Langtang Region Treks – The Langtang region trekking, the north of Kathmandu offers a wide range of trekking destination, all accessible without flights. The major treks in Langtang are Langtang valley trek, Tamang Heritage Trail, Gosaikund and Helambu which can be combined in many different ways to make treks lasting from 7 to 16 days. Langtang treks offer an experience not found elsewhere. The trails are challenging with long, steep climbs and descend, often through deep forests or across glacial moraines. There are outstanding close up mountain views and interesting villages with well established lodges. The highlight of Langtang region treks is as below.
Trekking to the foot of the glaciers in the Langtang valley.
Impressive displays of wildflowers during the monsoon
Visiting the holy lakes of Gosaikund
Spectacular high mountain views without the complications of a flight
Steep trails through deep forest with an abundance of wildlife.
Langtang Region Treks Fees & Permits – Whenever you trek in the Langtang region you will enter the Langtang National Park. Langtang National Park Permit and TIMS card permits are necessary for any treks in Lantang region.
Trekking Accommodation – There are trekkers’ lodges throughout Langtang, Gosaikund and Helambu. All lodges offer hot showers facility. Facilities are not as developed as those on the Everest and Annapurna trek routes, but they are certainly adequate.
Trekking weather Langtang – The trekking season for Langtang is generally the same as in the rest of Nepal, but snow in winter. From a freak storm in the autumn can close upper Langtang valley, Ganja la and route through Gosaikund. The trek through Gosaikund is particularly treacherous when there is a lot of snow on the trail.
Springtime is rhododendron season and treks in April offer a dramatic display of red, pink and while flowers. Langtang valley is covered with wildflowers during the summer and is therefore a good monsoon trek, although there are leeches in the lower part of the valley.