Description

Langtang, Gosainkunda & Helambu Exploration trekking route is designed to suite for each and every hiker to observe or to enjoy the hidden natural beauties of the Himalayan treasure of Nepal. The inner valley of Langtang region is combination of high altitude Himalayan valley to temperate t of lower elevation where several species of endangered fauna such as the red panda, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, common leopard, snow leopard, Himalayan wild goat and different types of birds and other endangered species of flora are well preserved.
Likely, when spring season starts colorful rhododendron, orchids, magnolias bloom with stunning close up views of snowcapped Mountains. Langtang, Gosainkunda & Helambu trekking also known as Langtang Circuit trek which gives the opportunity to collect lots of knowledge related to nature’s lap. The main attraction of this trek is the holy Gosainkunda Lake which is the most popular pilgrimage destination among both Hindu and Buddhist group of people. . Especially, during full moon in the month of August, it is visited by many people. Another tourist attacking place is Helambu. The Helambu valley, itself is very rich in the cultural heritage for the entire region where trekkers can enjoy local Sherpa and Tamang lifestyle in pleasant climate.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/3,280ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmandu-Syabrubesi: 8 hours by bus
Day 04: Syabrubesi-Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours
Day 05: Lama Hotel- Langtang: 5- 6 hours
Day 06: Langtang – Kyanjin Gompa: 4-5 hours
Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa: explore day
Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours
Day 09: Lama Hotel – Thulo Syabru: 5-6 hours
Day 10: Thulo Syabru- Shin gomba: 3-5 hours
Day 11: Shin gomba- Gosainkunda: 5-6 hours
Day 12: Gosainkunda- Gopte: 6-8 hours
Day 13: Gopte- Malemchigaon: 6-7 hours
Day 14: Malemchigaon – Tarke Gyang: 5-7 hours
Day 15: Tarke Gyang- Sermathang: 3-5 hours
Day 16: Sermathang- Melamchi Puul Bazaar -Kathmandu: 3-4 hours; 2 hour bus
Day 17: Farewell

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/3,280ft)

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, Travel deals in Nepal will officially greet and meet you at Airport & transfer you to your hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu

Half-day guided city tours (tour includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Syambunath Stupa, Pashupati Nath Temple - Hindu Temple & Buddha Nath - The biggest Buddha Stupa in ancient Kathmandu). Afternoon pre-trip discussion of the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu (1,000m/3,280ft).

Day 03: Kathmandu-Syabrubesi

8 hours by bus. You will start early bus journey to Syabrubesi; the starting point of the trek. Behind Trisuli Bazaar the road is tricky because of the grubby road. During the travel you will pass through many small villages on the way will be fascinating you with snippets. Overnight in Syabrubesi (1,440m/4,724ft).

Day 04: Syabrubesi-Lama Hotel

Crossing through the suspension bridge and heading precipitously along a stream. The River you are following is mostly the Langtang River. You can enjoy the walk going through oak, rhododendron and bamboo forests. There is also a variety of wildlife in these forests: yellow-throated martens, wild boars, langur monkeys, red pandas and Himalayan black bears. Overnight in Lama Hotel (2,470m/8,104ft).

Day 05: Lama Hotel - Langtang

After having breakfast you will continue your trip to your next destination. You are starting your trip descending towards a steep forest slope to the Langtang River. You cross a bridge and head up with a winding path. The trail descends into a valley to cross a stream and climbs past several water-driven mills and prayer wheels to the large settlement of Langtang .Overnight in Langtang (3,430m/11,253ft).

Day 06: Langtang - Kyanjin Gompa

You pass through the tiny village, stone-built houses and climb to a Chorten and passed a huge mani along a gentle path of a hill. The valley relocates to a U-shaped one as you enter into a level of riverbed. Today is short walk; allowing time to acclimatize and explore the surrounding.This place is famous for cheese and curd. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft).

Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa

Kyanjin Ri (4,800m/15,748ft) and Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) are the good viewpoints in the area that you can climb. After the breakfast visit Tserko Ri (5000m) for spectacular view of the langtang Lirung, Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and the foot of the huge lirung Glacier. Back to guest house for Lunch having short rest and walk around the Kyanjing valley with guide. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel

Today you retract to Lama Hotel. All the way downhill but you will see fantastic views of towering mountain what you have missed on the way up. Take more time and suggested you to walk very slow. Overnight in Lama Hotel (2,470m/8,104ft).

Day 09: Lama Hotel - Thulo Syabru

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 10: Thulo Syabru- Shin gomba

You take the broad trail climbing up to Dimsa village and the trial continues less steeply, through rhododendron, hemlock and Oak forests to Shin gomba. On the way of your trek you will see fantastic views of Langtang Himala and langtang valley. Shin gomba is another popular place for Cheese. Overnight in Shin gomba (3,330m/10,925ft).

Day 11: Shin gomba- Gosainkunda

The trail ascends smoothly through rhododendron covered point to the top of the rim and through a forested area. The area in-between Shin gomba and Laurebina Yak is a sanctuary for the red panda, an endangered species that the Nepalese call cat bear. You return to the ridge path and climb a wider route through alpine country to arrive at a Gosainkunda. Explore around the Lakes and overnight in Gosainkund (4,460m/14,632ft).

Day 12: Gosainkunda- Gopte

Today is a bit challenge day; the trail is climb, rough and crosses moraines. Passing three more small lakes, the trail ascend and cross Laurebina La (4,609m/15,121ft) after the pass, the path down to phedi and you continue walk up and down throughout crossing a rocky hill with pine, rhododendron trees. Overnight in Gopte(3,440m/11,286ft).

Day 13: Gopte- Malemchigaon

You slide down through a forested area and climb through a dry river-bed to arrive at a Kharka that is surrounded by rhododendron forest. You climb through the forest to arrive at the village of Thare Pati. Climbing the ridge directly above the village gives you a marvelous view of the Jugal area. Cross the village and enter a forested area, again descending to Melamchi River followed by yet again climbing to the Malemchigaon (2,560m/8,399ft) for overnight.

Day 14: Malemchigaon - Tarke Gyang

The day you enter a cultural destination it call Helambu Region, walk up to Tarke Gyang where you can enjoy with Sherpa culture with traditional village and monasteries. The stone houses are close together with narrow alleyways separating them. Overnight in Tarke Gyang(2,590m/8,497ft).

Day 15: Tarke Gyang- Sermathang

You will cross small forest with the view of beautiful village of Helembu region. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the pretty Sharpa village of Gangyul. The people of this village practice Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism, the same as the national religion of Bhutan. Overnight in Sermathang(2,610m/8,563ft).

Day 16: Sermathang - Melamchi Pul Bazaar - Kathmandu

Short walk down to Malemchi Puul Bazaar with many Sherpa village and catch transport to Katmandu.We will host a farewell dinner. Congratulations on the completion of your trek! Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 17: Farewell

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