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Langtang Short Trek

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Good to Know
  • Duration 7 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Langtang
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude 3830m
  • Trip Type Tea House Trek
  • Transport By Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation Hotel Tea House

Highlights

  • Chance to witness rare flora and fauna.
  • Chance to explore Langtang National Park within a week
  • Breathtaking view of Langtang Lirung and other surrounding peaks
  • Trek combined with adventure, natural beauty and unique culture
  • Unique and memorable trekking experience through greenery, mountains and settlements
  • Mountain views of Langtang Lirung, Langtang ri, Dorje Lakpa, Loenpo Gang, Changbu, Gangchenpo, Morimoto, Yala peak and many other peaks.

The Langtang Valley short trek is a seven-day itinerary that includes trekking, nature, and cultural exploration in the Langtang region. This short trek package includes trekking through the national park and witnessing the breathtaking views of Langtang Lirung and its surrounding peaks.

Langtang Valley, also  known as ‘the valley of glaciers', is 80 kilometres north of Kathmandu Valley and lies in Langtang National Park. The valley is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere, which includes snowy mountains, glaciers, moraines, woods, mountain rivers, lush meadows, friendly locals, and a diverse range of flora and fauna.

The short trek starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to the mountain village of Syabrubesi, a major village in the Langtang area. The trekking trail passes through a forest of pine, juniper, rhododendron, bamboo, and other rare vegetation, with swift mountain streams, rugged rock, and snow-capped peaks at the start.

After you reach Ghoretabela, the route mostly follows the Langtang River. The valley widens with the majestic view of the Langtang Himal range, leading to the Langtang and Kyanging Gumba settlements. During the spring, the trekking adventure offers a colourful woodland with blooming rhododendrons, orchids, and magnolias at the surface, while the high mountains welcome you with a charming white face.

Throughout the seven days, you will be mostly trekking through Langtang National Park. The park was established in 1976 to conserve the rare flora and fauna of the Langtang area. It is the nearest national park to Kathmandu in the Central Himalayan Region, covering an area of 1710 square kilometres.

This Langtang short adventure trekking is the best shorter version of the Langtang valley trek, which offers both natural  and cultural adventure in Langtang Region, Nepal. If you want to explore the beauty of the Langtang area, book your short trek with us for the years 2024 and 2025 and experience a unique and memorable trekking adventure.

Why Choose Langtang Short Trek with NTA?

Here are the reasons why choosing and booking a short trip with us can be beneficial:

  • Simple and secure online booking system

  • Trip customization and postponement service based on client preference.

  • Packages that include all transportation (in a private or public vehicle, as requested by the client).

  • The trail passes through Langtang National Park which is a national protected area that conserves rare flora and fauna.

  • Trekking trial that also offers knowledge about local communities and their lifestyles.

  • Chance to explore the Kyanjin gompa, which is believed to be 200–300 years old.

  • Narrow gorge of the Langtang River, the large alpine grass of Kyanji Gompa and many mountains can be viewed on this trek.

7 Days Langtang Trek Costs for 2024 and 2025

The cost of the Langtang Valley short trek is $590 for the years 2024 and 2025 on a group joining basis. This package cost includes permits, accommodation, permits, transportation, and others.

The cost of shot trek varies depending on the type (private trek and group joining), as well as the mode of payment (paying individually or in a group)

7 Days Langtang Trek Route

The seven-day langtang trek starts with the scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, which is 122 km away and takes around 8 to 9 hours. This charming village is located in the foothills of the Langtang Himalayas. The village is also the starting point for the shortest Langtang trek, which takes hikers on a journey of discovery among the area's natural beauties.

The next day, the trek leads to Lama Hotel, a peaceful getaway surrounded by dense woods and the rhythm of flowing rivers. The pathways pass through dense forests of oak and rhododendron and also offer glimpses of wildlife and Langtang ranges. As the trekking adventure continues to Langtang Valley, after passing through tiny villages and terraced fields covered with prayer flags,.

