Langtang-Gosainkunda Trekking is the nearest trekking destination from the capital, Kathmandu. Despite its close distance, it sees lesser tourists in comparison to other trekking destinations like the Everest region. Due to this reason, those who want to have a quiet and tranquil trip prefer this trek. Among the various landmarks of this region, it is most famous for its holy lake, Gosainkunda. During July/August of every year, there is a big festival during the full moon day. Both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims flock to this lake, so it has been a unique landmark in the region. The first day starts with your arrival at Kathmandu, where you prepare permits and necessary documents.
Alongside, you can go for a sightseeing tour of some of the UNESCO World Heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, and Boudhanath. You drive to Syabrubensi from where your Langtang-Gosainkunda trekking starts. You reach the headquarters of Langtang village trek through Syabrubensi and Lama Hotel. En route, you get to see glimpses of Langtang Lirung, the highest peak of the Langtang range. Then, you head to Kyanjin Gompa and see breathtaking panoramas from Kyanjin Ri or Tserko Ri. The hike to Kyanjin Ri or Tserko Ri is not very strenuous.
Then, you finally head to Gosainkunda through Thulo Syabru and Shin Gompa. After visiting the holy lake, you head back to Dhunche. From Dhunche, you return to Kathmandu, admiring the hilly landscape. This Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is favorable to do with your friends. The moderate level of difficulty of the route makes it adventurous. You don’t need to have prior trekking experience to complete this trek. However, you must be fit and healthy.
You can do this Langtang-Gosainkunda Trekking all year round, but it is recommended to avoid the monsoon season (June-August). Narba Treks provides you with the best transportation and accommodation services, which you can choose as per your liking. Our company has the best staff and guides who have been in this sector for a long time. With our services, we guarantee to make your trip to Nepal, the best one you ever had.
ï‚· Trek to the holy Gosainkunda Lake
ï‚· Visit Kyanjin Gompa and see amazing views
ï‚· Discover the unique blend of Tamang and Tibetan cultures
ï‚· Explore the natural beauty of the Langtang region
Level of difficulty: Moderate
Max altitude: 4,380 m
Ethnicity: Tibetan, Tamang, and Sherpa
Transportation: Private vehicle, flight
Accommodation: Hotel, teahouse, lodge, camp
Total days: 15 days
Minimum Pax: 2
You arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, as per your scheduled flight. Our staff is waiting to welcome you, warmly. After brief introductions, you head to the hotel and rest. You again meet our team and discuss the details of the trip over dinner.
Today, you will spend some time doing a formal procedure, and later you will join Kathmandu sightseeing. Then, you head to Kathmandu Durbar Square to explore the history of the city. There, you’ll have a Newari-style lunch. You head to the next destination, Swayambhunath Temple, and visit the monasteries and also view the panorama of Kathmandu Valley. The sightseeing ends at Boudha, where you explore the stupa and have a Tibetan-style dinner.
After an early breakfast, you hop on the vehicle heading northeast to Syabrubensi. The road winds along the banks of the Trishuli River through the hilly landscape and small rustic settlements. En route, you get to see glimpses of Annapurna, Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal. In the late afternoon, you arrive at Syabrubensi for an overnight stay at a lodge.
After breakfast, you start the first day of the trek by crossing the Trishuli River via a suspension bridge. You walk through terraced farmlands and then gradually enter dense forests. You might get the chance to see various animals like a red panda or wild boar. The forest starts to get thinner as you get near the Lama Hotel. From here, you get to see the Langtang National Park. Overnight stay at Lama Hotel.
After breakfast, you hit the trail going through a rhododendron forest. You pass by villages like GumanechokandThangshyap, which are mostly inhabited by Tamang people. En route, you get to see the first glimpses of Langtang Lirung, the highest peak of the Langtang range. You reach Langtang village in the late afternoon. The village is also the headquarters of Langtang National Park. Overnight stay at a lodge.
After breakfast, you head uphill to Kyanjin Gompa. The trail goes through broad pasturelands for yaks, so you may get to see yaks and their herders. After passing by the small rustic villages of Sindum and Mundu, you arrive at Kyanjin Gompa. The village is surrounded by Kyanjin Ri and Tserko Ri. Before dinner, you head to explore the monastery. Overnight stay at camp.
Today, you explore the Kyanjin region, and after breakfast, you hike up to Kyanjin Ri or Tserko Ri, as per your choice. The hike to these peaks is not too strenuous, and the trail is rocky. From the top, you can see amazing views of the landscape and the mountains like Langtang Lirung, Yala Peak, and Dorje Lakpa. After enjoying the view, you descend to Kyanjin Gompa and visit the local cheese factory, which uses yak milk for cheese production.
You have your breakfast and clean up the camp area. Then, you proceed to go downhill and retrace the steps. You walk past small villages and yak pastures. En route, you get to see Langtang Lirung. Then you arrive at Langtang village. The forest area starts to appear gradually, and you finally reach Ghoda Tabela for the overnight stay.
After breakfast, you descend to Thulo Syabru village through forests filled with bamboo and rhododendron. En route, you get to see many small settlement areas inhabited by Tamang and Sherpa communities. As you reach the village, Ganesh Himal starts to come into view. Overnight stay at a lodge.
After breakfast, you start your ascent to Shin Gompa. The route takes you through a bit of rough and rocky climb. En route, you get to see amazing views of Ganesh Himal. Finally, you reach Shin Gompa in a relatively flat way. Overnight at a teahouse.
After breakfast, you ascend through the rocky route and reach Chyolangpati. From here, you can see breathtaking views of Langtang Lirung, Yala Peak, and Ganesh Himal. Then admiring the sights, you arrive at Laurebina. Later, passing a monastery and other smaller holy lakes, you arrive at Gosainkunda. Before dinner, you can explore the lake. Overnight stay at a lodge.
In the morning, you can take a dip in the holy lake if you want. After breakfast, you explore the surroundings once more and then head back to Shin Gompa. En route, you enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains like Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal. Overnight stay at a teahouse.
Today will be the last day of your trek. After breakfast, you hit the trail that goes through dense forests filled with bamboo and rhododendrons. The settlement areas also start to grow in size as you near Dhunche. After the forest area thins, you arrive at Dhunche for an overnight stay at lodge.
After breakfast, you prepare to depart for Kathmandu. You hop on the vehicle heading to the capital and then drive along the banks of the Trishuli River. You pass by rustic villages and stop at Belkot for lunch. Then admiring the hilly landscape, you arrive at Kathmandu. Finally, you transfer to your hotel and rest.
Today is the last day of the trip. If you have time before your scheduled flight, you can go shopping for souvenirs or relax at a café. Our staff will make sure to drop you off at the airport on time.
-Three times meal(breakfast-Lunch-dinner and accommodation while trekking)
– Guide /porter salaries, their’s food, and accommodation, Insurance fee.
– private transport.
-TIMS cards and park fee
-3nights hotel at Kathmandu
-International flight cost and Nepali visa charge.
– Food and hotel while in Kathmandu.
– Personal members insurance(we suggest that you should do your insurance in your country).
– Personal equipment like jackets and sleeping bags.
– Rescue operation or emergency evacuation.
– Soft and hard drinks like soda, Fanta, sprite, coke, mineral water, bear, and any alcohol.
– Tips for staff.