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    Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking

    • Destination
    • Durations
      15 days
    • Max. People
    • Trip Mode
      In Hotels and local nice lodge.
    • Areas of Trek
      Nepal Central Himalaya around Langtang Himal.
    • People and Culture
      Dominated by Tamang people a Hill tribe of Langtang Himal region. Attached with ancient culture of Buddhism religion and traditional farm life.
    • Mode of transport
      Overland journey from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi and back with drive.
    • Duration of Treks
      12 Nights and 13 Days from Syabrubesi to Sundarijal near Kathmandu.

    Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking 15 days

    Langtang Gosainkunda trekking is an adventure within high hills and scenic ridges located north of Kathmandu. It is the closest mountain range from the capital and on route to Tibet border also.

    Gosainkunda trek with Langtang Valley is one of the best combination within wonderful country around Langtang Himal. It is situated on country Central Himalaya with various high peaks that includes Ganesh in the west, Langtang to the north and Jugal Himal in the east.

    The Langtang Gosainkunda trekking covers most of the areas of Langtang Himal range. One can enjoy the panoramic views from North West to East direction to its end near Kathmandu valley rim.  After walking over a high pass, we end up with the other side of Langtang areas.

    A nice lovely adventure that takes you first within beautiful Langtang valley. Which is enclosed by array of peaks at Kyanjin having fabulous moments. And rest day to explore it’s amazing corners, high hills for excellent panorama of Langtang-Ganesh and Jugal Himal.

    Starts with drive from Kathmandu to reach the high areas of Langtang Valley. And then after a great time, next adventure leads towards high and holy Gosainkunda. Likewise,walk leads through nice villages of Tamang and its interesting impressive culture interwoven with Buddhism religion. Also you will notice its age-old heritage and traditional farm life throughout the walks.

    After a lovely walks within deep green woodland of tall rhododendron and pine trees, then enter into a barren rocky terrain at holy Gosainkunda.  This is regarded as holiest of holy pilgrimage spot by both Hindu and Buddhism followers.

    In the month of August, great religious festival takes place with thousands of pilgrimage visits here to worship and having dip and bathe in sacred Gosainkunda pond. It’s also an interesting place to experience the holy things on this wonderful treks.

    With impressive time around holy Gosainkunda, walk leads to climb traversing over a high Gosainkunda-la or Laurebina pass to reach other eastern side  of Langtang Himal. As walk leads past nice villages of Kutumsang and Patti Bhanjyang reach at Chisapani. It is located on a ridge and offers incredible views of mountain range along with stunning sunrise.

    From this high scenic hill  Langtang Gosainkunda trekking comes to an end at Sundarijal. Which is on the eastern suburb of Kathmandu valley rim. And then taking a short drive back to Kathmandu city after a most amazing experience and adventure on Langtang Region.

    Best Seasons for Langtang Gosainkunda trekking:
    Nearly all months of the year except the monsoon wet months from mid June to mid September.

    March-May best time for clear views till afternoon where wild flowers are in bloom with fantastic views of mountains. It’s a season where one experience a pleasant day with cooler morning and night time.

    October-December another best trekking season for clear views of peaks with short sunlight days. It can be freezing cold in the morning and night time, depending upon the altitude and overnight stop.

    • Day01

      Reach Kathmandu via various international airline and transfer to hotel.

      On arrival get received by our staff and guide and transfer to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu. After checking into your lovely rooms, get refreshed from jet-leg. Then join in with other members of Langtang Gosainkunda Trek.

      Our guide / leader will brief with information about the hotels-including detail of trekking regarding local lodge, walks, view, history and culture.  Simultaneously, with few important do’s and don’ts while you are with us having enjoyable times.

      Evening includes a nice dinner(includes traditional Nepali foods) in a pleasant Nepalese restaurant with local cultural programs. Remember the next day morning, we will be heading towards Syabrubesi village.

    • Day02

      Drive to Syabrubesi village 1,460 m – 06 hrs.

      Early morning start with scenic and interesting drive beyond north of Kathmandu valley. Where journey leads on winding road past many farm villages and towns within warm areas of Trisuli and Nuwakot district.

      As drive continues head uphill within cooler country to reach at Dhunche, headquarter town of Rasuwa district within Langtang Himal. Also it is a starting point for Langtang National Park. From here downhill to our overnight stop at Syabrubesi within Tamang tribe village.

    • Day03

      Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 280 m – 06 hrs.

      Our first day trek starts after a hearty breakfast, walking to cross a small bridge and uphill climb to a hill within farm villages. As walk continues head into cool shade of rhododendron-magnolia and pine trees. Then finally reaching  Lama Hotel for overnight in this small village.

