• Travelling through the Langtang National park we get to see huge variety of flora and fauna. This area is richly inhabited by many animals like rhesus monkey, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear etc and if we are lucky enough we may also get glimpse of a very rare and endangered species of Red panda.
  • On our way up to Kyangjing gompa we come across many rivers like Bhote koshi, Langtang Khola, these rivers are widely known for activities like rafting.
  • Mesmerizing view of different mountains like Langtang Lirung, Gangchempo, Dorje Lakpa Visit to the holy lake of Gosainkunda which has of very prime mark in the Hindu culture. This lake is attributed as adobe of Lord Shiva and goddess Gauri. The route also covers other lakes like Saraswati kunda, Bhairav Kunda, Surya Kunda.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is one of the wonderful trekking trails in Langtang region that take us through the isolated and beautiful valley of Langtang up to high glaciated lake at Gosainkunda.  Langtang region is Situated at north of Kathmandu valley and is mostly inhabited by Tamangs. Since the region borders Tibet peoples here have adopted Tibetan culture, language and lifestyle. Langtang valley offers the most spectacular and incomparable view of the Mountains like Langtang Lirung (7,246 m.). Gangchempo (5,846 m.), Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m.) etc.Langtang Gosainkunda trekking is one of the major destination in Langtang region which touches traditional ethnic villages and untouched forests up to the peaks of Langtang Lirung.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking begins from Dunche. We move forward to Syabru Bensi – a beautiful village inhibited by Sherpa people and located at the edge of the Langtang National park. From Syabru Bensi we ascend toward the Langtang valley up to the Langtang National park passing through oak and rhododendron forest and crossing the deep gorges in between the river Bhote Koshi and Langtang Khola.  From here our trail heads a little further up the valley to reach Kyangjing Gompa. Kyangjing Gompa is widely renown for the yak cheese. We also explore amazing glaciers hidden in the valley of Nubamatang, which mark the gateway into Tibet. From Kyangjing Gompa we finally ascend up to high Tibetan plateau to reach holy Lake of Gosainkunda, which has of very prime spot in the Hindu culture. According to Hindu myth, it is believed that Gosainkunda was created by Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva after swallowing the poison threatening to destroy the world pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water in order to quench his thirst.

The best part of the trek is that this trekking route is opened throughout the year but mid February to June and from September to mid December are ideal period to make the trip since the season is at its best during these period and main highlights of the trek is at its pinnacle.

Day 01:Drive from Kathmandu(1300m) to Syabru besi(1450m)

Duration of time:7 hours

First up all our team wants to welcome you. Today, your journey will begin from the morning for Syabru Besi through a public bus which is about 117m away from Kathmandu. The path is on the high mountains. The path goes across Dhunche. You will go through a windy road. On your way, you can relish fascinating views of Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Annapurna and Ganesh Himal. 

Overnight at lodge in Syabru Besi

Day 02:Syabru Besi(1450m) to Lama hotel(2480m)

Duration of time:6 hours

From Syabru Besi, you should walk around 6 hours to reach Lama Hotel through Langtang Khola. You will ascend uphill and then descend through the forest of rhododendron. The way leads you to the dense woodland perched by the river. You can observe a few wild animals. They are the Langur monkey and wild boar along with Himalayan black bear and red panda. The path crosses a stream and a suspension bridge which takes you to the northern bank of the Langtang Khola. Later than you will reach the Lama hotel.   

Overnight at lodge in Lama hotel

Day 03:Lama hotel(2480m) to Langtang(3430m)

Duration of time:6-7 hours

Today you will start your trek. You will ascend from Lama hotel and enjoy landscapes of different mountains with beautiful views of the waterfall. As you know today’s destination is to reach Langtang. The view from there is really interesting.The path continues to ascend the valley. You then come across a Buddhist monastery and after a short trek, you will reach your today’s goal, Langtang.

Overnight at lodge in Langtang

Day 04:Langtang(3430m) to Kyanjin Gompa(3900m)

Duration of time:3 hours

You will start your today’s trek to Kyanjin Gompa from Langtang after having breakfast. At the time of your trek, you will go from the largest Mani wall in Nepal made by the stone inscription and then the water mill. You will also go across several wooden bridges. You will arrive in Kyanjin early so you can go to visit ideal monasteries, glaciers, ice falls, birds and cheese factories of  local yak products that were established by the help of Swiss.

Overnight at lodge in Kyanjin  Gompa

Day 05:Acclimatization in Kyanjin Gompa(3900m) and hike to Tserko Ri(4984m)

Duration of time:6-7 hours

On this day, you will rest in Kyanjin Gompa but will go for hiking to Tserko Ri above 5000m for awesome scenery of Himalayan like Mt. Langtang(3430), Mt. Lirung(7245m), Mt. Ganesh(7422m), Mt. Dorje Lakpa(6966m), Mt. Gangchenpo(6387m), Mt. Yala peak(5520m). You can also explore the monastery while enjoying the Himalayas, glaciers, birds and yak grazing land.

