Surya Peak Climb

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Surya Peak Climb itinerary

Surya Peak Climbing Summary

    1. Trip Duration: 7 Days
    2. Climbing difficulty: Moderate Grade
    3. Highest Altitude: 5,145m/16,881 feet
    4. Trekking Hour: 6 hours daily
    5. Hiking Group Size: 1 – 20 People
    6. Trip Mode: Lodge House
    7. Best Months to Climb: March, April, May, June, September, October, and November
    8. Foods: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    9. Transportation: Car /Jeep /bus

Overview

The Surya Peak climb is situated at an elevation of 5,145 meters above sea level. It is in the north direction just over the lakes. Hike Surya peak is marked as an easy peak climbing in Nepal doesn’t need proper climbing skills and as well as climbing permits after 2019.

Although the peak is high above 16,500 feet the Surya peak summit offers an amazing view of glacier lakes as well as the Langtang Himalayan range. Tourists can watch Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gangchhenpo (6388m), Dokpu (5930m), Naya Kangri (5846m), Yala Peak (5500m), and numerous other snow-topped mountains in a single row. Many of our European clients discovered this peak already on their acclimatization day staying in Gosaikunda.

Climbing Surya peak is just a day climbing tour, takes about 4 hours up and 4 hours down to Gosaikunda lake and doesn’t involve any technical difficulties. Typically, the lodges at Gosaikunda to Surya peak summit distance is 5 kilometers.

Gosaikunda lake view from Suryapeak

Likewise, a Visit to Gosaikunda is an impressive journey in Langtang territory. Hiking the sacred glacier lakes are delightful as a result of the best atmosphere, phenomenal Mountains sight, wild orchids blooming, and clear lakes. Getting to a blessed sacred lake is an imperative hiking journey goal for Hindus and Buddhists consequently numerous individuals visit this place normally.

Therefore hiking to visit lakes and its surrounding is a top travel destination in this region. International and domestic tourists especially college students make plans to see these sights. Trek until the Gosainkunda route in those months is more crowded by foreign and domestic trekkers. Other than that, you can hike over moraine stone rocks to get to Suryapeak summit to get a better glimpse of uncountable lakes and the landscapes.

Our prime travel destination is ultimately Surya peak which is in Langtang National Park. The nature park is the best home for wild creatures. Examples, are Musk deer, Himalayan mountain bears, Himalayan wild goats and especially flying creatures and wildflowers. Besides that, the Red Panda is another most seen endangered animal en route. In spring, the hike is secured with assortments of elevated wildflowers, and the woods are multi-shaded with bright rhododendron, orchids, magnolia, and numerous other botanical species.

Moreover, the climbing journey at Suryapeak in April, May, and June months marked the best season for Surya peak climbing. Glacial lakes and the Himalayan view are crystal clear and rich with a magnificent Sun shinning atmosphere. In addition, September, October, and November addresses also the best time to visit too as far as the best climate.

Gosainkunda view from Surya peak hiking

How much does for Surya Peak climbing Package Cost/Price?

The cost of the Surya Peak climbing package with a Gokyo Trek Agency (a local agency in Kathmandu Nepal) ranges between US$ 625 to US$ 890. Certainly, the Suryapeak climb cost depends upon the group size you are traveling to and the service you choose.

However, we probably arrange private trips in order to avoid group tours with strangers, especially after covid-19. A private tour gives you a better experience on your journey. If you value personalization, flexibility, and in-depth experiences, a private climbing trip customized to your personal needs will be the best option.

It is the standard trip package price for a 7 days trek and climbs. If you are 2 people Surya peak climbing cost US$ 748 for 7 days trek according to the given plan. We can modify the climbing route and the prices according to your wishes also. Here is the price list for the Surya Peak climbing.

Price Per Person for 7 days hikes in the Surya Peak Territory.

Number of TouristPrice Per Person
1 PersonUS$ 890
2 PersonUS$ 748
3 PersonUS$ 745
4 to 6 personUS$ 710
7 to 9 PersonUS$ 680
10 and more than 10 PersonUS$ 625

If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded from this trip price, kindly check on the cost given on a tab button.

Itinerary

Surya Peak Climb itinerary details

Hike to Gosainkunda lakes and Surya peak climbing trip includes the series of pristine glacial lakes along the rocky trail. Do not miss to get the magnificent mountain vistas from the Suryapeak viewpoint. The particular route is designed for a world explorer who hikes the Surya peak to get an adventure experience.

01 Day Arrival at Kathmandu valley. Transfer to hotel

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with a private vehicle and move to hotel in Kathmandu with a breakfast plan. Our representative will brief you Surya peak climbing details.

02 Day Overland drive to Dunche Bazaar (1,966m/6,450 feet), 6 hours

Dunche BazaarHave a breakfast at the hotel, drive few minutes to Gongabu Bus Station. Our Bus is waiting for us at Machha Pokhari bus terminal, so we catch up coach for Dunche Bazaar with your mountain trekking guide and porters. Enjoy a six – seven-hour spectacular drive across Trishuli town with beautiful tiny villages, river valleys, and mountains. The bus stops roughly about 30 minutes on highway restaurants for lunch in Trisuli. You reached at Dunche bazaar at midday around 2 pm. Stay overnight in the lodge.

