Langtang valley trek is one of those wonders of nature where the landscapes talk to your emotions and invigorate your feelings for the spirit of adventure. Langtang valley trek lives in your memories for a lifetime. We escort you on a Langtang valley trek that takes you to spots often missed by others while hiking in this area.
Langtang valley trek revolves around the narrow mountain valley, sandwiched between the snowy mountain range. You savor the spectacular Himalayas, include Langtang Lirung, Gang Chhenpo, and Naya Kangri Dorge Lakpa. Langtang Valley Hiking is undoubtedly rich in Buddhist cultural heritage and Amazing cultural and ritual practices of various indigenous communities such as Tamang, Sherpa, Hyolmo, Bhotiya, who have distinctive culture and ritual practices.
The Langtang valley was discovered by the Lama, the priest following a runaway yak. Hence, the term ‘Lang’ means ‘Yak’ in the Tibetan language, whiles the term tang means ‘to follow’. While trekking to Langtang valley, you traverse through yak pasture and also encounter the yak, Especially above the Langtang valley.
The Langtang valley trek is one of the most popular trekking in Nepal and undoubtedly a superb introduction to trekking around the alpine meadows and yak pastures around Kyangjin Gompa, for savoring spectacular Himalayan vistas. If you are looking for a bit more adventure, then you can ascend on the Kyangjin Ri peak (4,700 m).
Langtang valley is wholly dominated by the mighty Langtang Lirung (7,246 m), which stands just right in front of you to the north and Gang Chhenpo (6,388 m) and another trekking peak of Naya Kangri (5,846 m) lies at the south of the valley, the Ganjala Pass (5,122 m) and Dorge Lakpa (6,989 m) lie to the east at the end of the valley.
Furthermore, Langtang valley trek is protected by Langtang National Park established in 1976, which has numerous flora and fauna including, the rare red panda, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, wild dog, Ghoral, and more than 250 species of endangered birds. Therefore, besides mountain vista, you also have an opportunity to explore Amazing biological and ecological diversity in the Langtang Valley trek.
We have a 12day itinerary to complete the Langtang valley trek that includes arrival and departure days to and from Nepal and followed by a sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, then drive about 9-hour to Syabrubenshi to start the trekking.
The real trekking starts from Syabrubenshi, and goes alongside the lovely hillside through green jungle and reach the Langtang village. You have an amazing mountain vista nearby, then ramble to Kyangjin Gumpa. You have another day to explore around like the monastery, cheese factory, Kyanjing Ri, or Tsegu Ri and retrace down to Lama Hotel, subsequently to Syabru Gaun and trekking down to Dhunche, the lovely village, where you catch the transportation to back to Kathmandu.
There is a longer trekking route in the Langtang region that calls Langtang Circuit Trek. So, if you want to extend your trek in the Langtang region, you can do Langtang Circuit Trek, or you can also combine the Langtang Valley with Tamang Heritage Trail.