Langtang Gosainkunda Trek - 12 Days


  • Langtang Gosiankunda Trek – 12 Days
  • Visit first Langtang valley then Gosainkunda Pass
  • Naturally and culturally beautiful trek
  • Tamang people culture and tradition.
  • Splendid view of Langtang, Ganesh Himal and more.
  • Gosainkunda Lake – Holi Lake.
  • Kyanjin Ri View point and Laurabinayala Pass.
  • Seems Wildlife animals, flora and faunas.
  • Animals; Yaks, Snow Leopard, Red Panda.
  • Yak Cheese factory and taste it.
  • You should walk everyday 6/7 hrs.
  • Trek starts Syabrubesi and end in Sundarijal.

Details of Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking is one of the beautiful trekking routes in Nepal. It is exploring to Tamang people lifestyle, their typical culture and customs. It is narually beautiful and seems majestic mountain’s view. It takes you through the charming and remote Langtang valley, to the Hindu’s holy lake at Gosaikunda, and to the Sherpa villages of the Helambu. It offers Himalayan passes, pristine valleys, and diverse ethnic- cultures. Though easily accessible from Kathmandu, it remains relatively unspoiled and less developed. Several great days of pleasant trekking through dense forest and traditional ethnic settlements takes you to the holy Gosaikunda Lake and the alpine yak pasture of Kyanjin Gompa, while the mountain views are authentically inspiring. A cross over the Laurabinayak pass at an altitude of 4620m has views into Tibet which are simply breathtaking. Here there are places that have cheese factories produced from the milk of the yak female in the months of August and September. You can visit these factories and you can taste the cheese.

It is very combination trekking for 12 days, First visiting to Langtang valley as Tibitan inhabitant part and Tamang people lifestyle then visit to holi lake Gosainkunda. Trekking continues high pass then visit Helambu region along Tharepati, Kutimsang, Chisopani and trek end in Sundarijal near Kathamandu. It is naturally and culturally beautiful trek and lots of exploration. Combination trekking and touching two national park one is Langtang another is Shivapuri national park.

Langtang Gosainkunda trek starts at Syabru Besi, about 7 hours drive from Kathmandu. Trekking along with many beautiful villages and walking on lush forestry as Lama Hotel, Langtang Village, Kyanjin Gompa and Kyanjin Ri then, trekking down town along Thulo Syabru. After trekking through Langtang valley we then trek to Singh Gompa (one of the biggest monasteries in the region) and then ascend to the holy Gosaikunda Lake with an excursion around the lake. Next morning cross over Laurabinayak La and trek to Helambu valley Kutumsang, offering amazing Himalayan views including Gaurishanker, Dorje Lakpa, and Rolwaling. The Helambu valley offers Tibetan Sherpa culture, lush valleys, and much more. Finally, the trek ends at Chisopani, Sundarijal where we take the bus or private vehicle back to Kathmandu.

People Lifestyle, Culture, Religion, in Language Gosainkunda

The Langtang valley is close to border of Tibet and they are Tibetan inhabitant. The Most of people are living Tamang people and they have own typical culture, customs, language, dress up and Buddhist religion. They celebrate their own festivals and they are farmer. They group lots of crops as organic and hygienic. They serve organic foods and they have some animals.

How about Lodging, Fooding Facilities in Langtang Gosainkunda Trek?

Langtang Gosainkuna area has nice terraces, cultivating area. They grow lots of crops and vegetables. They provide hygienic meals and well manage lodge and comfort rooms with warm hospitality.

How about Transportation Service in Langtang Gosainkunda Trek?

Langtang trekking is easily accessing, you need to go by vehicle before starting your trekking and after ending trek.

  1. Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by local bus or private vehicle.
  2. After ending your trekking Sundarijal to Kathmandu by private vehicle or local bus.

The Most Attraction, Magical Mountains View from Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

You will see these beautiful stunning white snow mountains views from this trekking. The special viewing spots are Kyanjin Ri (4773m / 15660ft), Tserkuri (4984m /16352ft) and Laurabinayak Pass (4600m / 15092ft)

  • Langtang Lirung (7234m / 23733ft)
  • Langtang II (6596m / 21640ft)
  • Ganchenpo (6380m / 20932ft)
  • Dorje Lakpa (6966m / 22855ft)
  • Langshisha Ri (6427m / 21085ft)
  • Yala Peak (5500m / 18209ft)
  • Ganesh Himal (7422m / 24350ft)
  • Shisapangma (8027m / 26335ft)
  • Gaurishankar (7134m / 23405ft)
  • Mt. Manaslu (6163m / 26781ft)

What kind of Animals do they have in Langtang and Gosainkunda region?

Langtang Gosainkunda area is quite altitude and most of the time chilling temperature. They have so many animals such as yaks, cow, and sheep. They have Yak Cheese Factory and they product yummy Yak cheese. You can see lots of wild animals such a snow leopard, red panda, wild boar, bear, monkeys, and many kind of birds.

What types of Nature beauty, River, Lakes can we see in Langtang Gosainkunda trek?