03 DayHike to Sing gompa (3,330m/10,926 feet), 5 hours.

Cholang pati,We proceed hike under the woodlands incorporates a considerable staircase, in the wake of hiking for around 30 minutes, it’s moving up for around 3 hours until you reach Deurali tea shop. The following stop if Dhimsa, a couple of hours after we pass the forest of oak, hemlock, and firs, we reach Sing Gompa.

lauribina la

Singompa is a wonderful little stop on the way, with bunches of pleasant inns and a DDC’s manufacturing plant where you buy mountain YAK Cheese. Moreover, there is additionally a Tibetan Monastery on Sing gompa, which intrigued individuals can visit there. Stay overnight in Lodge.

04 DayGosainkunda lakes trek (4,380m/14,371 feet), 6 hours

Gosaikunda lake tourTrek constant towards Cholangpati, through the backwoods of Oak, Hemlock and Firs. At that point, the journey rises at Lauribina la (3,920 meters), a holy hill station. Tourists can get the best sights of Gosainkunda lakes, Himal Chuli (7,893m), Ganesh Himal (7,406m.), Manaslu (8,156m,). And numerous other un name mountains which are hanging tight to see us.

On a sunny morning, even the Annapurna range can be seen ascending delicately behind. Tourists can see Langtang Lirung in a north direction. Especially at the time of sunrise, the mountains turn into a shining golden color that gives positive vibes and a great memory of the entire journey.

Furthermore the hike at Gosainkunda’s journey, you can see a few frigid lakes. Among them, the significant three are Saraswati Kund, Bhairab Kunda and Gosainkunda are generally prevalent. As per a legend, Gosainkunda was made by Shiva when he punctured an icy mass with his trident to get water to extinguish he yearning for having gulped toxic substances.

Gosaikunda hike

Gosaikunda is the most beautiful lakes in Nepal, very popular as a trekking destination which is why tourists pay a visit to Goasikunda. The people of Nepal itself, most of them visit this lake for religious purposes.

05 DayClimb the Surya Peak (5,145m/16,881 feet) and Return to Gosaikunda Lodge. 8/9 hours

Suryakunda lake trekThe rugged trails leads to the northern side over the Gosaikunda hilltop over the moraine rocks. Tourists can see impressive lakes in the right direction. Climbing in the spring months much easier comparing the winter months. The journey to get to Surya peak takes about 4/5 hours to get to the summit but depends upon the climber’s fitness level.

Reachig at Surya peak summit, and you will have a breathtaking view of high mountains, glacial lakes, hills, and the valley. Hike downhill to Gosaikunda is tough and adventurous as the trail stays rocky stones. Thus the return journey to the Gosaikunda guest house takes about four hours. Stay overnight at the lodge.

06 DayDescend to Sing Gompa (3,330m/10,926 feet) 5 hours

Get super delicious breakfast sitting on sun in the morning. And visit some lakes if you still wish to explore. There are altogether 108 holy Lakes that are located in its territory. Bhairab Kunda, Saraswati Kunda, Surya Kunda, Naga Kunda, and Gosikunda Lakes seem to be the most popular among Pilgrims. The main lake is a Gosaikunda, situated at an altitude of 4,380 meters. Others are situated between 14,100 feet to 15,200 feet above sea level. In the afternoon, pack your climbing gears and descend to Chandan Bari guest house to stay overnight.

07 DayDescend to Dunche Bazaar Trek (1,966m/6,450 feet), 4/5 hours

After breakfast, explore of its surrounding for a while and walk across the pleasant forest in between Sing Gompa to Dunche Guest houses. The journey today takes about six hours roughly.

08 DayReturn to Kathmandu by Bus, 9 hours

Later breakfast, The hiking crew will pack the hiking gears and ready to departure. The distance between Dhunche and Kathmandu is 46-kilo meters. However, the road distance is 102 kilometers. The guide will organize the bus tickets for all hiking crew and departure to Kathmandu.

Tourists can drive out to Kathmandu by private Jeep paying an extra cost. In the evening drop you at the TIA international airport KATHMANDU for your further flight.

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Cost

How much does the Surya Peak climb cost?

Hike and climb the Surya Peak cost USD 748 per person is a standard trek price on double occupancy basis. This is the cheapest package trip price that we can offer to our tourists.

For the deluxe and luxury trek tour plan, we add 3 to 5-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned rooms in Kathmandu. Likewise, Private 4WD Jeep transfer from your hotel in Kathmandu to Dunche and return. And also a private room with attached toilet/bathroom while on trekking days on possible places. WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discounts and attractive complimentary according to the group size you are coming with.

