Long Tamang Heritage Trail, Langtang Valley, Gosaikund Lake and Helambu Trek, 22 Days
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Long Tamang Heritage Trail, Langtang Valley, Gosaikund Lake and Helambu Trek, 22 Days

Days: 22 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)

Long Tamang Heritage Trail, Langtang Valley, Gosainkunda Lake and Helambu Lodge Trek is one of the best treks to experience the real Nepal. From an amazing scenery to experiencing a rich Tamang culture, this trek offers different tastes of different places in the Langtang region located north of Kathmandu. Throughout the long trekking journey, trekkers will enjoy amazing views of different mountain peaks like Mt. Langtang Lirung (7234m), Ganesh Himal (7422m), Gaurishankar (7134m), Langshisa Ri (6427m),  Ghengu Liru (6571m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Gangchempo (6387m), and so on. 

The 22-days long trek takes through the Tamang Heritage Trail giving trekkers an opportunity to learn about the lifestyle and culture of the Tamang community and explore their traditional Tamang villages with unique architectures. After passing the Tamang Heritage Trail, trekkers head towards Langtang Valley which not only provides the great view of Langtang Lirung (7234m) but also provides a chance to explore Sherpa villages and visit glaciers. The trail then continues towards Gosainkunda Lake which is believed to have magical healing powers. Gosainkunda Lake is a mythological lake which is believed to have been created by Lord Shiva and is a holy place for Hindus and Buddhists. Thousands of visitors from all over the country come to visit the lake in the month of August during the full moon. After mythological Gosainkunda Lake, the trekking route follows towards Helambu, a home of Hyolmo people. Throughout the trek, we pass through various landscapes from the densely forested path to alpine meadows, greenery landscape, rugged terrain, and waterfalls along with Chortens, local forts, ancient monasteries, and unique architecture of different villages. All in all, the trek combines different highland villages, their unique culture, glimpses of wildlife and unreal natural beauty. 

Swiss Family Treks & Expedition is a popular and most trusted trekking organizer based in Kathmandu. We've been working in the tourism industry since the last 15 years and our 5-star ratings are proofs of our excellent services. We provide our clients with local guides who are friendly and fluent in English. We deliver our clients private transportation facilities with decent accommodations for overnight stays. We also provide special packages depending on client’s choice.


Fact of the Trek

Trek Region
Langtang Region
Type of Trek
Private Trekking
Duration
22 Days
Highest Elevation
4,984 m (16,352 ft)
Grade
Moderate to Strenuous
Meals
Full board during the trek
Accomodations
4* Hotel in Kathmandu & lodges during the trek
Best Season
Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) & Spring (March-April-May)
Transportation by
Private Vehicle

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ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1338m

Pick up at Tribhuvan International Airport, upon your arrival, and then we transfer you to a hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi 1460m/6-7 hours by private vehicle 
Leaving the capital city behind, we drive on Prithvi Highway towards Syabrubensi by a private car moving alongside Trishuli River. Relishing the roadside view throughout the ride, we arrive in Syabrubensi. Overnight at a lodge in Syabrubensi. 

Day 3: Trek from Syabrubensi to Gatlang Village 2238m/6-7 hours
Today begins the first day of our trek. We steeply ascend up to Rongga Bhanjyang and then continue to trek descending to the village of Goljung. We then gently climb up until we reach Tamang village of Gatlang. Overnight at a lodge in Gatlang. 

Day 4: Trek from Gatlang Village to Tatopani 2607m/6-7 hours
Today we trek passing Chortens and Mani walls before entering the dense forest to reach Chilime. We then continue to trek crossing a suspension bridge that leads us to Gonggang village. After passing the village, the trail ascends to Tatopani. You can have a relaxing bath in the natural hot spring if you like. Overnight t a lodge in Tatopani. 

Day 5: Trek from Tatopani to Nagthali Gyang 3165m/3-4 hours
We continue to trek through the forested path to reach Nagthali viewpoint. The trail goes up and down till Tamang village of Brimdang, and from there, we climb up gently to finally reach Nagthali viewpoint. We can see an amazing view of Langtang Lirung (7234m), Ganesh Himal (7422), and other mountain peaks from the viewpoint. Overnight at a lodge in Nagthali Gyang. 

