Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Average
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Scorpio / Jeep / Hiace / Bus
  • Food: American Plan Basis
  • Accommodation: Hotel & Tea House
  • Group Size: 2 -15 Pax
  • Max Elevation: 4984 M

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek will take you to the picturesque Langtang Valley located in the lap of the Himalayas. Langtang valley is one of the remote and bio-diversely rich valleys of Nepal. The region presents irresistible natural beauty and preserved tradition & culture. The trail is relatively easier than other famous treks of Nepal with a little bit of challenging sections that make it more adventurous and perfect. You will get to witness spectacular views of Langtang Lirung (7,246 m), Kinshung (6,781 m), Yansa Tsenji (6,567 m), Ganesh Himal (7,429 m), Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), and many other mountains. 

The langtang valley trekking route is one of the closest mountains adventure to Kathmandu. It is located to the north of the Kathamndu valley and bordering Tibet. The Langtang treks lies on the great himalayan trails. As you will be trekking within the premises of the Langtang National Park, you will have the opportunity to witness rare wildlife like musk deer, red panda, Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan black bear, langue, and rhesus monkey along with numerous species of birds. The whole region is surrounded by dense forests of pine, bamboo, rhododendron making it a paradise to learn about Himalayan flora and fauna. The Langtang valley is mostly inhabited by the Tamangs and Sherpas with Tibetan people. Here the trekkers can explore the unique culture of Tamangs, Sherpas and Tibetan people. The lifestyle of people in this region is still traditional.

Best Time to go on the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

March to June and September to December is the best time to go Langtang Valley Trek. During this time the region presents captivating views of the mountain landscapes and trail also become extremely beautiful. The climate is cold, moderate, and pleasant, which makes the trip even more joyful.

Your trek begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi. Upon reaching  Syabru Bensi, you will begin trekking through a forested trail, small settlements along with fantastic landscape and stunning snow-capped mountains. Passing by Sherpa Gaon, Lama Hotel, and Ghoda Tabela has the best views and you will arrive at the picturesque Langtang village. You can explore the monastery too. Further, you will continue your trek all the way up to the Gosaikunda Lake en route visiting Kyanjin Gompa and trek down to Dhunche to drive back to Kathmandu.

Food, and Accommodation during Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

You will stay in 2 or 3 stars hotel in Kathmandu. You will only get breakfast in Kathmandu. There will also be welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. There are tea house along the Langtang Valley Trek, not need tents and mattresses. Please retain that the guesthouse rooms will be medium with little furniture and a blanket. While on the langtang trek the food will be served according to the menu of the guesthouse. 

Similarly, drinking water is easily available everywhere. You can carry reusable water bottle and water purification tablets to double check the quality of waters. We highly encourage you not to buy water bottle during the trip as it helps in preservation of the region.

Is the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek difficult?

Langtang Valley Trek is a moderate journey yet few parts of the trail might get challenging. You don't need to have prior trekking experience to do this trek. However, every day you have to trek for around 5 to 6 hours, which does require good physical fitness, determination, and ample stamina.

Achievement after Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Langtang Valley Trek will make your trekking skills even stronger. You will get to experience the enchanting beauty of this isolated region along with the tradition and lifestyle of the locals. Moreover, you will learn to work as a team player, survive in the extreme region, and make new friends. You will return with the lifelong memories that will cherish forever.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact or email Mera Alpine Treks and Expedition for further information and get outstanding service. Thank you.

Highlights

  • Breathtaking views of high snow-capped mountains
  • Explore Tibetan culture and traditions
  • Visit the holy glacial pond of Gosainkunda Lake
  • High scenic passes with magnificent views
  • Visit Langtang National Park to see some rare animals
  • Walk through glacial moraine
  • Get to taste famous Yak Cheese
  • Walk through beautiful oak and rhododendron & pine forest

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival at Kathmandu Airport, pick up and transfer to Hotel
  • Day 27 hours drive from Kathmandu to Syapru Besi (1460m/4789ft) 137 km
  • Day 3Trek to Sherpa Gaon (2563m/8407ft) around 6 hours walking
  • Day 4Trek to Lama Hotel – Ghoda Tabela (2992m/9814ft) 5 hours walking
  • Day 5Trek to Langtang Village (3330m/10922ft) 4:30 hours walk
  • Day 6Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3730m /12234ft) normally 4 hour walking
  • Day 7A day hiking with climb Kyanjin Ri (4770m/15646ft) 5 hours walk
  • Day 8Trek back to Lama Hotel (2410m/7905ft) 5:30 hours walking
  • Day 9Trek to Thulo Syabru (2210m/7249ft) 5 hours walking
  • Day 10Trek to Laurebina (3900m/12792ft) 6 hours walking
  • Day 11Trek to Gosaikunda Lake (4380m/14,366ft) to Shin Gompa (3300m/10824ft)
  • Day 12Trek down to Dhunche (2030m/6658ft) 4 hours walking
  • Day 136 hours drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu 116 km
  • Day 14Transfer to Airport for Final Departure

What's Included

  • Transportation Service
    Arrival and Departure: Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle and “Welcome Farewell Dinner with Drinks” at Kathmandu.
    Drive by Scorpio: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi and drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu. 
     
