Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking
Langtang- Gosainkunda is one of the moderate treks around the Langtang region. This trekking combines the three important places of Langtang region. Langtang valley is glaciers and other attractive natural gadgets, Gosainkunda is religiously important site and Chisapani village is important for typical Tamang culture. Langtang valley which offers pine and rhododendron forests, swift mountain streams, rugged rock, gassy downs and meadows, stunning view of beautiful mountains and glaciers. Moreover Langtang valley is also important for Tamang and Sherpa culture, traditions, systems, customs, rituals and festivals. Colorful monasteries and sacred Gompas are other attractions of Langtang valley. This trek combines the remote Langtang valley with high mountain Lake Gosainkunda. This trek starts from Syabrubesi and reach to Langtang valley via Lama Hotel. The trek go through the Langtang National park where trekkers can see the beautiful forests of rhododendron and conifer, different species of birds and butterflies, and different species of wild animals such as red panda, wild dog, musk deer, pika, muntjac, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan thar, Ghoral, Serow, rhesus monkey and common langur. After excursion in Langtang valley trek descend to lama Hotel and heads to Gosainkunda through Sing Gompa.
Gosainkunda Lake is another important destination of this trek which is situated in Rasuwa district. This is one of the sacred religious sites of Hindu pilgrimage people where great festival held on August full moon day. On the auspicious august full moon day Hindu pilgrimage people from Nepal and India gather in Gosainkunda Lake to take holy bath. According to different Hindu religious books Gosainkunda Lake is directly related to Lord Shiva and Hindu people believe that if they take holy bath in this lake once in their life time their past sins will washed away and they get ultimate. Beside the religious importance Gosainkunda is also naturally attractive from where stunning glimpse of Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa and other numerous beautiful peaks can be seen.
From Gosainkunda trek reach to Chisapani village via Ghopte and Kutumsang. Chisapani village is located near the Kathmandu valley and this is the typical Tamang village where trekkers can know and experience many things related to Tamang culture and way of life. During Langtang- Gosainkunda- Chisapani trek trekkers will crosses the several attractive ponds such as Dudh Kunda, Bhairav Kunda, Nag Kunda and see the attractive waterfalls and pristine Rivers
Highlights of the trek: Langtang valley, Gosainkunda, Chisapani village, Tamang culture, stunning glimpse of Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Ponds, waterfalls and pristine Rivers.
Day01: Arrival at Kathmandu
We will be at Kathmandu after having the flight from the home country. Google treks visit Mustang will warmly receive you and will guide towards the hotel room. We will spend the evening by visiting the market of Kathmandu. The night will be at the nearest hotel at Kathmandu.
Day02: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi
The road drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi is about 9 hours. Our path passes through Dhunche viewing the panoramic view of mountains and green forest. The path follows the Trishuli River catching the beautiful scenery of the White Mountains. We will stay the night at Syabrubesi.
Day03: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel
The trekking route from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel is about 5 to 6 hours long. The trail goes through Bhote Koshi and Langtang khola. We will spend the night at Lama Hotel. On the route, we can see many places to have the lunch. The Lama hotel is at the height of 2470m.
Day04: Lama Hotel to Langtang village
We have to continue our way towards the height viewing the glimpses of Langtang village. We have to pass through Ghora tabela at the height of 3000m. We can visit the monastery of the way. We will spend the night at Langtang village at the altitude of 3430m.
Day05: Langtang to Khyanjin
We have to cross the Langtang village and pastureland. We have to trek for about 3 hours to reach at Khyanjin from Langtang. We will spend the rest of the day to explore around Khyanjin by acclimatizing ourselves. At Khyanjin at the altitude of 3870m, we have to spend the night at lodges.
Day06: Rest day
We will spend a day at Khyanjin Gompa to acclimatize ourselves. We can visit the beautiful monastery and cheese factory and other several glaciers of the way. We can see the panoramic view of Langtang peaks from here. We will stay the night at lodges.
Day07: Trek from Khyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
We have to trek towards lama hotel from Khyanjin Gompa. We have to trek for about 6 hours. After having the lunch at Ghora tabela, we will descend further to Lama Hotel. We will stay the night at lama hotel at the altitude of 2470m above sea level.
Day08: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi
The trekking route is about 5 hours long as we move downward to Thulo Syabru from lama hotel. Throughout the way, we can see beautiful scenery of green forest enriched with animals like red pandas, monkeys and other various species of birds. From Thulo Syabru, we can view the magnificent picture of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal. The overnight will be at one of the lodges at Thulo Syabru.
Day09: Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa
We have to move onwards to the next destination following the Fop rang Danda (3200m) and Dursagang (2660m) and through the forest. We have to trek for about 4 to5 hours to reach at Sing Gompa from Syabru. We can view the magnificent picture of beautiful mountains all around us. We also can visit the cheese factory of here. We will stay the night at lodges.
Day10: Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda
The trek goes through Lauribinayak at the trekking route of about 5 to 6 hours. The trail goes towards the uphill to Gosainkunda from Lauribinayak. We can see the panoramic view of Himal Chuli (7893m), Manaslu range (8156m), Ganesh Himal range (7406m). We can see three main pond named as Saraswoti Kunda, Bhairavkunda and Gosainkunda. The Gosainkunda has its own mythic importance. We will stay the night at Gosainkunda.
Day11: Gosainkunda to Sing Gompa:
Early morning, we will take bath at Gosainkunda and will worship Lord Shiva. Then we have to return to Sing Gompa passing the Lauribinayak with the view of magnificent mountains and glaciers. The sing Gompa is at the height of 3250m where we will spend the night.
Day12: Sing Gompa to Dhunche:
From sing Gompa, we trek downward to Dhunche which will takes about 6 hours. The path descends through the forest of pine, oak, rhododendron and many more vegetation. We will stay the night at Dhunche. We can get a good facility of lodges and hotels at Dhunche where we may enjoy the holidays at local market.
Day13: Back to Kathmandu
From Dhunche, after having the early morning breakfast, we have to catch the local bus from Dhunche to Kathmandu. It will take about 7 hours by bus to complete our destination of the day. We will have a relaxing night at one of the best hotel at Kathmandu. If we got leisure time then we can visit the local market at Kathmandu.
Day14: Final departure
After completing our journey to Gosainkunda, we will be at Kathmandu enjoying the refreshing morning. We have to pack our luggage after having the breakfast. We will be taken to the airport by the private vehicle of Google treks visit Mustang. A representative of Google treks visit Mustang will be there to help for any inconvenience. We wish for your better journey ahead.