Langtang Short Trek begins at Syabru Bensi after a 5 to 6 hours scenic bust drive from Kathmandu. The trail goes through the forest of pine, juniper, rhododendron, bamboo, and other rare vegetation, with swift mountain streams, rugged rock, and snow-capped peaks at the begging. The Langtang Short Trekking trail follows the Langtang River most of the time when you are at Ghoretabela the valley becomes wider with the majestic view of the Langtang Himal range toward a settlement of the Langtang and Kyanging Gumba. If you visit Langtang Short Trek during the spring; the jungle can be seen as colorful with rhododendron, orchid, and magnolias blooming at the surface and the high mountains seem to be welcoming you with a charming white face. Most of the time you will walk through the Langtang National Park, inside the park you may see rare wildlife; including red pandas, Himalayan black bears, wild boar, and Langur monkeys. Tamang ethnic groups are the main inhabitants in this area; they have been following culture, tradition, and cultivation from their old generation to still now. Some people are following animal husbandry in a nomadic way. If you have already been to Tibet; Langtang Short and the easy trek will remind your tip of Tibet. The culture, live hood, and religious beliefs are similar to Tibetan.
In ancient times Langtang Valley known as Namgodagam, means hidden land, the heavenly gate of half-moon form. This Hidden land lies in the Langtang Valley of the Rasuwa districts. The Teton Goden Chen reveals this place, and later Guru Thetan Glachen opens it for meditation preciseness. When this place Namgodagam was opened, it carried the myth-associated name Langtang. Lang means ox (Male Yak), and Thang is Khet in Nepali (area). Once the owner of Lang and the ox with two horns follow the animal the Ox turns flat on its back. Thus name Langtang came from this incident. This is further illustrated by the name of Lansiya, Langshisa the place where the ox died. And even today the people in this place perform annual rituals od died bull. Tibetans come to the southern part of the hidden land and started living there in the settlement, the head is Kyanjin Gumba, where pilgrims visit for meditation. There is a number of caves around this place as well. The most important cave is Padmasambhava, on the edge of the eastern base Camp of Langtang Lirung. Pilgrims can reach this holy place in a two-hour walk from Kyanjin monastery (Gumba). The local people of Tibetan origin inhabit this place.
Beyond Langtang village, there is a summer settlement called Kyanjin Gumba with its small ancient Monastery, by name of monastery this place is known as Kyanjin Gumba. The Kyanjin Gumba was built about three hundred thirty years ago by Mingyur Dorje Dhomas, but the Buddha and Guru Rinpoche statue can find in the 8th century. Besides the fascinating mountain scenery, the Yak cheese factory and airport is other attractions for visitors. The small settlement of about 20 to 25 teahouses is surrounded by yak pastures, dominated by the fluted North West face of Kangchenpo. Kyanjin Gumba is the best place to spend 3 to 4 nights, doing a side trip to the Kyangjin Ri (4772 m), Cherko Ri 4984m provides a splendid viewpoint. Where you can see the awesome Langtang Lirung, Pemthang Ri, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa, and Kangchenpo, Tilman's fluted peak Panorama scenery are visible at 360 degrees from here, areas the best as anywhere in the Himalayas. Short Langtang Trek can do in 8 Days from Kathmandu in a list amount of time, in this shortest time get to the highest elevation at Kyangjin Ri (4772 m) and Cherko Ri 4984 meters, and Glacier. If you can extend your holiday then best to Hike Langshisa Kharka (4285) and Langtang Lirung base camp for the glacier marine and icefall or visit five holy lakes below the settlement. You can have a slice of fresh Yak Cheese at the Kyanging Gumba factory. After collecting a bunch of unforgettable memories in your Langtang Short Trek journey, you will descend from Kyanjin Gumba retrace along the river back to Syabru Bensi and drive back to Kathmandu.
While Hiking to beautiful Langtang valley, will be a great support for the locals who lost their home and their family during the mega earth quick on 25 April 2015. The teahouses have been rebuilt and the trekking trail has ready to walk. It is safe to trek in Langtang valley now. Why not, you visit Langtang valley, to see after the earth quickly.
Short Langtang Trek is highly recommended as a Short Holiday Visitor to Nepal but still want to see mountains scenery and unique Nepalese culture; this can be arranged for the whole year. Among many treks in the Langtang National Park, seven days Langtang Short trek is an idol as a short and easy trek chance to see the high Himalayan atmosphere. l would be our great pleasure to make your holidays more relaxable and comfortable as you wish through our life experience local Guide and porters. Nepal Motherhouse Treks organize Langtang Trek 7 Days itinerary according to your holiday schedule and interest. Langtang Short Trek can do whole year-round, even in winter (December, January, and February) also only you need to take with you warm clothes and well hiking equipment. For more detailed information about the Langtang valley trek Guide, contact us anytime.