14 Days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is the perfect combination of remote and stunning valley of Langtang with high mountain lakes of Gosainkunda and towering peaks. The trek goes through lush and verdant forest, age-old settlements and exotic wildlife; all with backdrop of gigantic Langtang ranges.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek starts with a drive to Syabrubensi; following the Trishuli River north out of Kathmandu. The trek goes deep into Langtang National Park and then climb to the end of valley for wonderful mountain views. We pass the dense forest of oak and rhododendron and even cross the glacial moraine to reach the village of Tamang.

Further hike takes us to the valley of Kyangin Gompa where we stay overnight for acclimatization. We pass Nubamatang located in a hidden valley to explore the glacier, which marks the gateway to Tibet. Then we retrace our step and climb to high plateau of Sing Gompa. We continue to Gosainkunda which is significant pilgrimage site for both Buddhists and Hindus. We pass few lakes on our trek and cross the Pass of Laurebuna. Our trek in Helambu starts after we cross the pass. We continue our trek in Helambu region for few more days with close insight of Tamang culture and tradition. Our remarkable journey ends after a short drive to Kathmandu from Sundarijal.

Lantang Gosainkunda Trek is perfect for those who wish to enjoy the views of mountain, high valleys and glaciers and perceive the local culture and tradition without getting too-far from kathmandu

Day 01: Drive to Syabru Bensi (1,450m)

Today we start early in the morning for Syabrubesi, the starting point of Langtang region trek. We drive through a winding road with frequent switchbacks. On the clear day, we enjoy excellent views of Manaslu, Annapurna and Ganesh Himal.

Overnight in Syabrubensi

Day 02: Syabru Bensi trek to Lama Hotel (2480m).

After breakfast, we start our trek from Syabrubesi along the Langtang Khola to Lama Hotel. We climb uphill and then descend simultaneously through the forest of oak and rhododendron. We cross the bridge over Langtang Khola (small river) and then climb steeply that takes us to Lama Hotel.

Overnight in Lama Hotel

Day 03: Lama Hotel trek to Langtang (3540m).

Today we start uphill climb from Lama Hotel and enjoy the mountain landscape with tantalizing waterfalls view. As we reach the lush meadows of Ghoda Tabela, we begin to get the glimpse of white peaks of Langtang range. The trail continues to climb up the widening valley, pass temporary settlements used by herders. We then come across a Buddhist monastery and after short walk, we reach Langtang village. We continue our trek to Mundu.

Overnight in Mundu

Day 04: Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3900m).

After breakfast, we begin our trip to Kyangjin Gompa, one of significant monastery of the region. We walk across the water mill, prayer wheels, chortens decorated with sacred inscription. We pass the biggest mani wall in Nepal with prayer written on them. After short trek, we spend our day exploring the Buddhist shrine in Kyangjin Gompa and surrounding areas with excellent views of Himalayan peaks.

Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa

Day 05: Day hike up to Kyanjin ri(4700m) and back to Kyanjin Gompa.

Today we spend our day exploring Tseko Ri which will assist us to acclimatize our body at higher altitude. We start early in the morning. The trail goes through the yak pastures before making an uphill climb to Tserko Ri. The summit of Tserko Ri offers extra ordinary views. We climb down to Kyangjin Gompa by late noon and explore the monastery while enjoying the Himalayas, glaciers, birds and yaks.

Overnight in Kyanjun Gompa

Day 06: Trek back to Rimche..

Today we retrace our step back to Rimche via same route we used previously. Most of the trekking today will be downhill as we pass through forest and stunning Tamang settlement. We then make a final climb to Rimche village. We also get the mesmerizing views of Himalayas that we had missed during ascending journey.

Overnight in Rimche

Day 07: Rimche to Tholo syabru.

Firstly we drop down to the bank of the Langtang Khola. Then walk on an easy trail to Bamboo and start ascending to the Landslide Lodge. From here we continue our hike to Thulo Syabru. There are two different trail as we cross the bridge. We follow the trail that leads us to Pahare Hotel and waterfall at 2210 to reach Thulo Syabru.

Overnight in Thulo Syabru

Day 08: Syabru village to Shin Gompa

Today’s hike is short and we don’t walk for Gosainkunda today because of steady gain in altitude will help us acclimatize better to the high elevation. After short walk, we come across Chorten and a checkpoint. From checkpoint, we veer to the southern trail and pass Garta village and Phulung monastery before rising to Shin Gompa

Overnight in Shiin Gompa

Day 09: Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake

Today we get to admire the wonderful view of ice giant including Annapurnas, Hiunchuli, Manaslu, Ganesh and Langtang. We continue with several ups and downs along the ridge mostly and enjoy the first glimpse of holy lakes. The third lake, Gosainkunda (4,380m) holds great religious and cultural significance for Hindus. The lake is entirely surrounded by white peaks and has array of nine lakes to accompany it.

Overnight in Gosainkunda

Day 10: Cross the Lauribinayak pass and trek down to Phedi

Today we explore the lake and surrounding areas before making a climb towards the Laurebina Pass (4,610m). Though the trail is rough and goes through moraines, it is well marked with cairns. We walk across three small lakes before reaching the pass. We climb to the summit and enjoy the magnificent views around. Next we drop down steeply to the seasonal lodges of high camp. Further downhill trail leads us to Phedi. Since the trek lasts for around 3 hours, you will get plenty of time to rejuvenate for the day to come.

Overnight in Phedi

Day 11: Phedi to Tharepati

Usually trekker walk all the way to Ghopte from Gosainkunda which roughly takes around 8 hours of downhill hike. We break the day into 2 so your body get well-deserved rest and you have enough time to explore. We descend down to Phedi until making a final nerve wrecking uphill climb to Ghopte via the forest of Bamboo. Look out for highland wildlife in the forest. From Ghopte, we drop down for a while and climb steadily along the windy and exposed ridges to reach Tharepati.

Overnight in Tharepati

Day 12: Tharepati to Kutumsang

Today the trail drops down through the forest of rhododendron and fir with the good view of Mt. Dorje Lakpa range on its way to Khutumsang (2,450m).

Overnight in Kutumsang

Day 13: Kutumsang to Chisopani

Today the trail descends to the picturesque hillside village of Gul Bhanjyang. And then ascend until Thodang Betini and continue downhill trek to Pati Bhanjyang (1,860m). Here we will find the mixed settlement of Brahaman and Chhetri. Then we walk to Chaisopani.

Overnight in Chisopani

Day 14: Trek to Sundarijal and drive to Kathmandu

The trekking route goes through the forest of oak and rhododendron and brings you to Borlang Bhanjyang (2,440m). After that we drop down to Mulkhara (1,800m) via stone staircase from where we can observe the stunning view of Kathmandu valley. We further descend down to Sundarijal via stones staircase. We drive back to Kathmandu via private vehicle.

Cost Include

  • Airport pickup after arrival in Kathmandu on request
  • All the meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) and accommodation during the trek
  • All the ground transportation on cozy vehicle as per itinerary
  • Guided city tour via private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • All the staff salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down Jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after the completion of the trip)
  • All the required paperwork, documents and trekking permits (National Park Permit and TIMS)
  • All the local and governmental taxes
  • Medical kit (carried by trek leader)

Cost Exclude

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Extra baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu ( in case you arrive early or departure late and early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • International Flight
  • Personal nature expenses – alcoholic beverages, tips, shopping, laundry, internet bills, phone calls and more
$ 1250 USD

Trip Facts

Group Size: 1 – 12

Trip Grade: Moderate

Max altitude: 4,700m

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Meals: All the meals during the trek

Accommodation: Simple hotel in teahouse during the trek