Highlights of Langtang Region
- You will get to see a panoramic view of mountains such as Langtang Ri, Langtang Himal, Langsisa and Ganjala Park.
- Close Look On The Inspiring Simplicity Of Rural Life Style With Rich Sherpa Culture
- One of the world’s most beautiful valleys.
- A superb short trek destination.
- You will enjoy a spectacular walk through Rhododendron forests.
- During the Autumn season that September, October, November, you can enjoy the lush greenery and splendid mountain view.
Langtang Region Trek with picturesque landscapes and easy trails gives you an interesting adventure experience. The trekking region is just around 8 hours’ drive from Kathmandu.
Trekking in Langtang Region can be a fulfilling experience for the ones who are looking for off the beaten trek, only into nature. Trekking here will give you a different experience than any other tourist destination in the country.
Though the trek is relatively short, you will experience observing more than 1000 plants, 150 species of birds and other mammals in your journey. Trekking in Langtang Region will let you observe various interesting plant species such as Oak, maple and pine and also different species of the rhododendron.
Similarly, during the trek, you will get glimpses of snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Thar, rhesus monkey and many other animals which inhabit here during. Locals here also cite the story yeti sighting but it is not proved still.
Trekking in Langtang Region is easier compared to trekking in Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp where the footfall is high. The Tamang culture, snow-capped peaks, lakes and awe-inspiring landscapes of this region makes a deep impression in your heart forever.
Langtang Valley Region is protected by Langtang National Park covering three districts of Nepal—Nuwakot, Rasuwa, and Sindhupalchowk. The park covers an area of 1,710 square kilometers. The protected area is linked with Qomolangma National Nature Preserve of Tibet.
During the Langtang Region trekking, you will walk in the region enriched with around 70 glaciers and high altitude lakes Gosaikunda and Parvatikunda.
Gosainkunda Lake, a sacred pilgrimage site of Hindu is a popular destination of Langtang Region. More than 100,000 pilgrims visit this place during full moon day of August ‘Janai Purnima’ every year.
Furthermore, Kyanjin Gompa is another popular Buddhist pilgrimage site of Langtang Region.
The splendid view and beautiful landscapes of Gangchenpo, Gur Karpo Ri, Lingshing, Loenpo Gang and Dorje Lakpa at Tharepati will penetrate your heart.
Welcoming nature of the native Tamangs, tranquil lakes and spectacular landscapes of Langtang Valley will stick in your heart. Langtang Region, located in the north of Kathmandu Valley borders Tibet, Autonomous Region of China. The inhabitants of this region are Tamangs and Tibetans from Kerung. The residents here are sheep and yak herders engaged in trade with Kerung in Tibet.
More than 100,000 foreigners pay their visit here to experience natural beauty.
Langtang Valley also is known as Valley of Glaciers as there are more than 70 glaciers here. Sherpa and Tamang are local natives of this area. Their unique cultures, traditions, and religious rituals fascinate every trekker. Their hospitality is well renowned in the world. Both Sherpa and Tamang are regarded as an ethnic group of Nepal. Langtang Valley is a single destination that is rich in cultural and natural biodiversity.
Enveloped by snowcapped mountains on all sides, the region has the availability of many tea houses of basic facilities which allows you to experience the authentic culture of the ethnic community. This also makes it convenient for anyone coming for a solo journey to Langtang Region Trekking.
Spring and autumn season is the best time for trekking in Langtang Region. You will enjoy the forest of Oaks and Rhododendron during these seasons. Autumn season can give the best walking experience whereas, in Spring, you can see blooming Rhododendrons and other wildflowers. Most comfortable time for the trek is from March to May and September to December.