Best Season: March till May & September till December
Total Duration: 13 Days
Langtang Gosaikunda combines the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lakes at Gosaikunda. You can visit the beautiful Langtang National park and then trek to the end of the valley to view the wonderful mountains views. Following the Trishuli River north out of Kathmandu, you travel through Trishuli Bazaar and Dhunche to Syabrubensi, a Sherpa village located at the very edge of the Langtang National Park.
You then head east into the Langtang valley, crossing the river several times as you travel up along a gorge-like, lower section of the valley. You pass through oak and rhododendron forests and even cross glacial moraine on your way to the Tamang village of Langtang. A little further up the valley is Kyanging Gompa, where you stop overnight and try the local yak cheese.
You pass through Nubamatang, nestled in a hidden valley, on your way up to view the glaciers, which mark the gateway into Tibet. Back trekking you travel through Syabru and Sing Gompa to a high plateau, where the sacred lake Gosainkunda is located. Crossing the Lauribinayak Pass (4610m.), you continue south, leaving the Langtang region behind you as you travel through Tharepati and Kutumsang to Sundarijal.
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu (TIA), our representative from Hillstrek will be there to pick you up. You will be transferred to the hotel in half an hour drive wit private vehicle. We discuss our trip and you have time for refreshments. In the evening we are together again for welcome dinner in the typical Nepalese restaurant with a cultural program.
After breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up for half day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley UNESCO protected world heritage sites. You will have your lunch in the restaurant with the view of Stupa then you will be back to the hotel. You will meet your tour leader and discuss the trek and do last minutes arrangements
After having breakfast drive by private transport/Local Bus to Dhunche, along the journey, we will drive through a beautiful village and you will see snowcapped mountains along with the Langtang Himalayan range and Ganesh Himal, it will take 6-7 hours to reach Dhunche. When we reach Dhunche, Then we visit the city and stay overnight in Guesthouse.
The trek begins from Dhunche after breakfast, the trail gently up to the riverside and it goes step up till Deurali. The trail goes snaky up to the army camp and it goes again step up to Sing gompa/Chandanbari. It is a quiet tough day for the first-day trek. In Sing gompa, there is a cheese factory where you explore the local way to make cheese. Also, there is a monastery made of wood that’s why the place is called Sing gompa.
This day is the shortest trekking day of the trip, (3-4 Hours) it goes just gently up to Cholangpati through the forest of rhododendron and pine trees. After here, the trail goes slightly step up to Lauribinayak (3000 Meters). This place is the best viewpoint for Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himalayan range and other mountains on the top and green forest just on the bottom.
With a steep ascent all the way to Gosaikunda (4,380 Meters). You follow a rugged trail with dramatic views to the Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Tibetan peaks, and Langtang Lirung. On a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be seen rising up behind and to the north also across the valley is Langtang Lirung. You pass a few huts in the high pasture of Laurebinayak, cross a small ridge and have your first views of the holy lake of Gosaikunda. There are about a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin the main three being Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda, and Gosainkunda.
This day, The trail leaves Gosaikund and climbs through rugged country, past four small lakes to the Laurebina La (4610 Meters), the highest point of this trek. Keep looking back at the spectacular views of Manaslu and the mountains of the Ganesh Himal, as well as the familiar Langtang Lirung. You then step down quiet long to Phedi.
This day, The trail leaves Gosaikund and climbs through rugged country, past four small lakes to the Laurebina La (4610meters), the highest point of this trek. Keep looking back at the spectacular views of Manaslu and the mountains of the Ganesh Himal, as well as the familiar Langtang Lirung. You then step down quiet long to Phedi.
After a break, the fast trail goes down to Melamchi Khola. Then we trek up to Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements. Discover the village and its monastery which is one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the Helambu region. Helambu is the family name of Buddhist people which came from Helmu cast .stay overnight at the guest house
Today is an easy walk by passing forests, streams, and waterfalls. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the Sherpa village. Then we get Sermathang. Discover the village. There is also a Buddhist monastery at the highest point of the village. Stay overnight at the guest house
On our final day of the trek, we walk down to Melamchi Bazaar. The village is mostly covered by the Sherpa, but there are also people of other ethnicities. At the bazaar there will be private transport from adventure team then we drive to Kathmandu .stay overnight at hotel