Langtang Valley is a rugged highland at an altitude of 3,430 meters. Sandwiched between the Himalayas, Langtang Valley is a unique region to visit. Tamang people occupy this Langtang Region along with other ethnic groups: Sherpa, Lama, and Gurung.

Once you land in Kathmandu, Langtang Valley Trek is the closest area where you can reach to snow-capped mountains and glaciers. Langtang region lies to the north of Kathmandu. It shares borders with Tibet in the north, whereas the southern region comprises of Gosainkunda and dozens of holy lakes high in the mountains.

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Gosaikunda Trek 5 Days

Nepal is popular for its scenic beauty and magnificent mountain views. It is one of the best and famous trekking destinations of the world. The Gosaikunda 5 day trek is one of the best short treks in Nepal. It gives you a glimpse into the diverse landscape, culture, and nature of Nepal. The Gosaikunda trek is all about Gosaikunda Lake. At an altitude of 4380m, the Gosaikunda lake is a sacred place for both the Hindus and Buddhists. Gosaikunda is one of the most surreal trekking destinations in Nepal. This 5-day trek is a perfect blend of a natural and cultural tour of Nepal. It allows you to experience high altitude trek in Nepal within a short duration. This 5-day trek provides you with spectacular views of the snow-capped mountain...

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Gosaikunda Trek Difficulty

Gosaikunda is a moderate level trek whose difficulty depends on a lot of external factors. Like the mode of transportation, the route you choose or the weather of the season you are trekking to. These factors determine whether the trek is going to be easy or difficult. The major highlight of the trek is the 108 lakes, the religious site for both Hindus and Buddhists. The fact that it is short and near to the capital city makes it popular among the foreign tourists. The trek does not require any technical climbing so the trail is easier. During this trek, you will go to the elevation of 4380m at Gosaikunda. Gosaikunda trek is an awesome short trek which leads to the beautiful holy lake of Gosaikunda. It lies in the...

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Gosaikunda Trek in December

Gosaikunda trek in December takes you to the wintery wonderland in high hills blanketed with the snow. It is such a bliss to visit the frozen world, isn’t it? Gosaikunda is one of the popular trekking destinations in Nepal. It lies at an altitude of 4,380 m (14370 ft.) surrounded by peaks in Langtang National Park in Rasuwa District. Gosaikunda Trek in December is serene and blissful as the Gosaikunda lake remains frozen and is absolutely stunning. The views are clear and the weather remains dry and cold. The main attraction of this trek is an exotic 108 glacier lakes. The lakes are small to medium in size that is all around the Gosaikunda region surrounded by Himalayan range. The Gosaikunda trek is not too far from the capital city...

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Gosaikunda Weather

Gosaikunda is one of the most valued and famous treks in the Langtang region. It is at an altitude of 4380 meter (14370 feet) in the north of Kathmandu. You will experience an mountainside weather in Gosaikunda trek. The major attraction of this trek is the exotic 108 glacier lakes. It has religious significance and is also a famous pilgrimage site. The lake is grand and picturesque surrounded by high mountains in the north and east. During winter the lake remains frozen. The weather is often wet. But the weather there is quite unpredictable so you will enjoy clear beautiful days too. Gosaikunda trail passes through various landscapes. The subtropical to the alpine environment. You will come across varying terrain. The waterfalls, streams and spectacular views of majestic mountains are...

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Gosainkunda Trek Best Season

Gosainkunda lake is the headwater of Trishuli River that sits at an elevation of 4,380 meters. It lies to the north of Kathmandu in Langtang Region. The beautiful lake remains frozen for around six months from October to June.   The trail leading to Gosaikunda is beautiful. You pass through alpine forests, monasteries and small villages with cheerful locals. The trail flaunts breathtaking Himalayan peaks including Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Annapurna and more.   Gosainkunda trek is a moderate trek offering tea house accommodation throughout the trip. So, you do not have to carry advance trekking gears, accommodation materials, and foods. The region is pretty crowded at the end of the August. Hindu devotees from Nepal and India come to visit this sacred lake in the full moon of August. Apart...

