Langtang Helambu Region Trekking lies to the northern part of Kathmandu and offers a multitude of trekking destinations, all accessible without flights. The three major areas of this region are Langtang, Gosainkund and Helambu; which can be combined in different ways to make treks from 7 to 16 days long. Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just southern part of the Tibet border. It is sandwiched between the main Himalayan range of the northern and a slightly lower range of snowy to the peaks to the southern Langtang Lirung (7246 m) dominates the valley to the north, Gang Chhenpo (6388 m) and Naya Khang-Ri(5846 m) lies to the south and Dorje Lakpa (6966 m) protects the east end of the valley,
Thousands of Hindu pilgrims visits to the holy Gosaikunda Lakes (4300 m) during a full moon festival in August. The lake are also sacred of Buddhists and hindus. Helambu is about 75 km far from north of Kathmandu. This is an area inhabited by Sherpa, Tamang,Gurung surrounded by Helambu in a Langtang trek, either via Gosaikund or across Ganja La (5106 m)
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Location:North –East of Kathmandu.
Getting there:Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche / Syabrubensi / Sundarijal / Trisuli / Kakani
Monasteries:Syabru monastery, Sing Gompa, Kyanjing Gompa, Kutumsang.
Mountains:Annapurna(8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m) Nilgiri(6940m.),Tilicho(7134m.),Dhaulagiri(8167m.) , Manaslu(8156m.), Lamjung Himal(6983m.),fishtail ( 6993m.),Tukuche 6920m.).
Temples:Muktinath, Shiva, Jwalamai.
Summer:17-19 D. Celsius2-8 D. Celsius (May-July)
Winter:14-7 D. Celsius8/-10, D. Celsius (Oct-Dec)
Attraction:Culturally rich and divesrse,varied topography with sacred lakes, unclouded pleasant hill walk, nature hot spring, historical important location fort of Rasuwagadhi Birds flying between India and Tibet.