Langtang - Helambu trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Hotel 1,350 m./4,428 ft./ 30 min. drive
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu International Airport, met our dedicated staff, who is waiting for your warm welcome to Nepal. And transfer to your Hotel for the comfortable stay.
Day 02: Guided Kathmandu Heritage Sightseeing Tour
• Pashupatinath Temple: Nepal's most sacred Hindu shrine and considered one of the greatest Shiva sites, is located on the banks of the Bagmati River five km north-east of Kathmandu Valley.
• Boudha Nath Stupa: The largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the centre of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism.
• Monkey Temple: Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in the northwest parts of the temple.
• Kathmandu Durbar Square: Also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the old royal palace of the then Kathmandu Kingdom. The Durbar Square is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,550 m./5,084 ft,/145 km./ 90 miles/7 hrs
After morning breakfast we drive out along the north-western hills of Kathmandu. Enjoy the Himalayan views and mountainous lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. Take Lunch at the Trishuli Bazar before continuing further to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we descend down to Syabrubesi.
Day 04: Trek to Sherpa Gaun 2,380 m./7,380 ft./5 hrs.
This is our first day of trekking, Crossing the Bhote Koshi through the suspension bridge and walking up to Khangjim Village. After Khangjim, the easy path to Sherpa village offers a great wide range of landscapes. The trail goes mostly uphill but it’s not that challenging.
Day 05: Trek to Thansing 3,400 m./11,155 ft./6 hrs.
Today after breakfast, we start our trekking day towards the village of Langtang Village or Mundu. Our trail continues along dense forests. After making a steady climb up through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. Enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung.
Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin Gompa 3,870 m./12,693 ft,/3 hrs. Explore the area.
After having breakfast, the trek goes through the Langtang village which was flooded away by an earthquake-triggered avalanche, destroying an entire village and infrastructures. We also see the ruins of Langtang Village, where life is slowly building back and a few tea houses are reopened. we will start our journey to Kyangjin Gompa, a principal monastery in the region. You will pass by water mills, prayer wheels, and Chortens, with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them. Also pass the largest Mani wall in Nepal, made from stone with prayers written on them.
Day 07: Explore Kyagjin Ri 5,000 m./16,404 ft.Tsekuri Ri back to Kyangjin Gumba.
After taking morning tea and breakfast, we get out of the village and pass on through yak pastures and start hiking Tserko Ri (5,000 m./16,404 ft.) for mountain sunrise views. Since we are really getting into the high altitudes; you might start feeling the thin air. In the afternoon, return to Kyangjin Gompa- surrounded by the Himalayas all around. You can take a walk around Kyangjin Gompa enjoying the views, glaciers, icefalls, birds, and yaks.
Day 08: Kyangjin Gumba trek to Lama Hotel 2,480 m./8,134 ft,/6 hrs.
Trek back to Lama Hotel is also pleasant walking as you are facing to the southern area and looking at the missing views which you may left on the way up. Ovetrnight at Guest.
Day 09: Lama Hotel trek to Garta 2,260 m./7,412 ft./5 hrs,
Walking through the Rhododendron forest and looking at the barely wheat field. The trail goes uphill to Syabru village which is the most inhabited village. After having lunch at Syabru village continuous one hour to Garta. Garta offers fantastic views over the Tibetan range, Ganesh Himal range and many more can see. Overnight at Guest house.
Day 10: Garta trek to Laurebina 3,910 m./12,824 ft./5 hrs.
On this day mostly the trail ascends through Chir Pine forest to Chandan Bari. This part of the forest is highly inhabited by the endangered animal Red Panda. Visit the cheese factory and Monastery at Chandan Bari. Walking to Laurebina Top is a fantastic place for staying overnight. This is the most scenic viewpoint. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 11: Lauribina to GosaiKunda Lake 4,200 m./13,776 ft./5 hrs.
The most exciting day of your trek to Gosainkunda lake and going to gain 4000m height. Again you are trekking above the tree lines. The massif range of mountain from Laurebina (3,910m) offers the massive Mountain vista, diverse landscape, spiritual power by Gosaikunda lake drag you to Gosaikunda lake. Over night at Guest house.
Day 12: Gosaikunda lake trek over a pass 4,600 m./15,088 ft./ to Ghopte 3,341 m./10,958 ft. 6 hrs.
After visiting the lake and taking a little shower from the Holy Lake you begin a beautiful day to Gosainkunda pass (4,600 m.) known as a (medium to hard) and down to Ghopte. After the great views of the mountains, the Spectacular valley and the long way descending take you to Ghopte. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 13: Ghopte trek to Kutumsam 2,700 m./8,858 ft./7 hrs.
Gradually up to Thare pati mostly through the Pine and Rhododendron forest and down to Mugengoat. Where you take lunch and gradually down to Kutumsam. The local Tamang tribes offer warm hospitality with a smile as a mountain. Overnight at Guest house.
Day 14: Kutumsam trek to Chisapani 2,100 m./6,888 ft./7 hrs.
This day is a bit long and more up and down to go. But diversity and bio-diversity make your day really enjoyable
Day 15: Chisapani trek to Sundarijal and bus to Kathmandu
Chisapani is the view point and on the ridge of hills. You will trek through Shivapuri National Park. Tiger, Wild board, birds are highly inhabited. 3 hrs descending will arrive in Sundarijal and by bus/cab/jeep take you to Kathmandu.
Day 16: Final Departure
After your journey, this is your last day in Nepal and moving next adventure. Global Adventure Trekking arrange you airport transfer for your suitable time. We always come to your hotel for the farewell and best wishes for your successful and pleasant journey.