Langtang region Trekking in Nepal
|Langtang Area trekking Map|
Langtang trekking is a popular and classic trek of Nepal. Langtang trekking route goes through traditional ethnic villages and untouched forests on the way to the peaks of Langtang-Lirung. The highlights of Langtang treks include a visit to the Langtang valley, Kyangin Gompa, Langtang Gompa, plenty of yaks heard on alpine meadows and Langtang Lirung Glacier. In Langtang treks you can also climb to the Lang Sisa Peak and visit Lake Gosaikunda, which is nearby this trekking. In summer each year, the valley floor and alpine slopes of Langtang bloom profusely with primula, poppy and other alpine flowers that makes the trekking more exciting and memorable. Langtang trekking is the name given to the treks from the name of Langtang valley in central Nepal. Langtang is a narrow valley lying south of Tibetan border. The valley lies between main Himalaya range to the north and small snowy peaks to the south. For this trekking you catch a bus to Syabrubeshi via Trishuli Bajaar and Dhunche. Syabrubeshi is the trekking starting place.
The important mountains in Langtang treks are Langtang Lirung 7246m, Gang Chhenpo 6388m, Naya Kangri 5846m and Dorje Lakpa 6966m. Other mountains like Himchuli, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal as well as the Shishapangma mountain of Tibet are also seen from some parts of Langtang trekking. Just next to Langtang valley is the beautiful Gosainkunda Lake, also an important Hindu pilgrimage site. Gosainkunda is also a popular trekking spot. From Gosainkunda, Helambu trekking is closer. They are just separated by a mountain pass. Helambu is a culturally rich Sherpa settlement and easily accessible from Kathmandu on a half day drive. Langtang, Gosainkunda and Helambu are independent treks on their own but they can be combined as one single trekking route from one week to 15 days long.
Langtang Valley Trekking
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Holy lake Gosaikunda Trekking in Nepal
Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu trek
Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in Langtang Region. Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek combines three major areas north of Kathmandu along the border of Tibet Langtang, holy Gosainkund lake and Helambu. Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu trek offers an opportunity to explore villages, to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. You can trek to Langtang then via the holy lakes of Gosainkunda at 4300 m where thousands of Hindu pilgrims visit the lakes during the full moon festival in August. Langtang Gosainkund Helambu trek also of special interest to Birders featuring some unusual altitudinal migrants such as Ibisbill and Gould's Short wing, uncommon summer visitors include Pied Ground Trust and high altitude birds such as Snow Partridge, Tibetan Snow cock and Grandala.Read more ............