Langtang a place that lies in the northern province of Kathmandu Valley is one of the most popular trekking routes in Nepal. It is the nearest hub to skip away from hustle and bustle of the city life. Langtang region is still an untouched beauty, uncrowded and fragile. One who travels this route will experience the communities and villages of Tamangs, Newars, and Sherpas. It is the easiest route among all other major trekking routes as you don’t have to worry about the uncertainty of flights. Langtang offers you a magnificent view of hills, mountains and holy Gosaikunda Lake.
Langtang National Park one of the major conservation campaigns of Nepal government was initiated on 1976 as the First Himalayan National Park of the country. The park covers the area of 1710 square kilometer and is the inhabitants of 4500 people inside the park. Tamang dominated the population of this region. The regions border Tibet on the north and are the source of major rivers like Trishuli and Koshi.
The Langtang region is very rich in case of natural resources with numerous flora and fauna. Oaks, rhododendron, maple, pine are the major variety of trees found in this area. Similarly, Himalayan Black bear, red panda, Tahr, and Rhesus monkey are the major animals’ sight of this place. It is the home of a snow leopard which is in its phase of extinction. Also, the local villagers believe the existence of Yeti and its footprints in the province.
The region got badly affected by the devastating earthquake in the year 2015 destroying many resources and hundreds of lives. The avalanche lashed out many villages during earthquake however people are working hard to bring the village to its original form.
Langtang mountain range covers 13 numbers of total peaks namely Langtang Lirung, Langtang Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Loenpo Gang, Changbu, Yansa Tsenji, Kyunga Ri, Dogpache, Langsisha Ri, Gangchenpo, Morimoto, Tsogaka, Yala peak. These are the peak with an altitude of 5 to 7 thousand meters height.
An ideal trek for nature lovers, especially for those who want to take a short break from their routine work and embrace the adventure. The Langtang Valley Trek can be accomplished by any person having sound physical fitness. The trekking duration may depend on customer’s choice and needs, nature conditions etc. In standard Case, the trip will be 11 days and can be shortened to 7 days or extend to 15 days.