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Langtang Goshainkunda Trek

Nepal

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Moderate or Grade B Trip - comprises a week to 15 days. It can reach up to 5000 meters high in altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (nor easy, nor tough). High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. You need to have some acclimatization over 3000 meters.

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu, Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in city of temples; Kathmandu.

After arrival at the International airport at Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative from Himalayan trekkers and transfer to hotel. After having some rest there we will be discussing the trek details and necessary equipment that you need while trekking. We will organize a welcome dinner at the traditional Nepalese restaurant with a fine meal at the evening and overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 2

Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and trek preparation.

On this particular day we start our tour with experience guide and takes you to the several most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu, world heritage sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the renowned and wonderful Swoyambhunath which is also called 'Monkey Temple' and Buddhists shrine (Baudha Nath). In the day time, there will be a pre-trip discussion about the trekking equipment and we will meet the trek leader as well. We stay overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Scenic drive to Syabrubesi (1,460m).

On this day at morning around 7.00 am we depart from Kathmandu and drive to Shyabrubensi which is at the elevation of 1460 m. We stay overnight at Guest House.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs drive

Day 4

Trek to Lama hotel (2,340m).

On this day path move down along the edge then go down to the river valley throughout terraced meadows and fascinating forests, then path climbs up slowly throughout the river valley giving the mouthwatering scenic beauty of the waterfall, dense forest to Lama Hotel.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs

Day 5

Trek to Langtang village (3,430m).

On this day after having delicious lunch at Lama Hotel, we move forward to Langtang village at the elevation of 3430 m through Ghore Tabela at 3000 m, which takes us approximately six hours. On the way, we will see some Yaks grazing in the field. The local community brought their animals for grazing in the high meadows during the time of summer. We can see a monastery before we arrive in Langtang Village. We reimburse our short visit to the monastery and reach our destination.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs

Day 6

Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,800m) and explore around.

Easily walking a couple of hours by enjoying the scenic beauty of mountains we will arrive at Kyanjin for Lunch. Our path ascends through the small villages and communities as well as yak pastures as the valley widens further and the scene becomes more beautiful and clear. We reach Kyangjin Gompa after crossing many small watercourse and moraines. We will also visit the cheese factory at Kyangjin Gompa. We would have fun and get pleasure from the panoramic scene of Dorje Larpa (6990m), Langtang RI (6370m), and Langtang Lirung (7245m) and so on.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs

Day 7

Free day to explore in Kyanjin.

We would familiarize ourselves at Kyangjin Gompa and go for the expedition to utilize our remaining hours. On this day we will visit the monastery and the monastery and cheese factory. We trek up the moraine to view the fantastic ice falls and plummeting glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin RI at the elevation of 4350 m.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs hike

Day 8

Trek back to Lama hotel (2,470m).

On this day we walk to Lama Hotel from Kyangjin Gompa. From Kyangjin we repeat our path following the Langtang Khola to Langtang valley and on to the Ghore Tabela. We have our lunch at Ghore Tabela and start trek vertical fall to Lama Hotel.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs

Day 9

Trek to Thulo Syabru (2,260m).

On this particular day, we walk from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru at 2260 m. The starting of our trek is gently descending till Pairo and then goes vertical up to Thulo Syabru. On the way, we can see the Red Pandas, Monkey and other various species of birds and animals.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 10

Trek to Sing Gompa (3,330m).

Now we trek to Sing Gompa from Thulo Syabru at 3330 m. Our way from Thulo Syabru heads to Foprang Danda at 3200 m. passing through the Dursagang at 2660 m. We will get a chance to see the scenic beauty of the Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Mountain and forests of Oak, Hemlock and Fir. After a short distance, we arrive at Sing Gompa. We would find well manages local cheese factory and Buddhist Monastery at Sing Gompa too.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 11

Trek to Gosaikunda (4400m).

On this day we walk from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda at 4460 m. through Lauribinayak La at 3920 m. We would follow a rocky and rough path with a magnificent view of Himal Chuli (7893m.,) Manaslu (8156m,) and Ganesh Himal (7406m). On a clear sky, we can see the Annapurna range as well as Langtang Lirung. At Gosaikunda, we would see the dozen of lakes and among them, the main three lakes are Saraswati Kunda, Bharab Kunda, and Gosaikunda. According to the Hindu Myth, Gosaikunda was formed by Shiva when he perforated a glacier with his trident to get water to satisfy his thirst after having swallowed poison.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 12

Trek to Sing Gompa (3,250m).

On this, we trek from Gosaikunda to Sing Gompa at 3250 m. Our path moves down all the way to Sing Gompa passing through the Lauribinayak. We would see the mouthwatering mountain views along the path. We would trek through the forests while going to Sing Gompa.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays Estimated Walking Distance: 5 hrs

Day 13

Trek to Dhunche (1,950m).

Today we walk from Sing Gompa to Dhunche which takes us approximately six hours. The initial fraction of the path moves down through the Pine, Silver Oak and Rhododendron forests with Marijuana plants up to suspension bridge over the Sing Gompa Stream. From this place, our trail goes even through some human settlements and reaches Dhunche also the headquarters of Rasuwa district.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 14

Drive to Nagarkot (2,175m).

Today we drive back to Kathmandu from Dhunche. It is attractive and interesting to enter into the rural settlements on the way back to Kathmandu. Upon the arrival in Kathmandu, we go to Nagarkot through Bhaktapur (1838 m). At Nagarkot, we will see the beautiful scenery with the fabulous sunset view. We stay overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs drive

Day 15

Hike and drive back to Kathmandu.

Today, you will have a hike for sunrise view in the early morning. After a hike, you will enjoy your breakfast and drive back to Kathmandu. During the day time, you can stroll around Thamel for souvenirs to friends and family. Overnight at the hotel. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: an hour hike, 2 hrs drive.

Day 16

Final departure.

You can depart from Kathmandu to your home country or extend the trip and head for another trip within or outside Nepal.

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Gear List

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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