Langtang Gosainkunda Pass Trek is a pure Himalayan trek. It is an amazing and short trek. It is in the relatively quiet area of the Langtang region. Langtang region is just a day’s journey from Kathmandu. The trek starts from Syabrubesi. The Syabrubesi is an interesting village near the Bhotekoshi river. This area is quite pristine and remote as compared to Annapurna and Everest region. Langtang-Gosainkunda is located close to the Tibetan border. This area is enclosed by snow capped mountain. It culminates at the peak of Langtang Himal. The lake melts and zips down to form the Trishuli River. It remains frozen for six months in winter, October to June. There are 108 lakes in this area. They are small to medium in size.
Langtang-Gosainkunda Pass Trek offers to examine the stunning, beautiful holy lakes of Gosaikunda. It is considered holy by both Hindus and Buddhist. Many Hindu peoples peregrinate to have holy bath in the lakes during the August full moon. It is celebrated as a festival of Janai Purnima. The journey starts exploring Tamang heritage. Tamang Heritage is situated between the Langtang and Ganesh Himal. The trek gives opportunity to examine the culture of Tamang peoples. Trekkers can have direct interaction with them and their traditions, lifestyle and language.
The attracting part of Langtang Gosaikunda pass trek is a pneumatic view of snow-capped mountains, glacier and wildlife animals. The blooming full of rhododendrons, alpine forest and bamboo forest are seen on the way. This makes the place more beautiful and impressive. You may see the red panda and other different colorful birds.
Langtang-Gosainkunda Pass Trek is a classic trekking route in Langtang region. This region is the habitat of many wildlife. The wildlife available in this area is the Himalayan black bear, the mountain goat like Himalayan Tahr, rhesus monkey and red pandas. Gosaikunda is really a remarkable place for local tourist as well. Some physical fitness and adjustment is highly required for the trekking.
We will go down through the steep terraced countryside to the Shivapuri National Park. It is just north of Kathmandu. The area is home to Tamang, Newari and Chhetri people and is a wonderful example of Nepal’s harmonious ethnic diversity.
Spring and Autumn are the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. The weather is mostly clear. The temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals. Walking is also very much suitable during this season. Langtang is always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
We suggest you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself. Many national and international tourists visited here through the Nepal Pioneer trek. It is unique, silent, crowd free and highly recommended trek. Sherpa Expedition and Trekking is glad to operate this trek for you to make it your lifetime experience
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu.
Upon on your arrival at the Tribhuban International Airport, one of our Sherpa Expedition and Trekking staff will be there to warm greeting you with beautiful garland that is our respect and the culture to welcome to the new stranger. After welcoming you our staff will transfer to you to the hotel. After your long journey on a plane, you may get tired, so be fresh and take a bit rest, then our manager will come to meet you to the hotel and talk about the plan of your trip details.
Day 02: Trek Preparation
Today, our manager will come to meet you at the hotel at 10.00 AM. He will brief about the trip in detail, introduce with the guide and provide you all the documents. You will be free in the afternoon and manage your time for trek preparation. Our guide will meet you at your hotel at six O’ clock in the evening then take you for well come dinner. After having dinner, drop you to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi. It takes 67 hours. The road from Kathmandu to Trisuli is good, then after that not so good, up and down. You can enjoy the scenery, rivers, Mountains and several villages when you are traveling by bus. After the long drive you reach at Dhunche (The headquarter of Rasuwa District), then one hour drive to Syabrubensi. Syabrubensi has a number of lodges, you can stay there overnight.
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubensi to Lama Hotel
Syabrubensi to Lama Hotel. Today is your first day trek. You should be prepared the things what you need for the day on your day bag, then packed the Duffle bag after the breakfast. Every day you should start your walk after breakfast. The trek to Lama Hotel takes normally 56 hours. First, you should cross the Bhotekoshi then walk on the other side of Langtang valley and follow the bank of the Langtang Khola. The scenery is spectacular. You can pass the villages like as Dovan, Bamboo, Rimche and reach Lama Hotel at 2470m then stay overnight there.
