Grade

Adventurous

Group Size

1-15(Customize your Trip on Request)

Destination

Kathmandu, Nepal

Max Altitude

4,610 m/15,120 ft

Meals

Full Board During Trek

Accommodation

3-star & Tea House

Trip Style

Lodge Trek

Activity

Sightseeing and Trekking

$1,325

*All Price are in USD*

Langtang Helambu Trek – Trip Overview

Langtang Helambu Trek is combination of  various geographical adventure  with classical  north of Kathmandu along the border of Tibet: Langtang, Gosainkunda and Helambu. This trek create the opportunity to visit glacier in low elevation  and explore villages and culture with comfortable way. Langtang helambu trek can be done while returning to Kathmandu via the holy lakes of Gosainkunda at 4,300 m.  As Hindu has faith that God Shiva plunged his trident (Trisul) into the ground in order to obtain water. The Trisuli River has its source in the lakes; thus the name.

Due to the majestic snow covered mountain and wonderful climate Helambu valley is very. This trail covers the typical highland Sherpa villages along with beautiful rhododendron forests. Moreover this route covers the various regions like Taramarang to the Gosaikunda Lake and the lower Jugal Himal from the north.

Langtang Helambu Trek – Trip Profile

  • Sightseeing in the World Heritage Sites: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa
  • Explore Langtang valley
  • Hiking up to Kyanjin Ri at 4,350 m
  • Visiting the sacred lakes of Gosainkunda
  • Crossing over Laurebinayak Pass at 4,610 m
  • Explore Helambu Valley

Langtang Helambu Trek – Outline Itinerary

Day 01 –Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 m). Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 02 –Guided Sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley. Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 03 –Drive to Syabru Besi (1,462 m) on a Public Bus – 8 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 04 –Trek to Lama Hotel (2,500 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 05 –Trek to Langtang village (3,307 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 06 –Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,798 m) – 4 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 07 –Kyanjin Gompa Exploration Day. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 08 –Trek Back to Lama Hotel (2,500 m) – 5.5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 09 –Trek to Thulo Syabru (2,250 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 10 –Trek to Sing Gompa (3,250 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 11 –Trek to Gosainkunda (4,300 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 12 –Cross the Laurebinayak Pass (4,610 m) and Trek to Ghopte (3,430 m) – 6 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 13 –Trek to Melamchi Gaon via Tharepati Pass (3,490 m) – 6 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 14 –Trek to Tarkeghyang (2,560 m) – 5.5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 15 –Trek to Shermathang (2,621 m) – 5.5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 16 –Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 17 –Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu on a Public Bus – 4 hours . Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 18 –Leisure Day and Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu. Overnight at a Hotel..

Day 19 –Transfer to the International Airport for Your Final Departure.

Accommodations

We will be staying at 3 star hotels in Pokhara and Kathmandu and teahouses during the langtang helambu trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis. And Single supplement will be served on request and will have additional cost. We will have rooms with attached washrooms in most parts of the trek but according to place it can be afforded. In higher elevations single rooms are not available like in Kathmandu and the lower elevation regions but Himalayan Adventure Nepal will do our best for your happiness.

Meals

All meals will be served during Helambu Trekking, while Kathmandu and Pokhara only offer breakfast. The hotel will also offer welcome and farewell dinner. The most common dishes on most menus are Nepalese, Tibetan, Indian and the most common Continental.

Can I accomplish this trek?

Langtang Helambu Trek is very interesting trip which is a moderate and suitable for those trekkers who can walk at least 6-7 hours a day with a light backpack. Crossing the pass requires the use of technical climbing equipment and trekkers must be skilled and be prepared. The trail follows a small valley before reaching the glaciated pass where the use of ropes, crampons and ice axes may be necessary.You do not have any technical skill except your perfect physical health.  To accomplish this trek you need to have basic good health However, it is always best to start jogging and exercising regularly at least a month before commencing the actual trek. If you have any disease please kindly inform to Himalayan Adventure Nepal.

Best Time to Travel

Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for this trek. If you have some other time than this we can customize and make the trip viable.

Additional Information

Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. If you have some query please directly call us at any time .Your happiness is our success.

