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Langtang with Gosaikunda Trek

Langtang with Gosaikunda Trek - 13 Days

Overview and Highlights

Key Information

Best Seasons

Sep to Dec/March to May

Group Size

+2

Duration

13 Days

Trek Difficulty

Moderate

Maximum Altitude

5,050m-16,568ft

Accommodation

Lodge/Teahouse

Meal

Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast

Region

Langtang

Country

Nepal

Activity

Trekking

Destination

Langtang and Gosaikunda

Trip Starts

Kathmandu

Trips Ends

Kathmandu

Highlights of Langtang with Gosaikunda Trek

  • Great views of Langtang Lirung and other high snow capped mountain ranges. Green forest, Rhododendrons, and pine trees.
  • Visiting the holy glacial pond of Gosainkunda lake-Hindu and Buddhist religious sites.
  • Crossing Laurebina high pass 4,620m.
  • Visit Langtang Valley, Tamang Heritage trail and Langtang National Park.
  • Explore Tibetan rich culture and traditions.
  • Famous Kyanjin Gompa, the home of red pandas and many more wild animals.

Langtang with Gosaikunda Trek is one of the most beautiful trekking trails in the most beautiful Langtang Region of Nepal. Langtang valley lies north of Kathmandu valley (1,400m-4593ft) and the main highlight of this trek is to explore the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang along with the Gosaikunda Lake (4,380m-14370ft). Gosaikunda is the holy glacial lake in the Langtang Region of Nepal and a spiritual hub of both Hindus and Buddhists. Thousand of visitors visit the lake every year, especially during full moon times (May and August are the best seasons for the Gosaikunda trek). Langtang Gosaikunda trek passes through beautiful oak and rhododendron forests, hidden heaven valleys, glacial moraine, and beautiful settlements of Tamang village. Moreover, you can visit the beautiful Langtang National Park and capture the amazing view of the wonderful mountains during this trek.

Langtang and Gosaikunda Trek start with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,500m-4921ft) begins the Langtang and Gosaikunda Treks. As we drive north of Kathmandu, we pass through Trisuli Bazaar and Dhunche on our way to Syabru Besi along the Trisuli River. The Langtang National Park borders Syabru Beshi, a Sherpa village. The trekking trail from Syabru Besi, Langtang Gosaikunda trek itinerary follows the way passing through Lama Hotel (2,560m-8398ft), Langtang Village (3,430m-11253ft), Tsergo Ri (5,050m-16568ft), Kyanjin Gompa (3,860m-12664ft), Thulo Syabru (2,200m-7217ft), Sing Gompa (3,250m-10662ft), Gosaikunda, Lauribina Pass, Gupte, Kutumsang, Chisopani, Sundarijal, and finally returning to Kathmandu valley. This Langtang Gosaikunda trek itinerary allows you to see all the attractions in the Langtang Region of Nepal.

We will visit Kyanjin Gompa, where you can taste the local yak cheese. As we make our way through Nubamatang, you can view the glaciers, which mark the gateway into Tibet, enclosed in a hidden valley. Further, we trek through Syabru and Sing Gompa to a high plateau towards sacred Gosainkunda Lake, which is a much clear lake and attractive, also sacred to Hindus and Buddhists. 

However, Langtang with Gosaikunda Lake Trek will allow you to capture magnificent views of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7,234m-23733ft), Gang Chenpo (6,387m-20954ft), Naya Kangri (5,846m-19179ft), and Dorje Lakpa (6,966m-22854ft) observe more than 100 species of flora and wild animals including Tigers, Red Panda and more than 250 species of birds.

Langtang trek itinerary- 13 Days

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m-4593ft)

Day 2:  Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi (1,500m-4921ft)

Day 3: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,560m-8398ft)

Day 4: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m-11253ft)

Day 5: Trek to Tsergo Ri (5,050m-16568ft) and return to Kyangjin Gompa (3,830m-12565ft)

Day 6: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,560m-8398ft)

Day 7:  Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2,200m-7217ft)

Day 8: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3,250m-10662ft)

Day 9: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda (4,380m-14370ft)

Day 10: Cross Lauribina pass (4,700m-15419ft) and trek down to Ghopte (3,420m-11220ft)

Day 11 : Trek from Ghopte to Kutumsang (2,540m-8333ft)

