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Langtang Valley Trekking with Gosaikunda - 16 Days

Langtang Valley Trekking with Gosaikunda
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Langtang valley trekking with Gosaikunda is one of the most popular trekking areas in Nepal. Situated north of Kathmandu  and border of Tibet.  It is the most easily accessible highland sanctuary from the capital. Langtang valley lies at the south of the Tibetan border. It is sandwiched between the main Himalayan range to the north of Nepal. A slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. Langtang valley trekking begins with the drive along the Trisuli River north of Kathmandu. Via trisuli Bazaar; we will reach to Dhunche then Syabrubensi. Manly villagers are originally from Tibet. Once this route was an popular trading route with the Tibet.  Therefore, most of the villagers and peoples here still are involved in trade.

When to Trek Langtang Valley

Langtang Valley can be trekked in all the months throughout the year but it is considered best in the season of autumn and spring. In these season the trek offers the astounding views of mountains over the clear sky and this is the season of festivals in Nepal so you may also get chance to explore the unique culture of rural Nepal.

How hard is Langtang valley trek

The trek to Langtang valley is not so difficult and can be easily completed by the peoples of all age groups. However a trekker should have stable health and walking pace of at least 5 hours a day. As trek gains altitude it becomes more challenging but you can minimize the risk of altitude sickness by drinking plenty of water, climbing hills slowly and taking some rest in some intervals.

Langtang valley trekking with Gosaikunda

Langtang valley trekking with Gosaikunda is one of the most popular trekking areas in Nepal. Situated n

orth of Kathmandu  and border of Tibet.  It is the most easily accessible highland sanctuary from the capital. Langtang valley lies at the south of the Tibetan border. It is sandwiched between the main Himalayan range to the north of Nepal. A slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south. Langtang valley trekking begins with the drive along the Trisuli River north of Kathmandu. Via trisuli Bazaar; we will reach to Dhunche then Syabrubensi. Manly villagers are originally from Tibet. Once this route was an popular trading route with the Tibet.  Therefore, most of the villagers and peoples here still are involved in trade.

We also have chance to see some wild animals and birds. Among them are the monkeys, musk deer, Pika and the national bird of Nepal. We continue our Trekking to Kyangjin Gompa (3,740 m). In between, we cross many rivers along a gorge and pass through oak and rhododendron forests and glacial moraine. After a overnight stay in Gompa, we visit the local yak cheese factory. We will have a great chance to see the glaciers, which is also a gateway to Tibet and we return back to Syabru besi. Kyanjin-Ri  and Tserko-Ri will give a best panoramic view of Langtang valley trekking is mainly to have trek in the remote but the most amazing valley of Langtang region, where you can have an exciting moment in Langtang valley trekking. Our company frequently makes trip to this area.

When to Trek Langtang Valley

Langtang Valley can be trekked in all the months throughout the year but it is considered best in the season of autumn and spring. In these season the trek offers the astounding views of mountains over the clear sky and this is the season of festivals in Nepal so you may also get chance to explore the unique culture of rural Nepal.

How hard is Langtang valley trek

The trek to Langtang valley is not so difficult and can be easily completed by the peoples of all age groups. However a trekker should have stable health and walking pace of at least 5 hours a day. As trek gains altitude it becomes more challenging but you can minimize the risk of altitude sickness by drinki9ng plenty of water, climbing hills slowly and taking some rest in some intervals.

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/3,280ft)

Our team member will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few meters from the exit door. Please check your name at Showcard. He will bring you to hotel in Kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes. After refreshment, we will brief your plan more visibly.

Day 2
Kathmandu(1400m) Tour

Population: – counted nationwide in AD. 2011, Kathmandu had households: 434344 & population: 1744240. Major Place to see: -BodhnathStupa, Pashupatinath, syombhunath, Kathmandu durbar square, patan durbar square, Bhaktapur durbar square etc.

In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organized sightseeing tour Guide then Prepare for trekking.

