About Langtang Circuit Trek
Langtang Circuit Trek is a professionally designed adventurous package that allows you to explore the irresistible beauty of the Langtang region with an overnight stay at picturesque Langtang village and a visit to sacred Gosaikunda Lake.
Langtang Circuit Trek is an adventurous venture near the Tibetan border and a remote valley surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Trekking through lush forests of rhododendron, oak, pine, and larch, the trail gradually ascends to glacier alpine zone. You reach the holy Gosaikunda Lake, where you might get to see pilgrims from all over the world. The trail then further ascends to Lauribinayak La from where you get to see wonderful views of numerous Himalayan mountains.
The trail passes through Langtang National Park that is home to hundreds of flora and fauna. As you walk along with lush forests of rhododendron and bamboo, you might get to see rare wildlife like red pandas, monkeys, deers, etc. Geographically close to Tibet border, you get to experience the culture and tradition similar to Tibetans.
We, Outfitter Nepal Treks & Expedition has carefully crafted our Langtang Circuit Trek itinerary. Be part of this adventurous journey with us and enjoy the best service. We assure you that, with us, you will be enjoying every second of the trip. Plus, our highly experienced guides will brief you about each place and its importance and find the things you will get to see & experience during the Langtang Circuit Trek.
Langtang National Park
Most part of the trail goes through Langtang National Park, which is located north of Kathmandu. This national park is a gem of the Langtang region. Langtang National Park boasts tropical to alpine forests that are home to numerous species of plants and animals.
As per recent data 1043 species of vascular plants, 46 species of mammals, 30 species of fishes, 345 species of birds, and 70 species of butterflies are found in the park.
Animals like Himalayan tahr, black bear, dzo, red panda, musk deer, snow leopards, monkeys, etc can be found in the Langtang National Park. Along with that, you can see trees like blue pine, sal, laurel, rhododendron, Castanopsis Indica, Larix Nepalensis, R. Lowndesii, etc.
Landscape & Mountain Views
Langtang region presents views unlike any other region of Nepal. You will get to see wonderful Himalayan scenery throughout the journey. Dense forests, lakes, fine villages, and deep valleys enhance the beauty of the Langtang region. On top of that, the glistening view of Himalayas adds more beauty to the region. You can see Himalayan mountains like Langtang Lirung, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh, Mt. Himalchuli, Yala Peak, Ghangchhempo, Morimoto Peak, etc.
Rich Tamang Culture
Langtang Circuit Trekking will offer you rich Tamang culture and heritage. This region is mostly habitat by Tamang people known to be the descendants of Tibetans. This is the reason, you might find their tradition to Tibetans. The trail includes many Tamang villages where you will get to experience the rich culture, norms, values, and lifestyle of the Tamang people.
Kyanjin Gompa is situated at the foothill of three huge mountains, Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), and Langshisha Ri (6,427 m). This gompa is one of the ancient heritage sites of the Langtang region and has huge religious significance to Hindus & Buddhists.
Tsergo Ri is one of the very famous viewpoints of the Langtang region. Travelers usually go on this viewpoint for short excursion during their rest day. The top offers an excellent view of the surrounding landscape, glaciers, moraines, and snow-capped mountains.
Gosaikunda Lake is a holy lake, which has very important value to both Hindus and Buddhists. As per one of the Hindus mythology, this lake is formed when Lord Shiva stuck one of the Himalayan mountains to quench his thirst when he drinks the poison to save the universe. Many pilgrims visit this site during the month of August in Janani Purnima to worship the deity.
Lauribinayak Pass is the highest point of Langtang Circuit Trek. The pass is at an elevation of 4,609 meters from the sea level. From the top, you will get to witness a wonderful view of Mt. Ganesh, Mt. Manaslu, Langtang Lirung, and numerous mountains.