Langtang, Gosainkunda & Helambu Trek (17 Days)
Package Price : $1900

langtang gosaiunda

langtang gosaiunda

This amazing adventure combines the diversity of spectacular views of the Himalayas with a vast number of exciting ethnic encounters. The highlights of Langtang Circuit trek are numerous however the main areas of interest are the rhododendron and bamboo forests with an abundance of wildlife, majestic waterfalls flowing over mammoth boulders, a chance to bathe in soothing hot springs, magnificent views of the snow covered white giant Langtang Lirung (7,200m/23,622ft), Visiting the holy lakes of Gosainkund.

Langtang, Gosainkunda & Helambu trek begin in the ancient city of Kathmandu; from where you will board a bus to Syabrubesi; the starting point of your trek. This is an interesting village on the banks of the Bhote Kosi River. The trail gains elevation as you make your way along the Langtang Khola, first through forests of oak and rhododendron and then bamboo forests on the higher reaches of the trail. Traveling through Langtang (3,430m/11,253ft), you will reach the Langtang valley and the friendly Sherpa village of Kyanjing Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft). In Kyanjing Gompa you will experience the spiritual lifestyle of dedicated Buddhist monks who perform their rituals in a beautiful Monastery dating back to circa 1300 A.D. Early in the morning you will ascend Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) for tremendous view of the Langtang Lirung (7,200m/23,622ft) range. A short hike will also be taken to a magnificent glacial moraine (4,300m/14,107ft), which can be climbed depending on the time factor and offers more spectacular views of Langtang Lirung and the foot of one of its major glaciers. There will also be the opportunity of visiting a traditional cheese factory, where the produce is manufactured by hand. Once in Chadan Bari (3,330m/10,925ft), having traveled through Lama Hotel, you can relish magnificent views of the towering snow-covered Ganesh Himal (7,600m/24,934ft) and Langtang -II (7,227m/23,711ft) peaks. If lucky you might be able to spot the shy Red Panda that inhabits the Langtang region. Moving on to Gosainkund, watch the sun rise over a multitude of glistening Lakes of this sacred pilgrimage site. It is believed that Lord Shiva created the holy lake with his trident. After Laurebinayak pass (4,609m/15,121ft) you will also trek through some beautiful rice terraces and a number of splendid Buddhist monasteries around the delightful villages of Tarke Gyang and Sermathang (2,621m/8,599ft), before heading back to Kathmandu.

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu

Day 03: Kathmandu-Syabrubesi: 8 hours by bus

Day 04: Syabrubesi-Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours

Day 05: Lama Hotel- Langtang: 5- 6 hours

Day 06: Langtang – Kyanjin Gompa: 4-5 hours

Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa: explore day

Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours

Day 09: Lama Hotel – Thulo Syabru: 5-6 hours

Day 10: Thulo Syabru- Shin gomba: 3-5 hours

Day 11: Shin gomba- Gosainkunda: 5-6 hours

Day 12: Gosainkunda- Gopte: 6-8 hours

Day 13: Gopte- Malemchigaon: 6-7 hours

Day 14: Malemchigaon – Tarke Gyang: 5-7 hours

Day 15: Tarke Gyang- Sermathang: 3-5 hours

Day 16: Sermathang- Melamchi Puul Bazaar -Kathmandu : 3-4 hours; 2 hour bus

Day 17: Farewell Friend

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