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Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek
Overview
Trips Details

activity
Activity : Trekking, Walking
trip length
Total Days : 19 days
trip days
Trekking Days : 15 Days
difficulty
Difficulty : Moderate
start end
Start - End : Kathmandu-Kathmandu
hightest altitude
Highest Altitude : 4900 m

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is also known as Langtang Gosainkunda trekking, Langtang Gosaikunda trek, Langtang trek Gosainkunda and cultural tour Langtang. Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is a 19-day long package which takes you through amazing Langtang Valley all the way to the pristine Gosainkunda Lake.

Trek the Himalayas of Langtang Gosainkunda Trek would be your best trekking trip in 2016. Most of the travelers are interesting to visit Langtang valley & Langtang Gosainkunda lake after devastating earthquake in Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake has destroyed all structure but Langtang beauty is still constant. Himalayan Recreation is one of best langtang trip organizer from Nepal as a Volunteering & exploration trekking in Langtang valley. begins from the hill town of Syabrubesi from where the route opens up at Langtang Valley. Later it follows the spiral way which passes through outlandish rhododendron and conifer forest in Langtang National Park which eventually takes you through meadows, high passes, glaciers, and moraines all the way to Gosainkunda Lake. The trail then descends through Ghopte and Tarkegyang to Melamchi Bazaar where the trek formally ends. We will drive back to a hotel in Kathmandu.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking is a comparatively easy trek which is easily workable as it exists near to the capital city of Nepal Kathmandu. Taking a dip in the chilling Gosainkunda Lake which have believed to cleanse off all the mortal sin, acquainting yourself with the culture and lifestyle of ethnic groups of Tamang and Sherpa in Langtang Village and having the spectacular views of majestic mountain peaks are the things that allure trekkers to enroll on this trek. Overall, Langtang Gosainkunda Trek aptly blends exploring natural wonders with the unveiling culture of the highlanders.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is a quiet strenuous trekking which can be signed up by anybody with sound physical fitness and a great enthusiasm for trekking.

FAQ about Langtang Gosainkunda trek

Is it safe after the earthquake in Langtang? Such a kind of natural disaster is not specific when it’s come if we talk about this time Langtang is fully safe.
Is their safe accommodation after the earthquake? Yes now their hotels are Reconstructing all hotels from there, some of are already well finished and some are working in progress.
Why should I visit Langtang? The earthquake had badly affected in Langtang region, many people have lost them family members, also, travelers were died by the earthquake and their people are being helpless, at this moment so for simply sympathy you have to visit Langtang.
Can I do volunteer in langtang? Yes, you can do volunteer in a school, hospital and others place also for more information about volunteering in Langtang contact in Himalayan Recreation Treks. 

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek  Itinerary Outline 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Syabru Besi
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Valley
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa
Day 07: Rest/Acclimatization day in Kyanjin Gompa
Day 08: Trek to Dalai Hotel
Day 09: Trek to Thulo Syabru
Day 10: Trek to Chandan Bari
Day 11: Trek to Lauribinayak
Day 12: Trek to Gosainkunda
Day 13: Trek to Ghopte
Day 14: Trek to Tharepati
Day 15: Trek to Tarke Gyang
Day 16: Trek to Sermathang
Day 17: Trek to Melamchi Bazaar
Day 18: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 19: Departure from Kathmandu, Farewell!

Itinerary Detail

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Upon your arrival, our representatives will receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and take you to the hotel where you will get brief explanation about the trekking package. You will stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Exploration Day in Kathmandu On the second day, you will visit some of the major sites around Kathmandu Valley which involves temples of Pashupatinath, Swayamvunath/Monkey temple and Bauddhanath and Durbar squares of Kathmandu and Patan. Later in the evening, you will return to the hotel for dinner. 

Day 03: Drive to Syabru Besi This day you will drive through the bending way which offers the beautiful views of the mountain and rice terrains. We will reach to Syabrubesi in about 8-9 hours after accomplishing the 117km long distance from Kathmandu. The thrilling experience of Langtang Gosainkunda Trek commences from Syabrubesi. Syabru Besi is a small town in Langtang region that is jam- packed with shops and lodges.

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel From Syabrubesi, the route leaves the main road and lowers down to a camping area below the town from the track opposite to the Hotel Village View. Later it traverses through the suspension bridge over Bhote Koshi River from where we will ascend to Thulo Syabru. Later, we will cross the bridge over Langtang Khola and climb further up to set of six lodges at Changtang which goes by the name of Lama Hotel.

Day 05: Trek to Langtang Valley Today we will take a brief climb to arrive at Langtang valley which offers the panoramic view of the beautiful Lirung peak. The trail proceeds through a forest to arrive at the meadow where yak and the wild goats can be seen grazing. We will pitch our camp at Langtang overnight.

Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa From Langtang Valley, we will climb up the hill and pass through Sindum and Yamphu. We will cross Laja Khola to reach to a viewpoint from where Kyanjin Gompa and icefall from Lirung and Kinshung can be viewed. Later we will descend to Kyanjin Gompa where we will be staying overnight.

