Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration10 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Max. Altitude 3,860M
  • Trip Type Trekkking
  • Accommodation Tea House / Camping
  • Transport Bus, Car, Land cruiser or Aero plane
Highlights
  • Trek allows you to visit the beautiful Langtang National Park and then go to end of the valley to get mountain views.
  • Trek lets you to view the Trishuli River across the northern part of Kathmandu followed by Dhunche and Trishuli Bazar.
  • During the trek, you will visit a Sherpa village named Syabrubensi and simultaneously to Tamang village in Langtang Valley.
  • Other than this, the trek gives you to view the famous Buddhist monasteries found in Kyangin Gompa.
  • Finally, we view the Holy Gosaikunda Lake during your Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek 10 Days Itinerary and Cost 2023

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is a major trek found in the Langtang region to provide individuals with an ultimate cultural and nature experience to every mountain explorer. The trek involves visiting the spectacular and remote Langtang valley with great views of high mountain lakes found at Gosainkunda. In addition, Langtang Gosainkunda Trek includes a visit to the Langtang National Park and later on, to end of the entire valley for enjoying mountain views. During our entire trek, we have to cross the Trishuli River many times to reach different areas of the valley. We even pass through rhododendron and oak forests as well as cross the glacial moraines on the way to reach to Tamang village in Lantang.  

Later on, while moving across the Langtang Valley, you will come across Kyangin Gompa, where we will have our overnight stay and sample the cheese from local yaks. We pass from Nubamatang, which belongs to the hidden valley while going ahead to get panoramic views of mountain glaciers marking the gateway to enter Tibet.

On the other side, while returning, we pass through Sing Gompa and Syabru to view the sacred Gosaikund Lake. Finally, we will cross the Llaurebena Pass and continue towards south to leave the Langtang region and move ahead to reach Gul Bhaniyang via Helambu Valley. Therefore, besides the scenic views of various snow-covered mountain peaks and spectacular sceneries of alpine tress, the trek gives a highlight of the Holy Gosainkunda Lake to make the trek ideal for adventure lovers visiting Nepal.

Best time to do Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek can be done throughout the year but it is mostly recommended in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). During these seasons, the weather is generally stable, with mild temperatures and clear skies. The trail is adorned with beautiful blooming flowers and lush vegetation. Also, the skies are clear providing excellent visibility of the stunning mountain vistas. The temperatures are moderate, making it comfortable for trekking.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek in autumn season (Sept – Nov)

The Langtang Gosainkunda Trek during the autumn season offers a captivating adventure amidst the pristine landscapes of Nepal. As you embark on this journey, you'll be welcomed by the crisp mountain air and stunning vistas of the Langtang Himalayas. The autumn months bring clear skies and pleasant temperatures, making it the perfect time to explore this picturesque region. The trail winds through lush rhododendron forests, charming local villages, and terraced fields, offering a glimpse into the traditional Tamang culture. Along the way, you'll encounter the glacial Langtang River, turquoise lakes, and awe-inspiring mountain peaks.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek in winter season (Dec- Feb)

Embarking on the Langtang Gosainkunda Trek during the winter season offers a uniquely serene and snow-covered adventure in the heart of Nepal. While the colder temperatures and occasional snowfall might frighten some, this time of year transforms the Langtang Valley into a breathtaking winter wonderland. The landscapes are blanketed in pristine white, creating a stark but captivating contrast against the rugged mountain scenery. The villages along the trail, inhabited by the hardy Tamang people, offer warm hospitality and a glimpse into their daily life amidst the snow-covered terraced fields. Though the trek may present some challenges due to the cold, the quieter trails and the possibility of crystal-clear, blue skies provide an intimate and unspoiled connection with nature.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek in spring season (March- May)

