This region is considered one of the most popular narrow mountain valleys at the base of central Himalaya. . Located north of the Kathmandu Valley, the route goes through traditional and ethnic villages and virgin forests on the way to the peaks of Langtang-Lirung. The scenery here is spectacular, and the treks are more adventurous as the area is visited by a few numbers of tourists. The region is proud to have Nepal's first Himalayan National Park popularly known by Langtang National Park.
The Langtang valley provides opportunities to relax into local settlements and to study flora and fauna along the way. It offers wilderness experiences without being too taxing. Trekking to the Langtang region offers an opportunity to explore ethnic villages, oldest monasteries, small Peaks and glaciers at comfortably low elevations. People in this high and isolated region are of Tibetan origin and they follow Buddhism. There is no flight service like the other trekking regions. The trail head of Langtang trekking is Dhunche or Syabrubensi, easily accessible from Kathmandu by local bus or jeep.