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17 days Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda trek

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Day 1: Arrived in Kathmandu

Pass By: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
After arriving in Kathmandu Airport through Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be received by a representative from Arihant Holidays. You will be escorted to your Hotel. We schedule a Welcome Dinner for you in an excellent traditional Nepalese Restaurant where you will be entertained by Nepalese cultural program as well as feast upon an excellent ethnic Nepali meal. Overnight stay at Kathmandu


Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
After a delicious breakfast spend the day visiting some of the popular sights of Kathmandu. Also fulfill all necessary purchase and packing in preparation of the upcoming treks. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)

This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. There are also three museums inside the palace building.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Swayambhunath Maha Chaitya, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Stupa – The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)

You can watch over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. Swoyambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living in the premises.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site)

Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world and lies 5 kms east of the city center. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
It is 2500 years old Buddhist stupa in the Valley built in 5th century with four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal directions keeping an eternal watch over the people and their doings. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet going round the stupa spinning the prayer wheels.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu

Day 3: Kathmandu-Syabrubesi: 8 hours by bus

Stop At: Hotel Garden Inn, Syapru Besi 45000, Nepal
An early morning drive after breakfast to Syabrubesi, the bus ride takes you to the winding uphill and downhill road, the drive passes to many rural town and farm villages the bigger town un route is Trisuli Bazaar, this place lies in the sub-tropical climatic zone the road from here climbs uphill to cooler region leaving the rice paddy behind to maize and millet terraced fields as the weather changes with the culture and the people as well, on arrival at the entrance of Dhunche 1950m, the one and the only major town of the Langtang area and Rasuwa district there’s a Langtang National Park headquarter office where your Trekking and Park permit are checked. From here, journey continues further downhill for 1-2 hours till Syabrubesi village is reached for the overnight stop.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 4: Syabrubesi-Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours

Stop At: Lama Hotel, Langtang 45000, Nepal
The trek from Syabrubesi is quite pleasant with few up climbs for a while but the rest of the walk is gradual on the winding trail through the terraced farm fields and villages, as the trail descends and joins the path coming from upper Syabru at the Riverside Lodge near the place of Bamboo, the trek from here leads to cool forest in the gorge following the torrent glacial river Trisuli upstream, the walk is more or less an uphill climb in the cool shade of rhododendron and oaks forest after 5-6 hours walk reaching at a small clearing place of Lama-Hotel.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 5: Lama Hotel- Langtang: 5- 6 hours

Stop At: Langtang Valley, Langtang National Park Nepal
The trek to Lantang is a steep climb through a jungle of hemlocks, oaks, maples and white and pink rhododendrons. Catch a glimpse of the Lamtang Lirung peaking through the trees. We ascend up to a pass marked with prayer flags, pass through a U-shaped glacial valley and past several water driven mills to reach Langtang. Overnight stay at Langtang.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 6: Langtang - Kyanjin Gompa: 4-5 hours

Stop At: Kyanjin Gompa, Langtang National Park 44600 Nepal
We follow the trail to a large chorten located on a ridge, climb past an impressive mani wall to a small village. Ahead we find a huge boulder dressed in prayer flags. We climb up a moraine and head towards the monastery of Kyanjin Gompa and the icefalls flowing from the peaks of Langtang Lirung and Kimshung. We follow the trail descending below the Kyanjin Gompa to stop for the day. Overnight stay at Kyanjin Gompa.

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 7: Kyanjin Gompa: explore day

Stop At: Kyanjin Gompa, Langtang National Park 44600 Nepal
At leisure, a well deserved rest day. After breakfast you can go for a short walk at the nearby hill called Kyangin Ri 4,700m/15,420ft adding more heights to your adventure with a panoramic view of the surrounding snow capped peaks, visit the cheese factory, rest of the day at leisure.

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 8: Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel: 5-6 hours

Stop At: Lama Hotel, Langtang 45000, Nepal
After a wonderful time at Kyangin, retrace the journey back on the same trail to Lama-Hotel a small settlement in the midst of the forest at the bank of upper Trisuli River.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 9: Lama Hotel - Thulo Syabru: 5-6 hours

Stop At: Hotel Garden Inn, Syapru Besi 45000, Nepal
Descending alongside the river and through a forest of pine and juniper forests we head towards Thulo Syabru, enjoying the beautiful views of the Langtang Himal. Overnight stay at Thulo Syabru.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 10: Thulo Syabru- Shin gomba: 3-5 hours

Stop At: Hotel Garden Inn, Syapru Besi 45000, Nepal
Climb up a steep hill and through a forest of hemlock and oak to an ancient looking chorten. Descend down through a rhododendron forest and pastures catching the views of the Ganesh himal. Walking through a silent moss covered forest to the head of a valley coming across the ridge top where Shin Gomba is located. Overnight stay at Shin Gomba.

