Trek Road to Dhunche: No obstacles whatsoever on the road, just the usually bumpy drive in certain spots. Trekking trail: The trail generally had no obstacles, although there were signs of small landslides on two spots on the way from Deurali to Dhimsa… read more
It is possible to trek into Langtang now, and some reconstructed lodges and tea houses are available, but the infrastructure remains limited. While probably fairly safe outside the monsoon time, proper safety assessments have not been conducted. The capacity is still limited, so for larger groups camping treks might be the best choice, however, ask for local advice, first and try to use the existing lodges as much as possible for the income of the locals.
UK to double donations to new appeal, Justine Greening announces on anniversary of Nepal earthquakes
On the first anniversary of the Nepal earthquakes, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced that the UK will match public donations to a new appeal to help thousands of people living with disabilities to access rehabilitation services and get back into education and jobs.
Ang Tshering Sherpa, President of Nepal Mountaineering Association, said that revival of tourism in Langtang and the whole country was the need of the hour. Speaking at the ceremony, he requested all visitors to carry the message that Nepal was now safe to travel. Babu Tamang, a 70 year old resident of Langtang, expressed his grief at having lost everything- their families, land and assets – in the quake. However, he added optimistically, that Langtang will hopefully spring back to life again.