About Langtang Short Trek
Langtang valley, also known as the valley of glaciers is the closest trekking region from Kathmandu valley.
Short trekking to Langtang Valley provides you to view Langtang National Park which is Nepal’s first Himalayan national park.
The mountainscape in the Langtang Valley is spectacular which gives an amazing view of high soaring mountains on either side of the valley. Passing through the Langtang trekking route, you can listen to slow-moving rivers, mesmerizing snow-capped peaks, and quiet grassy dawns along with elevated mountains.
As you climb high and reach the upper part, you will encounter tiny lakes with icebergs floating on them. The shining water of crystalline brightness during the trek will take your breath away.
Birch forest of Kyangjin and Pine Forests of Thulo Syafru of Langtang will caress you with its beauty and greet you with fragrant nature.
Langtang region has been a popular trade route since the ancient and medieval period. The major inhabitants of the Langtang region are Tamang, Gurung, and Sherpa. Trekking in Langtang region attracts you to beautiful craftsmanship, costumes, typical traditional stone houses, and beautifully carved doorways.
There are several trekking options for Langtang Valley. The seven days Langtang trek is the shortest one among the other packages.
In the Regulus Langtang Valley Short Trekking package, you will start the journey with a day’s bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. The trek embarks from Syabrubesi (2380m). The final point of the trek is Kyanjin Gompa at an altitude of 3900m.
From the beginning of the trek, you will start witnessing farmland, Rhododendron forests, oaks, and pines. Passing the awe-inspiring view, you will walk following the narrow gorge of Langtang River and head upward to Lama Hotel and Langtang village.
The trial keeps going till you reach the large alpine grassland of Kyanjin Gompa where the glaciers meet the meadow.
Langtang region is home to around 1000 species of plants, more than 150 species of birds and many other species of mammals. Wildlife includes Himalayan Black Bear, Snow Leopard, Wild Dog, Ghoral and Langur.
During the Langtang Region Trekking, you will get to see how the locals have renovated the trekking trails which was massively damaged due to the destructive earthquake of 2015. The restored villages of Langtang region which you will get to see here are the beautiful examples of how the people strongly got back to track after the disaster.
During the Langtang Valley short trek, you can also move forward to Kyanjin Ri, which is a day walk from Kyanjin Gompa. From Kyanjin Ri, you can relish the 360-degree views of the Himalayas.
Astonishing Himalayas Langtang Lirung (7,200m), Ganesh Himal (7,600) and Langtang II (7,227), Tserko RI (5033m), Kyanjin RI, Ganchhenpo (6388m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m) and Laure Binayak pass (4,609m) offers you splendid views and ultimate satisfaction of your journey.
During the short trek, you will pass through uphill and downhill and get to enjoy landscapes from different angle within your eyeshot. You will get to see heritages of Tamang culture. You will sight painted Chortens and Buddhist prayer flags which gives the flavor of typical Buddhist traditions. The open-hearted hospitality of the resident of the Langtang region will you feel at home. If you see their windows, you will see the art forms portrayed in the wood carvings. You will get to observe the age-old weaving traditions and dance festivals of the Tibetan village during the trek.
In this Langtang Short Adventure Trekking, you will closely observe different unique styled homes, yaks grazing on snow-covered now covered the Himalayas and wide pasture lands at the base of snow-capped mountains.
If you come in the spring, you will see enchanting flowers all around. Beholding the astounding scenery during the trek will make you forget all the fusses in life. Exploring the little wonders during the Langtang Valley Trek will make you lose the sense of time.
Some of the major destinations in the Langtang Valley is Gosaikunda, Lauri Binayak Pass, Kyanjin Gompa are some of the major destinations here.
Best season to visit Langtang region are the spring and autumn season which falls from March to May and September to December respectively.
After exploring the beautiful trek, you will trek the same route to Syabrubesi and drive back to Kathmandu.