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|Trip Duration||:||16 Days|
|Trip Grade||:||Moderate / Hard|
|Walking hours||:||4 / 7 hours per day|
|Accommodation||:||Local Tea House in Trek / Hotel in Cities|
|Transportation||:||Private Vehicles and flight|
|Meals||:||Trekking Meals full board (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Bed & Breakfast in Cities
|Departure||:||Everyday for private Trip|
|Best Season||:||OCT | NOV | DEC | MAR | APR | MAY|
Langtang Gosaikunda and Helambu trekking is a great trekking trail in Nepal to explore the well-known three major places including Langtang valley, Gosainkunda lake and Helambu valley. Gosainkunda is a glacier lake that lies to the north of Kathmandu. The thinly populated area has many other glaciers adjoining the famous Gosainkunda. The Hindu legend says the sacred lake of Gosainkunda (4200 m) was created by Lord Shiva when he stabbed his Trishula (trident) into a mountain to extract cold water to soothe his burning throat after drinking poison. A large rock in the center of the lake is said to be the remains of a Shiva shrine, where people often claim of seeing the image of Mahadev. The lake of Gosainkunda (Gosain meaning monk and Kunda meaning pool) is sacred to both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims who come here to take holy bath in the full moon night (purnima) of August.
The trek to Gosainkunda gives stunning views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Annapurna mountain range along with an exploration through dense forests teaming with wild flowers and animal species. After passing Gosainkunda, the trek ascends a moderately challenging Lauribina-La Pass (4610m) and enters Helambu valley. The trek gives trekkers the opportunity to witness the unique lifestyle of Tamang and Yolmo Sherpa people of this region who physically and culturally resemble the Tibetans.
Arrival in Kathmandu international airport, Active Sherpa Trekking airport representative will meet you and transfer to your Hotel in Kathmandu.
Today after breakfast we will go for one half city tour in Kathmandu valley Buddhist Temple called Swayambhunath Stupa which known as Monkey Temple, and visit one of the world heritage sites oldest places Patan Durbar Square which gives you the glimpses of mediaeval architecture and craftsmanship which one can find in the wood carvings of the palace and temples in the square. Evening meeting with your trekking Guide.
Today early in the morning we will drive to Syabru Besi via Dhunche, the winding road takes about 7- 8 hour to reach Langtang Valley trekking starting point, on a clear day you will enjoy the spectacular view of Mt. Manasalu, Ganesh Himala and Langtang range. Overnight stop at Syabru Besi.
Today after breakfast our first day trek is start from Sybru besi, the trial is begin along the Langtang khola, The trial is ascent and descent through the forest of rhododendron and oaks, we are crossing a bridge over the Langtang Khola (small river) .Finally again we ascent steeps trial which will lead us to Lama Hotel. Over night at Lama Hotel.
Today our Journey will continue ascending from Lama Hotel and enjoying the Tamang & Tibetan cultural with different types Mountain landscape and beautiful waterfalls. Passing green meadows of Ghoda Tabela, from where we can gets outstanding view of Langtang range. Our trial is continue ascent and pass the Buddhist Monastery before reach Langtang Village. Langtang is small village consisting of guesthouses and yak farms the village which was affected by 2015 earthquake.
Today our journey is passing Buddhist Monastery, along the way cross the Mani stone walls, prayers wheels and Chorten ( Stupas) .The trial is continue climb up gradually pass the Mumdu & Sindum Village and Yak pastures. After crossing Langtang Khola we reach at Kyangjin Gompa. Afternoon we explore the Buddhist Monastery and others Buddhist shrine in Kyangjin Gompa areas and with the outstanding views of the snow cap mountains.
Today early in the morning we climb up to Kyangjin Ri (4773m) it take about 2 hours to reach Kyangjin Ri from where you will see spectacular view of Himalaya Langtang Lirung , Dorje Lhakpa, Ganchempo, Langshisa Ri and Naya Kang and Beautiful view of Sunrise back to Kyangjin Gompa rest of the day we explores surrounding areas of Kyangjin.
Today after breakfast we trek down to Lama Hotel by same trial passing the forest and Tamang Village.
Our Trek is about 5 hours to reach Thulo Syabru. The trial is continuing walking through the Jungle until reaching Pairo it takes about 3 hours. We stop our lunch here. After lunch you skip the trail to Syabrubesi and our trek is climb up steep trail until reaching Thulosyabru it takes about 2 hours. Thulo Syabru is beautiful Sherpa and Tamang village with unique cultural. From Thulosyabru we have great view of mountains like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and other peaks. Stay overnight in lodge.
Today our journey is about 4 to 5 hours to reach Sing Gompa. The trail is steep uphill until reaching Phoprang Danda at the height of 3190 m. Phoprang has best sun set view over Ganesh Himal and after lunch break at Phoprang, we continue pass through beautiful uphill and blue pine forest via government agriculture office. Sing Gompa also known as Chandan Bari. Today we visit yak cheese factory in Sing Gompa. Stay overnight in lodge.
Today the trail heads steep up and takes us to Chholang Pati and we get outstanding view of Annapurna, Manaslu (8156m) Ganesh Himal Range, Langtang Lirung and others snow cap Peaks. As you are now entering to Gosaikunda protected area, killing of animals, lighting woods and grazing goats are prohibited. The Holy Lake is surrounded by mountains on almost all sides. Every year during Janai Purnima in August, Thousands of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visit the lake for a holy bath. Overnight at Gosaikunda.
Today morning we move around the lake’s with spectacular view of Himalaya before ascending towards the Laurebina Pass (4610m). The Helambu region begins at the Lauribina La (pass) and descends to the Helambu valley. On the trial we pass three more small lakes before reaching the Lauribina pass. We climb a small hill and enjoy excellent views of the Gosaikunda and Helambu Valley. Our trail passes through Surya kunda before reaching Ghopte. Overnight at Ghopte.
Today after the breakfast our trek trial descends from ridge at Ghopte and we make another pass of Thadepati (3640m.) and continue our trek to the downhill trail. Passing through the beautiful village of Yolmo and Tamang we reach at Mangengoth, which is a biggest village in Helambu valley. Passing the green forest we reach to the village of Kutumsang. overnight stop.
After breakfast, our trek trail leads us down all the way to Chisapani via Gul Bhanjyang and Pati Bhanjyang through the forest of oak and rhododendron. Chisapani is a beautiful hill station which is known for spectacular sunrise views as well Langtang Himala range. Overnight at Chisapani.
Today weak up early in the morning for spectacular view of sunrise and Himalaya and after breakfast, we trek about 3-4 hours downhill trek to Sundarijal along with the dense forest of Shivapuri national park. After arriving at Sundarijal, we drive back to Kathmandu.
Today after breakfast we will drop you at International airport for final with lots of memory of Nepal trekking.