Langtang Valley / Gosainkuda/ Chisopani (Helambhu Region)

Langtang Valley / Gosainkuda/ Chisopani (Helambhu Region)

The Langtang Himal is a region north part of Kathmandu. valley and it lies just south of Tibetan border. The 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 ourists. 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.

Gosainkunda Lake is one of the most famous pilgrimages of Nepal. It is situated at an altitude of 4,380 meters and cradled amidst craggy peaks. Thousands of people trek to this glacial lake every August. The trek passes through varied landscapes ranging from evergreen forest, cascading waterfalls and turbulent streams to alpine grass and barren mountainsides. Besides the famous Gosainkunda Lake, the other lakes in the neighborhood are Nagkunda, Bhairabkunda, Saraswatikunda and Surajkunda. Gosainkunda lies to the north-west of Helambu beyond a 4.602-meters high pass. However, the best approach to Gosainkunda is through Trishuli valley, 71 kilometers north-west of Kathmandu. Trishuli valley is linked with Kathmandu. by a motorable road.

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: 18 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trekking Destination:: Langtang Valley / Gosainkuda/ Chisopani (Helambhu Region)

Group Size:: 1-07 pax

Highest Altitude on Trek:: 5033m

Transportation:: by local bus or by private transport

Type of Tour:: Teahouse

Seasons: all the year

Trip Cost :: $575

Day 1 : Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Free day in Kathmandu or self Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

Day 3 : Local Bus ride to Syaprubesi. the bus journey will take 7-8 hrs

Day 4 : Syaprubesi to Sherpa Goau (2300m) 6-7 hrs of trek

Day 5 : Sherpa Goau to Thangshep village (3200m) 7 hrs of trek

Day 6 : Thangshep village to Khanjing Gompa (3800m) 6-7 hrs of Trek

Day 7 : Rest Day or side trip to Tsercori (5033m) 7-8 hrs of trek

Day 8 : Side trip to Langsisha Kharka (4090m) and Return back to Khanjing Gompa. 7-8 hrs of trek

Day 9 : Trek back to Lama Hotel (2300m) 6-7 hrs of trek

Day 10 : Lama hotel to Thulo Syabru(2200m) 6-7 hrs of trek

Day 11 : Syabru to Sing gompa (3300m) 5-6 hrs of trek

Day 12 : Sing Gompa to Gosaikund Lake(4320m) Sacred lake. 5-6 hrs of trek

Day 13 : Gosaikund to Ghopte(3300m) 7-8 hrs of trek

Day 14 : Ghope to Kutumsang(2470m) 6-7 hrs of trek

Day 15 : Kutumsang to Chisopani (2150m) 6-7 hrs of trek

Day 16 : Chisopani / Sundarijal to Kathmandu. 5 hrs of trek

Day 17 : Free day at Kathmandu or self visit to Bhaktapur city

Day 18 : 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 , if you pay extra we will provide private transport to Dhunche or to Syaprubesi ( the private land crusher with driver will cost US$ 175 for one way. There are 6 seat on land crusher)
  • 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast( Centrally located, attach bathroom, hot and cold shower)
  • 13 nights 14 days trekking in lodges( Lodges are simple  but clean enough and has a hot and cold shower)
  • Sleeping bag  for trekking
  •  Langtang National Park Permit and Tims card (We Need two photos for permit)
  • Shivapuri national park 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)
  • 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 tour in kathmandu valley and All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu valley
  • All the meals during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) ( Allow US$300 Per person for Trekking)
  • Tipping for trekking guide and trekking porter

We will offer special rates for Tour Operater and Wholeseller.

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