LANGTANG AND HELAMBHU REGION
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LANGTANG AND HELAMBHU REGION

Langtang is situated close to the Tibetan border. A remote valley enclosed by snow-capped mountains that culminates in the peak of Langtang Lirung(7246m). It is all part of the beautiful Langtang National Park. The religion of the Tamang people is very close to the one the people of Tibet, which live here in this aerea since generations, are celebrating. We make our trek through larch & rhododendron forests that are abundant with wild flowers & bird life. This all helps to ensure your trek will be particularly attractive in the spring time. The park contains the Gosainkund lakes, secret and holy to both Hindus and Buddhists. Pilgrimages are always made there in August. Another spiritual site is the Buddhist monastery(Gompa) in Kyanjim. We get enough time to explore the head of the valley getting close to the glacier or climbing a nearby peak for stupendous mountain views. From there, we make a ascend past the holy lakes of Gosaikunda to enter Helambu via the Laurebina Pass(4610m). There we are rewarded with the stunning views of the Manaslu, Ganesh Himal & even as far as the Annapurna massif. A series of undulating ridges offers delightful walking before descending to the edge of Kathmandu. Popular activities in the park are trekking & climbing.

The Valley Of Yolmo people or Yolmopa are ethnically Tibetan, Buddhist people whose ancestors migrated in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries from the Kyirong region of Tibet to the forested foothills of the Yolmo Valley. Yolmo is almost directly north of the Kathmandu Valley, just inside Nepal but bordering on Tibet. In Nepal the region is called Helambu(in Tibetan it's called "Beyul", Hidden Valley). This Nepali name is derived from two famous staple foods which are grown in abundance in Yolmo: Hey is the term for the Yolmo potato and Labu is the word for large white radishes. They speak a Tibetan-derived language called Yolmo language as well as Nepali. Yolmo is famous for innumerable holy and sacred sites. Among the famous caves there are Takphug Senge Dzong (The Tiger Cave Lion Fortress) just below the village of Tarkye Gyang, where Milarepa sang his "Song of a Yogi's Joys", Yangdak Chokgi Trakpuk (Completely Pure Supreme Cave) which is locally known as "Druphug" (Cave of Accomplishment) at an altitude of 14,000 feet, where Guru Rinpoche stayed. Nearby there is a small cave called "Khandro Sangphug" (The Dakini's Secret Cave) where his consort Shakya Denma (Shakya Devi) stayed. Another cave of Guru Rinpoche is found in Pemthang (Tibetan: Chema Thang--Sandy Flats) a small hidden valley within Yolmo. There is another cave of Guru Rinpoche in Yolmo, re-discovered by Chatral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche in 1984, which is called Yanglesho (not to be confused with a renowned cave of the same name in Pharping, Nepal). Near the village of Sermathang is yet another cave which Padmasambhava stayed in which is called "Nyida Rangchung" (Naturally Appearing Sun and Moon). The Yolmo dialect belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language group and uses the same script as the Tibetan people, which is widely used in their religious books. Although Yolmopa are sometimes called Sherpas and they occasionally did refer to themselves as Sherpas, there is no common ancestry. The Sherpas live about 50 miles east of the valley in Nepal's Solu Khumbu region, near Mt. Everest. The Sherpas migrated from Tibet, too, but they came earlier and they speak a different Tibetan dialect. The people of Yolmo celebrate Tibetan losar and maintain many holidays and customs similar to Tibetan Buddhists.
 



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Langtang Valley Trek for families, 10 Days

/ from 800 USD / Days: 10 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Langtang Valley Trek starts the deep gorges of Bhote Koshi and Langtang Khola are thickly forested with rhododendron, oak, maple and alder trees unto Kyanjin Gompa. The stretch of forest around Ghode Tabela in the lower Langtang Valley and below the Gosainkund Lakes is inhabited by the very shy red panda, a rare and threatened symbol of a healthy Himalayan ecosystem. Other animals, common to...

