Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

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Trip Duration
17 Days 16 Nights
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Trip Overview

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is aptly called "the valley of glaciers". Here the mountain - view is spectacular. On either side of valley, mountains rise, soaring in to the sky. Langtang Gosaikunda trek offers pain forest, slow moving rivers and swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow- capped peaks.

In the upper part of valley there are snow bridges spanning angry torrents, high passes enveloped in mist, tiny lake with icebergs floating on them and water of crystalline brightness. There are also high mountains of solid ice. Gosainkunda, regarded as sacred land in Hinduism, is dotted with lakes atop the mountain, offering a quiet respite. There are few visitors outside of those who come for the summer festival. Langtang Gosaikunda trek is on the area of Tibetan culture and home of Yak and Gosainkund is a great sacred lake on an elevation of 4200m.

It is great combination of mountain and culture different. Langtang Gosaikunda trek starts from Syabru Bensi and ends at sundarijal. From Syabru Bensi, you will follow the Langtang River to the east until you get to Kyanching Gompa (3,049). From here we trek to Tserkuri (5184m) and have an excellent view of mountain. Then we trek back to Lama Hotel and ascend to Gosankunda Lake. After spending night here we ascend to Lauribina -La Pass and come to Tarkeghyang and finally to Sundarijal where we take bus to Kathmandu. Clients carry daypack only and walk at their own pace. Trekking hours will be 5-8 hours per day.

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Itinerary - Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Day 1
Arrive Kathmandu

It is a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. A representative and driver from our office will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The representative will help you check into your hotel and short briefing about the trip then request to pay the rest of payment.

Day 2
Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu & Patan

After breakfast, tour guide will take to you for full day sightseeing in historical monuments sightseeing places including swayambhunath known as monkey temple, Kathmandu durbar square & Patan durbar square then drive back to Hotel.

Day 3
Kathmandu drive to Syabru Besi (1460m)

From Kathmandu, we take seven- eight hour drive to Syabru Besi. Daily buses leave for Syabru Besi. Kathmandu via Trishuli to Dhunche 1950m. From Trishuli to Syabru besi is rough road some time in monsoon road will block.

Day 4
Syabru Besi trek to Lama Hotel (2470m)

We transverse the ridge on Syabru Besi’s main road and soon reach Ghopcha Khola. Terraced fields and dense forest housing a variety of plant species like oaks, maple, alder and bamboo open up. We may get to see yellow-throated martin, wild boar, langur monkey, red panda and Himalayan black bear en route. Further on, the trail crosses a stream and a bridge. We pass by several small bhattis. As we continue ascending steeply along the trail, we come across a steel suspension bridge at 2000 meters. The route further crosses to the north bank of the Langtang Khola amid the spectacular vistas of cascading waterfalls and opens into scrub oak forest. At reaching 2470 meters we arrive at Lama hotel where we conclude the trek for the day.

Day 5
Lama Hotel trek to Lantang village (3430m)

From lama hotel, we continue gently ascending above the Langtang Khola. As the trail progresses, it becomes steeper. From time and again we can have the most exotic sights of Langtang Lirung lying at 7246 meter. The trail leads to a log bridge and on climbing further we come across lush meadows of Ghora Tabela at 2992m. We will see several lodges and a police check post. Further on, the route opens up into a wide valley of yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages showcasing water-driven mills and prayer wheels. On descending for a while, we arrive at Langtang village after crossing a stream and reaching to the height 3430 meters. Langtang village is the headquarters for Langtang National Park and has flat-roofed Tibetan style houses, hotels and cultivated lands yielding buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips, barley etc.

Day 6
Langtang trek to Kyanjin Gompa(3870m)

The trail skirts gradually through rich yak pastures and interesting traditional villages of Muna to Singdun. We cross a wooden cantilever bridge and reach a wide valley after climbing a moraine. Finally, on ascending along the mountain passes we arrive at Kyagjin Gompa. There is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory.

Day 7
Rest day at Kyanjin Gompa

Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa for excursion in and around. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory and if you interested to climb higher altitude our guide will take you Tserkori (5184m) or hillside from where you will see nice panoramic view and same day return to Kyanjin Gompa

Day 8
Kyanjin trek to Lama Hotel (2470m)

Morning visit around Kyangjin Gompa and afternoon return Lama Hotel, we take a route back to Lama Hotel following trail of we retrace our route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. We stop briefly for lunch and thereafter continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.

Day 9
Lama Hotel trek to Thulo Syabru Village (2210m)

We walk continue to all downhill and we climb up hill near from Pahare lodge next stop from Bamboo and there are one way to Syabru besi and one path goes to Thulo Syabru.

Day 10
Syabru trek to Sing Gompa (3250m)

Today is a steeper walk mostly uphill with some characteristically Himalayan ups and downs. The terrain remains forested with open areas, which give views back the way you have come. Your stop today is Sing Gompa at the town at Chandanbari. You can visit the old monastery.

Day 11
Sing Gompa trek to Goshainkund(4460m)

This morning you take one of the less-trekked trails to Gosainkunda Lake. It is a steep climb, but spectacular. This is one of the highest lakes in the world. You may have some mild altitude symptoms here, such as a loss of appetite or headache. The pilgrims consider it a sign of Shiva's (Hindu God) blessing.

Day 12
Goshainkund trek to Ghopte (3440m)

After Goshainkund we climb up to Louribinayak pass (4610m) and walk downhill to Phedi continue trek to Gopte where available normal Lodge of course we have to stay overnight here in Ghopte.

Day 13
Ghopte trek to Kutumsang (2470m)

Today you see path until Tharepati and after you reach in Tharepati More downhill with only one small ridge to cross enroute. Stop at Kutumsang an interesting typically old-fashioned Helambu village.

Day 14
Kutumsang trek to Chisopani (2215m)

A shorter day but with two descends and climbs to Chisopani {cold water} where the view of the whole central Himalayas is breathtaking. Landscapes will be reflective in the evening and early morning hours.

Day 15
Chisopani trek to Sundarijal and drive to Kathmandu(1300m)

More super views today while descending to the road through oak and rhododendron forests, with some pine a lower altitude. Continuing on down towards Sundarijal you will intersect a road and waterworks project, which supplies much of Kathmandu 's drinking water. Where the road becomes passable vehicle and takes back to Kathmandu you will arrive in Kathmandu around 12.00 in afternoon.

Day 16
Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath & Bhaktapur

After breakfast, tour guide will take to you for full day sightseeing in historical monuments sightseeing places including Boudhanath (biggest Buddhist stupa), Pashupatinath temple (A biggest Hindu temple) & Bhaktapur durbar square then drive back to Hotel.

Day 17
Depart Kathmandu

After breakfast, End of our services with departure transfer to the Kathmandu airport to board flight for your onward destination

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Additional Remarks - Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Cost Includes

- Trekking Guide & porters.
- Transport (KTM to syabrubeshi & Sundarijal to Kathmandu hotel.
- Airport Pickup and drop By Private Coach.
- Four Nights Kathmandu Hotel B/B Plan.
- All applicable Permits.
- Full Board while in trekking( B/L/D).
- Our staffs Insurance.
- Sightseeing Kathmandu By Private Coach.

Cost Excludes

- Personal Equipment & gears
- Bar bils(Bottle water,Beer coke etc.)
- Insurance.
- Extra trek or tour than mentioned on Itinerary.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
- Tipping and Donation.

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Trip Highlights

- Pashupatinath
- Boudhanath Stupa
- Swayambhunath Stupa
- Kathmandu Durbar Square

- Syaprubesi ( start point of the trek 1450m.)
- Langtang village ( typical tamang heritage site 3514m.)
- Kyanjing Gompa (Old historical monastery 3900m.)
- Langtang Himalayan Ranges including Langtang Ri 4773m, Langtang Lirung 7246m.
- Gosaikunda (pilgrims lake 4381m, Panoramic views)
- Lauri Binayak Pass (4610m.)


– Hotel Marshyangdi/similar standard

- Lodge/ Tea house