    • Day04

      Trek to Langtang village 3,290 m – 06 hrs.

      Today’s walk leads to  climb within deep forest. So, rare and endangered wild-life are often seen on treks.The wildlife like Red-Panda with other mountain antelopes including different species of birds are visible.

      Walk carries on to reach at nice spot of Ghoretabla, with time for possible lunch break.This is located in the midst of lovely alpine forest.From here few hours of walk takes to our overnight destination at Langtang village, a nice area within a gorge and tree lines.

      This village and around Rasuwa area was badly damaged from avalanches due to big earthquake 2015 Nepal . The devastating earthquake that shook mid-east and mid-west of Nepal in April 25th and May 15th 2015. Now, the village is slowly returning back to normal life as it was before.

    • Day05

      Trek to Kyanjin within Langtang valley 3,785 m – 04 hours.

      Morning from Langtang village a short steep climb takes to good trails entering into a wide valley.This valley is enclosed with giant peaks of Langtang on reaching at Kyanjin for lunch and overnight stop.

      The few hours walk takes to highest point of the journey at Kyanjin located within beautiful Langtang valley.Enjoy close views of Langtang Lirung glacier and range of peaks that surrounds this wonderful spot.

    • Day06

      Rest day at Kyanjin for excursion and short hike.

      A rest day is managed at Kyanjin in trek to Langtang valley. on this day take a short hike to close scenic hill top of Tsego-Ri or Kyanjin Ri. Which offers magnificent panorama of Ganesh Himal (7,405 m), Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Ghengu Liru (Langtang II  6,571m), Kimshun (6,745 m) and Shalbachum(6,918m) towards south Chimsedang. Also, arrays of peaks includes Naya-Kanga (5,846m) and Gangchempo, Tilman’s beautiful Fluted Peak, Jugal Himal and ending to eastern horizon at Dorje Lakpa (6,980m).

      Rest of the afternoon will be leisure. So, marvel the views of lovely surrounding in the comfort of nice lodge and warm hospitality of the local Tamang. They are the villagers of Kyanjin and around Langtang areas.

    • Day07

      Trek to Lama Hotel – 06 hrs.

      With lovely moments in Langtang valley at Kyanjin, morning walks leads back on the same trail. So you will get enough time for views that you might have missed on the way up to Kyanjin.

      Then walk takes back into farm villages of Langtang and passing Ghoretabla within dense rhododendron and bamboo forest. The main aim is to reach at Lama Hotel for overnight stops.Which is in the midst of wonderful green surroundings, located in a river gorge of upper Trisuli or Langtang Khola.

    • Day08

      Trek to Thulo Syabru village 2,115 m – 06 hrs.

      As similar, the trek today  follows on the same route for an hour. While reaching a river side,crossing a small bridge and walk into rain forest with bamboo groves. Then, we reach a place called Bamboo, a small spot with few simple shades serving as inn and tea-house.

      From here after leaving the river down below, the trek leads to steep uphill within landslide section of rocks and boulders. Then, enter farm terraces of Thulo Syabru, where houses stands on a row with an old monastery above the village.

    • Day09

      Trek to Sing Gompa or Chandanbari 3,254 m – 05 hrs.

      Morning walk on winding uphill trail within dense alpine forest as climb gains more heights along with views of Ganesh-Himal, Manaslu and Langtang. And also, as far towards Annapurna Himalaya range due west. After some refreshing stops on route, walk continues within farmlands then into enchanting forest for a while. Then,  suddenly reaching a clearing at Sing Gompa for overnight stop near its old monastery.

    • Day10

      Trek to Gosainkunda 4,378 m – 05 hrs.

      Walk offers more better views of Langtang in the north with Ganesh-Himal towards north west includes Manaslu and Annapurna range. As walk continues into a forest and then leaving the woodland behind for dwarf rhododendron, juniper and alpine shrubs bushes from the place called Laurebina.

      Our route continues with uphill past few teahouses of Laurebina, which means a place of walking sticks. (in auspicious time of full moon where religious Hindu festival takes place, called Janai Purnima as per the Nepali Lunar calendar, pilgrims visits in mass number to Gosainkunda pond for ritual bathe and a dip where belief is that its holy water relinquishes sins of a hundred lifetimes) here Hindu pilgrims leaves their walking poles so the name got as Laurebina.

      After reaching a high hill then with short descend coming across Saraswati and Bhiaravkund where a short climb reaches you at overnight stop in Gosainkunda near its holy crystal clear pond. It is also the place where you can find some traces left by the pilgrims.

