Langtang Region Trekking
Trip Overview of Langtang Valley Trek
Langtang Valley Trek, known as “The valley of glaciers,” is one of the famous and closest trekking regions from Kathmandu. Langtang valley trekking is a narrow valley that lies between the main Himalayan range to the north — bordering Tibet and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. A visit to the langtang regionoffers an opportunity to explore typical villages, bag small mountains, and visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. Langtang is one of the most popular trekking regions for those wishing a short trek from Kathmandu into the Himalayas influenced by the Tibetan lifestyle.
Nepal Langtang valley hiking allows you to get right in among the Himalayan peaks and to get off-the-beaten-track. We are walking through some fascinatingly remote and relatively unpopulated areas. The valley offers the varieties of rhododendron, bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rock. And snow-capped peaks, grassy down and meadows strewed with daisies and wild animals making the trek one of the most diverse treks.
The journey of Langtang Valley Trek trail starts with the drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi. In the upper part of the Langtang valley, snows Ridges are spanning angry torrents. High passes enveloped in mist tiny lakes of crystalline brightness and glaciated mountain giants. Mighty Langtang Lirung (7246m) dominates the valley to the north. Gang Chen (6388m) and the trekking peak of Naya Kangri (5846m) lie in the south, and Dorje Lakpa (6966m) protects the east of the valley.
The area was designated as Nepal’s first Himalayan national park in 1971. The 1,710 sq km Langtang National Park hosts a variety of natural splendors. From lush valleys alive with languor monkeys to the towering fir and rhododendron forests bursting with spring color. In this valley, besides natural wonders, you also visit the local Tibetan village and see their lifestyle.
The animal found in the forest are red pandas, Himalayan black bears, and wild boar and for rare tree orchids and the colorful rhododendrons. Throughout the way, Spectacular mountain views of Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Mount, Gaurishanker, Mount Ganesh Himal, Langshisa Ri, Gangchenpo, Yala peak, and Naya Kanga seems to be marvelous.
Langtang Valley Trek passes through an ever-changing climate and offers trekkers an exceptional diversity of scenery and culture. Tamang, whose religious practices, language inhabit Langtang valley expedition area, and the unique dress is worth enjoying. According to a legend, a lama following a runaway yak discovered the valley, hence the name -Lang (Tibetan name for YAK), Tang (more currently “Dhang” means to follow) was given. A variety of sights, including Buddhist monasteries, a cheese factory, and yaks, make this trek an exciting one.
There are excellent opportunities for moderate climbing excursions here, allowing some extra days for exploration of the extensive glacier system in beautiful Langtang valley. On the way view of spectacular scenery with the breathtaking landscape which will make this trek something to remember for some time to come!!!!