Langtang trekking is widely popular among those who want a new experience of life through trekking. Langtang region has many beautiful landscapes, grasslands, freshwater sceneries, monasteries, and many more. Technically it is one of the easiest trails. However, the amount of amazing views that can be seen through the trails is an absolute bargain for the level of difficulty you have to face. Langtang trekking is a spectacular venture into the naturally and culturally blessed Langtang region passing via Langtang National Park. The major destinations on this trek are Langtang valley, Kyanjin Gompa, and holy Gosaikunda. Langtang trek is covered under Langtang National Park where you can expect multiple types of flora and fauna. Langtang valley is home to the “Tamang’s'' an ethnic group of the community of Nepal. You can observe their local culture, language, and religion.
The way to Langtang has some of the amazing monasteries and Gumbas. Every step towards Langtang valley has spectacular views of hills, rivers, and mountains. Being the nearest destination from Kathmandu Valley, reaching the valley is no sort of concern. The main point for the trekking route starts from Syabrubesi, a Sherpa village located at the very edge of the Langtang National Park which is just 122km from the capital. As you march your steps towards the valley you can exhibit rhododendron forests and even cross the glacial moraine on the way to Langtang. The final destination point for the trek would be Gompa, where you can taste some local yak cheese, explore the peaks seen from around the valley and, and monasteries. Backtracking, Kyangin Gompa we relocate to Syabrubesi, upon trekking down to Sing Gompa we reach down to a high plateau, where the sacred lake Gosaikunda is located.
The month of Mar-Jun and Sep-Nov is considered the most perfect period of time to trek down the Langtang area. With adequate sun and not too cold the weather seems to be perfect for trekking in the lush jungles of the Langtang region. In short, the season of Spring and Autumn has been traditionally practiced more for trekking. However, if you are looking for some extra adventure you can look up into other seasons besides Spring and Autumn, in that time the flow of tourists will be extremely low and you can enjoy the true wilderness.
It is a major trek located nearest to the Kathmandu Valley and can be conquered easily in 11 days from your arrival to departure. Syabrubesi which is the starting point of the trek can be easily done from Kathmandu with 6-7 hrs of scenic bus drive. Starting from the elevation of 1462m to 3798m can be done within a week of trekking is a surprising feature of the Langtang valley trek. The trail passes through the dense forest with huge biodiversity, and many flora & fauna.
Langtang is naturally rich, specifically, the entire region is well off in flora and fauna. This park exhibits a high diversity of 14 vegetation types in 18 ecosystems which makes the wonderful diversity of flora and fauna. Chirping rhododendron, silver fir, and oak are the beautiful flora of this national park. Langtang is famous for the bird population where 250 species of birds are abundantly available inside this national park. A red panda, Black bears, snow leopard, and 46 species of mammals are protected in the Langtang region. Yak is the major highlight of the trip.
You can experience “Tamang Culture” which is related to “Tibet Culture”, which is a unique experience in itself. You will be having contact with Buddhist flags, stones, monasteries, small stupas. The trek is itself a mix of cultures. The region of Langtang is infused with the mixed Tibetan races commonly known as Tamangs and Tibetans who run the tea and guest houses in those areas. You will be able to understand the tradition and culture of such ethnic groups alongside the tasty local meals they offer to you.
During this trip, Luxury Holidays Nepal serves you the best quality service. If you are looking for similar kinds of trek and tour we also offer Helicopter tours to Langtang, Helicopter tours to Gosaikunda, Tamang Heritage Trek, Tamang Heritage Trek and many more.
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