Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Exploration

The classic way to explore entire Langtang Region will help you to think once which we have planned for those who are seeking for nomadic experience for a lifetime. Simply saying, Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Exploration trekking route is designed to suite for every hiker to observe and overall, enjoy the hidden natural beauties of the Himalayan treasure. At the beginning of this trek, you will be dropped at Syabrubesi (1,610m) after 9-10 hrs drive from Kathmandu. From the next day after breakfast the journey will be continued. The inner valley of Langtang region is combination of high altitude Himalayan valley to temperate valley of lower elevation where several species of endangered fauna- the red panda, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, common leopard, snow leopard, Himalayan wild goat and different types of birds endangered species of flora are well preserved. During spring season colorful rhododendron, orchids, magnolias bloom abundantly with stunning close up views of snow capped peaks. This trip alos known as Langtang Circuit trek.

After exploring days in this nomadic region, the trekking trail will be diverted to the holy lake site of Gosainkunda. The holy Gosainkunda Lake is a 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. There is also same festive moment when many shamans are gathered to show their shamanism rituals to claim rights traditionally. After visiting this sacred lake you will be crossing Laurebina Pass (4,610m) and trail will be dropped down towards Helambu valley. The Helambu valley, itself is very rich for the cultural heritage of the entire region where trekkers can enjoy local Sherpa and Tamang hospitality in pleasant climate.

Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Exploration itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu/ Nepal/overnight at hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley/overnight at hotel

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1610m, 9-10 hrs)/ transfer to hotel

Day 04: Trek Syabru to Lama Hotel (2480m, 5-6 hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 05: Trek Lama Hotel (2480m) to Langtang Village (3900m, 5-6 hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 06: Trek Langtang Village (3541m) to Kyangjin Gompa (3900m, 3 hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 07: Exploration day – climb up Tsergo Ri (5050m )/Langsisa Yak Pasture/Yala Cheese Factory (4633m)

Day 08: Trek Kyanjin Gompa (3900m) to Lama Hotel ( 2480m, 5-6hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 09: Trek Lama Hotel (2480m) to Thulo Syabru (2200m, 5-6 hours)/overnight at teahouse

Day 10: Trek Thulo Syabru (2200m) to Sing Gompa (3580m, 5-6 hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 11: Trek Sing Gompa (3580m-6 hrs) to Gosainkunda (4380m, 5-6 hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 12: Exploration day – visit Holy Gosainkunda Lake around/overnight at teahouse

Day 13: Trek Gosainkunda (4380m) via Laurebina Pass(4610m) to Ghopte (3420m, 6-7 hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 14: Trek Ghopte (3420m) to Melamchigaon (m, 3 hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 15: Trek Melamchigaon to Tarkeghyang (2560m, 5-6 hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 16: Trek Tarkeghayang (2560m) to Shermathang (2621m, 4-5 hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 17: Trek Shermathang (2621m) to Melamchipul (846m, 5-6 hrs)/overnight at teahouse

Day 18: Drive back Melamchipul to Kathmandu (5 hrs)/end the trek/transfer to hotel

Day 19: Free day in Kathmandu/ shopping/sightseeing/overnight at hotel

Day 20: Transfer to airport for International departure

OR

If you wish to have onward programs- wildlife safari tour, whitewater rafting/ kayaking, paragliding, sightseeing or visiting main tourist attraction of around, please let us know we are happy to organize as you wish.

