Langtang region is also known as Langtang National Park north of Kathmandu and bordering Tibet. The National Park covers an area of 1770 sq. km. It has Mt. Langtang Lirung (7234m), Langtang II (7205m), Yubra Himal, Ganchempo, Dorje Lakpa, Langsisa Ri, Ganesh Himal, and Naya Kanga peak. There are several Lakes in the National Park but Gosainkunda Lake is more popular because of the abodes of Shiva according to Hindu Mythology and scared Hindu pilgrims place to worship for Shiva.
About one of the fourth parts, the park is the forest of various types of Rhododendrons, Oak, Blue pine, Chair pine, Fire, Hemlock, Spruce, and others. It is a haven for the snow leopard, leopard, Himalayan black bear, Red Panda, and wild dog. It is a land of Tamang and Sherpa ethnic where we can experience Buddhist culture. We do popular activities in the Langtang region such as trekking, climbing, and white-water rafting.
How to reach the trailhead:
- Kathmandu to Dhunche or Syafrubesi by public bus or jeep.