Langtang Gosainkunda area is naturally so beautiful and geographically diversity. It is lush forestry, as pine trees, river, green hill, white snow peaks, etc. so, various wild animals could see even in the world disappearing red panda and snow leopard. Trekking along Langtang river and there are huge holi lake called Gosainkunda lake. It is huge and three biggest lakes but so many of small lakes. It is holi lake and symbolic Hindus Lord shiva was swimming drop there.

Do we need to issue any permits to do Langtang Gosainkunda Trek?

Yes, you need to issue some permits to do Langtang Gosainkunda trekking as below mentioned. You are visiting to Langtang national park and Shivapuri National Park. You must issue some permits.

  • Langtang National Park Permit – Nrs. 3000/-
  • Shivapuri National Park Permit – Nrs. 1000/-
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) – Nrs. 2000/-

When is the best time to visit Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking?

The best time to visit Langtang Gosainkunda trek is an Autumn season, September, October, November, and late December, and in Spring, March, April, and May. Those months' weather is always clear, well in temperature, good visibility, and fantastic crystal-clear mountains views.

The winter and Monsoon seasons are also not bad, Winter is snowing, very freezing cold and on Monsoon is most of the time raining, cloudy, and not clear visibility. If you like to trek in monsoon or winter, it is possible. We arrange safely and successfully your trip.

  • Autumn Season: September, October, November, and December.
  • Winter Season: Late December, January, and February.
  • Spring Season: March, April, and May.
  • Monsoon Season: June, July, and August.

Cost of Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking cost is US$ 795 each and needs a minimum of 2 people in a group size if you are a single cost would be a bit more. Feel free.

Trekking Gears of Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking?

Langtang Gosainkunda trekking is one of the medium trekking but most of the time weather is cooling so you must prepare for warm enough & comfort trekking clothings such as jackets, good sleeping bag, trekking boot, some pair walking comfort paints, fleece, some, T-shirts fine then comfort day pack and 2 letter water bottle, sun cream, sun hat, headlight, etc.

Carry your important medicine

Medicine is very important if you have any disease, you must carry the medicine with you. I mean “prevention is better than care” mountain region we can’t find any health care, clinic, and hospital if there is the clinic you may not get according to your problem medicine. So; I humble request please prepare if you are continually taking any medicine, please. It is very important but our company will provide something first aid kid bag normally as headache, fever, stomach problem as diarrhea, cough & cool some bandage, tape & Diamox for high altitude sickness, etc.




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The Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking Itinerary is perfect for 12 days, but you need a couple of extra days for Kathmandu arrival and departure. If you need Kathmandu Hotel services, please feel free.

Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by vehicle takes approximately 7 hours. It is a fine road, and there are big buses and Tata jeeps as well. It is better if we arrange local jeeps on a sharing basis. If you like, we can offer private jeeps as well. It's a beautiful drive with various terraces, rivers, forests, and hillsides. Stay at a nice lodge in Syabrubesi. It is a large hydropower-producing area. You can see many dams.

  • Nice Hotel
  • 7 hrs Drive
  • 1470m / 4649ft

Take your breakfast, then start trekking early in the morning. It is wonderful walking along the riverside and through lush forestry until Dovan. It is a nice place to have lunch. It takes more or less 3 hours to walk. The trail is gradually sloping up. After taking your lunch, cross the suspension bridge and ascend for a couple of hours. The first ridge is Ramche, and after 20 minutes, you arrive at a nice place in Lama Hotel. You stay at a nice lodge here.

  • Lodge
  • 7 hrs. Walking
  • 2800m / 9187ft

Trekking to Langtang Village is such a beautiful walk along the riverside through lush forestry. The trail heads, for the most part, gradually up and some part upstairs. It is nice walking along Gode Tabala, where you can have lunch, and then easily arrive at Langtang village. Here is the Yak Cheese Factory; you can visit there and try to taste real Yak cheese. Stay at a nice lodge. It is a big village where most Tamang people live. It is a cultural village. They had their own dress codes and languages.

  • Nice Lodge
  • 6/7 hrs Walking
  • 3540m / 11615ft

Today is a beautiful walking day, sloping up, gradually up, and in an open valley. You will see many mountains and walk through the bottom of the huge mountain Langtang Ri. You will easily arrive at Kyangin Ri by lunchtime. It is more or less 4 hours of walking. It is such a beautiful place, with surrounding mountains and an open valley. You can enjoy it so much. Stay at a nice lodge.

  • Lodge
  • 4/5 hrs Walking
  • 3840m / 12599ft

Early in the morning, you must ascend a beautiful viewpoint called Kyanjin Ri (4770 m). It takes an hour and a few minutes to reach and watch the majestic mountain views of Langtang Lirung (7234m / 23733ft), Ganchenpo (6380m / 20932ft), Dorje Lakpa (6966m / 22855 ft), Langshisha Ri (6427m / 21085 ft), and Yala Peak (5500m / 18209ft).

Then, back to the lodge, take your breakfast and bag pack. Trekking will take you downtown along Langtang Valley, Godetabala, and easily arrive at Lama Hotel.

