Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek follows an adventurous trail that begins in the Langtang National Park and gradually joins the Shivapuri National Park, crossing Laurebina La pass. It is an 18 days long trekking program that explores the wonders of the beautiful Langtang region and ends in the undisturbed Helambu region. The Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trekking is for individuals who can walk 6 hours a day and can adapt to the limitations of the mountains.
Located north of Kathmandu valley, you can reach the starting point of Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek within 6 to 7 hours of comfortable drive. Following the banks of the Bhote Kosi and Lantang rivers, you will walk through dense rhododendron and pine forests. The Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek route lets you spend nights in picturesque villages resided by Sherpas, Tamangs, and Hyolmos.
The expansive mountain views along the trail, the rich cultural heritage of the locals, and the tranquility of the region make Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trekking wonderful. The trail is dotted with mani walls, chortens, stupas, and prayer flags. There are artistic monasteries and inscribed rocks along the way too. The villagers are quite friendly and kind. Trust us, you will feel at home.
Langtang valley is also known as the valley of glaciers. So, expect a lot of glacier views during the trek. While trekking, you'll come across a range of flora and fauna. Do not touch or eat any flower or fruit randomly on the way. The Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek is guided by an expert mountain guide who will give you profound insights into the region and assure your safety in the mountains.
The Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek in Nepal covers three major destinations- the Langtang valley, the holy Gosaikunda Lake, and the unspoiled Helambu region. Langtang valley covers lovely villages like Lama Hotel (2,480 m), Langtang village (3,430 m), and Kyanjin Gompa (3,870 m). The trail goes up to Tsero Ri at 5,000 meters.
Then you retrace the path back to Lama Hotel and turn towards Gosaikunda lake via Thulo Syabru (2,230 m) and Singompa (3,250 m). Gosaikunda lake (4,460 m) is considered the home of lord Shiva and his wife, goddess Parvati as per Hindu mythology. It is a pilgrimage site with a huge religious significance. From here, the trail crosses the Laurebina La pass (4,600 m), which joins the Langtang region to the Helambu region.
You will descend to Gopte (3,440 m) to spend the night from the pass and walk past villages like Melamchi Gaon (2,560 m), Tarke Ghyang (2,590 m), Sermathang (2,610 m), and Melamchi Pul Bazar over the next few days. The Gosaikunda Helambu trek ends in Melamchi Pul Bazar, and you drive back to Kathmandu. The overall journey is very adventurous, thrilling, and immersive.
You will learn a lot about the Nepali rural lifestyle on this trek. Mountains like Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Yala Peak (5,500 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6,966 m), Shishapangma (8,027 m), Mt. Kang Guru (6,981 m), Gyachung Kang (7,952 m), etc, are seen along the way. The landscape keeps changing as the trek progresses and only gets better.
Join our Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek in Nepal to embark on a lifetime journey in the Himalayas. We have the best Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek itinerary for the upcoming season of 2023. You can customize the itinerary with us if you are not satisfied with our proposed itinerary. Check out our Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek map for more information.