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Langtang Helambu Trek - (17 Days / 16 Night Days )

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Langtang Helambu Trek

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Langtang Helambu trek gives you the opportunity to experience firsthand the Himalayan peaks. It offers an exceptional diversity of scenery and culture. The combination of the two treks gives great adventure through the high altitude passes. Walk through the vast valley of the Upper Mustang district, pass through Tibetan and Tamang villages and stand at the feet of huge glaciers.
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  • Overview
  • Duration 17 Days / 16 Night Days Group Size
    Grade moderate Max Altitude
    Starting Point kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
    Accommodation
    Meals
    Transportation

    This trek gives you the opportunity to experience firsthand the Himalayan peaks. It offers an exceptional diversity of scenery and culture. The combination of the two treks gives great adventure through the high altitude passes. Walk through the vast valley of the Upper Mustang district, pass through Tibetan and Tamang villages and stand at the feet of huge glaciers. The valley offers pine forests, swift mountain streams, rugged rocks, grassy downs and meadows strewn with wild primal.

  • Detail Itinerary
    • Day 1 Kathmandu to Dhunche (2030m)

      Driving time: 7 hours

      The first day’s trek begins early, driving by jeep or bus to the starting point of the trail at Dhunche. Leaving the Kathmandu valley, the road twists and turns along the high hills through remote villages. When you reach the village of Ranipauwa, there is a fine view of the Annapurna Mountain range in the west and Langtang Mountain range in the east. Driving to Trishuli Bazaar, then travelling over rough roads, leads us into Langtang National Park where you will experience the remoteness of the human settlements at higher altitudes. Our first night will be spent in the district headquarters of Dhunche.

      Meals- lunch/dinner

      Transport as per group size

      Accommodation

    • Day 2 Dhunche to Thulo Syabru (2210m)

      Trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

      our trek begins today by descending through forest, down to the Trisuli River. This water runs from Gosainkunda Lake, which is holy to Hindus and Buddhists. After crossing a suspension bridge, there is a steep climb beside a stream and up the mountainside to the village of Braccaka. The village is steeped in Sherpa culture and traditions. We will continue on, skirting around a ridge, leading to fields, climbing at a steady pace. We will stop for lunch in the village of Brabel where there is a beautiful view of Ganesh Mountain (7000m). Moving along the trail leads you to Syabru village where we will spend the night.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 3 Syabru to Lama Hotel (2340m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours 

      The trail leads north, passing old government buildings, across a suspension bridge and over the Bootee Koki into the settlement of Old Syabru. A pleasant forest trail leads to a stream, then onto a waterfall, then climbs up along rocky ridges. We will cross the Langtang River and enjoy a lunch break in Bomb, listening to the water flowing from the mountain glaciers. After lunch we will cross two bridges along the main path on a gentle ascent to Gummanchhok. Situated under a steep hill is the Lama Hotel where we will spend the night.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 4 Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3330m)

      Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

      starting a gentle climb through the forest brings you to Gore Tabela, located in a wide valley. Situated here is the Royal Nepali Army base camp where they guard the National Park animals. We stop for lunch before heading towards the alpine meadows and ascending up to Langtang. It is the park’s headquarters and made up of stone walls with surrounding fields and yak herds. Langtang is an historical, traditional village. The people strongly follow Tibetan Buddhism.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 5 Langtang to Kyanjin (3730m)

      Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

      The day starts by climbing to a Chorten (Buddhist Monument) and then down a gentle path, passing Mani stones (prayer stones). These stones have carvings of the Tibetan Buddhist chant (Om Mani padme hum) and virtually look as if they are speaking themselves. The trail continues into a glacial valley where you can see, weather permitting, the Kimshun and Tsenji Himal. It then follows to Kyanjin Gompa.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 6 Rest day in Kyanjin Gompa (3730m)

      Kyanjin Gompa is not a very old village. There is a small cheese factory, run by the government where many local people work. There are plenty of lodges and the valley here is known as the Garden of Nepal. From here you can explore the glacier, and view the mountains of Tsergo Ri (4700m) and Chyorkuri (5200m).

