Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking
 
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OVERVIEW

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking was explored and pioneered by Tilman in the early 1950’s AD. The varieties of experience make this trek one of the famous trekking destination in Nepal. This trek brings one to be encircled by giant snow capped peaks. The magnificent views of Annapurna I (8,091 m-26,545 ft), Annapurna South (7,219 m-23,684 ft), Mt. Manaslu at 8,163 m-2,6781 ft, Ganesh Himal (7,405 m-24,295 ft), Langtang Lirung (7,234 m-23,734 ft), Ghengu Liru (Langtang II 6571 m-21,558 ft), Kimshun (6,745 m-22,129 ft), and Shalbachum(6,918 m-22,697 ft) together with Naya-Kanga (5,846m-19,180 ft) and beautiful Fluted Peak. Beyond, it extends to the Jugal Himal, terminating in Dorje Lakpa (6,980 m-22,900 ft) and in the east the upper meadows of the Langtang end in a massive mountain wall, forming the frontier with Mt. Shisapangma (8,013 m-26,289 ft) in Tibet.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking has become a beautiful attraction for the visitor to enjoy the varieties of landscape, native people & their life style, awesome forest of rhododendron, oaks, pines and fir tree and rare wildlife including Red Panda. The trek leads to high terrain to gorge and deep valley, forest area is contrasted with high snow capped panorama from Annapurna and Manaslu in the far west to massive range of Ganesh Himal and Langtang.

Kyanjin Gumpa is one of the highlighted and you will explore Churi Khuri Ri. We will descend down to Sybru Gaun and head toward to Gosaikunda Lake via Shing Gompa and Laurabina Pass. We will continue to The Gosainkund lake (4,381 m-14,373ft high) which is a holy spot where Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visits here for a dip in the icy lake with a belief that it washes away sin. The main pilgrimage hosted in the month of August as per Hindu Lunar calendar. The stunning eye-catching view of holy lake Gosaikunda and Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna are making the nature more scenic.

Our trek continues toward Gosinkund pass (4,609 m-15,121 ft) and get to the Helambu area where we will descend through farms lands, terraces, rural villages with ever present snow capped mountain views all the way to Chisopani. Chisopani is a lovely spot to see panoramic mountains before heading down to Sundarijal on the edge of Kathmandu valley.


ITINERARY
Day 1
2 Hours
Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
 
Our representative will come to the airport for transfer to the Hotel. After some refreshment in the hotel, Our Tour leader will conduct a pre departure meeting in the Hotel or at our office. The meetings will covers trip related information & the collecting your Documents (passport copy, 2 passport size photos, Travel insurance copy).
 

Day 2
4 Hours

Kathmandu: Free day for Trek preparation

Breakfast, free day for trek preparation. You can do your own activities OR, you can do sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with visiting fascinating world heritage and cultural sites. There are few places that are worth to visit such as Hindus holy Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Durbar Squire ( One is in Kathmandu, in patan and also in Bhaktapur), Museum,  monasteries, old historical Palaces and Gardens. Note:  this tour is optional so you can visit with place of your interest & pay locally. Meals included: Breakfast


Day 3
7 Hours

Drive to Syabrubesi (1,460 m-4,790 ft) – 07 hours.

We start after the breakfast, scenic drive by Jeep through rural towns and farm villages on the winding hilly road to Trisuli Bazaar. We start ascending after here and reach entrance of Langtang National Park in Dhunche 1,965 m high which is headquarter of Rasuwa district. We will continue driving and process to each Syabrubesi village.


Day 4
6 Hours

Trek to Lama Hotel (2,430 m-7,972 ft)- 06 hours.

We begin hiking from here with crossing bridge over upper Trisuli River, and then gentle uphill trail through forest and river valley to reach Bamboo. After nice break continue walk with the last uphill through cool shade of forest with rhododendron, oaks and pines trees and enter a river gorge to reach Lama Hotel in the middle of forest for overnight.


Day 5
6 Hours

Trek to Langtang village (3,430 m-11,253 ft) – 06 hours.

Temperature is cooler in the shade of the forest. Spot the rare and elusive Red Panda and other wildlife. Walk starts by following the river valley with thick forest, then passing a few small settlements to reach a nice place at Ghoretabla meaning “Horse-Stable”. In the early days this was a horse breeding area. The horses are of Tibetan pony breed, smaller but strong and sure footed to survive on high terrain and altitude. After a nice break and lunch, We hike to Langtang village which is a lovely village with the inhabitant of Bhotia’s and Tamang people, native of Langtang area settled here for hundreds years however Langtang villages was badly destroyed by the avalanche after the earthquake in 2015, so we need to walk little further into new locality of Langtang village.


Day 6
3 Hours

Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3, 749 m-12,300 ft) – 03 hours.

It is an easy hiking day to Kyanjin Gompa, We start with gentle uphill and once enter a side path then valley opens up with awesome views of surrounding landscapes with snow capped mountains looking towards Dorji Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, Tsego ri, Langshsisa and Naya Kanga peak.

This magnificent place is named after a small run down old Gompa (monastery) and is truly a beautiful spot. In the afternoon explore the surrounding or hike into the hills just above Kanjin Gompa. There is also a Yak Cheese Factory explore which was established 30 years ago with Swiss support.


