Langtang Trek Distance in Km and Miles

Trip Overview


Langtang trek is a pleasant short hiking nearest to the Himalaya from Kathmandu. This trek route passes through Langtang valley, the wonderful alpine zone that is into the territory of Langtang National Park. Langtang National Park is the first declared National Park to the Himalayan land in Nepal. It was in the year of 1971.

Langtang Region is linked with Tibet, China. Thus the landscape, culture, lifestyle of this area is somehow similar to Tibet. It is said that the ancestors of local people in Langtang were migrated from Tibet hundreds of years ago to settle there. Now, local people introduced themselves as Tamang people. Tamangs are one of the ethnic groups in Nepal who especially live in the middle part hills of Nepal. They follow the Buddhist religion and visit monasteries, chortens for the pray.

Langtang is relatively less demanding, less effort easy trek. However, it rewards you beautiful Himalayan views Langtang Lirung (7246 meters), Dorje Lakpa (6966 meters), Gang Cheenpo (6388 meters), and Ganesh Himal (7429 meters). Further, it gives you an opportunity to explore amazing scenery comprises of alpine nature like meadow, glaciers, river, forest, etc.

It has an intriguing anecdote about the name of Langtang for this region. As indicated by the legend, one day a lama (Buddhist Saint) lost his yak. When following that runaway yak he found this excellent valley. Later this zone was declared for the sake of Langtang. In the Tibetan language, the word ‘lang’ means ‘yak’ and ‘tang’ signifies to follow. In the upper part of this valley, you will find many yaks.

Langtang trek starts from Syabru Besi. Syabru Besi is 6 hours of driving distance from Kathmandu. From Syabru the trail swings north into the Langtang valley crossing the river several times along forest of oak and rhododendron forests. After the reach of Langtang village, the trail moves towards Kyanjin Gompa crossing through the glacial moraine.

Kyanjin Gompa is the ultimate destination of this trekking. There you will have one extra day to explore its beauty. On an extra day you may visit glaciers, hike up to Tsergo Ri (5033 meters) or Kyanjin Ri (4779 meters), visit the Cheese factory, etc.  The next day you retrace footsteps to Syabrubesi. Finally, the trip ends with the drive back to Katmandu.

Langtang Trek Itinerary with Distance in Km and Miles

In Langtang Trek, the hiking starts from Syabrubesi. After the visit of Lantang Village and Kyanjin, you again come back to Syabrubeshi to end the hiking. The total distance of the Lantang trek route is 65 kilometers/ 40 miles/. You will finish this hiking distance by 6 days of trekking. The day-wise/ daily hiking distance and estimated walking time hours are as below.

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu International airport. You will be received by our Tour officer and he will escort you to the hotel by car. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (Altitude 1467 meters/ 4813 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Driving Distance: 145 km/ 90 miles
Estimated Time: 6:30 Hours

Day 03: Trekking from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (Altitude 2470m/ 8104 feet). Walking 5:60 hrs. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 10.9 Km/ 6.7 miles
Estimated Time: 5: 30 hours

Day 04: Trekking from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (Altitude 3430 meters/ 11253 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 14.8 Km/ 9.1 miles
Estimated Time: 6 hours

Day 05: Trekking from Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (Alt. 3870 meters/12697 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 6.8 Km/ 4.2 miles
Estimated Time: 3 hours

Day 06: Exploration in Kyanjin Gompa. Optional Hike to either Kyanji Ri or Tsergo Ri. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 07: Trekking from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (Altitude 2470 meters/ 8104 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 21.6 Km/ 13.4 miles
Estimated Time: 7 hours

Day 08: Trekking from Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi (Altitude 1467 meters/ 4813 feet). Walking 4:30 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 10.9 Km/ 6.7 miles
Estimated Time: 4:30 hours

Day 09: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu (Altitude 1350m/ 4429 ft). Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Driving Distance: 145 km/ 90 miles
Estimated Time: 6:30 Hours

Day 10: Departure to your home country. Our tour officer will drop you at Kathmandu international airport and see you off. End of Service. Or you may take optional side tours.

Note: We, Excellent Himalaya Trek and Expedition, is one of the authorized operators for Langtang Trek. We are the direct local operator, not the agent who sells trips and give others to operate the trip. So we are able to give the best reasonable cheap price. For the price of the trip, please contact us.

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