Langtang Valley is the nearest Himalayan Region from Kathmandu valley, few hours drive from Kathmandu will take you to the beautiful Langtang region. Despite being very close to Kathmandu, the Langtang Region is as wild as any Tibetan highlands with idyllic rural landscape.
The people living in the highlands of the Langtang region are certainly Nepalese but being the descendant of the Tibetan origin, they look like the Tibetans. Hence, Langtang region is one of the most popular trekking regions for those wishing a short trek from Kathmandu into the Himalayas influenced by Tibetan lifestyle. Moreover, accompanying with the varieties of rhododendron, bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls and snow-capped Himalayas make the trek one of the most diverse treks nearby Kathmandu.
The 10 Days Langtang Valley Trek starts with a day's bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. We begin the walk from Syabrubesi. We head upward to Lama Hotel and Langtang village until we arrive at the famous Kanyanjing Gompa. After exploring the region, we trek the same route to Syabrubesi from where we drive back to Kathmandu.
|Langtang Valley Trek|
|Primary activity:||Trekking and Hiking|
|Group size:||2-12 people|
|Meals:||Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek|
|Accomodation:||Hotel in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek|
|Transportation:||Private car/local bus|
|Secondary activity:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Day 01||Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)|
|Day 02||Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek|
|Day 03||Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 145 km/ 7 hrs|
|Day 04||Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hrs|
|Day 05||Trek to Mundu (3543m/11,621ft) via Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6-7 hrs|
|Day 06||Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 3 hrs. Explore the area.|
|Day 07||Explore Tserko Ri (5000m/16,404ft) 7-8 hrs|
|Day 08||Trek to Ganja La phedi (4300m/14,104 ft): 5-6 hr|
|Day 09||Cross the Ganja La pass(5122m/16,800 ft) Trek to Keldang (4250m/13,940ft): 6/7 hr|
|Day 10||Trek to Yak Kharka (4000m/13,120ft): 5/6 hr|
|Day 11||Trek to Tarke Gyang(2,590m/8,497ft): 5/6 hrs|
|Day 12||Trek to Sermathang(2,610m/8,563ft): 3/4 hr|
|Day 13||Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar: Drive to Kathmandu: 3/4 hrs trek/ 2 hr drive|