Langtang Gosainkunda Trek - 16 Days

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Langtang Gosainkunda Trek Highlights:

Experience scenic walks around Nepal Central Himalaya within Langtang mountain range
A fascinating panorama of snow-capped peaks from beautiful Kyanjin around Langtang valley
Enjoy wonderful, impressive cultures around Tamang villages of Langtang Himal hill tribe
Walk-in peaceful, tranquil forested surrounding with perfect pictures of snow-capped peaks
A wonderful adventure that takes you on both scenic areas of high Langtang Himal range
From scenic Langtang valley with high holy Gosainkund lake and crossing high Gosainkund pass”

Introduction:

Langtang Gosainkunda trek is among the most popular hiking destination in the Langtang area. Langtang Gosainkunda trek is popular for magnificent Himalayan views. Moreover, Langtang Gosainkunda trek enables you to explore among the most well-known Nepal hiking destination for Langtang valley with Tamang tradition.

Likewise, Holy Gosainkunda Lake and Tibetan Monasteries are major attractions of the trek. Additionally, crude Tibetan style homes, yak cheese factory, exquisite landscape, pleasant waterfall add the beauty to the trek. Hence, the Langtang trekking course is probably the ideal trekking route in the entire Langtang region trekking course.

Trekking in Langtang Gosainkunda provides a wonderful life adventure as a stand line of Himalayan views & Holy Gosainkunda lake.

We Info Nepal Tours and Trek also organized numerous trekkers/ adventure seekers for related regions having incredible lifetime journeys in Nepal Himalaya. Fall & spring season is the greatest time for Langtang Gosainkunda trek, however, Info Nepal Treks And Tour organize according to trekkers’ desire and vacation period around the year.

Langtang and Gosainkund Trekking truly an adventure that inspires you visiting around both scenic sides of massive Langtang Himal located within Nepal Central Himalaya and the nearest mountain range from the capital Kathmandu.

Langtang and Gosainkund Trekking fascinate each and every trekker once you get immersed within the beautiful scenery of high peaks that surround you at beautiful areas of Kyanjin within Langtang valley.

An adventure blend of the wonderful scenery of high mountains along with a local culture of Tamang people the ancient hill tribes of Langtang and Mid Western Himalaya where you will have time to witness impressive traditional life interwoven with Buddhism and old Bon religion practice (re Buddhism).

Besides views and interesting culture where walk leads you into the beautiful forested surrounding of dense tree lines covered by tall rhododendron, magnolia, oaks, pines, and firs which makes a perfect habitation for some endangered wildlife like Red Panda and snow leopards with another mammal often seen on walks.

Briefing

Langtang Gosainkunda trek start from Syabru Bensi following 8-9 hour overland travels from Kathmandu. We Information Nepal Treks And Tour indicate to travelers/ trekkers follow with personal transport ( Jeep / / Land Cruiser). Because of the personal transport trekkers are much more protected. Likewise, luxuries and time on your trip are considered. After breakfast in Syabru Bensi, Info Nepal Treks And Tour hiking guide directed your continuation on the trail. The trail accompanies with lake bank to Pahiro Thaplo Bamo trek to Lama Hotel. And then trek continues apartment ascend through Langtang valley then eventually reach Kyanjin Gompa.

From the Kyanjin gompa route continue tethered to Pahiro Thaplo then ascend to Syabru village through Chandan bari cholang pati Lauribinaya eventually reach Gosainkunda lake 4300m. After trip Holy Gosainkunda lake road continues to descend to Dhunche through Chandan bari then return to Kathmandu. Info Nepal Treks And Tour has designed itinerary for Langtang valley Gosainkunda lake hiking but Info Nepal Treks And Tour will alter or expand depending on your desire and desire for an unforgettable lifetime experience in Nepal Himalayas!

Enjoy great walks where the adventure leads you at Langtang Valley after an exciting drive from Kathmandu to reach at Syabrubesi village, then the next part of the journey leads to the higher country to reach at a hidden glacial lake in Gosainkund.

Regarded as holiest of all holy mountainous pilgrimage places for Hindu religion, where once a year great religious festival held in honor of Lord Shiva who created the lakes, where thousands of followers visit for a holy dip in the lake to cleanse the sin of a hundred lifetimes in the month of August (the monsoon wet months) as per Hindu calendar falls in full moon time.

Gosainkund adventure leads to cross the highest point of the journey over high Gosainkund-la also known as Eastern Laurabinaya-La located above 4,610 m / 15,124 ft high facing a spectacular panorama of high peaks.

