Foods on Gosaikunda Lake Trek 6 Days
Food on Langtang Valley Trek has a wide selection of food items on the tea houses/ trekking lodges menus originated and prepared by the local community. The most common meals of the region are given below.
Standard Breakfast options - Tibetan Breads (a fried bread in oil, it's also named Gurung bread in the Annapurna area), Chapati with Cheese (dry bread- a local wheat bread), Oatmeal, French toast with jam, honey, and peanut butter, Corn Flakes, Hashed brown, fried, Scrambles and boiled eggs, pancakes, porridge with milk, Muesli, Vegetable items and any kind of hot drinks are available except espresso, Americano.
Standard Lunch options – different variety of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Momos ( dumplings), Tibetan / chapatti bread, Macaroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a variety of soups, steaks, potato items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, burgers and Pizza, yak steak and desserts items.
Common Dinner options- Momos (dumplings) different verity of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Tibetan / chapatti bread, Macaroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a variety of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, Raman soups, burgers and Pizza, yak steak, desserts items, hot and cold drinks are available on the menus on tea house, the menu's selected meals are fresh and healthy with hygienic specialists by the mountain for the mountain trekkers.
At the tea houses, the menu has plenty of non-veg items. Still, officially, none of the meats are on our list of recommendations because the heart in the mountain, such as a high area, is not sanitary and healthy. However, we want to persuade you to avoid eating meat, Alcoholic drinks, and smoking.
Deseret and Snack options include Rice Pudding, Apple pie, fruit snicker/Mars bar, popcorn, cake, pastries, etc.
Hot Drink options – Varieties of hot drinks like black/milk coffees, black/mint/ginger/Green/ lemon honey teas, hot chocolates, hot mango juice, hot orange juice, hot pineapple juice, etc.)
Water on Gosaikunda Lake Trek 6 Days
The water on a trek is available at every trekking lodge or shopping shop along the way; buying a regular bottle of mineral water costs 1-3 USD per litter. Annapurna region has plenty of water sources to get the water as you can also refill the water from random taps or water sources. Supplying water from any of those sources is potable. Still, it will be acceptable to drink with a Lifetraw or using the water purification pills – at least 2-4 L water per day is recommended to drink that keeps you hydrated.
Accommodations on the mountain are simple in tea hoses/ Trekking Lodges. The rooms usually come in double occupancy with a wooden bed, blankets, mattresses, pillows, and attached bathrooms (not everywhere), and the view is spectacular from the rooms of mountain tea houses. Likewise, single rooms are available and will be provided for solo female travelers.
We will ensure and accommodate you to the best available tea houses with great views of the mountain and sceneries during the trek.
NOTE: Kathmandu has an extensive range of luxury-star Hotel offers to select for your stay. However, we will also be pleased to help make the reservations for the 4 50 5 starts hotel booking on request.
Best Time to Do Langtang Valley Trek
Choose the best month for your remarkable trekking experience of a lifetime! Nepal has five seasons, like many other countries: Spring, Summer, Monsoon, Autumn, and Winter. Among all these seasons, there are mainly two distinct trekking seasons for Gosaikunda Lake Trek 6 Days or any region trek in Nepal: autumn and spring.
Spring (Pre-monsoon) – Spring includes Feb, March, April, and May; this month's weather is mainly stable and dry with a moderate climate. This time of the year is perfect for trekking in the Langtang region, as it offers a crystal clear view of the mountains and sceneries daily. The Temperature can reach up to 15- 20 degrees Celsius in the daytime, and the Temperature at nighttime can drop to - 8/12 degrees Celsius. The spring welcomes thousands of flora and vegetation, making the trek more beautiful and enjoyable in Nepal.
Autumn (Post monsoon)- Autumn is another great season for trekking on Gosaikunda Lake Trek 6 Days; Autumn includes the September, October, November, and December. During the autumn, the temperatures should be rated as between 14-20 degrees in the daytime, and nighttime can decrease to -5/10 degrees Celsius; it's excellent for trekking.
Safety and Satisfactions
SAFETY IS OUR TOP PRIORITY- NOTHING IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE SAFETY AND HEALTH OF OUR CLIENTS AND EMPLOYEES.
This trek is a guided trip, and you will be accompanied by one of the experienced and friendly trekking guides/ Sherpa who originally comes from the mountain (same region) of Nepal; the guide will be carrying all the essentials equipment with a first aid kit for safety reasons; we would like you to take some of your mediation on this trek. However, in an emergency, if our clients have any trouble with mountain sickness or unforeseen circumstances,, we will always stand by to send a rescue helicopter to bring our clients back to lower places or Kathmandu.
