Langtang Trek: One of the World’s most beautiful Valley in Nepal
Langtang is one of most spectacular Himalaya region in Nepal naturally blessed with ever shinning snow capped mountains, magnificent alpine meadows, scenic Langtang valley, jaw dropping Helambu Valley, Holy Gosaikunda lake, past raging glacial fed rivers and vibrant traditional Tamang villages and cultures. Langtang valley is a beautiful glacier valley and one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal as it is the closest trekking route situated around only 20 miles north to Kathmandu.
Langtang himalaya region is indeed a heavenly piece of earth blissfully allows trekkers easy access to visit the first and the second biggest Langtang national park with momentum wild life viewing, wonderful natural faunas, reach still high in to the heart of the Himalaya Mountain peaks such as Langtang Himal (6581m), Langtang Lirung (7234m), Mt. Gangchhempo, Langtang Ri (7246m), Ganesh Himal 1 (7406m), Yala Peak (5560m), Ganjala Chuli (5844m), Langshisa (Ri 6310m), Pongen Dopku (5930m), Tembthang (5702m), Salbachum (6707m), Kyungka Ri (6979m), Manaslu (8163) and many more running along the border between Nepal and China.
Langtang Trekking Highlights:
- Short duration trek from Kathmandu (nearly 20 miles north)
- Glacier valley, Holy lakes, sitting above 3800m, wild lives
- Closer view of Snow capped High Himalayas above 6000m
- Glacier fed serpentine rivers
- wonderful faunas, water falls
- ridge walking, valley walking, mountain biking, easy walk, lower altitude, shorter walk etc.
Itinerary for Langtang Trek
Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m) One night stay.
- Day 02 – Kathmandu: guided sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03 – Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,460m/6-7hrs), stay Overnight in Trekking lodge.
Day 04 – Shabrubeshi to Rimche (2,500m/5-6 hrs) Overnight in Trekking lodge.
Day 05 – Rimche to Mundu (3,450m/6-7hrs) via Langtang village Overnight in Trekking lodge.
Day 06 – Mundu to Kyanjin Gompa (3,817m/3-4 hrs) Overnight in Trekking lodge
Day 07 – climb Tserko Ri (4984m/5 hrs) and back to kyanjing, Overnight in Trekking lodge
Day 08 – Day trip to Langsishakharka (4159m/5 hrs) and back to Kyanjin and stay overnight.
Day 09 – Kyanjin to Kathmandu by Helicopter(1,300m) Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 10 – departure to Home
Watch this video: Trekking to Langtang valley, Nepal
Credit video: SANTOSH YONJAN