“Combination with beautiful Langtang valley and holy Gosainkund glacial pond In the country Red Panda and other rare and endangered mountain wild-life Pleasant walk into lovely forest surrounding of tall rhododendron and pine trees Exceptional views of high Nepal Central Himalaya and Langtang mountain range Explore traditional Tamang villages of interesting culture and colorful custom Walk into scenic Langtang valley at Kyanjin enclosed by array of giant peaks Adventure on high ridges of Langtang Himal crossing high Gosainkund-la pass.”
Langtang and Gosainkund trekking, a wonderful blend into one adventure package designed and set by Nepal High Point Treks a combination of beautiful Langtang Valley and holy pond of Gosainkund, a glacial small lake believed that it was created by Lord Shiva (one of Hindu main God) to dilute the poison that he had drank to save the world.
An interesting adventure where walk leads first towards scenic Langtang valley hidden behind might Langtang and Jugal Himal range after an exciting drive from Kathmandu.
WThe, walk leads with marvelous views of mountain range all along the trail entering into the deeply forested area of tall rhododendron and pine tree lines, in spring the whole area will be lively when wild flowers are in blooming times turning the hills and valley into magic.
Journey proceeds through deep river gorge past few farm settlement and villages of friendly Tamang interwoven with Buddhism religion where one can explore its colorful culture and ancient traditional way of farm life then enter a wide scenic valley surrounded by Langtang Mountains at Kyanjin.
In Kyanjin with rest days to enjoy its marvelous scenery with acclimatization hike to view the best mountain panorama on the high spot of Tserko and Kyanjin Ri, after a glorious moment, our next part of the adventure take you to high terrain past green forest to reach around glacial ponds at Gosainkund.
Regarded as one of the holiest of all holy spot by Hindu followers for Himalayan pilgrimage destination, where once a year great religious events take place large numbers of devotees visits for a dip and bathe in this sacred pond as it relinquishes the sin of a hundred lifetimes.
From Gosainkund adventure continues to cross the highest point of the journey crossing over East Laurabinaya-La and Gosainkund-la pass to reach the other sides of Langtang region close to Helambu area, where the trail leads you to Kathmandu after walking past nice villages of Kutumsang and Gulbhanjyang to reach at Chisapani hill top.
Chisapani the last scenic spot before Kathmandu where morning offers grand sunrise views over a range of Himalayan peaks as walk completes on the downhill to eastern rim of the valley at Sundarijal where short drive brings you at Kathmandu after a great thrill and mesmerizing experience on Langtang –Gosainkund Trekking.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, gretted by one of our airport representative and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing, visit world heritage site
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,503 m - 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,450 m - 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village 3,430 m - 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa at 3,830m / 12, 565ft - 04 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Lama Hotel - 06 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Thulo Syabru 2,120 m - 05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Sing-Gompa / Chandanbari 3,330 m - 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Gosainkund 4,200 m / 13,779 ft- 05 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Gopte Odar 3,430m via Laurabinaya -la and Gosainkunda Pass 4,610 m / 15,124 ft - 07 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Kutumsang 2,470 m- 06 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Chisapani 2,165 m - 06 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Sundarijal 1,460 m and drive to Kathmandu- 04 hrs.
Day 15: Depart Nepal for international flight home-ward bound.
On reaching Kathmandu international airport received by our staff and guide with a warm welcome then transfer to your hotel in the center of Kathmandu city, after getting refreshed in your rooms join for group briefing regarding your stay in Nepal, where guides will provide information about the trek-local lodge-hotels-culture and other necessary information related to this trekking.
Sightseeing around Kathmandu, as the valley is steeped with many world heritage sites and important monuments and religious-historical sites. You will visit Pashupatinath (Hindu Temple), Baudanath stupa, Swyambhunath stupa (Mokey temple), Patan durbar square.
Morning early morning start after breakfast, for the long and interesting overland journey towards Nepal’s North-West highway reaching warmer areas of Nuwakot at Trisuli Bazaar, as the rive continues to cooler region reaching in Dhunche headquarter town of Rasuwa district, where Langtang National Park starts. Drive continue following farm village on downhill till Syabrubesi village to end the driving journey of the day with a first overnight stop at Syabrubesi village.
