Langtang Region - Closest and Wildest Trekking Destination
Langtang region is one of the closest trekking destinations near the Kathmandu Valley. It is situated on the north side of the Kathmandu valley about 51 km away. This region lies on the north-central part of Himalayas in the Bagmati Zone.
Langtang Region Treks are quite popular among trekkers for its exotic routes. As this region is closest to the capital many trekkers escape here for some adventures.
This region is easily accessible but still the trails are unspoiled enhancing the trekking experience. It offers both short days to long days trek itinerary suitable for anyone.
Moreover, this region is famous for hosting Langtang National Park. This National park was established in 1976 by the approval of the royal. This is the first national park inaugurated in the Himalayas of Nepal. It was established with the purpose to conserve the forests, wildlife, cultural resources and natural resources found in this region.
Langtang National park protects many endangered species of flora and fauna that can be seen in the trails. Such as conifer, larch, imeyan, kalij, Assam macaque, red pandas, etc.
Inside this park are situated some of the popular trekking routes of Langtang region. Such as Langtang Valley Trek, Tamang Heritage Trek, Helambu Circuit Trek, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, and many more.
One of the major attractions of this park is the Gosainkunda, a sacred lakes for the Hindu Religion. This lake is situated at an altitude of 4380 m above sea level. Trishuli river is formed from the melts of this lake.
On this trail, trekkers will be crossing the Lauribina La Pass (4610 m) one of the ultimate destinations. Langtang region treks offer many snowy peaks such as Langtang Lirung, Langtang Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Kyunga Ri, and many more.
Another major attraction of this region is Kyanjin Gompa, an ancient Buddhist monastery. This monastery lies at an altitude of 3860 m above sea level. You can hike to the base of Langtang Lirung glacier, or Kyanjin Ri view point from here.
Yak Cheese factory is another popular destination of this region. This cheese factory is centuries old and famous for its tasty cheese in this region.
We Radiant Trek offer various itineraries and programs that take you on a magical journey in this beautiful land. You will be experiencing the Tibetan influenced culture on this trek. Most of the people living in this region are Sherpa, Tamang, Magar, Gurung, etc.
Looking to escape your hectic life and enjoy some peace. Then come and visit Langtang region treks. A mesmerizing journey awaits you in these untamed trails.
Trekking In Nepal Packages
If trekking is your strong suit then do visit Himalayas, trekker’s only heaven on earth. It has a vast playing field for hikers with attractions as huge as Mt. Everest and Nuptse. Not that it was enough, places here provide trekkers with expansive forests and valleys to have fun.
Trekking is true bliss in Nepal having unraveled breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains. The unspoiled wilderness and staggering trails equally make the hiking an unforgettable adventure.
Walking couldn’t be more fun than on the trails which spills astonishing views of landscapes. Some places are simply a natural wonder, while another cultural haven for explorers in Nepal.
Despite it, trekkers adore Nepal for its soaring snow peak summits. They cherish the prehistoric trails more which walk through hidden parts of the country. Every known place trekkers are familiar with like Gorak Shep has great hiking trails.
Starting from a well-pitched route, they move through steep hills, green pastures, and snow-covered terrains. Mountain region is the home to trekking in Nepal covering a great extent of the area. It’s therefore, trekkers like traveling Himalayas as there are ample options to go with.
Trekking spots as lofty as Mt. Everest at 8848 meters height and short as Dhampus are offered. But most people prefer going with the Classic Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Base Camp. They are the two most popular treks in Nepal with high gorges and passes en route.
Most paths leading to the campsite have twists and turns. But they are exhilarating to navigate unless you are not good at reading the map. Flat or steep, walkways often pass through the lush green forest that surrounds old Nepalese villages.
They are filled with a collection of vegetation including oaks, juniper, pine, and hemlock. Spring has a fantastic view to offer passengers with rhododendron in its full bloom. Exploring the secluded corners of the region on foot is often challenging. And yet, travelers boasts to enjoy the trip following stillness in the air and roaring streams.
The miles-long alley from base to the summit winds through rough terrains and suspension bridges. The cool colorful valleys and cliffs are marvelous feat seen from the edge of the cliff.
Stay or don’t but most villages along the way during the trek are amazing. Their services are never to forget with each guest treated like a family. Rich culture and tradition are the best part of remote villages in the Himalayas.
It comes with great memories from close interaction with locals to tasty traditional dishes. Monasteries, prayer wheels, and chorten can be witnessed every so often in the villages as it’s mostly inhabited by Sherpas.
Regardless of the disparity in ethnicity and background, there is a good companionship between people. The valleys have become a storehouse for unique traditional culture being influenced by Tibetan civilization.
Trekking mightn’t be always tranquilizing in Nepal so preparation must be done in advance. Ascending and descending the chain of steep hills can take more than 6-7 hours on average. So, most trekkers are assisted by pro guides and porters to find the way to a high point.
From as short as one day trek to weeks and months-long treks are stored for visitors of Nepal. Since there are varied options and not every trek is meant to be easy, we radiant treks are here to provide you with the best choice. The trekking destination will be opted for based on your comfort and pace.