Langtang Triangle Trek is a less touristy area as compared to Annapurna and the Everest region. It offers an unspoiled nature beauty with superb views of Himalayas, picturesque scenery during the trek and the Tamangs’ lifestyle and culture.
Langtang Triangle Trek is a combination of Tamang heritage trek/Langtang trek/Gosainkunda trek and Helambu trek. The trek difficulty ranges from easy to moderate and is only offered by Peace Nepal Treks (p) Ltd, with our expert guides and porters who trekked with us over decades and are fully acclimatized, physically fit and strong to carry your luggage.
This trek is specially catered to those who are interested in doing a circuit trail in the Langtang region which starts from Syabrubesi and end at Timbu in Helambu region. It would take around 16 days in total whereby you will visit the newly open trekking Tamang heritage upwards of Langtang Gosainkunda and ending with Helambu trek. You will be reaching Cherko Ri (4,984m) to view the superb scenery of Langtang valley and cross the highest elevation Laurebina pass (4,610m) in Gosainkunda trek and end off with Helambu trek.
We will depart from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi which takes around 11 hours by local bus or 8 hours via private jeep for the first night stay. The trek goes on to visit Tamang heritage trail (Gatlang – Tatopani – Thuman-bridim – Rimche), reaching 2,607m in Tatopani. The Tamang community lifestyle, culture, local monasteries, unspoiled nature of Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Ganesh Himal (7,429m), Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Mt. Manaslu himal (8,156m) Jugal Himal, Pardor Peak (5,896m) and many more mountains can be seen.
These few days of short trekking and experiences concludes the first part and for the second part of the journey, you will start the beautiful Langtang trek from Langtang village – Kyanjin Gompa (3,830m) for an overnight stay and also visit Cheku ri (4,984m) and Kyanjin Gompa (Monastery), where many beautiful mountains can be seen.
After the Langtang Valley trek, we return via the same route back to Lama hotel and Thulo Syabru before following the route for Gosainkunda trek (which means sacred lake and according to legends, were created by the Hindu god ‘Shiva’ himself), crossing the Laurenena Pass (4610m) and continuing to Helambu valley trek till Timbu which ends off the trek.
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representatives at the airport will pick and transport you to your hotel.
It takes about 11 hours by local bus or 8 hours via private jeep (extra charges) to reach Syabrubesi as tourist buses do not travel to this region.
It would take about 5 to 6 hours of trekking to reach Gatlang village. The beautiful views of Gosainkunda (sacred lake) and Ganesh Himal can be seen along the way.
The trek today will be a little longer as it is descending and ascending which will take about 6 to 7 hours to reach Tatopani. Tatopani means hot water and there is a hot spring where you can bath and relax after the long trek which the local people believe will ease away any aches and pain.
The trek goes along the pass Nagthali Ghyang (3,165m) and as you ascend to the top (Nagthali 3,165m), the snow covered Himalayas can be seen. You will proceed to Briddhim and stop for a night stay at Thuman after 5 to 6 hours of trekking.
After breakfast, the trek towards Briddhim village takes around 5 to 6 hours where you can observe the lifestyle and culture of Tamang people. There is a Tamang culture show performed by the local community for you to watch.
A day in Kyangin Gompa allows the opportunity to visit the famous Kyangin Monastery and Cherko Ri (4,984m) with spectacular mountains views. After visiting the monastery, there is this option of going to the Yala cheese factory or the small lake behind Yala.
From Lama Hotel, we head towards Syabrugaun and stop in between at Bamboo for lunch.
From Syabrugaun, after crossing rivers and passing through forests where the path is mostly uphill, you will stop for an overnight stay in Sing Gompa.
The trail leading to Gosainkunda is mostly steep and rugged. According to Hindu mythology, the holy lakes of Gosainkuda were created by Lord Shiva’s Trishul (three pointed weapon) so that he could drink its cold water and quench his thirst.
Today, you will head towards Laurebina pass (4610m), where the trail passes through a rugged country across three small lakes before finally arriving in Tharepati.
The trek to Targe Gyang from Thare Pati is a gentle climb across a school and a meadow.
The trail today passes through dense forests and crosses a number of streams before a gentle climb to the village of Timbu followed by a ride back to Kathmandu.
Note: Above holiday itinerary can be customized as our guest specific requirements and can make shorter and longer. We design your holidays accordingly.
Medical support: Emergency first aid kit carried by the support staff
Accommodation: Accommodation at the lodge is provided together with the necessary permit and transportation.
Water: Mineral and hot water is available at every tea house and tap water is drinkable if you bring water purification tablets.
Meals on tea house trek: Guests pay for their own food (breakfast/lunch/dinner) at the lodge. It can be about USD $20 each day for a rough estimate.
Travel Insurance: –
Travel Insurance is mandatory for all clients who choose to trek or climb with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while travelling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergencies.
Nepal has four climatic seasons
While there are no seasonal constraints on traveling to Nepal, different regions are best visited in different seasons. Once you inquire about any trekking itinerary we’ll email you regarding the best season for that particular trek.
The following equipment are needed during the Climbing period: –
(Warm Down Jackets, Sleeping Bags, Warm Trousers, Koflach Shoes, Trekking Shoes and Sandals, Perfectly fitting Crampons, Gaiters, Ice Axe, Jumar, Ice Screw, Rock, Picton, Snow Bar, 2 locking Carabiners, Gloves, Sun Glasses, Head Light, Helmet, Rope, Stove, Harness, Figure -8, Gore – Tex Jackets).
If you’d prefer to share this Peace Nepal holiday trip with your own group of friends, we’ve got good news, it’s also available as a Private Adventure!, Our Private Adventure specialists are on hand to give you a quote or talk through some different options.
In 2005 I had the honor assisting to build a primary school in Pakuwal Tulo Parsel Nepal, together with a friend and on behalf of the Lions Club Schoorl. Tulo Parsel is the home ground of Nir Bahadur Lama, managing director of Peace Nepal Treks. During the building time I was in close contact with him, and still we are.…