Langtang is home to three major trekking trails. Their cultures, traditions, and values are still alive. There is a chance to observe its diversity. The treks give insight into the wildlife. The lodging facilities make it very accessible. The hike ends at Helambu. You can start either clockwise or anticlockwise.
The Langtang region is a stunning part of Nepal, known for its magnificent mountains, remote villages, sacred lakes, and hiking routes.
Langtang – Helambu: Quick facts
Langtang National Park Trek Routes
First, the Langtang valley trek 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. Then, the route goes up the northeast to get to Tserko Ri, which is 5000 meters away.
The best viewpoint for trekkers is Tserko Ri, where they can see Langtang Lirung and beyond. In addition, it is possible to see more stunning views of pristine snow-capped mountains from nearby glaciers. Here is a FREE guide to Trekking in Langtang for a better experience.
Second, you can reach Gosainkunda by following the trail that goes through Thulo Shyabru and Sing Gompa. 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. The trail gradually goes to the Surya Kunda Pass to connect the Therepati Pass from the Gosainkunda Lake.
Thirdly, the Tharepati Pass starts the Helambu Circuit Trek. Then you get to the Melamchi Gaon, where Padma Sambhawa was meditated in the 18th century. The path also goes to 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 temples, monasteries, and stupas along the way to demonstrate perfect harmony among the various religious people. Thus, this trek is suitable for those physically fit and willing to experience the natural beauty of Nepal.
|Days||Destinations||Altitude in Meters||Walking Distance|
|1.||Arrival in Kathmandu||1350|
|2.||Trek preparation & Sightseeing|
|3.||Drive to Syabru Bensi||1400||6h30|
|4.||Trek to Lama Hotel||2640||6h00|
|5.||Lama Hotel to Langtang||3400||6h40|
|6.||Trek to Kyanjing Gompa||3800||4h00|
|7.||Acclimatization & Explore the valley.|
|8.||Trek back to Lama Hotel||2640||at 7h00|
|9.||Lama Hotel to Thulo Shyabru||2130||6h30|
|10.||Trek to Sing Gompa||3340||5h00|
|11.||Chandan Bari to Gosainkunda Lake||4380||5h30|
|12.||Trek to Ghopte via Surya Kunda Pass (4610 m)||3400||7h30|
|13.||Ghopte to Kutumsang||2600||7h30|
|14.||Trek to Chisapani||2160||7h00|
|15.||Chisapani to Sundarijal then drive to KTM|
Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.
Day 3: Kathmandu – Syabrubensi (1467m) by bus 7h00 drive.
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.
Day 6: Langtang – Kyangjing Gompa (3850m) 4h00 walk.
Day 7: Kyangjing Gompa Rest day (3850m),
Day 8: Kyangjing Gompa – Lama Hotel (2610m) 6h00 walk.
Day 9: Lama Hotel -Thulo Syabru (2150m), 6h00 walk.
Day 10: Thulo Shyabru – Sing Gompa (3284m) 5h00 walk.
Day 11: Sing Gompa – Gosaikunda Lake (4381m) 5h00 walk.
Day 12: Gosaikunda Lake – Laurebinayak Pass (4610m) – Ghopte (3430m) 7h00 walk.
Day 13: Ghopte – Kutumsang (2850m) 6h00 walk.
Day 14: Kutumsang – Chisopani (2194m) 7h00 walk.
Day 15: Chisopani – Sundarijal (1463M), and drive back to Kathmandu (Hotel includes)
Day 16: Free day in Kathmandu (Hotel includes)
Day 17: Final departure
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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