Gosainkunda to Helambu Trek - 9 Days

Trip Cost
US$ 675 (Per Person)

Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Transportation: NA
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Our Gosainkunda to Helambu Trek is -day long moderately strenuous trekking package which brings us through the pristine natural marvels into the very core of Langtang Valley to the precious Glacier Lake of Gosainkunda.  Gosainkunda to Helambu Trek pursues the remote and hidden route which surpasses through the sparsely populated area. 

Gosainkunda to Helambu Trek begins from the exquisite hill town of Syabrubesi and moves forth through the Langtang Valley, through vibrant rhododendron and conifer woods in Langtang National Park and through alpine pasture land, high passes, glaciers and moraines.  Finally, we make it to the Gosainkunda Lake which is a highlight of our trek. The trek perseveres by way of Lauribinayak Pass all the way to Sundarijal, marking the end of Gosaikunda to Helambu Trek.

A ceremony is held in Gosainkunda Lake in every full moon of Bhadra (coincides with the English month of August) during which the religious faith towards the Lake hypnotizes Shamans, Buddhist and Hindu to befall this Lake.  Pilgrims come from all over Nepal and India to take part in this ritual celebration.  Gosaikunda to Helambu Trek has bounty of things to offer which takes you through the magical experience of having 360 degree views of Himalayan peaks, visiting the region where 108 lakes dwell including the most revered Gosainkunda Lake where Lord Shiva himself is deemed to reside. The course progresses further through Tamang and Sherpa Villages. Thus Gosainkunda to Helambu Trek can be taken as an amalgamation of both natural and cultural fascinations. 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02:Drive to Dhunche
  • Day 03:Trek from Dhunche to Sing Gompa (3300m)
  • Day 04:Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake (4320m)
  • Day 05:Trek from Gosainkunda Lake to Ghopte (3300m)
  • Day 06:Trek from Ghopte to Kutumsang (2400m)
  • Day 07:Trek from Kutumsang to Chisopani (2150m)
  • Day 08:Trek from Chisopani to Sundarijal, private transport to Kathmandu
  • Day 09:Departure

What's Includes:

  • 6 nights and 7 days of food and accommodation during trek (local lodge)
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to trekking departure point, and back to Kathmandu after trek
  • English speaking local expert guide, porters(porter carry maximum 20 k.g and one porter between two person)
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) fees
  • Langtang National Park entry fee
  • Two nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu at bed and breakfast
  • Airport transfers and escort
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Equipment & clothing for porter & staffs
  • Equipment (sleeping bag, first aid kit, oximeter etc.)
  • Insurance for all staff & porters.

What's Excludes:

  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entry 30 days - USD 40  (Details in Visa Page)
  • International flight & all domestic airfare
  • Insurance for clients (i.e. helicopter evacuation, etc.)
  • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Electronic charging fees at guest houses during the trek
  • Hot shower during trek
  • Alcoholic drinks, candies, etc.
  • Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking. 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in KathmanduOur delegates will pick you up from Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu and convey you to the hotel where you will get refreshed and rest after paying heed to a brief account of your itinerary package.
  • Day 02Drive to DhuncheThe 7hours long journey continues through twists and turns that renders the nature at its best views of streams, waterfalls, roaring rivers, the green rice terraces and mountains and traverse 119km prior to hitting Dhunche where will find the felicitous hotel to stay overnight.
  • Day 03Trek from Dhunche to Sing Gompa (3300m)The trail for the 4th day of Langtang Valley and Gosainkunda Treks makes its way upward the hill and progress through mineral water factory to turn up at Ghatte Khola from where the suspension bridge is to be crossed before scaling further through the vibrant woods of pine, oak and rhododendron forests where diverse wild floras and faunas lurk to finally make it to Sing Gompa(3330m) where we will stay overnight.
  • Day 04Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake (4320m)Today’s track pursues the rocky path escalating uphill to make its way through Chalang Pati located at 3650m altitude that gives 180 degree views of Majesic Langtang Lirung and other mountains to make it to Lauribinayak at 3920m altitude. We continue on, finishing our day at the sacred Gosainkunda Lake. Overnight in tea house.
  • Day 05Trek from Gosainkunda Lake to Ghopte (3300m)The route begins from the northern edge of Gosainkunda Lake and heads downward by three smaller lakes to arrive at Laurebinayak(4610m). A steep descent of about 3 hours leads through the Langtang National Park Post at Bhera Goth (4240m) to Phedi (3740m) and heads further through bamboo forest to Ghopte(3440m).
  • Day 06Trek from Ghopte to Kutumsang (2400m)From here, the trail continues up and down through forests, walking along the ridge of a hill. You can have a good view of Helambu and Tadhi Valley.
  • Day 07Trek from Kutumsang to Chisopani (2150m)The trail descends all the way to Patibhanjan. From here, we climb for two hours to reach Chisopani. On a good day, we can have another spectacular view of the mountains, even Everest and Annapurna ranges.
  • Day 08Trek from Chisopani to Sundarijal, private transport to KathmanduAfter Chisopani, the trail goes uphill through forests for about an hour until Bhanjang. From Bhanjang, the trail descends all the way to Sundarijal, passing several villages along the way. The drive will take about an hour from Sundarijal to Kathmandu. Celebratory dinner in Kathmandu in the evening.
  • Day 09DepartureIt’s the day to say goodbye. Our representative will assist you in last moment preparation and will drive you back to Airport from where you will return to your beloved ones. We hope to see you again. Farewell!!!

Trip Map

Gosainkunda to Helambu Trek Map

Clients Reviews

  • Gosainkunda to Helambu Trek - 10 Days
    Heide seidler
    Switzerland Published: Wednesday, July 04, 2018

    Gosainkunda to Helambu Trek - 10 Days

    Rating:

    “My friends and I just completed the Gosainkund to Helambu  trek. Our guide Rosan was excellent. He was knowlegable and friendly- always trying to help. He found good guest houses for us to stay in despite it being the off season with many guest houses being closed.”

Dates & Prices

Start Date End Date Status Price Booking
19 February, 2020 27 February, 2020 Guaranteed USD 675
21 February, 2020 29 February, 2020 Guaranteed USD 675
24 February, 2020 03 March, 2020 Guaranteed USD 675
26 February, 2020 05 March, 2020 Guaranteed USD 675
28 February, 2020 07 March, 2020 Guaranteed USD 675
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