Langtang is one amongst the top three preferred trekking regions of Nepal. This trek combining Langtang valley and the near Gosainkunda lake is an distinctive itinerary that gives all details of the region in a single trek. The Langtang valley and Gosainkunda can be done as separate treks too.
This trek offers a face to face with high mountains and glaciers inside a brief time-frame and additionally provides a chance to examine pristine Gosainkunda lake. Our trek passes through culturally made Buddhist villages largely occupied by the Tamangs and also the Sherpas and can have chance to examine some lovely, old gompas and Yak herds.In the summer annually the valley floors of Langtang provide a true spectacle of blooming primrose, poppy and iries and is an ideal place to see alpine flowers.
The trek starts with an 8 hour jeep ride to Syabrubesi. The trek passes through ethnic Tamang villages , forests and many yak pastures. Walking on the langtang Khola valley we tend to reach the attention-grabbing Kyanjin gompa on the fourth day. Next day we tend to explore the Langtang valley and visit the glaciers. After Langtang we head for Gosainkunda. Along the route we enjoy great view from Laure bina. We cross the Laure bina pass at 4610m and descend to the Sherpa village of Helambu. Before catching our vehicle from Sundarijal, we enjoy yet another mountian view from Chisapani.
Helambu trek in Langtang region is recognized by most trekkers for its scenic grandeur and pleasant climate and is rated as an easier trek as the elevations are lower ranging between 800m to 3600m. One of the advantage of Helambu trek is that there are fewer trekkers here than on the region like Annapurna and Everest, but there is still a wide range of cultures and spectacular scenery to view.
Langtang Helambu trek is an easy and enjoyable destination to trek which doesn’t require any special training, but would be much better if one is in good physical condition and who love to walk with a innermost desire to enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains and the village life of Helambu, Langtang region.