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Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

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Trip Overview

Langtang and Gosaikunda are two separated trekking routes of combined trekking called Langtang Gosaikunda trek. Langtang and Gosaikunda trekking is north of Kathmandu. Langtang Gosaikunda is inside the Langtang National park. Langtang is famous for short hiking or trekking. It is a week of trekking and the main goal of Langtang trekking is to reach the Kyanjing Gomba. Kyanjing Gomba is situated 3900m. Gosainkunda is the hindus pilgrims' place. Gosaikunda is the site of several sacred lakes that area is uninhabited for the most part, but every August as many as 55,000 pilgrims crowd into the area for a festival by the lake that figures prominently in Hindu mythology.
 
Langtang Gosaikunda trekking to cross the 4681m high pass of Lauribina and come down to Helambu area.
 
Asian Hiking Team recommends a trekking itinerary starting from Syabrubesi. Three days of trekking bring you to Langtang valley, one day explore the upper Langtang and we return to Gosaikunda. Laurebina pass is not a difficult pass but the moving rock and small trail always challenge to reach the Ghopte or Tharepati. After Tharepati our trekking continues to Chisapani and ending trek in Sundarijal then 45 minutes’ drive to Kathmandu. Langtang Gosaikunda trekking is possible Guest house or Lodge basic trekking. The hotel or Lodge provides basic food includes hot and cold drinks. Asian Hiking Team’s experience trekking guide lead your trekking. 

 

Recommend Itinerary

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Day 1: Kathmandu 1340m:

Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfer to the Hotel. Kathmandu is the colorful of Nepal, a fascinating blend of rational architecture and symbols of the twentieth century. It’s artistic and cultural heritages are evident where ornately carried balconies mingle with beautiful shrines and temples. If you have time, we recommend that you check out Durbar square, home to the palace of Kumari Devi, considered to be a living goddess. It is also worth the climb to visit Swayambhunath the monkey temple. Explore the network of street Markets and ally Bazaars and witness the burning Ghats at PashupatiNath. For those with a few extra days in Kathmandu, the neighboring towns of Patan and Bhaktapur are well worth a visit too.

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Day 2: Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1450m) – 6-8 hours by Jeep/Bus, overnight at Hotel (B/L/D).

Asian Hiking Team staff come to your hotel then we start to drive Shyabrubesi. We pass through the town of Kakani where there are great views of the Himalayas. For part of the way the road clings to the edge of a steep mountain. Before reaching Dhunche, there is a police check post where we must show our entry permit for the Langtang National Park, which you’ll be trekking through. There are excellent views of Gheng (6581m) and Langtang Lirung (7246m) to the north and Ganesh (7460m) to the west from Dhunche. Drive Zickzak road until crossing a suspension bridge over the Langtang River then we reach Syabru Besi, overnight at the hotel.

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Day 3: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2480m) – approx. 6 to 7 hours trek, overnight at Guest House (B/L/D).

After breakfast, start trekking on foot crossing the Bhot Khola (river) and very soon within 2 minutes again cross Langtang Khola. Following Khola into grassland to reach Dovan and Pahiro. May we have lunch in Pairo if you are hungry otherwise continue walking inside the jungle. It is much possible to see huge monkeys and other wild animals. From Pairo one hour walk to reach Bamboo. The trail continues to follow Langtang Khola then crosses the Langtang Khola. After crossing the Langtang Khola (Langtang gorge) steeply climb to reach Rimche 1 hour. From Rimche we need another half an hour to reach Lama Hotel. Originally it was called Changtang 2340m. Overnight at Lodge.

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Day 4: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3541m) – approx. 5 to 6 hours trek, overnight at Guest House (B/L/D).

After breakfast, the trek starts around 7/8am. First part trekking into the jungle following the Langtang Khola. Crossing the Gumnachock, Chhunama, Ghodatabela where is national park office in Ghodatabela. We need a check permit and continue climbing Chyamki and Langtang village (3420m), it takes 5 hours. From Langtang village can see the view of Langtang Lirung, Langtang Himal, Langshisa peak, NayaKhanga etc. After the earthquake there were all disasters so we short walk to Mumdu for overnight stay, overnight in Lodge.

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Day 5: Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3900m) – approx. 3 hours trek, overnight at Guest House (B/L/D).

Today trekking is easy and short distant. Left the Langtang village. Gradually climbing up, passing the main wall. We will recommend to our client to walk on the left side culturally when you pass Mani Wall. Passing Sindu old village then reaches Kyangjing Gomba (3900m), 3.30 hours. The view of Langtang Lirung and all Langtang ranges is unbelievable. Kyangin Gomba is the last place of our trekking in Langtang valley. Here is a monastery, cheese factory, Mountain View, mountain Lake and glacier etc. You are very near the Langtang Lirung glacier. If you are interested and weather is fine after lunch to climb Kyanjin Ri 4050m 2/3 hours both ways, overnight in Lodge.

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Day 6: Day hiking and back to Kyanjin Gompa, overnight at Guest House (B/L/D).

