Langtang Trekking Region is a pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists, mainly famous for Gosainkunda located at the height of 4610m. Trekking in this Langtang region has become popular trekking destination of Nepal located in the northern part of Kathmandu and bordering with southern Tibet. This Langtang Trekking Region is protected as the “Langtang National Park” with an area of 1, 1710 square kilometers, for the Himalayan Wildlife Reserve funded by the government of Nepal aiming to preserve the Natural Mountain Environment. Langtang region consists of 45 villages within the territory dominated by the Tamang community. Langtang Region contains a broad alteration in climate varying from subtropical to alpine. Langtang region is also well known for the amazing glaciers and hundreds of lakes like Gosaikunda, Naagkunda, Parvatikunda, Suryakunda, etc.
Langtang region trekking commences with a drive from Kathmandu passing via Trishuli to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we will start our trek to Langtang region for a week to 10 days. Hence, it is a good option for those who have limited time for vacation. This Langtang region trekking offers the magnificent views of the Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Langtang Lirung, and other adjoining snowy peaks. There are ascending and descending pathways passing through the beautifully terraced fields, small hamlets of Tamang and Sherpa cultures, and Buddhist monasteries. These Langtang Trekking Trails passes through the green pastures and the dense forests of fir, rhododendron, oak, and pines. Wide varieties of floras and faunas exist in this region. Occasionally, the Red Pandas are spotted in the bamboo-Oak groves or around the open space.
Many Langtang Trekking is organized to this Langtang region via different routes like Langtang Valley Ganja-la Pass Trekking, Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Circuit trek, Tamang Heritage Trekking, Langtang Valley trekking and much more.
Langtang Trekking Region is famous for trekking as well as for religious purpose. As Gosaikunda of Langtang Trekking Region is a cultural center for the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims, there are special days for traditional rituals like Janai Purnima usually in the month of mid-August, Shivaratri in the month of February, etc. So, this Langtang region is always open for trekking at any time of year, mainly March – April – May, and September – October – November. During these months, the climate is supportive with clear blue sky above the amazing scenic mountains.