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Holy Gosaikunda Trek

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Trip Name:  

Holy Gosaikunda Trek

Grade:

 Moderate

Duration: 

14 Days

Altitude: 

4380 meters

Activities:  Walking and Sightseeing
Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge and camping
Transport:  Bus/Jeep/Car/Plane/Helicopter
Best Season: March-May Sept-Nov

Holy Gosaikunda Trek is one of the popular trekking destinations in Nepal. The valley Langtang is also described for being the most beautiful valley by the trekkers and mountaineers. This trekking region is famous for picturesque and distinctive peaks including Langtang valley and Kyanjin Gompa. Langtang lies to the north from Kathmandu and has several Tamang villages, small peaks for the climb. The most trekking trail of this route is covered with moss shielded on the ground and lush fern in the tree trunks.

Gosainkunda at the elevation of 4380 meters is another undeniable outstanding trekking destination. It is encircled by Himalaya Lakes. The lake is sacred and important for both Hindu and Buddhist religions. Many priests from both the religion visit this place throughout the year. Not to forget, Gosainkunda Lake carries a famous myth related to Lord Shiva.

This journey offers a sparkling view of nearby ponds during the sunrise. The places like Kutumsang and TharePati have their artistic landscape and culture to keep appealing the visitor.

The trekking trail to Holy Gosainkunda passes through the Langtang National Park. The National park is home to several floras and faunas. The rhododendron and bamboo forest, red pandas, deer, monkey are some of the flora and fauna present here. As this region is close to the Tibetan border, you can also get to know the influence of Tibetan culture in this region.

This 14 days trek commences from the Kathmandu and takes trekkers to the awe-inspiring forests of pine, bamboo, swift mountains, meadows, grassy lands, landscapes. The trekking trails help us to encounter villages like Syabrubesi, Lama Hotel, Kyangjin Gompa, Gosaikunda and others.

Do I need previous experience to commence this trek? 

It’s great if you have any previous experience. Gosainkunda Holy trek also can be done without previous experience. One must obtain all the necessary information like highest elevation, safety measures for the acute mountain sickness and probability of getting altitude sickness, weather, temperature, etc.

 

Best time to trek to Gosainkunda Holy trek.

Most of the trekkers and travel agencies recommend spring and autumn season as the best time to trek. These months have a clear day and night and a stable temperature. The visibility during this time is great. It enables trekkers to get a clear view of beautiful mountains, hill, and surroundings.

In winter and summer, we can find mist and fogs surrounding the region. It decreases visibility. Besides, you don’t want to ruin your beautiful trek because of rain or some unconditional circumstance like a rise in the water level of rivers and streams. The trekking trails also get wets and slippery in these seasons.

Major highlights of the Goasinkunda holy trek:

  • Exploration of the unspoiled and beautiful Langtang Village
  • Explore the rich culture and traditions of the local
  • Observe and get to know the ancient Kyanjing Gompa
  • Visit and observe Gosainkunda Lake.
  • Visit the places like Cheese factory in Chandanbari and Kyanjin Gompa
  • The outlook of the magnificent view of the Himalayas from Kyanjin Ri.
Itinenary
Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (150 meters). Duration: 8 hours

We take our early breakfast to make our way to Syabribesi. To reach Syrabrubesi, we drive along the Kakani village. Today, we get to see the magnificent peaks like Manaslu, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, and others as we drive.
Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 2

Trek from Syabribesi to Lama Hotel (2480 meters). Duration: 6 to 7 hours

We descend from Syabrubesi and reach the deciduous dense forest. We cross a suspension bridge at the elevation of 1960 meters over the Langtang Khola and then ascend. The trail leads us to the old Langtang trail from Syarpagaon and Syabrubesi and eventually we reach the Lama Hotel in the village pf Chongong.
Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 3

Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3451 meters). Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Today, we get the first glimpse of the snow-capped peaks Langtang Lirung. We pass via Ghoda Tablea (horse stable) and continue trekking forward leaving the forest behind. The trail from the Ghode Tabela ascends and takes us to the Langtang village. This village has an interesting Tibetan lifestyle and stone walls enclosing houses.
Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 4

Trek from Langtang to Kyanjing Gompa (3900 meters). Duration: 3 hours

The team today ascends to a Chorten leaving Langtang and marks our another destination Kyanjing Gompa. We can see a magnificent Yansa Tsenji (6580 meters), Kimshun 6750 meters and the Langtang Himal as we trek towards the Kyanjing Gompa.
Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 5

Acclimatization and exploration day

We stay at the Kyanjing Gompa for acclimatization. On our 5th day of the trek, we hike further up to the valley. The high point of Kyanjing Gompa encompasses spectacular insight of Langtang Lirung (7346 meters), Ganchenpo (6400 meters), Dorje Lakpa (6700 meters), Lenp Gang (7100 meters) and others. After a quality time at the high point of the Kyanjing Gompa, we descend back to Kyanjing Gompa.
Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 6

Trek from Kyanjing Gompa to Ghode Tabela. Duration: 4-5 hours.

