A marvelous and fascinating adventure to beautiful Langtang Valley & Holy Gosainkund trekking, where Pristine Nepal expert guide will show you the hidden and amazing areas of Central Himalaya, located just within a day drive just North of Kathmandu valley rim.
Langtang Valley & Holy Gosainkund trekking offers awesome panorama of mountains from massive Ganesh Himal (7,405 m) Langtang Lirung (7,234 m) Ghengu Liru(Langtang II 6571m / 21,560ft), Kimshun (6,745m/22,137ft) and Shalbachum(6,918m / 22,699ft) to the south, with Chimsedang Lekh a ridge of peaks includes Naya-Kanga (5,846m) and Gangchempo, Tilman’s beautiful Fluted Peak, Jugal Himal, terminating at Dorje Lakpa (6,980m/22,929ft). Views of Manaslu and Annapurna Himalaya can be seen also on this fabulous trekking.
Langtang Valley & Holy Gosainkund trekking begins with an exciting overland journey driving through farm villages and towns to reach higher Himalayan alpine areas at Dhunche town at 1,960 m high, where Nepal’s 2nd largest Langtang National Park starts, the first Park around Himalaya established in 1976 with an area of 1,710 sq. km.
After an interesting drive ends at Syabrubesi village and the then walking uphill to reach beautiful Langtang valley at Kynajin Gompa at 3,870 m, after trekking into a River Gorge for few days passing nice areas of Lama-Hotel-Ghodetabela and Langtang village (which was totally destroyed by avalanches from the earthquake of 25th April and 12th May 2015 and slowly coming back to normal life and shapes).
At Kyanjin Gompa within Langtang Valley enjoy the awesome scenery of mountains and then heading back on the same route for few days to continue our next adventure towards Holy Gosainkund. Our second part of the trek leads to nice villages of Upper or Thulo Syabru and towards our highlight at holy Gosainkund, a glacial pond of religious significant regarded as sacred by both Hindu and Buddhists, pilgrims travel to take holy bath in this icy cold water as belief is that it relinquish a sin of hundred lifetimes.
Finally, our marvelous adventure concludes with a scenic interesting walk near Helambu area of eastern Langtang to reach a viewpoint hill at Chisapani village for stunning sunrise over a chain of Himalayan peaks, and then downhill to North East of Kathmandu valley rim at Sundarijal with a short drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu 1,300m and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460m – 07 hours journey.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,470m – 06 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village 3,430m – 06 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,870m- 04 hours.
Day 07: In Kyanjin Gompa rest day for acclimatization with a short hike.
Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel – 06 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Thulo / Upper Syabru 2,250 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Shing Gompa 3,330 m – 05 hours
Day 11: Trek to Gosaikund 4,380 m – 05 hrs.
Day 12: Cross Laurabina-la 4,610 m trek to Gopte Odar 3,430 m – 06 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Kutumsang 2,470 m – 06 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Thotung-Danda 2,470 m via Golphu-Bhanjyang 2,130 m – 06 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Chisapani 2,165 m -05 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Sundarijal 1,460m drive to Kathmandu.
Day 17: Depart Kathmandu for international flight homeward bound.