The Park extends over of Nuwakot, Rasuwa and
Sindhupalchok districts in the mountainous terrain
of Nepal-China (Tibet) border.
The chief attraction of this park is the Langtang
range in the north and several lakes in the south.
High altitude jungles with diverse vegetation and
wildlife, scenic lakes, glaciers and Himalayan peaks
combine to make Langtang an attractive destination
for visitors. Twenty five percent of the park’s
total area is covered by forest, starting at
sub-tropical forests below 1,000 meters giving way
to alpine scrubs and grasslands toward higher
altitude. Animals seen here are wild dog, red panda,
pika, muntjac, musk dear, Himalayan black bear,
Himalayan Tahr, ghoral, serow, rhesus monkey, common
langur, snow leopard among others. Common birds seen
here are tragopan, impeyan and pheasants (kalij).
The Langtang Valley is also renowned for its holy
lake Gosainkunda. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims visit
the lake area every year, especially during the
Janai Purnima festival every Auguse.
Activities: Trekking, Mountaineering
Accommodation: Lodges, Camping
Access: From Dhunche which is 117 km by road from
Best Season: Oct-Nov and Mar-May (cold at higher
elevation); Jun-Sep (monsoon), Dec-Feb (snow)
Park Headquarter: Dhunche