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Annapurna Circuit (3 weeks)
Annapurna Sanctuary (2 weeks)
Bajhang Region (3 weeks)
Ganesh Himal Region (3 weeks)
Helambu Region (2 weeks)

Kanchenjungha Base Camp
(4-4½ weeks)

Kathmandu Ridgeline-Pokhara-
Chitwan (2 weeks)
Khaptad National Park (3 weeks)
Langtang Valley (2½ weeks)
Makalu Base Camp (3-3½ weeks)
Manaslu Circuit (3 weeks)
Rolwaling Himal (3-3½ weeks)
Laligurans Tour
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Dolpa Region (4-4½ weeks)
Everest Region (2-3 weeks)
Limi Valley (4 weeks)
Mustang Kingdom (3 weeks)
Nar-Phu Hidden Valleys (2 weeks)
Rara Region (2-2½ weeks)
Upper Manang & Tilicho Valleys
(4-4½ weeks)
Winter Treks
Chitwan Wildlife Reserve
(2 weeks)
Kathmandu-Pokhara-Chitwan- Antu Danda (2 weeks)
Kathmandu-Suklaphanta &
Chitwan Wildlife Reserves
(2 weeks)
Winter treks also available at a Luxury level
**All treks can be done in spring & fall **
Langtang-Gosainkunda-Helambu Trek
Length :
18 Days
Trip Level :
3+ [level description]
Accommodation Grade :
Tea House & Camping
[grade description]
Special Feature :
Tibetan culture and beautiful landscape
Best Times :
March to June
September to November

Located very close to the Kathmandu valley, Langtang region is the unique place of nature, culture and religion. Driving about 150km from Kathmandu, the Langtang valley starts from Syabrubesi(1450m) and slightly goes northward up to about 4500m. Langtang national Park is conserved to protect the fragile ecosystem in the nature, holy lakes like Ganesh Kund, Gosain Kund, Bhairab Kund, Saraswoti Kund, Surya Kund and Nau Kund and the Buddhist Gompas. The region offers the unique opportunities to see the wonderful views of the Himalayas like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung Himal and Morimoto Peak, faunal and floral species like red panda, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, musk deer, barking deer, wild boar, Himalayan Munal, griffin, pheasant etc, herbal plants, silver birch, alpine shrubs etc. religious places like gompas, monasteries, temples and natural lakes.

There are many sacred lakes in Gosain Kund area. It is believed that a terrible poison was spreading all over the universe in Golden Era and that was destroying almost all living things, human beings, gods and goddesses. But the god of fate and destruction Lord Shiv, one of 3 major gods swallowed all poison to pacify the universe and to quench his thrust he created the big lake by piercing a glacier moraine with his magic trident. Nowadays people see the shadow of Lord Shiv in the level of the lake Gosain Kund. Trident is called Trishool in Nepali. Originated from Gosain Kund, Trisuli River, a famous river of Nepal for rafting is named by the trident/Trishool. Similarly other gods and goddesses created lakes to quench their thrust from the effect of poison around Gosain Kund.

Nowadays it is proposed to open the ancient Nepal-Tibet trade pass 'Rasuwagadhi- Kerung pass by the Nepalese and Chinese government that is only 22km motorable road distance from Syabrubesi. Very recently, it is proposed to join the cable car service from Dhunche to Gosainkund via Bhairabkund and Saraswotikund that will be 30km distance. Over 40000 Hindu pilgrims visit this area every year. After linked the cable car service, it will be very easy and pleasant to get Gosainkund.

Detailed itinerary
Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu (1310m).
Day 02 : Drive to Syabrubesi (1450m).

Day 03 : Hike to Lama Hotel (2480m). Trail follows along the Langtang Khola valley. Birds and animals like jackal, wild boar, barking deer and others can be seen. Trail is mainly up from Bamboo after crossing the Khola.

Day 04 : Hike to Langtang(3541m), trail passes through the pine forest and sub-alpine shrubs, more animals and birds can be seen along the trail.

Day 05 : Explore the glacial valleys, very important and ancient Kyanjing Gompa and the bee hive settlement of Mangolian friendly people. There is the way to enter the 'Trekkers' Paradise Valley'-the Helambu Valley but it is technically difficult to pass the Ganjala(5120m), no water in long way. However some trekkers do this, most of the trekkers go back the same way to Syabrubesi then Gosain Kund and Helambu. Some trekkers direct head to Sundarijal and enter the Helambu area.

Day 06-07 : Hike back to Bamboo and ascend up to Thulo Syabru(2200m).

Day 08 : Hike up to Shing Gompa (3584m), trail passes through the cultivated and the forest, all way up. Shing Gompa is the important place to see in the village.

Day 09-10 : Hike up to Gosain Kund(4381m). This is the highest point in the trail. It provides the beautiful scene of the Himalayas like Ganesh Himal(7406m), Manaslu Himal(8163m), mountains, River valleys and the excellent view of Gosain Kund, Bhairab Kund, Saraswoti Kund, Surya Kund and Nau Kund. Many Hindu pilgrimages from different parts of the world, mainly from India visit this area during spring. Over 6000 western people visit this area every year.

Day 11 : Hike to Tharepati(3600m) passing by a beautiful cave before the La (Pass). There are two options coming back to Kathmandu via Sundarijal and Melamchi but the trail via Melamchi is more worthy and interesting.

Day 12 : Tharepati to Tarkeghyang(2550m). The Helambu area is very famous for the ancient Buddhist monasteries, Tibetan culture and the tradition of ethnic group people. Tarkeghyang is the most interesting place for the trekkers. Meditation Huts, monasteries, chortens and local people's warm hospitality attract the trekkers.

Day 13 : Hike to Sermathang(2693m), this is the another most interesting place to see like Tarkeghyang.

Day 14 : Hike down to Dubachaur(1400m).
Day 15 : Hike down to Melamchi(846m) by the road.
Day 16 : Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 17 : Sightseeing and shopping in Kathmandu.
Day 18 : Fly back home.

Cost per person (in Us dollars) : Range $800 to $2000 [ Include and Exclude ]
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