Langtang Valley Trekking is the most popular trekking route near by Kathmandu towards the north. Langtang Valley trek is natural trekking route rich in cultural and natural heritage. The excellent views during the Langtang trekking is closer and into the wilderness area.
Highlight of Langtang Valley Trekking
- You will lose at least 5-10 lbs
- Trekking in Langtang Valley is a beautiful experience as it is also called ‘The Valley of Glaciers Trek’.
- Langtang National Park protects the Valley which inhabits many animal species like, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan thar, Rhesus monkeys and, of course, Red Panda.
- The region resembles cross culture as the area borders Tibet.
The Langtang valley trekking is hidden between the high and giant Himalayan range to the 150km north of Kathmandu. The trek is easily accessible which offer trekkers to have authentic cultural experience, outstanding natural beauty, gorgeous mountain scenery with lots of glaciers, waterfalls and a wider range of diversity to flora and fauna. Langtang Valley Trekking 11 Days is a peaceful trekking area for “beginners” and families – with friendly and welcoming tea houses in every village with accommodation facilities and a good variety of meals that offers.
The route of 11 Days Langtang Valley Trekking begins from Dhunche, a few village of Langtang region. The route follows the farmland and goes through a series of forests of rhododendron, bamboo, oaks, and pines. Passing through narrow valley of Langtang River covers the way to large alpine grassland of Kyanjin Gompa where the glacier meets the field. Yaks grazing in the footsteps of Langtang Ri, Langtang Lirung, Dorjee Lakpa and many more mountains is captivating for any trek lovers.
The Langtang Valley Trek officially start from a 7-8 hour switchback drive through fascinating Middle Hill forest and terraced farming countryside takes you to Dhunche at a comfortable 1950m. The trail move gradually uphill through the rhododendron and bamboo forests and assisting through Tamang and Tibetan settlements. Langtang valley trekking region is home of the people of Tamang ethnicity and a friendly people originally from Tibet, with their own culture, architecture and lifestyle.
As the trail rises towards Kyanjin Gompa (3870m), forests and ridged fields give way to scrub vegetation and open rocky ground and Gompas Mani walls and colorful prayer flags are attractive features along the way. A rest and accommodation day is set aside here with the option to trek to gorgeous viewpoints at 4600m on Tserko Ri of Magnificent views of Langtang Lirung (7227m) and its glaciers are possible from here . The return trek of Langtang Valley Trekking takes a different route which may result in few more days added to this trek to further explore the region.