One of the most renowned trekking routes in Langtang region, Langtang Valley, located north of Kathmandu valley is pertinently called "the valley of glaciers". With an ease of access and wonderful peak scenery, Langtang valley tends to be more striking. Langtang valley trekking rewards you with the view of arresting mountain streams, pine forest, massive snow- topped peaks, grassy meadows scattered with daisies and wild primulas. Also, the Langtang valley is also known as the store house of alpine plants. Langtang valley is the elevated and secluded region which is occupied by Tamangs whose way of life and culture seems to be alike with Tibetan people.
Besides, Langtang Valley trekking will give a chance to walk all the way through the region of Langtang National parks which was established in 1976 to protect the wild lives and plants of the region. One of the rare animals, red pandas is found in this protected area. Also, the park is home for Himalayan black bear, wild dog, snow leopard, ghoral, and over 250 species of birds. And, faunas found here are sal, different variety of rhododendron, alder, oak forest, chirpine, silver fir, larch, hemlock birch and many more.
Langtang valley trekking starts with 7 to 8 hour drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. At the start Langtang valley trekking will take you through the sub-tropical forest, followed by a thick forest of pine, oak, birch, rhododendron etc. prior to the valley opening out into alpine pasture and yak meadows. The valley trekking is also recognized for wildlife such as red pandas, wild boar, Himalayan black bear, langur monkeys etc. Our camp is set along the yak meadows and is overlooked by the North West face of Kangchenpo and Kyangjin Ri (4708m.). The magnificent 360 degree views of gigantic peak views of Langtang Lirung, Langshisha Ri, Pemthang Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Kangchenpo enthralls you on the way. While moving down from the upper Langtang Valley, we go back over the same route to Syabru Besi then return to Kathmandu.
Langtang valley trekking designed by Visit Nepal Tibet Trek and Expedition is a perfect pick for both adventure seekers and the nature lover.