Helambu Langtang Trek takes place in the Lantang region of Nepal which is the nearest trekking region from the nearest Himalayan Region from Kathmandu valley. Despite being very close to Kathmandu, the Region still remains untouched by modernization and still holds its unique culture and lifetsyle.
The Langtang region is as wild as any Tibetan highlands with rural landscape. The Helambu Langtang trekking is a great opportunity to explore the unique culture of the people living in the region. The people living in the Helambu Langtang region are Nepalese who are descendant of the Tibetan origin. The have a unique tradition, culture and lifestyle. Langtang region is one of the most popular trekking regions for those who are looking for a short trek to Himalayas influenced by Tibetan lifestyle.
the Helambu langtang trek passes through trail filled with several varieties of rhododendron, bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls and snow-capped Himalayas to offer. All these aspects make the Helambu langtang trek the most diverse treks closest to the capital city of Kathmandu.
Major attraction factors of the Helambu langtang trek route is the visit to the holy Gosainkund Lake which is of a religious significance to both, the Hindus and the Muslims. Through an abundance of wildlife, majestic waterfalls, magnificent views of the snow covered white giant Langtang Lirung, Tibetan, Sherpa cultured villages, Helambu Langtang Trekking is an ideally combined aspects of both cultural and natural trek.
The helambu Langtang Trek followed by Himalayas on Foot begins from a drive to Syabrubesi-an interesting village on the banks of the Bhote Kosi River- from Kathmandu. Moving along the Langtang Khola and then through forests of oak, rhododendron, and bamboo, we will enter the Langtang valley- a friendly Sherpa village of Kyanjing Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft). In Kyanjing Gompa you will experience the spiritual lifestyle of dedicated Buddhist monks who perform their rituals in a beautiful Monastery dating back to circa 1300 A.D. The sunrise view from Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) is a must to see. We will also visit traditional cheese factories. Lama Hotel offers magnificent views of the towering snow-covered Ganesh Himal (7,600m/24,934ft) and Langtang -II (7,227m/23,711ft) peaks. We might spot the shy Red Panda that inhabits the Langtang region.
Helambu Langtang Trek Highlights
Beautiful mountain views, especially the Langtang Range and Ganesh Himal
Explore the Tibetan culture
Spectacular sunrise view from Tserko Ri
Visit to Gosainkunda Lake.