Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Circuit Trekking
“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.”
Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Circuit Trek is a circular trek around the Langtang region that combines the Langtang valley, Gosainkunda and Helambu trek. The main attractions of this trek are Langtang valley, Helambu valley, Holy Lakes of Gosainkunda, flora and fauna of Langtang National Park. This Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek offers you a sight full of plain forest, slow moving rivers and swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow- capped peaks, grassy downs and meadows strewn with daisies and wild Primus. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims trek to this place to pay homage to the lord Shiva and Gauri especially during the early autumn season.
The Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Circuit Trek is easily accessible from Kathmandu as the trek starts in the beautiful city of Kathmandu. Helambu, Gosaikunda and Langtang all lie north of the capital city. This region is the third most popular trekking area in Nepal. Langtang valley is the valley of glacier surrounded by White Mountain and the stunning panorama of the mountain from this valley makes you think that you are in paradise. It also contains a wide range of habitats, from subtropical to alpine. The valley offers pain forest, slow moving rivers and swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow- capped peaks, grassy downs and meadows strewn with daisies and wild Primus. Gosainkunda located at the altitude of 4300m is the holiest side for Hindu pilgrims. The lake at Gosaikunda is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists and is a site of mass pilgrimage in August each year. So on the way you come in touch with the Hindu pilgrims. The views along the trail are beautiful – especially from Laurebinayak and the walk not very difficult, though there is a significant danger of AMS at this altitude. Helambu is typical hill of Nepal near Kathmandu consisting mainly of Yolmo (Sherpa) people with some amount of Tamang people at lower region. These three regions linked with a trekking route that anyone can join upon to explore and discover this mystical place of natural and cultural diversity. During the trail you can witness its scenic beauty of Rododendron forest along with the dazzling view of mountains. In the upper part of valley there are snow bridges spanning angry torrents, high passes enveloped in mist, tiny lake with iceberg floating on them and water of crystalline brightness. There are also high mountains of slide ice. The course is varied- you encounter Lamas and see Gorpas (monasteries), Chorten (Stupas), and Mani stone (Prayer walls). Most of ethnic groups believe in Buddhism. If you are in there in wintertime you will see their great festival call Loshar.
The highlights of Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Circuit trek are numerous. This trek takes you through lush valleys covered with abundant flora and fauna through ups and downs in the hilly and mountainous terrains. Trekkers need above average physical fitness, mental endurance and ability to trek for around 5-6 hours on rough terrain. Come and join Trekking Planner right now as we are glad to operate this trek for you with our carefully designed itinerary to fit your schedules along with professional and quality service along the trek.