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The trek leads to the Panoramic Mountain View around legendary lake of Gosaikunda. Followed by alpine yak pasture, this trail is known for its spectacular and breathtaking scenic beauty, hence a legend of shamanic value. Although Langtang region is very close to Kathmandu, it is still able to preserve the beauty and remoteness. Without a doubt, Gosaikunda is regarded sacred place for shamans including adventure and spiritual seekers.

  • Grants opportunity for the trekkers and adventure admirers to explore the land that is very far beyond the time
  • Offers perfectly placed terraced slopes, settlement of different ethnic group, rare wild animals and diverse range of flora and fauna.
  • Dense forest of rhododendron, oak, bamboo and beautiful settlement of Tamang and Sherpa.
Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345 m)

Our Airport representatives will receive you at the airport. We will then transfer you to your respective hotels. You will have the rest of the day free to explore Kathmandu as you please. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

In the morning after having breakfast, we will be going for the sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu Valley. The Kathmandu Valley is known or its rich art, architecture and culture. The valley has a large number of UNESCO world heritage sites. We will be visiting some of the beautiful Buddhist sites like Boudhanath Stupa and Swoyambhunath Stupa. A visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square and walk on its stone alleys will make you feel like you have travelled centuries back in time. The diverse culture and rich art of the Kathmandu Valley will amaze you in every way. Later in the afternoon, we will begin our preparation for our trekking. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Departure from Kathmandu to Dhunche (2030 m), 7 hrs drive

We will be driving to Dhunche with an elevation of 2030 metres which is around 7hrs drive from Kathmandu. The road is winding, mostly unpaved, and on high mountains. We will be driving through scenic foothills and Ridgeline landscape. While passing along the road on the bank of Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. We will be stopping by for the night in a local guest house.

Day 4
Dhunche to Thulo Syabru (2260m), 4-5 hrs trek

Early in the morning after breakfast trail slightly goes Pairo and leads you to Thulo Syabru (2,260m). Thulo Syabru is a beautiful Sherpa and Tamang village from where you can observe the miraculous vista of Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal and overnight here.

Day 5
Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3250m), 4-5 hrs trek

Morning breakfast in Thulo Syabru village the trail slightly goes uphill through beautiful rhododendron, Bamboo and pine trees. Along the trail you will past several mountains village to reach Chandan Bari Sing Gompa and visit cheese factory in the Langtang region of Nepal, where you will overnight today.

Day 6
Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4360m), 6hrs trek

After morning breakfast in Sing Gompa the trail slightly goes uphill to Gosaikunda via Lauribinayek. Along the trails past rhododendron and pine forest trees and vista of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and Manaslu range, Hiunchuli and Tibetan peak is high lights of the adventure, you trek towards Gosaikunda (4,361m) and overnight here.

Day 7
Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3430m) via Lauribina Pass (4610m), 6-8 hrs trek

The trail leads to the northern side of Gosaikunda Lake, crosses a moraine, passing three more small lakes; you will reach Lauribina Pass (4610m). The trail descends to a National Park Post at Bhera Goth (4240m) and to Phedi (3740m). From Phedi the route drops and climbs through scrub bamboo to Dhupichaur (3630m) and descends finally to Ghopte.

Day 8
Ghopte to Kutumsang (2471m), 5-6 hrs trek

Trek continues up ravines and across the boulders of old moraines below the wreckage of a Thai Airlines plane that crashed here in bad weather in 1992. Make a final ascent to Tharepati from here you will be at a junction of two routes, if you wish to visit the Helambu region then you can take another way via Tarkejhyang and Shermathang to reach Melamchi Pul Bazar and finally drive to Kathmandu. From Tharepati the trail precedes passing through forests, to Magen Goth (3420m) and to Panghu. The trail descends through fir and rhododendron forest observing the view of beautiful and glittering peaks on its way to Kutumsang (2450m). Kutumsang is a typical Helambu village, outside the forest line, with terraces, crops and rice fields.

Day 9
Kutumsang to Chisapani (2170 m), 5hrs trek

The trail goes down all the way to Chisapani through the lush green forest of oak and rhododendron passing through the village of Gul Bhanjyang, Thontundanda and Chipling. Chisapani is an amazing hill station popularly known for spectacular sunrise view and fresh natural habitat. Overnight stay at Chisapani.

Day 10
Chisapani to Kathmandu via Sundarijal; 4 hrs trek, 40 minutes drive

After breakfast, we make about 4 hours downhill trek to Sundarijal. Along the dense forest of Shivapuri national park, we enjoy the gorgeous scenic beauty of nature. On arrival in Sundarijal, drive back to Kathmandu and shift to your hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 11
Departure transfer to airport

At about 3 hours prior to your flight time, we will transfer you to the airport to fly your onward destination.

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation under Full Board Meal Plan
  • All Tour and Trekking related transportation
  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with atleast three World Heritage sites
  • Trekking Guide Assistance
  • All required necessary permits

Cost Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • International Airfare
  • Visa Processing
  • All kind of meal plan not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal Expenses

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Trip Facts

  • 4610m
  • 5 (Max.)
  • Road Trip and Hiking

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