Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

15 Days
  • Trekking
  • Autumn & Spring
  • 5050 M
  • 3 Stars Hotels/ Tea House
  • All meals during the trek
  • Private
  • Minimum 02 Pax
  • Easy to Moderate
  • English


Langtang Gosainkunda Trek represents a captivating journey through the pristine valley of glaciers, culminating in the sacred Himalayan Lake known as Gosainkunda. This revered site holds significant religious importance for both Hindus and Buddhists and is situated within the confines of Langtang National Park, the inaugural protected area in the Himalayan region of Nepal.

The trek showcases a diverse array of climatic zones, ranging from subtropical to alpine, as participants traverse an inspiring trail meandering alongside mountain streams through forests adorned with pine, rhododendron, oak, and maple. The region is also inhabited by black bears, rhesus monkeys, and red pandas, contributing to its ecological richness. Adding to the allure is the distinctive culture of the Tamang people, whose lifestyle and religious practices closely resemble those of the Tibetan people, differentiating them from their counterparts in the mid-hills of Nepal.

Further enhancing the trekking experience are the Himalayan glaciers originating from the formidable Langtang Lirung(7234m), the presence of sacred lakes believed to cleanse all mortal sins through immersion, and the breathtaking vistas of prominent peaks such as Langtang Ri (7205m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), and Loenpo Gang (6979m).

Commencing in Syabrubesi, a 6:30-hour drive from Kathmandu, the Langtang Gosainkunda Trek unfolds with a two-day ascent through forests, river crossings, and visits to Langtang village and Kyanjin Gompa. The trek offers several side trips, including the ascent to Tsergo Ri (4984m), providing unparalleled views of the surrounding Himalayas and glaciers. The journey then progresses towards the revered Gosainkunda Lake.

Ascending steeply through farmland and an alpine crest, the trail unveils panoramic views of the Himalayan range, leading to a bowl-shaped zone housing numerous holy lakes. While the region boasts 108 lakes, Gosainkunda, Saraswati Kunda, and Ganesh Kunda stand out as the most renowned. The annual pilgrimage to Gosainkunda during the full moon in August witnesses a large influx of devotees seeking to take a holy dip in the lake.

Following the Gosainkunda Lake experience, the trail traverses the mountain pass of Laurebina La (4610 meters), navigating glacial moraines, and descends through Ghopte, Chisapani, ultimately concluding in Sundarijal. From Sudarijal, a brief one-and-a-half-hour drive brings participants back to Kathmandu, marking the formal end of this enriching trekking expedition.

About the Trip Date of Langtang Gosainkunda Trek:

  • The best time for Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is from Sept to mid-Dec and from March to mid-June.
  • Winter time (Dec, Jan, and Feb) is also suitable but cold, with occasional foggy weather.
  • Monsoon season (June, July, August) may have rainfall, but high valleys and meadows blossom.
  • The trip departure date for Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is flexible and can be customized as a private trip according to your preferred schedule

Trip Highlights

  • Embark on a picturesque journey with a scenic drive along the Trishuli River.
  • Immerse yourself in a cultural and scenic trekking experience.
  • Discover an ancient Buddhist monastery and a cheese factory in Kyanjing Gompa.
  • Revel in the panoramic vistas of the Langtang Himalayan ranges from the summit of Kyangjin Ri/Tsergo Ri.
  • Visit the stunning alpine lake, Gosainkunda, situated at an elevation of 4,380 meters above sea level.
  • Witness the fascinating Tibetan-style lifestyle of the Tamang people.
  • Explore the Himalayan glacier near Kyanjin Gompa.
  • Trek through the pristine landscapes of Langtang National Park.
  • Enjoy an accessible to moderately challenging trekking route.


Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our tour officer will be present to welcome you. Look for a play card displaying your name outside the airport terminal. You will be greeted with an auspicious garland and escorted to your designated hotel in our private tourist vehicle. At the hotel, our officer will assist you with check-in and conduct a pre-trip meeting, providing an overview of your program. During the meeting, any questions or queries you may have will be addressed, and you will be briefed on the itinerary. Please settle any remaining balances and provide a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Your trekking guide will meet you at the hotel at 7:00 am and accompany you to the bus station for the journey to Syabrubesi. The drive takes you through scenic landscapes, terraced fields, and villages. After lunch in Trishuli Bazaar, continue the drive to Dhunche, the headquarters of the Rasuwa/Langtang region. From Dhunche, descend to Syabrubesi, a small hamlet and the gateway to Langtang Valley Trekking, situated on the bank of the Bhote Koshi River. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

After breakfast, start trekking by crossing a bridge and climbing to the village of Old Syabrubeshi. Visit the monastery at the end of the village, then follow the stone-paved trail to cross the Langtang Khola via a bridge. The trek takes you through forests where you may encounter various birds and wildlife. The trail passes through Doman and Bamboo, eventually reaching Lama Hotel. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Begin the day with a gentle climb through a forest of hemlocks, oaks, maples, and rhododendrons. The trek offers views of Langtang Lirung peak. Stop at Gumanchok for a picturesque break, then continue climbing to Ghora Tabela, where you'll find the Nepal Army National Park Check post. The trail opens up into the glacial Langtang valley, providing stunning views. Reach Langtang village, visit Langtang Gompa, and explore local houses with Tibetan-style roofs. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Follow the path through the village, climbing a ridge by a large Chorten. Walk along a mani wall, cross a stream to Mundu village, and then climb to the yak pastures of Yamphu. From a viewpoint, see Kyanjin Gompa monastery and the icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung. After descending to Kyanjin Gompa, explore the area, including the Nyingmapa Monastery School and Cheese Factory. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Early in the morning, hike to Tsergo Ri near Kyanjin Gompa. Enjoy panoramic views of the Langtang Himalayan range, including Langtang Lirung, Langshisa Ri, Gyanghempo, and Ganjala peak. Descend to Kyanjin Gompa in the afternoon. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Continue the trek back to Lama Hotel, retracing the path through beautiful landscapes. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Ascend to Upper Rimche, descend to Langtang Khola, and cross the bridge. Walk to Bamboo and climb to Thulo Syabru, a pleasant village of Tamang people. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Trek through gompas, schools, and army posts, ascending to Dursagang. Continue steeply through forests and pastures to Phoprang Danda, where you follow the path towards Sing Gompa. Reach Cholangpati, passing through picturesque landscapes. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Climb steeply up the ridge to Chalang Pati, enjoying views of Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang Lirung. Reach Gosainkunda, the third and largest lake, with legends of its creation by Hindu God Shiva. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Follow the trail on the northern side of Gosainkunda Lake, climbing towards Laurebina La. Enjoy views from Surya Kund before descending through alpine country to Ghopte. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Descend from Ghopte, passing through Tharepati and Magen Goth. Walk through meadows, fields, and forests before reaching Kutumsang. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Ascend and descend to Gul Bhanjyang, Thong Betini, and Jhogin Danda. Continue trekking down to Pati Bhanjyang before reaching Chisapani. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Wake up early for a sunrise view of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Gaurishanker, Dorje Lakpa, and Langtang Himalaya ranges. Trek to Borlang Bhanjyang and descend through Mulkharka to Sundarijal. Drive to Kathmandu and check in at your hotel. Enjoy a farewell dinner with Nepali cuisine and cultural dances at a typical Nepali restaurant.

Your trip concludes today. Our tour officer will drop you at Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel on twin sharing in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Three-time Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Accommodation in Tea-house during the trek.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu- Syabrubesi, Chisapani -Kathmandu by Private Vehicle
  • TIMS Card/ National Park entry fee/Other Permits.
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as applicable.
  • An experienced government-certified English-speaking trekking guide and a porter to carry luggage. The porter ratio is 1 porter for every 2 trekkers.
  • A comprehensive medical kit for any necessary medical assistance during the trek.
  • Staff costs include their salary, insurance, and allowance. Group medical kit box carried by Trekking Guide (Diamox and First Aid Medicine).
  • Complementary Farwell Dinner with Nepalis cousin and cultural performance.
  • Complementary Spa after your adventure.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal belongings items like Mineral water, other beverages and refreshments during the trek and Tour
  • Travel insurance (mandatory, Cover Helicopter evacuation)
  • Guide/Porter Tipping
  • Trip extends in case of personal interest or uncertain circumstances.
  • Trip cancelation charges

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