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek in the spring season promises a spectacular journey through the enchanting landscapes of Nepal. As winter melts away, the Langtang Valley bursts into life with vibrant rhododendron blooms, lush greenery, and pleasant temperatures, creating an awe-inspiring and rejuvenating trekking experience. The trail leads you through dense forests, offering a colorful tapestry of flora and fauna, and alongside picturesque Tamang villages where you can witness their traditional way of life. The Langtang River, flowing through the valley, adds a soothing soundtrack to your trek, while the towering Langtang Himalayas provide a majestic backdrop.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek in monsoon season (Jun - Aug)

Trekking in the Langtang Gosainkunda during the monsoon season is a unique experience that comes with its own set of challenges and rewards. This time of year in Langtang is characterized by heavy rainfall, lush greenery, and flourishing wildlife. The rain showers rejuvenate the region, creating a vibrant, emerald landscape. However, the monsoon can also make the trails muddy and slippery, which can be physically demanding. On the bright side, the Langtang Valley is much less crowded during these months, offering a quieter and more intimate connection with nature. The flowing waterfalls and swollen rivers add an extra layer of beauty to the surroundings.

Important Notes during Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

  • While booking, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance.
  • Beverages, snacks, charging electronic devices, hot showers, Wi-Fi are not included in our packages, so you have to pay additional cash.
  • It is preferable to pack your bag lightly because porters will only carry your 15-20kg luggage.
  • You should have comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking activities including medical expenses and emergency evacuation.
  • Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets like iodine, aquatabs tablets.
  • Pack your clothes according to the seasonal basis.
  • Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is a moderate trek which requires a certain level of physical fitness so, it is recommended to prepare with cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and hiking.
  • You should carry enough cash in Nepalese rupees as ATMs may not be available in remote areas.
  • We suggest you not to book your international flights early as there may be sudden change in weather which will make your flights delay or even cancel.
Itinerary
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                      Cost Details
                      Cost Includes
                      • Airports pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
                      • 2 night’s deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu –The Address Kathmandu Hotel or Gaju suite (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
                      • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle.
                      • Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fees
                      • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
                      • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
                      • Ground transportation from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi and Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu by drive.
                      • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
                      • Langtang National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
                      • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
                      • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
                      • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel
                      • Insurance company.
                      • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
                      • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
                      • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
                      Cost Excludes
                      • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
                      • Your Travel insurance.
                      • Food while you are in Kathmandu
                      • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
                      • Tips for the guide and porter.
                      Departure Dates
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                      Date PriceStatus 
                      Start DateSundayFeb 25, 2024End DateTuesdayMar 05, 2024PricePriceUS$700StatusStatusAvailable
                      Essential Information

                      The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements.

                      Min. 2 person in the Group USD 1100 per person
                      Single Supplement Fee USD150
                      (If you book the trip early and in a group you will get special discount)

                      Packaging list for Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      • A few pairs of Thermal tops
                      • Fleece jacket/pullover
                      • Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
                      • Down jacket
                      • Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
                      • Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
                      • Mittens/woolen gloves
                      • Warm Hiking socks
                      • Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
                      • Sun hat/scarf, wash towel
                      • Sunglasses
                      • Trekking poles
                      • Day bag above 40 L
                      • Basic personal first aid kit
                      • Waterproof cover for backpack
                      • Headlamp or flashlight
                      • Personal toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap, etc.)
                      • Snacks and energy bars
                      • Water bottles, water purification tablets

                      Accommodations during 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      10 day Langtang Gosainkunda Trek offer a blend of comfort and immersion into the local culture. The trek provides a range of options, mostly in the form of teahouses and lodges that dot the trail. These lodgings provide a warm and inviting atmosphere for trekkers. Rooms typically feature twin beds with clean bedding, and some places may offer shared bathrooms with hot showers. The teahouses also serve as communal spaces where trekkers can gather around a cozy fireplace, sharing stories and relishing hearty meals. The local hospitality adds an authentic touch to the trek, offering a chance to interact with the friendly Tamang people.

