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Langtang Helambu Trek - 19 Days

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Langtang Helambu Trek
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Langtang Helambu Trek which is also known as Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek is a perfect combination trek of three different areas of Nepal located north of Kathmandu. This trek offers the trekkers to travel 3 different places- Langtang, Helambu and Gosainkunda at the same time giving the 3 different taste of different regions.

 

The 19-days Langtang Helambu Trek embraces a different culture, glimpse sight of wildlife along with the stunning view of nature from mountains to scenic foothills. Langtang Helambu Trek is perfect for those who don’t want to travel far but still want to experience the wilderness of Himalayas. The trekking route takes through the beautiful Langtang valley which gives trekkers a chance to explore the Sherpa villages. The Langtang valley also provides the beautiful view of Langtang Lirung. The trek then continues to Kyanjin Gompa, an ancient Buddhist monastery surrounded by the beautiful mountains. The trek rewards trekkers with the extraordinary panoramic view of Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankar, Langshisa Ri, Gangchempo and various other mountain peaks. Another main highlight of trek includes the holy lake “Gosainkunda”. Gosainkunda Lake is believed to have magical healing powers, so many Hindus and Buddhist from all around the country visit the lake mostly in the month of August during a full moon. Taking a bath in the holy lake is believed to remove all the sins. The trekking route also takes to the Helambu region which offers trekkers to take a close look at Hyolmo culture, their ancient trading style, and hardship lifestyle. From Helambu region, we can get the most amazing and breathtaking sunrise and sunset view with a panoramic view of lovely nature.

 

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Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu |1,300m| A & D

Our staff member picks you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfers you to the hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 2
Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley and trek preparation |A, B, L & D

We go to explore UNESCO world heritage of Kathmandu valley that includes Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu and Patan Durbar Square. Later in the evening, we discuss the trek briefly. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 3
Drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi |1503m| 7-8 Hours | A, B, L & D

Leaving the Kathmandu valley, we drive to Sybrubensi passing alongside the Trishuli River and enjoying the view of mountains, green hills, terraced fields, the flow of river and villages. Overnight at Lodge in Sybrubensi.

Day 4
Trek from Sybrubensi to Lama Hotel Changtang|2,410m|6 Hrs | A, B, L & D

Today begins our first day of the trek. We trek towards Lama Hotel ascending through the steep trail. Following the flow of Langtang Khola, we enter the Bamboo village after passing the forested path full of oaks and rhododendrons. We then cross a bridge over Langtang Khola to finally arrive at Lama Hotel. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 5
Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village |3,430m|7 Hrs | A, B, L & D

Leaving the Lama Hotel behind us, we trek towards east to Langtang village. Today the trail takes through the dense forest full of pine and oak trees. We also pass through Ghoda Tabela and Langtang National park before reaching Langtang village. Upon reaching the Langtang village, we get a glimpse of stunning Langtang Lirung. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 6
Trek from Langtang village to Kyanjin Gumba |3,830m| 4 Hrs | A, B, L & D

We ascend through the steep ridges and walk past the Tamang village of Mundu. We also come across the ancient monasteries, Chortens, prayers flag, water mills and largest Mani wall on our way to Kyanjing Gompa. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 7
Day trip to Tserko Ri |4,984m| back to Kyanjin Gumba|6 Hrs | A, B, L & D

We take a pleasant hike to Tserko Ri which gives the most amazing view of Langtang Ri (6370 m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m), Langtang Lirung (7245 m), Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and Langtang ranges. After spending some quality time we trek back to Kyanjin Gompa and visit ancient Buddhist monastery and local cheese factory. Overnight in Kyanjin.

Day 8
Trek Kyanjin Gumba to Lama Hotel |2,410m|7 Hrs | A, B, L & D

We retrace our trail back to Lama Hotel relishing the stunning view of Langtang Lirung in the background. We pass through the beautiful Langtang village and Ghoda Tabela to reach Lama Hotel. Overnight at Lodge in Lama Hotel.

