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Langtang Panorama Trek

north of Kathmandu trekking into beautiful Langtang area

Trip Highlights


  • Grand Vista of central Himalayan mountains
  • Panoramic Mountains views of Langtang and Jugal Himal range,
  • On cultural trail of traditional Tamang hill villages with ancient heritage,
  • Enchanting woodland of rhododendron, magnolia, pines and oak trees,
  • A short circuit trek with views of mountain range in the land of Red Panda.

Trip Summary

Trip Cost :
Trip Duration :12 days
Trip Mode : Hotels and Teahouse / Lodge on trek.
Trekking grade : Moderate with high altitude walks.
Trekking duration : 07 nights & 08 days.
Highest altitude gain : 3,749 m at Kyanjin Gompa
Total Trip : 10 nights & 11 days Kathmandu-Kathmandu.
Seasons : All year round except June to August the wet months.

Trip Introduction

A spectacular moderate country walks with View Nepal Treks, around Central Himalayan located North of Kathmandu with super views of Ganesh-Langtang and Jugal Himal mountain range with Langtang panorama trekking.

Langtang Panorama Trekking, holiday destination suitable for all types of peoples, as the trek leads to mid hills villages where you can witness traditional old Buddhist culture and custom of Tamang ethnic tribe in the harmony of serene mountains with a captivating alpine forest of rhododendron, magnolia, firs and pine trees where elusive Red Panda habitats.

Picturesque Langtang Panorama trekking starts with the overland drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi village around Rasuwa district, within Langtang National Park extends 32 km (as crow flies) north of Kathmandu to the Nepal - China (Tibet) border.

The final destination of trekking leads to scenic Langtang valley at Kyanjin Gompa with an awesome panorama of mountains, on completing this marvelous trek back to Kathmandu after wonderful and enjoyable time around Langtang Panorama trekking with great guidance and service of View Nepal Treks.


Langtang Panorama Trekking Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m - 07 hrs journey.

Day 03: Trek to Sherpa-Gaon 2, 350 m - 06 walks.

Day 04: Trek to Thyangsyap village 3, 307m - 06 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,749 m - 04 hrs.

Day 06: Rest day at Kyanjin for acclimatization and hikes.

Day 07: Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 350m - 07 hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Upper (Thulo) Syabru village 2,118m - 06 hrs.

Day 09: Trek to Singh Gomba / Chandanbari 3,254 m - 05 hrs.

Day 10: Trek to Dhunche town 1,950 m - 05 hrs.

Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 12: Free day in Kathmandu for individual activities.

Day 13: International departure homeward bound | Final departure from Nepal

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be received by View Nepal Treks staff with warm welcome transfer respective hotels our guide / leader will inform regarding Langtang Panorama trekking to Annapurna base camp- hotels –lodge on route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.

Day 02: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m - 07 hrs journey.

Starting this wonderful journey driving towards North West of Kathmandu passing interesting villages and towns with fabulous scenery of hills, farm terraces and snow capped peaks after the warm area reaching to cooler region at Langtang National Park entrance in Dhunche 1950 meters, the one and the only major town of Rasuwa district and Langtang area, inhabited mostly of Tamang ethnic tribes throughout the area of this trekking. From here downhill for two hours with overnight at Syabrubesi, the door to Langtang, Ganesh and into Tamang Heritage Trail and as well to the Tibet border from this village.

Day 03: Trek to Sherpa-Gaon 2, 350 m - 06 walks.

The first day walk of this adventure leads to cross a bridge over Langtang Khola (river) later joins the great Trisuli River, and then on the uphill walking through scattered farm villages and terraces with views of surrounding landscapes and into forest of rhododendron, pines, bamboo tree lines, Langtang area is famous for rare and elusive Red Panda and other wildlife’s, after a good day’s walk reaching at Sherpa-Gaon located in between forest surrounding and by the Langtang Khola a small farm village with few simple lodges.

Day 04: Trek to Thyangsyap village 3, 307m - 06 hrs.

Morning walk heads higher up and above the river gorge and in the middle of woodlands of tall trees of pines, rhododendron, following the ridgelines passing few houses and cattle herders shelters and then to more cooler place in beautiful forest surrounding, from here another 2-3 hours of good walk to reach Thyangsyap village for overnight stop, the last village before Kyanjin. Here explore this interesting village of Tamang and Bhotias people of Tibetan origin with similar life style of Tibet religion and culture.

Day 05: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,749 m - 04 hrs.

After a wonderful stop in this last village, and into temporary settlement of yak herders and lodge to serve the trekkers, moving on the winding up trail and then the gorge opens to a wide beautiful valley with awesome views of snow capped peaks that lines this Langtang valley, walking on encountering few prayer or mani walls and then reaching our first destination of this trip at Kyanjin Gomba for two nights in this lovely valley surrounded by many peaks around with Langtang Lirung glacier just close by from the lodges and a cheese processing factory established some 35 years ago with help of Swiss assistance.

Day 06: Rest day at Kyanjin for acclimatization and hikes.

