What to expect during Langtang Valley Trek?
Langtang Valley Trek is a wonderful trek that presents the rich cultural heritage of Tamang people along with several glaciers and Himalayan mountain views. Traversing through mesmerizing valleys, you will explore the diverse vegetation and ancient monasteries. Mountains like Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Dorje Lakpa (6,990m), Langtang Ri (6,370m) and Langtang Lirung (7,245m), etc enhance the trail.
How long is Langtang Trek?
Langtang Trek can range from 7 days to 14 days or even more than that. We are offering you 13 days adventurous journey to the Langtang region. Read our tailor-made section to know more about designing an itinerary as per your need.
Why go on Langtang Valley Trek with us?
We are very experienced trekkers and climbers mapped numerous Himalayan trails of Nepal and still in process. While traveling with us, you will be guided by active trekkers. Our years of expertise will help you reach your destination and return without having any problem. We are well-known with all the circumstances that may arise during the trek and are well-prepared for it.
Langtang Valley Trek map
Langtang Valley Trek map offers a pictorial view of the trail. The map shows all the villages, you will pass through during the trek, and places, you stay overnight. Moreover, you will also see major mountains and maps marked on the map to help you not miss out on any fascinating views or places.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
Langtang Valley Trekking is a high altitude trek that means there are chances of altitude sickness. However, as the elevation increases at a constant pace, you will have enough time to acclimatize. We are aware of altitude sickness and its consequences. Therefore, our itinerary is designed including enough rest days in between the trek.
Read below to know more in detail about altitude sickness symptoms & preventive measures:-
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Langtang Valley Trek difficulty
Langtang Valley Trek is an easy to moderate level trek. The best thing about this trek is that altitude increases gradually at a constant pace. This helps to avoid altitude sickness. On a daily basis, you walk for around 5 to 6 hours. The trail can get steep, rocky, and forested on the way. Anyone can go on this trek because you do not need to have prior trekking experience.
Best time to go to Langtang Valley Trek
Like any other treks, March to May- Spring, and October to November- Autumn is the most preferable time to go on Langtang Valley Trek 13 Days. During Spring, thousands of flowers enhance the entire region, whereas autumn carries a zest of chillness in the air along with making the region ready for greeting winter.
Likewise, Winter (December to February) and Monsoon (June to September) are not so good time of the year to go on Langtang Valley Trekking. Heavy rainfall makes the trail slippery and vies unclear, whereas winter brings the intense cold with itself.
Accommodation during Langtang Valley Trek
On Langtang Valley Trek 13 Days, you stay overnight in a guesthouse, which is run by local families. The rooms are like any other room you will find in the house of a local family. This makes you experience the lifestyle of locals here. Talking more about the room, it generally comes on a twin-sharing basis with little furniture, bed, blanket, and pillow. Also, washrooms are generally common.
Food & Water on Langtang Valley Trek
You will have meals as per the menu of the guesthouse. You can find foods like porridge, pudding, toasts, eggs, pancakes, soups, dal bhat, veggies, curries, pickles, noodles, pasta, momo, etc. Yes, you will find a great variety of dishes on Langtang Valley Trek. You will also find traditional delicacies.
Boiled water is available in every guesthouse. You can refill your reusable water bottle whenever it gets empty. For extra safety, you can also carry water purification tablets. You can also find a plastic water bottle on the trail. It is processed water, not mineral water. We request you to not buy these water bottles as it will help to preserve the environment.
We offer tailor-made Langtang Valley Trek options as well. If our offered Langtang Valley Trek itinerary does not suit your time and need, then you can contact us to craft your one ideal Langtang Valley Trek itinerary. This helps us to offer better service to our guests.
One of our company's goals is to run more sustainable and eco-friendly treks & tours around Nepal. We are very possessive towards nature and its preservation. We have been adopting more sustainable ways to run our programs. Things like encouraging not to use plastic water bottles and leave you waste behind are a few of our steps. While traveling with us you will promote eco-friendly tourism in Nepal.
Langtang Valley Trek packing list
- Down jacket
- Fleece jacket
- Synthetic hiking pants
- Rain Jacket
- Long underwear (top and bottom)
- Synthetic T-shirt
- Wool or synthetic hat
- Waterproof hiking boots
- Nylon-wool blend socks
- Sandals/old Sneakers (for use around the lodges/restrooms in the evening)
- Day pack
- Water bottle
- Sleeping bag
- Trekking poles
- Water purification tablets
- Reusable water bottle
- Toiletries (sunscreen, quick-dry towel, toilet paper, ziplock bag, wet tissues, moisturizers, lip balm, deodorant, sanitary pads, hand sanitizer, etc)
- First Aid Kit
- Extra (Camera, extra batteries, journal, pen, travel games, snacks, energy bars, etc)