Walk descend following a ridgeline and into the lovely forested area to reach the eastern side of Langtang Himal close to the Helambu region, as walk leads with ups and downhill trail to reach scenic Chisapani hill rewards you with stunning sunrise and sunset views over the chain of Himalayan peaks.

After marvelous and scenic time around high green hills of Langtang Himal range slowly adventure comes to an end on reaching eastern suburb of Kathmandu valley rim where short drive brings you into busy city life at Kathmandu to complete our remarkable adventure Langtang and Gosainkund Trekking.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu via various international airlines and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest and world heritage sites

Day 03:Drive to Syabrubesi 1,495 m- 06 hrs.

Day 04:Trek to Lama Hotel 2,455 m – 06 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village 3,435 m-05 hrs.

Day 06:Trek to Kyanjin 3,800m – 04 hrs.

Day 07: At Kyanjin option hike to Kyanjin-Ri 4,773 m or Tsergo-Ri 4,984 m

Day 08:Trek to Lama Hotel -06 hrs.

Day 09: Trek to Thulo Syabru 2,120 m – 05 hrs.

Day 10: Trek to Sing Gompa – Chandanbari 3,325 m – 05 hrs.

Day 11: Trek to Gosainkund Lake 4,200 m- 05 hrs.

Day 12:Trek to Gopte 3,425m crossing Lauribinya-La and Gosainkund pass 4,610 m / 15,124 ft – 06 hrs.

Day 13: Trek to Kutumsang 2,470 m – 06 hrs.

Day 14: Trek to Chisapani 2,165 m – 06 hrs.

Day 15: Trek to Sundarijal 1,460 m and drive to Kathmandu 1,320 m – 05 hrs.

Day 16: International departure for homeward bound.

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu via various international airlines and transfer to hotel.

On fresh arrival at Kathmandu and Nepal international airport received by staff and guide with short transfer into the heart of Kathmandu city around exciting areas at Thamel where your hotels situated, here our guide will brief about treks and other necessary information regarding your stay and of the treks.

At evening group welcome dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural program to give you the glimpse of local culture with music and dance while having your dinner.

Day 2
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour around world heritage sites.

A free day in Kathmandu after breakfast join in our exciting and interesting sightseeing tour led by our expert city guide to show you the historical wonders of Nepal within world heritage sites, after a great and enjoyable tour with time for trek preparations.

Day 3
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,495 m- 06 hrs.

Morning starts with overland journey on leaving Kathmandu city and the valley heading due north past many farm villages and interesting town from warmer areas to cooler zone on reaching at Dhunche, a headquarter town of Rasuwa district within Langtang Himal.

At Dhunche start of Langtang National Park which is the first mountainous park established way back in mid 1970’s enriched with exotic flora and fauna, from here heading down to Syabrubesi village for overnight stop.

Day 4
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,455 m - 06 hrs.

First day walk leads to cross a bridge then climb towards farm terraces and smaller villages and entering into cool shade of forest to reach at a wide open area in the middle of dense tree lines of rhododendron and pines trees at a place called Lama Hotel for overnight stop.

Day 5
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village 3,435 m-05 hrs.

From this isolated spot walk leads into thick woodland with chances of spotting some wild-life like deer or the endangered and elusive Red Panda often seen on route treks around the area, as walk follows Langtang River to reach at nice spot in Ghoretabla.

After a refreshing break or lunch stop, afternoon walk for another few hours within forested surrounding to reach at Langtang village for overnight stop, populated by Tamang people, the main hill tribes of Langtang and Central Himalaya interwoven with Buddhism teaching and culture.

Day 6
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin 3,800m - 04 hrs.

After a pleasant overnight stop at Langtang village today walk for few hours to reach at Kyanjin located within beautiful Langtang valley, walk on gradual ups after leaving the forested area behind for wide and open country enclosed within high snow capped peaks.

As walk progress reaching our first highlight of the adventure at Kyanjin situated in the midst of Langtang valley facing wonderful views and scenery of mountains and rolling hill, at Kyanjin transfer into a nice lodge for overnight stops.

Day 7
Day 07: At Kyanjin option hike to Kyanjin-Ri 4,773 m or Tsergo-Ri 4,984 m

At Kyanjin free day for acclimatization before heading towards high Gosainkund and over the pass, here with time for short or long hike to scenic view point hills of Kyanjin Ro or Tsergo-Ri offers excellent views of whole Langtang mountain range as far towards Jugal Himal with Dorji Lakpa and some peaks of Tibetan side.