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Helambu Circuit Trek for families (Going to Yolmoland) 8 Days

/ from 600 USD / Days: 8 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Helambu Circuit Trek is one of the perfect short treks begins nearby Kathmandu valley. Helambu trek lies in the Langtang national park. Despite being so close to Kathmandu, the Helambu region remains relatively un-spoilt. Here you can experience the Hyolmo culture of high mountain people.  The company of green rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, and snow-capped...

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Horse Riding Trek to Langtang Valley with Children, 13 Days

/ from 1.510 USD / Days: 13 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Horse Riding Trek to Langtang Valley goes in to the deep gorges of Bhote Koshi and Langtang Khola are thickly forested with rhododendron, oak, maple and alder trees. The stretch of forest around Ghode Tabela in the lower Langtang Valley and below the Gosainkund Lakes is inhabited by the very shy red panda, a rare and threatened symbol of a healthy Himalayan ecosystem. Other animals, common to...

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Langtang Valley Trekking for families with 2 Nights Adventurous Camping, 13 Days

/ from 1.025 USD / Days: 13 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Langtang Valley Trekking for families is one of the other interesting and fabulous trek lies in Langtang National Park and trek goes to the deep gorges of Bhote Koshi and Langtang Khola are thickly forested with rhododendron, oak, maple and alder trees. The stretch of forest around Ghode Tabela in the lower Langtang Valley and below the Gosainkund Lakes is inhabited by the very shy red...

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Gosaikunda Lake Trek for families traverse via Lauribinayak-La Pass, 13 Days

/ from 1.225 USD / Days: 13 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Gosaikunda Lake Trek is one of the most popular religious pilgrimage family treks in Langtang Region of Nepal. Gosaikunda Lake trekking offers us to visit the Secret Lake which is also known as “The Frozen Lake”, ancient monastery, traditional cultures, wildlife as well as beautiful mountains scenery. The lake is grand and picturesque. Every year,during Janai Purnima in August....

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Watching the Birds in Simpal village Sindhupalchok 11days

from 1.525 USD / Days: 11 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Watching the Birds in Simpal village Sindhupalchok Today Nepal is a bird watching destination of international importance. For a country of its size Nepal is exceptionally rich in its biodiversity, specially its avifauna. A total of 862 species of birds is an incredible number for such a small country. (The number varies; others say it is 875.) Nepal is similar to a small model of various...

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Tamang Heritage Trail Trek for families, 11 Days

/ from 875 USD / Days: 11 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is a one of the new and unique non tourist area trek opened to visitors only since 2004 in Langtang region. It is our pleasure to invite you to join us on our Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking for families for seeing natural beauty, traditional cultures, Buddhist way of living, experiencing their genuine warmth and welcome, rich architecture of their mountain house,...

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Panch Pokhari Trekking, 12 Days

from 1.675 USD / Days: 12 / Difficulty: 4 of 5 (Strenuous)
Panch Pokhari Trekking is the recently opened non tourist trekking destination in Nepal. Panch Pokhari Trek is through untouched traditional village in stunning Himalayan Range and beautiful landscapes. Panch Pokhari Trekking in Nepal offers pristine mountains views, rich culture, genuine adventure, bio diversity, natural beauty. The high altitude holy lakes are secret to Buddhist and Hindu...

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Yala Peak Climbing, 14 Days

from 2.085 USD / Days: 14 / Difficulty: 4 of 5 (Strenuous)
Yala Peak Climbing is one of Nepal's easier trekking peak, just to the north of Kathmandu in the beautiful Langtang valley region, this 5500 meters peak does not require mountaineering experience and it is royalty free peak. Climbing Yala Peak and trek through Langtang is one of the easiest, romantic, wonderful and adventurous climbing peak and trek in Nepal. Prior climbing experience is not...

