Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trekking is the best way to explore the religious, cultural as well as historical sites of Langtang region. Trekking in Langtang region offers you the panoramic views of many stunning mountains with amazing wildlife like: musk deer, spotted deer, leopard, wild yaks etc. in beautiful pine and bamboo forests. Along with this you can also explore the local culture of people with their different own, unique traditions, rituals and living styles in this region. One of the main attractions of this trek, amazing cheese factory and Gokyo Lake provides you unforgettable moments of your life. It is considered as holy lake by Hindu pilgrimages and worshiped by many Hinduism during the main festival of Janai Purnima.
Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek is an amazing adventure that combines the diversity of spectacular views of the Himalayas and also a chance to encounter vast number of ethnics during our journey. The highlights of Langtang Circuit trek are mainly the rhododendron and bamboo forests with an abundance of wildlife, majestic waterfalls, a chance to bathe in soothing hot springs, magnificent views of the snow covered white giant Langtang Lirung (7,200m/23,622ft) and Visiting the holy lakes of Gosainkund including many other natural experiences.
This Langtang, Gosainkunda & Helambu trek offered by Sunrise Adventure Trek begins from the ancient city of Kathmandu; from where a bus to Syabrubesi is boarded; the starting point of your trek. There is an interesting village on the banks of the Bhote Kosi River. The trail gains elevation as you make your way along the Langtang Khola, first through forests of oak and rhododendron and then bamboo forests on the higher reaches of the trail. Traveling through Langtang (3,430m/11,253ft), you will reach the Langtang valley and the friendly Sherpa village of Kyanjing Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft). In Kyanjing Gompa you will experience the spiritual lifestyle of dedicated Buddhist monks who perform their rituals in a beautiful Monastery dating back to the eras of 1300 A.D. Early in the morning you will ascend Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) for tremendous view of the Langtang Lirung (7,200m/23,622ft) range. A short hike is taken to the magnificent glacial moraine (4,300m/14,107ft), which can be climbed depending on the time factor and offers more spectacular views of Langtang Lirung.
You can also get the opportunity of visiting a traditional cheese factory, where the production is done by hand. Once in Chadan Bari (3,330m/10,925ft), having traveled through Lama Hotel, you can enjoy magnificent views of the towering snow-covered Ganesh Himal (7,600m/24,934ft) and Langtang -II (7,227m/23,711ft) peaks. In some days you can spot the shy Red Panda that inhabits the Langtang region. Moving on to Gosainkund, you can watch the sunrise over a multitude of glistening Lakes of this sacred pilgrimage site. It is believed that Lord Shiva created the holy lake with his trident. After Laurebinayak pass (4,609m/15,121ft) you will trek through beautiful rice terraces and a number of splendid Buddhist monasteries around the delightful villages of Tarke Gyang and Sermathang (2,621m/8,599ft). After this entire adventurous journey, finally it’s time to head back to Kathmandu.
1. How difficult is trek to Langtang, Gosaikunda, Helambu and how can we prepare?
Trekking to Langtang region is an easy trek as compared to others with various beautiful floras and faunas. And our company also provides well skilled guides and potters to help you during the trek. People with weak ankles, lungs, hearts problems may suffer more difficulty on trekking. Well preparation is needed for every trek.
2. What about safety measurements and altitude sickness do the guides and porters have their insurance in Langtang, Gosaikunda, Helambu trek?
Worrying for safety measurements? Our guides having long experience are much professional for handling such issues with various means of safety measurements. For common health issues like: headache, common cold, diarrhea, vomiting, we provide you first aid medicines. In case of being sick in the mountain, Sunrise Adventure Trek will make proper arrangements rescue by helicopter, for this you should have better travel insurance. If our guide and porters may suffer from sickness, they have also travel and medical insurance and we will also rescue by helicopter.
3. What about guide & porter, do they have well training?
Guides and potters provided to our guests had complete accomplishment of several trainings required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Having well experience in tourism sector as a guide or potter, make easy to explain all the information required for trekking and can create very familiar environment to the guests.
4. What about communication system during trek?
As all the porters and guides are well certified by the Ministry of Nepal tourism they can easily understand and speak English languages during the trek. On the other hand, we can also provide you guides and potters according to your own understanding languages.
5. Do I need to give tips to guide and potter and if how much?
It’s difficult to mention about tipping which is up to your happiness, but guides and potters do expect the tips at the end of the trip. However, normally people can give minimum 10% of their total payment to the guide and porter.
6. What kind of food, drinking water and accommodation do we have on Langtang, Gosaikunda and Helambu trek?
Trek to Langtang region with Sunrise Adventure Trek includes trekking lodges or guest houses as accommodation with twin bed sharing room, if you are in a group and if you are solo traveler, you have private room. Regarding meals, we will have some options to choose like: continental foods, Italian, Indian and Chinese cuisine etc. For drinking water, you can buy the mineral bottles or safe drinking water from hotel either you can bring water tablets.
7. How many hours should I walk per day and what happened if I am a slow walker in the group?
Normally, we have to walk around 5 to 7 hours per day, if you are slow in walk the team leader will professionally manage to you walking with our assistance guide and potter.