GOSAINKUNDA TREK

Special Tour 17 day
Gosainkunda, 45000, Nepal Nepal

Hotels
Kathmandu: Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel / Aria Boutique Hotel or similar
While trekking: Lodges and Teahouses

Nepal is home to network of trails also called the Great Himalaya Trails, an extensive trail system that covers Nepal from Humla and Darchula in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. The diversity of trekking in Nepal cannot be found in any other region of the world.

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2 – 3 pax

US $ 1550 (per person)

4 – 8 pax

US $ 1375 (per person)

9+ pax

US $ 1300 (per person)

Single Supplement

US $ 315 (per person)

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport

You will be met by our representative and transfer to Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel & Spa and Aria Boutique hotel & Spa. After refreshment in hotel, short briefing about the programs.

KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE: Durbar Square, one of the old capitals of the Kathmandu valley, is a synthesis of Hindu and Buddhist temples, stupas and statues, and is often the site of festivals, marriages and other ceremonies.

Day 02: Kathmandu city sightseeing (1315m)

Today we explore the Kathmandu valley.
SWOYAMBBHUNATH: Climb the many steps to Swayambhunath (the monkey temple) with its commanding views of Kathmandu, its whitewashed stupas and its unique synthesis of Buddhism and Hinduism.
PASHUPATINATH: It’s a sacred temple complex on the banks of the holy Bagmati river. Here, monkeys run up and down the steps of the burning ghats, and trident-bearing saddhus draped in burnt-orange and yellow sit serenely meditating – when they are not posing for photos for rupees.
BOUDHANATH: The striking Buddha eyes of Boudhanath Stupa watch over a lively and colorful Tibetan community and attract pilgrims from all over the Himalayan Buddhist realm. In the midst of traditional gompas, and hung with long strings of multi-colored prayer flags, Boudhanath attracts Sherpas, Tibetans and tourists alike for daily circumambulations (koras) of the stupa.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (2000m)

Get ready for the 7 hours-long drive to the starting point at the foot of the Langtang Valley. The road climbs high over the ridges providing you with a superb panorama of the Himalayan Range, including the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region.

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2748 m)

At first, the trail crosses the Bhote Kosi, flowing down from Tibet. You then gradually climb up to the sub-tropical forests to reach the trail from Syabru. You follow the river, climbing through the fabulous forests of oak and rhododendron. You may catch a glimpse of langur monkeys roaming through the trees. You then continue climbing along a steep trail to our camp in the forest.

Day 05: Trek to Langtang village (3500 m)

Today, you can enjoy the glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghora Tabela [3000m], the trail emerges from the forest. Though there was a Tibetan resettlement project here, now it is a Nepalese army post. The trail continues to climb gently, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders. There is a monastery which you can visit shortly before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park. The houses of Langtang and its neighbouring villages feature the flat-roofed Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley.

Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin (3800 m)

The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures.  You can see the valley opening out and the views becoming broader. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin.  This place has a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. You have to arrive at Kyangjin by the lunch time so that you can acclimatise and explore the area. Enjoy the dramatic setting, embellished with the snow covered peaks surrounding you in all directions.

Day 07: Trek to Lama hotel (2784 m)

From Kyangjin, you have ti use the same route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and then to Ghora Tabela. After the lunch, you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel

Day 08: Trek to Thulo Sybru (2250 m) 5.30 hours.

This day, trekking is indeed easy.  If you descend down, you will see huge waterfalls besides having a lunch in Bamboo. Syabru is a very beautiful village inhabited by the Tamang community. It offers the magnificient views of Ganesh Himal and Tibetan mountains.

Day 09: Trek to Singompa (3250 m) 5 hours.

Today, the trail will pass from Thulo Syabru to Foprang Danda (3200m). It follows a steep ascent path passing through Dursagang (2660m). Here you could enjoy the views of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Mountain, Hemlock and forests. The trail now elevates for a while and then follows a flat level to Sing Gompa.  Spot a well-managed local cheese factory and a beautiful Buddhist Monastery in this place.

Day 10: Trek to Gosaikunda (4300 m) 5 hours.

This is the first part of the trail, ascending up to the top of Lauribinayak. It gives you the sensations of enthrallment.  You traverse a rugged trail emjoying the dramatic views of the Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Tibetan peaks and Langtang Lirung. Yoy can also enjoy the magnificient views of the Annapurna range rising up behind.  In the north across the valley lies Langtang Lirung. You pass a few huts in the high pasture of Laurebinayak, cross a small ridge. And then you can have your first views of the holy lake of Gosaikunda. There are about a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin.  The main three are Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda and Gosainkunda.

Day 11: Cross over the Laurebina Yak pass (4610m) then trek to Ghopte (3430m) 6 hrs.

This day, you leave Gosaikunda and climb through the rugged country, past four small lakes to the Laurebina La (4610m). It is the highest point of this trek. Enjoy the spectacular views of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal. You then descend steeply to camp near Gopte.

Day 12: Trek to Melamchi Gaon via Tharepati Pass (3490m),6 hours.

Today, the first part of the trail slightly goes down and again begins to ascend through the rhododendron forests.  After you reach Thearepati, your trek goes in descending order. Before climbing to Tharepati, you cross a stream after coming through rhododendron, oak and juniper forests. From Tharepati, you need to descend through pine and rhododendron forest. Yoy can enjoy good views down into the Helambu valley and across the Jugal Himal and Numbur in the Solu Khumbu. Surrounded by beautiful forests, Melamchi village there waits you. It is mainly inhabited by Sherpa people with their distinctive culture & has some Buddhist monasteries. Overnight at guest house

Day 13: Trek to Tarkeghyang (2743m), 5.30 Hours.

The trail descends until you cross the stream named as Melamchi. Now you can elevate to Tarkeghyang passing through the Sherpa settlements. Tarkeghyang is a beautiful Sherpa village boasting one of the oldest and biggest monasteries. Overnight at guest house

Day 14: Trek to Shermathang (2621m), 5.30 hours.

Today the trail is quite easy through flat land with beautiful forests on the way. You trek on . Shermathang is another pretty Sherpa village where you can visit many ancient monasteries. There you can see Jugal Himal range at the north face of Shermathang vicrossing some small streams on the way. Situated in a beautiful village on the half way to Shermathangllage. Overnight at guest house.

Day 15: Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846m), 5 hours.

The trail gradually descends all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. In the course of steping ahead, you come across several old villages with their own particular traditions. It is a quite pleasant walk with the beautiful mountain views.  You can also enjoy interacting with locals who are very hospitable. Overnight at guest house.

Day 16: Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu. 4 hours.

You move through a bumpy gravel road up to Lamidanda and then tread on the blacktopped road up to Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel of Kathmandu.

Day 17: Departure:

After the breakfast, you will be heading towards airport for final departure or continue your onwards trips. Tour ends with THANK YOU!!

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