Day 3
Kathmandu-Dhunche-Syabrubesi(1450m): 8 hours by bus

Dhunche is the center of this area and has public offices and army camp.Youare heading north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Dhunche or Syaprubesi. While passing along the road on the bank of the Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills

Day 4
Syabrubesi-Rimche(2240m) (Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

The first part of the trail crosses through BhoteKoshi and follows the LangtangKhola. This trail is gradually ascent up to Bamboo passing through Landslide. Afterwards, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) which lies at the bank of LangtangKhola. You can have lunch at this place if you like. And at the end your trail is level to the Rimche which is 10 minute before the Lamahotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkey and bear if you are lucky.

Day 5
Rimche- Langtang(3500m): (Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

After Lama hotel you will climb through a Rhododendron forest. The ground covered by moss. Trees have ferns and epiphytic orchids on them. It looks like semi tropical jungle. As you continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of LangtangLirung between the trees. At GhodeTabela [3000m], the trail emerges from the forest. Once there was a Tibetan resettlement project here, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. There is a monastery, which you can visit shortly before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park. The houses of Langtang and its neighboring villages are of the flat-roofed Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley

Day 6
Langtang – KyanjinGompa(3960m): (Trekking: approximately 4 hours)

The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here, there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. You should arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatize and explore the area. It is a dramatic setting, with snow-covered peaks surrounding you in all directions such as LangtangLirung, Ganjalapeak,Tserko- Ri, Langsisari and many others.

Day 7
KyanjinGompa: exploring day

KhayanjingGompa is the last permanent settlement with a small Gompa and a cheese factory. Use it as a base for day hikes, exploring the upper valley try to climbing the small hill north of Khayanjing or Tsergori(5033m). which lies upvalley from Khayanjing. Upper valley is ringed by spectacular snow peaks including fluted peak LangtangLirung and the Tibetan named DorjeLakpa .

Day 8
KyanjinGompa- Rimche: (Trekking: approximately 6 hours)

From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the LangtangKhola to Langtang village and on to GhoraTabela. After lunch, you continue the steep descent Lama Hotel then Rimche.

Day 9
Rimche – ThuloSyabru(2200m):

(Trekking: approximately 6 hours) You continue retracing your steps some of the way to ThuloSyabru, but then branch left ascending a steep path through forests to suddenly emerge with a view of Syabru and its extensive area of millet terraces. An undulating path brings you to this fascinating village where each house is set above its neighbor, in a long line up the very crest of the ridge. It’s a great place to wander about, catching glimpses of Tamang life, admiring the beautifully carved wooden windows or simply relaxing in the sun.

Day 10
ThuloSyabru- Shinggomba(3250m):

(Trekking: approximately 6 hours) From ThuloSyabru, it is a steep climb through forests of oak, fir and rhododendron to the top of a ridge. From here it is only a short descent to Sing Gompa. There is a Buddhist monastery and a small cheese factory too. Somewhere in PhulungGhyang we can have a lunch.

Day 11
Shinggomba- Gosainkunda: (4600m)(

Trekking: approximately 5 hours) From here the path gently ascends the mountain with bare trees. After crossing the ridge, you will be going through a forest full of moss and fern. While you reach to Lauribinayak there is a spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal and LangtangLirung. The best view point for entire trek. Crossing over the ridge of SaraswatiKundapper the first of several Lakes dedicated to different divinities. Gosaikund is the third lake, sacred place of Hindus and Buddhist.

Day 12
Gosainkunda- Gopte(3430m):

(Trekking: approximately 8 hours) It is one of the hindu holy place and is considered to be made by Lord Shiva. Gosaikund is as a revered holy river holding mythological significance and ancient tale and belief that Lord Shiva drove his trident in the ground to create three springs. By that springs the big Gosaikund had begain then bellow called trishuli river. The Buddhist Tamang that lives nearby also revere it as their holy place. Every August on full moon night, lake is thronged with pilgrims for a big festival. On other days the lake sits in a tranquil atmosphere.

Day 13
Gopte- Kutumsang(2500m):

(Trekking: approximately 7 hours) The trail continues through the Pine and Juniper forests from Gopte(3430m). At the begaining of the day descend then ascend to the Tharepati(3600m). Kutumsang is a beautiful village which has sufficient hotels and good lodges besides several tea-houses.

