Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu trek offers the great view of Langtang Himalayan ranges which are mainly dominated Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Xisapangma (8,103 m), Gnash Himal family and several other high Mountains on the upper valley and straddles the Tibetan border.
Spring time is much better here to see flowers and birds. Furthermore, legend says that a lama following a runaway yak discovered this valley, hence the name -Lang (Tibetan name for YAK), Tang (more currently “Dhang” means to follow). Visiting Gosainkunda is an important pilgrimage destination for all travelers.
As you go Helambu from here, you need to walk over a Suryakunda high pass 4630 meter that brings us almost to the edge of Kathmandu. And finally, Helambu is a great valley to discover Buddhism. Langtang gosaikunda and Helambu trek offers comfortable accommodation with delicious cuisines run by the local inhabitants where you can touch the local hospitality.
Besides that, you can experience in Langtang gosaikunda Helambu trek as off The Beaten Path trail, Low-risk factors, financially cheaper, unspoiled culture and natural biodiversity, beautiful mountain scenery, Buddhist Monasteries…etc. Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu trek is a part of Great Himalayan Trail (GHT) trekking in Nepal.
Scenic drive to Syabrubensi Bazaar, diverse in flora and fauna, Explore Hinduism & Buddhism culture, Most visited pilgrimage destination Gosaikunda inclusive 108 lakes, Panoramic views of 10 peaks over 6000 meters, Spectacular views of the Ice fluted Gyanghempo, Crossing the Suryakunda pass 4,630 meter, Walk through the Helambu valley. Two district Head quarters
Langtang valley combine with Gosaikunda and Helambu trek/hiking is suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging. It does not require you to be super fit or have any previous trekking experience. If you are healthy and can walk 5 to 6 hours daily, you can complete this trekking.
However, daily jogging or walking exercise is useful before your departure. Our program always includes rest days and build up gradually, in order to acclimatize to the altitude. On the trek, you can go at your own pace, with plenty of stops for resting.
February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December.
Day 01: Arrival day in kathamndu valley (1350m)
Day 02:Sightseeing of World Heritage sites, 6 hours
Day 03:Drive to Syabrubensi(1465m), 8 hours
Day 04:Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2,470m), 6 hours
Day 05:Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m), 5 hours
Day 06:Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m), 4 hours
Day 07:Trek to Lama Hotel (2,340m), 7 hours
Day 08:Trek to Thulo Syabru (1,900m), 5 hours
Day 09:Trek to Sing Gompa (3,584m), 4 hours
Day 10:Trek to Gosaikunda (4,381m), 5 hours
Day 11:Trek to Tharepati (3,600m), 8 hours
Day 12:Trek to Tarkyagang (2,600m), 7 hours
Day 13:Trek to Sermanthang (2,690m), 5 hours
Day 14:Trek to Melamchi then drive to Kathmandu (1,348m), 6 hours
Day 15:Leisure day in Kathmandu, 8 hours
Day 16:Final departure
Day 01 : Meet at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel (1350m)
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan Intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu within BB Plan. After time to get refreshed, and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 : Sightseeing of World Heritage sites (BB), roughly 7 hours
In the morning after breakfast, we began our sightseeing with a professional private tour guide. Today’s sightseeing we visit Boudhanath, also known as Little Tibet. Then we visit Pashupatinath, holy temple of Hindu where cremation takes place by the holy river Bagmati. Later we visit Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Syambhunath Stupa. And transfer to hotel.
Day 03 : Drive to Syabrubensi (1,465m /4,791 ft), 8 hours
At early morning, our guide will come to pick you up at your hotel, meet the crew than drive on a northern highway over mountain ridges to Syabru bensi bazaar. Then go to check in and we stay overnight in the guest house. The journey takes about 8 hours through picturesque landscapes, mountain scenery, and local villages. From Syabru we’ll have magnificent views of Mt. Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Mt Kerung of Tibet. We’ll relax tonight at a local teahouse.
Day 04 : Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2,470m / 8,077 ft), 6 hours
Our journey ascends for around two hours through the forest followed by a climb of about an hour to reach Bamboo village (1,850m/6,068ft) where we stop for lunch. As you ascend further, you can see wild Bee hives hanging on a cliff which is another attraction for the trekkers. The journey continues further steeply climb through the bamboo forest to reach the Lama Hotel where we’ll rest and overnight at a local guesthouse.
Day 05 : Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m / 11,216 ft) , 5 hours
From Lama Hotel the trail climbs through a forest of oaks, maples, hemlock, and rhododendron observing glimpses of mount Langtang Lirung, reaches to Gumanchok (2,800m) and then climbs to Ghora Tabela 2970m/ 9,712 ft after which it descends to Thangshyap (3,140m). The trail further climbs to Langtang, which is the headquarter for Langtang National Park. Overnight in Langtang Valley.
