Langtang Trekking: Best Time, Guide, Trip Cost, Routes and Itinerary, Equipment

Langtang Region Trekking is the third most popular trekking in Nepal. It is the land of ethnic cultural prosperity, rich in diverse flora and fauna along with the Himalayan attractions Langtang Valley Trekking, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek and Helambu valley Trekking are the popular trekking packages in Langtang region. If you love extended adventure, Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek and Langtang Tilman Pass Trekking are also there in Langtang. Yoga and meditation can be the good combination for the treks in Langtang region.

Best Time/Seasons for the Langtang Trekking

Spring and autumn are the best seasons for the trek in Langtang. March to May and September to November are regarded as the best time to trek. This is because, those mentioned seasons are suitable for the clear views with clear weather, neither too cold, neither too hot and most importantly, spring and autumn are the best recommended time for the successful trekking in Langtang.

Trip Cost for the Langtang Trekking

Base on your group size, the trip cost differs. Big group gets cheaper cost. Generally, Langtang Valley Trek (10 days) cost, Helambu Trekking (11 days) cost, Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek cost 680 USD. It includes a guide and porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers), their salary, insurance, Langtang National Park entry permit, TIMS, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner along with Kathmandu-Syaphrubesi-Kathmandu drive.


Gosaikunda Lake in Langtang Region


Langtang Trekking Routes and Itinerary

Langtang Trekking can be accomplished from two gateways. One begins from Syaphrubesi, which is the most usual route and another from Sundarijal. It depends on your interest and budget. You still have another option either to go Langtang valley directly or trek through the Tamang Heritage Trail. If you just like to go to the Gosaikunda Lake, you can avoid the Langtang valley.   

Equipments for Langtang Trekking

Equipments are really necessary for the trekking in Nepal. Nepal Kameleon Holidays has traced out the required equipment list for this trekking. You can buy it in Kathmandu (Thamel) elsewhere at reasonable cost.

 General, head, body and Leg

Rain and windproof cheater and trousers.

Trekking boots, light shoes and sandal.

Thin and thick socks.

Cap and ears covering hat.

Down Jacket

Hand gloves


Light and weight thermal tops.

Light jacket.

Wind and rain jacket.

Long and short hiking pants.

Rain and windproof trousers.

Walking poles

Water bottle with purification tablets

Lip guard

Sun block cream

Head torch

Toiletry kits: hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.

Medicines and First Aid Kits

The Nepal Kameleon Holidays' guide will carry the first aid kit, but medicines for your personal use that need a special recommendation of a doctor should be carried by yourselves.

Headache and fever medicine.

Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.

Burnt cream.

Immodium or Peptobismol capsules for upset stomach and diarrhea.

Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide). Please discuss with us before starting to take this medicine.


Blister treatments such as mole skin, hand plastsband-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.


Passport and extra passport photos.

Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money and passport.

Pocket knife.

Chocolates and energy bars




Use waterproof plastics or rucksack to keep the stuffs


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