Langtang, Gosainkuda Helambu Trek is also known as cultural heritage and pilgrimage trekking in Nepal. It has three different trekking separately too.
This amazing adventure combines the diversity of spectacular views of the Himalayas with a vast number of exciting ethnic encounters. The highlights of Langtang trek are numerous however the main attractions are the rhododendron and bamboo forests with an abundance of wildlife, majestic waterfalls. Langtang, Gosainkuda Helambu Trek begin in the ancient city of Kathmandu; from where you will board a bus to Syabrubesi; the starting point of your trek. This is an interesting village on the banks of the Bhote Kosi River. The trail gains elevation as you make your way along the Langtang Khola, first through forests of oak and rhododendron and then bamboo forests on the higher reaches of the trail. Traveling through Langtang (3,430 m), you will reach the Langtang valley and the friendly Sherpa village of Kyanjing Gompa (3,870 m). In Kyanjing Gompa you will experience the spiritual lifestyle of dedicated Buddhist monks. Early in the morning you will ascend Tserko Ri (5,000 m) for tremendous view of the Langtang Lirung (7,200 m) range.
Gosainkunda is situated at the height of 4360m. Gosainkunda (Lake) is one of the most famous pilgrimages of Nepal for Hinduism and Buddhism. Gosainkunda is magnificent place on Langtang region. It is regarded as the greatest lake of the 108 lakes in this area. The views of the Himalayas from here are truly amazing.
Helambu, the mid-elevation region to the Park's south, is a study center of Tibetan Buddhism. Lama, Sherpa and Tamang people maintain a rich cultural heritage, evident in ornately carved wooden windows, lively dance festivals, and skilled weaving traditions. Trekkers can enjoy these sights on any of the three main trekking routes. Hiking times and overnight stops are planned for a moderate hiking pace, and proper acclimatization to altitude. Trekking range in difficulty from moderate to challenging. All trail heads are accessible by bus or private transports from Kathmandu.
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