Day 9
Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru |2,210m|5 Hrs | A, B, L & D

Today we follow the densely forested trail filled with rhododendron, oaks and pines trees where we may encounter wildlife like red pandas, Himalayan Black bear and various other species of birds. We continue to trek to reach the village of Thulo Syabru. Overnight at Hotel in Thulo Syabru.

Day 10
Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (Chandanbari) |3,330m| 5 Hrs |A, B, L & D

We continue our trek to Sing Gompa passing through the Dursagang (2660m). Relishing the view of Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal in the background, we reach Foprang Danda (3200 m). We yet continue to trek for some time and finally arrive at Highland of Shin Gompa. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 11
Trek from Sing Gumba to Gosainkunda |3480m|6-7 Hrs | A, B, L & D

Today, our trail passes through the Lauribina (3920m) which gives the amazing 360-degree view of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung and different mountain peaks. We also come across dozens of lakes before catching the glimpse of the first of the holy lake of Gosainkunda. The lake is believed to have magical healing powers. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 12
Trek from Gosainkunda to Ghopte|3530m| 5 - 6 Hrs| A, B, L & D

Passing through the several small lakes, we head towards the Laurebina pass (4610 m) where the Helambu region begins. We then follow the rocky trail which leads us to the village where we get a glimpse of Hyolmo culture. We continue to descend through the steep trail to reach Ghopte for an overnight stay.

Day 13
Trek from Ghopte to Thadepati Pass|3690m|3 - 4 Hrs| A, B, L & D

Leaving behind Ghopte, we trek down through a forested area and ascend through a dry stream to reach a Kharka. We continue to trek through the forested trail to arrive at the hare pati. We then start to ascend the edge of Thadepati pass which is openly above the village. Overnight at Thadepati pass.

Day 14
Trek from Thadepati Pass to Melamchi Gao|2530m|5 - 6 Hrs | A, B, L & D

Our trail starts to descend to lower altitude from Thadepati pass. We climb down through pine and rhododendron forest relishing the view of Helambu valley and Jugal Himal. We continue to descend to Melamchi River all the way to Hyolmo and Sherpa village of Melamchi Goan. Overnight at Lodge

Day 15
Trek from Melamchi Gaon to Tarke gyang|2600m| 5 to 6 Hrs| A, B, L & D

We continue to climb down until we cross the Melamchi stream. We then ascend to Tarke Gyang enjoying the beautiful view of mountains in the background. Tarke Gyang is a small village inhabited by Sherpa people with their old settlements and monasteries. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 16
Trek from Tarke Gyang to Sermathang|2590m| 5 to 6 Hrs| A, B, L & D

The trail today moves through the flat land making easy for us to walk. We pass through the several beautiful villages of Helambu region before reaching Sherpa village of Sermathang. We can visit the ancient monastery in the evening. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 17
Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Bazaar|870m| 5 to 6 Hrs| A, B, L & D

For our last day trek, we head towards Melamchi Bazaar walking through the meadows and cultivated fields. We also pass through some old villages before reaching Melamchi Bazaar. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 18
Drive to Kathmandu from Melamchi Bazaar|3-4 Hrs| A, B, L

Leaving behind the Helambu region, we drive back to the capital relishing the scenic view of mountains, foothills, and daily activities of local throughout the ride. We transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 19
Departure |B

Drop off at Tribhuvan International Airport for final departure.

What's included in the Cost ?

  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • All required local and government taxes.
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
  • Trekking permits/TIMS.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
  • Kathmandu-Sundarijal and Melamchi-Kathmandu by public bus
  • A porter and his entire expenses.

What's excluded in the Cost ?

  • Cost incurred during the tour around the city.
  • Extra porter charge.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.

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Price From USD$1,300/person
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Total $ 1,300 USD

Trip Facts

  • 3690 m
  • Moderate
  • 1-20 pax
  • Mar- May , Sep - Dec
  • Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight
  • Double/Twin Sharing In Hotel/Lodge
  • Full Board During The Trek