Trekking in Langtang & Helambu Region

LangtangTrekking in Langtang & Helambu are beautiful area offers the route towards Tamang heritage trail, elusive red panda region, traditional villages, Buddhists culture, in the dense alpine forest of rhododendrons and pines the age old Tamang heritage trail in the close backdrop of the Massif Central Himalayan range. The region has various treks to offer from the artic zone of upper Langtang Valley to the lower rice cultivated area and through the lush green forest covered by beautiful rhododendrons and pine trees, the area offers a range of cultures with the main three ethnic peoples living in are the Tamangs, Yolmus and Bhotias who have originated from Tibet in the past 500 years till the mid 20th centaury, several species of Rhododendron trees form a twisted and colorful under story, continuing higher to tree line Birch and Fir forest are the last to survive.  Here the elusive snow leopard is still thought to comb the alpine heights for prey. The park is also well known for its populations of red panda, Himalayan black bear, wild dog, Himalayan thar, goral (mountain antelope) and more than 250 species of birds.

The major peaks include Ghengu Liru(Langtang II 6571m/21,560ft), Langtang Lirung (7,425m/23,765ft) Kimshun (6,745m/22,137ft) and Shalbachum(6,918m/22,699ft) to the south, the Chimsedang Lekh forms a ridge of peaks which includes Naya-Kanga 5,846m and Gangchempo, Tilman’s beautiful Fluted Peak. Beyond it extends to the Jugal Himal, terminating in Dorje Lakpa (6,980m/22,929ft). Langtang at present is the third popular trekking area in Nepal after Annapurna and Everest region.

Langtang Valley TrekLangtang Valley Trek

The area offers a range of cultures with the main three ethnic peoples living in are the Tamangs, Yolmus and Bhotias who have originated from Tibet in the past 500 years till the mid 20th century. In a southern section of the park lies a small area of sub-tropical chestnut forest, along with unique Sal forest. The hill forest (2000-2,600m) across the southern slopes of the park consists

Langtang Valley & Gosainkund TrekLangtang Valley & Gosainkund Trek

Langtang valley is situated directly north of Kathmandu in the Central Himalayan Region. This area was declared a National Park in 1976 and remains the second largest Park in Nepal, covering 1710 sq.km mountainous terrain south of Nepal-Tibet (China) border. Within its boundaries are some 45 villages, with the main objective of the park is to preserve the regions by allowing the local to follow the traditional land use practices which are compatible with resource protection.

Helambu Circuit TrekkingHelambu Circuit Trekking

This area happens to be within and always been referred as the Langtang region as most of the trek to Langtang and adventurous traverse joins at Helambu, Langtang area was declared a National Park in 1976 and remains the second largest Park in Nepal, covering 1710 sq.km. Mountainous terrain south of Nepal-Tibet (China) border.

Ganja-la Pass & Langtang Valley TrekGanja-la Pass & Langtang Valley Trek

Starting out from Kathmandu by bus to Syabrubesi, our trek begins to the Langtang Himal, taking the direct approach via the Langtang khola. For days of easy walking on good trails, through the dense forest of oak, birch, pine and then rhododendron leads to the tree-line and then to Kyangjin Gompa (3749m).

Tamang Heritage Trail TrekkingTamang Heritage Trail Trekking

A great trekking journey in the midst of Tamang Heritage Trail from the Langtang towards Ganesh Himal mountain range, the Tamang an ethnic tribe from the mid and high hills there are the most populated tribe in and around Kathmandu-Bhaktapur-Lalitpur and as far as to Lamjung Himal, original of Tibeto-Burman tribe descended from Mongolia and Tibet