Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek

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Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu trek offers you beautiful experience through lush green forests, glacial lakes, staggering views of mountains, cultural attachment during visits to several villages, and spiritual touch. Despite plenty of vistas to be amazed at, this trek remains less crowded. Langtang Valley, Gosainkunda, Lauribina Pass, etc. are the popular destinations and places of focus in this trek. You shall get opportunity view Mt. Gaurishankar, Langtang Lirung, Gangchenpo, Yala Peak, Dorje Lakpa, Naya Kanga, and Annapurna range. Hospitality in Tamag villages shall enchant you giving you opportunity to have a close look at their lifestyle, tradition, and cultural practices.

No extraordinary physical fitness is required to complete this trek. You shall start trekking after reaching Syabrubesi. Via Lama Hotel your reach to the Langtang Village, and then to Mundu. After reaching Kyangjin Gompa, you shall spend an additional day ascending the peak—Tserko Ri (5,000 m) and return back to Kyangjin Gompa; this is the highest point throughout your trek. Returning back to Lama Hotel, via Thulo Syabru, Shin Gompa, you arrive at the sacred place—Gosainkunda. Via Ghopte, Melamchi Gaon, Tarkeghyang, Sermathang, Melamchi Bazar, you shall return back to Kathmandu through a drive from the Melamchi Bazar.

Itineary
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 : Drive to Syabrubesi
Day 3 : Trek to Lama Hotel
Day 4 : Trek to Langtang Village-Mundu
Day 5 : Trek to Kyangjin Gompa
Day 6 : At Kyangjin Gompa-Tserko Ri
Day 7 : Trek to Lama Hotel
Day 8 : Trek to Thulo Syabru
Day 9 : Trek to Shin Gompa
Day 10 : Trek to Gosainkunda
Day 11 : Trek to Ghopte
Day 12 : Trek to Melamchi Gaon
Day 13 : Trek to Tarkeghyang
Day 14 : Trek to Sermathang
Day 15 : Trek to Melamchi Bazar/Drive to Kathmandu
Day 16 : At Kathmandu
Day 17 : Departure


 

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Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m 
Our representative shall receive you from the airport and take you to your hotel, where you shall rest and freshen up. For your trekking journey starting from the next day, you might do some shopping. After attending a short Debrief Session, we shall all be sitting together for the Welcome Dinner hosted by us. Stay your first night at Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Drive to Syabrubesi
Altitude : Syabrubesi: 1,550 m
This is a 7 hour drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. Our representative shall be waiting outside your hotel to start the journey. Witnessing the beautifyl villages, terraced hills, blurry views of mountains that starts to get clear as closer as we get to today's destination, you shall reach to Syabrubesi. Stay overnight at Syabrubesi.

Day 3 : Trek to Lama Hotel
Altitude : Lama Hotel: 2,380 m
Alongside the Langtang Khola, you shall enter the trail covered with rhododendron and oak forests, and make several ascents and descents. You will cross the Langtang Khola through a bridge again before ascending uphill to Lama Hotel. Stay overnight at Lama Hotel.

Day 4 : Trek to Langtang Village-Mundu
Altitude : Mundu: 3,543 m
You shall start to witness spectacular views of Langtang range as you leave Ghoda Tabela. Ascending uphill, you shall trek through number of temporary settlements of herders. You shall reach the Langtang Village as you pass the Buddhist monastery. After some moments of exploration of the valley, you shall head off to Mundu. Stay overnight at Mundu.

Day 5 : Trek to Kyangjin Gompa
Altitude : Kyangjin Gompa: 3,870 m
You shall reach at the largest Mani Wall of Nepal, trekking beside number of prayer wheels, watermills, Chortens, and carved rocks. Further continuation of the trek on the trail leads you to Kyangjin Gompa. At Kyanjing Gompa you shall visit the near regions and the Buddhist shrine. Stay overnight at Kyangjin Gompa.
 
Day 6 : At Kyangjin Gompa-Tserko Ri
Altitude : Tserko Ri: 5,000 m
You shall head off to Tserko Ri early in the morning. Through yak pastures and meadows you shall ascend to Tserko Ri. The top of the Tserko Ri offers you the staggering view of mountains, valleys, rivers, and lush green vegetation. After spending some time here, you shall descend down to Kyangjin Gompa. Stay overnight at Kyangjin Gompa.

