Kathmandu, Nepal (PressExposure) June 09, 2014 -- Introduction:
A short and wonderful walking journey with Nepal Guide Treks & Expeditions leading towards the Central Himalaya at Langtang village & Kyangin Gomba in the scenic Langtang Valley on the Tamang Heritage Trail, situated on the north of Kathmandu in the Central Himalayan Region at approx 60 k.m aeronautical miles this region declared a National Park in 1976 and remains the second largest Park in Nepal, covering 1710 sq.km, this fabulous mountainous terrain adjacent to Nepal-Tibet (China) border.
Nepal Guide Treks & Expeditions cultural and scenic trekking to Tamang Heritage Trail & Langtang Valley starts with a scenic interesting drive at Syabrubesi 1,460m in Langtang region, from Syabrubesi the adventure begins towards further west near the Ganesh Himal and Tibet border at Timbure and Galang atpprox 2,300 meters in altitude gain, observing the local Tamangs way of life and their ancient Bonpo and Tibetan Buddhist culture and traditions visiting monasteries, then moving north east towards Langtang village unto Kangin Gomba at 3,789m through range of cultures with main three ethnic peoples living around here are the Tamangs, Yolmus and Bhotias who have originated from Tibet in the past 500 years till the mid 20th century. This area is also well known for its populations of red panda, Himalayan black bear, wild dog, Himalayan Thar, goral (mountain antelope) and more than 250 species of birds. As the walk progress valley opens up into a classical, glacial 'U' shape, bounded to the north by the impressive Langtang Himal, beyond which lies Tibet. The major peaks include Ghengu Liru(Langtang II 6571m/21,560ft), Langtang Lirung (7,425m/23,765ft) Kimshun (6,745m/22,137ft) to the south, the Chimsedang Lekh forms a ridge of peaks which includes Naya-Kanga 5,846m and Gangchempo, Tilman's beautiful Fluted Peak. Beyond it extends to the Jugal Himal, terminating in Dorje Lakpa (6,980m/22,929ft). After a wonderful time here at Langtang valley, journey heads back through pristine alpine forest to the road head at Syabrubesi for the drive back to Kathmandu, this interesting drive leads uphill to Dhunche town (headquarter of Rasuwa distirict) and through rural farm villages before ending at Kathmandu after a memorable time in the cultural and ancient Tamang Heritage Trail and in the laps of high Central Himalaya with Nepal Guide Treks & Expeditions.
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