Gosaikunda Pass Trek

By: Sushant Budhathoki


Langtang Gosaikunda Pass Trekking One of the holiest and popular trekking trails in the Langtang region. An extraordinary trekking circuit combines outstanding hidden valleys oLangtang Gosaikunda Pass Trekking One of the holiest and popular trekking trails in the Langtang region. An extraordinary trekking circuit combines outstanding hidden valleys of Langtang with the holy lake of Gosaikunda at a towering elevation of 4,600m. The entireLangtang Gosaikunda Pass Trekking circuit offers splendid views of snow capped mountain peaks of the Langtang Lirung (7,345m.), Gangchenpo (5,846m.), Dorje Lakpa (6,966m.), Tibetan Himalayan range, world's most beautiful Langtang valley, Holy Gosainkunda Lake, beautiful landscape, Tibetan monasteries and Tamang culture.
Langtang Gosaikunda Pass Trekking commences at Syabrubensi a Sherpa village located at the very edge of Langtang National Park. We then trek east into the Langtang valley, crossing the river several times as we travel up along a gorge-like, lower section of the valley. Langtang region is primarily inhabited by the Tamang indigenous tribe. Next we make way towards the high Kyanjing Gompa a place well known and renowned for traditional cheese factory where the product is manufactured manually as in the olden times along with mixing with the locals and getting an invaluable insight in to their tradition and culture. Further we head towards Nubamatang, lapped in a hidden valley, on our way up towards glacial views reaching as far as the borders of Tibet. We then follow the trail leading us towards Syabru and Sing Gompa the place where the sacred lake Gosaikunda is located, after getting acquainted with the myth and legacy of its reason of origin and its significance we traverse across the Laure binayak pass we head south towards Gul Bhanjyang and then back to Kathmandu.
Destination Himalaya Treks & Expedition leads you through excellent rhododendron forests, yak pastures, myths of ancient belief related to Gosiakunda Lake and enhances your abilities to cross excellent passes with safety. Make Langtang Gosaikunda Pass Trekking an exquisite itinerary during your visit to Nepal.
f Langtang with the holy lake of Gosaikunda at a towering elevation of 4,600m. The entire Langtang Gosaikunda Pass Trekkingcircuit offers splendid views of snow capped mountain peaks of the Langtang Lirung (7,345m.), Gangchenpo (5,846m.), Dorje Lakpa (6,966m.), Tibetan Himalayan range, world's most beautiful Langtang valley, Holy Gosainkunda Lake, beautiful landscape, Tibetan monasteries and Tamang culture.
Langtang Gosaikunda Pass Trekking commences at Syabrubensi a Sherpa village located at the very edge of Langtang National Park. We then trek east into the Langtang valley, crossing the river several times as we travel up along a gorge-like, lower section of the valley. Langtang region is primarily inhabited by the Tamang indigenous tribe. Next we make way towards the high Kyanjing Gompa a place well known and renowned for traditional cheese factory where the product is manufactured manually as in the olden times along with mixing with the locals and getting an invaluable insight in to their tradition and culture. Further we head towards Nubamatang, lapped in a hidden valley, on our way up towards glacial views reaching as far as the borders of Tibet. We then follow the trail leading us towards Syabru and Sing Gompa the place where the sacred lake Gosaikunda is located, after getting acquainted with the myth and legacy of its reason of origin and its significance we traverse across the Laure binayak pass we head south towards Gul Bhanjyang and then back to Kathmandu.

This journey is a scenic journey on the age-old Tamang tribe's heritage trail and to the home of the elusive red panda and snow leopard. This marvelous trek passes through the cool shade of rhododendron, oak, and pine forests. In spring, the forest are lively with the flaming blooms of wildflowers and rhododendron, the national flower, which form a beautiful contrast with the high, snow-capped peaks and the crystal blue sky. At present, Langtang is the third most popular trekking area in Nepal, after the Annapurna and Everest regions. This fabulous trek, a perfect combination of moderate and rigorous walking, leads to the high alpine valley with the backdrop of high, snow-capped peaks. In the spring, this place is alive with wildflowers. Here you will find peace and serenity amidst the Buddhist culture. With its scenic valley and impressive gorge, affording views extending all the way to the Annapurna, it is no wonder this is such a popular place to trek. On this trek, you will become a pilgrim and head to the shimmering lakes at Gosainkund. Here, you will find peace and serenity alongside the Buddhist and Hindu pilgrims. It is no wonder this area is sacred, as it affords views extending all the way to the Annapurna. Cross Laurabina Yak La Pass, (4,615 m.), adjoining the Gosainkund and Helambu regions. At this higher altitude, the terrain will transform to arid alpine above the tree line, and the villages will become sparser. Descend on steep mountain trails high above the valley. Helambu is one of the most culturally wealthy regions in Nepal, home to many people of Tibetan origin.

Langtang valley is accessible by 8 hours drive to Syabrubensi from Kathmandu. This is a small market but trade center for the people living in Langtang valley. The next two days are spent climbing briskly up the gorge like lower valley, where oaks and rhododendron give way to peaceful hemlock and larch forest; after ascending an old moraine, snowy peaks suddenly loom ahead and the gorge opens into a U-shaped glacial valley. Springtime is excellent for flowers here, and in autumn the berberis bushes turn a deep rust color.. Two Bhotiya villages occupy the upper valley: Langtang (3.300m), the bigger of the two, makes a good place to spend a night and acclimatize, while Kyangjin (3.750m) boasts a small gompa, a cheese "factory" (fabulous yogurt) and an attractive chalet-lodge. The Langtang Glacier is a full day's walk further up the valley. You'll want to spend at least a couple of nights in the upper valley to explore the glaciers and ascend the 5.033 metre YalaPeak (TsergoRi), from which you can view an awesome white wilderness of peaks, including 8.013-metre Shisha Pangma. It is possible to trek in various trails. One of the best option is continuing trekking by crossing Lauribina pass 4610 m. before crossing Lauribina you will be stopping by Gosainkunda the holy lake where thousands pilgrims visit to take holy bath. This lake is in fact beautiful surrounded by peaks. The water fall from lake to lake will make your trek more interesting amazing. Crossing Lauribina you will arrive in Helambu region. Helambu gives the trekkers a great opportunity to explore the life living culture of the Sherpa. Many of Monasteries in the middle of Village takes you in the world of Tibetain painting art Culture. This Trek end at Melamchipul Bazar situated on the beach of Indrawati River.

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