About Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Lake Trek

Langtang Gosaikunda trekking combines the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lakes at Gosaikund. Our agency TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE provide you with the pacakage of 14 days Trekking in Nepal.You can visit the beautiful Langtang National park and then trek to the end of the valley to view the wonderful mountains views. Following the Trishuli River north out of Kathmandu, you travel through Trishuli Bazaar and Dhunche to Syabrubensi, a Sherpa village located at the very edge of the Langtang National Park. You then swing east into the Langtang valley, crossing the river several times as you travel up along a gorge-like, lower section of the valley. You pass through oak and rhododendron forests and even cross glacial moraine on your way to the Tamang village of Langtang.

Trekking In gosaikunda area is A little further up the valley is Kyangin Gompa, where you stop overnight and sample the local yak cheese. You pass through Nubamatang, settled in a hidden valley, on your way up to view the glaciers, which mark the gateway into Tibet. Back trekking you travel through Syabru and Sing Gompa to a high plateau, where the sacred lake Gosinkunda is located. Crossing the Lauribinayak Pass (4610m.), you continue south, leaving the Langtang region behind you as you travel through the Lantang Gosainkunda valley to Gul Bhanjyang.Thus the 14 days of trekking in Nepal is coming to an end with lifetime experience which TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE provides you.

Trip Highlights

  • World Heritage Site Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Temple
  • Fine Art and Gallery of Hindu and Buddhist culture in Patan
  • Witness Trishuli River while trekking to Rasuwa, Dhunche.
  • Chance to delve into Tibetan-influenced culture
  • View of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Langshisha, Ganja La Pass
  • The Gosaikunda lake itself
  • Crossing Lauri Bina pass
  • The Tamang Heritage trail
  • The incredible Langtang Valley
  • Langtang Village, Kyanjin Gompa and Buddhist temples
  • Return to Kathmandu for sightseeing tour and some last-minute shopping.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel (1300m)

At Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport you will be well received by our guide and will be transfered to hotels, after getting refreshed our guide / leader of agency TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE for 14 days trekking in Nepal will brief you about the trip to Langtang Valley & Gosainkund,we welcome you with nice dinner in a Nepali restaurant with entertainment and culture programs.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300 m

Starting the 14 days trekking in Nepal of Langtang Valley trekking with driving towards Nepal’s mountain highway to reach Langtang area at Syabrubesi village, the journey is followed by many farm, villages and towns with views of mountains. Then reaching Dhunche at 1,965m,which is a major town of Langtang area and Rasuwa district and also an entrance of Langtang National Park. From here the drive continues downhill for few hours to Syabrubesi village for overnight stop.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Syafrubesi
  • Altitude: 1460 m

This day youwalk uphill and continue trekking on gradual and winding trail through terraced farms and villages, then you will  join a path of upper Syabru near Riverside. From here another one hour walk towards small forest for your next destination of 14 days trek at Lama Hotel for overnight stop.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lama hotel
  • Altitude: 2240 m

Our guide of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE will take you for morning walk follows Trisuli or Langtang River upstream, leading to a climb into rhododendron and oaks forest,after few hours our walk reaches at Ghoretabla in the middle of the forest.

After an hour rest, you will continue walking for few hours to Langtang village through forest and crossing streams and then reaching Langtang village where we have our dinner and stay for overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Langtang
  • Altitude: 3430 m

Langtang village mostly inhabited by Tamang and Bhotias tribe, morning walk leads on gradual path for a short while, then coming across “mani-prayer wall”, walk leads further east where the gorge opens up into a wide scenic valley with views of peaks at close distance the best view of 14 days trek in Nepal.

After a walk of about 3 hours with our guide of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE we reach at Kyanjin Gompa, a beautiful place with panorama of mountains and close views of Langtang Lirung at above 7,000m with icefall, followed by reaching lodge where you have the whole afternoon free, so you can go on a short walk, discover the beautiful mountain and have your own time. You can also visit the cheese factory established some 25 years ago by Swiss Technical Assistance and local support.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Kyanjin Gompa
  • Altitude: 3850 m

A rest day to enjoy and marvel the super views, an ideal spot for leisure of 14 days trekking in Nepal, then hike to nearby hill Kyanjin Ri at 4,700m high. Around Langtang valley enjoy views of GhenguLiru (Langtang II 6571m / 21,560ft), Langtang Lirung (7,425m / 23,765ft) Kimshun (6,745m / 22,137ft) and Shalbachum (6,918m / 22,699ft) to the south, the ChimsedangLekh forms a ridge of peaks which includes Naya-Kanga 5,846m and Gangchempo, Tilman’s beautiful Fluted Peak. Beyond it continues to the Jugal Himal, ending with Dorje Lakpa (6,980m / 22,929ft), extending further east on the upper meadows of the Langtang range ends in a huge and massive mountain wall, forming the border with Tibet.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Kyangin Gompa
  • Altitude: 3850 m