Day 06 : Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/ 12,655 ft), 4 hours
From Langtang Valley the trail climbs gradually to Sindum and to Yamphu (3,640m). Crossing the river then climbs a moraine to a viewpoint where you can see Kyanjin Gompa and the dramatic Langtang ice fall flowing from Langtang Lirung and Kinshung. Then we reach Kyanjin Gompa where we stay overnight. During the afternoon, you might walk up to Kyangin ridge (kyanjin ri) to achieve better Himalayan scenery.
Day 07 : Trek to Lama Hotel (2,340m /7,652 ft), 8 hours
This morning we’ll retrace our steps somewhat as we head back from the Gompa. We have an easy downhill and pleasant walk through mixed with the rhododendron forest to Lama Hotel where we’ll rest for the night before continuing our journey tomorrow for the Thulo Syabru village, overnight stay in lodge.
Day 08 : Trek to Thulo Syabru (1,900m / 6,213 ft), 4 hours
Trek leads again through bamboo bushes and rhododendron forest where we may see the local wild boar as well as other animal and bird lives on the route to Thulo Syabru. During the day hiking, we’ll have marvelous views of Mount Ganesh Himal, so close it seems like it’s beside us. Firstly easy downhill follows the river bank but last part steeply uphill for a couple of hours to get to the village, overnight stay in a lodge.
Day 09 : Trek to Sing Gompa (3,584m /11,720 ft), 4:30 hours
The trail takes a steep to ascend to Dursagang and then through the forests of oak and hemlock passing an old chorten to the top of the ridge at Foprang hill and then to Chadan Bari 3330m /10,889 ft, this place’s main attraction is Sing Gompa where you can taste of real YAK cheese. Chandanbari is commonly known as Sing Gompa. Stay overnight stay in lodge.
Day 10 : Trek to Gosaikunda: (4,381m /14,326 ft), 6:30 hours
Climbing steeply from Sing Gompa at several points the trail crossing behind the ridges moves in deep forests to Cholang Pati. Continue our trek on the way to Gosainkunda passing Laurebina Yak or recognize a lower Lauribinala hill station. We continue to ascend to the ridge and then climb to Saraswati Kund and Bhairav Kund continues climbing gently and then drop about 20m to reach to the lake Gosaikunda where we stay overnight.
Day 11 : Trek to Tharepati hill station (3,600m /11,772 ft), 9 hours
A tough day of whole trekking. Leaving Gosaikunda the trail moves to Gopte, passing three more pristine lakes, we reach to Laurebina La upper hill station which is located at an altitude of 4630m, then easy descend downhill to Phedi, from where the route drops to a stream and crosses the head of the valley, descending to Dupi Chaur, with all these ups and downs we make a final ascent to Tharepati, a windy ridge. Overnight stay in lodge.
Day 12 : Trek to Tarkyagang (2,600m / 8,502 ft), 7 hours
Crossing over a stream via a suspension bridge, we follow the trail as it makes a short final climb to reach the prosperous Sherpa village of Melamchi Gaun. The trail continues its descent to the Melamchi Khola (river). After crossing the bridge the trail begins to climb up the other side of the valley towards Tarkyagang. Tarkeghyang is the largest village in Helambu area and the main destination for trekkers traveling in this region to explore the local lifestyles of Sherpa and their tradition. An optional trip would be descending to chisopani than to sundarijal, Kathmandu. Overnight stay in a lodge.
Day 13 : Trek to Sermanthang (2,690m /8,796 ft), 5:30 hours
We left the big village of Tarkyagang the trail makes a sweep around the head of the wide valley between Parachin and the pretty village of Gangjwal at around 8,200 ft. The trail then drops downhill from the edge of the ridge and continues at around the same altitude along the side of the bridge crossing over a number of streams and waterfalls. Now, we arrive at Gompa, we need to pass it before reaching Sermanthang village where we stay overnight.
Day 14 : Trek to Melamchi then drive to Kathmandu
An easy day walking downhill to get Melamchi pul bazaar. After passing a large Gompa at the southern end of the village the trail undulates along the west side of the ridge, pass some Buddhist chortens before dropping down to Kakani. From here the trail descends again to the small village of Dubochaur and continues to descend even more steeply across the ridge to the junction of the Indrawati and Melamchi river. We’ll cross the suspension bridge over the Melamchi River to reach at Melamchi Pul Bazaar for our lunch. Then drive to Kathmandu.
