Langtang Gosaikunda Trek - 12 Days

Duration: 12 Days   |   Based on 4 Reviews
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transportation: Public Vehicle
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Trekkers Hut
  • Group Size: 1 to 20
  • Max Altitude: (4460m/14632ft)

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking

Gosaikunda Trek Overview

The Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is a hidden gem in the Langtang region of Nepal. The trek will take you through dense jungle, passing through villages and terraced agricultural fields, before heading to the Kyanjin Gompa, where you will be surrounded by mountains on every side. A hike to Gopte via the Laurebina La Pass will bring you to the highest altitude of (4610 meters).

At the end of Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, you will see a heavenly sight that will last for a lifetime. You'll travel through some of the most beautiful scenery in the world on this moderate to challenging hike. As you trek up the Laurebina La Pass, you'll get stunning views of the Langtang Valley and the Himalayas. The trail then descends to the Gosaikunda Lakes, a group of sacred lakes that are a popular destination for Hindu pilgrims. The lakes are surrounded by glaciers and towering mountains, and the views from here are simply breathtaking.

The best part of this trek is that it's easily accessible from Kathmandu, making it an excellent option for those looking to explore this beautiful region of Nepal. Come join us for this once-in-a-lifetime journey!

What to Expect on the Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is also one of Nepal's most popular trekking routes. The trail takes you through the stunning Langtang National Park, home to various wildlife, including Red Pandas, Musk Deers, Snow Leopards &  Himalayan Tahr. You'll also get the chance to explore the holy lakes of Gosaikunda, which are considered sacred by Hindus and Buddhists alike. The trek is relatively challenging, but the rewards are more than worth it - you'll be treated to some of the most incredible scenery in the world.

The Gosaikunda Trekking has everything you could ever want in a Himalayan trek to explore the Himalayas. On your trek, you will also have the opportunity to enjoy the memorable views of Ganesh Himal. From charming tea houses to gorgeous monasteries nestled in the mountains, you will learn all about life in the mountains during this trek. The scenery on this trek is always changing, from lively, breathing forests to the high Lauribina La Pass. There is never a dull moment on this trek since there is always something new to see and learn.

The Gosaikunda Trekking starts from Kathmandu and takes us to Langtang National Park. The trek takes us through some of the most beautiful landscapes in Nepal. We get to see the snow-capped mountains, glaciers, green valleys, and rivers. The Gosaikunda Trekking is a great way to get close to nature and experience the Nepal Himalayas.

Best Time to Trek on Langtang Gosaikunda

Nepal has something for everyone, from the easy and relaxing Langtang Gosaikunda Trek to the more challenging Everest Base Camp Trek. No matter what your trekking goals are, Nepal is the perfect place to accomplish them.

One of the best times to trek in Nepal is during the spring season. This is when the weather is perfect for trekking, and the trails are not too crowded. The Langtang Valley Trek is a great option for those seeking a moderate trekking adventure. This trek takes you through the stunning Langtang National Park, where you can see some of Nepal's most beautiful scenery.

The trek takes you through forests, meadows, and glaciers. You will also see some of Nepal's most amazing wildlife. The trek is relatively easy and can be completed in about 12 days. Additionally, The winter months (December to February) are also a good time to trek in Nepal, as the weather is colder and the days are shorter.

Now that you know how to prepare for the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, all that's left to do is start planning your trip! This truly is one of the most amazing trekking experiences you'll ever have, and you'll be rewarded with incredible views and a sense of achievement.

How to Prepare for the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek?

When it comes to adventure, few experiences can compare to trekking through the stunning Langtang region of Nepal. With its towering peaks, pristine forests, and alpine meadows, the Langtang region is a true trekker's paradise. But, as with any trek, it's important to be prepared before embarking on your journey. In this blog post, we'll give you tips on preparing for the Langtang Gosaikunda trek so that you can have the best experience possible.

