Langtang Valley Trek 11 Days

Langtang Valley Trek 11 Days

Langtang Valley Trek 11 days is a mesmerizing and adventurous trek that is doable at any time of the year. Located in the north-central Himalayas of the Bagmati province of Nepal, the Langtang region is a beautiful place with glacial lakes and scattered settlements.

Langtang Valley Trek 11 days provides an amazing view of the Langtang Himalayan ranges and also some of the snow-covered peaks such as Ganesh Himal (7,600 m), Langtang Ri (7,205 m), Mt Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), and Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m). The water bodies and sub-tropical vegetation are also astonishing.

This trek doesn’t only provide natural beauty, but the people living in the region are very friendly and caring. They provide you with genuine hospitality and try to make your journey memorable. You can explore the Sherpa and Tamang community as they dominate the area.

The trail is rugged and filled with adventures. You can explore the religious and antique monasteries and stupas. You’ll also meet some ethnic groups of people during the trek. The Langtang Valley Trek 11 days is also safer than other famous treks. The trails are peaceful with fewer crowds while you’re trekking. So, it is an amazing trek.

Highlights of Langtang valley trek 11 days

  • Walkthrough the thrilling and adventurous trails provided by the Langtang valley trek.
  • Exploring and sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.
  • Walkthrough rivers, dense forest, and lush green vegetation.
  • Scenic views of the incredible Langtang Himalayan ranges and snow-covered peaks such as Ganesh Himal (7,600 m), Langtang Ri (7,205 m), Mt Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), and Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m).
  • Explore the Buddhist culture and traditional lifestyle of the people living at the gorgeous Langtang village.
  • Explore the ancient monasteries and stupas.

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Best time for Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek is doable at any time of the year. However, you’ll need proper trekking gear and equipment with proper planning for the trek.

But the best time to this trek starts in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) season. The weather is also stable and mild in these seasons. You can spot the green and clean atmosphere in these seasons. The mountains and Himalayan range, rivers, waterfalls, landscapes, gorges, and streams are beautifully seen.

March to May – Spring

Langtang Valley Trek 11 DaysOne of the best seasons for trekking the Nepalese Himalayas starts from spring (March to May). The surroundings are clean with the perfect atmosphere for trekking.

The flora and fauna, rivers, waterfalls, gorges, and streams are at its fullest during spring. The landscapes, terraced fields, and Himalayan ranges offer picturesque views with no distractions of clouds and rain.

June to August -Summer

If you are ready for the heat, June, July, and August month is the best. These months are summer seasons in Nepal. However, you’ll experience lots of rainfall which results in a slippery path and can be hard for trekking.

Starting early is the best thing to do if you don’t want to face rainfall. You can enjoy the clear morning views and end the trek at noon. The weather is not so good in the afternoon and evening.

September to November -Autumn

Autumn (September to November) season is another best time to trek in the Nepalese Himalayas. There isn’t much difference in the autumn and spring seasons.

The Autumn season is famous for travelers and trekkers as it provides an amazing trekking experience and beautiful sceneries. Nature’s beauty is at its full glory in these seasons.

However, in early September you might experience slight rainfall because of the monsoon season coming to an end. From mid-September to November, you can see travels from around the world in Nepal. The temperature and weather are mild and stable throughout the day but the nights are colder.

December to February -Winter

As Spring and Autumn are famous for trekking in Nepal, winter is also famous in the Langtang region. There are fewer crowds in this season and make your journey more peaceful and enjoyable. However, you have to get ready for the snowy and cold environment because the temperature can drop below 0 degrees.

December and January are the coldest months in Nepal. The skies and views are clear and beautiful. The snow covers the trails and the surroundings are beautiful. For experienced trekkers, it can be easy and enjoyable but it might be hard for the people who have less experience and beginners.

Weather and temperature of Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Trek is a beautiful trek in the Langtang region. The weather and temperature differ according to the seasons. With proper gear and equipment, you can complete the Langtang Valley Trek successfully.

Spring and Autumn seasons

Langtang valley is beautiful in all seasons. Every season has its own glory. Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). During these seasons the weather and temperature are mild and stable with a clean and dry environment all over the Langtang valley.

During spring and autumn seasons, the trail blooms with rhododendrons and other wildflowers. If you want to see rare flora and fauna, fresh and clean-washed, then trekking in these seasons is the best. However, you might face a little rainfall and the temperature starts to get very cold in the night.

