Langtang Valley Trek is the nearest Himalayan trek from Kathmandu. This trip takes you to explore the beautiful Langtang region of the Nepali Himalaya. You can explore the culture of gorgeous Tamang people in addition to enjoying wonderful mountain views.

The region was badly devastated by the earthquake in 2015 and saw real difficult times later after in the process of rebuilding. Life here in the region had become an unexpected nightmare but the resilient people of the reason dealt with the difficulties and came back slowly towards normality. The region was declared as ‘safe to trek’ zone after a detailed survey of the geographic condition was done.

While going on the Langtang Valley Trek now, you can enjoy the same magnificent charm of the mountains and nature. But you can, on top, see how resilient the people are and how they had fought with the difficult times after earthquake. Although things in day to day life have become quite normal, many things still have the effects of the quake. You can trek up to Kyanjing Gompa and explore the wonders of nature, mountains and people living in the region.

Highlights

  • To trek in the nearest Himalayan region from Kathmandu
  • To explore the ethnic Tamang cultural heritage
  • To enjoy the peaceful trek through nature
  • To be in the Langtang Himal region that provides magical views of mountains
  • To witness the effects of 2015 earthquake and the rebuilding process after the disaster
  • To explore cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu

Itinerary

Detail Itinerary Outline Itinerary

Day

You arrive to Kathmandu today. You will be received at the airport and then transferred to hotel. Try to manage your arrival time by the afternoon so that we can meet for an important trip briefing session in the evening. We will leave you with information about the trip briefing timing upon your arrival. Briefing will be at the hotel itself. Until the briefing, take your time to refresh and relax.

  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Altitude: 1,350m

Before heading to the mountains, you have a full day in Kathmandu to acclimatize for the higher elevation of the mountains. While in Kathmandu, you will be at the elevation of 1,350 meters above sea level. We are taking you for a full day exploration of the Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu valley is a rich place in cultural heritage wonders and we are going to show you around some of them. You will visit four of the heritage sites today - Swoyambhunath, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. These sites are of historical, cultural and spiritual importance that will project the general overview of Kathmandu valley.

Enjoy the day with our expert city tour guide who will be accompanying and showing you around the sites. Learn about these places from our local insider guide.  

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Altitude: 1,350m

We will drive to Syabrubesi, 122 km northwest of Kathmandu, today. The drive will go past several local villages and towns and through green surroundings with peaceful life and atmosphere. It will take us about six hours to reach the beautiful town that is the gateway to Langtang Valley Trek. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Altitude: 1,550m

It is our first day of trekking exploration of the Langtang region. We will trek to Lama Hotel today to stay overnight. The trek on Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel section introduces us with the peaceful nature and the walk on mountain trail. The trail runs ascending and descending the mountains and we will have to tread the trail. Lama Hotel is a peaceful place to spend overnight. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Altitude: 2,470m

We will enter the Langtang valley on our today. Our walk goes through forested area and cultural villages. We will enter the Langtang National Park today from Ghoda Tabela check post. The valley gets wider as we approach there. Langtang village was badly devastated by the earthquake in 2015. Now, guest houses are built a little further ahead in the place called Mundu. We will walk to Mundu for our overnight stay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Altitude: 3,540m

We continue on our adventure trekking journey. Our walk today takes us Kyanjing Gompa for overnight stay. We can see the influence of Buddhist culture in the region. We will trek past chhortens, mani walls, and prayer flags. When we reach Kyanjing, we will be welcomed by spectacular view of mountain peaks. We can go around the village to explore the awesomeness of the place once we check into a teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Altitude: 3,870m

We will go for an amazing hike to Tsergo Ri today that stands at 5,030 meters above sea level. The hike will start early in the morning before the break of dawn to meet the sunrise view from the top. We will enjoy stunning views of the mountain peaks and a spectacular sunrise over the Himalayas. Later, we will trek back to Kyanjing village and spend the whole day exploring the village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Altitude: 5,030m

After exploring the wonders of Kyanjing village and hiking to Tsergo Ri over 5,000 meters, we will return back to Lama Hotel today. Lama Hotel is our overnight stopover for the day.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Altitude: 2,470m

The walk today is our last part of the trekking adventure in Langtang valley. We will trek back to Syabrubesi to stay overnight. We will traverse the same trail back to Syabrubesi today. We reach the destination to find enough time to relax wear off the tiredness of trekking for a few days in the mountains.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House

We will drive back to Kathmandu today. Once we reach Kathmandu, we will have time at leisure. Take some time to wander around the streets of Kathmandu. You can go for some souvenir shopping; find restaurant to dine; take some relaxing trekkers’ massage or just wander around.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel


All the services on the trip conclude today unless extended. If you are departing home or other destinations, we will transfer you to airport.

