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, the Langtang valley trek lives in your memories for a lifetime. We escort you on 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 snowy mountain range. You savor the spectacular Himalayas namely--Langtang Lirung, Gang Chhenpo, Naya Kangri Dorge Lakpa and undoubtedly the rich Buddhist cultural heritages and amazing cultural and ritual practices of various indigenous communities such as Tamang, Sherpa, Hyolmo, Bhotiya, who have distinctive culture and ritual practices and so forth.
The Langtang valley was discovered by the Lama, the priest following a runaway yak. Hence, the term ‘Lang’ means ‘Yak’ in Tibetan language, whiles the term tang means ‘to follow’. While trekking to Langtang valley, you traverse through yak pasture and also encounter with the yak, especially above the Langtang valley.
The Langtang valley trek is one of the popular trekking in Nepal and undoubtedly is a superb introduction to the trekking around the alpine meadows and yak pastures around Kyangjin Gompa, for savoring spectacular Himalayan vistas and if you are looking for a bit more adventure you can ascend up on 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 while Gang Chhenpo (6,388 m) and another trekking peak of Naya Kangri (5,846 m) lie just 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 have 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 12day itinerary to complete the Langtang valley trek that include arrival and departure days to and from Nepal and followed by sightseeing tour in Kathmandu then drive about 9-hour to Syabrubenshi to start the trek.
The real trekking starts from Syabrubenshi, the trek goes alongside of lovely hillside and through greenery jungle and reach at the Langtang village where you have amazing mountain vista nearby then ramble to Kyangjin Gumpa, where 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.