Surya peak climbing package includes:-

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle car / van / jeep / bus.
  • 1 night double bedroom tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • 7 Breakfast, 7 Lunch, and 6 Dinner during the climbing routes.
  • Lodge accommodation during the trekking tours
  • Langtang National Park entrance permits and their fees
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits and fees
  • Kathmandu to Dunche Bazaar & Return to Kathmandu by bus transfer as per above itinerary.
  • English speaking license holder mountain climbing guide [insurance, salary and his climbing bonus] .
  • Experienced porters (2 guest : 1 porter basis) because each porter carry maximum 24 kilogram.
  • Worst case, help with all Helicopter Rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check heart rate, pulse, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude [with guide].
  • Salary, food, accommodation, and travel insurance for all Nepali climbing crew.
  • Seasonal fruits like apple and pomegranates as a desert for Suryakunda climbing trekking.
  • Climbing certificate and updated Surya Peak Climbing map for each guest.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.

Hike the Surya peak – Climbing package trip excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fees are US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers during the trekking.
  • Visitor private trekking and climbing equipments .
  • Personal nature expenses, any types of drinks and bar bills.
  • Travel Insurance to cover emergency Helicopter rescue evacuation.
  • Donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Gratuities for climbing crew [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].
  • Other things which are not mentioned above

Group join

We can organize an exclusive Surya Peak Climbing private trip starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

FAQ

Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes sure. If you provide us with your flight details and request us for pickup service. Our agent will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Do I need the experience to do the Surya Kunda peak climb?

Answer: Not really. If you can walk around 4/5 hours in a day, with a lightweight daypack, you can do this climbing trip.

Question: Can I store my luggage/stuff in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes, you can leave your luggage at your hotel or at our office. Store your stuff in the Gokyo Treks agency office is for free.

Question: Is Suryapeak climbing Safe for the Solo Female climbers?

Answer: Yes sure. Nepal is a safe country to travel to for solo travelers; Surya peak climbing /trekking is perfectly safe for solo female trekkers. We have been organizing the trek and climbs even for solo female travelers since its establishment.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect?

Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. The rooms along the routes are clean with a cozy bed with a nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect?

Answer: All the guest houses/lodges en route have attached restaurants. They cook a delicious range of vegetarians such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, curry rice, bread, and soups.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower?

Answer: Tourists can get showers in the Guesthouses.

Question: How do I get drinking water?

Answer: Tourists can buy either boiled water at lodges or buy aqua tablets in Kathmandu before trip departure. You can purify the normal water as the normal water is available almost everywhere in the mountain streams, taps, and lodges.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

Answer: As you hike the lodge basis, you can often recharge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.

Question: Are there any communication facilities?

Answer: Buy a Local SIM Card in order to telephone services as well as 3G internet.

Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last-minute bookings.

And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit [not refundable] of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.

Question: Who will carry my luggage?

Answer: We do provide you with a professional porter to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carries a maximum of 24 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. If you wish to have a private porter, you need to pay an extra cost.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: On average, you can walk about 6 hours daily.

Question: Do I need walking poles?

Answer: It is better to hike with walking poles. Learn how to use trekking poles for balance and stability, whether on the sidewalk or on trails. Walking poles can help prevent slips and falls. They are just recommended but not compulsory.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on your trek.

Surya Kunda Peak Climb Review

Not an easy to climb in December

Rated 5 out of 5
December 17, 2018

CAN’T SAY ENOUGH ABOUT THIS PLACE… I was completely terrified to get ridgeline but I walked away with the best experience to the summit climbing. I had an amazing experience, Our tour operator Ammar Guni and a Sherpa Guide Nawang made everything go smoothly. – Erica Elizabeth, Vienna, Austria

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Erica Elizabeth, Vienna, Austria

Response from Gokyo Treks Nepal

Thank you Erica Elizabeth for your time to review us regarding Surya Peak climbing in Langtang. We hope to serve you again for your trip to the Himalayas.

Surya Kunda peak climb highlights

  • Discover langtang Himalayas with Ganesh Himal families within eye catching view from Lauribina la hill station.
  • Walk through fertile fields, colorful Rhododendron, conifers and oak trees.
  • Best view of Mt.Langtag lirung, Langtag-ri, Langsisa, Langtang Himal … etc.
  • Gosaikunda a pilgrimage tour / trek destination of Hindu devotees, located at 4,460m above sea level.
  • Experience the Sherpa and other ethnic groups and their life styles.

Surya Kunda peak climb notes

The information about the trek stated above is just a guideline that we provide you. However, the trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, weather, transport, or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip.

It is, however, very incredible that the itinerary would be extensively altered. If alterations are necessary, we decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. When a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of delays.

“What makes Surya Kunda’s peak climb special?”

Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet. You just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. First safety and success is our main concern.

We are a team of professional, experienced, trained, and licensed local guides who know the trek destination better. Besides that, we give benefits to the local communities and help to conserve natural resources to reduce costs and consumption.

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4 - 6 USD 710
7 - 9 USD 680
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