Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

15 Days

The Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Itinerary is the ideal option for visitors looking for trekking destinations close to Kathmandu. The trails take you through the colorful Tamang villages, allowing you to learn about their culture and way of life.

15-day trek to Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is located 52 kilometers north of Kathmandu in the Rasuwa district. The walk takes you to two prominent Langtang destinations: Kyanjin Gompa and Gosaikunda Lake.

This tour is a wonderful combination of easy paths and scenic views. Langtang Gosaikunda treks are a great alternative to Annapurna and Everest Base Camp hikes.

Overview

15 Days Langtang The Gosaikunda Trek is the pinnacle of priestliness when it enters the Langtang National Park. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, ethnic settlements, high hills, and flora and fauna.

By wandering through the woodland trails, you can witness many animals, birds, and flora. Notable examples are the red panda, musk deer, Himalayan Tahr, snow leopard, Ghoral, serow, Daphe, and others.

The routes also offer views of snow-capped mountains such as Dorje Lakpa, Kyunga Ri, Langshisha Ri, Changbu, Langtang Lirung, Gangchenpo, Yansa Tsenji, and others..

Because the Tamang ethnicity inhabits the majority of the Langtang region, you will be immersed in their culture and traditions. These folks are friendly since Tibetan customs impact their way of living.

The Himalayan people are friendly and helpful, and they greet their visitors with open arms and do their utmost to provide them with excellent hospitality. They prioritize the wants and comforts of the visitors before all else.

The journey from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi via Trishuli Bazar begins the trek to Langtang Gosaikunda. Then you trek to Lama Hotel and from there to Langtang village..

You climb from Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa to acclimate. During your rest day, you ascend to Tsergo Ri and return to Kyanjin Gompa. The next day, you return to Lama Hotel and then to Thulo Syabru.

From here, you climb to Singh Gompa and then to Gosaikunda Lake. The next day, you tour the lake before descending to Chandanbari. You then fly to Dhunche and drive back to Kathmandu.

Overall, Nepal Eco Adventure offers a fun program that incorporates hiking to two outstanding Langtang valley destinations.

Highlights

  • The best method to avoid the crowded paths of Everest and Annapurna climbs.
  • Magnificent views of snow-capped peaks such as Yala, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Kangchenpo, and others.
  • See the sacred Gosaikunda Lake.
  • Visit the area surrounding Kyanjin Gompa and trek up to Tsergo Ri.
  • Beautiful view of nature during the trials
  • Many birds, animals, and flowers can be found along the routes.
  • From the magnificent vantage, take in a 360-degree vista of nature.
  • Travel via various traditional villages such as Lama Hotel, Kyanjin Gompa, Singh Gompa, and visit UNESCO Heritage sites in Kathmandu.
  • Explore an ancient Gompa in this region.

Itinerary

Overnight at Kathmandu

Hello and welcome to Nepal Trekkers! As you reach the nation, the snowy peaks will greet you with their magnificence. Your first night in Kathmandu, the capital city, will be here after hours of flying.

Our office staff will meet you at the terminal and drive you to your chosen hotel. When you arrive at your destination, a floral garland will greet you at the door.

The agent then introduces themselves, assists you with check-in, and departs for the day. While the day is unplanned, you are free to rest, wander, or visit restos, bars, and pubs..

The streets of Thamel are a terrific spot to go for a peaceful and pleasant night because they are home to the majority of the dance floors, live music, and eateries. You can feel safe in this location because it is always busy.

Whether you come in the mornings or afternoons, you can explore attractions not included in our sightseeing tour.

Overnight at Kathmandu

Today is a relaxing day as you explore the Kathmandu Valley. It is a full-day tour that includes stops at Basantapur Durbar Square, the Monkey Temple, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath.

Because one day is insufficient to see all of the lovely sights, you will only tour the prominent UNESCO Heritage sites of Kathmandu. But, you can add an extra day or two following the trek to explore the Kathmandu valley for an additional fee..

The first stop after breakfast is Kathmandu Durbar Square. In ancient times, this was the palace of the Shah and Malla monarchs. However, it is today a popular tourist destination with a temple dedicated to the living goddess (kumari), a museum, and other attractions.

The Monkey Temple, perched atop a hill, is your next stop. This is a Buddhist holy site as well as a tourist draw. At the summit, you can see the entire city of Kathmandu..

