Langtang is a valley of more than 70 glaciers with an alluring view one has ever seen. One of the best-hidden destinations of Nepal, Langtang is 19 miles North of Kathmandu. Although, close to the city, the rich ecosystem of Langtang, its beauty, the wild-life, everything is paradisaical. Langtang Valley trek embraces the beauty of the Himalayas, its unique bio-diversity, and a Tibetan lifestyle. The beauty of calm, perfectly transparent lakes, and wide Alaskan glaciers will take your breath away.
Langtang Valley Trek begins from Syabru Bensi. One experiences a mixture of flat farmlands, aerial glaciers, crystalline lakes, and spectacular peaks along the Tibet border. Kyanjin Gompa village (3800 m) has magnificent views of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Chengdu, and Mt. Dorje Lakpa.
Langtang National Park is the second-largest national park in Nepal with an area of 1710 sq km. It displays an epic Himalayan penchant and bio-diversity. It is a home of many endangered species like Red Panda, Himalayan Thar, wild deer, falcons, Danphe, the national bird of Nepal, and many others.
The cultural aspect of Langtang Valley is rich in heterogeneity. The major inhabitants of the valley are Tamangs followed by Newars, Sherpas, and others showcasing the diverse culture with their different cultural costumes, crafts, traditional houses, prayer flags, and porches.
Easy access: There is an absence of any unnecessary hustle and bustle except flight delays and cancellations in Langtang valley trek. Also, the less busy trails at any time of the year make trekking to Langtang, a serene escapade.
We travel by jeep/bus for 6-7 hours to reach Syabru Besi. Then, we walk for around 3 days to reach Langtang/Kyanjin Gompa.
Is Langtang Valley Trek for you?
Yes, of course. It is a moderate level trek suitable for any travel enthusiast. A prior trek experience is not needed. The trekking trails are flatted in most places while ascending as well as descending. Yet, we recommend to do some stamina build-up exercises to prepare for the trek.
If you feel this trek is extreme for you, do check our Langtang Valley Heli Trek. This is a package of 8 days easy trek to enjoy the aerial beauty of the heavenly Langtang Valley.