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Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek is one of the popular trekking destinations of Nepal. It is a combination of remote and spectacular Langtang Valley and high mountain Lake Gosaikunda. Interacting with a number of ethnic groups, walking through dense rhododendron and bamboo forests with exploring wildlife, viewing magnificent views of snowcapped Langtang Lirung (7,200m.) mountain, majestic waterfalls and visiting the holy lakes of Gosainkunda makes a trek to Langtang Gosaikunda worthwhile. 

Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trekking

Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek Route Map

Take a walk around city of temple, trek through rhododendron and bamboo forests, say hello to endangered red panda, sight the magnificent views of majestic mountains including Langtang Lirung (7,200m.), Ganesh Himal (7,600m), Langtang II (7,227m), experience the spiritual lifestyle of dedicated monks in Kyanjin Gompa and get a chance to bite Yak cheese, visit the holy lakes of Gosainkunda.

After all make the trek to Langtang Gosaikunda with Visit Heaven Trek team once at a lifetime.

 

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Itinerary 

Day 1:Kathmandu.(1334m.)-Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Visit Heaven Trek representative will be there for your warm welcome and help you to get your hotel. The evening will be for short pre-trek briefing and for welcome dinner with Visit Heaven Trek at one of the typical Nepali restaurant in Thamel.

Day 2:Syabrubesi.(1420m.)- Today we start our trekking, after breakfast we drive north-west out of the Kathmandu Valley, with following the Trisuli River crossing beautiful Tamang villages of Betrawati and Dhunche. At Dhunche, we sight the first view of Langtang Himal. After 9 hours approx. drive you finally reach Syabrubesi.

Day 3:Lama Hotel.(2470m.):Starting day of our trekking, from Syabrubesi the trail first descends then turns northwards, passing through woods, sometimes filled with monkeys. An ascending trail brings us to a junction with the trail from Thulo Syabru. The region is deciduous, rich in birdlife and home to the extremely elusive red panda. (approx.6hrs)

Day 4:Langtang Village.(3430m.)-The trail steeply ascent following the Langtang Khola, and climbs to Ghora Tabela (2,970m) where we can sight Langtang Lirung. After the village of Thangshep the valley opens out and at times, some pleasant level sections give respite some. After 6 hours walk finally we get to a beautiful Tibetan-like village Langtang. Overnight will be at a teahouse there.

Day 5:Kyanjin Gompa.(3730m.)- From Langtang village, our route across yak pastures with following a wonderful stream. We can see Gengchempo(6,387m) a famous landmark off the east. As we continue to follow the trail pass some Tamang settlement of Mundu(3410m) and Sindum(3410m). After all 3 hours footwork finally takes us to Kyanjin Gompa; a place which offers magnificent views of Langtang range and Langshisa. 

Day 6:Kyanjin Gompa.(3730m.)- This day is for acclimatisation. As Kyanjin Ri(4,800m.) and Tserko Ri (5,000m) are spectacular viewpoints. After our breakfast, we can climb to Tserko Ri and can have stunning views of  Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji  and also the lirung Glacier. After lunch, we can explore around Kyanjing valley and can have a bite of Yak cheese in Yak cheese factory. Stay overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 7:Lama Hotel.(2470m.)-Today we retrace our steps back down the valley over the same route to Lama Hotel.(approx.6hrs)First trail descent to river, cross the river and ascend to Thulo Syabru. You will see the fascinating view of Langtang Himal and more. On the way of your trek, you will pass through pine and Junieerps forests. Overnight in Thulo Syabru(2,230m/ 7,316ft).

Day 8:Thulo Syabru.(2130m.)-A gentle trekking day, our route first get  to Bamboo Lodge, after then we head off the uphill trail to reach a marvellous Sherpa settlement of Thulo Syabru. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 9:Laurebina.(3900m)- Very first we climb to Dursagang (2,550m), then take the way to Chandan Bari(3,250m) walking through rhododendron forest.The next village of note is Sing Gompa. The trail cuts across the ridge tops and reaches reach Chalang Pati (3,380m). From there a short walk takes us to Laurebina; which offers picturesque views of the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung.

Day 10:GoshainKunda.(4380m.)- Day to arrive in Gossaikunda; one of the high points of our trek. The ridge top trail (4,100m) brings us to where we can see the first of the lakes, Saraswati Kunda. We then pass rocky spur and a short distance forward we can see another Lake named Bhairabh Kunda. Following the same trail, we finally reach our today’s destination Gosaikunda; the largest lake in that area and a lake devoted to Lord Shiva. We will have enough time to explore around a beautiful lake. Overnight will be at a guest house.

Day 11:Singgompa.(3330m.)- Take your breakfast and tie your boot to walk down Sing gompa. The trail descends down and takes us to Sing gompa(3,330). The trail some views of mountain Manaslu, Ganesh and Tibetan range which makes our walk worthwhile.

Day 12:Kathmandu.(1334m.)-Final day of our trek. Today after breakfast we walk all the way down to Dhunche. This trail goes through the jungle and passes some Tamang villages.After reaching Dhunche we will have our lunch and take our bus to Kathmandu.

Day 13: Departure Day- Day to fly back home. A Visit Heaven Trek representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport. We hope to see you soon.

  • Airport pick up and drop
  • 3 Nights Kathmandu Accommodation in BB Basis at 3 star category hotel 
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing by car/van/ microbus
  • Experienced English speaking guide for sightseeing and trekking 
  • Permit Cards
  • TIMS Card 
  • Transport to Kathmandu-Syabrubsei and Dhunche-Kathmandu tourist bus. 
  • Porter (1 porter for 2 persons)
  • Bed and Breakfast during trek 
  • Trekking gears- Walking poll, sleeping bag, down jacket 
  • Trekking route map 
  • Nepali SIM card 
  • First Aid Kid 

What Is not Included

  • Nepal Visa 
  • Travel insurance 
  • Lunch and Dinner 
  • Personal beverages and laundries 
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter
  • Anything not mention above.

Equipment

  • 1 pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 pair sports shoes 
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers 
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro 
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 medium sized towel 
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries 
  • 1 Swiss type knife
  • 2 pairs light socks 
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks 
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana 
  • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
  • Sunglasses and Sunhat 
  • Money Belt
  • Water purification tablets/solution
  • Sun block Cream(30-50) 
  • Swimming costumes/bathing suit 
  • Washing kit: include
  • Personal toiletries 
  • Talcum powder
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Toilet paper
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)

 Note: Due to the different seasons in Nepal, clients are requested to inquire before preparing equipments.

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