Kyanjin Valley Trekking

6 Days

Trip Info

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • Guided
  • English
  • 3850m
  • Bus,Cab


Kyanjin valley is a beautiful Himalayan valley, surrounded by snow-capped mountains. It is located in the Langtang region, Rasuwa district, in the border region with Tibet. Langtang is an amazing gift of nature, with the unique combination of huge rocky mountains on its head and Lekali kharka on its lap. Kyanjin valley is named after a 700 years old monastery Kyanjin Gompa located here. Kyanjin Gompa has the highest human settlement in Langtang valley. The Gompa is situated at the height of 3850m, in Kyanjin valley. From Kyanjin Gompa, we can see Langtang Mountain along with Dorje Lakpa, Lirung, Jul, etc. Kyanjin valley and Kyanjin Gompa are the major trekking destinations in Nepal. Kyanjin Valley is highly protected by Langtang National Park. The trail passes through green vegetation and rare animals. Crystal clear rivers, mountain views, flat gazing lands, Tibetan cultures, and lifestyle make the trek to Kyanjin valley very adventurous. Along with the scenic beauty, Kyanjin valley is also a rich place in arts, culture, and unique tradition. The trail passes through several monasteries, stupas, prayer walls, and small Tibetan Buddhist villages. Kyanjin valley trek is one of the short and easy treks from Kathmandu. 

Temperature and weather 

The average temperature in the spring season (March-May) can be around 10-20⁰C which is quite warm. Similarly, the temperature in autumn (September-November) can be around 10-20⁰C but might fall to 5⁰C at night. Summer being the hottest season the temperature rises over 30⁰C in the daytime. It slightly drops when there is rainfall. The temperature in the winter season ranges from 6-9⁰C in the daytime while it can fall to zero or below zero at night. The lowest temperature in the winter season is -3⁰C, especially in January. 

 Kyanjin valley trek can be done in any month throughout the year. However, the best season to go is spring, (March to May) and September to November. December- February is also possible and offers you beautiful views of Rhododendrons forest and views of mountains. Monsoon season (July and August) also known as summer receives lot of rainfall and the trails are slippery and muddy also with low chances of floods and landslides. With necessary precaution, you can still trek Langtang valley. 

Food and accommodation– Kyanjin valley trek is entirely a teahouse trek. There are enough teahouses available on the way and on the valley itself. However, the teahouses are very basic. They have a single room with twin sharing beds. The toilets and bathroom have to be shared as well. You can also get a private room sometimes. The price for tea houses is normally 6-7$ (600-700 NRS) per night. 

 There are enough options for food. Several home-cooked meals like Dal, Bhat, vegetables, noodles, pasta, eggs, bread, etc. are found here. Besides this, you will also get tea, coffee, juice, pancakes, potatoes, momos, fried rice, hot soup, and many more. The basic price for lunch and dinner is 4-5$ (400-500NRS). Water, tea, and coffee might cost you 1-3$ (100-300 NRS).

Electronics and communication 

Mobile coverages of NTC and NCELL are available in all villages, so you can be connected to your friends and families. Electricity is available in every teahouse so you can charge your phones and other electronics. Internet is available only in a few places like Shyabrubesi, Dhunche, and Langtang valley itself. You might have to pay extra money for these facilities. 

Permits and fees 

Langtang National Park 

SAARC countries- 1500 NRS (15$), excluding VAT 

NON-SAARC countries- 3000 NRS (30$), excluding VAT

TIMS- 1000 NRS (10$)

Guides and porters– Kyanjin valley is one of the short treks from Kathmandu. If you are an experienced trekker and have basic ideas, there is no need for a guide. Nevertheless, a guide makes your journey more interesting and informative. They usually charge 25-30$ per day. If you are physically able to carry your own belongings, there is no need for a porter as well. However, they usually charge 20$ per day. 


The gateway to Kyanjin valley is Shyabrubesi. There are many buses available from Kathmandu to Shyabrubesi which takes around 8-9 hours and cost 1200-1400 NRS. 

A helicopter tour is available to Kyanjin valley and Kyanjin Gompa as well. It is best suited to people who are under limited time or want to have a luxurious journey, or for someone who is physically disabled. It takes around 45 minutes to reach Kyanjin valley from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.

Difficulties of Limi valley

Kyanjin valley trek is relatively short and an easy trek. You will be walking for 4-5 hours per day which requires a good level of fitness. Physical, as well as mental fitness, is a very important part of this trek. It is important to build muscle, ankle, and knee strength so that you do not have any problems during the journey. It is better to exercise, run, jog, and have healthy food before your journey starts. The highest altitude here is 3850m, the valley itself. There is also a slight risk of altitude sickness in this trek. Even though you will have opportunities for good acclimatization, there is still a low risk of altitude sickness. 

*Symptoms of Mountain sickness



-Loss of appetite

-Shortness of breath

-Fast heartbeats

*Preventing mountain sickness 

-Walk slow

-Stay hydrated

-Have nutritional food 

-Have enough rest

-Avoid smoking and alcohol 

*Medicines for mountain sickness 


-Ibuprofen, paracetamol (for headache)

-Promethazine (for nausea) 

 Other requirements

Travel insurance– Trekking to high altitudes can always be risky. Travel Insurance is something you might want to do before trekking anywhere. Sometimes in emergency cases, people need to be evacuated through a helicopter and get medical service. So, in such cases, your travel insurance will be bearing the cost for you. Seeing all these benefits, the government of Nepal has made travel insurance mandatory thing before trekking. However, it is very important to mention the heights and all the places you will be reaching during your trek. Your insurance entirely depends on the details you have provided earlier. Travel insurance costs you around 150$ which is good for 1 month. 

 Visas/passports– If you are not a Nepalese or Indian citizen, then a visa and a passport are mandatory. You can get your Nepalese Visa at Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu. The passport must hold a visa of a minimum of 6 months.


  • Amazing view of Langtang Himal, Dorje Lakpa, etc.
  • Explore one of the oldest monasteries of Kyanjin valley.
  • Get to know the Tibetan Buddhists, their culture, and lifestyle
  • Explore several monasteries, stupas, and prayer walls.



Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up drop service
  • All land transportation as per itinerary
  • 2 night's hotel accommodation at Kathmandu in deluxe hotel on BB basis
  • Guesthouse/tented accommodation according to given itinerary (sharing in a 2-bedroom) and 3 meals (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • Domestic air ticket (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • Domestic airport Tax
  • "Farewell dinner "before your departure from Nepal.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entree visa: you can get a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by Paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, water bottle, hot shower during the trekking etc.)
  • Personal trekking equipment and clothing
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fee
  • Tips for guides and porters


How do I get to Kyanjin Valley?

The typical route is to trek to Kyanjin Valley from Syabrubesi, passing through picturesque landscapes and quaint villages. The trek is part of the Langtang Valley trek.

Are there teahouses or accommodations in Kyanjin Valley?

Yes, there are teahouses and lodges in Kyanjin Valley that provide basic accommodations and meals for trekkers.

What are the main attractions in Kyanjin Valley?

The valley offers stunning views of the Langtang mountain range, opportunities for day hikes to Kyanjin Ri or Tserko Ri, and a chance to visit the Kyanjin Gompa (monastery).

Is a trekking permit required for Kyanjin Valley?

Yes, you need to obtain a Langtang National Park entry permit and a TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card for the Langtang region.

Are there any risks or challenges in trekking to Kyanjin Valley?

Altitude sickness can be a concern, so it’s essential to acclimatize properly. Weather conditions can change, so trekkers should be prepared for varying temperatures.

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