                      Foods and Drinks during 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      During the 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek, you'll come across teahouses that offer meals to trekkers. The food options may vary from one teahouse to another, but generally, you can expect a range of dishes to keep you fueled throughout your trek. Most they offer Dal Bhat consisting of lentil soup (dal), rice (bhat), vegetables, pickles. It's a nutritious and filling dish that provides energy for trekking. You can also find momos (steamed or fried dumplings filled with vegetables or meat), thukpa (noodles soup), ghundruk (fermented leafy greens), fried rice, chapatti (flat bread) in some tea houses. Most tea houses and lodges have their own menus, offering a range of local and international dishes.

                      Drinks during 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      Drinking water is important because it keeps you hydrated. The safe drinking water is available in the teahouses and hotels during 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek. You can buy the bottled water, filter water or hot water. It is advisable that bring the water bottles and water purification tablets by yourself then it will be plus point for you. You don’t have to buy the mineral water daily, you can fill the water in the tap and purify by yourselves that will help you to save money.

                      Internet, Wi-Fi, hot water shower facilities during 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      The availability of Wi-Fi, electricity and hot water for showers can vary depending on the specific location along the trail. In most of the tea houses along the trekking route, Wi-Fi is available but you have to pay additional fee. However please note that the quality and reliability of the internet connection can vary. In more remote and higher altitude areas, the Wi-Fi signal may be weak or nonexistent. Electricity will be limited because it is generated through solar panels. Charging electronic devices like cameras, phones or batteries may incur an additional fees. Hot shower facilities are available in most of the tea houses along the trekking routes. However, it’s important to note that hot showers are often not included in the standard room rate and may require an additional fee.

                      Risks during 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      Trekking in the Langtang Gosainkunda presents certain risks and challenges that trekkers should be aware of and prepared for. Here are some of the potential risks associated with the Langtang Valley trek:

                      • Altitude sickness
                      • Unpredictable weather
                      • Landslides and avalanches
                      • Challenging river crossings
                      • Treacherous trail conditions
                      • Health issues
                      • Limited communication

                      Preventing Altitude Sickness (AMS) during 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      Preventing altitude sickness during the 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some to reduce the risk of altitude sickness:

                      • Acclimatize properly
                      • Stay hydrated
                      • Trek at a moderate pace
                      • Consider altitude medication
                      • Monitor symptoms
                      • Descend if necessary
                      • Follow local guidance
                      • Have emergency evacuation insurance

                      Guides during 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      Hiring a guide or porter for the 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek can enhance your trekking experience by providing assistance, local knowledge, and support throughout the journey. Hiring a trekking guide is highly recommended specially if you are new to trekking in Nepal or prefer the expertise and companionship of a local. A guide can navigate the trail, provide information about the local culture, flora and fauna, assist with accommodation and meals, and ensure your safety during the trek. They are familiar with the route, weather conditions, and potential risks. A guide can also help with language translation and communication with locals.

                      ATM and money exchange facilities during 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      As you trek towards 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek, the availability of ATMs becomes limited, and there might not be any ATMs in the small villages along the route. Before starting the trek, it's best to withdraw enough cash in Kathmandu since it is the major city closest to the Langtang Valley. Thamel, the tourist hub of Kathmandu, has several ATMs where you can withdraw Nepalese Rupees using major credit and debit cards.

                      Can I join the Group on 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek?

                      Welcome Nepal Treks offer group tour packages that allow solo travelers or small groups to join a pre-organized tour with other like-minded travelers. Group tours are a popular option for those who want to explore the destinations with a group of people, share experiences, and enjoy the company of fellow travelers. When booking a group tour, you can choose from various itineraries and departure dates offered by us. The group size can vary, so you can inquire about the maximum number of participants in each group to ensure you are comfortable with the group dynamics.

                      Can I book Private 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek?

                      Yes, you can book a private 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks. We can customize the trek itinerary based on your preferences, fitness level, and time constraints. We also offer greater flexibility in terms of starting dates, pace, and the ability to adjust the itinerary as needed during the trek. With a private trek, you can receive more personalized attention and support from the trekking crew and guides. Welcome Nepal Treks provide a more comfortable and intimate experience, as you won't be trekking with a large group of strangers.

