Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trekking - Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, one of our guides will greets you and transfer to hotel. After rest and refreshment, join the welcome dinner in the evening at a typical Nepali restaurant with live culture show. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing.
After breakfast, meet your tour guide in the lobby and start a guided tour including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhanath Stupa. In the evening, we organize a small meeting to introduce your trekking crew and settle the outstanding balances. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi, scenic 9 hours drive.
After breakfast at hotel, start a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi, The zigzag drives provide us high mountain sceneries and beautiful landscapes. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubensi to Lama Hotel, 5 to 6 hours walking.
Climb through a variety of small villages and tracts of dense forest, the trek becomes a pleasant walk through trees where Langur monkey (The honey hunter animal) frolic, passing a sice stream and small waterfalls. Stay overnight in Lama Hotel.
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang, 5 to 6 hours walking.
From Lama Hotel, we take a short ascends which brings us to the right of where the valley begins as we start going up we will be able to see the beautiful view of Langtang Lirung peak. It is easy to find yak and the wild goats wondering around you. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 06: Trek from Langtang valley to Kyangjin Gompa, 5 to 6 hours walking.
Langtang valley is a beautiful alpine village which provides excellent panoramic close up view of Langtang Lirung Genjempol, Ganjala and Naya Kenga Himal ranges. A visit to cheese factory, see the beautiful Buddhist Monastery built 400 years ago. It is a good experience to try to climb to Tsergo Ri (5033m). Overnight at a lodge.
Day 07: Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa.
Today is a rest at this amazing village, we visit cheese factory, 400 years old monastery and explore around the glacier and Himalayan Yak pasture. We try climbing small peaks from Kyangjin Gompa.
Overnight at a lodge.
Day 08: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel, 5 to 6 hours walking.
Sadly, we leave this wonderful place and trek down to Lama Hotel. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to Big Syabru Bensi, 5 to 6 hours walking.
Walking on a pleasant trail, we trek back to Syabru bensi from where we will start our Gosainkunda lake trek. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 10: Trek from Big Syabru Bensi to Sing Gompa, 5 to 6 hours walking.
This part of our trek is delightful and warm temperature as we walk through the nice Tibetan Tamang villages, terrace farming lands to Sing Gopma where will stay overnight at a lodge.
Day 11: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake, 4 to 5 hours walking.
The trail to Lauribina Yak is steep and continues for three hours. Then the trail becomes much narrow and misty as well as change in vegetation too as the green vegetation becomes much deserted and rocky. From Lauribina Yak takes about 4 to 5 hours to reach to Gosainkunda Lake. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 12: Trek from Gosainkunda to Ghopte, 5 to 6 hours walking.
After exploring around at Gosainkunda Lake, we set for another day's walk. The walk goes through a steep trail for three hours and crosses Lauribina La Passs at 4500m and the trail is too rocky. After the pass the trail becomes to descend and the slope continues for about 3 hours and reaches to Ghopte for the night halt. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 13: Trek from Ghopte to Tharepati, 3 to 4 hours walking.
The trail continues through the forest of pine and juniper about 4 hour's slope up to Thadepati. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 14: Trek from Tharepati to Melamchi Gaon, 5 to 6 hours walking.
A short and steep descent through mixed fir and rhododendron forests rich with bird life. Crashing waterfalls sound from the rocky gullies below as we approach Melamchi Gaon. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 15: Trek from Melamchi Gaon to Tarkegyang, 5 to 6 hours walking.
The trail descends steeply to the valley floor, where we can have a well earned dip in the crystal- clear river before completing the short and mild ascent up the other side of the valley. Tarkegyang boasts an 18th century Gompa with huge brass prayer wheel. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 16: Trek from Tarkegyang to Sermathang, 5 to 6 hours walking.
A flat pleasant walk to Shermathang for walking, this is a an entering Sherpa village and they will be happy to introduce themselves that they are different from the Sherpa of Khumbu(Everest region). In the clear day the villages provide good views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gosainkunda and Rolwaling, Even Everest also in a distance. Overnight at a lodge.
Day 17: Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Bazaar, 2 to 3 hours walk and 5 hours drive.
Today the trail gradually descends all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. On the way, we come across several old villages. With the spectacular Mountain View, we will get to interact with local and friendly people. Drive back to Kathmandu by bus or private vehicle.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu.
Breakfast will be at hotel, today is a free day for shopping and stroll around. In the evening, join the farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant and celebrate the trek with your trekking crew. Overnight at hotel.
Day 19: Final departure.
After breakfast, we will drop you to international airport for your onward flight, wish you have a safe and sound flight and hope to see you again in the future.