Unravelled path to Langtang

  •   2017-09-26  |  nepaltraveller.com

This trek close to the Kathmandu Valley is sure to give a different perspective on the valleys and peaks of Nepal

The Langtang region is the closest Himalayan region to Kathmandu. A few hours drive and you’re practically there. As its just south of the Tibetan border, the place is sandwiched between great peaks in the north and smaller peaks in the south. The place also stands out for its numerous glaciers and lakes, the holy Gosaikunda being one. This trek also offers different cultural insight as it takes you past monasteries and local villages which is highly influenced by Tibetan traditions.

The trek starts off at Syaphrubesi and will take you along the remote parts of Nepal. The best time to come here is spring and fall, but if you want to come here during the winters, you can. Since this is a short trek, it’s most likely you won’t be walking more than 5 hours a day. Safe to say it’s a pretty easy trek that takes you as high as 4,900m. This trek also offers varieties of rhododendron, bamboo forests, splendid waterfalls and snow-capped Himalayas that make the trek one of the most diverse treks in the country.


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