Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking - 15 Days

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking - 15 Days
Trip Information
  • Duration15 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate
  • Max Altitude4984m/16352ft
  • ActivityTrekking
  • Group Size1+
  • Trip StartKathmandu
  • Trip EndKathmandu
  • Best TimeMarch to May and Sept to Dec
Highlights
  • Welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant
  • First aid kit box
  • Holiday Tours Nepal’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffel bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during the trek (very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms). This helps ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
  • Sim cards are provided by our company for travelers, so there won’t be any networking issues.

Advantages of planning your trip with us

  • Pick-up and drop-off services for all passengers upon international arrival and departure.
  • Well-trained, experienced, fluently English-speaking guide, and a strong sherpa or porter for carrying the duffel bag.
  • Welcome dinner upon arrival with cultural Nepali dances.
  • Three meals a day and tea or coffee during the trek, with accommodation in the mountains.
  • First-aid kit box and first-aid services.
  • We provide Holiday Planner Nepal’s maps, t-shirt, and cap.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags are available for rent.
  • We organize custom services as per the requests of our clients.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (must be paid by the client or insurance).
  • We provide an oximeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate.
  • We provide oxygen cans during high-altitude treks.
  • We provide SIM cards for travelers, so there won’t be any communication issues.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking is the extended trekking destination that combines the remote and spectacular hidden valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake Gosaikunda also known as holy river at an altitude of 4300m. This remarkable endeavor gives outstanding viewpoints of the stunning Himalayan Panorama, Sacred lake Gosaikunda and genuine society connected with Tamang tribe, who migrated to the locale from Tibet right around 400 years earlier.

This famous Langtang Gosaikunda trekking trail that starts from Kathmandu following the Trisuli Bazaar and Dhunche to Syabrubensi, a Sherpa village located at the very edge of Langtang National Park with the lush green vegetation and the fascinating woodlands tempting towards the Himalayan standpoint moreover demonstrates the floral and faunal contrasts.

This National Park provides the opportunity to see endangered vegetation, animal species, and winged Park. We then swing east into 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 forest and even cross glacial moraine on our way to the Tamang village of Langtang.

A little further up the valley is Kyanjing Gompa, a friendly Sherpa village. Where one can experience the spiritual lifestyle of dedicated Buddhist Monk who performs their rituals in a beautiful Monastery. There will also be the opportunity of visiting a traditional cheese factory, manufacturer by hand. We pass through Nubamatang nestled in a hidden valley on our way up to view the glaciers, which mark gateway into Tibet and finally, The last division of this Langtang Gosaikunda trekking leads towards the world’s highest altitude Himalayan Lake known as the favored pool of Gosainkunda, which is most amazingly quiet, peaceful and radiant, the all year destinations for Hindus around the world..If you are lucky you might be able to spot the shy Red Panda that inhabits in Langtang region. The view of Snowy Mountain peaks like Langtang Lirung (7,345m), Gyangchempo (5,846 m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m) are the most breathtaking moments of this trek.

This Langtang Gosaikunda trekking is a limited foothill trek best suits to those trekkers who have holidays for a limited during their stay in Nepal. A short adventure trek that goes as high as 4300m, Langtang Gosaikunda trek could be prized by both experienced furthermore beginner trekkers. The best season to visit is amid the spring season when woods and slopes will be secured by blooming rhododendron.
 

Itinerary
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Upon arrival, you will be picked up at the international airport in Kathmandu and transferred to the hotel by our airport representative. After refreshments, your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel for a half day sightseeing tour to Kathmandu’s Durbar Square. Later on this evening, you will be picked up from your hotel for a cultural dinner. Stay overnight at the hotel.

    Today an early morning you will be picked up from your hotel and transfer to the bus station for day countryside drive to trek starting point, Syabrubensi via Trishuli Bazaar. Pack lunch on the way. Stay overnight at the hotel.

      The trek from Syabrubesi is quite pleasant with few up climbs for a while but the rest of the walk is gradual on the winding trail through the terraced farm fields and villages, as the trail ascends and joins the path coming from upper Syabru at the Riverside Lodge near the place of Bamboo, an ideal spot for camping with ample time to go for a refreshing splash in the nearby river of upper Trishuli River. Trek continues uphill all the way to Lama Hotel. Stay overnight at the tea house.

