Gosaikunda Helambu Trek

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Trip Overview Gosaikunda Helambu Trek


Gosaikunda Helambu Trek is one of the most popular and medium range treks in Nepal. Gosainkunda trek gives you a fascinating cultural experience with beautiful Mountain View of Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Tibetian Mountain. The Langtang region lie northern part of Kathmandu with the high range of Gosainkunda Lake. The attractions of this trail are scenic grandeur, glimpse of Sherpa & Tamang lifestyle, rhododendron forest, lakes, glaciers & Snow Mountains. The treks provide high contracts between the tropical valleys of Trisuli and Indrawati to the alpine pastures of Gosainkunda and Langtang Exploring colorful Helambu region with delightful Sherpa villages, the trek ends in Kathmandu. An easy trek to Helambu, a stunningly picturesque region affords superb panoramic views of Himalayas.
 

HIGHLIGHTS OF HELAMBU TREK

• World heritage site in Kathmandu valley
• This is one of the most popular and medium range trek
• Gosainkunda lake Helambu valley
• Glimpse of Sherpa & Tamang life
• Tropical valleys of Trisuli and Indrawati
• Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Tibetian Mountain
• Delightful Sherpa villages
• Kyangjin Gompa & Lama hotel
• Melamchi Gaon & Tarkeghyang
 

OUTLINE ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu city tour
Day 03: Drive to Dhunche (1966m)
Day 04: Trek to Syabru Gaon (2581m)
Day 05: Trek to Lama Hotel (2470m)
Day 06: Trek to Langtang village (3430m)
Day 07: Trek to Kyangjin (3870m)
Day 08: Kyangjin Gompa rest day
Day 09: Trek to Lama Hotel
Day 10: Trek to Thulo Syabru
Day 11: Trek to Sing Gompa (3330m)
Day 12: Trek to Gosaikunda (4460m)
Day 13: Trek to Ghopte (3430m)
Day 14: Trek to Melamchi Gaon
Day 15: Trek to Tarkeghyang (2743m)
Day 16: Trek to Shermathang (2621m)
Day 17: Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846m)
Day 18: Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 19: Kathmandu free day
Day 20: Final Departure
 

FURTHER MORE INFORMATION

We tried make more informative to our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521, 9851085386 (Gupta Bhandari)
 

HELAMBU TREK ITINERARY DETAILS


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu the beautiful capital city of Nepal. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel A trip briefing and official meeting will hold. Forms and disclaimers need to be fill up and signed and final cash payments then introduction with group leader and given an overview of the trip and remaining time explores local market. Stay overnight at hotel on Bed & breakfast basis.
 

Day 02: Kathmandu city tour

After breakfast, A day trip around the city, today we explore the culturally diverse city of Kathmandu with a local guide to ensure you receive the best explanations about the wonderful sites seen on the tour. These include, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath, Swayambunath and Patan as well as preparation for the trek.
 

Day 03: Kathmandu to Dhunche (1966m)

Drive to Dhunche by either a local bus or a land cruiser. It takes more or less 9 hours due to hilly road. The road is narrow dimension with innumerable bends. Therefore, the journey could be unforgettable. After drive reach to Dhunche. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 04: Dhunche to Syabru Gaon (2581m)

Trek to Syabru Gaon. It takes about five hours. Syabru is a beautiful village stretched out along the ridgeline. The trail will continue through the village with panoramic view all the way from Ganesh Himal in the west to Naya Kanga in the east and the Tibetan snowy summits. The trail drops steeply down towards the Bothe Khosi River towards Syabru, which is a busy village with ethnic group of Sherpa and Tamang.
 

Day 05: Syabru Gaon to Lama Hotel (2470m)

We cross Syarpagaon to continue through a fine forest, the trail descends along the ridge on Syabru's main street and then drops to the Ghopche Khola and again descends to the Landslide area. After crossing the Langtang Khola, we start the ascent of the valley and reach to Lama Hotel.
En-route may you could see red pandas very rear animal. There are a few lodges and shops, which provide supplies for trekkers. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge or in camps.
 

Day 06: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m)

Today, we walk via Ghoda Tabela, which takes nearly 5 hours steep along Rhododendron and oak forest. From here, we can catch a glimpse of white monkeys and local birds. The trail continues to climb up smoothly and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements. There is a monastery, which we can visit in a while before arriving at the village of Langtang. Stay overnight in a lodge.
 

Day 07: Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m)

The trail crosses through the stone built small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin Gompa. Lunch at Kyangjin, and time for acclimatize as well as explore around the place. The place is surrounding by a dramatic setting, with snow-covered peaks. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 08: Kyangjin Gompa rest day

Today, we do some excursion in and around the area. We 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 (4350m), straight behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 09: Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel

From Kyanjin Gompa, return to Lama Hotel through the same way following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. Trail leads all most flat and downhill. After lunch, you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel. Stay overnight in teahouse lodge.
 