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 11: Shin gomba- Gosainkunda: 5-6 hours

Stop At: Gosaikunda Gaupalika, Syapru Besi 45000, Nepal
Climb up a steep ridge making a transition form a rich moist mountain landscape to dry scrub vegetation. Enjoy the scenery beauty of the Langtang valley as you enter the Gosaikunda protected area. Ascending up to the alpine country above the tree line where you will come across a pair of tall stone pillars that reads “Welcome to Gosaikunda”. We follow the trail marked by prayer flags and past two rock carving of Ganesh to finally reach the largest lake Gosainkunda. There is a black rock in the middle of the lake believed to be the head of Shiva. Overnight stay at Gosaikunda.

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 12: Gosainkunda- Gopte: 6-8 hours

Stop At: Gosaikunda Gaupalika, Syapru Besi 45000, Nepal
From the northern side of the Gosaikunda Lake, climb the rocky terrain marked with cairns to reach a pass. From there descend down alongside the stream and through a knee busting route until we reach the middle of the valley. We climb through the scrub bamboo trail to cross the head of the valley before descending down across moraines to a dry stream and through forests littered with ravines. We reach Gopte when we cross a ridge marked with prayer flags. Overnight stay at Gopte.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 13: Gopte- Malemchigaon: 6-7 hours

Stop At: Gosaikunda Trail, Gosaikunda Path, Dhunche 45000, Nepal
We descend down a forested area and walk across a dry river bed to reach the Melamchi River. Then we climb the final length to reach Malemchigaon. Overnight stay at Malemchigaon.

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 14: Malemchigaon - Tarke Gyang: 5-7 hours

Stop At: Gosaikunda Trail, Gosaikunda Path, Dhunche 45000, Nepal
From Malemchigon we trek onwards to Tarke Gyang in the Helambu region. With narrow cobbled lanes and tightly packed house, get to know the Sherpa culture and visit their traditional monasteries. Overnight stay at Tarke Gyang.

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 15: Tarke Gyang- Sermathang: 3-5 hours

Stop At: Gosainkunda, Rasuwa District, Langtang National Park Nepal
We start our trek with a great view of the Helembu region as you travel across a small forest. The village is the home to three large Gompas. Overnight stay at Sermathang.

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

Day 16: Sermathang- Melamchi Puul Bazaar -Kathmandu : 3-4 hours; 2 hour bus

Stop At: Langtang Valley, Langtang National Park Nepal
We walk a short way to Melamchi Puul Bazaar. From there we catch a bus heading for Kathmandu. We will organize a Farewell dinner in your honor to celebrate the successful completion of your trek to Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda in the evening. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at boutique hotel in Kathmandu

Day 17: Final Departure

Pass By: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
It’s now time to say goodbye to the mountains as you prepare for your departure. You can squeeze in some last minute sightseeing and shopping. A representative from Arihant Holidays.com will escort you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will receive you from Kathmandu International airport and transfer you to the hotel. Your guide will meet you up to brief about the trip.
Duration
17 days
Inclusions
  • 16x Breakfast
  • 15x Dinner
  • 14x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 16 nights
  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 3 nights in 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (Kathmandu Guest House or similar standard) with breakfast
  • 13 nights in standard lodges/teahouses in mountain
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • Kathmandu- Syabru transfer in Public vehicle
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader, assistant trek leader, and Sherpa porters
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag and trekking map
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Hotel Garden Inn
  • Entry/Admission - Lama Hotel
  • Entry/Admission - Langtang Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Kyanjin Gompa
  • Entry/Admission - Gosaikunda Gaupalika
  • Entry/Admission - Gosaikunda Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Gosainkunda
Exclusions
  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure than the scheduled
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Maha Chaitya
  • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Itinerary Clarification.
After Checking on your itinerary, I presumed and seems that ALL LUNCH for the whole tour are NOT INCLUDED. If
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421chaneller
Pokhara, Nepal
10
A really poor service
I booked the 60 minute paraglide with this company, when I arrived the next morning I was told that due to the
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