Langtang Helambu Trek is a culturally augment trek with prodigious views of the Himalayas in the Langtang, Helambu and Gosaikunda region of Nepal. The tremendously popular Langtang Helambu Trek is ideal for those trekkers who wish to explore the local culture and living style of Tamang people of different ancient villages. The trek of Langtang Helambu offers magnificent view kind snow-capped mountains such as Gaurisankar, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Yala peak, Ganesh Himal and much more.
The Red Panda, Musk deer, Rhesus Monkey, Common Langur, Black Bear, Himalayan Thar etc. are the endangered animal which can be explored during Langtang Helambu Trek. The trek to Langtang Helambu passes through Tamang Heritage site. The living style and culture of Tamang and Sherpa people, sight picturesque views of stunning mountains, experience climbing of small peaks, visit glaciers etc. are the highlights of this trek.
Trek Nepal Himalayas has a great trekking team to conduct Langtang Helambu Trek in a comfortable and memorable way. Spring and autumn season called the best season for this trek.
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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.(1334m.)
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Trek Nepal Himalayas representative will be there for your warm welcome and help you to get your hotel. The evening will be for short pre-trek briefing and for welcome dinner with Trek Nepal Himalayas at one of the typical Nepali restaurants in Thamel.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi.(1420m.)- takes 9 hours
After breakfast, we will commence our journey to Syabrubesi. We drive north-west of 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.
Day 3: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel.(2470m.):
Lama hotel is our real beginning point of this trekking. From Syabrubesi the trail first descends then turns northwards, passing through woods, sometimes filled with monkeys. An 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. (approx.6hrs)
Day 4: Lama Hotel to 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: Langtang Village Kyanjin Gompa.(3730m.)
Kyanjin Gompa is our next destination which is in 3 hours walking From Langtang Village. From Kyanjin Gompa we can see magnificent views of Langtang range and Langshisa. As we continue to follow the trail pass some Tamang settlement of Mundu(3410m) and Sindum(3410m).
Day 6: Acclimatization Day at Kyanjin Gompa.(3730m.)
An acclimatization helps us a lot to adjust to high altitude. 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: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel.(2470m.)
Today`s journey lead to Lama hotel, it will take about 6 hours to reach lama Hotel. First trail decent to a 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 Juniperus forests. Overnight in Thulo Syabru(2,230m/ 7,316ft).
Day 8: Lama Hotel to 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: Thulo Syabru to 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 reaches 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: Laurebina to 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&rsquos destination Gosaikunda the largest lake in that area and a lake devoted to Lord Shiva. We will have enough time to explore around a beautiful lake. Overnight will be at a guest house.
Day 11: Gosaikunda to Ghopte.(3430m.)
Ghopte is our next destination. This is our challenging walking day which will take about 6 hours to reach ghote from Gosaikund. 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. Overnight at a teahouse.
Day 12: Ghopte to Thadepati.(3510m.)
Today, we start our journey to reach Thadepati. From Ghopte we resume our trek, and we walk through the alpine landscape. It will take about 3 hours gentle walk to reach THADEPATI. Overnight at Thadepati.
Day 13: Thadepati to 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 the teahouse.
Day 14 kutumsang to Chisapani.(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 a teahouse.
Day 15: Chisapani to Kathmandu.(1334m.)
The 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. The evening will be for a farewell dinner with Trek Nepal Himalayas team.
Day 16: Departure Day
Day to fly back home. A Trek Nepal Himalayas representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport. We hope to see you soon.
Airport pick up and drop
3 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
Transport to Kathmandu-Syabrubsei and Dhunche-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
Lunch and Dinner
Personal beverages and laundries
Tipping for Guide and Porter
Anything does not mention above.
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