The combination of Langtang and The Helambu is an adventure of diverse landscapes and cultural experiences. The trek takes you along terraced fields, picturesque villages, monasteries and temples, lush green forests of rhododendron, to alpine meadows to amazing views of snow-capped mountains. Starting from Syabrubesi,( 132km from Kathmandu), the region is one of the nearest treks from Kathmandu.
Gosaikunda lake holy to Hindus, Buddhists and Tamang shamans alike is one of the major pilgrim sites in Nepal, situated at an elevation of 4400m. Home to different sects like Tamangs, Brahmins, Chettris Sherpas., the Sherpas who live in the Helambu region call themselves Hyalmo after the name of their sacred valley, Helambu.