This trek Langtang Helumbu Circuit is undertaken in Langtang and Helumbu area located north of Kathmandu, within Langtang national parks, which adjoins the border of Tibet in its further north and encompass the mountain Langtang and other Himalayan peaks. This area is the third most popular area for trekkers equally wonderful destination for cultural and adventure experience. Other attraction is the rich biodiversity of this area, which host elusive and endangered Snow Leopard and Himalayan Red Panda along with numerous beautiful and rare species of birds.This trek Langtang Helumbu Circuit also avoids using the same road drive back but a very short drive back to Kathmandu after the trek.
• Tamang cultural experience
• Stunning landscape and mountain views
• Sacred alpine lake Gosainkund
• Red Panda, Snow Leopard and Rare and endangered birds
The trek Langtang Helumbu Circuit is through the national park and the mountain in the north of Kathmandu valley. This trek, involves going to the glacier valley, alpine lane and pass.
Trekking days are normally about 6-7 hours long, and can be strenuous due to the altitude and the walking terrain of the mountains. You begin trekking after a hearty breakfast, stop for lunch in the middle of the day and arrive at the lodge in the afternoon.
Best time for this trek
This trek can done almost through out the year but it entirely depends on what you are looking for!. The months of March, April and May is the season of flowers that adds extra beauty in the mountain areas. with lots of flowers in bloom, especially rhododendrons in the mountain and hills looks wonderful. For tourist this time is the second busiest season to visit mountain for trekking and mountaineering.
June, July and August can be wet but the mountains and hills are covered with lush and lively green forest or vegetation. Though this season might be not so good for the mountain views but still lot worth trekking. Very few people travel during this time, which is perfect time for a person who has interest in exploring the quieter path and nature in its best.
October and Novembers are the best in terms of settled weather and crystal clear sky which provides clear views of mountains. At the same time the trails can be crowded with the trekkers, sometime creating the problem to find lodge especially if one is traveling with a small group.
Level of grade
Trekking no matter how hard is always rewarding due to the breathtaking mountain views and the cultural experience. During this trek the average walking duration will be about 6 hours a day and the elevation gain is not more than 4600m with an exception of excursion for short time. The walk can be strenuous at some points. People should prepare accordingly.
Everything we do have some code of conduct, that we care or not. Understanding the nature of time, situation and place will always be beneficial in some way. Safety is our foremost priorities. Our staffs will truly look into the logistic and assess the situation to make sure that you are very safe and enjoy the trip.
Altitude problem or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can be life threatening if you ignore it. The altitude can be felt going over 4000m for most of people but some people might feel at lower elevation too. Our trip itinerary has been designed in a way that allows you to have more time to help acclimatizes in high altitude. Our guides are experienced to act according to the gravity of the mountain sickness people might fall victim. But remember that the best medicine for the AMS is to go down, though medicine you use will be just to buy buy time only. So never ignore the symptoms and please talk to your guide or tour leader in that situation. There is always way out this way!
Langtang Helumbu Circuit Trek COST
The above cost is based on a twin sharing basis
Minimum 2 pax
Maximum 12 pax
Above COST of Langtang Helumbu Circuit includes
• Kathmandu/Syabrubesi and Dhunche/Kathmandu local bus
• Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara w/breakfast
• An English speaking and experienced Nepali tour leader /guide
• 3 meals and accommodation (local lodges) along the trekking trail
• Service of one porter for two clients and porters equipment
• National park fee and TIMs, trekking permit
• Staff’s insurance and their wages and food
Cost of Langtang Helumbu Circuit DOES NOT include
• Meals in Kathmandu apart from breakfast in house, your travel insurance and your cost of personal nature, cost incur due to any unforeseen events, emergency evacuation and rerouting, flight charge, airport taxes and Tipping
Langtang Helumbu Circuit DEPARTURES
Langtang Helumbu Circuit: DEPARTURES
04 March – 21 March | 14 March – 31 March | 23 March – 10 April | 10 April – 27 April | 20 April – 06 May
10 May – 27 May | 19 May – 05 May | 28 May – 14 June | 06 June – 23 June
07 Oct –24 Oct | 14 Oct – 31 Oct | 21 Oct – 07 Nov | 04 Nov –21 Nov | 11 Nov – 28 Nov
25 Nov – 12 Dec | 02 Nov – 19 Dec | 09 Dec – 26 Dec