Trekking in Langtang Region in Nepal
Langtang trekking is another popular trekking in Nepal and the Langtang treks take you very adjacent to the Nepal-Tibet border. Langtang trekking routes are located in Langtang national park and it is the first national park in Nepal.
The trekking in Langtang offers you an up-close view of the soaring Himalayas, and an undoubtedly great combination of unparalleled natural beauty and culture richness, diverse flora and fauna.
Trekking in the Langtang region is one of the nearest trekking destinations from Kathmandu and it lies between the Himalayan range to the north, dominated by Langtang Lirung (7,245 m), the highest peak in the area, and smaller peaks to the south – Chimse Danda (ridge), Ganja La pass (5,122 m), Jugal Himal and Dorje Lakpa (6,989 m).
Langtang trekking is a great way to explore the Himalayas of Nepal however only a few tourists have visited the area yet. Thus, we can say that the Langtang is still virgin land for the trekking experience. You have the opportunity to explore the lifestyle and culture of the Tamangs, whose craftsmanship, language, dress, and way of life.
The Langtang region has high altitude lakes that include Gosainkunda which is one of the great pilgrimage sites in Nepal and wildlife like a wild dog, red panda, pika, muntjac, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan tahr, Ghoral, serow, rhesus monkey, langur monkey, snow leopard and about 373 species of birds including tragopan and pheasant also are in the park.
Langtang trek mostly revolves around the Langtang, Gosainkunda Lake, and the Lauribinayak pass. Langtang valley is a narrow mountain valley nestled with the Himalayas, is also called to be the valley of glaciers. The highest peaks in the Langtang region are Langtang Lirung (7,246 m) which stands just north of Langtang valley. You can see the panoramas of this mountain right from Langtang valley and you also have non-stop views of other smaller peaks in the areas that are Ganjala Pass (5,122 m), Gang Chhenpo (6,388 m), Naya Kangri (5,846 m), Dorge Lakpa (6,989 m), Chimse Danda (ridge), Jugal Himal and so on.
You can also explore around the rolling Sherpa, Tamang and Hyolmo hamlet in Helambu, Gatlang, Briddhim, who have very distinct traditional practices like handicraft, calligraphy works, moreover their unique customs, lifestyles, rituals are the major attractions of the region, therefore rural tourism also can be combined in many different ways to your trekking in the Langtang region, which are no doubt worth sharing and remembering.
The Langtang National park covers a huge area. Thus, We at Escape Nepal have designed many trekking package/program to make easier for you to choose your trekking as per your time and the interests and tailor-make itinerary is available when the given itinerary is not suitable for you.