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Langtang Region

Langtang area, is towards the north of kathmandu valley. The scenery here is spectacular and the trek more adventurous.

Major attractions

To the west of Langtang is Ganesh Himal with a range of 6000 to 7000 meters. The main ethnic groups living here are sherpa and Tamangs. The forest in the region has temperate and sub-alpine vegetation. Wildlife includes migratory birds, monkey, Tahr and pika.

When to visit?

To the west of Langtang is Ganesh The best time for trekking in the Langtang area is spring and autumn. Most of the trekking routes in Helambu and Langtang are well served with teahouses making independent trekking quite possible. But there are no such facilities in the Ganesh Himal area or Ganja La area. However, you are able to do organized trek with all kind of facilities provided by Rolwaling Excursion.

Getting There

Access to Helambu is particularly easy and quick. Sundarijal, which is one of the most convenient starting point is an hours drive from kathmandu. Other possible road heads are at Budhanilkantha, kakani and four hours drive away at Melamchi pul. For Langtang and Ganesh Himal the choice is limited-drive to Dhunche in Rasuwa district. The road then continues to Syabrubesi from where Ganesh Himal and Langtang treks can start. But we provide chartered bus that directly goes to Syabrubesi leaving Dunche.

Permits and Fees

We arrange entry permit necessary for Langtang National Park and Shivapuri Watershed Area.

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