Note:During the trek, make sure you are always in the safe zone of the place wherever you are while trekking on the mountain because you may encounter several mules, yaks are carrying the suppliers for hotels, Yaks Donkey and Jokpa used for the significant transportations in the Himalayas region, as we always need to be aware with them, and stay at the safe place, especially at the narrow section of the trail.
Passport and Visa
If you travel to Nepal,, you need a visa to enter Nepal. However, the arrival visa is available at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. You can get an " On Arrival Visa" and enter Nepal within six months of the permit-issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter Nepal.
You will be charged USD 40 as visa application fees for 30 30-day tourist visas to the forefingers except for Chinese and Indian. For those tourists who have Indian and Chinese passports, then you do not need a visa (Free Visa)!
Extra personal expenses for trekking
During the trek, all your foods are included in the package (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks). The food will be served as per the package program, and besides that, any personal and Barbier bills would be extra.
For safety reasons, Travel insurance is mandatory for trekkers participating in trek and tour programs on the mountains. Getting travel insurance, especially in mountain areas, is like security on which you can rely and enjoy your trip without any worries. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers emergency helicopter rescue medical evacuation expenses. It will be an assisted protection tour to cover personal injury, injury, repatriation expenses, and any illness. Having good travel insurance will guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us and provide you with complete coverage for anything that may go wrong.
The following lists are the essential trekking gear recommended for trekking in Nepal, and all listed bags can also be bought easily in Kathmandu. Kathmandu has several shops selling the necessary clothes and equipment for trekkers.
- A few pairs of Thermal tops
- Fleece jacket/pullover
- Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket, one pair
- Down jacket -(The company will provide it if you do not have your own)
- Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
- Trekking pants- at least two pairs
- Mittens/woolen gloves
- Warm Hiking socks
- Trekking sue with spare laces
- Pair of flip-flop
- Underwear & Swiming costume
- Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
- Sun hat/scarf
- Sleeping bag -(The company will provide it if you do not have your own)
- Trekking poles (Not 100%)
- Day bag above 40 L
- 1 set- Headlamp
- Small lock for the day backpack
- Reusable water bottles- 2 letters
- Water purification tablets/ electric light
- Wash towel
- Toiletries (wet tissue, quick-drying towel, toilet paper, moisturizers, lip balms, sunscreens, sanitary pads, hand sanitizer, nail clipper, small mirror, toothpaste & brush, etc)
- Rain poncho
- Basic personal first aid kit
Our experienced field staff/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible for acting in favor of the local culture and environment. We want to follow the critical role of following the rules.
- please respect the local people and their laws, customs, and beliefs
- Please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community.
- please support the keep environment clean wherever you travel and dispose of rubbish
- Please help the local community encourage tourism's positive sides as long as possible.
We at Alpine Ramble Treks are involved in the Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitivity of both travelers and communities.
Transportations on Trek
Alpine Ramble provides all the necessary transportation for your trip, including free arrival and departure services. Upon arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by our airport representative with a traditional flower and reassigned to the respective Hotel. Similarly, we will provide private vehicles for city tours like Kathmandu valley sightseeing, Nagarkot Sunrise View tour, or others in Nepal on request.
Booking and payment process
Alpine Ramble Treks (P) Ltd. is a government-authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. The company registered number is 178805/074/075. We are also associated with various local and international tourism associations. Therefore, any adventure interested persons are heartily welcomed to be booked abookpart of our family now; we treat you as family members while traveling with us. We called mountain family, home away from home with us.
To process a trip booking with us, you must deposit 10 % of the total trip cost in advance to ensure all the reservations, such as Hotels, guides, trekking permits, transportation, etc. The remaining payment can be easily made to us on your arrival by credit card or in cash - cash would be much appreciated. At the same time, we would also like to request you to send all the required documents, such as passport, travel insurance copies, and flight details at the time of booking.
Any interested travelers can make the last-minute booking a day before the trip starts. Moreover, the payment should be made 100% if you are booking this for the last minute, and the booking can be made directly through the online form or by sending us an email, messages on WhatsApp, or by calling. But, Last-minute booking may not be acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trips.
We look forward to experiencing this trip with you in the land of the mighty mountains and the place of Lord Gautama Buddha.