The trekking area is located about 80 kilometers north of Kathmandu. Trekking along these trails is really touching virgin territory, providing a new experience for trekkers to experiencing the beauty of this mountain region along with the culture of local people. You trek through Tamang villages where life and culture have remained relatively untouched.Trekkers are received openly by the locals, rich in their distinct costumes and they are only too pleased to show you the architecture of their mountain houses and ancient monasteries. It offers you wilderness experience through beautiful landscapes of alpine terrain, flat meadows and rhododendron forests.
The main inhabitants of the area are descendants of Tibetans from Kerung who intermingled with the Tamang people of the Helambu area. Tamang communities are generally found at higher elevations and many of the people earn their living from cultivation and the extraction of forest products. They are mainly sheep and yak herders but grow some hardy grains and vegetables also. A lot of the trade is carried out over the Tibetan border in Kerung.They also make baskets and mats from mountain bamboo.
There are some dramatic views of Langtang Lirung (7245m.), Langtang Kerung, Chimse Danda ridge crossed by Ganjala Pass (5122m.), Dorje Lakpa (6989m.), Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, Paldor peak, Shringi Himal, Manaslu and the Sanjen Himal ranges.
The trail starts either from Dhunche or Syabrubesi and passes through Goljung, Gatlang, Thuman, Timure, Briddim, Lama hotel, the Langtang valley and Kyangjin Gompa. Goljung, Gatlang and Langtang are traditional Tamang villages. The visit to beautiful local Tamang monastery and the holy Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang only adds the icing to the overall experience.