Langtang- Way to Holy Lake Gosainkunda
Langtang, a region in the Himalayas of Nepal to the north of the Kathmandu Valley and bordering Tibet. Langtang Valley contains the holy Gosaikunda lakes, sacred to Hindus. Another spiritual site is the Buddhist monastery Kyangin Gompa.
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Langtang is a region in the Himalayas of Nepal to the north of the Kathmandu Valley and bordering Tibet.
The Langtang National Park is located in the area. About 4,500 people live inside the park, and many more depend on it for timber and firewood. The majority of the residents are Tamang.
The park contains a wide variety of climatic zones, from subtropical to alpine. Approximately 25% of the park is forested. Trees include the deciduous Oak and Mapel, and evergreens like pine, and various types of rhododendron. Animal life includes Himalayan black bear, the goat-like Himalayan thar, rhesus monkey and red pandas. There are also stories of Yeti sightings.
The park contains the Gosaikunda lakes, sacred to Hindus. Pilgrimages are made there in August. Another spiritual site is the Buddhist monastery Kyangin Gompa.
Popular activities for tourists in the park include trekking, climbing, and white-water rafting.