Langtang valley and Gosainkunda Pass(4610m) Trekking Itinerary (15N/16D)
Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport.
Arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport, Then welcome by our office representative, and transfer to the respective hotel. After checking in to the hotel, meet our experienced trekking guide then detail briefing about the Trekking. Trekking permit collection as well as other required documents for the trekking. Finally settle down all the payment procedures.
Day 02: Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1503 m) (6-7 hours)
After breakfast drive to Kathmandu to Syabrubesi this takes around 6-7 hours. After reaching to Syabrubesi, we check in to the local lodge. This is a small tamang village, from where we begin our trek. On a clear day we can view the amazing views if Mount Manaslu, Ganesh Himal. Annapurna and the Langtang range from syabrubesi.
Day 03: Trek Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2380m) (7-8 hours)
After breakfast, we begin our trek from Syabrubesi along the Langtang Khola. We ascend and descend simultaneously through oak and rhododendron forests. After crossing a bridge over the Langtang Khola (small river), we ascend on a steep trail which will lead us to the Lama Hotel. Overnight in Lama Hotel.
Day 04: Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang valley village (3430m) (6-7 hours)
After the breakfast, Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang valley village, this takes 6-7 hours. We keep ascending from Lama Hotel and adore the mountain scene with several waterfalls. As we arrive at the greenery place of Ghoda Tabela, we start to see the beautiful range of Langtang Mountains. Our trail keeps on climbing up the widening valley, passing a couple of temporary settlements utilized by herders. We pass a Buddhist religious community before arriving the Langtang valley village. This was heavily destroyed by the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal.
Day 05: Trek Langtang village to Kyangjin Gompa. (3830m) (4-5 hours)
After breakfast, we will begin our trek to Kyangjin Gompa, a beautiful monastery of the Langtang region. On the trail we pass by few water mills, prayer wheels, chortens, with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them, Mani walls made from stone with prayers written on them. After the short trek, we will reach to Kyangjin gompa, where we will spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the Buddhist shrine in Kyangjin Gompa and surrounding areas with the stunning views of the Langtang range.
Day 06: Excursion at Tserko Ri (4984m) and Acclimatization around Kyangjin Gompa (3830m)
After Breakfast, we hike up to the Tserko Ri view point this takes around 3 hours to reach at the top of Tserko Ri. The trail passes through yak pastures before ascending to Tserko Ri. The Langtang range view from the top of Tserko Ri is absolutely beautiful, i.e Langtang II (6596m), Langtang Lirung (7227m), Mount Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Langtang Glacier and many more Peaks and mountains. We get back to Kyangjin Gompa by afternoon and explore the beautiful monastery while enjoying views of the Himalayas, glaciers, birds and yaks. Overnight at Kyangjin Gompa.
Day 07: Trek Back from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2380m) (6-7 hours)
We start our trek after breakfast and head back our steps to Lama Hotel. Most of the trekking today will be gentle downhill as we pass through forests and beautiful small tamang villages. We also get to enjoy the view of the Himalayas and amazing landscapes. Arrive at Lama Hotel, stay overnight.
Day 08: Trek Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2230m) (6-7 hours)
After breakfast, from here we descend to the banks of the Langtang Khola. We continue on an easy trail to Bamboo and begin ascending to Landslide Lodge. From here we continue our trek to Thulo Syabru. There are two trails as we cross another bridge. We follow the one that passes by Pahare hotel and a waterfall at 2210 m to reach Thulo Syabru. Overnight in Thulo Syabru.
Day 09: Trek Thulo Syabru to Laurebina (3910m) (6-7 hours)
After the breakfast, we start our trek from Thulo syabru to Laurebina. After ascending for around 3 hours we will pass by a chorten. From the chorten, we move south and cross by Garta Village and Phulung Monastery before reaching Shin Gompa, a beautiful place also famous for Yak cheese. After resting for few minutes we again continue ascending for about 3-4 hours then we will arrive at Laurebina. Stay overnight at Laurebina.
Day 10: Trek Laurebina to Gosainkunda Lake (4380m) (4-5 hours)
After the breakfast, today we get to enjoy amazing panoramic views of the Himalayas including the Annapurnas, Hiunchuli, Manaslu, Ganesh and Langtang. We follow a ridge for the most part of the day and catch a glimpse of the first of the holy lakes. The third lake, Gosaikunda (4380m), is of particular religious and cultural significance for the Nepalese and is one of Nepal’s most sought after pilgrimage sites. The lake is surrounded by mountains on almost all sides and has a great ensemble of nine other lakes to accompany it. Every year during Janai Purnima in August, hundreds of Hindu pilgrims visit the lake for a holy bath. The large rock at the center of the lake is said to be the remains of a Shiva shrine. Overnight in Gosaikunda.
