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.