Langtang & Gosaikunda Trek

Langtang Gosaikunda trek combines the remote & spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lakes.

Langtang Gosaikunda combines the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang with the high mountain lakes at Gosaikunda. You can visit the beautiful Langtang National Park and then trek to the end of the valley to view the wonderful mountain ranges. Following the Trishuli River north out of Kathmandu, you travel through Trishuli Bazaar and Dhunche to Syabrubesi, a Sherpa village located at the very edge of the Langtang National Park.

You then swing east into the Langtang valley, crossing the river several times as you travel up along a gorge-like, lower section of the valley. You pass through oak and rhododendron forests and even cross glacial moraine on your way to the Tamang village of Langtang.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 
Day 02: Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Dhunche
Day 04: Dhunche - Bharku - Syabrubesi
Day 05: Syabrubesi - Khanjung - Syarpagaon
Day 06: Syarpagaon - Lama Hotel - Langtang Valley
Day 07: Langtang Valley - Kyangjing Gompa
Day 08: Kyangjing Gompa - Ghora Tabala
Day 09: Ghora Tabala - Syabrugaon
Day 10: Syabrugaon - Sing Gompa
Day 11: Sing Gompa - Gosainkunda 
Day 12: Gosainkunda - Thare Pati
Day 13: Thare Pati - Gul Bhanyjang 
Day14: Gul Bhanyjang - Chisopani
Day 15: Chisopani - Kathmandu
Day 16: Departure

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 
Meet with our representative at the airport. Drive to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu.
Half day visit of Kathmandu city and Swayambhunath. PM: Free, preparation for the trekking. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu - Dhunche
After your Breakfast, 7 hours drive to Dhunche (2150m.) from Kathmandu And overnight in the camp or lodge. Driving from Kathmandu same way when we had been to Syabrubeshi up to Dhunche this road is still in same condition many zigzag and several landslides we will have to pass by veichles. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 04: Dhunche - Bharku - Syabrubesi
From Dhunche there is a decent to the Trisuli river which is reached within half an hour. From the river bed there is a steep climb to Dovan. Right from here a track to Gosainkunda leaves the main trail to Rasuwa Ghari and the Langtang valley. From Dovan there is a gentle climb to 6,400 feet and Bharku village is reached. From Bharku, traversing up and down after crossing a suspension bridge over the Langtang river, the village of Syabrubensi is reached. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 05: 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 1/2 hr 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 3 hrs, Syarpagoan (8200 ft. ) is reached . Overnight at Lodge.

Day 06: Syarpagaon - Lama Hotel - Langtang Valley
From Syarpagoan, the trail then traverses up and down through the forest and Ghoratabela (9800ft. ) 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. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 07: 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. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 08: Kyangjing Gompa - Ghora Tabala
After visiting Kyangjing Monastery, an excellent look-out 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. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 09: Ghora Tabala - Syabrugaon
Breakfast served in the morning. After breakfast trek back through same way to Syabrugaon. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 10: Syabrugaon - Sing Gompa
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. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 11: Sing Gompa - Gosainkunda 
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 Bhariab Kunda and Gosainkunda. According to legend, Gosainkunda was created by Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed some poison. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 12: Gosainkunda - Thare Pati
We continue over rugged trails and pass several other smaller lakes to the Thare Pati pass (4602m.), 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 (8 hrs). Overnight at Lodge.

Day 13: Thare Pati - Gul Bhanyjang 
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. Overnight at Lodge.

Day14: Gul Bhanyjang - Chisopani
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. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 15: Chisopani - Kathmandu
Climb to the small pass at Burlang Bhanjyang and take a last look at the great line of the snow peaks of the Himalaya before descending to Sundarijal and drive to Kathmandu from Sundarijal. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 16: Departure
Free till departure, drop to airport, fly back to Home.

Cost Include

  • All transport as per in itinerary.
  • Twin share hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB (Bed & breakfast) basis.
  • Twin share or multi share basic lodge accommodation on trek.
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trekking.
  • Conservation/Entrance fees & Trekking permit (TIMS).
  • 1 Porters on each 2 trekkers to carry personal gear
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • Comprehensive medical kit

Cost Exclude

  • International Flight & Domestic flight ticket (optional).
  • Nepal visa fees (USD 25.00 for 15 days multiple entry - available on arrival).
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry.
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Emergency evacuation.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Costs arising from unforeseen events outside the control of our company.

Trip Code
L&GT

Trip Duration
16 Days

Group Size
2-12

Accomodation
Lodge

Max Altitude
4602m.

Best Season
Spring & Autumn

Trip Difficulty
Moderate to Strenuous

Transportation
Private

Starts In
Kathmandu

Ends In
Kathmandu

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