  • Lodge
  • 6/7 hrs Walking
  • 2800m / 9187ft

It is beautiful walking, the same way till Bamboo is downhill and gradually downwards. You will take lunch in Bamboo, then start uphill till Thulo Syabru. It can take more or less 2 and a half hours. It is an hour-long stream uphill, then gradual, and again uphill till Thulo Syabru. It is a big village, and Tamang people live there and explore their culture. It's a nice place to stay overnight here.

  • Nice Lodge
  • 7 hrs. Walking
  • 2200m / 7218ft

After taking your breakfast, trekking will head uphill. Today, most of the time you are ascending uphill, with open views of the Ganesh Himal ranges, the Langtang ranges, and Manaslu as well. You are ascending to Singompa, where there will be lunch. It takes around 4 hours. Then gradually up to Cholangpati. Stay at a nice lodge, which is situated on a beautiful hill with open views.

  • Lodge
  • 7 hrs. Walking
  • 3585m / 11762ft

Today is also a beautiful day for walking with open views of Mt. Manaslu, the Ganesh Himal ranges, and the Langtang Himal ranges. It's up an open hill with less vegetation alone in Laurabinayak, where there are few lodges. But you will arrive at Gosainkunda Lake at lunchtime.

You can have lunch, rest, and then visit the Lakes. Here are two huge lakes called Gosainkunda and Bhairab Tal. It is a pilgrimage lake; most people come here for worship. It is a historical Holi Lake. Stay at a nice lodge. It is beside the lake.

  • Lodge
  • 4/5 hrs. Walking
  • 4360m / 14305

Today is an adventure high pass day; you must start early in the morning. Take breakfast earlier in the morning than usual. Even with the trail heading slop up, it is not the most difficult pass. You are ascending 300 meters. After passing, you are dropping long downhill to Phedi, Ghpte, where you take lunch. After taking lunch, you must walk up to Tharepati. Today is a long walk, approximately 7 to 8 hours. It is such a beautiful place. We can say a different area is called the Helambu region. You will see Melamchi Valley. Different landscapes and most of the farming valley You will stay overnight at a nice lodge here in Tharepati.

  • Lodge
  • 7 hrs Walking
  • 3500m / 11483ft

Trekking continues along beautiful paths; most of the time you are going downwards along lush forestry and crossing some villages. It is a nice place to stay in Kutumsang village.

  • Lodge
  • 6/7 hrs Walking
  • 2500m / 8202ft

It is also beautiful to walk, crossing many villages. It is 6–7 hours of walking. Trail with gradual ups and downs. Chisopani is situated on a wonderful hillside, and you will see some magical mountain views.

  • Lodge
  • 6/7 hrs Walking
  • 2100m / 6890ft

It is my last day walking. First, take a nice breakfast and watch the wonderful views. Trekking will take an hour uphill and cross the hill at almost 2350m. Then, trekking continues downhill till Sundarijal. It is touching to see Kathmandu Valley. Sundarijal is a dam that supplies clean drinking water to Kathmandu. You are walking in forestry; it is Shivapuri National Park. You must pay for an entry permit here. Our guide will arrange it.

From Sundarijal, you are catching a vehicle to return to Kathmandu. It takes more than an hour to drive. Our guide will drop you off at your selected Hotel. You stay at a nice Hotel in Kathmandu.

It is your last day with your Trekking guide and porters. If you like, invite them for a yummy dinner. Have fun. And, share your happiness as a tip to guides and porters. They try their best to have a successful and delightful trip.

  • Kathmandu Hotel
  • 4/5 hrs Walking
  • 1300m / 4265ft

Trip Map

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek - 12 Days map

Cost Details

What's Included

  • All meals during the trek (lunch, dinner, breakfast).
  • Accommodation in comfortable lodges.
  • One English speaking government trained license holder and well-informed trekking guide.
  • One porter for two people to carry luggage.
  • All expenses for guide and porters – meals, accommodation, salary, equipment, insurance, transportation by local bus or by private vehicle, etc.
  • Needed Transportation’s as below mentioned.
  • Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by comfortable local bus or jeep.
  • After trekking ending, Sundarijal to Kathmandu by bus or private vehicle.
  • Needed Permits according to below mentioned.
  • Langtang National Park entrance fees.
  • Shivapuri National Park entrance.
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System).
  • Government and local area taxes where applicable.
  • Seasonal Fruits and Cookies.
  • First-aid Kitbag.

What's Excluded

  • Nepalese entry visa fee, you can obtain it easily at aiport.
  • Travel insurance, very important incase of any incident happened, it can cover for medical treatment and Helicopter rescue operation.
  • All kind of drinks as (Tea Coffee, mineral water, hot water, coke, Fanta, beer, spirits, etc).
  • Snacks (Chocolate, biscuits, and desert).
  • Hot water, hot shower, heater charge, battery charge, phone calls, and laundry service.
  • Emergency evacuation and medical equipment.
  • Hire equipment and other personal items (sleeping bag, down jacket, hiking boots camera, toiletries).
  • In case of natural calamities i.e., political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides, etc, the extra charge will be borne by themselves.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu yourself but if you like our help, we can book any categories Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Tips to Guide and Porters Donation to Social service.

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