Asiana Treks

Langtang Valley Trekking

Best Price
Duration
12 days
Max. Elevation
4361 m / 14307 ft
Group size
1 - 15
Level
MODERATE
Transportation

Local Bus/4 wheel drive

Best Season
September-November and February to June 15
Accomodation
Simple guest house
Meals
B/L/D in Trekking
Starts at/ Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu- Syabrubesi- Lama Hotel- Langtang Valley- Kyangjin - Langsisar- Kyangjin Re Cherkore- Lamahotel back to same way kathmandu.

Highlights

    • Discover Langtang National Park's rich Flora and Fauna.
    • Experience Tamang ethnic culture in the village of Syabru Besi and Langtang.
    • Overlooking Langtang village damage from the earthquake in 2015.
    • Visit the oldest Buddhist monastery and famous cheese factory Kyangjin Gompa.
    • Go to the Kyangjin Ri and Tserko Ri viewpoint, overlooking a Tibetan village.
    • Trek through the forest  Bamboo and rhododendron habitant of  rare Red panda. 
    • Stunning panoramic Himalayan view from Kinjin Ri with Mount Langtang Peak.

Overview

Overview


Langtang Valley Trek is a renowned 12-day journey that includes sightseeing at the world heritage site of Kathmandu and trekking in the Langtang National Park, a habitat of fantastic flora and Fauna. It offers a glimpse into the sacred Himalayan landscape and cultural blend of the Tamang indigenous people. Trekking enthusiasts make their journey annually due to its proximity right north of o Kathmandu and stunning natural beauty. The adventure begins with a seven-hour bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, traversing picturesque mountain highways and overnighting in Syabrubesi to prepare for the trek.
The trek spans several days through lush forests and mountainous terrain, passing landmarks like Lama Hotel and Kyanjin Gompa. Each step unfolds mystical Himalayan vistas, creating unforgettable memories. Despite the devastation caused by the 2015 earthquake, Langtang Valley is reclaiming its status as a Himalayan gem.
This trek offers stunning views of the Langtang range and immerses trekkers in the unique culture of ethnic Tamang settlements along the Tamang Heritage Trail. It's a perfect place blend of cultural and natural exploration and serene mountain landscapes. It is home to the rare red panda, making it an ideal adventure trekking experience that is sure to pique your interest.

Why Langtang Valley Trekking?


The Langtang Valley trek offers natural beauty, cultural immersion, and accessibility, making it a top choice for Himalayan trekkers. Langtang National Park remains a treasure trove for those seeking a Himalayan journey enriched with natural wonders, cultural discoveries, and conservation values.


Proximity to Kathmandu: This is the closest trekking destination to Kathmandu, ideal for travelers with limited time seeking a Himalayan adventure.


Natural Beauty: The Langtang range offers stunning views of snow-capped peaks, lush forests, and serene valleys, perfect for nature lovers and photographers.


Cultural Immersion: Trek through Tamang villages on the Tamang Heritage Trail, experiencing authentic culture, ancient monasteries, and warm hospitality.


Recovery from the 2015 Earthquake: Despite earthquake devastation, the region shows resilience, with tourism supporting local recovery efforts.


Easy and Moderate Difficulty: Suitable for beginners and experienced Hikers, well-defined trails offer a balanced challenge.


Variety of Landscapes: From dense forests to alpine meadows and glacial lakes like Gosaikunda, diverse landscapes enrich the trekking experience.


Less Crowded: Compared to more popular routes, Langtang Valley offers a tranquil environment with fewer trekkers.


Habitat Diversity: Home to rare wildlife like the Red Panda, featuring diverse habitats from forests to alpine meadows.


Biodiversity Hotspot: Recognized for its rich flora and fauna, crucial for Himalayan ecosystem balance and supporting endemic species.


Ecological Importance: Vital for conserving biodiversity and promoting sustainable practices through responsible tourism.


Community Engagement: Local communities are involved in eco-tourism and wildlife protection efforts, contributing to sustainable livelihoods.


Scenic Beauty: Besides wildlife, the park offers breathtaking natural landscapes, attracting nature enthusiasts and photographers.


Location: Situated north of Kathmandu, Langtang National Park spans Himalayan terrain with forests, meadows, and peaks.


Trekking Trails: Popular routes like the Langtang Valley trek provide cultural insights and pristine wilderness experiences.


Cultural Heritage: The area abounds with Tamang culture, ancient monasteries, and Buddhist stupas, offering a glimpse into local traditions.


