Langtang Helambu trekking is famous trail as it is closer from Kathmandu with easy accessibility compared to other trekking region of Nepal. This trekking covers one of the famous religious spot mentioned in ancient Hindu writings “Gosaikunda Lake” offering pilgrimage prospects with adventures and cultural features.
This trek offers you to experience beautiful and unforgettable moments rather than the mountain views dominated in Annapurna or Khumbu region with less crowd and interesting peoples of Tamang community.
Welcome receive from international airport with garland. Transfer, check-in to the hotel, program briefing in the evening.
After breakfast, start Kathmandu valley sightseeing including; Pashupatinath temple & Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple). Afternoon, visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Prepare all the necessary things for trekking, starting next day. Evening, welcome traditional dinner with culture dance.
After breakfast, drive about 6 hours passing through many rural towns and villages to reach Dhunche; one of the main town, also called Gateway to trek to Langtang Region. After lunch at Dhunche, further, drive about 2 hours to reach Syabrubesi Village. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
Trek start after breakfast with gradual ascending path beside Langtang River to reach Thulo Syabru for lunch. Continue to RIverside or Bamboo; a place famous for camping with quality time and refreshment in the bank of Upper Trishuli River. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
Start trek after breakfast through cool forest and gorges following the torrential glacial river upstream passing forests of Oak and Rhododendron, beautiful villages and tea houses. Reach to Lama Hotel for lunch. Further trek 3 hours to reach a wonderful spot of Ghodatabela; situated in the middle of Pines, Hemlock and Rhododendron forest. In Nepali, Ghodatabela means horse-stable, as this was an ideal place for the cattle and horses to graze on the meadows for traders. Overnight stay at hotel.
Start trek after breakfast ascending to uphills for about 4 hours reaching Langtang Valley; a beautiful landscape with Langtang mountain in the north top of rock walls. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
After a pleasant stay at Langtang Village, trek few hours uphill passing high alpine bushes and vegetation reaching to Mani Prayer wall. Trekkers are suggested to make a clockwise round of the Prayer as per local cultural ritual. Further trek about 5 hours to reach Kyanging Gompa; a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
Day free for acclimatizing in high altitude. You have an option to climb Kyanging Ri; from where 360-degree views of mountains can be seen and nearby popular monastery. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
After breakfast, trek following beautiful villages, scenery, uphills to Lama Hotel for about 7 hours. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
After breakfast, trek for about an hour passing bridge and wonderful forest of Bamboo. Ascend through the farm terraces and rocky landslides reaching Upper Syabru. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
Early morning after breakfast, trek winding uphill via Monastery gaining more height. Enjoy a magnificent view of Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Ganesh and Annapurna Ranges in the far west passing the dense forest, farmlands and cool shades. Further trek about 5 hours to reach Chandanbari. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
After breakfast, trek uphill with a spectacular view of mountains like Langtang Ranges, Ganesh Ranges in the northwest along with Manaslu and Annapurna Ranges in the west. Leaving tree lines and vegetation behind reach Lauribina for the lunch and further trek few hours to reach to Gosainkunda; a holy pond for Hindu pilgrimage. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
After breakfast, a trail leads with the gradual half an hour walk from the edge of Gosainkunda Lake to Suryakunda; lying at the base of Surya Peak. Trek gradually to Lauribina Pass (4609 m); highest altitude to reach in this trail, descend to the bottom with some teahouses for lunch. Enter Helambu Region with beautiful vegetation of Rhododendron and Junipers, trek for 4 hours to reach Ghopte Odar (Overhanging Rocks) popular for many small caves around. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
Trek early after breakfast passing beautiful vegetation, secluded pastures, temporary shelters (Goths) for live hoods, valleys with terrace farmland. Descend via Tharepati to reach to Melamchigaon for about 4 hours. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
After breakfast, trek gradually passing through beautiful farmlands, apple trees and gorges reaching Tarkegyang; one of the primary village of the Helambu area with less human settlement. Visit Tarkegyang (monastery) at evening . Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
Trek after breakfast for about 4 hours passing some small villages, beautiful landscapes and winding paths reaching to Shermathang. Overnight stay at Trekker’s Lodge.
The last day of trek starts after breakfast following downhill passing through mid-hill valleys of Kakani and Thimbu all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazar; a busy popular market for trade and business as well as main spot to travel to Kathmandu from surrounding villages. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu via Dhulikhel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to International airport for final departure.
Difficulty : Moderate to Strenuous
Highest Altitude : 5200m ( Larkya Pass )
Best Season : | Mar – May | Sep – Dec |
Min People : 2
Routes : | Kathmandu | Arughat | Sotikhola | Maccha Khola | Jagat | Dyang | Ghap | Lho |Samagaon | Samdo | Larkya Phedi | Larkya Pass | Bimthang |Gho| Dharapani | Kathmandu |
Difficulty : Moderate
Highest Altitude : 4100m ( Mardi Base Camp )
Best Season : Round the Year
Min People : 2
Routes : | Kathmandu | Pokhara | Dhiprung | Simre Kharka | Khorchan | Mardi Base Camp | Pokhara | Kathmandu |