Nepal

Langtang Gosainkunda Pass

An exciting Trekking experience

Langtang Gosainkunda Pass Helambu Trek is an adventurous Trek that combines a unique and one of the best trekking trails in Langtang Himalayan ranges. This trekking has three popular trekking trails; Langtang Valley, Gosaikunda Lake, and Helambu valley that lie to the north of Kathmandu valley offering many stunning views of mountains with rare varieties of vegetation and glimpse sight of wildlife. The main attractions are rhododendron and bamboo forests with an abundance of wildlife, majestic waterfalls flowing over mammoth boulders, a chance to bathe in soothing hot springs, magnificent views of the snow-covered white giant Langtang Lirung, visiting the holy lakes of Gosainkunda. The Langtang Gosainkunda Pass Helambu Trek route goes through traditional ethnic Tamang heritage villages and untouched forests of juniper, pine and so forth. This trek offers an opportunity to explore villages, to climb small peaks and to visit glaciers and sacred lakes at a comfortably low elevation.

Destination: Langtang, Nepal
Trip Routes: Kathmandu - Syabrubesi - Lama Hotel - Langtang Village - Kyanjin Gompa - Lama Hotel - Thulo Syabrubesi - Sing Gompa - Gosaikunda Lake - Ghopte - Tharepati - Melamchi - Tarke Ghyang - Sermanthang - Kathmandu; Melamchi Bazaar
Activities: Trekking and Sightseeing
Season: Throughout the whole year

Group Size
2 - 8
18 days
5000m (12598ft)
Moderate
Trans Alps Adventure
The Journey Begins Here

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu Airport
    We will meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel.
  • Day 2 Kathmandu sightseeing
    You will have a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley.
  • Day 3 Kathmandu drive to Syabrubesi (1550m/5100ft) 7-8 hours
    Today, we drive to Syabru Bensi. The scenery of foothills and ridgeline vistas goes through the Trishuli Bazaar, Betrawati, and Dhunche.
  • Day 4 Syabrubesi trek to Lama Hotel (2450m): 6-7 hours, 1070m
    The first day excitement trail crosses through the Bhote Koshi. Afterward, your trek ascends gently to Rimche and at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel.
  • Day 5 Lama Hotel trek to Langtang Village (3430m): 4-5 hours
    The day starts with a gentle climb, but it soon becomes steeper, the tantalizing glimpse of snow-capped peaks start appearing along with fleeting view of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7244m) through the trees.
  • Day 6 Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3870m): 2-3 hours
    The trail winds through the village and climbs a ridge topped by a large chorten. We can explore the area with abundant panoramic views of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Genjempol, Kyangjin RI (4750m.), Tsergo RI (5000m.), Ganja la (5160m.), Langshisa- Ri (6427m.), Dorje Lhakpa (6430m.), Naya Kang (5844m.), Yala peak (5500m).
  • Day 7 Acclimatization day in Kyanjin Gompa (3870m)
    Today is the rest and exploration day of the trekking. We visit the monastery and the cheese factory or may walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyanjin Ri (4350m) and Tserko Ri (5,000m).
  • Day 8 Trekking back to Lama Hotel (2450m): 6 hours
    We will follow the same trail back following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela.
  • Day 9 Lama Hotel trek to Thulo Syabru Bensi (2230m): 6-7 hours
    The trail offers magnificent views of red pandas, boar, monkeys and various species of birds. Here, you can enjoy the amazing landscape and the magnificent nature with splendid views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal and its ranges.
  • Day 10 Thulo Bensi to Sing Gompa (3330m): 3-4 hours
    Along with the breathtaking views of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Mountain, the trail continues steeply through the forests of oak and hemlock and then less steeply through rhododendron forest and pastures to the top of the ridge at Phoparng Danda.
  • Day 11 Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda Lake (4460m): 4-6 hours
    We follow a rugged trail with dramatic views to the west; Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Tibetan peaks and to the north also across the valley is Langtang Lirung.
  • Day 12 Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3440m): 6-8 hours
    The trail traverses the northern side of Gosaikunda Lake and climbs on a rocky trail. We climb through rugged country, crosses glacier moraines and past four small lakes to the Laurebina La (4610m).
  • Day 13 Ghopte to Tharepati (3510m): 1-2 hours
    The trail slightly descends and then begins to ascend through the rhododendron, oak and juniper forests up to the Tharepati. A steep path rises above the village to a fluttering white prayer flag on a windswept hilltop, offering a perfect panorama of the Langtang Himalaya.
  • Day 14 Tharepati trekking to Melamchi (2560m): 4-5 hours
    The path passes pine and rhododendron forest rich with birdlife along with good views down into the Helambu valley. The ridge gives you a marvelous mountain view of the Jugal Himal and Numbur in the Solu Khumbu.
  • Day 15 Melamchi to Tarke Ghyang (2590m): 5-6 hours
    The trail drops rapidly into the forest, passing a series of large Chortens. After crossing the bridge the trail climbs steeply up to the sprawling valley of Nakote. Then the trail goes gently up to beautiful Sherpa village Tarke ghyang.
  • Day 16 Tarkegyang to Sermathang (2610m): 5-6 hours
    Today the trail leads us to cross small forest with the view of the beautiful village of the Helambu region. Visit many ancient monasteries and view of Jugal Himal range.
  • Day 17 Sermathang to Melamchi Bazaar and drive back to Kathmandu: 4-5 hours trek and 3-4 hours drive
    The trail gradually descends all the way to Melamchi Bazaar and take a drive of around 3-4 hrs to the Kathmandu valley.
  • Day 18 Farewell Departure
    We will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.

