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Holy Gosainkunda Trekking, Langtang Valley

A fabulous and scenic destination just north of Kathmandu at near 35 k.m. distance. Visit View Nepal Treks provides extremely moderate to adventurous walking journey around Central Himalaya on Langtang Valley & Holy Gosainkund trekking. Langtang Valley & Holy Gosainkund trekking a perfect holiday of two week duration leading you to observe traditional mountain villages of Tamang ethnic tribe with interesting Buddhist religion and culture including ancient Bon practice of natural spirits.

Glamorous views of mountains on daily walks from Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Ghengu Liru (Langtang II 6571m / 21,560ft), Kimshun (6,745m/22,137ft) and Shalbachum(6,918m / 22,699ft) to the south, the Chimsedang Lekh forms a ridge of peaks which includes Naya-Kanga (5,846m) and Gangchempo, Tilman’s beautiful Fluted Peak. Beyond it extends to the Jugal Himal, terminating in Dorje Lakpa, beside central Himalaya views include Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft), Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), 08th highest Mt. Manaslu at 8,163 m, and Ganesh Himal. Langtang Valley & Holy Gosainkund trekking begins after a long drive to reach Rasuwa district around Langtang National Park, next heading towards beautiful Langtang valley passing tremendous views of mountains. Our journey continues following eastern route to reach at holy Gosainkunda, a glacial pond a sacred lake for Hindu and Buddhists. Pilgrims travels to take holy bath in this icy water. They believe that it relinquishes a sin of hundred life times.

Food: Included
Country: Nepal
Transfer: Not included
Best Deal:
Yes
Registered Member of Tourism board of: Treekking Agencies Association of Nepal(TAAN)
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): Yes
Link to reviews: http://visitviewnepaltrek.com/about/testimonials/
Guide Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Experience Level: Moderate
Tour operator name: Visit View Nepal Trek
Min group size: 2
Max group size: 15
Duration: 17
Provided Accommodation: None
Included in service: Airport pick up & Transfer to hotel. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis (Tourist Standard Hotel to Five Star deluxe Hotel in Kathmandu as you prefer). Government license holder Trekking Guide. Langtang Conservation Area Fees. Cook, Kitchen staff, Sherpa and Porters for carrying your rucksack during trekking. Hot and cold drinks. (tea, coffee, hot chocolate, milk, and juice). Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion & if you wants to use your own material you are free to bring them). Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary. Accommodation, fare, meal, equipment’s and salary & Insurance for trekking guide and porters. Government Tax. Airport drop.
Not included in Service: Nepal Visa fee & Entrancee fees during kathmandu Tour. International airfare to and from Kathmandu. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu. Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay. Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water.) Bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, cigarettes, client’s personal insurance and any kind of unforeseen and personal expenses. Travel and rescue insurance. Tips for guides and porters. Emergency rescue evacuation if needed.
Equipment to bring: Important documents and items Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler’s checks, etc. Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave on at our office in KTM just in case if you need to change the date of your). General 4 seasons Sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it but is to be returned after the trek). Duffel or Rucksack bag & suitcase (Optional/we can provide one if you need it but is to be returned after the trek). Daypack Down Jacket (Optional/we can provide if you need one but is to be returned after the trek). Upper Body – Head / Eyes / Ears Shade hat or baseball cap – to keep the sun off your ears and neck. Warm wool or synthetic hat that cover your ears. Light and expedition weight thermal tops. Glacier glasses, Headlamp Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket. Down vest and/or jacket*. A neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth if you feel you will need it (optional). Hand 1 pair liner gloves, thin wool or synthetic, useful alone on mild days or as a layer inside other gloves / mitts for additional warmth. 1 pair warm gloves Instant hand warmers are always nice in a pinch, but really shouldn’t be necessary on the trek. Bringing appropriate hand protection as recommended above, should be sufficient (optional). Core Body T-shirts (2). Light and expedition weight thermal tops. Fleece jacket or pullover. Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional). 2 women sports bras, Synthetic, no cotton! Long shirts (2) Lower Body – Feet 2 pairs nylon hiking shorts – Quick drying type, not cotton! Underwear, stay away from cotton (4). 1 pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable. 2 pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts. 1 pair hard shell pants. Waterproof / breathable, Gore-Tex or equivalent is best. Should zip from the top and bottom – this makes it easier to put on over boots without getting undressed should the weather change once you are underway for the day. 1 pair cotton pants (loose jeans/khakis). All clothing should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks or large puncture resistant plastic bags. Feet 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks. 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”). 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals Cotton socks (optional). Gaiters (winter only), optional, “low” ankle high version. Medicines and First Aid Kits (Please note our guide will also carry the first aid kit bag during the trek. However we still recommend you to bring your personal first aid kit as well.) Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light) Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids) 1 skin-blister repair kit Anti-diarrhea pills Anti-headache pills Cough and/or cold medicine Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant. Water purification tablets or water filter 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies. Miscellaneous Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money & passport. Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks. A string taped to the stick is helpful, to hang around your neck and some are now being sold with a cord already attached. Handy as it avoids you from having to stop and look for it. Sunscreen. SPF 40 is recommended and should be relatively new since it loses its’ effectiveness over time. Pocket knife or small Swiss Army type. Water purification Iodine tablets or Polar-pure crystals. Toiletry kit. Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc. 2 bandanas. Extras/Luxuries Reading book Trail map/guide book Journal and pen iPod Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps) 1 modest swim suit Binoculars (optional) Voltage converter (from 220 to 110) Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs) Lightweight pillow case (in case your teahouses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow
Recommended Season:
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Terms and Conditions: On our official websites
Listing created Jun 3, 2017

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