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    Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

    Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Durations
      15 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Moderate
    • Activities
      Adventure Trekking
    • Accommodation
      Tea House
    • Meals
      Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Vehicle
      Local Transports
    • Max. People
      10
    • 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
      By Bus

    Highlights

    • Gorgeous Scenery: you will see amazing mountains and beautiful forests.
    • National Park Adventure: Explore a park with many plants and animals.
    • Charming Villages: Visit cute villages like Langtang and Kyanjin Gompa.
    • Stunning Lakes: Find special high-up lakes like Gosaikunda.
    • Old Monasteries: See ancient temples and meditation places.
    • Cool Tamang Culture: Learn about the local Tamang way of life.
    • Colorful Flower Woods: Walk through bright, flowery forests in spring.
    • Tough Mountain Passes: Cross hard-to-climb hills for amazing views.
    • Tasty Food: Enjoy yummy Nepali meals at little inns.
    • Amazing Views: Get awesome panoramas of the mountains.
    • Pretty Flowers: Look at all sorts of plants and herbs.
    • Fun and Peace: Have adventure and calmness on this special hike.

    Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking 15 days

    Detailed Itineraries of Langtang gosaikunda trek

    The Langtang - Gosaikunda trek is a thrilling and exciting trekking adventure in the ups and downs of high hills located to the northern side of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.

    To be more precise, it is the nearest mountain range to Kathmandu. It lies en route to the Tibet Border from Nepal.

    The Langtang and Gosaikunda region holds some of the most beautiful sceneries not just across Nepal but in fact among across the world. Combining them both into one single trekking experience will give you a once-in-a-lifetime beautiful experience.

    The majestic beauty of the central Himalayas will have your jaw on the floor with the natural beauty there is. The entire region is so beautiful that your cameras will have a feast.

    There are many beautiful and tall peaks like Ganesh Himal on the Western Side Langtang to the northern side and Jugal Himal in the eastern side.

    This 15-day Langtang Gosaikunda trek will allow you to explore the mystic and enchanting beauty of the infamous Langtang Valley. The Langtang Valley sits beautifully among clusters of stunning peaks like Kyanjin. They will not fail to show you the beauty of the region.

    The journey which will start from a drive through Kathmandu, will take you across the beautiful villages into the Langtang Valley. Later, following the trail will take you to Gosaikunda Lake which is extremely charming.

    Throughout the trek, you will come across many Tamang Villages with culturally rich Tamang communities. Buddhist monasteries, filled with beautiful architecture and colorful prayer flags will no doubt enchant you with their beauty.

    If you go there in the correct season, you will get to witness beautiful villages decorated with beautiful rhododendrons. The green forests of rhododendrons and pines will give you beautiful sights to adore in your time there.

    The main highlight of the trek is definitely the holy Gosaikunda Lake. Especially if you get there in the month of August, you will witness hundreds of pilgrims visiting here for religious festivals where they will perform rituals and dip into the holy water.

    In this trek, you will come across beautiful and friendly villages like Kutumsang, Patti Bhanjyang, Chisapani, etc. You will meet welcoming locals and beautiful scenery.

    • Day01

      Arrival in Kathmandu

      Kathmandu is an active city. There is a buzz of energy in Kathmandu throughout the day. The elevation of Kathmandu is recorded to be 1,400 meters above sea level.

      A proper level of rest is crucial before embarking on the tiring trekking journey and also to acclimatize with the weather and elevation. Kathmandu has pleasant weather almost throughout the year, the average temperature being 18 degree celsius.

      In Kathmandu, you will just relax and get time to adjust yourself to the local time zone right after your international flight.

      You can also start to familiarize yourself with Nepali food and Nepali cuisine.

    • Day02

      Drive to Syabrubesi

      • Elevation: 1,460 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 6 hours
      • Average Temperature: Around 22°C

      The journey to Syabrubesi begins early in the morning. You have to make sure to have a good night's sleep the previous night because the drive to Syabrubesi is going to be a long and tiring one.It might get tiring but it will definitely not be boring because your eyes will be having a feast with the beautiful sceneries of the landscapes.

      You will be leaving the buzzing noise of Kathmandu behind and entering into the peaceful realm of Nepal. As the drive progresses, you will come across beautiful farmlands, villages and little towns that will win your heart with simplicity, beauty and hospitality at the stops. You will see warm areas of Trisuli and Nuwakot districts.

      Further into the drive, you will enter the cooler regions. You will go through all sorts of lands, forests and high mountain peaks. Finally when you are super close to Syabrubesi, you will reach Dhunche. Dhunche is the headquarter of Rasuwa district. It acts as a gateway to Langtang National Park.

      From Dhunche, you will begin to descend to Syabrubesi. It is a beautiful village located at an altitude of 1,460 meters above sea level. The place is a heaven for nature lovers. You will be gifted with fresh air that is mixed with the hue of mountains. There are rivers with clear water whose sound will enchant you. You will also interact with the locals who will greet you in the best way possible.

    • Day03

      Trek to Lama Hotel

      • Elevation: 2,280 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 6 hours
      • Elevation Gain: 820 meters
      • Average Temperature: Around 20°C

      Good morning! Your exciting journey starts after having a yummy breakfast. On the first day, you will have a relaxing walk over a pretty bridge and a gentle hike up a hill that goes through charming villages.

      You will get to see lots of rhododendron, magnolia, and pine trees that will surely provide a refreshing highlight to your entire day. Finally, you will reach Lama Hotel. Lama Hotel is located at a height of 2,280 meters.

      The temperature here is generally around 20°C, and the beautiful surroundings make it a perfect place to spend your first night on the trail. Enjoy!

    • Day04

      Trek to Langtang Village

      • Elevation: 3,290 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 6 hours
      • Elevation Gain: 1,010 meters
      • Average Temperature: Around 16°C

      On this day’s trek, you will go through deep and dense forests in the hills. Do not be surprised if you are greeted by animals. It is not rare to spot rare and endangered wildlife along this beautiful trail. You can get to see wildlife like Red Pandas, mountain antelopes and various other birds and animals species.

      You will stop at a place for lunch. The place is located amidst the alpine forest and it is called Ghoretabla. You will have a fulfilling meal there. You will taste amazing and delicious Nepali food that will keep you going on the trek.

      After lunch, you will continue on your way up to Langtang Village. The major speciality of this beautiful village is that it is situated within gorge and tree lines. Tragically, this village was unfortunately severely affected by the massive earthquake that hit Nepal in 2015. The damage was uncanny but the lives gradually got back to normal. After 8 years of that incident, now in 2023, the place has become vibrant as it used to be before the tragic earthquake.

    • Day05

      Trek to Kyanjin in Langtang Valley

      • Elevation: 3,785 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 4 hours
      • Elevation Gain: 495 meters
      • Average Temperature: Around 14°C

      Are you looking forward to a day filled with adventure? The walk begins with a short but steep climb. Then, you will follow clear paths that lead to a wide valley. Imagine being surrounded by tall mountains of the Langtang range; it's truly amazing!

      After a few hours of walking, you will reach Kyanjin, a nice village at an elevation of 3,785 meters. Here, you can take a break, have some lunch, and enjoy the fantastic views of the mountains. The weather in this beautiful Langtang Valley is usually around 14°C, making it great for walking.

      Once you're refreshed and feeling energized, you will get to see the Langtang Lirung glacier up close, along with the peaks around it. The Langtang Lirung glacier is one of the biggest in the area and is a really impressive sight.

      While you're taking in the wonderful views and appreciating the natural beauty, don't forget to take some photos to remember these special moments. So, get ready for a day of walking in the Langtang Valley and soak in the Himalayan beauty.

    • Day06

      Rest Day at Kyanjin

      • Elevation: 3,785 meters
      • Time Spent: Rest day and short hike
      • Average Temperature: Around 14°C

      On the trek, this is going to be the day where you relax and rest. You will get a chance to just chill and enjoy the peace in a gorgeous place called Kyanjin. It is really high up in the mountains, about 3,785 meters high. You can use this time to take a break from your usual routine and chill out in this calm spot. You can maybe go for a casual walk around, or check out some local stuff. The natural beauty of this place will keep you engaged.

      In the afternoon, you can do a short ike to see some amazing panoramic views of the nearby peaks. Those snow-capped mountains in the distance are seriously something to see. You will definitely spot quite a few, like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Ghengu Liru (Langtang II), Kimsun, Shalbachum, Naya-Kanga, Gangchempo, Tilman's Fluted Peak, Jugal Himal, and Dorje Lakpa.

      Kyanjin has a nice temperature, around 14°C, making it perfect for outdoor activities. You can go on a trek, take some photos, or do some bird watching.

      Kyanjin is the spot to go if you want to take a break from your usual routine and enjoy some peace and quiet surrounded by nature. So, get ready to trek and enjoy the day in Kyanjin!

    • Day07

      Trek Back to Lama Hotel

      • Elevation: 2,280 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 6 hours
      • Average Temperature: Around 20°C

      When you head back from the Langtang Valley to the Lama Hotel, you will be walking along the same path that you took when you went to Kyanjin. This walk will provide you an opportunity to see any landscapes or sights that you may have missed before.

