Some places in the world are indescribable in terms of natural beauty. One of them is Langtang Valley, the actual ecstasy in Nepal.
Known for vast valleys, traditional houses, pristine lakes, ice-loaded peaks, and lush greenery, Langtang Region is indeed a trove to loot. This Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Trek by Sabbatical Explore Nepal will help you steel the overflowing trove.
Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Trek’s adventure starts from Dhunche, a place within 175km from Kathmandu. Slowly walking through the terrace fields, you will navigate Langtang Valley’s iconic Sherpa and Tamang villages like Kyanjin Gompa and Langtang Village.
Next, this trek goes to the top of Chorkari Ri(5,050m), a vital pass to view Shishapangma, Gangchempo, Langtang Lirung, and other peaks. Succeeding, you’ll move to Gosaikunda Lake(4,380m) via Langtang National Park and other iconic villages. Conclusively, the trek will lead back to Kathmandu, moving through the villages of the Helambu Region like Kutumsung, Tharepati, and Chisapani.
A lot of things will happen on this trek. You will witness Tibetan-influenced Tamang Culture, unlimited flora & fauna of Langtang National Park, fantastic mountain vistas, crisp lake views, and more.
You’ll also traverse the restoring 2015’s massive earthquake-affected villages and help them recover through your stays in the villages. Along with fulfilling your travel longings, you will assist the affected ones in rebuilding their houses and streets. It can be another reason to must-do this trek for you.
Well, Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Trek has so many things in its pocket, all ready to be shared. It is up to you either to put your hands into the pocket or not. However, If you ever choose to do that, you know we are always here to guide you.
We’ll have a free day for the valley’s tour and trek arrangement before the trip start. On this day, you’ll visit several cultural heritage sites inside Kathmandu and Patan. Swyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Basantapur Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square are the tick-list for the day.
While exploring these heritage sites for architecture and culture exposure, our team will make all the arrangements for the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Trek. Overnight in Kathmandu’s hotel.
It is an important day of Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Lake. To start the day, we will leave the vicinity of Shin Gompa by joining the woods of Rhododendron. We will walk across high ridges of the region by enjoying gorgeous sceneries. We will also pass via Laurebina Pass but only by experiencing the Himalayas from the pass.
Before we arrive in Gosaikunda lake, we will see two other small lakes. These lakes, including Gosaikunda, are the most sacred lakes in Nepal for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimages. Upon our arrival in the lake, we will explore the corners of the holy lake. We will spend the night a little away from the lake.
Chisapani is one of the renowned hill stations near Kathmandu. We will leave the place by descending into a deep forest and reaching Mulkharka. Next, the trail will keep on dropping towards Sundarijal. We will also walk through the forest of Shivapuri National Park.
From Sundarijal, we will have a drive of 1 hour to Kathmandu. We will take some rest after the completion of Langtang Valley, Gosaikunda, Helambu Lodge Trek.
The next day, we will offer you a hotel transfer to the airport for your departure. And it will be an official farewell from Nepal until next time.