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Langtang Valley Trek, 12 Days

from 1.585 USD / Days: 12 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Langtang Valley Trek starts the deep gorges of Bhote Koshi and Langtang Khola in thickly forested with rhododendron, oak, maple and alder trees. The stretch of forest around Ghode Tabela in the lower Langtang Valley and below the Gosainkund Lakes is inhabited by the very shy red panda, a rare and threatened symbol of a healthy Himalayan ecosystem. Other animals, common to these forests are...

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Paldor Peak Climbing, Camping 19 Days

from 3.625 USD / Days: 19 / Difficulty: 5 of 5 (Very Strenuous)
Paldor lies at the southeast end of Ganesh Himal marking the junction of the Tiru and Karpu Dandas at the head of the Mailung Khola, a tributary of the Trisuli Gandaki River. The name Ganesh is taken from the elephant-headed Hindu god of good luck, probably the most popular deity in the Kathamndu valley. On a clear day the Ganesh Himal, with the icy fangs of Pabil 7,101m, Logsang Karpo 7,150m,...

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Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, 11 Days

from 1.390 USD / Days: 11 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking starts either from Dhunche or Syabrubesi and passes through Goljung, Gatlang, Chilime, Thuman, Timure and Briddim. The trail may end back in Syabrubesi or follow the Langtang trek from Briddim village via Khanjim. Goljung and Gatlang are traditional Tamang villages. While Goljung has ancient monastery, Gatlang set high on a hillside among terraced fields is the...

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Naya Kanga Peak Climbing, 14 Days

from 2.835 USD / Days: 14 / Difficulty: 5 of 5 (Very Strenuous)
Naya Kanga peak Climbing also known as Ganja-La Chuli, is magnificently situated in the Langtang region of Nepal. Langtang is one of the popular trekking destination in Nepal situated north from Kathmandu is easily accessible by road transportation. Langtang National park was designated as the first Himalayan National park in 1970. The area extends from 32 KM north of Kathmandu to Tibet border....

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LANGTANG HELITREKKING

from 3.760 USD / Days: 1 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Duration: 02:00 Hour (Drop 01:00 hour and Pick Up 01:00 hour) Number of passengers: 4-5 This flight departs from Tribhuvan International Airport and lands at Ghore Tabla, where you begin trekking towards Langtang village. On the Second day, you continue trekking to Kyanjim; yak pasture and quaint villages can be encountered en route. Kyanjim Gompa(monastery) and a government operated cheese...

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Shamanism Tour! combined with Gosaikund Lake Lodge Trek 10 Days For the Fullmoon of August 2018

from 1.290 USD / Days: 10 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Introduction to Shamanism Tour and Gosaikund Trek: One of Nepal’s most famous religious places of pilgrimage is the Gosainkund Lake, situated at an altitude of about 4380m, surrounded by high mountains on the north and east. This lake is grand and picturesque. Every year during Janai Purnima (Full Moon), next year on the fullmoon of  August 2011, thousands of Hindu pilgrims come here for...

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Helambu Heritage Circuit Lodge Trek, 11 Days

from 1.190 USD / Days: 11 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Easy and short Trekking in Nepal is designed for those without any experiences of Trekking before and those who have little time to experience the mountains of Majestic Himalayan country. Each programmed provides great opportunity to experience Nepalese Villages, Green Landscapes, Himalayan Snowcapped Mountains, Himalayan White Water Rivers and many more. This trek is a relatively low altitude...

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Helambu Valley Cultural Trek for families, 10 Days

/ from 750 USD / Days: 10 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Helambu Valley Trek is a one of the popular and short family trek in Langtang Helambhu region. Helambu cultural trek is easy walking and provides the spectacular view of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa and other small peaks. The warm and friendly peoples of Helambhu are mostly Buddhist. Helambu valley trek also offers to the visitors who want to explore in a short time for...

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Langtang Valley & Gosaikunda Lake Lodge Trek, 18 Days

from 2.085 USD / Days: 18 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Introduction to Langtang & Gosaikunda Lake Trek This trek is a one of the most popular trekking destination in Langtang Region which was listed by UNESCO in 1976 as a National Park. This is most beautiful Langtang valley and Holy Gosaikunda Lake trek due to surrounded by High Himalayan range, full of diversity, natural beauty, ancient monastery, small cheese factory in remote area, glaciers,...

