16 Days Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Trekking Detail Itinerary

  • Updated on Oct 22, 2022
  • Govinda Gurung

Two-week trek to Langtang region the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Trekking is a beautiful journey in Nepal and it is a great option for those trekkers who wanna discover the amazing glacier zone and popular holy Gosaikunda lake. As well as you get to see magnification mountain ranges, the exciting ethnic group culture of Tamang-Sherpa-Tibetan, gorgeous natural landscapes, the oldest monasteries with Gompas, and beautiful mountain settlements. 

The main attraction of this trek is Kyanjing Ri, Tsergo Ri, Gosaikunda lake, Nilkantha Kunda, and Lauri Binayak Pass, which offers thrilling experience and amazing dazzling mountain views. Langtang valley Gosaikunda Lake hike/tour difficulty can be marked easy in terms of technical climbing but does demand strong determination to go on the Langtang Gosaikunda trekking, so all of the age peoples can do it, the perfect amalgamation of one of the easier and more wonderful treks.

This Langtang Gosaikunda trek combines the remote glacier with the icefalls of Langtang valley, the Hindu and Buddhist popular pilgrim place Gosaikunda, and the high mountain pass. During the trek, you will get rare species of flora and fauna at Langtang National Park and crosses the colorful dense forest, alpine pastures, yak herds, lovely villages, sacred jewel, and Sherpa meadows. The beauty of dramatic landscapes and unique traditional culture with local tribes' lifestyle will give the most joy. 

The famous religious place Gosaikunda Lake is for the scenery it offers to gives you a chance to explore the hospitality and ethnic culture of the people living in the Langtang region as well as provides a panoramic view of the snow-capped mountain peaks like Langtang Lirung, Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji, and many more other. You have a great opportunity to cross Laurebinayak La Pass (4,610m) for getting to see more mesmerizing views of the Langtang region. The major highlights of this Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Trekking itinerary explore the deep gorges, amazing wildlife, multi-colored hillside terraces, serene valleys, mystical monasteries, stupendous glaciers, delightful villages, peaceful frozen lakes, and exciting viewpoint Lauri Binayak. 

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Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trekking

We start Langtang Gosaikunda trek from Syabru Besi with a scenic 7 hours drive from UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu city. Then trekking begins through the dense rhododendron with pine forests and passes the beautiful villages of Tamang and Sherpa community. You continue to Mundu via Langtang Village and Kyanjing Gomba with enjoying the excellent traditionally built stone houses and amazing mountain peaks with massif Langtang glacier. From Kyanjing, you hike to Kyanjin Ri or Cherko Ri for panoramic views of the nearby Himalayan ranges of Langtang. Likewise, our Langtang Gosaikunda trek route head towards to Gosaikunda Lakes by passing Thulo Syabru, Shing Gompa, and Lauribinayak.

You will pass the lush forest with the climb up rocky terrain and trek past four small lakes. Gosaikunda lake is delightful mountain land of this trek, where you visit the sacred glacier Lakes of Gosaikunda, Saraswati Kunda, and Bhairab Kunda. Then Gosaikunda trek path leads us to magical viewpoint Lauribinayak Pass (4600m), it offers an amazing sunrise view over the mountains and magnification peaks of Ganesh Himal, Langtang. and Annapurna massif, then the trek descends through Gupte, Kutumsang, Chisapani, and Kathmandu. This Langtang valley and Gosaikunda Lake trekking is a fantastic journey of the Langtang region.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking Highlights

  • Day tour the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu city with a guide.
  • A scenic long drive from Kathmandu valley to Syabru Besi.
  • The trail goes through colourful forests and beautiful villages.
  • Explore the unique culture and local lifestyle.
  • Visit the glacier valley, ethnic settlements, and hike to Kyanjin Ri/Cherko Ri.
  • Visit the traditional monasteries and gompas.
  • Reach the pilgrimage site Gosikunda and explore peaceful Saraswati Kunda, Bhairab Kunda, etc.
  • scenic mountains views of Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Hiuchuli, etc.
  • Cross the wonderful viewpoint Lauribinayak Pass (4600m).
  • Exciting sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayan ranges.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport 1,350m

After you land at the airport, you will complete the necessary documentation and meet with our team representatives at the airport terminal gate. He/she will take you to the hotel and assist you in check-in. Later, in the evening, you will meet other team members over welcome dinner and end the day with lots of laughter.

Day 01: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing 1,350m

You wake up and have a delicious breakfast. After that, you will go on a short guided city tour during which you visit places like Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, etc. These monuments are part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Your tour guide will explain about the monuments. Later, you meet with your trek guide and talk about the trail. He will help you check all the gears and documents before the final packing.

