Langtang Valley Trek Route
Langtang Valley Trek Route?
The Langtang Trek is situated north to the Kathmandu. The Langtang is the narrow valley stand like a sandwich in between the main Himalayan range to the north boarding Tibet and slightly lower range snow peaks to the south. Trekking to the Langtang Valley get the opportunity to explore the forest of pine, bamboo, rhododendron, Tibetan Village and Monastery as well as outstanding Mountain View like Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Naya Kangri (5846m).
Gateway To Langtang Valley Trek?
Most People start the Langtang trek by drive from Kathmandu to Sypru Besi. There is the option to choose the Transportation to drive to Syprubesi. You can choose Local transportation as well as Private jeep to drive there. If you plan to drive through Local Bus to Sypru Besi it will cost roughly 6$ to 7$. And some guest likes to choose private jeep to get relief from the Traffic jam and motion seckness. You can hire the jeep in sharing basis also. And the cost of hiring private 4 wheels jeep is 180$. In one jeep 7 people can be seated.
Permit And Regulation?
According to the government rules in Nepal. Every Tourist they need to take Area conservation permit and Travel Information Management system (TIMS) before they start there trek in Nepal. So for the Langtang trek. The tourist must take there Langtang National Park Area conservation Permit at the Dhunche. And TIMS they must take from the Kathmandu. After taking Permit in the Dunche there is a check post near to the sypru besi where every tourist must show that permit there and then only they are allowed to trek in this National Park.
If you are following with some agency and some guide they have the satellite phone to communicate in the emergency situation. And they will arrange helicopter Rescue in case of need. And for a Simple sickness condition, there is hospital available in Dhunche and Health post available in Sypru Besi. Also suggested to take Nepali sim cards might help you for some critical situation. Even there is facilities of Satelite phone in some hotel at Ghode Tabela, Langtang Valley And at Kyanjin Gumpa.
Sleeping and Eating?
In Langtang valley trek we will get Tea Houses in every place. But the room is not luxurious like in Kathmandu. There normal tea house means. It is a room with the normal bed, Blanket, Pillow and the Common sharing bathroom is available. So there will not be guaranteed of hot water for shower. Sometime in peak season, you need to sleep in sharing basis room also. And for eating you will get Local normal restaurant and can eat food according to the menu wise.
Itinerary and Duration of Trek?
The Langtang Trek can be done within 7 Days. And Most people like this trek because you will spend less time on transportation in comparison to Annapurna Region Trek. And also you will see outstanding Mountain View in front of you like a big posture in a very short time. Most people start this trek by driving from Kathmandu to Sypri Besi (1400m) 7 to 8 hrs drive. And Sypru Besi is the starting Point Of your Trek. From Sypru Trek To Lama Hotel (2470m)-Overnight- From Lama Hotel To Ghoretabela (2970m)-Overnight- From Ghoretabela To Langtang Valley (3300m)-Overnight- From Langtang Valley To Kynjin Gomba (3750m)-Overnight- And you will follow the same route to return from the trek to Kathmandu.