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Langtang Valley to Helambhu Region via High Ganja-La Pass Camping Trek 16 Days

from 2.300 USD / Days: 16 / Difficulty: 4 of 5 (Strenuous)
Introduction to High Ganja-La Pass Trek This is one of the most popular and challenging trekking destinations in Langtang Region of Nepal. This trek offers snow covered high passes, unique culture of peoples and their way of life, magnificent views of mountains, ancient monasteries, beautiful Langtang and Helambu valley, wildlife and waterfall. There is a small Buddhist monastery and a Cheese...

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High Remote and Difficult Tilman’s Pass (Langtang-Rolwaling Valley) Camping Trek, 22 Days

from 3.000 USD / Days: 22 / Difficulty: 5 of 5 (Very Strenuous)
This is a trekking destinations for the trekkers who have the desire to enjoy the  nature at its best in the most remote area of the Langtang Region in the Nepal Himalayas. This trek connects  two different Himalaya regions the Lang,tang and Rolwaling with Panch Pokhari (Five Holy Lakes).  This trek offers a splendid breathtaking Langtang Valley view with its surrounding...

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Classic Langtang Valley and Gatlang Lodge Trek, 20 Days

from 2.280 USD / Days: 20 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Introduction to Classic Langtang Valley and Gatlang 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. The name Langtang is originates from two different words...

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Long Tamang Heritage Trail, Langtang Valley, Gosaikund Lake and Helambhu Lodge Trek 27 Days

from 2.970 USD / Days: 27 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
This is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole country, with rich Tamang, Bhote, Sherpa (Yolmo) culture. Many years ago Nepal, fought with Tibet for salt and some of the biggest areas where this war took place is in the Langtang Region of Nepal, wherein lies the third most popular trekking trail in Nepal. This area is connected to Tibet...

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Yolmo Valley Meditational Tour

from 1.240 USD / Days: 11 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Yolmo Valley Meditational Tour. Though the place is not well-known nationally and internationally, Yolmo valley is the holiest place in Helambu trekking region. Both Guru Padmasambhava and Tibet’s greatest Yogi Milarepa are known to have spent time in meditation and blessed this valley. Guru Padmasambhava is said to have hidden many” Tarmas “or teaching meant for the future here. In this...

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Meditation Trek to Helambhu (Yolmo Land), Lodge 11 Days

from 1.190 USD / Days: 11 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Trekking and Meditation in Helambhu (Yolmo Land), Lodge 11 Days Helambhu or Yolmo is situated north of Kathmandu, close to the border to Tibet. In ancient times it was occasionally part of South-Tibet and shares therefore the Tibetan culture. It is famous for its scenic beauty and is an unbelievably sacred site. Also known as Kerung, it is a treasure of Buddhist Dharma, but a quite unknown...

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Bhairav Kunda Trek, 12 Days

from 2.100 USD / Days: 12 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
Bhairav Kunda Trek, situated nearby the Nepal-Tibet border in the Langtang Region, is a fusion of nature, culture and spiritual aspects of the Himalayas. This trek is a spiritual homage to the holy lake “Bhairav Kunda ’’. “Bhairav ’’ is the angry form of Lord Shiva and “Kunda’’ means pond. Bhairav Kunda Trek offers a close-up view of several Nepalese and Tibetan Himalayas and...

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Long Tamang Heritage Trail, Langtang Valley, Gosaikund Lake and Helambhu Lodge Trek 27 Days

from 2.970 USD / Days: 27 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)
This is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole country, with rich Tamang, Bhote, Sherpa (Yolmo) culture. Many years ago Nepal, fought with Tibet for salt and some of the biggest areas where this war took place is in the Langtang Region of Nepal, wherein lies the third most popular trekking trail in Nepal. This area is connected to Tibet...

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