Langtang & Gosainkund trekking, a fabulous journey that leads north of Kathmandu valley
with an exciting overland drive to reach Langtang Himal areas within the district of Rasuwa populated mostly by the Tamang tribe of hill people.
An interesting and scenic country within the Central Himalaya region which covers Ganesh-Langtang and Jugal Himal range, as walk follows to our main destination towards Langtang valley and over high Gosainkund and East Laurabina-La pass to reach Kathmandu from the eastern side of the valley high green hills.
Langtang & Gosainkund trekking begins with an interesting drive past farm villages and towns of Kakani-Trisuli Bazaar to reach Dhunche town, the door of many treks and adventures around Langtang and Ganesh Himal areas.
Gosainkund regarded is as a holy pond where the great religious festival takes place once a year in the monsoon times of August. Great numbers of pilgrims as far from India visit here for a dip in the holy lakes.
After an enjoyable and fascinating time at Gosainkund, this walk leads to cross a high and scenic pass over Gosainkund and Laurabina-La pass above 4,609 m / 15,209 ft facing views of a mountain range and then heading towards the eastern suburb of Kathmandu valley rim hills for the drive back to Kathmandu.
The walk leads ups and down through several nice farm villages with constant views of Langtang –Ganesh and Jugal mountains with striking sunrise from Chisapani before ending our fabulous walks with an adventure of a lifetime experience on Langtang & Gosainkund Trekking.
Langtang-Gosainkunda Trek route
Langtang-Gosainkunda trek is the third most popular and one of the easiest and most beautiful treks in Nepal. The Langtang region is packed with rare flora and fauna and varied landscapes to lure any trekkers. The trail runs through different landscapes and places of interest, dense forests, lowlands, windy trails, and many more. Dense rhododendron forest on either side of the river accompany you until it breaks from the tree line and then into the alpine region further and higher into the beautiful mountain valleys of upper Langtang with the highest viewpoint at Kyanjin Ri (5000 m approx from sea level). Gosainkunda lake is considered sacred to religious people of Hinduism and Buddhism. During August, many Hindu pilgrims flock to the Gosaikunda lake to pay homage to Lord Shiva. The trial then continues towards LauriBinayak and then descends to Chisapani.