Day 6: Trek from Nagthali Gyang to Briddhim 2230m/6-7 hours
After watching the amazing sunrise view, we descend towards Thuman village. The trail continues to descend till Bhote Koshi River and crossing the suspension bridge over the river, we continue to trek towards Briddhim. Relishing the amazing landscapes, we then climb up until we arrive at the Tamang village of Briddhim. Later in the evening, we visit Dukchu Monastery, which is believed to have been chosen by the great Tibetan Lama, Guru Rimpoche, as a sacred site. Overnight at a lodge in Briddhim. 

Day 7: Trek from Briddhim to Sherpa Gaon 2563m/4-5 hours
The trail today ascends to Khanjum village and passing through the Chortens, Mani walls, and prayers flags along the way, we make our way up further to Sherpa Gaon. We get an amazing view of the Langtang ranges from Sherpa Goan where we are welcomed by the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people. Overnight at a lodge in Sherpa Gaon. 

Day 8: Trek from Sherpa Gaon to Lama Hotel 2324m/3-4 hours
Trekking through rhododendron forests with an amazing view of the Langtang range and Gosaikunda valley, we descend towards the Lama Hotel. We follow the trails of Langtang Khola downstream to reach Rimche and then follow the river upstream to arrive in Lama Hotel situated on the riverbank. Overnight at a lodge in Lama Hotel. 

Day 9: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang 3330m/5-6 hours
Continuing our trek through the forested path, we ascend through steep trail towards Ghoda Tabela. We then pass through yak pasturelands and cross a suspension bridge before arriving in the Tamang village of Langtang. Staying in Langtang allows us to learn about the Tamang lifestyle, culture, and tradition. From Langtang, we get an up-close view of Langtang Lirung (7234m) and other peaks. Overnight at a lodge in Langtang. 

Day 10: Trek from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa 3730m/3-4 hours
Leaving Langtang village behind, we follow the trail through yak pasturelands passing several small villages, Chortens, and a large Mani wall on the way to Kyanjin Gompa. The ancient Kyanjin Gompa is considered as the most sacred monastery by the Tamang people of Langtang region. Kyanjin also offers a spectacular view of Langtang Lirung (7234m), Yubra (6264m), Dagpache (6567m), and other mountain peaks. Overnight at a lodge in Kyanjin Gompa. 

Day 11: Hike to Tsergo-Ri 4985m
Today, we hike up to Tsergo-Ri located at the elevation of 4985m above the sea level. Upon reaching, we are rewarded with the 360-degree view of different mountains from the Langtang range to Ganja-La range, Yala Peak (5500m), Langshisha Ri (6427m), Gangchempo (6386m) and many others. We hike back to Kyanjin Gompa and visit the cheese factory, Buddhist shrines, and monastery as we interact with the locals. Overnight at a lodge in Kyanjin Gompa. 

Day 12: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel 2324m/6-7 hours
We retrace our trail back to Lama Hotel descending through yak pasturelands until we reach Langtang. Following Langtang Khola downstream, we reach Ghodatabela and then Gumnachowk. We continue to trek back through the dense forest area to reach Lama Hotel. Overnight at a lodge in Lama Hotel. 

Day 13: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru 2210m/5-6 hours
We continue to walk through the forested path until reaching Bamboo. Walking on a landside prone area alongside Langtang Khola, we arrive at a hot spring. We then ascend through steep trail relishing the great mountain views in the background to reach Thulo Syabru. Overnight at a lodge in Thulo Syabru. 

Day 14: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Lauribina 3900m/4-5 hours
Today, we begin our trek by ascending through steep hill above the village and then passe through the fields to reach Dursagang. We then continue to follow the steep trail through oak and hemlock forests and pasturelands that lead us to the top of the ridge at Lauribina. Overnight at a lodge in Laurebina. 

Day 15: Trek from Lauribina to Gosaikunda Lake 4380m/3-4 hours
Today, we head towards pristine Gosaikunda Lake, trekking on a rocky trail and steep ridges. We pass the first lake, Saraswati Kunda, and the second lake, Bhairab Kunda, to reach the third lake, Gosaikunda, itself. Gosaikunda is a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists and is believed to be created by Lord Shiva. The lake, surrounded by bare hills, envelops the area in tranquility. Overnight at a lodge in Gosainkunda. 

