Tamang Heritage Gosaikunda Helumbu Trek is a scenic trek to the green midlands of Langtang region. This is newly opened trekking route between Langtang and Ganesh Himal. The trail passes through various culturally rich villages. Also, you can get insights on the Tamang community, their religion, cultures, customs and lifestyle. Besides that, trek is full of natural glories. The lush terraced farmlands, hills; forests are also the part of this trek. The trail posses dense bamboo forests and rhododendron forests. Hence, this forest gives the glimpse of wildlife of Langtang region.
The monasteries, palaces, temples are the other main attractions of the trek. A hike through the alpine yak pastures is another nice thing about this trek. Then again the famous cheese factory sacred in indigenous ethnic settlement is something not to miss. And another most important part of this trek is the yak farming. On the whole journey you can see yak everywhere. This region is also famous for the large glaciers and land masses. Therefore, it is a home to various holy lakes among which include very famous Gosaikunda lake.
The trek commences from syabru bensi after a day long drive from Kathmandu. In several places during the trek you can see the culture of tamang community, Tibetan culture, festivals, traditional architecture, costumes, and languages. This trek can be an experience of seeing diversity in culture of Nepal. Not to forget, the local syabru dance, one of the highlight of this trek. Besides, the view from the Goljung pass is also very beautiful and awesome. Since, the locals are engaged in agriculture and making handicrafts, you may find handmade stuffs in the village market. We pass other villages like Briddhim, Thulo Syabru, Gosaikunda lake, Gopte, Gul Bhanjyang and end our journey at Sundarijal via Chisapani.
So, get your gear ready and start the very exciting journey with Himal Eco Treks.
Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation
Drive to Syabrubesi ( 5-6 hrs Drive) by a tourist bus
Trekking ( mostly 5-7 hrs a day )
Accommodation in a guest house
Free day in kathamandu and finally a departure day
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal Entry visa fees.
- Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in cities
- Airfare from your country to Nepal.
- Snacks, soft drink during the trek.
- Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
- Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff
Regarding your arrival
As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter in to Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.
Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.
We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay at the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses are on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.
Meals and Drinking water facility
The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.
If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day in website of Nepal Rastra Bank.
Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.
Import and Export during the travel
You can import some duty free items prescribed by the Custom Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars. Also you can also bring laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential for you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.
High altitude sickness
Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes for high altitude sickness. It may be due to lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.