Day10: Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru

Today is quite interesting for wildlife lovers within the about five hours hike more chance to see red pandas, monkeys and various bird species. The trail at the beginning gently descending up to Landslide and then goes steeply up to Thulo Syabru. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 11: Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3330m)

The trail leaves the Langtang valley and gradually climbs up towards Sing Gompa. Follow steeply an ascending path passing through Dursagang (2660m.) along with the view of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Mountains and oak, Hemlock and fir forests. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 12: Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4460m)

Through the rocky landscape and sparse bushes the trail heading towards the sacred Gosaikund Lake, it takes about five and half hours. The Gosaikund Lake is a great pilgrimage site and it is very famous among the Hindus people. During the August, thousands of people come to bathe and contribute. There are a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin, the main three being Saraswatikund, Bharab Kunda and Gosainkunda. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 13: Gosainkunda to Ghopte (3430m)

The trail goes through rugged country, past four more small lakes to the Lauribinayak Pass (4610m.), the highest point of this trek. Now descend steeply to camp near Gopte. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 14: Ghopte to Melamchi Gaon

The first part of the trail slightly descends and then commences to ascend through rhododendron forests until Tharepati Pass (3490m.). Now the trail gradually descends through pine and rhododendron forest with good views down into the Helambu valley and across to Jugal Himal and Numbur in the Solu Khumbu. Melamchi Gaon is surrounded by beautiful forests, which is mainly inhabited by Sherpa people with their distinctive culture. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 15: Melamchi Gaon to Tarkeghyang (2743m)

The trail descends until you cross the stream named as Melamchi. Now the trail gently climbs up to Tarkeghyang andpass through Sherpa settlements. Tarkeghyang is a beautiful Sherpa village with one of the oldest and biggest monasteries. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 16: Tarkeghyang to Shermathang (2621m)

This day the trail is an easy takes about five hours one flat land with beautiful forests on the way. There is also a beautiful village on the half way to Shermathang. Shermathang is another pretty Sherpa village where you can visit several ancient monasteries. From here, you can see Jugal Himal range from the north face of Shermathang village. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 17: Shermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846m)

The trail gradually descends all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. On the way, you come across several old villages with their own particular traditions. Stay overnight in a teahouse lodge.
 

Day 18: Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu

After breakfast drive to Kathmandu by public bus, it takes about five hours. The road is a gravel and bumpy path up to almost half of way and then you reach a pitched road up to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel.
 

Day 19: Kathmandu

Today is left free for you to explore this fascinating city. A medieval feel still pervades and there are temples at every turn, last movement shopping.
 

Day 20: Final Departure

Transfer to Airport for final departure
 

FURTHER MORE INFORMATION

We tried make more informative to our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521, 9851085386 (Gupta Bhandari)

 

FOLLOWING SERVICES INCLUDE ON PRICE

• All arrival and departure, airport/ hotel transfer
• Four nights accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
• Welcome and farewell dinner with Nepalese culture program
• Guided Kathmandu city sightseeing tour including entrance fees
• Langtang national park entrance trekking permit and TIMS card
• All land transportation to and from trek.
• Three meals a day (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)tea/ coffee during the trek
• Teahouse/ Lodge accommodation during the trek
• An experienced trekking guide salary, equipment insurance, lodging and food
• Porter/s (2 trekkers =1 porter carry 15 Kg) salary, equipment insurance and food
• Aid medical kit box and route map
• All government tax and local taxes

FOLLOWING SERVICES EXCLUDE ON PRICE

• International flight ticket to and from Kathmandu
• Nepalese visa fee
• Lunch and dinner in (city) Kathmandu
• Travel and personal insurance
• Emergency evacuation service
• Personal bar bills, recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc
• 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

FURTHER MORE INFORMATION

We tried make more informative to our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521, 9851085386 (Gupta Bhandari)


BASIC & ESSENTIAL INFO TO HELAMBU TREK

Destination Management Inc (DMI) would like kindly inform to our valued visitors/ trekkers’ about the importance of equipments and others information about the trekking trip in Nepal. The trekking equipment means or it indicates to those things, which needed personally for you during the trekking. Due to trekking is a way of travelling in remote and high Himalayas region, the trekkers should be fully equipped for their safety. Trekkers have to manage the following equipment according to their trekking destination.
 

What to Bring With You (Basic Equipment)

• Sun Hat and Sun Cream
• Woolen cap and glove
• Light sweater or jacket, T-short for during the day
• Warm jacket, paints
• Sleeping bag & Rain poncho
• Trekking shoes Poly propylene/wool socks
• Swiss knife
• Big backpack and rain cover for it
• Small backpack,
• Sandals for shower,
• Flashlight & spare batteries
• Reading book, Pen & Note book
• Sunglasses, sun screen & camera etc.
• Water bottle
• personal towel
 

Food & Accommodation

During the trek, all accommodations will be on twin sharing basis. However, teahouse / lodges of some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities and food will be provided at lodge chose from menu, all types of international cuisine including typical Nepali food. As the trail goes up the water, prices increase. It is possible to use water purification tablets as option.
 

Safe Trekking Arrangements

our principle is first safety than success so kindly request to all our trekkers, when you start the trip, do not walk alone, always follow the group, do not make ostentatious display of valuable possessions and do not leave lodge door unlocked. Always follows the rules of Acute Mountain Sickness.
 

Acclimatization

All trek itineraries are planned with level of awareness of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above 3000meters. You should have to be familiar with the symptoms and do not ignore it. If you or anyone in your group begins to experience symptoms of AMS then do not heisted or delay inform to your group leader (trekking guide).
 

Physical Requirements

This is non-technical trekking route will push you but do not require any previous trekking or mountaineering experience. You will want to be in good physical condition and be able to trek for 5-7 hours daily at altitude.
 

Insurance:

Insurance policy should cover for helicopter evacuation expenses in the eventuality of a serious illness or accident. The insurance should also cover for possible evacuation in case of getting stranded in remote airfield due to bad weather condition.
 

FURTHER MORE INFORMATION

We tried make more informative to our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521, 9851085386 (Gupta Bhandari)

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