Day 03:Drive fromKathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 6 hrs

After having breakfast, we take a scenic drive to Syabrubesi, the drive takes approximately 7 hrs to reach Syabrubesi. The drive will cross through the epic villages, snowy mountains, terraced fields, and Trishuli River. We have amazing views of Ganesh Himal and green hills. Finally, we arrive at Syabrubesi, where we can find a natural hot spring. Overnight we stay at Syabrubesi, which good for Accommodation, Meals, and Lodge.

Day 04:Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hrs

Leaving Syabrubesu, you trek along Langtang Khola. The trail then ascends and descends through lush forests of rhododendron & oak. You will Langtang Khola over a bridge and ascend on a steep trail that will lead you to Lama Hotel.

Day 05:Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6-7 hrs

After having delicious breakfasts at Lama Hotel, you walk through the beautiful forest of rhododendron with pine and reach Ghoda Tabela, where you take a stop for lunch. There has check post for register the TIMS and permit. During the trek, you can enjoy the beautiful small settlement, mani walls, prayer wheels, chortens, landscapes, and mountain views. Upon reaching Langtang Village, where you explore the local lifestyle and village.

Day 06:Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 3-4 hrs

Today, the trail will take you to Kyanjin Gompa, where you will visit a centuries-old monastery. Passing through prayer wheels, stupas, and Chortens, you reach the Kyajin Gompa. On the way, you will also pass the largest mani wall in Nepal. From Kynajin Gompa, you get to see breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountains.

Day 07:Explore Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) and back to Kyangjin Gompa 7-8 hrs

Today is most excited and rest day of this trek. Before having breakfast, you have to decide where you wanna go like Kyanjing Ri and Tserko Ri or both of place? Tserko Ri provides more delightful scenery then Kyanjing Ri. Anyway, you climb to mesmerize viewpoint Tserko Ri for an amazing sunrise over the Langtang range. After spending a few hours at the top viewpoint, you'll descend Kyangjin Gompa, where you explore yak pastures and an ancient monastery. Overnight you stay at the same lodge.

Day 08:Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2,470m/8,104ft): 5-6 hrs

After having breakfast, you leaving mountain land and descend through the alpine pastures, along a river, yak pastures meadows, and Langtang village. Similarly, the trek continues back trail to Ghora Tabela then crossing along with a Langtang Khola dense forests you reach Lama Hotel. Overnight stay at Lodge.

Day 09:Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2,230m/7,316ft): 5-6 hrs

The trail ascends to Rimche village. From here, you descend to the banks of Langtang Khola. The trail then continues to Bamboo and ascends towards Thulo Syabru. Crossing a bridge, you pass by Pahare Hotel and a waterfall to reach Thulo Syabru.

Day 10:Trek from Thulo Syabru to Shing Gompa (3,245m/10,535ft): 4-5 hrs

Today, it is going to be a short trekking day. The trail gradually ascends towards Shin Gompa. On the way, you pass by a chorten and reach a checkpoint. From the checkpoint, you trek by Garta village and Phulung monastery before reaching Shin Gompa.

Day 11:Trek from Shing Gompa to Gosainkunda (4,460m/14,632ft): 5-6 hrs

You are going to the main destination of this trek. From Sing Gompa, the trek ascent through colourful rhododendron and pine forests. Likewise, you pass the small settlements of Tamang-Sherpa-Tibetan, and rocky steep to reach Gosaikunda. Here you visit the Bhairab Lake, Nilkantha Lake, Surya Lake and many more. You have a great opportunity to hike Lauribinayak Pass, where to get to see stunning views of Mt. Manaslu, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Hiunchuli, Tibetan Peak, and massive glacier. After exploring the Lauribinayak Pass, you descend to Gosaikunda, where you stay overnight.

Day 12:Trek from Gosainkunda to Gopte (3,440m/11,286ft): 6-8 hrs

Today is the most exciting day of this trek. Wake up early morning to see an amazing sunrise over the mountains and have your breakfast. Leaving Gosainkunda behind, you climbing stone steps to Lauri Binayak 4610m, which amazing viewpoint of Himalayan ranges with huge glacier valley and exciting landscapes. After passing Lauri Binayak, you descend through a wide valley to High Camp 4240m and rocky path to Phedi, then reach Ghopte, where you stay overnight.

