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Langtang Region

Langtang region is the famous trekking region of Nepal which is located towards the northern part of Kathmandu valley. It is the nearest trekking region from Kathmandu valley which offers the Himalayan vistas, natural scenery as well as Himalayan culture of the different ethnic groups. Langtang region offers many beautiful trekking destinations like the holy lakes of Gosainkunda, Langtang valley- the valley of glacier, beautiful Helambu valley as well as the different Tamang villages. Some area of the Langtang region is protected by the Langtang national park. Langtang valley is surrounded by the soaring mountains including Langtang Lirung which offers the fantastic view of the Mountains as well as the glaciers. Gosainkunda is the sacred place of Hindu and Buddhist and there are many Kunda (lakes) which, according to the myth, is created by the lord Shiva to quench his thirst by thrusting his trident into the mountain- side and gush water to form the pool. Helambu is the beautiful Himalayan valley which is famous for apples.

Langtang region is mostly inhabited by the ethnic Tamang people as well as Sherpa people. In this region trek, trekkers get chance to get insight into the pristine culture and lifestyle untouched by modernity of the Tamang and Sherpa people. Their culture and lifestyle is similar to that of the Tibetan people as they follow the Buddhist religion. In this region trek you also get chance to interact with Buddhist monks and nuns in different monasteries. Another attraction of the Langtang trekking region is Langtang National Park where you can see various types of rare wild animals and birds as well as various flora and fauna. Langtang national park is famous for the rare Red Panda, Snow leopard etc. some of the trekking trail of the Langtang region are Gosainkunda trek, Langtang Valley trek, Gosainkunda pilgrimage Trek, Langtang GAnjala Pass trek, Tamang heritage trek, Helambu valley trek, Helambu cultural trek etc. The best season to go for the Langtang region trek are autumn and spring when the weather is clear and you can have the clear view of the mountains as well as the natural scenery.