Langtang region is located in the north of Kathmandu, the nearest trekking region from Kathmandu. Trekking in the Langtang region offers the astounding experiences of walking in the Nepal Himalayas. The third most popular trekking in Nepal lies in this region. The trekking is a combination of ethnic Tamang culture, customs, lifestyles and the Himalayan views in the northern region. The region is prosperous in having mountain high passes, sacred Gosaikunda and surrounding Lakes, Sherpa village, colorful flowers and various species of fauna as the Red Panda.
Mostly, the treks to the Langtang region begin from Syabrubesi, after 7-8 hours drive north from Kathmandu. The popular trekking trails in this region are Tamang Heritage Trek, Langtang valley trekking, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek and Helambu Trek and most of the parts fall upon the Langtang National Park.
If you have sufficient time to explore this Himalayan region, all the treks can be combined into a single itinerary. The Tamang Heritage trail offers the traditional Tamang heritage, customs, and culture. You can feel the hospitality and the home stay facility on this route. Langtang Valley Trek offers the spectacular views of the Langtang Valley, Yak grazing meadows, lush forests, and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage place Kyanjin RI and the views of Everest and Langtang Himalayan range.
The trip to Gosaikunda crosses the high pass of this region- Lauribinayak Pass (4610m). It offers the views of several frozen Lakes and the mountain views of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), Lenpo Gang (7083m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m) and other surrounding Peaks. Then it treks down to the Sherpa village at Helambu.
The landscape of the Langtang Region Trekking Trail is outstanding. Trekkers can visit the Himalayan Yak cheese factory during the treks. The forests in the region have temperate and sub-alpine vegetation, and big trees of rhododendron, birch, and Oak. Wildlife includes migratory birds, Tahr, Red Panda, Snow Leopard, deer monkeys, and Pika. Spring and Autumn are the best seasons for Langtang Trekking. The accommodation is available as homestay and Lodge during the trek. Please, contact us for more details.