Short Langtang Valley Trek - 6 Days

A Trekker enjoying Langtang valley view
At a Glance
  • Duration6 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude 5130m
  • Group Size 1 - 20 Person
  • Start City KAthmandu City
  • End City Kathmandu City
  • Trip Type Private and Group Joining
  • Activity Trekking and Hiking
  • Best Season MArch - June and September - February
Trip Highlights
  • Kyanjing Ri, 4773 meters
  • Traditional Tamang villages en route
  • Tibetan influence on lifestyles
  • Rivers like the Bhote Koshi river and Langtang river
  • Awesome view of Langtang and Langtang Lirung from Kyanjing Gomba
  • New Langtang Village
  • New life after the Disaster in 2015

Short Langtang Trek is a perfect trek to do when you visit Nepal on short holidays. This short trek offers the best mountain scenery, diverse wildlife, and vegetation. The Langtang Valley Short trek takes you through lush jungles of pine, juniper, rhododendron, and bamboo. You will see the cascading waterfalls, wild streams, rocky landscapes, snow-capped peaks, and splashing Bhote Kosi and Langtang Valley rivers. 

Besides being naturally enticing, this trek is rich in unique Tamang heritage that has been passed through many generations in the region. Tamang ethnic groups are the major inhabitants of the Langtang region. While doing the short trek to Langtang Valley, you can witness the amazing culture and traditions. 

Langtang National Park is also an attraction of this trek. This national park is a habitat of amazing wildlife including red pandas, Himalayan black bears, wild boar, and Langur monkeys. 

Kyangjin Ri is a highlight of this trek. This is the best viewpoint from where you can see the astounding views of snowy peaks and enthralling glaciers. You will see Langtang Lirung, Pemthang Ri, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa, and Kangchenpo, Cherko Ri, and Cherko Ri Glacier. 

The Langtang region was highly affected by the Gorkha Nepal Earthquake in 2015. During the Short Langtang Valley trekking, you will still see the effects of the earthquake. The teahouses en route were destroyed and the trekking trails were affected too. But now, you will see the newly built teahouses and the safe trails. 

This trek begins with a bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, explores the Langtang valley, reaches the highest at Kyanjin Ri, and finally drives back to Kathmandu. Trek with us. Breeze Adventure organizes the best treks and tours in Nepal. The itinerary is customizable. We welcome you wholeheartedly in Nepal. 

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Itinerary

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Early in the morning from Kathmandu, we will take a jeep from Kathmandu to Sherpa Gaon. The jeep follows the riverbank of Trishuli and drives towards Sherpa Gaon. We will ride in a jeep on the scenic one-lane hillside route for 6/7 hours. On reaching the Sherpa Gaon jeep stop, we will begin to trek. We will strache out our legs and start to walk down hill to Sherpa Gaon Village for 25 min. The trail from Sherpa gaon to Lama Hotel is very beautiful and scenic. We will trek about another 2 hours to Lama Hotel. The trekking trail is through a mountain with big clif some places.  There are a few lodges at Lama Hotel/ Rimche where we will be staying overnight.

  • Max Altitude: 2500m
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Time: 7 hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 12km

We will begin our trek today with a steep climb through a beautiful forest. The trail is steep and will lead us toward the Langtang River. From there, we will trek towards Gumanechok. Here, we will see beautiful houses. On the trail, we pass across Ghoda Tabela which means a horse stable.

The trail is scenic and full of greenery. We will see the meadows. The trail climbs gradually into a beautiful valley where we will see the Yaks grazing. There are big meadows and pasture lands for Yaks to graze. The trail goes down into the valley and crosses a  beautiful stream. 

We will now climb the trail. On the trail, we will see lots of turbine-like prayer wheels. The stream water drives the prayer wheels. After walking for hours, we will finally reach the Langtang valley. At Langtang, there is a large settlement of Tamangs. You will see beautiful houses built in traditional ways. The lifestyle here has influenced of Tibetan lifestyle. 

Langtang Valley is a beautiful valley. You will see mesmerizing views of the beautiful settlement, lush jungles, green hills, and mountains. Overnight in Langtang Valley.

  • Max Altitude: 3430m
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Time: 5 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 12km

We will start at around 7 am in the morning from Langtang Valley. Today is a short day. We will trek to Kyanjin Gompa from the Langtang valley. The trail is beautiful. Wherever you see, it's all clean and green. Walking through the enjoyable trails, we will walk into a tiny village. At the village, we will see the beautiful houses made up of stones. 

Walking past the village, we will climb up to a chorten. Here, we will see the colorful Buddhist prayer flags hanging over. On the way ahead is a huge mani wall. The trail is easy and flat. 
The three to four-hour hike to Kyanjin Gompa is an acclimatization hike. Tomorrow we will be hiking up to Kyanjin Ri, 4773 meters. 

Kyanjin Gompa is a beautiful place situated on the lap of Langtang Lirung and Kangchenpo. There is a small 330-year-old ancient monastery here. At the monastery, you’ll see the statues of Lord Buddha and Guru Rinpoche. Kyanjin Gompa is also popular for its fascinating Himalayan views. Also, there is a Yak cheese factory. Here, you can taste a slice of fresh yak cheese and curd. Explore around and Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

  • Max Altitude: 3870m
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Time: 4 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 6.8km

Kyanjin Ri and Tserkuri Peak are the highlights of the Langtang Valley trek. We will start early. The earlier the better as clouds start building up in the Himalayas. It is good to start at 6 am. We will have an easier hike since the earth will still be frozen and there will be lowered chances of slipping. 

From the top, we will see the entire face of Langtang Lirung. We will also see the Langtang Lirung Glacier covered with thick debris. We will also see Changbu and Yubra Himal divided by a large glacier. Moreover, you will see Yalla Peak, Tserko Peak, Naya Kanga, and Kangja La Himal.

After rejoicing in the incredible views, we will descend down to Kyanjin Gompa. We will have lunch there and will begin trekking back to the Thngshyap.

  • Max Altitude: 5030m
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Time: 6 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 9km

Today, from Thngshyap, we will retrace the trekking trail to Syaprubensi. The trail is beautiful with green vegetation, flora, fauna, streams, waterfalls, and many others. 

It will take us around 6 to 7 hours to trek back from Langtang Valley Thngshyap to Syaprubensi. From Langtang Valley Thngshyap, we will make our way towards the Lama Hotel. From Lama Hotel, we will meet at a connection point where the trail splits. From there, we will take the route that goes towards the Syarpagaon village. Syapragaon village is a beautiful village where you will meet the hospitable Tamang people. 

Now, we will leave the village and will continue to trek toward another small village called Bhanjyang Gaon. The Bhanjyang gaon is a beautiful one. It sits beautifully between the hills. From the village, we will continue to walk further. Trekking through beautiful settlements, we will see the way of life, beautiful people, and also their traditions and culture. The trekking trail now leads us towards another place called Khangjung.
From Khyanjung, the trail drops down towards Syabrubesi. Before the new trail came into use, trekkers used to take this trail towards Langtang Valley. And finally, our trek ends. Tomorrow, we will be catching a bus to Kathmandu from Syabrubesi.

  • Max Altitude: 1420m
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Time: 8 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Walking Distance: 21km

We will take a Jeep/Bus from Syabrubesi and will drive to Kathmandu. This way, the trek finally ends.

  • Max Altitude: 1400m
  • Accommodation: 2/3 Star Hotel
  • Time: 6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Walking Distance: 145km
Group Discount Prices
Number of peoplePrice per person
1 pax
US$650
2 - 5 pax
US$599
6 - 10 pax
US$499
11 - 20 pax
US$450

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