Trip Highlights
  • Explore the amazing Langtang gorge.
  • Get to know Tamang and Sherpa Culture and locals.
  • Relish the beauty of the peaks like Mt. Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), Naya Kangri (5846m)
  • Get to know the peculiar fusion of the landscapes, cultures, diverse vegetation
  • Get closer to the renowned lakes of Gosaikunda (4460m), Ganeshkunda and Saraswatikunda

Amid with the fusion of the grand and far- flung gorge of the Langtang, Langtang Gosaikunda trek is truly remarkable.

The rising mountain glacial lakes at Gosainkunda of the Langtang are populated by Sherpa and Tamang family in the North West of Kathmandu valley and modish for its civilization and faith with spectacular views of Himalayas. The Gosaikunda region has been mark out as a spiritual location. Hindu folklore accredits Gosaikunda as the dwelling of Hindu deity noble Shiva and divinity Gauri. The trek route of Langtang Gosaikunda are demanding which include lengthy, gentle and descent, moderate sub- alpine shallow tree-plant, the skies indigo gentians, depends orchids and primroses or across glacier massive views and remarkable inhabitants. Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking gives you the prospect to acquire accurate in the middle of the Himalayan peak and to get an embrace to remoteness, hiking throughout some interestingly isolated and comparatively abandoned area.

Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek starts from Syabru village. Instead, trekkers may also start from Sundarijal, which lies on the border of Kathmandu. Numerous trekkers decide to reside at Laurebinayak which also provide outstanding the end of the day and first light view of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal. The main inheritance of this section is Tamang and Sherpas. The craftsmanship, costume, habitually built stone house and the skillfully made of wood overwhelmed goes back to the indication of hundreds years of existence. The amazing scenery of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), Naya Kangri (5846m) and DorjeLakpa (6966m) are significance gifted for the nature seekers and mountains lovers on one furnish and on the other 1000 variety of vegetation such as wild boar, red panda, pica, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Thar (wild goat), rhesus monkey, common langur, snow leopard , hawks, hoopoe, cuckoos, barbets, owls, nightjars, laughing thrushes, black-capped sibias, Red-billed and parakeets, more than 250 variety of birds are major appeal for the Langtang trek.

Langtang Gosaikunda provides the voyager an extraordinary and wide-ranging passage during the Langtang gorge and on top of the holy lake of Gosainkunda. To reach the rocky bowl studded with the sacred high altitude lakes, the wander ascend additionally takes steeply to Gosaikunda area over the farmland and high passing the tree line up an alpine crest which provides a big Himalayan panorama. Currently there are about 108 lakes in this region but Gosaikunda (4460m), Ganeshkunda and Saraswatikunda is the most renowned one.

The Gosaikunda lakes are renowned by Buddhist and Hindis as holy and during the August full moon Janai Purnima, many Hindus make the pilgrimage to bath in the lakes. With the amount of high ascends and rigid fall of the lush forests or passing across the glacial moraines passing to the Ghopte to Chisapani to Kathmandu. Langtang hike offers a paramount hike for those sole with a great deal of time. One can understand and get to know the peculiar fusion of the landscapes, cultures, diverse vegetation and wildlife as well as the stunning mountains. The trek outcome is sincerely extraordinary as from the lowland forest ample with the nature to pristine lakes, alpine meadows, spectacular mountain peaks brings superb lifestyle of the local Tamang indigenous.

Nepal Nomad will prepare for the logistics, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Itinerary, accommodation, climbing permits and flights. And will be guiding you on every step of your thrilling and adventurous journey.If you are searching for a specific or different mountain to climb then contact usat Nepal Nomad.

Itinerary

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On the first day of your arrival, our representative with our office vehicle will be on a standby .After you are transferred to the hotel a pre-trek briefing on the trekking program and any last minute arrangements will schedules. You will get familiar to the surroundings as you go down the streets for a walk. Then a delicious local Nepali dinner will be served accompanied by cultural dance performed by the local belles

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

On this particular day, we explore around Kathmandu City and visit to the two world heritage sites. This includes a visit to the Bodhnath Stupa known for its unique structure and as the biggest shrines in the world. For a more lighthearted day, a visit to Pashupatinath, situated on the banks of the holy Baghmati River which is considered as a home to the hundreds of thousands Hindus people and as the famous Hindu temple across the country where you will see Hindu holy men (sadhus) and pilgrims performing ritual bathing, and occasionally, funeral pyres burning on the Ghats. The cremation site here is used by the royal family and also for the simple man living next door. In the early afternoon you can relax to your hotel or do last minute shopping. Trekking Departure Information shall be provided.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

Travelling by bus to Syabru Besi, it takes about 9 hrs to reach and by jeep in about 7- 8 hrs which gives an immense sight to the beautiful Syabru Besi. Passing through Dhunche, we head north out of the Kathmandu driving through scenic rolling hills of Syabru Besi. We will be enclosed by the majestic sights of the green hills, terraces, Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal. We will be staying overnight at the accommodation.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Syabru Besi
  • Altitude: 2000m

