This incredible Langtang Gosaikunda trek is about the combination of astounding voyage, magnificent views along with the experience of the spiritual standard of living. In this expedition you get the opportunity to view the splendid lakes of Gosainkunda Basin, the main three being Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda, and Gosainkunda.
According to legend, Lord Shiva created Gosainkunda when he pierced a glacier with his trident to find water to quench his thirst after having swallowed a poison that threatened to wipe out the world.
This trek 'Langtang Gosaikunda' has mythological importance too. To pay homage to Lord Shiva many Hindu devotees visit Gosainkunda during the full moon day of August. People change their cord (janai) after taking dip in holy Gosainkunda. It is reported that more than 150,000 Hindu take bath here during Janai Purnima every year.
The site is also popular for preserving endangered species like Red Panda. Besides, if you are lucky then you also get opportunity to see snow leopard, blue sheep, wild boar, Himalayan thar, musk deer and many other species of wild mammals.
It also preserves different kind of flora like rhododendron, pine, oak and many more.
The Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu trek offers you with assortment of sights including Buddhist monasteries, a cheese factory, yaks, glaciers, Himal chuli (7893m) Manaslu (8156mm) and Ganesh Himal (7406m) and mountain lakes.
You begin the Langtang trek from Syabrubesi. The trail expands elevation as you make your way along the Langtang Khola. Once in Chadan Bari (3,330m/10,925ft), you travel through Lama Hotel, you can savor glorious views of the towering snow-covered Ganesh Himal (7,600m/24,934ft) and Langtang -II (7,227m/23,711ft) peaks. Moving on to Gosainkunda, you will get once in a lifetime opportunity to view and inhale the power of sacred pilgrimage site. The next is to enjoy the amusing villages of Tarke Gyang and Sermathang (2,621m/8,599ft), previous to heading back to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley
Day 06: Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjin Gompa
Day 07: Explore Tserko Ri
Day 08: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru
Day 10: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa
Day 11: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda holy Lake
Day 12: Trek from Gosainkunda to Ghopte
Day 13: Trek from Ghopte to Malemchi Gaon
Day 14: Trek from Malemchi Gaon to Tarke Gyang
Day 15: Trek from Tarke Gyang to Sermathang
Day 16: Trek from Sermathang to Malemchi Puul Bazaar/drive to Kathmandu
Day 17: Transfer to airport for your onward flight.
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu Welcome to Nepal! Upon your arrival in Kathmandu Regulus Treks & Expedition receives you at Tribhunvan International Airport and drive you to hotel. If your arrival is at appropriate time then you can enjoy leisurely walk in the streets of Thamel. It is a prime destination for foreigners. It is said that Kathmandu visit is incomplete without strolling in this part of the city. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 02Kathmandu sightseeing From the second day of your arrival starts our trip mission. Today you explore Kathmandu, also known as city of temples with our guide. Basically there are four major touring sites in Kathmandu. They are: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa and and Bouddhanath Stupa. And the main part is these all four sites are listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will be introduced to your guide by Regulus. You can have good conversation with him regarding the upcoming trip. You can enjoy the night life of Thamel which completely depends on your wish. Overnight in Thamel .
Day 03Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi Syabrubeshi is our today’s last destination where we put off at night. We reach there in a private vehicle or by tourist bus. It is around seven hours drive. In the evening we will enjoy dinner with local culture and we also prepare for trekking.
Day 04Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel After breakfast we begin out trek. Wangal is our first on the way destination. From here till Khanjung village we ascend. It is a steep climb. We arrive at Surkha. We pass through thick forests. Following descend course we reach Syarpogoan. We spend night at Lama Hotel.
Day 05Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley Today’s walk is blissful. After walking for five hours from Lama Hotel we arrive at Ghoratabela. The literal meaning of Ghoratabela is horse-stable. The scenic beauty of the palce will exhilarate you. Half an hour climb from Ghoratabela will show you Langtang Valley and the scene is mesmerizing. We spend night at Langtang Valley.
Day 06Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjin Gompa We arrive at Langtang village after three hours of walk from today’s starting point. Kyanjing Gompa is around an hour distance from here. We stay night at Kyanjing Gompa.
Day 07Explore Tserko Ri This is a complete leisure day today and it is essential for the adjustment of body temperature with increasing elevation. Otherwise, altitude sickness can grip you. There are two vantage points in Kyangjin Gompa— Kyanjing Ro (4,800m) and Tserko Ri (5,000m). For the best view of Langtang Lirung, Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and the Glacier we choose Tserko Ri view point. We will spend night at Kyangjin Gompa.
Day 08Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel Today we retrace the same route to arrive at Lama Hotel where we put off at night.
Day 09Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru It is a kind of cultural trekking today as we pass through Sherpa and Tamang village. We pass through green hills and arrive at Syabrubeshi. We now follow the track of Thulo Syabru. Here we have two options to get in Gosainkunda. We follow the course towards Singh Gompa.it is popular trail with majestic views. We put off at Thulo Syabru. The view of Langtang Himal from here will make you calm and collected.
Day 10Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa Comparatively is short distance walk today. We begin trek after breakfast and pass through Dursagang. It is a view point. We cross oak, fir and hemlock forests to arrive at Sing Gompa. It is a Buddhist monastery where we stay overnight.
Day 11Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda holy Lake It is a memorable walk of your life as you are proceeding towards holy lake—Gosainkunda. We pass through rhododendron forests. The jungle inhabits Red Panda and many tourists visit here to film movie on red Panda. They are one of the endangered species. It is also known as cat bear. Further few hours walk will take us to Gosaikunda where we put off at night. The lake is very calm and is crystal clear. It is said that true devotees of Lord Shiva will see his (Lord Shiva’s) face in the lake. It is regarded as holy Lake of Nepal.
Day 12Trek from Gosainkunda to Ghopte It is a rough course that we will be following today. We pass small lakes. We ascend to Lauribinayak. Phedi is our next destination. Finally, we arrive at Ghopte where we will enjoy our night.
Day 13Trek from Ghopte to Malemchi Gaon Kharka is our next destination today. We arrive here by passing through thick forest and dry river bed. The site is surrounded by rhododendron forests. Further ascend walk will bring us at Tharepati from where you get view of Jugal area. We finally arrive at Melamchigaon where we will spend our night.
Day 14Trek from Malemchi Gaon to Tarke Gyang We will be entering in Helambu region today. The Sherpa culture will fascinate you here. They are regarded as mountain people without who climbing mountain is almost impossible. They are listed in ethnic indigenous group of the country. We put off at Tarke Gyang.
Day 15Trek from Tarke Gyang to Sermathang After couple of hours of walk we arrive at Gangyul. It is a village inhabited by Sherpa people. They follow Buddhism but Drukpa Kagyu sect of Buddhism. It is a national religion of Bhutan. We will enjoy night in Sermathang.
Day 16Trek from Sermathang to Malemchi Puul Bazaar/drive to Kathmandu A short walk will bring us at Melamchipul Bazaar. It is a village inhabited by Sherpa people. From here we drive to Kathmandu where we put off at night.
Day 17Transfer to airport for your onward flight. Your trekking ends here today. We will drop you at airport three hours earlier to schedule flight. We are thankful to you as you gave us opportunity to serve. See you soon!