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Gosainkunda Trek Cost

Gosaikunda Lake is a popular lake among trekkers and religious people. It rests at highlands of Langtang Region at an altitude of 4,380 meters. It lies in Rasuwa District to the north of Kathmandu Valley. This alpine freshwater lake has dozens of associated lakes including Bhairav Kunda and Saraswati Kunda. Gosainkunda Lake is a sacred lake for both Hindus and Buddhists. In the month of August, thousands of Hindu and Buddhist devotees(mainly Hindus) go there to pay homage to Lord Shiva on the full moon day. They have a belief that all their sins and sorrows are washed away once they take a dip in Gosaikunda. Gosaikunda Trek   In your trek to Gosaikunda, you trek through a beautiful trail that passes through numerous small villages, streams and rhododendron forest....

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How to Reach Langtang from Kathmandu

Langtang region lies north to Kathmandu Valley. The region offers breathtaking scenery of high mountain ranges, hilly landscapes, and an opportunity to dig into the unique culture and traditions of locals. Langtang Valley trek is for those who want to avoid crowds and delve into the beauty of nature. You traverse beautiful landscapes, witness the breathtaking Himalayas, and explore the Tibetan-influenced culture of people in Langtang. Langtang region is fairly close to Kathmandu. Tibet lies beyond the Himalayas bordering Langtang from the north. Gosainkunda and several mountain lakes lie further south high in the mountains. In Langtang trek, you travel via a bus or a jeep to Syabrubesi - the trailhead of Langtang trek. Your trek begins from there. You ascend and descend hills, cross bridges and smile to locals...

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Langtang Gosainkunda Trek Itinerary

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek presents you with breathtaking landscapes, Tibetan culture, Gosainkunda and many high mountains. The trail blends the picturesque landscapes, Langtang Valley, and the holy Gosainkunda lake surrounded by high mountains.   Despite being near to Kathmandu, there is a vast difference in surrounding and lifestyle of people. The surrounding resembles the environment of Tibet. And people are untouched by the hectic and unhealthy lifestyle. You will mostly meet ethnic groups called Tamang, Lama, Sherpa and witness a different yet so interesting culture. Also, different practices of Himalayan Buddhist. Highlights of Langtang Gosainkunda Trek   Around a dozen of holy lakes including Gosainkunda Views of Langtang Lirung, Yala Peak, Langshisha Tibetan-influenced lifestyle and culture Diversified flora and fauna Friendly locals with stories to tell Buddhist shrines   You can...

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Langtang Trek 7 Days

Langtang region is the closest Himalayan region from Kathmandu. Situated on the northern part of Kathmandu, it is a popular trekking destination of Nepal.   Gosainkunda, Lauri Binayak Pass, Kyanjin Gompa, are some of the major destinations in Langtang. Also, the magnificent view of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and Manaslu lures trekkers to this part of the world.   As Tibet borders Langtang Region from the north, the valley looks like highlands of Tibet. The culture and traditions of people is also closely related with that of Tibetans. Tamang, Gurung and Sherpa are major inhabitants in Langtang region. It is said their ancestors came from Tibet hundreds of years ago and settled there.   Among several trekking options in Langtang region, the seven days Langtang trek is a short one....

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Langtang Trek Cost

Langtang Region offers trekkers with various trekking destinations. Sandwiched between the Himalayas, Langtang region is not too far from Kathmandu. You can reach to Langtang trek trail head - Syabrubesi by a 7-8 hours drive from Kathmandu. Langtang blends unique culture of locals with breathtaking natural scenery, and snow-covered mountains.   You can complete your Langtang Trek  in 7 days. You can also spend some more days exploring corners of Langtang region as the region has abundant areas to discover.   Langtang Valley treks are flexible as they can be customized as per your need. You can pick hotels, tea houses, number of days, your destinations, a medium of transport, number of porters, guides, group size, departure time, and so forth. The cost may vary if you want to customize...

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Langtang Village Before and After Earthquake

Langtang Valley is a famous trek destination in Nepal. The valley combines picturesque landscapes, snow-capped mountains, and the unique culture of locals. Being an ideal destination for trekkers around the world, Langtang Valley attracts thousands of tourists each year. Langtang Village Before Earthquake   Life in Langtang Village was good. Local people mainly comprising of Tamang, Sherpa and Gurung would wake up early, finish their household chores, take their yaks and mules to graze, and go to the field. Many villagers were engaged in operating lodges for trekkers as trekkers around the world trek to the region. Some villagers worked as Langtang Valley trek guides and porters. Their income was good.   Langtang was becoming better from good. It was gradually attracting more and more travelers. Trekkers included both foreigners...

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