From there, you drive to Boudhanath. The next sacred spot for Buddhists is the Boudha Stupa, which is surrounded by eateries and stores. You can also light candles within the stupa.

From there, you proceed to Pashupatinath, a Shiva shrine. The temple is located on the banks of the Bagmati River and is considered sacred by Hindus. This location is usually busy on Mondays and during festivals.

After visiting Kathmandu, you return to your accommodation for lunch. Your guide will give you a synopsis of the hike before departing for the day in the lobby. You can go to the markets if you have additional money.

Overnight at Syabrubesi

You get up early, freshen up, fill your stomach, and wait in the lobby for the guide. You're travelling 122 kilometers today from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi on the Prithivi Highway.

When you drive away from the bustling city, you can hear the birds chirp and the river flow. Throughout the first half of the journey, the routes follow the magnificent Trishuli river, passing through various small towns and villages.

On the route, you can view magnificent farmlands with cattle grazing. Observing these settings, you arrive at Trishuli Bazar, a bustling town with a number of resorts and restaurants..

You spend your lunch here in the bazaar before continuing your trek uphill along the back roads to Dunche. You continue on from here and arrive in Syabrubesi after about an hour or two.

Syabrubesi serves as the entry point to the Langtang region's trekking paths. This lovely town is located on the fringes of Langtang National Park, beneath a green slope. This location is located in a gorge between two hills.

Overnight at Lama Hotel

Today, after breakfast, you begin your 11.3-kilometer hike from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (7 miles). After leaving the settlement, you will cross a suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi River.

Then continue upstream along the river until you reach another suspension bridge that leads to a magnificent rhododendron grove. Going through the forests, you can witness various species such as leopards, Himalayan black bears, wild goats, and so on.

After that, you stroll for a while before arriving at Bamboo, where you will eat lunch. While continuing your trip, you will travel through various communities influenced by Tibetan culture and lifestyle.

From here, continue on through the renowned woodland route of oak and rhododendron to Rimche. Later, after travelling through rustic Tamang villages and green meadows, you begin a long and hard hike to reach Lama Hotel.

Today's challenges will enchant you with their breathtaking scenery, colorful culture, and mountain people's way of life. To get to your goal, you pass across various streams and cross over them, admiring the flowing waterfalls.

Lama Hotel is a lovely community surrounded by woodland with numerous hotels to select from for the night. You may go to the river in a few minutes or interact with the locals during your stay.

Overnight at Langtang

The hike from Lama Hotel to Langtang takes you through breathtakingly magnificent trails. The trek today is easier than the previous day because there is no long ascent.

After breakfast, you trek up from the Lama Hotel, passing through a lovely rhododendron orchard. You cross the Langtang River and enter the colorful area of the forest as you walk outside the grove.

As you progress, the trail widens and opens up to reveal a breathtaking vista of the mountains. You then continue hiking through the forests until you reach a ridge that overlooks the Langtang River..

Ghodatabela is a little further ahead of us, where we'll take our lunch. You cross the river again using the wooden bridge and descend to a glacier moraine from here. The lovely Langtang village is located on the other side of the moraine.

While the 2072 earthquake devastated Langtang village, you may still witness people repairing their hotels and houses. Nonetheless, the majority of the town has already been built.

You will have travelled through various woods and seen some spectacular waterfalls on the Kangjala and Langtang ranges today. Explore the new village at your leisure.

Overnight at Kyanjin Gompa

Following breakfast, you go from the village towards Kyanjin Gompa. The hike between these two settlements provides some of the most breathtaking Himalayan views.

The trek to Mundo begins with a lengthy uphill ascent while crossing pastureland. Several trekkers rested here while Langtang village was being built.

After passing through the settlement, you ascend steeply to Sindum, then to Yamphu, where you will have lunch. Following a satisfying meal, you return to the trails, passing through the lovely deep forest.

The path then leads through Laja Khola and up to a lookout with panoramic views of Kinshung and Lirung icefalls. You then descend a small drop to reach Kyanjin Gompa.

The trek today is stunning, passing through numerous Mani walls and Mountains. The Kyanjin town is encircled by mountains on all sides, providing breathtaking vistas. You can also visit the historic Gompa and tour the town.

Overnight at Kyanjin Gompa

Your first acclimatization will take place at Kyanjin Gompa, where you will visit the community and trek up to Tsergo Ri. You get up early, freshen yourself, and make your way to the historic Gompa.

