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langtang Helambu trek - 17 days

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Duration
17 days
Max. Elevation
4460m
Group size
2-14
Level
MODERATE
Transportation
All ground transportation and domestic flights as per itinerary.
Best Season
Sep, Oct, Nov, March, April, May
Accomodation
3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Tea house / Lodge during the trek.
Meals
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
Starts at
Syapru Besi
Ends at
Sundarijal
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Syabru besi - Langtang - Kyanging Gobma - Lama hotel - Gosaikunda - Melamchigaun - Tarke gyang - Melamchi Bazar - Kathmandu

Highlights

    • The trek along the beautiful Langtang valley, holy Lake Gosainkunda.
    • Close views of Mt. Shishapangma and Langtang ranges.
    • Helambu region explores the rich cultural heritage of the Hyolmo community.

The trek along the beautiful Langtang valley, holy Lake Gosainkunda (4700 m), and mesmerizing Helambu region sum up this trip. The trek starts from Syabrubesi in Rasuwa district after a 9-10 hours drive from Kathmandu. Langtang, Gosainkunda, and Helambu Trek are all about traveling through the lush forests, charming Tamang villages, and exploring beautiful natural and cultural heritage while enjoying spectacular views of Langtang ranges. The major highlight of the trek includes 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 toward holy Lake Gosainkunda which is an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists. This lake is believed to have divine healing powers-to cure diseases when one takes a holy dip in it. After exploring the Gosainkunda region the trekkers head to Lauribina pass crossing several lakes along the way. From Lauribina starts the mesmerizing trek to the Helambu region. Another major attraction of the trip is holy Ama Yangri which stands at the elevation of 3800 m to present breathtaking mountain views. This amazing hill presents close views of the Mt. Shishapangma and Langtang ranges. After Ama Yangri, the trip continues to take the trekkers to the beautiful Helambu region where they can explore the rich cultural heritage of the Hyolmo community. The trek finally concludes with a drive to Kathmandu from Helambu.


Important Note

Trip Itinerary

You arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport. Glacier Nepal treks representative welcomes you at the airport and takes you to the hotel by privet vehicle. After a short rest, You will meet the guide at our office. you may have some questions about trekking he will give you an answer to the question. Overnight at the hotel

After an early breakfast at the hotel, we make our departure from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi our trekking point, which is 7 hour's drive. On the way from Kathmandu, we get to observe views of the Himalayan, including the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and the peaks of the Langtang region. Overnight stay at the local lodge at Syabru Besi. 

We start our trek from northwest of Syabru Besi to a suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi. Turning right at the eastern end of the bridge we walk into a small settlement of Syabru Besi and visit a Gompa, then follow the stone-paved street to a bridge over the Langtang Khola, trail on the south side of the river, forests- make a steep climb over a rocky ridge, then to a junction from where the trail climbs over and reaches Rimche and from here descend to Chanting, widely known as Lama Hotel. Overnight stay at the local lodge at Lama Hotel.

To begin our trek for the day we start climbing through a forest of hemlocks, oaks, and rhododendrons high above the Langtang Khola, then move to Gumanchok, 15 minutes from here we will be at Ghunama and climb to Ghoda Tabela at an elevation of 2970m. From this point we proceed to Chamki through Thaugshyap, then descend into a valley to cross a stream passing several water-driven mills to the large settlement of Langtang. Overnight stay at Langtang Village.

We wind up the trail through the village and climb onto a ridge then steadily climb passing through the small village of Mundu to Sindum. One more hour of walking will reach us to the pastures of Yamphu. Crossing the Laja Khola and weaving through some rocks we climb towards the Kyangjin Gompa. There are lodges in enough numbers at this place. We spend the rest of our day relaxing and exploring the surroundings.

To spend the whole day in Kyangjin and make it a pleasant one we can walk up the moraine north of Kyangjin Gompa to catch glimpses of the magnificent views of Langtang Lirung, Yansa Tsenji, and Kinshung as well as the foot of the huge Lirung Glacier.

Following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village, we continue retracing the route from Kyangjin to GhodaTabela. Overnight stay at Lama hotel.

From Lama Hotel we keep on retracing our steps to some part of Syabru Besi and then move left up a path through the forest to encounter a view of Syabru and the area of terraces of millet. We make a night's stay at  Thulo Syabru.