  • Location
  • Days
    19
  • Nights
    18
  • Group Size
    1-15(Customize your Trip on Request)
  • Destination
    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Max Altitude
    4,610 m/15,120 ft
  • Meals
    Full Board During Trek
  • Accommodation
    3-star & Tea House
  • Trip Style
    Lodge Trek
  • Activity
    Sightseeing and Trekking
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      Day 1
      Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400 m)
      Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying Himalayan Adventure Nepal signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at a hotel. No meals included.
      Day 2
      Guided Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley
      After enjoying a hearty breakfast, your tour will start at 8:30 in the morning. You can use private vehicles and professional guides. Today we will visit part of the heritage that is detailed below: Pashupatinath Temple: The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most important Hindu temples in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River. Although you are not allowed to enter the temple because it is limited to the Hindus, you can clearly see the activities of the temple and the east bank of the Bagmati River. This is a two-story square pagoda temple built on a single-story pedestal that is famous throughout the world. Boudhanath Stupa: Boudhanath is one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. It was built in the 5th century AD and has four pairs of Buddha's eyes in four main directions, maintaining an eternal vigilance of people and their actions. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet turning the prayer wheel around the pagoda. Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Visit Bhaktapur Durbar, Bhupatindra Malla real residential area, the five-story name of the Nyatapola temple, a pagoda-style palace in Batsala Temple, Bhairavnath, Dattatreya temple, Pujari Muth and 55 windows. We can explore the rest of Kathmandu for free and take a last minute shopping trip in the Thamel area for hiking. Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast included.
      Day 3
      Drive to Syabru Besi (1,462 m) on a Public Bus - 8 hours
      Early in the morning, we drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi which takes about eight hours on a public bus. Driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing Dhunche, we’ll get a glimpse of Ganesh Himal after driving along the mighty Trishuli River. Terraced green hills and lush forests make the drive very pleasurable. Parts of the road though may be bumpy and under construction. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
      Day 4
      Trek to Lama Hotel (2,500 m) - 5 hours
      The first part of the trail crosses through the Bhote Koshi River and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail gradually ascends up to Bamboo (1,960 m) passing rugged paths. Afterward, our trek climbs gently to Rimche (2,400 m). We can have lunch at this place and at the end of our trail is the Lama Hotel. En route we could see red pandas, monkeys and bears if we are lucky. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
      Day5
      Trek to Langtang village (3,307 m) - 5 hours
      The trek route follows Gumanechok at Ghoda Tabela which literally means the Horse Stable. After this the trail climbs gradually to the beautiful valley with yaks about. Langtang is a typical village and one of the oldest along this trekking route. The views of the mountains are spectacular and become more imposing as we trek closer. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
      Day 6
      Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,798 m) - 4 hours
      It is shorter walk today, but adequate for acclimatizing. There are some interesting things to explore, especially the famous cheese factory – don’t forget to try some locally produced cheese as fresh as you could get. This beautiful valley is on the lap of the Langtang Lirung. This is the spot where we can explore the valley and climb several small peaks (hillocks). Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
      Day 7
      Kyanjin Gompa Exploration Day
      Today is a day to rest as we explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4,350 m) which is the highest point of this trek, directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
      Day8
      Trek Back to Lama Hotel (2,500 m) - 5.5 hours
      We rejoin the trail to Lama Hotel. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
      Day 9
      Trek to Thulo Syabru (2,250 m) - 5 hours
      The beginning of the trail gently descends and then goes steeply up to Thulo Syabru. En route we could see red pandas, monkeys and various species of birds. Thulo Syabru is a wonderful village from where we can enjoy the amazing land feature and the magnificent nature with splendid views of Ganesh Himal (7,110 m) and Langtang Himal (7,234 m). Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
      Day 10
      Trek to Sing Gompa (3,250 m) - 5 hours
      Trek to Sing Gompa (3,250 m) - 5 hours
      Day 11
      Trek to Gosaikunda (4,300 m) - 5 hours
      The first part of the trail emerges and we steadily climb up to Laurebinayak. With a steep ascent all the way to Gosaikunda, we follow a rugged trail with dramatic views of the Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Tibetan peaks and Langtang Lirung. On a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be seen rising up behind. You pass a few huts in the high pasture of Laurebinayak, cross a small ridge and have your first views of the holy lake of Gosainkunda. There are about a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin – the three most important ones are Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda and Gosainkunda. According to legend, Gosainkunda was created by Lord Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after swallowing poison that threatened to destroy the world. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
      Day 12
      Cross the Laurebinayak Pass (4,610 m) and Trek to Ghopte (3,430 m) - 6 hours
      The trail leaves Gosaikunda and climbs through rugged country, past four small lakes to the Laurebinayak Pass (4,610 m), the highest point of this trek. Keep looking back at the spectacular views of Manaslu and the mountains of the Ganesh Himal, as well as the now familiar Langtang Lirung. We then descend steeply to camp near Gopte. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
      Day 13
      Trek to Melamchi Gaon via Tharepati Pass (3,490 m) - 6 hours
      The first part of the trail slightly descends and then begins to ascend through the rhododendron forests until Thearepati, after which we climb down to lower altitude. Before climbing to Tharepati, you can see settlements of cattle herders (mainly huts and mud houses) at 3,579 m as we cross a stream after coming through rhododendron, oak and juniper forests. From Tharepati the trail gradually descends through pine and rhododendron forests with good views of the Helambu valley and across to Jugal Himal and Numbur in the Solukhumbu. Melamchi Gaon is surrounded by beautiful forests, which is mainly inhabited by Sherpa people with their distinctive culture. There are also some Buddhist monasteries along the way. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
      Day 14
      Trek to Tarkeghyang (2,743 m) - 5.5 hours
      The early part of the trek descends until we cross the Melamchi stream. We trek gently up to Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements. Tarkeghyang is a beautiful Sherpa village with one of the oldest and biggest monasteries. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
      Day 15
      Trek to Shermathang (2,621 m) - 5.5 hours
      Today the trail is quite easy through flat land with beautiful forests on the way. We trek on crossing some small streams on the way. Situated in a beautiful village on the half way to Shermathang, another picturesque Sherpa village where we can visit many ancient monasteries. Jugal Himal range can also be seen from the north face of Shermathang village. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
      Day 16
      Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846 m) - 5 hours
      The trail gradually descends all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. Along the way, we come across several old villages with their own particular traditions. Walking today is quite pleasant with mountain views and the possibility of interacting with the friendly locals. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
      Day 17
      Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu - 4 hours
      After breakfast, we travel along a bumpy gravel path up to Lamidanda and then follow the metalled road up to Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast included.
      Day 18
      Leisure Day and Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu
      If you are interested in extending the trip, there are many options such as Chitwan jungle safari, river rafting adventure, Kathmandu shopping tour, mountain biking and other activities. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast and farewell dinner included.
      Day 19
      Transfer to the International Airport for Your Final Flight Departure
      The trip concludes – our airport representative will drop you to Kathmandu’s Tribhuwan International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal. Breakfast included.
      Cost Included
      • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast (3 nights).
      • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms (14 nights).
      • All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
      • Local English-speaking trekking guide having licensed. An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
      • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
      • National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
      • Free HAN T shirt, bag and Hat.
      • Official expenses.
      • Welcome dinner with cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
      • Day guided city tour
      • Public bus ticket to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable
      • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
      • All government and local taxes
       
