Posted in : 14th Aug, 2018
Close Proximity from Kathmandu
Although not as well – known as Annapurna trek and Everest Base Camp trek, Langtang trek offers a number of distinct advantages. In the first place, this trek is easily accessible from Kathmandu. Indeed, one may leave the hotel and set foot in Helumbu trail within an hour. Further, it stays at relatively low altitude it does not require sophisticated cold weather types of equipment and clothing.
Snow Capped Himalaya View
Further, this trek offers an opportunity to get right in among the Himalayan peaks and to walk through remote sparsely populated areas. Langtang Lirung (7246m) dominates the skyline. Furthermore, this Himalaya is visible to the north of Kathmandu on clear days.
Langtang trek can take up to two weeks. This trek leads to the foot of glaciers high in the Langtang Valley. The trail passes through Tamang villages and Tibetan settlements and offers a fine view of Ganesh Himal across to the northwest. Although this trek passes through a sparsely populated area, it is still possible to say in lodges along the route.
Ascending from just 541m at Trishuli Bazaar to 3,870m at Kyangin Gompa, the trail passes through an ever-changing climate and offers trekkers an outstanding diversity of scenery and culture.
Check posts are at Dhunche and at Ghora Tabela. This is a national park where you can see numerous creatures. In, addition Langtang national parks offer a variety of flora and fauna. The park is home to a considerable number of monkeys, wild deer, immense birds of prey and vivid reptiles. If lucky, one can likewise spot red panda in the national park.
You should not miss this trek.