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Langtang Valley Trek 7 days, Langtang Short Trek 2024

Langtang Valley Trek 7 days is the best short trekking in Langtang National Park of Nepal for Red Panda sightings with a week Langtang trek price. Langtang is the closet trekking area of Nepal from Kathmandu. Langtang trekking trail is full of magnificent forests, high alpine meadows, yak pastures and gorgeous mountains. Langtang is the third most popular trekking destinations in the world. Langtang Valley is an easy trek journeys begins from Kathmandu with a day bus drive to Syabrubesi and trek towards Kyanjin Gompa. In 7 days Langtang Valley Trek, you will have 2 days bus travel and 3 days trek to Langtang valley and 2 days trek return to Syabrubesi. Langtang short trek is a moderate difficulty trip, suitable for the first time hikers including family with children to seniors. Langtang is the valley of glacier with nature, culture and remarkable mountains views. Langtang is home to Tamang people and different species of birds, vegetation and fauna. Please email us at and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742  for 7-day Langtang Trek Itinerary, price and dates for 2024, 2025.

Trek Facts

 Trek Name:  Langtang Valley Trek 

Trek Duration: 7 Days

Trek Difficulty: Moderate

Trek Season: Sep to Mar,Jan to June

Trek Altitude: 1300 m- 3800m

Trek  Cost: USD 350-USD 850

Group Size: 01 - 12 people

Trip Package: Budget Tea House Trek

Mode of Transfer: Bus / Car / Jeep

Start/End of Trip: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

7 days Langtang valley trekking is the most diverse trek near Kathmandu offers you the majestic sights of waterfalls, bamboo forest, snow-capped Himalayas and variety of Rhododendron.  Nepal Langtang Trek does not have the same level of infrastructure as Everest and Annapurna regions but it delivers more spectacular views in a very short time than any other treks in Nepal. 

Langtang Trek escapes the busy trails and tea houses of Annapurna and Everest, which make you feel like just a face in the crowd at certain times of year. In Langtang, local Nepali people are incredibly keen to see trekkers come back and the welcome you receive will be genuinely warm and occasionally emotional. Even if you know nothing of its recent history, Nepal’s Langtang is a special part of the world. By choosing to spend time in Langtang with its people, you can perhaps gain richer insights into what life is really like beneath the great snow mountains of Nepal.

Langtang trek in 7 days is the top 5 best treks in Nepal, strongly recommended for those trekkers who want to avoid crowds but still want to experience the majestic natural scenery of Nepal on short time.  This 7 days Langtang valley trek difficulty is moderate to fairly challenging, but previous trekking experience is not required. For boarding and lodging tea house and lodges are available for meals and accommodation. March to June and September to December is the best time of year for Langtang valley view trekking.

Langtang valley is one of the most affected trekking regions of Nepal by the devastating earthquake of 2015. This trek has close for certain time after the earthquake of 2015 but it has opened now again for trekking. This short Langtang valley trekking in 7 days explores only Langtang valley and Kyanjin Gompa monastery. 

  • Langtang Valley Trek 
  • 7 Days Itinerary
  • Cost in Details
  • Essential Trek Info
  • FAQs

