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Trip Details

Langtang valley with Gosaikunda Trek is a beautiful trek through lush forests, several villages, rare wildlife and panoramic views of the majestic Himalayas. In this trek, we will get an opportunity to see Langtang Himalaya Range, Ganesh Himalaya Range and Annapurna Himalaya Range.

The Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Trek start by driving from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. We will pass the many villages in Langtang Valley. After exploring the Langtang valley, we trek to Gosaikunda. Laurebina Hill is the best view point for Mountains. After passing the hill we will see some beautiful lake that is Gosaikunda. Gosaikunda is a well-regarded pilgrimage place for both Buddhists and Hindus. The myth of the Gosaikunda is related to Hindu God Shiva and Buddhist Mong and Shamans. Moreover, the water of Gosaikunda Lake is believed to be religious holy water. We trek continue to Helambu region through Laurebina Pass. Our trek will finish at Sundarijal, Kathmandu.

The forests in this region have temperate and sub- alpine vegetation. Wildlife includes migratory birds, deer, monkeys, Thar, wild boar and Pika. The Langtang region is declared as Langtang National Park in 1976 and covering approximately 1710 sq km stretching up to the Tibetan border.

In Langtang Valley, we also climb Kyanjin Ri (shorter hike) or Tserko Ri (longer hike) for excellent sunrise views over the Langtang range. The Langtang valley was once an important trading route to Tibet. We can still see the influence of Tibet in the rich local culture. The Langtang Valley Trek passes through ‘Langtang Village’ which was completely destroyed by the devastating earthquake of 25th April, 2015.

Price Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • 2/3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee)
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek in twin share
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
  • Experienced English-speaking trekking guide
  • Porter service (one porter for every two guests)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for Ace Hiking staff
  • Sleeping bag, Down Jacket and hiking pole by Ace Hiking (which need to return after the trek)
  • All Trekking Permits
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • All government and local tax

Price Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Bottled drinks, Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
  • Additional food and drinks on trek in addition to three standard meals
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Private transportation except what is mentioned in the Include section
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu than the scheduled itinerary
  • Any others expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Includes section
  • Tips and gratitude for guide and trekking staff
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 m / 4,593 ft above sea level), transfer to hotel

Welcome to Nepal Himalaya, we meet in Kathmandu airport and will be transferred to your hotel. Ace Hiking offers welcome dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurant. Overnight at hotel, dinner included.

Day 2Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour will start after breakfast. We will visit four UNESCO world heritage sites. Heritage site tour includes the Pashupatinath temple, Boudha Stupa, Swoyambhu stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You will get opportunity to obsearve historical, religious and cultural aspect of Nepal. You will also see Nepalese architecture containing palaces, buildings, temples, Stupas, carving, mason and metal work. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

Day 3Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550 m / 5,085 ft) 7-8 hours

We get bus in the morning for Syabrubesi. The road frequently switches back up and down. Syabrubesi is popular junction point for many routes. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 4Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,470 m / 8,170 ft) 6 hours

Our exciting day starts with crossing the Bhotekoshi River by suspension bridge, and we have to follow another Langtang Khola (River). We pass through the forest of rhododendron, maple, pine and oak tree. The trail is mostly up to the Lama Hotel. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 5Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3,430 m / 11,253 ft) 6-7 hours

The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens. We will pass a few settlement, forest, green meadows and Nepal Army camp, now no more Army there after the earthquake. Langtang village was collapsed by 2015 devastating earthquake. There is new settlement above the old Langtang village. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 6Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870 m / 12,697 ft) 4-5 hours

We will hike to Kyanjin Gompa through Mundu village. The trail is gradual up decorated by prayer wheels, Chortens, Stupas, Mani walls, prayer flags and glimmering mountains. Gompa means monastery; Buddhist temple but it was destroyed by earthquake probably will build soon. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 7Explore Kyanjin Ri (4,773 m / 15,660 ft) 4-5 hours or Tserko Ri (4,984m / 16,352ft) 7-8 hours

Today we can explore around the valley. There are many options: shorter climb to Kyanjin Ri, longer climb to Tserko Ri, or explore the valley following head of Langtang River. The sun rise and Mountain View is superb from Kyanjin Ri or Tserko Ri. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 8Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2,470 m / 8,170 ft) 5-6 hours

Today we trek down to Lama Hotel. Most of the trekking trail is downhill as we pass through forests and beautiful villages. We will feel easier to descent. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 9Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2,250 m / 7,280 ft) 5-6 hours

The trail descends along the Langtang Khola to Pahiro Thaplo and trail ascends to Thulo Syabru. Thulo Syabru is a big village with farm land. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 10Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3,330 m / 10,925 ft) 5-6 hours

From Thulo Syabru to Phulung Danda (hill) trail is steep ascent. After Phulung Danda, the flat trail leads to Sing Gompa. We can visit cheese factory and old monastery in Sing Gompa. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 11Sing Gompa to Laurebina (3,910 m / 12,830 ft) 4-5 hours

The trail is gradual up to Cholang Pati. Cholang Pati is a rest point with beautiful Mountain View. After Cholang pati the trail continue ascends to Laurebina with amazing view. We can see Langtang Range, Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range and Annapurna range. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 12Laurebina to Gosaikunda (4,380 m / 14,370 ft) 3-4 hours

We cross the small Laurebina hill. After crossing the hill we can see a small lake. We ascend more to reach Gosaikunda. There is a big lake and a temple. Every year celebrate big festival in August. There are many lakes around Gosaikunda. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 13Gosaikunda to Laurebina Pass (4,610 m / 15125 ft) to Ghopte (3,430 m / 11,253 ft) 6-7 hours

The trail gradually climbs up to Laurebina Pass. We can see spectacular mountains. Then the trail steeply descends to Phedi. We further hike to Ghopte for overnight. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 14Ghopte to Kutumsang (2,470 m / 8,103 ft) 5-6 hours

Today we hike up through the forest to Thadepati. Thadepati is a good view point for Helambu valley. From Thadepati the trail continues descends to Kutmsang. We pass beautiful place Magen Goth. We may see some beautiful birds like pheasant, Munal and Himalayan Kalij. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 15Kutumsang to Chisapani (2,165 m / 7,103 ft) 5-6 hours

Today we have to hike a few times up and down. We pass several villages today. Chisapani is popular destination for hiking from Kathmandu.

Day 16Chisapani to Sundarijal (1,460 m / 4,790 ft) 4-5 and 40 min drive to Kathmandu hotel

We ascend to Borlang Bhanjyang and descend to Sundarijal. Today we walk through Shivapuri Nagarjun Nationa Park. Overnight at Hotel, breakfast and lunch included.

Day 17Departure to international airport

Today you grab last minute shopping or other activities. We will drop you at the Kathmandu international airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight. We will say goodbye with happy memories and hoping to see you again. Breakfast included.

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