Upon reaching Langtang Valley, trekkers will have the opportunity to explore the beautiful culture of the Tamang people, who inhabit the area and visit ancient monasteries nestled among the mountains. From there, the trek will lead to Kyanjin Gompa, where trekkers can explore the monasteries and nearby areas. At an elevation of 3,870 metres, Kyanjing Gompa offers awe-inspiring vistas of glaciers and the surrounding peaks, making it a highlight of the journey.

The following day, the trek retraced its steps back to Syabrubesi via the Lama Hotel, offering the trekkers the serene beauty of the landscape once again. The short trek concludes with a drive back to Kathmandu, where trekkers bid farewell to Langtang Valley.

Best time for Langtang Valley Short Trek

The best time to do this Langtang Valley short trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). During the month of spring, the weather is mild and stable, with clear skies and blooming rhododendrons adding bright colours to the landscape.

Likewise, autumn is also the best time to do this trek. During the month of autumn, the weather is crisp, sir, with 99% visibility and a stunning view of the surrounding peaks.

Both spring and autumn have favourable temperatures for trekking during the day and a pleasant evening for resting as well. However, we recommend avoiding trekking during the monsoon season (June to August) due to heavy rainfall that might cause landslides and difficult trekking conditions.

Similarly, the winter (December to February) season has a cold temperature and the possibility of snowfall is high, which makes the hiking trip challenging, especially at higher elevations. Although the winter brings heavy snowfall, trekking during the season can be a unique opportunity to witness the snow-covered mountains and enjoy the snow.

Short Langtang Trek Difficulty

The difficulty level of the short Langtang trek is moderate and suitable for trekkers with a reasonable level of fitness. This short trek doesn't require any prior trekking experience but having prior experience can be beneficial for hikers.

Each day, trekkers have to cover a distance of 5 to 10 kilometres with an altitude gain of up to 500 to 800 metres. The maximum height trekkers will reach during this trek is 3,870 metres at Kyanjin Gompa.

The trail has some steep ascent and descent during the first phase of the trek and while trekking to the gompa. The trekking paths vary each day, including rock terrain, forest path, and occasionally crossing through streams.

The weather can be unpredictable, especially at higher elevation. There might be the possibility of rain, snow, and a cold temperature. The hikers on a short trek should be prepared for long days of walking, aware of their physical limitations, taking frequent breaks, and staying hydrated throughout the journey.

Joining the Fixed Departures for the Short Trek in Langtang

The 7-day short Langtang trek for group joining is available for everyone, whether you are a single, double, trio, or are in any number. We also offer group-joining options with other new groups to complete the week-long trek. This short trek includes transportation to and from Kathmandu, permits, food and lodging while trekking, a guide, and a porter for every two guests.

This type of trek is ideal for travellers on a limited budget. The one-week short trek budget is less expensive than the private Langtang short trek. To make reservations for group-joining treks and fixed departures, please visit our Availability section.

Private short Langtang Trek 7 Days

The private short trek to Langtang is the best way to explore the area with a private group of friends, family, or other members. We offer daily departures throughout the year for a private trek to Langtang. Travelling in a private group allows you to make the trip as luxurious as possible, with comfortable lodging, lavish meals, and other amenities available at an additional cost.

The private trek will ultimately cost more than the group trek to Langtang. We also offer the option of customizing the trip based on your preferences. Book your trip through Book a Private Trip section or contact us with your requirements and for a detailed quotation.

Langtang Short Trekking in Nepal

The Langtang Short Trek in Nepal is one of the most adventurous trekking trips to the most amazing, naturally and culturally rich region of Nepal. This trekking is done in Lantang National Park, which is located in the Langtang region. This short trek is perfect for trekkers seeking a shorter yet fulfilling trekking experience amidst breathtaking landscapes and traditional Himalayan villages.