Conservation Efforts: Focused on preserving fragile ecosystems and habitats, supported by local and international conservation efforts.


Adventure Activities: Beyond trekking, opportunities include birdwatching, wildlife viewing, and enjoying natural hot springs, enhancing its appeal as a nature tourism destination.


Langtang  Valley Trekking itinerary:


Asiana Treks and Tours has the best Langtang Valley Trekking itinerary for people who love long and short trekking. Travelers who desire to explore Nepal with moderate physical fitness. You'll discover the best places for breathtaking views from the city to the countryside. Experience the contrast of cold nights at Kyanjin Gompa  to relaxing in  Kathmandu an unforgettable lifetime journey.


Langtang Valley Trekking Distance:



The Langtang Valley trek covers approximately 75 km (46.6 miles), depending on the chosen itinerary. This trek alone typically takes around ten to twelve days to complete. If combined with other routes like Tamang Heritage Trekking, Langtang Gosaikunda Pass Trekking, Langtang Panorama Trekking, Langtang and Helambu, Helambu Aama Yangri Trekking adds 3-8 days, depending on the chosen route. The Langtang Valley Trek showcases breathtaking natural beauty, passing through peaceful Buddhist villages and serene jungles and offering stunning views from Kyanjin Ri and the expansive Langtang Valley. For those fit enough, the trek can start and end in Kathmandu, totaling approximately 12 days.


Langtang Valley Trekking route:


Langtang Valley Trekking route showcases awe-inspiring natural beauty. Starting in lush valleys with terraced fields and traditional villages, the journey unfolds amidst the Himalayan foothills. Rhododendron and pine forests bloom in spring, and stunning views of snow-capped peaks are can be seen when we walk. The Langtang Valley Trekking route showcases awe-inspiring natural beauty. Ganesh Himal Range, Langtang Himalayan Range, and  many more mountains offer stunning views. The trek promises unforgettable moments, whether you're a seasoned trekker or novice adventurer, offering an unparalleled journey through Earth's most breathtaking landscapes. Includes  Kathmandu, Syabru Besi, Lamahotel, Langtang, Kyanjingumba, Tholo Syabru, Sing Gumpa, and a return same way back  to Kathmandu. 


Langtang Valley Trekking price (cost):


Our package tour ensures reliability in terms of cost, itinerary, and overall experience. For Nepali citizens, the Langtang trek typically ranges from US$ 665to 875, and for foreigners, US$ 875 to 1085, variations depending on group size, service level, guide and porter services, transportation preferences, and accommodation category in Kathmandu. This cost estimation is subject to the types of trekking gear and accommodation preferences.

However, if you avoid Kathmandu sightseeing and exploration and want a Short route you could get a heavy discount on our Price.


Langtang Valley Trekking Altitude:


The Langtang  Valley trek starts from the bustling city of Kathmandu at an altitude of 1337 meters. From there, you'll aescend to Kyanjin Ri (4773m / 15655 ft), above sea level. Along the way, you'll see many famous viewpoints of Kyanging-Re reaching an altitude of Kyanjin Ri (4773m / 15655 ft), and Tserko Ri 5033 m/16,500 ft a meters. Finally, the trek culminates at High of Kyanjin Re.


Major villages of Langtang Valley Trekking:


Kathmandu, Trishuli, Betrawati, - Syabrubesi-Bambu -Lamahotel - Ghora Tabela - Thangshep -Langtang- Mundu- Kyanjing Gompa ,and same way back to Kathmandu via syabru Besi. completing the trek reflecting on their memorable journey through the diverse landscapes and cultural richness of the Langtang region. These villages are significant landmarks and offer scenic beauty and accommodation options along the  Langtang Gosaikunda Pass Trekking route.



Best Viewpoints Langtang Valley Trekking:


The Langtang Helambu trekking route has several breathtaking viewpoints offering panoramic Himalayan landscape vistas. Here are the main views along the trek:


Kyanjin Ri: A viewpoint near Kyanjin Gompa offering stunning 360-degree views of the Langtang Valley and surrounding peaks, including Langtang Lirung (7,227 meters) and Tserko Ri (5,033 meters). It's a popular spot for sunrise and sunset photography.

This viewpoints along the Langtang Gosaikunda Pass trekking route offer trekkers memorable opportunities to witness the grandeur of the Himalayas, immerse themselves in the natural beauty of alpine lakes and appreciate the cultural richness of the region's diverse landscapes.