From Syabrubesi walk starts heading high within farm areas and above a river to reach into the dense forest of tall rhododendron-oaks-pines and magnolia trees with some bamboo stalks, where Red Panda and other wildlife often seen around. On reaching a place near Bamboo, walk leads on a winding path to reach an open area surrounded within the forest at Lama Hotel having few good lodges for an overnight stop.
Morning walk leads into dense woodland around river gorge to reach a small place at Ghodetabela with few houses serving as a lodge, with time here for a possible lunch stop and then start walking into the deep forest to reach our overnight destination at Langtang village encountering some Buddhist religious monuments of prayer walls and spinning bells. Populated by Tamang tribes where you can catch views of Langtang Lirung above the village, the area around Langtang was badly shaken and damaged from avalanche caused by April 25th and May 15th huge 2015 earthquakes, this and around other villages slowly getting back to normal life.
From Langtang village, where morning leads to walking to reach at Kyanjin within scenic Langtang valley, with a short climb to reach a hilltop and then on gradual path entering into a wide open valley of Langtang and at Kyanjin with many good lodges for an overnight stay. Kyanjin offers tremendous mountain panorama within the beautiful Langtang valley enclosed by an array of giant peaks.
After lovely moments around beautiful Langtang valley at Kyanjin, where morning walks leads back on the same route, with ample to view places of interest. A nice walk leads you back into farm villages of Langtang and Ghodetabla and entering into dense rhododendron and bamboo forest to reach at Lama Hotel for overnight stops in the midst of wonderful green surroundings, located in a river gorge of upper Trisuli or Langtang Khola.
Morning walk on the same route for an hour to reach at a small River Side with few lodge and shops surrounded by bamboo groves, from here climb over a hill to reach at Thulo Syabru, where houses are closely lined up on a ridge top, here with time to explore around Tamang village with an old monastery perched on top of this village.
From Thulo or Upper Syabru village morning leads to steep climb into terraced farm fields and villages, entering cool dense lovely alpine forest filled with tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks-pines and fir tree lines, heading past cattle herders shelters and grazing land to reach Sing Gompa also called Chandanbari (place with sandalwood trees), at Sing-Gompa overnight in a nice lodge, with afternoon free visit its small cheese factory and old monastery situated on top of the village.
After Sing Gompa and Chandanbari small village, morning leads with great views of Langtang and Ganesh-Himal as far towards Manaslu and Annapurna range in the west, a route leads higher up for an hour into rhododendron forest. Walking past green forested areas as walk continues heading for a steep climb after leaving behind tall tree trees for small rhododendron and juniper bushes, walk continues past some teahouses at a place called Laurabinaya, and then a descend to reach at Saraswati and Bhairabkund ponds where short climb takes you to overnight stop at Gosainkund close to its calm and clear glacial pond. At Gosainkund, where great religious festival held once a year called Janai Purnima (Full Moon) in the month of August, great numbers of Hindu and Buddhists pilgrims throng the lake for a holy bath, as per Hindu popular belief, a huge rock at the center of the pond at one time had Shiva temple.
Enjoying pleasant time around the sacred pond of Gosainkund, where morning walk leads uphill between rocks and boulders, as walk heads past smaller ponds where the trail winds up to reach on top Gosainkund pass or Laurabinaya La, the highest spot of the adventure. From the pass, a long downhill walk to reach Phedi means the bottom of a hill or pass, a small settlement with few teahouses, after refreshing stop continue walk heading east towards Helambu region and back into green vegetations and tree lines then reaching our overnight stop in a small place Gopte (means overhanging rocks).
Morning walk leads on the out where Helambu and Kathmandu trails join, from this isolated spot walk into the forest with some ups and down for an hour with last climb on top Thadepatti a scenic ridge overlooking views of high mountain range. After some rest walk leads downhill and back into farm fields to reach overnight stop in Kutumsang, an interesting farm village with mixed hill tribes of Sherpa, Hyalmo and Tamang people.
Morning start towards Chisapani leads on the trail towards Kathmandu as our route heads on a winding path with few ups and down past farm villages to reach Gul-Bhanjyang. After a refreshing break continues to rank on an ice and pleasant trail to reach at Pati Bhanjyang village, from here with a short steep climb to reach last overnight stop at Chisapani. A scenic and beautiful spot where offers grand views of sunrise and sunset over mountain panorama of Langtang, Jugal Himal range with Ganesh Himal-Manaslu and Annapurna range in the far west direction.
