The trail once traversed by a Lama (Buddhist abbot) while searching for one of his lost yaks that (as this myth goes ) was found in the valley named after this incident (In Tibetan, lang = pursue, Tang = male Yak) , is most suitable for ones seeking a miniature package of “Himalaya trek “ in a relatively shorter time and a gradual ascent.
The trek usually commences from Syabrubeshi, accessible by the local/tourist bus, jeep or any other vehicle from Kathmandu- about 7 hours ride through a convenient highway, most of which is black-topped. Some prefer to stay at Dhunche before reaching Syabrubeshi, which is the district headquarter and where you can find hotels offering good accommodation and better services, banks, and even a pool/snooker hall!
The major highlights of this trek are:
Most importantly, all these can be achieved via less strenuous, gradually ascending and a short, 12 days trek.
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Check out our comprehensive itinerary, which describe all the must see Himalayan attractions in Langtang region and the Kathmandu valley tours that give you a great starting point for navigating the trekking region!
So, if you are interested to behold Yaks, horses, birds, mountain peaks, Tibeto-Buddhist culture and heritage in an economical, short and comfortable trek, why not fill out this inquiry form and get a travel information for free?
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