An exciting journey along the breathtaking ridges of Langtang Himalayas from northwest to East of Langtang Himal.
Gosainkund and Langtang Himal Trekking takes us through the fascinating destinations around the Langtang Himal range. This location is situated in the Northern direction of Kathmandu. Additionally, it is also the closest mountain range.
Gosainkunda and Langtang Himal Trekking is a moderate adventurous walk on pleasant and scenic trails. The trail leads us through the high-rolling green hills covered with rich vegetation and tall trees of rhododendrons, magnolia, hemlocks, oaks, and pines. There, if lucky, we can also encounter rare animals such as the elusive snow leopard and the rare Red Panda.
This trekking route leads us into Langtang National Park, the first national park of Nepal. It was established in the mid-1970s and covers an area of 1,710 sq. km. This national park includes small Tamang villages along with forested land and snow-capped peaks.
Furthermore, this wonderful journey takes us through the Tamang hill tribe. Along with this, we trek into the scenic Langtang valley at Kyanjin Gompa towards the holy Gosainkunda Glacial Pond. It is a sacred spot for both Hindu and Buddhist religions. In this area, a great fair takes place once a year, with thousands of pilgrims visiting for a holy bath in the pond of Gosainkunda.
Our trek through the beautiful Gosainkunda and Langtang Himalayan begins with a drive towards the cool and high-altitude areas of Rasuwa district. Here, we can explore the ancestral lands of the Tamang tribe, known for their rich Buddhist culture and heritage.
Our first day starts with the drive towards the river gorge within the green forest to reach the scenic Langtang valley at Kyanjin Gompa. Here, we face the panoramic high peaks of Langtang and Jugal Himal, along with some peaks of Tibet. This includes the peaks such as Shisapangma. After a calm morning, we head towards our next destination at the holy Gosainkund, a glacial pond.
There, we enjoyed our time at Holy Gosainkund. Here, we can witness religious festivals in August as per the Hindu and Buddhist Lunar calendar. Furthermore, we can also witness offerings around the lakeside.
Starting from Gosainkund, we trek along a high ridge and cross the scenic pass of Gosainkunda or East Laurebina-La. This stands at over 4,609 meters. Furthermore, our route takes us to the Helambu region through Kutumsang and Gol Bhanjyang. This is where our trek concludes. Here, we can immerse ourselves in the stunning natural beauty of this picturesque countryside.
We end our trek in Kutumsang and Gol-Bhanjyang. There, we spent our last night in the hills of Langtang Himal. Then, we embark on an exciting drive towards the northeast side of the Kathmandu valley, through Sundarijal. Along the way, we can witness the fantastic views of Himalayan peaks.
Our journey finally ends after reaching our hotel in Kathmandu. In this journey, we make unforgettable memories that last a lifetime.
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