Langtang region of Nepal is nearby capital city Kathmandu. However, the trail is mountainous and scenery on offer is ultimate Himalayan wilderness. Therefore, there is couple of things which trekkers need to know before embarking on the journey of Langtang. Here is the ultimate guide to Langtang Ganjala Trekking in Nepal.
Physical Requirements (Before Trek)
For every trekking trail of Nepal, one has to be physically sound. If you done regular walking exercise in your daily life then there won’t be any problem. It is not mandatory that you have to do rigorous training and exercises before doing Langtang Trek. Trekkers reach maximum altitude of 5,100 m from sea level which is during Ganjala Pass Trekking. However, for the regular trekking the maximum altitude is around 4,000 m from sea level. It is not considered as high-altitude trekking. The most important aspect of Langtang region is vegetation. Having green lush forests environment reduces the chance of high-altitude sickness.
Means of Transportation
Langtang Ganjala trekking doesn’t require flight transportation. Upon landing in Kathmandu trekkers get rest in Kathmandu Hotel. They will travel to trekking start point via road trip. From Syaprubesi or Dhunche trekkers have to walk.
After 201 5 earthquake and the Langtang Lirung glacier outbreak most of the houses and lodges of the region were damaged. However, intrepid people of Langtang rose again. Nowadays there are more attractive yet traditional houses. Modern facilities equipped teahouses are available. Trekkers can choose the level of accommodation according to their budget. Menu has variety from local delicacies to international delicacies. For the drinking water we recommend you to have the boiled water or purifying tablets in order to match your digestive system. However, for the locals the water is drinkable.
Best Season to Trek
Nepal is blessed by Mother Nature in terms of weather and climate. Throughout the year one can trek in any trekking trails of Nepal. As for the Langtang Region of Nepal trekkers are advised to choose the Spring Season for the trek. Spring Season is the time when rhododendron blooms. Green lush forests with colorful rhododendrons definitely enchant trekkers.
Trekking Trail Conditions
Most of the trekking trail of the region is well paved and have enough signage. But after earthquake some parts of the trail is under the red zone of landslide. Therefore, trekkers must be careful while walking on the landslide area. Even if it is on the landslide area trekkers don’t need to panic seriously but the blogger recommends trekkers to be more meticulous rather than being reckless.
Trekking Guides & Porters
There is no mandatory term for the hiring of the trekking guide or porter for Trekking in Langtang Region. However, if you get the travel package from the Nepal Government registered trekking agencies you will have hassle free trek. Guide will offer you the safe passage as well as full on information. This will undoubtedly add the value to the money that you invest on the trekking.
There are other minor things which you might need to know regarding Langtang Trekking. You can get that information easily when you approach any trekking agencies. As for the Karma Eco Adventure Nepal we specialize on Langtang region trekking. Most of the trekking crew members are from this region. Therefore, you will have an amazing trip of your life.
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