Langtang Trekking is the nearest trekking destination from Kathmandu Valley. Langtang Trekking is an unparalleled combination of natural beauty and rich in cultural variations. Langtang lies about 130 km north from the Kathmandu Valley and close to the border with Tibet, China. Langtang National Park is Nepal’s first National Park, and lies between the Himalayan range to the north, dominated by Langtang Lirung (7,245 m), the highest peak in the area, and smaller peaks to the south – Chimse Danda (ridge), Ganja La pass (5,122 m), Jugal Himal and Dorje Lakpa (6,989 m).
Langtang Trekking is more adventurous area visited by fewer tourists. Apart from the spectacular scenery, a visit to the area is an opportunity to explore the lifestyle and culture of the Tamangs, whose craftsmanship, language, dress and houses bear their uniqueness. Langtang Trekking is also known for its many glaciers, which there are more than 70 of varying sizes and high altitude lakes that include Gosainkunda, Panchpokhari, Parvatikunda, Bhairavkunda and Dudhkunda. The forests in the region have temperate and sub-alpine vegetation. Wildlife includes migratory birds, deer, monkeys, tahr and pika.
Langtang Trekking can be arranged to the holy Gosaikunda Lake at 4,380 m, which covers much of the Langtang National Park, and Helambu. Gosaikunda is said to have been created by Lord Shiva when He thrust His Trident into a mountain to draw water to cool his throat after swallowing poison. Thousands of devotees visit Gosainkunda during Janai Purnima (full moon festival in August).
Panch Pokhari is a group of five Hindu holy lake in the Sindhupalchowk District, Nepal. It is 9th highest altitude lake in the world. This holy lake is decorated with the unsurpassed natural beauty, biological diversity and the cultural variations. It lies in the arms of very beautiful Himalayan range and pristine nature. It is very popular for pilgrimage destination for Hindus and Buddhist. Many Hindus and Buddhist pilgrimages visit this sacred lake in Janai Purnima.
Kyangjin Gompa is most popular destination of Langtang Trekking. Trekker/Visitor can see the Nearest views of Himalayas from Kyangjin Gompa. Visitors can extend their stay in Langtang to trek to Kyanjin and explore the upper valley to Kyanjin Ri, Langshisa Peak.
Tamang Heritage Trail takes you through verdant midlands of Nepal experiencing the beauty of this mountain reigon and the culture of the people who live here. The trail passes through traditional Tamang villages/life, culture and crafts have remained unchanged since the beginning of the settlement. The trail starts eighter from Syabrubesi and passes through Gojng, Gatlang, Chilime, Thuman, Timure and Briddim. The trail may end back in Saybrubesi or follow the Lantang trek from Briddim to Kyangjin Gompa. For more information on Tamang Heritage Trail, please contact us.
Briddim (2,229 m) is a small and beautiful Tamang village. Briddim offer accommodation at their homes. The village lies on the newly development Tamang Heritage Trail. For more information on Briddim please contact us.