• Mar 20, 2020
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7 days Langtang Trek is the most beautiful and closest trek available near Kathmandu. Located on the northern side of Kathmandu, it attracts visitors from all around the world.

Trekkers come here to walk over the off-beaten and less crowded routes. 7 Days Langtang Trek is a beautiful one week adventure in the serene and peaceful Langtang area.

Langtang Trek 7 Days takes you through the dense and green forests of Bamboo and Rhododendron. Plus, you will cross some fast flowing and sounding rivers and streams at some point of the trek. The tracks will guide you through the dense settlements of the Tamang tribes. The tribe that is highly influenced by the Tibetan culture. Having the zoomed view of the Tamang’s lifestyle, culture and tradition is the main attraction of the entire Langtang Trek.

The trek will take you higher to the altitude of Kyanjing Gompa(3870m) to enjoy the breathtaking views of Mt. Langtang(7,245m) and its neighboring peaks. With every step forward, you will find the mountains coming nearer and nearer. If you rotate your head there, you will find yourself amid paradise.

The mountains view from here is familiar to any of the other high altitude treks in Nepal. But one thing makes a difference here, Pasture lands. Langtang valley is gifted with the large green pasture lands all over and down the hills. And, the yaks grazing over there views like a dreamland. The excellent views of the vast pastures and mountains in the background make this place photogenic.

This trek will be the best thing that ever happened to you. The Langtang region was highly destroyed by the massive earthquake of 2015. Since then, the villages are in the re-establishment process. On your way, you will definitely experience some scars from the deadly Earthquake. And with your visit, the village and people will rise above to host you. The more number of tourists to these places will blossom new flowers there in the yards of the villagers.

If you are here after searching “Best off the beaten tracks in Nepal”. You are in the right place, Langtang Trek is the best off the beaten track. Come and spoil the unexplored beauty of the Langtang region.

This article will guide you through all the major information about Langtang Trek 7 Days Itineraries. Go through it and remember us for any further queries. Happy Reading!

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Why do 7 Days Langtang Trek?

Langtang Trek 7 days

  • To enjoy scenic ride both ways from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi
  • To explore the less-toured Langtang stretch
  • To cross the valley of glaciers, Langtang Valley
  • To take an insight into Tibetan influenced Tamang culture and lifestyle
  • To enjoy the sight of awe-inspiring views of Langtang, Langtang-II, Ganesh Himal
  • To tour around Buddhist monasteries, Gompas and Mani walls
  • To walk through the diverse forests of Langtang region
  • To reach Kyanjing Gompa(3870m), the highest point of the trek

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Scenic ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi(1462m) | Time: 7 to 8 hrs

It will be the day to embark on the Langtang Trek 7 Days journey. You’ll sit on a comfortable bus seat for 7 to 8hrs by enjoying the scenic bus ride. The view includes beautiful hills and mountains above and fast-flowing rivers down the highway. And this way you’ll land yourself at the gateway of Langtang Region Treks, Syabrubesi. First thing first, you’ll do the check-in at the lodge of Syabrubesi. Later, get some fresh air and view by walking around the Syabrubesi

Overnight: Syabrubesi

Accommodation: Lodge

Day 02: Hike from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel(2420m) | Time: 6 to 7 hrs

Eat tight breakfast today, as you’ll kick-off the first trek day of 7 Days Langtang Trek. You’ll start walking by going along with the Langtang River. Then cross the shaking suspension bridge over the river to reach the other side of the river. The continuous ascend and descend will start from here on. Then the climb takes you to Bamboo(1960m) where you will walk over the forests of Bamboo and Rhododendrons.

This bamboo forest also inhabits fauna like martens, monkeys, red pandas and mountain black bears. Thereafter, you will ascend towards Rimche(2400m), a settlement with few houses. And moving further you will reach your final destination of the first trek day, Lama Hotel(2420m).

Overnight: Lama Hotel

Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House

Day 03: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village(3307m) | Time: 6 to 7 hrs

The second day of 7 Days Langtang Trek itinerary involves a good climb. Starting with the steep forest walk, you'll get to the edge of the Langtang River. Then you’ll arrive at Gumanechok, a horse stable. Then walking over the beautiful grazing land of Yaks which is never enough. Alongside this, the view of the Mt. Langtang(7246m) is always at the backdrop, all day long.

Further on, you’ll touch down several watermills and prayer wheels before arriving at Langtang village. The Langtang village(3307m) is a major settlement for the Tibetan influenced Tamang culture. Flat roof beautiful houses are all over the place and the fields of wheat, buckwheat, barley occupies the rest of the place. You can pass your time by revolving around the village and observe the lifestyle of the Tamang’s.

Overnight: Langtang Village

Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House

Day 04: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjing Gompa(3870m) |Time: 3 to 4hrs

Kyanjing Gompa is the highest reach of this entire 7 Days Langtang Trek. Today, you’ll have to carry a water bottle alongside and drink it regularly to avoid any symptoms of the Altitude sickness. Kyanjing Gompa trails are the most beautiful, over the yak pastures land and very near to the Mt. Langtang, Mt Ganchempo. Also, you will pass via the Chortens and large mani walls. If you are a cheese lover, this place can be heaven for you.

The Kyanjing area is famous for its Yak milk made Cheese and Curd. Have cheese as much as you can and also pack it for home. The Kyanjing Gompa is in the midst of the beautiful high altitude valley, surrounded by the big hills and mountains. Other than mountain views, this area provides a bright display of Buddhist culture and art. Here you can also explore and have insight into the mixed Tibetan-Tamang culture.

Overnight: Kyanjing

Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House

Day 05: Trek back to Lama Hotel(2500m) from Kyanjing Gompa| Time: 6 to 7hrs

Fifth-day was the end of the one-way Langtang Trek.  From this day, you will march back for the home return, so at first, you’ll trek back to Lama Hotel(2500m). After the morning visit of Kyanjing Gompa, you’ll start to fall back by retracing the route towards Lama Hotel.

Passing via the same route of Langtang village, Horse stable, and Langtang river, you’ll arrive back at Lama Hotel. If you have missed earlier views of these palaces, this return trek is the time for exploration. Most of today's track will be descending, enjoy the views, and fall thoroughly.

Overnight: Lama Hotel

Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House

Day 06: Trek back to Syabrubesi(1462m) from Lama Hotel | Time: 4 to 5hrs

Langtang Trek 7 daysThis will be the last trekking day of the entire Langtang Trek. Fall down just the way you want to, by resting, by interacting with locals or by enjoying the scenic landscapes and mountains. It will be the shortest trek day of 7 days Langtang Trek itinerary, which takes only 4 to 5 hours of walk.

Re-walking on the earlier footprints of your shoes you will reach Syabrubesi. If you are tired of rural life and want to reach Kathmandu as soon as possible, you have the option. The option to book the private jeep/car and reach Kathmandu within 5 to 6 hrs. But, if you want more of the village life, rest at the lodge and stroll around. Make sure this is the last day and get most of it.

Overnight: Syabrubesi

Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House

Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu from Syabrubesi | Time: 7 to 8hrs

After having the last rural but delicious breakfast at Syabrubesi, you’ll hop on the bus to Kathmandu. The bus will also retrace the same road to reach Kathmandu. The window views will soothe you after the tiring 7 days Langtang Trek. And after 8 hrs of scenic bus travel, you will once again join the busy streets of Kathmandu. Later in the evening, you can enjoy some good music and food hangouts around Thamel. And before bedtime, you will recall all the moments of the 7 days Langtang Trek.

Overnight: Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel

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Best Time for 7 Days Langtang Trek

Just like every other trek in Nepal, Spring and Autumn are the two best times for Langtang Trek 7 days. The skies are much clearer, providing beautiful views of the mountains and landscapes of the Langtang region. And, the weather is also stable and ideal during these seasons, which is the demand of every trekker. Let's look at each of the seasons:

Autumn | Months: September, October, November | Remark: Best Time

Circumstances

  • The Mild and moderate climate
  • Less-crowded routes
  • No or low rainfalls
  • Dry trails
  • Unobstructed mountain views
  • Clear and washed surrounding by the Monsoon rains
  • Season of the big Nepalese festivals i.e., Dashain, Tihar

Spring | Months: March, April, May | Remark: Best Time

Circumstances

  • Favorable climate for trekking
  • Less-crowded trails
  • Dry trails
  • Mixed vibes of Winter and Spring season
  • Green and dense forests
  • Stunning undisturbed mountain views
  • Seasons of the flower i.e., Rhododendron

So, the months of Autumn and Spring are the best time around for the Langtang Trek 7 Days. With the perfect climatic conditions, the Langtang Trek will be a memorable experience for you. If interested in the 7 Days Langtang Trek in Spring and Autumn seasons, you can contact us, Index Adventure, we have the best package for you.

Winter | Months: December, January, February | Remark: Difficult but possible with precaution

Circumstances

  • Cold weather
  • Snowfall seasons
  • Icy and wet trails
  • Strong winds
  • Extreme temperature

But also

  • Best snow-capped mountain views
  • Snowy terrain views
  • Chilly Mornings and Evenings
  • Emptier trails
  • Easily available accommodations

Experienced trekkers mostly prefer Langtang Trek in the winter season. Their experience sounds loud at any harsh climatic conditions. But non-experienced can also do this venture in winter with the proper guidance of a Trekking company. If you are interested in the Langtang Trek 7 days in winter, contact us, Index Adventure.

Summer/ Monsoon | Months: June, July, August | Remark: Most challenging and Risky

Circumstances

  • Wet trails
  • Periodic Rainfalls
  • Harsh weather
  • Leeches around the trails
  • Empty routes
  • Hot and humid days

But also

  • Rain-washed views of the forest and terrain
  • Clear peak views after the rainfall
  • Farming season to observe the farm fields

Any of the trekkers hardly prefer Langtang trek in the summer season, but it is possible. You can go for Langtang Trek 7 days either in the early-July or late-August. During these times, the rainfall will be less than the other months of the summer seasons. You can have the summer trekking experience in those months. With proper packing and precautions, the Summer trek to Langtang valley is viable.

Here are some tips for the Langtang Trek in summer:

  • Pack rain gears like raincoat, waterproof clothes, etc
  • Carry Insect repellent creams
  • Carry sun gears like a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses for the hotter days
  • Pick the shoe that helps to walk over the slippery and wet trails
  • Check the weather and temperature before the trek

If interested in Langtang Trek 7 days during Summer, Contact us, Index Adventure. We will ensure your safety and enjoyment.

The difficulty level of Langtang Trek 7 Days Itinerary

Well, you may have the question about the difficulty level of Langtang trek. Don't worry; We have the answer. Langtang trek is rated as the moderate-level trek. The average level of fitness will be enough for the Langtang Trek.

The trails are shaped upward and downward, as you will have to regularly ascend and descend. You don't need to be an experienced hiker with various skills. This Langtang Trek can be the best trek to start if you are an amateur.

You’ll have to walk 4 to 6 hours on the trekking days. No hurry, you can take deep breaths and rests while walking. The views will make you forget the tiredness and fatigue. Also, you will be scaling the height of Kyanjing Gompa(3870m) as the highest reach.

7 Days Langtang Trek is not regarded as the high altitude in face of the other high altitude treks like Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek. With regular rest and hydration, you will not face any problems regarding Altitude sickness.

Hence, 7 Days Langtang Trek Itinerary is the perfect trek package for you to explore the culture and natural beauty of the Langtang region. This moderate trek is possible with the average level of fitness. So, pack your bag and come join us on this adventure.

Permits You Will Need for Langtang Trek 7 Days Itinerary

You will need two permits for the Langtang Trek 7 days: TIMS and Langtang National Park Permit.

Trekkers Information Management System(TIMS) card:

It is the card that every trekker before any trekking has to acquire. This card ensures information about the trekkers. It guarantees the safety and security of the visitors. The information is managed in a database and made accessible in the case of accidents and calamities. This TIMS card costs USD 10.

Langtang National Park Permit:

There is a provision of the entry permit to enter any national park or conservation area of Nepal. Langtang National Park is the restricted site of the Langtang region. The region enriched with diversified floras and faunas. You have to pay around USD 30 for the Langtang National Park permit.

We will get these permits for you, all you have to do is to join us, Index Adventure, for Langtang Trek 7 Days.

Equipment List for 7 Days Langtang Trek

Langtang Trek 7 daysLangtang Trek is very different from other popular treks in Nepal. Popular treks like Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Mardi Himal Trek are the high altitude treks and require some heavy backpack. But, Langtang trek does not involve much of high altitude treks. The lower altitude trek means the weather is moderate and mild.

Hence, the equipment list of 7 Days Langtang Trek Itinerary should not to be heavy; just a few things can work here. The complete breakdown of the equipment list for Langtang Trek is as below:

For Head:

  • Buffs
  • Scarfs
  • Earplugs
  • Sun Hat
  • Warm Hat
  • Sunglasses(UV protected)

For Body:

  • Fleece Jacket
  • Down Jacket
  • Trekking shorts
  • Hiking pants/trousers
  • Hiking shirts/pullovers
  • Multiple thermal layers
  • Waterproof/Windproof jackets and pants
  • Breathable underwears/undergarments

For Hand:

  • Water/windproof inner gloves
  • Water/windproof outer gloves

For Feet:

  • Sandals
  • Gaiters
  • Sport shoes
  • Trekking socks
  • Trekking boots
  • Finger/toe warmer

Others:

  • First-Aid kit
  • Lip Balm
  • Cold Cream
  • Power Bank
  • Day bag
  • Insect repellent
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Trekking stick
  • Quick-drying towel
  • Camera and extra batteries
  • Rain gears- Raincoat, bag cover
  • Toilet essentials: soap, shampoo, toilet papers

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