Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Trip Highlight

  • Country of the mysterious red panda and other wild animals
  • The majestic glimpses of Langtang Lirung, Gang Chhenpo, Naya Kanga, Dorje Lakpa, Kimsung, and Yansa Tsenji
  • Delightful, pristine rhododendron and pines
  • Visit the Tibetan rich culture and traditions
  • Visit the holy glacial lake of Gosainkund lake

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is a must do the beautiful visit in Nepal through lush green vegetation, picturesque and charming villages, rich wildlife and exhilarating views of the mystical Himalayas. This package takes you to the mystical lake of Gosainkunda; you can explore the beautiful Langtang region presenting with Catholic views of Langtang range (7234m), Himalchuli (7893m), Mt. Manaslu (8156m) and Ganesh Himal range (7422m) and even the Annapurna Range on a clear day.

The 16-day long trek begins with your arrival in Kathmandu as you tour through the medieval yet majestic city, its UNESCO World Heritage Sites and explore its rich culture and cuisines. Thereafter, the journey begins with a drive to Sybrubensi, where Tamang village situated on the banks of the Bhote Koshi River. The trek begins as you ascend and descend through oak and rhododendron forests to reach the Langtang village.

We reach Kyanjin Gumba passing through the largest Mani wall in Nepal and the next day we climb to Tserko Ri form where we can get the mesmerizing and enthralling view of the Langtang range ((7,200m). Next, we continue trekking in the beautiful Langtang valley; reach Gosainkunda (4380m), which is a holy place for the Hindu and the Buddhist devotees.

The lake is crowded during the festival of Janai Purnima and a dip in the holy water is said to wash away sins of a lifetime. It is also believed to have magical healing powers. During the extreme winter, known as frozen lake remains frozen for a very small period of time. But the lake area has so much more to offer in the form of other surrounding lakes. Surya Kunda, Bhairab Kunda, Ganesh Kunda, and Ama Kunda are some significant lakes around the Gosainkunda area.

What you can see during Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

We spend two days in Gosainkunda, the first day we reach the lake itself and the following day we explore surrounding lakes. One might even spot endangered species such as Red Panda and Snow Leopard. Thereafter, we retrace our trail from Gosainkunda to Sing Gompa; then descend to Dhunche all the while being accompanied by the mesmerizing view of the mystical mountains. A 5hr long drive from Dhunche takes you to Kathmandu; where you can explore the city before finally departing for your country.

If you are planning to wanderlust through the beautiful region destined for the Gosainkunda, exploring the natural and cultural diversity; do the book for this Langtang Gosainkunda Trek with our experienced and friendly team.

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  • Duration 16 Days
  • Vacation Style Trekking
  • Max-Altitude 4,380m
  • Activity Level Moderate
  • Best Season Mar - May , Sep - Dec
  • Group Size 1 - 20 pax

Double/Twin Sharing In Hotel/Lodge

Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight

Full Board During The Trek

    Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. Evening dinner where you will be served with authentic Nepali cuisine.

    Guided tour throughout the day to several historical and spiritual destinations in Kathmandu which includes some UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Evening dinner with the team and fellow trekkers.

    Early morning ride to Sybrubensi, the starting point for treks into the Langtang valley. Ride along winding roads with frequent switchbacks offering outstanding views of Annapurna, Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal.

    Trek begins along the Langtang Khola as we ascend and descend through oak and rhododendron forests. Cross a bridge over the Langtang Khola and ascend on a steep trail thereafter to rendezvous at Lama Hotel.

    Continue ascending while enjoying the landscape with mesmerizing waterfalls. White peaks of the Langtang range become visible on reaching Ghoda Tabela. Keep ascending to the widening valley and pass through a Buddhist monastery to reach Langtang village.

    Ascend to Mundu and pass by prayer wheels, Chortens, and sacred rocks with inscription carvings. Pass by the largest Mani wall in Nepal to reach Kyanjin Gumba. Explore the Buddhist shrine and surrounding areas.

    Explore Tserko Ri as we aim to acclimatize to the altitude. Pass through Yak pastures before ascending to Tserko Ri to view the mesmerizing sunrise. Get back to Kyanjin Gumba by late afternoon.

    Retrace our steps to Lama Hotel. Downhill trekking through forests with short breaks at the Tamang villages along the way all the while enjoying the beautiful Himalayas.

    Begin trekking as we climb up to Rimche. Thereafter descend to Langtang Khola and continue our trail to Bamboo ascending to Landslide Lodge. Trek to Thulo Syabru as we pass by Pahare Hotel and a waterfall.

    Trek as we pass by a Chorten and a checkpoint, steadily gaining altitude and acclimatizing to the high altitude. Then, move south and pass by Garta Village and Phulung Monastery before to reach Sing Gompa.

    Enjoy fantastic panoramic views of the Himalayas including the Annapurna, Manaslu, Hiunchuli, Ganesh, and Langtang as we pass through some smaller lakes before reaching the holy lake of Gosainkunda- the lake bears significant importance to the Hindus and is a popular destination for the festival of Janai Purnima.

    The area has so many more lakes than Gosainkunda. Surya Kunda is a significant one and is an hour-long trek from Gosainkunda. Explore other Kunda such as Ganesh Kunda, Ama Kunda, Bhairab Kunda and many more.

    Retrace our path as we go downhill all the while being accompanied by the holy lakes and the mesmerizing view of the mountains.

    Trek down the hill through forests and sparse settlements and cross the suspension bridge to finally reach Dhunche. Don’t miss out the Langur (white monkeys) on your way to the bridge.

    Bumpy ride before meeting the highway as we bid goodbye to the mountain range that is so near and scenic from Dhunche.

    After breakfast, our team will drive you to the airport as your journey to Nepal ends today. Surely we can talk about your next trip with our team.

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  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • All required local and government taxes.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Kathmandu-Syabrubesi and Melemchi-Kathmandu by public bus.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • Stay in the city at the finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
  • Trekking permits/TIMS.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Official T-shirt
  • Adventure Certificate (after completion the trek)
  • The cost incurred during the tour around the city.
  • Extra porter charge.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Additional meals and drinks.

Packing Checklist

You can bring your personal clothing if you already have them with you,if not it’s worth buying all below mentioned clothing and equipments here in Kathmandu in good rates and your guide will help you with it.You will have plenty of time before the trek to buy stuffs in Kathmandu(thamel).


  • Fleece beanie
  • sun glasses
  • Chipstick / Sunscreen
  • Face mask or Scarf
  • Hand towel
  • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
  • Cold weather down jacket below waist
  • Fleece jacket and trouser
  • Trekking trouser
  • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
  • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
  • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
  • Socks and under wears
  • Trekking boot
  • Snow Gaiter (optional)
  • Runners / Snickers for camps
  • Head torch
  • Personal medical kit
  • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
  • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
  • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
  • Day pack Minimum 25L with side pocket for water bottle


Langtang region is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

The highest altitude reached is 4,380m. This is the elevation of langtang gosiankunda trek. Gosainkunda is the highest we will climb in this trek.

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Thamel. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Not really. It depends on you. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season. It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

For Langtang region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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