Gosainkunda Helambu Trek

Overview

Trips Fact

  • Duration 13
  • Max-Altitude: 5,000 m
  • Best Season: Spring (February – May) and Autumn (September – November)
  • Departure From: Kathmandu
  • Arrival on: Kathmandu
  • Group Size: Min. 2 – Max. 12
  • Breakfast: Meal | Breakfast
  • Diffculty: Moderate to Strenuous
Gosainkunda Helambu Trek

Gosainkunda Helambu Trek is a customized and economical trek for you – passionate trekkers in the Himalayas. Accomplishing this trek, you enter Langtang National Park and Shivpuri National Park. Also, you witness awe-aspiring pristine mountains, explore several species of flora, fauna and endangered wildlife. In addition, it offers unforgettable memories of strolling on the UN-trodden trails, untouched natural beauty, green lush vegetation, immaculate scenery and scenic landscapes.

Your trek – Gosainkunda Helambu Trek is full of wow moments. Observe Shin Gompa – one of the oldest monasteries and the traditional Yak cheese factory nearby. Trekking through tranquil places, traditional villages, dense forest, rolling hills, ridges/cliffs, observing fascinating and appealing peaks, you reach Helambu Valley. Also, you will feel lost in the jaw-dropping beauty of the pristine mountain ranges – Langtang Lirung Himal including Annapurna II, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu, and a few other peaks. Stand at the top of Tsero Ri capturing these breathtaking scenes.

How would you feel seeing the sun rising above the glistering lakes, then flying over shining snow-capped peaks? Mind-Blowing! You will feel completely lost in the beauty of Gosaikunda (the purest lake which also carries religious values to Buddhists and Hindus). A huge number of religious trekkers visit Gosaikunda and take a holy bath, especially during the time of Janai Purnima in April. Other sacred lakes list as Surya Kunda, Bhairav Kunda, Saraswati Kunda, Aama Kunda, and more.

Also, meet native Tamang people – the descendants of Tibetans, and observe their lifestyle, dress, culture and their craftsmanship.

 

Book your Gosainkunda Helambu Trek with Lonely Nepal Trek. We promise you to provide the best quality trekking services, security and proper guidance plus assistance. Be ready to collect the most beautiful memories, natural-thrilling moments and life-changing activities.


  • Relish all sorts of excitements of the Himalayas with a relatively shorter itinerary
  • Trek to the Langtang Region – high mountains, more than 70 glaciers, ice-frozen lakes and rivers
  • Most popular trekking region after Everest region and Annapurna region
  • Meet Himalayan people (mostly the Tamangs and Tibetan descendants) and their lifestyle, observe Buddhist monasteries, architecture and traditions
  • Slightly easier, safer, economical (time & money) than Everest Base Camp Trip
  • Average physical fitness trekkers can easily accomplish
  • Indulge with 3600 dazzling close views of Manaslu massifs
  • Well-experienced licensed guides, strong porters and supportive crew members
  • Physically less challenging journey, and heavenly natural pleasure – Collect lifetime experiences
  • One of the most satisfying treks among all destinations in Nepal.

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Itinerary

When you land at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will meet our representative. He/she will greet you and drive to our luxury Nepali authentic restaurant and assist you to check-in at Thamel. So, please keep your eyes on someone holding a placard with your name or our company’s name – Lonely Nepal.

In the evening, we arrange a short introduction meeting. You will meet your guide, and our trekking expert will provide you with all the detailed information about the trek.

We offer you a welcome dinner and you simply take a rest at the restaurant. Overnight, you stay at our restaurant and restore your energy to accomplish your upcoming adventurous trip to Gosainkunda Helambu Trek.

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

Today, you are going to enjoy the Kathmandu Valley Tour – the city full of World Heritage Sites, Nepali culture and many more to explore.

Early morning, we offer you a warm breakfast and your sightseeing starts with our city guide. At first, you visit Pashupatinath Temple – the holiest Hindu Temple on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, then move to Boudhanath Stupa – the biggest Buddhist Stupa architecture in the world. After that, we drive you to Patan Durbar Square. In addition, we take you to Swayambhunath Stupa – the 2000 years old legendary stupa on the hilltop also nick-named as monkey temple. Finally, we come to Kathmandu Durbar Square, observe Kumari Temple (living goddess temple), Nautale Durbar, the Kaal Bhairav, the Swet Bhairav, the freak streets and more.

Your exciting city tour finishes in the evening. You take a delicious dinner and take a rest collecting energy for the upcoming adventure.

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

Early in the morning, we take a delicious breakfast and drive you towards Dhunche. Passing Kakani, Trisuli Bazar and Betrawati, we reach Dhunche. It takes 8-9 hours on drive. We drive through the dense woodland, countryside, traditional villages, terraced fields and narrow ridges. No worries! The off-road trails offer you perfect green scenery, startling landscapes, and unbelievable snow-capped mountains – Annapurna II, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu, Langtang Lirung, and a few other peaks.

Overnight, we stay, enjoy delicious meals and take a rest at Dhunche.

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

After early breakfast early, we set out on our first day’s trip from Dhunche. We stroll for a few minutes down the highway before arriving in the settlement of Thulo Barkhu. We ascend steadily from here, passing through dense woodland until we reach Barble. The ride from Barble is enjoyable, with breathtaking views of Ganesh Himal. We climb up the hill after a few hours of walking and end the day’s adventure in Thulo Syabru.

Overnight, we stay at Thulo Syabru.

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

We have a short trek today but plenty of time to rest and acclimatize for tomorrow’s trek to Laurebinayak Pass above 4,000m.

From Thulo Syabru, we climb up the Phulung Danda ridge, where we can enjoy the pristine views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal. Next, the trail leads us through lush woodland and small settlements to Phulung Monastery. Further, we hike onto the last ridge and arrive at Shin Gompa, which is located in the village of Chandanbari. We enjoy the Gompa’s architectural, historical, and cultural importance. After lunch, we explore the village, visit the artistic Shin Gompa as well as the Gompa’s cheese factory.

Overnight, we stay at Shin Gompa at Chandanbari.

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

Enjoying a delicious breakfast at Shin Gompa, our trek heads towards Laurebinayak. The track leads from Shin Gompa through a dense forest with a variety of flora and wildlife. Also, you have a spectacular view of the enticing peaks such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang Range, and other massifs.

After a few hours of tough climbing, we arrive at Laurebinak Pass. Enjoy the peaceful terrain, quiet scenery, stunning sunrise-sunset views, and pristine vistas of Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, and countless other peaks.

Overnight, we stay and take arrest at Laurebinayak.

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

On this day, we take an early warm breakfast. From Lauribinayak, we drop down to Gosaikunda witnessing the 360-degree Himalayan range including Annapurna, Ganesh, Langtang, Hiunchuli, Manaslu and other peaks. We continue our trek enjoying the outstanding views of a few sacred lakes of the Langtang region such as Saraswoti Kunda, Bhairav Kunda and Ganesh Kunda en-route.

In the end, we reach Gosaikunda – the holiest lake in this region. Many pilgrims visit this lake, worship and take a holy bath during the Janai Purnima festival.

Overnight, we stay at Gosaikunda, enjoy delicious meals and rest.

 

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

We start our trek from Gosaikunda to Lauribinayak after a delicious breakfast. We ascend retracing back to the previous day’s rough moraine trail. The trip continues from Laurina Pass to Helambu Valley Trail. We pass through a deep rhododendron forest with a soothing vista of green luxuriant foliage and some wild animals.

Lastly, the route descends to Ghopte along Surya Kunda. Overnight, we stay at Ghopte.

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

To reach from Ghopte to Tharepati, we climb uphill-downhill pathways across narrow ridges, steep rocky trails, and deep vegetation. On the Tibetan side, a tiny hilltop above the settlement offers you a relaxing view of the incredible peaks of Langtang, Jugal Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar range, and a few massifs.

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

From Tharepati, the route descends through the forest on the ridge to Mangengoth, a shepherd’s settlement. From the settlement, we may see Dorje Lakpa for the last time. The route continues from Mangengoth to Kyuola Bhanjyang, and then descends through the deep forest to Kutumsang.

Overnight, we stay at Tharepati.

 

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

Taking light and tasty breakfast, we begin our trek today. From Kutumsang, we ascend to the Jogin Danda ridge. After that, we descend to Gul Bhanjyang and climb to another ridge of Thotong and Lapcha Danda along a large motor road. The path from the ridge eventually drops to Chipling, where we take a right turn. Further, we descend a steep and narrow track to Pati Bhanjyang. From Pati Bhanjyang, we reach Chisopani in one or two hours.

Overnight, we stay at Chisopani.

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

We enjoy a delicious breakfast at Chisopani, and follow the trail to a small pass Borlag Bhanjyang (2,420m). Then, we pass through the dense forest to reach Tamang village of Mulkharka. Further, the trail descends to Sundarijal along Shivapuri National Park. Finally, from Sundarijal, we drive you for about an hour to reach Kathmandu.

In Kathmandu, we transfer you to the hotel. You can take a rest or explore the streets and markets in Kathmandu. Even you can enjoy various cuisines at different restaurants in Thamel – the No. 1 tourist city in Nepal.

 

 

 

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

On this final day, offering you a delicate breakfast, we transfer to the Tribhuvan International airport via our private transportation. We bid a happy ‘Goodbye’ to you and wish you a safe flight.

  • Hikking Info: 13
  • Max: 5,000 m

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    • April 21st, 2022

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