Helambu is one of the best short treks situated to the north-east of Kathmandu valley. The area is reknowned for the grand vistas and pleasant environment. The trek passes through lush green valleys, rhododendron forests and shimmering peaks along with the contrast existence of Hindu and Buddhist cultures. The trekkers can experience the unique Yolmo culture of the highlands and gaze at pleasing sight of farmers working on the field and cattles grazing in the vast field. The trek starts from Sundarijal and ends in Melamchi bazaar or the opposite. The region is a great for a wonderful walk around the friendly Sherpa villages. The trek is much easier with its low altitude of 800-3600m.
Details Itinerary of Langtang – Helambu trekking
01st day : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
Our heartily wel come to country of Himalaya and richest natural. One of Solu Everest Treks & Travels’s team member will pick you at the Tribhuban international Airport with the hospitality and assist you to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After Checked at the hotel and refreshment then you will be welcome at our office for Brief, discussing about trekking and introduction with guide and porter, and payment for the trip. And then overnight at hotel.
02nd day : Kathmandu to Syaprubesi (1,503m) drive above 8-9 hours by local bus.
Early in the morning. We drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by local bus goes through the beautiful countryside, with Green valley, Terrace field as well as magnificent views of Mt Manaslu, Langtang and Ganesh Himalaya and then overnight at local guest house at Syabrubeshi.
03rd day : Syaprubeshi to Lama Hotel (2,500m) walking above 5-6 hours.
Early in the morning we wake up, refreshment and looking Himalaya. After breakfast We start our trek. It’s our first day of trek so we go slowly with taking rest and enjoy. We will pass by Domen and Pairothapla before rech Bamboo for the lunch. Green forest with beauty birds we climb steeply to Rimche, River side and then to Lama Hotel for the overnight.
04th day : Lama hotel to langtang valley or village (3,430m) walking above 5-6 hours.
Early in the morning we wake up, refreshment and looking Himalaya. After breakfast we start our trek with the pleasant walk through the Pine and Rhododendron forest up to Ghodatabela. We continue our trek to a pleasant walk and fallow the trail through pine and Rhododendron forest for above three hours to reach Langtang valley for the overnight.
05th day : Langtang valley to Kyanjing Gunpa (3,830m) walking above 5-6 hours.
Early in the morning we wake up, refreshment and looking Himalaya. After breakfast We start our trek. Today we have short and pleasant walk. The trail goes slowly up all the way to Kyanjing Gunpa. On the way Buddhist prayer wall and prayer will make our trail special. The view of Mt Langtang Gyanchempo and others peaks are also beautiful. After taking lunch in Kyanjing Gunpa , we visit the Buddhist monastery and explore the surrounding and then overnight at Guest house.
06 day : Exploring day at kyanjing Gunpa (3,830m)
Early in the morning we wake up, refreshment and looking Himalaya. Today we have exploring day. Depending on your interest or your health fitness, you can either climb to Tsergo Ri( cherko Ri) 4,984m or Hike to in Kyanjing Ri, the valley from the top of kyanjing Ri or Tserko Ri is awesome. You will have proud memorable and happy moment as we are surrounded by the numerous peak Gyanchenpo and incljding Langtang.
07th day : Kyanjing Gunpa to Lama Hotel (2,500m) walking above 6-7 hours.
Early in the morning we wake up, refreshment and looking Himalaya. Today after breakfast we start our trek for come back. It’s long distance and all the way down to Lama hotel and then overnight.
08th day : Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru village (1,910m) walk above 4-5 hours.
Early in the morning we wake up, refreshment and looking Himalaya. We continue our trek with descend walk to Pairothapla. After Pairothapla the trail goes steep up to Thulosyabru village. On the way we may see world’s endanger animals Red-panda as well as other birds and animals. And then overnight at Thulo Syabru.
09th day : Thulo Syabru to Lauribinayek (3,910m) walk above 6-7 hours.
Early in the morning we wake up, refreshment and looking Himalaya. Today we start our trek with our trek with steep climb to Foprang Danda with the panoramic view of Mt Ganesh and Langtang Himalaya and some Tibetan peaks are look. After taking lunch we continue our trek through Pine and Rhododendron forest to Sing Gunpa and to Cholang party. From this point trail leads uphill to Lahuribinayek for the overnight. Our overnight stay in Lahuribinayek is really interested and memorable moments as it offer wide range of panorama starting from Annapurna to Langtang.
10th day : Lauribinayek to Gosaikunda lake(4,300m) walk 3-4 hours.
Early in the morning we wake up, refreshment and looking view of Himalaya before breakfast. We start our trek with uphill walk about an hours and then slow ups and decend for twoise of hours reach holy lake Gosaikunda. After breakfast you can enjoy the lake and its surrounding.
11th day : Gosaikund to Tharepati (3,690m) via Lauribinayek La pass (4,610m) walk 7-8 hours.
Early in the morning we wake up, refreshment and looking Himalaya. We continue our trek with short climb to the Lauribinayek pass above Gosaikunda Lake. We trek all the way down to Ghopte from this point and short climbing over mountain ridge bring us in Tharepati for the overnight.
12th day : Tharepati to Golphu Bhanjyang (2,130m) walk 5 hours.
Today we continue our trek through the forested following the descending hill to reach Mangengoth. The trail leads further down to Kutumsang village for the taking lunch. Then this point it will be easy walk through the local to reach Golphuvanjyang and then overnight.
13th day : Golphuvanjyang to Chisapani (2,170m) walk above 5 hours.
Today we continue our trek with pleasant walk through the local village passing Chipling, Chauki bhanjyang and and then reach to Chisapani village. Green village or valley, terrace field with occasional view of Jugal Himalaya Range is so beautiful.
14th day : Chisapani to Sundarijal (1,460m) and Kathmandu walk 4 hours and driv above 1 hours.
It’s our last day of the Trekking. We continue our trek with short to the Shivapuri top point or Shivapuri National park. From this point we have easy and pleasant descend hill all the way to Sundarijal. And start our drive to Kathmandu and transfer you to Hotel and then overnight at hotel.
15th day : Transfer to Airport for departure or your onward your destination.
It’s your last day in Nepal. You can do some shopping or some souvenirs (gift) for your family, friends and relatives until departure to airport . We will transfer to the Tribhuban international airport for your departure then you onward your destination.
Heartly thanks for travels with us.
Cost details of Langtang-Helambu trekking
US $950 for one person
US $820 per person for 2-5 persons
US $699 per person for above 5 person.
Special discount for big group and students.
The above cost includes.
Pick up & transfer by car or jip from airport to hotel - to Air port
Two night standard hotel accommodation in capital city of Nepal (Kathmandu)
Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek time
Local lodges accommodation during the trek.
Government license guides plus necessary porters ( include food, salary, equipment, medicine, insurance & accommodation for them)
All local transportation including flight tickets to Lukla & from Lukla
All necessary permits, time’s card & any place entry fees.
All government taxes, Medical kit box, rescue assistance,
Necessary equipment (sleeping bags, down jackets etc. If needed)
and our service charge
The above cost doesn’t include
Meals in Kathmandu
International air fare or international air tickets,
Nepal entry visa fee ($ 40-50)
Any kinds of hot and cold drinks (Alcohols and beverage)
Guest travel insurance (should include your medical and rescue)
Any personal expenses like shower & battery charges in the trekking times.