After a short walk, you arrive at the stupa to join in the morning prayer. Later, you go around the area, taking in the stunning mountain scenery.

You then return to Kyanjin Gompa for breakfast. Next you start your journey to Tsergo Ri, which is a difficult climb to the peak. Because the pathways are not well-marked, walk with the group..

The paths highlight the tranquil natural splendor of the Langtang region while also including religious importance. As you continue to ascend the routes, you will reach the top of Tsergo Ri, which provides a spectacular view of Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, and other peaks.

You eat your lunch while admiring the vista and then return to Kyanjin Gompa. You return to the village and continue your exploration by retracing your steps.

As you get in Kyanjin Gompa, you go to the famous cheese factory. If you enjoy yak cheese, you should try some because it is quite tasty. Today's adventure is both frantic and exciting.

Overnight at Lama Hotel

You return to Lama Hotel today, so you can visit the Gompa before the trek if you choose. After breakfast, you hike out of the village while admiring the picturesque scenery.

The track, which is quite long, is largely downhill. You retrace your travels back to the Lama Hotel, going through lovely forests and crossing suspension bridges.

You arrive at Lama Hotel after seeing the tumbling waterfall, stunning Himalayas, and vibrant flowers.

Overnight at Thulo Syabru

The journey from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru begins normally. You eat your breakfast, pack your belongings, and return to the trail. As you descend, you may come upon a herd of goats grazing on the land.

After passing them, continue downward and cross the Langtang River. The trek then continues through a lush forest of birch, oak, pine, and rhododendron.

You arrive to Thulo Syabru, your destination for today, after walking for hours. The lovely village is small and has a small population, so you can tour it in a few of hours.

Overnight stay at Singh Gompa

The Langtang Valley hike normally concludes in Syabru hamlet, but you have additional journey to Gosaikunda, so you now proceed to Singh Gompa. Following a great meal, you climb the difficult trek to a lovely stupa with views of Thurman and Nagthali in the distance.

After walking for hours, you arrive at Forpang Danda, where you halt for lunch. Following the lunch, you proceed and follow the trail as it winds uphill into the dense woodland..

The flowering flowers brighten and beautify the pathways. Going through the trees, you reach Singh Gompa after a small ascent in the courses.

The magnificence of the mountains in the background takes your breath away. This location provides breathtaking views of the valleys and landscapes.

Overnight at Gosainkunda Lake

This is another great trekking day as you make your way to the stunning blue lake. The hike from Singh Gompa to Gosaikunda Lake is short and easy.

The journey begins with a gradual elevation through the beautiful forest, with views of the mountains visible between the trees. After hiking for an hour or two, you arrive to Cholongpat and eat breakfast.

After that, you climb the trek for another hour to the peak of Lauribina, which provides an unusual perspective of Ganesh Himal. Then you climb sharply uphill, passing through a few high meadows and crossing a crest to obtain your first glimpse of the lakes.

The trails lead you to Gosaikunda village as you go forward. Here you rest during the day and give your legs a break.

Overnight at Chandanbari

You tour the lake today and descend to Chandanbari. The anticipation of reaching the Holy Gosaikunda lake keeps you up at night, so you start your walk to this precious site after breakfast.

You may reach the holy lake in about an hour and a half if you take the uphill trail from the hamlet. The lovely lake lies beneath the blue sky, surrounded by a breathtaking environment.

When frozen, Gosaikunda Lake is even more gorgeous and ideal for ice skating. Admire the scenery and capture it on camera. You then descend the trails and return to the settlement for lunch.

After packing your belongings, you return to the road and proceed to Chandanbari. The walk begins with a strong descend to Laribina, followed by numerous waterfalls and another short dip to Chandanbari.

Chandanbari features a well-known local dairy where you may sample their delectable curd, milk, and other products. Likewise, do not overlook the magnificent Himalayan range.

Overnight at Dhunche

Today is the last day of the walk from Chandanbari to Dhunche. After breakfast, you leave the settlement and take off-the-beaten-path routes to the Langtang River.

Then you cross the river and reach the eerie oak and rhododendron forests. You reach a spot for lunch after viewing the mountains from between the trees.

Following the trails once more, you descend steeply to Dhunche. It's your last night in the Langtang region, so make the most of it.

