Langtang Gosaikunda Trek !

Trip Highlights
  • Kathmandu Cultural Tour
  • Scenic drive to & from the Trail head Shyabru besi
  • Observe the remaining of Langtang Village aftermath of earthquake
  • Explore Kyanjin Village & Panoramic views of surrounding Himalayas
  • Enjoy the breathtaking view of Lake Gosaikunda
  • Crossing the Lauribinayak Pass 4,610m.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is a wonderful opportunity to explore beautiful cultural villages, Gompas, stunning mountain peaks, high altitude Yak pastures, wildlife, flora, fauna and above them all the Holy ‘Gosaikunda’ Lake. This sacred alpine freshwater Lake listed on ‘Ramsar Site” situated at an elevation of 4380 meters and main source of famous Trishuli River. There are approx. 108 Lakes on the surrounding area with different size & shapes.

The history of Lake Gosaikunda is associated with great god Lord Shiva. It is believed to have originated by digging the hill by Trishul (the Trident sword) of Lord Shiva after he drank poison and desperately needed to drink cold water & douse the heat of the poison. Ever since lord Shiva got cold water by digging the hill, the water has continuously flowing down the stream Gosaikunda Lake is a very popular pilgrimage site for both Hindu and Buddhist since centuries. Every year a widely famous full moon festival takes place around Gosaikunda Lake in August. Both Hindu & Buddhist devotee pay a visit according to their faith and belief.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is amazingly beautiful with mountains, several sacred Lakes, stunning landscape, Tamang Village and local’s culture and their lifestyle on the way. Being inside Langtang National Park, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek offers a great opportunity to encounter many wonderful wildlife including Red Panda. There are several other similar lakes scattered around the area. Leaving Gosaikunda and crossing the Lauribinak La pass, we continue our journey towards Dhunche and back to Kathmandu with great memories of Himalayan panorama and cultural experience. Let’s plan your next outdoor trip to Langtang Gosaikunda, our team at Himalaya Trekking Company is ready to take you there with great comfort.

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Arrival in Kathmandu at anytime according to your flight schedule. Upon arrival, you will be greeted & welcome by our representative at arrival exit gate & transfer to Hotel, a briefing will be given on following day program. We do not have any specific activities planned for today. Later check in, refresh & enjoy looking around nearby area on own, O/N hotel in Kathmandu

In the morning our guide will meet you at hotel & deliver the trip briefing, check your trekking gears, necessary stuffs & help to arrange if anything missing. You can interact & ask any information if you have. He will be happy to share his knowledge. Later proceed for guided cultural tour around the historical UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Area-the former Royal palace complex that holds several Temples, Monuments & old Palace with full of traditional arts & cultural marks. Kumari Temple (The living Goddess residence) is major highlight of this area. Next we visit Bouddhanath Stupa– probably the biggest Stupa of its kind in the world. We can find large Tibetan population around the stupa as people consider this as Tibetan Stupa. More than 50 Tibetan Monasteries lies nearby this Stupa & offers wonderful atmosphere around the area. Later we visit Swyambhunath Stupa– is another highly respected Buddhist site in Kathmandu. Located over a ridge in the north- west corner of city, Swayambhunath (Self- existed) Stupa offers breathtaking views of Kathmandu Valley, green hills & mountains in the distance. Widely popular as Monkey Temple among foreigner, a large number of Monkey make their home around the Stupa & surrounding Jungle; O/N hotel in Kathmandu

Breakfast and early morning scenic drive to Syabrubesi for several hours through windy road with wonderful natural beauty. Arrival & rest, O/N at Local lodge

Commence trekking across the Bhotekoshi River and following Langtang Khola towards Lama Hotel. With beautiful Tamang village, smiling locals, encountering wildlife such as Monkey, Red Panda & bears along the bamboo forest inside National Park will reach us at Lama Hotel, O/N at Local lodge

The trail will follow pass Ghoda Tebela (horse stable) towards Langtang Village with lush forest and wonderful scenery all the way. Arrival at Langtang Village for overnight at Local lodge

Continue Trekking towards Kyanjin Gompa- the last human settlement in Langtang area surrounded by beautiful snow capped peaks and dramatic ice fall.  Upon arriving at Kyanjin Gompa, take rest or you can hike nearby hill for wonderful experience.

