Langtang Gosainkunda trek

14 Day(s) From USD $ 1690 per pax Dates

Overview

Group Size Min 2 - Max 10
Accommodation 4 star hotel in Kathmandu and Teahouse during trek
Difficulty Moderate
Max Alt. 5000 m at Tserko Ri

Be amongst the first to admire the grandeur and tranquility of Gosainkunda at sunrise near Lurebina, where the panoramic view of Langtang ridge is can be seen.

The impeccable stretch of glacial water, awe-inspiring scenery & panoramic views of Himalayas has been drawing visitors attention for years. Because of religious significance, Gosainkunda has always been a popular destination among the Hindu Devotees as well as travellers seeking for a relatively short & easy trek.

According To Hindu Dharma, It is said that Lord Shiva has created this high altitude lake when he pierced glacier with his Trishul.  During full moon festival Or Janai Purnima, thousands of Devotees come here to worship & take bathe with Holy water. it is believed that taking a holy dip in the cold water all your pain, sorrows, and sins, including those of your past lives, will be washed off.

Langtang Gosainkunda trek is filled with bamboo forests, Oaks, Rhododendron forests & varieties of Flora & Fauna featuring small waterfalls along the way.

So if you open up to this experience, you won't be disappointed.

Highlights

  • Discover dozens of holy lakes including Gosainkunda lake.
  • Mesmerizing views of Langtang, Ganesh Himal, & Jugal Himal
  • Experience a peaceful yet beautiful trail, fewer crowds than EBC & Abc
  • The hospitality of Tamang peoples & their culture
  • Witness Buddhist Shrines & monasteries
  • Largest mani wall in Nepal, Kyanjin Gompa

Top Things to Do

  • Learn some basic Nepali phrases to interact with locals
  • Stay in Lama Hotel for overnight & enjoy the hospitality
  • Snap pictures of you standing in suspension bridge passing by
  • Do visit Phulung Monastery
  • Capture the photo at Laurebina pass

Best Time to go
This trek is feasible in all seasons spring autumn & winter season, however, for best views it's recommended that you plan your trip between spring & autumn season. 

Physical fitness
For this itinerary, Langtang Gosainkunda trek is a moderate trek, even the novice trekkers can achieve it with ease.  For maximum flexibility, while on the trek, jogging and other light exercises are recommended. 

Includes & Excludes

What's included ?

  • Accommodation at 4-star Hotel or similar category in Kathmandu
  • All meals on trek including tea and coffee
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking Guide
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag(to be returned after the trek use) Free T-shirt
  • Free Trip dossiers & other information in a printable format
  • Kathmandu airport transfers and escorts
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • OPEN & CHOICE: All meals(B,L,D) on trek including tea & coffee
  • Signature Accommodations-Best Available in the mountains
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • Trek staff and full porterage
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at finest local restaurant

What's excluded ?

  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Nepal arrival visa (USD25 for 15 days and USD40 for 30 days in Cash) and two passport photographs
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation)
  • Your travel insurance that covers Helicopter evacuation as well as medical expenses and trip cancellation.

Detailed Itinerary (15 Days)

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

    We are delighted to provide an airport pickup service as an innovative customer offering, so our chauffeur will assist you with baggage & escort you to your Hotel. He will also help you with the check-in. Later in the evening, we will be hosting a welcome dinner

    Highlights:  Music, Cultural dance, the lively Thamel, one-stop shop for backpackers, clubs & pubs, an array of restaurants.

    Accommodation: Kathmandu 4 star hotel.

    Elevation: 1,400 metres (4,600 feet)

  • Day 2 : Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation

    Highlights: Any 4 World Heritage sites:

    Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Basantapur Durbar Square

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

  • Day 3 : Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi

    Walking hours: 8-9

    Difficulty: Easy

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 1,550m

    Topography:  countryside paths, Green Hills

    Highlights: Smooth ride, rivers, hills

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4 : Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel

    Walking hours:  5

    Difficulty: Easy/moderate.

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse or Homestays

    Elevation: 2500m

    Topography: Gentle inclines, riverbank trails, forest tracks, river crossings

    Highlights: Langtang Khola, Bhote Koshi River, rhododendron forests

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5 : Trek to Langtang village

    Walking hours: 6-7

    Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse or Homestays

    Elevation: 3,430m

    Topography:  Forest lands, Rocky trail

    Highlights: lush forest, Langtang village, water mills, prayer wheels and chortens, views-Langtang Lirung

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6 : Trek from Langtang village to Kyanjing Gompa

    Walking hours: 4

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse Or Homestays

    Elevation: 3,870m

    Topography:  uphill climbs, bridge crossings, walk through yak pastures

    Highlights: largest mani wall in Nepal, Kyanjin Gompa, glaciers, icefalls, mountain views

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7 : Rest day at Kyanjin Gompa

    Today is acclimatization day so we take a warmup hike to cheese factory up to Tsego-Ri or Kyanjin RI at above 4,700m.

    You'll definitely enjoy the stunning panorama of snow-capped mountains.

  • Day 8 : Trek back to Lama Hotel

    Walking hours: 6

    Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse Or Homestays

    Elevation: 2500m

    Topography:  Gentle descents,  riverbank trails, forests

    Highlights: Pine forests, terraced farm fields, rhododendrons, oaks forest.   

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 9 : Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru Village

    Walking hours:  6

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse Or Homestays

    Elevation: 2260 m

    Topography:  Uphill & downhill climbs, steep inclines, forested lands

    Highlights: Tamang village, monasteries, stupas, farm terraces

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 10 : Trek to Singh Gompa

    Walking hours: 5

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse or Homestays

    Elevation: 3,330m

    Topography:  uphill climbs, farmlands, forested paths

    Highlights: Phulung Monastery, Garta Village, Views- Ganesh-Himal, Manaslu, Langtang and Annapurna

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 11 : Trek to Gosainkunda Lake

    Walking hours: 5-6

    Difficulty: Moderate/strenuous

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 4,460m

    Topography:   Gradual inclines, uphill trail

    Highlights: 3rd lake Gosaikunda (4380m) & 9 other lakes, Laurebina pass, rhododendron, juniper forest, Views-Annapurnas, Hiunchuli, Manaslu, Ganesh & Langtang

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 12 : Trek to Dhunche

    Walking hours: 5

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: basic teahouse

    Elevation: 2,030 m

    Topography:  river crossings, downhill climbs, forested areas

    Highlights: views-Langtang Himal, serene dense forested area

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 13 : Drive back to Kathmandu

    Highlights: Enjoy souvenir shopping & join farewell dinner hosted by Crusade Himalaya

    Accommodation: Kathmandu 4 star hotel

  • Day 14 : Departure from Kathmandu

    Today as per your flight schedule,  our chauffeur will take you to the airport from this amazing country Nepal

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