      As you go down to the farm villages of Langtang and pass through Ghoretabla, you will be surrounded by thick rhododendron and bamboo forests and you will also be able to appreciate the unique beauty of the region. Lama Hotel, which is located at an elevation of 2,280 meters, has a warm and peaceful environment with an average temperature of around 20°C.

    • Day08

      Trek to Thulo Syabru Village

      • Elevation: 2,115 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 6 hours
      • Average Temperature: Around 18°C

      Today's journey is going to be quite similar to the one you would take yesterday. You will begin with a one-hour hike on the same route as the day before. As you will reach the riverside, you will come across a small bridge and enter a beautiful rainforest filled with bamboo groves. After that, you arrive at Thulo Syabru. It is truly a lovely village with a row of houses and an old monastery placed along the village. The monatery is really intricate and beautiful.

      Thulo Syabru is located at an altitude of 2,115 meters above sea level. The village is surrounded by beautiful greenery, making it an ideal place for nature lovers. The temperature in this village is usually around 18°C, making it a pleasant place to spend some time.

      The village is home to a friendly community that is always welcoming to visitors. They have a unique culture and tradition that they are proud to share. You can explore the village and interact with the locals to learn more about their lifestyle and customs.

      In conclusion, today's trek is going to be a delightful experience that you won't forget. you will get to witness the beauty of nature and enjoy yourself in the local culture.

    • Day09

      Trek to Sing Gompa or Chandanwari

      • Elevation: 3,254 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 5 hours
      • Average Temperature: Around 16°C

      Today is a day for hiking and enjoying the beauty of nature. You will begin the journey through thick alpine forests that will take you uphill. You to gain more height and you will get to enjoy stunning views of Ganesh-Himal, Manaslu, and Langtang. You will also be able to see the Annapurna Himalaya range towards the west, which is the perfect highlight for your hike.

      Along the way, you will have many opportunities to take refreshing breaks and continue your walk through charming farmlands and captivating forests.

      Your destination is the Sing Gompa village, which is located near an old monastery. This village is a perfect place to rest and relax after a day of hiking. Situated at a height of 3,254 meters, the village enjoys an average temperature of 16°C. You will be able to take in the breathtaking beauty of this village and enjoy its peaceful atmosphere.

    • Day10

      Gosaikunda Trekking

      • Elevation: 4,378 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 5 hours
      • Average Temperature: Around 12°C

      The trek will feast you with beautiful views of the Langtang region towards the North and Ganesh-Himal towards the North-West. The Manaslu and Annapurna ranges which is situated to the West add to the majestic beauty of the place. As you move further forward through the forest, you will leave the trees and will enter an environment which is mainly decorated by rhododendrons, juniper, and alpine shrubs.

      You will pass through Laurebina which is a religious and sacred place for Hindu pilgrims where they leave their walking poles as part of a sacre ritual. Finally, the journey finally finishes at Gosainkunda.

    • Day11

      Trek to Ghopte Odar through Gosaikunda or Laurebina Pass

      • Elevation: 3,565 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 6 hours
      • Average Temperature: Around 10°C

      This morning wil make you walk around the side of smaller ponds like Suriyakanda, after you have had your beautiful spiritual experience at Gosaikunda lake. Gradually you will have to make your way up to the highest point on the entire trek adventure, the famous Gosaikunda Pass. The Gosaikunda Pass is also known as Laurebina pass. It is situated really high up at 4609 meters(15,100 feet). The height will not fail to provide you some of the best views of the Himalayas. To its north, there are beautiful snow capped mountains adding charisma to the landscape.

      Later, you will have to descend from there. You will ultimately reach a place called Phedi. Phedi is a location which is situated at the bottom of the pass. The place has few teahouses where you could have your lunch. After the meal, you will have an afternoon walk where you will head eastwards. You will again stumble upon dense green forests. These forests are decorated with beautiful junipers, rhododendrons and alpine shrubs.

      After a tiring trek, you will arrive at a place called Ghopte. It is a place with hanging rocks. Here you will have your overnight stay.

    • Day12

      Trek to Kutumsang (2,440 meters)

      • Elevation : 2,440 meters
      • Time Spent : Approximately 6 hours
      • Average Temperature : Around 15°C

      This day of the trek will be quite different than the tiring previous days of the trek. You will not have to make your ways through the rocky terrains, filled with obstacle, rather you will go through villages, that will give you an opportunity to interact with locals and experience their culture and traditions.

      You will walk for about an hour in the forest and then another hour of climbing to Thadepati Ridge. The ridge is located at a height of about 3,597 meters. You will enjoy beautiful views from this hilltop. You will see beautiful views of Jugal Himal, Ganesh- Manaslu in the west and Annapurna in the west as well. You will make your way through aesthetic and beautiful areas, one of them being Kutumsang. It is also going to be your overnight stop. The village is made of people of different cultures like Sherpa, Hyalmo and Tamangs.