After a great time at Kyanjin Gompa, TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE guide will take you return back on the same trail to Lama-Hotel a small settlement in the midst of the forest at the bank of upper Trisuli River.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lama hotel
  • Altitude: 2470 m

From Lama Hotel morning  walk leads to Upper Syabru also called Thulo Syabru,followed by downhill walk to Bamboo, after short rest here the walk continues uphill to a ridge at Upper Syabru. Thulo Syabru is village with traditional built Tamang style houses linked together with beautiful carved windows and doors with an old monastery above village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Thulo Syafru
  • Altitude: 2260 m

Morning leads to a climb into lovely forest of rhododendron, oaks and pine trees with views of Langtang and Ganesh Himal and as far towards Manaslu and Annapurna Himalaya, a steep climb but scenic walk into beautiful forest where more than 10 different species of rhododendron found around, passing summer pasture and then on the pleasant winding trail towards Gosainkunda. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahosue
  • Place: Lauribina
  • Altitude: 3920 m

From Laurebina, walk leads to holy Gosainkunda lake, starting with climb through pine and rhododendron forest then higher over Lauri Binayak pass of above 3,932 m, walk leads past Laurebina and Cholang Pati. After Lauri Binayak with fantastic views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung reaching at holy Gosaikund Lake area for overnight stop.

The legendry and myth story of this holy place as per ancient Hindu epic, in Gosaikund there is a pond believed as the vicarage of Lord Shiva (one of three main Hindu deities) and Goddess Gauri. Hindu believes that this pristine pond was formed due to digging of the land by Trishul (a holy Trident) weapon of Lord Shiva, thousands of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims from India and Nepal visits Gosainkund every year especially on full moon day which lies in the month of August, the special auspicious occasion of ‘Janai Purnima’ festival.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahosue
  • Place: Gosaikunda
  • Altitude: 4460 m

After a nice stop at Gosainkund, a tough morning walk to climb over Laurabina eastern or Gosainkund pass at 4,609 m / 15,121 ft, highest point of this adventure. From the pass downhill all the way with few short ups and down to overnight stop at Gopte Odar, a small settlement located in the middle of forest on route Kathmandu and Helambu area.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Gopte
  • Altitude: 3440 m

After Gopte village, TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE agent will take you for morning walk with uphill through farm fields, then into forest with views of surrounding landscapes and snowcapped mountains of Ganesh-Langtang to Jugal Himal, this pleasant walk ends for the day at Gul-Bhanjyang village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Gul-Bhanjyang
  • Altitude: 2492 m

Walk continues reaching closer to Kathmandu valley with overnight stop in Chisapani, morning with short uphill through farmlands and villages with wonderful views on the walk, leading downhill to Patibanjayang village, a nice small village from here uphill for an hour to Chisapani danda for last overnight stop of 14 days trekking in Nepal.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Chisapani
  • Altitude: 2194 m

Last day of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE of this wonderful trekking concludes with an exciting drive down hill back to Kathmandu, in Kathmandu transfer to your hotels. You can take hot shower at Kathmandu Hotel and relax / refresh yourself. At Evening, you can explore thamel. Overnight stay at Kathmandu Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Kathmandu Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Today After having breakfast, you will visit the Kathmandu Valley in Private Vehicle. You will have Lunch and visit UNESCO Heritage site in Kathmandu Valley like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath Temple, Swyambhunath (Monkey Temple), etc. Our professional English-speaking guide will explain about the history, culture, etc. about the places you visited. At the same time you can visit to thamel shop for some last minutes shopping. Overnight stay at Kathmandu Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Kathmandu Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE representative will drop you off at the airport approximately 2 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home, you have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal and Say farewell to Nepal and its amazing people, mountains and nature. Until the next time!   

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu-Syafrubesi  by Private vehicle/ local bus
  • Langtang Trekking permit
  • Langtang national park entry fees
  • All necessary permits (National Park Pemit, TIMS)
  • Ground transportation
  • Trekking guide (Food, sleep, accommodation, salary)
  • Teahouse Accomodation in Mountain
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Chisapani-Kathmandu by local bus
  • Trekking equipment

Cost Excludes:

  • Bar bills
  • Visa fee
  • International flight fare
  • Travels insurance
  • Tips