  • Trip Highlights
  • Cost Includes/Excludes
  • Equipement for Trip
  • Useful Information
Trip Highlights

Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu trip highlights

Whole Package Duration: 20 days

Trek Duration: 16 days

Region of Trek: Langtang Rigion

Maximum Altitude: Tsergo Ri (5050m/ Gosainkunda (4380m)/Laurebina Pass (4610m)    

Trekking Grade: Moderate- Strenous

Mode of Trek: Tea House Organize

Food & Accommodation: 3 meals per day & Tea House stay

Starting and Ending Point: Syabrubesi and Melamchipul

Maximum per day walking: 5-6 hour in average

Transportation: Chartered Vehicle  

Best of the trek: Total Himalayan cultural experience and breathtaking views

Best Time to Do: Spring and Autumn Season

Cost Includes/Excludes

Trip Cost: Please contact us for cost details

Trek Package Cost Includes

  1. Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  2. Full board basis on the way of trekking- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tea house lodge.
  3. Transportation- to starting point and ending point
  4. Necessary trekking permit, national park, conservation and TIMS fee.
  5.  Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  6. Accommodation in Kathmandu 3-nights in BB basis before and after the trek.
  7. One day guided historical & cultural sightseeing- visit Nepal’s world heritage sites.
  8. Wildness First aid kit pack for the trekking.

Trek Package Cost Excludes

  1. Hotel in Kathmandu extra days stay except mentioned in package.
  2. Food (Lunch & Dinner) before and after the trip in Kathmandu.
  3.  Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water), tips etc. 
  4. Travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  5. Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  6. Personal trekking gear for the trek.
Equipement for this trip

Equipment or clothing required for trip

Personal Equipment

  • 3-4 season sleeping bag with hood
  • Thermo rest self-inflating pad or foam mat
  • Main luggage- Rucksack or Duffel
  • 30 - 40 liter Daypack- to carry water bottles, camera, lunch & extra clothing
  • Stuff sacks and plastic bags for keeping your gear dry and organized
  • Water bottles with a wide mouth
  • A pair adjustable trekking poles
  • Insulated plastic mug (optional)
  • Pocketknife Swiss army style (optional)
  • Toiletries bag for toilet paper, soap, saving items, tooth paste & toothbrush etc

Footwear

  • Running shoes or sandals-to used in camp/ teahouse lodge
  • Hiking boots- good quality
  • Gaiters- a pair to use to keep boots dry if walking through deep snow or on wet ground
  • Woolen or Pile Socks-heavy weight wool to be worn over the liner socks
  • Liner Socks-smooth thin liner socks to reduce of getting blisters
  • Knee or ankles support pad

Clothing items for trip

  • Gore-Tex pants and jacket with hood
  • Medium weight down jacket with hood
  • Light trekking trouser
  • Long sleeve light colored polypropylene shirts
  • Polar Tec fleece jacket
  • Thermal underwear for both top & bottom
  • Polar Tec fleece pant
  • Personal under garments
  • Quick dry type towel
  • Casual wears before after the trek

Hand wear

  • Polypropylene liner gloves
  • Fleece gloves
  • Good quality mittens or gloves

Headwear

  • Warm woolen or fleecy hat/balaclava
  • Sun hat or cap with bandana for shading the neck
  • Bandana or scarf
  • Headlamp for use at night around the camp with extra batteries and spare bulbs
  • High quality sunglasses with 100% UV protection
  • Dust mask

Other Travel Accessories

  • Sunscreen and lip salve SPF 30 or above
  • Insect repellant
  • Water purification tablets (iodine or chlorine)
  • Favorite snack items
  • Reading & writing materials, ipod and cards
  • Camera, memory card and extra battery
  • Passport photo copy & photos
  • Insurance certificate copy
  • Earplugs (optional)
  • Baby wipes (optional)
  • Anti bacterial hand gel (optional)

Personal first aid kit pack

  • Any personal medications
  • Malaria prophylactic tablets
  • Antibiotics capsules
  • Imodium and anti amoebious, bacterial tablets
  • Blister treatment plasts
  • Dehydration solution
  • Analgesic- Paracetamol, aspirin
  • Anti cold tablets
  • Diclofenac gel
  • Bandages
  • Antiseptic cream & throat lozenges
  • Diamox for AMS
  • Sanitary pad (for women)
  • Ear & eye drop
Useful Information

Useful Information

Useful information