It takes about 5 hrs to reach to the Lama Hotel where in the beginning we pass through the BhoteKoshi River following the Langtang Khola. The path then progressively ascends to the Bamboo. Based on the bank of the Langtang Khola, we hike towards the Rimche and have afternoon lunch at the accommodation. After trekking for about 45 mins from the Rimche we ultimately reach at the Lama Hotel and stay for an overnight at the accommodation.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lama Hotel
  • Altitude: 2748m

The path is very direct today after travelling for about 2 hrs, we finally arrive at the Gomna passing the oak forest and rhododendron and from there we will take a walk with the uphill path to the designation of the Ghodatabela in about an hour. Then we pass to the Thangsep village which has mostly Tamang natives and we will then reach at the Langtang village where we will stay for an overnight at the accommodation at the Langtang.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Langtang village
  • Altitude: 3500m

Out from the Langtang village, we will head to the Kyanjin Gompa today and it takes about 3 hrs to reach there. From the Kyangjing Gompa we get to see the beautiful sight of the Langtang mountain range which comprise of the Langtang Lirung, Naya Khang, Ghanjala Himal etc. We will be staying on an overnight at the accommodation

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kyangjing Gomba
  • Altitude: 3800m

Today is day 7, where we will stroll around the Kyangjing Gompa and stay for the acclimatization and get to know our surrounding better. We can go to the cheese factory or visit the monastery glaciers of the Himalayan range of the Langtang and then head back to the Kyangjing Gompa and stay for an overnight at the accommodation.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kyangjing Gompa
  • Altitude: 3800m

Today we descend back to the Lama Hotel and the duration to reach back to the Lama Hotel is about 5 – 6 hrs. We will have our lunch and progress the descent to the Lama Hotel and stay for an overnight at the accommodation

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lama Hotel
  • Altitude: 2784m

Today we begin our trek to Thulo Syabru out from the Lama Hotel as we take steep ascent travel, we progress our travel to the pine forests and the rhododendron cluster. We then ultimately reach to the Thulo Syabru descending from the forest through the Pairo. We might get chance to see some wild lives including red pandas, Himalayan Black Bears, Langur monkeys etc. We stay for an overnight at the tea house at the Thulo Syabru.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thulo Syabru

It takes about six hours to reach at the Sing Gomba from the Thulo Syabru. Today we visit an ancient monastery in the area where we get to learn and understand more Buddhist Culture at the Sing Gomba which has an altitude of about 3330m. It takes about 6 hrs to reach to this place from the Thulo Syabru by walking.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Sing Gomba
  • Altitude: 3330m

Out from the Sing Gomba, we ascend progressively to the Gosaikunda Lake which has the altitude of about 4380m. It takes about 5 hrs to reach there out from the monastery as we head out to the gorgeous Gosaikunda Lake. The trail winds up with the elevation gain above 4000 meters from the sea level. The path brings us closer to the astounding destinations from the Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and the Langtang range. We ultimately reach to the Gosaikunda which is one of the sacred pilgrimage sites for the Hindus. We forget the high altitude when we reach to this amazing atmosphere.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gosaikundsa Lake
  • Altitude: 4380m

Out from the Gosaikunda Lake, we descend down to the Tharepati which winds to the 7 hrs of trek to the rough path. The trek head down through the rhododendron forests and melamchigaun village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tharepati
  • Altitude: 3600m

From the Tharepati, we will head to the Tarkeghyang which is at the altitude of about 2600m. With the six hours of trekking we will reach to the place. The path unwinds through beautiful lush green forest and then amazing sight of the place. We will stay for an overnight at the Tarkeghyang.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tarkeghyang
  • Altitude: 2600m

Out from the Tarkeghyang, today we head to our designation to the Sermathang which takes about 5 hrs of trekking after an early breakfast. In the late afternoon we will reach to the designation and then we will be staying at the accommodation in the afternoon.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Sermathang
  • Altitude: 2590m

From the Sermathang, we gradually descent to the Melamchi Bazaar which is at the altitude of about 870m and then head towards to the Kathmandu which is then later takes about 4 hrs more of the trekking and then 2 hrs of bus then we finally reach at the Kathmandu where we will stay for an overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 870m

Today is the final day so you can relax until your departure or you can also initiate any supplementary trips or activities that you may have booked. In case of departure, you will be transferred to the international airport for fight back home.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICE

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
22 Feb, 2020 - 08 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1300
23 Feb, 2020 - 09 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1300
28 Feb, 2020 - 14 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1300
29 Feb, 2020 - 15 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1300

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Helambu Trekking. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, some of which may involve walking at increased altitudes and more difficult terrain. Occasionally, there may be a longer day when negotiating the more challenging sections such as a mountain pass or viewing peak.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to set off to Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Helambu Trekking, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Helambu Trekkingas well as introduce yourself to one another.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipment’s check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the overnight. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well-deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Helambu Trekking, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Helambu Trekkingtend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Helambu Trekkingincludes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Helambu Trekkingis designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Helambu Trekking, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.