Langtang Region

Langtang region is situated in the North of Kathmandu valley. Since, the valley lies at South of Tibetan border it is sandwiched between main Himalayan region to the North and lower range of snowy peaks to the South. In the Langtang region, there is high mountain lake called Gosaikunda and a beautiful valley called Helambu.Langtang National Park is located in the area. The park is inhabited by 4500 people; climatic zones are subtropical to Alpine with deciduous trees and rhododendron forest. The wildlife has Himalayan Black bear, Himalayan tahr, monkeys and red pandas. It also has Buddhist monastery Kyanjin Gompa.The Langtang region has Mountain ranges of Langtang Lirung at 7234 m, Lang tang Ri 7205m, Dorje Lakpa, Changbu, Kyunga Ri, Dogpache, Gang Chenpo and other peaks.