Day 7 : Trek to Lama Hotel
Altitude : Lama Hotel: 2,380 m
The next morning, you shall return back to Lama Hotel via the same route you had made from the hotel. You shall pass through several villages, especially inhabited by Tamang community, and through rhododendron forest. This journey offers you the views you had missed during your ascent. Stay overnight at Lama Hotel.

Day 8 : Trek to Thulo Syabru
Altitude : Thulo Syabru: 2,230 m
After breakfast in the morning, you shall head off to Thulo Syabru. Climbing uphill to Rimche Village, you shall descend down to the Langtang Khola. By comfortable walk you reach to the Bamboo Villlage, and through an ascent you shall pass the Landslide Lodge. Crossing the bridge, alongside the Pahare Hotel, trekking near to the waterfall, you shall arrive at Thulo Syabru.

Day 9  Trek to Shin Gompa
Altitude : Shin Gompa: 3,330 m
You shall pass through the Chorten, and after having your permits checked at the checkpoint, you shall head off to Garta Village. Passing the Phulung Monastery you shall arrive at the Gompa. The initial climb can be quite strenuous until you corss the Dimsa village. Spend overnight at Shin Gompa.

Day 10 : Trek to Gosainkunda
Altitude : Gosainkunda: 4,460 m
After breakfast in the morning, you shall continue your trek witnessing the staggering views of Mt. Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal. Trekking over ridge, passing through the high villages, you shall arrive at Gosainkunda. This place holds religious importance to Hindus and Buddhists. Stay overnight at this beautiful sacred place.

Day 11 : Trek to Ghopte
Altitude : Ghopte: 3,530 m 
Ascending the Laurebina Pass, you enter into the Helambu Area. You shall make through moraines, steeply uphill, and cross three lakes before Phedi. As you descend and arrive at Phedi, trekking through several ups and downs, dense forest, you shall arrive at Ghopte. Stay overnight at Ghopte.

Day 12 : Trek to Melamchi Gaon
Altitude : Melamchi Gaon: 2,530 m
Before arrive at the Thare Pati Village, you shall trek through the dense forest and several ascents and descents. You shall reach the amazing village named Melamchi Gaon after you make through the ridge, cross several suspension bridges, and ascend uphill. The ascent over the ridge offers you the beautiful views of Jugal Himal. Spend overnight at Melamchi Gaon.

Day 13 : Trek to Tarkeghyang
Altitude : Tarkeghyang: 2,590 m
Descending for a while takes you through a suspension bridge. Crossing the river, you have to cover the forested area to reach Ama Yangri. From the top, you might love the views of Mt. Shishapangma and Langtang range. Passing besides the Chortens flapping in the Himalayan wind, you make through stones and reach Tarkeghyang. Stay overnight at Tarkeghyang.

Day 14 : Trek to Sermathang
Altitude : Sermathang: 2,610 m
Again, you shall make your trek through dense forest, several beautiful villages shall come and go by, and passing some Chortens, Mani Walls, and Chortens you reach Sermathang. The exhaustion is rewarded by the spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal, and sometimes also the Everest. Stay overnight at Sermathang.

Day 15 :Trek to Melamchi Bazar/Drive to Kathmandu
Altitude : Melamchi Bazar: 870 m; Kathmandu: 1,320 m
Initially you shall trek comfortably, and later you shall make your trek by descent through dense forests, several beautiful villages, meadows, and cultivable fields. As you arrive at Melamchi Bazar, you shall catch a vehicle and drive back to the capital city—Kathmandu. Our representative shall take you to your hotel, where you would love to take a long rest and erase your exhaustion. Stay overnight at your hotel in Kathmanud.

Day 16 : At Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m 
Visit some of the UNESCO's World Heritage sites in the valley, such as the Pashupatinath temple, Swoyambhunath, Bouddhanath, Basantapur Durbar Square, etc. You might have something to buy for your return journey back to your country. We shall be sitting together in the Farewell Dinner enjoying the typical Nepalese delicacies, and sharing our trekking experience. Stay your last night at Kathmandu.

Day 17 : Departure
Be ready with your bags and luggage; our representative shall receive you from the hotel and take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport within sufficient time before your departure flight. We shall bade our goodbyes and farewell and part away from the airport. Have a safe and happy journey back to your homeland.

Trip Facts

Duration: 17 days
Seasons : March - May & Sept - Dec
Type: Moderate
Maximum height : 4600 M.
No. of Pax : 01 - 20 People
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : Kathmandu

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