"Langtang Valley is one of the most beautiful places in Nepal. Trekking in the Langtang region allows trekkers to experience an adventurous venture amidst stunning glaciers and giant Himalayan mountains."
Langtang region is not a hidden place. Moreover, it's one of the closest trekking routes from Kathmandu. Suited north of Kathmandu, one can reach the starting point of the trek in just a few hours of comfortable drive. However, not many trekkers visit this region.
The trail is adventurous, and the views are spectacular. Unlike other famous treks like EBC and ABC, the Langtang valley trek presents you with the lifestyle and culture of the indigenous community of Tamangs.
If you are looking for an easy pace trek in the Himalayas with a less crowded trekking route, then we highly recommend the Langtang valley trek 10 days. This trek is perfect for beginner trekkers. Langtang valley trekking gives you the best interdiction to trekking in the Himalayas and gets you ready for the furthermore adventurous route.
During the Langtang trek, you explore the Langtang National Park. Numerous flora and fauna reside in this park, including the Himalayan black bear, red panda, etc. The trail ascends through forests of bamboo & rhododendron. You cross many bridges over streams and rivers as well as pass by gorgeous waterfalls.
Mountains & Culture
Langtang valley trek presents the rich cultural outlook of Tamangs and Sherpas. The locals here follow Buddhism and are somewhat influenced by Tibetan Buddhism too. The Tamangs especially are believed to be the descendants of Tibetans, so you can notice a lot of resemblances. Similarly, the trail has many stupas, monasteries, chortens, mani walls, and prayer wheels.
While trekking, you'll see captivating sceneries that change after every village. The views of lush green hills and huge meadows backed by majestic snow-capped mountains are phenomenal. Himalayan giants like Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6,966 m), Sishapangma (8,027 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Yara Peak (6,236 m), etc are some of the mountains you witness Langtang valley trek 10 days.
Langtang Valley Trek route
The Langtang valley trek route begins at Syabrubesi (1,600 m). To reach here we take a 6 to 7 hours drive from Kathmandu. The trail from Syabrubesi descends to the Bhote Koshi river. Crossing a suspension bridge, we enter the Langtang valley.
Further, walking through lush forests of rhododendron and bamboo, you reach Langtang village (3,430 m). The next stop from here is Kyanjin Gompa (3,870 m), and you hike to Tserko Ri (4,983 m) before retracing back to Lama Hotel (2,470 m).
Langtang valley trek is also known as Langtang National Park Trek. In terms of strenuous climbing or technical uphill route, the Langtang trekking route is the easiest one in the Himalayas. This is a beginner-friendly trek. So, you can understand that the hurdles along the trails are not that challenging.
With that being said, the Langtang valley trek does have its long ascents and descents with a few steep sections. You have to walk 5 to 7 hours a day. You'll have a wonderful time trekking in the Langtang region thanks to the subtle difficulty level & great trekking reward.
If you don't know, altitude sickness, also known as acute mountain sickness, is the illness one faces during the venture to higher elevations. It happens if your body fails to adjust to the elevation. Some early symptoms you should know are difficulty in breathing, loss of appetite, headache, insomnia, and nausea.
The highest point of Langtang valley trekking is 4,983 metres (Tserko Ri). The elevation gain is huge during this trek, but you do not need to worry about altitude sickness because our Langtang trek itinerary has a gentle pace and acclimatisation days.
To prepare for the Langtang valley trek, all you have to do is, get your legs ready for a long walk. Your stamina is very important because of the long walk on rough trails. Go on frequent jogging and evening walks to build up the habit. Cardio exercise is best to prepare yourself for this trek.
Langtang valley trek 2022 autumn & Langtang valley trek 2023 spring/autumn booking is open. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. We have a simple booking process that only takes a few minutes of your time. At the time of booking, we'll inform you of all the things you need to know for the trek.
These are some other easy treks in the Himalayas- Everest View Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Jomsom Muktinath Trek, Tamang Heritage Trek, etc.