Annapurna Foot Hills Treks and Expedition
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Langtang Gosainkund Trekking

Helambu TrekkingLangtang and Gosaikunda Trekking is one of the best places to catch the stunning and snowy peaks like Langtang Lirung, Gang Chhenpo, Naya Kangri, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Choosing Langtang Gosaikunda trek offers you the opportunity to explore many small villages and glaciers at low elevation. There are better opportunities for moderate climbing excursion.

You may take few extra days for more exploration. Legend says the lama discovered the valley while following the runaway Yak. Hence the name Lang is Tibetan for Yak and tang means to follow. Still Yak live in the valley but they share it with trekkers. You can vary the trek to Langtang returning to Kathmandu via the holy lakes of Gosainkund at 4300m or you can make a short trek from Dhunche to Gosainkund thousands of Hindu Pilgrim visit the lakes during a full-moon festival in August. The lakes are also sacred to Buddhists.

Trekking styles in Lang Tang area

Most of trekking routes in Lang tang and Gosaikunda are well served with Teahouse and Teahouse making independent trekking quite possible. This is particularly true for the most popular Treks, Lang Valley Trek, Lang Tang Helambu Trek, Gosaikunda Helambu Trek, holy Trek, and Helambu Trekking.

People and culture in Lang Tang Gosaikunda Trekking

The people here of Tibetan origin and call themselves Sherpa although they are quite distinct from the Sherpas of Solukhumbu both in language and customs. Also found in large numbers here are the Tamang people who also originated in Tibet but settled in Nepal considerably earlier than the Sherpas.

When to trek in Lang Tang area?

The best times for trekking in Langtang area are the main seasons of Autumn (September to Novemberl ) and spring (March to May ) winter is possible, especially in Helambu, higher passes may have too much snow Ganesh Himal and Ganjal are likely to be closed by snow at this time. And summer season( June to August)

Most of Lang tang Gosaikunda Trek is affected by the challenging al lower elevations although up high, mountainsides and meadows explode with flowers and lush vegetation there are very few trekkers in Nepal during the Summer, making it a great time to interact with the Nepali people and experience a quieter and less busting time in Nepal

Highlight sights of Langtang Gosainkund Trekking

Langtang Himal 6581m, Langtang Ri 7246, Lakpha Dorje Kimsung 6745m, Ganesh Himal 1 - 7406m, Ganesh II 7150m, Ganesh III – 7130m, Yala Peak 5560m, Ganjal Chuli 5844m, Langshisa – Ri 6310m., Morimoto peak 6750m, Pongen Dopku 5930m, Tembthang 5702m, Salbachum 6707m, Kyungka Ri 6979m, Langtang Ri 7205m, Chusmodo 6508m

Facts of Langtang Gosainkund Trekking:

Country Nepal
Trekking Destinatin: Langtang Gosainkund Trekking
Trekking Starts in: Syabru Besi
Trekking Ends in: Dunche
Trip Duration: 18 Days
Activities: Sight seeing and Trekking
Majors interesting: Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples,
Transportation: By bus
Accommodation: 4 nights in Kathmandu, 13 nights in trekking lodge
Trekking grade: Moderate and challenge
Max. Altitude: 4700m
Best season in Nepal: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct & Nov
Mode of Trekking: Lodge Trek ( Tea house Trek ) or Camping
Cost Start: USD 550 TO USD 829 PER PERSON
Group Size: Min 02 PAX, Max 12 PAX

