Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda trek - 17 Days

Trekking in the most beautiful alpine valley in the perfect tranquility of Himalaya & crossing one of the most beautiful alpine valley in the perfect tranquility central Himalayan location, amazing valleys gorge, traditional culture & Buddhist religion, pristine forest, area of the red pandas, and in the close backdrop of the high Langtang Himalayan range.

Langtang valley is situated directly north of Kathmandu in the Central Himalayan Region. This area was declared a National Park in 1976 and remains the second largest Park in Nepal, covering 1710 sq.km. Mountainous terrain south of Nepal-Tibet (China) border. Within its boundaries are some 45 villages, with the main objective of the park is to preserve the regions by allowing the local to follow the traditional land use practices which are compatible with resource protection.

Day 1
Kathmandu

After arriving in Kathmandu Airport through Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be received by a representative from Arihant Holidays. You will be escorted to your Hotel. We schedule a Welcome Dinner for you in an excellent traditional Nepalese Restaurant where you will be entertained by Nepalese cultural program as well as feast upon an excellent ethnic Nepali meal. Overnight stay at Kathmandu

Day 2
Kathmandu

Included meal: Breakfast
After a delicious breakfast spend the day visiting some of the popular sights of Kathmandu. Also fulfill all necessary purchase and packing in preparation of the upcoming treks. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Day 3
Kathmandu-Syabrubesi: 8 hours by bus

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We catch a bus from Kathmandu in the early morning and head towards Syabrubesi following the winding ways along the north-western hillside. Overnight stay at Syabrubesi.

Day 4
Syabrubesi-Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We begin the trek across the suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi. We hike past villages to reach the banks of Langtang Khola. After crossing the bridge over the river we trail alongside the south bank of the river. We trail past the ups and downs of the terrain and through dense forests filled with a variety of wildlife. We trek across more suspension bridges before we reach the Lama Hotel. Overnight stay at Lama Hotel.

Day 5
Lama Hotel- Langtang: 5- 6 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The trek to Lantang is a steep climb through a jungle of hemlocks, oaks, maples and white and pink rhododendrons. Catch a glimpse of the Lamtang Lirung peaking through the trees. We ascend up to a pass marked with prayer flags, pass through a U-shaped glacial valley and past several water driven mills to reach Langtang. Overnight stay at Langtang.

Day 6
Langtang - Kyanjin Gompa: 4-5 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We follow the trail to a large chorten located on a ridge, climb past an impressive mani wall to a small village. Ahead we find a huge boulder dressed in prayer flags. We climb up a moraine and head towards the monastery of Kyanjin Gompa and the icefalls flowing from the peaks of Langtang Lirung and Kimshung. We follow the trail descending below the Kyanjin Gompa to stop for the day. Overnight stay at Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 7
Kyanjin Gompa: explore day

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Home to the Nyingmapa school monastery enjoy the amazing view of the Mountains. Overnight stay at Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 8
Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We retract our steps descending down from Kyanjin Gompa towards Lama Hotel. Overnight stay at Lama Hotel.

Day 9
Lama Hotel - Thulo Syabru: 5-6 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Descending alongside the river and through a forest of pine and juniper forests we head towards Thulo Syabru, enjoying the beautiful views of the Langtang Himal. Overnight stay at Thulo Syabru.

Day 10
Thulo Syabru- Shin gomba: 3-5 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Climb up a steep hill and through a forest of hemlock and oak to an ancient looking chorten. Descend down through a rhododendron forest and pastures catching the views of the Ganesh himal. Walking through a silent moss covered forest to the head of a valley coming across the ridge top where Shin Gomba is located. Overnight stay at Shin Gomba.

Day 11
Shin gomba- Gosainkunda: 5-6 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Climb up a steep ridge making a transition form a rich moist mountain landscape to dry scrub vegetation. Enjoy the scenery beauty of the Langtang valley as you enter the Gosaikunda protected area. Ascending up to the alpine country above the tree line where you will come across a pair of tall stone pillars that reads “Welcome to Gosaikunda”. We follow the trail marked by prayer flags and past two rock carving of Ganesh to finally reach the largest lake Gosainkunda. There is a black rock in the middle of the lake believed to be the head of Shiva. Overnight stay at Gosaikunda.

Day 12
Gosainkunda- Gopte: 6-8 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
From the northern side of the Gosaikunda Lake, climb the rocky terrain marked with cairns to reach a pass. From there descend down alongside the stream and through a knee busting route until we reach the middle of the valley. We climb through the scrub bamboo trail to cross the head of the valley before descending down across moraines to a dry stream and through forests littered with ravines. We reach Gopte when we cross a ridge marked with prayer flags. Overnight stay at Gopte.

Day 13
Gopte- Malemchigaon: 6-7 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We descend down a forested area and walk across a dry river bed to reach the Melamchi River. Then we climb the final length to reach Malemchigaon. Overnight stay at Malemchigaon.

Day 14
Malemchigaon - Tarke Gyang: 5-7 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
From Malemchigon we trek onwards to Tarke Gyang in the Helambu region. With narrow cobbled lanes and tightly packed house, get to know the Sherpa culture and visit their traditional monasteries. Overnight stay at Tarke Gyang.

Day 15
Tarke Gyang- Sermathang: 3-5 hours

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We start our trek with a great view of the Helembu region as you travel across a small forest. The village is the home to three large Gompas. Overnight stay at Sermathang.

Day 16
Sermathang- Melamchi Puul Bazaar -Kathmandu : 3-4 hours; 2 hour bus

Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We walk a short way to Melamchi Puul Bazaar. From there we catch a bus heading for Kathmandu. We will organize a Farewell dinner in your honor to celebrate the successful completion of your trek to Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda in the evening. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Day 17
Final Departure

Included meal: Breakfast
It’s now time to say goodbye to the mountains as you prepare for your departure. You can squeeze in some last minute sightseeing and shopping. A representative from Arihant Holidays.com will escort you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

Incursions

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 3 nights in 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (Kathmandu Guest House or similar standard) with breakfast
  • 13 nights in standard lodges/teahouses in mountain
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • Kathmandu- Syabru transfer in Public vehicle
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Excursions

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance

  • US$ 999 per person in the group of minimum 2 – 5 pax.
  • US$ 930 per person in the group of minimum 6 – 9 pax.
  • US$ 900 per person in the group of minimum 10 – 12 pax.

Please discuss with us over WhatsApp for group offer.

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Trip Facts

  • Tea-House / Lodge
  • Moderate
  • 12 - 13 days
  • 4984m at Tsergo Ri
  • 16 - 17 days
  • From March to May & September to November.
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