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What's Included

  • Airport pickup and Departure
  • Trekking Permit and National Park fees
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All ground transportation by bus and jeep
  • English speaking guide and necessary 
  • Porters
  • Insurance and  equipment for guide and porters

What's Excluded

  • Hotel in Kathmandu (if you like to book hotel by us, we use Nirvana Garden Hotel)
  • All meals during the trek
  • Emergency rescue evacuation 
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet,  laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)

Equipment List

  • Waterproof jacket.
  • Waterproof trousers.
  • Fleece jacket.
  • Down jacket.
  • Fleece/sweater
  • Light-weight fleece or wool vests.
  • Long or short-sleeved shirt.
  • Warm hiking trousers.
  • Underwear.
  • Warm hat 
  • Wide rimmed sun hat.
  • 2 – 3 pairs good quality walking socks.
  • Warm gloves or mitts.
  • Large rucksack or Duffel bag.
  • Rucksack liner or thick bin bag.
  • Day sack. 
  • Dark sunglasses.
  • High factor sun-cream.
  • Lip balm preferably with sun bloc.
  • Ear plugs. 
  • Head torch/torch and spare batteries.
  • 1 liter 2 water bottle.
  • Water purification kit. 
  • Toiletries.
  • Small hand towel. 
  • Toilet paper.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What preparations should I make before trekking?

It is always a good idea to involve yourself in doing physical exercises before trekking. Not that you have to be all athletic and muscular to trek. An average level of physical fitness will make the journey less stressful.

Is drinking water easily available?

Availability of drinking water is not the problem. The problem is the cost of it at higher altitude. As you gain height, the price of water rises up to 2-3$ per liter.An alternative way of getting drinking water is by having your water bottles filled in tea houses. Tea houses will provide you boiled water for about 1$ per liter. They are completely safe for drinking.

What kind of food is available during trekking?

Food is not of any concern while trekking. You will get all kinds of cuisines. For breakfast, tea houses will provide you with eggs cooked in your preferred style along with pan cakes, bread butter, roti, and so on.Various other dishes like pizza, pasta, momo, chowmein and many more are also available. The most preferred dish is Dal Bhaat. It is a typical Nepali meal. Rice is served with vegetable curry, lentils, tomato chutney and meat curry.

What are the risks associated with trekking?

Trekking is an extreme sport and does come with a lot of risks. Some unavoidable risks are avalanche, heavy rainfall, earthquake, landslide and other such natural calamities.You might fall and injure yourself or catch some viral flue. The deadliest risk of trekking is AMS or Acute Mountain Sickness. This sickness occurs when a great altitude is gained and the body fails to adjust to the changing pressures associated with it. Anyone can fall a victim of the sickness and if not treated in time, it can be fatal.

Do I need a guide/porter to trek?

There is no such hard and fast rule that you must have one. But it is highly advisable to travel with them. Some of the treks cannot be trekked without a guide most of them are the restricted ones.

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