Activity

Start date

End date

Travellers

Langtang via Gosainkunda Trek, 15-day program

Discover the beautiful Langtang area in Nepal with this 15-day trekking program, guided by a certified member of the GuideSource team. A perfect combination of wilderness and local Sherpa culture.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration15 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Discover the beautiful Langtang area in Nepal with this enticing 15-day trekking program. This trip combines wilderness and amazing sights with local culture and tradition. This is an ideal program for people with a moderate level of experience.

To begin this program, we will meet you at the Kathmandu International Airport. We will then take a full day to visit the wonders of Kathmandu, including its World Heritage Sites. Next day, we will drive to Sundarijal to begin our trekking experience. This point is also known as the holy route the Hindu people follow to the holy Lake Gosaikunda, via the Gosainkunda pass (4,610 m). An exceptional point of our journey!

This itinerary will take us to and across several traditional Nepalese villages, to have a close look at the local ethnic traditions. Some of these Sherpa villages are: Golphu BanjyangTharepati, Tamang, Langtang and Kyangjin. All of these stand in dramatic, natural settings with impressive views of the surrounding peaks like Langtang Lirung, Ganjala, Tserko ri, Langsisa ri and others.

Along this program, we will spend the nights in local lodges.

You can see the full day-by-day itinerary below.

On this program, you will be guided by a certified member of the GuideSource team. At GuideSource, we are proud of our experience of over 35 years, with zero serious or fatal accidents. We hope you join one of our groups soon!

Interested in this Langtang via Gosainkunda Trek, 15-day program? Request your booking! If you are interested in other programs in this area, have a look at the 16-day trek on the Panch Pokhari route and the Druk Path, Bhutan, 12 Day Guided Trek.

Accommodation

Local lodges and Hotels

Meeting point

Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport

Loading...

Photos


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu

  • Arrival in the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Transfer to the hotel
  • Briefing on the itinerary for the next days
  • Overnight at hotel B/B

Day 2: Kathmandu

  • Sightseeing around the World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, including the Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the ‘Monkey Temple’ of Swayambhu Nath and the Bouddha Nath Buddhist shrine
  • Optional: last minute shopping of personal items before next day
  • Overnight at hotel B/B

Day 3: Kathmandu - Sundarijal - Chisapani

  • Drive to Sundarijal (1,350 m)
  • Steep ascent to an entry check post
  • Trek to the pass at Borlang Bhanjyang
  • Descent through oak and rhododendron forests
  • Uphill trek to Chisapani (2,194 m)
  • Overnight at lodge
  • Trekking time: 4 hours

Day 4: Chisapani - Golphu Banjyang

  • Trek into the valley on a muddy zigzagging path
  • Arrival in the Brahman and chhetri village of Pati Bhanjyang (1,770 m)
  • Gentle ascent to a small white chorten at the sherpa village of Thakuni Bhanjyang
  • Steep climb towards a large trail
  • Arrival in Chipling (2,170 m)
  • Arrival in Lapcha Danda – views of the surrounding peaks
  • Trek across Thotong
  • Descent to the Tamang village of Golphu Bhanjyang (2,140 m)
  • Overnight at lodge
  • Trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

Day 5: Golphu Banjyang - Tharepati

  • Views become increasingly epic this day
  • Steep, sustained climb to Tharepati (3,640 m)
  • Climb from Golkhu Bhanjyang to Kutumsang (2,450 m)
  • Climb along the Yurin Danda ridge – views of the Langtang and Gosaikunda peaks
  • Trek from Kutumsang to Magin Goth (Magen Goth) – views of the Thare Danda ridge, close to Gosaikunda
  • Steep trek from Magin Goth to the Tharepati village (3,640 m) – perfect panoramic view of the Langtang Himalaya
  • Overnight at lodge
  • Trekking time: 7 hours

Day 6: Thare Pati - Phedi

  • Trek from Thare Pati to Phedi (4,200 m)
  • Overnight at lodge
  • Trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

Day 7: Phedi - Gosaikund pass

  • Trek from Phedi to the Gosaikund pass (4,610 m)
  • Overnight at lodge
  • Trekking time: 5 hours

Day 8: Gosaikunda - Thulo Syabru

  • Trek from Gosaikunda to Thulo Syabru
  • Overnight at lodge
  • Trekking time: 6 hours

Day 9: Lama Hotel - Ghore Tabela - Langtang village

  • Trek towards Ghora Tabela (3,000 m)
  • Gentle climb into the valley as it widens, and across temporary settlements, via a monastery
  • Arrival in Langtang (3,430 m), headquarters of the Langtang National Park
  • Overnight at lodge
  • Trekking time: 6 hours

Day 10: Langtang Village - Kyangjin

  • Gradual climb through small villages and yak pastures towards Kyangjin
  • Arrival in the settlement at Kyangjin around lunch time
  • Acclimatization and exploration of the area
  • Overnight at lodge
  • Trekking time: 3 hours

Day 11: Kyangjin Gompa - Rest day

  • Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa
  • Options:
    • To visit the monastery and the cheese factory
    • Walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung
    • Ascent of the Kyangjin Ri (4,350 m) – panorama of the Langtang peaks
  • Overnight at lodge

Day 12: Kyangjin Gompa - Lama Hotel

  • Trek along the Langtang Khola to Langtang village, and on to Ghora Tabela
  • Steep descent to Lama Hotel (2,470 m)
  • Overnight at lodge
  • Trekking time: 6 hours

Day 13: Lama Hotel - Syabru Bensi

  • Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi
  • Overnight at lodge in Sybru Bensi
  • Trekking time: 4 hours

Day 14: Syabru Bensi - Kathmandu

  • Drive back to Kathmandu (duration: 8 hours)
  • Overnight at Hotel B/B in Kathmandu

Day 15: Kathmandu

  • Day at your leisure
  • Options:
    • Extend your trip with another program
    • Explore the Thamel for a last day of shopping
  • Farewell dinner
  • Overnight at hotel B/B

Day 16: Departure from Kathmandu

  • Transfer to the International Airport
  • End of program


About the guide

guide profile img

For booking assistance

Have any doubts? Talk directly with an Explore Share assistant.
The Concierge service is a great tool for when you still haven't decided what kind of Adventure you're looking for and you're open to suggestions


What people are saying about this trip

no-reviews

There are no reviews yet