Langtang,Gosainkunda and Helambu Trek - 16 days

Overview

Langtang Region is marvelous tourist attraction of Nepal. One can set out this trek, drive out from Kathmanduto Dhuncheeither by local or reserved bus. Approximately 6 to 7 hours drive.

The Langtang Goshaikund trek is one of the popular and most beautiful trekking in Nepal. “Kund” refers to a lake in Nepali language. There are 108 lakes in this area and Goshaikund is the famous and most important religious places of pilgrimage, which is situated at an altitude of about 4380m. Surrounded by high mountains on the north and east, this lake is grand and picturesque. The lake remains frozen for six months in winter October to June.There are other nine famous lakes such as Saraswati, Bhairav, Sourya and Ganesh Kunda. Every year during Janai Purnima in August, thousands of Hindu pilgrims come here to lake holy bathe in the lake. The lake is believed to have formed from the digging of the land by the Trishul (holy three-pointed sword) of lord Shiva after he drank the poison from Samudramanthan and desperately wanted cold water to quench the overwhelming heat of the poison. The large rock in the center of the lake is said to be the remains of a Shiva shrine and it is also claimed that channel carries water from the lake directly to the tank at the Kumbheshwar Temple in Patan, 60 km to the south.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. We meet assist and transfer you to the hotel.

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 03: Kathmandu to Syabru Beshi, Drive till trekking starting point.

Day 04: Syabru Beshi to Lama Hotel

Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang village.

Day 06: Langtang village to Kyanjing Gompa.

Day 07: Rest day at Kyanjing Gompa: Explore around the glacier and himalayan Yak pasture.

Day 08: Kynanjing Gompa to Lama Hotel.

Day 09: Lama Hotel to Big Syabru,

Day 10: Big Syabru to Sing Gompa.

Day 11: Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake.

Day 12: Gosainkunda to Sing Gompa.

Day 13: Sing Gompa to Dhunche

Day 14: Dhunche drive back to Kathmandu

Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu.

Day 16: Departure to your own country

Cost Info

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Please Note: On our tours/trek packages, rooms or tents are provided on a twin sharing basis. A single person supplement charge will be added. This is waived for certain treks. Please discuss this with us. Occasionally, we can match you with a compatible partner for trekking purposes with your approval.

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Trekking Info

Stay Safe

Electricity in Nepal

Nepal is a developing country, Outside of major cities area electricity on trekking can be scares. You should have to pay 100-800 NRs per hour to charge goods on many lodges and also many tea-house treks, including in Annapurna base camp trek, Everest Base camp trek and many others treks also. Chargers often won't work on low power solar systems you find right up in the mountains so u can buy alternative bayonet light to electricity power plug converter, which will only works in low voltage is highlow. The standard Nepalese electrical outlet is a three-pronged triangle so bring three-pronged triangle chargers.

Nepal Climate information

Nepal is a landlocked country which lies in Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Nepal has monsoonal climate having four main seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter.

Below is a general guide to conditions at different seasons:
January to March (winter): In this season temperature will decrease at often 0°C (32°F) at night, with extreme cold at high elevations. It is possible to trek in places like the Everest region during the winter but due to extreme cold weather and heavy snow fall it may be quite difficult than as usual.
April to June (summer): In these months it is quite warm and dry weather. There is an abundance of blooming flowers in the Himalayas at this time, with rhododendrons, in particular, adding a splash of color to the landscape. This season is the best time to undertake mountain expeditions.
June to September (Monsoon): There will be heavy monsoonal rainfall in this season. Rains are generally lighter in high Himalayan reasons. In this season the mountain ranges are not often visible due to the clouds.
October to December (autumn): These months are cool and clear which is due to the end of monsoon, there is little dust in the air so this is the best season to visit the hilly and mountainous regions.

Nepal Visas information

Visa in Nepal can be acquired on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu and also at the border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki border of Nepal - India and Kodari on Nepal-China border. Visa can also acquire at the nearest Nepal Embassy. For visa renewal purpose you can contact at Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan at Kathmandu. A valid passport and one passport -size photo with a light background is required. Visa can be obtained only through payment of cash in the following currency: Euro, Swiss Franc, Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen. Credit card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted as payment of visa fee.

Visa Facility         Duration       Fee
Multiple entry       15 days          US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry       30 days          US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry       90 days          US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Respect to Local Peoples

In Nepal, “Namaste” or “Namaskar” is said to an older or high-status person with palms together, figure up. It is used to greet a person in place of goodbye or hello. There is no limitation how many times you say “Namaste” but, it is better if you say once per person, per day. If You want to say “Thank You” then you can say “Dhanyabaad /'ðɅnjɅbɑ:d/ (Dhan-ya-baad)” 

Trip Fact

Trek Name: Langtang Gosainkunda trek

Max. Altitude: 4380 m.

Trip Duration: 16 days

Trek Grade: Moderate Plus

Accommodation: Teahouse (Lodge to Lodge)

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Transportation: Tourist van / bus

Best Time: Feb, March, April, May, Oct, Nov, Dec.

Per day Hiking: 5 to 7 hours

   

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