LANGTANG GOSAINKUNDA TREKKING

Trip Facts

Starts FromKathmandu
Ends inKathmandu
Country Visited Nepal
Best Time Sep-Nov, Mar-May
Price (per person) $1,200
Single supplement $265
Internal airfare (per person) N/a

Tour Overview

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking combines the diversity of spectacular views , providing an opportunity to have a closer look as well as to, explore the relatively unspoiled and untouched regions of Nepal. This extraordinary trek features rhododendron and bamboo forests with the abundance of wildlife, majestic waterfalls, over mammoth boulders and a chance to bath in the hot water springs, gives you an essence of relaxation, as well as other sacred lakes of Gosaikunda, gompas and monasteries are the exquisite highlights of this Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking starts in Kathmandu and we drive and reach as far as Syabrubesi, an interesting traditional village on the banks of Bhote Kosi River, where the actual trek starts. As we follow the trail steadily, it slowly gains elevation as we make our way through oak, rhododendron, and bamboo forests along the Langtang Khola. Upon reaching Langtang valley we explore Sherpa villages and at Kyanjing Gompa.We experience the spiritual lifestyle of dedicated Buddhist monks who perform their century old rituals in the monastery spiritually. An ascend to Tserko RI early in the morning offers a marvelous view of the Langtang ranges -Gangchenpo, Dorje Lakpa, and many more but the Langtang Lirung seems the most dominating one. We then commence a short hike to glacial moraine of Langtang Lirung. And a chance to visit a traditional cheese factory, where the product is still manufactured manually.
Once in Thulo Syabru, we can relish magnificent views of the towering snow-covered Ganesh Himal and Langtang -II peaks. Moving on to the pilgrimage site of Gosainkunda, we watch the sun rise over the shimmering Lakes. It is believed that Lord Shiva created the holy lakes with his trident. From the top of Laurebinayak pass, we observe spectacular view of Tibet!

We descend steeply to Gopte for overnight rest. Further descending ahead we leave Langtang valley and head towards Helambu valley through Kutumsang and Chisapani enjoying beautiful mountain views as usual days. Upon reaching Sundarijal we drive back to Kathmandu. This marks the end of our exciting adventure to this wonderful pass amidst sacred lake of the Gosaikunda with the backdrop of stupendous exhilarating mountain views. Make this journey with Mountain Tiger Nepal to get the best out of this invaluable journey.

Private Journey | Based on double occupancy

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu

Welcome to Kathmandu! Upon custom clearance you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

 

Day 2: Kathmandu (4,593')

Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley which includes Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath and Kathmandu durbar square. Transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 3: Kathmandu-Syabrubensi | 4,790,

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by private air conditioned vehicle, the starting point of the trek. Behind Trisuli Bazaar the road is tricky because of the grubby road. During the travel you will pass through many small villages, you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills as well.

Overnight in Syabrubensi.

Day 4: Syabrubensi-Lama Hotel | 8,103'

Trek from Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel which takes about five and half hours. The first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang River. This trail is gradually ascent up to Bamboo passing through landslide. Afterwards, you trek down gently to Rimche through Bamboo which lies at the bank of Langtang River. Today you walk through rhododendron, oak and bamboo forests.

Overnight in Lama Hotel.

 

Day 5: Lama Hotel-Langtang Village | 11,253'

Today we trek to our next point, Langtang village (3430m.) via Ghore Tabela takes about six hours. The trip decends towards a steep forest slope of the River-Langtang River. As you continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghora Tabela [3000m], the trail emerges from the forest. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. There is a monastery, which you can visit shortly before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park.

Overnight in Langtang Village.

 

Day 6: Langtang Village-Kyanjin Gompa | 12,697'

Today after breakfast, you will leave beautiful Langtang Village and start your trek for around three to four hours to visit Kyanjing Gompa. Kyanjin Gompa is the last destination of your trekking at an altitude of 3870m from sea level. The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. From here you will have beautiful views of Mt Ganchempo and Mt. Langtang Lirung. You will visit surrounding area like Yak cheese Factory, Kyanjin Monastery and local houses.

Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 7: Kyanjin Gompa

Exploration day around natural beauties of Kyanjin Gompa. In the morning if you are interested your guide take you to climb Tsego Ri (5150m) which is one of the good viewpoint. Then visit Langtang glacier and Langshisha Kharka. Then you return back to Kyanjin Gompa for the rest.

Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 8: Kyanjin Gompa-Lama Hotel | 8,103'

Today you retract to Lama Hotel from our final destination Kyangin Gompa. Trek to Lama Hotel from Kyangin Gompa to Lama Hotel takes about six hours. From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. All the way downhill but you will see fantastic views of towering mountain what you have missed on the way up After lunch, you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.

Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Day 9: Lama Hotel-Thulo Syabru | 7,382'

Today shortly ascend to Upper Rimche then descend to Langtang Khola and cross the bridge then easy walk to Bamboo then gently descend to Landslide lodge then you may rest there few minutes and ready for climb to Thulo Syabru. After walk for few minutes you meet two trails among which one goes to Syabru Besi and another trail goes to Thulo Syabru.

Overnight in Thulo Syabru.

Day 10: Thulo Syabru-Sing Gompa | 10,925'

After breakfast, we begin our trek to Sing Gompa. The trail climbs steeply to spectacular views of the Ganesh Himal and goes through giant forests of fir and rhododendron. It provides panoramic views, exhilarating nature and a walk in and around Yak Cheese factory. The cheese manufactured here is considered the best in Nepal. It takes about 4 hours to reaching in Sing Gompa.

Overnight in Sing Gompa.

Day 11: Sing Gompa-Gosainkunda | 14,370'

Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda takes about five to 6 hours. The first part of the trails emerges gently ascent up to Lauribina and the top of Lauribina gives you an exotic feeling. Then the trails steeply ascend all the way to Gosaikunda.You follow a rugged trail with dramatic views; to the west Himal chuli, Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Tibetan peaks and Langtang Lirung. On a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be seen rising up behind and to the north across the valley is Langtang Lirung.

Overnight in Gosainkunda.

Day 12: Gosainkunda-Dunche | 6,660'

After Breakfast we trek to Dhunche which takes about 6-7 hours. The first part of the trails descend through pine, silver oak and rhododendrons forests with marijuana plants up to you cross suspension bridge over the Sing Gompa Stream. Now the path stretches at flat level through some human settlements and mineral water factories up to Dhunche.

Overnight in Dunche.

Day 13: Dunche-Kathmandu

Today we take our breakfast early in the morning and drive back to Kathmandu by private air conditioned vehicle. It is same way drive back with nice view of Green Valley, Terrace fields and beautiful mountains views.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 14: Fly home

Transfer to airport for your homeward bound flights.

DayCityHotels
1-2KathmanduThree star category hotel.
3-12TrekkingLodges/T-Houses
13KathmanduThree star category hotel.
  • –  Transfer to/from airport/hotel in Kathmandu

    – Three nights’ accommodation in a three star category hotel in Kathmandu

    – Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi and Dhunche to Kathmandu by private A/C vehicle

    – Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek

    – Kathmandu city tours including: all entry fees, tour guide and private vehicle

    – English speaking professional guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff

    – Seasonal fruits during the trek.

    – Down jacket, sleeping bag, trekking map and other essential equipment (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)

    – TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (2 passport size photos are required for permit)

    – Langtang National Park Entry fees

    – All forms of Government taxes

  • – All personal nature expenses, laundry, bar bills, lunch and dinner in Kathmandu etc

    – Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport (US$ 40 for 30 days multiple-entry tourist visa. For a multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days US$ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos).