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Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

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  • Total Days 15

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    Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive to Sabrubeshi
  • Amazing views of huge mountains
  • Hiking to Chorkari Ri (5050m) and kyanjing Ri
  • Holy place Gosainkund

    At a glance

  • 14 days tour in total.
  • 3 nights accommodation in cities.
  • Highest elevation 4300m.
  • 11 nights accommodation on tea house

Diffculties and Safety

Your safety is of our major concern while traveling with Mountain World Treks. Please note that your Trekking guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary.

 

However, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The Guide will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Itinerary Details ( Click on the days to see the extended form. )

  • Arriving Kathmandu meets you at the airport, transfer you to the hotel free time explore Thamel. Overnight at hotel.  –

  • After pre-tirp arrangement, briefing from your trekking guide you will go for your sightseeing around Kathmandu valley with professional tour guide. Overnight at hotel.

  • First day Trekking, cross the Bhote koshi river and follow the langtang khola upwards,En route you could see mammals  like red pandas, monkeys and bears if you are lucky.

  • From lama hotel also we continue ascending along the Langtang Khola.  Today you will se some of the mountain views while walking upwards to langtang village. Village is he biggest village of langtang area. Nice palce to stay overnight.

  • The trail goes gradually  up through  the small Buddhist villages and  Finally, on ascending along the mountain passes we arrive at Kyagjin Gompa. There is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory.

  • Explore Kyagjin Gompa  visit the monastery, cheese factory and possible to do day hiking for superb views of mountains and langtang glacier.

  • Now time to turn back down to lamahotel same way down, down and down.

  • Turn back down to Land slide area and climbing about 2 hours to the Thulo sabru. This is the nice village on the top the mountain ridge. You can get internet facilities, bakery and more in Thulo shabru. You can visit monastery and school too.

  • The trails from Thulo Syabru to Foprang Danda (3200meters) follows a steep ascent path. Which will be hard to every one. But path goes  1st one hour through village and another 2 hours goe through the big forest. You might see the wildlife too. When you reah in foprang Danda, you will see awesome 360 drgree mountain views and valley. You can enjoy views with your lunch and after the lunch another 1 hour to go to Singumpa.

  • Yes path goes to up and up and you might feel altitude so need to walk slowly. Of course every step you will see better and better scenery, which makes you feel less tired. The Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Tibetan peaks and Langtang Lirung and  On a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be seen On the way up to gosainkund. After crossing the small hill of  Laurebinayak, you will see 1st lake of Gosinkund. There are about a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin the main three being Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda and Gosainkunda. According to legend Gosainkunda was created by Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed a poison that threatened to destroy the world.

  • Down, down and down…….

  • Today you will trek down for 4-5 hours to Dhunche. Overnight at Dhunche hotel.

  • Upon arrival in Kathmandu after 6-7 hours drive, you will be transferred to your hotel. You can spend the evening leisurely, perhaps catch up on some last minute shopping or if you prefer you may celebrate dinner together with our trekking guide. Overnight at the hotel BB plan.

  • We will Transfer you to International airport for final departure to your on wards destination.

    Note: Above itinerary can be possible to customize if you want to.

What's included

  • An English speaking guide
  • All domestic land and air transportation
  • All Accommodation with 3 meals a day while trekking.
  • Porter costs (2 trekkers = 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.
  • Down jacket, Sleeping bag and Trekking duffel bag rental (must be returned at end of trek)
  • Mountain World Treks t-shirt and trekking map
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All government and local taxes, and tourist attraction admission fees.

What's not included

  • Flights To/From Nepal.
  • Tourist Visa.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Bottled water Meals while not on the trek.
  • Personal expenses such as snacks, gear, drinks, laundry, phone calls, etc.
  • Tips for the guide, porters and driver.
  • Any services not mentioned in the itineraries.
  • Any extra costs due to unforeseen circumstances.
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Trip Extention

This trip can be possible to customize as you want and you may extension your Nepal trip as well. Here are the few options what you may do.

 

1. Kathmandu sightseeing tour.

2. Chitwan jungle safari tour.

3. White water Rafting.

4. Everest Mountain flight.

 

Accommodation & Food details

We will provide tourist standard accommodations in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and this is possible to upgrade in your choice.  All the accommodation in the cities and trekking will provided on twin sharing basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost extra.

