Langtang & Helambu Trek


Langtang is towards the north of Katmandu and just south of the Tibetan border. It is sandwiched between the main Himalayan range to the north and a slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. To the west of Langtang is Ganesh Himal with peaks between 6,000 to 7,000 meters.

Having trek to Langtang and Helambu reflects you the unique possibility to watch Nepalese of west to east Himalaya. Langtang and its several peaks along with fresh water lakes of this region such as Gosai Kunda, Saraswati Kunda and many other small lakes situated at the height of more than 4300 mt will create manifold interest and enthusiasm toward nature. In this trek the Gosainkunda and Gyanjala passes are the most preferred passes for high altitude Trekkers.

Major Trekking Routes in Langtang and Helambu Trek

Langtang Valley Trek 10 Days

langtangTrekking in the spectacular Langtang Valley is the closest you could get to the massive snow capped mountains from Kathmandu valley - 10 days The Langtang Valley is located only 19 miles north of Kathmandu, close to the border of Tibet. The valley is dominated by Langtang Lirung [7246m], the highest peak in the area. This is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole country. Read More

Langtang classic trek (12 days)

3Trekking in the spectacular Langtang Valley is the closest you could get to the massive snow capped mountains from Kathmandu valley - 10 days The Langtang Valley is located only 19 miles north of Kathmandu, close to the border of Tibet. The valley is dominated by Langtang Lirung [7246m], the highest peak in the area. This is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole country. Read More

Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek 16 Days

1Langtang-Valley-Ganja-LaA visit to the Langtang Valley offers an opportunity to explore villages, climb small peaks and visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. The forest in this region have temperate and sub- alpine vegetation. Wildlife includes migratory birds, deer, monkeys, Thar, and Pika. The scenery here is spectacular and the trek is more adventurousThe route from Kyanjin Gompa in Langtang to Tarke Gyang in Helambu crossing 5106m begins Ganja La Pass trekking. Crossing the Langtang Khola below KyanjinGompa, the trail makes a steep climb along the ridge on the south side of the valley through a forest of rhododendron and juniper. Ganja La trail continues south, following streams and moraines and climbing steeply towards the pass. Read More

Langtang Ganjala Pass Trek 22 Days

1Langtang-Valley-Ganja-LaA visit to the Langtang Valley offers an opportunity to explore villages, climb small peaks and visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. The forest in this region have temperate and sub- alpine vegetation. Wildlife includes migratory birds, deer, monkeys, Thar, and Pika. The scenery here is spectacular and the trek is more adventurousThe route from Kyanjin Gompa in Langtang to Tarke Gyang in Helambu crossing 5106m begins Ganja La Pass trekking. Crossing the Langtang Khola below KyanjinGompa, the trail makes a steep climb along the ridge on the south side of the valley through a forest of rhododendron and juniper. Ganja La trail continues south, following streams and moraines and climbing steeply towards the pass. Read More

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek 14 Days

1gosainkundaThis is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal, among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole country. Probably the quickest trek to get right into the high mountains, being very accessible from Kathmandu. You will be able to experience the flora and wildlife of the forested lower slopes and then the open views of glaciated peaks in the upper valley. Here there are also the Tamang/Sherpa villages of Langtang and Kyanjin, where traditional lifestyles continue. Kyanjin itself has a small monastery and a cheese factory and the views from the hill above the village are amongst the best anywhere in Nepal, just over 2 days from the roadhead! The longer itinerary returns to Kathmandu by visiting the holy lakes at Gosiankunda and crossing the Laurabina pass (4610m./15100ft.) - this route gives some magnificent trekking, following a series of high ridges with fantastic views and linking several villages which give fascinating insights into the life of the Helambu Sherpas. Read More

Panch Pokhari Trek

1panchapokhari1JPGA visit to the Langtang Valley offers an opportunity to explore villages, climb small peaks and visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. The forest in this region have temperate and sub- alpine vegetation. Wildlife includes migratory birds, deer, monkeys, Thar, and Pika. The scenery here is spectacular and the trek is more adventurousThe route from Kyanjin Gompa in Langtang to Tarke Gyang in Helambu crossing 5106m begins Ganja La Pass trekking. Crossing the Langtang Khola below KyanjinGompa, the trail makes a steep climb along the ridge on the south side of the valley through a forest of rhododendron and juniper. Ganja La trail continues south, following streams and moraines and climbing steeply towards the pass. Read More

Langtang & Helambu Trek 9 Days

1Helambu1jpgLangtang 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. Read More

Gosainkunda(Frozen Lakes) Trek 6 Days

1frozen_lakeLangtang Gosaikunda combines the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lakes at Gosaikunda. You can visit the beautiful Langtang National park and then trek to the end of the valley to view the wonderful mountains views. Following the Trishuli River north out of Kathmandu, you travel through Trishuli Bazaar and Dhunche to Syabrubesi, a Sherpa village located at the very edge of the Langtang National Park. You then swing east into the Langtang valley, crossing the river several times as you travel up along a gorge-like, lower section of the valley. You pass through oak and rhododendron forests and even cross glacial moraine on your way to the Tamang village of Langtang. Read More

Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek 16 days

1Helambu1jpgA visit to the Langtang Valley offers an opportunity to explore villages, climb small peaks and visit glaciers at a comfortably low elevation. The forest in this region have temperate and sub- alpine vegetation. Wildlife includes migratory birds, deer, monkeys, Thar, and Pika. The scenery here is spectacular and the trek is more adventurousThe route from Kyanjin Gompa in Langtang to Tarke Gyang in Helambu crossing 5106m begins Ganja La Pass trekking. Crossing the Langtang Khola below KyanjinGompa, the trail makes a steep climb along the ridge on the south side of the valley through a forest of rhododendron and juniper. Ganja La trail continues south, following streams and moraines and climbing steeply towards the pass. Read More

Gosaikunda Langtang Ganja La Pass Helambu 22 days

1panchapokhari1JPGThe Langtang valley is aptly called ‘the valley of glaciers’. Here, mountain rise, soaring towards the sky. The valley offers pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snowcapped peaks, grassy downs and meadows strewn with daisies and wild primal. A variety of sights including Buddhist monasteries, a cheese factory, yaks, glaciers and mountain lakes make this trek an exciting one. This trek offers the experience of being in a typical Sherpa village and many ancient monasteries. It is a golden chance to learn about life in our villages.. Read More

Gosainkunda - Helambu Trek 10 days

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Langtang RegionGosainkunda is a sacred lake, which is very important for both Hindus and Buddhists. Helambu valley is very famous for its natural beauty and wonderful climate with the superb views of the magnificent snow-covered mountains. The area covers typical highland Sherpa villages along with beautiful Rhododendron forests. Read More

Helambu-Gosaikunda trek 7 days

2Trekking in the spectacular Langtang Valley is the closest you could get to the massive snow capped mountains from Kathmandu valley - 10 days The Langtang Valley is located only 19 miles north of Kathmandu, close to the border of Tibet. The valley is dominated by Langtang Lirung [7246m], the highest peak in the area. This is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole country. Read More