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Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking

Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking is one of the popular trekking destinations in Nepal. This fabulous trek offers you to explore the local culture and living style of Tamang people of different ancient villages. Langtang Helambu Trek advances you to view some of the wonderful snow capped mountains of Nepal including Langtang Lirung, Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Yala Peak and more. This trek also offers a wide range of wild animals such as endangered Red Panda, Musk deer, Rhesus Monkey, Common Langur, Black Bear, Himalayan Thar and more. 

Trek to the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, explore ancient villages and learn the living style and culture of Tamang and Sherpa people, sight picturesque views of stunning mountains, experience climbing of small peaks, visit glaciers at more easy altitude in compared to other regions, walk around the high mountain lake Gosaikunda and explore the wonderful Helambu Valley. 

And have a great trekking on Langtang Helambu Region with friendly, experienced Visit Heaven Trek team. After all make your trek to Langtang Helambu memorable. 

 

Day 1:Kathmandu.(1334m.)-Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Visit Heaven Trek representative will be there for your warm welcome and help you to get your hotel. Evening will be for short pre-trek briefing and for welcome dinner with Visit Heaven Trek at one of the typical Nepali restaurant in Thamel.

Day 2:Syabrubesi.(1420m.)- Today we start our trekking, after breakfast we drive north-west out of the Kathmandu Valley, with following the Trisuli River crossing beautiful Tamang villages of Betrawati and Dhunche. At Dhunche, we sight the first view of Langtang Himal. After 9 hours approx. drive you finally reach Syabrubesi.

Day 3:Lama Hotel.(2470m.):Starting day of our trekking, from Syabrubesi the trail first descends then turns northwards, passing through woods, sometimes filled with monkeys. A ascending trail brings us to a junction with the trail from Thulo Syabru. The region is deciduous, rich in birdlife and home to the extremely elusive red panda. (aprox.6hrs)

Day 4:Langtang Village.(3430m.)-The trail steeply ascent following the Langtang Khola, and climbs to Ghora Tabela (2,970m) where we can sight Langtang Lirung. After the village of Thangshep the valley opens out and at times some pleasant level sections give respite some. After 6 hours walk finally we get to a beautiful Tibetan-like village Langtang. Overnight will be at a teahouse there.

Day 5:Kyanjin Gompa.(3730m.)- From Langtang village our route cross yak pastures with following a wonderful stream. We can see Gengchempo(6,387m) a famous landmark off the east. As we continue to follow the trail pass some Tamang settlement of Mundu(3410m) and Sindum(3410m). After all 3 hours foot work finally takes us to Kyanjin Gompa; a place which offers magnificent views of Langtang range and Langshisa. 

Day 6:Kyanjin Gompa.(3730m.)- This day is for acclimatization. As Kyanjin Ri(4,800m.) and Tserko Ri (5,000m) are spectacular viewpoints. After our breakfast we can climb to Tserko Ri and can have stunning views of  Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji  and also the lirung Glacier. After lunch we can explore around Kyanjing valley and can have a bite of Yak cheese in Yak cheese factory. Stay overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 7:Lama Hotel.(2470m.)-Today we retrace our steps back down the valley over the same route to Lama Hotel.(approx.6hrs)First trail decent to river, cross the river and ascend to Thulo Syabru. You will see the fascinating view of Langtang Himal and more. On the way of your trek you will pass through pine and Junieerps forests. Overnight in Thulo Syabru(2,230m/ 7,316ft).

Day 8:Thulo Syabru.(2130m.)-A gentle trekking day, our route first get  to Bamboo Lodge, after then we head off the uphill trail to reach a marvelous Sherpa settlement of Thulo Syabru. Overnight at a guest house.

Day 9:Laurebina.(3900m)- Very first we climb to Dursagang (2,550m), then take the way to Chandan Bari(3,250m) walking through rhododendron forest.The next village of note is Sing Gompa. The trail cuts across the ridge tops and reach reach Chalang Pati (3,380m). From there a short walk takes us to Laurebina; which offers picturesque views of the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung.

Day 10:GoshainKunda.(4380m.)- Day to arrive in Gossaikunda; one of the high points of our trek. The ridge top trail (4,100m) brings us to where we can see the first of the lakes, Saraswati Kunda. We then pass rocky spur and a short distance forward we can see another Lake named Bhairabh Kunda. Following the same trail we finally reach our today’s destination Gosaikunda; the largest lake in that area and a lake devoted to Lord Shiva. We will have enough time to explore around beautiful lake. Overnight will be at a guest house.

Day 11:Ghopte.(3430m.)- A challenging walking day. From Gosaikunda our trail takes north direction and gently climbs up till Laurebina La pass (4,610m.). The descent from the pass is a difficult one as it leads us to Phedi (3,500m.). From Phedi we continue our walk to Ghopte. After  6 hours walk we will finally step today’s destination Ghopte. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 12:Thadepati.(3510m.)- Easy short trekking day. From Ghopte we resume our trek, and we walk through alpine landscape. A gentle 3 hours walk from Ghopte we will reach Thadepati where we will stay overnight.

Day 13:Kutumsang.(2470m.)- After early breakfast, we set off towards a wonderful Tamang Village Kutumsang. A gentle walk via Mangengoth (3,150 m.) gradually pushes us to Kutumsang. It takes 5 hours to reach this beautiful Tamang settlement from Thadepati. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 14:Chisopani.(2215m.)- From Kutumsang we trek to GulBhanjyang (2,142m.). After then we trek uphill through oak forest to reach Namche Danda (2,453m.). A long descent down stone steps from Namche Danda we arrive Chipling(2,165) and after we take gentle walk finally get to Chisopani. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 15:Kathmandu.(1334m.)- Final day of our trek.  Today we trek down to Sundarijal  via Burlang Bhanjyang and Mulkharka. With 6 hours walk we arrive at Sundarijal. From there we join our transport back to Kathmandu. Evening will be for a farewell dinner with Visit Heaven Trek team. 

Day 16: Departure Day- Day to fly back home. A Visit Heaven Trek representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport. We hope to see you soon.

  • Airport pick up and drop
  • 2 Nights Kathmandu Accommodation in BB Basis at 3 star category hotel 
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing by car/van/ microbus
  • Experienced English speaking guide for sightseeing and trekking 
  • Permit Cards
  • TIMS Card 
  • Transport to Kathmandu-Syabrubsei and Chisapani-Kathmandu tourist bus. 
  • Porter (1 porter for 2 persons)
  • Bed and Breakfast during trek 
  • Trekking gears- Walking poll, sleeping bag, down jacket 
  • Trekking route map 
  • Nepali SIM card 
  • First Aid Kid 

What Is not Included

  • Nepal Visa 
  • Travel insurance 
  • Lunch and Dinner 
  • Personal beverages and laundries 
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter
  • Anything not mention above.

Equipment

  • 1 pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 pair sports shoes 
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers 
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro 
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 medium sized towel 
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries 
  • 1 Swiss type knife
  • 2 pairs light socks 
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks 
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana 
  • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
  • Sunglasses and Sunhat 
  • Money Belt
  • Water purification tablets/solution
  • Sun block Cream(30-50) 
  • Swimming costumes/bathing suit 
  • Washing kit: include
  • Personal toiletries 
  • Talcum powder
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Toilet paper
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)

 Note: Due to the different seasons in Nepal, clients are requested to inquire before preparing equipments.

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