First and foremost, it's important to make sure that you have the proper gear & equipment. Having the right gear is essential for any trekking adventure, and the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is no exception. Make sure you have comfortable, sturdy hiking boots, sunscreen, insect repellent, and clothing that will keep you warm and dry in the Nepalese mountains.

Another essential thing to consider while preparing for your trip is to pack light. You'll be carrying all your gear on your back, so the lighter your backpack, the better. Only pack the essentials, and leave any unnecessary items at home. Next, staying hydrated is important when you're trekking, especially at high altitudes like the Langtang Gosaikunda trek. Make sure you drink plenty of water throughout the day and carry a water bottle with you so you can stay hydrated on the trail.

At last, Trekking can be hard work, so it's important to keep your energy levels up with snacks. Pack some high-energy snacks like nuts and fruits to keep your energy levels up during the trek.

Trekking Map, Route & Accommodation To Langtang Valley & Gosaikunda Trek

One of the most popular trekking routes in the Langtang region is the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek. This trek takes you to the beautiful Langtang Valley, Kyangjin Gompa, and Gosaikunda Lake. The overall trek is moderate in difficulty and can be completed in 10-12 days.

A 7-8 hour drive from Kathmandu takes you to Syabrubesi, the starting point of the trek. As you hike up the Langtang River, you can admire the lush landscape of this place. Be on the lookout for the Red Panda, one rare animal found in the area. Additionally, you will also experience the genuine hospitality from the Tamang people, natives of the area, and devotees of Tibetan Buddhism. They are very kind and welcoming to trekkers.

You will then arrive at the high-alpine Kyanjin Gompa, which is a great mountain viewpoint (as well as a monastery). On the following day, you can take a hike to Tsergo RI (4888 meters), Kyanjin RI (4777 meters), or Langshisha Kharka. You will then reach the mystical Gosaikunda Lake (4380 meters) from here. Once you have reached Gosaikunda Lake, you will be able to marvel at the beauty and enjoy the atmosphere from the shore. This is a truly mystical place that is sure to leave you with lifelong memories.

It's been an amazing journey so far, and we're now in the last few days of the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek. From Gosaikunda, we'll be hiking to Gopte via the Laurebina La Pass (4610 meters), the trek's highest point. This is sure to be a fantastic experience, with stunning views of the Gosaikunda and the beautiful scenery beyond it.

With our Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking package, you'll have everything taken care of - from airport transfers and private transportation to comfortable accommodation and all your meals. Plus, our experienced guides will be with you every step of the way, ensuring that you have the best possible experience. So what are you waiting for? Book your trek today!

Langtang Trekking Permit & Cost

The Langtang region offers a truly amazing trekking experience. A Langtang National Park Permit is required for every trekker before embarking on the journey. The permit costs $30 including 13% VAT and is available from the Tourism Board or on the way to Entry Point Dhunche Bazzar.  Langtang National Park is a stunning place that is very well worth the permit fee. The views are incredible, and the experience is one that you will never forget. Talking about the cost of the Langtang Gosaiunda Package, we could get it at $800 - $900.

Highlights

  • Langtang valley visit.
  • Tamang cultural experience.
  • Explore the glaciers of Langtang.
  • Enjoy the closer Himalayan views.
  • Revel in the exotic landscapes and mountain vistas of Langtang found nowhere else in the world.
  • Experience the lifestyle of indigenous inhabitants and explore their culture in depth.
  • Savor delicious Himalayan foods with the locals.
  • Witness the holiest and prettiest lake of Gosaikunda along with 100s of its siblings.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 Drive from Kathmandu to SyabruBesi - 6 hours.

    After early morning breakfast, we'll head out on a 6-hour journey by local bus from Kathmandu to SyabruBesi (122 Km). During those six hours, we'll be able to enjoy the adorable villages where we'll get panoramic views and see snow-capped mountains along the Langtang Himalaya. You'll spend the night here, enjoying the rest of the day in this beautiful setting.

