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Langtang Goshainkunda trek

8 Days trek to the holy lake of Gosainkund in Langtang region of Nepal. Trek through the Langtang National Park and follow an ancient path to Gosainkund Lake, a lake created by Shiva, a Hindu God. 

 

Trip Level:

Easy

Destination:

Nepal

Max Altitude:

4380 m

Starts At:

kathmandu

Ends At:

kathmadnu

Outline Itinerary

Day01 Arrival Kathmandu (1320m)

Day 02 Kathmandu – Syabru Besi

Day 03 Syabru Besi – Thulo Sybru

Day04 Thulo Sybru – Sing Gompa

Day 05 Sing Gompa – Gosainkund

Day 06 Gosainkund – Sing Gompa

Day 07 Sing Gompa – Dhunche

Day 08 Dhunche – Kathmandu

Day 09 Kathmandu – Departure

Day01 Arrival Kathmandu (1320m): Meet our representative at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel. All the required documents, photos, passport copies etc. are collected for the preparation of all legal documents required during the trek. On the same day you'll be meeting your guide for the trek.

Day 02 Kathmandu - Syabru Besi: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi it will take around 8 hours by private transport. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Syabrubesi. On the way lies the Dhunche, the little cold town with mountains view including Ganesh Himal. You can enjoy the view of few peaks of Langtang range and the Tibetan peaks. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Syabrubesi.

Day 03 Syabru Besi - Thulo Sybru: The route is long in the jungle trek from Syabru Besi to Thulo Sybru (2100m.). Thulo Syabru is a nice Tamangs’s village; Tamangs are the major people of the Langtang area and supposed to be migrated from Tibet many years ago. It takes around 5-6 hours to reach Thulo Sybru.

Day04 Thulo Sybru - Sing Gompa: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Chandanbari, it’s all the way up hill with big forest. This small town is popular for the Cheese and they have one nice monastery in the village. Is a small village and you can enjoy the view of the mountains and you can appreciate the nature of the forest. It takes around 6-7 hours to reach the Sing Gompa.

Day 05 Sing Gompa – Gosainkund: Trek to Gosainkund Lake (4380 m.) passing Lauribinayak. Gosainkunda area is popular for the Hindu pilgrimages. There are beautiful lakes around and local villagers associated them with the origin of the Universe according to the myth.

Day 06 Gosainkund - Sing Gompa: Today in the morning enjoy around Gosain kunda (holy lake) and trek back to Sing Gompa around 4 hours walking all the way down hill.

Day 07 Sing Gompa – Dhunche:   Today it is the last day, after breakfast we start our trek down to Dhunche it takes around 4-5 hours. It is the little cold town with the mountains view including Ganesh Himal, few peaks of Langtang range and the Tibetan peaks. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Dhunche

Day 08 Dhunche – Kathmandu: Drive back by private transport to Kathmandu which takes around 7 hours.

Day 09 Kathmandu - Departure: After breakfast, a Himalayan Rock Treks and Expedition responsible person will drop you to the international airport.

Cost Include

  • Airport pickup on arrival at Kathmandu airport by private coach
  • Airport departure drop off at Kathmandu airport by private coach
  • 2 night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation during trekking in lodges, teahouses
  • Transfer Kathmandu - Syabru Besi by bus (before start trek)
  • Transfer Sundarijal - Kathmandu by bus (after trek)
  • English speaking experienced guide (trained by Minstery of Tourism)
  • Porter(s), generally 1 porter for 2 pax (max 12 kg per person)
  • Food, salary, transportation, accommodation and insurance for our Nepali staff
  • Entrance Fee Langtang National Park 
  • TIMS (trekking registration card)
  • Langtang region trekking map
  • Service from our office in Kathmandu, Thamel

Cost Exclude

  • International flight to and from Nepal and airport taxes
  • Vaccination and Nepal visa
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal insurance and other personal expenses
  • Tips for trekking staff (tipping is expected)

Trekking Equipment Checklist

The weather can be cold, unpredictable and challenging while in the mountains. Hence the travelers need to be prepared to cope up with the weather. While you can take the different kind of equipment to make things comfortable for you, there are some basic things that you must carry with you for completion of the trek in comfortable manner.

Sun Hat
Fleece/Wool hat that covers ears
Sunglasses
Scarf to cover face (dust/wind)

Upper Body:
At least 4 pair of T-shirts
2 lightweight thermal tops
2 Merino/Fleece long shelve tops
Water and wind proof shell jacket
Down Jacket
Raincoat (Poncho)

Lower Body:
Under garments
Hiking shorts
Lightweight walking pants
Light weight thermal leggings
Fleece or tracksuit pants
Water and wind proof pants

Feet:
At least 4 pairs of  thick warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots (with spare laces)
Walking sneakers
Sandals
Walking poles (Walking Stick)
Hands:
Lightweight fleece gloves
Water and wind proof gloves

Note: Sleeping bags come handy in case of difficult circumstances. We recommend every trekkers to take one with them while on the mountains. You can bring your own or it can be hired here.