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Gosaikunda Helambu Trek – 11 days

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Trip Duration Trip Duration
11 Days
Group Size Group Size
Min 1 + people
Maximum Altitude Max. Altitude
Trip Difficulty Difficulty
Activities Activities
  • Trekking
  • Sightseeing
  • Hiking
Best Season Best Season
  • Sep – Dec
  • Mar -April
  • May – June
Calendar Accommodation
  • 3 Nights Hotel
  • 8 Nights Lodge
Calendar Meals
  • 12 Breakfast
  • 9 Lunch
  • 10 Dinner
US$ 750
  • Private trip departures everyday
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Highlights of Gosaikunda Helambu Trek – 11 days

  • Experiencing the unique culture of the Hyolmo people in the Helambu region.
  • Spotting the endangered Red Panda.
  • Take a dip at the Holy Gosaikunda lake during the Gosainkunda Helambu trek.
  • Wonderful mountain view from Laurebina pass.
  • Travel to Shin Gompa.

Overview of Gosaikunda Helambu Trek – 11 days

Gosaikunda Helambu Trek takes us to two beautiful valleys in the north of Kathmandu – Langtang, and Helambu. This trek combines the best parts of the Helambu circuit trek and the Gosaikunda trek.


The Langtang valley is home to the Tamang people. Langtang visit provides a wonderful experience of the Tamang culture and way of life. Helambu valley is settled by the Hyolmo people, who are also known as the Helambu valley Sherpas. The Hyolmos are similar to the Sherpas, but they have a distinct culture and way of living.


We will start our Gosaikunda Helambu trek from Dhunche, the headquarter of the Rasuwa district. We will head to the Shin Gumpa village from Dhunche. We will meet other trekkers in the Gosainkunda circuit trek at Shingumpa. Gosaikunda Lake is the highlight of our trek. The lake has mythical roots.


People believe it was Lord Shiva who created the lake by opening the ground with his Trident. There are other lakes like Surya Kunda, Bhairav Kunda, Gauri Kunda, etc. in the vicinity of Gosaikunda. All of these lakes are of religious importance.


We will visit the Helambu region once we have exited the Gosaikunda region through the Laurebina pass. The town of Melamchi lies at the center of Helambu. Helambu region provides an opportunity to live together with the Hyolmo people. Helambu Trek is the renowned destination along the Gosaikunda Helambu trek.


The Hyolmos have a distinct culture and way of living. They are warm and hospitable. Living together with them will be a memorable affair.


Trip Route: Kathmandu- Dhunche- Lauribinayak- Gosaikunda Lake- Melamchi- Sermanthang- Kathmandu

Best Month: September to December and March to May


Important Notes and Safety Concerns

We prioritize your safety all the time while traveling with Ambition Himalaya Treks & Expeditions. We want our valuable guests and staff to be safe thus we have given full authority to your tour leaders to modify, cancel or update any part of the itinerary if it is considered necessary due to safety concerns.


Ambition Himalaya promises that we will do our best to stick with the planned itinerary. However, natural disasters, weather disturbances, health conditions, or any other mishap may force us to change the planned itinerary and we hope you understand these concerns. Our leaders will give you the necessary information and discuss it with you before changing the itinerary.

Short/Detail Itinerary of Gosaikunda Helambu Trek – 11 days

DayModeRoute ItineraryElev.(m)DurationOvernightIncluded
01FlightArrive Kathmandu - Hotel1300 -----HotelD
02TourKathmandu - Sightseeing1300 6/7 hrsHotelB
03DriveKathmandu - Dhunche2030 6/7 hrsGuest HouseB L D
04TrekDhunche - Sing-Gumpa3250 5/6 hrsGuesthouseB L D
05TrekSing-Gumpa - Lauribinayak3660 4/5 hrsGuesthouseB L D
06TrekLauribinayak - Gosaikunda4380 4/5 hrsGuesthouseB L D
07TrekGosaikunda - Lauribina Pass - Ghopte4682/3640 7/8 hrsGuesthouseB L D
08TrekGhopte - Melamchi Gaon3100 5/6 hrsGuesthouseB L D
09TrekMelamchi - Tarkeghyang - Sermathang2500 5/6 hrsGuesthouseB L D
10Trek/driveSermathang - Melamchi - Kathmandu1300 6/7 hrsHotelB L
11FlightKathmandu - Own Country----- ------------B

Detail Itinerary


What's included
  • Airport pickup and drop services by private vehicle including before and after the trek
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu as per the itinerary / with complimentary breakfast
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle in city
  • Kathmandu – Dhunche and Melamchi – KTM by Local bus (optional private jeep)
  • All required trekking permits and necessary paper works
  • 3 meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during trek
  • Accommodation in lodge/guest houses during the trek
  • License -Trekking Guide with his all expenses and  insurances
  • Assistant trekking guide for groups over 6 people with his all expenses and insurance
  • Strong porters ( 2 trekkers = 1 Porter) with his all expenses and insurances
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag to use in trekking
  • Free trekking map and Ambition Himalaya T-shirt
  • First aid medications / medicines with the guide
  • Necessary paper works, government and local taxes, company service charges
  • Complementary welcome dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepali restaurant
  • Certificate of Achievement signed by director of the company and your guide
What is excluded
  • International Airfares, Visa Fees,($ 30 for 15 days, $ 50 for 30 days and $ 125 for 90 days)
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance, Emergency Evacuation
  • Bars and Beverage bills, cold drinks, mineral water,
  • Tea – coffee ,hot shower, telephone bills, laundry
  • Extra activities than mentioned in the itinerary, extra porter charges
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu [Meals not included also in the cases of early returns from the trips]
  • Extra accommodation caused due to early arrival, flight delays, natural disasters etc.]
  • Tips / Gratitude for Guides and Porters
  • Any services not mentioned in Service Includes Section unless specified on booking of the trekking

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