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Langtang

7 Great Reasons to Choose the Langtang Trek

The Langtang trek is a relatively short trek (from 6 to 9 days) that combines fantastic mountain views and excellent tea house accommodation.  What’s more is that Syabrubesi (1400m) the jumping off point for the trek is just a six hour drive from Kathmandu.  Compared to the Everest Base Camp or Annapurna this trek receives just a handful of visitors.


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4 Great Day Hikes in the Upper Langtang Valley

If you are thinking of the Langtang Trek make sure that you save at least a few days for some of the great day hikes in the upper part of the valley or better yet arrange for some camping equipment and arrange an extra night beyond all the tea houses. Here is a look at four of the best options for day hikes from Kyanjin Gompa.


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Kyanjin Ri– The Highpoint of the Langtang Trek

Kyanjin Ri (4773m / 15655 ft), like Kala Patthar on the Everest Base Camp Trek, is the highest point most trekkers reach on the Langtang Trek.  Kyanjin Ri is a small hill by Himalayan standards that sits just to the north east of Kyanjin Gumba (3830m).  Its well worth the 3 to 5 hours it will take to get to the summit to see the fantastic views of the upper Langtang Valley and surrounding peaks and glaciers. Here is a quick summary of how to reach the top and what you will see.


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Tea Houses of Langtang

The Langtang trek is a good option if you are looking for a relatively short trek with easy access from Kathmandu.  The trek has a number of good quality tea houses that are spaced every few hours along the trek making it easy to find a comfortable place to sleep and a good meal. Here are some quick facts about Langtang Tea Houses and a village by village run down.


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