Flora and Fauna Of Langtang Valley Trekking:


Langtang Helambu Trekking trail is a biodiversity hotspot, perfect for nature lovers. Lush forests in the lower regions house various bird species, including rhododendrons and bamboo. Alpine meadows greet you higher up with vibrant wildflowers. Look out for elusive wildlife like Himalayan Thars and snow leopards, and repanda while diverse birdlife, including the Himalayan Monal, adds to the experience. This trek offers a captivating glimpse into the Himalayan  and hilly region ecosystems, promising an unforgettable journey through nature's diversity.


Festivals and cultures in Langtang Valley Trekking:


You'll immerse yourself in vibrant festivals and cultural traditions along the  Langtang Valley Trekking route. The region, predominantly inhabited by ethnic groups like the Tamang and helmo and Sherpa, celebrates various festivals. 

specially they celebrates Buddhist festival However they celebrate Dashain, festival. typically in September or October, is a significant Hindu festival symbolizing the triumph of good over evil. Villages burst with colourful decorations, music, and dances as families gather for blessings and feasts.

Buddhist  festivals offer a unique and lifetime experience, as well as Nepalese himalayan  culture with the majestic beauty of the Himalayas.


Advantage book with Asiana Treks and tours:


Private transport for airport transfers to/from your hotel.

  • Trip briefing on Facebook and online if you love to connect.
  • Last minute booking at your hotel at a suitable time after your arrival.
  • Easy booking and reservation system.
  • Multi-channel communication via Email, WhatsApp, Facebook, Viber, Skyp  24/7 phone communication at +977-9851076270
  • Free excess luggage storage during the trek
  • Pulse oximeters for monitoring blood oxygen saturation at high altitudes to detect altitude sickness early
  • Medical kits along the trek and hot airbags are available in winter
  • Arrangement sleeping bags, duffel bags and down jackets, and walking pools if you don't have your own.

Notes: Please be aware that the itinerary may change due to weather or other factors, and we'll adjust it accordingly for the group's safety and enjoyment. We look forward to guiding you through the stunning landscapes of the Annapurna region and ensuring a memorable trekking experience.

Trek Booking:


Asiana Treks and Tours is the best and most trusted trek and tour company operator authorized by the Nepal government. We require a 10% advance payment to book your trip, and you'll need to send us a copy of your passport, photos, travel insurance, and flight details as soon as you book a tour with us. You can use bank transfer, or any other way like Western Union, or online via our website, which is easy. The remaining trip cost can be paid upon arrival in Nepal. We offer last min bookings, but changes may occur due to circumstances like bad weather. 


Transportation for Langtang Valley trekking:


We offer a range of flexible transportation options, including planes, helicopters, tourist buses, coasters, vans, 4HW jeeps, and cars tailored to our clients' specific needs, preferences, itineraries, and agreements. This ensures a comfortable and personalized travel experience. Private transportation will be provided for sightseeing in Kathmandu based on group size and requirements.

Local transportation is provided for the journey to and from Syabru Bensi while optional private transportation from Kathmandu to and from Syabru Bensi  could be provided at an additional cost, depending on the group size and wishes.


Trekking Start: 


Your Langtang valley Trek begins with a warm welcome in Kathmandu. As soon as you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, our dedicated team will be there to greet you. We'll then escort you to your hotel in a private vehicle, ensuring a comfortable and hassle-free start to your adventure, setting the tone for a memorable journey.

If you miss the regular trip briefing, don't worry. We'll provide it at a convenient time before departure, we'll then proceed to local bus, departing around 7 a.m. from Gangabu New bas park Kathmandu.

The package includes transportation by simple bus from Kathmandu to syabru Besi, offering a comfortable and scenic journey. However, if you prefer a comfortable van or Jeep have option, you can also a use a private vehicle for an additional cost, giving you the freedom to choose what suits you best.


Currency Exchange:


The Nepalese rupee is Nepali currency, and 1 USD is approximately 130 NPR. Only NPR is accepted in Nepal, so it's best to bring cash to facilitate transactions. Banks and ATMs in Kathmandu provide currency exchange services, but note that most banks prefer new, crisp notes


Guide and Porter Arrangement:


Our company, Asiana Treks and Tours, focuses on responsible tourism in Nepal. We make sure our guides and porters are well-trained in Trekking and mountaineering. They know a lot about the areas we go to, including geography, history, customs, and culture. We train them regularly in safety, first aid, and environmental conservation. We follow guidelines to treat our porters fairly, providing them with good pay, accommodation, and meals during treks. Our guides and porters are essential team members, and we appreciate their hard work. When you trek with us, you support ethical tourism in Nepal, making your trip meaningful and memorable.

