The beautiful valley of Langtang region offers visitors untouched and wonderful culture and tradition. The rarest and most promising flower and fauna are still in this region protected and abundant. Langtang lies to the north of Kathmandu near the Tibetan border. The Langtang valley is also called "the valley of glaciers". The region holds mountain peaks such as the Langtang Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Langshisa, and Ganja La Pass. The scenic holy village of Tarkegyang is famous in the region. There are also high mountains of solid ice. It is the third most popular trekking region of Nepal. To be precise, it is the nearest trekking destination from Kathmandu. The region offers a multitude of trekking destinations. The three major areas of the region are Langtang, Gosaikunda & Helambu. A visit to Langtang valley offers an opportunity to explore villages, to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. The other destination Gosainkunda (4300m) has also many things to offer. Every year, pilgrims of both Hindus & Buddhists pay their visit in this sacred place. Another famous place, Helambu is famous for the apples in Nepal. Langtang region is sandwiched between the main Himalayan range to the north and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. Langtang Lirung (7246 metres) dominates the valley to the north; Gang Chhenpo (6388m) and Naya Kangri (5846m) lie to the south; and Dorje Lakpa (6966 metres) protects the east end of the valley. The area was designated Nepal's first Himalayan National Park in 1971. A visit to the Langtang Valley offers an opportunity to explore villages, to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers.