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Langtang Gosaikunda Trek (16 Days)

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 This trekking program to Langtang and Gosainkunda takes you through a dense forest of bamboo, oak, rhododendron, and beautiful villages. These villages belong mostly to the Tamang and Sherpa communities, who practice their own unique culture and tradition. On this program from MountainSceneryTreks,you will trek to the divine Gosaikunda Lake and other lakes; and visit a number of geographical locations such as meadows, pastures, hills, forests, and rivers.

A highlight of this trek is the chance to see magnificent close-up views of the mountains. An added bonus is that you will have one of the most immersive treks in Nepal. Lying north of Kathmandu, this is a moderate trek along Bhote-Koshi at first – taking you deep into Langtang Valley to places such as Hyolmo and Gosainkunda. The lush forests will soothe your senses and inspire you in this wonderful Himalayan journey to a high-altitude lake.

Starting from Kathmandu, you will go through Syabrubesi and Dhunche in Rasuwa district of Nepal. Most of the trekking route in this program lies inside Langtang National Park. The route is  densely forested with oak, with plenty of chances of seeing  wildlife species native to this region. You will visit and stay at Kyanjin Gompa where you can tour a little yak cheese factory, and also take part in the prayer sessions of the monastery. Along the route we will visit the holy Lake Gosainkunda where pilgrims frequent in huge numbers in July-August during the festival of Janai-Purnima. Later you will return through beautiful route to Dhunche, the end point of the trek. 

Pristine environment and breathtaking sceneries will leave you inspired for years ahead. This is not a strenuous or challenging trek, but you do need a regular habit of walking and also some stamina. We have designed the trekking route to provide as much experience as possible so that you can gain more from this program from Mountain Scenery Treks.The best time to visit this area is spring. The second best time is autumn. For a memorable trekking experience in Nepal, go on this exciting trip to Gosainkunda and Langtang National Park.

 
 

Day 01 - Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

After your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, we will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. You can spend the evening around Thamel

Day 02 - Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1,462m/4,795ft) Duration: 7 hours

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi which takes about seven by bus. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trisuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. As you pass through Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land

Day 03 - Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2,500m/8,200ft) Duration: 5 hour

Today, the first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail is gradually climbs to Bamboo passing through the Landslide area. Afterwards, your trek ascends gently to Ramche (2400meters) through Bamboo (1960meters) which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. You can have lunch at this place if you like. And at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkeys and bears if you’re lucky. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 04 - Lama Hotel to Mundu (3,550m/11,645ft) Duration: 5-6 hours

The trek route follows Gumanechok, Ghoda Tabela literally it means the Horse Stable. After this, our trail is slightly gradual to Mundu further Langtang. Mundu is small settlement that’s about 30 minutes from village of Langtang. Overnight stay at basis teahouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 05 - Mundu to Kyanjing RI (4,773m/15,655ft) and back to Kyanjing Gompa 

Crossing the Laja Khola then climbs a moraine to a viewpoint where you can see Kyanjing Gompa and the dramatic icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung. After Kyanjing Gompa, hiking to Kyankin RI (4773m) and trek back to Kyanjing Gompa. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 06 - Kyangjuma Gompa Exploration and climb Chorkari RI 

Today is a day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and ascend at Chorkari RI (5050 meters) which is highest point of this trek, directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peak. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 07 - Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel (2,500m/8,200ft) Duration: 5-6 hours

Today we come back all the way downhill to Lama Hotel. We will see fantastic views of towering mountain what you have missed on the way up. Take more time and you are suggested to walk very slowly. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 08 - Lama Hotel - Thulo Syabru (2,235m/ 7,330ft) Duration: 5-6 hours

First trail decent to river, cross the river and ascend to Thulo Syabru. You will see the fascinating view of Langtang Himal and more. On the way of your trek you will pass through pine and Junipers forests.

Day 09 - Thulo Syabru- Shin Gompa (3,330m/10,925ft) Duration: 3-5 hours

You take the broad trail climbing up to Dimsa village and the trial continues less steeply, through rhododendron, hemlock and Oak forests to Shin Gumba. On the way of your trek you will see fantastic views of Langtang Himal and Langtang valley. Shin Gompa is another popular place for Cheese

Day 10 - Shin Gompa to Gosaikunda (4,300m/14,104ft) Duration: 5-6 hours

The first part of the trail emerges and we steadily climb up to Laurebinayak and the top of Laurebinayak gives you an exotic feeling. With a steep ascent all the way to Gosaikunda. You follow a rugged trail with dramatic views to the Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Tibetan peaks and Langtang Lirung. On a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be seen rising up behind and to the north also across the valley is Langtang Lirung. You pass a few huts in the high pasture of Laurebinayak, cross a small ridge and have your first views of the holy lake of Gosaikunda.

Day 11 - Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3,430m/11,250ft) via Laurebinayak Yak pass 

The trail leaves Gosaikunda and climbs through rugged country, past four small lakes to the Laurebinayak La (4610meters), the highest point of this trek. Keep looking back at the spectacular views of Manaslu and the mountains of the Ganesh Himal, as well as the now familiar Langtang Lirung. 