  • Meals: Breakfast

Kathmandu

Day one is your arrival day in Kathmandu. We will come to welcome you at the airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. Upon reaching the hotel and checking in to the rooms, we will let you know about our trip briefing meeting.

It is an important meeting so, we will wait until everyone arrives if there are people flying in different flights for the trip on the same date. Anyway, you will get the information about the meeting time.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour – B

It is an acclimatization day as well as an exploration day in Kathmandu. You will also have the time to do last-minute preparation on this day if you need to.

After you take your breakfast, we will take you for a beautiful sightseeing tour of the cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu. The sites include ancient Buddhist stupas, Hindu temple, and medieval royal palace square. You will explore about the Kathmandu valley civilization since the ancient time. This day tour will give you a better understanding of life in Kathmandu in the past and at present.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Dhunche (2,030m) – B.L.D

We will drive to Dhunche today. The journey starts early morning after breakfast. An eight hour drive through scenic middle hills highway takes us to Dhunche to start the trek towards Gosainkunda tomorrow. Once we reach Dhunche, we will check in to a guest house and explore the place.

  • Meals: B.L.D.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Rasuwa
  • Altitude: 2030m

Thulo Syabru (2,230m) – B.L.D

From today onwards, we start trekking towards Gosaikunda Lake. The destination of the walk today is a small but beautiful village called Thulo Syabru. It takes us about five hours to reach the village where we can explore around the lifestyle once we reach. We walk through a peaceful trail to the destination that brings us awesomeness of nature and view.

  • Meals: B.L.D.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 2230m

Thulo Syabru – Shin Gompa (3,350m) – B.L.D

We continue the trek to Shin Gompa today. The trail slowly heads towards a higher elevation now. It is another day of beautiful trek in the Gosaikunda region that brings us closer to nature and. The elevation gain today is a big difference of around 1100 meters. Because of the huge elevation gain, we will keep our walking pace at easy. It will leave us with ample time to acclimatize.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 3350m

Shin Gompa – Gosaikunda (4,380m) – B.L.D

We eventually set off for the walk to Gosaikunda Lake. Early morning uphill trek towards the lake is a challenging adventure. However, the excitement of reaching such a magnificent lake in the mountains keeps us going at ease. In addition, some spectacular views of the mountains from the trail make our walking beautiful.

As soon as we reach the Lake, we will settle into a teahouse and explore the positive energies and spirituality present in the surroundings of the sacred lake.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 4380m

Gosainkunda – Lauri Binayak Pass (4,610m) – Gopte (3,440m ) – B.L.D

The walk today is a little bit more challenging since we are trekking over a mountain pass. We walk over the Lauri Binayak Pass at the elevation of 4,610 meters above sea level. This challenge starts in the first half of the trek. Although it is a challenging adventure walk to the pass, we will get the reward of breathtaking view of the surroundings as we walk and also from the pass. The destination of our walk today is Gopte that comes after descending from the pass.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 4610m

Kutumsang – Chisapani (2,120m) – B.L.D

The walk today eventually takes us to the ridge of Kathmandu valley. Traversing the trail up and down through the beautiful hills, we trek to Chisapani to stay overnight. We enjoy the trail walking through beautiful nature and local villages. The day brings us an incredible experience of walking through serenity of nature.

  • Meals: B.L.D.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 2120m

Chisapani – Kathmandu – B

We are on the final day of trek and it is a downhill walk to Sundarijal. The trail again passes through village and forest. Once we reach Sundarijal, we will have our pickup vehicle waiting for us. We drive back to Kathmandu after so many wonderful days in the mountains. Once we reach Kathmandu, we will have free time to wander around and relax.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Departure Day – B

We have come to the final day of the trip. The adventure to the Gosaikunda Trek has brought you a wonderful experience and beautiful memories to treasure in life. We will drive you to the airport for your departure flight.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What to Expect

  • Airport pickup and drop off service on your arrival and departure
  • 3-star level hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis in Kathmandu
  • Simple lodge accommodation on the trekking
  • All breakfasts for the trip; all meals during the trek
  • Overland transportation required
  • All necessary permits for trekking
  • A professional trekking guide for the trip
  • Necessary number of porters for the trek
  • First aid kit
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour
  • International flight ticket and travel insurance
  • Nepal visa fees
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu; any kind of drinks
  • Gratuities 
  • All other expenses of personal nature and not mentioned in the “Includes” section

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