Langtang & Helambhu
Langtang is situated directly north of Kathmandu in the Central Himalayan region and it is in Langtang National Park, covering 1710 square kilometers. The highlights of this park are high altitude jungles with diverse vegetation and wildlife, scenic lakes, glaciers and Himalayan peaks combine to make Langtang an attractive destination for visitors. Trekkers can enjoy the views of snow-covered peaks, Mt. Ganesh, Langtang and other high mountains. The region is also renowned for its holly Lake Gosainkunda. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims visit the lake area every year to attend religious festival in August. The main ethnic peoples living in Langtang are Tamangs, Yolmos and Tibetans. Tamangs and Yolmos are traditional farmers and cattle breeders of the region, whose farmlands and villages stretch south and west of the Bhote Koshi / Trishuli rivers. The people the Langtang and Helambu are mostly Buddhist.
5. The park is also well known for its populations of red panda, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, wild dog, ghoral, serow and more than 250 species of birds.
6 to 7 hrs drive to Dhunche or Syabrubesi by road.
Option 2. From Sabruk Village, extension can be made to Gosainkunda Lake and Helambhu region and then drive out from Sundarijal to Kathmandu.