Langtang Trek Nepal may not be the most popular trek in the country, but it sure has a lot of things to offer to the trekkers who dare to walk on its route. These are the 5 reasons why Langtang Valley Trek is worth your money.
Langtang National Park
Langtang Valley Trek route develops in the Langtang Valley, mainly the Langtang National Park, which is a natural heritage. Established in 1971, the park is known for its diverse ecosystem. The trekkers often get to see animals such as Reda Panda, Himalayan Black Bear, Musk Deer and so on in their natural habitat, during the journey. As they walk, they make their way through forests of maple, oak, pine, and so on.
Sceneries and Views
Langtang Trek Nepal offers amazing views of peaks such as Langtang Lirung (7245 m), Dorje Lakpa (6966 m), and Mt Gaurishankar (7134 m). These peaks can be visible from the specific viewpoints on the route, and while making the journey.
Apart from the view of the mountains, the trekkers also find themselves in a pristine environment and scenic landscapes. With all the greenery, the blooming flowers, the hills, rivers and waterfalls, and possibilities of spotting rare wildlife, the trekkers are definitely out for a treat.
Villages and Settlements
During the trek, the trekkers visit numerous villages and settlement areas such as Syabrubesi, Langtang Village, Thulo Syabru, and so on. These localities have tribes of indigenous people living in them. They are friendly, and they offer the best treatment to the guests visiting their villages. The trekkers also get the opportunity to learn about their lifestyle and culture during the visit.
Kyanjin Gompa is one of the most significant monasteries in the region and an important pilgrimage site for the Buddhists. It is surrounded by a small settlement, however, the entire area is popular by its own name. Trekkers usually rest here for a day in order to adjust to the higher altitude and prevent sickness. In the gompa, one can get to learn about Buddhist culture and Buddhism altogether.
One of the best things about Langtang Trek is that it opens the doors to various other possibilities like trekking routes and significant spots. If the trekkers have more time, they could extend their treks, and go for Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek, Langtang Helambu trek and Langtang Valley Trek. They could also visit Gosainkunda, the holy pilgrimage site of the Hindus, by going for Gosainkunda Trek.
If you’re planning to go for a trek during your upcoming holidays, make sure to opt for Langtang Trek. It will be worth it.
Himalayan Exploration offers tour and trekking packages to all the major tourist attractions in Nepal. We’ve have been in the industry for quite some time now. And we have the essential expertise and knowledge to offer our guests the best possible experience. Langtang trek, Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek, Langtang Helambu trek and Langtang Valley Trek are few of our best-selling and highly recommended treks.