Langtang Valley Trek is less crowded than Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna Circuit trek. Langtang region is growing in popularity, and a good idea to trek Langtang before it hits the mainstream. There are tea houses in each village along the way so each night you get a great sleep in a bed with blankets, have access to showers, eat great meals in a restaurant,and can charge your electronics and cameras. You can reach to the starting point of the trek-Syabrubesi by car, so there is no need to pay for expensive domestic flights.It is important to base in Kyanjin Gompa for some nights so you can hike up to Kyanjin Ri and Tserko Ri, which are the highlight of the trip.
How to reach Langtang Valley
There are two main ways to reach Syabrubesi, which is the small town at the starting point of the trek. Despite the distance from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi only being 125km, the journey takes a long time due to the traffic and quality of the road. Jeep costs about $180 to hire the vehicle out for the drive so can be split between your group. It’s not cheap but much less brutal than the lengthy bus journey. The bus costs about $10 USD and can take anywhere from 7-10 hours depending on the traffic and if there are any roadworks or landslides recently. The bus leaves every day from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi at 6 am and 8 am as well as other defined times. 
Langtang Trek Difficulty
The Langtang Valley Trek is much shorter than Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna Circuit although relativley similair. You will reach an altitude of 5000m, which will challenge many. Altitude sickness can be common. The route ascends quite quickly with several days having more than 1000m of altitude gain. These days of ascent are tiring and also require the body to adjust quickly. It is a good beginner trek in Nepal but not one to be taken lightly.
Langtang Trek Permit
You need to permits-TIMS card and National Park Entrance Permit trekking to Langtang valley.We will take care of your trek permit on your behalf once you book Langtang Trek with us-The Mission Eco Trek & Expedition Pvt. Ltd.
A guide is required on this trek. So that, the guide manages all of the logistics, distances, directions, and tea houses for your group. If it’s your first time trekking in Nepal, We would suggest having a guide.All the trekkers go with a guide.
Accommodation on Langtang Trek
Guest Houses, also known as Tea Houses, are available along the way where you will sleep in a comfortable bed and have access to showers with extra charge and restaurant facilities.There are very comfortable accommodation and great after a long day of hiking. Most of the villages are Tibetan, which gave you a great insight into their unique culture.
Langtang Trek Cost
Package cost ranges from USD 500 to USD 800 and includes all transfers, accommodation, meals, drink and permits.
WiFi on Langtang Trek
Costs from $3 to $4 to use WiFi at the guesthouses. Buy an NTC Sim before you go. It worked in most spots after Lama Hotel with a weak signal but you will able to send emails, watch YouTube, and message friends from Langtang and Kyanjin Gompa.
You will have to pay anywhere from $2 at low elevation to $5 to charge your power banks, cameras, and phones. The key is to get a big power bank. Pay to charge it then charge everything from your power bank. Your power bank lets you charge your phone and four camera batteries before it dies. Most of the places you stay let you charge your gear for free but when it is busy they usually charge a fee as many tea houses run off gas or solar.
Best time trek to Langtang Valley Trek
The best season for the Langtang Valley Trek is March to May and September to November.The rainy season from June to August is not a good time for the trek. During the winter from December to February, it gets very cold and there will be snow cover in the higher parts of the trek. Many of the guesthouses actually close up for the winter and re-open in late February to March. However, it is possible to hike the Langtang Valley Trek on the fringe of the season in late February/early March and it can be quite beautiful with snow cover. March is warm during the day and got pretty cold at night.You may experience some heavy snow on Tserko Ri and Yala Peak but the trekking route is clear.

Day 1: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m, 165 km, 5 hrs)          
After breakfast, we drive out along the north-western mountains of Kathmandu. Delight in the Himalayan views and marvel at the unique lifestyle through the terraced fields and rural towns. Enjoy lunch at the Trishuli Bazar before proceeding further to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we go to Syabrubesi.
Day 2: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m, 6 hours)  
This is our first day of trekking. Follow the Langtang Khola River. Pass through the thick woodlands. Cross a few suspension bridges. Pass teahouses. The trail looks steep, but it isn't that testing, and is always exciting.
Day 3: Trek to Langtang town (3,430m, 6 hours) 
After morning tea, we set out our second day of the voyage. Our trail proceeds along thick woods. Revel in the grand views of the Langtang Lirung. Pass water factories, watch chortens, and see stunning hills that have all kinds of engravings cut on them.
Day 4: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m, 3 hours) 
After breakfast, we escape the town and pass through yak pastures. We also cross the biggest mani divider in Nepal and cross a few wooden scaffolds as well. Since, we are truly getting into the high elevations; you may begin to feel the thin mountain air. Kanjin Gompa is encompassed by the Himalayas all around. You can go out for a stroll around Kanjin Gompa appreciating the perspectives, ice sheets, icefalls and yaks.
Day 5: Visit to Kyanji Ri Peak and trek once more to Lama Hotel.
Early morning, we visit to Tserko Ria (5000m/16,404ft) for stunning sunrise views. After breakfast, continue to Lama Hotel. Since it is basically downhill, it is 5/ 6 hours stroll from Kanjin Gompa to get to the Lama Hotel. Pass ethnic Tamang settlements who take after religious and social views like the Tibetans.
Day 6: Trek over to Syabrubesi (5 hours)
After breakfast, we trek down to Syabru bensi, which takes a 5 hours walk. Enjoy the simple downhill trail through lush green vegetation. Upon arriving at Syabrubesi, we take our lunch.
Day 7: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu (5/6 hours)
After breakfast, we drive over to Kathmandu. Arriving Kathmandu, we transfer you to your hotel. Spend the day at your own leisure, enjoying your much-deserved rest, reveling in some last moment shopping or investigating any sights you might have missed on your first day in Kathmandu.

Cost Includes

  • Bus transfer – Kathmandu/Syabrubesi/ Kathmandu
  • Twin sharing neat and clean tea houses accommodation during trek
  • 3 times meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner each day on trek 
  • Trekking Permit –National Park fee and TIM’s card
  • English speaking guide and all his expenses like insurance, meals, accomodation, salary, and transportation.
  • All Government Taxes and Company service charges

Cost not Includes

  • Airport pick up and departure transfer
  • Hotel accommodation and meals- lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Any kind of drinks – coke, mineral water, hot water, tea, coffee, beer, whisky.
  • Travel insurance in case of emergency for rescue helicopter and other medication.
  • Upgrade accommodation like room with private toilet.
  • Porter for carrying backpack.
  • Expenses of personal natures like internet, telephone, WiFi, Laundry,hot shower etc
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • All the cost not mention on above cost includes.

