Things you should know before going on Langtang Circuit Trek
Best time to go on Langtang Circuit Trek
Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) is an ideal time to go on Langtang Circuit Trek 16-days. The stable weather, mild climate, and freshness in the air make the journey joyful. The days are bright and clear, and the nights are chilly & full of stars. Different species of floras decorates the entire region in breath-taking colors and the views of Himalayan mountains are breath-taking.
Langtang Circuit Trek difficulty
We, Outfitter Nepal Treks & Expedition has crafted our Langtang Circuit Trek Package including the best spots of the Langtang region. Along with a beautiful journey comes difficulties that can be defeated with proper planning. Langtang Circuit Trek will present you the perfect amount of difficulty that will make the journey adventurous more than challenging. With good health and physical fitness, anyone can do this trek.
Food & Accommodation during the Langtang Circuit Trek
Teahouse will be the main accommodation during Langtang Circuit Trek. The rooms will not be big and luxurious, still, you will get a clean & cozy room with basic facilities enough to spend a night. Also, there are high chances of getting common washrooms.
All the meals will be served by the menu of the teahouse. You can find good varieties of dishes like Dal Bhat, fried rice, curries, chapatis, pasta, noodles, veggies, bakery items, etc. Moreover, you will get to choose from the delicacies of Sherpa and Tamang people.
In Kathmandu, you will stay in a 3-star hotel to a 4-star hotel. The rooms will be on bed & breakfast terms. There will also be welcome and farewell dinner.
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.