Best Month: Oct, Nov, March, April
walking hours per day: 5 - 6 hours
Duration: 18 Days
Maximum Elevation: 4610 m
Trek Style: Tea House/Camping
Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking is one of the wonderful trekking trails in Langtang region that take us through the isolated and beautiful valley of Langtang up to high glaciated lake at Gosainkunda. Langtang region is Situated at north of Kathmandu valley and is mostly inhabited by Tamangs. Since the region borders Tibet peoples here have adopted Tibetan culture, language and lifestyle. Langtang valley offers the most spectacular and incomparable view of the Mountains like Langtang Lirung (7,246 m.). Gangchempo (5,846 m.), Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m.) etc.Langtang Gosainkunda trekking is one of the major destination in Langtang region which touches traditional ethnic villages and untouched forests up to the peaks of Langtang Lirung.
Langtang Gosainkunda trek Begins from Dunche. We move forward to Syabru Bensi - a beautiful village inhibited by Sherpa people and located at the edge of the Langtang National park. From Syabru Bensi we ascend toward the Langtang valley up to the Langtang National park passing through oak and rhododendron forest and crossing the deep gorges in between the river Bhote Koshi and Langtang Khola. From here our trail heads a little further up the valley to reach Kyangjing Gompa. Kyangjing Gompa is widely renown for the yak cheese. We also explore amazing glaciers hidden in the valley of Nubamatang, which mark the gateway into Tibet. From Kyangjing Gompa we finally ascend up to high Tibetan plateau to reach holy Lake of Gosainkunda, which has of very prime spot in the Hindu culture. According to Hindu myth, it is believed that Gosainkunda was created by Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva after swallowing the poison threatening to destroy the world pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water in order to quench his thirst.
The best part of the trek is that this trekking route is opened throughout the year but mid February to June and from September to mid December are ideal period to make the trip since the season is at its best during these period and main highlights of the trek is at its pinnacle.
Travelling through the Langtang National park we get to see huge variety of flora and fauna. This area is richly inhabited by many animals like rhesus monkey, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear etc and if we are lucky enough we may also get glimpse of a very rare and endangered species of Red panda.
On our way up to Kyangjing gompa we come across many rivers like Bhote koshi, Langtang Khola, these rivers are widely known for activities like rafting.
Mesmerizing view of different mountains like Langtang Lirung, Gangchempo, Dorje Lakpa Visit to the holy lake of Gosainkunda which has of very prime mark in the Hindu culture. This lake is attributed as adobe of Lord Shiva and goddess Gauri. The route also covers other lakes like Saraswati kunda, Bhairav Kunda, Surya Kunda.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1310m. Tribhuwan International airport. Welcoming by Crown Himalaya Treks and transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing / Cultural Day in Kathmandu City Full day sightseeing around Kathmandu where your guide will escort you on a tour of Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions. There is time to explore the city many places of interest on your own or take a rest while trekking permits are finalized
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1,450m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 04: Trek from Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2,480m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang (3,541m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 06: Trek from Langtang valley to Kyanjing Gompa (3900m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 07: Trek from Kyanjing Gompa to Tserkuri (5,184m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 08: Trek from Tserkuri to Lama Hotel (2,480m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to Big Syabru (2,200m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 10: Trek from Big Syabru to Sing Gompa (3,584m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 11: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosain Kunda (4,381m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 12: After exploring higher Glacier Lake we trek to Ghopte (3,440m) via (4600m) pass. Overnight at lodge.
Day 13: Trek from Ghopte to Tarkeghyang (2,550m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 14: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Kutumsang (2,000m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 15: Trek from Kutumsang to Chisopani (1,700m). Overnight at lodge.
Day 16: Trek from Chisapani to Sundarijal (1,500m) and then drive back to Hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight at lodge.
Day 17: Free at Kathmandu, evening together farewell dinner with Typical Nepali Culture
Day 18: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination
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* This trip is fully customizible on Client Request!!!