Langtang Helambu Trek
Langtang Helambu Trek
16 Days Langtang Helambu Trek (also known as Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trekking) is one the best trekking in Langtang Region. One of the most loved trekking in Nepal offers to explore the culture and living style of Tamang and Sherpa ethics of Langtang. The 16 days Langtang Trekking also offers to view snow-capped mountains of Langtang Region including Langtang Lirung, Gaurishankar, DorjeLakpa, Ganesh Himal, Yala Peak and more.
The 16 Days Langtang Helambu Trek also advances to encounter with some of the wild animals of Langtang National Park which includes wild animals such as endangered Red Panda, Musk Deer, Rhesus Monkey, Common Langur, Black Bear, Himalayan Thar and more.
Gosaikunda, a mountain lake situated at 4380m is another highlight of 16 days Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trekking. Roaring glaciers of Langtang and the wonderful Helambu Valley are major factors why people love trekking Langtang.
Outline Itinerary for Langtang Helambu Trek:
Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival (1334m.)
Day 2: Drive to Syabrubesi.(1420m.)
Day 3: Trek to Lama Hotel.(2470m.)
Day 4: Trek to Langtang Village.(3430m.)
Day 5: Trek to KyanjinGompa.(3730m.)
Day 6: Kyanjin Gompa.(3730m.)
Day 7: Trek back to Lama Hotel.(2470m.)
Day 8: Trek to ThuloSyabru.(2130m.)
Day 9: Trek to Laurebina.(3900m)
Day 10: Trek to Gosainkunda.(4380m.)
.Day 11: Trek to Ghopte.(3430m.)
Day 12: Trek to Thadepati.(3510m.)
Day 13: Trek to Kutumsang.(2470m.)
Day 14: Trek to Chisopani.(2215m.)
Day 15: Drive to Kathmandu.(1334m.)
Day 16: Fly Back Home
Day 1: Kathmandu.(1334m.)- Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, KathmanduaAsia Exploration representative will be there for your warm welcome and help you to transfer you to the hotel. Take rest, get refreshed from jetlag. In evening you will be joining a welcome dinner with Asia Exploration Team. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Syabrubesi.(1420m.)-Set off to Syabrubesi. On the way you will offer with superb views of green hills and small villages. We cross Trishuli Bazar, Betrawati and then Dhunche before reaching Syabrubesi. It takes 9 hours approx. drive to reach Syabrubesi. Stay overnight at Syabrubesi.
Day 3: Lama Hotel.(2470m.)- From Syabrubesi the trails first descends where we walk through woods. It then ascends a starting day of our trekking, from Syabrubesi the trail first descends then turns northwards, passing through woods, sometimes filled with monkeys. A ascending trail brings us to a junction with the trail from ThuloSyabru. The region is deciduous, rich in birdlife and home to the extremely elusive red panda. (aprox.6hrs)
Day 4: Langtang Village.(3430m.)-Take steep up trail and follow the LangtangKhola to climb GhoraTabela which gives a glimpse of Mount LangtangLirung. From there continue the trekking pass Thangshep valley before reaching Langtang. It taks approx. 6 hours to reach Langtang. Langtang is a beautiful village which looks like Tibetan settlement. Stay overnight at one of the teahouse.
Day 5: KyanjinGompa.(3730m.)- A short trekking day. From Langtang we follow beautiful stream and cross the yak pastures. Along the way today we also pass some small but beautiful Tamang villages including Mundu and Sindum before leading us to KyanjinGompa. KyanjinGompa offers the stunning views of Langtang range and LanghisaHimal. Stay overnight at teahouse.
Day 6: Kyanjin Gompa.(3730m.)- A rest day in KyanjinGompa. After breakfast hike up to TserkoRi (5,000 m) for mesmerizing views of Langtang range, Kinshung, YansaTsenji and also watch Lirung Glacier. After lunch, visit Yak cheese factory and taste fresh yak cheese. Enjoy your day. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 7:Lama Hotel.(2470m.)- Follow the same route back to Lama Hotel. The trail first descent before crossing river then it ascent up to ThuloSyabru where you will be rewarded with superb views of Langtang and neighboring mountains. Stay overnight at Lama Hotel.
Day 8:ThuloSyabru.(2130m.)- From ThuloSyabru the route first get to Bamboo Lodge then takes an ascent trail to reach ThuloSyabru. ThuloSyabru us a typical Sherpa settlement where the warm hearts of Sherpa people will make you warm and loved. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 9:Laurebina.(3900m)- Climb up to Dursagang , then walk through the dense rhododendron forest and reach Chandan Bari. From there the trail heads towards ChalangPati. With shot trek from ChalangPati we finally reach to today overnight place Lauribina. Lauribina offers superb views of Annapurna, Manslum Ganesh Himal and LangtangLirungHimal. Enjoy the views. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 10:GoshainKunda.(4380m.)- Today we hike to Gosaikunda Lake. Along the way we can see two beautiful lakes namely SaraswotiKunda and BhairabKunda. It takes 5/6 hours to reach Gosaikunda. In Gosaikunda we will have enough time for exploration. Overnight at a teahouse.
.Day 11:Ghopte.(3430m.) -Comparatively hard and challenging day of trekking. From Gosaikunda the trails directs towards north and ascents up where one of the challenging pass Laurebina La Pass (4,610m.) waits us. The pass is a bit challenging. After completing the pass we then reach to Phedi. From there we continue our trek and reach Ghopte for overnight. Stay overnight at teahouse.
Day 12:Thadepati.(3510m.)-As it was a hard previous day, this day we start late. From Ghopte the trial goes alpine landscape and with 3 hours gentle walk we reach Thadepati. Overnight at Thadepati.
Day 13:Kutumsang.(2470m.)-Take early breakfast and get ready to trek to Kutumsang. The trail goes via Mangengoth and slowly it takes us to Kutumsang. Kutumsang is wonderful Tamang village where we get chance to know about local cultures and will get chance to explore the beautiful village.
Day 14:Chisopani.(2215m.)- From Kutumsang the trail first goes to Gulbhanjyang (2,142m.),from there it ascents up through oak forest and reach NamcheDanda. It then descent down to Chipling (2,165m.). A gentle walk from Chipling finally takes us to Chisopani. Stay overnight at Chisopani. we take gentle walk finally get to Chisopani. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 15:Kathmandu.(1334m.)-The steep down trail from Chisopani via BurlangBhanjyang takes us to Sundarijal where our private vehicle awaits. Catch the bus at Sundraijal and drive back to Kathmandu. In free time take rest in your hotel. In evening join farewell dinner organize by Asia Exploration Team.
. Day 16: Fly Back Home: A Asia Exploration representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport to catch your returning flight. We hope to see you soon. Namaste.