This short trek is completed in 7 days, making it the best short trekking trip for those with limited time. The hiking is done through dense forests of rhododendron and bamboo, with a stunning view of snow-capped peaks and cascading waterfalls.

As the journey passes through Langtang National Park, you will get the chance to witness rare flora and fauna. This park is home to a variety of rose species, including R. arboretum, R. barbatum, R. campanulatum, and R. lepidotum. These flowers add color to the region beneath the trees.

Apart from that, it is also home to a variety of wildlife species, including the red panda, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, wild dog, pika, muntjac, musk deer, Himalayan tahr, ghoral, serow, rhesus monkey, langur, and monkey. The park also houses 373 species of birds and 70 species of butterflies, including the tragopan and impeyan pheasant.

During your short trekking trail, you will also meet the Tamang ethnic group. These inhabitants are rich in culture and have a warm hospitality. You will get to witness their culture, tradition, and daily lifestyle during your hike. The highlight of this rapid 7-day Langtang trek is not only the stunning view of Langtang Lirung and its surrounding peak but also the beautiful turquoise Gosaikunda Lake, Kyanjin Gompa National Park and many more.

This Langtang 7-day trek can be short but this trek offers more than a person can expect. This trek is not only an adventurous trekking journey but also a natural and cultural experience.

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Itinerary

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  • Duration7 to 8 hours
  • Highest Altitude2,380 m (Syabrubesi)
  • AccommodationTeahouses (twin sharing)

The trek starts early in the morning, after breakfast. Today you will have an adventurous journey from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, the gateway to a short Langtang trek. The distance from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi is around 117 kilometers and takes around 7 to 8 hours to reach.

The journey gradually starts passing its way out of Kathmandu, providing a view of terraced fields, small villages, and lush green hillsides. As you travel through the scenic countryside, you will see traditional Nepalese buildings with beautifully carved windows and doors, as well as inhabitants going about their daily activities.

As the journey progresses, the landscape changes, and the road ascends into the Himalayan foothills. You'll travel along small mountain roads that hang to the sides of steep valleys, providing breathtaking vistas of tumbling waterfalls, terraced fields, and lush forests.

The voyage grows more exciting as you go over twisting mountain roads and pass suspension bridges hanging over roaring rivers and streams. Along the path, keep a watch out for spectacular views of snow-capped peaks in the distance, such as Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal.

As you near Syabrubesi, the scenery gets more spectacular, with steep cliffs and rocky outcrops dominating the area. Finally, after a long but satisfying drive, you'll arrive in Syabrubesi, a lovely village hidden among the towering mountains of the Langtang range.

  • Distance: Approximately 117 kilometres

  • Meals: Lunch and Dinner

  • Scenery: Terraced fields,small villages, Nepalese architecture, views of cascading waterfalls, lush green hillsides, suspended bridges, Spectacular vistas of Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal, dramatic cliffs and rocky outcrops

  • Duration5 to 6 hours
  • Highest Altitude2480 m (Lama Hotel)
  • AccommodationTeahouses (twin sharing)

After a restful night's sleep in Syabrubesi, the second morning of the Langtang short trek begins with an early breakfast to get ready for the day ahead. The hike from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel is around 6 kilometers long and takes 5–6 hours to complete, depending on your pace and weather conditions.

The route begins in Syabrubesi and passes through scenic villages with traditional Nepalese housing and terraced fields. As you steadily ascend, you'll be rewarded with beautiful vistas of the surrounding slopes, which are covered in greenery. The sound of the Trishuli River rushing below adds to the peaceful atmosphere of the hike.

Around halfway through the journey, you'll cross the Bhote Koshi River on a suspension bridge, which offers a wonderful feeling as you sway gently above the rushing waters below. The trail then leads through deep rhododendrons and bamboo forests, providing protection from the sun and views of local animals like monkeys and colorful birds.

As you approach Lama Hotel, the scenery gets more rough, with towering cliffs and flowing waterfalls dotting the area. The sound of waterfalls echoing through the valley provides a relaxing soundtrack to accompany your hike. The Lama Hotel itself is hidden among towering trees, providing a tranquil environment for an overnight stay.

