Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking   |   17 Days

 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.

Trip Highlights of Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking

  • Explore the three popular trekking routes in the Langtang region.
  • Diverse flora and fauna in the Langtang National Park.
  • Beautiful Langtang Valley.
  • Sacred Lake of Gosaikund and Lauribina pass.
  • Views of Langtang, Ganesh and Tibetan Himalayan range.
  • Striking Helambu region.

 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.

Outline Itinerary:

  • 1Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m).
  • 2Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing.
  • 3Day 3: Drive by Kathmandu to Syabrubesi local Bus /jeep7 to 8 hrs, 1467m.
  • 4Day 4: Trek to Lama Hotel 2490m, 5hrs.
  • 5Day 5: Trek to Langtang Village 3300m 4/5hrs.
  • 6Day 6: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3798m, 4 hrs.
  • 7Day 7: Trek down to Lama Hotel 2490m, 5 hrs.
  • 8Day 8: Trek to Thulo Syabru 2230m, 5hrs.
  • 9Day 9: Trek to Sing Gompa 3330m, 4hrs.
  • 10Day 10: Trek to Gosaikunda Lake 4460m 5hrs.
  • 11Day 11: Trek to Ghopte 3440m, 7 hrs.
  • 12Day 12: Trek to Tharepati 3510m, 6hrs.
  • 13Day 13: Trek to Melamchi Gaun 2560m, 5hrs.
  • 14Day 14: Trek to Tarke Ghyang 2590m, 6 hrs.
  • 15Day 15: Trek to Sermathang 2610m, 4 hrs.
  • 16Day 16: Trek to Melamchi bazzar 3 hrs. & Drive back to Kathmandu 2 hrs.
  • 17Day 17: Final Departure.

Cost Includes

 Transport

  • All Airport, Bus Park and Hotel transfers with private vehicles.
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing by private Vehicle.
  • By local bus KTM- Syabrubesi & Melamchi bazzar to Kathmandu (But it can be customized according to your requirement about transport by private vetches).
  • Drop and pick up to Nepali restaurant

Accommodations

  • Kathmandu (3Ns): 2** Category Hotel
  • Tamang Heritage Trekking (13Ns): Best Available Lodge Accommodation during treks on twin sharing basis room.

Meals

  • There are multiple selections in meals item in langtang gosaikunda Helambu trekking. But, it can be basic and may not have choices in menu some of the rest places.
  • Breakfast: includes full trip.
  • Lunch: During the trekking (14 Lunches)
  • Dinner: During the trekking (13 Dinners)

Guide and Potter

  • English speaking tour guide in Kathmandu valley
  • Trekking Guide leader in mountains.
  • 1 Sherpa potter for 2 trekkers in mountain.

Trekking Package

  • Best Lodge in Mountain , all meals during trekking, all necessary staff with experienced leader (guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.

Taxes and Entrance Fees

  • All the applicable services charges, government taxes, all necessary paper work and permit and TIMS card.

Others

  • Good Vibe Adventure’s t-shirt, Down Jacket, sleeping bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
  • Good Vibe Adventure offers you Farewell Dinner on last night.

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare.
  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs).
  • Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).
  • Entry fees for city sightseeing.
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu city.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, bottle or boiled water & Hot Drinks Tea and Coffee, Hot Shower, Batteries charge, Heater during the Trek and Sweet things like desert).
  • Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from mountain.
  • Tips for the guide, porter. (Tipping Voluntary).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.
  • Trip Duration 17 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Tour and Trekking
  • Accomodation Lodge Trek
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