langtang national park

Safely guarded by the international border to the Tibet Autonomous Region on the Northern and Eastern side, Bhote Koshi and Trishuli on the Western side and a southern border just 32 kilometers north of Katmandu Valley rests the first ever Himalayan National Park of Nepal. It is the fourth national park established in 1976 which occupies the area of 1710 kilometer square in the Nuwakot, Rasuwa and Sindhupalchowk districts of the Central Himalayan region.

Overwhelmed by the southwest summer monsoon, temperatures vary greatly due to extreme difference in altitudes. The best times to visit this park are fall and spring when the days are warm and sunny, and the nights are cool.

For interested people, reaching this place is easy and after paying an entrance fee of 1000 NRS, we shall be able to encounter high diversity of fourteen vegetation types in eighteen ecosystem types. These types range from tropical forests the upper region to alpine shrubs and perennial ice below the altitude of 1000 meters.