Asiana Treks and Tours prioritizes your safety and enjoyment. Our knowledgeable guides, reliable equipment, and safety measures ensure a great trekking experience in Nepal.



Porter, Luggage, and extra Luggage storage: 


We cover the cost of porters for your luggage, but the maximum weight limit is 12 kg per person. Each porter carries luggage for two trekkers; please share a duffle bag with another. Our porters will carry up to 25 kg each. If you need a porter for yourself, we can arrange that. We also recommend carrying a small backpack for your valuables and important documents. You can leave extra luggage at our office for free and at a hotel in Kathmandu even in syabrubesi.


Accommodation:


Accommodation during the Langtang Valley Trek varies. Along the trekking route, you'll stay in guest houses, commonly known as teahouses. These basic lodges offer rooms, dining areas, and toilets. The quality of guest houses varies but remains affordable and convenient for trekkers. Rooms typically have twin or bunk beds and shared bathrooms, and blankets and pillows are provided. Our company can offer a sleeping bag if you don't have one. You'll spend nine nights in lodges along the trekking route and three nights in a hotel in Kathmandu. Some places and lodges have attached bathrooms, while others offer simple yet clean rooms with shared facilities. We can arrange a solo trekking service if you're traveling solo, but availability may be limited during peak season in some places. In Kathmandu, your hotel room will have excellent amenities, including TV, 24/7 hot water, electricity, and laundry service.



Meals during the trip:


Eating well is essential since the Langtang Helambu Trek takes you through the high Himalayas. You'll have plenty of nutritious meals in the trekking regions, although the options won't be as varied as in the cities. You'll get nineteen breakfasts, fifteen lunches, and sixteen dinners during the Trek. The menu includes local, Asian, and Western dishes, but it gets more straightforward as you climb higher. Try popular Nepali foods like lentils, rice, curry, dumplings, noodles, Spagaties, and many more. We highly recommend eating fresh vegetables and drinking liquids like green tea, lemon tea, hot lemon, ginger tea, and garlic soup, especially at high altitudes. While non-vegetarian options are available during the Trek, we suggest avoiding them for hygiene reasons. It's also best to steer clear of dairy, cheese, alcohol, caffeine, and hot chocolate. Personal expenses like alcoholic drinks and extra beverages at lodges or cafes aren't included in the package. 



Drinking water:


Nepal is the second country in the world regarding water sources after Brazil. According to the Nepal government, only 27% of people here have clean drinking water. You can buy mineral water in teahouses, but it is expensive; people prefer plastic bottles in some trekking areas. So, there are some safe drinking water stations where you can refill your bottle. However, we recommend carrying Steripen, iodine drops, water purification tablets for safe drinking, and refillable water bottles for boiled or filtered water. We strongly advise not to drink from taps, wells, and rivers in trekking areas. However, in all the city areas, Mineral water is available at a reasonable cost everywhere.


Extra Personal expenses:


While most expenses during the trek are covered, you'll need to spend money on accommodations and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Souvenirs, and additional beverages. We estimate about USD 10-20 per trekking day for miscellaneous expenses. Personal Expenses: 


Toilet Facilities in Langtang Valley Trekking:


Most teahouses have Western-style flush toilets during mountain treks, especially at lower elevations. But as you go higher, find simple squat toilets along the trails and teahouses at higher altitudes. These toilets usually have water or toilet paper, but it's a good idea to bring your toilet paper just in case. You can also use restrooms at nearby teahouses or find a private spot along the trekking routes.


Internet Connectivity:


While trekking in the Himalayan region of Nepal, connecting with your family and friends is also a good idea. You can find internet access at teahouses and lodges, but it might be extra minimal cost. The signal might be weak because of the remote location. You can also get internet access using a local SIM card and data packages available at Kathmandu airport or nearby shops in Thamel and Pokhara. You'll have a passport-sized photo and a copy of your passport to get a SIM card. It's a good idea to compare prices and data packages from telecom companies like Ncell and Nepal Telecom before buying. Knowing about teahouse connectivity. Our guide will suggest connections for you. 


Electricity voltage and plugs:


However, 95 % of Nepali people have access to electricity as of May 29, 2023. almost popular trekking routes, teahouses, and lodges have electricity. However, some isolated and solo trekking tea houses in the jungle don't have electricity; Most of these tea houses let travelers charge their devices for a small fee. The average electrical voltage in Nepal is 230 volts, with plug types like Type C, Type D, and Type M. Travellers should bring a suitable adapter and, if needed, a voltage converter for their electronic devices.


Communication:


The guest houses in the trekking regions have internet access. You could buy a SIM card at Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu and Pokhara. However, the signal may need to be more assertive at high altitudes. Our office keeps in touch with all trekking teams via the trek guide at least once daily to ensure everything goes as planned.


Trip Extension:


Suppose you have extra days in Nepal after the Trek. In that case, we can arrange a tour, overnight stay at Nagarkot Balthali or any other place around Kathmandu and Chitwan, jungle safari, paragliding, rafting, canyoning, or other treks. Do not hesitate to Inform us. We will create the best for you.


Trek Difficulty:


The Langtang valley Trek presents an easy moderate and challenging yet enriching adventure. Your enjoyment of the trip will largely depend on your level of fitness. We recommend building stamina at least two weeks before the trek. Activities include jogging, running, swimming, or taking long hikes for the journey ahead.

Completing this trek is achievable even if you're a beginner, although you must maintain a reasonable fitness level. Prior trekking experience can be advantageous, though it is optional. All you need is the readiness to hike steadily for 4-8 hours, navigating tricky terrain.

Suppose trekkers have pre-existing medical conditions, such as lung or heart diseases. In that case, they are advised to consult their physician before booking the trek to ensure their safety and well-being throughout the journey.


Trip Safety:


We highly give priority to your safety We provide experienced guides with first aid kits and necessary safety gear to ensure a safe hand. Our team monitors weather and trail conditions and takes precautions to avoid risks. Before starting the trek, we discuss the trip to provide a clear understanding and ensure a reliable experience.


Group & Private Treks:


We organize many group and private treks simultaneously, with discounts available for larger groups. Every group will have a trekking guide and porters; an assistant guide may be provided for larger groups. Our team ensures a safe and enjoyable trekking experience for all participants.


About solo traveler:


If you're a solo traveler, please contact us to confirm departure dates before booking. You can tell us via call, WhatsApp, or email. We have listed upcoming departure dates for your convenience. Feel free to share the trip details with friends and family.


Responsible Travel:


We prioritize responsible travel to minimize environmental impact and support local communities. We collaborate with organizations like the Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) to promote eco-friendly practices in trekking regions.


Gratitude:


Graduate or tipping is appreciated in Nepali culture and reflects the quality of service provided. You decide how much to tip, but we recommend tipping as a group at the end of the trip.


End of Trek:


On the 12 day, you'll take a local bus back to Kathmandu, which takes about six hours. Alternatively, you can take private transportation from Syabru Besi to Kathmandu for an extra cost. In the evening, we'll host a farewell dinner in Kathmandu.


Departure:


On the day of your departure flight, we'll come to pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport. We hope you enjoyed the Nepal trek and will consider returning for more adventures in Nepal.


Feedback:


After you complete the Langtang Valley Trek, we'll organize a farewell dinner in Kathmandu and present you with a trekking achievement certificate. After the dinner, you can provide feedback about the Trek on travel portals.


Last-Minute Booking:



If you can't book in advance, we offer last-minute bookings. Full payment is required 24 hours before departure. While we do our best to accommodate last-minute bookings, delays may occur due to unforeseen.


Special Note:  Please remember that sometimes unforeseen circumstances, such as inclement weather or unavailable lodging, may cause the schedule to be altered. Your trip guide will design a fresh schedule based on the group's interests in such circumstances. 





Important Note

Best Time to Travel Nepal:


Nepal is a country of differences with various landscapes, including towering mountain ranges, lush forests, and a vibrant cultural heritage. The best time to travel to Nepal depends on your preferences and the type of excursions or events you intend to participate in. Generally, Nepal has four distinct seasons, each with unique charms and challenges.


  1. Winter Season: Cold temperatures start in late November or early December, but clear skies suit budget travelers. Lower-elevation treks and skiing/snowboarding in ski resorts are popular activities.

  2. Spring Season: From late February 15 to Jun 15, warmer temperatures make it perfect for Trekking. Rhododendrons bloom, adding to the scenic beauty. Celebrations like Holi and Buddha Jayanti occur during this time.

  3. Summer Season: Monsoon rains from June 15 to August make trekking challenging, but it's a great time to experience lush greenery and agriculture. Ideal for peace seekers and cultural tours of cities accessible by road.

  4. Autumn Season: September to November is Nepal's best time for Trekking and outdoor activities. Clear skies, pleasant temperatures, and festivals like Dashain Tihar and Chhat make this period ideal for experiencing Nepali culture.


  1. Sunrise and sunset in Langtang Valley Trekking. 


  1. Here are approximate sunrise and sunset time rounds of the year; however, please always check local sources or weather apps for the most accurate and current information before planning your trek . Each season offers unique experiences during the Langtang Valley Trek. Spring brings mild weather and blooming rhododendrons, while summer provides lush vegetation despite the monsoon. Autumn features clear skies and vibrant festivals, and winter offers snowy peaks with fewer crowds. However Langtang Vally trek have not specific view points and Tower but still see from some places nice sunrise and sunset along the trail.


Weather Conditions of Langtang ValleyTrekking:


Spring temperatures range from 12 to -5 degrees Celsius from March to May. Summer temperatures range between 18 and -3 degrees Celsius from June to August. Autumn, the peak season, has temperatures from 29 to -11 degrees Celsius. Winter brings snow and temperatures from 9.3 to -20 degrees Celsius. However according to government and metrologist Monsoon start from June 13 and end at October 2.

Our destination experiences four distinct seasons – summer, spring, autumn, and winter. Summer, also known as the rainy season, is characterized by frequent rainfalls and muddy terrain, which can affect certain outdoor activities. On the other hand, spring brings low rain, clear skies, and vibrant nature with blooming flowers. Prepare for harsh weather and extremely low temperatures in winter, making the trek more challenging. However, the sight of the snow-covered trail will be rewarding.These weather patterns can help you plan your activities and pack according to your wishes.


Entry and exit requirements at the Tribhuban International Airport in Nepal:


Upon arrival at the entry point of Tribhuvan Nepal, all baggage undergoes declaration and clearance through customs. Passengers arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) without access to goods may proceed through the Green Channel for swift clearance without luggage checks.


Before departing Nepal, it is crucial to possess a valid visa and passport. If your Visa has expired, you must extend it before being permitted to leave. Please note that the Immigration office at Tribhuvan International Airport is not authorized and allowed to extend visas.


About Visa requirements:


To visit Nepal, you need a valid passport and a visa. You can quickly get an arrival visa at entry points or Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport. However, some people need a permit before they come, so it's good to check with the nearest Nepalese embassy.

Some nationalities that don't get visas from immigration entry points in Nepal are Nigeria, Iraq, Ghana, Afghanistan, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Palestine, and Ethiopia.


Types of visas, as in the table below: 


Fifteen days, 30 days, or 90 days. The cost varies from $30 to $125 depending on how long you want to stay. You can pay in US dollars or other significant currencies, sometimes even Nepalese rupees.

If you're coming for business, you can get a suitable visa for up to 5 years. The fee depends on how much money you're investing. If you invest less than 10 million Nepalese rupees, it's $35 per month, $400 per year, or $1000 for five years. If you invest more, the fees are lower; if you invest more than 100 million Nepalese rupees, you don't have to pay any fees.

People from SAARC countries get a free 30-day visa. Indians don't need a visa, but they must show ID, like a passport or citizenship card. Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months. And it's a good idea to have travel insurance which covers medical treatment and emergency evacuation.

Some places in Nepal require a separate permit to visit. 



Tims and Permit for Langtang Valley Trekking :



TIMS and permits are compulsory to travel to the Langtang region or visit the Langtang Valley Trekking permits include the TIMS card and the Langtang National Park  permit. You can get these permits in Kathmandu from registered trekking companies according to amendment Rule of Nepal Government

The Langtang National Park permits foreigners 3000 Rs per person, which is $26$ in equivalent.

The TIMS card is 2000 Rs Per person (USD 17). in equivalent.

The Langtang National Park permit for Indians is 1500 RS per person, and the TIMS is 600 RS per person.



Travel Insurance:



Asiana Treks and Tours strongly advises our valuable clients to have travel insurance that protects adventurous activities at high altitudes above 5,000 m. This comprehensive coverage, which includes accidents and emergency help, will provide you with the peace of mind you need during your high-altitude adventure.

However, you can get this insurance online from different companies. Here are some popular Insurance company choices for Langtang Gosaikunda Pass Trekking.


USA and Canada: Tugo, United Health Care, World Nomad, Blue Cross.


Australia and New Zealand: Fast Cover, Allianz Australia.


