Langtang Gosaikunda Trek
A route offering many beauties but requires easy effort to catch up them, The Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is the perfect option. Situated near the Tibetan border, there are many things to capture all along the way from beginning to the end of this trek. Despite its remoteness, it has many beauties to offer like the beauty of oaks, rhododendron and bamboo forest, crystal clear view of snowy peaks, peculiar culture and tradition of people living in this region, beautiful faunas and most important Gosainkunda- one of the holiest lakes are the major attractions of this route. You can even enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Langtang valley. The Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is the perfect combination of natural, cultural, geographical and biological beauties.
Starting from Kathmandu valley, it is 14 days trek which offers you the view of pine forest, slow moving rivers and swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow-capped peaks, grassy valleys, and fields strewn with daisies and wild primulas on the way. We will take 8 hours of the private vehicle from Kathmandu up to Syabrubesi from where we start walking. We will catch a trail along the Langtang Khola which takes us through beautiful rhododendron forest and the voices of birds will make your journey fantastic. As you go ahead, you can see many beautiful birds welcoming us with their sweet voice. Going further we will cross Langtang village and then reach Kyanjin Gompa- a Sherpa village, where we can visit Kyanjin Gompa- believed to be one of the oldest gompas of this region. You can know about the lifestyle of Buddhist monks performing their rites and rituals. Then we will walk for Tserko Ri from where you can see the enchanting view of Mt Langtang Lirung (7200m) and other mountains on the range. You can visit the cheese factory where handmade cheeses are produced and they are very famous. Moving forward, we will reach the Lama Hotel and have the glance of Ganesh Himal (7,600m) and Mt. Langtang II (7,227m). If luck favors us then we can see beautiful animals like red pandas. Moving ahead to Gosainkunda-a holy lake, the view of the rising sun over the shining lake will surely make you stunned. It is believed that Lord Shiva shaped this lake with his trident. We can visit some other villages; enjoy the beauty of beautiful rice terraces before coming back to Kathmandu.