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Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking

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Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking Trip Facts

Activities Area Altitude Duration Style Country
Trekking Langtang 4610m 11 Days Lodge Trek Nepal

The Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking is an extraordinary adventure that takes you through the stunning Langtang trekking region of the Himalayas. Despite being severely affected by the devastating earthquake in 2015, which caused significant destruction and loss of life, the area has since rebuilt its basic infrastructure and ensured safety measures. As a result, trekking operations have resumed, allowing adventurers to experience the beauty of this region once again. This trek offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and cultural richness. The journey takes you through the remote and spectacular Langtang Valley and leads you to the high mountain lakes at Gosaikunda, a sacred site for Hindus.

Well-established trekking route, this treks provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique culture of the local ethnic tribes and witness the breathtaking mountain peaks up close. Key highlights of the trek include exploring the Langtang valley, visiting Kyanging and Kyanging Ri, crossing the Laurebina La Pass, and reaching the sacred Gosaikunda Lake. The trek reaches a maximum altitude of 4,610 meters above sea level, with most overnight stops below 4000 meters. The exception is Gosaikunda, where you will spend the night at an elevation of 4300 meters. Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking promises an unforgettable experience, combining natural splendor, cultural encounters, and the thrill of high-altitude trekking in one of the Himalayas' most beautiful regions.

Highlights of the Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking

Langtang Valley:- Known as the "Valley of Glaciers," Langtang Valley offers stunning views of the Langtang Lirung (7,227m) and other peaks. The valley is rich with lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and picturesque villages.

Gosainkunda Lake:- This sacred alpine lake, situated at an altitude of 4300 meters, is surrounded by rugged mountains and provides a serene and tranquil setting.

Tamang and Sherpa Communities:- The trek passes through traditional villages inhabited by the Tamang and Sherpa people. Trekkers have the opportunity to experience their warm hospitality, unique customs, and rich cultural heritage.

Monasteries and Chortens:- The trail is dotted with Buddhist monasteries, chortens, and prayer wheels, adding a spiritual aspect to the trek.

Flora and Fauna:- The trek traverses a variety of ecological zones from sub-tropical forests to alpine meadows. It’s common to spot wildlife such as red pandas, Himalayan black bears, and various species of birds.

Langtang National Park:- This protected area is home to diverse ecosystems and offers a pristine natural environment.

Gosainkunda Lake:- This lake is considered sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists. It is believed to have been created by Lord Shiva and attracts pilgrims during the Janai Purnima festival.

Kyanjin Gompa:- Located at the upper end of the Langtang Valley, this monastery offers spiritual solace and panoramic views of the surrounding peaks.

Day 01:- Kathmandu to Syaprubesi (1460m.) by drive 7 to 9 hours and overnight hotel.

Day 02:- Syaprubesi to Lama Hotel (2460m.) 6-7 hours walking and overnight hotel.

Day 03:- Lama Hotel to Langtang (3200m.) 6 hours walking and overnight hotel.

Day 04:- Langtang to Kyanjing Gompa (3700m.) 4 hours walking and overnight hotel.

Day 05:- Acclimatization day in Kyanjing Gompa and overnight hotel.

Day 06:- Kyanjing Gompa to Lama Hotel (2460m.) 6-7 hours walking and overnight hotel.

Day 07:- Lama Hotel to Thulosyapru (Syapru Gaun) (2210m.) 6 hours walking and overnight hotel.

Day 08:- Thulosyapru to Singumpa (Chandanbari) (3250m.) 5 hours walking and overnight hotel.

Day 09:- Singumpa to Gosainkunda (4300m.) 6 hours walking and overnight hotel.

Day 10:- Gosainkunda to Dhunche (2030m.) 6-7 hours walking and overnight hotel.

Day 11:- Dhunche to Kathmandu (1400m.) by drive 6 to 8 hours and overnight hotel.