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
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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