Langtang Valley, Gosainkuda and Helambu Trekking

18 Days

Langtang Gosaikunda and Helambu Trekking is a coalesce trip of three popular trekking destinations in the Langtang region. The trek is delightful for the enticing panorama it offers and a chance to experience the ethnic culture and hospitality. The Langtang valley and Kyanjin Gompa, the Gosaikunda and the Tibetan Buddhist culture in the Helambu region give you the unique impression of the trekking in Nepal.

The marvelous foothill journey embarks from Syaphrubesi and goes towards the Langtang valley. It is a journey through the Tibetan Buddhist ethnic communities and the pocket zone of the red panda. Tamang culture and hospitality can be experienced during the trekking. Hiking to Tserko Ri is an immense opportunity to explore the dazzling peaks of the Langtang region. The next destination the Gosaikunda Lake, which is a holy destination of the Hindu and Buddhist devotees. The Lake is surrounded by other tiny lakes. The Lakes and snow capped mountains’ revelation are sparkling to have a cozy session in the Langtang, including of Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the Annapurna massif. Passing through the 4610 meters altitude Lauribina Pass, the trek leads you to the Helambu valley that introduces you the Hylmo culture and the vibrant social interactions. The trek can be concluded at Melamchi Pool Bazaar or in the Sundarijal watershed region of Shivapuri National Park.

If you are planning for the adventure trekking in the Langtang region Reliance Trekking offers Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking with the experienced guide, customized itinerary, National park permits and TIMS card. Please, feel free to contact us for the details.

         Langtang,Gosaikunda and Helambu Trekking Highlights

  • Visit the city of temples and stupas- Kathmandu
  • Medieval century arts and architectures
  • Langtang National Park
  • Natural Hot Spring
  • Ethnic Tamang and Sherpa communities
  • Cher-Gori is good for view point
  • Gosaikunda is Pilgrims Trekking 104 Lakes
  • Langtang and Sing Gompa famous for Yak cheese
  • Rhododendron, Sandle wood and Pine forest


Representative ofReliance Trekking will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and you will be transferred to hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel. (Breakfast included)

In the morning, we set up a pre-trip meeting with an introduction of the trekking guide. Managing the document to prepare the paperwork for the trekking, then we visit the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley, including Boudhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, the Pashupatinath temple that is situated beside the Bagmati River. Driving back to the hotel, you prepare the trek with packing your belongings. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast included)

We drive to Syaphrubesi early in the morning. You drive through the picturesque hillside and the River valley. Half of the road pretty much challenges, which is after Trishuli Bazaar. Syaphrubesi is the gateway of the Langtang trek. It takes 7-8 hours to reach there from Kathmandu. O/N Syabrubesi (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included)

The trek begins after the breakfast, heading through the steep forest slope to the Langtang River. Heading through the winding trail, we trek down to the stream and begin another hillside, to the ethnic settlement of Lama Hotel. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

After having breakfast, we begin to trek down through the steep route towards the Langtang River. Crossing the bridge, we walk through the jig jack trail. Crossing the stream and passing through the water-driven mills and prayer wheels to the large settlement of Langtang. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Passing through the tiny village after the breakfast, we head passing the huge Mani walls along a gentle path of a hill. It is relatively an easy walk. Reaching early after visiting the cheese factory, we have a lunch and rest the day. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

This is a fabulous day. After the breakfast, we head towards the Tserko Ri, which is almost about 5000 meters. The spectacular views of Langtang Lirung, Langtang Yubra and the surrounding peaks can be explored dramatically. The enchanting scenery allures us. Then, we back to the Kyanjin Gompa and rest. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Heading back from Kyanjin Gompa after the breakfast, we enjoy the local surroundings, towering peaks and the culturally loaded Tamang villages. We gradually trek down to Lama Hotel. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

After the breakfast, we trek down to the River, cross the bridge and climb up towards Thulo Syabru. The dramatic views of the Langtang Himalayan panorama and the outstanding terraced hillside. Walking through the pine and juniper forest, we reach to Thulo Syabru. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included).

Beginning the trek from Thulo Syaphru, we climb up to the Dimsa village and walk continually through the rhododendron, hemlock and Oak forest. The view of Langtang valley and the snow covered peaks can be explored throughout the trail. Gradually, we reach to Shin Gompa. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included).

After the breakfast, we begin to climb through the rhododendron covered point to the top of the rim and through a forested area. Today, we pass through the pocket zone of the red panda. Heading through the forest, up and down trail, we reach to the sacred destination of the Gosaikunda Lake. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included).

The biggest day during the trek, which is challenging enough to cross the 4610 meters pass in the Langtang region, known as Lauribina Pass. Enjoying the view of tiny Lakes, crossing a rocky hill with pine, rhododendron trees, Sandle Woodem, Juniper forest until Ghopte. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Launch, Dinner included).

After the breakfast at Ghopte, we trek down through a forested area and the grazing meadow, which is bordered by the rhododendron forest. Then we reach Tharepati and climb towards the hill ridge. The magnificent Himalayan views and green hills look dramatic. Passing through the village, trek down to the Melamchi River and crossing a bridge, reach to Melamchi Gaon. Overnight at lodge (Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner included).

Heading from the Melamchi Gaon after the breakfast, we trek down to the stream. It is the stream that servers water in the Kathmandu valley, taken from a huge tunnel. It is, a day, you enter into the typical cultural zone of the Helambu region. We reach to Tarke Ghyang and take a rest. The stone houses are close together with narrow alleyways separating them on Tarke Gyang. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included).

Having breakfast at Tarke Ghyang, we cross small forest with the view of the beautiful village of Helembu region. The trail escorts us through the antique valley of the Sherpa people, known as Gangyul. They follow Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism. Gradually, we reach to Sermathang and rest. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

After the breakfast at Shermathang, we begin to trek down to Melamchi Pul Bazaar, passing various Sherpa settlements. We enjoy the green hill terraces and scattered settlements. Walking about 7 hours, we reach to Melamchi Pul Bazaar. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

We take a bus drive from Melamchi Bazaar to Kathmandu. On the way, we can enjoy the scenery of the beautiful Rivers, Mountains, landscapes, field, cultural villages, and can be captured adventures scenes. It takes about 5 hours and transfer to the hotel

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in 2 star category Hotel in Kathmandu 3 Nights on BB basis as per the itinerary.
  • City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private Vehicle.
  • Necessary permits for trek & climbing.
  • Flight From Kathmandu to Lukla & return from Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation in guest houses during the trek.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) per day during the trek Drinks- (3 cups of Tea & Coffiee per day during the trek).
  • Fresh fruits after dinner.
  • Qualified and experienced guide and porter services.(We will provide 1 porter for 2 trekkers and the maximum weight carried by porter is below 25 Kg in total).
  • Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staffs.
  • All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Your equipment for trekking and climbing.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc.
  • International airfare and departure airport tax.
  • Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents and other occurrence beyond our control.
  • Monuments fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu & other places.
  • Any other cost not mention above in cost includes.
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket, medicine if necessary.
  • Your Nepal Visa Fee.


Reliance Trekking will provide duffle bag during the trek. It needs to be returned after the trek

  • You need to bring your sleeping bag for the night
  • A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
  • Daypack
  • Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
  • A pair of half gloves
  • The warmer hat that covers the ears
  • Sunglasses
  • Neck warmer
  • Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
  • Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
  • Hand
  • A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
  • Warmer shell gloves and liner
  • Center Body
  • Down jacket
  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • Thermal Tops
  • wool Jackets or pullover
  • Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
  • Water and windproof shell jacket
  • Lower Body
  • Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
  • windproof and waterproof trousers
  • warmer trouser
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Extra casual sport pants
  • Feet
  • A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
  • Pair of sandals
  • 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
  • Socks liner
  • Light shoes and sneaker
  • First Aid Kits and Medicines
  • Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
  • Blister treatment
  • Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
  • Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
  • Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
  • Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
    Water purifying pills

(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to bring your personal first-aid kit as well)
Miscellaneous, but must useable

  • 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
  • Water bottle & filter
  • Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you want to change your flight date)
  • Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
  • Extra things
  • Comfortable trekking poles
  • Best energy dry foods (up to you)
  • Power Bank and music players
  • Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)

Trekking equipment

The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:

  1. Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/You need to bring your own but if you do not have on your own and it is to be chargeable during the trek.
  2. Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
  3. Daypack bag for yourself
  4. A down Jacket
  5. Shade hat
  6. Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  7. A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
  8. T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
  9. Lightweight thermal tops.
  10. Fleece jacket.
  11. Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
  12. A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
  13. Underwear
  14. Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
  15. Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
  16. Four pairs of liner warm socks
  17. A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
  18. A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
  19. A pair sandal (Optional)
  20. A water bottle.
  21. Head/Torch Light.

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  1. Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
  2. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
  3. Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
  4. Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
  5. 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc. Reliance Trekking company’s team also provide first aid kits)

Miscellaneous but Important

  1. Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
  2. Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  3. Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  4. Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
  5. Pocket knife.
  6. Water purification Iodine tablets
  7. Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.

Note Regarding Itineraries
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group’s general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day’s plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Reliance Trekking Pvt. Ltd.  Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.

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Langtang Valley, Gosainkuda and Helambu Trekking
From $1,300
/ Adult
  • Langtang Gosainkuda and Helambu Trekking
  • Sep-Jun
  • By Vehicle
  • Tea House
  • Moderate
  • 4950 m
  • 18 Days 17 Nights