Singapore: Ergo, World Nomad Explore plan level 3.


Europe: Europe Assistance, Austrian Alpine Club, Allianz Europe.


India: ICICI Lombard


But make sure the policy covers trekking up to 5985,000 m altitude. These are just suggestions, so the policies and what they cover might vary. It's best to contact these insurers directly to ask about what they offer before you buy anything.



High Altitude Sickness and Acclimatisation:



Altitude sickness is common among hikers in Nepal's Himalayan Region. It happens when the body doesn't get enough oxygen at higher elevations, causing headaches and dizziness. Acclimatization is essential to prevent this. It means gradually getting used to higher altitudes by resting, drinking fluids, and ascending slowly. Spending an extra day at lower elevations before going higher is the best way to avoid altitude sickness. Hydration is the main issue during Trekking to prevent dehydration, which can worsen altitude sickness. Drinking plenty of water, tea, and soup can help. Trekkers can also take medicines like acetazolamide or dexamethasone to relieve symptoms. However, it's best to consult a doctor first. Proper acclimatization techniques are like "climb high, sleep low, and please keep in mind that during your trek, you should always stay hydrated, which would reduce the risk of altitude sickness. Booking with an experienced guide can ensure you get the right advice and help during your trek.


Fitness and Training:


Trekking and climbing in Nepal's Hilly region and high-terrain Himalayas require physical fitness and training for a safe journey. Trekking involves walking long distances, sometimes for hours daily, over different terrain and at high altitudes. To build stamina and prepare the body, it's best to start fitness activities a few months before the trip, including cardio, strength, and endurance training. Your journey to Nepal can be safe and successful with physical fitness, training, and preparation. Be aware of the risks and challenges, and take necessary safety measures for a fun and secure trip.


Packing Check list:


When planning a trip to Nepal, packing the right gear is crucial for a successful journey, which includes clothing, equipment, and accessories tailored to your trek and the time of year. If you're trekking, pack light unless you're hiring a porter. Consider renting or buying gear in Nepal to save space. Ensure your equipment is high-quality and in good condition to avoid problems in the mountains. Take our suggestions to prepare your baggage correctly. Lastly, double-check the weather forecast and ensure you have all the necessary items for a safe and comfortable trip.



Typical day In Langtang Valley Trekking:



Each day of the Trek brings new experiences as you explore different places, enjoy breathtaking landscapes, and converse with locals to learn more about their customs and culture. Our guides will provide information about the places you visit. Trekking usually starts around 7-8 am, depending on the distance to cover and the terrain. We'll stop for lunch after about three hours of Trekking, usually on the way to our destination for the day. After lunch, you'll have an hour to rest before continuing the Trek. The afternoon trek is shorter, and once we reach our destination, you'll have time to explore until it gets dark. Dinner is served around 6-7 pm, followed by a briefing from your trek leader about the next day's plan. Afterward, you can relax and entertain yourself with games or learn Nepali words from



About the sensitive zone in Langtang Valley Trekking:


There are several risky areas to be cautious of during the Langtang Gosaikunda Pass Trek, also known as the Langtang Helambu Trek. These include:


Steep Ascent Near Ghoratabala: This section involves a steep climb that can be challenging, particularly in adverse weather conditions such as snowfall or heavy rains.


Climb and Descent from Kyanjin Ri: The ascent to Kyanjin Ri and the subsequent descent require careful navigation, especially during slippery conditions.


Steep Descent in Some Parts: Throughout the trek, steep descents require caution, especially when conditions are slippery and person who have knees problem


These areas deserve risks, particularly during winter and March when snowfall or heavy rainfall can make trails slippery and unstable. It's crucial to have the right gear and the presence of experienced guides who are familiar with the terrain and can navigate these sections safely. Travelers venturing without guides or adequate information have encountered difficulties, and tragically, some have lost their lives while trekking in similar regions like Annapurna Base Camp. Safety precautions, proper gear, and awareness of weather conditions are essential for a safe and enjoyable trekking experience in the Langtang Gosaikunda Pass area.

