Langtang, Gosainkunda, and Helambu Trek
The Langtang, Gosaikunda and Helambu Trek is a spectacular adventure that features landscapes of emerald green forests, old fashioned villages, pristine glacier fed lakes, Buddhist monasteries, and the Langtang mountain range.
The adventure begins in Kathmandu with a tour of World Heritage Sites and an exploration of the city. The following day, the trek begins in Syabrubesi village on the bank of the Bhote Koshi River. The trail will take you up to Kyanjin Gompa and Tserko Ri which is an excellent place to get amazing views of Langtang Lirung. Langtang Lirung is the highest peak in the Langtang mountain range.
The trek continues back into the Langtang Valley and and up to Gosaikunda. Gosaikunda is held in high regards by pilgrims of both the Buddhist and Hindu faith. The trek then meets Gosaikunda Lake whose water is said to have healing properties.
After a few more delightful days of trekking, the adventure and trek enters the Helambu Valley. A short distance further, the trail leads to the top of Ama Yangri peak, which hosts views that rival those of Poon Hill. The trek ends a few days later in Melamchi Bazaar with a drive to Kathmandu.
You can see pictures and read about the experience up to Kyanjin Gompa by visiting our blog here.
- Gain spectacular views of the Langtang mountain range with glaciers and snow capped peaks
- Explore traditional Tamang, and Sherpa villages and become immersed in monasteries and culture
- Enjoy the vast rhododendron forests and beautiful magnolia, pine and oak trees
- Visit Gosaikunda Lake, whose water is rumored to have healing properties
Day 01: Meet guide and check into a hotel in Kathmandu
Day 02: Visit world heritage sites and prepare of the trek
Day 03: Be chauffeured to Syabrubesi. -08 hrs 1,550m/5,100ft
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel. -06 hrs, 2,380m/7,830ft
Day 05: Trek to Mundu through Langtang village. -07 hrs, 3,543 m/ 11,621 ft
Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin Gompa. -04 hrs, 3,870m/12,697ft
Day 07: Acclimate and explore Tserko Ri. -08 hrs, 5,000m/16,404ft
Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel. -07 hrs, 2,380m/7,830ft
Day 09: Trek to Thulo Syabru. -06 hrs, 2,230m/ 7,316 ft
Day 10: Trek to Shin Gompa. -04 hrs,
Day 11: Trek to Gosaikunda. -06 hrs, 4,460m/14,632ft
Day 12: Trek to Ghopte. -08 hrs, 3,440m/11,286ft
Day 13: Trek to Melamchi Gaon. -07 hrs, 2,560m/8,399ft
Day 14: Trek to Tarke Ghyang. -06 hrs 2,590m/8,497ft
Day 15: Trek to Sermathang. -05 hours 2,610m/8,563ft
Day 16: Finish the trek in Melamchi Bazaar, and be chauffeured to Kathmandu. -04 hrs trek, -02 hrs drive