Location and Transport
Hotel Namaste is located in the center of Syaphru Besi village right before the bus ticket counter.
You can reach Syaphru Besi by bus or jeep from Kathmandu. Our service includes that we reserve and buy bus tickets or tickets for jeeps. So if you need help to organise your transport we can help you out.
About Village Syaphru Besi (1,470 m):
Syaphru Besi is located in Rasuwa district of Baghmati zone and borders on the Chinese autonomous region Tibet in the northern part of Nepal. It is a village having 18 other village development committees.The ethnic group of Tamangs inhabit the place since the ancient times having their own history, culture, language, religion, tradition and values. They follow Buddhist religion and highly value it.
The hot spring in Syaphru Besi is also well known for its healing power of stomach related illnesses since the ancient times.
The Samdheon Woesel World Peace Stupa have been constructed for the peace in the country where lord Buddha was born, for the peace in the world as well as for the well being of all the living beings, natural resources and environment.
A Buddhist monastery is situated as well in the old part of the village on the other side of the river.
About LANGTANG, GOSAIKUNDA & HELAMBU REGION
Both Langtang and Helambu are located in the north of Kathmandu that offers a multitude of fine trekking destinations. Langtang region is inhabited by a majority of Tamang people with rich cultures and tradition. Helambu mostly inhabited by Sherpas too have rich cultures and traditions. Both these destinations are easy to reach and are accessible only by road. Langtang and Helambu are divided by a high pass with about 13 beautiful lakes. Gosainkunda being the biggest and the holiest of all.
Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just south of the Tibetan border Keyrong. The highest point in Langtang is the Langtang Lirung (7,246m). Other smaller mountains are Gang Chenpo (6,380m), Naya Kanga (5,846m) and Dorje Lhakpa (6,966m). Whereas Helambu is mostly villages of Sherpa settlements and offers very easy trek since the altitude remains below 3,500m and is accessible all year round.