Langtang Gosaikunda 10 Day Trek

    What's Included?

  • 10 day adventure, 7 of which include 3 meals a day
  • 3 nights of deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu, breakfast included
  • Round-trip land transportation between Kathmandu and Syabru Bensi
  • Accommodation while trekking*
  • Langtang national park entrance permit
  • Fully-licensed, English-speaking guide
  • Porter service**
  • Local and government taxes
  • First aid kit
  • Trip completion certificate


*Price based on twin occupancy
**Single porter shared between two travelers. Weight restrictions apply.
**Single travelers are accompanied by a guide. Additional charges will be applied for the services of a porter.

As much a spiritual journey as a physical one, this 10-day trek will bring you to the banks of Gosainkunda Lake, a holy site of both Hinduism and Buddhism. The trek begins and ends in the historic city of Kathmandu, and offers fascinating Himalayan views along the way: Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakap, Nayakanga, and Langshisa. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Helambu region, as well as the diverse cultures you’ll encounter along the way. Exotic flora and peeks at native wildlife are additional benefits. It's little surprise that this lovely and enlightening short treks is one of our favorites!

You can expect the very best from our Sherpa guides, all of whom live locally and have years of experience leading treks through the area. With the security of knowledge and expert advice on your side, you are free to savor every moment of your adventure! Our Gosaikunda trek itineraries are carefully designed to ensure you have adequate time to acclimatize comfortably, thereby ensuring maximum enjoyment.

Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters)

There you will be met by our Airport Representative and transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2 - Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1462m/4795ft) (6:30 hours)

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi by Bus via Trisuli Bazar and Dhunche( popular town). You will witness nice scenery of White Mountains of Mt. Annapurna II, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and other minor peaks are visible from Kakani (along the route) and as well as green scenery of hillock, rivers, village, while driving to Syapru bensi. Syabru bensi is an attractive village with large stone houses.

Day 3 - Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2510m/8232ft)

From Syabrubensi we begin our trek by following the Langtang River, a river we will be following over the next few days, all the way to the head of the valley.

After crossing the suspension bridge, the trails ascent ridge to Paira Lodge and after Paira Lodge, the trails, gradually ascent until to New Bridge and the trail climbs up to Rimche and after 40 minutes, we get then to Lama Hotel. This day, you might be feel wilderness and might get opportunity to see wild animals like monkeys, red Pandas, Himalayan Black Bears etc.

Day 4 - Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3307m10846f)

From Lama Hotel the trail gradually climbs up to Ghora Tabela through a forest of hemlock, oaks, maples and rhododendron with spectacular, fleeting glimpses of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7,244m). Leaving Ghora Tabela, the path follows the delightful Langtang Khola, climbing steadily up to the spread-out Langtang village (3,500m). Langtang is another Tamang village with stone-and-wood houses and yak grazing pastures.

Day 5 - Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3798m/12457ft)

After Langtang you are now above the tree line and the landscape is typically high Himalayan with short grass, juniper bushes and scrub. The trail climbs gradually to Sindum and to Yamphu (3640m). Crossing the Laja Khola then climbs a moraine to a viewpoint where you can see Kyanjin Gompa and the dramatic icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung. And the trail descends to Kyanjin Gompa.

After lunch, we you will visit Buddhist monastery and Yak cheese factory or if you have more energy, you can climb to Kyanjin Ri (4,775m), flag-topped peak directly north of Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 6 - Kyanjin Gompa to Chorka ri Ri (5050m/ 16564ft) and back to Kyanjin Gompa

Get up an early morning at 5:30 am and have a breakfast and after breakfast, our day begins with a steep climb to the top of Chorkari ri (5050m). Enjoying spectacular panoramic mountain views of the whole Langtang Himalayas, including Langtang Lirung (7,244m), Langshisa Ri (6,810 m.), Gyanghempo (6,888 m.) Ganjala peak, Nayakang more…. Besides, incredible mountain views, Langtang valley views with dramatic icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung and Gyanghempo peak can be seen.

Day 7 - Trek down from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel(2510m/8232ft)

O/N at the lodges.

Day 8 - Lama Hotel to Syapru bensi

From Lama Hotel the trail descends till Paira Lodge. Then the trail ascent through the forest after crossing the river, climbing to Syabru Village.

Day 9 - Drive back to Kathmandu by Land cruiser

7 hours driving. O/N at Hotel.

Day 10 - After breakfast transfer to the airport for departure

    Exclusions

  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal Visa fee: Nepal entry visa (US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for 30 days & US$ 100 or equivalent foreign currency for 90 days. you will also require 2 passport size photos.)
  • Departure Airport tax: NRS 1700( if it is not included in your tickets) at International Airport, KTM
  • Travel & Health Insurance- Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu - keep $ 5 to 10 for per meal in Tourist Restaurant
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Water, Beverages, deserts Etc in Trek
  • Tips for Guide & Porter( expected)
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges( Available in Trek with Extra cost or Free in some lodges)
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek. Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control
  • Any Other Cost, which is not mentioned in Cost Includes Items as Above


    Cancellation Policy

  • Prior to 90 Days Full refund ( Apart from credit card charge)
  • Between 90 Days - 60 Days ( 80% refund)
  • Between 60 - 30 Days ( 50% refund)
  • Between 30 - 15 Days ( 25% refund)
  • Less than 15 Days no refund
Here is what we advise in regards to equipment and gear while trekking in Nepal: Please note that all items can be rented in Kathmandu.In addition, please have in mind that at the start of the trek, apart from our day pack, our luggage will be carried by porters allowance of 33 pounds or 15 kg per person. Note that, personal items not used on the trek can be left on the Hotel´s storage room without any additional cost.

    Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses


    Upper Body

  • Cotton T-shirts or Thermals
  • Fleece jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down jacket


    Lower Body

  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Water Proof Pants


    Feet

  • Thin inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Comfortable Hiking boots


    Hands

  • Gloves


    Accessories

  • Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Trekking Poles (Optional)
  • Water bottle or camel bag
  • Toiletries
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