Langtang trekking is considered to be an easily reachable trekking destination in Nepal. It is one of the closest trekking routes, which is about 32 kilometers away from the capital city, Kathmandu. Langtang region is now considered safe for trekking after the most disastrous Earthquake in Nepal in April 2015. Langtang region was immensely devastated by the earthquake and its aftershocks due to the snow slide and swatted the whole village of Langtang valley. At present time, the teahouses are reconstructed and now the local people of the Langtang region are welcoming the trekkers with full happiness and dignity to serve the trekkers. However, the effect of the earthquake to the Langtang region was more damaging than the other trekking regions comparatively; this region has been re-boosted and re-started their trekking business as it is their main source of income for living. Hence, trekking in the Himalayas of the Langtang region has re-taken its full pledge.
Langtang region is a heavenly place in Nepal. Like other trekking regions, Trekking to the Langtang region is also a dream come true for the trekkers. The area of 1710 sq.km of the Langtang region has preserved the amazing landscapes, the wild lives, the floras, and the faunas which are endangered. The yak herding of this Langtang region is another source of income for the local people. The yak cheese factory is another highlight of this Langtang region and the cheese of this factory is a famous delicacy all over Nepal. Trekking in the beautiful Langtang region offers you to explore and discover the Tamang culture and traditions as most of the inhabitants of this Langtang region are Tamang, Sherpa and they follow Buddhism. Langtang region encompasses most of the icy glaciers lying below the lap of the magnificent Himalayas like Langtang Himal, Langtang Ri, Langtang Lirung, Langshisa Ri, Dorje Lakpa, etc.
The best time to visit the Langtang region is usually from February to May in the Spring season and from September to November in the Autumn season. Monsoon season is not recommendable as the paths are slippery and not safe due to untimely and sometimes continuous rainfall. Some of the trekkers book their trekking during the winter season as the flow of the trekkers is less and its fewer crowds to enjoy the peaceful environment of this Langtang region. The intense beauty of the Langtang region and the hospitality of the local people make you feel come back for trekking again. Nepal is now safe for trekking. So, the trekkers are encouraged. The local people of the Langtang region are thankful to the trekkers for the support after the massive earthquake. Step on Himalaya welcomes the trekkers for trekking in the magnificent Himalayas of the Langtang region and promises to provide all the facilities on the way to Langtang.