The Langtang region is one of the nearest trekking destinations from Kathmandu, capital city, lies an unparalleled combination of natural beauty and cultural riches. It is located about 30 km towards the north of Kathmandu near the Tibetan boarder, was previously a restricted area. Langtang Region is less spoilt and easily accessible trekking destination in Nepal which is protected as Langtang National Park and is considered to be the Nepal’s first Himalayan National Park. Stretching up to the Tibetan boarder, it has a high level of biodiversity. It covers the area, where climatic condition ranges from sub-tropical forest to alpine scrubs and grasslands at the higher altitudes, includes 15 forest types, 3000 species of flowering plants, fosters a habitat for approximately 32 mammals and 283 species of birds.
Langtang Region is the hot spot to have the spectacular views of snow-capped mountains such as Langtang Lirung (7,246 m), lies to the north, Gang Chhenpo (6,388 m) and Naya Kanga RI (5,846 m), lies to the south and Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m) at the East of the Langtang Valley, Glaciers and cascading waterfalls including the holy lakes Gosaikunda, Parvatikunda, Bhairavkunda and Dudhkunda in the high altitudes of the mountains.The Langtang region is also famous for Yak cheese factory, ethnic villages and oldest monasteries. The people living in the peaceful and beautiful valley are Tibetan descendent Nepalese, Sherpa and Tamang following the Tibetan lifestyle with rich craftsmanship. It also provides an opportunity to experience the culture, tradition and lifestyle of indigenous people of this region.
Langtang Region has many trekking trails such as Langtang valley trek, Tamang heritage trek, Gosainkunda trek and Helambu trek etc. to explore the colorful culture, religion and traditions of Tibetan origin ethnic groups on the dropped of stunning mountain sceneries.
Hence, Langtang Region is the closest and easily accessible trekking region in nepal to explore the mountain nature, culture, tradition and lifestyle of local people.