Langtang Trek for Beginners, Seniors and Family

Trip Overview

Langtang Trek is a pleasing scenic hiking tour in Nepal. It is also the nearest hiking trail from Kathmandu which takes you to the alpine Himalayan zone in a short period of time. Langtang Valley is like heaven surrounds by majestic Himalayan peaks. This valley is inside the territory of Langtang National Park.

Langtang Trek is one of the best hiking trips in Nepal for beginners. Langtang Trek suits any people who are hiking in the Himalayan zone for the first time. To join Langtang Trek just requires a normal fitness level and walks of 5 to 6 hours a day. For the Langtang Trek, it does not need climbing and a long high-altitude hiking experience. Even Senior Citizens, Children, and Kids with families can easily do Langtang Trek.

Langtang Trek Route Map from KathmanduExcellent Himalaya Trek and Expedition arrange all the logistics (guide, porter, accommodation, trekking permit, transport, etc) require for beginners, senior citizens, and family to hike to Langtang Valley.

Langtang trek grants you an opportunity to explore beautiful mountain villages habituated by Tamang People. Tamang is one of the major ethnic communities in Nepal. The lifestyle of Tamangs who live in the Langtang area is highly influenced by Tibetan Buddhist culture. Another attraction of this route is you can visit Himalayan glaciers from a lower altitude place. From the Langtang Valley trek, you can experience the outstanding views of Mount Langtang Lirung (7246 meters), Dorje Lakpa (6966 meters), Gang Cheenpo (6388 meters), and Ganesh Himal (7429 meters).

About the origin of the name ‘Langtang’ of that place, locals tell an interesting legend. According to the legend, in ancient times one of the Buddhist monks called Lama lost his yak. When in search of yak he discovered this beautiful valley. In the Tibetan language, the word ‘Lang’ means ‘yak’, and ‘tang’ means ‘to follow’. As this valley was found when the following yak, later this place called Langtang. In the upper part of this valley, we find lots of yaks. They are grazing in an open meadow.

Syabru Besi is the gateway to Langtang Valley trekking. It is reachable after 6 hours of drive from Kathmandu. From Syaphrubeshi the trail swings north into the Langtang valley crossing the river several times along with oak and rhododendron forests. Upon reaching Langtang Valley firstly, you visit Langtang village. Afterward, the trail moves towards Kyanjin Gompa crossing through the glacial moraine.

Kyanjin Gompa is the last place on this trek. From Kyanjin Gompa, you hike up to Tsergo Ri (4984m), the highest elevation of this trip. It offers spectacular views of the Himalayan panorama with glaciers. Then, you retrace your footsteps to Syabrubesi. From Syabrubesi you drive back to Kathmandu.

Langtang Trek Elevation Map

In summary, the major highlights of Langtang Trek are as below:

• Enjoy a scenic drive along the bank of the Trishuli River
• Cultural and scenic trekking route
• Exploring an ancient Buddhist monastery & cheese factory in Kyanjing Gompa
• Panoramic view of Langtang Himalayan range from the top of the Kyangjin Ri/ Tsergo Ri
• Experience the interesting Tibetan-style lifestyle of the Tamang people
• Explore the Himalayas glacier nearby Kyanin Gompa
• Trek through Langtang National Park
• Easy to the moderate trekking route


Day 1: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. We welcome you at the airport. Then, we will transfer you to the hotel by our car. Overnight at Hotel at Kathmandu.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (Alt. 1467m/4813ft) by route bus. 145 km northwest of Kathmandu. Driving 6:30 hours. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 3: Trekking from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (Alt. 2470m/ 8104ft). Walking 6 hrs. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 4: Trekking from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (Alt. 3430m/11253ft). Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 5: Trekking from Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (Alt. 3870m/12697ft). Walking 3 hours. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 6: Hiking up Kyanjin Ri (Alt. 4773m/ 15655ft)) and back to Kyanjin Gompa. Walking 3 hours. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 7: Trekking from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (Alt. 2470m/ 8104ft). Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 8: Trekking from Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi (Alt. 1467m/4813ft). Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 9: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu (Alt. 1350m/ 4429ft) by route bus. 145 km. Driving 6:30 hours. Evening complimentary farewell dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural music & dances in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel Kathmandu.
Day 10: We drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu in our car for your flight to your country. Final Departure from Nepal.

Please contact us by email at [email protected] or WhatsApp at +977 9851203181 for any further information about Langtang Trek, cost, and the need to customize the above itinerary or any questions. Once we receive your message, we get back to you within 24 hours.


Excellent Himalaya Trek is recognized as the recommended operator of Langtang Trek as this company is run by local tourism experts and Sherpas who live in Nepal. We are also authorized by the Tourism Ministry of the Nepal Government, to organize Langtang Valley Trek for all people from around the world.

Our salient features are as below by which all the people trust us as the best local trekking agency in Nepal:

Run by Local Experts: As a local travel operator, we know well about the route and its surroundings. We know the best way of trekking and touring here and get you also the same way.

Trustworthy: We are a trustworthy Trekking and Expedition Company in the sense that we are operating all trips based on reality, integrity, and honesty.

Focus on your needs: We highly value all trekkers and are responsive to their needs and preferences. Our packages are customizable according to their interest and plan.

Good Value for money: We provide the value of what you are buying of our services at least equal to the amount you are paying. Our price is always competitive that does not have any middle or hidden fees.

Real Cared Services: Our one travel consultant or our local trekking guide keeps in touch with our clients every time. We make sure their protection is guaranteed so that they will have peace of mind while trekking and touring.

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