The Langtang Region Trekking most accessible from Kathmandu is in the Langtang and Helambu valleys. Situated directly north of Kathmandu, there are trails linking the two regions, and you can visit as much as time and conditions permit. Although the areas are usually visited separately, they can be combined in a 16-18 day trip. The lower region, Helambu and Langtang upto Kyanjing Gompa, can be visited all-year round. That said, autumn, winter and spring seasons are perfect times, and the blooming rhododendrons are especially beautiful in the spring. Tamangs, Sherpas and Bhotias are the indigenous people of this area and you will find their culture and picturesque villages fascinating. Langtang was designated as the Himalayan National Park in 1970-71 known as Langtang National Park. Situated in the central Himalayan the area extends from 32km north of Kathmandu to the Nepal-Tibet borders.
The classic Langtang-Goshaikunda and Helambu trekking starts from Syabru Besi or Sundarijal and it covers the Langtang valley and part of the Helambu area too. Goshaikunda is an area of high altitude lakes and is religiously very important. Thousands of pilgrims visit these lak..View Details
Helambu (“the hidden valley,” or Ba Yul) was blessed by Guru Rinpoche, and many other great rinpoches (Buddhist teachers) have visited this secret holy land. This valley contains many important pilgrimage sites for Buddhists. There are centuries-old monasteries, traditional..View Details