Langtang Trekking Region
The Langtang Valley is a beautiful alpine region to the North of Kathmandu bordering Tibet. The Langtang trek offers the greatest diversity with the least effort of Any trek in Nepal. There is a series of north- south running valleys that provide a variety of possible trekking routes. The Gosainkund and Helambu regions lie to its south; these can be combined with Langtang to make treks from 7 days to 21 days. The area was designated Nepal's first Himalayan National Park in 1971, it is inhabited by Tamang people whose religious practices, language and dress are much more similar to those of Tibet than to the traditions of their cousins in the middle hills. Here the high alpine scenery, with mountains visible from inhabited nature of the country makes this an ideal destination for trekkers who are on a tight time schedule.
Langtang Valley Trekking
A trek to Langtang valley starts with an overland journey to Dunche, the main trading post of the area. Though there are now many commercial lodges in Langtang village, in another section you can observe the distinct life style of the original inhabitants in Langtang village that might be interesting for you I think. From Dhunche we spend four days hiking up through this beautiful alpine valley to Kyangjin where we rest for a day for some exploration of the high mountains and glacial systems.
Starts with an overland journey to Dunche, the main trading post of the area. From here we spend four days hiking up through this beautiful alpine valley to Kyangjin where we rest for a day for some exploration of the high mountains and glacial systems. Here, mountains rise soaring towards the sky. The landscapes we cross are extremely varied; rice- terraces, gigantic rhododendron, pine forest, and in the highest parts, a rock and shrub wilderness with the fascinating backdrop of snow capped peaks.
The Helambu region is a relatively low altitude trek and one of the most convenient of the short trek close to Kathmandu but crowd less. For a spectrum of Nepali people and the Himalayas, the Helambu trek is unrivalled. The trek passes through some beautiful forests and very interesting villages on route. As the journey progresses you visit the homes of Brahmins, Tamangs and Sherpa people of Nepal. This place has scenic grandeur and pleasant climate as well as a long history of Buddhism, culture and ancient tradition of Tamang and Sherpas.
Langtang + Gosaikunda + Helambu Trekking
Langtang is a narrow valley situated south of the Tibetan border. It is inhabited by Tibetans and Tamangs, who share a similar religion, language and clothing style. Here, mountains rise soaring towards the sky. The landscapes we cross are extremely varied; rice- terraces, gigantic rhododendron, pine forest, and in the highest parts, a rock and shrub wilderness with the fascinating backdrop of snow capped peaks. The combine trek (Langtang, Gosaikunda and Helambu) treks offers the great diversity in both nature and culture.
Ganja La Pass Trekking
To cross from Langtang into Helambu, via the Ganja La pass, is serious undertaking requiring good equipment. For three to four days there are no tea house facilities so we have to be fully sufficient. From the pass the views across the valley to the peaks of the Langtang Himal are particularly good. In the distance you can see Shishapangma, the only 800 meters peak entirely in China (Tibet). After crossing the pass we reach to Tarkeghayang (largest settlements of Tamang in Helambu).
Ganesh Himal Trekking
This trek is a beautiful scenic trek leads you through the Tamang (one of the ethnic group of Nepal with its rich culture/tradition and peculiar life style) Villages and dense forests with gorgeous Himalayan flora and fauna. The enchanting panoramic view of mountains from Singla Bhanjyang and view of eye catching terrace land would be the unforgettable memory in life is the main attraction of this trek. To study about the life style, culture/tradition would be interesting for the anthropologists. Trekkers would be far from madding crowd in this trek.
Few people trek around the Kathmandu valley. This trek begins at Budhamilkantha, with the option end at Nagarkot or Dhulikhel. At Budhanilkantha, you have the chance to see the ancient statue of Lord Vishnu sleeping on a bed of snakes. Spectacular panoramic views of snow capped Himalayan peaks and a magnificent view of the sunset and sunrise, with the magical change of color that they produce on the mountains, will be seen from the slopes of Shivapuri, the second highest hill in the Kathmandu Valley.