  • All accommodation & Meals in Kathmandu ( if you ask we can arrange)
  • Extra nights accommodation in Kathmandu due to early return from the trek
  • Travel & Health Insurance
  • Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance
  • All hard and soft table drinks such as Tea/Coffee, Coke, Fanta, Beer, Water and deserts in trek.
  • International call/WIFI & Internet on trek
  • Your trekking gear
  • Tips for guides and porters

Trekking Information

Benefits of Choosing Hillary Step Treks(HST)

Our experienced team of over one decade has accomplished treks in Langtang Valley Treks and other treks too.

Our guides are fluent in English, and Nepali dialects. They are familiar with the terrain, culture, and people in the Langtang region to the core.

HST provides you with the best value services for your money. No hidden cost, every step with HST is transparent and clear. We value our clients over profit any day.

Your safety is the top priority while trekking with the HST team. Thus, in case of an emergency, a first-aid kit or provision of rescue teams are always in place.

We are a government-registered company providing you with real care services at the best reasonable rate.

Our company also has 70% repetitive clients over the years which shows their trust in us.

We go the extra mile to assure you of a complete trekking experience in Nepal. HST certainly is your ideal choice for trekking in Nepal.

Accommodation of Langtang Valley Trek

You will be staying in Tea Houses or local lodges for the whole duration of the Langtang Valley Trek. As soon as you leave Kathmandu, you will be traveling to the rural parts of the country where tea houses are more of a standard accommodation for trekkers. Your rooms are simple and you can expect sufficient basic services and facilities in these establishments. The teahouses will also provide you with food and shared dining rooms.

As for hot water and WI-FI availability, it is best to ask about them before choosing the teahouse. Also, inquire about the additional cost for the use of these services.

Meals & Drinking water

Meals in the Langtang trek are simple and prepared making the best use of the local organic ingredients. You can expect Dal Bhat and tea served at almost all the teahouses and hotels during the trek. A few other items that make it to the menu include popular snacks like bread, momos, chow mein, and so on. You can also find bakeries operating in major settlements like Langtang, Syabru, and Kyanjin here.

For drinking water, there are taps as well as freshwater streams straight from the mountain. We do suggest you ask for water refills at the teahouses and lunch stops just to be safe. Also, it is ideal to carry water purification tablets with you just to take additional precautions.

Langtang Valley Trek Packing List

Creating a packing list can be overwhelming when traveling to unfamiliar regions. Where do I start the packing checklist? What are the essentials that I can’t miss? And many such queries may arise. Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered on that one. Here is your packing guide to the Langtang Valley trek.

Upper Body: –

  • A long-sleeve thermal base layer
  • Trekking shirt
  • Insulation layer
  • fleece jacket
  • Warm Down Jacket
  • Gloves
  • waterproof jacket
  • T-Shirt lightweight

Head:-

  • Beanies and ear warmers
  • Sunhat & Scarf
  • Headlights with extra batteries

Face:-

  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Sunscreen
  • Dust Masks
  • Lip Balm
  • Face /Body wipe

legs & Boots:-

  • Trekking Pants two pairs
  • waterproof jacket
  • Trekking boots
  • Sport Shoes
  • Gaiters
  • Crampons (If snow or Ice)
  • Slippers
  • Thermal Leggins
  • Underwear & thick Socks

List Of Clothing

Hiking Shorts

Comfortable Hiking Trousers

Wind Stopper Jackets

Non-cotton innerwear

Water-Proof Fabric Jackets, Pants

Light-Weight Thermal Tops & Bottoms

Woolen Trousers

Waterproof GoreTex Jackets

List Of Footwears

Light Weight Socks

Comfortable Hiking Shoes And Extra Shoelaces

Heavy Woolen Socks

Training Or Running Shoes

Cotton Socks Gaiters

List Of HeadWears

Sunglasses With UV Protection

Woollen Caps

Prescribed Sunglasses (if any)

Woolen Scarf

Headlamp Along With Extra Batteries And Bulbs

Personal Medical Kit

Simple And Light Medical Kit

Band-Aids

Pain Killers

Skin-Blister Repair Kit

Anti-Diarrhoea Pills

Anti-Altitude Sickness Pills

Cough And Cold Medicines

Water Purifying Tablets

Stomach Antibiotic

Prescribed Medicines (If Any)

Essential Toiletries

Toothbrush And Toothpaste

Toilet Papers And Wet Wipes

Towel

Anti-Bacterial Handwash

Soap

Deodorants

Nail Cutter

Essential Documents

Passport

Trekking Permits

Travel Insurance

Tech Essentials

Camera, along with extra Batteries

Headphone

Power Banks

Oximeters

Phone & Chargers

Maps

Adapter Plugs

Kindle

Smartphone

Note: The above list can be customized as per the seasons and necessities of the trekkers.

Entry Permits for Langtang

You need a permit to enter and trek inside the Langtang National Park during the Langtang Valley Trek in Nepal. This permit will cost you around 30 USD per person and will last for the duration of the trek. Similarly, a Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card is also required for trekking in the Nepalese Himalayas. It will cost you 20 USD per person when applied in a group. You can get both these from the Nepal Tourism Board head office in Kathmandu.

Total Distance Covered During the Trek

The Langtang Valley trek distance covers 70 km/43 miles from Syabrubensi to Kyanjin Gompa and back upon completion of the trek with HST. The trek starts at an elevation of (1460m/ 4789ft) meters in Syabrubensi and reaches the maximum altitude of (5033m/16509ft) meters in Tserku Ri.

Difficulty Factor Of Langtang Valley Trek

The Langtang Valley trek is an easy to moderate-level trek. This trek does not require prior experience, skills, or knowledge. However, you need to get enough rest if you have any health conditions.

Our Langtang Valley trek 8 days journey starts at an altitude of 1460m. The trail includes; passing through the hill, forests, and rivers. The path through the hills gets narrow. Even so, the path is easy and not rugged. You will have a smooth experience passing through ethnic villages and radiant nature.

People of all age groups can do the Langtang Valley trek. This journey will be a good start if you have yet to gain experience in trekking.

Best time to Visit Langtang Valley Trek

Autumn is the best time for Langtang Valley Trek. During this time, the weather remains warm, pleasant, and stable. Therefore, going to the Langtang region during autumn will be the best decision as you get to see the marvelous blue skies, breathe fresh air, and have a clear view of the majestic mountains. Mornings might get chilly this season, but the temperature becomes more stable and pleasant as the day progresses.

Springs will be the second most preferred time to do the Langtang Valley trek in Nepal. Moderate and pleasant temperatures with the extraordinary sight of Rhododendron blossoms make spring a heavenly time for your trek.

Winter offers a fantastic view of the snow-covered Langtang Valley under deep blue skies. Periodic snowfalls and the chilly weather open another dimension of beauty. However, there are better times for trekking to the mountains than winter. If you want to travel to Langtang during winter, you must be prepared for heavy snowfall, harsh winds, and frosty weather. Trekking to Langtang during the winter is not recommended.

Monsoons follow summer in Nepal, and Rainy weather has its challenges. Rain invites bugs, worms, and leeches, along with slippery roads. So, summer is also not that favorable from a trekking point of view.

Hence, the best time to do the Langtang Valley trek is from September to Mid-December and March to May.

Travel Insurance for the trek

We recommend you get travel and medical insurance for the Langtang Valley trek. The Himalayas can get unpredictable at times and it is always a wise decision to get yourself covered. Make sure your policy also includes emergency helicopter evacuation, just in case. We can suggest some reputed international insurance companies for you while booking the trek with HST.

Electricity & Internet Availability

Electricity and Internet are available throughout the Langtang Valley trek. Both NTC and Ncell sim cards operate for most parts of the trail. Electricity is usually solar-powered and in some places, you might have to pay extra for charging your devices.

Altitude sickness and acclimatization

Altitude sickness is rare but not unheard of during the Langtang trek. Trekkers have to be especially cautious while hiking over Kyanjin Village i.e. during Kyanjin Ri (4773m), Tserku Ri (4983 m), and Langshisa Kharka (4325 m) excursion. Here are some preventive measures for altitude sickness.

– Rehydrate at regular intervals. Drink approx. 1 liter for every hour of walking.

– Avoid alcohol and overly salty food.

– Rest and get the appropriate amount of sleep.

– Do acclimatization hikes and warm-up exercises to prepare your body for high altitude.

– Take medicine if necessary by consulting with your guide.

Reaching Syabrubesi:- the starting point of Langtang Valley Trek

Syabrubesi will be the starting point of the Langtang Valley trek and it is only accessible by road. Local buses operate from the Macchapokhari Bus stand to reach there and the fare is around 10 USD as of date. You’ll have a midway lunch stop and the whole journey will take you around 6-7 hours. For big groups of trekkers, you can hire a tourist bus for slightly more cost to drive you to Syabru.

Your second option to reach Syabru is with a private vehicle i.e., a Jeep or Car. This tends to be much more expensive than taking a local bus. However, you can experience a comfortable ride with the freedom to stop in between while taking a private vehicle to Syabrubesi. Syabru is a small town just beside the Trishuli River and will be an ideal starting point to attempt the Langtang village trek.

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Jen
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Thoroughly enjoyed the Langtang trek

5 stars
This was my first trek (Langtang Valley Trek) with Hari and the team, but my friends have used them for several Nepal treks. The team worked hard to ensure we had a good time and that our accommodations were smooth. They even set me up with another tour to explore Kathmandu on my own. Highly recommend
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