Langtang Region Trekking
Langtang Region is known for its accessibility and short but adventurous trekking experience. Being close to the capital city Kathmandu, it is the choice for many tourists who want to get the most adventure in a short time. Protected as Langtang National Park, this area touches the Tibetan border in the north and east. It holds a number of peaks such as Langtang Lirung (7227m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Dragmarpo Ri (6578m) and Yala Peak (5520m). The national park covers an area of 1710 square kilometers in Nuwakot, Rasuwa and Sindhupalchok districts to the north of Kathmandu. The altitude varies from 800 meters to 7227 meters and so does the climate. This region is rich in biodiversity with 18 ecosystem types, 14 vegetation types, more than 1000 species of flowering plants, 150 species of birds and wild animals like snow leopards, musk deer, ghoral, langur, Himalayan black bear and red panda. It is an important transit route for the migratory birds.
Gosaikunda lake is a famous religious site in the Langtang region for Buddhists and Hindus. It remains frozen for six months in a year. There are many other smaller lakes in the area. Laurebina Pass at 4610 meters is a pass near the Gosaikunda lake which is very challenging to cross. There are several monasteries one of which is Kyanjin Gompa, popular destination for Buddhist pilgrims. The primary residents of this region are Sherpas, Tamangs, Gurungs and other castes of Tibetan origin.Langtang valley trekking, Gosainkunda trekking, Tamang heritage trekking, Helambu trekking and Gonja La Pass trekking are the standard trekking packages that we offer in this region. These treks generally last from one to two weeks and can be tailored according to your interest.