 

During Langtang Gosaikundra Trek, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from the tea-houses or from a lodge menu where we spend the night whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. 3 meals will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available while in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Best Time To Visit

Autumn (Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May) are the best seasons for the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek. The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding views. If you wish to avoid crowds and enjoy some alone time with nature then taking this trip during winter (Dec, Jan, Feb) could also be an another great option.

 

However, the temperature during winter could be harsh for most guests. Trekking in the Summer or Monsoon seasons (June to Aug) will be affected by rain but the Summer trek could be a boon for a keen botanist.

Equipment Details

    You are advised to consider the following equipment as essentials while packing. Please use this link as a guideline. Adjustments to the list can be managed according to our requirements, interests, duration of trip, and season of trip.  We can find variety of these gears to hire or buy in Kathmandu.

     

    Majority of the gears which are in sale in Kathmandu are locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) and some gears found here are imported from China and are obviously of better quality. We can find very high quality branded gears too in some famous stores in Kathmandu.

Questions about your trip

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is a medium trek with some steps which makes it harder for your leg. That's why it goes to moderate trek. Altitudes issue can happen, suitable for young and expert to beginners.
Walking experience is need with an average level of fitness for trekking to Langtang Gosaikunda Trek. Most days include 4-7 hours of slow trekking. Altitude also cab be problem for some in this trek but nothing to worry. Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is known as a medium trek in Nepal.
Yes, above 12 years old children can do it but make sure they have some walking experience.
Yes, there is a little bit single supplemental cost if you are traveling alone, please Contact us to find out more.
Autumn (Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May) are the best seasons for the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek. The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding views. If you wish to avoid crowds and enjoy some alone time with nature then taking this trip during winter (Dec, Jan, Feb) also great time trek up there. Trekking in the Summer or Monsoon seasons(June to Aug) will be affected by rain but the Summer trek could be a boon for a keen botanist.
You are advised to consider the following equipment as essentials while packing. Please visit this link as a guideline. Adjustments to the list can be managed according to our requirements, interests, duration of trip, and season of trip. We can find variety of trekking and climbing gears to hire or buy in Kathmandu, Local brand or international brand both are available.
No. Only in the city before/after trek.
Yes. Most trips run smoothly, but once in awhile something unexpected can happen, that’s why we highly recommend and to join one of our trips you must have travel insurance. Please see our travel insurance section for more information.
Langtang Gosaikunda Trek go higher upto 4400m, and It is possible affected by the altitude for some, but you don't have to worry. It is usually above 3000 meters when people start to feel symptoms. Please see our page on altitude sickness for detailed information.
Yes Most of the place you will be able to use Internet if there in not any technical problem.
Yes you can charge batteries but you'll be charged by the hour and you'll have to bring your own charger. And mostly can use 2 round pin charger on the trek.
Basically our guide will sort out the things what to do. If it is not too bad you may go down by walking, however in the event of an emergency there usually is access to a telephone line or satellite phone for an evacuation via helicopter. This is another reason to be sure you are covered with adequate travel insurance!
Mountain World Treks hires guiding professionals with a love and passion for outdoor travel and adventure. Our guides have been with us for many years and know the trails well. They all speak English very well and know how to take good care of the clients. Please see our About Us page for more information on our guides.
No, unless you request to. Our porters will carry up to 12kgs of weight for each trekker. All you need to carry are your essential items for the day. The porter fee is included in the price of your trip. We plan for 1 porter for 2 trekkers in accordance to the guidelines set out by the International Porter Protection Group. If you would like more weight to be carried, please let us know. In general 12kg is more than sufficient.
The tap and mountain water in Nepal are generally not safe to drink for tourists. Bottled water, boiling water or using water purification tablets are your best options. Tea and coffee are okay to drink. Yes, the food is safe in Nepal. And delicious!
Email us at: info@mountainworldtreks.com

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1  Reviews on Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

2017-01-09 08:42:23

Andrew Scott,

Langtang-Gosaikunde trek

Did the Langtang-Gosaikunde trek last April. Hard on my legs at my age, but Saligram was great from when I arrived to when I left. All the arrangements went without a hitch, no problems, no delays. Other trekkers in the group were very good company. Well worth booking your next trek with Saligram Aryal. Dinesh and Niraj our porters were excellent c...[ View More ]

Did the Langtang-Gosaikunde trek last April. Hard on my legs at my age, but Saligram was great from when I arrived to when I left. All the arrangements went without a hitch, no problems, no delays. Other trekkers in the group were very good company. Well worth booking your next trek with Saligram Aryal. Dinesh and Niraj our porters were excellent company.[ Back ]

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