Langtang Gosainkunda Trek


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You need to be in average physical condition, able to walk up to a maximum of 5 hours a day on unpaved trails and track.

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Holy Langtang Gosainkunda Trek leads you to witness dramatic scenery and colorful cultures on this marvelous walks to scenic Langtang valley and to holy Gosainkund. A wonderful adventure of less than two-week duration allowing you visiting both sides of the beautiful Langtang Himal region, with a touch of local impressive culture and into the pristine environment within the enchanting woodland.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek, a trek that takes you to mid hills and into river gorge covered with dense forest and then reaching a wide scenic valley at Kyanjin within beautiful Langtang valley enclosed by series of high peaks. After a wonderful time in Kyanjin around Langtang valley, the walk continues heading towards high terrain to reach at sacred Gosainkund and its holy glacial pond, where a great religious festival takes place once a year with hundreds of pilgrims visits the lake for a holy dip and a bath.

Enjoying lovely and interesting time at Gosainkund walks leads to the highest point of the adventure to cross over Gosainkund Pass or Laurabina-La at 4,609 m /15,100 ft high to reach the other sides of Langtang Himal.  As walk leads on high ridges with fantastic views past nice farm villages to reach at scenic Chisapani with stunning sunrise views over an array of Himalayan peaks before walk leads downhill at Sundarijal to complete this fantastic adventure Holy Langtang Gosainkunda Trek.

What to expect on Langtang Gosainkunda Trek?

Holy Gosainkund Lake around Langtang Himal trekking offers you with ever-present views of Central Himalaya range of mountains. That includes Ganesh Himal, Manaslu towards the west and as far views to Annapurna peaks with Langtang Himal in the north direction. Panorama extends to Jugal Himal Mountains, which includes Dorji Lakpa with series of peaks as far towards Tibetan side of mountains beyond Langtang Himalaya.

Places and Culture of interest:

The high hills people of Langtang Himal populated by Tamang indigenous tribes migrated from Mongolia and Tibet past thousands of years, even before Kathmandu valley was still a huge lake before it was drained.

As walk leads past Gosainkund close to Helambu area where you will find mix tribes of hill people with Tamang-Sherpa and Hyalmo with similar cultures and traditional life interwoven with Buddhism religion with strong influence to Tibetan custom and heritage, as well practice ancient Bon (pre-Buddhism sect) worshipping nature and mountain spirits. Interesting to witness its traditional farm life and culture on walks, where you can explore its lovely villages within the peaceful harmony of pristine natural surroundings.

On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be received by View Nepal Treks staff with warm welcome transfer respective hotels our guide/leader will inform regarding Holy Gosainkund Around Langtang Himal trekking including hotels, lodge on the route with do’s and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.

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Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1,400 m

Today in Kathmandu preparation for the great trek, with last day to buy and hire gears required for the treks, for interested people can join in our half day tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest within world heritage sites. After an interesting tour back to the hotel with a free afternoon for Langtang Valley Panorama trek preparation where next morning exciting drive takes you beyond Kathmandu to high hills of Langtang Himal.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1,400 m

Starting this wonderful journey driving towards North West of Kathmandu passing interesting villages and towns with fabulous scenery of hills, farm terraces and snow-capped peaks after the warm area reaching to cooler region at Langtang National Park entrance in Dhunche 1950 meters, the one and the only major town of Rasuwa district and Langtang area, inhabited mostly of Tamang ethnic tribes throughout the area of this trekking.
From here downhill for two hours with overnight at Syabrubesi, the door to Langtang, Ganesh and into Tamang Heritage Trail and as well to the Tibet border from this village.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1,460 m

First day walk of the adventure leads to cross a bridge over Langtang Khola (river) later joins the great Trisuli River, and then on the uphill walking through scattered farm villages and terraces with views of surrounding landscapes and into forest of rhododendron, pines, bamboo tree lines, Langtang area home for rare and elusive Red Panda and other wildlife’s, after a good day’s walk reaching at Lama Hotel located within forest surrounding.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,350 m

Morning walk leads higher up and above the river gorge through dense woodlands of tall trees of pines, rhododendron, following few farm houses of cattle herders shelters and then to more cooler place in a beautiful forest surrounding at Ghore Tabela.
After a refreshing stops, another few hours of good walk to reach at Langtang village for an overnight stop, the last village before Kyanjin. Here explore this interesting Tamang village of Tibetan origin with similar lifestyle and culture.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,296 m

After a wonderful overnight stop in Langtang village, morning walk leads to a short steep climb on winding trail, and then gorge opens into a wide beautiful valley with spectacular views of snow-capped peaks that surrounds Langtang valley. As walk continues along some prayer or Mani walls and then reaching at our final destination in Kyanjin, a beautiful spot located within Langtang valley overlooking views of Langtang Lirung glacier with high peaks that surround Kyanjin, and Langtang valley.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,749 m

A perfect spot for the rest day for a short hike and climb like on top Tsego and Kyanjin Ri at above 4,000 m high offers you with the panorama of mountains.
From the close high viewpoint where you can overlook views of Langtang Himal, Ghengu Liru (Langtang II - 6571m), Langtang Lirung (7,425m) Kimshun (6,745m) with Shalbachum (6,918m) to the south where Chimsedang Himal forms into a ridge of peaks that includes Naya-Kanga / Ganjala peak at 5,846m and Gangchempo, Tilman's beautiful Fluted Peak. Panorama of peaks continues towards the east with Jugal Himal, includes Dorje Lakpa (6,980m), which makes a huge wall of mountains between Nepal and Tibet.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,000 m