Summer and Winter seasons

The climate conditions for trekking the Langtang valley in other seasons such as summer (June to August) and winter (December to February) season is different. In summer you’ll experience lots of rainfall with the heated temperature. And in winter the weather is cold with lots of snowfall and the temperature drops below 0 degrees.

As the climate in summer (June to August) and winter (December to February) season is not stable, it might be a hassle for trekking however the trails become more adventurous and memorable offering beautiful views of nature.

In summer, you’ll face lots of rainfall in the evenings and afternoons. So, you need to start the trek early because the views aren’t blocked by clouds and you won’t face any rainfall in the morning.

In winter, the weather and temperature are very cold with lots of snowfall. But the experience and views are heavenly. The skies and the Himalayan ranges are clear and beautiful. The trails are not so crowded and you can enjoy your journey peacefully.

Difficulties During Langtang Valley Trek 11 Days

Langtang Valley Trek 11 Days

Langtang Valley Trek is an easy rated trek in Nepal. However, there are some difficulties that you might face during the trek. But, if you follow the instruction of your guide and equip yourself with proper trekking gear and equipment, you’ll complete the trek successfully.

Remote trails

The trekking routes for Langtang valley trek are remote and rugged filled with adventure and beauty ahead. But, you might face some difficulties during the trek.

In the summer and winter seasons, the trails are wet and slippery because of heavy rainfall in the summer and in winter the snow covers the trails which makes it hard for trekking.

If you seek luxury, then there is not much of it and might be difficult for you. Langtang valley being a remote area itself, there are fewer facilities and as you elevate higher the facilities decrease gradually.


As you elevate from 1,400 meters to 4,900 meters, the difficulty in altitude increases. There is a higher chance of altitude sickness and it might be for any individual.

Any individual can get caught by the risk of altitude sickness no matter if you are young or old. You’ll be taking lots of rest while taking gentle and easy steps towards your destination. Being hydrated is also important and helps you overcome altitude sickness.

Useful Gear and Equipment

You’ll need proper gear and equipment in order to complete the trek successfully. The climate conditions can differ from time to time. You’ll never know what kind of weather and temperature awaits while you’re trekking. Especially in off-seasons, the weather and temperature change a lot. So, you’ll need proper gear and equipment with less and useful packing because they play a big role in the success of the trek.

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Tips for Langtang Valley Trek 11 Days

Starting early for the trek

Starting early is the best thing to do while you’re trekking. When you start early, you don’t have to worry about getting caught in the rain, heat, accommodations and many other hassles. You can walk at your own pace without hurrying while enjoying nature and clicking pictures.

Training for the trek

Langtang Valley Trek 11 days is an easy trek. For experienced trekkers, there won’t be any difficulties during the trek and can complete the trek successfully. But if you are just starting then it might be a little difficult for you. So, you’ll need to train yourself by doing light physical exercise 2-3 weeks before the trek. The stress of the trek won’t bother you if you train regularly and it will help you increase your stamina and fitness level.

Staying Hydrated

Staying hydrated is an important part of completing the trek successfully without any difficulties. Your body dehydrates fast and can cause difficulties during the trek. Staying hydrated prevents the risk of altitude sickness, headache, dizziness and many more. So, be sure to keep yourself hydrated and take short breaks time and again.

Eating healthy foods

When you walk 5-7 hours a day, your body thrives for the required energy and protein. You need to eat lots of healthy food because in the cold conditions of mountains, your body burns the energy faster and in loss of energy.

Eat balanced diet food and bring some medicines for common illnesses such as diarrhea, allergies, cold and many more on the trek.

Wear proper and comfortable gear for the trek

You should equip yourself with adequate trekking gear in order to overcome all the challenges that the Langtang valley trek has to offer.

During the trek, you’ll be facing lots of difficulties such as altitude sickness, the sudden change in weather and temperature, rainfalls and many more. So, the best thing you can do is prepare for the worst.

Make sure the gears are lightweight and accessible. You’ll also need good and comfortable pairs of hiking boots and socks.

Food and Accommodation

Langtang Valley Trek 11 Days

There are lots of teahouses and lodges within the Langtang valley. So, you’ll have lots of options to choose from. The disastrous earthquake of 2015 had destroyed most of the infrastructures in the Langtang valley but now they are building it even better.

When you’re staying in Kathmandu, we’ll provide you with standard rooms which are clean and comfortable. As for the food, you can enjoy both typical Nepali food and international cuisines.

The food and accommodation facilities in Langtang valley are average and basic. However, our guides will try to provide some of the best for you in the area.

Nepal has a wide variety of delicious food. The typical Nepali foods (Dal Bhat, Dhindo, local bread, Momo, Pancakes and many more) are available almost everywhere and provided to you during the trek. These foods taste great with lots of health benefits and pack lots of energy as required for your trek.


Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1,400 m)

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, one of our representatives will pick you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. S/he will help you check-in at the hotel. You can explore the unique places of Kathmandu in the evening. You can visit the famous tourist hub of Thamel located at the heart of Kathmandu. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and preparation for the trek

After your breakfast, you’ll start the valley tour as well as prepare for the trek. A private vehicle and a tour guide will be arranged for you. You’ll be visiting the UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu is a bustling city, so you’ll start early in order to experience a beautiful and peaceful valley tour. You’ll be visiting some of the religious places such as Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and many more. You can also try some of the delicious and unique Nepali foods and snacks.

Today, you’ll also prepare for the Langtang valley trek. You’ll be buying the required equipment and gear for the trek in Thamel. You can find lots of high-quality items there.

Day 03: Drive to Syabru Bensi (1,456 m) from Kathmandu

Drive duration: 7-8 hours

Drive distance: 122 km

After your breakfast, you’ll be heading towards Syabru Bensi (1,450 m) from Kathmandu early in the morning. Syabru Bensi is a beautiful town, providing you picturesque views of the Himalayan ranges, landscapes, and some snow-covered peaks.

As you leave Kathmandu valley, the road gets steeper high over the ridge and offers you the scenic views of Annapurna Himalayas in the west, to Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and the peaks of the Langtang region.

You’ll be driving along the riverbanks of Trishuli and beautiful terraced fields until you reach Dhunche. From Dhunche, you’ll descend for an hour and arrive at Syabru Bensi. Overnight stay in a guesthouse at Syabru Bensi.

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,480 m) from Syabru Bensi

Walking duration: 6-7 hours

Walking Distance: 10.9 km

On this day, you’ll start the trek from Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2,480 m). Lama Hotel is a small area where you can find several basic types of teahouses.

The trail crosses the Bhote Koshi River through a suspension bridge. Then you’ll gradually ascend through the sub-tropical forests of Rhododendron and Oaks until you reach a small village called Bamboo. You might see some Langur monkeys, wild boars, red pandas, yellow-throated martens, Himalayan black bears, and yellow-throated martens.

After some rest and food at Bamboo, you’ll continue the trek. The trail ascends towards a place called Rimche (2400m) and after a short walk, you’ll reach Lama Hotel. Overnight stay in a teahouse at Lama Hotel.

Day 05: Trek towards Langtang village (3,540 m) from Lama Hotel

Walking duration: 4-5 hours

Walking Distance: 15 km

On this day, you’ll be trekking from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,540 m). Langtang village is a beautiful village surrounded by stone walls around the valley with beautiful landscapes and Langtang river below.

After breakfast, you’ll continue the trek with a gradual ascend through the dense forest of Oaks, Maples, and Rhododendrons until you reach Ghora Tabela (3,000 m). You can witness Mt. Langtang Lirung (7,244 m) and other snow-capped peaks.

After reaching Ghora Tabela and some food, you’ll continue the trek with a gentle ascend as the valley widens while passing through some temporary settlements used by herders. You’ll then arrive at the U-shaped glacial as you walk through yak pastures, rhododendron forests, and scattered Tamang settlements.

Soon, you will reach the beautiful Langtang village after crossing several prayers wheels, streams and watermills. You’ll see yaks brushing everywhere throughout the fields. Overnight stay in a lodge at Langtang village.

Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,900 m) from Langtang village

Walking duration: 3 hours

Walking Distance: About 7 km

Today, you’ll be trekking through easy trails from Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,900 m). Kyanjin Gompa is a small and beautiful village, where you can see the mesmerizing views of Langtang Ri (7,205 m), Mt Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), and Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m).

The trek continues with a gentle ascend until you reach a ridge topped by a large stupa of Mundu (3,543 m). Then the trail gradually climbs through yak pastures as the valley widens and the views become priceless.