Day 12:  Trek from Kutumsang to Chisopani (2,135m-7004ft)

Day 13:  Trek to Sundarijal and drive to Kathmandu

Itinerary Expand All Close All

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1400

Our Airport Representative will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel by private tourist vehicle. Plans and programs for the trek will be notified to you in detail. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Food
Breakfast/lunch/dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
1500

Today is the starting day of our trek in the early morning; we will be heading towards Syabru Besi by Bus. It approximately takes 7 hours to reach there. Overnight at the guest house in Syabru Besi. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
2560

 Today is the first day to start the trek. We start our trek after breakfast in Syabru Besi towards Lama Hotel. After walking for about 6 hours, we will reach our destination, i.e. the Lama Hotel. We will stay at Guest House to spend night. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
3430

We start our trek towards Langtang Village, a beautiful village in Langtang Region. It approximately takes 5 hours to reach there. Overnight at guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
5050

In the early morning, we will head towards Tsergo Ri, the highest elevation of this trek. It is just a pass towards Kyangin Gompa. However, you can observe the panorama of beautiful mountain peaks. We will visit Kyangin Gompa and stay there today. The trekking duration is approx. 8 hours. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are included.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
2560

From Kyangin Gompa, we will trek down to Lama Hotel again. The total trekking duration is about 6 hours. We will stay at a guest house in Lama Hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
2200

Today, we are heading towards Thulo Syabru. The walking duration is about 6 hours. Overnight at guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
3250

Trek to Sing Gompa from Thulo Syabru. Visit Sing Gompa and capture natural and mountain sceneries all around. Sing Gompa is a Buddhist monastery and is a spiritual hub of Buddhists. Trekking duration is about 5 hours and the guest house at Sing Gompa. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
4380

Today, we will be visiting Gosaikunda Lake. The water in the lake is so much crystal clear and is surrounded by hills from all sides. The lake has its importance from a religious point of view too and hence receives thousands of pilgrimage every year. Trekking duration is about 6 hours and overnight stay at the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
4700

Today, we will be trekking through Lauribina Pass and trek downward to reach Ghopte. Passing through Laubina pass may be difficult because of high altitude and inclined slope but the view and sceneries from there are worth of being there. Trekking duration is 8 hours and overnight stay at the guest house at Ghopte. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
2540

In the early morning, we will make our way towards Kutumsang from Ghopte. Walking duration is about5 hours and overnight stay at the guest house in Kutumsang. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
2135

Trek to Chisopani from Kutumsang. Walking duration is 6 hours and overnight stay at the guest house in Chisopani. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1400

Today, after breakfast in Chisopani, we will head towards Sundarijal. From Sundari Jal, we will return back to Kathmandu valley by our private vehicle. Sundarijal is much near to Kathmandu valley and within 30 minutes of the drive, we will be in Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu valley, we will transfer you to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up and Drop by car.

  • 2 Nights Standard Hotel in Kathmandu twin sharing basis with breakfast (on the arrival day and after the Trekking).
  • All accommodations in lodges/Tea Houses During the Treks.
  • Daily Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and, Dinner) During the Trek.
  • Seasonal Fruits during trekking.
  • Sleeping bag, Down jacket and Duffie bag. ( Refundable)
  • Kathmandu to Syabrubesi tourist bus ticket.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide with his Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance.
  • Langtang Conservation Area permits & TIMS card.
  • Northern Trekking Team T-shirt, Trekking map, and Waterdrop.
  • A first aid kit will be Available.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • Porter to carry your luggage, if you would like to take a porter it will cost USD 219/porter (Maximum luggage weight 20-25Kg)
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, WiFi, alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot showers, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, and camera battery charging.
  • Health and travel Insurance.
  • Personal trekking gear.
  • Tips for staff (it is expected)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

Altitude Graph

Additional Information

Everest Base Camp Trek

UPPER BODY

  • Windproof/waterproof jacket. (1)
  • Fleece jacket. (1)
  • Shirts and t-shirts. ( 3/4 pairs)
  • Down jacket. (1) (provided by Company)
  • Raincoat. (1)

LOWER BODY

  • Warm cotton long pants. (1/2 pairs)
  • Waterproof pants. (1)
  • Long thermal underwear. (2)
  • Short underwear. (3/4 pec)

HEAD

  • Sun hat or scarf. (1)
  • Warm fleece hat. (1)
  • Sunscreen sunblocks, and Lipbalms with UV protection.
  • Sunglasses. (1/2 pairs)

FOOTWEAR

  • Comfortable trekking boot.\
  • Thick shocks. (3/4 pairs)
  • Light shocks. (3/4 Pairs)
  • Camp shoes and sandals.