Our last day walk of the adventure catching stunning sunrise views over chain of Himalayan peaks with Langtang range, where morning walk leads downhill into serene forest and farm village to reach Sundarijal (means beautiful water) where freshwater reservoir supplies for Kathmandu city, as walk continues down at Sundarijal small town for short exciting drive leads past famous Bouddhanath Stupa to reach back to your hotel in Kathmandu.
Last day in the country of Himalayan wonders, after an amazing experience and wonderful memories of Langtang and Gosainkund treks with great service of Nepal High-Point Trekking and then depart from the hotel as per your flight time our staff transfers you to Kathmandu international airport for your homeward flight or to next respective countries.
What is Included?
Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
3 nights hotel accomodation in tourist standard hotel in kathmandu with breakfast.
Kathmandu sightseeing with well trained city tour guide (Pashupatinath, Syambhunath, Baudanath, Patan city)
Bus transportation Kathmandu to Syabrubesi & Sundarijal to Kathmandu
A well trained and experienced, English speaking, trekking guide (his food, accomodation, insurance, salary).
Two guest = 1 porter (his food, accomodation, insurance, salary) included .
All meals during trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Accomodation during trekking (tea house/lodges/hotel).
Government permit (Trekkers information management system (TIMS) permit.
Trekking equipments (sleeping bag and down jacket).
Farewll dinner after trek
Trek Completion certificate
First Aid Kit.
All Government and local taxes.
1. If you would like to reduce any service included in package like, airport pick up drop, hotel in Kathmandu, poter, Kathmandu sightseeing, the cost will be reduced accrdingly.
2. If you would like to add any service which is not included in the package such as Kathmanu to Syabrubesi transprtation by private car, Luxurious star hotel in Kathmandu, white water rafting, we will arrange accordingly and that is subjected to extra cost.
What is Excluded?
Your personal nature expenses and travel insurance.
Food during your stay in Kathmandu and Pohara
Drinks (tea, coffee, coke, beer), beverage, hot shower and heater charge during trekking.
Entry permit for temple and stupa during Kathmandu sightseeing
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Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a trek to Everest Base Camp or any other tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience. What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.
ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK
Extra layers, gloves, wind breaker and poncho
Lip Balm with Sunscreen
Broad brimmed hat or bandana (for sun protection)
Iodine Water Tablets (personal preference)
Water Bottles or Camel Back
Headlamp with extra batteries
Waterproof bags to protect electronics or paperwork
Camera with extra batteries and memory cards
Umbrella (works great in a light rain or to protect from the sun)
Duct tape or moleskin for blisters
Trekking Poles (optional)
Thermos (optional for hot beverages)
CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS
Moisture wicking long sleeve tee-shirts (2)
Moisture wicking tee-shirts (1)
Long underwear pants (2)
Underwear (5 to 7)
Heavy Fleece or Down Jacket
Long sleeve shirts (2)
Trekking Pants (2)
Gortex or Waterproof Jacket with hood
Rain Poncho that covers your day pack
Wide brimmed hat
Wool hat (Should cover ears) or Balaclava
Insulated Wool or Down Mittens
FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS
Hiking boots with ankle support
Camp shoes or Tennis Shoes
Plastic bag to carry spare shoes
Hiking socks (10)
Sock Liners (optional)
Sleeping bag rated to -15° C/ 0° f
Sleeping bag liner (optional)
Sleeping bag stuff sack
DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS
Duffel Bag for Carrying Your Gear (we provide this for the trek)
Day Pack for Carrying what you need on the trail
Small Lock(s) for duffel bag and day pack
Waterproof cover for daypack
Drybags in several sizes
Stuff sacks for dirty clothes/shoes
FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES
Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;
Advil or Ibuprofen
Diamox (for altitude sickness)
Medical Tape (for preventing treating blisters)
Antibiotics (Cipro for travelers’ diarrhea)
Diaper Rash Cream (Can treat rashes or chaffing)
Basic toiletries (Soap, Deodorant…)
Panty Liners and Tampons
Ear plugs for sleeping
Portable Solar Charger
Journal, pen and paper
Voltage converter (from 220 to 110)
Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
Lightweight pillow case (in case your teahouses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow