Langtang Trekking

Langtang Region :

For some unknown reasons, Langtang Region is one of the most under rated trekking areas of Nepal despite being a wonderful scenic trek on an easy terrain. It is a popular trekking region behind only Annapurna Region and Everest Region. The region is famous for its warm hospitality, easy terrain and fantastic views. It is comparatively smaller than Annapurna and Everest Region has fewer trekking trails. But yet, all of them are equally astounding treks.

Langtang Region is easy to reach and its trekking trails are not disturbed by any part of roads (only for the Langtang Valley). However, the views, landscapes, flora and fauna are almost second to none. The region extends right to the end of valley that also separates Nepal from Tibet. Thus, there are plenty of views of Tibetan mountains as well. One of the valleys of Langtang Region has a very cultural theme to it and offers an excellent opportunity to indulge in with the local culture and religion. The Tamang villages of Gatlang, Tatopani, Thuman and Timure has a very ancient and medieval look to it and also offers excellent views of Ganesh Himal Range. The main valley of Langtang goes right to the foot of the mountains lying in the border between Tibet and Nepal. Tsergo Ri, at almost of the end of the valley provides a 360 degree view of these amazing snowy pinnacles. The vista includes Langtang Lirung ( meters), Dorje Lakpa ( meters), Langshisha Ri ( meters), Yala Peak ( meters), Gangchenpo ( meters) and last but not the least, Shishapangma ( meters). The holy and sacred lakes of Gosaikunda is also in Langtang Region.

Apart from easy treks, Langtang Region also has some interesting and adventurous treks and climbs. Yala Peak ( meters) and Naya Khanga ( meters) are two popular and exciting trekking peaks in this region. The treks through Ganja La Pass ( meters) and Laurebinayak Pass ( meters) provides a more challenging treks to more experienced trekkers.

Langtang Region has only a handful number of treks. Among these, Langtang Valley Trek and Tamang Heritage Trek are the easy treks. Whereas, Langtang Ganja La Naya Kanga Peak is the most challenging trek in Langtang Region.