A perfect spot for rest day to acclimatize at this high altitude before our next higher journey to Gosainkund and beyond, here many places for short hike and climb like to the hill top of Tsego and Kyanjin ri at over 4,000 meters top for better panorama of surrounding mountains. From view point hill overlooking at Langtang Himal, beyond which lies Tibet. The major peaks include Ghengu Liru (Langtang II 6571m / 21,560ft), Langtang Lirung (7,425m / 23,765ft) Kimshun (6,745m / 22,137ft) and Shalbachum (6,918m / 22,699ft) to the south, the Chimsedang Lekh forms a ridge of peaks which includes Naya-Kanga 5,846m and Gangchempo, Tilman's beautiful Fluted Peak. Beyond it continues to the Jugal Himal, ending with Dorje Lakpa (6,980m / 22,929ft), extending further east on the upper meadows of the Langtang range ends in a huge and massive mountain wall, forming the border with Tibet.

Day 07: Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 350m - 07 hrs.

Morning catching the last view of this wonderful surrounding and high snow capped mountains in amazing Langtang valley, then heading downhill on the main route to Lama Hotel after a long descend with few short ups in between the walks.

Day 08: Trek to Upper (Thulo) Syabru village 2,118m - 06 hrs.

From Lama Hotel morning walk leads to alternative route to Upper Syabru also called as Thulo Syabru, a short downhill to Riverside and Bamboo area with small lodges in the middle of rhododendron, oaks and bamboo forests, after short rest here walk continues uphill to a ridge at Upper Syabru. Thulo Syabru village of traditional Tamang houses are linked together with beautiful carved windows and doors with an old monastery above the village.

Day 09: Trek to Singh Gomba / Chandanbari 3,254 m - 05 hrs.

After this nice village walk leads to a climb through enchanting dense forest of lovely rhododendron, oaks and pine trees with views of Langtang and Ganesh Himal and as far towards west peaks of Manaslu and Annapurna Himalaya, although a steep climb but interesting walking into this beautiful forest where more than 10 varieties of rhododendron species exists around this thick woodlands, passing summer pasture and shades of cattle herders and then on the pleasant winding trail to Singh Gomba / Chandanbari village with cheese factory and an old monastery at the top of the village.

Day 10: Trek to Dhunche town 1,950 m - 05 hrs.

From Shing Gompa, after views of mountains,, morning trek leads on long downhill through dense forest passing several Sheppard’s shelter and grazing and pasture land reaching at the bottom of the hill, stopping for a while and then reaching the main motor road with short up to Dhunche town for last overnight stop in this high hills of Langtang area.

Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

After breakfast a nice interesting drive following downhill winding road to Kathmandu passing many farm villages and towns of Kalikathan, Trisuli Bazaar and the back to hustle, bustle of city life of Kathmandu and then check into respective hotels.

Day 12: Free day in Kathmandu for individual activities.

A free and leisure day in Kathmandu for own individual activities and souvenirs shopping, for interested people one can book for sightseeing tours around Kathmandu-Bhaktapur and Patan cities at places of interest, as Nepal is steeped with historical and World Heritage Sites.

Day 13: International departure homeward bound.

Last day in Nepal with wonderful experience and fond memories of Langtang Panorama trekking, as per your flight time View Nepal Treks staff transfer you to airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.

Cost Includes And Excludes

Cost Includes

  1. All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
  2. 2 nights Tourist Standard hotel in Kathmandu with bed / breakfast basis.
  3. Full board food (B-L-D)
  4. Lodge accommodation during trekking
  5. Applicable TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) card
  6. National Park permit
  7. An professional trekking guide
  8. Porter (2 clients: 1 Porter)
  9. Service of trekking guide, porter daily wages-medical insurance, meals and transportation allowance.
  10. Welcome dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
  11. Down jackets-sleeping bags and comprehensive medical kits.
  12. Normal bus transportation (Kathmandu - Syabrubesi - Kathmandu) and trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of your international air tickets also.
Note: We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
  • Expenses of personal nature and meals in Kathmandu, gratitude hard / soft drinks throughout the trip.
  • Tips for guide and porter.
  • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
  • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

Faqs About This Trip

How hard is the walk to Langtang area?

Langtang Panorama trekking a moderate walk with uphill and downhill with some gradual walking path involves high altitude above from 2,000 m to 3,000 meters high, as altitude wise it is one of the safe trek without the problem of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness).

Is cold up at Langtang?

This trek leads from warm sub-tropical climate to cooler temperatures as the walk progress above 2,000 meters, with mild alpine climate with morning and night time cooler but the day is bright and sunny sometimes the afternoon can get windy with wind-chill factor. Can be cold season wise, autumn and winter months can get cold above 3,000 m with strong UV. In spring and summer above ,3000 m with 15°-18° C average and minimum of 0° to 5° C, autumn / winter day time 15°-16° C and can get below -5° C during morn / night time.

What happens if sick during the trip?

One of the safest trekking despite high mountains, chance of altitude getting AMS is less starting with slow moderate walk, acclimatization every day on walk before Kyanjin Gompa at 3,749 meters. If some people get sick with other problem or diarrhea which is normal due to change of foods, air and environment, we do carry medical kit on every trek as our guide have enough medical experience, they will advice what is best and in case of serious illness and accidents, emergency evacuation is necessary by any means of transport including helicopter service to reach nearest hospital.

How are the communications up in the mountains?

Normally Satellite and local Cell phone works, when deep gorge and valley like in Lama Hotel - Ghoretabla it won’t work properly sometimes, in case if your cell does not work there are Landlines (STD /ISTD) available along every lodge on route Langtang valley.