Langtang Valley And Gosaikunda is one of the nearest trekking destinations from Kathmandu, and is an unparalleled combination of natural beauty and culture riches. Langtang lies about 130 Km, north of the Kathmandu valley close to the border with Tibet and China. Langtang valley in particular, delivers more amazing views; all these routes take you into Langtang National Park. It is Nepal’s first national park, and lies between the Himalayan range to the north, dominated by Langtang Lirung (7,245m), the highest peak in the area, and smaller peaks to the south – Chimse Danda (ridge), Ganja La pass (5,122m), Jugal Himal and Dorje Lakpa (6,989m). The bigger of the two, makes a good place to spend an extra night and acclimatize, while Kyanjin Gompa (3,750m) boasts a small monastery, a cheese factory. We continue trekking in Langtang Valley until reach to Gosaikunda (4,600m).
Gosainkunda Lake is a revered place of pilgrimage for both Buddhists and Hindus. Moreover, the place is named after the glistening Gosaikunda Lake whose water is believed to have magical healing powers. We pass by a few more lakes on our trek and cross the Laurebina Pass. Gosainkund, Laurabina La Pass. Be sure to follow the low route, not the dangerous upper one) at Phedi (3,630m) – Gopte (3,530m), and snowy ridge at the settlement of Therapati (3,510m). The trail forks here and we can follow either side of the Helambu. The alternative is to continue south down the ridge, passing through lovely rhododendron then oak forest via Mangengoth (3,390m) to Kutumsang (2,470m)
Outline Itinerary (Langtang Gosaikunda Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1460m) drive – Duration: 7 hrs
Day 03 : Syabrubesi to Lama hotel (2470m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 04 : Lama hotel to Langtang valley (3500m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 05 : Langtang Valley to Kyanjin Gompa (3960m) walk – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 06 : Ascend Kjangjin Ri or explore Kyangjin
Day 07 : Kyangjin Gompa – Rimche (2,450m) walk – Duration: 6.5 hrs
Day 08 : Rimche to Thulo Syabru (2200m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 09 : Thulo Syabru to Shing Gompa (3250m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs
Day 10 : Shinggomba to Gosainkunda (4600m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 11 : Gosainkunda to Gopte (3530m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 12 : Gopte to Kutumsang (2470m) walk – Duration: 6.5 hrs
Day 13 : Kutumsang to Kathmandu (1400m) drive – Duration: 5-6 hrs
Day 14 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination
Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this Langtang Gosaikunda Trek if you are interested for other activities like Sightseeing, Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.
Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.