    • Day13

      Trekking to Chisapanu through Bhanjyang

      • Elevation: 2,205 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 7 hours
      • Average Temperature: Around 14°C

      After a long day of walking on twisting paths with ups and downs, you will go through farming villages and finally get to the pretty village of Pati Bhanjyang. A short climb will take you to your last overnight stop at Chisapani, a small and scenic village known for its beautiful mountain views. The village is located at a height of 2,205 meters and the weather is usually around 14°C. It's a great place to see amazing sunrises and sunsets over different mountain ranges including the Jugal Himal range in the northeast and the Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, and Annapurna ranges in the west.

    • Day14

      Trekking to Sundarijal - Drive to Kathmandu

      • Elevation: 1,395 meters
      • Time Spent: Approximately 3 hours of walking, followed by a 1-hour drive to Kathmandu
      • Average Temperature: Around 20°C

      On your last day of the trek, you will take a nice morning walk and see a beautiful sunrise over the Himalayan mountains. Then, you will walk through a cool forest and farmland for a few hours until you reach the top of a hill named Burlang and Chepu Bhanjyang. From there, you can see the Kathmandu Valley. After that, you will walk down a gentle slope until you reach the end of the trek at Sundarijal, which is a pretty place with a cool forest and clear streams of water.

      After that, you will take a nice drive back to Kathmandu. Once you get there, you can go back to your hotel. In the afternoon, you will have time to shop for souvenirs. In the evening, you can have a goodbye dinner with your group at a Nepali restaurant, and there you will enjoy folk cultural performances for entertainment.

    • Day15

      Departure from Kathmandu

      Your remarkable and memorable Langtang- Gosaikunda Trek comes to an end, finally. Now you will be transferred to Kathmandu International Airport for your international departure, if you are an international trekker. If you are a domestic one, you will make your way to the respective places in Nepal.

      This is how your Langtang-Gosaikunda trek ends. Remember to be a responsible trekker.

    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.
    • 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.

    What's Excluded in Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking

    • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner.
    • Porter if needed $180
    • Your Travel and Medical Insurance.
    • 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.
    • Kathmandu sightseeing monument entrance fees ($25 USD per person).
    • Private transports on require during the trek.

    Departure Dates & Price

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    • Start Date22nd Jul 2024
      End Date5th Aug 2024
      USD 765Per person
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      USD 765Per person
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      End Date20th Aug 2024
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      End Date28th Aug 2024
      USD 765Per person
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      End Date4th Sep 2024
      USD 765Per person
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      End Date10th Sep 2024
      USD 765Per person
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      End Date18th Sep 2024
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    • Start Date11th Sep 2024
      End Date25th Sep 2024
      USD 765Per person
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    • Start Date17th Sep 2024
      End Date1st Oct 2024
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    • Start Date24th Sep 2024
      End Date8th Oct 2024
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    • Start Date29th Sep 2024
      End Date13th Oct 2024
      USD 765Per person
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    • Start Date5th Oct 2024
      End Date19th Oct 2024
      USD 765Per person
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    Trip Map

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    Essential Information

    Best Time to Embark on Langtang-Gosaikunda Trek

    Gosaikunda or Laurebina Pass

    The Langtang - Gosaikunda trek is really beautiful regardless of the season but still there might be some factors, you will have to take into consideration when you decide when to go on the trek like money, season, preference etc

    Heres’s the best noted seasons to go on the trek:

    Spring

    Spring (March to May) is the perfect time to do the Langtang Gosainkunda Trek. During this season, the area becomes colorful as the rhododendron forests bloom in reds, pinks, and whites. The weather is stable, and the temperature is comfortable for trekking, ranging from 15°C to 20°C in lower elevations. The clear skies offer a great view of the Langtang and Ganesh Himalayan ranges.

    Autumn

    Autumn, which is between September to November, is a great time to explore the Langtang Gosainkunda region. The weather during this season is usually dry and sunny, with clear skies, making for good trekking conditions. In the lower areas, the temperatures range from 15°C to 20°C during the day. The fresh air and colorful landscapes make for a beautiful environment for trekking, with the views of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal peaks at their best. Additionally, the trails are usually less crowded compared to the peak spring months.

    How Difficult is Langtang-Gosaikunda Trek?

    The Langtang Gosainkunda Trek in Nepal is less difficult than some other challenging treks like the Everest Base Camp or Annapurna Circuit. However, it still requires a moderate level of fitness and preparedness for different terrains and heights.

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