Langtang Lirung 7,234 m (23,734 ft) Expedition is located in the north side of the popular Langtang valley between the Sun Kosi valley on the east and the Trisuli Gandaki valley on the west. Langtang Lirung lies near the Trisuli Gandaki, and north of the Langtang Khola.
The Langtang Lirung Expedition is one of the most difficult peaks to climb. Similarly, Lirung offers unlimited challenges filled with excitement and thrill, making it a flawless option for adventure-seeking mountaineers. A climber needs a high level of technical climbing skills, good physical condition and previous experience of peak climbing for a successful summit of Langtang Lirung Expedition.
The peak was reconnoitred by H. W. Tilman and P. Lloyd in 1949. Attempts were made to climb the peak via the East Ridge in the 1960s, but none got close to the summit. On 24 October 1978 two members of a Japanese expedition made the first ascent of the mountain via East Ridge.
Langtang Lirung is nearby Kathmandu. To reach base camp of Langtang Lirung we need to do three days trekking from Shyabru basi (on the way to Kerung Tibetan border). After reaching the top we can see stunning views of Langtang Himalayan Ranges including Pemthang Karpo 6830 m, Gangchenpo 6387 m and across the border in Tibet rises the huge mass of Shishapangma 8046m. Mt. Langtang Lirung Expedition the best time is September, October and April to May.