Trekking in Nepal

Langtang Holy Lake Trek

Trip Overview

Langtang Holy Lake Trek Langtang trek is one of the best treks to visit with calm and scenic mountains as well as pilgrimage holy lake with a Tamang lifestyle. This 15 day trek takes the road less traveled to the Langtang-Gosainkunda region of Tamang valleys close to the Tibetan border. The route offers the opportunity to explore traditional villages, climb small peaks and visit stunning glaciers at comfortable elevations.
During your trek you'll visit holy Gosainkunda Lake of Hindu legend and scenery of a high mountain pass with stunning views into Tibet. You'll meet Hindu pilgrims and holy men and explore old Gompa. Yak cheese factory also interesting point to visit. As you journey through bamboo forests you'll glimpse Langur monkeys and Red Pandas and travel past pretty villages and terraced fields, snow capped peaks and glaciers as you follow quiet wilderness trails and enjoy stunning panoramas of Ganesh Himal, the Annapurna region on this excellent Himalayan trek.

Sample day on "Langtang - Holy Lake Trek"

All our treks are managed by a team of professionally trained Leader/guide responsible for all aspects of the running of the trek. Our special departure trek is well versed in the culture and natural history of the Himalayas. Your day start with a cup of hot tea served in your room. A member of the trekking staff followed by a bowl of hot washing water, after which you will be required to pack your luggage and the porters loaded whilst we are having breakfast. After breakfast we set off on the trail, enjoying the pleasant cool of the morning. Your day's trek involves navigating numerous picturesque forests, hills, mountains and the local villages for the next three hours. Around mid-day we usually stop for a pleasant spot along the way for lunch. Your midday lunch break usually lasts around an hour and is a time to relax, pop the boots off and air those feet! Plenty of time is allowed for photograph in the route. After lunch you'll walk another three hours or so, before you stop for the night. You have enough time to change, freshen up, before exploring an area.

Each evening is spent as per your interest for reading or chatting with the fellow trekkers and crew members or a pack of cards is an advantage; the crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Our porters and Sherpa's also like to have singing and dancing competitions in which they love you to join in! Finally, it's off to bed for a well deserved night's rest before you start it all again.

Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02:  Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 03:  Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,420m/4,658ft), 7-8 hrs drive
Day 04:  Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2340m/7,675ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 05:  Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,480m/11,415ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 06:  Langtang village to Kyanjing Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft), 3-4 hrs walk
Day 07:  Rest day at Kyanjin Gompa
Day 08:  Kyanjin Gumpa to Lama Hotel (2340m/7,675ft), 6-7 hrs walk
Day 09:  Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru Village (1,900m/6,232ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 10:   Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3330m/10,922ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 11:  Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake (4380m/14,366ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 12:  Gosainkunda to Dhunche, 7-8 hrs walks
Day 13:  Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu.


Cost Includes

  • Welcome in Airport by garland
  • Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2 star to 5 star hotel with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide & Entrance fee
  • Two-way ticket in domestic fixed wings Air craft, Kathmandu by local bus or private jeep
  • Accommodation in tea house during trek, lodge and Home-stay
  • Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking
  • 4 seasonal sleeping bags
  • trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • All cost for a staff (A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide and one Porter between each two clients while on trek )
  • Salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking staff
  • National Park Fee
  • TIMS
  • First aids kit
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner

Cost Does not Include:

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Airport Departure taxes/Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel Insurance
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Personal spending money.
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Client's insurance, Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, Tips etc.
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual

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