Langtang/Helambu trek (Gosainkunda/Sundarijal 07 days)
Langtang/Helambu trek (Gosainkunda/Sundarijal)The trek gives you the spectacular views of the mountains-Langtang (7245m), Ganesh Himal (7405m), Dorje Lhakpa (6990m) and other small mountains. This trek takes you to the complex topography and geology, together with the varied climatic conditions of Langtang National Park, giving a wide spectrum of vegetation types (including a sub-tropical forest). Gosainkunda is a high area covered with 108 holy Lakes. Culturally the area is mixed; the home of several groups including Tamang and Sherpa people.
Your trekking preparation:
This trek is considered as a non-technical trek and suitable for average people. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure will enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and not expected high altitude sickness. However you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary.
We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles and prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are preferable. Please note that the following program is prepared in the fact basis however things can be change in some circumstances but adjustments will have to make during the trekking. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself.
While the trek is designed for lodge to lodge accommodation and meals service arrangement, our professional mountain guide and porters handle everything. The meal will be provided in the available restaurant enroute and accommodations in the available lodges (with most of the days hot/cold shower.
Day to Day Itinerary:
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche-1950m and Over night at Lodge
Day 02: Shing Gompa-3200m (approximate 5 hour) and Over night at Lodge
Day 03: Gosain Kunda-4381m (approximate 5-6 hours) and Over night at Lodge
Day 04: Tharepati-3600m (7-8hr) crossing over Laurebina La-4609m and Over night at Lodge
Day 05: Kutumsang-2471m (5-6 hr) and Over night at Lodge
Day 06: Chisapani -1768m (5-6 hr) and Over night at Lodge
Day 07: Sundarijal (3-4 hr) and drive to Kathmandu and Over night at Lodge.
The cost includes the following services:
Land transportation from Kathmandu-Dhunche and Sundarijal – Kathmandu by chartered vehicle
Entry permits to Langtang National Park and Shivapuri Wildlife consevation.
All supporting staffs (trekking guide and porters), as well as their necessary insurance, meals and allowances
3 meals per day and overnight accommodation in guesthouses/restaurants along the trail.
Cost does not include:
Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
Kathmandu airport departure tax
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips, gifts, souvenirs, etc.