        After breakfast here after 2-3 hours walk you get to the wonderful spot at call Ghore-Tabela for our short stop for lunch. Ghore-tabla is in the midst of the forest of pines, hemlocks and rhododendron from here onwards you can feel the altitude also. After a pleasant short stay here, the trek continues to Langtang and its beautiful valley, we walk through the cool shade of the alpine wood for an hour, after a small stream leaving the tree line behind. The path leads slow uphill for an hour, then the walks get better on the gradual winding trail with few ups and down till the village of Langtang. You will reach at Langtang in the afternoon; here after refreshment you will have time to visit the villages. Stay overnight at the tea house.

          Today after wonderful time in Langtang Village, the trail starts slowly uphill with nice scenery of the Langtang Himal, Langeshisa Re and many more mountains. Today you walking through the open path, it means you will have chance to viewing all around. You will get their by lunch time. After lunch you will have time to visit Cheese Factory and Gompa.

            Today after an early morning breakfast your guide will take you to the short walk around Kyangjing, If you are able you could trek to Cherko Ri (4984m) from where you can see magnificent view of the mountain all around or you can trek to Kyangjing Re, which is also very nice for day hike. Stay overnight at the tea house.

              After wonderful time here and all around, we re-trace back to small settlement call lama hotel. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                Today again re-trace till Bamboo from where you will take a new trail with few up and down through the forest until get to Thulo Syabru. This is such a nice village in this trek which is situated on the lap of Gosainkunda from where you will be able to nice view of the Langtang Mountain and valley to Tibetan boarder. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                  The trail start with uphill after wonderful time in the Thulo Syabru about 02 and half hrs, than again it comes gradual through the pine, fir and rhododendron forest all the way to Sing Gumpa. Here in the Sing Gompa you will have chance to test fresh cheese, they have cheese factory. This is small settlement where you will visit one of the oldest monasteries. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                    A steep walk, but a dramatic view of the valley and mountain from west to east makes your day easier. 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 108 lakes in the Gosaikunda Basin, the main three being Saraswatikund Bhariab Kunda and Gosaikunda. According to Legend, Lord Shiva created Gosaikunda when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed some poison. Stay overnight at tea house.

                      Gosainkunda is pilgrimage site fully cover by nature. So there are many lake around the area. After breakfast you will go for day walk around the Lake and walk toward Gosainkunda Pass. Stay overnight in Gosainkund.

                        From the lake- Saraswati Kunda, the trail ascends to a ridge. There are good views across Langtang valley to Langtang Lirung. To the west are dramatic views of Himalchuli, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu. From this ridge, we descend to Sing Gompa via Laurebina. There is a small monastery and a cheese factory in Sing Gompa. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                          Today after breakfast you trek down all the way to Dhunche through the forest of oaks, firs and rhododendrons. Dhunche is district headquarter of Rasuwa. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                            Today after an early morning breakfast your guide will take you to the bus station for day scenic countryside drive back to Kathmandu through the bumpy road till Betrbati Bazaar, After Betrabati Bazaar the road begin better. Stay overnight at the hotel.

                              Today we will transfer you to the international airport for your departure back home.

                                Route Map

                                Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking - 15 Days map
                                Cost Details
                                What's Included
                                • All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle.
                                • Welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant.
                                • 02-night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation with breakfast at 3 start hotel in Kathmandu.
                                • Kathmandu to Syabrubensi and Dhunche to Kathmandu by local bus (if you want both ways private vehicle is also available at additional cost).
                                • Langtang National Park entrance fee and Trekkers' Information Management System( TIMS card).
                                • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English-speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport, and insurance.
                                • 02 guest=01 porter with their Insurance, Salary, Food, accommodation, and equipment.
                                • We provide assistance guiding his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport, and insurance walking with the group to support where necessary as per the group size.
                                • Best available lodge accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
                                • Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
                                • First aid a kid box.
                                • Holiday Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
                                • The arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
                                • Oximeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during trekking(Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
                                • All applicable government and local taxes are as per the itinerary.
                                What's not Included
                                • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
                                • All the International air fare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
                                • Lunch and Dinner  in Kathmandu
                                • Personal  travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
                                • In case of extra more night accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary
                                • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc)
                                • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive
                                • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
                                Availability
                                • The trip departs everyday day of the year
                                • The trip and trek are fully customizable we can customize the trip according to the need and necessity of our clients

                                • The trip is available for solo travellers group travelers and private travelers

                                • We organize the trip for a large group and can provide service for a group of 100+ members as well

                                • If the given date are not appropriate for the travellers and trekkers, the trip can be conducted on the customary date provided by our clients

                                • Holiday tours Nepal advises all our clients to book at least 7 days prior so all the arrangements can be done in time, especially sometimes in the mountains where the accommodation are booked prior so prior booking helps a lot

                                Contact us at [email protected] or send us a text at +977-9816710843 or +977-9818178630 We are available 24/7 on WhatsApp, Viber, and WeChat for additional information.

