Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) is going to organize 3rd TAAN International Langtang Marathon on April 25, 2018. Like the hugely successful 2nd TAAN International Langtang Marathon, the event this year will again be a full-fledged event held under both men and women category.
The marathon will start from Kyanjin Gompa and end in Syabrubensi, covering 42.195 km. The marathon route will follow through Kyanjin Gomba-Godha Tabela- Lama Hotel- Rimche- Sherpagaon-Khangjim and Syabrubensi. Kyanjin Gompa is a Buddhist monastery located at an altitude of 3870 meter from where one can get breathtaking spectacular views of Langtang ranges. The village of Kyanjin Gompa is often the last destination for most trekkers in Langtang valley trek.
3rd TAAN International Langtang Marathon 2018 is going to be held with an objective to develop Nepal as an international destination for sports and sporting events. It aims to promote Nepal with Langtang in particular as one of the major destinations for adventure tourism among both international and national tourists.
In addition the event will draw international and national attention to the conservation of Himalayan biodiversity and protection of rare and elusive species like Red Panda.
For more details, please visit: www.langtangmarathon.com