Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek combines the amazing scenario of snow-capped mountains – Mount Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal etc., rhododendron forests and ethnic diversities of Tamang people of Langtang region and the Sherpa people of Helambu. It also takes you to Langtang Valley, Gosaikunda – the holy place of Hindus. The journey of Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek starts from Machhapokhari, Balaju, Kathmandu by riding on a private vehicle.
During the whole journey, we will cover up 4 districts: Kathmandu, Nuwakot, Rasuwa and Sindhupalchwok. These 4 districts also have their own specialties. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, which has 7 UNESCO heritage sites. Nuwakot, which was once the capital city of Nepal during the unification campaign of the great king “Prithvi Narayan Shah,” is also historically significant.
Rasuwa is the major district/zone of Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek. It is a mountainous region, so trekkers will have to necessary equipments to tackle the cold weather.
This trek also takes you to Helambu village of Sindhupalchwok, which is a highland village only about 30 Km from Kathmandu Valley.
Drive from Kathmandu to Saybru Besi (1460m.).
Trek from Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel (2410m.)
Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3330m).
Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjin (3730m.)
Rest day in Kyangjin.
Trek from Kyangjin to Lama Hotel (2410m.)
Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2130m.)
Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3330m)
Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikund (4380m.)
Trek from Gosaikund to Ghopte (3430m.)
Trek from Ghopte to Melamchi Gaon via Tharepati Pass (3490m.).
Trek from Melamchi Gaon to Tarkeghyang (2743m.)
The early part of the trek descends until you cross the stream named as Melamchi. Now you trek gently up to Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements. Tarkeghyang is a beautiful Sherpa village with one of the oldest and biggest monasteries.
Trek from Tarkeghyang to Shermathang (2621m.)
Trek from Shermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846m.).
Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu.