About Langtang Gosaikunda Trek
Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking is a blend of pilgrimage or spiritual journey and adventure with diversified dramatic views of the Himalayas with a number of exciting ethnic communities. In addition, Langtang National park offers the trekkers a wide variety of flora and faunas and the holy pilgrimage site Gosainkunda pleases offering you amazing tranquil and spiritual lakes. Flowering rhododendron forest adds a splendor in this trekking.
Langtang, Gosainkunda & Helambu trek commences from Syabrubesi after you are boarded to Syabrubesi by bus from Kathmandu. As you leave Syabrubesi the more elevation gets higher the more you follow the trail along the Bhote Kosi river through oak, rhododendron, and bamboo and to the Langtang Valley which is really a mesmerizing to see surrounded by tall snow-capped mountains and inhabited by hospitable Sherpa people.
Kyanjing Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft) is one of the major highlights of this trekking. In Kyanjing Gompa trekkers will experience the spiritual and holy way of performing unique spiritual rituals and rites in different ages lived monasteries.
The ascend to Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) in the early morning for a dramatic view of the Langtang Lirung (7,200m/23,622ft) range will be memorable. If you choose to hike just a little then the opportunity to view other mountains and glaciers will heighten the glory of this trekking. You will also have the opportunity of visiting a traditional cheese factory
Then you will board to Chadan Bari (3,330m/10,925ft), having traveled through Lama Hotel, you can witness splendid views of the snow-capped Ganesh Himal (7,600m/24,934ft) and Langtang -II (7,227m/23,711ft) peaks. If lucky you might be able to spot the shy Red Panda that inhabits the Langtang region. Ascending on to Gosainkund, you will view tranquil, holy, and spiritual lakes which is a popular pilgrimage site in Nepal in high elevation. They look more beautiful with the first fall of the sun rays in the early morning. It is believed according to the mythology that god Shiva created a sacred lake with his trident.
After your victory over Gosainkunda pass, you will have a chance to view some delightful landscapes and villages with exciting cultures and people and monasteries on the way like Tarke Gyang and Sermathang (2,621m/8,599ft), before you head back to Kathmandu.