Day 12 - Ghopte to Malemchigaon (2,560m/8,399ft) Duration: 6-7 hours

You slide down through a forested area and climb through a dry river-bed to arrive at a Kharka that is surrounded by rhododendron forest. You climb through the forest to arrive at the village of Tharepati. Climbing the ridge directly above the village gives you a marvelous view of the Jugal area. 

Day 13 - Malemchigaon to Tarkeghyang (2,590m/8,495ft) Duration: 5-7 hours

The day you enter a cultural destination it call Helambu Region, walk up to Tarkeghyang where you can enjoy with Sherpa culture with traditional village and monasteries. The stone houses are close together with narrow alleyways separating them. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 14 - Tarkeghyang to Shermathang (2,610m/8,560ft) Duration: 3-4 hours

You will cross small forest with the view of beautiful village of Helambu region. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the pretty Sharpa village of Gangyul. The people of this village practice Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism, the same as the national religion of Bhutan. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 15 - Shermathang- Melamchi - Pul Bazaar –Kathmandu:

Short walk down to Melamchi Pul Bazaar with many Sherpa village and catch transport to Katmandu. Congratulations on the completion of your trek. Overnight at hotel, breakfast and lunch included.

Day 16 - Farewell

Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight, a representative from the Mountain Scenery Treks Team will take you to the airport.

PRICES INCLUDES

1. ARRIVALS AND TRANSFER TO HOTEL BY THE TOURIST BUS OR PRIVATE VEHICALS.

2. SIX NIGHT ACCOMMODATION IN 3 STAR CATORIZED HOTEL IN KATHMANDU.

3. TRIP BRIEFING AND EQUIPMENT CHECK.

4. MOUNTAIN SCENERY TREKS AND EXPEDITION /DUFFLE BAG,TSHIRT AND TREKKING MAP.

5. WELCOME DINNER WITH NEPAL CULTURAL SHOW.

6. ONE DAY KATHMANDU CITY SIGHT SCENE.

 7. TRANSPORT TO DOMESTIC AIRPORT TO (lUKLA) AIRFARE KTM/LUKA/KTM.

8. GOVERNMENT LICENCE HOLDER TREKKING GUIDE AND EXPERIENCE CLIMBING SHERPA

9. ALL MEAL BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER, AND TEA, COFFEE , FREE MENU BY MOUNTAIN SCENERY TREKS AND EXPEDITION /DESERT AFTER DINNER/HOTWATER.

10. STAFF EXPENSES

  • ALL STAFFS MEDICAL AND EMERGENCY RESQUE INSURANCES DURING THE TRIP.
  • ALL STAFF FOODS.
  • POTTER WAGES.
  • CLIMBING GUIDE WAGES.
  • POTTER EQUIPMENT.

11. CLIMBING BASE CAMP EQUIPMENT

  • DINING TENT, KITCHEN TENT, TOILET TENT,SHOWER TENT, MEMBER TENT,STAFF TENT.
  • KITCHEN UTENSILS.
  • NECESSERY HIGH ALTITUDE FOOD , MOUNTAIN FOOD,DRY FOOD.
  • CLIMBING ROPES, ICE CREW, SNOW-BA, ICE –TOOLS,ICE HAMER,  SOO ON.
  • CAMP 1 MEMER AND SHERPA TENT PLUS FOODS.
  • CAMP2 MEMBER AND SHERPA TENT PLUS  FOODS.
  • CAMP3 MEMBER AND SHERPA TENT PLUS FOODS.
  • Camp4 Member and SHERPA Tent Plus FOODS

13. ROPE FIXING CHARGE.

12. PAPER WORK

  • CLIMBING PERMIT.
  • NATIONAL PARK ENTRY FEE.
  • MUNICIPALITY CHARGE.
  • TIMS CARD FEE.
  • ALL GOVERNMENT TAXES.

13. SATELLITE PHONE   , INCASE OUT THE COVERGE OF NETWORK.

14. LAST DAY DINNER IN LUKLA WITH ALL INVOLVED STAFFS.

15. WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION DURING THE CLIMBING PERIOD.

16. FLY BACK TO KTM/FAREWELL DINNER AT THE SAME DAY.

17. DEPARTURE TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO HOME.

COST EXCLUDES

1. LUNCH AND DINNER IN KATHMANDU EXCEPT WELCOME AND FAREWELL DINNER.

2. BOTH WAY INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT AIR-FARE.

3. PERSONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE AND EMERGENCY RESQUE INSURANCE.

4. NEPAL ENTRY VISA FREE.

5. ALCHOLIC BEVERAGES.

6. FILMING PERMIT OF DRONE AND CAMERA DURING CLIMBING.

7. EXTRA NIGHT ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU IF LATE DEPARTURE.

8. PERSONAL EXPENSES, LAUDRY, WIFI CHARGE…..

9. STAFF TIPS.

10.SUMMIT BONUS TO CLIMBING SHERPA GUIDE

Fitness Level 
Group Size 2 to 18 people
Max Altitude 4610M
Duration 16ays
Walking Days 13 Days
Activity Trekking
Best Period MAR | APR | MAY | SEP | OCT | NOV
Price $$$$
Country                                                           Nepal