After breakfast we start to climb Tserko Ri, the trail further up the valley past the airstrip will provide more spectacular views that include Langtang Lirung (7246m), Ganchenpo (6400m), Langshisa Ri (6320m), Dorje Lakpa (6700m), Lenpo Gang (7100m), and Urkinmang (6170m). We should be able to climb this peak and return to Kyanjin Gompa in 1 long day. The reward for climbing to the prayer flags on its summit is a magnificent view of the 7246m Langtang Lirung, the mountain that dominates the valley. Several of the more moderate local peaks are quite climbable and provide breathtaking panoramic views of mountains in Tibet, including the 8027m Shisapangma, overnight in Kyanjing at the guest house.

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Day 7: Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel 5-6 hours, overnight at Guest House (B/L/D).

Trekking all the way back to Lama Hotel (Changtang), 6 hours. The distant looks far but coming down is feeling easy so it should be fine. Overnight in Lodge.

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Day 8: Lama Hotel - Thulo Syabru: 5-6 hours, overnight at Guest House (B/L/D).

After breakfast start trekking to Ramche and trail descent to the 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 Juniper forests. Overnight in Thulo Syabru( 2,230m/ 7,316ft).

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Day 9: Thulo Syabru to Shing gomba: 3-5 hours, overnight at Guest House (B/L/D).

You take the broad trail climbing up to Dimsa village and the trial continues less steeply, through rhododendron, hemlock and Oak forests to Shin gomba. On the way of your trek you will see fantastic views of Langtang Himala and langtang valley. Shin gomba is another popular place for Cheese. Overnight in Shin gomba lodge (3,330m/10,925ft).

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Day 10: Shing gomba to Gosainkunda, 5-6 hours, overnight at Guest House (B/L/D).

The trail ascends smoothly through rhododendron covered point to the top of the rim and through a forested area. The area in-between Shing gomba and Laurebina Yak is a sanctuary for the red panda, an endangered species that the Nepalese call cat bear. You return to the ridge path and climb a wider route through alpine country to arrive at a Gosainkunda. Explore around the Lakes and overnight in Gosainkund (4,180m/14,632ft).

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Day 11: Gosainkunda- Tharepati: 6-8 hours (B/L/D).

Today is a bit of a challenging day; the trail is climb, rough and crosses moraines. Passing three more small lakes, the trail ascends and crosses Laurebina La (4,609m/15,121ft) after the pass, the path down to phedi and you continue to walk up and down throughout crossing a rocky hill with pine, rhododendron trees. Overnight in Gopte (3,440m/11,286ft), after Gopte we continued to walk to Tharapati.

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Day 12: Trek to Kutungsan (B/L/D).

After breakfast start your trek to Kutungsan (2470m) 4 hrs. All the way up and down to pass the local village, Jungle and the hidden valley. Overnight in the Lodge.

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Day 13: Trek to Chisapani (B/L/D).

Trek to Chisapani (2175m) 6 hours. We can relax with Mountain View range Annapurna Manaslu- Ganesh Himal- Langtang. Chisapani mean “cold water” Overnight Tea house.

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Day 14: Chisapani to Sundarijal- Kathmandu (B/L).

Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gifts to your family, friends or relatives until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you'll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight schedule to your onward destination.

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Day 15: Departure or next trip (B).

Last minute, transfer to the airport for your onward journey or next trip.

Cost Includes

  • Airport /Hotel/Airport pick up and drop.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu as itinerary (2-3 star hotel) with breakfast.
  • All land transportation (Trekking starting and ending point) as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation during the trekking as best available Hotel/Lodge as per itinerary (for camping trekking we provide tented camp and camping meals).
  • Major Meals during the trekking; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (B/L/D) by Lodge/Hotel menu.
  • Domestic air ticket and Cargos fees to/from (if there is mentioned on itinerary).
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System “TIMS Card” (Trekking permit) and Special trekking permit for Upper Mustang, Dolpa, Manaslu Tsum valley, Kanchenjunga, Simikot, Nar and Fu valley, etc.
  • National Park fees/ Conservation permit.
  • Monasteries and Temple entrance fees during the trekking.
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder professional equipped English Speaking guide.
  • One Porter between each 2 members while on trek (Maximum weight for a porter is 25 Kg).
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of Asian Hiking Team staff.
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes/ service charges.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu (with culture show).

Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare.
  • Nepal Visa fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu as per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees in Durbar Square or Temple in Kathmandu.
  • Soft/hard drinks, Drinking water, Tea/ coffee during trekking.
  • Hot shower, internet & electricity bills during trekking.
  • Extra porter (on request).
  • Personal trekking gears & clothing (some of equipment is possible to rent in Kathmandu).
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency, Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslides, strikes, political unrest etc. in such cases extra will be charged as per actual.
  • Tips or Donation (as you want).

Reviews

Best agency in Nepal
Best agency in Nepal
J'ai fait la connaissance de cette agence par hasard et apres avoir explique le genre de trek que je recherchais, le patron m'a propose tout a fait ce que je desirais faire. On est vraiment bien pris en charge, tout est organise et on a juste a se laisser porter, a profiter, a marcher, a visiter. Le guide s'occupe de tout et veille a ce que vous ne manquiez de rien. Meme lorsque je suis tombe malade, le guide a pris soin de moi et s'est occupe au plus vite de trouver une solution. Je garde un merveilleux souvenir de mon experience avec cette agence, et de nouvelles amities avec des professionnels formidables. Je referai affaire avec eux sans hesiter!
Laurent Lacherez
Canada

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