• Scenic drive to Syabrubesi.
  • Trek through the gorgeous trail.
  • Breath-taking landscape.
  • Hike to Chorka Ri.
  • Visit Kyanjin Gompa.
  • Visit holy Gosaikunda Lake.
  • Get to witness the tradition, culture, and lifestyle of Tamang and Sherpa people.
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himalayas, Gosainkunda range, and Tibetan mountains.
Trip Details

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek will take us to the remote valley of Langtang in the North West of Kathmandu Valley where we will get to see the gorgeous color book like sceneries along with high Himalayan mountains. The Langtang Gosainkunda Trek 15-days is perfect for anyone with normal health, and you also don't need to have prior trekking experience to go on this trek. We, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition has carefully made our Langtang Gosaikunda Trek itinerary that will let you experience the best of this region. Likewise, we also design tailor-made Langtang Gosaikunda Trek itinerary for those who have limited time on their hands or wants to customize their perfect journey. We will assure you that, with us, you are going to have one of the best treks in Nepal.

Gosaikunda Trek with Langtang begins with a drive Syabrubesi along the north-west hills of Kathmandu. On the, we will get to see beautiful views of the snow-capped mountains and numerous small peaks along with wonderful scenery of river, hillock, dense forests, and villages. The trail will lead us to Kyanjin Gompa via Lama Hotel and Langtang village from where we will get to see breath-taking views of Himalayan mountains.

Further, we will trek back to Lama Hotel and head towards Gosainkunda via Thulo Syabru and Sing Gompa. The trail will present us with wonderful views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu Range, and the Tibetan Mountains. We will reach LauriBinaya, from where we will begin ascending above the treeline. Crossing a small ridge, we will get to see the first glimpse of the holy lake, Gosaikunda. There are numerous lakes around Gosaikunda Basin, however, the main three are Saraswatichandra, Bhairabkunda, and Gosaikunda.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1,345 m).
  • Day 02City guided tour in Kathmandu.
  • Day 03Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1,462 m/4,795 ft); 6:30 hrs.
  • Day 04Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2,510 m/8,232 ft).
  • Day 05Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,307 m/10,846 ft).
  • Day 06village to Chorka Ri (5,050 m/16,564 ft) and back to Kyanjin Gompa.
  • Day 07Back down to Lama Hotel.
  • Day 08Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru Village (2,210 m/7,248 ft).
  • Day 09Sybru Village to Sing Gompa (3,210 m/10,528 ft).
  • Day 10Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4,380 m/14,366 ft).
  • Day 11Gosaikunda to Gopte (3,440 m/11,283 ft).
  • Day 12Ghopte to Kutung Sang (2,621 m/8,596 ft).
  • Day 13Kutung Sang to Chisopani (2,194 m/7,196 ft).
  • Day 14Chisopani to Kathmandu via Sundarijal.
  • Day 15Departure.
Day to Day detail itinerary

What to Expect

  • Airport Pick up and Drop.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Private vehicle for Kathmandu sightseeing.
  • Accommodation in Hotel in Kathmandu (3 star level hotel).
  • All permits for trekking (TIMs, Langtang National Park Permit and local tour permits).
  • Accommodation in tea house or lodges during the trekking.
  • 3 Times meal and one item menu during the trekking.
  • A professional licensed trekking guide and porter for 11 days.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant.
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal nature expenses like soft drinks, hard drinks etc.
  • Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Guide and Potter tips.
  • International flight.

PRICES & DATES

Trip Dates Availability Price  
06 Dec, 2019 - 20 Dec, 2019 Guaranteed US$1149
09 Dec, 2019 - 23 Dec, 2019 Guaranteed US$1149
12 Dec, 2019 - 26 Dec, 2019 Guaranteed US$1149
15 Dec, 2019 - 29 Dec, 2019 Guaranteed US$1149
18 Dec, 2019 - 01 Jan, 2020 Guaranteed US$1149
21 Dec, 2019 - 04 Jan, 2020 Guaranteed US$1149
24 Dec, 2019 - 07 Jan, 2020 Guaranteed US$1149
27 Dec, 2019 - 10 Jan, 2020 Guaranteed US$1149

Useful Info

Himalayan Penchant

Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking is an impressive journey that will take you to the holy lakes of Gosaikunda en route with picturesque Langtang valley. A perfect journey to experience Nepal’s novel blend of cultures, landscapes, stunning mountains, diverse wildlife and vegetation at one place. Along with that, you will also get to see panoramic views of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Annapurna II (7,937 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Langshisha- Ri (6,427 m), Gen Jempol, Kyanjin RI (4,750 m), Tsergo RI (5,000 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6 430 m), Naya Kang (5,844 m), Yala peak (5,500 m), and numerous other small peaks.

Langtang Gosaikunda trek landmark

Langtang Village

Located at 3,307 meters/10,846 feet, Langtang Village is one of the most famous villages of Langtang region. From here, you will get to observe gorgeous landscape and snow-capped mountains views. Begin one of the closest trekking destinations from Kathmandu, many people trek and visit this village every year.

Kyanjin Gompa

Kyanjin Gompa is a lovely village that will profoundly present you the Tibetan culture. The house, the language of the people, their dress and assortments all are similar to the Tibetans. Likewise, the village is surrounded by stunning Himalayan mountains. You will visit ancient Kyanjin Gompa where you will get to see old paintings, sculptures, and manuscript.

Gosaikunda Lake

Gosaikunda Lake is one of the holiest lakes of Hindus visited by numerous pilgrims every year. As per the Hindus mythology, this lake is the home of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Likewise, other scriptures like Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu Purana and the epics Ramayana & Mahabharata refer to Samudra Manthan, which is related to the origin of Gosaikunda. During the Gangadashahara and the Janai Purnima festivals, many devotees visit this lake to worship.

Culture

Langtang region has a great holy value for Hindus. According to Hindu mythology, Gosaikunda is the abode of Lord Shiva and Goddess Gauri. Therefore, not only trekkers but numerous pilgrims also visit this region every year to worship making the region even more pure and divine. Along with that, you will visit monasteries like Kyanjin Gompa and Sing Gompa, which will offer you a more deeper insight into their culture.

Ethnic Diversity

Langtang region is dominated by Sherpa and Tamang communities consider being descendants of Tibetans. During the Langtang Gosaikunda trek 15-days, you will spend the night in several villages that will present you tradition, customs, and beliefs of the locals.

Natural Aptitude

The traditionally built stone houses precisely carved wooden details, and craftsmanship reflects the ancient lifestyle of people residing here. Along with all the natural beauty, culture, and mountain views, the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek will also present you a chance to see wildlife like Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Tahr, tigers, wild boar, red panda, pica, musk deer, snow leopard along with more than 250 species of birds and 1000 species of flora.

Langtang Gosaikunda trek difficulty

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is considered as one of the most difficult trekking routes of Langtang region that include long steep ascends & descends through sub-alpine dense forests, streams, and rivers. Likewise, on average, you will walk for around 6 to 7 hours each day, which also requires good health and strong physical fitness.

Altitude Sickness and Prevention

Langtang Gosaikunda trek brings chances of altitude sickness with itself, as you will be trekking above 5,000 meters. Even if you are healthy and young, you can suffer from AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Therefore, it is very important to acclimatize properly in the lower elevation before heading higher.

Keep yourself hydrated during the trek and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. Also, ask your travel company to include enough rest days in between the trek for acclimatization. In case, if you feel difficulty in breathing and nauseous, drop down to lower elevation and rest until you feel better before moving ahead.

Transportation and Bag Pack

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek begins with a scenic drive to Syabru Bensi, the starting point of the trek. From here, you will slowly ascend up to the Gosaikunda Lake.

Below is the packing list of Langtang Gosaikunda Trek:

  • T-shirts and Pants (Innerwear).
  • Thermal Wears.
  • Breathable Underwears.
  • Trekking Pants/Shoes/Socks.
  • Insulating Jacket.
  • Rain jacket.
  • Gloves.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Trekking Pole.
  • First aid kit.
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, hand sanitizer, sunblock, towel, soap, shampoo, sanitary napkins, etc).
  • Miscellaneous (camera, extra batteries, journal, cards, bars, snacks, water purification tablets, etc).

Food and Accommodation during Langtang Gosaikunda trek

On Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, you will stay overnight in a guesthouse. Generally, rooms in this guesthouse are small with little furniture and common washrooms. The food will be served as per the menu of the guest house. You can expect to find dishes like rice, curries (veg/non-veg), momo, chowmin, thukpa, bread, bakeries, bars, snacks, tea, coffee, etc.

In Kathmandu, you will stay overnight in 3-star and 5-star hotels, as per your budget. These hotels have their own restaurants, and if you don’t like their food, then there are plenty of options out there.

Best time to go on Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking

The best time to go on Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is in Autumn (September to early-November) and Spring (March-May). The trail gets bloomed up with several wildflowers and weather is also perfect.

Langtang Gosaikunda trek Cost

Langtang Gosaikunda trek cost completely depends on the company you are traveling with and the facilities you are wishing during the journey. Things like the number of days, mode of transportation, route, time of the year, and accommodation also change the cost to go on this trek.

Also, the cost does not includes your airfare, insurance, tips, and personal expenses. As per your time and requirements, you can always shorten the itinerary, and this also reduces the overall costs of the trek.

Miscellaneous

  • Collect enough information on the weather and temperature.
  • Get yourself a map.
  • Maintain body hydration.
  • Walk slow.
  • Carry hand cash.
  • Pack light.
  • Do not get obsessed over network and internet; spend time in nature.

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