Langtang Circuit Trek

Langtang Circuit Trek is one of the most popular and rewarding trekking routes in Nepal that offers a perfect blend of nature, culture, and adventure. Situated in the north-central region of Nepal, Langtang is a serene and picturesque valley that lies in the lap of the Himalayas. This trek provides trekkers with an opportunity to explore the magnificent landscapes, snow-capped mountains, crystal-clear rivers, dense forests, and unique cultural traditions of the region.

Langtang Trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in Nepal. Located in the Langtang National Park, this trek offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains, lush forests, and scenic landscapes. The trek is relatively short compared to other treks in Nepal, making it perfect for beginners and experienced trekkers alike.

The Langtang Trek starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, the starting point of the trek. From there, the trail follows the Langtang River through dense forests of oak, rhododendron, and bamboo, with occasional glimpses of snow-capped peaks in the distance. As you gain elevation, the landscape changes dramatically, and you will find yourself surrounded by soaring peaks, including Langtang Lirung (7,246m) and Ganesh Himal (7,422m).

The trek passes through several traditional Tamang and Sherpa villages, where you can experience their unique culture and way of life. You can witness their daily activities, interact with the locals, and taste the local delicacies. One of the highlights of the trek is Kyanjin Gompa, a Buddhist monastery that is believed to be over 500 years old. It offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks, and you can witness the monks perform their daily rituals.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi
Day 3: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel
Day 4: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village
Day 5: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa
Day 6: Rest day in Kyanjin Gompa
Day 7: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
Day 8: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru
Day 9: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa
Day 10: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda
Day 11: Trek from Gosaikunda to Ghopte
Day 12: Trek from Ghopte to Thadepati
Day 13: Trek from Thadepati to Kutumsang
Day 14: Trek from Kutumsang to Chisapani
Day 15: Trek from Chisapani to Sundarijal and drive back to Kathmandu
Day 16: Departure from Kathmandu


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  • Accommodation (tea house or camping)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Local transportation (airport transfer, trekking transportation)
  • Trekking guide and porter services
  • Necessary permits and fees



  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (alcohol, snacks, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Emergency evacuation expenses
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions list.

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  1. Clothing:
  • Lightweight, quick-drying trekking pants
  • Long-sleeved shirts (synthetic material is preferable)
  • T-shirts (synthetic material is preferable)
  • Fleece jacket or down jacket for colder temperatures
  • Waterproof and breathable outer shell jacket
  • Waterproof and breathable trekking pants or rain pants
  • Thermal base layers (tops and bottoms) for colder temperatures
  • Underwear and socks (moisture-wicking and quick-drying material)
  • Sun hat and beanie/hat for cold weather
  • Lightweight gloves and thermal gloves for higher altitudes
  1. Footwear:
  • Sturdy trekking boots with ankle support and a good grip
  • Lightweight trekking shoes or sandals for campsite or lower elevation walks
  • Moisture-wicking and cushioned hiking socks
  1. Trekking Gear:
  • Backpack (30-40 liters) with a rain cover
  • Sleeping bag suitable for colder temperatures (depending on the trek)
  • Trekking poles for better stability and balance
  • Headlamp or flashlight with spare batteries
  • Sunglasses with UV protection and a strap to secure them
  • Water bottle or hydration bladder (at least 2 liters capacity)
  • Water purification tablets or water filter
  • Lightweight and quick-drying towel
  • Personal toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap, etc.)
  1. Protection from the Elements:
  • Sunscreen with a high SPF rating
  • Lip balm with SPF protection
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat or buff to protect your face and neck from the sun
  • Lightweight and compact umbrella (optional)
  1. First Aid Kit:
  • Basic first aid supplies (band-aids, adhesive tape, antiseptic wipes, etc.)
  • Prescription medications (if necessary)
  • Diamox (for altitude sickness, consult your doctor before taking it)
  • Painkillers, such as ibuprofen or paracetamol
  • Blister treatment (moleskin or blister plasters)
  • Anti-diarrheal medication
  • Oral rehydration salts
  1. Miscellaneous:
  • Trekking map and guidebook
  • Portable charger or power bank for electronic devices
  • Camera or smartphone for capturing memories
  • Lightweight and quick-drying travel towel
  • Trekking permits and necessary documents

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  • What is the Langtang Circuit Trek?

    The Langtang Circuit Trek is a popular trekking route in Nepal that takes you through the Langtang Valley, offering stunning views of the Himalayas, diverse landscapes, and cultural experiences with the local Tamang and Tibetan communities.

  • How long does it take to complete the Langtang Circuit Trek?

    The duration of the Langtang Circuit Trek typically ranges from 7 to 12 days, depending on the specific itinerary chosen, trekking pace, and acclimatization needs.

  • When is the best time to do the Langtang Circuit Trek?

    The best time to trek the Langtang Circuit is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally stable, the skies are clear, and the temperatures are moderate.

  • Is the Langtang Circuit Trek difficult?

    The Langtang Circuit Trek is considered to be moderately challenging. Trekkers should be reasonably fit and prepared for uphill climbs, rocky terrain, and high altitude. Proper acclimatization and gradual ascent are crucial to avoid altitude sickness.

  • What permits do I need for the Langtang Circuit Trek?

    Trekkers need to obtain a Langtang National Park Entry Permit and a TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) Card, which can be arranged through a registered trekking agency in Nepal.

  • What are the accommodation options along the Langtang Circuit Trek?

    Accommodation options along the Langtang Circuit Trek include teahouses, guesthouses, and basic lodges in villages along the route. These provide simple rooms with communal dining areas and shared bathroom facilities.

  • What is the altitude of the Langtang Circuit Trek?

    The highest point reached on the Langtang Circuit Trek is typically Kyanjin Gompa, which sits at an altitude of around 3,800 meters (12,467 feet). However, trekkers may also ascend higher if they choose to hike to nearby viewpoints.

  • Are there any side trips or attractions along the Langtang Circuit Trek?

    Yes, there are several side trips and attractions you can explore during the Langtang Circuit Trek, including visits to Kyanjin Ri for panoramic mountain views, the Langtang Glacier, and the Tserko Ri viewpoint.

  • Do I need a guide for the Langtang Circuit Trek?

    While it’s not mandatory to hire a guide for the Langtang Circuit Trek, it’s recommended, especially for those unfamiliar with the terrain, altitude, and local customs. Guides can enhance your trekking experience and ensure safety.

    Trip Fact

  • Best Seasons spring
  • Duration 16 days
  • Trek Difficulty Moderate

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