Itinerary for Langtang Gosainkund Trekking

Days Day to Day Activities
01 Arrival in Kathmandu
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. As you fly, the panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna mountain range greets your sight. After the completion of Visa formalities, you have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please look at your Printed Name and Our Company Signboard Annapurna Foothills Treks & Exp and follow them. Meet our representative and then you will be transferred to hotel. You will be served free welcome drinks, tea or coffee or juice at the time of check in.
The Managing Director or The Manager of company will meet you in hotel and will brief about the trip. You should clear your dues before we proceed for the trip. You are free to relax or explore around the city in the very first day.
02 City tour inKathmandu
After the breakfast in the morning, our city guide will come to the hotel with vehicles and then we leave hotel to visit Kathmandu Darbar Square , the house of living Goddess Kumari, the ferocious Kal Bhairab, The Red Monkey God and hundreds of erotic carvings. Swayambhunath is the worlds most glorious Buddhist Chaityas.It is said to be 2000 years old.
Boudhanath is a huge Buddhist stupa located about 7 km east of Thamel. It stands on a massive mandala style platform and has features similar to the Swayambhunath, though it is bigger than Swayambhunath in size. It is said that this stupa was built during the 5th Century. Every year, Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and neighboring countries visit Boudhanath, particularly in winter and Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath temple is one of the biggest Hindu temples.
03 Kathmandu to Syabru Besi
From Kathmandu, we drive approximately for 9 hours to Syabru Besi. After driving 30 kms, we reach pristine villages on the banks of the Trishuli river. We also get chance to view the enchanting panorama of the Himalaya including the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region.
04 Trek to Lama Hotel
Today we trek from Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2470m.). The trail goes along the ridge of Syabru's main street and then drop to the Ghopche Khola (2050 m.) and then to Pairo (1810m.). From this point, the trail goes to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) and finally end at Lama Hotel. En route one can see red pandas, monkey and bear
05 Trek to Langtang
The day starts with a gentle climb, but it soon becomes steeper, climbing through a forest of hemlocks, oaks, maples and rhododendron. Beautiful views of Langtang Lirung (7246m) can be seen from the trail. After the walk of more than an hour, we pass two lodges in the forest at Gumanchok (2800m), from where we climb to a Nepal army post and a national park checkpoint at Ghora Tabela (2970m). The trail ascends gradually, as the valley becomes wider. We will pass a few teashops at Thangshyap at 3140 meter, where we will have our lunch. We pass through many mani stones, water-driven prayer wheels and a few scattered Tamang villages before arriving in Langtang. This is a small village consisting of guesthouses and yak farms. The surrounding fields containing buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley have typical stone fencing walls
06 Trek to Langtang (3430m)
The day starts with a gentle climb, but it soon becomes steeper, climbing through a forest of hemlocks, oaks, maples and rhododendron. Beautiful views of Langtang Lirung (7246m) can be seen from the trail. After little more then an hour we pass two lodges in the forest at Gumanchok (2800m), from where we climb to a Nepal army post and a national park checkpoint at Ghora Tabela (2970m).
The trail asvends gradually, as the valley becomes wider. We will pass a few teashops at Thangshyap at 3140 meter, where we will have our lunch. The route is now in open country, and passes many mani stones, water-driven prayer wheels and a few scattered Tamang villages before arriving in Langtang. This is a small village consisting of guesthouses and yak farms. The surrounding fields containing buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley have typical stone fencing walls
07 Trek to Kyanjing (3870m)
Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m.) which takes about three hours. The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. We should arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatise and explore the area. It is a dramatic setting, with snow covered peaks surrounding us in all directions. At this point, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Dorje Larpa (6990m.), Langtang Ri (6370m.), Langtang Lirung (7245m.) and so on.
08 Short Trekking, hiking in kyangjin and rest Day
Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and excursion in and around. This is day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri [4350m], directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks.
09 Trek to Lama Hotel
Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel and it takes about six hours. From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.
10 Trek to Thulo syabru
Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi via Sherpa Gaon which takes about five hours. The upper part of the trail is more beautiful for the panoramic view of mountains and green hill views. This path is more broader and remains sunny through the different Shepra and Tamang villages. The first half part of the trail is gradually down and then the trail does steeply descent to the Syabru Besi (1600m.). There was run a project called Chilime Power Plant The main inhabitants belong to Tamang community and they have adopted Tibetan lifestyle.
11 Trek to Sing Gompa (3330m)
Today we start our trek passing the gompa, school and army post, and then switchback up the steep hill above the village to Dursagang (2660m). The trail continues less steeply from now, mostly in forest of hemlock and oak to the top of the ridge at Foprang Danda, where we will have lunch. The trail to Sing Gompa cuts across the ridge top, staying fairly level as it crosses the head of the valley. After passing the final ridge at 3260 meter we will arrive at Sing Gompa.
12 Trek to Gosainkunda (4460m)
Today we trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4460m.) via Lauribinayak La (3920m.). We would follow a rugged trail with dramatic views of Himal Chuli (7893m.,) Manaslu (8156m,) and Ganesh Himal (7406m.). On a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be seen rising up gently behind. To the north, we would see Langtang Lirung. At Gosainkunda, we would see a dozen of lakes. Among them, the major three are Saraswatikund, Bharab Kunda and Gosainkunda. According to a legend, Gosainkunda was created by Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed poison.
13 Short Trekking, hiking in Gosaikunda and rest day (4460m)
Rest day at Gosainkunda for excursion
14 Trek to Sing Gompa (4460m)
Gosainkunda to Sing Gompa(3250m.)
We trek from Gosainkunda to Sing Gompa (3250m.). Our trail descends all the way to Sing Gompa passing Lauribanayak. We would have magnificent mountain views along the trail. We would walk through the jungles while going to Singh Gompa.
15 Trek to Dunche
Today we trek from Sing Gompa to Dhunche which takes about six hours. The first part of the trail descends through pine, silver oak and rhododendron forests with marijuana plants up to suspension bridge over the Sing Gompa Stream. From this point, our path goes even through some human settlements and reaches Dhunche, the headquarters of Rasuwa district.
16 Drive Dunche to Kathmandu
Returning to Kathmandu by private 4WD. Overnight stay at hotel
17 sightseeing in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, our city guide reaches in Hotel with Vehicles, and then we drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur is one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu valley. It is well known as Living Museum. Old brick paved enclave of old Royal palace, Nyathapola Temple, Datatriya temple, exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal. And Patan is located 7 km away from Kathmandu; this city has many 15th to 17th century, Hindu and Buddhist, monuments built during the Malla dynasty. The most important area with many monuments is the Patan Durbar Square. (Culture program) Over night stay at Hotel.
18 Kathmandu – departure
You are free in the morning for the last Minute shopping or time as your own.
Our driver and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime.