    • Day11

      Trek to Ghopte Odar 3,565m via Gosainkunda or Laurebina-La 4,609 m /15,100ft.

      With pleasant and wonderful time in Gosainkund, where morning leads along the side of the pond. And then reaching for climb after a small creek heading between rocks and boulders. As before, the walk leads past other smaller ponds of Suryakunda.

      Finally our route leads to cross the highest point of the adventure over Gosainkunda pass or East Laurebina La at above 4,609 m /15,100 ft high. The pass offers the trekkers with marvelous views of surrounding dramatic landscapes with white peaks towards north direction.

      From the top where long descend reaches at Phedi (bottom) a place with few teahouses, here for possible lunch break. In the afternoon walk continues towards east reaching back into green vegetations of junipers, rhododendron and then reaching at Ghopte (meaning overhanging rocks) for overnight stop.

    • Day12

      Trek to Kutumsang 2,440m – 06 hrs.

      After being in complete wilderness, from here on heading back into villages where route joins with Helambu and Kathmandu trail.  As walk leads into forest for an hour then an hour climb to Thadepati ridge at above 3,597m, a scenic hill top facing views of Jugal Himal and Ganesh-Manaslu towards west direction.

      Then, from here a walk leads downhill to a lovely grassy field. And then into farm fields to reach our overnight stop at Kutumsang, a nice village with Sherpa, Hyalmo and Tamang hill people.

    • Day13

      Trek to Chisapani 2,205m via Gul Bhanjyang 2,125m – 07 hrs.

      This is a long day walk where treks leads on winding path with few ups and down heading past farm villages to reach a nice village at Pati Bhanjyang. From here with short climb, also we reach our last overnight stops at Chisapani. It’s a nice and scenic small village with marvelous mountain views and close to north of Kathmandu Valley rim.

      A scenic spot offers striking sunrise and sunset views over range of peaks from Jugal Himal range towards north east and Ganesh Himal-Manaslu and Annapurna range towards west.

    • Day14

      Trek to Sundarijal 1,395m – 03 hrs walks with an hour drive to Kathmandu.

      Today is the last day of our  trek where we will be ending our walk.Morning we catch super sunrise views over chain of Himalayan peaks. Then our final walk leads into cool forest and farmlands for few hours then at on top of a ridge top of Burlang and Chepu Bhanjyang. It offers a grand view of Kathmandu valley. And then we head towards a long downhill to reach the end of our trek at Sundarijal (means beautiful water). It’s a nice and lovely spot within cool small forest with fresh clear streams.

      Then, we take a scenic drive back to Kathmandu after an enjoyable and marvelous time in Langtang valley and Gosainkunda Trek. The drive leads past great Stupa of Bouddhanath, enter into a busy road then back at your hotel in Kathmandu.

      Afternoon  will be free and leisure for shopping souvenirs. In evening farewell group dinner in nice Nepalese restaurants with folk cultural programs as entertainment.

    • Day15

      Depart Kathmandu for international departure homeward bound.

      Finally all good things must come to an end. With grand memories and exciting experience on Langtang  Gosainkunda trekking. With last final day in Nepal, our staff and guide transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your flight, home or to respective countries.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking

    • Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
    • Three night’s tourist standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
    • Three meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
    • Fresh fruit every evening after the dinner.
    • Trekking lodge (Tea House) accommodations throughout the trek.
    • All necessary paper works Langtang National park Entry permit and Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) permit.
    • Kathmandu- Shyaprubesi – Kathmandu transports by bus
    • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well trained, Government License holder guide. With all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance included.
    • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
    • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (paid by your Travel Insurance Company).
    • Use of sleeping bag, down Jacket and Duffel bag (if you don’t have your own, need to return after trip completed).
    • Eco Holidays Nepal T-shirt and cap.
    • Government taxes and official expenses.
    • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour with private vehicle.
    • Langtang Gosainkunda trekking map.
    • Oximeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily. (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms.)This will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible for all levels of trekker.
    • Assistant guide group size above 6 + person.
    • Farewell dinner.

    What's Excluded in Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking

    • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner.
    • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport – Kathmandu). $30 USD for 15 days Visa.
    • Porter if needed $180
    • Your Travel and Medical Insurance.
    • International Airfare.
    • Your Personal Expenses.
    • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek. ( Those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the Tea House.)
    • All desserts sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
    • Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
    • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected)
    • Kathmandu sightseeing monument entrance fees ($25 USD per person).
    • Private transports on require during the trek.

    Departure Dates & Price

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