  • Distance: Approximately 6 kilometers

  • Meals; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Scenery: Picturesque villageswith traditional Nepalese houses, terraced fields, lush greenery, views of the Trishuli River and surrounding hillsides, suspension bridge crossing over the Bhote Koshi River, dense rhododendron and bamboo forests, opportunities for wildlife sightings, including monkeys and birds, towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls

  • Duration5 to 6 hours
  • Highest Altitude3,400 m (Langtang Valley)
  • AccommodationTeahouses (twin sharing)

On the third day of the Langtang short trek, you will leave from Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley, a stunning and scenic area of the Langtang region. The distance from Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley is around 7 to 9 kilometers, which takes about 5 to 6 hours to complete.

The path begins with a moderate climb through a lush forest of pine and rhododendrons. As you continue along the path, you will come across several small rivers and waterfalls, which will provide a welcome break from the ascent.

As you ascend, the terrain begins to change, with the woods giving way to more open spaces and breathtaking vistas of the nearby mountains. Keep a watch out for creatures in the area, including monkeys and birds.

After a few hours of trekking, you'll arrive at Ghora Tabela, where you can eat and rest. From here, the trail climbs steadily, providing more stunning vistas of the mountains and valley below.

As you reach Langtang Valley, the landscape gets more rough, with rocky outcrops and alpine meadows. Keep a lookout for yaks grazing in the fields, which is rather typical in this area.

  • Distance: Around 7-9 kilometers (4-6 miles)
  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner
  • Scenery: dense rhododendron and pine forests, panoramic views of the Langtang Lirung range, charming Sherpa villages, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, snow-capped peaks, and lush green valleys.

  • Duration5 to 6 hours
  • Highest Altitude3,860 m (Kyanjin Gompa)
  • AccommodationTeahouses (twin sharing)

On the fourth day of the Langtang short trek, you will go from Langtang Valley to Kyanjing Gompa. This part of the journey provides beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, green valleys, and quaint villages.

You'll start your day by leaving the tranquil surroundings of Langtang Valley behind you. The trail begins by meandering through deep rhododendrons and pine trees, which provide shade and a nice breeze. As you climb, the trees thin out, revealing views of the snow-capped peaks in the distance. The road eventually opens up, revealing panoramic views of the Langtang Lirung range, with its beautiful peaks towering above the valley.

As you continue on the trek, you'll come across picturesque Sherpa settlements nestled against the mountainside. Spend time interacting with people and learning about their rich culture and traditions. You might even have the chance to try some local food or learn about their way of life.

After a few hours of trekking, you'll arrive at the lovely settlement of Kyanjing Gompa. Kyanjing Gompa, located at an altitude of approximately 3,870 meters (12,697 feet), is surrounded by towering peaks and provides breathtaking views in all directions. The community is home to a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, which you can visit to learn more about the local religion and beliefs.

Throughout the day, you will be treated to stunning views at every turn. From lush green valleys to snow-capped peaks, the Langtang region provides a visual feast at each stage of the journey.

  • Duration: Approximately 5-6 hours of trekking

  • Distance: Around 7-9 kilometers (4-6 miles)

  • Scenery: Dense rhododendron and pine forests, panoramic views of the Langtang Lirung range, charming Sherpa villages, Tibetan Buddhist monastery, snow-capped peaks, lush green valley

  • Duration3 hours (Hike to Kyanjin Ri) and 5 to 6 hours
  • Highest Altitude4773 m (Kyanjin Ri)
  • AccommodationTeahouses (twin sharing)

Start your day early to take pleasure in the morning's light and milder temperatures for your hike to Kyangjin Ri. After a full breakfast at Kyanjing Gumba, begin your adventure. The trek to Kyangjin Ri provides stunning views of the neighboring Langtang Himalayas and the lovely valley underneath. The route winds through beautiful rhododendron forests and along glacial streams, providing sightings of native wildlife such as Himalayan Thars and colorful birds.

