Langtang region trekking is famous in Nepal. This region situated in the north of Kathmandu valley south of the Tibetan border. The name "Langtang" comes from the story of the ancient Buddhist lama who followed his lost yak into the valley - "Lang" means "yak" and "Tang" means "follow". Langtang region areas are protected by the Langtang National Park, Established in 1976, has an area of 1710 sq km and buffer zone area of 420 sq km covering three districts Rasuwa, Nuwakot and Sindhupalchowk encompassing 26 VDCs. The LNP’s buffer zone was declared in 1998. This region elevation starts from 1000m to 7245m. Being the nearest Himalayan Park from the capital city Kathmandu, it is the third most popular trekking destination among all protected areas of Nepal
Trek to Langtang region offers an opportunity to explore villages and gompas (monasteries) as well as glaciers, pristine forests, high-elevation meadows of wild sheep, Tibetan culture with magnificent views of the mountains. Gosainkunda area of high altitude lakes, Thousands of Hindu pilgrims visit these lakes during Janai Purnima festivals in the month of August. Gosainkunda Lake is believed to have been created by Lord Shiva.
Main season of Langtang region mid-October to mid-December and from mid-February until mid-April the weather is usually clear but cold at higher elevations. From mid-April to mid-June, it is warm but often cloudy with thundershowers, spring flowers are at their best. Summer monsoon lasts until the beginning of October. During the winter month’s daytime temperatures are low and snow may occur even at low levels.