The ‘Helambu & Gosainkund Trek’ is a perfect short trek nearby Kathmandu Valley. Despite being so close to Kathmandu, the Helambu region remains relatively un-spoilt. Trekking Experts offer you this Helambu & Gosainkund Trek which allows you to witness the Hyolmo cultures and enjoy the green rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, and snow-capped mountains and holy Gosainkund Lake. The great Himalayan scenery at the border with Tibet and monasteries make a trek to the region an enthralling experience. The people living the highlands of the Langtang region are certainly the Nepalis, being the descendant of the Tibetan origin, they still look like Tibetans.
The trip begins from Sundarijal, an hour’s drive from Kathmandu. After about an hour’s walk, we enter Shivapuri National Park. Continuing along the Chisopani, Kutumsang, Thadepati and Sermathang, the trek ends at the Dhunche; headquarter of Langtang National Park. The trip also includes the holy lake Gosainkund. Gosainkund is very famous lake and it holy lake of Buddhists and Hindus where Janai Purnima festival celebrates every year.
Visit Holy Gosainkund Lake
Beautiful views of snow capped mountains, waterfalls, gorge, stone-driven mills and villages
Majestic viewpoint of Langtang Lirung and other mountains
Ancient Buddhist Monasteries, prayer flags and Chorten
Varieties of Rhododendrons, pine forest, bamboo forest along the trail
Entering and exploring the Shivapui National Park
Exploring the Buddhist culture by visiting their ancient monasteries, shrines and stupas
Visiting the Tibetan, Tamang, Sherpa and Hyolmo ethnic community