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Langtang and Gosaikunda Trek

Duration

14 days

Starting from

Kathmandu

Ending at Kathmandu
Trip Grading

Moderate

Accommodation

Lodge / Guest Houses

Meals

All meals during the trek

Attraction

Kyanjing, Tsergori, Gosainkuna

Acctivities

Trekking

Langtang and Gosaikunda Trek – Wonder in the Himalaya with our trusted guides. Trek is for 12 days, 2 nights in Kathmandu makes 14 days trek.

Langtang and Gosaikunda combines the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lakes at Gosaikunda. You can visit the beautiful Langtang National park and then trek to the end of the valley to view the wonderful mountains views. Following the Trishuli River via Dhadingbeshi, you travel through Trishuli Bazaar and Dhunche to Syabrubesi, a Sherpa village located at the very edge of the Langtang National Park. You then swing east into the Langtang valley, crossing the river several times as you travel up along a gorge-like, lower section of the valley. You pass through oak and rhododendron forests and even cross glacial moraine on your way to the Tamang village of Langtang.

A little further up the valley is Kyangin Gompa, where you stop overnight and sample the local yak cheese. You pass through Nubamatang, nestled in a hidden valley, on your way up to view the glaciers, which mark the gateway into Tibet. You travel through Syabru and Sing Gompa to a high plateau, where the sacred lake Gosinkund is located. Crossing the Lauribinayak Pass (4610m.), you continue south, leaving the Langtang region behind you as you travel through the Helambu valley to Gul Bhanjyang back to Dhunche. Note: This Trip can be Customized according to your Requirements.

Quick outline:
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel. In Kathmandu.
Day 02: Drive to Syabrubeshi (1600m)
Day 03: Trek to Lama Hotel (2470m)
Day 04: Trek to Langtang village (3430m) via Ghore Tabela
Day 05: Trek to Kyangjin (3870m)
Day 06: Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and excursion in and around.
Day 07: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2470m)
Day 08: Trek to Thulo Syabru (2260m)
Day 09: Trek to Sing Gompa or Chandan Bari (3250m)
Day 10: Trek to Gosaikunda (4361m.) via Lauribinayak La (3920m.)
Day 11: Trek to Sing Gompa (3250m.) or Chandan Bari (3250m.)
Day 12: Trek to Dhunche
Day 13: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu by bus.
Day 14: Free time until departure, transfer to airport. Depart Kathmandu.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu. Stay at centrally located Hotel in Kathmandu.

Pickup and transfer to Hotel. In Kathmandu. Evening trek briefing with trek guide.

Day 02: Drive to Syabrubeshi (1600m) - 7 hours drive. Overnight at Syabrubeshi.

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshii which takes about 7 hours.You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. As you pass through Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 03: Trek from Syabrubeshi(1600m) to Lama Hotel (2470m) - 6 hours walk

The first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail is gradually ascent up to Bamboo passing through landslide. Afterwards, you trek down gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. You can have lunch at this place if you like. And at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En- route you could see red pandas, monkeys and bears if you are lucky. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m) via Ghore Tabela – 6 hours walk

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. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m) - 3 hours walk

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. You should arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatize and explore the area. It is a dramatic setting, with snow-covered peaks surrounding you in all directions such as Langtang Lirung, Ganjala peak, Tserko RI, Langsisa RI and many others. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06: Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and excursion in and around.

This is a day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin RI (4350m.), directly behind the village, for a breathtaking panorama of the Langtang peaks. Sta overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2470m) – 6 hours walk

From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch, you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel. Stay overnight tat lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Lama Hotel (2470m) to Thulo Syabru (2260m) – 5 hours walk

The beginning of the trail is a gentle descent up to landslide and then goes steeply up to Thulo Syabru. En- route you could see red pandas, monkeys and various species of birds. Thulo Syabru is one of the wonderful villages from where you can enjoy the amazing land feature and the magnificent nature with splendid views of Ganesh Himal (7110m.), Langtang Himal and its ranges. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 09:Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa or Chandan Bari (3250m) - 5 hours walk

The trail from Thulo Syabru to Foprang Danda (3200m.) follows steep path passing through Dursagang (2660m.) along with the view of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Mountain and oak, Hemlock, firs forests. Now, the path gently ascends for some distance and then follows flat level to Sing Gompa. There are a well-managed local cheese factory and a Buddhist Monastery. If time permits, you can relax at the place which is recommended for having excursion in and around Sing Gompa. 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. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 10: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4361m) via Lauribinayak La (3920m) - 6 hours walk

The first part of the trail emerges gently ascent up to Lauribinayak. Then, the trail steeply ascends all the way to Gosaikunda. You follow a rugged trail with dramatic views; to the west Himal Chuli (7893m) Manaslu range (8156mm), Ganesh Himal range (7406m), 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. You pass a few huts in the high pasture of Laurebinayak, cross a small ridge and have your first views of the holy lakes. There are about a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin, the main three being Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda, and Gosainkunda. According to legend, Gosainkunda was created by Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed a poison that threatened to destroy the world. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 11: Trek from Gosaikunda to Sing Gompa (3250m) or Chandan Bari (3250m) - 5 hours walk

The trail descends all the way to Sing Gompa passing Lauribanayak with magnificent mountain views and forests.

Day 12: Trek from Sing Gompa to Dhunche – 6 hours walk

The first parts 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 across a flat level. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 13: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel. In Kathmandu

Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu by shared local jeep. It takes about 6 hours. It is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 14: Departure transfer to airport. Depart Kathmandu.

Free time until departure, transfer to airport. Depart Kathmandu.

Min - Max (Persons) Adult Price
2 - 3 $1,270.00
4 - 5 $1,190.00
5 - 9 $1,130.00
10 - 15 $1,050.00
Single - Supplement $90.00

Included

  • 01: All meals and accommodation in lodge/tea house during the trek, sleeping bag
  • 02: Service of trek guide and assistant above group size 6 pax
  • 03: Porters to carry personal baggage each 15 kg.)
  • 04: Local jeep transportation to Syabrubeshi from Kathamndu, Dhunche to Kathmandu (not chartered private one)
  • 05: Accident insurance for staffs ad porters
  • 06: Langtang National park entrance permit and Tims (Please bring 1 passport size photo for permit)
  • 07. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu using centrally located Hotel on Bed and Breakfast basis
  • 08. Airport pickup and departure transfers      

Excluded

  • 01: Personal clothing, personal accident and health insurance
  • 02: Emergency evacuation and medical-box
  • 03: Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips.
  • 04: Private transportation, sightseeing and meals in Katmandu

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