Overnight at Kathmandu

You get up early today to take the bus back to Kathmandu. You take the same road you came to witness the breathtaking views of hills and landscapes. Even if there are no walks today, the travel is long and exhausting.

The journey concludes when your guide drives you back to your accommodation. The rest of the day is free for you to go shopping or relax. You can also purchase mementos for relatives and friends.

After departure, your trek to Langtang Gosaikunda with mtnepal Experience comes to an end. According to your flight time, the competent personnel will drive you to the airport. We hope your adventure with us was enjoyable and exciting.

What is Includeds?

  • Private airport pickup and drop-off.
  • Standards for three nights of twin sharing Kathmandu hotel with breakfast.
  • During the walk, three meals per day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) are provided.
  • Throughout the trek, the Trekking Lodge provides twin-sharing accommodations.
  • Permit to enter Langtang National Park.
  • Permission to use the Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS).
  • Bus from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi and return.
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, kind, English-speaking, government-licensed guide with all of his Salary, Meals, Beverages, Accommodation, Transportation, and Insurance.
  • A strong, helpful porter with the necessary equipment (one porter for two people).
  • There will be a comprehensive first-aid kit box accessible.
  • Your travel insurance company will cover the cost of an emergency helicopter service.
  • Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags, and walking poles (please return when your trip is complete).
  • Government taxes and expenditures.
  • T-shirt and cap from the Nepal Eco Adventure.
  • Trekking map Langtang-Gosiankunda.
  • Private sightseeing tour with a guide.
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate twice daily (very useful for checking Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms) These will ensure that your trek is in the best possible hands for all levels of trekker.
  • Assistance guide for groups of at least 6 people.
  • Meals when visiting Kathmandu Lunch and dinner are served.
  • Fee for Nepal entrance visa (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). Visa for 15 days costs $25 USD.
  • Your travel insurance policy (recommended).
  • International flights.
  • Your personal costs.
  • Both hot and cold drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic.
  • Deserts Chocolate, cake, pie, and pudding are examples of sweets.
  • Gratuities for the tour guide, porter, and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Entrance cost for Kathmandu sightseeing tour (about $30 USD).

FAQs

When is the best time to go on the Langtang Gosaikunda 15 Days Trek?

The Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is best done in the spring (March, April, and May) and fall (September, October, November). During these periods, the weather and temperatures are ideal. You can enjoy the walk while taking in the magnificent scenery beneath the blue sky.

What are the side tours available on the acclimatization day of the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek?

During your acclimatization, you can visit many amazing sites such as Langsissa Kharka, Kyanjin Ri, Surya Peak, and others. But, during this journey, you will see Tsergo Ri and Gosaikunda Lake.

What kind of physical condition is required for this journey?

The trek can be completed by anyone with ordinary fitness. But, if you have not prepared for the trek, the trail would be difficult to travel for the first couple of days. Because the routes include multiple uphill, downhill, and harsh terrains, physical fitness is required for a smooth completion.

Is Wifi service available on this trek?

Sure, Wifi is accessible on this walk, although for many trekkers, the speed is underwhelming. The internet is fast in lower places, but as you rise higher, it becomes slow and slow to reply. You must also pay an additional fee to utilize Wifi during the hike.

Is there an ATM on the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Route?

ATMs are only available until Syabrubesi. There are no ATMs or banks on this route other than here. There is also no e-banking or card swipe on these routes, so bring cash.

What are the main highlights of the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek?

This trek’s primary features include a visit to the holy Gosaikunda Lake, a climb up Tsergo Ri, a visit to the old Kyanjin Gompa, and a tour through Langtang National Park.

What kind of food will I be served on the journey?

Breakfast and lunch will be different, but supper will always be the classic Khana set throughout the voyage. There aren’t many western foods on the trails, such as french fries, pizza, and burgers, but you do eat spaghetti, momo.

Is there drinking water accessible on this trek?

Absolutely, drinking water is easily accessible on this journey. Bottled water is available in all shops, lodges, and tea rooms, but it is more expensive than in the lower regions. Thus, to save money, you fill your bottle with natural water and apply purification tablets to make it drinkable.

Is there any additional training required for the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek?

No, you do not need any specific training because this walk does not include any climbing or mountaineering. To make the journey more pleasant, undertake activities to strengthen your legs and core.

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