Day 11: Trek Gosainkunda Lake to Ghopte (3430m) (7-8 hours)
After the breakfast, the trail leads to the northern side of Gosaikunda Lake, crosses a moraine, passing three more small lakes; you will reach Gosainkunda pass (Laurebina La) (4610m). The trail descends to a National Park Post at Bheda Goth (4240m) and to Phedi (3740m). From Phedi the route drops and climbs through scrub bamboo to Dupichaur (3630m) and descends finally to Ghopte. Stay overnight at Ghopte.
Day 12: Trek Ghopte to Mangengoth (3420m) (6-7 hours)
After breakfast, the trek begins with an ascent to cross the Thadepati pass (3690m) and then the descent begins through lush green rhododendron forests. Stay overnight at Mangengoth that offers views of mountains, and forests all around.
Day 13: Trek Mangengoth to Gul Bhanjyang (2130m) (6-7 hours)
After the breakfast our trek begins with an easy descend today up to the Gul Bhanjyang. On our way to Gul Bhanjyang we pass through local Tamang village and Agricultural lands. Arrive and overnight at Gul bhanjyang.
Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu. (4-5 hours)
After the breakfast, Drive to Kathmandu, this may take around 4-5 hours. Arrive at hotel in Kathmandu, rest and fresh up, easy day and shopping. Major meals except breakfast will be at your own, except farewell dinner. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day 15: Kathmandu full day city tour.
After breakfast we will go for Kathmandu city full day sightseeing, i.e Swoyambhunath, Bouddhanath, Pashupati nath, and Patan Durbar Square. After completing city tour, get back to hotel and have a rest for a while. This day Himalayan icefall trekking will provide typical Nepali farewell dinner. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day 16: International departure.
After breakfast drive to Kathmandu international Airport for your onward journey.
Cost starts from USD 1650.00 per person up to 5 pax (Minimum 2 pax basis)
From 5-10 pax USD 1550.00 per person
From 11 to 15 pax USD 1450.00 per person
From 16 and above USD 1350.00 per person
• Conservation/national park fees and all government taxes.
• Accommodation in the Lodges in trekking areas.
• All required land Transportation during the Trip
• Experienced & professional Trekking Guide, his Salary, food & Insurance.
• The necessary number of porters
• Kathmandu Valley city sightseeing tour
• Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed and Breakfast
• Porter’s salary, foods. insurance &equipment’s
• All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek
• First aid box.
• Celebration dinner after the trip in Kathmandu.
• Medical/personal high-risk insurance (suggest have rescue coverage policy as well)
• Personal Clothing/Gears for the trekking
• Tips for Nepalese staffs
• Nepal Visa Fee
• International Airfare fee
• Hot Showers during your trek
• Internet cost during the trek
• Major meals in Kathmandu
How difficult is the Langtang Valley Trek?
One of the most popular and shorter treks in the Langtang region, It is a great introduction to trekking and Culture because it is suitable for different levels of fitness, experts to beginners and varied ages, from young to mature.
How fit do I need to be to go trekking to Langtang Valley?
The average level of fitness is required. For trekking to Langtang Valley in Nepal, you'll need to consider the number of days you'll be out trekking. Most days include 4-7 hours of slow hiking. Altitude is not the biggest problem for this trek but there are lots of up and down with many stone steps.
Many people from all walks of life, ages, and fitness levels have trekked to Langtang Valley and it is one of the easiest treks in Nepal.
Can my children go on the Langtang Valley trek?
Yes, your Children can do it but make sure they have enough walking experience.
What if I am a solo traveler? Is there a supplemental for singles?
No problem. Many of our customers are traveling solo. It may also be an option to join a small group or another solo traveler, let us know if this interest you.
Yes, there is a supplemental cost if you are traveling alone.
When should I go to Langtang Valley Trek?
However, the following months have traditionally been used as a guide for preferred times of the year to visit.
• October - November/December: this is Nepal's peak and the best time to go trekking.
• February-March-April: this is the end of the dry season and the second-best time of year to go trekking.
• November/December to January/February: the skies are clear but it can get very cold.
• May - June: This is Nepal's hot season and it can get very warm indeed.
What equipment do I need to go trekking to Langtang Valley?
Trekking permits you need include the LNPP & TIMS available at agents and through the official Nepal Tourism Board offices (Mountain World Treks take care of this for you).
After that, it depends on the time of year in regards to clothing and equipment. The following are necessities:
• A good pair of hiking boots
• Good quality socks
• A windcheater style jacket
• Long sleeve shirts
• Trekking pants
• Rubber sandals
• Water bottles (water purification system)