Enjoy the breathtaking views of Surrounding Mountains, meet the lovely locals & touch their daily life. Optional walking over the Langtang glacier and Tserko Ri (Peak), O/N at Local lodge (B,L,D)

Trek back to Lama Hotel with wonderful scenery & beautiful Mountains behind. Will take overnight rest here

Today the trail descends towards Thulo Syabru. Facinating views of high mountains are continue as will pass alpine forest and changes to see wildlife is good, O/N at Local lodge

Will continue walk towards the Gosaikunda Lake as we reach Shin Gompa today. Along the trail we’ll experience woods with some wildlife and fantastic Mountain views and Langtang valley in the distance. Shin Gompa is another popular Yak cheese production zone and you can taste some organic cheese around if you like, O/N at Local lodge

Today will achieve our ultimate goal of this fabulous trip. As we proceed from Shin Gompa, will take a steep climb up to Lauribinayak Pass, from where you will have first glimpse of Gosaikunda Lake. Continue walking along the rugged trail with awesome views of Himalayas including Manaslu, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal will lead you to holy Gosaikunda Lake. While Gosaikunda is major and very popular Lake in the area, other two Saraswati Kunda & Bhairaw Kunda is also lies nearby. Upon arriving at Gosaikunda Lake, you will feel like reaching on the heaven. After taking room & being fresh; you can go explore this incredible holy Lake. Our guide will be happy to take you around and enjoy the crystal water lake and surrounding awesome mountain, O/N at Local lodge

Wake up with stunning sunrise over the high Mountain, enjoy the morning view of holy Lake, breakfast and trek back to Shin Gompa with awesome views around, O/N Local lodge

This morning will continue walking down to Dhunche after this epic trip. By the midday will reach Dhunche and hang up your boots as we have no more walking here onward. Spend the day resting or hanging the lovely hill town, O/N at Local lodge

After B/F at lodge, drive back to Kathmandu. After several hours drive will get to Kathmandu. Upon arrival Leisure or looking around local market for last minute shopping or personal activities on own, O/N hotel in Kathmandu

Leisure in Kathmandu, shopping or personal activities. Also considered as spare day incase of delay to arrive Kathmandu, O/N at hotel in Kathmandu

Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Airport on time for your final departure. Your amazing Mountain Trek has come to the pleasant end, fly home with great memories to cherish through the lifetime

  • All land transportation by private Car in city & SIC coach in & out of Trekking as per itinerary
  • 4 night standard accommodation in Kathmandu on double sharing BB basis
  • Guided half day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • TIMS, National Park entry fee & necessary documentations
  • All foods (3 meals a day from Day 03 to 14) during the Trekking
  • Local lodging during the trekking (Twin sharing bed, occasionally dormitory style)
  • Warm Sleeping Bag each participants as supplement during the trekking
  • An experience, licensed, English speaking trekking guide & 1 Porter for each two participants
  • All expenses of Guide & porter, including their Salary, foods, accommodation, gears, trekking stuffs & insurance
  • Daily Breakfast in City hotels
  • First aid Medical Kit
  • All tax, toll, etc...
  • International/ Domestic airfares
  • Nepal entry Visa fee & personal insurance (must)
  • Single supplement charges applicable if required
  • Entrance/ monuments fees in Kathmandu
  • All Hot/ cold drinks, Snacks, Laundries, Telephone etc.
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Any extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen causes, such as emergency helicopter evacuation, landslide, flight cancellation, illness, weather hazards etc.
  • Personal expenses and tip to the crew (Expected)
  • Any other expenses or activities not mentioned above as included in price
All Inclusive Price

US$ 000

Trip Duration

16 Days

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Langtang Gosaikunda Trek !
$000 In stock
Based on Reviews from Trip Advisor
Duration 16 Day(s)
Start From Kathmandu
End to Kathmandu
Best Season Sep to Dec | Mar- June
Country Nepal
Group Size 01 to 12
Altitude 4300 m.
Trip Level Strenuous
Accommodation Hotel/ Lodge/ Guest House
Transportation Car/ Van/ Bus
Culture Nepali/ Tamang
Attraction Culture, Landscape, Remote Village, Holy Lakes, Woods
Route Kathmandu - Syabrubesi- Kyanjin Gompa- Thulo Syabru- Gosaikunda- Dhunche- Kathmandu