As you climb higher, the scenery changes to alpine meadows dotted with wildflowers, with the towering peaks of Langtang Lirung and Langshisa Ri dominating the horizon. The trail becomes steeper and more difficult as you near the peak of Kyangjin Ri, but the panoramic vistas make it all worthwhile. From this vantage point, the entire Langtang valley is visible below, with snow-capped peaks spanning as far as the eye can see.

After admiring the breathtaking views and taking photos to celebrate your accomplishment, continue your descent back to Kyanjing Gumba. Take your time on the way down to appreciate the surroundings and possibly spot some additional wildlife along the path. When you reach Kyanjing Gumba, take a break and restore with a hot a meal before continuing your trek back to Lama Hotel.

The return trip to Lama Hotel follows the same path you took on the way up, allowing you to view the scenery from a different angle. Descending the forested slopes, you'll be able to appreciate the beautiful vegetation and listen to the sounds of nature all around you. Keep an eye out for waterfalls tumbling down the mountainside, as well as distant peaks visible through the woods.

As you approach Lama Hotel, the air fills with the aroma of pine trees, marking your return to a lower altitude.

  • Duration: Approximately 3 hours for the hike to Kyanjin Ri and 5 to 6 hours for the return trek to Lama Hotel.

  • Distance: Around 4 kilometres for the hike to Kyanjin Ri and 10 km for the return trek.

  • Scenery: Stunning views of the Langtang Himalayas, including Langtang Lirung and Langshisha Ri, lush rhododendron forests, alpine meadows, glacial streams, and cascading waterfalls, wildlife sightings, including Himalayan Tahrs and colourful birds, panoramic vistas of the Langtang valley from the summit of Kyanjin Ri.

  • Mountain views: Langtang II/Ghonge Liru, Langtang Lirung/Ghone, Changu, Kinshung, Langtang Yansa, Yurba, Tserko Peak, Yala Peak, Langshisa Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Dshabu Ri, Urkin Kanggri and Naya Kang.

  • Duration4 to 5 hours
  • Highest Altitude2,380 m (Syabrubesi)
  • AccommodationTeahouses (twin sharing)

Today is the last day of trekking. You will trek back to Syabrubesi from the Lama Hotel.The distance between the places is around 10 km, which takes around 4 to 5 hours to complete.

Your trek begins with a hearty breakfast in the morning. Initially, the trail descends through lush green forest for rhododendrons, oak, and pine. Then, slowly, the trail opens up, providing an amazing view of the surrounding mountains and valleys. you will also pass through small streams and waterfalls while descending back.

The descending route isn't steep but it's important to watch every step while trekking through rocky trails. The scenery slowly changes from lush green forest to terraced farmland and peaceful villages when you get close to Syabrubesi.You'll see locals going about their daily activities, giving you an insight into the Langtang region's traditional way of life. 

When you arrive in Syabrubesi, spend some time exploring the community and interacting with the locals. You'll find charming teahouses and shops selling local handicrafts and gifts. It's a wonderful chance to take stock of your trekking experience and cherish the memories you've created.

  • Distance: Approximately 10 kilometers

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Scenery: Lush forests, mountain views, waterfalls, terraced fields, traditional villages, prayer flags, interactions with local villagers, exploring Syabrubesi village and its amenities

  • Duration7-8 hours (drive)
  • Highest Altitude1400 m (Kathmandu)
  • Accommodationon your own

This is the day you return to Kathmandu from your little hike in the Langtang region. It's an opportunity to savor the memories of the breathtaking vistas you've seen and the adventures you've experienced. It typically takes 7-8 hours to travel 117 kilometers from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu, depending on traffic and road conditions.

