Langtang Valley Trek will take you to the picturesque Langtang Valley located in the lap of the Himalayas. Langtang valley is one of the remote and bio-diversely rich valleys of Nepal. The region presents irresistible natural beauty and preserved tradition & culture. The trail is relatively easier than other famous treks of Nepal with a little bit of challenging sections that make it more adventurous and perfect. You will get to witness spectacular views of Langtang Lirung (7,246 m), Kinshung (6,781 m), Yansa Tsenji (6,567 m), Ganesh Himal (7,429 m), Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), and many other mountains.
As you will be trekking within the premises of the Langtang National Park, you will have the opportunity to witness rare wildlife like musk deer, red panda, Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan black bear, langue, and rhesus monkey along with numerous species of birds. The whole region is surrounded by dense forests of pine, bamboo, rhododendron making it a paradise to learn about Himalayan flora and fauna. The Langtang valley is mostly inhabited by the Tamangs and Sherpas with Tibetan people. Here the trekkers can explore the unique culture of Sherpas, Tamangs, and Tibetan people. The lifestyle of people in this region is still traditional.
Best Time to go on the Langtang Valley Trek
March to June and September to December is the best time to go Langtang Valley Trek. During this time the region presents captivating views of the mountain landscapes and trail also become extremely beautiful. The climate is cold, moderate, and pleasant, which makes the trip even more joyful.
Your trek begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi. Upon reaching Syabru Bensi, you will begin trekking through a forested trail, small settlements along with fantastic landscape and stunning snow-capped mountains. Passing by Sherpa Gaon, Lama Hotel, and Ghoda Tabela, you will arrive at the picturesque Langtang village. Further, you will continue your trek all the way up to the Gosaikunda Lake en route visiting Kyanjin Gompa and trek down to Dhunche to drive back to Kathmandu.
Food, and Accommodation during Langtang Valley Trek
You will stay in 2 or 3 stars hotel in Kathmandu and in the guest house during the Langtang Valley Trek. All the rooms will be on twin sharing basis. Please retain that the guesthouse rooms will be small with little furniture and a blanket. You will only get breakfast in Kathmandu. There will also be welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. While on the trek the food will be served according to the menu of the guesthouse.
Similarly, drinking water is easily available everywhere. You can carry reusable water bottle and water purification tablets to double check the quality of waters. We highly encourage you not to buy water bottle during the trip as it helps in preservation of the region.
Is Langtang Valley Trek is difficult?
Langtang Valley Trek is a moderate journey yet few parts of the trail might get challenging. You don't need to have prior trekking experience to do this trek. However, every day you have to trek for around 5 to 6 hours, which does require good physical fitness, determination, and ample stamina.
Achievement after Langtang Valley Trek
Langtang Valley Trek will make your trekking skills even stronger. You will get to experience the enchanting beauty of this isolated region along with the tradition and lifestyle of the locals. Moreover, you will learn to work as a team player, survive in the extreme region, and make new friends. You will return with the lifelong memories that will cherish forever. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact or email Mera Alpine Treks and Expedition for further information and get outstanding service. Thank you.