       
      Cost Not Included
      • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. Depending on your budget, it may cost about USD 15 to USD 20 per person.
      • Travel Insurance (compulsory!), which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation
      • International airfare and airport departure tax
      • Nepal entry visa - You can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)
      • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
      • Personal trekking equipment (click on the Equipment tab).
      • Tips for trekking staff and driver (tipping is expected).
      • Any others expenses that are not mentioned in the 'Price Includes' section.
      • Any extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary plan
      • Cost arising out of landslides, road blockade, and rescue of any form, cancellation of flight or reasons beyond our control
      • World heritage entrance Fees.
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        Included
        During your trek what the things are included? Does the cost include full board meals and drinking water?  What is the ratio between trekker and porter? What safety back up on trek? Please kindly check the following inclusive and exclusive cost details of trip package:   Cost Includes   Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off service by a private tourist vehicle.
        • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast (2 nights).
        • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms (11 nights).
        • All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
        • Local English-speaking trekking guide having licensed. An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
        • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
        • National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
        • Free HAN T shirt, bag and Hat.
        • Official expenses.
        • Welcome dinner with cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
        • Day guided city tour with world heritage entrance permit as listed in itinerary.
        • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
        • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable
        • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
        • All government and local taxes
         
        Not Included
        • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. Depending on your budget, it may cost about USD 15 to USD 20 per person.
        • Travel Insurance (compulsory!), which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation
        • International airfare and airport departure tax
        • Nepal entry visa - You can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)
        • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
        • Personal trekking equipment (click on the Equipment tab).
        • Tips for trekking staff and driver (tipping is expected).
        • Any others expenses that are not mentioned in the 'Price Includes' section.
        • Any extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary plan
        • Cost arising out of landslides, road blockade, and rescue of any form, cancellation of flight or reasons beyond our control
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