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 7 Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2340m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

      The return route to Lama Hotel is mainly flat and downhill via Langtang. We will spend the night here.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 8 Lama Hotel to Syabru (2210m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

      Walking the same path from the Lama Hotel back to Syabru takes about three hours. From there, you can take a broad path, climbing up to Syabru village to spend another night.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 9 Syabru to Shin Gompa (3250m)

      Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

      Leaving Syabru, you start to climb up Ganesh Himal Mountain, through rhododendron forests, passing the Durbin Danda. There are views of the Tibetan mountain side to take in as you have lunch. The next destination is Shin Gompa, also known as “Chandanbari”. This village is named after the Monastery and early in the morning you can see people offering butter lamps to wish all the best for one self and all living being.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 10 Shin Gompa to Lauri Binayak (3584m)

      Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

      Climbing the mountainside through forest directs you to the top of a ridge path. From here, you will take a wider route to Kharka where in the summer; the alpine meadows are used for grazing. On a clear day you will see fine views of the central Himalayan Range, starting from the western Annapurna Range to the eastern Langtang Range. You will then head on to Lauri Binayak village, where you will rest for the night.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 11 Lauri Binayak to Gosinkunda (4165m)

      Hiking distance: 5 to 6 hours

      You start by following the main trail constructed by local people. This direction leads to the Trisuli River. At this point, the mountain slope eases into a lake. Continuing on, you will reach a second lake and then a third, which lies by the village of Gosinkunda.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 12 Rest day in Gosaikunda (4165m)

      Gosainkunda is a Hindu holy place with 108 lakes, and more than 6000m high mountains surrounding it. 10-12 of the lakes are accessible. It is worth it to give yourself a few extra days on your trek so you can take time to explore them. You will have the chance to see different kinds of wildlife as well. Every August 8000-10000 people visit for the holy Thereat festival. They take a bath which is meant to give good life.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 13 Gosainkunda to Gopte (3130m)

      Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours

      The trail ascends up a rocky but gentle slope to the Suryakund pass (4416m). After crossing the pass, you will descend through a wide valley where many Yaks are grazing in alpine meadows. There is a short, steep flank and a branch ridge to following leading to Gopte. Resting here will give you a chance to explore around the rocky cave near the village.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 14 Gopte to Malemchigaon (2530m)

      The trek descends through a forest area, then climbs to a dry riverbed, arriving in more alpine meadows surrounded by rhododendron forests. The next village is Thara Pati (3510m), with a marvelous view of Jugal Mountain. The trail turns east and switchbacks steeply down a ravine. The vegetation changes to large fir and oak trees and, as you descend further, it changes to scrub bamboo. You will enter the large village of Malemchigaon having extensive fields of barley, corn and potatoes. Many of the carpenters here operate their shops in faraway Ladakh during the summers. The Gompa has a large line of prayer flags in the front, brightly painted walls and status of Guru Rimpoche and his consorts Sakyamuni and Chenrisig.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 15 Malemchigaon to Gangul (2520m)

      Trekking time: 5 to 7 hours 

      After the Gompa in Malemchigaon, the trail descends through the jungle to a bamboo teashop and drops steeply through fields to the Malemchi Khola. You can cross the river by suspension bridge and carry on climbing to Tarke Gyang (2590m). It is the largest village in Helambu, filled with narrow, stone houses, elaborately furnished with elegant brassware and traditional Tibetan carpets. The Gompa here has an astonishing brass prayer wheel. The trail leaves the village following the hillside to Parachin. It then sweeps around the valley to the quaint Sherpa village of Gangyul. The position of the village offers views directly across to Seermathang village. The people here practice Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism, the same as the national religion of Bhutan.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 16 Gangyul to Sermanthang(2000m)

      Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

      As you begin the day climbing through deep forest, you will see wild boars digging up the undergrowth, rooting in the earth for food alongside the trail. The path leads along the west side of the ridge, showing Chorten after Chorten in the settlements of Nigale and Gyalsha. Descending through the forest leads you to another Chorten and then onto sermanthang village. Here you can rest for the night.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Accommodation

      Guide and Porter

    • Day 17 Sermanthang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (1730m)

      Trekking time: 3 hours driving time: 5 hours

      After early Breakfast we will walk to Melamchipul Bazar and then take a bus from there to Kathmandu

      Meals - Breakfast

      Transport

  • Trip Includes/Excludes
    • All the necessary trekking permit  
    • TIMS Card
    • English speaking trekking guide
    • 1 porter between 2 trekkers
    • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking part
    • Accommodations during the trekking part
    • Transport by land 
    • Insurance for staff
    • Airports pick up and drop 2 times
    • First aid kit for our staff
    • Personal equipment for trekking gear
    • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • Emergency rescue evacuation
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities (tips)
    • Bar bills, mineral water on trek
    • Hot shower/battery charge for camera during trek
  • Departure Dates
  • No departure dates as of now
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Overview

Duration 17 Days / 16 Night Days Group Size
Grade moderate Max Altitude
Starting Point kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
Accommodation
Meals
Transportation

This trek gives you the opportunity to experience firsthand the Himalayan peaks. It offers an exceptional diversity of scenery and culture. The combination of the two treks gives great adventure through the high altitude passes. Walk through the vast valley of the Upper Mustang district, pass through Tibetan and Tamang villages and stand at the feet of huge glaciers. The valley offers pine forests, swift mountain streams, rugged rocks, grassy downs and meadows strewn with wild primal.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1 Kathmandu to Dhunche (2030m)

    Driving time: 7 hours

    The first day’s trek begins early, driving by jeep or bus to the starting point of the trail at Dhunche. Leaving the Kathmandu valley, the road twists and turns along the high hills through remote villages. When you reach the village of Ranipauwa, there is a fine view of the Annapurna Mountain range in the west and Langtang Mountain range in the east. Driving to Trishuli Bazaar, then travelling over rough roads, leads us into Langtang National Park where you will experience the remoteness of the human settlements at higher altitudes. Our first night will be spent in the district headquarters of Dhunche.

    Meals- lunch/dinner

    Transport as per group size

    Accommodation

  • Day 2 Dhunche to Thulo Syabru (2210m)

    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

    our trek begins today by descending through forest, down to the Trisuli River. This water runs from Gosainkunda Lake, which is holy to Hindus and Buddhists. After crossing a suspension bridge, there is a steep climb beside a stream and up the mountainside to the village of Braccaka. The village is steeped in Sherpa culture and traditions. We will continue on, skirting around a ridge, leading to fields, climbing at a steady pace. We will stop for lunch in the village of Brabel where there is a beautiful view of Ganesh Mountain (7000m). Moving along the trail leads you to Syabru village where we will spend the night.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 3 Syabru to Lama Hotel (2340m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours 

    The trail leads north, passing old government buildings, across a suspension bridge and over the Bootee Koki into the settlement of Old Syabru. A pleasant forest trail leads to a stream, then onto a waterfall, then climbs up along rocky ridges. We will cross the Langtang River and enjoy a lunch break in Bomb, listening to the water flowing from the mountain glaciers. After lunch we will cross two bridges along the main path on a gentle ascent to Gummanchhok. Situated under a steep hill is the Lama Hotel where we will spend the night.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 4 Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3330m)

    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

    starting a gentle climb through the forest brings you to Gore Tabela, located in a wide valley. Situated here is the Royal Nepali Army base camp where they guard the National Park animals. We stop for lunch before heading towards the alpine meadows and ascending up to Langtang. It is the park’s headquarters and made up of stone walls with surrounding fields and yak herds. Langtang is an historical, traditional village. The people strongly follow Tibetan Buddhism.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 5 Langtang to Kyanjin (3730m)

    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

    The day starts by climbing to a Chorten (Buddhist Monument) and then down a gentle path, passing Mani stones (prayer stones). These stones have carvings of the Tibetan Buddhist chant (Om Mani padme hum) and virtually look as if they are speaking themselves. The trail continues into a glacial valley where you can see, weather permitting, the Kimshun and Tsenji Himal. It then follows to Kyanjin Gompa.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 6 Rest day in Kyanjin Gompa (3730m)

    Kyanjin Gompa is not a very old village. There is a small cheese factory, run by the government where many local people work. There are plenty of lodges and the valley here is known as the Garden of Nepal. From here you can explore the glacier, and view the mountains of Tsergo Ri (4700m) and Chyorkuri (5200m).

