The Gosaikunda Special trek offers trekkers an opportunity to explore the sheer beauty of nature in a very ease and comfortable way. Within the surrounding of Langtang Valley this trek is comparatively less travelled and unspoiled than other treks. Langtang Valley and Gosiankunda truly amazes trekkers wanting a complete natural experience. Not only of nature but the culture of this region is equally fascinating. Gosainkunda is one of the holiest and sacred lakes for both the Hindus and Buddhists. This trek even rewards trekkers with mind blowing view of Tibet from Lauribinayak Pass at the height of 4260m.
We start our trip by driving up to Syaprubesi. The drive will be for around 6-7 hours on a normal traffic conditions. Lunch will be served on the way to Syaprubesi. The drive provides excellent views along side of the road.
Overnight stay at hotel in Syaprubesi.
The trek actually starts from Syaprubesi after having breakfast. The trial passes via numerous suspension bridges over Gopche Khola. The trial is easy and comfortable. We pass via settlements in Pahiro and Bamboo. After passing Bamboo the trial is steep and again drops down to Lama Hotel. Lama Hotel is located right next to Langtang River which is the largest glacial river in Nepal.
Overnight stay in Teahouse Lodge in Lama Hotel
After breakfast we climb up to reach a beautiful village called Ghoda Tabela. The trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village will take around 6 hours. The trial becomes wider and the views become more beautiful as you progress. Small sight of Lirung can be seen in between the valleys above. You will pass through temporary settlements used by the herders according to the season and weather. Langtang village is a typical Tamang Village- an ethnic group of Nepal. Langtang is also the headquarters of the Langtang National Park. The houses and its neighboring villages are of flat-roofed Tibetan styles, surrounded by stonewalls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnip and barley.
Overnight stay in Teahouse Lodge in Langtang
The trek from Langtang village to Kyangin takes roughly about 3 hours. The trial climbs gradually and opens out further are the views become more intensive. The trial is pretty much easier and plain. This trial passes along the valley cliffs with huge waterfalls flowing straight out of the mountains. Small streams and moraines come by frequently in this trial. We will reach Kyanjin by lunch time. After lunch one can have rest for acclimatization or visit to the settlements, cheese factory or a local monastery. Fantastic view of Dorje Lakpa (6990m), Langtang Ri (6370m), Langtang Lirung (7245m) and other mountains can be seen from Kyanjin.
Overnight stay in Teahouse Lodge in Kyanjin.
On this day we explore around Kyangin. We will walk up to the moraine to see amazing and breathtaking view of ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung. Or we will ascend Kyanjin Ri (4350m), directly behind for a breath taking panorama of the Langtang Peaks.
Overnight stay in Teahouse Lodge in Kyanjin.
The trek from Kyanjin to Lama Hotel will take around six hours. We will return the same route passing via Langtang Village and Ghoda Tagbela.
Overnight stay in Teahouse Lodge in Lama Hotel.
The trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syapru will take around 5 hours. The beginning of the trial is a gradual climb and drop till Pahiro. Then the trial climbs steeply to Thulo Syapru. Thulo Syapru is a beautiful village with its rich cultural and natural beauty. Magnificent view of Ganesh Himal (7110m) and its ranges can be seen from Thulo Syapru.
Overnight in teahouse Lodge in Thulo Syapru.
The trek form Thulo Syapru to Sing Gompa takes roughly around 5 hours. The trial goes steeply up to Foprang Danda (3200m) passing through Dursagang (2660m). Along the way we will be treated with the views of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, oak, hemlock and fir forests. The trial then gently ascends for some time and follows flat level to Sing Gompa. Sing Gompa is famous for its Cheese made out of Yak. It is considered the best in Nepal. So, you can have a visit to the cheese factory or around the settlements.
Overnight in teahouse Lodge in Sing Gompa.
The trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4361m) via takes about 6 hours Lauribinayak La (3920m). The first part of the trial is a gentel ascent up to Lauribinayak. The trial then steeply ascends all the way to Gosaikunda. Gosaikunda is a sacred lake of Hindus, it is believed it was formed by Lord Shiva when he drew a hole in the glacier to quench his thirst after having swallowed poison that could have destroyed the world. Gosaikunda also treats us with magnificent views of Himal Chuli (7893m), Manaslu Range (8156m), Ganesh Himal Range (7406m), Tibetan peaks and Langtang Lirung.
Overnight in teahouse Lodge in Gosaikunda.
We trek from Gosaikunda to Sing Gompa which will take around 5 hours. The trial descends all the way to Sing Gompa passing Lauribinayak village.
Overnight in Teahouse Lodge in Sing Gompa.
The trek form Syaprubesi from Sing Gompa takes around 6 hours. The trial descends through pine, silver oak and rhododendron forests passing over suspension bridge over Sing Gompa Stream.
Overnight in hotel at Syaprubesi.
The drive to Kathmandu takes around 6-7 hours on a normal traffic conditions.