6 Reasons For Trekking Langtang Valley

  • Last Updated on Aug 10, 2022

Trekking to the Langtang Valley also called “The Valley of Glacier” is a standout amongst the most well-known nature heaven trekking terminus of Nepal. Langtang Trekking locale is famous for its lovely valley, regarded as “the valley of glacial masses”. While trekking to Langtang district, ensured by “Langtang National” is exceptionally well known for its lovely nature. You will pass through Langtang National Park, the home to different extraordinary fledglings and untamed life incorporating vertebrates such as Red Panda, musk dears, panthers, Jackals, mountain Thar, Himalayan dark beer, and numerous different creatures, greenery, thick timberland of rhododendron. Langtang Trekking area is additionally extremely popular for its grouping scene, consecrated Holy Lake named Gosaikunda (otherwise called solidified Lake) for both Hindu and Buddhist individuals give, High Mountain and planet’s most amazing Langtang Glacier. The trail of a trek to Langtang valley passes through the spectacular mountain views of Mt. Gaurishanker, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Dorji Lakpa, Langshisha Ri, Gangchhenpo, Yala peak, and Naya Kanga persuade to fascinate every trekker. Langtang Trekking is encompassed High crests of extraordinary bid encompass the Langtang valley. It has gotten really popular following the time when the British mountain dweller Bill Tilman portrayed it as “The most wonderful valley on the planet”.

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6 reasons for keeping Langtang Valley Trek on your bucket list:

Off the beaten Path Experience:

Every year, thousands and thousands of people visit Nepal in order to get close to the Himalayas. Most mountain lovers and trekking fanatics have the Everest and Annapurna region on their preference bucket lists due to which the trek trail in that region is heavily explored and is immensely crowded during the peak season. If you want to explore the outmost of nature’s beauty and enjoy the less crowded peaceful walking experiencing the hypnotizing natural scenery, rural life, diverse culture, flora, and fauna, then Langtang Valley Trek will be your best travel destination. Langtang will be a paradise for the people who love to walk on the natural trails and experience the rural lifestyle, diverse culture, and wide variety of flora and fauna, along with exploring the hidden treasure Langtang region and wonderful the beaten path experience.

Financial Concerns:

Langtang Valley is the closest destination from the capital city Kathmandu for Remote Area trekking in the Himalayan region. It is a much lower region trekking experience in comparison to Everest and Annapurna region trekking.  Trekking in this region requires a lesser budget or is cheaper in comparison with trekking at Everest and Annapurna locale. Being the closest destination to the capital Kathmandu, this region has an easy excess of buses and cars which is less expensive than a flight. In spite of the cheaper budget, this region is less crowded and has the breathtaking scene of gigantic Himalayas, impressive sublimity of nature’s offering, ever-changing scenario, diverse culture, and a wide variety of flora and fauna scattered all over the region.
 

Low-Risk Factors

Trekking on the higher altitude Himalayan region consists of severe risk and possess high threats to one’s life. The trail of the trekking to the higher altitude region has a slippery trail and narrow paths due to which a trekker may endure several unseen and unexpected hindrances. However, Trekking in the Langtang Region is much safer despite the fact of a less adventurous and lower elevation journey than Annapurna and Everest Region. The trail path of this trekking is wide and is much safer than higher altitude trekking because there is no risk of getting hit by a falling rock along the path and also the path is dry.  Moreover, there is no chance of getting AMS (Acuate Mountain Sickness), as most of the trekking path passes around the tree line area and the destination itself is at a low altitude.
 

Rich in Culture

Langtang Valley trekking trails pass through various local villages which give us the chance to experience the rural life of Nepalese people. You will be overpowered by the social execution of Tamang, Sherpa, and Hyolmo indigenous neighborhoods, their warm neighborliness, special lifestyles, customs, customary houses thatched, and stone roofs. The ethnic and typical village of Langtang valley offers a differing social and cultural flavor with various ceremonies and conventions based on Buddhism. The culture these people practice is ancient and has been transferred from generation to generation and is still intact in spite of the influence of the modern phenomenon of globalization. Trekking in Langtang valley offers incredible Himalayan landscape, and magnificent scenes of rich greenery including the custom, traditions, culture as well as living styles of the people living in this region.
 

Alluring Views of Mountains

Langtang Valley, being the least popular region of trekking in the Himalayan region, has more to offer than one can think of. Langtang Region is the most wonderful valley on the planet with impressive and magnificent snowcap mountain vistas. A significant fascination of Langtang Trekking is the surrounding Himalayan perspective of snow-topped mountains, such as Langtang Lirung, Tibet Himalayas, Gang Chhenpo, Naya Kanga, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Dorje Lakpa as well as Gaurisankar Himal.
 

Gosaikunda Lake and Kyanjin Gompa

Gosaikunda lake and Kyanjin gompa are the two famous pilgrimage sites in Langtang valley. Gosainkunda also known as a solidified lake, is a holy pilgrimage site for the Hindus and has a beautiful sight to behold. The area has a cluster of lakes including the holy Gosainkunda – the third one amongst them. This lake is situated at the height of 4,380m from sea level. The other attraction of Langtang valley is Kyanjin Gompa- a monastery of Buddhists that is supposed to be 400 years old. The monastery is one of the most important spiritual sites in the Langtang region. These sites are worth exploring.

Sarik Shrestha

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