This trek route lies in the north- east part of Kathmandu (5145m. Surya peak )
This trek route lies in the north- east part of Kathmandu, travels through pristine forests to the village of Ghoda Tabela, then the valley opens out into a high, Himalayan river plain full of beautiful camping sites, spectacular peaks and wide glaciers. This trek offers pristine mountain views, rich cultural diversity of Tamang, Yolmo and Sherpa people as their typical culture, tradition and lifestyle.
Above Helambu is a mountainpass the lakes of Gosainkunda to the valley of Langtang and offers shorter treks than Langtang-Helambu trekking. Gosaikunda is the most famous one and situated at 4,380 meters. It is believed that Lord Shiva has created it. Its waters are believed to be connected via subterranean channels to Patan's Khumbeshwar Mahadev temple. Gosaikunda is accessed either from Dhunche or from Sundarijal in the eastern part of Kathmandu Valley. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims visit these lakes during auspicious day of full moon at August is called the Janai Purnima. Nearby are other lakes including Nagkunda, Bhairavkunda, Saraswatikunda and Suryakunda. The trek passes through a varied landscape ranging from evergreen forests, cascading waterfalls and turbulent streams to sub alpine grasslands and stark, beautiful mountainsides. Alternative routes from Kathmandu are public bus to Sundarijal or Melamchi.
Key information about the trek:
Starting point : Dhunche
Ending point : Sundarijal
Trek Duration :15days,18days including kathmandu
Best Season : Spring and Autumn
Trek Grade : Moderate
Accommodation : Tea House and Camping
Group Size : for the camping trek Mim 2 to 12pax and for tea house trek min 1to Max 12pax in a group
Max altitude : 5145m (Surya peak )
Mode of Travel : Drive: Car/Van/Bus Kathmandu to Dhunche and Drive back : Sundarijal to Kathmandu
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing Kathmandu valley (the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine art)
Day 03. Kathmandu to Dhunche (1937 m.): Drive about 10 hrs. to Dhunche and rest.
Day 04. Dhunche to Shyabru Village (2087 m.):
Day 05. Shyabru Village to Lama Hotel (2380 m)
Day 06. Lama Hotel to Langtang (3500 m.)
Day 07 Langtang to Kyanging Gompa (3700 m)
Day 08. Kyanging Gompa to Lama Hotel: Trek back by same route.
Day 09: Day trip to langsisha kharka or tserku ri( 5450 mtr) then walk back to Kyanjin ri stay overnight at lodge.
Day 10. Lama Hotel to Shyabru Village: Trek back by same route.
Day 11. Shyabru Village to Sing Gompa (3254 m)(6/7 hrs. walk).
Day 12. Sing Gompa to Gosain Kund (4380 m.):
Day 13. Rest day for excursion(the good-looking of Annapurna range in the west and valley of Langtang Lirung in the north, and also most pretty lakes are Saraswotikund, Bhairavkund and Gosaikund) or climbing to Surya peak 5145m.
Day 14: Trek to Gopte via Gosainkunda Lauribina Pass (4610m 5 hours walking) Stay overnight at Lodge/Tent.
Day 15: Trek to Kutumsang ( 2470M 6 hours walking) Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 16: Trek to Chisopani (2165 M 6 hours walking) Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 17: Trek to Sundarijal and drive to kathmandu Stay overnight at same hotel.
Day 18: Departure to international airport to fly your home country. Himalaya View Treks will provide you free transport to international tribhuwan airports.