Syabru the trail takes a steep climb to Dursagang and then through the forests of hemlock and oak passing an old Chorten to the top of the ridge at Foprang Danda and then to Chadan Bari which is at an elevation of 3330m, this place's main attraction is Sing Gompa. This place is commonly known as Sing Gompa than Chadan Bari. Overnight stay at Sing Gompa

Climbing steeply from Sing Gompa at several points the trail crossing behind the ridges moves into deep forests to Chalang Pati, walk from here will enter us to the protected areas of Gosaikunda. The other point where we trek on the way to Gosainkunda is Laurebina Yak. We continue to ascend to the ridge and then climb to Saraswati Kund and Bhairav Kund continue climbing gently and then drop about 20m to reach the lake Gosaikunda. Overnight stay at Gosainkund. Overnight stay at Gosainkunda.

Leaving Gosaikunda trail moves to Gupte, passing three more small lakes, we reach Laurebina La, 4610m then to Phedi, from where the route drops to a stream and crosses the head of the valley, descending to Dupi Chaur, with all these ups and downs we make a final ascent to Tharepati, a windy ridge, which stands high at an elevation of 3640m. Overnight stay at the local lodge at Tharepati. Overnight stay at Tharepati.

The trail turnest from the northern end of the settlement and steeply down to a ravine. The vegetation changes to large firs, then to oaks and rhododendrons, as you rapidly lose all the altitude you gained the previous two days. Descend to a stream and traverse to a Chorten and a pasture. After a gentle descent through the forest of huge, gnarled rhododendrons, the trail makes a steep, rough descent to the upper reaches of the Chhyadi Khola, we can see the sign that points to a short side trip to the stone throne of Guru Rimpoche. The main trail crosses the Chhyadi Khola on a suspension bridge. then we can make a short final climb to reach the prosperous Sherpa village of Malemchigaon 2560m/8,399 ft. Overnight stay at Malemchigaon

From the Malemchigaon gompa, the trail descends through the jungle to a bamboo tea shop. then drops steeply through fields to the pleasantly situated River Side Lodge, then cross the suspension bridge across the Melamchi Kola. After crossing the river the trail immediately begins a long climb to Tarke Gyang 2590m. Take Gyang is the largest village in Helambu and the destination for most trekkers in this region. Overnight stay at Tarke Gyang.

The trail leaves from a village near the big guesthouse and follows the electricity supply line around the hillside to Parachin. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley village of Gangyul. After this village, the trail drops from the edge of the ridge but soon starts climbing through deep forests and a short descent leads to a Chorten and trail junction. we can see potato fields and large gompa in Chumik and another gentle climb leads to the big village Sermathang. Overnight stay at Sermathang.

From Sermathang the trail follows the ridge all the way down to Melamchi Pul Bazaar. Along the west side of the ridge passing Chorten after Chorten in the settlement of Nigale and Gyalsha. after that descend through Chir pine forest to new Chorten in Kakani, Kakani is the last Sherpa village on the trek from Kakani the trail drops steeply past a small village of Dubhachaur and the trail descends even more steeply to Melamchi Khola a large suspension bridge takes you over the Indrawati into Melamchi Pul Bazaar. Overnight stay at Melamchi Pul Bazaar.

From Melamchi, the Bazaar drive back to Kathmandu is around 4 hours drive. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you can utilize your time for last-minute shopping or you can explore the city. We celebrate the Farewell Dinner together with us and spend overnight at the hotel

This is your final day in Nepal. Glacier Nepal treks representative will drop you at Tribhuwan international airport by privet vehicle. Home sweet home.

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Includes

    • Two times Arrival/Departure by privet transport.
    • Two nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
    • By Local bus Kathmandu to Sybrubesi and back to Kathmandu from Melamchi Bazaar.
    • Tea House/ Lodge accommodation including meals Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during trek.
    • Government License holder trekking guide.
    • Coverage of guides and porter's meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation and
    • Other necessary equipment.
    • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee and Langtang national park fee.
    • Medical kit.
    • All Government and Local Taxes.
    • Minus 20 sleeping bags and duffle bags need to return after trekking.
    • Farewell Dinner after trekking.

Doesn't Include

    • International Flight.
    • Excess baggage charges.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Trekking (because of any reason) prior to the plan scheduled itinerary.
    • Personal nature of expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, and battery recharge.
    • Shopping and hot shower during the trek.
    • Laundry, extra porters, beverages, etc.
    • Personal clothing and gear.
    • Travel insurance.
    • Tips for guide and porters.
    • Additional costs or delays caused by management out of control like landscape, bad weather conditions, in case of itinerary modification with a view to safety concerns, illness,
    • Change of government policy, political instability raises strikes, moments, etc.
    • Bar beverage bills

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