Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek

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Overview

Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek is a wonderful trip that combines three trekking trails as Langtang Valley Trekking, Gosaikunda trekking and Helambu Trekking. Even if the trekkers are more interested in the local cultural exploration The Tamang Heritage Trekking can be also combined. It is a special reward to the trekkers in Nepal vacation, which includes Himalayan panoramas, green hill scenarios, ethnic villages, Himalayan high pass, the Himalayan is frozen Lake Gosaikunda and the prosperous flora and fauna of the Langtang National Park. The Kyanjin Gomapa, located below the massive Langtang Lirung is a special reward for exploration to the trekkers.
Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek starts from the Syabrubesi. It takes 7-8 hour to reach there from Kathmandu. Then it heads towards the north with striking foothills and wonderful landscape.  Crossing the lush forests of Oak, rhododendron and pine along with the views of fauna, it follows the ridge of Langtang stream. Reaching towards the Langtang valley, trekkers can have some distinct cultural experiences and warm welcome of the local people. Their lifestyles and rituals are similar to the Tibetans. The trip leads to the Kyanjin, where trekkers feel cultural attachments on exploring the Kyanjin Gompa. Festivals in Langtang region are also a charming factor of the trekking.

Trek to Gosaikunda offers superb Himalayan panoramas of Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lhakpa, Shisapangma, Yala Peak, Naya Kang, frozen Lakes and Glaciers. Gosaikunda (4300m) is a sacred Hindu and Buddhists’ pilgrimage Place and in this Lake, where Lord Shiva is believed to have meditated. Other frozen Lakes are mainly of Saraswatikunda and Bhairabkunda. The full moon festival is celebrated in August.  Lauribina Pass (4610m) is the highest and thrilling pass in Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trekking. Crossing this pass, it descends down to the Sherpa village of Helambu. The Tibetan Gompa, Chhortens and Mani walls are major attractions in this village. The trek finishes after driving from Melamchi to Kathmandu.

The exclusive Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek is an ideal trip to explore nature, culture and ethnic lifestyles in the Langtang region. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to trek in this part of Langtang. We offer a well managed trekking package of Langtang, Gosaikunda Helambu Treks. The guides are sociable and highly experienced to show you various fauna, flora and inform about ethnic culture and traditions. Please, contact us for more information.

Trip Highlights

  • Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek is an ideal journey in the Langtang region.
  • Spectacular Langtang Village.
  • Ethnic culture and lifestyles.
  • Explore Kyanjin Gompa and Gosaikunda Lake.
  • Feel the thrill at Lauribina Pass (4610m).
  • Rich flora and fauna in the Langtang National Park.
  • Sherpa Village Helambu.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (135m).

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Kathmandu Syabrubesi (1466m).

Day 04: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2470m).

Day 05: Lama Hotel To Langtang Village (3430m).

Day 06: Langtang Village To Kyanjing (3870m).

Day 07: Explore day.

Day 08: Kyanjing Gompa to Lama Hotel.

Day 09: Lama Hotel- Syabru (2200m/ 6hrs)

Day 10: Syabru - Sing Gompa (3350m / 5 hrs)

Day 11: Sing Gompa – Gosainkunda (4320m / 7hrs)

Day 12: Gosainkunda – Ghopte (3560m / 7 hrs)

Day 13: Ghopte – Kutumsang (2440m / 7hrs)

Day 14: Kutumsang – Chisopani (2190m / 8 hrs)

Day 15: Chisopani – Kathmandu (1300 m / 3 hrs)

Day 16: Final Departure

Full itinerary

Day 01:  Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m).

Namaste and welcome to the Himalayan country of Nepal. Our company’s representative receives you at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Then, transfer to the hotel and rest. Walk around the local places in evening. O/N at Hotel.

Day 02:  Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.

After breakfast, we set off for the Kathmancu city sightseeing tour. We visit the famous Hindus and Buddhists’ monuments, that are also enlisted in UNESCO world heritage sites. They are Pashupatinath (the greatest pilgrimage site of Hindus), Bouddhanath (Buddhists’s Stupa), Swoyambhunath (Buddists’s Stupa) and Kathmandu Durbar Square (where the living goddes lives). Back to the hotel and prepare for the treks. O/N at Hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1466m). 7-8 hrs

We drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi in the morning. It takes about 7-8 hours through the scenic road drive via Trishuli. The views of River, stream, gorge, green hills and Himalayan views on the far horizon are stunning. We reach to the Syabrubesi, a gateway of Langtang Trekking. O/N at Lodge.

Day 04: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2470m). 5-6 hrs

After breakfast, we head towards the Lama Hotel through the terraced rice fields, descend to the Ghopte Khola. We head further through the landslide trail, walk gradually to Rimche through the bamboo forest. Then we reach to the Lama hotel with the views of wild animals’ activities like Monkey. O/N at Lodge.

Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3430m). 5-6 hrs

Today, we enter into the beautiful Langtang Valley from Ghoda Tabela, walking along the River side. It is a steep climb to reach there. Wow, the ethnic settlements of Tamang groups are worth to see. British mountaineer Tilman has described this valley as the most beautiful valley in the world. It is also popular as the valley of Glaciers. We frequently meet the Yak herds on the trail.

Day 06: Langtang Village to Kyanjing (3870m). 3 hrs

After breakfast, we ascend further to the Kyanjing through the trail full of Chhortens and Mani walls. The prayers flag flutters with the flow of air, which sounds musical while walking.The views of Langtang Lirung and Kyanjin Gompa are beautiful from the trekking trail. It is a short walk, about 3 hours to reach Kyanjin. O/N at Lodge.

Day 07: Explore day.

On our special explore and acclimatization day, we hike up to the hill ridge, if possible to the Langsisha Kharka. The views are amazing of the northern Himalayan range as Langtang Lirung, Shisapangma, Naya Kang and others. We also explore the Kyanjin Gompa and get bless from The Lama. O/N at Lodge

Day 08: Kyanjing Gompa to Lama Hotel. 5-6 hrs

In the morning, we hike up a little and come down to Kyanjin. After breakfast, we visit the Kyanjim Gompa, and get blessing on our descending to the Lama Hotel. With the views of surrounding landscape, we gradually trek down to the Lama Hotel through the rhododendron and Oak forests. O/N at Lodge.

Day 09: Lama Hotel- Syabru (2200m) 5- 6 hrs

After breakfast at the lodge, we begin to trek down to the Syabru. It is a continual descend for about 6 hours. The trail offers the panorama of surrounding landscape, gorges and streams. Gradually we arrive at Syabru and rest. O/N at Lodge.

Day 10: Syabru - Sing Gompa (3350m). 5-6 hrs

Today, we are heading towards the trail of Gosaikunda but we stay overnight at Sing Gompa. It is continual climb for 5-6 hoursuntil we reach to the small Buddhist Monastery of Sing Gompa It is an artistic monastery and the views for this place are dazzling. O/N at Lodge.

Day 11: Sing Gompa – Gosainkunda (4320m) 6- 7hrs

Heading through the rhododendron forest, the journey refreshes us during the walk. We are marching toward the Himalayan frozen Lake of Gosaikunda. After crossing the Chalang Pati, we enter into the protected area. The stunning views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu come close to our eyes.The gentle climb leads us to the third Lake Gosaikunda. It is a sacred Lake for the Hindus and Buddhists, where Lord Shiva is believed to have meditated here in this Lake. Visit around the Lake. O/N at Lodge.

Day 12: Gosainkunda – Ghopte (3560m) via Lauribina Pass (4610m). 6-7 hrs

Today, we walk further through the north ridge of the holy Lake and ascend the Lauribina Pass (4610m). We can view several Himalayans frozen Lakes on the surrounding. Crossing the thrilling pass, we gradually descend to the Phedi then to Dupi Chaur and ultimately to the Ghopte, O/N at Lodge.

Day 13: Ghopte – Kutumsang (2440m) 5-6hrs

After breakfast, we descend through the rhododendron forest and gradual climb up before the gaint asend to the Tharepati. Heading gradual through the meadows and hill ridge, we arrive at Magengoth. But still the trail is rugged. After a contunual trek steeper down for 2-3 hours, we arrive to Kutumsang. O/N at Lodge.

Day 14: Kutumsang – Chisopani (2190m) 6-7 hrs

We trek down to Chisapani from Kutumsang   crossing the Chhortens at Gul Bhanjyang. We also cross the cattle grazing meadows and reach the ethnic Tamang settlement. Then we gradually walk to Betini and descend to Chipling and continue to Chisapani. O/N at Lodge.

Day 15: Chisopani – Kathmandu (1300m) 3-4hrs

After breakfast at the lodge, we head towards the Borlang Bhanjyang and next to the Shivapuri ridge through dense forests. Then we reach Sundarijal and meet our driver with car. We drive an hour to the hotel in Kathmandu. Have a rest and enjoy. O/N at Hotel.

Day 16: Final Departure.

After long days of our accompaniment, we bid you farewell today. Or move to another place if we have more itineraries to do or extra activities. If you don’t have, our representative drops you at the international airport for your departure. Thanks for joining us for your memorable trip. See you.

Included/Excluded

What is included?

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up and drop by private car/ bus.
  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing in a private car/bus.
  • 3 night hotel in Kathmandu (2-3 star category)
  • Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and accommodation in package trekking.
  • A licensed trekking guide and a porter (2 people, 1porter)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
  • Kathmandu –Syabrubesi and Chisapani–Kathmandu Jeep drive.
  • TIMS and Langtang National Park entry permit.
  • All government taxes.
  • Trekking Map.

What is not included?

  • Personal expenses, water, chocolate and extra snack.
  • Your travel and rescue insurance.
  • Tips for guide, porter and driver.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Rest of expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes.

Trip Information

  • Trip Type: Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Treks
  • Trekking Region: Langtang
  • Trekking Grade: moderate and pretty challenging
  • Activities: Trekking, tour and sightseeing
  • Altitude (min): 1460 M.
  • Altitude (max): 4610 M.
  • Best trekking Seasons: Especially Spring and autumn
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Transportation: Jeep/Bus
  • Trip duration: 16 Day(s)
  • Trek starts at: Syabrubesi
  • Trek ends at: Chisapani
  • Walking hour: 5-6 hours
  • Group Size: +1 People

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