    • Max. Altitude: 1440m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Syabrubesi
  • Day 02 Trek to Lama Hotel from SyabruBesi - 6 hours.

    We'll be starting our trekking journey from the village of Syabrubesi, which is also known as the entrance to theLangtang National Park. Here, we'll be getting all of the permits necessary for our trek, and then we'll be on our way.

    Soon after, we'll be covering a distance of 11.3 kilometers, crossing a bridge over the Bhotekoshi River, and climbing through the eastern village of Old SyabruBesi. We'll then meet up with the south Langtang River, where we'll enjoy the fresh air, the monkey frolic, waterfalls, steam at Dovan (1680m), and more.

    We'll be following the Langtang River today as we pass through the villages of Mundu, GhodeTabela, and Ghumna Chowk, before reaching our final destination for the day, Lama Hotel. We hope you enjoy your stay here in the Langtang National Park.

    • Max. Altitude: 2480m
    • Accommodation: Te House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Lama Hotel
  • Day 03 Trek to Langtang Valley from Lama Hotel - 6 hours.

    Continuing our trek along the Langtang River, we will get a memorable experience between nature along 14.8Km of the trek from the Lama Hotel. While on the trek we will get a chance to see the beautiful scenery, climb a hill and suddenly finish in wood of hemlocks, maples, and rhododendrons, and Ghunama to the famous lunch spot of Ghoratabela (2970m). There are stunning views of Langtang lirung from here.

    As part of the Langtang Valley Trek permit process, we will register your paper with the Ghoda Tabela army and permit the trek. From Ghoratabela, the path moves uphill slowly through a U-shaped glacier valley to Thangshyap and Gompa, and finally, we’ll reach Langtang (3430m). This is where we'll spend our night with cooperative bakery accommodations, a dozen lodges, and so many yaks.

    • Max. Altitude: 3430m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Langtang
  • Day 04 Trek to Kyangjin Gompa from Langtang Valley - 4 hours.

    Our trek will start with one of the most memorable trekking moments during this trek, the long walk from Langtang Valley to Kyangjin Gompa, which is 6.8Km away and takes around 4 hours to reach. In the early hours of the morning, after we have had breakfast, we will continue walking through beautiful small villages on our way to the Kyangjin Gompa(3860m)

    Here, we will find Buddhist monasteries which are of great historical significance and artistic value.

    • Max. Altitude: 3860m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Kyangjin Gompa
  • Day 05 Acclimatization day in Kyangjin Gompa.

    We explore the beautiful Kyangjin Gompa today. At 4300m, we can climb uphill to an observation point on the glacier moraine on the north side of Langtang Lirung for breathtaking views. A day hike to the Kyangjin RI viewpoint is a fascinating excursion at 4600m, but there is also an option of climbing uphill to Tsergo RI, which offers a more challenging hike at 4984m.

    Additionally, Langshisa Kharka is another popular hiking trail that leads up the valley to grasslands all over for more outstanding views of Langtang Himalaya.

    • Max. Altitude: 3860m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Kyangjin Gompa
  • Day 06 Trek Back to to Lama Hotel/Changtang from Kyangjin Gompa - 6 hours.

     Today, we are trekking back to Lama Hotel to move forward to our next destination, Gosaikunda Lake. On the trail, we will hike along the valley on our way downhill to Sayabrubesi via Langtang, Ghoratabela on the same trail where we will go uphill on our way up to the Gosaikunda Trek. After Dovan, we will take the left branch to climb uphill to Thulo Sayabru, where we will spend the night.

    • Max. Altitude: 2480m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Changtang
  • Day 07 Trek to Thulo sayasbru village from Lama Hotel/Changtang - 6 hours.

