Langtang Valley trek in October month is considered as the best time for trekking and experience the lush green hills. The crystal clear views of Langtang Himalayan range close to your eyes with pleasant weather is superb in October.
Langtang: a most constrained trek and least complex trek over the Langtang region. Trekking in Nepal is very excellent plan. It is awesome to explain about the nature of Nepal, you can visit Nepal in any weather. But we suggest you to visit on October. October has best season condition to trek in Nepal. Similarly, Langtang valley trek is most desired trek in October. It is such a easiest trek. Trekkers with no experience can even complete the trek. From child to adult can trek this region confidently with strength. Langtang is a region with beautiful climate and facilities as well.
The climate in October at Langtang is moderate. You can view greenery everywhere. This will be the best trekking region to enjoy your holidays with family even solo. Langtang Valley trek is best objective if you are searching for family trip. You can add up the magnificent trail without any previous experience in Himalayas. Of course there you might face some difficulties like accommodation, foods, altitude sickness and trail path in October. But believe this will be the unforgettable moment to you to trip in Langtang valley in October.
Major Highlights of the Trek
- Scenic road drive from Kathmandu to Syarubesi
- Visit Langtang Village and Kayngiin Monastery, Langtang National park
- Panoramic view from Kayngiin
- Tibetan Village
- Home land of snow capped mountains, waterfalls and many suspension bridges
- Old Buddhist monuments, monasteries and stupas
- Get chance to be a part of major festival Dashain and Tihar
- Thick and green forest with meadows
- Majestic view of Langtang Lirung, Naya Kanga, Kimsung, Dorje Lakpa and Yansa Tsenji
- Wildlife like langur, bear, musk deer, snow leopard, red panda, etc.
- Panoramic views of more than 10 peaks over 6000m.
Benefits of Langtang Valley Trek in October
October is a month which ends the monsoon. It clears away the dust around the air which gives the clear scenic views of surroundings and hills. The lush green forests around the villages with blooming greenery buds make view more scenic. The snow capped mountains around the area gives the charm of Nepal. Clear mountain shape view with white covered snow along sunny bright sun makes your trip more enjoyable. The fresh air provided by environment with beautiful amazing views gives you encourage for the trip.
Langtang valley trek in October has ideal climate. Langtang valley trek is a land of glaciers trekking. It’s a trek in land of the glaciers. In October month, the climate becomes so ideal that you might not face such problems due to the climate. The days are short comparatively. The nights and days are cold comparatively. You may face clear sunny sky on the day which gives glimpse to the view of Himalayas. More than 10 peaks of 6000m above can be viewed from the trekking route. You may have the best climatic season in the October month. October is waiting every trekker in Langtang valley to welcome you.
Festival Month in Nepal
October is festival month in Nepal. Major festivals like Dashain and Tihar falls during October. You get a chance to involve with Tibetan people celebrating their festivals if you desire to trek Langtang valley trek in October. The environment becomes different during the October. The lights blowing on the monasteries and gumba, clean surrounding, happy localities and culture and tradition make your trip more enjoyable.
Interacting with diverse group of trekkers
During October, diverse groups of trekkers from different countries come for trip in Langtang valley. You will get a chance to interact with different religion, castes and different citizens of people. The communication for people to people, country to country and trekkers to trekkers increases. You can share your trekking experience with each other. One can ask and one can give help with group of trekkers. This increases the friendship between many trekkers.
Things to Consider while Trekking towards Langtang Valley
Proper Gearing Up
The first thing to consider while trekking towards Langtang Valley trek in october is proper gearing up. You need to gear up properly for trekking. You need to package your bags properly. Make sure you pack all the necessary equipments. The nights are comparatively cold. Be free to pack your clothes dividing into three layers. Inner layer, insulation layer and outermost layer cloth should be packed. Your outermost layer should be windproof so that it will protect you from wind and snow in the upper regions. Put hats to be safe from sun in lower regions. Be ready with sleeping bags and lines for sleeping bag which is very much important for the trip.
Guide and Porters
It is necessary to know that guides and porters are important for the trek. They can ensure you the safe trails and safe paths. Porter helps you to carry out your baggage. It gives you relief from your burden. Our Nepal Trekking offers one porter for every two trekkers. The experienced guide can suggest you the safe resting stops and teahouse on the way. They know about the cheap and expensive, well and unknown teahouses. They can suggest you the better and suitable one. Guides also can book them in advance as October is the busiest season. They can inform you about the blooming flora and faunas around. Be relax we will offer you the proper experienced and professional guides and porters which will also help trekkers to interact with local villages people and traditions.
If you are planning for the trek in Langtang Valley trek be sure you are prepared well. There are some difficulties in the trail. You may face responsibilities and difficulties during the trekking period. Make sure you can walk 5-6 hours daily for the trekking time. You can reach to your aim if you are prepared well. Though, don’t lose your hope. Nothing is impossible.
A travel insurance policy to cover any theft or any loss of money is the best idea to trek over the Nepal. Choose a policy that covers medical and emergency services, helicopter evacuation and more. There are wide varieties available in the list check and insurance your name carefully. Some policies may also exclude dangerous activity. In Nepal, most of the medical treatment must be paid at the time of delivery treatment time. If your insurance company does not provide you upfront payment be sure to obtain receipts later so you can reclaim it for future.
Difficulties during Langtang Valley Trek
Difficulty in finding Lodges and Tea-house
As October is best season to trek over the Langtang valley, huge number of trekkers’ visits in Langtang region. The huge number of tea-houses and lodges even get booked earlier. There will be problem if you couldn’t get lodges in time. It will be better if you inform your Travel Company or guide to book the lodges or teahouses earlier. Sometimes you also have to share your room with other group of trekkers of same sex.
There will of course be the altitude problem for the weak people. Though we have to trek at the altitude to 5,033m many of the trekkers may face altitude sickness. This is the major difficulty for the altitude base camp trek. There are many altitude variations in ascending and descending trekking trails.
As you are trekking towards the mountainous rock base camp, it becomes really difficult part. The trekking paths are not well developed till. You should face many difficulties in path as well. Somewhere you may found rocky way, stone path, muddy, snowy, icy lands and many others. So preparing well is best idea for this problem.
Permit and Fees
The government of Nepal has a rule that you need two total permits for the Langtang Valley Trek. Both of these permits are important equally. You have to show those permits on various checkpoints. If you are not found with permits you have to buy on the spot with extra fine charges or you may be punished according to the government law.
TIMS card is compulsory for everyone who is wishing to trek in Nepal. It costs US $20 per person.
Langtang National Park Permit
Langtang Trek takes along you to the beautiful Langtang National park. The park is full of wildlife, flora and fauna. The Langtang National Park permit fee is US $30 per person.
Group Size for Langtang Valley Trek
Our price term is decided according to the group size of people. We can organize the trekking with minimum 2 people and maximum 12. It will be easier to you if you have your group. If you are solo traveler the price will be bit expensive. If you trek in group, price will be cheap as well. The more number of trekker, the less you should pay.
Packaging List for Langtang Valley Trek in October
- 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