Langtang is a region in the Himalayas of Nepal to the north of the Kathmandu Valley. This narrow valley bordering to Tibet, is surrounded by high peaks of great charm and is truly the most beautiful valley in the world. Blessed with temperate sub alpine vegetation, wildlife like deer, monkeys, pika and thar and the highest peak of the area Shisapangma (8027 m), trekking in Langtang Region would be a divine experience for any adventure aspirant.
Trekking Langtang is one of the most convenient trekking courses available that lies north of the Kathmandu valley. It’s simple yet adventurous course with short itineraries is suitable for those with less time yet looking for adventure into roughest mountains. Not far from Kathamndu, the capital city of Nepal, Langtang district conveys astounding views of Himalayan ranges, and amazing experience with people and society in a brief timeframe than any other trek in Nepal. Walking through the trails and witnessing the amazing scenery of forests, glaciers, and snow topped mountains is sure to make your trek one of the most glorious event in your life.
Langtang region has three major trekking routes to offer; to Langtang valley, to Gosainkund and to Helambu. Depending upon the duration of your trek, ability and interest you can choose any of the trekking routes and have close up views of Langtang Lurung, Gang Chhenpo, Naya Kangri, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh HImal, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Gourisankar and many more mountains. No matter which trekking route you choose, your trek starts from Dhunche Bazaar or Saubrubesi eventually leading to Gosainkunda. This famous pilgrimage site of Hindus and Buddhist attracts thousands of devotees every year on Full Moon in August. According to legend, Gosainkunda was created by Lord Shiva when he sliced a glacier to obtain water to quench his thirst. Similarly, if you opt Helambu or Langtang valley trek, you can see various animals like red panda, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, Snow Leopard and many more along the trails.
Experiencing moderate adventure into Langtang region along with spotting scarce animals as well as bird species along the way, trekking through Langtang region equally provides opportunity to get connected with local inhabitants; their lifestyle and culture as this region is populated by Tamang and Sherpa people whose religions practices, language and dresses are much more similar to those of Tibet. All in all, this region has sufficient capability to draw trekking enthusiasts from all over the world.
A visit to the Langtang region offers you tremendous opportunities to explore villages, to climb small peaks and to visit glorious glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. Whether you are an experienced trekker or a first timer, with the company of our magnificent crew, their friendship, care and experience, you are sure to have one memorable and rewarding trip of your life. We have also managed our itineraries so that you get plenty of rest and time to refresh yourself for yet another adventurous day. So, be a part of our Langtang region trek and explore the unexplored.