Article published by : Nepalhimalayastreking on Thursday, June 01, 2017

Category : Travel & Leisure

Langtang Trek – One of the Most Picturesque Treks in Nepal


There is nothing quite like the trekking challenges offered by the grand Himalayas. More than just Everest Base Camp, the Langtang trek offers tourists a diverse perspective on the peaks and valleys of Nepal. If you don’t like the overcrowded trekking route in Nepal, then the Langtang trek is the ideal solution for you.
Langtang Lirung (7227m), the worlds 99th tallest peak, dominates the skyline and a climb to Kyanjin Ri (4773m / 15655 ft) the highest point on the trek brings you to a beautiful panorama of mountains and glaciers.Spend a day hiking into the remote reaches of the upper Langtang Valley or exploring the historic Buddhist monasteries of Kyanjin.

Best time to trek Langtang:

Autumn is perhaps the best period for the Langtang trek, when luminous greens nourished by the monsoon fade to golden/amber against crystal blue skies & grains ripen in the enclaves. By April, blossoming rhododendrons stretch into soaring canopies of fir & oak forests. Yaks herds climg to higher elevation, making sporadic camps in the meadow lands pursues the years of customs. In August, a vibrant festival at Goshaikunda Lake allures thousands of Hindu devotees and the exceptional demonstration of wild flowers & herds coming back to lower grazing lands in September is really interesting to see.

Required body fitness for Langtang trek:

The Langtang trek isn’t known to be a demanding trek, thus don’t need a superior level of fitness. However, it’s recommended to be reasonably fit for Island Peak climbing and Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking. Being physically fit will aid you relish the hike without putting too much stress on your body. You should train your body a few weeks prior to the actual trek. Read blogs written by veteran trekkers on how to trek successful or what sort of exercises need to done for a proper mountaineering experience.

Health concerns:

Prior to trekking Lnagtang, it’s recommended to consult your physician to check if you’re bodily fit for high altitude hiking. Regardless of how fit you’re, you may fall victim of altitude sicknesses including headache, nausea and vomiting, tiredness, dizziness, shortness of breath, increased heart-rate, upset stomach, loss of appetite and many others.

If you notice any of these symptoms, don’t take things for granted. Take essential precautious & treatment measures. Also, ensure you buy your insurance before trekking because you never know when any accidents can happen.

Last but not the least, hire a reliable trekking agency that can provide you with all sorts of amenities to make your trekking experience an unforgettable one.


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Keywords: Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking, Island Peak climbing



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