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 7 Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2340m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

    The return route to Lama Hotel is mainly flat and downhill via Langtang. We will spend the night here.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 8 Lama Hotel to Syabru (2210m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

    Walking the same path from the Lama Hotel back to Syabru takes about three hours. From there, you can take a broad path, climbing up to Syabru village to spend another night.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 9 Syabru to Shin Gompa (3250m)

    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

    Leaving Syabru, you start to climb up Ganesh Himal Mountain, through rhododendron forests, passing the Durbin Danda. There are views of the Tibetan mountain side to take in as you have lunch. The next destination is Shin Gompa, also known as “Chandanbari”. This village is named after the Monastery and early in the morning you can see people offering butter lamps to wish all the best for one self and all living being.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 10 Shin Gompa to Lauri Binayak (3584m)

    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

    Climbing the mountainside through forest directs you to the top of a ridge path. From here, you will take a wider route to Kharka where in the summer; the alpine meadows are used for grazing. On a clear day you will see fine views of the central Himalayan Range, starting from the western Annapurna Range to the eastern Langtang Range. You will then head on to Lauri Binayak village, where you will rest for the night.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 11 Lauri Binayak to Gosinkunda (4165m)

    Hiking distance: 5 to 6 hours

    You start by following the main trail constructed by local people. This direction leads to the Trisuli River. At this point, the mountain slope eases into a lake. Continuing on, you will reach a second lake and then a third, which lies by the village of Gosinkunda.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 12 Rest day in Gosaikunda (4165m)

    Gosainkunda is a Hindu holy place with 108 lakes, and more than 6000m high mountains surrounding it. 10-12 of the lakes are accessible. It is worth it to give yourself a few extra days on your trek so you can take time to explore them. You will have the chance to see different kinds of wildlife as well. Every August 8000-10000 people visit for the holy Thereat festival. They take a bath which is meant to give good life.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 13 Gosainkunda to Gopte (3130m)

    Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours

    The trail ascends up a rocky but gentle slope to the Suryakund pass (4416m). After crossing the pass, you will descend through a wide valley where many Yaks are grazing in alpine meadows. There is a short, steep flank and a branch ridge to following leading to Gopte. Resting here will give you a chance to explore around the rocky cave near the village.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 14 Gopte to Malemchigaon (2530m)

    The trek descends through a forest area, then climbs to a dry riverbed, arriving in more alpine meadows surrounded by rhododendron forests. The next village is Thara Pati (3510m), with a marvelous view of Jugal Mountain. The trail turns east and switchbacks steeply down a ravine. The vegetation changes to large fir and oak trees and, as you descend further, it changes to scrub bamboo. You will enter the large village of Malemchigaon having extensive fields of barley, corn and potatoes. Many of the carpenters here operate their shops in faraway Ladakh during the summers. The Gompa has a large line of prayer flags in the front, brightly painted walls and status of Guru Rimpoche and his consorts Sakyamuni and Chenrisig.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 15 Malemchigaon to Gangul (2520m)

    Trekking time: 5 to 7 hours 

    After the Gompa in Malemchigaon, the trail descends through the jungle to a bamboo teashop and drops steeply through fields to the Malemchi Khola. You can cross the river by suspension bridge and carry on climbing to Tarke Gyang (2590m). It is the largest village in Helambu, filled with narrow, stone houses, elaborately furnished with elegant brassware and traditional Tibetan carpets. The Gompa here has an astonishing brass prayer wheel. The trail leaves the village following the hillside to Parachin. It then sweeps around the valley to the quaint Sherpa village of Gangyul. The position of the village offers views directly across to Seermathang village. The people here practice Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism, the same as the national religion of Bhutan.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 16 Gangyul to Sermanthang(2000m)

    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

    As you begin the day climbing through deep forest, you will see wild boars digging up the undergrowth, rooting in the earth for food alongside the trail. The path leads along the west side of the ridge, showing Chorten after Chorten in the settlements of Nigale and Gyalsha. Descending through the forest leads you to another Chorten and then onto sermanthang village. Here you can rest for the night.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation

    Guide and Porter

  • Day 17 Sermanthang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (1730m)

    Trekking time: 3 hours driving time: 5 hours

    After early Breakfast we will walk to Melamchipul Bazar and then take a bus from there to Kathmandu

    Meals - Breakfast

    Transport

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Trip Includes/ Excludes

  • All the necessary trekking permit  
  • TIMS Card
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • 1 porter between 2 trekkers
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking part
  • Accommodations during the trekking part
  • Transport by land 
  • Insurance for staff
  • Airports pick up and drop 2 times
  • First aid kit for our staff
  • Personal equipment for trekking gear
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (tips)
  • Bar bills, mineral water on trek
  • Hot shower/battery charge for camera during trek

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