Day 07: Rest day/Hiking Day/Acclimatization day in Kyanjin Gompa This day is taken as the rest day. We will have a brief stroll to have a look around the Glacier Lake. Later we can have a short trek to Kyanjin Gompa which offers a close- up view of Langtang Lirung, Genjempol and Kenga Himal ranges. The cheese factory, Buddhist monastery and Tsergo Ri are other sites worth visiting.

Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel On the 8th day, we will follow the trail all the way to Langtang Khola and cross the suspension bridge to enter Langtang Village. Later we will visit Ghora Tabela before lowering down to Lama Hotel where we will stay overnight.

Day 09: Trek to Thulo Syabru We will pass through small settlements of Sherpa and Tamang ethnics before descending to Syabru Besi. From Syabru Besi, we will follow the track to Thulo Syabru where we will stay overnight.

Day 10: Trek to Chandanbari A 5-hour long walk through Dursagang and Foprang Danda will take us to Chandanbari. En route, we will enjoy the beautiful views of majestic Langtang Himalayan Range, Ganesh Himalaya Range, Annapurna Himalaya Range and other Tibetan Mountains. We will visit cheese factory while in Chandanbari.

Day 11: Trek to Lauribinayak This day we will move across the thickets of oak, fir and hemlock to reach to Sing Gompa- a Buddhist monastery. A bit farther from Sing Gompa is located Lauribinayak which is a High Pass that takes you to holy Gosainkunda Lake.

Day 12: Trek to Gosainkunda Lake Today’s trek follows the tapering and misty trail where the topography changes from lush green meadow to deserted rocky terrain. The whole journey from Lauribinayak to Goshainkunda takes about 3 hours to conclude.

Day 13: Trek to Ghopte Early in the morning, we will lower down the steep hill for about two and half hours to arrive at a pass which exists at 4500 m altitude. We will take a brief rest before continuing on the rocky terrain down to Ghopte where we will stay overnight.

Day 14: Trek to Tharepati Today’s journey begins by moving on through the pine and juniper forest to arrive at the slope. We will ascend the inclination for about 2 hours to eventually hit Tharepati where we will stay overnight. 

Day 15: Trek to Melamchi Today’s trail descends through the thickets of spruce and rhododendron flower. The forest is popular for bird viewing as well. Later we will make it to Melamchi. Underneath the Melamchi Gaon is located Melamchi River. We will stay in Melamchi overnight.

Day 16: Trek to Tarkegyang We will lower down steeply through the valley to arrive at Melamchi Khola. We can have a dip in the crystal clear water of Melamchi Khola before climbing up to Tarkegyang which exists on the other side of the valley. 18th century Gompa with huge prayer wheel of brass is the site worthy of visiting in Tarkegyang.

Day 17: Trek to Sermathang Early in the morning, we will travel through the flat land to arrive in Sermathang which is a Sherpa village from where we can have the spectacular views of mountains like Ganesh, Langtang, Rolwaling, Gosainkunda and Everest on a sunny day.

Day 18: Trek to Melamchi, Drive to Kathmandu This day marks the end of our trekking. We will trek all the way to Melamchi before driving back to Kathmandu. Kathmandu is located around 59.2 km far from Melamchi and it takes about 2 hrs of driving to make it back to Kathmandu. 

Day 19: Departure from Kathmandu, Farewell! The 19-day long trekking package ends this day. We will assist in your last minute preparations and our representatives will take you back to the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu from where you can head to your home or other destination. We hope to see you again !! 

Include/Exclude

Costs included in the Langtang Gosainkunda Trek Package: 

  • Pickup and drop at Airport
  • Hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during trekking period
  • Best available accommodations during the trek
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour inclusive of guide, entry fees and transportation
  • A government license holder guide
  • Porter to carry your baggage,
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation and local tax for guides and porters
  • Ground Transportation Charge while returning back to Kathmandu from the trekking destination
  • TIMS card(Trekker’s information Management System)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Fees wherever required
  • Trekking Permits needed for Restricted Area Trekking
  • All government taxes and service charges
  • Farewell dinner prior to departure

Costs excluded in the Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking package:

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • International Airfare
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver  
  • Drinks (hot/soft/cold) and liquors
  • Personal shopping, trekking equipments,  Gifts and souvenirs
  • All items not listed in Cost included section

Notes: Costs are prone to change in itinerary. So costs will be recalculated if the trekking days get modified.

Equipment List

The basic equipments check lists for trekking:

  Sun hat or scarf

  Light balaclava or warm fleece hat

  Sunglasses

  Sun protection cream 

  Gloves

  Camera

  Basic First Aid Kit

  Down vest and/or jacket *

  Rain cote

  Water bottles

  Trekking shoes

  Thick and thin both type of socks

  Warm clothes

  Tissue and Toilet papers

  Tooth brush/paste

  Large plastic bags – to keep items dry inside the trek bag

  Towel etc…..

 

  Extras Equipments:

   Binoculars

   Reading book

   Travel game i.e. chess, card etc

   Swimming customs

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