Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking
Langtang Gosaikunda trek route in Nepal is a dream trek route, mostly to those who want to explore mid hills and high altitude lakes. This trek route is amazingly beautiful. There are thousands of internal and international tourists who trek to the holy lake gosaikunda every year.
Especially, the Hindus and Buddhist devotees visit the lake for holy purposes. Whereas, the others make a visit to witness the natural wonders. If you are a beginner, Langtang Gosaikunda trek can be a perfect trek for you to begin with. This trek, being a middle level in terms of difficulty, is fine for someone who has a good physique and a strong enthusiasm on trekking.
The Langtang Gosaikunda trek itinerary is 16 days long. The trek begins in Kathmandu. From Kathmandu, we will drive to Syabru Besi, a place in the Rasuwa district of Nepal. Making our way through the langtang, Kyanjin Gompa, and the Lauribena pass, you will reach Gosaikunda lake.
On your way back to Kathmandu from there, you will follow the Chisapani Gosaikunda route. After reaching a place called Sundarijal, you will drive back to Kathmandu.
Walking along the Langtang Gosaikunda trail, we will be witnessing beautiful Tamang villages and amazing natural sceneries including forests, rivers, waterfalls, streams, Himalayas, and several lakes including Gosaikunda lake itself.
The trail is also popular for the Buddhist culture and beautiful monasteries like Shin Gompa. You will see the colorful prayer flags hanging as you walk through the beautiful villages and the Buddhist Shrines. Like in Everest base camp trek, you will see mani walls, big rocks painted with Buddhist mantras.
Langtang Gosaikunda awaits your arrival. If you have a holiday coming close, you should definitely begin planning for the trek. If you need any help from us, we are here. Feel free to contact us.
Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking
1Arrival in Kathmandu
On this day, you will be arriving at the Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu. From there, we will transfer you to your hotel. Take some rest. Overnight in Kathmandu.Meals B,L,DHighlights Arrival in KathmanduAccommodation HOTEL
2Preparation Day in Kathmandu
You will have a spare day in Kathmandu. On this day, you can do some shopping. If you have brought all the essential trekking gear will you already, you can do a sightseeing tour in the city. There are many places that are popular for their natural as well as cultural beauty. You can visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and many other places. These are some of the UNESCO World heritage sites in Kathmandu.Meals B,L,DHighlights Preparation Day in KathmanduAccommodation HOTEL
3Kathmandu to Syabru Besi
Syabru Besi is 122 kilometers away from Kathmandu. From Kathmandu, you can take a public bus to Syabru Besi. Or, you can hire a private jeep. It will take you 7 hours to reach there in a jeep. Whereas, if you take a public bus, it might take you around 10 hours to get there. The ride is exciting. The roads on cliff edges and the bumps on the roads, you can imagine how it would feel. For today, we will stay overnight at Syabru Besi.Meals B,L,DHighlights Kathmandu to Syabru BesiAccommodation HOTEL
4Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel
We will start to trek. Syabrubesi is the entrance of Langtang national park. So, you can get the trek permit there if you do not have it. The village is also an entrance to the popular Tamang heritage trail Langtang. Today, we will be covering a distance of 11.3 kilometers. We will cross the Bhote Koshi river over a suspension bridge. The trail is beautiful. On the way, we will meet the Langtang Khola. Walking across the river is pleasing. The trail is sometimes flat, whereas, it gradually dips down sometimes. Following the Langtang river, we will walk past the villages in Mundu, Ghode Tabela, and Gumna Chowk. Now, we will reach the Lama hotel. Overnight there.Meals B,L,DHighlights Syabru Besi to Lama HotelAccommodation LODGE
5Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley
Today, we will be trekking to the beautiful Langtang valley. The total distance from Lama Hotel to Langtang valley is around 14.8 kilometers. At first, there is a little ascend followed by a steep trail and jungles. You will see lots of trees like hemlock, oak, maple, and rhododendrons. Walking further, you will begin to see Mount Langtang Lirung. We will continue further and walk through the green and wide meadows to Ghode Tabela. On our way, we will see some beautiful villages of Tamang people. Continuing to trek, we will finally see the beautiful settlement with flat-roofed houses. At the valley, you’ll see stone walls surrounding the fields where they cultivate buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, vegetables, and barley. Overnight in Langtang valley.Meals B,L,DHighlights Lama Hotel to Langtang ValleyAccommodation LODGE
6Langtang Valley to Kyanjin Gompa
Langtang valley to Kyanjin Gompa is one of the most beautiful days on the Langtang Gosaikunda trek. Kyanjin Gompa is 6.8 kilometers from Langtang valley. The trail leads us through the flats, ascends, and descends. On the way, we will also see a lot of mani walls, colorful prayer flags, and chortens. There is a beautiful stream near Mundu village. Trekking through the refreshing trails, we will reach Kyanjin Gompa. The monastery is incredibly beautiful. From there, we will also see the icefalls in Mt. Langtang Lirung and Kimshung. Overnight in a hotel.Meals B,L,DHighlights Langtang Valley to Kyanjin GompaAccommodation LODGE
7Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel
Today, we will be covering quite more: 21.6 kilometers by walking. You are not new to the trail today, are you? We will be following back on the trek routes that we did earlier. On your way, enjoy the mesmerizing views of the Himalayas. Walking along Langtang Khola will be the most beautiful part of trekking. Finally, after reaching the Lama Hotel, we will stay overnight there.Meals B,L,DHighlights Kyanjin Gompa to Lama HotelAccommodation LODGE
8Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru
Starting our day at Lama hotel, we will initially descend down to Pairo where you will meet a river. We will cross the river and the trail now climbs uphill towards Thulo Syabru. The trail is beautiful, peaceful, and scenic. While trekking, you will walk through some beautiful Tamang villages. The houses, people, and their lifestyle there is unique. We will also see the eye-soothing views of the Langtang Himalayan range. Walking through the pine and Junipers forest, there are chances that you see some birds and animals including the Red Pandas. Overnight in Thulo Syabru.Meals B,L,DHighlights Lama Hotel to Thulo SyabruAccommodation LODGE
9Thulo Syabru to Shin Gompa
From Thulo Syabru, the trail climbs up to Dimsa village in Langtang. The trail passes through Durdagang and then to Foprang Danda, 3200 meters. The trail traverse through the lush jungles of rhododendron, hemlock and Oak trees. Also, we will see mesmerizing Himalayan views of Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal. A short hike from Foprang Danda and we reach Shin Gompa. There is a local cheese factory that makes the place more popular for cheese. The Buddhist Monastery at Sing Gompa is the main attraction of the place.Meals B,L,DHighlights Thulo Syabru to Shin GompaAccommodation LODGE
10Shin Gompa to Lauribina Yak
We will start after a warm breakfast in Shin Gompa. Be ready for a climb to Chalang Pati. After the climb is a beautiful viewpoint. You will see the mesmerizing views of Mt. Langtang Lirung and the Tibetan mountains. Walking through the serene forests of rhododendron and pine, we will climb to Laurebina Yak. The trail is diverse in terms of wildlife and vegetation seen there. This place is mostly the habitat of the red pandas, also called a cat bear by Nepalese. Overnight at a lodge there.Meals B,L,DHighlights Shin Gompa to Lauribina YakAccommodation LODGE
11Lauribina Yak to Gosaikunda Lake
Lauribina to Gosaikunda is a remarkable one. The name Laurebina has a meaning. Locals believe that one cannot conquer the climb unless one carries a stick. ‘Lauri’ means a stick and ‘Bina’ means without. We will walk across a beautiful temple with a statue of Sakyamuni. The astounding views of Saraswati Kunda and Bhairav Kunda as seen from the trail are magical. We will climb gently to the Gosaikunda lake.Meals B,L,DHighlights Lauribina Yak to Gosaikunda LakeAccommodation LODGE
12Gosaikunda to Gopte
Early in the morning, we will walk around the lake experience the magic of the majestic lake. Then, we will have a nice breakfast. It’s quite a tough day today, many trekkers say. The trail climbs sharply crossing the rugged moraines. We will see three small lakes as we walk. We will cross Lauri Bina pass at 4609 meters. The trail now dips down to a place called Phedi. We will walk through the rocky hills and pine forests to Gopte. Overnight in GopteMeals B,L,DHighlights Gosaikunda to GopteAccommodation LODGE
13Gopte to Tharepati
The trail isn’t so easy. We will start after breakfast in the morning. From Ghopte, we will descend down the trail. The trail isn’t regular. We will be doing several ascends and descends, some of which are tough. Be careful as you walk. The last section on the trail is an ascend to the village in Tharepati. Overnight there in a lodge.Meals B,L,DHighlights Gopte to TharepatiAccommodation LODGE
14Tharepati to Gul Bhanjayang
The trails are mostly forested trails. Remember, you are walking in the Shivapuri National park. You might see some animals and birds as you walk. From Tharepati, we will walk through the jungles smelling the rawness and freshness of nature. We will reach Magen Goth at 3420 meters. Continuing further, we will reach Panghu. We will see the amazing Himalayan views as we walk down through the green hills. Khutumsang is a major delight. After hours of walking, we will reach Gul Bhanjyang, a beautiful village. Overnight there.Meals B,L,DHighlights Tharepati to Gul BhanjayangAccommodation LODGE
15Gul Bhanjayang to Chisopani
Walking through greeneries and vegetation is the highlight of this day. We will walk through the forests and will ascend to Thodang Betini at 2260 meters. Gradually walking, we will reach Chipling from where the trail dips down to Pati Bhanjyang, 1860 meters. A few hours from there and we will reach Chisopani. The place is popular for sunrise view. Overnight there.Meals B,L,DHighlights Gul Bhanjayang to ChisopaniAccommodation LODGE
16Chisopani to Sundarijal. Drive to Kathmandu
After having breakfast in Chisapani, we will begin to trek. The trail passes through the dense forests in Shivapuri National Park. There are chances of spotting some animals and birds while you walk there. After walking for around four to five hours, we will reach Sundarijal. From Sundarijal, we can get a direct local bus to Kathmandu. Or, we can take a private vehicle to Kathmandu. It’s only a one and a half hours’ drive.Meals B,L,DHighlights Chisopani to Sundarijal. Drive to KathmanduAccommodation HOTEL
- Your arrival and departure from Airport –hotel -airport by private car.
- Two night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
- All your standard meals like, Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner, during the trek, cup of tea coffee during the breakfast.
- Tea house Accommodations during the trek.
- Equipment like sleeping bag, Down Jacket & needed things etc if you do not have your own. to be returned after the trip.
- All ground transportation by bus.
- Well English speaking guide, friendly, experienced, with government license holder.
- A Guide, food, Transport, Accommodation, Salary, equipments, e.t.c. All paid.
- Monastery fees.
- Emergency evacuation service arrangement, if incase, pay by your travel insurance.
- Insurance of Guide.
- A trekking route map
- Trekking Premit
- First aid box with normal medicine, including Oximeter and pulse meter checker.
- All kind’s of Drink’s like Mineral water, beer Juice, Coke, fanta, other alcoholic hard drink’s, ETC.
- Sweet things like chocolate and others
- Extra hotel night and activities in kathmandu.
- Your personal expenses.
- Porter carrier if you need.
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