Langtang-Helambu Trek

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  Trip Code : AN/TP-04
  Destination : Langtang Helambu
  Duration : 15 Days
  Best Season : All Year
  Meals : All In During The Trek
  Accommodation : Guest House During The Trek
Lantang and Helumbu trek is one of the most adventurous and thrilling treks, which combines a unique and best trekking trail in Langtang range of Nepal. The major attractions such as; magnificent views of the snow covered white giant Langtang Lirung, beautiful rhododendron and bamboo forests with an abundance of wildlife, majestic waterfalls, visiting the holy lakes Gosaikunda, viewing amazing Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Annapurna Range make it one of the best trekking trail in Langtang region. Apart from this, it also offers you stunning landscapes and culture of the region.  Helambu trek is one of the shortest treks for trekkers which lies in the Langtang region, a conservative area, where you can experience the Hyolmo culture of the high mountain people. During the trail, exploring green rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls and some of the snow-capped Himalayan scenery is the major things to do here. Beside this, experiencing small peak climb, and exploring rural villages along with visiting awful glaciers are an exceptional experience in one's life. Langtang National Park is one of the most popular tourist attraction over here, which take you to discover some wildlife and birds species.         

Langtang and Helambu are the most accessible trekking trail in Nepal which offers you to experience some of the most spectacular settings in undamaged Sherpa Village. The Helambu trek begins from Sundarijal after an hour drive from Kathmandu, allow you to enter Shivapuri National Park, where you will discover wildlife and beautiful forest with verities of the trees and Chisopani, Kutumsang, Thadepati, and Sermathang. Apart from this, you will view mountain forests with great Himalayans along with beautiful rice terraces and a number of splendid Buddhist monasteries.


  • The clean Helambu Region
  • Experiencing the Sherpa Culture
  • Visiting the Holy Gosaikunda Lake
  • Exploring different rural villages
  • Crossing the Gosaikunda Pass
  • Visiting the Kyanjin Gompa
  • Amazing views of the Langtang ranges and several high peaks

Day 1 : Kathmandu to Syabru Besi (1,462m)

As you arrive early in Kathmandu, we’ll drive towards Syabru Besi from Kathmandu. The journey provides you wonderful view of Manaslu, Annapurna, and Ganesh Himal. Overnight at SYabru Besi.

Day 2 : Trek to Lama Hotel (2,500m)

Next morning, after having breakfast, we’ll trek onwards Lama Hotel. We will head towards Langtang Khola (River) through the beautiful rhododendron and oak forests.  We will follow ascending and descending trail and cross the beautiful river and we finally reach Lama Hotel. In Lama Hotel you can have delicious dinner which represents traditional culture of Lama. Overnight at Lama Hotel.

Day 3 : Trek to Mundu (3,543m) by the Langtang village (3,307m)

In this day, early in the morning after having breakfast, we’ll head towards Mundu. During your trek, you will view amazing mountains landscape with plenty of waterfalls until we reach to the green meadows of Ghoda Tabela. From the Ghoda Tabela, you will witness the white caps of the Langtang Range. Further climbing takes you to view traditional Buddhist Monastery and you will reach Mundu. Overnight at Munda.

Day 4 : : Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,798m)

Kyanjin Gompa is a famous place for traditional culture, which is situated at the elevations of 3,798m. Before you reach to Kyanjin Gompa, you will pass through watermills in a small settlement and a big Mani Wall. People believe that the wall is full of prayers and incarnations. Further upwards trail lead you to Kyanjin Gompa then you will get chances to explore this beautiful Village. Overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 5 : : Kyanjin Gompa exploration and rest day.

Today is the rest day, in this day, early in the morning after having breakfast, you will get chance to explore the Kyanjin Gompa. We’ll walk upwards to Tsherko Ri, where you can take a training trip because of its tough route and you will continue your trip through the amazing view of the mountain ranges. In the afternoon, you will return back to Gompa and don’t forget to visit a famous Yak Cheese Factory, where you will be welcomed warmly. Overnight at Gompa.

