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3rd TAAN Langtang Marathon

We are gratified to inform you that TAAN is organizing the third edition of TAAN International Langtang Marathon under men’s and women’s categories in Langtang region on May 19, 2018. TAAN has been organizing this event since two years with an objective to disseminate the message that Langtang region is safe to visit after the mega earthquake 2015. 

This year the event is being organized with the main objective to foster the number of tourist and create favorable environment in this region along with skimping the number of rare and elusive Red Panda found within this enchanting woodland. 3rd TAAN International Langtang Marathon 2018 is being organize to promote Nepal as one of the major destinations for sports tourism in global map. 

The marathon will start from Kyanjin Gompa and end at Syabrubensi. Kyanjin Gompa is monastery in a Kyanjin settlement at an altitude of 3870 meter from where the astonishing views of gigantic mountains and peaks look very impressive. The village of Kyanjin Gompa is the last destination for most of the trekkers. The route of marathon will follow through Kyanjin Gompa-Godha Tabela- Lama Hotel- Rimche- Sherpagaon-Khangjim and Syabrubensi. 

 

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Message From President

Welcome to TAAN International Langtang Marathon-2018.
I am delighted to welcome you all to the third edition of TAAN International Langtang Marathon. Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) began organizing TAAN International Langtang Marathon as its flagship event since 2016, a year after massive earthquake that had completely destroyed Langtang village. Through this event TAAN has been… READ MORE

Mr. Nava Raj Dahal,
President

EVENT INFO

  (May 15) Day 1: Drive to Syabrubensi and Hike to
     Khanjim /Sherpagaun
  (May 16) Day 2: Trek to Thangsyap/Langtang
  (May 17) Day 3: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa, Mockup race
  (May 18) Day 4: Race start from Kyanjin Gompa to
     Syabrubensi.
  Closing Ceremony: 1:00 PM at Syabrubensi
  (May 19) Day 5: Drive back to Kathmandu
  T- Shirts and Chest Numbers
  Water on race day
  Insurance for participants
  First- aid
  Lunch after the closing ceremony
  Support staffs to carry clothes.
  Accommodation before and after the race
  Transportation from and to Kathmandu
  Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner/ Drinks up to the race
     starting point
  National Park Entry fees
  Caring of your own belongings

OBJECTIVES

Buoyed by the success of TAAN Langtang-Gosainkunda Half Marathon, TAAN has already started preparations for TAAN Langtang Marathon. Unlike last year, the event this year will be a full-fledged event. The main objectives of the 3rd TAAN International Langtang Marathon 2018 will be following:

  To promote Nepal as one of the major destinations for sports tourism in global map and sell attractive package
      to domestic tourist as well.
  Develop an attractive package that trekking agencies can promote and sell in the international market.
  To develop an international standard sporting event in the country.
  To conserve flora and fauna of Langtang National Park.
  To conserve the rare and elusive Red Panda found within this enchanting woodland.
  To increase participation of foreign participants to more than 200 in the next two years.
  To promote domestic tourism as initiative of the government's preparations to organize International Tourism
      Year 2017-18.

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