HAND

  • Warm waterproof (gore-tex) gloves.
OTHER EQUIPMENT
  • Basic First Aid Kit.
  • Sleeping bag ( Provide by the company)
  • Water Bottle
  • Towel
  • Day-pack or Backpack
  • Swiss Knife
  • Torchlight or Flashlight
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hiking Pole
  • Smartphone or Compact Camera
  • Power-bank

 

Travel Insurance

For everyone who will plan to Trek in Nepal, it is highly recommended that you get travel insurance that covers added expenses that might result due to various health issues, injuries or accidents (together with the ambulance, helicopter rescue, and other treatment costs). Your insurance policy should cover up the entire activities that you are planning to accomplish throughout your stay in Nepal.

In addition to this, the policy should also cover death, misplaced luggage, theft and liability, cancellations, medical treatment (counting hospital charges, cost of the medicine, doctor’s fees) as well as repatriation cost. Also, this trekking trail in Nepal takes you of 3,000 m above the altitude, therefore, you also need to ensure that your insurance policy covers treks that go over 3,000 m. 

We suggested that you buy your insurance policy from your home country before joining us, where it is difficult buying a local travel insurance policy for foreigners in Nepal.

 

Meals And Accommodation

While you’re in Kathmandu, your accommodation is at a standard hotel (Arrival time and departure time). Your accommodation is at best local Lodge and Guest Houses where available. The Mountain local Lodges are clean and have comfortable beds. The Lodges are fairly basic and the room is spare with twin beds. Blankets are generally provided. There is a large dining hall and warmed fitted with a chimney duct, in which a log fire is lighted.

Eating is a big part of the Holiday. Traveling with Northern Trekking Team, you experience the vast array of wonderful Nepalese food, Italian, Thai, Chinese, and several local foods. While on the trek it will be on full board all 3 times meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, with Tea/Coffee) included in the package. Your guide will suggest delicious, hygienic special food during your trips. Generally, choose menu items are Nepalese meals (Dal Bhat), Tibetan fried bread, various types of soups, Momo’s (steamed dumplings), boiled and fried potatoes, kinds of pasta and even pizza. So, overall you have a different choice of foods on the trek. During this trek, you will usually have breakfast and dinner at the same guest house.

 

Booking And Payment

You should book the service at least 15 days before the trek departure date. After you confirm your trip with us, you should be transferring us a photocopy of your passport or your personal information. The personal information you have to provide us your first name, middle name, and last name, passport number, date of birth, nationality, and gender. Importantly, you need to pay 20% of the total price in advance for the domestic flight tickets and hotel booking and permit process. You can pay the remaining balance before you start the trek.

 

Personal Expenses

How much money or cash you should be bringing with you depends on how you do the trip and the number of days you want to spend here in Nepal. Much also depends on your spending habits. Generally, you must have to take10 to 15 USD for spending your expenses, such as laundry, telephone calls, snacks, camera, and mobile battery charging. How much you will be spending during your trekking depends on the standard of the package you have purchased. 

 

Our Guides And Safety

Our guides are fully trained and licensed from Nepal Government Tourism Department, certified by TAAN & Nepal Mountaineering Association.

All our Trekking Guides are professionals with decades of experience in this field of adventure. They are trained specially for specified and various trips, to cater to the flexible requirement of our clients from different nationalities, this will assure you that your trip will be enjoyable and in the safe hands of professional experts.

On every trip, will be one Trek leader and an assistance leader on each additional 7 peoples in the group on treks, this arrangement would ensure that even if any of our guide/ assistance guides gets sick or clients may get sick and need to be evacuated or staying behind from the walks, it wills still works smoothly and there would non-impact with our original trek plan. 

Every 7 trekkers will have one Sherpa helper for carrying your trekking bags.

