Langtang National Park and the Helambu region offer some wonderful trekking and cultural opportunities close to Kathmandu. You can easily be trekking on the first day if you choose to go to Helambu and trekking on the second day of your journey to Langtang.
The region contains 108 sacred mountain lakes and incredibly green valley’s ringed with snowcapped Himalayan peaks. The Langtang Mountain Range features beautiful snowcapped peaks, earning the nickname of "The Switzerland of Nepal" look upon beautiful farms and villages in the valley below.
The people here are Sherpas, but the women of this region are especially noted for their beauty. The culture is primarily Buddhist with great monasteries along the way.
Langtang Trekking takes anywhere from 10 – 12 days while you can do Helambu in just seven days. It is also possible to combine the treks to create a really great excursion into the high Himalayas while enjoying the distinct Sherpa culture.
Some of the best selling trips in the Langtang & Helambu Region Trekking include the following:
Swiss Nepal Family Trekking & Expedition is pleased to be able to offer a variety of tours of the Langtang & Helambu region that vary not only in length, but also in cultural and scenic opportunities. Treks can be no higher in elevation than 3500 meters, or can take in some high passes as well. There are many choices to choose from, and your representative at Swiss Nepal Family Trekking & Expedition can put together an incredible trip for you into this region.
Situated just north of Kathmandu is a place that is called The Switzerland of Nepal. In this valley ringed by the white capped peaks of the Langtang Mountain Range, this valley is one of incredible beauty that is matchless anywhere else in the Himalayas. The place is Langtang National Park and is ..Cost: $1666 Per Person [+] Read More
Situated just north of Kathmandu is one of the prettiest mountain ranges in the Himalayas: The Langtang Range. A small, but popular National Park, the region has often been compared to Switzerland for its natural mountain beauty. There are incredible valleys in Langtang and Helambu with fairy-land..Cost: $1516 Per Person [+] Read More
Some of the finest mountains of the Himalayas are not far from Kathmandu. Nearby is an incredibly beautiful valley surrounded by snowcapped peaks called Langtang National Park. The region contains a picturesque valley of terraced green farms and villages that are home of the Sherpa people. In the ..Cost: $1740 Per Person [+] Read More
The Helambu Valley is located just south of Langtang National Park and is one of the nicest treks you can make in Nepal. It is often overlooked because it is so close to Kathmandu. But don't think that there is a lack of good scenery and snowcapped peaks to behold. It is a world apart from the cap..Cost: $1006 Per Person [+] Read More