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Langtang, Gosainkunda, Helambu Trek in Nepal

Join a certified mountain guide for this unforgettable 18-day Langtang, Gosainkunda, Helambu Trek through north-central Nepal. Take in the stunning scenery of Langtang National Park, visit various cultural sites and get the chance to see rare and unique wildlife along the way.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration18 days
Offer periodFeb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Himalayas.

  • Get the chance to see some of Nepal's incredible wildlife.

  • Explore Kathmandu's three UNESCO World Heritage sites too.

Description

There are few better ways to experience the immense diversity and natural beauty of Nepal than heading out on the Langtang, Gosainkunda, Helambu Trek!

Over the course of 18 days, trekkers will hike through verdant and forested valleys, climb over high mountains passes and enjoy some of the most spectacular views that Nepal has to offer.

After arriving from Kathmandu, the fun begins immediately as trekkers transfer in a private vehicle to Syabru Bensi.

This will be the starting point for the first and second part of the trek, which begins by heading to Kyangjin Gompa in Langtang National Park. Along the way, trekkers will have the chance to see red pandas, monkeys, bears and yaks.

As we wind from one mountain village to the next we will also enjoy a cultural experience, visiting monasteries and cheese factories at each of our destinations.

Of course, stunning views of some of the most iconic Himalayas peaks, including Manaslu and the Annapurna range, will serve as a scenic backdrop throughout the trip.

Once we’ve returned from Kyangjin Gompa to Syabru Bensi, we will continue on southward through more stunning Himalayan scenery.

As we go, we’ll see ice falls, thick mountain forests, glaciers, the incredible mountain lakes of Gosainkunda and visit some of the oldest Sherpa villages in the region.

Expect more incredible views of the mighty Himalayas as we go and get the chance to visit the oldest monastery and meet the local people that call this stark but beautiful part of the world home.

The trip concludes with a return visit to Kathmandu, where we will visit the city’s three UNESCO World Heritage sites before enjoying a traditional farewell dinner and saying goodbye.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this unforgettable 18-day Langtang, Gosainkunda, Helambu Trek through the sublime beauty of the Nepalese Himalayas.

If you like the look of this trip then we think you may also enjoy our Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek from Kathmandu!

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Accommodation

Hotels and tea houses

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Please contact us for a complete equipment list.

Meeting point

Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)

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Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu (1320m)

After arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), you will meet one of our representatives and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (2581m)

We will spend the day driving through the stunning Himalayan foothills en route to Syabru Bensi.

Day 3: Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2470m)

We will spend the day trekking from Syrabu Bensi on to Lama Hotel, hiking up various ridges and down into several valleys along the way.

Day 4: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3430m)

We will hike for 6 hours from the Lama Hotel to Langtang village via Ghore Tabela. Along the way, we will pass through high mountain pastures and get the chance to visit a local monastery.

Day 5: Langtang Village to Kyangjin Gompa (3870m)

We will hike for 3 hours on to Kyangjin Gompa, winding through several small villages, crossing over some streams and traversing a few moraines along the way. From Kyangjin Gompa, we will have panoramic views over several Himalayan peaks.

Day 6: Kyangjin Gompa

We will spend the day acclimatizing in Kyangjin Gompa. Here, we can visit the local monastery and cheese factory as well as hike to a nearby moraine to see spectacular icefalls and glaciers. We could also ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m).

Day 7: Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2740m)

We will spend the day descending down from Kyangjin Gompa back to the Lama Hotel.

Day 8: Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2260m)

We will begin trekking to Thulo Syabru, ascending up a gentle slope before going up a much steeper slope and getting the chance to see some more local wildlife along the way.

Day 9: Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3330m)

We will spend the day trekking on to Sing Gompa, getting incredible views of thick mountain forests and stunning Himalayan peaks along the way. Once we arrive at the village, we can visit a local cheese factory and monastery.

Day 10: Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda (4460m)

We will trek on to Gosainkunda via Lauribinayak La (3920m). As we ascend the rugged trail, we’ll get some great views of the Annapurna range. At Gosainkunda, we will get to visit the area’s numerous lakes.

Day 11: Gosainkunda

We will spend the day acclimatizing in Gosainkunda.

Day 12: Gosainkunda to Ghopte (3430m)

We will begin the day by ascending up to Lauribinayak Pass (4610m), the highest point on our trek. From here, we’ll have great views of Manaslu. We will then begin to descend steeply and arrive to Ghopte.

Day 13: Ghopte to Melamchi Gaon (2650m)

We will spend the day trekking to Melamchi Gaon via the Tharepati Pass (3490m), ascending through a thick rhododendron forest up to the pass before hiking down into the Helambu Valley.

Day 14: Melamchi Gaon to Tarkeghyang (2743m)

We will spend the day trekking on to Tarkeghyang, enjoying more phenomenal views as we go. Once in the village, we will visit one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the area.

Day 15: Tarkeghyang to Shermathang (2621m)

We will spend a relatively easy day trekking along flat lands until we arrive in Shermathang.

Day 16: Shermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846m)

We will spend the day gradually descending to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. As we go, we will pass through several villages and get the chance to meet local Sherpa people and learn about their culture.

Day 17: Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu (1320m)

We will spend the day driving back to Kathmandu.

Day 18: Kathmandu

We will spend the day exploring Kathmandu before having a farewell dinner at a traditional Nepalese restaurant in the evening.


Equipment you will need to bring

Sunglasses

Backpack

Water bottle


About the guide

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At Welcome Nepal Treks we offer the best guided programs to some of the most amazing locations in the Himalayas!
Nepal is a premier trekking destination, with some of the most amazing mountains in the world. However, mountaineering in the Himalayas requires adequate preparation, handling complex logistics, paperwork and more. In order to have the best possible trekking experience, it is paramount to go with a certified guide from a qualified agency that can both point you in the right direction and take care of your needs and queries. As one of the leading trekking companies in Nepal, we are approved by the Government of Nepal, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, and are an active member of TAAN (Trekking Agents Association of Nepal), NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association and NTB (Nepal Tourism Board).
Join us on one of our many trekking programs and we will make sure to point you to the best places in the region while making sure that you acclimatize properly and are safe, that all your logistics are taken care of, and that you have an overall unforgettable wonderful experience!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1547 each

Group of 2

USD 1341 each

Group of 3

USD 1341 each

Group of 4

USD 1341 each

Group of 5

USD 1341 each

Group of 6

USD 1238 each

Group of 7

USD 1238 each

Group of 8

USD 1238 each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Personal porters

- Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Group equipment: Trekking poles

- Camping equipment: Sleeping bag

Price details

Please note, for groups of 10 or more, the price per person is $1,100. Meals in Kathmandu, with the exception of the farewell dinner, are also not included.


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