Langtang Valley Trek a moderately adventurous trek is perfect in November. Langtang Valley is situated close to Kathmandu Valley where it offers magnificent Himalayan scenery as well. You can get Langtang within half day drive for the gateway of the trek from capital city. Beside famous trekking like Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Langtang Valley Trek has also got the power of attracting the trekkers with its own and unique recognization . It is also the best trekking adventure in Nepal. Langtang Valley trek is also known as the easiest along unique path trail among all. Though, Nepal offers the perfect month November to trek over Langtang valley. Langtang Valley Trek in November offers you the extra glimpse in trek.
Thousands of international as well as domestic trekkers visit this area within the year. Langtang Valley trek in November which gives you the perfect trekking moment on life. November the ending month of autumn season, adds you the upcoming winter season experience. The previous monsoon season removes away the dust particles away from the atmosphere. It gives trekkers the near glimpse of mountainous view. Langtang Valley Trek in November has more specialty than you think on your mind.
Thus, we suggest trekkers to trek Langtang Valley Trek in November. It’s a pleasant month. It helps you to enjoy the nature and feel the experience beautifully. As, Langtang is a short trek which is more easier and comfortable comparing to high base treks like Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek. You also can trek Langtang Valley with your family and loved once. It gives you the equal opportunity to experience the Himalayas and trek like as same as other trek.
Highlights of Langtang Valley Trek in November
- The most beautiful trek to the valley
- You will lose almost 5-10 lbs
- Scenic drive to Syarubesi from Kathmandu
- The Valley of Glacier Trek
- Passing Through high alpine meadows, stunning forests and yak pastures
- Enjoying Panoramic view of Langtang Himalayas valley and across to Kyanjin Ri
- Varied vegetation and Mixed Landscapes
- Incredible mountain views of the Langtang Himalayas across the Tibet
- Visiting local cheese Factory in Kyanjin Gompa
- Guided Trek by Sherpa local people
- Langtang National Park trek and experience to different flora and fauna
- Cross cultures of Tibetan people
Temperature and Weather Condition of Langtang Valley in November
Before you start packing Langtang Valley Trek during trekking you should know best time for trekking. November is the best time for trekking in the Himalayas. Langtang is beautiful in every season. But November can give you the best trekking experience. The temperature is mild moderate during November. You also can have an experience of winter in late November, because November is the final month of autumn season.
Autumn is the most popular season for trekking in Nepal as same to Langtang Valley Trek. The weather becomes amazing mild in this season. The days are short. But the night becomes little longer comparing to the day. Days seem to be sunny and nice. The night freezes up to 5 degree celsius. The temperature ranges from 10-20 degree celsius. You can see clear and stunning mountain views through the trek. Trekkers can walk through autumn colored forest; breathe the fresh pollution free air. You can enjoy the entire sight. Trekkers can experience the environment of late Dashain and Tihar which is the biggest festival of Nepalese people. Though, weather is perfect in November.
Attraction of Langtang Valley Trek in November
As November is the busiest season of the whole year. Thousands of trekkers head along for the trek dreaming for success. You can meet many friends and communicate to all the trekkers. The trail heading towards langtang valley becomes crowded through trekkers of different country. It will be easier to interact with other groups and share many things. It helps you to show the path too. You may face many difficulties in the trail, the crowded trekkers helps you to ease it.
If you plan this season to trek over Langtang Valley then this would be the best decision you ever made. November offers you the best serene view. The closer Himalayas and Mountain View near eyes makes you to feel like you are in heaven. The crystal clear views and amazing freshener air makes your trip more bright full. Sunny days with clear sky along no obscene of any black clouds with birds above you is the best experience ever to trek in life. The greenery around autumn blooming flowers and environment of festivals in local village areas welcomes you with big hug in Langtang.
Fewer Chance of Flight Delays and Cancellation
Due to the clear and unchangeable weather the flight becomes and flies in time. The stable weather doesn’t gives you chance to delay the flights. There is less chance of flights cancellation comparing to other seasons in November. Some tips for flights are that you should book little earlier as well. There are many busiest tracks during this season due to huge crowded trekkers. If you wish to avoid the traffic trails you also can use the alternative routes which are less crowded.
You will not face any rains in November. It is already the month of autumn. The month of autumn is full of blooms along flower and greenery. You only face some winter colds in late November. The trails path becomes easier due to dryness.
Things to consider while trekking in Langtang Valley in November
Since it is the peak time for Langtang Valley Trek in November, You may have to consider the trail. The trail are little crowded comparing to other months. You start trek earlier in the morning so that you may not face traffic problems during your walk. Sometimes you may also face problem for clicking photos. You may not get good pictures in the crowd. You can use alternatives choices to avoid this problem.
Fewer Choices for Accommodation and food
There are a few chances to get proper food and accommodation in the trail path. The path and hotels as well as lodges are already busy. Sometimes you may have to share the rooms to alternative partners or other group of trekkers of same sex. It is better if you book your hotels and accommodation for earlier by informing your guide. It helps you to make your trip easier. You also can backpack some foods or juices it may also help you in some cases.
The first two weeks of November is the hot chilly month. After two weeks you may face the winter season. As, November is the end of autumn season it welcomes the winter season hugely. In late November the temperature in night starts decreasing you may face snow fall. The night snow fall may affect your morning trek. It will be better if you start the trek little late so that morning sun melts down the snow.
The problem or sickness of altitude is almost common while trekking in Himalayas and mountains. You should go above 3000m while trekking. Everyone doesn’t have ability to go at high altitudes. There is high chance of facing altitude sickness in mountain region. You should immediately inform your friend or group if you are having symptoms of altitude sickness. Be sure you have keep medicines in your backpack before heading for trekking. Plus, coldness in mountain regions also may affect you respiration system. You should be very careful before going for trekking. You should be prepared for every obstacle. Otherwise, you also may lead to death. It will be better if you insurance your trekking before leaving your country.
The rise ness of altitude also challenges you for budget equally. It costs more for food and accommodation after rising up to the altitude. There is no facility of ATM and banks in the Himalayas and higher altitude. So we suggest you to carry some extra money than your trip cost. It helps you to prevent from shortage of money.
Langtang Trekking Permits in November
Permits are the most important things you should carry while you are trekking for a special place. A permit helps you to be recorded on the trekkers list inside the nationals park so that you wouldn’t be lost anywhere in case. It maintains the safety guards for you. This helps you for rules and regulation of the certain area.
There you need different permits for a different place which you can be provided on national tourism board or your travel agencies. First you need a TIMS card, Langtang National Park Entry Permit and Shivapuri National Park Entrance Fee.
There are usually three types of TIMS card i.e. green, blue and pink. If you are an individual trekker you will get green card. It cost $20. For organized group you need a blue card which costs $10 per person. If you are from SAARC continent you need a pink TIMS card which costs only $6 per person. You need a copy of passport and two passport sized photos to fill the application form then you will get TIMS card.
Langtang National Park Permit
You are going to start a trek from Langtang Valley National Park. It is entry gate for a trek. there you need a special permit. It cost $30 excluding 13% VAT. Children below 10 ages are entered freely without any cost. If you are from SAARC then you should pay $15 excluding VAT.
If you are found without permits in the trek or you lose the permits then you should immediately purchase new one by paying extra charges. According to the government law you also might be punished.
Travel Insurance for Manaslu Circuit Trek in November
Most of the travel agencies will not accept you if you don’t have travel insurance. You should get travel insurance before you go trekking anywhere in the world. You should do this from your home country. Having travel insurance is a must. Make sure you have a travel insurance that covers treks to Nepal including high altitude treks like Langtang Valley Trek. You should get insurance that includes emergency evacuation and rescue. Also, be sure to check the maximum altitude stated in your insurance policy. Having well-rounded travel insurance is a great safety precaution.
Guides and Porters for Langtang Valley in November
The temperature gradually decreases during November. You will need to pack clothes for both cool, summer weather and cold weather. You might also have to take some winter-climbing equipment if you trek during the end of November. A porter is a great help. A porter can help lighten your load leaving you free to explore the trails and villages.
Having a guide in November is a great advantage. They know the trails very well. They can call and help pre-book the best tea houses for rooms and meals. This way you will not have to queue for your meals or worry about getting the best rooms. They can also recommend you the best places for great views, the local festivals that take place in the villages during this month and so on.
Equipments and Supplies for Langtang Valley Trek
- Passport size photo
- Copy of Citizenship, Passport
- Trekking permit
- Copy of Travel Insurance
- Valid Passport
- Copy of Valid Visa Document
- Hat and Head scarf
- Trekking T-shirt
- Waterproof Jackets
- Down Jacket
- Wind Stopper Jacket
- Breathable Underwear
- Scarf or Mufler
- Hiking Trouser
- Woolen trouser
- Trekking Pants
- Inner Socks
- Thick Socks
- Trekking sovks
- Hiking Boots
- Ankle Support
- Hiking Sandle
- Sport shoes
Extra Materials for Your Trekking
- Sleeping bag
- Liner of sleeping bag
- Travelling bag
- Large bag for safety of bag pack
- Trail map or Guide books
- Pen and notes
- Travel Charger and power banks
- Camera, Memory card and extra battery
- Mobile phone and earphones
- Energy bars
- Water bottles
- Toilet papers
- Trekking poles
- Headlamps with Batteries
Medical Materials for You
- First Aid kit
- Water purification tablets, anti-diarrhea tablets, anti-headache tablets for your better health
- Some stripes of antiseptic tapes, first-aid tapes
- Some cold and cough medicine
- Hand washing
- Some tissue paper
- Wet wipes
- Hand Sanitizers
- A high SPF sunscreen
- Lip balm
- Hand Moisturizer