Helambu Langtang Trek takes place in the Langtang region of Nepal which is the nearest trekking region from the nearest Himalayan Region from Kathmandu valley. Despite being very close to Kathmandu, the Region still remains untouched by modernization and still holds its unique culture and lifestyle.
The Langtang region is as wild as any Tibetan highlands with rural landscape. The Helambu Langtang trekking is a great opportunity to explore the unique culture of the people living in the region. The people living in the Helambu Langtang region are Nepalese who are descendant of the Tibetan origin. They have a unique tradition, culture and lifestyle. Langtang region is one of the most popular trekking regions for those who are looking for a short trek to the Himalayas influenced by Tibetan lifestyle.
the Helambu Langtang trek passes through trail filled with several varieties of rhododendron, bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls and the snow-capped Himalayas to offer. All these aspects make the Helambu Langtang trek the most diverse treks closest to the capital city of Kathmandu.
Major attraction factors of the Helambu Langtang trek route is the visit to the holy Gosainkund Lake which is of a religious significance to both, the Hindus and the Muslims. Through an abundance of wildlife, majestic waterfalls, magnificent views of the snow covered white giant Langtang Lirung, Tibetan, Sherpa cultured villages, Helambu Langtang Trekking is an ideally combined aspect of both cultural and natural trek.
The Helambu Langtang Trek followed by the Himalayas on Foot begins from a drive to Syabrubesi-an interesting village on the banks of the Bhote Kosi River- from Kathmandu. Moving along the Langtang Khola and then through forests of oak, rhododendron, and bamboo, we will enter the Langtang valley– a friendly Sherpa village of Kyanjing Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft). In Kyanjing Gompa you will experience the spiritual lifestyle of dedicated Buddhist monks who perform their rituals in a beautiful Monastery dating back to circa 1300 A.D. The sunrise view from Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) is a must to see. We will also visit traditional cheese factories. Lama Hotel offers magnificent views of the towering snow-covered Ganesh Himal (7,600m/24,934ft) and Langtang -II (7,227m/23,711ft) peaks. We might spot the shy Red Panda that inhabits the Langtang region.
Helambu Langtang Trek Highlights
- Beautiful mountain views
- 108 Holy lakes and holy Hindu mountain spot at Gosaikunda
- Laurebinaya la Pass
- Lots of Buddhist Monastery on the way
- Yak chess factory at Kyanjing and Singompa
- Explore the Tibetan culture
- Amazing sherpa culture in Shermathang and Tarke Ghyeang
- Pleasant Tibetan Villages
- Rhododendron forest and red panda as well as other wildlife
- Spectacular sunrise view from Tserko Ri
|Day 01||Arrival at Kathmandu||1,400 m||-|
|Day 02||Drive to Syabrubesi||2,300 m||7 hrs|
|Day 03||Trek to Lama Hotel||2,470 m||6 hrs|
|Day 04||Trek to Langtang Village||3,430 m||6-7 hrs|
|Day 05||Trek to Kyanjin Gompa||3,870 m||3-1/2 hrs|
|Day 06||Kyanjin Gompa exploration day||4,984 m, Tserko Ri||5-6 hrs|
|Day 07||Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel||3,870 m, Kyajin Gompa||5-6 hrs|
|Day 08||Lama Hotel- Thulo Syabru||2,470 m, Lama hotel||5-6 hrs|
|Day 09||Thulo Syabru- Shin Gomba||3,330 m, Sin Gomba||3-5 hrs|
|Day 10||Shin Gomba- Gosaikunda||4,460 m, Gosaikunda||5-6 hrs|
|Day 11||Gosaikunda- Gopte||4,460 m, Gosaikunda||6-8 hrs|
|Day 12||Gopte- Malemchigano||3,440 m, Gopte||6-7 hrs|
|Day 13||Malemchigano- Tarke Gyang||2,590 m, Tarke Gyang||5-7 hrs|
|Day 14||Tarke Gyang- Sermathang||2,610 m, Sermathang||3-5 hrs|
|Day 15||Sermathang- Melamchi Pul Bazaar- Kathmandu||2,610 m, Sermathang||3-4 hrs|
|Day 16||Departure to Tribhuvan International Airport||1,400 m||-|