Gosainkunda Helambu Trek

Trek Duration : 12 Days

777

trip cost

Moderate

Moderate


4397M

highest access

Private Jeep or Public Bus

transportation


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Gosainkunda Helambu Trek | Trekking to Gosainkunda Helambu

Gosainkunda Helambu Trek takes us through the alpine valleys of Langtang region. Enriched with the natural diversity, the trek lets you explore the diverse flora and fauna. Dwelling through the bamboo forests and rhododendron forest, we get glances of a wide variety of bird life and animals including shy red pandas. Not to mention, the obscure views of the Annapurna range to the snow-covered giant of Langtang Lirung (7227m), and more distant Shisha Pangma (8046m) in Tibet and Ganesh Himal in the northwest makes the journey mesmerizing.
A journey up the Langtang Valley and into the high glaciers is considered to be one of the most rewarding short treks in Nepal. Gosainkunda Helambu Trek showcases the diverse landscapes and lets you explore Tamang villages, climb small peaks and to see glaciers at relatively comfortable low elevation. Most part of the trek is through semi-tropical forests. The moss covers the ground and lush ferns. Likewise, orchids cling to the tree trunks and that just adds more beauty to the trek. Langtang region is far less visited by tourists and a lot of the trek you feel like you are in the wilderness more akin to some of the more remote regions in Nepal.
The trek initiates from Dhunche to Thulo Syabru. A mountainous bus ride to the north of Kathmandu winds over the Middle Hill ridges to the Trisuli river, following it upstream to Dhunche. The trekking route takes you to traditional and ethnic villages on the way to the peaks to Langtang-Lirung. Moreover, during your journey you get to explore the unique culture of the local settlement with utmost hospitality. The adventures in high pasture lands, glacier views the region is unbeatable. The trekking route takes you to traditional and ethnic villages on the way to the peaks to Langtang-Lirung. Moreover, during your journey you get to explore the unique culture of the local settlement with utmost hospitality. The adventures in high pasture lands, glacier views the region is unbeatable.
Apart from the richness in its geography, Helambu a place in Langtang is popular for Tibetan Buddhism. The rich cultural monuments here depict the unique culture of Tamang and Sherpa people. This trek is a perfect blend of scenic gradeur and the cultureal bliss. You wouldn’t want to miss this wonderful short trek to langtang region.
Best time to visit
End of February to the beginning of June and beginning of September to end of December are the best seasons for trekking in Gosainkunda.

Dont miss : Gosainkunda Helambu Trek, Langtang Gosainkunda Trek, Helambu Valley Trekking, Tamang Heritage Trek

Gosainkunda Helambu Trek Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 2: Drive to Dhunche and Trek to Thulo Syabru
Day 3: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa
Day 4: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda
Day 5: Trek from Gosainkunda to Ghopte
Day 6: Trek from Ghopte to Melamchi Gaon
Day 7: Trek from Melamchi Gaon to Tarkeghyang
Day 8: Acclimatization to Tarkeghyang
Day 9: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang
Day 10: Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi
Day 11: Full day at Kathmandu
Day 12: Onward Departure

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
You will heartily be welcomed by our representative at the Tribhuwan International Airport. From thereon, you will be dropped at the hotel for relaxing. After that, you will be given a brief orientation of the Upper Mustang Trek by our representative.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel


Day 2


Drive to Dhunche and Trek to Thulo Syabru
The journey initiates from Dhunche to Thulo Syabru. A mountainous bus ride to the north of Kathmandu winds over the Middle Hill ridges to the Trisuli river, following it upstream to Dhunche. After reaching Dhunche , our trekking journey begins to Thulo Syabru. The trail offers the beautiful views of the sceneries and the mountain peaks. We stay overnight at Thulo Syabru.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge.


Day 3


Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa
Today, we start our trek towards Sing Gompa. After having our early morning breakfast, we head off through the trail. Traversing through the suspension bridge of Ghate Khola stream until you reach Sing Gompa through pine, silver oak and rhododendron forests. It would take approximately 5 hours to reach Sing Gompa. We stay overnight at Sing Gompa.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge.


Day 4


Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda
After having our early morning breakfast, we head towards Gosainkunda. It would take about 5-6 hours to reach Gosainkunda. Today we head towards the village of Chandanbari (3,330m) and Cholangpati (3,654m) along the gradual ascend. Further, we trek to Laurebina and from there, our trail leads us steep to Gosainkunda (4,380m). Gosainkunda Lake locates here which is the most sacred lake renown among the Hindus in Nepal. Thousands of pilgrims visit the lake during the August full moon to bathe in the water as a holy undertaking. Moreover, the Laurabina La pass that lies two hours southeast of Gosainkunda offers stunning scenic views.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge.


