This famous trekking route leads you to Nepal’s most holy site of Gosaikunda. The Gosaikunda Lake is one of most visited places of Nepal. Pilgrimage at its side is fulfilled while exploring the wonderful Sherpa Villages, culture of place and the panoramic mountain views. The Langtang valley which lies just north of Kathmandu valley is wonderful trek destination residing inside the first national park of Nepal, the Langtang National Park.
Langtang Gosaikunda trekking itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. Evenings are generally allowed free to shop around at your own. Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Day in Kathmandu for pre-trek preparation. Sightseeing in Kathmandu. The sightseeing in Kathmandu on this day includes sightseeing in Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square etc. overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche. The day drive to Dhunche is wonderful passing all the way through country road which is curved in many places. Dhunche is the famous trade center of the region. Overnight in Dhunche (1960 mtrs.).
Day 04: Trekking from Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel. This day is a continuous ascent through the pine, cedar and Rhodondren forests and the place offers wonderful views of Langtang II. Overnight in Lama Hotel (2470 mtrs.).
Day 05: Trekking from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village. The way on this day passes along thick forest after crossing the Langtang Khola. A series of different plant species as well as birds and animals are probable to be encountered along the way. Overnight in Langtang Village (3430 mtrs.).
Day 06: Trekking from Langtang Village to KyangJing Gompa. The sub-tropical forest along the way is covered most often by moss, from within the semi-tropical forest, a glimpse of Langtang Mountain views spectacular as to forget all your hiking pains. KyangJing Gompa is a village named after the Gompa situated here, which is one of the highest villages of this region. Overnight in KyangJing Gompa (3870 mtrs.).
Day 07: Trekking from KyangJing Gompa to Langtang Village. Retrace the way back to Langtang Village.
Day 08: Trekking from Langtang Village to Lama Hotel. Retrace the way back to Lama Hotel.
Day 09: Trekking from Lama Hotel to Syabru. Retrace almost the same way back to Syabru. Syabru is another important trade center of this region. Overnight in Syabru (1467 mtrs.).
Day 10: Trekking from Syabru to Shin Gompa. There is a small cheese factory at Shin Gompa as well as a Gompa with its 1000-armed Avalokitesvara statue. Overnight in Shin Gompa (3330 mtrs.).
Day 11: Trekking from Shin Gompa to Gosaikunda. Gosaikuna is holy lake visited by a remarkable no. of pilgrimes each year. It is believed that the water in the lake is emerged from Shiva. On this day’s trekking climbing above around 4000 mtrs, in a series of many Lakes including the Bhairav Kunda and Saraswati Kunda, there is Gosaikunda. Overnight in Gosaikunda (4380 mtrs.).
Day 12: Trekking from Gosaikunda to Tharepati. Passing along many small lakes of the region, climb the LaureBina pass where there are almost frequently prayer flags are waving. Walk down to Tharepati from LaureBina pass through the Kharkha. Tharepati is one of summer settlements of the Helambu residents. Overnight in Tharepati (3690 mtrs.).
Day 13: Trekking from Tharepati to Kutumsang. Trekking through the Buddhist settlements in this region on this concludes passing through near the chorten. From the top, there are magnificent views of Jugal Himal, Rolwaling etc. overnight in Kutumsang (2470 mtrs.).
Day 14: Trekking from Kutumsang to Chisapani. You are walking through the forests of Rhodondren and terraced hillsides on this day to arrive Chisapani, one of the hilltops from where the views of Nagarkot, Kathmandu are well seen. Overnight in Chisapani (2165 mtrs.).
Day 15: Trekking from Chisapani to Sundarijal. This day’s trekking is wonderful passing through the forests of Rhodondren. The second part of the trail passes through a mixture of Pine forest, arrive Sundarijal, from where drive to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu (1350 mtrs.).
Day 17: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping, resting.
Day 18: Fre etime in the morning in kahtmandu dor shopping and depending upon the flight time, drive to the airport for onward flight.