Day 6 : Trek back to Lama Hotel (2,500m)

In this day, early in the morning after having breakfast, we’ll start trek towards Downhill which takes you to a famous Lama Hotel with beautiful views which we missed in the ascending trek. During our trek, we’ll visit various Tamang Villages and beautiful forests. Overnight at Lama Hotel.

Day 7 : Trek to Thulo Syabru (2,250m)

After breakfast, we’ll continue upwards and discover Rimche Village. Then after we’ll make the downward trek back to the Langtang Khola, where you can enjoy with fresh water and continue trek through the bamboo forest, landslide and exceptional views until you will reach Thulo Syabru. Overnight at Thulo Syabru.

Day 8 : Trek to Singompa (3,250m)

In this day, our destination will be to Singompa. Around 4 hours trek take you to various rural villages along with Foprang Dada and you will finally reach to Singompa, which is situated at the altitude of 3,250m. Overnight at Singompa.

Day 9 : Trek to Gosaikunda (4,300m)

Gosaikunda is a very famous place for amazing panoramic Himalayans views such as; Annapurna, Mt.Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and Himalchuli. Group of lakes and surrounding peaks makes this place surreal. You will trek through the subtropical forest to alpine Zone with rhododendron, Oak, pine, and birch. The famous Holi Lake called Gosaikunda is scared for both Hindu and Buddhists. Overnight at Gosaikunda nearby the lake.

Day 10 : Cross the Gosaikunda pass (4,610m) then trek to Ghopte (3,430m)

Next morning, after having breakfast we will cross the Gosaikunda pass and trek toward Ghopte, which is situated at the elevation of 3,430m. After crossing the Gosaikunda pass, we’ll enter into the Helambu region. In this region, we will visit three beautiful lakes which offer us stunning scenery of great Himalayan views. Further, we’ll continue trek down towards Ghopte. Overnight at Ghopte.

Day 11 : Trek to Melamchi Gaon (3,490m)

Early in the morning, after having breakfast, we’ll continue our ups and down trek through the beautiful forest and reach There Pati Pass. Further trek leads you to Melamchi Gaon Village through the wonderful alpine forest. Overnight at Melamchi Gaon.

Day 12 : Trek to Tarkeghyang (2,743m)

In this day, early in the morning after having breakfast, we will head to the beautiful Melamchi Khola (River) from where we can view wonderful Langtang Ranges and we will continue upward hike and reach to the Sherpa Village called Tarkeghyang. In this village, you can see typical Sherpa culture of the people.  Overnight at Tarkeghyang.

Day 13 : Trek to Shermathang (2, 621ms)

Next day, early in the morning after having breakfast, we’ll trek to another beautiful Sherpa Village called Shermathang, which is situated at the altitude of 2,621m. The Shermathang village commands view over the Helambu Valley to the west and the high mountain ranges to the north, where you will get an opportunity to view amazing Langtang range and Ganesh Himal as well as the Jungle Himal. Most of Sherpa people of this village are farmers, cultivates the terraced slopes for vegetables. Apart from this, you will also get chances to trek through the green forests, rural villages, monasteries and a Mani Wall. Overnight at Shermathang village.

Day 14 : Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (8,46m)

In this day, early in the morning after having breakfast, the trail passes through meadows field which leads downwards to Melamchi Pul Bazaar. Further trek leads you to amazing mountain foot and Mountain View in Kakani Village. And then you will continue trek downward to Tallathok and finally reach Melamchi Pul Bazaar. Overnight at Melamchi Pul Bazaar.

Day 15 : drive back to Kathmandu

This day will be your final day, early in the morning after having breakfast, we’ll drive back to Kathmandu with the memory of the amazing day before. After you will reach the hotel in Kathmandu, you will have some rest and in the evening you will meet the leader of Nepal Planet trek for your trek review.


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