Langtang Helambu Trek

Duration: 16 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teas House
  • Group Size: 1+
  • Max Elevation: 4200m

Langtang-Helambu trekking is one of the most beautiful and scenic treks in the Langtang region. The trekking starts from Syabrubesi, a 6-hour drive from Kathmandu and ends in beautiful Helambu. The trail passes through Langtang National Park, the first Himalayan national park in Nepal. The park comes alive with wildlife activities every day. Especially the blooming of rhododendrons during Spring attracts one and all.

As you climb to Langtang valley, the trail moves from rich sub-tropical forests of oak, birch, and pine to alpine meadow and yak pastures. In Langtang valley, you will visit Kyangin Gompa that provides spectacularly breathtaking views of Langtang ranges including Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, and Langshisha. Also, visit Lantang village that was recently devastated by Earthquake and take a side trip to observe the majestic Langtang Glacier. Besides the Kyangjin Buddhist monastery is a cheese factory run by the local community. The major inhabitants of this region are the Tamang community who follows Tibetan Buddhism. Please see our details itinerary with the cost and services that GAT offers for the Langtang Helambu Trekking

The challenging part of this trek is the crossing of Laurebina Pass at (4609m) to visit the sacred lake of Gosainkunda at 4300m. From here you drop off to Helambu region, Langtang Helambu trek hosts beautiful Tamang and Sherpa villages with their unique culture. Langtang Helambu Trekking is a small circuit trek over Gosainkunda lake. 


  • Trek into Langtang Valley and visit Langtang Village and Kyangjin Gomba
  • Enjoy the biodiversity of Langtang National Park
  • Cross Laurebina Pass at 4609m altitude
  • Visit sacred Gosainkunda Lake
  • Learn about Tamang culture and Tibetan Buddhism

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival and transfer to Hotel
Day 02 Guided Kathmandu Heritage Sightseeing Tour
Day 03 Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m), 145 km/ 7 hrs
Day 04 Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m), 6 hrs
Day 05 Trek to Langtang village (3,430m), 6-7 hrs
Day 06 Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m), 3 hrs. Explore the area.
Day 07 Explore Kyiging Ri/Tsekuri Ri back to Kyanging Gumba.
Day 08 Kyanging trek to Lama Hotel 6hrs.
Day 09 Lama Hotel trek to Syabru village (2,250 m), 5 hrs,
Day 10 Syabru village trek to Chandanbari 4hrs.2800m
Day 11 Chandanbari to GosaiKunda Lake (4,200m), 5 hrs
Day 12 Gosaikunda lake trek over Laurebina pass (4,600m) to Ghopte (3,341 m(, 6 hrs
Day 13 Ghopte trek to Kutumsam (2,700m), 7 hrs
Day 14 Kutumsam trek to Chisapani (2,100m), 7 hrs
Day 15 Chisapani trek to Kathmandu
Day 16 Final Departure

What's included

  • Airport picks up and drops off
  • 3-night Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • One full-day guided tour in KTM as per itinerary.
  • Langtang National Park Entry Permit.
  • Shivapuri National Park Entry Permit
  • Land transportation to and from by bus
  • 12-night lodge Accommodation while trekking.
  • Experienced English Speaking Trekking Guide
  • Safe Drinking Water while in the mountain.
  • TIMS-Card (Trekker Information Management System)
  • Full board Meals while in the trekking (breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Complimentary Sleeping bag and Down Jacket if required.
  • Personal expenses and all kind of drinks
  • Clients personal Insurance,
  • Tips to your Guide and Porter (not mandatory but expected),
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Laundry services, telephone,
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter, Airport tax and custom clearance
  • Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc.
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Useful Info

  • All the travelers should have a 6-month validity passport. Visa can obtain on your upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport. Visa cost 30 USD, 50 USD, 130 USD for 15, 30 and 90 days respectively 
  • Day 1 means the arrival day in Kathmandu. 
  • Group discount is available so please contact us. 
  • The minimum age for this trip is 12 yrs at the time of travel.