Langtang Valley Trek - 8 Days

Langtang Valley Trek is the best off the beaten trails of the country. Look at how the Langtang Region bounced back from its devastation on the 2015 earthquake. An 8-day trekking tour along with a peak climbing expedition to end the trip.

Also, a cultural tour, the Gurung villages of the Langtang Region offer an exploration of the traditional Tibetan-influenced monasteries. What’s more, enjoy the panorama of high peaks such as the Manaslu and the Langtang RI as well.

Trip Highlights

  • Views of Ganesh, Manaslu, Langtang, and such other peaks
  • Earthquake destroyed’ village of Langtang
  • Peak Climbing: Tserko RI (5,000m)
  • Langtang National Park

Trip Overview

Langtang Valley Trek is one of the best off the beaten tracks of Nepal as it takes us through the ruins of the Langtang Region. The trek shows you the true spirit of the people living in this region as they have bounced back strong after the devastating earthquake.

Hike through the uncrowded alleys of the Langtang Valley which once was a home to some 200 residents. Our trek starts as all of the treks to the Langtang Region starts. We drive to the village of Syabrubesi through the village of Dhunche. The route offers us panoramic views of the Ganesh and Manaslu peaks. After Syabrubesi, we will take a trail to the village of Lama Hotel through the forest of bamboo and rhododendron. From Lama Hotel, we come across the village of Langtang and then to the Kyanjin Gompa. Explore the yak cheese factory of the region and also climb the mighty 5000 meters tall Tserko RI. Explore the diverse flora and fauna of the Langtang National Park alongside the lifestyle and tradition of the people living here. Get landscape views of the Langtang RI, Tserko RI, Kyanjin RI, Dorje Lakpa and several other peaks.

Join us in this 8 days trekking expedition to explore the culture, flora, and fauna of the Langtang Region. Anyone who can walk for 4-5 hours can complete this trek as this trek only requires a decent fitness level. Contact us in case of professional expertise and a tailored trip.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Syabrubesi (1467m)

Day 02: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2748m)

Day 03: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3500m)

Day 04: Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (3800m)

Day 05: Hike to Tserko RI (5000m) and back

Day 06: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2748m)

Day 07: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi (1467m)

Day 08: Drive to Kathmandu (1400m)

Day 1
Drive to Syabrubesi (1467m)

We will pick you up at the hotel premises from where we will drive along the winding roads to get to the village of Syabrubesi. Drive through the hillside along the terraced mountains and steep narrow path. The village is the starting point of the trekking to the Langtang Region. The drive will offer us great views of the Ganesh and Manaslu peaks alongside the Langtang River.

Day 2
Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2748m)

Start our trek by crossing a suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi River. After walking for a couple of hours, we will reach the village of Doman with a nice view of a waterfall. Then, a further uphill climb takes us to the village of Pahiro. After 3 to 4 hours of walking, we will get to the village of Bamboo, where we will have our lunch. From there, we will hike uphill to get through the villages of Lower Rimche and Upper Rimche to get to the village of Lama Hotel. During the day, we will be accompanied by the Langtang River with several encounters of waterfalls.

Day 3
Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3500m)

Climb out of the village of Lama Hotel to get to the village of Ghoda Tabela. Get through the lush rhododendron forest to get to the village. The trail from here is as easy as it gets. Walk flat for some time and again, hike uphill to get to the village of Thangshyap before arriving at the village of Langtang. During the day, we will be able to have great views of the Langtang Lirung. The Langtang village was completely destroyed by the 2015 earthquake but, is now built some 100 meters away from the previous location of the village.

Day 4
Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (3800m)

After breakfast, we will hike on a flat and easy trail to get to the village of Kyanjin Gompa. The walk will take us about 4-5 hours and takes us through the largest mani wall in Nepal. Along the way, we will be able to have views of the water mills and prayer flags. After lunch at the Gompa, we will stroll around the city enjoying and exploring the views and culture of the region.

Day 5
Hike to Tserko RI (5000m) and back

Get up early in the morning prepared for our summit of Mt. Tserko RI. Hike through a couple of yak pastures before getting to the foot of the Tserko RI. Hike up steeply to get to the top of the Tserko RI. Enjoy a great sunrise view of the Langtang RI and such other peaks from the top. Hike back down to the village of Kyanjin Gompa and rest for the day.

Day 6
Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2748m)

An easy walk back will take us to the village of Langtang. From there, we will hike downhill to get first to the village of Thangshyap and then to the village of Ghoda Tabela. The walk back will be pleasant as most of the walk is downhill and on easy flat paths. A short hike downhill from Ghoda Tabela will take us to the village of Lama Hotel.

Day 7
Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi (1467m)

Follow the same path to the Rimche villages. Hike further downhill to get to the village of Bamboo. We will have lunch at this village one more time as the view from this village is pleasant. After lunch, get through the green bamboo forest to arrive at the village of Pahiro. Further walk downhill will take us to the village of Doman and a short hike after that will take us back to where we started, Syabrubesi. Along the way, we will be able to have nice views of the waterfalls and the Langtang RI peaks.

Day 8
Drive to Kathmandu (1400m)

Wake up to the rural valleys of the Langtang Region one last time. Fill your bellies and leave the adventure behind as we drive through the winding roads past the Dhunche village to get back to the capital city of Kathmandu. We will guide you to the hotel and let the trek come to an end.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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Trip Facts

  • AD-15
  • Nepal
  • Syabrubesi
  • Syabrubesi
  • 5,000m/16,405ft
  • 1-12
  • March to June, September to December