Overnight at lodge in Kyanjin Gompa

Day 06:Trek back to Rimche(2400m)

Duration of time:6-7 hours

Today you will backtrack your step to Rimche through the same way you used previously. Most of the trekking today will be downhill as you pass through forest and extraordinary Tamang settlement. After that you will climb up to Rimche village.You can enjoy mesmerizing views of Himalayas that you might have missed while you were trekking during the ascending journey.

Overnight at lodge in Rimche

Day 07:Rimche(2400m) to Thulo Syabru(2250m)

Duration of time:4-5 hours

Today your trek is to reach the Thulo Syabru. Firstly, you will come down at the bank of Langtang Khola. Then walk on an easy way to Bamboo and start climbing to the Landslide Lodge. From here, you will continue your hike to Thulo Syabru. There are two different trails as you cross the bridge. You will follow the trail that leads you to Pahare Hotel and waterfall at 2210m to reach Thulo Syabru.

Overnight at lodge in Thulo Syabru

Day 08:Thulo Syabru(2250m) to Shin Gompa(3300m)

Duration of time:5 hours

After Thulo syabru, you will be visiting Shin Gompa from the Syabru village. The path takes you to the dense forests of rhododendron known as Foprang Danda. After that you can experience the lifestyles and cultures of Tibetan people on the way to Shin Gompa. You will pass through the Garta Village and Phulung monastery before reaching Shin Gompa. The views of mountains as seen from here are really impressive.  

Overnight at lodge in Shin Gompa

Day 09:Shin Gompa(3300m) to Gosaikunda lake(4380m)

Duration of time:5-6 hours

Today you will get a chance to admire the wonderful view of ice giants including Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Hiuchuli, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh and Mt. Langtang. You will visit Gosaikunda lake which is considered to be one of the Holiest lakes of Hindus and Buddhists.It is the third lake which holds great religious and cultural significance for Hindus. The lake is surrounded by white peaks and to accompany it, it has an array of nine lakes. It is believed that the lucky people will see an idol of Shiva at night. There will be a big fair on the occasion of Janai Purnima in the month of July/ August. This place is also famous for mountain views, Tibetan Monasteries, beautiful landscapes, waterfall and yak cheese factory.

Overnight at lodge in Gosaikunda 

Day 10:Cross the Lauribinayak pass(4610m)  and trek down to Phedi(800m)

Duration of time:6-7 hours

On this day, you will hike to Phedi. You will ascend two hours and you reach four Kundas which is really famous. Bhairab Kunda, Dudh Kunda, Chandra Kunda, Surya Kunda are those four Kundas which are really fascinating. You can also reach Surya Peak(5145m). From there you will descend to reach Ghopte valley at first and you will continue to reach your destination Phedi.  

Overnight at lodge in Phedi

Day 11:Phedi(800m) to Kutumsang(2470m)

Duration of time:6-7 hours

It is a bit quite a long way from Phedi to Kutumsang but will be very interesting because of the extraordinary landscapes and overlapping rocks. Before reaching Ghopte(1542m), you can experience the first waterfall of the trip. Throughout that you will go through rhododendron forests which lead towards Mera Kharka. Then you will continue your path to reach Tharepati(3600m) from where you can see fabulous Chortens and Mani walls. Likeward walking for almost 3 hours will take you to Kutumsang.

Overnight at lodge in Kutumsang

Day 13:Kutumsang(2470m) to Chisapani(2215m)

Duration of time:6-7 hours

This day begins by ascending through the emerald green hills of the Helambu region till you reach Gul Bhanjyang. Then you will trek to Chipling and Thodang and continue the downhill trek to Pati Bhanjyang(1860m). From there you will descend to the rhododendron and oak forests to Chisapani. 

Overnight at lodge in Chisapani

Day 14:Trek to Sundarijal(2215m) and drive to Kathmandu(1300m)

Duration of time:6-7 hours

This is the last day of your trekking. The route goes through the forests of rhododendron and oak by the way of Mulkhara valley(1800m). From there you can also view the fascinating view of Kathmandu valley. You will descend further to Sundarijal. After hiking at Sundarijal, you will take a bus ride to come back to Kathmandu back. 

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size Duration of days and Services required please contact us via our website with your details to obtain a Quote.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickup after arrival in Kathmandu on request
  • All Land Transportation
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (B L D) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Tea House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type
  • High Experienced Government Licensed Guide and Necessary porter during the trek.
  • All Government local Taxes
  • Langtang National park Fees
  • TIMS cards (Trekkers information Management System)
  •  First Aid kit
  • Guide and porter salary
  • All Filed Staff insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per demand.

Cost Exclude

  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance,Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health ,Loss Theift or Damage and personal effects
  • Tips and Gratuities.

Trip Facts

Best Month: Oct, Nov, March, April

walking hours per day:  5 – 6 hours

Duration: 11 Days

Maximum Elevation: 5,100 m

Trek Style: Tea House/Camping