We retrace back to Ghode Tabela from the Lyanjing Gompa.
Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 7

Trek from Ghode Tabela to Bamboo (1980 meters). Duration: 4 to 5 hours.

The trekking trails descends crossing over the various oak forest and leads us along the river bank to reach the Bamboo.
Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 8

Trek from Bamboo to Thulo Syabru (2200 meters). Duration: 4 to 5 hours.

Leaving Bamboo behind, we descend a little bit and reach Pahiro. From here, trekking trails ascend and guides us to Thulo Syabru.
We can encounter animals like a bear, monkeys and other species of birds. Thulo Syabru has the Tamang settlements and today we explore the Tamang cultures, customs, and traditions.

Day 9

Trek from Thulo Syabru to Shing Gompa (3584 meters). Duration: 5 to 6 hours

From the Thulo Syabru, we hike past the Gompa, School and army post. We walk along the potato field’s steep trail. We trek along the forest and reach the final ridge Shing Gompa. The Shing Gompa has a Buddhist monastery that is about 100 m tall.
Overnight at the teahouse

Day 10

Trek to Gosaikunda (4381 meters). Duration: 6 to 7 hours

Leaving Shing Gompa behind, we climb steadily via rhododendron forest, reach Cholang Pati and enter Goasinkunda protected area. The area prohibits any kinds of activities that harm flora and fauna. To the north, we can have good views of Langtang Lirung and Mustang, Himalchuli, and Manaslu to the west. The trail gets narrow as we climb up and finally, we set our foot on the holy lake Gosainkunda. The region also has other attractions like Sarawasti Kund, Large stone of Lord Shiva Lingam and such.
Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 11

Trek to Thare Pati (3600 meters) via Laurebina Pass (4600 meters). Duration: 8 hours.

We ascend to Laurebina pass. But before ascending to Laurebina pass, we trail at first descends and takes us to a rocky path. We can see several streams and rivers, roofless herders hut. We reach Ghopte after passing some stone hut. From the Ghopte, we descend via thick pine and rhododendron forests and a few hours trek from here takes us to Tharepati.
Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 12

Trek to Kutumsangu (2471 meters). Duration: 6 hours

We descend to Kutumsangu from Tharepati. As we trek, we can have a panoramic view of gigantic mountains like Manaslu. Annapurna and such.
Overnight at the teahouse

Day 13

Tek from Kutumsangu to Chisapani (2194 meters). Duration: 6 to 7 hours

We have an early sunrise view from the Kutumsangu. Then after taking breakfast, we trek to Chisapani. Chisapani is another favorite viewpoint of trekkers for sunrise and sunset. Besides this, we explore the cultural attributes of the Chisapani.
Overnight at the teahouse.

Day 14

Trek to Sundarijal and drive back to Kathmandu valley.

We catch the trail to Sundarijal from the Chisapani. On the way, we encounter Tamang Habitants and pass across the Mulkharka and Shivapuri National Park. Then, we make a short drive from Sundarijal to Kathmandu
Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 15

Departure to native destination

On the 14th day of our trek, for the successful trek to holy Gosaikunda, we celebrate and have a farewell program and dinner.
And on the 15th day, we greet you and guide you to the Tribhuvan International airport for your final departure to your home

Fixed Departure
DatePriceAvaiable SeatAltitudeBook Now
2020-05-25

USD 600

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FAQ

Includes

  • Pick up from the airport in your arrival and drop to the airport in departure by private car/ bus
  • Hotel room management
  • Accommodation in hotel/lodge as per contract
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley by private vehicles
  • Management of meals according to contract (Breakfast, Lunches, and Dinners)
  • License holder local guide based your language
  • Available of local staff, porters
  • Accommodation, food, insurance, salary, and equipped staff throughout your trekking
  • Tickets of bus and flights related to your trekking package
  • Government charges on the behalf of office site
  • Official expenses

Excludes

  • Except for the lunch and dinner explained in the itinerary
  • Your travel insurance
  • International tickets and airport tax
  • Visa fees
  • Laundry, cold and hot drinks, and alcoholic drinks
  • Trekking and other equipment related to yourself
  • Other sightseeing and mountain entrances fees not included in cost include a section
  • Tips for guides/porters/other persons
  • Expect the things which are not mentioned in cost include parts

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tour review

Fantastic Trek and Great Guide

5.0 rating
February 24, 2020

We had a great time up at the Langtang valley. Amazing weather and fantastic people. Lakpa, our guide, was very nice and accommodative to our request. He made everything easy for us. Fully recommended!

Henry White
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