 

You will bid farewell to the peaceful surroundings of the Langtang Valley when you depart Syabrubesi early in the morning. You'll see terraced farms, charming villages, and waterfalls tumbling down the hills as you begin the journey on winding mountain roads. The landscape gradually shifts to lush green hillsides as you descend from higher elevations; this is particularly lovely if you're trekking in the spring when rhododendrons are in bloom.

You may stop for a little rest or to stretch your legs when you travel through quaint towns like Dhunche along the route. For most of the route, the road follows the Trishuli River, which provides a serene view of its sandy shores and turquoise waters.

The scenery gets more populated as you go closer to the Kathmandu Valley; you'll see that there are more homes, marketplaces, and fields. You get a peek into Kathmandu's daily life as you drive through suburban regions on the final stretch of the journey.

  • Distance: Around 117 kilometers

  • Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

  • Scenery: beautiful mountainous landscapes near Syabrubesi, quaint villages, terraced fields, waterfalls, river views, lush green hillsides, tranquil Trishuli River, traditional Nepali architecture and suburban scenes near Kathmandu Valley

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

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What's Included

Domestic and International Airport Pickup and Drop-off Services:

  • International Arrival Pickup
  • International Dropoff on your Final Departure Day

Accommodations Services:

  • 6 Nights in Local Tea Houses (Twin Sharing Basis)

Trekking Permits:

  • Local Government Entry Permit (Trek Card)
  • Langtang National park Permit
  • Trekkers' Information Management Systems Card (TIMS)

Private Transportation Services

  • Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by local bus or jeep
  • Syabrubesi  to Kathmandu  by local bus or jeep

Food Services:

  • 6 days of Breakfast (Local and Continental Choice)
  • 7 days of Lunch (Simple and Light Lunch in Tea Houses)
  • 6 days of Dinner (Veg and Non-Veg Meals from the local tea houses Menu)

Guide/Porter Services:

  • English-speaking government-licensed guide (Minimum 10 Years’ Experience)
  • All Meals for the guide or porter
  • Insurances for Guide & Porter
  • Well-Paid Salary as Per Government Rates
  • Local Sherpa for Carrying Luggage (Up to 20 KGs Max)
  • First-Aid Kit Box Carried by Our Team
  • Trekking Porter Services (Available on Fixed Departure dates; 2 Guests Share 1 Porter)

What's Excluded

  • Nepal visa fees upon arrival in Nepal
  • Tips and gratitude to the guides, drivers, porters, other staff, etc.
  • Extra-day expenses apart from the scheduled itinerary 
  • Personal expenses like drinks, laundry, shopping, personal gear, hot shower, electronic battery recharges, and WiFi
  • All other expenses not included in the cost includes list.
  • Travel Insurance: It must be covered for both medical and emergency evacuations with a minimum value of USD 100,000.

Availability & Private Trip

For those interested in joining a group tour, we offer a fixed departure date. However, if you prefer to choose your own date for the trip, we encourage you to explore our Book a Private Trip section, which provides the flexibility of booking on any day of your choice, as private trips offer daily availability.

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Packing list for Short Trek

The 7-day trek to Langtang can be short but carrying the essential gear is important to prevent unforeseen problems. Here is the list of things you need to carry during your short and rapid trek:

Clothing:

  • Moisture-wicking base layers (tops and bottoms)
  • Insulating layers (fleece or down jackets)
  • Waterproof and windproof jackets and pants
  • Trekking pants (zip-off pants are versatile)
  • Long-sleeved shirts and short-sleeved shirts
  • Thermal underwear for colder nights
  • Underwear and bras (quick-dry recommended)
  • Warm hat, sun hat, and gloves (waterproof and insulated)
  • Buff or scarf
  • Hiking socks (multiple pairs)
  • Gaiters (optional but useful in snow)

Footwear:

  • Hiking boots (broken in and waterproof)
  • Camp shoes or sandals for evenings

Gear:

  • Daypack and Backpack (40–50 liters)
  • Sleeping bag (appropriate for the main season, rated for low temperatures)
  • Trekking poles
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Water bottles and water purification tablets
  • Duct tape or repair kit

