Day 01: Arrival at TIA Kathmandu (1350m) & Transfer to the Hotel.
Welcome fellow trekkers! As you land in the international airport in Kathmandu and complete the formalities in immigration, our representative shall be there to welcome you. You shall then be escorted to the hotel for your stay. Relax at the hotel and later in the afternoon you may stroll around in the streets of Thamel. Prepare yourself for the sightseeing tomorrow. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu City tour
We shall today explore the historical heritages of Kathmandu valley in an insightful sightseeing. Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most worshipped Hindu pilgrimages in Nepal, hosts several temples and monuments with historical significance and tourists can view the open funeral pyre at the bank of holy Bagmati River. Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa, one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the world are famous for being a haven for the ancient cultures and traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. We shall also explore the grandeur of Patan Durbar Square which is home to historical royal palace, unique Krishna Temple, museum, resting places and intricate carvings decorating the monuments. After exploring these UNESCO world heritage sites, we shall also interact with trekking guides about the adventure we are about to begin. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Syaprubesi by Bus. 1550m (6/7 hrs)
Heading towards the trailhead of our trekking, we shall drive from Kathmandu in a road twisting and turning through scenic rural settlements, accompanied by perennial rivers and looked over by rolling hills and soaring Himalayas. Drive through the popular settlements of Trishuli, Kakani and Dhunche, witness the beautiful scenery of Annapurna II, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and other peaks during this journey to Syabrubesi. Rest and stay overnight in Syabrubesi, a beautiful village with stone houses, lodges and scenic surrounding.
Day 04: Trek from Syaprubesi to Lama Hotel. 2380m (5/6 hrs)
Begin trekking on the first day of our adventure in this region with an overall uphill climb to the settlement of Bamboo after about two hours. Traversing through the small settlements, dense forest with various vegetations and wildlife, hanging beehives high on the cliffs, and being accompanied by Langtang River we reach Bamboo. After trekking along this well marked trail, we shall now have a steep climb through the bamboo forest to reach the Lama Hotel. Intermittently, we may also get to see wild monkeys, Red Panda, Himalayan Black Bears, etc., pass through the landslide prone areas and experience the glimpse of natural wilderness this region has to offer. Stay overnight in guesthouse in Lama Hotel.
Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village. 3430m (5/6 hrs)
Begin today’s share of trekking starting from Lama Hotel by ascending through the cool and lush forest full of oak, maples, hemlocks and rhododendron, culturally rich and lively villages of Gumnachowk and Chhunama and glimpses of snowy Langtang Lirung Peak (7,244m) to reach the Ghodatabela village. After a brief stoppage in this settlement for
lunch, we shall now have walk on the steep trail accompanied by the fast flowing Langtang River past some small settlements, cool waterfalls, prayer flags and gompas. Finally, the trail spreads out to our destination of Langtang village. Enjoy the surrounding and get entertained with the view of majestic peaks. Stay overnight in Langtang village.
Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa. 3870m (3 hrs)
Today we shall have a short trek to the ancient and much popular monastery in the region, the Kyanjin Gompa as our destination. Our journey begins with the gradual climb to the settlements of Sindhum and Yamphu before descending to a glacial stream and walking uphill to a viewpoint over a moraine. Enjoy the view of Kyanjin Gompa and the icefall from Langtang Lirung peak before climbing to the famous Kyanjin Gompa. Enjoy visiting the cheese factory and witnessing the views of Langtang range that includes Langtang Lirung Peak (7,244m), Langshisa Peak (6,810m), Ganjala Peak among others, in your visit to Kyanjin Gompa. Stay overnight at teahouse in Kyanjin Gompa.
Day 07: Rest Day. (Visit Kyanjin Ri and Langtang glacier)
In our rest day, today, we shall be hiking to the Kyanjin Ri (4,600m), one of the highest points in this trekking trip and exploring the glittering Langtang Glacier. Through the alpine vegetation and meadows, and rocky terrain, we shall hike to the Kyanjin Ri that overlooks the Kyanjin Gompa and the beautiful Upper Langtang valley. This hike to the Kynajin Ri shall provide you with one of the best views in this entire adventure in Langtang region. We shall also go for hiking to the Langtang Glacier, originating from Langtang peaks and displaying the beauty of magical views of the mountains. After exploring the scenic destinations nearby Kyanjin Gompa, we shall return back.
Day 08: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel.2380m (6/7 hrs)
Exploring the upper region of Langtang valley with scenic villages and ancient monasteries, we shall trek back to the Lama Hotel. Traverse through the cool and beautiful forest and ethnic Tamang villages, as we shall be doing an overall downhill trek today. Trek down gradually and enjoy the views of the mountains, yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages with prayer wheels and water-driven mills, and other things that you may have missed during your ascent to Kyanjin Gompa along the same route. After trekking gradually for about 6-7 hours, we shall arrive to Lama Hotel. Stay overnight in Lama Hotel.
Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru. 2200m (5/6 hrs)
Begin the trek from Lama Hotel and descend to the riverbed of the Langtang River through the Riverside and past a lodge before heading to the Bamboo village through dense bamboo and oak forest. Ahead in the trail we shall descend for about an hour and half through alpine forest to Pairo and then to the bank of Lantang river. Trek past waterfall and climb past the teahouses, cross small stream and navigate ways through the rhododendron forest. Further ahead, we shall cross a suspension bridge to reach the foothill of Thulo syabru village. In the last section of today’s trek, we shall climb over stone staircase and steep trail to reach our destination of Thulo Syabru village. Stay overnight in Thulo Syabru.
Day 10: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa. 3580m (4/5 hrs)
Traverse along the ridges of high hills from Thulo Syabru as you shall be hiking in the ups and downs of these hills for more than a couple of hours. Reach to the top of the Foprang Danda through the forest with oak, fir and rhododendron trees, and the views of snowy mountains such as Ganesh Himal and Annapurna massifs. From here you shall be climbing down for a rather short descends to reach the ancient monastery known as the Sing Gompa, past some tea shops and a small monastery. This monastery very well preserves the ancient Buddhist traditions and cultural ensembles. Stay overnight in Sing Gompa.
Day 11: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda. 4381m (5/6 hrs)
In today’s trek you shall be gaining a lot of altitude as compared to previous days as we shall reach to higher altitudes. Trek slowly and gradually past Chandanbari to reach Laurebina village, witnessing the glorious Ganesh Himal, Annapurna massifs and Langtang Lirung peaks to reach the sacred and beautiful Gosaikunda Lake, first of the three glacial lakes that forms a chain of such lakes. Believed to be formed by the trident of Lord Shiva when he sought water to quench his thirst, Gosaikunda Lake has entrance which is decorated with small Shiva temples. Stay overnight in a teahouse nearby the Gosaikunda Lake.
Day 12: Trek from Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3420m) via Lauribina Pass. 4600m (7/8 hrs)
Explore the sacred lake and the surrounding area before continuing with the trek ahead in the trail. Starting the trek earlier than usual time, we shall today have a long trekking day because we shall be crossing over the Lauribina Pass before reaching our destination for today. In the initial section of the trek you shall be passing some glacial lakes, overlooked by soaring Himalayas such as Langtang region before reaching the foothills of the pass. Climb to the top of the pass on a rather steep trail and witness another
breathtaking view. Descend steeply from the top of the pass and pass narrow path with rocky terrain; be careful in this section. Passing this section we shall reach to the settlement of Ghopte. Stay overnight in Ghopte.
Day 13: Trek from Ghopte to Kutumsang. 2540m (5/6 hrs)
Walk past the Ghopte and continue ahead in the trail past the viewpoints of Himalayas, old caves, lodges and camping grounds before reaching the base of another pass known by the name of Thadepati Pass. From the Thadepati climb to the summit of the pass and traverse through the forest with fir, and rhododendron trees, several smaller settlements including saune, Mangengoth and others, and observing the view of mountains including Dorje Lakpa range before reaching the destination of Kutumsang. En route we shall trek past cool waterfalls, through rhododendron forest, cross some streams and exit the Langtang national park after Kyuola pass. Stay overnight in Kutumsang.
Day 14: Trek from Kutumsang to Chisapani. 2110m (5/6 hrs)
Begin the trek with the gradual climb to a grassy grazing land that provides good view of the chorten at Gul Bhanjyang which leads you to a pass. Descend down the pass to reach the Tamang settlement of Gul Bhanjyang where you shall have an enriching experience due to pleasant environment, lively culture and pleasant main street. From this village, we shall be trekking gradually to higher altitudes as we trek along the forested ridge through several villages, terraced fields and jungles before we reach another pass. We shall again head down to Patibhanjyang and from there descend to Chisapani through the settlements dominated by Brahmin and Chhetri communities and the views of several mountains. Chisapani is itself a beautiful village perched at hilltop with panoramic view of Himalayan range. Stay overnight in Chisapani.
Day 15: Trek from Chisapani to Sundarijal then drive back to Kathmandu. (4/5 hrs)
Today our trek shall begin from the beautiful Chisapani village and then head into the premise of Shivapuri National Park. Past several small settlements, watershed and through the dense forest we shall gradually descend down to the scenic and pleasant settlement of Sundarijal. Famous for cool waterfall, one of the oldest hydropower of Nepal and pleasant environment, Sundarijal is one of the most popular picnic spots. On reaching Sundarijal, we shall then drive back to Kathmandu in an hour and half. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Final departure.
We shall conclude your Langtang Gosaikunda Trek today. Our representative shall drop you to the Tribhuwan International Airport for your onward destination as per your flight schedule. If you decide to extend your stay, we are ready to offer you with other packages suitable to your interest. We ensure that you shall create memories of lifetime from this trek and have the temptation to be back to this nation for another adventure with Luxury Holiday Treks.