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Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek

Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek
Overview

Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek is very famous to explore Red Panda an endanger animal of Nepal Himalayas. An easy to moderate grade Lauribinala pass trek located north from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
Lauribinala with Gosainkunda pass trekking presents very good value with excellent Mountain vistas, brilliant landscapes including clean lodge accommodation with good foods. Most importantly, it is less crowded trail compare with other most demanding trek routes of Nepal Himalayas. As a result, Gosaikunda is a holy lake, important pilgrimage destination for Hindus and Buddhist therefore many people visit this place regularly. Besides that, you can walk over moraine and stone rocks to surya kunda pass 4,630m/15,140 ft and descend downhill walking to Helambu.
Langtang National Park is the habitat of several wild animals such as Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, Himalayan wild goat and particularly birds and wildflowers. Furthermore, at spring, the trail covered with varieties of alpine wildflowers and the forests are multi-colored with colorful rhododendron, orchids, magnolia and many other floral species.
Besides that, you will have the best view of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gangchhenpo (6388m), Dokpu (5930m), Naya Kangri (5846m), Yala Peak (5500m) and many others snow-capped mountains, rugged rocks, grassy lands, forested green valleys and as well as holy mountain lakes. Helambu trek is equally popular for its natural beauty and wonderful climate with superb views of magnificent snow-covered mountains and as well as Tibetan Buddhism culture. The area is inhabited by Sherpa and other ethnic groups possessing Buddhist Gompas. Lauribina la trek can be done in any time through out the year.

Itinerary

Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek detail itinerary

The trek includes pristine glacial lakes while we cross surya kunda view point. The particular route is designed for world explorer who wish to hike over Lauribina la with glacial lakes but is walking to get an adventure experience within a short span of time than this itinerary would be the best.

Day 1 Arrived at Kathmandu valley. Transfer to hotel

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within B/B plan. Our representative will give you briefing about your trip.

Day 2 Drive to Dunche Bazzar (1,966m / 6,429 ft), 6 hrs

Have a breakfast at the hotel, drive few minutes to catch up coach for Dunche Bazaar with your mountain trekking guide and porters. Enjoy six our scenic drive through Trishuli bazzar with beautiful tiny villages, river valley and mountains. The bus stops roughly about 30 minutes on highway restaurants for lunch in Trisuli. Than you reached at Dunche bazaar around 2 o’clock midday. Stay overnight in lodge.

Day 3Trek ascend to Singgompa / Chandan Bari (3,330 m / 10,890 ft) 5 hrs.

We continue walk through forest includes a formidable staircase, after walking for about 30 minutes, it’s climbing up for about 3 hours until you reach Deurali (about 2500 meters above sea level). The next stop if Dhimsa, a few hours walk from Deurali, which again has a small hotel. We walk through a forest of oak, hemlock, and firs. The route beings to slightly ascend from then on wards until you reach Chandanbari or Singompa.
Singompa is a beautiful little stop en-route, with lots of nice hotels and a DDC’s factory where you can buy Cheese. Most people take rest at Singopma and the next day ascends to Lauribina take another stop before they reach Gosaikunda. We can see Langtang mountain range including Ganesh himal from here. There is also a Tibetan Monastery on Sing gomba, interested people can visit there. We stay overnight at lodge..

Day 4Trek to Gosainkunda lake 4,380 m / 14,370 ft, 6 hours

Trek continuous towards Cholangpati walking through the forests of Oak, Hemlock and Firs. Then we walk ascend to the Lauribina la hill (3,920 meters) station where the best view of Gosainkunda lakes (4,460m.), Himal Chuli (7,893m.,) Manaslu (8,156m,), Ganesh Himal (7,406m.) and many other smaller snow covered mountains are waiting to see us. In a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be viewed rising up gently behind. To the north, we would see Langtang Lirung.
Likewise, at Gosainkunda hiking, you can see several glacial lakes. Among them, the major three are Saraswati kund, Bhairab Kunda and Gosainkunda are most popular. According to a legend, Gosainkunda was created by Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed poison.