Personal:

  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap, etc.)
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Wet wipes or baby wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sunscreen (high SPF)
  • Lip balm with sun protection
  • Personal first aid kit (including any prescription medications)
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Power bank
  • Lightweight, quick-dry towel
  • Snacks (energy bars, trail mix, etc.)
  • Cash (Nepali Rupees) for tips and small purchases like tea and drinks in camps

7 Days Langtang Trekking Difficulty

The short trek to Langtang Valley is a moderate trek that takes you to the lap of the mountain through beautiful valleys and rivers. This trek can be done by anyone with a good level of fitness.

This 7-day trek can be difficult for the beginners but with proper guidance and support, it can be done. This trek doesn't require any previous experience; however, having prior trekking experience can be beneficial.

This trek takes you to one of the most beautiful villages in Langtang, Rigon. The 360-degree panorama of the snowy mountains and hiking through a beautiful forest of rhododendron, oak, and pine make the moderate trek worthwhile.

Lantang Short Trek Accommodation

Nepal Trek Adventure promises the best, most comfortable, and safest accommodation during your stay in Nepal. 

In Kathmandu, we offer three-star hotels or similar ones with modern facilities to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. If you wish to upgrade your hotel in Kathmandu, then you can apply through our add-on section for the services.

During the trekking route, you will stay in local teahouses, which offer basic facilities. These services may seem simple, but they meet all of your needs after a long hike. The teahouse has twin beds with bed sheets and warm blankets.  The houses in the Langtang region provide blankets and pillows, but we still recommend carrying sleeping bags to stay warm in cold weather.

The shared bathrooms are clean and convenient to use. the tea houses also have communal spaces where you can have dinner, meet new people, and share your trekking experience.

Even though the teahouses are basic, the breath-taking view outside and the warm hospitality will make your stay memorable. 

Food During 7 Days Langtang Trek

During the 7 days of trekking in Langtang, the food that you will be offered is essential for energy and nutrition. The local tea houses serve mixed local Nepali dishes, such as dal bhat (lentil soup with rice). A variety of other options are also available, depending on the menu of the teahouse.

However, as you ascend higher, the menu options will be limited due to challenging transportation and less availability. Traditional Dal Bhat offers a rich source of energy, which will be good for trekking. Like food, staying hydrated is also important. You can either drink water or choose from the teahouse menu, which offers herbal tea and hot drinks, which can also help in cases of altitude sickness.

It's crucial to let the teahouse staff know in advance about any dietary requirements or preferences. Most of the time, they are understanding and ready to modify meals. Furthermore, on days when trekking is required, packing granola bars or other energy snacks can be beneficial.

Langtang Short Trek Permit 

Permits are the essential documents required for trekking. Like other treks, you will also need the following permits to start your short trek to Langtang Valley. We cover the cost of permits in our package so that you don't have to hassle to get them. Here are the permits that you will need to start the journey to Langtang Valley.

TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) Card: This card is necessary for all hikers in Nepal and contributes to their security and safety while they are on the trail. The TIMS card can be obtained from the Tourism Board's office or from authorised trekking agencies in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Langtang National Park Entry Permit: Because the Langtang short trek passes through the Langtang National Park, you must obtain entry authorization. You will need to present the permit at several checkpoints along the trail. It can be obtained at the national park entry.

Travel Insurance for Langtang Short Trek

It is important to get travel insurance for your 7 days Langtang trek. It offers security against unforeseen expenses and comfort. Your insurance should cover medical expenses, helicopter evacuations, and trip cancellations or disruptions. Also, make sure it covers activities related to hiking at high altitudes.

Having full travel insurance can help cover the costs of medical treatments and evacuation in case of any unforeseen occurrences, such as altitude sickness or injuries, offering a safer and worry-free trekking trip. Review everything thoroughly every time.

NTA Safety Tips for 7 Days Langtang Trekking

Here are the general safety tips we have for you to follow during your Langtang short hike:

  • Take adequate rest to avoid altitude sickness.
  • Intake plenty of water to prevent dehydration.
  • Dress in layers according to the weather conditions.
  • Follow the guide's instructions and route.
  • Update your guide to your health conditions.
  • Carry energy bars and dry fruits for energy during the trial.
  • Always carry enough cash, as ATMs and online payments are not available.
  • Respect local customs and traditions. Always walk on the safe side of the trail, especially around yaks and livestock.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q1. How long does this short Langtang hike take?

    The short Langtang Trek takes 7 days to complete, covering around 10 km and 5 to 6 hours of hiking per day.

  • Yes, the 7-day trek to Langtang is worth it, as it offers a stunning view of the Langtang Lirung and surrounding peaks, rare flora and fauna, Kaynjin Gompa and Kyanjin Ri, Gosaikunda Lake, and many more.

  • Individuals can do the trek with a guide. Hiring a guide is mandatory for high-altitude trekking.

  • The best time to do this short trek is during spring and autumn; however, it can also be done in January and February if the weather is favourable. 

  • Yes, for the Langtang short trek, TIMS cards and Langtang National Park permits are required. We will provide these permits to you on your behalf.

  • The Langtang short trek is a moderate trek, and it is also suitable for beginners with proper preparation and guidance.

  • There is a very low chance of getting altitude sickness during the trek. In the event of altitude sickness, our guide will manage it according to the fact that they are well trained for it.

Testimonials
What Our Clients Say
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    Caleb DonovanUnited States,February 15, 2024

    Short trip to Langtang with Nepal Trek Adventure

    It was truly thrilling to go trekking in the Langtang area with Nepal Trek Adventure. Every day brought a new task and a chance to learn something new. The rough terrain made us strong, but the breathtaking views and natural wonders made every step worth it. This trip was amazing because the Nepal Trek Adventure team made sure we were safe and comfortable the whole time, so we could really enjoy it.

    Every step was thrilling and full of energy, from crossing suspension bridges that swayed high above fast-moving rivers to walking along narrow paths cut into the sides of mountains. Walking up to the top of the mountain and seeing views of the Himalayas that went on forever was the best part of the hike. It was both humbling and empowering, and it made us feel successful and energized. We will always remember our short trip to Langtang with Nepal Trek Adventure, and we can't wait to go on our next adventure with them.

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    Cooper PalmerUnited States,February 08, 2024

    A Magical Short Langtang Journey Through the Himalayas

    It was once in a lifetime to take on the Langtang Short Trek with Nepal Trek Adventure. It was breathtakingly beautiful in the Himalayas from the moment we stepped on the path. Everywhere we looked, the tall peaks, dense woods, and pristine valleys captivated our senses. Their experienced guides made the trip even more interesting by teaching us about the history, culture, and wildlife of the area. Every day was a new adventure, like meeting friendly people in cute mountain towns or being amazed by the beauty of waterfalls tumbling down cliffs. The cozy tea houses along the way made us feel welcome and fed us well, giving us the energy to keep exploring. As we climbed to the top and looked out over the snow-covered hills that went on forever, we felt amazed and thankful. The Langtang Short Trek with Nepal Trek Adventure really lived up to all of our hopes and dreams, giving us memories we will treasure forever. Highly recommended company.

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Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

  • Expert Guides
    Expert Guides

    Our experienced guides have extensive knowledge of the local area and culture, ensuring a safe and authentic adventure.

  • Top-notch Customer Service
    Top-notch Customer Service

    Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, from personalized trip planning to attentive support throughout your journey.

  • Flexibility
    Flexibility

    We understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer flexible itineraries and customizable tours to meet your specific needs and preferences.

  • Unmatched Value
    Unmatched Value

    We strive to provide the best value for your money, with competitive pricing and transparent, all-inclusive pricing that eliminates hidden fees.

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