Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking
Trip Overview of Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking
Langtang Gosaikunda trekking combines the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lakes at Gosainkunda. Visit the beautiful Langtang National park and then trek to the end of the valley to view the wonderful mountains views. Following the Trisuli River north out of Kathmandu, we travel through Trisuli Bazaar and Dhunche to Syabrubensi, a Sherpa village located at the very edge of the Langtang National Park. We then swing east into the Langtang valley, crossing the river several times as we travel up along a gorge-like, lower section of the valley.
We pass through oak and rhododendron forests and even cross glacial moraine on our way to the Tamang village of Langtang. A little further up the valley is Kyangin Gompa, where we stop overnight and sample the local yak cheese. We pass through Nubamatang, nestled in a hidden valley, on our way up to view the glaciers, which mark the gateway into Tibet. Backtracking, we travel through Syabru and Sing Gompa to a high plateau, where the sacred lake Gosainkund is located. Crossing the Llaurebena Pass (4610m), we continue south, leaving the Langtang region behind us as we travel through the Helambu valley to Gul Bhanjyang.
Detail itinerary of Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking
ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU
When you arrive in Kathmandu, you'll be taken to your hotel. While in Kathmandu you will have time fascinating Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions are highlighted on our guided tour. There's time to explore the city's many charms on your own too. In the evening delicious traditional Nepali well come dinner await for you. O/N in Kathmandu. (Welcome-Dinner)
KATHMANDU CITY TOUR
After breakfast, we'll visit Swoyambhunath temple, and said to be 2000 years stupa on a hillock offers breath-taking view of Kathmandu City. We will then processed to Visit Pasupatinath and Bouddhanath. After lunch we'll visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) - which is the oldest of the three major cities in Kathmandu Valley - famous for its Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples, and you can catch the traditional artisans working with wood, stones and metals. O/N in Kathmandu. (B/L/D)
KATHMANDU / DHUNCE / SYABRUBESI
This morning you will be drive to Syabrubesi via Dhunche, departure early in the morning, approximately 8 hrs away by bus. You see along the drive good scenery. You will be arrive late afternoon at Syabrubesi. Dhunce is head quarter of Rasuwa district where you'll start to Langtang Trekking. In the evening you will prepare yourself for your trek to Langtang. O/N in Syabrubesi at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
SYABRUBESI / KHANJUNG / SYARPAGAON
After a trek of about one hour from Syabrubensi the small village of Wangal is reached. From here a trail branches off straight eastwards to Rasuwa Ghari. From Wangal there is a steep climb to Khanjung village. In the village there is a good camping site. From there, after 1/2hr climb a small village is reached, known as Surka. The climb is steep for an hour through thick forest and from there the trail continues straight but not steep. From here, after a gentle descent for nearly 3hrs, Syarpagoan (8200ft.) is reached. O/N Syarpagaon at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
SYARPAGAON / LAMAHOTEL / LANGTANG VALLEY
From Syarpagoan, the trail then traverses up and down through the forest and Ghoratabela (9800 ft.) is reached within 5 hrs. From there, again a short climb for 1/2 hrs will bring you to a pass to the right of where the Langtang valley begins. O/N in Langtang Valley at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
LANGTANG VALLEY / KYANGJING GOMPA
From the pass, after trekking for nearly 3 hrs, Langtang village (11200 ft.) is reached. From Langtang there is a gentle ascent for 4 hrs to Kyangjing Gompa. O/N in Kyangjing Gompa at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
KYANGJING GOMPA / YALACHEESE FACTORY / GHORA TABALA
After visiting Kyangjing Monastery, an excellent lookout can be reached by climbing the slopes immediately behind the Kyangjing Gompa. A visit to Yala Cheese factory (15,800 ft.) and the small lake at 16,000 ft. beyond Yala is worthwhile. Then back to Langtang via same route. O/N in Ghora Tabala at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
GHORA TABALA / SYABRUGAON
Breakfast served in the morning. After breakfast trek back through same way to Syabrugaon. O/N in Syabrugaon at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
SYABRU / SING GOMPA (3254m)
Today we climb through forests of Fir and Rhododendron. The only sign of human habitation are the occasional shepherds' huts at the water points. We camp near the deserted Sing Gompa. O/N in Sing Gompa at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
SING GOMPA / GOSAINKUNDA (4300m)
A steep, rugged trail but adequately compensated for by dramatic views; to the west Himal Chuli (7893m), Manaslu (8156m.), and Ganesh Himal (7406m.) and possibly even the Annapurna range. To the north across the valley is Langtang Lirug. We pass a few huts in the high pasture of Laurebina, cross a small ridge and have our first views of the holy lakes. There are about a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin, the main three being Saraswatikund Bhairab Kunda and Gosainkunda. According to legend, Shiva created Gosainkunda when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed some poison. O/N in Gosaikunda at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
GOSAINKUNDA / THARE PATI (2360m)
We continue over rugged trails and pass several other smaller lakes to the Thare Pati pass (4602m), and then we descend along a ridge to the tree line. Past beautiful waterfalls, through Juniper and Rhododendron forests. We descend to the huts of Thare Pati (8hrs). O/N in Tharepati at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
THARE PATI / GUL BHANYJANG (2130m)
We drop steadily all day through Fir and Rhododendron forests and then through prickly-leaved Oak forests. We camp at the Tamang village of Gul Bhanjyang. This ridge walk provides excellent views of the mountains and the Helambu valley. O/N in Gul Bhanyjang at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
GUL BHANJYANG / CHISOPANI (2194m)
Today's walk consists of gentle ups and downs following a ridge to camp just above Chisopai with excellent views of the Himalayan range from Manaslu to Everest. O/N in Chisopani at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
Walk all the way down hill to till Sundarijal through the forest... and drive back to Kathmandu. You are free as you own in Kathmandu. O/N in Kathmandu. (B/L/D)
After breakfast free for you until time to leave the international airport for your final destination. (B)
Cost includes and excludes
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- Accommodation in different standard hotels as per our different category package with all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).Sightseeing tour as per itinerary with English speaking guide.
- All necessary transportation from airport to airport as applicable
- All inclusive treks with food, sleeping tent, dining tent, toilet tent, chairs, tables, sleeping bag and mattress.
- Services of English speaking trekking guide, cook, sherpa and porters during the trek.
- All trekking permit and national park fees.
- Travel insurance.
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (for 30 days Multiple).
- Personal nature expenses.
- Soft and hard drinks such as alcohol, hot water, mineral water, cold drinks etc.
- Laundry, phone call, tips and internet.
- Meal other then breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike road blocked etc.
- Emergency flight by helicopter
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