Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek

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  • Duration: 18 Days
  • Difficulty: Moderate High
  • Tour Type: Private Guided Trek
  • Max altitude: 5050 m
  • Transportation: Land
  • Best Time: Oct. - Dec. & Mar. - May

Explore the Enchanting Langtang Region with the Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek

Are you in search of a nomadic adventure of a lifetime? Look no further, as the Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek route is your gateway to the hidden natural beauties of the Himalayan treasure. Designed to cater to every hiker, this classic trek promises an unforgettable journey through the Langtang region.

Your adventure commences with a scenic 7-hour drive from Kathmandu, which brings you to the picturesque village of Syabrubesi (1,600m). From there, the real magic begins. The Langtang region's inner valley is a unique blend of high-altitude Himalayan terrain and temperate lower elevations. It's a sanctuary for various endangered species, including the elusive red panda, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, common leopard, snow leopard, Himalayan wild goat, and a plethora of rare bird species. Additionally, the region boasts an array of endangered flora, including vibrant rhododendrons, orchids, and magnolias that burst into bloom during the spring season, all set against the backdrop of snow-capped peaks. This adventure is also known as the Langtang Circuit trek.

After immersing yourself in the beauty of the Langtang region, the trail takes a mystical turn towards the sacred Gosaikunda Lake. Gosaikunda is a revered pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists. In August, during the full moon, the lake attracts a multitude of visitors seeking spiritual fulfillment. Shamanism rituals take center stage during this festival, adding an air of tradition and mystique.

Your journey continues as you ascend Laurebina Pass (4,610m), offering breathtaking views before descending into the charming Helambu valley. This valley is a rich tapestry of cultural heritage, where you can savor the warm hospitality of the local Sherpa and Tamang communities in a pleasant climate.

Embark on the Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek for a nomadic experience that will leave an indelible mark on your soul. Discover the hidden treasures of the Himalayas, from the Langtang Valley's pristine wilderness to the spiritual aura of Gosaikunda and the cultural tapestry of Helambu. This is a journey that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trekking highlights

  • 18 days Private guided trek to explore Langtang valley, Gosainkunda Lakes & Helambu valley
  • Enjoy the 360 degree Himalayan view from Kyangjin Gompa, Tsergo Ri
  • Experience Tibetan Buddhism influenced local cultural and traditions
  • Walk through beautiful nature, waterfalls, impressive rhododendron forest, scenic landscapes. and indigenous villages
  • Explore the pristine beauty of Gosaikunda Lakes and Mother Nature
  • Visit Buddhists monasteries, shrines and learn about Tibetan Buddhism
  • Explore Helambu villages and observe the lifestyle of local people
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Trip Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: None Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1600m, 7 hrs)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Syabrubesi Maximum Altitude: 1600m.

Day 03: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2480m, 5-6 hrs)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Lama Hotel Maximum Altitude: 2480m.

Day 04: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3430m, 5-6 hrs)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Langtang Village Maximum Altitude: 3541m.

Day 05: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin Gompa (3870m, 3 hrs)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Kyangjin Gompa Maximum Altitude: 3900m.

Day 06: Exploration day

You will climb up to Tsergo Ri (5050m ). Then you will visit Langsisa Yak Pasture and Yala Cheese Factory (4633m).

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Kyangjin Gompa Maximum Altitude: 5050m.

Day 07: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel ( 2480m, 5-6hrs)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Lama Hotel Maximum Altitude: 2480m.

Day 08: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2200m, 5-6 hours)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Thulo Syabru Maximum Altitude: 2200m.

Day 09: Trek from Thulo Syabru o Sing Gompa (3580m, 5-6 hrs)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Sing Gompa Maximum Altitude: 3580m.

Day 11: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4380m, 5-6 hrs) via Laurebina Pass (4610m)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Gosainkunda Maximum Altitude: 4610m.

Day 11: Exploration day – visit Holy Gosaikunda Lake around

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Gosainkunda Maximum Altitude: 4380m.

Day 12: Trek from Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3420m, 6-7 hrs) via Laurebina Pass (4610m)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Ghopte Maximum Altitude: 4610m.

Day 13: Trek from Ghopte to Melamchigaon (2530 m., 3 hrs)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Melamchigaon Maximum Altitude: 2530m.

Day 14: Trek from Melamchigaon to Tarkeghyang (2560m, 5-6 hrs)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Tarkeghyang Maximum Altitude: 2560m.

Day 15: Trek from Tarkeghayang to Shermathang (2621m, 4-5 hrs)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Shermathang Maximum Altitude: 2621m.

Day 16: Trek Shermathang to Melamchipul (846m, 5-6 hrs)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Melamchipul Maximum Altitude: 846m.

Day 17: Drive from Melamchipul to Kathmandu (5 hrs)

Evening farewell dinner at Nepali restaurant!

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 18: Final Departure

Transfer to the airport for final departure!

Accommodation: None Meals: Breakfast Place: - Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

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Inclusion in the Package

Included

  • Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  • Full board basis on the way of trekking- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tea house lodge.
  • Transportation- to starting point and ending point
  • Necessary trekking permit, national park, conservation and TIMS fee.
  •  Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu 2-nights in BB basis before and after the trek.
  • Wildness First aid kit pack for the trekking.

Excluded

  • International flight ticket, airport tax and Nepal visa fee
  • Food (Lunch & Dinner) before and after the trip in Kathmandu.
  •  Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water), tips etc. 
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking gear for the trek.

Availability

This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

Useful Information

The Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek is a popular trekking route in Nepal that offers a combination of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and stunning mountain views. Here's some useful information about this trek:

Location: The Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek is situated in the Langtang region of Nepal, to the north of Kathmandu. The trek covers a wide range of elevations, from lower subtropical forests to alpine meadows and glacial lakes.

Langtang Valley: The trek starts from Syabrubesi and leads to the Langtang Valley, known for its lush forests, beautiful landscapes, and the opportunity to interact with local Tamang and Sherpa communities.

Gosaikunda: Gosaikunda is a sacred glacial lake at an elevation of about 4,380 meters. It is a major pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

Helambu: The Helambu region is famous for its serene landscapes, traditional Sherpa villages, and cultural experiences. You can explore Buddhist monasteries, interact with locals, and enjoy the views of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal mountain ranges.

Difficulty: The trek is considered moderate in terms of difficulty. It involves a variety of terrains and altitudes, so some level of physical fitness and acclimatization is required. It's advisable to acclimatize properly to avoid altitude sickness.

Best Time to Trek: The ideal time to undertake the Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (Mid September to early December) when the weather is relatively stable, and the views are clear. Winters can be harsh, and monsoon season (June to August) brings heavy rainfall and potential landslides.

Accommodation and Food: Teahouses and guesthouses are available along the trekking route. They provide basic amenities, including food and lodging. The food is mostly Nepali and Tibetan, with options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

Packing Essentials: Make sure to pack appropriate clothing, including layers for changing weather conditions, a good pair of trekking boots, a down jacket, and a good quality sleeping bag. You'll also need a water purification system, as bottled water is expensive and can be harmful to the environment. We willprovide more info if you contact us.

Safety: It's essential to be aware of the potential risks associated with high-altitude trekking, such as altitude sickness. Always follow proper acclimatization guidelines and be prepared for sudden changes in weather.

Remember to check for any recent updates or changes in regulations before embarking on the trek, and consider booking the trip with Himalayan Mentor or a reputable trekking agency for added safety and convenience.