Langtang Gosainkunda Lake Trek

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Langtang Gosainkunda Lake Trek - Days

Trip Route

KTM - Syaprubesi - Langtang Village - Kyanjin Gompa - Tsergo Ri - Gosaikunda Lake - Dunche

Trip Facts

Group Size
1+ PAX
Trip Grade
Easy to Moderate
Max. Elevation
4,985 M/16,350 FT
Full Board on Trek
Bus/Private Vehicle
Best Season

Langtang Gosainkunda Lake Trek Highlights

  • Beautiful hiking experience through multiple altitudes where the intense sceneries change like in the movies
  • Trek passes quietness villages, dense forest, glacier and moraine valley, yak grazing alpine pasture
  • Get excellent mountain view of the above 7000 m peaks from Kyanjin Ri, Tsergo Ri, and Lauribinayak ridge
  • Visit the holiest place of both Hindu and Buddhist, Gosaikunda Lake and watch stunning sunset behind the layers of the mountains
  • Get a close glance of the birds, animals and different types of the vegetation
  • Cheese factory exploration trip at Kyanjin Gompa and Sing Gompa

Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek spectacular hike in the remote mountain terrain that displayed the holy turquoise lakes, breathtaking Mountain View, and experiences delightful Tamang culture. The combined of the Langtang valley and Gosaikunda Lake situated on the foot of the Langtang Himalayas and snuggle between Kathmandu and Tibetan plateau. Langtang valley and Gosaikunda Lake trek are blessed with the snowcapped mountains, glacier valley, distinct culture of Sherpa, Tamang, and Hyolmo. This highlander people's elegant culture is influence by Tibetan counterparts as well as the local cuisine. A stunning moderate mountain trek spreading into the multiple altitude zone. It let you experience different elevation on the wilderness and mountainous landscape also climb to Tsergo Ri, Kyanjin Ri, Langshisa Kharka and beyond Gosaikunda Lake for the best view of the Himalayas.

The best part of the Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek, you will experience true indigenous people culture of Tamang and Sherpa. These mountainous people are supporting their living from tourism, herbs harvest, farming of crops, and animal husbandry. Holy Gosaikunda Lake is another highlight of the trek, the Hindu devotees believed their supreme god Lord Shiva discovered this precious place by his power three-pronged tridents. The strong Hindu disciples travel by feet or Private Helicopter Tour to the lake then take a dip into the freezing cold lake washed-out sin. Also, the Bon Buddhists hugely celebrate annual shaman dance on the occasion of a full moon in August on the lake. Beyond the Gosaikunda lake uncountable sacred lakes in the mountain still you will be seen around 10 fresh watery lakes on the Gosaikunda Lake trek.

Throughout the hiking and trekking to Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek, your accommodation arrange on the tea house that runs by aboriginal people. That opportunity provides you amazing travel experience with connecting indigenous people and taste the local cuisine. The Langtang valley trek route is pretty much managed where hot shower (Solar hitting or boiled water), electricity, Internet (Most of the lodge), and private toilet rooms are available several campsites. We believed that the above elements make your journey comfortable and sweet memories. After full 2 and half days hiking into the lush-forestry and grassy valley finally reaching Kyamjin Gompa, the last village of the Langtang Valley. From Kyanjin Gompa can do few days side treks and climb to around 5000 m nearby peaks for the best view of the Himalayas and alpine yak pasture. Now we follow the downhill trail to Bamboo on the bank of the Langtang Khola then a steep climb up to the Holy Gosaikunda Lake. Next traverse on the long grassy ridge and tall pine forest that provides panoramic Mountain View on the head of the Langtang valley. On the far distance capture Tibet plateau. Also, get a glimpse of some western region mountains Manalsu and Annapurna on way to Gosaikunda Lake.

Langtang valley and Gosaikunda Lake trek commence from Kathmandu with 7 hours' drive ahead to Syabrubesi. We then walking inside the Langtang national park with spotting different species of the birds, some common animals, wild bees, also possible to get a glimpse of snow leopard beyond the Kyanjin Gompa and red panda at Cholang party and Sing gompa. A trek carried on the magical sceneries land, the blooming of the mountain herbs and flower and sacred Buddhist terrain where animal sacrificed is forbidden. The trail is embellished with Buddhist praying flags, series of a stone cairn, Buddhist word inscription rock, glacier, and the jaw-dropping mountain views. So from Kyanjin Gompa can do some beautiful day side trips like Tsergo/Cherko Ri, Langshisa Kharka, Kyanjin Ri (Peak) and Ganja la pass high camp. A trailhead to the eastern side with climb throughout the large human settlement Thulo Syapru village and visit a cheese factory. Enjoy watching the devotees taking a dip into the blue-green color Gosaikunda lake.  From Gosaikunda Lake, the trek continuous with follow steeply descending to Dunche where we exit on the Langtang national park and drive to Kathmandu.

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Daily itinerary

Our airport representative will be waiting, the arrival gate of the Tribhuvan international with your name on the signboard. Then transferring to your hotel, it about 20-30 minutes depends on the your hotel location. After room check-in have a leisure time.