Day 15 : Leisure day in Kathmandu
This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure and either relax at hotel or explore Kathmandu city, shopping etc.
Day 16 : Final departure
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends.
About Langtang gosaikunda and Helambu trek price will vary according to group size you are coming with. 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and 2 / 5-star hotel standard accommodation in Pokhara (BB plan) with attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
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We can organize private langtang gosaikunda and helambu trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Jan 05, 2019 – Jan 20, 2019
Jan 10, 2019 – Jan 25, 2019
Jan 15, 2019 – Jan 30, 2019
Jan 20, 2019 – Feb 05, 2019
Jan 30, 2019 – Feb 15, 2019
Feb 05, 2019 – Feb 20, 2019
Feb 10, 2019 – Feb 25, 2019
Feb 15, 2019 – March 02, 2019
Feb 20, 2019 – March 06, 2019
Feb 25, 2019 – March 10, 2019
Mar 05, 2019 – March 20, 2019
Mar 10, 2019 – March 25, 2019
Mar 15, 2019 – March 30, 2019
Mar 20, 2019 – April 05, 2019
Mar 25, 2019 – April 10, 2019
Mar 30, 2019 – April 15, 2019
April 10, 2019 – April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019 – May 10, 2019
April 30, 2019 – May 15, 2019
May 10, 2019 – May 25, 2019
May 15, 2019 – May 30, 2019
May 20, 2019 – June 04, 2019
May 25, 2019 – June 10, 2019
Sept 10, 2019 – Sept. 25, 2019
Sept 15, 2019 – Sept 30, 2019
Sept 20, 2019 – Oct 03, 2019
Sept. 30, 2019 – Oct 15, 2019
Oct. 05, 2019 – Oct. 20, 2019
Oct. 10, 2019 – Oct 25, 2019
Oct. 15, 2019 – Oct. 25, 2019
Oct. 18, 2019 – Oct. 30, 2019
Oct. 20, 2019 – Nov. 04, 2019
Oct. 25, 2019 – Nov. 09, 2019
Oct. 30, 2019 – Nov. 15, 2019
Nov. 05, 2019 – Nov. 20, 2019
Nov. 10, 2019 – Nov. 25, 2019
Nov. 15, 2019 – Nov. 30, 2019
Nov. 20, 2019 – Dec 04, 2019
Nov. 25, 2019 – Dec. 10, 2019
Nov. 30, 2019 – Dec. 14, 2019
Dec. 01, 2019 – Dec. 15, 2019
Dec. 05, 2019 – Dec. 20, 2019
Dec. 10, 2019 – Dec. 25, 2019
Dec. 20, 2019 – Jan 04, 2020
Dec. 25, 2019 – Jan. 10, 2020
Dec. 30, 2019 – Jan. 15, 2020
Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.
Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
Limited – Only few space available
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your Kathmandu arrival flights details then we come to pick up you in Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need experience for Langtang gosaikunda Helambu express trekking?
Answer: This trekking is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who can walk about 5 or 6 hours in a day, with a lightweight rucksack you can complete this trip.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Langtang gosaikunda Helambu short trekking?
Answer: We provide you hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (you request us for category) and during the trekking, there would be guest house accommodation which offers basic clean facilities with a mattress and blanket. We recommend you to take sleeping bags for better clean.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in Langtang gosaikunda Helambu express Trek?
Answer: All the guest houses along the routes they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend over night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along Langtang gosaikunda Helambu Trekking?
Answer: As you are trekking guest house style, you always stay overnight at guest houses or lodges. They do have a shower which you can get it somewhere on pay and somewhere without paying.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Langtang gosaikunda Helambu normal trekking?
Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotel and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you with boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in campsite/along the way in the camping trekking.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or mobile batteries on my trip?
Answer: During the guest house trekking there will be enough chances to charge your battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your own adapters!
Question: Is there any communication facilities on Langtang gosaikunda Helambu Trekking?
Answer: Yes ! you can get telephone services as well as internet services in some places.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?
Answer: No, for the trekking you need to have cash because credit cards work city area of Nepal only.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
We prefer 20 % advance deposit of the total price of a trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on Langtang gosaikunda Helambu Trekking?
Answer: We provide porters they will carry your luggage.
Question: Is there any communication while we are on Langtang gosaikunda Helambu Trekking?
Answer: There are telephones in many villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking/trekking in the mountains, the distance covers each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk for 5-6 hours each day.
Question: Do I need walking polls for Langtang gosaikunda Helambu Trekking?
Answer: We recommend to take that it will be the help to you.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$7 to 10 US$ a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea/coffee and some drinks for trekking.
Answer: The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
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