Day 5Trek over Suryakunda pass. Descend to Ghopte vir (3,440m / 11,283 ft), 7 hrs

The trail leads to the northern side of Gosaikunda Lake, crosses a moraine, passing three more small lakes; you will reach Laurebina La (4,610m / 15,121 ft). The trail descends to a National Park Post at Bhera Goth (4,240m) and to Phedi (3,740m). From Phedi the route drops and climbs through scrub bamboo to Dupichaur (3,630m) and descends finally to Ghopte. Stay overnight at guest house in Ghopte vir.

Day 6Trek from Gopte to Tharepati hill (3,640m / 11,903 ft), 4 hrs

Descending from Ghopte the trail makes several ascends and descends across moraines, then makes a final ascent to Tharepati observing the fine scenery along the path. Afternoon, hike to the view point to explore the whole Helambu village as well as the famous boarder Himalayas including Xisapangma (Above 8000 m). Stay overnight at guest house in Tharepati.

Day 7Trek descends down to Gul Bhanjyang (2,140m / 6,998 ft), 6 hrs

From Tharepati the trail precedes passing through forests, to Magen Goth (3,420m) and to Panghu. The trail descends through fir and rhododendron forest observing the view of beautiful and glittering peaks on its way to Khutumsang (2,450m). Finally, the trail descends to the delightful hill village of Gul Bhanjyang. Stay overnight at a guest house in Gul Bhanjyang.

Day 8Trek from Gul Bhanjyang to Chisopani (2,134m / 6,978 ft), 6 hrs

The trek continues along the forested ridge climbing to Thodang Betini (2,260m) and to Chipling (2,170m). Making a very steep descent the trail heads to Pati Bhanjyang (1,860m), a Brahman and Chhetri village. Then the trail proceeds to Chisapani where you can be seen the mountain views and the sunrise over the Himalaya. Stay overnight at guest house in Chisapani.

Day 9Trek to Sundari jal (1,300m) and drive to Kathmandu city center, 5 hrs.

From Chisopani hill station, the route goes forward through the forest of oak and rhododendron and brings you to Borlang Bhanjyang (2,440m). After a while, you will get to the Army check post where your Shivapuri entrance permit is checked, then to Mulkharka (1,800m) from where you will have a spectacular view of Kathmandu valley. Descending through the forest you will reach to Sundarijal where there is a large water project. Further more, we drive out to the city center of Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel

Day 10Final departure day

Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey!!!

Cost

How much does Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek cost?

It is available now on USD 550 per person is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. In this price, we offer you Tourist Standard accommodation in Thamel, Kathmandu and of course the trip price will vary according to group size.
For the deluxe and luxury trek tour plan, we add 3-star category hotel deluxe air conditioned room in Kathmandu while on trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary according to the group size you are coming with.

Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek Cost Include:

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle car / van / jeep / bus.
  • 2 night’s twin sharing tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu within breakfast plan.
  • Guided sightseeing by Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private vehicles.
  • Langtang National Park entrance permits and their fees
  • Shivapuri National Park entrance permits and their fees
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits and fees
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, Dinner) each day during the trek
  • Kathmandu to Syabrubensi & from Sundarijal to Kathmandu by bus transfer as per itinerary.
  • All grounded transportation as per itinerary.
  • Professional English speaking license holder mountain trekking guide.
  • Experienced porters (2 guest : 1 porter basis) because each porter carry maximum 25 kilogram.
  • Salary, food, accommodation and their travel insurances for all Nepali crew.
  • A First Aid medical kit bag.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
  • A special gift from our company.

Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek Cost Exclude :

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above
Group join

We can organize a exclusive private trip Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

Trip Date

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Sept 10, 2018 – Sept. 19, 2018

