Are you planning on the short and moderate level trek destinations in Nepal? Well, Langtang short trek can be on the top of the bucket list. A short and easily doable Langtang short trek offers the stunning views of the two giant mountains namely, Langtang and Ganesh Himal. Langtang valley trek lies in the central part of the country as it stands out as the best trekking destination for the avid trekkers. What you can find best at this easy trek is the possibility of a hospitality environment.
Langtang short trek goes to Nagthali (3165m, viewpoint) in Thuman is surrounded by beautiful views of the view of the LangtangLirung (7227 meters), DorjeLhakpa (6966 meters), Yala Peak (5520 meters), Shishapangma and many other smaller peaks. Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests.
Talking about the difficulty of the trek, anyone with the average physical fitness and with little trekking experience can easily accomplish this trek. The serene environment, Langtang valley lies 61.8 km north of the Kathmandu valley. This is the valley with a great combination of glacial lakes and beautiful typical villages. Langtang’s easy trek allows you to explore and get insights into the Tibetan-influenced culture and great hospitality of Tamang people.
Walking along the trek will expose you to dynamic vegetation, green lush forest, blooming rhododendron, etc. The sight you get from the sparking and smiling surroundings will truly the best experience you can achieve. You will gain high altitude with the gradual increase meant of the trek.
Syabrubesi, which lies at an altitude of 1550m serves as the starting point of the Langtang valley trek. Therefore, some parts of the trails are easy while some others are easy and beautiful. After walking from there, you will reach the Lama Hotel, 2560m. It takes approximately 7-8 hrs of the walking duration. Some of the trails of the Langtang trek are rugged terrains and rocky trails. No worry, with the right gear and full physical as well as metal preparation helps to accomplish this trek easily. However, novice trekkers are suggested to trek in spring and Autumn seasons to avoid weather and climate difficulties. Unexpected snowfall, frequent rainfall, freezing temperatures are the major matter of challenges in the winter seasons.
Telling this does not mean, you cannot opt for a trek in winter. The beauty of the valley can be even more beautiful at this season with the dazzling snow and sunrise against the valley. You will have the incredible panoramic views of the Ganesh Himal at the beginning of the trek.
Passing through the villages that offer decorated terraced fields of paddy, corns, millet, etc is wonderful. Going along the trail, you will see the Rhododendron, pastures with yaks, and lastly very beautiful alpine vegetation near Langtang.
What is best of this trek is, this trek is possible throughout the year due to the easy accessibility of the trail. However, Sept to November and March to May are the best due to its moderate and favorable temperatures. You can find the jungles full of colorful vegetation as well as the blooming rhododendron. This truly tempts you in its lap. Migratory birds, Himalayan Thars, Himalayan red Panda, deer monkeys, are the rare species you can spot there.
Highlights of the Langtang short and easy Trek:
Day 01 - Kathmandu Drive to SyabruBesi and trek to Chilime 1762m
The first day of the trek starts with the beautiful scenic drive from Kathmandu to SyabruDesi. Early driving is recommendable to avoid traffic. The winding road leads you to the mountainside, Ganesh Himal. After reaching Dhunche, you enter into Langtang National Park. From there you will climb down to Syabrubeshi. You can set up for a small tea break in the tea house. The grueling walk towards Dhunche is quite painful, however beautiful mountains and hypnotic sceneries will amazed and energize you. Now the journey towards Chilime will be more venturous. Walking through the complete off-roads and dangerous for bike riding too. After hours of walking along the amazingly dangerous, rough, roads you will finally reach to Chilime. And conclude your first-day trek by staying at the lodge there.
Overnight in lodge
Day 02 - Chilime – Tatopani - Nagthali Gyang 3165m
The second-day trek starts early in the morning after having a delicious breakfast. You can choose the best routes as there are two routes available. Direct route to NagthaliGyang from Chime which is 9km away. This route is quite steep as well. Another option you can opt for is Chilime to Tatopani and NagthaliGyang from Tatopani which is 12 km away from there. If you are seeking from adventure trek then, you can surely go for the first route. You must know the fact that the steep road will continue for a long in the direct route. Blooming rhododendron can be Cleary seen from the trail. Keep hydrated yourself in the middle of your trek. After some hours of walking, you will finally reach NagthaliGyang. You will be observing the area that is culturally rich and traditionally fascinating.
Day 03 - Nagthali Gyang (Monastery) - Thuman (2,338m/7,670ft) – SyabruBesi
On the 3rd day of the trek, get up early. You can observe the dazzling sunrise view over the skyline. Then after having delicious breakfast, your journey will descend to Thuman, which lies at an altitude of 2338 m. You will have a pleasant walk with the scenic beauty along the trail. Stunning waterfall and flowing river will keep engaging your eye. From Thuman, your journey heads towards the antique trade trail. The trail if from Tibet and go along the BhoteKoshi river and finally reach to SyabruBeshi.
Overnight stay in SyabruBesi at Lodge
Day 04 - Syabru Besi drive back to Kathmandu
On the final day of the 4 days Langtang easy trek, you will return to Kathmandu from SyabruBeshi. After the delightful morning breakfast, it is time to wave goodbye to Langtang Valley. You will have a joyful and pleasant 9-hour Picturesque drive to Kathmandu from SyabruBeshi. After reaching Kathmandu, get some refreshments and have a leisurely walk towards the bustling places of Kathmandu such as Thamel, Indra Chowk, Asan, etc. Conclude your 4 days trek here. Stay overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
The very next day our representative will drop-off to Tribhuvan International Airport for the final departure.
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local tea house