(Langtang Valley Trek) Langtang National Park was established in 1976 as Nepal’s first Himalayan national park and the country’s fourth protected area. It exceeds an altitudinal range of 6,450 m (21,160 ft) and covers an area of 1,710 km2 (660 sq mi) in the Nuwakot, Rasuwa and Sindhulpalchok Districts of the central Himalayan region encompassing 26 village communities. In the north and east it is linked with Qomolangma National Nature Preserve in Tibet. The western boundary follows the Bhote Kosi and Trishuli Rivers. The southern border lies 32 km (20 mi) north of the Kathmandu Valley.
Langtang valley Trek situated to the North of Kathmandu and is sandwiched between the Himalayan range to the north and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. This great trek and hike adventure in the Langtang region combines spectacular views of the Himalayas with great cultural insights. Langtang valley Trek is a very interesting trek, journeying through Tamang villages and settlements, rhododendron forests, and spectacular mountain views. This trail is perfect for those adventurers who would like a unique experience to see the traditional, untouched Tamang heritage, customs and lifestyle.
The Tamang people are descendants from Tibet and are not accustomed to many tourists, thus the culture here is virtually untouched. Also, in March and April, the rhododendron forests are in bloom and full of many different species of trees, birds and butterflies. There is also a view point at Goljung pass from where we can see the awe-inspiring views of Langtang and Kerung (Tibet). You might even see bears, leopards, red panda or musk deer on this trek.This recently developed, off-the-beaten-path route combines picturesque landscapes, luring white peaks and scattered ancient villages. This trek will surely full fill your expectation and planning for the love of the Nature and Himalayas, Not to be missed!
- Witness panoramic views of Langtang Himal Range
- Experience the mixed Tibetain lifestyles and local Tamang culture
- Visit a yak cheese factory at Kyanzin Gumpa
- See the local hand-woven handicrafts