Gosaikunda Helambu Trek - 11 Days

Grab opportunity to trek to the hallowed lakes of the Gosaikunda and to ascend to the Gosaikunda pass into the valley of Helambu.

Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

  • Trip Grade: Moderate

  • Max Elevation: 3,900 Meters

  • Total Duration: 11 Days

  • Best Time: March - May & Sept - Dec

  • Group Size: Min 1 Pax.

High Mountain Culture on Gosaikunda Helambu Trek
The Gosaikunda Helambu Trek has quite a range of different but dazzling green valleys, fuzzy rhododendron forests and faraway horizons with snowy summits. The Gosaikunda Helambu Trek is also the perfect short trek and is regarded as a non-technical trek that is quite appropriate for just about anyone. Anyone who is fairly fit and loves adventure can go on the Gosaikunda Helambu Trek. This is an opportunity to experience the high mountain culture on the Gosaikunda Helambu Trek. You have the opportunity to trek to the hallowed lakes of the Gosaikunda and to ascend to the Gosaikunda pass into the valley of Helambu.

Farming on the Gosaikunda Helambu Trek
On the Gosaikunda Helambu Trek, you will find simple teahouses although this is an area that in comparison to other areas that tourism has not completely uncovered. Gosaikunda Helambu Trek offers you the opportunity to witness the Yolmo culture in the high mountains. On the Gosaikunda Helambu Trek, you will be amazed at the farming skills as the Mountain people labor in open land with the use of hand crafted tools and groups of water buffalo. The Gosaikunda Helambu Trek will also offer you the chance to experience Helambu valley’s scenic and rural natural beauty and wonderful climate.

The Easy and Enjoyable Gosaikunda Helambu Trek
The Gosaikunda Helambu Trek will take you to Helambu which is found north of Kathmandu giving you the opportunity to get to closely witness the Sherpa culture. The Gosaikunda Helambu Trek will begin with a spectacular from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. Helambu gives you access to the Himalayan trek if you are on limited time and the Gosaikunda Helambu Trek is undoubtedly easy and enjoyable and is done at an average altitude of 3500m. The Gosaikunda Helambu Trek will take you through Thadepati to Tarke Gyang, giving you options for other paths. As one option, the Gosaikunda Helambu Trek can take you through Sermathang and the river at Melamchi. To conclude the Gosaikunda Helambu Trek, you will drive to Kathmandu via Panchkhal having spent the night at Melamchi Bridge.

Inclusion and Exclusion

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up & Drove

  • Kathmandu sightseeing

  • Hotel in Kathmandu

  • Local Transportation

  • Accommodation & Fooding (BLD)

  • Staff insurance

  • Licenses holder trekking guide/ porter

  • National Park permits

  • Domestic Air Ticket

  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Info management system)

  • First-aid treatment

  • Trekking equipments(Jacket/sleeping Bag)

Cost Exclusion

  • All kinds of drinks Nepal

  • Clients accident insurance Nepal

  • Personal expanses Nepal

  • Bar bills Nepal

  • Staff tips Nepal

  • International Air ticket Nepal


Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02 : Full day Kathmandu sightseeing (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Dhunche by bus (1,890m)
Day 04 : Dhunche to Chandanbari (Singgompa) (3,300m)
Day 05 : Chandanbari(singgompa) to Lauribinayak (3,900m)
Day 06 : Lauribinayak to Gosaikunda Phedi Via gosainkunda (3,630m)
Day 07 : Gosaikunda Phedi to Tharepati (3,510m)
Day 08 : Tharepati to Tarkeghyang (2,740m)
Day 09 : Tarkeghyang to Shermathan (2,590m)
Day 10 : Shermathan to Melamchi Bazar (870m)
Day 11 : Melamchi Bazar to Kathmandu by bus (1,350m)

Trip Maps

Equipments & Packing List

Following are the list of items for 1 person that will help you to pack for your trip. Note that the some items can vary according to season and number of treaking days. Luggage will be carried by the porter and day-pack with valuable items or anything important will be carried by your self.

  • Valid passport, passport size photos, air tickets
  • Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card, which is mandatory for trekking.
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash as these currency are easily exangable and can be used on paying in different places.
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds
  • A pair of DSLR camera with 3 extra batteries (charging is expensive on the mountain)
  • A pair of Point and shoot camera
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • A pair of Video Camera, if you like
  • A pair of solar charger (charging is expensive, if you can charge yourself will save money)
  • A pair of Chargers with Belkin mini surge and adapter.
  • Some Extra batteries for headlamps
  • A pair of headlamp
  • A pair of watch with alarm
  • A Pair of pair sunglasses
  • Pairs of quick drying, long sleeved base layer shirts
  • Pairs of trekking shorts, short sleeve
  • Pairs of Thermal underwear – base layer
  • Pairs of liner socks
  • Pairs of pair woolen blend trekking socks
  • Pairs of trekking pants with zip off bottoms
  • Pairs of fleece sweaters – one lightweight, one heavy
  • A pair of wind proof overlayer- jacket and pants
  • A pair of down jacket
  • A pair of Rain Koot
  • A pair of Warm hat
  • A pair of lightweight thermal layer hat
  • A pair of peak hat
  • A pair of headband/dew rag
  • A pair of pair gloves
  • A pair of Pair trekking boot
  • A pair of Pair flip flops
  • A pair of down booties
  • A pair of Down Jacket(Will be provided by Simrik Real Nepal. No Need to buy)
  • A pair of sleeping bag(Will be provided by Simrik Real Nepal. No Need to buy)