About Langtang Trek
Langtang region trekking has become one of the most desired touristic destinations in Nepal. Dwelling to the north-east of Kathmandu, Langtang region boasts extraordinary natural beauty alongside exclusive cultural delights. The uplifted views of Langtang massif, the existence of native Tamang culture, and exquisite Langtang trekking route have been able to captivate not only the eyes but the heart of hundreds of travellers worldwide. Apart from the exclusive views of Langtang range, trekking in Langtang is also eminent for the astounding views of iconic mountain ranges such as of Ganesh Himal (7422m), Mt. Manaslu (8163m), and Mt. Annapurna (8091m).
Langtang region, entailing Langtang National Park-the second largest national park of Nepal, accommodates a major population of around 4,500 natives. About 25% of the total area of Langtang National Park is covered by dense forests that abode wide varieties of flora and fauna along with different species of birds. Amid your Langtang trekking, you will get a chance to encounter exotic fauna including red panda, Himalayan Thar, Himalayan black bear, rhesus monkey, musk deer etc. Langtang trekking map also boasts the holy lakes of Gosainkunda which holds significant religious importance in Hindu culture. Also famed as ‘the Valley of Glaciers’, there are 108 small and medium holy lakes in the Langtang region. One can relish an amazing consolidation of immense natural beauty and medieval culture and traditions at the same time while trekking in the off-the-beaten trekking trails of Langtang. Kyanjin Gompa, Gosainkunda, and Shin Gompa form the divine trinity of religious hubs in the Langtang trekking route. The alluring Tamang settlement has been adding more charm to this region. The exclusive Tamang culture and lifestyle has been alluring lots of voyagers. You can easily find numbers of tea houses and homestay here providing cosy accommodation facilities. Some of the most popular Langtang region trekking is listed below:
- Tamang Heritage Trek
- Langtang Valley Trek
- Gosainkunda Lake Trek
- Langtang Gosainkunda Trek
Trekking in Langtang offers a thrilling experience of trekking on the lap of the Himalayas, insight to Tamang culture, the expedition of ethnic villages, and encounter of exotic wildlife. Autumn and spring are regarded as the best season to truly relish the exclusive beauty of Langtang region trekking.