16 days
Duration
Moderate
Trip Level
1
Group Size
4990 m
Max-altitude

Langtang Helambu Trek is the blend of the Langtang region’s three major trekking trails. The inhabitants have managed to keep alive their centuries-old cultures, traditions, and values. Langtang Gosainkunda and Helambu Trek provide a cultural and natural opportunity to observe it’s diversity. The treks fall in the Langtang National Park, so giving insight into the wildlife. Besides that, it is very accessible due to the proper lodging facilities. Langtang Helambu Trek starts at Syabrubesi and ends at Helambu. It is possible to start either clockwise or anticlockwise.

Langtang – Helambu: 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

 

Langtang National Park Trek Routes

First of all, the Langtang valley trek that begins at Shyabru Bensi and takes you to Kyanjing Gompa. The glacier valley is also referred to as the Langtang Valley. Colorful prayer flags and slate houses adorned this area. The route then climbs up to the north-east to get Tserko Ri (5000 meters) from Kayanjing Gumpa. Tserko Ri is the best viewpoint, whereas the trekkers enjoy the splendid views over the Langtang Lirung and beyond. Nearby glaciers can also visit and gives even more stunning views of pristine snow-capped mountains. Here is a FREE guide to Trekking in Langtang for a better experience.

Secondly, through Thulo Shyabru and Sing Gompa, the trail leads to Gosainkunda. Exclusive bird-eye views of the Ganesh Himal and the Langtang are visible while the path leads you to Chandabari. The holy pilgrimage site of Gosainkunda Lake is beautifully situated on the lap of the mountains. You will also see other lakes in the Gosainkunda Lake Trek. From the Gosainkunda Lake, the trail gradually goes to the Surya Kunda Pass to connect the Therepati Pass.

Thirdly, from the Tharepati Pass starts the Helambu Circuit Trek. Then you get to the Melamchi Gaon, where Guru Rimpoche meditated in the 18th century. The path also goes on the tiny villages of Tarke Gyang and Sermathang to finish this incredible journey at Melamchi Pul Bazaar. So, you are glad of the warm hospitality of ethnic people. Besides, you can find different temples, monasteries, and stupas along the way so that it demonstrates perfect harmony among the various religious people. Thus, this trek is suitable for those who are physically fit and willing to experience natural beauty in Nepal.

 

Brief Itinerary

Days Destinations Altitudes Time
1. Arrival in Kathamndu 1340 m
2. Trek Preparation & Sightseeing
3. Drive to Shyabru Bensi 1400 m 6h30
4. Trek to Lama Hotel 2640 m 6h00
5. Trek to Langtang 3400 m 6h30
6. Trek to Kyangjin Gumpa 3800 m 4h00
7. Exploration around the valley
8.  Lama Hotel 2640 m 7h00
9. Trek to Thulo Shyabru 2130 m 6h30
10. Trek to Sing Gumpa 3340 m 5h00
11. Trek to Gosainkunda Lake 4380 m 5h00
12. Trek to Ghopte via Laure Binayak Pass (4610 m) 3400 m 7h30
13. Trek to Kutumsang 2600 m 6h45
14. Trek to Chisapani 2170 m 7h00
15. Trek to Sundarijal then drive to KTM. 4h00
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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.
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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
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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.
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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)
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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)
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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)
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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)
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
INCLUDED
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
NOT INCLUDED
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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