Morning catching last awesome views of surrounding high snow-capped mountains within scenic Langtang valley, where walk leads on the downhill route to reach back at Lama Hotel and back into the cool shade of the forest.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

2,350 m

From Lama Hotel morning walk leads to an alternative route to Upper Syabru also called as Thulo Syabru, a short downhill to Riverside and Bamboo area with small lodges in the middle of rhododendron, oaks and bamboo forests, after short rest here walk continues uphill to a ridge at Thulo Syabru.
Thulo Syabru a moderate size Tamang village, where houses are linked together with beautiful carved windows and doors with an old monastery just above the village.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

2,211 m

After Thulo Syabru village walk leads to a climb into a dense lovely forest of lovely rhododendron, oaks and pine trees with views of Langtang and Ganesh Himal and as far towards Manaslu and Annapurna Himalaya.
A steep climb but interesting walk into a beautiful forest where more than 10 varieties of rhododendron species exist around this thick woodlands, passing summer pasture and shades of cattle herders and then on the pleasant winding trail to Singh Gomba / Chandanbari village with cheese factory and an old monastery at the top of the village.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

at 3,254 m

From Shing Gompa, walk leads to our second beautiful part of the journey towards holy Gosainkund, starts with slow climb into rhododendron forest then heading higher up to Lauri Binayak pass of above 3,932 m / 12,900 ft.
As walk leads past Laurebina and Cholang Pati walk descend towards scenic landscape with fantastic views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung and then reaching to our overnight stop at holy Gosainkund Lake.
The tale and story of the holy spot which per ancient Hindu epic, Gosainkund a glacial pond where belief vicarage of Lord Shiva (one of three main Hindu deities) and Goddess Gauri. Hindu believes that this pristine pond was formed due to digging of the land by Trishul (a holy Trident) weapon of Lord Shiva, thousands of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims from India and Nepal visits Gosainkund every year especially on full moon day which lies in the month of August, the special auspicious occasion of ‘Janai Purnima’ festival.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

4,381 m

After a nice stop and overnight at holy Gosainkund, morning walk leads to a climb over Eastern Laurabinya or Gosainkund pass at above 4,609 m / 15,121 ft, our highest point of the adventure, after the crossing then on downhill with few short ups and down to reach our overnight stop at a small place of Gopte Odar, situated in the middle of forest on route Kathmandu and Helambu area.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,609 m

From Gopte, morning walk through forest on winding path most of the way with short steep climb to a high ridge at Thadepati 3,597 meters, where Helambu and Kathmandu trekking trail joins. Thadepati offers super views of snowcapped peaks and wonderful scenery of rolling hills and valley, this place with 5-6 lodges and teahouse. After a nice break here walk leads downhill most of the way to Kutumsang village for overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,445m

After a nice stop at Kutumsang village, morning walk on uphill trail, through farm fields and terraces with few ups and downhill, then walking into forest with grand views of surrounding landscapes and snowcapped mountain range from Ganesh-Langtang to Jugal Himal, then walk pastt Gul-Bhanjyang village.
As walk progress heading closer to Kathmandu valley to reach at Chisapani, walking into forest with wonderful scenery throughout the walk, and then downhill to Patibanjayang village facing views of beautiful landscapes. From this nice small village an uphill for an hour to Chisapani danda for last overnight stop in the high hills before ending this trip at Kathmandu.
Chisopani village with many lodges perched on a ridge above North of Kathmandu Valley between route to Langtang, Helambu and Nagarkot. This spot offers stunning sunrise/ sunset views over chain of mountains.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,125m

After catching morning views of stunning sunrise over mountains, our last day walk of the adventure leads through nice pleasant forest and many farmlands on downhill path, passing Tamang farm villages of Burlang and Chepu Bhanjyang with views of Kathmandu Valley, walk continues downhill most of the way to Sundarijal (meaning beautiful water) a magnificent spot with small forest and fresh water streams, a weekly picnic spot for Kathmandu people to be away from the busy city life. This beautiful area was a summer resident during Rana regime early 1950’s.
From here an hour downhill to rim of Kathmandu valley, from road head at Sundarijal, a short drive reaches to Kathmandu after an amazing time in the high mountains, rest of the afternoon free for individual activities and shopping.

Meal

Breakfast and Lunch

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,380m

Last day in Nepal after a wonderful experience with fond memories on Holy Gosainkund Around Langtang Himal trekking, as per your flight time our staff transfers you to the airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

What is Included ?

    • All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
    • Three Star (Tourist Standard) hotel in Kathmandu with bed / breakfast basis.
    • A guide who can speak English and government licensed.
    • Porter (2 clients: 1 porter).
    • Food in Trekking (B-L-D).
    • Lodge accommodation during trekking.
    • Applicable TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) card.
    • National Park permit for Langtang national park
    • Normal bus transportation (Kathmandu-Syabrubesi-Kathmandu) and trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of your international air tickets also.
    • Welcome or Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
    • Note: We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.

What is Excluded?

    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
    • Tips for guide and porter.
    • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you. We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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