• Lantang Helambu Trek

Lantang Helambu Trek

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  • Duration: 16 days
  • Max Altitude: 5000m
  • Price: $1,150

The trek along the beautiful Langtang valley, holy Lake Gosainkunda (4700 m) and mesmerizing Helambu region sums up this trip. The trek starts from Syabrubesi in Rasuwa district after 9-10 hours drive from Kathmandu. Langtang, Gosainkunda and Helambu Trek is all about travelling through the lush forests, charming Tamang villages and exploring beautiful natural and cultural heritages while enjoying spectacular views of Langtang ranges.

The major highlight of the trek include roaming around Kyanjin Gompa on the laps of Mt.Langtang Lirung (7200m) and climbing the nearby small peaks such as Tserko Ri and Kyanjin Ri. From Kyanjin Gompa, the trekkers head towards holy Lake Gosainkunda which is an important pilgrimage of both Hindus and Buddhists. This lake is believed to have divine healing powers-to cure the diseases when one takes a holy dip in it.

After exploring Gosainkunda region the trekkers head to Lauribina pass crossing several lakes along the way. From Lauribina starts the mesmerizing trek to Helambu region. Another major attraction of the trip is holy Ama Yangri that stands at the elevation of 3800 m to present

breathtaking mountain views. This amazing hill presents the close views of Mt. Shishapangma and Langtang ranges. After Ama Yangri, the trip continues to take the trekkers to beautiful Helambu region where they can explore the rich cultural heritages of Hyolmo community. The trek finally concludes with drive to Kathmandu from Helambu.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 7-8 hrs

Day 03:  Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6-7 hrs

Day 04: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m/11,255ft): 6-7 hrs

Day 05: Langtang to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 3-4 hrs

Day 06: Acclimatization Hike to Tserko Ri (4,985m/16,350ft) 7-8 hrs

Day 07: Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel: 6-7 hours

Day 08: Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2,230m/ 7,316 ft): 5-6 hrs

Day 09: Thulo Syabru to Chandanbari (3,330m/10,925ft): 4-5 hrs

Day 10: Chandanbari to Gosaikunda (4,460m/14,632ft): 5-6 hrs

Day 11: Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3,440m/11,286ft): 7-8 hrs

Day 12: Ghopte to Melamchigaon (2,560m/8,399ft): 6-7 hrs

Day 13: Melamchigaon to Tarkeghyang (2,590m/8,497ft): 5-6 hrs

Day 14: Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft): 3-5 hrs

Day 15: Trek to Melamchi Bazaar (3-4 hrs), drive to Kathmandu: 2 hrs drive

Day 16: Final departure

Package Includes
  • All accomodation
  • All Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with tea and coffee
  • Porters in the ratio of 2:1
  • All entry and permit fees
  • Service charge

 

Package Excludes
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • International airfares
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips and appreciation for trekking staff and drivers