Langtang Valley Trek Packing List
We would recommend to pack pretty light and managed to wash most of your clothes each afternoon/night for the first half of the trip. In the latter stages of the trip, it is pretty cold. There is no real need for multiple outfits.This is just a guide and it work quite well. sleeping bag is necessary as there are blankets in each guesthouse.
1 pair of pants that maybe convert to shorts
1 pair of shorts
1 Warm or thicker pair of hiking pants
1 Long sleeve quick-dry shirt
1 Long-sleeve thermal shirt
2 Short-sleeve t-shirts
1 Thermal long underwear
4 pairs of quick-dry underwear
1 Lightweight down jacket
1 Heavy-duty summit down jacket
1 Beanie
1 Cap
1 Sunglasses
1 Neck Buff
1 pair of Gloves
1 pair of Hiking boots
1 Head torch
1 pair of warm summit socks
2-3 pairs of regular socks
1 Sunscreen
1 pair of trekking poles
1 Water filter
1 Power bank
1 Poncho/rain coat

Travel Insurance 
Travel insurance is compulsory for Langtang Trek. Though this is an easy trek with low risk of AMS. However, this mountain journey is not a normal visit due to the possibility of unforeseen or unexpected events such as injury, illness, flood, landslide and sudden climate changes. All trekkers must provide a copy of their comprehensive travel insurance policy certificate. The policy must cover medical and emergency repatriation - including helicopter rescue and evacuation expenses at high altitudes. We kindly request you to send your detailed insurance policy copy before trekking departures. In case of emergencies, we will use the documents you sent us for rescue. It will help us arrange a quick and effective rescue operation, transfer for emergency medical help, etc. Please make sure with the insurance company that they cover helicopter evacuation at high altitude trek along with medical costs. 

Passport and Visa
All foreigners except Indian nationals need a visa to enter Nepal. You can get an on-arrival visa at Tribhuvan International Airport or Nepal border regional offices. For a visa application, you need a passport valid for at least six months, a passport size photo, and visa application fees.The current visa cost for 30 days is US$50 which you have to pay in USD cash. Children under the age of 10 will get a free visa. Chinese citizens and citizens of SAARC countries:Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka get a free visa.The citizen of Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, and Afghanistan will not get visa on arrival in Nepal.

Tipping in Nepal
Nepali culture accepts tipping and views it as proof of good service. However, tipping is at the traveler’s discretion and should reflect the quality of service provided.We advise you to tip at the end of the trek. 

Trip Extension
After completion of Poon Hill Trek, if you have extra days, we can arrange sightseeing tours around Kathmandu. Also cater your 2 nights 3 days Chitwan Jungle Safari tour, paragliding, rafting, canyoning, Everest Mountain Flight, Heli tour to ABC, EBC and Langtang.

Money Matter
Nepali Rupees (NPR/Rs) is the local currency and 1 USD =Rs 120 NPR.You can exchange most foreign currencies in banks and other financial institutions or money exchanges in Kathmandu or Pokhara. Money exchanges display exchange rates visibly for the public.

Please note that only Indian Rupee Notes (INR) of 100 and 2000 denominations are legal in Nepal. We recommend you to bring cash and exchange them for Nepali Rupees at money exchanges instead of traveler's Cheque are not accepted now in Nepal.You can also withdraw cash in Nepalese Rupees using your credit/debit card from ATMs in Kathmandu or Pokhara. You can withdraw up to Rs. 35,000 for a fee of Rs 500. Most banks in Asia do not accept old, torn and faded foreign currency notes so bring clean new notes.

Expenses of Personal Nature
Our package does not include meals and accommodation costs in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Moreover, all our valuable clients need to bring personal spending money to cover visa fee, travel insurance policy purchase, beverages, snacks for the trek, hot (tea/coffee) and cold drinks, tips to guide and porter, souvenirs and so on. We recommend you to bring cash in major currencies which you can easily exchange for rupees in Nepal. Poon Hill Trek accept only Nepalese currency.

Water and Electricity
Electricity is available for camera and mobile battery recharge at an extra cost. You can buy either packed mineral water from local lodges and en route shop or fill your water bottle with boiled water at an extra cost. If you require, we can provide you with water purification pills. You shouldn't drink water from rivers, taps and wells in trek as the water might not be drinkable.

Solo Travelers-Single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.

Minimum Age-You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a our tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

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