Day 14
Kutumsang- Chisapani(2140m):

(Trekking: approximately 7 hours) Trek from Kutumsang to Chisapani is quite pleasant as you continue to ascend & descend hill. Five hours of comfortable walk brings you to Chisapani, a small town with great natural beauty. Several belong to be in trek trail.

Day 15
Chisapani- Sundarijal(1360m)

then Kathmandu by Private car. (Trekking: approximately 3 hours, by car 1 hours) Our final night in Kathmandu gives us a chance to go out on the town and enjoy a final dinner (optional) with us.

Day 16
Farewell

Cost Include

  • Airport Pick and Drop by private Transport
  • One Night Hotel in Kathmandu with B/B basic (One Night) (Centrally located, attach bathroom, hot and cold shower)
  • All government taxes and Langtang National Park entry fees as well as local charge
  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System). We need two photograph each for permit.
  • Required number of experienced English speaking guides (trained by Ministry of tourism), and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipment’s, their food and accommodation).
  • 7 days porter wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equipments
  • 7 days guide wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equpipments
  • 6 Nights best Lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services.
  • Rescue arrangement in emergency situation & worst weather condition
  • Necessary ground transportation depending upon your request (via tourist bus or private vehicle).
  • Kathmandu-Dhunche-Syabrubesi by local deluxe bus - Sundarijal to Kathmandu
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bag, down jacket/duffle bag (we provide these if necessary).
  • Trekking maps.
  • Rubbish disposal.
  • Our Service charge and government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • All meals in Kathmandu and during trekking
  • Extra nights hotel stay in Kathmandu.
  • Tips to guides and support staff.
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies, such as ground transportation & Heli recue/medical/hospitalization. Medical etc).
  • Your International flight ticket airfare
  • Energetic chocolate/energy drinks/alcohol/mineral water/cigarettes/packing food snacks etc
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses, such as Laundry/WIFI on trek/phone call
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Nepal entry visa fees which can get up on your arrival in Kathmandu airport
  • Sightseeing tour and All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned herein
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1. How difficult are the treks?

It depends on the individuals’ adaptation of walking in any situation and at any circumstances. It depends on the location and choice of trekkers. Both difficult as well as easy treks are available. Difficulty of the treks depends on the region of the trek and duration of it. Shorter treks tend to be easier while longer ones require some physical fitness.

2. How safe Women traveling alone with your company?

Completely, we assure the safety and security of the women travelling with us. We will provide the privacy that the women need. We will also give you a personal room on lodge and personal tent for camping while trekking.

3. What is tea house trekking?

Tea House Trek – is a trek during which at the end of each trekking day you stay for overnight in Tea Houses. “Trekking Guide Team Adventure” also organizes Camping Treks during which you stay for overnight in tents which our guides will set up for you and food during such treks will be cooked by our experienced cook.

4. Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Yes, you can get it in Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. As you arrive to airport fill the form and proceed to the visa line. You have to pay 25US$ for 15 days of visa from the day of issue, 40US$ for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days of tourist visa. For this you have to bring two passport size photos.

5. What is the best air route to my destination?

There are enough airline companies operating daily flights from Middle East of Kathmandu. Kathmandu only has got only international airport in Nepal so, where ever you are coming from you must come through tribhuvan international airport.

6. What type of insurance should I have before come to Nepal? Can I get it there?

For coming to Nepal you should have both medical and Rescue evacuation insurance. Yes you can get it here too, but we recommend purchasing it in your own country to avoid any last minute hassle and basal.

7. When should I travel to Nepal?

In Nepal it rains a lot between Junes to August. You too can enjoy great treks during this period of year in rain shadow region. But if you planning for more popular trek autumn and spring is the best time. As during this period climate will be moderate and will favorable for the trekking.

8. What kinds of banking facilities in Nepal?

Nepal has modern banking facilities having branches of some international bank. Almost all foreign currency along with credit card such as American Express, Visa and Master card are accepted. Nepal also has ATM facilities.