Day 5


Trek from Gosainkunda to Ghopte
The trekking journey to Ghopte would take about 6-8 hours. After having early morning breakfast, we start our journey. The trail leaves Gosainkunda and ascend through the rugged pathof the Laurebina pass, the highest point of the trek. Descending through the melamchi valley, the trail becomes rough. We pass to moraines and pass pass through three more small lakes before reaching the pass.Climbing a small hill, our trail leads through Surya kunda before Ghopte.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge


Day 6


Trek from Ghopte to Melamchi Gaon
Today we leave off Ghopte and head towards Melamchi Gaon. The trek initiates with a descend and futher ascends to the rhododendron forests until we reach Tharepati. From there, the descending trail continues. Further, we head towards Tharepati, descending through the rhididendron forests that offers spectacular views of the Helambu valley and across to Jugal Himal and Numbur in the Solu Khumbu. Finally, we reach Mecho Gaon, surrounded by beautiful forests, which are mainly inhabited by Sherpa people with their distinctive culture.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge


Day 7


Trek from Melamchi Gaon to Tarkeghyang
After having our early morning breakfast, we start off our trek to Tarkeghyang. The trek descends until we traverse through the Melamchi stream. Further, we gently climb up to Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements. Tarkeghyang is a beautiful Sherpa village with one of the oldest and biggest monasteries. Stay overnight at lodge (tea house).
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge.


Day 8


Acclimatization to Tarkeghyang
Today we, spend our entire day exploring the Sherpa village. Tarkeghyang is a beautiful Sherpa village with one of the oldest and biggest monasteries.The unique culture and tradition of Sherpa people is very enchanting. Not to mention the warm hospitality from them makes the journey even more amazing. Overnight at Tarkeghyang.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge


Day 9


Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang
The trek from Tarleghyang to Sermathang takes about 5 hours. The trail is relatively easy and passes through lush forests. Further, we pass by beautiful villages, chortens, a monastery and a mani wall before reaching Sermathang. It’s a beautiful Sherpa Village with jaw-dropping views of Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal and the Langtang ranges. Moreover, on a clear day, we can even see Mt. Everest in the distance.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge.


Day 10


Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi
The trail descends towards Melamchi. After having our breakfast, we leave off Sermathang. We descend all the way through Melamchi Pul bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. . On the way, we come across several old villages with their own particular traditions.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge.


Day 11


Full day at Kathmandu
Today we spend our entire day exploring the capital city Kathmandu. Also popular as ‘the city of Temples’, you can visit the world heritage sites such as Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Explore the beauty of the city, its culture, and tradition on this day. Furthermore, you will be prepared for trekking overnight. Overnight at the hotel.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel.


Day 12


Onward Departure
After having your breakfast, you can have a relaxing time shopping in the city. At the evening our representatives will drop you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Not to mention, you will be taking tons of memories of the trip.


service include:

    • All ground Transportation by private Jeep & Public Bus.
    • Three night's hotel one star in Kathmandu with breakfast
    • Accommodation standard lodges or tea houses in mountain
    • Three meals per day during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
    • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide & porters to carry luggage
    • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
    • A comprehensive medical kit
    • All government and local taxes

     

service exclude:

    • Lunch &  dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Travel insurance.
    • International flight ticket
    • Nepal visa
    • All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
    • Personal Trekking Equipments
    • Lightweight walking boots & a pair of track shoes 
    • Guaranteed Waterproof & rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho.
    • Windproof, waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
    • A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent.
    • 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
    • Loose cotton pants, long sleeved –shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
    • A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best.
    • 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
    • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pair of thick woolen socks.
    • Down jacket, Woolen shirts and thick sweaters for winter December, January & February.
    • Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking.
    • Daypack: toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc. 
    • Water bottle, sunglasses
    • 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones. 
    • Toiletries with small towels
    • Small headlamp or torch with spare batteries 
    • Raincoat (optional), which is useful when it rains.
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Fact of the Trip highlight:

  • Trek Name:Gosaikunda Helambu Trek.
  • Best season:  Sep, Oct, Nov, Mar, Apr & May
  • Transportation: Private Jeep or Public Bus
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Resort & tea house or camping
  • Grade: Easy/Moderate Trek
  • Trekking style: Tea house or camping
  • Highest access:  (4397 meters)
  • Attraction:Panoramic View of  Langtang Himal, Holy lake Gosaikunda, Monasteries, Forest Rhododendron
  • Duration:12 Days
  • Group Size:Min 02 to Max 20 Pax

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