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Tsergo Ri Trek

Tsergo Ri Trek

Langtang Region
Langtang ri himal
Tsergo ri
Kyanjin Gompa

Trip Facts

Duration : 8 Days Max-Altitude : 5,033 Program Type : tea house Best Season : April- May, Jun- Jul Sep-Oct-Nov Per Day Walking : 5/6 Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.


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No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $560
2 Paxes $540
2-4 Paxes $520
4-6 Paxes $500
6-8 Paxes $490
8-10 Paxes $480
10-15 Paxes $450
15+Paxes $450

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The Tsergo Ri Trek Discovering the Magnificence of Langtang Valley

Explore the Tsergo Ri trek in Nepal’s Langtang Valley, known for its rugged landscapes, vibrant cultural heritage, and majestic peaks like Tsergo Ri, rising to 5,033 meters above sea level. This trek offers adventurers a challenging yet rewarding climb amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas.

The Tsergo Ri Trek Experience

Starting from either the beautiful village of Syabrubesi or Dhunche, both gateway towns to the Langtang Valley Trek, trekkers enjoy their journey. Over approximately 7 days round trip from Kathmandu, trekkers through dense rhododendron forests, cross swift-flowing rivers on traditional suspension bridges, and gradually ascend into higher altitudes. The trek presents varying difficulties, catering to seasoned adventurers and those seeking a challenging but achievable trek.

Kyanjin Gompa: Acclimatization and Cultural Immersion

One of the trek’s highlights is Kyanjin Gompa, a tranquil village where trekkers typically spend acclimatization days. This period allows trekkers to adjust to the altitude and also presents an opportunity for cultural immersion. Kyanjin Gompa is home to a significant monastery and provides trekkers with a chance to engage with the local Tamang community, known for its rich cultural heritage and warm hospitality.

Tsergo Ri Summit: A Day Hike Adventure from Kyanjin Gompa

From Kyanjin Gompa, trekkers embark on a journey to summit Tsergo Ri, a hike that typically takes around 5 hours to ascend and 3 hours to descend. The Langtang Tsergo Ri trek requires carrying packed lunches from teahouses in Kyanjin Gompa to sustain trekkers during their day hike to Tsergo Ri Peak. The ascent to Tsergo Ri Peak is an adventure in itself, with its steep sections and breathtaking panoramas, making the experience deeply rewarding for trekkers.

Stunning Views and Cultural Immersion

From the summit of Tsergo Ri, trekkers enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Langtang Himalayas. Peaks such as Langtang Lirung (7227 m), Langtang Ri (7205 m), Yala Peak (5520 m), and Naya Khang (5844 m) dominate the horizon. Nearby, Kyanjin Ri at 4773 meters offers equally stunning vistas, just a short 2-hour hike from Kyanjin Gompa. The trek offers pristine natural beauty and a sense of achievement, creating an unforgettable experience.

Local Culture on the Trek, Sherpa, and Tamang Insights

Throughout the Tsergo Ri trek, trekkers can immerse themselves in the region’s rich cultural heritage by interacting with local Sherpa and Tamang communities. These communities, known for their warm hospitality and traditional Tibetan Buddhist way of life, offer insights into daily rituals, traditional farming practices, and unique culinary delights. Engaging with the locals provides a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness between people and the land, enriching the trekking experience.

Beyond Tsergo Ri: Additional Trekking Options

For those with extra time and a desire to explore further, the Langtang Valley serves as a gateway to other captivating trekking routes. The Tamang Heritage Trail offers a deeper cultural immersion with homestay experiences and visits to ancient monasteries, while the Gosaikunda Trek leads trekkers to the sacred alpine lakes of Gosaikunda, steeped in Hindu and Buddhist mythology. The diverse range of trekking options caters to varying interests and provides opportunities for trekkers to delve deeper into the cultural and natural tapestry of the Langtang region.

Practical Tips and Preparation

Before starting the Tsergo Ri trek, trekkers should first obtain the necessary permits from the Nepal Tourism Board and ensure they have comprehensive travel insurance. Packing essentials like warm clothing, sturdy trekking boots, and trekking poles is crucial due to varying weather conditions and terrain. Additionally, carrying basic medical supplies and water purification tablets is advisable, as the trek covers remote areas with limited access to amenities.

Guided trekking tours, like those offered by Nepal Wilderness Trekking PVT, provide expert local Male and female guides who enhance safety and enrich the trekking experience with their deep knowledge of the region’s history, flora, and fauna. These experienced guides offer valuable insights into the local environment, and cultural nuances, and ensure the well-being of trekkers throughout the journey.

In the Everest region, trekkers can enjoy stunning viewpoints such as Gokyo Ri, and Chhukung Ri, and in the Langtang area, Tsergo Ri. In the Sherpa language, “ri” means peak, highlighting these spectacular vantage points. For more information on these treks, you can visit the following links:


Trekking to Tsergo Ri in the Langtang Valley is not just an adventure trek, but a journey of self-discovery amidst some of the world’s most awe-inspiring landscapes. Whether you’re drawn by the challenge of summiting lofty peaks or captivated by the cultural heritage of Nepal’s indigenous peoples, this Tsergo ri trek promises to leave an indelible mark on every adventurer. The synergy of natural grandeur and cultural immersion fosters a transformative experience that resonates long after the trek is completed.

Start planning your Tsergo Ri trek today and prepare for an unforgettable expedition where nature’s grandeur meets the warmth of Nepalese hospitality. Book your trek with Nepal Wilderness Trekking PVT and embark on a transformative journey into the heart of the Himalayas.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m). Duration: Approximately 7-8 hours. Overnight in Syabrubesi.
  • Day 2: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel, Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m). Duration: 5-6 hours. The trail passes through lush forests and small villages. Overnight at Lama Hotel.
  • Day 3: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village, Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3,430m). Duration: 5-6 hours. Passes through beautiful landscapes and offers views of Langtang Lirung. Overnight in Langtang Village.
  • Day 4: Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa, Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m). Duration: 3-4 hours. Visit the monastery and enjoy views of the surrounding peaks. Afternoon free for exploration. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.
  • Day 5: Kyanjin Gompa Exploration Acclimatization Day at Kyanjin Gompa. Option to hike to Tserko Ri (4,984m) for panoramic mountain views. Explore local cheese factories and Buddhist monasteries. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.
  • Day 6: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel Trek back from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel. Duration: 5-6 hours. Retrace your steps through Langtang Village. Overnight at Lama Hotel.
  • Day 7: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi, Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi. Duration: 4-5 hours. The final descent back to Syabrubesi. Overnight in Syabrubesi.
  • Day 8: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu, Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu. Duration: Approximately 7-8 hours. Transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Cost Included

  • Private car transfers: Hotel to the bus park and return to Kathmandu.
  • Public bus OR SHARE JEEP travel, from Kathmandu to Dhunche to Syabrubensi to Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation: Clean lodge along the trekking route.
  • Meals: Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and other European cuisines served three times daily (breakfast, lunch, dinner selected from a menu).
  • Permits: Langtang National Park entry permit and TIMS card.
  • Guide: Experienced English-speaking trekking guide licensed by the government, knowledgeable about the area.
  • Porter: One porter for every two to three participants (additional cost for solo clients requiring a porter).
  • Guides' expenses: Includes food, lodge accommodation, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment, and more.

Cost Excluded

  • Personal equipment
  • All beverages: Soft and hard drinks such as coke, beer, mineral water, etc. during the trek
  • Desserts
  • Hot showers and laundry
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tips for the guide and porter
  • Any costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Additional costs or delays beyond management control, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary changes due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.


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