After the Annapurna and Everest region, Langtang valley trek is third most popular trekking area in Nepal. This trek leads to the high alpine valley with the backdrop of high snow-cap peaks. In the spring this place is alive with wild flowers. Here you will find peace and serenity amidst the Buddhist culture.
This area declare as a National park in 1976 and remains the second largest National park of Nepal. Langtang Valley trek is covering a total of 1710 sq of mountainous terrain south of the Nepal Tibet Border.
Langtang valley trek offers a diverse range of cultures.Mainly the ethnicity living in this are is tamang. The main ethnicity living in this area is tamang. They becomes on this place about 500 years ago and continuing till to 20th century. . In the southern section of the park there is a small area if subtropical chestnut forest and a unique Sal forest.
The hill forest (2000 – 2600 m) across the southern slopes of the park consists of chirr pine, rhododendron, Nepalese alder and oak. Moving to north and higher the Montana zone (2600 – 3000 m) comprises mainly mountaim oak,which is change to silver fir, Hemlock and larch in the lower sub alpine zone(3000m to 3600m) through out these zone and several species of Rhododendron trees from a twisted and colorful so on.
Here, the elusive snow leopard is still thought to comb the alpine heights for prey. The park is well known as for its populations of red panda, Himalyan Black bear,Himalayan thar, Mountain antelope and others. The major peaks include Ghengu Liru(Langtang II 6571m), Langtang Lurung(7425m), Kimshun(6745 m) and Shalbachum(6918 m) to the south.
LANGTANG VALLEY TREK
THE CLOSEST YOU WILL GET TO MASSIVE SNOW CAPPED MOUNTAINS AND BEAUTIFUL GLACIERS
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi 7-8 hours
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel 6 hours
Day 05: Trek to Mundu via Langtang village 6-7 hours
Day 06: Mundu to Kyangjin Gompa 4-5 hours
Day 07: Acclimatization- Explore Tserko Ri 7-8 hours
Day 08: Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel 6-7 hours
Day 09: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi: 4-5 hours
Day 10: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
Day 11: Final departure