Day 8
Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel -06 hrs.

Retrace the journey back to Lama Hotel after an enjoyable and fascinating time around Kyanjin within scenic Langtang Valley, where walk leads you on same trail with chances to catch interesting surrounding views.

Day 9
Day 09: Trek to Thulo Syabru 2,120 m - 05 hrs.

From Lama Hotel walks follows downhill to a place at Riverside, after refreshing break enjoying views then climb up for few hours to Thulo Syabru (means larger for Thulo) for last overnight around Langtang Himal.

Here with to enjoy short visit around Tamang village and observe the local culture and farm traditional life.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek to Sing Gompa - Chandanbari 3,325 m - 05 hrs.

A nice village for overnight stops at Thulo Syabru and observing Tamang culture and its traditional custom.

From this farm village morning leads to steep climb into dense forest of rhododendron and pine trees for few hours facing grand views of Langtang-Ganesh and Manaslu peaks.

Walk leads on gradual winding path into forest to reach at a lovely small settlement at Sing Gompa for overnight stop, also called as Chandanbari (means place with sandalwood).

Day 11
Day 11: Trek to Gosainkund Lake 4,200 m/ 13,779 ft- 05 hrs.

From Sing Gompa a place with old monastery which is situated on top of a village, as walk meanders with climb lading into deep forest with fantastic views of snowcapped peaks, as tree lines disappears for short bushes.

Where climb continue on steep slope past small scenic hill top of Laurabinaya, and then short descend to reach a lake called Bhairab Kund and up for to holy Gosainkund for overnight stop.

An interesting spot with sacred glacial pond where once a year in the month of August on full moon great religious festivals take place called ‘Jani-purnima’ thousands of pilgrims visit for holy dip and bathe in icy Gosainkund pond.

Day 12
Day 12: Trek to Gopte 3,430m via high Lauribinya-La / Gosainkund pass 4,610 m - 06 hrs.

Enjoying holy and spiritual moments at sacred pond of Gosainkund morning walk with climb on rocky trails past small ponds of Surya and Sarsati-kund (pond) to reach on top East Lauribinya-La and Gosainkund pass at 4,610 m / 15,124 ft high.

Enjoy fabulous scenery of landscapes and snow-capped peaks where long descend takes you at the bottom of the pass.

From the bottom of Gosainkund-la pass hill, then walk to reach back into forested area with few short ups and down to reach at Gopte for overnight stop, a small place situated on the middle of the trail where Gopte refers to a cave shelter.

Day 13
Day 13:Trek to Kutumsang 2,470 m - 06 hrs.

After a peaceful overnight stop in a basic and simple lodge, morning leads to slow and steady climb to reach where path from Helambu and Kathmandu meets at Tadepatti a scenic and high ridge.

From Tadepatti facing grand panorama of Central Himalaya peaks walk on nice and pleasant path and into forest of pine and rhododendron trees to reach a farm village of Kutumsang for overnight stop.

Day 14
Day 14:Trek to Chisapani 2,165 m- 06 hrs.

From Kutumsang today a long day walk that leads you on high scenic ridge with super views of beautiful landscape and mountain range of Jugal Himal, where walk continues past village of Gulbhanjyang, as route takes you ups and down then with last slow climb on top Chisapani for overnight stop.

A scenic place with good lodges to stay facing excellent views of peaks includes stunning sunrise and sunset views.

Day 15
Day 15:Trek to Sundarijal and drive to Kathmandu - 05 hrs.

Morning catching beautiful sunrise over chain of Himalayan peaks, where last day walks leads to long descend into dense forest and past farm villages to reach at Sundarijal.

Sundarijal the watershed for Kathmandu city, from the town of Sundarijal where short drive brings you back at Kathmandu on completing wonderful adventure on Langtang and Gosainkund Trekking and then transfer to your respective hotels with afternoon free at leisure for individual activities.

Day 16
Day 16:International departure for homeward bound.

Last day in the country of high Himalaya and colorful culture, our guide and staff transfer you to the airport for your international flight homeward bound or to next respective destinations after a glorious time and experience on Langtang Valley and Gosainkund Trekking.

What's included

  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • During trekking will full board of meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter) Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Info Nepal Tours And Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits and TIMS.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

What's not included

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Private transportation except what is mentioned in the What Is Included section
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary) International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.) Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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Langtang Gosainkunda Trek