A Langtang trek begins from Kathmandu with 7-8 hours' drive on the tar road to Syabrubesi. There is an option to get Syaprubesi by private or public transportation. We travel by standard bus from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi/Syaprubesi. The road includes flat, up and down also zig-zag, a bus journey provides stunning Mountain View of Annapurna mountain range, Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal and some snow peaks of Langtang region onward. Several time bus stops on the villages for the meals permit check-in and toilet. Upon arrival Syaprubesi room checked-in then later visit natural hot spring on bank of the Bhote Koshi River.

Today is the our first day of trek. After crossing the Bhote Koshi river which follows all the way from Tibet, we walk along the Langtang Khola and gorge, climbing gradual up through the dense forest and passing the water fall, hot spring and encounter the wild bee hive and Gray langurs. After Bamboo the trail leads steep up to Lama Hotel.

We start our trek, the trail passes through the dense pine forest along the Langtang khola, and we enjoy to see first glimpse of Langtang Lirung. Then we pass villages called Godatabela, Thangsyep, impressive water mills, prayer wheels, chortens –beautiful inscription carved on rock.

We start our trek walking through the beautiful Tibetan style village, yak pastures, then pass the second largest mani wall in Nepal made by stone. Gradual up on paved walk through the yak pasture brings you to Kyangjin Gompa. Now you are surrounded by Himalaya's.

Today we do side trip to either Kyanjin Ri or Tsergo Ri, Both of them presets impressive views of white snow-capped mountains and massive deep valley, sparking and frozen lakes. Compare to both view point Tsergo Ri is tougher and better view than Kyanjin Ri. The trail start passing villages and ascending up through yak pastures. As you climbing higher the view seen bigger and closer. After spent while in summit retracing to Kyanjin Gompa.

We retrace, pass through the Langtang village and walk through the beautiful dense forest to Lama Hotel.

We retrace along the Langtang Khola to Pairo Thaplo then climb up through the jungle. After the crossing suspensions bridge the gradual up trail lead to typical tamang village known as Shyabru village. The village offers amazing sunset view on the Ganesh Himal.

After breakfast the trail leading up through the villages and then jungle, the steep up trail makes you tired but as you climbed higher the view becoming amazing. You will visit Yak Cheese factory at the Chandanbari.

The gradual up trail start from Sing Gompa, it goes through dense pine forest with magnificent view of Langtang Himalayas. After Cholang Paty, the trail climb steep-up to Lauribinayak with great view of valley and Langtang Himalayan range. Lauribinayak offers magnificent Himalayan range with deep valley.
You will have an amazing sunrise view on the Himalaya then the trail ascending to Nava Buddha, Nava Buddha is one of the best viewpoints along the Langtang Gosaikund Lake trek. You will see the panoramic Himalayan view from Annapurna range, Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang range etc. After that gradual up trail leading and passing the few lakes to Gosaikund Lake. The amazing sunset view is seen from Gosaikud lake and the lake declares as a holy lake by Hindu’s. Hindu’s believed, one upon in time Lord Shiva has drunk poison and then he became so thirty, Lord Shiva use his weapon, a trident, then water came out from the rocks After Lord Shiva drunk water left water run down and became a lake. People believed Lord Shiva has taken bath in Gosaikund Lake that’s why on occasion of a full moon on august people take bath from this holy water.

The trail retrace from Gosaikunda Lake to Chandanbari with magnificent view of valley and Himalayas.

The route follows downhill through the dense forest of different vegetation like rhododendron, pine and silver oak trees also possible to see plenty of Marijuana plants during the autumn. The maximum path is steeply down on the crumbling trail, a route expose colorful birds and animals. We cross a suspension bridge over River of Gasaikunda Lake then short distance walk to Dunche, heart quarter of Rasuwa district.

Dhunche to Kathmandu bus trip that is a marvelous journey on the mountain road. A voyage lets you have spectacular drive experience through the zig-zag mountain road that includes jerk and tar. Relatively a bit longer than drive to Syabru Besi because afternoon and evening Kathmandu entrance always has more traffic than morning. It will be an excellent drive with viewing numerous mountains, diverse landscapes, and culture glimpse. It also fun and hilarious drive where the drive play music (Nepalese, Hindi & often English) throughout the drive and some of the passenger standing till terminal destination. Upon arrival, Kathmandu transfers to your hotel then authentic Nepalese dinner for the evening.

The fascinating adventure and cultural exploration Langtang Valley Gosaikunda Lake Trek end here by today. We hope you had a memorial and fantastic adventure with us in the Himalayas. As per your international flight scheduled transfer to Kathmandu airport 4 hours before the flight time.

What's included?

  • International airport transfer airport/hotel/airport
  • Langtang and Gosaikunda Lake trekking permit (Langtang national park and Trekkers' Information Management Systems)
  • English speaking licensed guide with salary, accommodation, food & Insurance
  • Three meals a day during the trek in the mountains (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits where available
  • Musical Adventure Trekking complimentary trekking equipment's like four seasonal sleeping bag, dawn Jacket and duffle bag (should be returned upon completing the trek)
  • Kathmandu to Syaprubesi and Dunche to Kathmandu by overland
  • First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
  • Normal lodge/guesthouse base accommodation during trek in the mountain
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepalese restaurant with live cultural dance

What's not included?

  • Travel and medical insurance which should cover emergency evacuation
  • Kathmandu meals and accommodation
  • Personal expense hot shower, laundry, internet, battery charge etc
  • Porter to carry your bag pack
  • Gratitude to your guide and porter

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip