Langtang Trekking FAQs
Where is Langtang Mountain?
Langtang Mountain is located on the north side of Kathmandu valley. It lies between Nepal and China border.
Do I need permits for Langtang Trek? How much does the permit cost?
Yes, you have to get a permit unless you are Nepali citizen to trek in Langtang region but still, it does not require any special trekking permit. The entry permit costs around 1500 rupees ($15) per person.
What is the Physical requirement for Langtang region trek?
Trekking in Langtang region is suitable for almost all people with moderate fitness. It does not need any prior experience and running, walking, and swimming are the fitness activities to get involved in the excursion. If you are suffering from any diseases or have any health issues you should consult with your doctor before considering to trek. It is normal to face little problems before being fully acclimatized.
How will we be traveling on the whole trip?
According to the size of your groups, it differs. The vehicles will be small and light so that it can be handled easily and safely through the narrow roads of Nepal. It can be a car, minibus, land cruiser, van.
When is the best time for this trek?
Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May), these are the best season to go on a trek in Everest Region. The sky is clear at this time, and you will get to see panoramic views of Langtang Mountains.
Will I be able to use ATM and credit cards during the trip?
Yes, you will be able to use ATM and Credit Cards during the trip. You can use ATM Card in Kathmandu valley and major cities, it’s better to have cash.
How hard is Langtang Region Trekking?
Trekking in Langtang region is considered moderate in difficulty level, but still, a good level of fitness is required to complete the trek. As long as you are physically fit and possess sound health, you can go on this trek. We have a flexible route with enough acclimatization and rest days before heading towards higher elevation.
How long is Langtang Region Trek?
Trekking period in Langtang Region depends on the trail you choose to go on. It can be 6 days short as well as more than 13 days long. The most popular 6 days trek goes by Langtang Gosinkunda Treks which offers holistic Lake Gosinkunda of the mountains of Annapurna Ranges, Ganesh Himal and many more. We offer different days packages to trek around the Langtang region.
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What are the most popular trekking routes in the Langtang region?
There are different routes in Langtang region to trek, some of the popular trekking routes are:
- Tamang Heritage Trek
- Short Gosainkunda Lake Trek
- Langtang Valley Trek - 10 days
- Langtang Circuit Trek
- Gosainkunda Lake pass Trek
What to expect during the trek to Langtang Region?
Langtang region is the nearest trekking destination which lies in the southern side of Kathmandu valley which includes the Langtang national park. It consists of peaceful trekking trails with fewer trekkers comparative to the Annapurna and Everest regions. Langtang region is famous for ethnic Tamang community where you can explore the Ganesh Himal and holiest lake in the world Gosinkunda. Along with that to you view the massif of snowcapped peaks and rhododendron forest. The monastery of Kyangin Gumba and Tserkoo Ri is the major highlight of this region. Depending on your luck you can witness the wildlife of this region including, Black Beer, Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, Rhesus Monkey and Langur. As well as we can find the different species of the birds during your peaceful trek through the cold water river, jungle, rocks and glacier too.
How are the Tea Houses and Lodge along the route to Langtang?
The flow of trekkers and mountaineers are increased rapidly in the route of Langtang, which has brought enormous improvement in lodging there. There are many nice, cozy and well-furnished rooms available with the delicious food menu and great hospitality in the tea houses and lodges.
How is Langtang region trek compared to other Himalaya Trek?
Trekking in Langtang region is considered moderate. The altitude increases with daily ascent above 3,000 m to 4,000 m high.
Is there are any risk of getting altitude sickness?
Yes, there are risks of getting altitude sickness, as you will be trekking above 3000 m. It depends on the person, how he/she is going to react to altitude regardless of their fitness and experience. Therefore, it is recommended that you should know about altitude sickness and its symptoms beforehand. You can consult with doctors on high altitude sickness before leaving for the trek.
Is there Wi-Fi on the trek?
Since you will be in the mountainous region, Wi-Fi and phone network might not work everywhere or for many days. However, most of the guesthouses offer Wi-Fi for free or for a little charge. It is better not to rely on the internet and enjoy your trip.
I have not done any trekking before, can I trek in the Annapurna region?
If you had not done trekking before then, this region will be best for the startups which are the moderate level of trekking.