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village
Lama Hotel to Langtang. Today is your second day trek. You feel much better than last day because your body adjusting to the environment and the trail also more open. You can see the Langtang Lirung at the first time from Ghode Tabala. The trail from Lama Hotel to Ghode Tabala should walk through the Rhododendron forest. There is a national park office as well. Today you trek an hour approximately four to five then you reach in Langtang Village at 3450m, then stay overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Trek from Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa
Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa. The trek today is very easy , short day trek, just takes about three hours, but you should be very slow because you are gaining more altitude. The trail very nice and gentle, the valley more open , can enjoy more mountain then reach in Kyanjin Gompa at3800m in the afternoon. After lunch if you would like to walk more, you can hike to Kyanjin RI and back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 07: Acclimatization day at Kyanjin Gompa
Rest day. Today is your rest day. Rest day does not mean sleep all the time. You should explore the day looking around, walk couple of hours. The plan today go to Cherko RI and enjoy the mountain views from there if you are fine and can manage. It takes five to six hours to go and back. The best view place in Langtang Region. After enjoying the views, back to the hotel and stay overnight there.
Day 08: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Rimche
Kyanjin Gompa to Rimche. The trek today, you should back the same way. It takes about six hour walk. Rimche is 20 minutes further from the Lama Hotel and stay overnight there.
Day 09: Trek from Rimche to Thulo Syabru
Rimche to Thulo Syabru. You should follow the same trail descend until to the Pahiro then separate the trail to Thulo Syabru. The trail now, ascend about one and half hour, then drop down, cross the bridge, then ascend again to reach the Thulo Syabru, bigger Tamang village and stay overnight there.
Day 10: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Chandanbari
Thulo Syabru to Chandanbari. The trail today climb up about three hours, then gradual another two hours. It takes about five hour walk. You should walk through the forest. The mountain views and the scenery both are spectacular. The Chandanbari is very famous for the cheese factory. You can taste the fresh cheese there and stay overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Trek from Chandanbari to Gosainkund
Chandanbari to Gosainkunda. Today you should ascend a lot. You feel more tired than the last few days because of gaining more altitude. The trail more gradual but you should climb long hours. You can enjoy the mountain views from Lauribinayak pass. You can observe Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Annapurna mountain and several peaks around there. Today you should walk five to six hours to reach Gosainkunda at 4100m. The views from the hotel very nice. You can look around the lakes and enjoy it, then stay overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Trek from Gosainkund to Ghopte
Gosainkund to Ghopte. Today you should start the trek earlier than usual because you should do the Gosainkund Pass at 4610 m. It takes about two to three hours walk to get to the top. After you are getting success to the Gosainkund Pass, you can take some photograph for the good memory, then back down to the other side of the Helambu trekking trail. The train after the pass narrow and rocks. You should be careful while you are walking. Near to the Ghopte area an Australian trekker got lost in 1991 and was not found for 43 days. Nearby that place where a Thai International Air Bus became lost in 1992 and crashed into a mountain. Today you should walk approximately six hours, then reach to Ghopte at 3440m and stay overnight there.
Day 13: Trek from Ghopte to Kutumsang
Ghopte to Kutumsang. Today you should walk about six hours. You should ascend about three hours to reach to Thadepati at 3690m. This is a very nice viewpoint for the mountains and scenery of the Helambu area. After enjoying the views, you should descend all the way to Kutumsang and stay overnight there.
Day 14: Trek from Kutumsang to Chisapani
Kutumsang to Chisapani. Today the trail both up and down. You can enjoy the scenery and the country side. You can pass so many villages, different ethnic groups are inhabited there. Today you should walk about six to seven hours. Finally, you arrive in Chisopani. Chisopani is very nice place for the mountain views. Specially morning views and the sunrise are the best from this place then stay overnight there.
Day 15: Trek from Chisapani Sundarijal then drive to Kathmandu
Chisapani to Kathmandu. Today you have very nice and easy day. It takes about four hours walk to get to Sundarijal. In the beginning, you should ascend up to the Shivapuri then descend all the way until to Sundarijal. You can enter to the Shivapuri Wild Life Protected Area, can enjoy the scenery and can see wild animals, birds and other spices. You can catch the bus from Sundarijal to Kathmandu. It takes about an hour, then transfer to the hotel. Our manager will come meet you at your hotel and take you for the farewell dinner. After dinner drops you to the hotel and stay overnight there.
Day 16: Departure day
Depart for Home. Our driver and Sherpa Expedition and Trekking staff will come to your hotel for final departure to the International Airport. Wish you have a nice and safe journey back home.