Langtang Valley Trek Cost Details

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  • Last Updated on May 11, 2024

Langtang Valley Trek Cost gives you enough idea regarding the trip to Langtang. The cost of a guide to Langtang, porter, permit cards, meals, accommodation, etc. is crucial before you embark on the journey to Langtang Village. Check out all the details you need in this blog and contact us for the next adventure the Langtang Trek. 

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Langtang Valley Trek Costs vary on several factors. Before you begin the trip to the Langtang, let's figure out the cost to trek Langtang. Situated near the Kathmandu Valley, Langtang Trek is one of the easiest treks in Nepal. The journey of 6-7 hours from Kathmandu takes you to the starting point of the trek, Syabrubeshi. From here, it takes 7-8 days to start and end the trek. It is an off-the-beaten trekking trail in Nepal offering breathtaking views of Himalayan ranges. Throughout the trek, you can see stunning landscapes, flora and fauna, villages, Langtang River, and valleys. Similarly, during the walk around the Langtang village, interact with local people and learn about their culture. Overall, the Langtang Trip is an ideal trek for beginners.

Langtang National Park Entry Permit Cost

This permit card is a must to enter Langtang National Park. It costs $25 per person which equals NRP 3000 per person for foreigners. However, for SAARC nationals, it costs around $15, which equals NRP 1500. You can get this permit card at the national park's entrance at Dhunche.

TIMS Permit Card Cost for Langtang National Park

Trekkers Information Management System Permit Card is vital during the trek around Nepal. It costs you around USD 20 for an individual trekker. If you are from SAARC national it costs around USD 8 per person.

How much guide cost for the Langtang Valley Trekking?

Hiring a guide for the Langtang Trek is the best way to make your journey comfortable. The trekking guides help you move on the right trail giving information about the trekking trail, local culture, plants, and animals. Similarly, their connections with local tea houses make it easy to book accommodation.  The cost of a trekking guide in Nepal ranges from USD 25-35 per day including wages, meals, accommodations, and insurance. However, the cost also depends on the category of the guide.

Hiring a porter for Langtang Trek and the cost

A porter is someone who helps you carry your necessary bags. Porters can carry up to 20-25 Kg of weight of 2 Persons. It means Porter also depends on some pax. The cost of the porter is around USD 20-25, depending on the weight of the bags.

Cost of Accommodation in Langtang

Trekking to Langtang is like a Tea House Trek. The accommodation in tea houses is very basic and simple. It has a twin-sharing basis of bedrooms costing 5-10 USD per night. If you are staying in common rooms then it costs from $5. However, the accommodation with an attached bathroom costs USD 10-12. Nevertheless, in peak trekking season it can rise to USD 15.

Meals and Water costs during the Langtang Trek

The cost of meals and drinks in Langtang is high because of its high altitude and transportation costs. Getting the food and supplies to the Langtang is very difficult. The local people use Yak and other animals as a mode of transportation. In the lower part of Langtang, Nepal, the meal cost around $3-4 per meal. However, above Lama Hotel or Langtang Village, rises higher above $5-6 per meal. Likewise, for the drinks and water, it costs around $2-3 per drink.

For breakfast meals, you can choose from a menu like Omelete, Tibetan Bread, Bread, Chapati, etc. Similarly, for dinner and lunch, Nepali Daal Bhat, Noodles, Pizza, Spaghetti, Soups, Macaroni, Momos, Chow Mein, and many more.

Note: The meals in the Langtang are almost similar to the Annapurna Trek or Everest Trek.

Public Bus or Private Jeep to go Langtang Valley

The starting point of the Langtang Trek, Syabrubeshi, is just 146 KM away from Kathmandu. You must drive for 6-7 hours from Kathmandu to reach there. However, you can also start the trek from Chisapani Hike.

You can get to Langtang by road—Public Bus Private Jeep or even a Helicopter. Driving by public bus takes more than 6 hours and costs $6-7 per person. However, if you want to avoid crowds on the Public Bus and want a comfortable Private Jeep is a good option. The private Jeep to Langtang costs around $100-200. It depends on the luxury Jeep you want.

Tipping Cost for Guide and Porter during the Langtang Trekking

Tips to Guide and Porter are not mandatory in Nepal. Yet, they expect some tips after the completion of the Langtang Trip. Tipping to Guide is a kind gesture and support to the local guide after their service. However, tips depend on the service of the guide and porter, and the trekking difficulties. The average 4-5 Days of trekking tips are around 40-50 USD. Similarly, for challenging treks like EBC Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Manaslu Circuit Trek, etc. average tipping cost is USD 100-200.

Langtang Trekking Package costs with Guide, Porter, Meals, Accommodation, and Transportation.

The Langtang Valley Trek package cost ranges from USD 500 to USD 600, depending on the group of people and service. It covers the price of the guide, meals, accommodation, transportation, and all the taxes.  However, the price differs from agency to agency depending on the service you add.

Major Highlight of Langtang Trekking:

  • Hike to the famous Tsherko Ri or Kyanjin Ri.
  • Langtang National Park with several plants and animals.
  • Tamang and Sherpa Villages with their lifestyle activities.
  • Enjoy the incredible views of Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Langsisa, Naya Kanga Peak, and many more.
  • Easy trek to do with friends, couples, and families.
  • Visit Kyanjin Gompa and Yaak Cheese Factory.


Where is Langtang Trek?

The Langtang Trek lies north of Kathmandu Valley, which is 146 KM away.

Do I Need a permit card to do the Langtang Valley Trek?

Trekkers need Langtang National Park Entrance Permit Card and Trekkers Information Management System Permit Card.

Should I Pay for the hot shower in the Langtang?

Some tea houses charge the trekkers for taking hot showers. It costs around 1-2 USD per shower.

What is the highest elevation of the Langtang Trekking?

The highest elevation you will reach during Langtang Trekking is 4700 meters Kyanjin Ri or 5000 meters Tsherko ri.

Can I get a Wi-Fi facility during the Langtang Trek?

En route to Langtang, teahouses offer Wi-Fi facilities at some extra cost. They can charge around USD1-2 with limited and unlimited options.

Is there a possibility of getting altitude sickness during Langtang Hike?

After passing 3000 meters in high altitude, it is common to get mountain sickness. However, some trekkers may feel the sickness and some may not. It depends on the experience of the trekkers.

Final Takeaway

As we mentioned the total cost of the Langtang Valley Trek ranges from $500 to $600 with the inclusive package, it’s important to know that it is just an estimated cost. The genuine cost of the Langtang Trek varies with several factors, comfort, the season, and the itinerary. Likewise, during the trek sometimes unexpected costs can occur like illness, rescue operations, weather delays, etc. Hence, be ready to handle surprises during the trek. To know more details about the Langtang Trekking, do not hesitate to contact us. 



Anil Lamsal, a highly dedicated and creative content writer, has been involved in the Nepal tourism sector since 2018. He has been to most of the mountains in Nepal, which gives him enough depth and knowledge about the trekking regions of Nepal. Moreover, his enthusiasm and passion for developing tourism in Nepal have brought him here to this position.  You can connect with him on social media like his Facebook Profile or Instagram. 

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