Day 16: Exploration Day
Today, we take a day to explore the areas nearby Gosaikunda by visiting other holy lakes, monasteries, and temples. We can also hike to one of the smaller hills for a view of the surrounding mountains including the Langtang range. Later, we return back to the pristine Gosainkunda and relax in the peaceful environment. Overnight at a lodge in Gosaikunda. 

Day 17: Trek from Gosaikunda Lake to Gopte 3430m/6-7 hours via Lauribinayak Pass 4610m
Today, we need to cross over Lauribinayak Pass which is located at the elevation of 4610m above sea level. We begin to trek through rocky trail and then gently ascend on a steep path until we reach Laurebinayak Pass. After reaching the top of the pass, we slowly descend through rough steep terrain to Gopte. Overnight at a lodge in Ghopte. 

Day 18: Trek from Gopte to Malamchi Gaon 2530m/5-6 hours
The trail today takes through many ups and downs across the boulders of old moraines before ascending to Therapati. The trail then passes through dense rhododendron forests that lead us to Sherpa village of Malamchi Gaon. Overnight at a lodge in Melamchi Gaon. 

Day 19: Trek from Malamchi Gaon to Tarkeghyang 2740m/4-5 hours
Passing through the stupa and Chortens along the way, we cross a suspension bridge over Melamchi Khola and continue to trek through the steep trail. Passing the monastery of Nakotegaon, we enter the forested trail to reach Sherpa village of Tarkeghyang. Overnight at a lodge in Tarkeghyang. 

Day 20: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermanthang 2590m/5-6 hours
Leaving behind Tarkeghyang, we continue our trek passing small stream through the forested area. We again continue to walk through up and down trail passing several stupas and Chortens on the way to Sermathang. Upon reaching Ghangyul, we cross a large Mani wall and continue our trek until reaching Sermathang. Overnight at a lodge in Sermanthang. 

Day 21: Drive from Sermanthang to Kathmandu 6-7 hours by private vehicle
For our last day trek, we drive towards Malamchi Pul descending through dusty road and passing several villages along the way and continue a drive to Kathmandu enjoying the roadside view. You will be transferred to hotel once you arrive in Kathmandu. Feel free to spend the evening exploring the markets and eateries near you. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 22: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Morning after breakfast, we drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport approximately 3 hours before scheduled flight hoping to see you again.

Pricing for Group Size Basis: (Private Trip - For Individuals, Couples and small Groups)
All inclusive Trek Price for single/solo trekker; USD 2770
All inclusive Trek Price for 2 trekkers basis; USD 2100 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 3 trekkers basis; USD 1995 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 4 trekkers basis; USD 1850 per person

Join with Us on a Long Tamang Heritage Trail, Langtang Valley, Gosaikund Lake and Helambhu Lodge Trek in 2024/2025.

Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at snftnepal@yahoo.de

 Important: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss  Family Treks  & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.

Price Adult 2 Persons 3 Persons 4 Persons Status *
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AUD 4.127
CAD 3.684
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* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.

Our Trek Package Cost includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
* 2 nights deluxe accommodation in single/double/twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 4* Hotel Kathmandu Guest House in Kathmandu.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot/cold filter water during the trek.
* Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
* All land/ground transportation by private vehicle.
* Langtang National Park Permit and all necessary permits.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly English speaking guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples and carry 25kg), their food & accommodation, salary, equipment & insurance.
* Down Sleeping Bag (Minus 30-40 Degree Celsius), Duffel Bag, LifeStraw Water Filter for drinking water, trekking map.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Office Service charge.
* All government tax.



Our Trek Package Cost doesn't include:
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, Internet, Battery Charging and Hot Shower.
* Personal Trekking Equipment like down jackets (can all be hired in KTM).
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional due to natural calamities porters during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...

                              Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.


Long Tamang Heritage Trail, Langtang Valley, Gosaikund Lake and Helambu Trek, 22 Days


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