Trip Itinerary

Arrive at the Tribhuwan international airport where you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel. This day is simply an arrival day and there will be no any organized activities. So, you will have some free time to relax or walk around for local sights. A pre-departure meeting will be held early evening and you will be introduced with your trekking guide. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu

Today after breakfast, we start a guided sightseeing to major historical and religious sites in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites that include the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhists shrine (Buddhanath) which is one of the largest Stupas in the world. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu

We start our overland journey about 7 AM in the morning heading north out of Kathmandu through scenic foothills to Syabrubesi. The first part of your drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth. The path moves along the blacktopped road. During the rainy season, the road is sometimes blocked due to landslides. Overnight at lodge

Today is our first trekking day through Bamboo (1960m.). Some of the places make ascents and descents. At the end the trail is easy and level to the Lama Hotel. En route if we are lucky we can see red pandas, bears and monkeys. Overnight at lodge

Leaving Lama hotel we head for Langtang village. At Ghora Tabela the trail emerges from the forest. While walking here, we will catch a glimpse of flora and fauna. Once there was a Tibetan resettlement project, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer. We can visit a monastery on the way to Langtang. Overnight at lodge.

Today you climb slowly through small villages and Yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Overnight at lodge

This day is reserved for rest and to explore the surrounding area. You will visit the Kyangjin monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m), directly at the rear of the village for a breathtaking panorama of the Langtang peaks or We can make day trip to Tseguri as well. Overnight at lodge

From Kyangjin, we retrace our trekking route following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch we continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel. Overnight at lodge

We start our trekking descending to land slide area and the route separates from here to the Syabru Besi, we will follow the upper route all the way. From here we will enjoy spectacular views of Langtang Lirung (7245m.), Tibetan Himal ranges. We enjoy the last night celebration with our trekking crew. Overnight at lodge

We wake up early and have a last breakfast in the lodge. Then we catch a bus to Kathmandu via same route. It takes 6-7 hours to get to Kathmandu valley. Arrival in Kathmandu your guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the time you can simply relax at the hotel or explore the local area.



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Langtang Valley Trekking

Includes

    • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel
    • Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara in the 3-star category with breakfast
    • Half-day Kathmandu sightseeing with an English/ any other foreign language-speaking city guide
    • Land transportation Kathmandu- Pokhara-Kathmandu
    • Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit
    • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System
    • An experienced and first aid trained license holder accompanying trekking guide
    • Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter for 2 persons, one porter carries 25 KG.)
    • Meals, insurance, salary, equipment, accommodation, transportation of our trekking crew
    • Tea House accommodation on a twin or multi-sharing basis during the trek
    • Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges)
    • Farewell dinner

Doesn't Include

    • Nepal entry visa,your Travel/Medical insurance.
    • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Hot shower while on trek
    • Single supplements in hotels except for solo trekking service
    • Bar bills and laundry,and battery Charges( Available during trek with Extra cost)
    • Optional trips not specified in the itinerary
    • Personal trekking equipment and drinks (including tea)
    • Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency
    • Donations to the local organization.
    • Tipping to Guide and Porter.

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Equipment List

Clothing:
  • Lightweight, moisture-wicking base layers
  • Insulating layers (fleece or down jacket)
  • Waterproof and windproof jacket
  • Waterproof and breathable pants
  • Trekking pants (convertible to shorts are convenient)
  • Quick-drying T-shirts
  • Thermal socks
  • Waterproof and insulated gloves
  • Warm hat and sun hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
Footwear:
  • Comfortable, broken-in trekking boots
  • Gaiters (optional but can be useful in snow or rain)
Backpack:
  • Large backpack (50-70 liters) for carrying personal gear
  • Daypack (20-30 liters) for daily essentials during trekking
Sleeping Gear:
  • Sleeping bag suitable for low temperatures (rated for at least -10°C or lower)
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional for added warmth and hygiene)

Trekking Gear:
  • Trekking poles for stability
  • Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries
  • Water purification tablets or water filter
  • Refillable water bottles or a hydration system
  • Duct tape or repair kit for gear
Health and Hygiene:
  • First aid kit with basic medications (consult with a healthcare professional)
  • Personal medications and prescriptions
  • Hand sanitizer and wet wipes
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Sunscreen with high SPF
  • Lip balm with UV protection
  • Personal hygiene items
Electronics:
  • Camera or smartphone for capturing memories
  • Power bank and charging cables
  • Travel adapter for electrical outlets
Climbing Gear (if attempting higher peaks):
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Harness
  • Helmet
Documents and Permits:
  • Passport and necessary permits
  • Travel insurance
  • Passport-sized photos
Miscellaneous:
  • Snacks and energy bars
  • Trekking map and guidebook
  • Whistle
  • Multi-tool or knife
  • Cash (local currency) and credit cards
  • Lightweight and compact daypack for exploring around base camps

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