 

Caring Porter

Our porter is fully strong, helpful and friendly. Their salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation, and Insurance on each trip with us. As you know that we are very trustworthy and polite, while on trek thus we make sure that our porter is fully prepared for the trip. We are closely working with the International Porter Progress Association for the welfare and benefit of trekking porters. 

The maximum load carried by our porter minimum 20 to 25 KG maximum so be sure that your trekking bag is not more than the above figure.

 

High Altitude

This is a high altitude journey and elevation starts from low 1,350 m to 3,749 m high, where symptoms of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) might occur due to dry air, cold wind, and less oxygen. Generally, The Langtang region trip one needs to be in good physical with sound health to avoid other medical complication on the route the journey, just follow our guide he will advise and suggestion which keeps and makes you feel secure to enjoy this fabulous adventure with us.

 

Best Time To Visit Nepal

Three best seasons for the trek to Langtang region. Generally, the main trails are having with trekkers in the two regions, we suggest you join in at the right time of the year as far as possible.

 

Things To Know Before Trekking

The main flow of foreign visitors in Nepal is for trekking from moderate to adventurous or challenging treks, the most important is choosing the right trip as per your duration of holiday and fitness, for Langtang Himalayan trekking adventure one needs to be in sound health and physically fit.

On booking with our preparation of fitness required like walking-jogging-Jumba-aerobic at least fifteen days before your departure from the home country.

Please send us your dietary list and medical history report so that we can arrange well in advance respectively. Book the ticket from home for Kathmandu, Nepal to reach at least two days ahead and earlier from trek departure with much space in Kathmandu after the trek, this allows you with more time in Nepal to enjoy the culture and heritage sites of Nepal.

 

Passport & Visa Information

What do you need to obtain A Nepal visa?

If you are thinking of taking a visa at the airport or immigration entry point, the following are your requirements:

  • A valid passport (The passport should have a validity of at least six months)
  • You should fill the application form for a visa available at airport or immigration entry points.
  • Two passport size photos
  • Visa fees should be paid in cash.

 

Entry points to Nepal

  • Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
  • Eastern Nepal – Kakarvitta, Jhapa
  • Central Nepal – Birjung, Parsa
  • Northern Border – Kodari, Sindhupalchowk
  • Western – Rupandehi (Belhiya, Bhairahawa)
  • Mid-western – Banke (Jamuna, Nepalgunj)
  • Far western – Kailali (Mohana, Dhangadhi) / Kanchanpur (Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar)

 

Visa Fees

  • USD 25 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days.
  • USD 40 or equivalent convertible currency for 30 days.
  • USD 100 or equivalent convertible currency for 90 days.
  • For the tourist of SAARC nationals, free visa up to 30 days.
  • Visa is not required for Indian nationals. However, if they enter Nepal via air, they will have to show a valid identification certificate (passport/ citizenship certificate). The children under the age of 10 do not need to show an identification certificate.

 

Visa Extension

  • If you want to extend the visa for 15 days or less, visa extension charge is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency
  • If you want to extend the visa for more than 15 days, USD 2 will be charged per day after 15 days. However, the visa can be extended maximum up to 150 days in a visa year (Visa year refers to the year starting January to December.)

 

Transit Visa

When a foreigner has to get down at Nepalese airport as a result of his/her transit point or due to any force landing for whatever the reason, the foreigner can obtain a transit visa for a day after paying USD 5 or any other currency equivalent.

 

Other General Information

  • Entering into Nepal or staying in Nepal without a valid visa is illegal.
  • A tourist visa can be obtained either through the Nepalese embassy or consulate or other mission offices in your nation or at the immigration entry points in Nepal listed above.
  • Visa once issued cannot be amended and the visa fees are non-refundable.
  • You should pay the Nepal visa fees in cash. A credit card or cheque is not acceptable.
  • Visa charges are not applicable for children under 10 years of age, however, they must obtain a valid visa.
  • If you are obtaining a new passport or travel document, you are advised to contact the Immigration Department for the document transfer.
  • Always carry your passport and trekking permit while on trekking.
  • Some of the areas are restricted for filming. Therefore, be careful not to do the activities that are strictly prohibited.
  • The culture, tradition, and sentiments of Nepalese people should be respected. Do not perform any activities that would hurt their sentiments.
  • Do not perform any activities that would lead to moral turpitude.

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