Where is Langtang valley Trekking located?
Langtang valley Trekking, located at the northern part of the Kathmandu valley Langtang is about 41km away from Kathmandu. It is bordered by Tibet, protected the Langtang National Parks. Numbers of high peaks located here including Langtang Lirung (7246m).
How Difficult Langtang valley Trekking?
Langtang valley trek is regarded as a moderate trip. You have to walk almost 5-6 hours per days. The route of someplace is steeply ascended or descends. Well, you will need the average level of physical fitness. If you are planning to trek first time, Langtang can be the best option to start with.
How long is Langtang valley Trek?
Langtang trip is minimum for 5 days and maximum for 20 days. But, it depends on your holidays and interest.
What type of Physical fitness do I have for Langtang valley Trekking?
Langtang trek is moderate to difficult trip depending on the different trek. Hence, it doesn’t need a high level of physical fitness. But being fit is very helpful to enjoy the walk without any stress. However, doing regular exercise is best for you to go trek.
What is the Best time to go to Langtang valley Trekking?
Autumn (September-November), is regarded as the best season for the trek in Nepal. In the season you can experience the beautiful mountain, green hills. Generally, the weather is clear with mild to warm days and cold nights. Nepalese festivals Dashain and Tihar are celebrated on this season.
Winter (December- February), in the season, the Himalayan region freezes and the snow falls. In higher altitude trekking could be challenging because the trail can be covered with snow.
Spring (March-May) is also the good season for the trek. During this season, flowers blooms, lush greenery, and sparkling mountains is an excellent background to spring trekking.
Summer (June-August) is the monsoon season. Trekking is very uncomfortable because the trail becomes muddy and wet.
What type of Accommodation available during Langtang valley Trekking?
Due to the Earthquake, some of the guest houses were destroyed. Although you would get guest houses there. So, either you can sleep in tent camps or tea houses depending on your interest.
What are the highlights of Langtang valley Trekking?
In Langtang, there are many places for the trek. There you experience many natural things like flora, fauna, forests, etc. Some of the important highlights of the Langtang region are:
Spectacular views of Himalayans like Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa.
Friendly people, beautiful environment and Tamang and Gurung cultures
Climbing Kyanjin Ri
Panoramic view of Langtang ranges
Explore of enchanting streams, waterfalls,
Rhododendron forest, famous monasteries, and Cheese factory
Rich in Tamang culture
Beautiful Gosaikundo Lake
Why do I need guide and porter for Langtang valley Trekking?
Guide and porter are very important for your trip because they help you to make your trip more convenient and comfortable. We will provide you guide with certificate and well trainer. They have also the good knowledge of trail, community culture, and lifestyle of that place. So that you will not get any trouble to eat and stay for the night. In this trip, you have to walk around 5-6 hours. So it may be difficult for your trip along bags. In that case, porter helps you to carry to the season and the trek duration.
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Headlamp with extra batteries and blubs
- The warm hat that covers your ears
- Bandana or head scarf
- Down vest/jacket
- Waterproof shell jacket
- Light and expedition weight thermal tops
- Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable
- 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves
- 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
- 1 pair of mittens
- 1 pair of Hiking shorts
- 1 pair of hiking trousers
- 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
- 1 pair of waterproof shell pants
- 2pairs of thin inner socks
- 1pairs of hiking boots
- 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
- 1 pair of trainers or running shoes
- 1 sleeping bag temperature 10 degrees
Is there any ATMs facility available during Langtang valley Trekking?
It may difficult to find out bank or ATM in this place. So it’s better to take enough cash from Kathmandu for your trek. So, that you will have to face any kind of cash problem in your trek.
How does Langtang name come from?
According to the local language, the word ‘Langtang’ has its own meaning. This word comes from Tibetan –‘Lang’ means Yak and ‘Teng’ means to follow.
What about the internet and battery charge during Langtang valley Trekking?
Most of the place of Langtang has the solar system and some have hydroelectricity system. If you want to charge your camera, cell phone, battery, in that case, you should pay extra cash for that. In other hands, it’s safe to carry your electronics with you.
How many hours do I need to walk for Langtang valley Trekking?
You have to walk almost 5-6 hours per day. The route of someplace is steeply ascending or descends.
Do I need travel insurance for Langtang valley Trekking?
Travel insurance for Langtang valley trekking is very important because of high mountain rural area less medical and hospital facility its is easy for accidental case rescue. So it’s necessary to do travel insurance while taking Langtang region Trekking.
What about altitude sickness during the Langtang valley Trekking?
Altitude sickness is also known as mountain sickness. Mountain sickness is the main problem for any mountain trekkers. Sometime trekkers might have altitude sickness during Langtang valley Trekking There are different types of sickness like-
AMS – Acute Mountain sickness – AMS is a very common sickness like a hangover, dizziness, muscle ache, nausea, headache, vomiting and many more.
HAPE – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema – HAPE direct impact on lungs it’s fluid in the lungs which are dangerous for breathing.
HACE- High Altitude Cerebral Edema – HACE it’s the different form of altitude sickness its fluid in the brains.
Thus, HACE and HAPE are the main dangerous and life-threatening form of mountain sickness. Patient has to treat on time if not treated on time if late they may die. Whereas AMS is normal mountain sickness then HACE and HAPE.
What about meals and drinking water in Langtang valley Trekking?
Mostly you got there Dal Bhaat. Rice served in Nepali style with vegetable curry, salad, Lentils, chutney and cooked. On the other hand about drinking water, you have to bring water purification tablets from Kathmandu. Next, there is available for safe drinking water in every hotel or you can also buy a bottle of water during trails.
What about communication during the Langtang valley Trekking?
Most of the place has a good local mobile network system of Ncell and NTC. However, some place may not cover the network. Otherwise, you can easily get the network in that place. Our guide and porter have also the cellphone to contact.
your baggage for you. They are very honest too.
What should I bring during Langtang valley Trekking?
the plan for the trek you should well prepare before you start your trip. Cloths will vary a little according