Langtang Trekking

 

Langtang

 

Langtang , a popular region for tourists, offers you the experiences of visiting Sindhupalchok , Nuwakot and Rasuwa districts of central Nepal. It is a region in the Himalayas to the north of the Kathmandu Valley which borders Tibet. It is famous for trekking, climbing and white-water rafting. The major attraction of this area is Langtang National Park holds 4,500 populations inside it. It is 32 km north of Kathmandu Valley. The majority of the residents of this region are Tamang who depend on the Park for timber and firewood. The park contains a wide variety of climatic zones, form subtropical to alpine with 25% forest area. Oak and maple are common deciduous trees and rhododendron, pine are evergreen there. Regarding animal life, Himalayan black bear, thar, rhesus monkey and red pandas are common. There are also stories of mysterious animal Yeti. Gosainkunda lakes are major attractions of the area, not only for tourists but also for pilgrims. Every year, there is a big fair held in August. Similarly, the Buddhist monastery named Kyanjin Gompa is visited as spiritual site. The national park  which covers an area of 1,710 km, was established in 1976 as the first Himalayan national park of Nepal. You can enjoy the trek at various altitudes to the optimum of 7245m on Langtang summit. The park borders to Tibet, our neighboring country on the north and south. Two famous rivers for rafting Bhote Koshi and Trishuli flow on the northern boundary of the park. The park protects both Indo-Malayan and Palearctic ecozones.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langtang Trekking trip packages

Starting from
$ 280 USD
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