Cost of Langtang Gosainkund Trekking

Group Size 1 pax 2-4 pax 5-8 pax 9-12 pax
USD (US$) per person Inquiry 829 740 740

Note:
Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trekking, and Helicopter rescue in Trekking, Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
The safety and security of clients is a matter of great importance for us. All of our trips are led by qualified professional and government license holder guides and they have received adequate training from the government of Nepal. We always carry first aid kits in our trip. Out duty is to work hard for you safety and comfort, no matter where we go. Therefore, we work very honestly to provide you with Himalayan experience following willingness your. Please feel free to put forward your queries for making your trip significant and memorable.

Langtang Gosainkund Trekking Service Includes

  1. Transportations from Airport – Hotel – Airport Car, Van, Heice and Coaster
  2. All ground transfers Kathmandu Dunche – Kathmandu by Local Bus
  3. Welcome dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program.
  4. English Speaking experienced Sherpa, Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder guide
  5. Porters (One porter for 2 persons basis, Max 30 KGS per porter whole Trek
  6. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs.
  7. Full board basis during trekking, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea coffee and Bed
  8. Lang Tang National park fee, TIMS permits & any required permits or Official Documentation
  9. One Sherpa,(guide assistance) group size more than 4
  10. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs.

Langtang Gosainkund Trekking Service Excludes

  1. Beverages ( Coca, mineral water and beer )
  2. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu can be managed upon your request (Click for Hotel)
  3. Lunch & Dinner) in Kathmandu keep $ 10 to 14 for per meal in Tourist restaurant
  4. Tips for driver and guide (mandatory)
  5. Travel insurance,
  6. Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu can be arranged upon your request (Click for tour in Kathamndu)
  7. Personal expenses, what are not mentioned in above services?
  8. International roundtrip Airfare
  9. If you want to hire Private 4WD Click here

Client Testimonials

Namadste!
While doing trek in the khumbu region, we will witness the different views of mountains such as Kwangde, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, the "horse saddle" of Kanteiga and of course the summit of Everest itself. We take a short rest for a while and it allows us little time for acclimatization. Here, you prepare yourself to explore the ascent of kalapatthar which is an altitude of 5545m. While climbing down from Lobuche, you will see some glacial moraine until the peak comes into view. Finally, you will be witnessing the north face of Mt. Everest . We return through a different route through Panboche to Lukla. We catch a flight for Kathmandu from Lukla.
micke, USA

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