Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu trek is a combination of the three popular trekking in the Langtang region. They are Langtang Valley trekking, Gosaikund trekking and the Helambu treks. This region is mostly populated by the Tamang people, who are rich in ethnic rituals and lifestyles. The Langtang region treks head through the Langtang National Park. It is full of lush forests and various fauna. No doubt, the Himalayan sceneries of Langtang and Ganesh Himal range are awesome.
The trekking trip to Langtang Gosaikunda and Helambu begins from the Syabrubesi, after 7-8 hours drive from Kathmandu. Then it heads towards the north through the Langtang National Park. It is an exciting walk through the forests of rhododendron, bamboo and oaks. Heading along the Langtang stream, it reaches to the beautiful Himalayan valley Langtang. It is a traditional ethnic settlement of Tamang people. It is a pleasing valley with surprising sceneries. Then the trail leads to the Himalayan frozen Lake of Gosaikunda. It is a sacred Hindu and Buddhists pilgrimage place and thousands of people come here to pay their honor. During the full moon festival in August, a big fair held here called Janaipurnima festival. It is believed that Lord Shiva had meditated in this Lake and the image can be seen in the middle of the Lake. It is situated over 4300m altitude and surrounded by more than ten holy Lakes. Continually the trek heads over the Lauribina Pass (4610m), the highest pass in this trekking.
With the panoramic Himalayan views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Yala Peak, Dorje Lakpa and mountain Glaciers, the trek lead towards the Helambu trekking trails. It is a beautiful Sherpa village, who follows the Tibetan lifestyles and festivals. Trekkers can explore Tibetan Gompas, Chhortens and Mane walls around this village. It is colorful and festival season in the Lhosar. The trek ends after a drive from Melamchi to Kathmandu. Please, see our Itinerary of Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu treks.
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