Langtang/Gosaikund Trek 15 Days

Trip Code : VHA/LR-02
Accomodation : Tea house /community lodge
Duration : 15  Days
Grading : Moderate
Max Altitude : 4460m
Activity : Natural wonders
Starts at : Syabrubensi(1550meters)
End at : Dhunche( 1300 meters)
Best Season : March - May / September-November


Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, specially designed with the combination of the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang. The high mountain lakes at Gosainkunda of the Langtang are populated by Sherpa and Tamang families in the North West of Kathmandu valley and famous for its culture and religion with splendid views of Himalayas. The Gosaikunda area has been delineated as a religious site. Hindu mythology attributes Gosaikunda as the abode of Hindu deities Lord Shiva and Goddess Gauri.

The Trekking trails of Langtang Gosaikunda Trek are challenging which includes long, steep and descents, temperate sub- alpine deep forest, sky blue gentians, epiphytic orchids and primroses or across glacier mountain views and delightful villages. Langtang Gosaikunda Trek gives you the opportunity to get right in among the Himalayan peaks and to get off-the-beaten-track, walking through some fascinatingly remote and relatively unpopulated areas.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek starts from Dhunche Village or Syabru Besi both from the Langtang side. Alternatively, trekkers may also begin from Sundarijal, which lies on the outskirts of  Kathmandu valley. Many trekkers choose to stay at Laurebinayak which also provides excellent sunset and sunrise views of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal. The chief inheritances of this region are Tamang and Sherpa, the origin of Tibetan, whose religion, culture, languages, and dress are similar to the Tibetan people.

The craftsmanship, clothing, traditionally built stone houses and the beautiful wooden carved goes back to the reflection of hundreds of years. The spectacular scenery of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), Naya Kangri (5846m) and Dorje Lakpa (6966m) are worth able for the nature seekers and mountains lovers on one hand and on the other 1000 species of flora and many wild animals such as Tigers, wild boar, red panda, pica, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Thar (wild goat), rhesus monkey, common langur, snow leopard , hawks, hoopoe, cuckoos, barbets, owls, nightjars, laughing thrushes, black-capped sibias, Red-billed and parakeets etc. more than 250 species of birds are main attraction for the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek gives the trekker a remarkable and varied journey through the Langtang valley and onto the holy lakes of Gosainkunda. The trek climbs more steeply to Gosaikunda region through farmland and above the tree line up an alpine ridge that offers a substantial Himalayan panorama, to reach a rocky bowl studded with scared high altitudes lakes. There are 108 lakes in this area, but the most popular are Gosaikunda (4460m), Saraswatikunda and Ganesh Kunda nearby each other.

The Gosiankund lakes are considered holy by both Hindus and Buddhists alike, and many Hindus make the pilgrimage to bath in the lakes during the August full moon festival of Janai Purnima. It’s an moderate trail with the surprising amount of steep climbs and stiff descents. Langtang Gosaikunda Trek offers an ideal trek for those without much time but wishes to experience Nepal’s unique combination of cultures, landscapes, stunning mountains and diverse wildlife and vegetation. From lowland forests abundant with wildlife to alpine meadows, pristine lakes, magnificent mountain views and a chance to sample the unique lifestyle of the local Tamang people, this trek results to be a genuinely memorable trek.
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