Langtang Region Trekking
Langtang National Park is first Himalayan National Park in Nepal and it was established in 1976 . It is in the north of Kathmandu and this region enjoys with snow-covered peaks, a mild climate, unique flora and fauna and pleasant inhabitants which makes it the classic trek almost year round. The 1,710 SQ km Langtang National Park hosts glorious nature, from lush valleys alive with red pandas, snow-leopard, langur monkeys and various ethnic groups of people. The 7,246 meter Langtang Lirung to the north, Gang Chhenpo (6,388 meters) to the south and Dorje Lhakpa (6,975 meters) to the east dominates the beautiful Langtang valley. There are many different routes and they all takes you into the National Park.
Helambu, the mid-elevation region to the Park’s south, is a study center of Tibetan Buddhism. Lama and Tamang people maintain a rich cultural heritage, evident in ornately carved wooden windows, lively dance festivals, and skilled weaving traditions. Trekkers can enjoy these sights on any of the three main trekking routes. Hiking times and overnight stops are planned for a moderate hiking pace, and proper acclimatization to altitude. Treks range in difficulty from moderate to challenging. All trail heads are accessible by bus or private transports from Kathmandu.
Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) is compulsory to visit Langtang region.