Langtang region lies about 130 km north of Kathmandu valley with close border to Tibet. The region is easily accessible from Kathmandu valley that covers the area of 1710 sq. km with a good mix of traditional villages and mountain views. Langtang region is worth visiting to explore the lifestyle and culture of the Tamangs and Sherpa, whose craftsmanship, language, dress and houses bear their uniqueness and much more similar to those of Tibet. The Langtang region is popular because of close destination from Kathmandu, less footprints on the trails, wide range of scenery, good food and accommodation. Some of the towering Himalayas of Langtang region are Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), Naya Kanga Ri (5846m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m) and Yala Peak (5800m). The another attraction of the region is popular Langtang glacier and more than 70 of varying sizes high altitude lakes including Holy Gosainkunda, Parvatikunda, Bhairavkunda and Dudhkunda are the another attraction of Langtang trekking.
The first Himalayan national park of Nepal- Langtang National Park is a homeland for different animals and birds like wild dogs, red panda, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, rhesus monkey, common langur, snow leopard, pika, tragopan, pheasants and many other species of birds. The climate of the park is dominated by the southwest summer monsoon. The extreme differences of altitude results in varies of temperature in Langtang Region. Mostly the rain occurs from June to August and from September to November and from April to May, days are warm and sunny, and nights cooler. The days are clear and mind and nights are near freezing in winter. The Langtang trekking region consists the major popular destinations like Langtang valley, Lama Hotel, Gosaikunda, Kyangin Gompa, Langtang Village, Singa Gompa, Tharepati, Ghodetabala and Tserko Ri. There is a series of north- south running valleys that provide a variety of possible trekking routes to explore the above mentioned places. The whole valley is dominated by Mount Langtang Lirung (7,245 m), the highest peak in the area, and smaller peaks such as Chimse Danda, Ganja La pass, Jugal Himal and Dorje Lakpa. The welcoming Sherpas who live here call themselves Hyalmo after the name of their sacred valley, Helambu. The green and pleasant land of quiet villages, terraced slopes and pine forests is extended up to Langtang National Park.
Langtang trekking begins from three different places Syabrubensi, Dunche & Sundari Jal. Trekking in Langtang region in not only popular among the novice hikers but also for challenging trekkers and adventurous lovers. For more adventure trip to Langtang can be the trip to climbing of Tsergu RI and Yala peak and crossing Ganja La pass. As other trekking regions, Langtang Trekking regions have lots of trekking routes to suit your interest, time frame and preference. Some of the popular Langtang trekking packages designed by Massif Holidays are Langtang Helambu Trek-10 days, Langtang Valley Trek- 12 days, Langtang Circuit Trek- 18 days, Tamang Heritage Trek-14 days, Gosaikunda Trek-16 days, Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek-15 days. We have designed these itineraries to demonstrate the basic guideline for your trekking. If the above mentioned itineraries don’t address your preference and time schedule, please feel free to contact us to travel on your own itinerary for the most memorable journey in the Himalayas of Nepal.
We met Bijay , one of the founder of Massif Holidays who made all this possible to trek amazing Gokyo valley. His communication style was great with full of information.…