16 days
Trip Level
Group Size
4990 m

Langtang Helambu Trek is the combination of three primary trekking trail in Langtang region. Although the inhabitants have managed to keep their cultures, traditions, and values, which alive for centuries. The Langtang Gosainkunda and Helambu Trek offers an exclusive opportunity to observe the ethnic, cultural, religious as well as natural diversity. The Langtang National Park also falls in this region, so it provides an insight into the wildlife. Besides that, the proper lodging facilities make it very accessible. Langtang Helambu Trek begins from Syabrubesi and ends at Helambu and start it either clock or anticlockwise.

Langtang Helambu Trek Itinerary

Firstly, the Langtang valley trek which begins from Shyabru Bensi and leads you into Kyanjing Gompa. The Langtang Valley is also called the glacier valley. Colorful prayer flags and slate made houses makes adorn this area although profoundly influenced by the mixture of Tibetan Buddhist culture. Then the trail gains some elevation and reaches the Tserko Ri (5000 meters) offering exquisite views of the Langtang Lirung and other Tibetan peaks beyond it. Also, nearby glaciers can visit which provides even more spectacular scenes of the snow-capped pristine mountains.

Secondly, The trail leads towards Gosainkunda via Thulo Shyabru and Sing Gompa. Then the path moves into the Chandan Bari while offering exclusive bird eye views of the Ganesh Himal and the Langtang. Gosainkunda Lake, a sacred pilgrim site is beautifully situated in the lap of mountains. Also, you can observe other lakes in the surrounding.

Thirdly, The Helambu trek commences from Laure Binayak Pass. Then a steep descend lead you Melamchi gaon where Guru Rimpoche meditated in the 18th centuries. Likewise, the trail continues to the small villages Tarke Gyang and Sermathang finally bring an end to this incredible journey at Melamchi Pul Bazaar. Besides that, the warm hospitality of the ethnic populations makes you happy. Moreover, you will encounter various temples, monasteries, and stupas, so it proves the perfect harmony between the diverse religious people. Hence, thіѕ trek recommends for everyone who physically strong and keen to observe the natural beauty of Nepal.

Langtang Helambu Trek: Quick facts

Wide range of biological diverse, beautiful landscapes, and pristine culture
Explore popular pilgrimage Gosainkunda Lake and surrounding

Breathtaking 360-degree view of the Himalayas from Kyanjing Ri or Tsergo Ri.
Support local livelihoods through the business end of sustainable travel

Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit heritage site of Kathmandu valley, followed by pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing where you meet trek guide and others team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment and nature of peak climbing and others necessary information

Day 3: Kathmandu – Syabrubensi (1467m) by bus 7h00 drive.

In the Early morning the team will head to Shyabru Bensi (1467 m.) by bus. 7-8 hours picturesque scenic bus journey to Shyabru Bensi, passing by the low land villages and rivers along the route can reach the start point of the trek. Night at the lodge.

Day 4: Syabrubensi – Lama Hotel (2470m) 6h00 walk.

Today is the first day of the journey. It is not much difficult to walk in the lower land but encounters several up and down along the trail. It makes a bit tired. A trail goes along the Langtang river, crossing many suspension bridges, forests and villages to get Lama Hotel (Lodge)

Day 5: Lama Hotel – Langtang village (3400m) 5h00 walk.

Early morning after breakfast heading toward Langtang village along the Langtang River traversing by dense forest gradually climb up. As we reach in Langtang village, it offers a magnificent view of Langtang Lirung and Dzangchhebo in front and leaving the dense forest in the background. (Lodge)

Day 6: Langtang – Kyangjing Gompa (3850m) 4h00 walk.

As usual in the morning, the scenery is same, several chhorten, Mani walls and carving stones along the trail which suppose to protect from wind according to local. Kyangjing Gompa is surrounded by the Himalayas and spectaculars pastures.

Day 7: Kyangjing Gompa Rest day (3850m),

Visit Tsergo – ri peak 4980m 7 hours. It offers the excellent views of Tibetan range, Yala peak, Langshisha peak, Gabgchhenpo peak, Shisapangma peak, Ganja chuli.

Day 8: Kyangjing Gompa – Lama Hotel (2610m) 6h00 walk.

TExploring the valley of Kyangjing Gompa and its surrounding. It is incredible keep in memory and returns same to Lama Hotel.

Day 9: Lama Hotel -Thulo Syabru (2150m), 6h00 walk.

Thulo Shyabru is the biggest Tamang village in the region. The trail goes to downhill by passing lush green forest along the trail. After the Pahiro Thaplo (top of the landslide), there is two different way. One goes-to Shyabru Bensi, and another is Thulo Shyabru village. Take a way to turn right continue uphill to Thulo shyabru village.

Day 10: Thulo Shyabru – Sing Gompa (3284m) 5h00 walk.

The climax of the return journey towards Gosainkunda Lakes leads you a steep climb up to Lofrang (3200 m) through the dense forest of pines and rhododendron where you can enjoy the amazing view of Ganesh Himal, Paldor peak and Shenjen Himal in Tibet border. Then an easy walk to Sing Gompa. (Night in the lodge)

Day 11: Sing Gompa – Gosaikunda Lake (4381m) 5h00 walk.

After exploring the small village of Sing Gompa and monastery our direction will lead to Gosaikunda Lake. An interesting walk through the forest to get Chyolang pati then a steep climb of Lauri Binayak where once we can see the Langtang range, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu. Then gradually climb up to Gosaikunda Lake. (Night in the lodge)

Day 12: Gosaikunda Lake – Laurebinayak Pass (4610m) – Ghopte (3430m) 7h00 walk.

Exploring the lake once the trail goes regularly uphill to Lauri Binayak Pass (4610 m) with magnificent views of Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and Manaslu. Today is a golden day for the pass. A steep descend to Phedi by passing the land of Himalayan shrubs then following the zigzag trail to Ghopte

Day 13: Ghopte – Kutumsang (2850m) 6h00 walk.

Walk along the forest of Rhododendron and pines gradually ascending to Thare Pati Pass (3600 m) where we can enjoy spectacular views of the mountain like Gangchhenbo, Dorje Lakpa, Jugal Himal, Gauri Shankar and beautiful landscapes of Helambu region in downward.

Day 14: Kutumsang – Chisopani (2194m) 7h00 walk.

The trail of Helambu region which is enriched in culture and its beautiful landscapes. There is three pass but low altitude with its unique geography to arrive in Chisapani namely cold water in English.

Day 15: Chisopani – Sundarijal (1463M), and drive back to Kathmandu (Hotel includes)

The last day of the journey we will enter to another national park which is considered closed park from Kathmandu valley. Comfortable walk through the forest, it is nice to hear the strange voice of birds and get Sundarijal where we take the bus to Kathmandu.

Day 16: Free day in Kathmandu (Hotel includes)

During the rest day in Kathmandu, You have a chance to visit rest of other cities like Patan and Bhaktapur.

Day 17: Final departure

You will transfer to airport 3 hours before the scheduled flight.


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kathmandu International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.
Hotel and Airport transfer
Accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast
All accommodations and all meals during the treks
Necessary documentation and permits
All ground transportation (as per mention in itinerary)
Professional guide and porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fee (advice to take accurate amount)
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Personal Expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
Travel Insurance
Guide and Porter gratuity

Prices are quoted and payable only in (US$ dollars). All prices published on our website is set as low as possible. The Prices may vary at any time due to currency fluctuation, fuel prices, and unforeseen economic circumstances. However, we guarantee our prices which already signed up for your tour. Please consult us for a custom quote.

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