Product Code: LVT62
Starts: Syabru Besi
Finishes: Sundarijal
Duration: 16 Days
Travel Style: Comfortable
Difficulty: Moderate
Featured Trip?: Yes
Group Size: 1 - 14
Travel Deal?: Yes
Ages: Min 16
Elevation: 4380m/ 14370.1ft
Trip Views: 452
Ventues: Trekking
Special Discount: 5 %
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Langtang Valley Trek

Located at an altitude of 4,380 m (14,370 ft) in the Rasuwa District in Nepal, Gosaikunda is regarded as popular trek that boasts impressive views of mountains and pristine lakes. This trek displays perfectly placed terraced slopes, the disparity in ethnic groups, splendid waterfalls flowing over massive boulders, rare wild animals and divergent range of flora and fauna. The trail meanders around thick forest of rhododendron, oak, bamboo and fascinating colony of Tamang and Sherpa. This trek offers alluring views of Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakap, Nayakanga, and Langshisa etc. Another feature of Gosaikunda Trek is that it is located near proximity area from the capital city of Kathmandu.

Trip Facts

  • Walking through the Langtang National Park, you may have chance to see some intereesting animals like Himalayan bear, elusive red panda, monkeys and musk deers and birds like the colorful Danphe.
  • Amazing panoramic view of Langtang Ri, Kyangjin Ri, Ganesh Himal and many other mountains.
  • The diverse trek introduces the Budhhist culture of Tamang and Sherpa people.
  • The ancient monastery of Kyanjin Gompa, situated near Tserko upholds this tradition.
  • The spectacular views on this trek include Dorje Lakpa (6,990m), Langtang Ri (6,370m) and Langtang Lirung (7,245m).

Trip Notes

  • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible
  • A trekking permit is a must to travel to controlled areas. Permit, however, is issued only to groups. Individual trekkers will not be issued trekking permit.

Why this Trip

  • Gosaikunda with Langtang Valley trek is very popular among the domestic and international tourist for it's beautiful mountains and religious values. Gosaikunda lake is a sacred lake where thousands of people visit it as a pilgrimage. This trekking route lies to near proximity from the bustling city of Kathmandu but offers scenic views of mountains, exquisite lakes and vivid vegetation and animals.

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  • place DAY 1: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU AIRPORT
  • place DAY 2: AROUND KATHMANDU
  • place DAY 3: KATHMANDU TO SYABRU BESI (1400M)
  • place DAY 4: SYABRU BESI TO LAMA HOTEL [2748M]
  • place DAY 5: TREK FROM LAMA HOTEL TO LANGTANG VILLAGE [3500M]
  • place DAY 6: TREK LANGTANG VILLAGE TO KYANGJING GOMPA [3800M]
  • place DAY 7: A DAY FOR REST IN KYANGJING GOMPA
  • place DAY 8: TREK KYANGJING GOMPA TO LAMA HOTEL [2784M]
  • place DAY 9: TREK FROM LAMA HOTEL TO THULO SYABRU [2130M]
  • place DAY 10: TREK THULO SYABRU TO SING GOMPA [3254M]
  • place DAY 11: TREK FROM SING GOMPA TO GOSAINKUNDA [4336M]
  • place DAY 12: GOSAINKUNDA TO THAREPATI [3490M]
  • place DAY 13: THAREPATI TO KUTANGSANG [2446M]
  • place DAY 14: TREK FROM KUTUMSANG TO CHISOPANI {2300M} – 2-3 HRS
  • place DAY 15: TREK TO SUNDARIJAL AND DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU
  • place DAY 16: DEPARTURE

