Langtang Gosainkunda and Helambu Round Trek is 17 days long trek. This is a unique trek as it combines three popular treks: Langtang region, Gosainkunda and Helambu.
Langtang is a narrow valley which is located in the north of Kathmandu and south of the Tibetan border. It is inhabited by Tibetans and Tamangs, who share a similar religion, language, and clothing.
A Langtang Gosainkunda and Helambu Round trek offer a great variety in nature, exciting ethnic groups, and culture. Langtang trek is comparatively less crowded than other classic treks like Annapurna region and Everest region. This trek combines the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lakes at Gosaikunda. Not only that this trek you can climb small peaks and visit holy lakes which are situated in the low-elevation. As you visit the lakes of Gosainkunda there will be other pristine lakes like Saraswatikunda, Ganesh Kunda. These lakes carry a special belief among Hindu people, so thousands of Nepalese visit these lakes as a pilgrimage site. You may get chance to some of the rare animals in this trek like, Red panda, Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, and Pika.
Langtang is one of the best trekking routes in Nepal because of beautiful forests and very interesting villages of Sherpas, Tamang, with a richness of wildlife, waterfalls, and chance to bathe in hot springs. Langtang region offers excellent views of Mountains that include Langtang, the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh, Gaurishanker, Rolwaling range and even Everest on a clear day. This trek is a pleasant and exciting journey, a time to relax and become occupied in the beauty of the Himalayas.
This blended Langtang Gosainkunda and Helambu Round trek is a wise spend of money. The Rocky and snowcapped mountains, the walk from alpine and rhododendron forest will definitely amaze you. Along with that, you may get a chance to witness the nature and wildlife you seen before. The serenity and pristine environment will ease all of your all worries and visit the holy lakes will make you realize the greatness of God.
So this combined Langtang Gosainkunda and Helambu Round trek covers all the wonders of nature to made things. You are certainly going to have a different perception about people, and nature after this trek.
After you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by
our guide at arrival area. After that you will be taken to the hotel for the check in and you will relax there for some time, as you have to wonder around the Kathmandu valley and see its night life. We will take you to the main tourist hub of Kathmandu which is Thamel. There you can indulge in different Nepalese cuisines. You can exchange your money to Nepali currencies and stroll around the Thamel area. After that we go back to hotel after the tour. When we reach the hotel, you will be briefed about the trek.
We will take you to the historical and heritage tour of Kathmandu valley after having a delicious breakfast. You will visit the Hindu Temple Pashupatinath. It is considered as the most important Shiva temple in Nepal. After that you will visit the Boudhanath which is considered as the biggest Buddhist Stupa in the world which lies in the middle of a beautiful square.
After taking breakfast we drive through the highways of Trishuil valley. You will witness nice scenery of white snowcapped mountains like Mt.Annapurna, Manasalu and other peaks through the route. You can enjoy the Himalayan views and mountainsous lifestyle through the Trishulli bazar and Dhunche. This journey takes you abut 7 to 8 hours of driving. You can stay overnight in Syabarubesi.
After taking a full breakfast we stark to trek which takes two hours through the forest. Then we reach to the bamboo village where we can stop for lunch. We can take look at forested path with the view of birds and bushes. We stay overnight at Lama hotel.
We start our trek with a breakfast at the hotel. We can see the beautiful dense rhododendron forest. Then we enter the Langtang valley through Ghoda Tabela. We can see prayer flags in every house go through and the cold breeze of air passing through our face will be mesmerizing. The Langtang calley is located just below the massive Langtang glacier. You will be staying overnight at the lodge.
From the Langtang valley we take the route that takes us to Kyanjing Gompa. We can see the largest Mani wall. Slowly, we reach to the Kyanjin village, where the remarkable Kyanjin Gompa is located. You will stay overnight at the lodge.
We rest at kyanjin Gompa and explore the area. We visit the monastery and the cheese factory where the cheese is made from Yak. We can see the see the spectacular ice and the glaciers. The highest point of tis trek is KyanjinRi(4350m) and TsekoRi (5000m). after all the exploration is done, we spend our night in kyanjin .
As we visit, he monastery we start to trek down to the lama hotel. We can see the spectacular terrace land and the rhododendron forest. We cross through many wooden bridges which is very adventurous. We climb down to the Lama hotel and stay overnight there.
This trail leads you through bamboo and rhododendron forest where we can see many wild boars as well as other animal and birds on the route to ThuloSyabru. We can see the mountains as if they were just a hand away. We trek down through the river bank and get to the thuloSyabru village. We stay overnight in ThuloSyabru village.
The trails lead us through the breathtaking view of langtanghimal, ganeshhimal, Tibetan mountain. This trail leads you through steep forest of oak and hemlock and also through the rhododendron forest. We can see many local cheese factory and monasteries. You will have to stay overnight in a tea house.
You will get to enjoy the full panoramic view of Himalayan range of mountain Annapurna, manaslu , Ganesh and Langtang. We walk for the most part of the day and reach to the magical Gosaikunda lake which is 4380m high. This lake is a cultural significance for Nepalese. The lake is surrounded by the mountains on all the sides. Every year during Janai Purnima Many hindu pilgrims visit this lake and take a holy bath in it. There is Shiva shrine at the center of the lake. You stay overnight in gosaikunda area .
We take the last glimpse of the lake before ascending down towards the laurebina pass. The Helambu region begins at he Lauribina La pass and descends to the Melamchi Valley. We pass through many small lakes before reaching the pass. We enjoy the view of the area as we pass the trails. We stay overnight in Ghote.
We take an uphill and downhill on the trial passing via dense forests. The trail takes us through the forest which will take us to the TharePati Village. We Climb a ridge above the village and continue our trek. We can stay overnight there.
The journey from Tadepati to TarkeGhyang is full exploration of Helambu region. The trail takes us to the magnificent Sherpa village of TarkeGhyang. We can discover the monasteries and the village once we are in TarkeGhyang. It’s a place where there is mixture of culture and spirituality.
Sermanthang is a village which is rich in culture full of natural wonders surrounding it. Its takes about 5 hours to reach us to Sermanthang. Along the trail we pass through many other villages which are rich in Sherpa culture. We also walk through forest area along the trail before reaching sermanthang for overnight stay.
We trek to the melamchi bazzar in the final day of our trek. We trek down past many villages with their traditional cultures. We can see the terrace framing in this area. Once we reach Melamchipul Bazar, we will stop for the lunch before setting off on a drive back to Kathmandu. It takes us about four hours of drive to reach Kathmandu.
We hope the trek was wonderful. We will have your farewell diner.
We will drive you to the airport for the departure flight.