9. When should I book my trip?

We suggest you to book your trip in advance to avoid the disappointment and hassles. We too will make an effort to accommodate last minute bookings but some time due to the last minute planning we may unintentionally make few mistake which may offend you so it will be better to do advance booking.

10. Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?

Yes, our agency representative will pick you from airport. We will be displaying our placard of your name with our agency name.

11. How much spending money should I bring?

This depends on the destination you will be at and package, facilities you may choose . However our trip profile will give you information about how to budget form additional meals, optional excursions and extra expenses that might occur in any specific trip.

12. Does your company help to arrange domestic flight, international flight, hotel bookings and other services?

Since we are Nepal based company we refer to arrange your international flights from your home town. But domestic flight ticket will be included in our package. Other help like river rafting, city guided tour, mountain flight, jungle safari will be provided according to your necessities.

13. What is the physical conditioning level needed for trekking?

If you are in good physical condition then you do not require any hiking experience for short trekking. But if you are planning for the longer ones then you should do long day hikes at your home.

14. Is a Trekking permit needed?

Permit is not required for trekking in Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and some other regions. However, conservation permits or National park permits are required. There are few restricted trekking areas in Nepal where trekking permits are required.

15. Are the food / water safe to eat / drink?

All the meals are prepared with high standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetables are soaked in iodine before preparation. Most of lodges serve boiled and filter water which is safe. It is also possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trek.

16. What happens if there is an emergency?

All of our guides are trained with first aid and have basic idea about the physical problems that may arise during trekking. If an emergency occur then we will cover initial expenses of rescue operation as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. For minor cases there are health posts established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.

17. What are your payment terms?

You need to pay 30% of total price as advance deposit to conform reservation before arriving to Nepal. Rest of the payment can be paid after arrival.

18. Can we bring some food from home?

You can bring power bars, cereal bars and similar high energy foods, powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration.

20. Is there any communication when we are on the mountain?

In the way in many villages along the popular trekking routes you can find telephones from where you can make international calls. And now a days we have the internet facilities most of the trekking destination.

21. What’s the difference between trekking, hiking and mountain climbing?

You can do all day walk, where you stay overnight (or several nights) at three activities in Nepal, but they are quite different things. Trekking is a multi-the place you’ve walked to. Hiking generally refers to a one-day walk. It might be two hours or eight, but if it takes place within a single day, it’ll probably be referred to as a hike. Mountain climbing is another thing entirely. It takes special equipment, training and comes with more risk. Neither trekking nor hiking require any special skill, other than the ability to walk.

Permit & Entry Fees:

It is compulsory to pay Everest National Park entry fee and TIMS card to trek in this area.

Medical Support:

An emergency first aid kit is carried by the support staff at all times.

Accommodation and meals:

During tea house treks our guests pay for their food (breakfast/lunch/dinner) at the lodge while we provide guides/accommodation/necessary permit and transportation. It can be USD $25 per person each day for food (Lunch/dinner/breakfast)

Water:

Mineral waters are available at all stops during tea house treks. You can also use tap water if you choose to use water purification tablets.

Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is mandatory for all clients who choose to trek or climb with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while travelling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergencies.

Best Season for Everest Panorama View Trek

  • Spring : March – May
  • Summer: June – August
  • Autumn: September – November
  • Winter: December – February

While there are no seasonal constraints on traveling to Nepal, different regions are best visited in different seasons. Once you inquire about any trekking itinerary we’ll email you regarding the best season for that particular trek.

Check-list of personal equipment:

  • Good standard trekking boots
  • Camping shoes/thongs
  • Socks-polypropylene
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece
  • T-shirts
  • Trekking trousers
  • Shorts (both casual and for treks)
  • Swim wear
  • Sun Hat
  • Woollen Hat
  • Nylon Windbreaker
  • Gloves
  • Gaters
  • Strong Rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
  • Toiletries/soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Sun block
  • Travel Towel
  • Wet-wipes
  • Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & lenses
  • Memory cards
  • GPS Tracking Units may be helpful
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Book/music player/pack of cards
  • Padlock
  • A plastic bag for waste
  • Energy/snack bars

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