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Langtang valley and Gosaikunda Pass Trek

  • Duration:17 Days
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Moderate to Strenuous

Max. Altitude: 5033m

Group Size: 2 -20 more than Pax

Best season: February, March, April, May, September, October, November

Per day walking: 5 – 6 hours

One another most popular and pilgrimage site trekking, whereby you will navigate around the holiest mountain lake--Gosainkunda and equally for having amazing mountain vista, in addition, for exploring the diverse rituals, traditions and lifestyles of people living alongside of the trail, so as Buddhist monastery, mani, shrines and more. [Langtang valley and Gosaikunda Pass Trek]

Gosaikunda trek is one of the popular trekking trails in Langtang region. The trail is famous especially for exploring the sacred lake located in Rasuwa district at an altitude of 4380 m. It is one of the famous holy lake or Hindu pilgrimage sites across the globe. According to the legend, Lord Shiva had created this lake by piercing a glacier with his trident to quench his thrust while he was strolling around the mountain area. There also exist as many as 108 holy lakes such as Saraswati Kund, Bhairab Kund, Surya Kunda, Goshainkund basin to name a few. The hordes of devotees gather here on the full moon night of August to take holy deep in the lake. In addition, you will have amazing mountain vistas including of Langtang Lirung (7,227 m.), Pemthang Ri (6,758 m.), Naya Kenga Himal (6,160 m), Ganja La Chuli (5,844 m.), Langshisha Ri (6,427 m.), Dojre lakpa (4,381 m) and Langtang and Annapurna Himalayan range.

The attraction of this trek is that you will have chance to navigate around the mountainous lake called Gosainkunda, at the same time observe the unique culture, tradition and lifestyles of Sherpa and Tamang ethnic communities inhibiting in the area, as well as Buddhist monasteries and Shrines, located in the region. Many habitants living in the trail are originally from Tibet and are being involved in the trade with Tibet.

Gosaikunda trek begins with one day drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi and then the trail continues through beautiful settlement and lush and steamy jungle full of rhododendron flower and pine and finally takes you to Langtang valley, Kyanjing Gompa, from where you will enjoy with amazing scenes and sceneries of the mountains namely of Langtang Lirung, Ganjala and Naya Kenga Himal range and then continue to Sing Gompa and finally you you will reach at Gosainkunda and navigating all around you will retrace back down to Syabrubensi and then get back to Kathmandu.

outline itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

Day 02:Drive to Syabru Besi 1462m by Bus or Car over night Stay at Dhunche at Hotel

Day 03:Trek to Lama Hotel 2470m

Day 04:Trek to Langtang Valley 3430m

Day 05:Trek to Kyangjin Gompa 3870m

Day 06:Rest day explore to Kyangjin RI

Day 07:Trek to lama Hotel

Day 08:Trek to Thulo Syabru 2260m

Day 09:Trek to Sing Gompa 3330

Day 10:Trek to Gosai Kunda 4460m

Day 11:Trek to Gopte 3340m

Day 12:Trek to Tharepati 3640m

Day 13:Trek to Gulbhanjyang 2140m

Day 14:Trek to Chisapani 2134m

Day 15:Trek to Sundarijal and drop to Hotel

Day 16:Free day at Kathmandu

Day 17:Final Departure from Kathmandu

Cost Details

Cost Include

  • Airport Pick up and drop from International Airport
  • Accommodations in Kathmandu, as Program
  • Hotel room sharing in twin basis with Breakfast
  • National park entry permit and TIMS card
  • Bus ticket is include
  • Guide and porter service charge are include
  • Expenses for Staff during trek
  • Meal and rooms (during trek breakfast, lunch dinner & Tea, Coffee) provided

Cost Exclude

  • Personal expense
  • Personal Trekking equipment
  • Bar bills
  • Your travel insurance
  • Rescue expenses
  • Tips for guide, porter & driver
  • All other expenses are not mention above because of unforeseen circumstances

Trip Highlights

  • Embraced with stunning mountain vistas located in the northern part of Nepal.
  • Scramble over the rugged and high mountain pass like Gosainkund pass (4,610 m), Ganjala Pass (5,122 m), Gang Chhenpo (6,388 m), Kyanjing Ri (4,600 m) and have wonderful views of the majestic mountains located in the region.
  • Explore the sacred alpine Gosainkunda lake located at 4,380 m height.
  • Discover the charming settlement of various ethnic groups including Sherpa, Hyolmo, Bhotiya (Tibetan origin people), Tamang, whose religious practices, languages and dress are much more similar to those of Tibet and enjoy with local dishes and delicacies and spend time in the serene and tranquility.
  • Have an opportunity to join the monks and nun for morning or evening prayers in the Buddhist monasteries namely in Kyanjin Gompa and pass through terraced farmland, steamy forest of pine, bamboo, rhododendron, yak pastures, which really offers you dazzling views of incredible landscapes stretching to the Tibetan border.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival at Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

Day 02Drive to Syabru Besi 1462m by Bus or Car over night Stay at Dhunche at Hotel

Day 03Trek to Lama Hotel 2470m

Day 04Trek to Langtang Valley 3430m

Day 05Trek to Kyangjin Gompa 3870m

Day 06Rest day explore to Kyangjin RI

Day 07Trek to lama Hotel

Day 08Trek to Thulo Syabru 2260m

Day 09Trek to Sing Gompa 3330

Day 10Trek to Gosai Kunda 4460m

Day 11Trek to Gopte 3340m

Day 12Trek to Tharepati 3640m

Day 13Trek to Gulbhanjyang 2140m

Day 14Trek to Chisapani 2134m

Day 15Trek to Sundarijal and drop to Hotel

Day 16Free day at Kathmandu

Day 17Final Departure from Kathmandu

Trip Note

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