Langtang Valley Gosaikunda Trek – 14 days

Trip Overview

Langtang Valley Gosaikunda Trek is a famous off-the-beaten trek in Nepal. Unlike the Everest and Annapurna region, it is not a well-worn path. The trekking area lies in the northern part from Kathmandu- the capital city of Nepal. The trekking route is crafted in such a way that it enriches your experience with mountain views, other natural beauties; and local traditions. Besides some parts of the trekking route falls under Langtang Conservation Area which is a habitat of various endangered wild lives. This route is best for those who want to experience mountains, lakes, glaciers along with the local Tamang culture. Moreover, numerous terraced farm field offers you a picturesque view on the route.

This trekking route offers you the magnificent view of various mountains including Mountain Lirung (7227m), Mount Dorje Lhakpa (6966m), Yala Peak (5520m) including others. Langtang is a district of the glacier. Besides, you will feel holy when you reach Gosaikunda Lake, a sacred lake, where thousands of Hindus throng every year. The pristine turquoise water lake and the high altitude topography around the lake make you feel that you are in a different planet.

Langtang region was adversely affected by the earthquake in 2015; however, now it has been opened for the trekkers. The local denizens especially Tamang tribe, who are rich in their culture and famous for hospitality, are eager to welcome you in this region. The village of beautifully constructed houses with stone and wood are the other attraction of the trek.

If you chose this trekking, it would be true assistance for the locals as they are rising gradually from the destruction of the devastating earthquake. You will have comfortable lodging and delicious food during the trek. The best seasons to embark on this trek are spring and autumn. Our professional team is always committed to taking you to this beautiful corner of the world with diverse characters.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu arrival (1400m)

Day 02: Kathmandu valley day tour and trek preparation (1400m)

Day 03: Drive to Syafrubesi (1,420m) – 7/8 hour drive

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2340m) - 5/6 hour

Day 05: Trek to Langtang village (3,480m) -5/6 hour 

Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m) - 3/4 hour

Day 07: Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa (3870m)

Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel (2340m) - 6/7 hour

Day 09: Trek to Thulo Syafhru Village (1,900m) - 5/6 hour 

Day 10: Trek to Sing Gompa (3330m) - 4/5 hour

Day 11: Trek to Gosainkunda Lake (4380m), 4/5 hour 

Day 12: Trek to Dhunche (2030m) - 7/8 hour walk

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu (1400m) - 7/8 hour

Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu (1400m)

 

Cost Includes

Airport pick-up on arrival and transfer to your hotel

Welcome dinner with Nepali cultural program and a farewell dinner.

Accommodation in a 3-star level hotel in Kathmandu for three nights including breakfast

Kathmandu-Syafrubesi and Dhunche-Kathmandu bus fare

Teahouse lodge accommodations during the trek

All three meals of the day during the trek

Guide’s expenses 

Porter’s expenses (one porter for every two persons)

All trekking fee and permit fees as applicable

All Government and Local taxes as applicable

Down jacket and a sleeping bag for the trek (upon request) and should be returned after the trek

One duffle bag (upon request) and a T-shirt as a souvenir 

Trekking map and trekking completion certificate

Group medical kit box with necessary medicines

The arrangement of Emergency helicopter evacuation service which will be covered by your travel insurance plan

Final departure transfer

Cost Excludes

Nepal Visa

International flight to, and from Kathmandu.

Your other meals in Kathmandu besides welcome dinner, farewell dinner, and breakfast.

All entrance fees of the monuments during day tour in Kathmandu

The entire cost of beverages and mineral water during the trek Monuments

Travel insurance (must cover Helicopter evacuation)

Tipping to the guide and porter

 

Anything not included in the inclusion list is considered as your expenses

Itinerary

Today, you will arrive in Kathmandu-the capital city of Nepal. Our staff will receive and transfer you to your hotel. We will meet you for the trek briefing at your hotel or in your office on the agreed time. We will take you out for a welcome dinner tonight. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Today, we will take you for a day tour in Kathmandu. The tour includes significant tourist places and monuments in Kathmandu; some of them are listed in the world heritage site. After you return, you spend time on the preparation of your trek.
Our guide will accompany you the entire trip today onwards. You will catch a commuter bus to Shyafrubesi. You will have a pleasant scenic drive through forest and village while observing local lives alongside the highway. Overnight at Shyafrubesi.
Soon after you start the trek, you will cross a suspension bridge and enter a small Tamang- a local tribe-settlement. You will walk through the forest with various vegetation, pass numerous waterfalls and walk through a narrow valley along the riverside. After crossing Bamboo, Upper Rimche, Lower Rimche including other settlements, you will arrive in today’s destination.
Today, a path through Oak and rhododendron forest and river and waterfalls leads you to Ghore Tabela. Chortens, prayer wheels and flags are other attractions of the day. After you pass Thangshyap village, you will have a beautiful view of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7227m). After crossing a pasture and a monastery, we will arrive in Langtang where you stop for the day.
A couple of hour moderate path leads you to Kyangjin Gompa. The trail offers you picturesque views of grazing yaks. Kyangjin Gompa provides you a splendid view of Langtang valley and mountain ranges. Besides the different alpine geography, frequent Mani Wall, Chorten, prayer flags take you to the Buddhist world. Overnight at Kyangjin Gompa.
To acclimatize your body with the altitude and have rest after a week-long walk, you will stay at Kyangjin Gompa. If you wish, you can go around the place for excursion.
Following breakfast, you will retrace the path to Lama Hotel. You know that you will cross through the forest, enjoy the cascading waterfalls and gushing rivers on the route. Moreover, of course, you will not miss the beautiful mountain vista on the way. Overnight at Lama Hotel.
Today, you will walk through a moderate uphill trail through rhododendron and Oak forest. The picturesque view of Ganesh Himal on the route mesmerizes you. A hard uphill for a couple of hours at the last portion of the trail brings you Thulo Syfrubesi village where you halt today.
Today, you will pass through emerald alpine Oak and rhododendron forest. These mountain woods take you to the world of tranquility. The last portion of today’s trail leads you to the open space that offers you a good view of the low part of the area and also the beautiful mountains. After that, you will reach Sing Gompa where you stay today.
After a while you resume the trek, you will follow an uphill trail through alpine woods leading you to Laure Binayak. Most importantly, today’s trail offers you a magnificent view of different mountain peaks such as Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal Hiunchuli. You will be delighted to arrive in Gosaikunda a place having religious and historical importance. Overnight at Gosaikunda.
Today you will retrace the path to Sing Gompa through alpine woods. Following lunch at Sing Gompa, you will descend to a stream through forest and bamboo bushes. After you pass the stream, a moderate up and downhill trail leads you to today’s destination Dhunche. Overnight at Dhunche.
You will drive back to Kathmandu on a commuter bus today. While enjoying the natural countryside and local life on board, you will arrive in Kathmandu in the afternoon. After freshen up, you can visit the lively tourist place Thamel in the evening and purchase souvenirs to your family and friends. Our representative will take you for a farewell dinner tonight.
Unless you extend your stay in Nepal, this is the last day of your trip. Our representative will transfer you to the Tribhuwan International Airport for final departure. You will fly back to your country with exciting memories of Langtang region of Nepal.

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