    In the early morning after breakfast, we’ll continue our trail which slightly goes up a steep landslide and leads to Thulo Syabru (2,260m). Thulo Syabru is a beautiful Sherpa and Tamang village from where you can observe the miraculous vista of Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal. The village is situated at a high altitude and provides stunning views of the snow-capped mountains. You can also overnight here to enjoy the peaceful and serene atmosphere of the village.

    • Max. Altitude: 2260m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Thulo Sayasbru Village
  • Day 08 Trek to Sing Gompa from Thulo sayasbru- 6 hours.

    The next morning, we'll have breakfast in the village of Thulo Syabru before hitting the trail. The trail will take us uphill through some beautiful rhododendron, bamboo, and pine trees. Along the way, we'll pass several mountain villages before arriving at Chandan Bari Sing Gompa, where we'll spend the night.

    We'll also have a great view of the Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himalaya mountains, and the local cheese factory will make this stop even more memorable. However, the main attraction is the Buddhist monastery at Sing Gompa.

    • Max. Altitude: 3250m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Sing Gompa
  • Day 09 Trek to Gosaikunda from Sing Gompa - 6 hours.

    We start our trek early in the morning after breakfast in Gompa. As part of our trek today, our destination will be Gosaikunda (4,360 m), which we will reach via Lauribinayak. We head towards our destination, and the journey takes us through a beautiful path of rhododendron and pine trees. Along the way, we also get to see the stunning views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and Manaslu range. Hiunchuli and Tibetan peak are also highlights of the adventure. We continue trekking straight on the way to Gosaikunda and reach our destination by evening. We spend the night here.

    • Max. Altitude: 4,0360m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Gosainkunda
  • Day 10 Trek Back to Sing Gompa from Gosaikunda - 5 hours.

    After a long and arduous journey, we finally get to visit the mystical Gosaikunda Lake, which is in the heart of the mountain range. Our morning will start with breakfast, followed by a short trip to Gosaikunda Lake. After strolling around the beautiful Gosaikunda, we’ll enjoy breakfast and then spend some time in the open nature and heavenly surroundings. Then we move downhill to Sing Gompa via Lauribinayak.

    • Max. Altitude: 3250m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Sing Gompa
  • Day 11 Trek to Dhunche from Sing Gompa - 6 hours.

    A delightful breakfast awaits us in Chandan Bari Sing Gompa with its beautiful scenery in the morning. Afterward, on our way down, we’ll pass through the beautiful small village of Ramche, followed by another village along the stunning route that descends downhill to Dhunche. The treks are spectacular and fascinating with superb routes.

    As we gradually make our way to Dhunche, we will celebrate your last night of accommodation with your adventure staff and stay here overnight.

    • Max. Altitude: 2090m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Dhunche
  • Day 12 Drive to Kathmandu from Dhunche - 6 hours.

    Today marks the end of our long and adventurous journey together, where we'll part ways. We drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. In the evening, you will be able to roam along the tourist spots and do some family shopping in Thamel during the day. Finally, we bid you a fond farewell and wish you a safe journey back home.

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Kathmandu

Inclusion

  • All transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers as per itinerary.
  • During the trek, three daily meals with tea/coffee (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
  • The best available tea houses lodge during the trek.
  • A highly Experienced professional trekking guide and porters (1 porter for 2 pax) with their food, accommodation, salary, and Insurance.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag (to be returned).
  • Trekking map for a group and trekking achievement certificate.
  • First aid medical Kit.
  • All required permits for trekking.
  • Government tax/vat and office service charge.
  • International airfare.
  • Personal insurance.
  • Kathmandu Hotel and food.
  • Nepal entry visa fee is 15 days 30$, 30 days 50$ and 90 days 120$.
  • Soft drinks, hard drinks and water.
  • Personal trekking equipment and expenses.
  • Hot shower, Battery charge, Wi-Fi during the trekking period.
  • Tips and gratitude to the staff.
  • Additional Cost if you decided to stay in any place, besides the itinerary, we suggest you make a private trip if so.
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