Langtang Valley and Gosainkund Lake (4260m)

Langtang Valley and Gosainkund Lake (4260m)

The Langtang Himal is a region north part of Kathmandu. valley and it lies just south of Tibetan border. Langtang / GosaikundaThe langtang valley is sourrounded by high peaks of great appeal. It has become famous ever since the British mountaineer Bill Tilman described it as the most beautiful valley in the world. The highest peak in this area is Shisapangma or Gosaithan 8027m in Tibet. The course from the Langtang valley to Gosaikund is full of diversity and it is attracting many tourists. The langtang valley is also know as the treasure house of Alpine plants. The whole valley is cover with flowers during the summer.

This high and isolated region is inhabited by Tamangs whose religious practices, language and dress are much more similar to Tibetan.

is one of the hindu holy place and is considered to be made by Lord Shiva. The Buddhist Tamang that live nearby also revere it as their holy place. Every August on full moon nights lake is thronged with pilgrims for a big festival. On other days the lake sits in a tranquil atmosphere.

Flora and Fauna
The forests of Helambhu region and Langtang area prime example of temperate and sub alpine vegetation. The dense oak and pine forests on the trail of particular interest. As usual , the rhododendrons from a spectacular display during the spring.

People and culture
The people here, are of Tibetan origin and call themselves sherpa although they are quite distinct from the sherpas of Everest region both in language and customs. Many Tamang people also inhabit this area, Tamangs are also orginated in Tibet but settled in Nepal considerably earlier than Sherpas.

Trip Facts

Duration: 15 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trekking Destination:: Langtang Valley and Gosainkund Lake (4260m)

Group Size:: 1 - 06 pax

Highest Altitude on Trek:: 5033 m

Transportation:: by local bus or private land crusher

Type of Tour:: Teahouse

Seasons: All the year

Trip Cost :: $475

Day 1 : Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2 : Free day in Kathmandu or self sight seeing around kathmandu valley

Day 3 : Bus local bus or by private jeep to Syaprubesi(1650m). the drive will take 8-9 hrs. over night at guest house

Day 4 : Syaprubesi to Sherpa Goau (2250m) 6-7 hrs of trekking

Day 5 : Sherpa Goau to Thangshep village (3250m) 6-7 hrs of trekking

Day 6 : Thangshep village to Khayanjing gompa(3800m) 5-6 hrs of walking. during the afternoon climb to Khanjing ri.

Day 7 : Khayanjing Gompa rest day or side trip to Tsercori peak (5033m) or to Langsisha kharka. 7-8 hrs of trekking

Day 8 : Khayanjing Gompa to Lama hotel(2500m) 7 hrs of trekking

Day 9 : Lama hotel to Thulo Syabru(2200m) 6-7 hrs of trekking

Day 10 : Thulo Syabru to Sing gompa (3300m Buddhist Monastery) 5-6 hrs of trekking

Day 11 : Sing Gompa to Gosaikund Lake(4260m) 5-6 hrs of trekking

Day 12 : Gosaikunda lake to Dhunche village (1850m) 7-8 hrs of trekking

Day 13 : Dhunche to Kathmandu by local bus. the bus journey will take 8-9 hours.

Day 14 : Free day in Kathmandu or self visiting to Bhaktapur city

Day 15 : Tour Ends ( Departure for onwards destination)

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Cost Include(s)

  • Airport Pickup and Drop by private Transport(only for International flight)
  • All the trekking Transportation by local bus or if you pay extra we will provide private land crusher to Dhunche or to Syaprubesi. ( The land crusher with driver will cost US$ 175 for each way. There are 6 seat on Land crusher)
  • 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast.( Centrally located, attach bathroom and hot and cold shower)
  • 10 nights 11 days trekking in lodges ( Lodges are simple but clean enough and has a hot and cold shower.)
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket for trekking
  •  Langtang National Park Permit and Tims card ( we need two photograph for permit)
  • one experience trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), one trekking  porter between every 2 clients and their meals/accommodation/transportation/salary/insurance and their equipments are included in price. ( note: our trekking porter he will carry maximum 22 k,g, of baggage)
  • Trekking Map for Langtang region
  • First aid kit box
  • all the govt tax

Cost Exclude(s)

  • Personal bar bill, travel insurance/International airfare/Domestic airfare.
  • Items of personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, tips etc.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 30 days from date of issue)- Available at Royal Nepalese Embassies and Royal Nepalese Consulates abroad or on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  •  Sight seeing in kathmandu valley and  entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu .
  • All the meals during the trek ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)  ( Allow US$ 22-24 Per person per day for trekking)
  • Tips for trekking guide and for trekking porter.

We will offer special rates for Tour Operater and Wholeseller.

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