visit to the Langtang Valley offers
an opportunity to explore villages,
to climb small peaks and to visit
glaciers at a comfortably low elevation.
Because there are good opportunities
for moderate climbing excursions
here, allow an extra day for exploration
of the extensive glacier system.
back from Langtang to Kathmandu
via the holy lakes of Gosainkund
at 4300 metres. Thousands of Hindu
pilgrims visit the lakes during
a full moon festival in August.
The lake is also sacred to Buddhists..