Langtang trekking is a popular and classic trek of Nepal. Langtang trekking route goes through traditional ethnic villages and untouched forests on the way to the peaks of Langtang-Lirung. The highlights of Langtang treks include a visit to the Langtang valley, Kyangin Gompa, Langtang Gompa, plenty of yaks heard on alpine meadows and Langtang Lirung Glacier.
In Langtang trekking you can also climb to the Lang Sisa Peak and visit Lake Gosaikunda, which is nearby this trekking. In summer each year, the valley floor and alpine slopes of Langtang bloom profusely with primula, poppy and other alpine flowers that makes the trekking more exciting and memorable. Langtang trekking is the name given to the treks from the name of Langtang valley in central Nepal. Langtang is a narrow valley lying south of Tibetan border. The valley lies between main Himalaya range to the north and small snowy peaks to the south. For this treks you catch a bus to Syabrubeshi via Trishuli Bajaar and Dhunche. Syabrubeshi is the trekking starting place.
The important mountains in Langtang trekking are Langtang Lirung 7246m, Gang Chhenpo 6388m, Naya Kangri 5846m and Dorje Lakpa 6966m. Other mountains like Himchuli, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal as well as the Shishapangma mountain of Tibet are also seen from some parts of Langtang trekking. Just next to Langtang valley is the beautiful Gosainkunda Lake, also an important Hindu pilgrimage site. Gosainkunda is also a popular trekking spot. From Gosainkunda, Helambu trekking is closer. They are just separated by a mountain pass. Helambu is a culturally rich Sherpa settlement and easily accessible from Kathmandu on a half day drive. Langtang, Gosainkunda and Helambu are independent treks on their own but they can be combined as one single trekking route from one week to 15 days long.