                                Useful Information

                                Equipment and Gear List

                                GeneralGeneral

                                • Four-season (-20 degree) sleeping bag (We provide rental sleeping bags available for an additional USD 35)
                                • Puffy down jacket (We provide rental jackets for an additional USD 35)
                                • Daypack (25-30 liters recommended) with rain cover

                                CatUpper Body

                                • Sun hat or cap (We'll provide you with a trekking cap.)
                                • Warm woolen hat
                                • Scarf/Neck Buff (highly recommended to get saved from wind and cold)
                                • Headlamp or mobile torch light for nighttime
                                • Polarized sunglasses

                                TorsoTorso

                                • Technical fabric base layer thermals are light for warmer months, heavy for colder months
                                • Technical fabric t-shirts and sleeve sweaters or high-necks
                                • Waterproof rain jacket
                                • Windproof jacket for the walk as it gets windy
                                • Fleece jacket or down jacket

                                LowerLower Body

                                • Thermals inner
                                • Hiking pants at least 3
                                • Comfortable pants for teahouses
                                • Waterproof, windproof shell
                                • Hiking shorts

                                glovesHands

                                • Woolen gloves for the tea house
                                • Hard-shell windproof outer gloves for the walk

                                feetFeet

                                • Marino Wool or comfortable, warm socks
                                • Hiking socks
                                • Liner socks
                                • Trekking/hiking boots (waterproof recommended)
                                • Crampons (For passes)
                                • Casual shoes or sandals that are comfortable for the time in the tea house
                                • Gaiters (lightweight for rain and snow)

                                undergarmentUndergarments and Inner Wears

                                • Technical fabric/quick drying (can be washed during the trek)
                                • Sports bras (women)
                                • Sleeping clothes as per the comfortability

                                FirstaidFirst Aid Kits and Medications

                                Note: Our guides carry medications, oxygen cans, and first aid kits during the trip. However, personal kits and medications are recommended.) 

                                • Sunscreen SPF- 50+
                                • Lip balm or Vaseline
                                • ointment cream
                                • Cough Syrup and strepsils (recommended for Khumbu Cough)
                                • Creams and medicines (for any allergies or diseases)

                                Optional Other Essentials

                                • Passport
                                • Extra copies of passport-sized photos
                                • Reusable water bottle
                                • Toilet paper, small soap, and shampoo
                                • Water purification tablets or UV water purifier (if you plan to treat water)
                                • Water bladder for the day bag
                                • Small towel for personal use
                                • Pillowcase in case of allergies to new pillows
                                • High-protein snacks (such as mountain bars or nuts)
                                • Waterproof/dry bags for carrying essential documents, stuff, frequently used items, and money
                                • Power bank or extra batteries
                                • Cameras and mobile phone
                                • Cards/book
                                • Pee bottle/ pee funnel for women
                                • Trekking poles
                                • Whistle in case your voice is not loud enough to stop or start
                                • Thermos for hot water during the nighttime
                                • We give you a free duffel bag, trekking cap, maps, and t-shirt during your pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.
                                • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The porter will carry the duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs., throughout the walk.
                                • Daypack bag for daily used stuff like cash, documents, papers, a water bottle or bladder, a camera, toiletries, sunscreen, a notebook, clothing, etc. (with a waterproof cover).
                                • You can store your luggage (on-trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu, and we can assist and help.
                                • Total luggage for the Kathmandu-Lukla flight is (15 kg/33 lbs.), including duffel (10 Kg/22 lbs.) and backpack (5 kg/11 lbs.)
                                • A down jacket with a hood(cap) to be warm in altitudes above 3,000m.
                                • We can provide a down jacket for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, you need to pay back the cost of USD 200 per item.
                                • We can provide a sleeping bag for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, USD 200 per item must be paid.

                                What to pack for nepal trekking?

                                Note: Supplies and gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu. Once you are in Nepal, you can buy supplies and gear for hiking if you have spare time. Trekking Planner Nepal representatives will assist you in purchasing the equipment. Thamel a tourist hub, offers a wide range of trekking equipment at affordable prices. Don't wear short clothes inside the monasteries and religious places.

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