Langtang Region


Langtang region trekking leads you around central Himalaya, the closest adventure and cultural destination from Kathmandu valley wherein a fine clear day one can view Langtang Himal and its range of peaks from Kathmandu.Langtang region at present, third popular trekking destinations and as well for other adventure after Annapurna and Everest, the area is famous for its culture and panoramic views of high snow capped peaks covering whole range of Langtang and Jugal Himal of central Himalayan Mountains to Ganesh Himal and Manaslu range of peaks.

Certainly a wonderful region capturing wide range of interesting places to enjoy on daily walks as Langtang region is also famous for rare, elusive and endangered Red Panda including other wild-life within its serene alpine forest covered in tall rhododendron-hemlock-pines-birch-magnolia tree lines.

Langtang region trekking offers wide range of trekking and walking holidays from moderate-adventurous to challenging ones of a week to more as per your interest and duration of time in Nepal.

Langtang region trekking involves ups and downhill walks from alpine woodland to wide open valley surrounded with beautiful high mountains with stunning panorama of Ganesh Himal (7,405 m) Langtang Lirung (7,234 m)  Ghengu Liru (Langtang II  6,571m), Kimshun (6,745 m) and Shalbachum(6,918m) towards south Chimsedang with arrays of peaks includes Naya-Kanga (5,846m) and Gangchempo, Tilman's beautiful Fluted Peak, Jugal Himal and ending to eastern horizon at Dorje Lakpa (6,980m) on the walk includes views of Manaslu and Annapurna Himalaya also.

Langtang region trekking a popular destination walking to Kyanjin Gompa within scenic Langtang valley, after walking past traditional farm villages of Tamang people a mountain tribe of strong Tibetan Buddhism religion where you can observe its old heritage and traditional way of life as it was since past hundred of centuries.

As the walk and enthusiasm progress can take the high trail to holy Gosainkund a glacial pond where religious festival events takes place in the month of August, hundreds of pilgrims of both Hindu and Buddhist visits for a holy dip in the lake to cleanse a sin of a hundred life times.

From Gosainkund heading further east close to Helambu area to reach at eastern side of Kathmandu valley rim where a short drive brings you back at Kathmandu.

Langtang region trekking within Langtang National Park, where one can take a high Ganja-la pass from Kyanjin Gompa to reach at Helambu area also, a pure adventure in complete wilderness within high mountains and pristine country of dense alpine woodland and wonderful meadows.

Langtang region trekking also famous for Tamang Heritage Trail walk exploring the local Tamang culture and its old heritage of life of Tibetan Buddhism origin and with ancient Bon (pre Buddhist) religion practice.

Langtang region is also a gateway to Tibet just across the border of Kyarong village where at present motorable road has been constructed on the rugged mountain terrain.