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USD 550

Sept 15, 2018 – Sept 24, 2018

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USD 550

Sept 20, 2018 – Sept 29, 2018

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USD 550

Sept 30, 2018 – Oct 08, 2018

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USD 550

Oct 05, 2018 – Oct 14, 2018

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USD 550

Oct 10, 2018 – Oct 19, 2018

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USD 550

Oct 15, 2018 – Oct 24, 2018

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USD 550

Oct 17, 2018 – Oct 26, 2018

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USD 550

Oct 20, 2018 – Oct 29, 2018

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USD 550

Oct 25, 2018 – Nov 03, 2018

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USD 550

Oct 30, 2018 – Nov 08, 2018

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USD 550

Nov 05, 2018 – Nov 14, 2018

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USD 550

Nov 10, 2018 – Nov 19, 2018

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USD 550

Nov 15, 2018 – Nov 24, 2018

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USD 550

Nov 20, 2018 – Nov 29, 2018

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USD 550

Nov 25, 2018 – Dec 02, 2018

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USD 550

Nov 30, 2018 – Dec. 08, 2018

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USD 550

Dec 01, 2018 – Dec 09, 2018

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USD 550

Dec 05, 2018 – Dec 14, 2018

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USD 550

Dec 10, 2018 – Dec 19, 2018

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USD 550

Dec 20, 2018 – Dec 29, 2018

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USD 550

Dec 25, 2018 – Jan 03, 2018

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USD 550

Dec 30, 2018 – Jan. 08, 2018

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USD 550

Feb 10, 2019 – Feb 19, 2019
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USD 550
Feb 20, 2019 – Mar 01, 2019
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USD 550
Feb 28, 2019 – Mar 10, 2019
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USD 550
March 10, 2019 – Mar 19, 2019
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USD 550
March 20, 2019 – Mar 29, 2019
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USD 550
March 25, 2019 – April 05, 2019
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USD 550
April 05, 2019 – April 14, 2019
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USD 550
April 20, 2019 – April 30, 2019
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USD 550
April 25, 2019 – May 05, 2019
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USD 550
May 05, 2018 – May 15, 2018
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USD 550
May 10, 2018 – May 20, 2018
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USD 550
May 15, 2018 – May 25, 2018
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USD 550
May 25, 2018 – June 05, 2018
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USD 550
June 01, 2018 – June 10, 2018
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USD 550

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Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled

Limited – Only few space available

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

Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.


Question: Do I need the experience to do Gosainkunda Lauribina la pass trek?

Answer: It is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a light weight day pack. For this trekking, if you have about the little experience would be better.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek?

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

Question: What kind of food can I expect in this trek?

Answer: All the guest houses/lodges in langtang trekking, they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along express Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek?

Answer: Guest house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying however if you are in camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.

Question: How do I get drinking water on Lauribinala pass trek?

Answer: All places offer nice lodges and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in camp site/along the way.

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

Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.

Question: Is there any communication facilities on Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek?

Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.

Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?

Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.

Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of mis understanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit 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 on Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porter carry maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guest (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. If you wish to have a private porter, you might also get it on paying an extra cost.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.

Question: Do I need walking polls ?

Answer: Walking pools are 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 trek.

Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek 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.

Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek Notes

As the information about the trek stated above is just a guideline what 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 than we decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where 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 Gosainkunda Lauribinala pass trek 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 the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our main concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who know the destination better than others. Besides that, we give benefits to the local communities and helps to conserve natural resources through reducing costs and consumption.

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100% 5 star based on – 210 Based on TripAdvisor Reviews

My husband and I trekked to the amazing Langtang gosaikunda to Helambu scenic trek in November 2016 with kamal our guide through Gokyo Treks and Expedition. Ammar organised everything for us with perfection. We stayed at Ammar’s home after arriving in Kathmandu. What a nice welcoming.
We had an amazing time with our Trek guide who has almost 12 years experience trekking all over the Himalayas in Nepal and Tibet.
We had such an amazing trip. Pictures can not give back the natural beauty of the Himalayas. It was amazing to be in the nature far away from civilization. The trekking was hard but it was well worth the effort when we reached the amazing langtang and Lauribina la. All the villages had simple lodges with great varieties of foods.
I can not recommend enough Goyko Treks and Expeditions. Trip of the lifetime !!
Thank you very much Ammar and Kamal for the amazing experience ! – Heiner Uwe, Dusseldorf, Germany.

Trip Price : USD 550 Per Person

    1. Duration of trek: 10 Days
    2. Trek Grading: Moderate
    3. Max Altitude: 4,610m / 15,121 ft
    4. Trekking Hour: 6 hours
    5. Group-Size: 2-25 People
    6. Best Time: Oct – May
    7. Trip Mode: Guest House
    8. Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    9. Transportation: Car/Plane/bus

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