  • Accommodation & Meal Service
    Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 2 Night standard accommodation in three-star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, AP plan basis. (Possible to arrange Single Room)
    Lodge Accommodation during Trek: 11 Night Lodge accommmodation and full board meals a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trekking, AP plan basis. (Possible to arrange Single Room)
    Drinks & Beverage: Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Hot Milk, Juice (Lemon, orange, mango, etc) and unlimited hot drinking water as required.

     
  • Manpower Service
    Guide: An experienced, English-speaking government-licensed guide and assistant guide.
    Porter: Porter for each member to carry their baggage during Trek as per required.
     
  • Government Taxes
    All necessary paperworks and trekking permits
    Langatang National Park Entry fee
    All government and local taxes during the trek
     
  • Safety and Security
    We Provide one Duffle Bag for each member and full information of Langtang Valley Trekking.
    First Aid Medicine Kid and Emergency Heli Rescue Arrangement on the spot
    Pre information about Acute / Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) & High Altitude Cerebral Edema Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, Medication Treatment etc.
  • Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet, laundry, any alcoholic beverage, and shopping and personal clothing etc
  • Insurance: Travel and high altitude rescue insurance of member which is bringing from own country by member.
  • Tips: Tips for guide, porter and driver as yourself (Tip is expected).
  • International Round Trip Airfare and Nepelese visa fee and any expenses that are not mentioned in price included part.

Price & Dates

Trip Dates Status Price  
02 Sep, 2020 - 15 Sep, 2020 2-15 Pax 1140 USD Guaranteed
10 Sep, 2020 - 23 Sep, 2020 2-15 Pax 1140 USD Guaranteed
18 Sep, 2020 - 01 Oct, 2020 2-15 Pax 1140 USD Guaranteed
26 Sep, 2020 - 09 Oct, 2020 2-15 Pax 1140 USD Guaranteed

Useful Information

Why trekking with guide in Langtang?

We have local guides. To prefer trekking with a guide is always beneficial as they guide you through the whole trip concerning your safety and security. A professional guide will always helps you to find the facts and information about Langtang trekking. Guide helps to find the best hotels and lodges for your comfortable stay. Consequently, you will have no fear of losing the track. Guide will be there during emergency incase of high altitude sickness. On each trek our guides have been to the relevant areas numerous times. All are experienced, knowledgeable flexible and authorized licensed guides with the government of Nepal.

How long does it take to complete the Langtang Valley Trek?

Normally, the basic Langtang valley trek can be done in 8 days plus arrival and departure day. Langtang Valley Trek is a superb short trek of that offers a lot of scenic punch into a small amount of time. The trail starts from the Syafru Bensi to Lama Hotel to Kyanjin Gompa, following the Langtang River through lush forests and bamboo groves to a sum of high alpine pastures, and peaks on the border with Tibet. But if you have a leisure time, then you can add-up extra 4 days for side trips of Gosaikunda Lake. Generally, the Langtang Gosaikunda trek can be completed within 12 days plus arrival and departure day.

Is there facility of Wi-Fi internet, device charge, and hot shower?

Since you will be in the remote areas as well as mountain region of Langtang, Wi-Fi might not work everywhere. However, some of the lodges offer Wi-Fi with a little charge or in free. And we suggest you not to rely on Wi-Fi while at trek and enjoy the trip.

You can charge your mobile phone, camera, and electronic device in lodges of Langtang trekking. But you need to carry your device charger. Bucket with tap filled with hot water is the most basic way of having a hot shower. In most of the tea house and lodges, there is a squat toilet facility in Langtang trekking route. Also know that there will be common washroom in the lodge and tea house.

What preparation should I make before Langtang trekking?

Normally, Langtang Valley Trek is average easy trekking, technical skill is not required. You do not need very physical fit. But, it is a good idea to do physical exercises at least three weeks before the Langtang Trekking. You can do activities like running, jogging, long walks, cycling and swimming. Gym work out can be a good option too, just do not over do it. An average level of physically and mentally fitness will make your journey less stressful and more comfortable. If you have any medical problems consult with doctor before taking the trip. You can also get help from Mera Alpine Treks about your medical conditions before starting the trek.

Is there any risk of getting high altitude sickness?

Yes, but there is very less chance to get high altitude sickness. Altitude Sickness is a common problem when you trek above the height of 3000 meters. There is no high passes to worry however it is not the hardest of treks in Nepal. But there is no knowing who will suffer from altitude sickness. Mera Alpine Treks designed itinerary give you enough time to acclimatize. And go slowly, listen to your body, be aware of any changes and listen to your guide if he feels you are showing symptoms which you might not notice. In any case it is very easy to retreat downwards if symptoms persist, a bonus here. Mera Alpine Treks provide information about High Altitude Sickness Advice

What are the things I need to pack for Langtang Trekking?

You should bring your all travel documents and you need to bring travel clothings. If you are a frequent hiker and forget something, you can hire or buy general trekking equipments in Nepal after arrival. Better to pack sleeping bag also. Mera Alpine Treks provides you Duffle bag, Trekking Map, First aid kit, and some forgotten things by you. Please check here for exclusive packing list for general trekking equipment of Langtang Trekking.