FAQS

  • 1. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon arrival ?
    Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
  • 2. Is there an Orientation program ?
    Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
  • 3. What is the overnight accommodation like ?
    For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, and whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
  • 4. How big are the groups ?
    We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their will so we try to keep group as small as group of seven but it can be increased with the special request of the clients.
  • 5. Can I do solo trek ?
    Nepal is a safe country for anyone who wants to explore on their own although professional guidance is highly recommended by our team for the safety in remote mountainous lands.
  • 6. For what purpose this trek is Popular ?
    This trek is popular among the domestic and international tourist for its beautiful mountains and religious values. Gosaikunda Lake is a sacred lake where thousands of people visit it as a pilgrimage. This trekking route lies to near proximity from the bustling city of Kathmandu but offers scenic views of mountains, exquisite lakes and vivid vegetation and animals.
  • 7. Is Travelling in Langtang Valley safe for women ?
    Yes, Nepal can boat as one of the safest country in South Asia for women. You will find people very friendly and respectful towards foreigners especially towards women. As this trek is not so hard to finish, it is mostly done. You won’t be having any difficulty while doing this trek.
  • 8. What about security during trekking ?
    We make sure to take security measures during trek to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life in mountains. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
  • 9. What sort of food can I expect in trekking ?
    Langtang valley is very popular trekking region for religious and adventure purpose. Hence, this region provides few western meals like Pasta, noodles, bread, soup etc. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) are great way to gain energy for the strenuous trek.
  • 10. Is the drinking water safe in trekking region ?
    There are plenty of water stations on each stop on the route. You can easily fill up the bottle from the open taps. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you or at least get it from Kathmandu before you depart for trekking. You can also buy mineral waters but we usually recommend tap water which is pure and it helps us not promoting plastic bottled water.
  • 11. What mode of transportation do you use ?
    We use private car for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and transfer to Syabru Besi on car, van and deluxe minibus with A/C depending on the size of the group. We also drop and pick up from the starting and ending point of trek on private car or jeep.
  • 12. What is the best season for trekking ?
    February to June, and October toDecember are the best time to do this trek. This trek can also be done in winter season.
  • 13. Will I be taken care of during emergency ?
    Before coming to Nepal, make sure that you are covered by insurance policy for the altitude of 5500 meters. In the case of an emergency like altitude sickness, dehydration or any medical conditions ask your tour leader/guide to contact us as soon as possible so that we can manage/arrange helicopter for the rescue. Then you will be transferred to hospital for the treatment.
  • 14. What is appropriate dress for trekking ?
    Trekking is a tiresome activity that requires a lot of physical movement so pack your active wears and trekking pants for at lower altitudes. Weather at high altitude is unpredictable so carry a light weight waterproof jacket along with thick down jacket, pant and thermal inner wear to escape severe cold. Needless to say that, good shoes are very important for trekking in rough and snowy terrain, so invest on good quality shoes or rent it from us in a minimum price. As you are trekking in remote village try to wear modest clothes to quickly get up with the local people without hesitation.
  • 15. Is it possible to alternate or change the day trips ?
    We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trek consult the guide.
  • 16. Are we sure to get room while trekking ?
    We contact the lodge/guesthouse owner for reservation of the room before trekking on a particular day. On other days, porters reach the destination on advance and book the rooms for you. But there are always going to be exceptions but even in those cases, we may have to be flexible about very basic sleeping arrangements. We always try to make sure that we have everything well arranged.
  • 17. Are your guides reliable and certified ?
    All our Guides are trekking experts holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the trekking route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the mountains.
  • 18. How can I charge my electronics during the trip ?
    While trekking in higher lands, you need to pay for charging the electronics upon request to the owner. The best idea always is to bring your own power bank with you. It is easier and cheaper.
  • 19. Is there any communication while we are on trekking ?
    While trekking in Langtang Valley, you can make local and international calls from telephone provided by the guesthouse owner after paying the price directly.
  • 20. Can I add extra days to my trekking trip ?
    If you need extra day to complete the trekking, you will need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trekking can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guide’s schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really do not recommend this to our clients unless there is an emergency case. But it is true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
  • 21. What immunizations will I need ?
    Before coming to Nepal, make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the trekking without any complication.
  • 22. How far do I trek each day ?
    Usually, we have to walk about 5-7 hours a day. But it should not be taken as certain thing. Because the number of hours of walk really depend on client’s speed. So it's really relative.
  • 23. How will my booking be processed ?
    To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.
  • 24. Can we use the credit card during the trek ?
    You cannot use the credit card during the trek. You have to withdraw the money before you start the trek. You can use credit card only in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • 25. Do we need to carry our bags by our self or you will provide porters ?
    You have to carry your personal bags with water bottle and medicines remaining bags will be carried by porters to make you easy to trek. The weight limit for porters is 15 KG.

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Taking a mountain flight is one of the most exhilarating things you can do in Nepal. You can experience the beauty of those gigantic Himalayas within a minute through a mountain fight. Nepal is famous for the presence of enormous number of mountain ranges and many visitors come to Nepal to conquer those vast mountains.

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