16 days
Trip Level
Group Size
4990 m

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

Wide range of biologically 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, 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.

Brief Itinerary

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)

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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