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Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek
May 13, 2019

If you wondering to make one of the most luxurious and adventurous treks in Nepal, Langtang Gosaikund Trek is awaiting you. Langtang Region of Nepal is fused with the adventurous trekking trail with enclosed eye-catching landscapes, high mountain lakes, varied beautiful rivers, lush forest, distant valley, the affinity of Nepali culture, spectacular Mountains views and many more. By following mesmerizing Trishuli River and subsequently vibrant Trishuli bazaar, we will continue out trail on wards to Langtang Gosaikunda Trek. On the way encountering with the several native villages and exploring their unique culture and living pattern is also another delight that this trek offers us. Beside this Langtang National Park is another major attraction this trek offers to explore traveler, where they will not only get golden opportunity to encounter with the varied unique flora and fauna but also get chances to close with the exotic nature. Existed endanger wildlife and plants are worth to appreciate and witness. Travelers have trek around 5 to 6 hours every day with several ups and downs, which seems quite tough but the expose of the beautiful rhododendron and oak forests, glacial moraine, and the breathtaking Himalayas views will easily overwhelm it.  During your trekking on wards to Langtang, you will get encounter with the Sherpa and Tamang people and get chances to get involved with their unique cultures and the traditions. Observing their local language, customs, religions, cultures, and traditions surely attributed to broaden traveler’s horizon and learn multi-cultural knowledge. Tibetan like people of remote areas has their unique cultures and languages.

As we trek head, we will reach to amazing Kyangjin Gompa, where you can visit, and explore alluring Sherpa Village with century-old Monastery. This Sherpa Village is renowned for Cheese Factory, where you can have a test of pure organic cheese. The further trek will take you to the Holy Lake Gosaikunda, which is also regarded as divine for both Hindus and Buddhists. The Gosaikunda Lake is very famous Lake in Nepal, each year thousands of visitors come here to visit in the full-moon night in August and explore it. After exploration, Trekkers will make a further walk through following an array of the small local village with thick forest, where you may get chances to encounter with the Langur Monkey (Seto Badar), honey hunter wildlife, and many more wildlife too. With the amazing views of the Himalayas, you will trek ahead and get closer to the Gosaikunda and can enjoy beholding superb waterfalls, several undiscovered small lakes with the spectacular views of the Langtang is really worth to visit. The Langtang Gosaikunda Trek allows you to get right in front of the Himalayan peaks and to get the off-the-beaten-track, trekking through the some legendarily pristine and relatively inaccessible areas of the Langtang region of Nepal.

Not only Langtang Gosaikunda but also Langtang National Park

This fascinating Langtang Gosaikunda Trek begins with the scenic drive to Syabru Besi from Kathmandu. And then the perfect itinerary of Langtang region will offer you proper accommodate at Tserko Ri for the excellent sunset, sunrise, and stunning Ganesh Himal views. The remarkable scenery of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7246m), Naya Khang (5846m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), and Dorje Lakpa (6966m) are worth able for keen nature lovers to explore on. Langtang National Park has been recorded more than 1000 species of flora and many wildlife including wild boar, Tigers, Red Panda, musk deer,  Himalayan black bear, Pica, Himalayan Thar (wild goat), rhesus monkey, snow leopard, laughing thrushes, common langur, hawks, hoopoe, cuckoos, barbets, owls, nightjars, black-capped sibias, Red-billed, parakeets, and many more. Travelers may get rare opportunities to explore these endangered animals and plants as well.  Besides this, more than 250 species of birds are found in this National Park, that is the main attraction for the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek in Nepal, which will also provide melodious sounds for trekkers during their trek on wards.

What is the best season for Langtang Region Trek?

Although all around the year is perfect for Nepal to visit and explore every corner of Nepal, some trekkers prefer to trek Langtang Gosaikunda in the seasons of Autumn (September – November) and Spring (March-May). They regard these seasons as an ideal seasons to explore the  Langtang Gosaikunda trek in Nepal and it is also considered as the best time to have stunning views of the mountains, explore beautiful cultural villages, high altitude Yak pastures, striking mountains peaks, ancient Buddhist monasteries, varied rare and endangers wildlife’s, flora and fauna, Holy Lake Gosaikunda and many more. These seasons are perfect for the weather and temperature, where travelers can have clear views of the snow-capped peaks and temperatures is also fine to trek in the varied location of the Langtang region. On the way, Langtang region will expose magnificent views of the great Himalayas along with legendary trek to Langtang Gosaikunda trek and the rhododendron flower will be blooming and the color of white and red rhododendron flowers will decorate all the trekking trail. All this will put more extra effort to trek on high altitude and more excitements to the trekkers.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Whole day tour of Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek preparation day

Day 03: Begin Driving from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 7-8 hours

Day 04: Trek continues from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hours

Day 05: Trek from Mundu (3543m/11,621ft) via Langtang village: 6-7 hours

Day 06: Trek continues from Mundu to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 4-5 hours

Day 07: Acclimatization: explore Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) 7-8 hours

Day 08: Trek continues from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel: 6-7 hours

Day 09: Trek continues from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2,230m/ 7,316 ft): 5-6 hours

Day 10: Trek continues from Thulo Syabru to Shin Gompa: 3-4 hours

Day 11: Trek continues from Shin Gompa to Gosaikunda (4,460m/14,632ft): 5-6 hours

Day 12: Trek continues from Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3,440m/11,286ft): 6-8 hours

Day 13: Trek continue from Ghopte to Melamchigaon (2,560m/8,399ft): 6-7 hours

Day 14: Trek continues from Melamchigaon to Tarkeghyang (2,590m/8,497ft): 5-6 hours

Day 15: Trek continues from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft): 3-5 hours

Day 16: Trek continues from Melamchi Bazaar and drives to Kathmandu: 3-4 hours trek, 2 hours’ drive

Day 17: Final departure day to your destination

Trek Highlights

  • Manaslu, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal views
  • Langtang river, Langtang Village
  • Scenic drive Kathmandu / Syabrubeshi via mountain terrain
  • Langtang village aptly called ‘the valley of glaciers’
  • Kyanjin Gompa, an old Buddhist shrine
  • Climbing Chorko-Ri
  • Have a panoramic view of Mt. Langtang-Ri, Langsisa, Langtang Himal, Ganjala Pass
  • Walking through rhododendron and oak forest
  • Visit holy lake Gosaikunda (4200m)
  • Slow moving rivers and swift mountain streams
  • Rugged rock and grassy meadow
  • Cheese factories
  • Many other lakes surrounding Gosaikunda Lake