The Langtang Trek – A forgotten Paradise

Once, one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal, attracting many trekkers and hiking enthusiasts, the Langtang Region gets very few visitors these days, why? Is it because of the devastating Earthquake that destroyed the trekking trails and the natural beauty of the Langtang region? No, the Langtang region is still one of easily and quickly reachable trekking destination in Nepal from the Capital- Kathmandu. Though some parts of the trekking trials were destroyed including many lodges on the way to trek, The Trek to Langtang is now pleasant and pleasurable as always. After being closed for a long time, the Langtang trek awaits for its beloved trekkers again.

Trekkers in the Langtang Trek

Accompanied by the magnificent peaks Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, the rich ecosystem in the Langtang region can leave anyone mesmerized. Despite of being close to the capital city Kathmandu, the region manages to keep its natural beauty, ecosystem and the topography intact and natural.  It is widely popular for the topographical diversity from subtropical to alpine forests. The scenic view of the forests, green hills and the snow-capped mountains makes the exploration of the langtang valley even more fascinating. The beautiful forest comprises of the rhododendron, oak, bamboo, maple, pines and other trees. The wildlife sustained by this diversified forest is also amazing as, some of the endangered and rare species such as Red Panda, Himalayan Tahr, and Himalayan Black Bear inhabit in the forest.

Why the Langtang Trek?

Many believe that trekking at this region after the earthquake is not possible which is not true at all. In fact the trek in Langtang can be perfect for the trekkers looking for an easily accessible route and a moderate level trekking. Anyone interested in exploring the Himalayas, not far away from the capital and loves the diversified topography which is very less explored by others, this one is for you. The trek promises to fulfill any traveler’s desire of trekking in the Himalayas accompanied by the breath taking landscapes with rich ecosystem and unique culture of the People.

Best Time to Trek?

The best season for a Langtang trek is during the autumn and spring season. However the trek can be enjoyed throughout the month stretching from the September to June.

frozen lake during langtang trek

Overall the trek in the langtang region is an enjoyable and pleasant experience for every trek lovers. The wide species of flora and fauna along the diversified forest and wildlife never fails to impress you. The locals in the region which is mostly inhabited by the Tamang and Sherpa community people have a welcoming nature and friendly behavior. Being closely bordered to the Tibet, the unique cultures, costumes and lifestyles resembles the same of the Tibetans. Besides the natural environment, diversified ecosystem and unique culture of the inhabitants, the trek offers you some amazing holy pilgrimage sites for both Hindus and Buddhists. The Gosaikunda Lake and Kyangjin Gompa are a major pilgrimage sites in the region which adds up the relaxation during the trek.

locals during the langtang trek

Himalayan Eco Treks and Travel has always offered their valuable guests with amazing trekking experience in Nepal. We offer you various trekking packages in this region to explore the beauties and landscapes of Langtang. Ganjala Pass Trekking, Langtang Trek in the SpringLangtang Valley Trek and the Langtang Trek are the some of the amazing treks that we conduct. As we know the locals are still rising from the damages from the earthquake, we offer you to be a part of the infrastructural rebuilding and their economical upliftment. The Langtang needs their visitors now more than ever.

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