Langtang trekking is a heavenly retreat to natures wonderful surprises: Gosainkundas freezing lakes, beautiful valleys among lush hills and much more. Being the nearest trekking destination from Kathmandu, Langtang treks are well preferred by travelers of any category. The ethnic and cultural people of the region and its religious importance also forms a major attraction for many people. The Tamangs, with their beautiful culture, lifestyle and unique language, skills, dresses and architecture will definitely enchant you.
Langtang National park is the first national park of Nepal that lies between the northern Himalayan ranges with peaks such as Langtang Lirung, Chimse Danda, Ganja La pass, Jugal Himal and Dorje Lakpa in its periphery. Langtang region is also known for its glacial lakes which amount to more than 70 in number including Gosainkunda, Bhairavkunda, Parvatikunda and Dudhkunda. Sub-alpine vegetation supports variety of wildlife including migratory birds, thar, pika, deer, monkeys et cetera.
My sister and I had decided to trek to Everest Base Camp by ourselves as a way to celebrate my sisters recent graduation, but as the days passed, and we gained altitude, my sister started to notice her heart was beating noticeably irregularly, even when we were at rest and not trekking. ...read more