Trekking in Nepal Himalaya - Langtang & Helambu (Chapter)
This is the Langtang & Helambu chapter from Lonely Planet's Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya guidebook.
The mountains north of Kathmandu offer a great range of trekking choices, all within a day's drive of the capital. Choose from the Langtang Valley, the sacred alpine lakes of Gosainkund and the rolling Sherpa farmland of Helambu.
- savour a hot cinnamon roll or an alfresco plate of 'nak' cheese while admiring the views of 7246m Langtang Lirung at Kyanjin Gompa
- gaze down on the holy lakes of Gosainkund as a 150km line of Himalayan peaks frames the horizon behind
Coverage includes: Langtang Valley, Ganja La, Gosainkund, Helambu, Helambu Circuit, Panch Pokhari.
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