Day 13:Trek from Gopte to Kutumsang (2,540m): 6-7 hrs

After breakfast, you will pass the challenge train and cross the groves of juniper, unpopulated area, rhododendron, and pine forest. Then you reach a peaceful highland setting, and trail leads descend the path of Tharepati, Similarly, you will see the wonderful views of Dorje Lakpa and Gangchempo peaks. Our journey takes us to Magin Goth (3265m) and Kuala Bhanjyang (3335 m), then finally, reach the Kutumsang (2470m), where we spend our night.

Day 14:Trek from Kutumsang to Chisapani (2,230m): 5 hrs

Leaving Kutumsang behind, you walk through peaceful rhododendron and oak forests, then climbing to cross Jogin Danda and you descend Gul Bhanjyang village with enjoying unforgettable natural landscapes. Similarly, you'll drop down Chipling village and Pati Bhanjyang to reach Chisopani, where you beautiful panorama Himalayan views at northside.

Day 15:Trek from Chisapani to Sundarijal and drive back to Kathmandu (1,350m): 5 hrs

After enjoying the amazing sunrise with wonderful views mountains, we'll have our breakfast, then trail enters the Shivapuri National Park where you can explore flora and fauna. Similarly, the trek descends to Sundarijal 1,460m where you can get see waterfalls. From Sundarijal you will drive back to Kathmandu. The drive will be short and scenic. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will move to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to shop and relax. In the evening, you join the farewell dinner organized by the company for you.

Day 16:Drive to Tribhuvan International Airport for departure

It's time to back you home. Our Himalayan Frozen Adventure team will help you transfer to the international airport. We wish your flight arrive safety and say bye.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Accommodation

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. Langtang Gosaikunda Trek all accommodations are on the twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Meals

At the Kathmandu have included only breakfast. During the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Langtang region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 

Safe to Travel 

Make you safe to travel is our top priority responsibility

During the trek, you will be the best training and experienced guide, who came from the high region of Himalayan. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essentials equipment with a first aid kit. In case, if our clients come to some emergency problems of mountain sickness and accident then we immediately send a rescue helicopter. Any region of the Himalayan treks will demand good health and fitness, so make healthy your body before joining the trip.

Trekking Guide

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provides the deepest knowledge leader through the Himalayan Trekking, who has the ability to face challenges. The Nepal route is an adventure challenge where has different types of risks. During the trekking, you have might some risks like altitude sickness, weather conditions, wildlife attack, and Fear of getting lost. But don't worry, the guide will solve this problem and make you feel safe with a free and delightful trip. The guide has a big role to play in making the journey contextual and excellent. The guide will make your journey pleasant and accompany you in times of danger, who will succeed in winning your heart.

Trekking Porter

The Trekking porter is an adventurous person who will carry 20 to 35 kg of stuff during trekking. When you carry less, you will be able to walk and enjoy the beautiful valley of the Nepal region, which makes our trek meaningful. The porter will safely carry your bag pack. Maybe you will feel hard to carry the bag on a high elevation, so hire a guide is the best option. Those who have the ability to face challenges. A porter does not only carry the bag, who provides entertainment and fantastic throughout the trip. The porter will carry all of your luggage and you can explore the magnification view of mountains.

Is Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Difficulty?

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek difficulty is marked moderate, the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is Difficulty through the Kyanjin Gompa (3,750m) and Laurebina Pass (4,610 m). Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is classified as moderate, who has good healthy fitness, perfect training, and already has done trek above 3000m, those trekkers can do easily this trek. 

Is it necessary to need travel Insurance for this trek?

The travel insurance will cover emergency evacuation as Helicopter rescue and the hospital charge. If you fell an accident and Acute mountain sickness then, at this condition, your travel insurance will immediately provide the helicopter. 

Electricity does available on Langtang Gosaikunda Trek?

Yes, electricity is available in the lower region of the Langtang region, where you can get to charge your camera and mobile batteries, etc. But high elevation there has solar system power so it's not enough for the charge. So we suggest you take some extra batteries for this Langtang Gosaikunda Trek.

Is possible to take my children to Langtang Gosaikunda Trek?

Of course, all the age can do it but before going trekking, you have to give hard training to your child.

Is possible to get a hot shower the trekking?

Yes, the hot shower is possible to get many lodges and teahouses but above the 4,000m is not available and not good for your health.

Can I find Wi-Fi throughout the trek?

Of course, Wi-Fi is available in many lodges and teahouses, but you have to pay extra.

Is it safe for a solo female traveler?

Of course, the solo female traveler is fully safe, Himalayan frozen Adventure is a responsible team, who leads many solo trekkers through the Himalayan and is made successfully.

How can I respect the culture?

During the trekking, we can get Different kinds of culture, there we can see some notice, we have to follow that notice rule and regulation.

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