After you pass through several small settlements and streams, you’ll reach Kyanjin Gompa. Upon your arrival at Kyanjin Gompa, you can visit the famous Cheese factory for some cheese tasting and also visit the religious monasteries in the region as you have lots of time to spare. Overnight stay in a lodge at Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 07: Trek to Tsergo Ri (4,985 m) and back to Kyanjin Gompa or Exploration day at Kyanjin Gompa

Walking duration: 4-5 hours

Walking Distance: 8 km

Early in the morning, you’ll start the trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Tsergo Ri (4,985 m). Tsergo Ri is the highest settlement in the Langtang region, providing you with mesmerizing views of Langtang Himalayan range and snow-covered peaks such as Langtang Ri (7,205 m), Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), and many more.

You also have the option to extend the trek by exploring Kyanjin Gompa. If you are wanting it, you can explore the lifestyle and traditions of the people living in the area. You can also relax and enjoy the peaceful environment of Kyanjin Gompa.

After enjoying your time at Tsergo Ri, you’ll take the same route from Tsergo Ri to reach Kyanjin Gompa. Overnight stay in the same lodge at Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 08: Trek back to Lama Hotel (2,480 m) from Kyanjin Gompa

Walking duration: 7 hours

Walking Distance: 22 km

On this day, you’ll Trek back to Lama Hotel (2,480 m) from Kyanjin Gompa. You’ll be descending back towards Rimiche. Rimiche is a small village after Lama hotel.

After a long walk, you’ll finally reach Lama hotel. Overnight stay in a teahouse at Lama Hotel.

Day 09: Trek to Syabru Bensi (1,456 m) from Lama Hotel

Walking duration: 4-5 hours

Walking Distance: About 11 km

Today, you’ll be trekking back towards Syabru Bensi (1,456 m) from Lama Hotel. After crossing the several villages and a suspension bridge of Bhote Koshi River, you’ll reach Syabru Bensi. Overnight stay in a guesthouse at Syabru Bensi.

Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu (1,400 m) from Syabru Bensi

Drive duration: 7-8 hours

Drive distance: 122 km

After early morning breakfast, you’ll be heading towards Kathmandu (1,400 m) from Syabru Bensi. After you reach Kathmandu, you can enjoy your remaining time by shopping and having fun at the nightlife of Thamel. Overnight stay in a hotel at Kathmandu.

Day 11: Drive to the Tribhuvan International Airport for Departure

Today after a delicious breakfast, you’ll take a flight towards your home country. Our repetitive will be leaving you till Tribhuvan International Airport in a private van.

There will be a small farewell program for you before your departure. You’ll be carrying lots of beautiful memories with you and your trip finally comes to an end.

Packing list for Langtang Valley Trek 11 Days

Langtang Valley Trek 11 days doesn’t require bulky packing and heavy clothing. Small rainproof gears and warm lightweight gears will do the job.

Important Documents

  • Citizenship and passport copy.
  • Passport size photo (required for permits).
  • Copy of valid visa document.
  • Trekking permits.

Essential items

  • A comfortable sleeping bag.
  • A good quality backpack.
  • Trekking poles.
  • Trekking map.
  • UV protection sunglasses.
  • Refillable water bottles including a purifier.
  • A power bank and a day pack because as you ascend higher, there are no proper electricity and Internet facilities.
  • Basic first aid kit including your personal medicines.


  • Rainproof pants and jackets for early September.
  • Windproof pants and jackets.
  • Hiking shorts.
  • Sun protection hats to avoid sunburn.
  • Pair of good quality and comfortable hiking boots.
  • 2-3 pairs of warm socks and 2-3 pairs of normal socks.
  • Warm hand gloves.
  • T-shirts (full or half sleeves).
  • Down jackets.
  • Fleece jackets.


  • Sunscreen lotions and cream to avoid sunburn on your face and body.
  • Quick-dry medium size towel.
  • Toothbrush and paste.
  • Multi-purpose soap and anti-bacterial handwash.
  • Wet wipes and tissue.
  • Nail clippers.
  • Face and body moisturizer.


The Langtang Valley Trek 11 days is an amazing trekking experience. This trek is a perfect outdoor adventure while you’re visiting Nepal. The green vegetation with beautiful flora and fauna, mountain ranges, landscapes, waterfalls, rivers, and many other picturesque sceneries fills the trails.

This trek is suitable for any individual and is available at any time of year. The trek passes through the dense sub-tropical forests.

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