                      Travel insurance for 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      Having travel insurance is highly recommended when embarking on any trek, including the 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek. Travel insurance provides coverage for various unforeseen events, emergencies, and medical expenses that may arise during your trip. Ensure that your travel insurance provides sufficient coverage for medical expenses, including emergency medical evacuation and treatment in case of illness or injury during the trek. Verify that your insurance covers the cost of emergency helicopter rescue or evacuation, as it may be necessary in case of severe altitude sickness or other emergencies in remote areas.

                      Tipping for 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      Tipping is a common practice in the tourism industry, including for trekking guides, porters, and other support staff. While tipping is not mandatory, it is appreciated and considered a way to show gratitude for the service provided. It’s important to note that these are general guidelines, and tipping is ultimately personal decisions. You may choose to adjust the amount based on your satisfaction with the service and your budget.

                      Why to do 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek?

                      10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek offers breathtaking natural beauty, including Majestic Mountain views, pristine forests, cascading waterfalls, and picturesque landscapes. The trek takes you through the Langtang National Park, known for its diverse flora and fauna, including rhododendron forests, wildflowers, and rare wildlife such as red pandas and Himalayan black bears. The Langtang region is inhabited by the Tamang and Sherpa communities, who have rich cultural traditions and warm hospitality. As you trek through the villages, you'll have the opportunity to interact with the local people, visit monasteries, and learn about their unique customs, lifestyle, and religious practices. The trails of 9 days Langtang valley Trek offers the surreal world of mountains, glaciers, forests, and rivers. The scenery of Langtang region is remarkable and thrilling at the same time. You will be mesmerized by view you see in the whole journey. Also, the Langtang Valley is known for its delicious yak cheese, and you can visit a local cheese factory to learn about the cheese-making process and taste some of the

                      Why to do 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks?

                      Welcome Nepal treks have been operating for many years and has extensive experience in organizing treks in Nepal. Welcome Nepal Treks offers a splendid trek package to the customers at a very reasonable price with great services. We have knowledgeable and experienced guides who are familiar with the trekking routes, safety protocols, and local customs. Their expertise can enhance your trekking experience and ensure a smooth journey. We offers flexible and customizable itineraries to cater to individual preferences and requirements. We can tailor the trek to suit your time frame, fitness level and specific interested. Welcome Nepal treks takes care of the logistical aspects of the trek, including permits, accommodations, transportation, and meals. Also, we highly care for the safety of our customers and make them satisfied with our services.

                      What is the Cost of the 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek?

                      The cost of 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek can vary based on several factors, including the type of trek (private or group), the level of services and accommodation, and the season of trekking you choose. According to the service, accommodation provided by us (Welcome Nepal Treks), we offer the 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek at a very reasonable price. We offer this 10 days adventurous and splendid Langtang Gosainkunda trekking package around $700 with the quality services. The cost includes the transportation fees and everything mentioned in the package with all meals.

                      Booking and Payment Policies of 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      If you want to book the 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks then, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance. You can pay us through different medium like cash, bank transfer, or online. We accept booking deposits through Credit Cards (Master Card or Visa and many more). You can also pay us direct cash. We also accept your last minute booking but the booking should be done at least before one day prior to the trip departure date. If you have any question regarding the trek, then feel free to contact us.

                      Trip extension after 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

                      After completing 10 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek, you have several options for extending your trip and exploring more of Nepal or neighboring regions. Here are some popular trip extensions you can consider:

                      • Everest Base Camp Trek
                      • Annapurna Base Camp Trek
                      • Tibet and Bhutan Tour
                      • Langtang Valley Trek
                      • Upper Mustang Trek
                      • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
                      • Chitwan National Park Safari
                      • Bardia National Park Safari
                      • Rara Lake Trek
                      • Manaslu Circuit Trek
                      • Tansen and Palpa
                      • Lumbini and Buddhist Circuit
                      • Pokhara Adventure Activities
                      • Kalinchowk Temple Trek
                      • Gosainkunda Trek
                      • River Rafting
                      • Mountain Flight
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