Located about 51 km north of Kathmandu valley near the Tibetan border protected as Langtang National Park, Langtang region is the third most popular trekking region after Everest and Annapurna Region. Langtang region is considered as one of the most popular narrow mountain valley bordered on the north by the Himalayas, dominated by Langtang Lirung (7245m), the highest peak in the area and Chimse Danda, Ganga La Pass (5122m), Jugal Himal and Dorje Lakpa (6989m) to the south.
The magnificent majestic Langtang and Ganesh Himal mountains range, over 70 glaciers of varying sizes and high-altitude lakes including Gosainkunda, Parvatikunda, Bhairavkunda and Dudhkunda make Langtang region on of the amazing trekking trips of Nepal. This region also offers a spectacular view of the major Himalayas in Nepal ranging from Makalu in the east and Annapurna in the west.
While trekking to Langtang region, you will pass through numerous beautiful settlement of Tamang and Sherpa indigenous community residing along the trail whose culture goes back to ancient times to their origin in Tibet. The warm hospitality, unique lifestyle, costumes and rituals, ancient Buddhist monasteries and traditionally built houses with thatched and stone roofed along the trail will make journeys to Langtang region far more interesting. The trekking route of Langtang region is least populated compared to Everest and Annapurna which gives trekkers opportunities to relax into local settlements and explore the virgin green forest, sloppy hills and amazing rare flora and fauna along the way.
The 2015 earthquake and subsequent avalanche had an enormous effect on this region. Some villages and trekking trails were completely destroyed. But continuous aid and reconstruction have recently reopened this valley to trekking again. This region is still beautiful and by trekking to Langtang Region, you will also be providing vital support for local livelihood. Langtang valley trek, Gosainkunda trek, Helambu trek, Ruby Valley Ganesh Himal trek and Ganja La Pass trek etc are some of the popular trekking trails of Langtang Region.