langtang-gosaikund-trekking

Langtang, Gosainkunda (Frozen Lake)

Category:

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek a perfect wildness journey nearby Kathmandu valley which is located northeast region. It is fun and casual trek that treks through the western part of Langtang National Park. This is commonly extended by including a trek to Kyanjin Gompa .

You get to experience all elements of Langtang National Park including Langtang valley and the Gosainkunda. This is the most strenuous of the hikes in this region and reaches an elevation of 4300m. Those who are seeking for real Himalayan nomad experience and enjoy wonderful natural rewards this trek is highly recommended for adventure holiday in Nepal.  It has verities of landscape sceneries as well awe-inspiring mountain views and local cultural reflection encounter. The trekking to this region leads to explore both high Himalayan alpine to vast diverged mid hill. This Trek allow encounter with varied cultural inhabitants of the area and their unique life style.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kathmandu
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before departure.
INCLUDED
Airfare Accommodations
Local transportation Professional guide
Entrance fees
NOT INCLUDED
Extra Beverages
Guide gratuity

The main inhabitants of this area are believed to be the descendants of Tibetans from Kerung who intermingled with Tamang of the Helambu area. Tamang communities are generally found on higher elevations with the peasants engaging in shifting cultivation and extraction of forest products. They are mainly sheep and yak herders but grow some hardy grains and vegetables. Their daily life activities include raising livestock, agriculture and trade with Kerung in Tibet. They also make baskets and mats from mountain bamboo.

During this trek you can enjoy the dramatic views of Langtang Lirung (7245m.), Langtang Kerung, Chimse Danda ridge crossed by Ganjala Pass (5122m.), Dorje Lakpa (6989m.), Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, Paldor peak, Shringi Himal, Manaslu and Sanjen Himal ranges. In addition you find over 70 glaciers of varying sizes and high altitude lakes including Gosainkunda, Pravatikunda, Bhairavkunda and Dudhkunda.

The trail starts either from Dhunche or Syabrubesi and passes through Goljung, Gatlang, Thuman, Timure, Briddim, Lama Hotel, Langtang valley and Kyangjin Gompa. Goljung, Gatlang and Langtang are traditional Tamang villages culminating cultural features. The visit to beautiful local Tamang monastery and the holy Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang adds exhilaration to your trekking.