Langtang Helambu Trekking
Langtang Helambu Trek about 72 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu, is noted for its scenic grandeur and pleasant climate. The Helambu region, extending from north of Taramarang to the tree limit of the Gosainkunda Lake and lower slopes of Jugal Himal, has several highland Tamang and Sherpa villages, scattered on both sides of the Malemchi Khola. This trek is rated as an easier trek because the elevations are lower, ranging between 800m. and 3600m., which indicates less climbing and warmer temperatures. One advantage to this trek is there are fewer trekkers here than on the Annapurna trek and some parts of the Everest treks, but there is still a wide range of cultures and spectacular scenery.
Departure TimePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:30 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 6:30 PM
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and light jacket.
IncludedLangtang Helambu TrekkingFarewell DinnerKathmandu SightseeingTrekking Guide and PorterAn English Speaking GuideTIMS CardNational Park FeeAirport Pickup and DropEntry Fees5 Star AccommodationBreakfast
Not IncludedAlcoholic Beverage, Bar BillLunch and DinnerRestricted Area PermitEmergency RescueGround TransportationDomestic FlightTravel InsuranceTips for tour/ trekking staffs and driverPersonal ExpensesInternational airfare and visa feesFirst Aid KitDeparture TaxesPersonal Guide
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) and transfer to hotel.
Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation.
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 7-8 hours
Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hours
Trek to Mundu (3543m/11,621ft) via Langtang village: 6-7 hours
Mundu to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 4-5 hours
Acclimatization: explore Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) 7-8 hours
Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel: 6-7 hours
Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2,230m/ 7,316 ft): 5-6 hours
Thulo Syabru to Shin Gompa: 3-4 hours
Shin Gompa to Gosaikunda (4,460m/14,632ft): 5-6 hours
Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3,440m/11,286ft): 6-8 hours
Ghopte to Melamchigaon (2,560m/8,399ft): 6-7 hours
Melamchigaon to Tarkeghyang (2,590m/8,497ft): 5-6 hours
Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft): 3-5 hours
Trek to Melamchi Bazaar, drive to Kathmandu
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