Langtang valley trek, a mind-blowing natural beauty which has made this trekking in Nepal, one of the cherished trek among many other trails. Langtang valley is also popular for the wild and tranquil landscape it possesses. Despite the easy accessibility from the Kathmandu, you might get shocked to see the remote condition of the valley. And this remoteness has been an appeal for the entire Tourist who visits this area. Another main attraction of this valley is the sky-piercing mountains and the glaciers. Nonetheless, a walk through the pine forest, Rhododendron, and Bamboo forest can be an invigorating experience.
Langtang Valley Trek starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi. From Syabrubesi, we make our way to Lama Hotel along the forests of bamboo. We further walk through the forests of bamboo, pine, and rhododendron to Langtang village. In this trek, we will be walking inside the Langtang National Park. Therefore, the trek can be a wonderful opportunity to encounter some wildlife that lies within. By luck, we might be able to see red Panda but the chance is rare as the animal itself.
At Langtang village, we can enjoy the lifestyle of people residing in that area. It can be an opportunity to get some insights on people, their culture, custom and religious insight. The people residing in these areas are mostly Buddhist. The influence of Buddhism can be predicted from the prayer flags, Chortens, mani walls and gompas in those areas. Cheese factory and Kyangjin gompa are two popular must-visit places in Langtang village. The hike up to Chokari Ri for stunning views of mountains and icefalls is always worth it. From the top, you can see some glorifying views of Ganjala, Ganesh Himal Langtang Lirung, Manaslu, Tserko Ri and Langsisa Ri.
In short, Langtang Valley Trek is a trek full of liveliness. It is an easy trek that lets you rejoice the wild and tranquil form of nature along with mountains, valleys, and icefalls. The opportunity to ascend Kyangjin Ri offers 360-degree views of Langtang range. Apart from natural glories, Langtang valley trek is also a journey that will acknowledge you on people, mountainous lifestyle, their unique culture and custom.
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal Entry visa fees
- Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in cities
- Airfare from your country to Nepal.
- Snacks, soft drink during the trek.
- Personal trekking equipment is not provided by HET
- Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff
- Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the planned itinerary
Regarding your arrival
As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter into Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.
Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check-in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.
We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay in the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses is on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.
Meals and Drinking water facility
The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.
If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in the airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day on the website of Nepal Rastra Bank.
Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.
Import and Export during the travel
You can import some duty-free items prescribed by the Customs Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes, and 50 cigars. Also, you can also bring a laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential to you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.
High altitude sickness
Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes of high altitude sickness. It may be due to the lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.