Beside Everest and Annapurna regions, Langtang trekking route is considered to be the third most popular trekking destination. It is possibly the easiest trekking destination to get there which requires no flights and is not very far from Kathmandu. Mainly, there are several accesses to enter the region; Sudarijal, Dhunche, Syabrubessi and Melamche are the trekking starting and ending point. The area is to north of the Kathmandu Valley and bordering to Tibet in the Himalayas of Nepal that offers some of finest trekking trip taking you insight of Unique Tamang and Sherpa Culture. The Langtang trekking route is within Langtang National Park. About 4,500 people live inside the park, and many more depend on it for timber and firewood. The majority of the residents are Tamang; a very welcoming, friendly mountain people. The park contains a wide variety of climatic zones, from subtropical to alpine. Approximately 25% of the park is forested. Trees include the deciduous oak and maple, and evergreens like, blue pine, chir pine, and various types of rhododendron. Animal life includes Himalayan black bear, the goat-like Himalayan tahr, rhesus monkeys and red pandas. There are also stories of Yeti sightings.
The park contains the holy Gosainkunda lake, sacred to Hindus. Pilgrimages are made there in August full moon day (Janai Purnima). Other spiritual sites are ancient old Buddhist monasteries Kyanjin Gompa, Sing Gompa, Brabal Gompa are few to name. Popular activities for tourists in the park include trekking, climbing, photography, research etc. Langtang village has been completely swiped away by a massive avalanche followed by the earthquake in April 2015. The village suffered an estimated 310 deaths, including 176 Langtang residents, 80 foreigners, and 10 army personnel. More than 100 bodies were never recovered. People have been restored the lodges and Langtang trekking is now safe. Langtang offers some of the best treks are; Tamang Heritage Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, Langtang Helambu Trek, Adventurous Ganjala Pass Trek. This route is open throughout the year. We can still trek in December, January and February if there is no heavy snow fall. For the itinerary, Langtang trek cost, photos and map please see below listed packages.