Gosainkunda Trek

Gosainkunda Trek

Duration: Days

Meals: Full Board During the Trek

Best Season: All Year Round

Transport: Private Vehicle

Max Altitude: 4380 m

Group Size: Min 2 Pax

Country: Nepal

Trip Grade
TripGrade: Easy
An Easy Grade Trip - as the name suggests if a trek not that difficulties to trek around. This trip reaches up to 3000 meters high in altitude. The trails will not be that rugged and are highly suitable for family trips. The trips are generally around of a week or little bit more.

Overview

North of Kathmandu, closest to the capital is the Langtang area, a natural paradise. The trek starts with an overland journey to Syabru Bensi where we stay overnight. The following four days are full of beautiful scenery with forests of oak, rhododendron and pine slotted between ancient settlements. Above the tree line the valley widens providing splendid views of Langtang Lirung (7400 meters). It is mainly a gradual climb passing through the major settlement of Langtang and onwards to our trekking destination. An extra day is spent here for taking in the high mountain scenery and further exploration of the extensive glacier system. The terrain changes quite dramatically as we travel towards the Gosainkunda Lake with the landscape becoming more barren and scrub like. A peaceful evening and early morning are spent in a lodge by one of the Sacred Lakes before we need to negotiate the Lauribina pass (4700 m). After crossing the pass there is a steep decent in the morning to lunch with some interesting little ups and downs in the afternoon towards Gopte cave. A final three days of trekking through the heart of the Helambu region, one of the highlights being a wonderful vantage point; a couple of hours on from Gopte cave for a tremendous vista of hundreds of miles of the Nepal Himalaya. The trek goes all the way to Lauribina pass and eventually ends at Sundarijal.

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

Day 01:     Arrival Kathmandu – transfer hotel – tour briefing
Day 02:     A full day Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 03:     Kathmandu / Syabrubesi (8 hours drive)
Day 04:     Syabrubesi / Lama Hotel (2480 m.)
Day 05:     Lama Hotel / Langtang village (3541 m.)
Day 06:     Langtang village / Kyangjin Gompa (3900 m.)
Day 07:     A day hiking around Kyangjin Gompa
Day 08:     Kyangjin Gompa / Ghora Tabela (2950 m.)
Day 09:     Ghora Tabela / Bamboo (2100 m.)
Day 10:     Bamboo / Thulo Syabru (2200 m.)
Day 11:     Thulo Syabru / Sing Gompa (3580 m.)
Day 12:     Sing Gompa / Gosainkunda (4381 m.)
Day 13:     Gosainkunda / Gopte cave (3100m)
Day 14:     Gopte cave / Kutumsang (2700m)
Day 15:     Kutumsang / Chisapani (2400 m)
Day 16:     Chisapani / Sundarijal / drive to Kathmandu (1 hour)
Day 17:     At leisure
Day 18:     Transfer airport – flight to onward destination

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Cost Includes

  • Pick-up and drop service by a private vehicle
  • Twin sharing accommodation with breakfast in a star category hotel in Kathmandu 
  • Kathmandu-Syabrubesi and Sundarijal-Kathmandu transportation by private vehicle
  • Other ground transportation to and from trekking destination
  • Necessary documents and permits including TIMS card
  • Experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant guide and porters and the expenses for their flights, food, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment and so on
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek(with tea and coffee)
  • First aid Medical kit
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • All government and local taxes (including 13% VAT and 10 % service charge)
  • Transportation on private vehicle as agreed on the itinerary

Cost Excludes

  • Your Nepal entry visa fee
  • All kinds of beverages (soft/hard)
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation expenses
  • All entrance fees during KTM sightseeing
  • Additional days accommodation expenses 
  • All personal expenses 
  • Tips for guides and porters

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