Day 7
8 Hours

Kyanjin Gompa, Day Excursion to Tsergo Ri (5,007 m-16,422 ft) – 08 hours.

We have a long adventurious day to go to Tsergo Ri (5,033 m-16,512 ft) that offers spectacular views of surrounding mountains at close distance. Enjoy the great panorama of Chimsedang Lekh and the Kangjal Himal, a ridge of peaks bordering the valley to the south, Naya Kanga (5,844 m-19,173 ft) and stunning views of the great mountains flanking the Langtang valley, including Ganchenpo (6,387 m-20,955 ft), Dorje Lakpa (6,990 m-22,933 ft), Pemthang Karpo Ri (6,830 m-22,408 ft), Langtang Lirung (7,245 m-23,770 ft) and across the northern boundary in Tibet see the massive Shishapangma (8,046 m-26,398 ft), which is 14th world’s highest mountain, We return back the same way to Kanjin Gompa for overnight.


Day 8
6 Hours

Trek to Lama Hotel – 06 hrs.

After an enjoyable time in Kyanjin and Langtang valley, We start our return journey with descending to Langtang village and Ghoretablea following the Langtang Khola through cool shade of a forest to reach Lama Hotel for overnight.


Day 9
4 Hours

Lama Hotel to Thulo Sybru Village (2210m7248ft) – 04 hrs.

From Lama Hotel the trail descends till Paira Lodge. Then the trail ascent  through the forest after  crossing the river, climbing to Syabru Village.


Day 10
5 Hours

Sybru Village to Sing Gompa (3210m/10528ft) – 05 hrs.

Passing Schools and gompas the trail ascent through the forest of hemlock and oak until trail Dursagang (2660m). Then the trail gradually ascent through forest Sing Gompa.  Sing Gompa is popular for Yak cheese factory and Buddhist monastery.


Day 11
4 Hours

Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4380m14366ft) – 04 hrs.

The trail climbs gradually up to Lauirbina Yak (3920m). From Lauirbina Yak, you can see panoramic mountain views of Nepal and Tibet Himalayan range. Then continue trek up to a small temple with a statue of Sakyamuni and further climbing you can see good views of Saraswati kunda and  Bhairav Kunda and  reach to Gosaikunda.


Day 12
6 Hours

Gosaikunda to Gopte (3440m/11283f) – 06 hrs.

The trail leads to the northern side of Gosaikunda Lake and passing three more small lakes; you will reach Laurebina pass (4610m15120ft). The trail descends to Phedi (3740m). We continue trek to Ghopte with following up and down trail.


Day 13
6 Hours

Ghopte to Kutung sang(2621m/8596ft) – 06 hrs.

From Ghopte, the trail ascent from and again trail ascent to Tharepati. The trail descends through fir and rhododendron forest observing the beautiful mountain views of Mt. Dorje Lakpa range on its way to Khutumsang (2450m).


Day 14
6 Hours

Kutung sang to Chisopani (2194m/7196ft) – 06 hrs.

The trail descends to the delightful hill village of Gul Bhanjyang. And again trail ascent until Thodang Betini and we continue trek down to  Pati Bhanjyang (1860m) and exploring  a Brahman and Chhetri village. Then the trail proceeds to Chisopani.


Day 15
6 Hours

Chisopani to Kathmandu via Sundari jal. – 06 hrs.

The route goes forward through the forest of oak and rhododendron, and brings you to Borlang Bhanjyang (2440m). After we trek down to Mulkharka (1800m) from where you can see spectacular view of Kathmandu valley. Descending through the forest to Sundarijal. And we drive back to Kathmandu by car.


Day 16
2 Hours

Departure.

Breakfast, transfer to Tribhuvan International airport for departing from Nepal.



WHAT'S INCLUDED

    Transport: 
    –        Airport Pick up and drop transfer.
    –        Group Private Jeep transportation Kathmandu| Syabrubesi|Kathmandu .
    Accommodations:
     –       3 Star Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
    –        Private room during the trekking.
    Food: 
    –       15 Breakfast | 13 Lunch | 13 Dinner.
    –        Seasonal fresh fruits during the trekking.

    Permit:
    –        National Park entry permits.
    –        TIMS Permit.
    Staffs: 
    –        An experience guide and required number of porters (one porter in between two pax), their food, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, and equipments.
    Equipments:
    –        Warm sleeping bag, warm down jacket and walking stick, if necessary.
    –        Trek bag

    Taxes:
    All Taxes are included

     

WHAT'S EXCLUDED


    –        Meals as Mention in the inclusive list. 
    –        Tips to staff or any donations.
    –        Nepal Visa
    –        International Flight
    –        Your travel insurance, Medical and emergency evacuation.
    –        All types of drinks (such as Hot & cold, Mineral water and alcoholic drinks) during the trek.
    –        All personal expenses which are not mention into the price inclusion.

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CANCELLATION

    Free cancellation up to 50 days prior departure, 50% of deposit will be refunds 30 days prior to departure after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

REFUND

    We are happy to refund and transfer your deposit amount of advance payment after your tour cancellation under the goodwill of our Cancellation policy. However we won't take responsible for Bank Transfer fee, if it has applied.  

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