Langtang & Gosainkund Trek. 15 Days
The Langtang is a truly wonderful hike in Nepal really getting away from the crowds and into the mountains. It's also a trek that does not go higher than 4000m, meaning the chances of altitude related problems are minimal.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel/welcome dinner
When you arrive in Kathmandu at Tribhuvan international airport, you will be warmly greeted by our airport representative. After Traditional warm welcome you will transferred to hotel, we will discuss about the trip and briefing about the package, evening typical welcome dinner.
Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing (B)
You will be taken for sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley to explore the vibrant city after breakfast at your hotel. Drive to famous Buddhist Stupa Swayambhunath, also known as Monkey temple, on the hill of Kathmandu Valley where you can see stunning view of mountains and Kathmandu valley. This temple attracts Buddhists and tourists from around the world. Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible from far and wide. Next is Pashupatinath, the temple of Lord Shiva. This is probably the most famous temple for Hindu in Indian Sub-continent. There is crematorium beside the temple where dead bodies are burnt to ashes. After exploring Pashupatinath you will visit fascinating sights of Patan Durbar Square, one of the most glorious examples of traditional Nepalese architecture, full of centuries old temples and palaces.
Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi 6 to 7 hrs Drive (1450m). (B, L, D)
Early in the morning after breakfast you will start bus journey to Syabrubesi which is the starting point of the trek. On the way to Syabrubesi you can see many small village and beautiful scenery. The trail takes you to the spectacular route, climbing high over the ridges and provides us the opportunity to see the panorama of the Himalaya, including the Annapurna’s, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang Region.
Day 4: Trek to Lama Hotel about 7 hrs (2480m) (B, L, D)
The trail initially crosses the Bhote kosi. Then you will cross through the village of Thulo syabru and descend to the langtang Kola. You will see the fascinating view of Langtang Himal and more. Slowly the trail climbs gently through the sub- tropical forests. There is also the variety of wildlife in these forest such as wild boars, red pandas and Himalayan black bears etc. where you will pass through pine and Junipers forest with the river flowing beside you. Overnight in lama Hotel.
Day 5: Trek to Langtang about 6 hrs (3541m) (B, L, D)
After having breakfast you will continue your trip to your next destination. You continue to follow the Langtang khola climbing steep through forest. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlement used by herders who brings their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. The trail descends into a valley to cross a stream and climbs past several water-driven mills and prayer wheels to the large settlement of Langtang. There is a monastery which you can visit shortly before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park. Overnight in Langtang.
Day 6: Trek to Kyanjing Gompa 4 to 5 hrs (3900m) (B, L, D)
The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures and the small villages of Mumdu and Sidum. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyanjing. The place is famous for cheese and curd where you will explore the surrounding. Overnight in Kyanjing Gompa.
Day 7: Day trip to Kyanjing Ri 4770m about 6 to 7 hrs overnight kyanjing Gumpa (3900m) (B, L, D)
Today is the extra day in the Kyanjing Gompa. You can visit the surrounding and trek to Kyanjin Ri, which is the good viewpoints in the area that you can climb for a breathtaking panorama of the langtang peaks. It will take 4-5 hour to reach the Kyanjing Ri from kyanjing Gompa. Back to Kyanjing Gompa and walk around the Kyanjing valley with guide. There is a small monastery and a Government-operated cheese factory in Kyanjing, which you can visit. Overnight in Kyanjing Gompa.
Day 8: Trek to Ghodatabela - Lama Hotel (2470m), Walk approx. 7 hrs (B, L, D)
Today you will retrace your route along the Langtang Khola to langtang village and on the Ghodatabela. Continue to trek steep decent to Lama Hotel. The trail is for the most part downhill while descending to Lama Hotel. On the way downhill you will see fantastic views of mountain, beautiful scenery. Overnight in Lama Hotel.
Day 9: Trek to Thulo Sybru about 6 to 7 hrs(2200m). (B, L, D)
Today's trail, you will descend to river and ascend to Thulo Syabru. Following the same Route until you reach the upper Trail on the ridge, you will reach the pleasant village of Thulo Syabru.You will see the fascinating view of Langtang Himal also this treks provides you the opportunity to know about Culture, tradition and custom of the local Tamang Community.Overnight in Thulo Syabru.
Day 10: Trek to Sing Gompa about 6 hrs(3584m) (B, L, D)
Today the trail ascends through forests of oak, fir and rhododendron to the top of a ridge. From here it is only a short descent to Sing Gompa. Overnight in Sing Gompa.
Day 11: Trek to Gosainkunda about 6 to 7 hrs(4381m) (B, L, D)
Today you will pass the village of Chandanbari and Cholangpati along the gradual up trail. You will explore the Chandanbari which has a cheese factory. From the Larebina, the trail leads you steep up for about 2 hours to reach to your destination place Gosaikunda which has several sacred holy lakes. Perhaps it is the best place to admire the majestic view of Langtang and Ganesh himalayan ranges. Overnight at Gosaikunda.
Day 12: Trek to Dhunche about 7 hrs (2030m) (B, L, D)
You will trek down from Gosaikunda to dhunche for about 7 hrs. Most of the trails is descent, you will enjoy walking in a lust forest. The trail will begin with a pleasant walk across the village-side houses and towards the river by the jungle. Overnight at Dhunche
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to Bhaktapur (B, L)
After an early breakfast in Dhunche, you will drive back to Kathmandu which have almost 114 K.M road distance. You will have scenic drive all the way. After arriving in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to Bhaktapur for overnight.
Day 14: Day leisure at Bhaktapur (B)
After breakfast explore medieval cities of devotees and the best preserved of all the old cities of Kathmandu Valley. Bhaktapur is known as many name as 'City of Devotees', 'City of Culture' 'Living Heritage' and 'Nepal's Cultural Gem'. It is one of the three cities in the Kathmandu valley. Bhaktapur houses a number of monuments, most terra-cotta with carved wood columns, palaces and temples with elaborate carvings, gilded roofs, and open courtyards. The city is dotted with pagodas and religious shrines. Don’t miss the visit all old courtyards and chat with the locals. Overnight at Bhaktapur.
Day 15: Departure
Farewells! Our airport representative will accompany you to the airport see you off.
Start and finish in Kathmandu (KTM)
This years trip will be escorted by Rayburn who hiked both the Annapurna, and EBC with us.
Highlights of the tour:-
What's Not Included:-
Cost estimate: US $1750 per person.
Single supplement: 150$ (only in the valley 4 nights)
Due to the nature of adventure travel and the prices of the resources on which it depends, the published price of any trip is subject to change at any time, before or after booking confirmation, up to 60 days before the departure.