Helambu Gosainkunda Trek

9 Days

Helambu Gosainkunda is a fantastic place to spend a week exploring the Himalayan Ranges. Gosainkunda is a sacred site for Hindus and Buddhists alike. Throughout the month of August, a major Holy celebration is held in Gosainkunda Lake. A mythical feature about this location is that it is covered with 108 lakes, the majority of which are visible during the trek.

Exhilarating routes, beautiful campsites, culturally and religiously rich hamlet communities, a high pass, and a sacred visit to the holy Gosainkunda Lake are all part of this trek.During the way, we can learn about the fabled Yolmo culture of high mountain communities, marvel at vistas of lonely high mountains, and watch farmers toil in the fields with handcrafted tools. The culturally diverse settlements along the Helambu Gosainkunda trekking route are friendly, kind, and welcome.

Overview

The path will take us past magnificent frozen lakes, intricately woven Sherpa hamlets, vivid Rhododendron woods, different Shrubs, unusual Orchids, wildlife dwellers, and amazing views of the snow-clad Mountains.

We will also be able to see the spectacular Mt. Dhaulagiri, which stretches all the way to Mt. Everest, as well as the alpine yak pasture of Kyanjin Gompa.

The Helambu Gosainkunda trekking trek begins in Sundarijal village, north of Kathmandu, and ends at Dhunche village, Langtang area. Take the bus back to Kathmandu from there.

The wildlife that lives in the forests along the path includes Red Pandas, Himalayan Black Bears, Wild Boars, and Langur Monkeys. Snow-capped summits such as Langtang Lirung, Pemthang Ri, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa, and Kangchenpo, as well as Tilman’s fluted peak, are a must-see.

Among all the trekking packages offered by Nepal Eco Experience, Gosainkunda trekking is one of the most popular. Some popular hiking routes in the area are the Langtang Valley Trek and the Langtang Circuit Trek.

Highlights

  • Yolmo high mountain village culture
  • Laurabinayak (4610 m)
  • Rhododendron forests, diverse Shrubs, and exotic Orchids surround the holy lake Gosainkunda.
  • The panorama stretching from Mt. Dhaulagiri to Mt. Everest (highest peak of the world)

Itinerary

We'll drive an hour to Sundarijal and start our hike near a small hydropower facility. The trail then enters the Shivapuri National Park and passes past the Tamang village of Mulkharka. We'll stroll up the ridges through an oak and rhododendron forest to Chisopani. We'll spend the night in Chisopani at a guesthouse.

On this day, we will leave early in the morning towards Kutumsang. Throughout the hikes, we may enjoy stunning views of the Langtang Mountains. The trail climbs the hill to another pass after passing through Pathi Bhanjyang and Gul Bhanjyang. We'll spend the night in Kutumsang at a small guesthouse.

We will set off from Kutumsang and trek to Thadepati. The trails are primarily steep, winding through fir and rhododendron forest. There are no permanent settlements in the surrounding area. The walk continues until Yurin Danda, where magnificent and beautiful vistas of the Mountains can be seen. We'll spend the night in Thadepati at a small guesthouse.

On this day, we will trek from Thadepati to Phedi for around 6 hours. Our path takes us through many forests, across steep-rocky hills, and along the Tadi Khola. Ghopte, which is on our route to Phedi, has a couple of tea places for refreshment. We'll spend the night at Phedi in a local guest home.

We will climb across Lauribina pass to the holy lake village of Gosainkunda. The view of the Alps from Laurebina pass is spectacular. This journey is best done in early April, when the entire hill is covered in dense, blooming rhododendrons in red, white, and ink colors. We'll spend the night in Gosainkunda Village at a small lodge.

We will explore the area and ascend Surya Peak. Gosainkunda is a sacred lake for both Hindu and Buddhist believers, and it is also noted for its beautiful beauty. On the top of Surya peak, we will have a spectacular view of the Langtang Himalaya range (5145m) This is an excellent opportunity to gain elevation and enjoy spectacular mountain views. We'll spend the night in Gosainkunda at a small lodge.

We will explore the area and ascend Surya Peak. Gosainkunda is a sacred lake for both Hindu and Buddhist believers, and it is also noted for its beautiful beauty. On the top of Surya peak, we will have a spectacular view of the Langtang Himalaya range (5145m) This is an excellent opportunity to gain elevation and enjoy spectacular mountain views. We'll spend the night in Gosainkunda at a small lodge.

We'll travel from Chandan Bari to Dukhang, a small settlement of Tamang people. The 6-7 hour hike along the trail provides magnificent vistas of nature's riches. The trail continues to descend through an oak and bamboo forest. At Dukhang, we will spend the night in tented campgrounds.

We'll travel for Kathmandu early in the morning. The two-hour trip to Kathmandu offers stunning vistas of lush hills, mountain peaks, and rural hamlet settlements. You'll be driven to your separate accommodations. You will have the remainder of the day to explore the city at your leisure. This is an excellent day for souvenir shopping or exploring some of Kathmandu's more spectacular attractions. In Kathmandu, spend the night in a hotel.

What is Included?

  • On the walk, three meals are served per day.
  • Every evening after supper, fresh fruit is served.
  • Tea house (Trekking Lodge) lodging
  • Paperwork required Trekkers Information Management System, Langtang National Park entry permit, Sivapuri-Nagarjun National Park permit (TIMS card )
  • Transportation via private vehicle Buses from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and Dhunche to Kathmandu
  • A very experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, and kind English-speaking, government-licensed hiking guide who includes his salary, food, drinks, lodging, transportation, and insurance.
  • A strong, helpful porter with the necessary equipment (one porter for two people)
  • First-aid supplies
  • Emergency Helicopter service, paid for by your travel insurance business
  • Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags, and walking poles are all available for free rental.
  • T-shirt and cap with the Nepal Eco Adventure logo
  • Government taxes and administrative costs
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate twice daily (very useful for checking Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms) This will ensure your trek is in the best possible hands for all levels of trekker Assistant guide group size of 4+ person.
  • Pick-up and drop-off at the airport
  • Fees for accommodation and meals while in Nepal ($25 USD for 15 days)
  • Your mountain rescue and travel insurance
  • International air travel
  • Personal costs and trekking equipment Beverages (excluding water refills and tea/coffee at breakfast) and desserts, snacks
  • Tipping is expected for the guide, porter, and driver.)

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Helambu Gosainkunda Trek
From $840
/ Adult