Around Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Lake Trek 16 Days Itinerary, Cost, Guide

  • Updated on Apr 14, 2021
  • Govinda Gurung

One of the most fantastic trekking routes Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Lake is the beautiful Himalayan valley trail in the Langtang region as well as this two and half-week journey offers spectacular Nepal. It's lies between the two cultures trek Tamang Heritage and Helambu, just north of the Kathmandu Valley. You walk along the Langtang valley and sacred Gosaikunda Lake through the classified as moderate of Bhote Kosi River, where you'll see interesting culture, surrounding mountain views, frozen lakes, Nepali tea houses, amazing landscapes, and waterfalls.

This 16 Days Langtang Gosaikunda Trek has long been a favorite trek due to its relatively gentle pace, wonderful Himalayan ranges, local livelihoods, magical places, Tibetan buddhis, Tamang culture, Hindu sparkling blue lakes, and Himalayan high passes. This Langtang Gosaikunda trek is also known as the Langtang circuit trek which combines remoted Langtang valley to spectacular high altitude lakes of Gosaikunda. Langtang Gosaikunda trek 16 days itinerary change your adventure life by discovering the majestic snow-clad mountains, traditional ethnic settlements, a wide range of rare flora and fauna in Langtang National Park, mountains, and serene lakes.

After sightseeing around the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, we start trekking from Syabru Bensi. Then you walk along the Langtang river of dense forest to Lama Hotel, Langtang village, Kyangjin Gompa, and hike to mesmerize viewpoint Tserko Ri for an amazing sunrise over the Langtang range. The trek continues to Gosaikunda Lake which is the most popular pilgrimage place in the Langtang region, it offers mesmerizing mountains views of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gangchhenpo (6388m), Dokpu peak (5930m), Naya Kangri (5846m), Yala Peak (5500m), Ganesh Himal, Mt Manaslu 8,153 Meters and many other peaks.

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Around Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Lake Trek Highlights

  • Day tour the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu city with a guide.
  • A scenic long drive from Kathmandu valley to Syabru Besi.
  • Langtang village and Kyangiin Monastery explore.
  • KyangjinRi is a panoramic viewpoint for mountains.
  • Beautiful of snow-capped mountains and waterfalls.
  • Fantastic traditional culture, local lifestyle, and warm hospitality.
  • Walk along with the lush green forests of rhododendron, oak, pine, and birch.
  • Wide range of rare flora and flora at Langtang National Park.
  • Hindu and Buddhist popular pilgrim places.
  • Maganafction mountain peaks of Manaslu, Tibatan, Langtang, and Ganesh Himal ranges.
  • Crosses the Lauri Bina pass.

Around Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Lake Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m, 7-8 hours)
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m, 6 hours)
Day 05: Trek to Mundu via Langtang village (3,543m, 6-7 hours)
Day 06: Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m, 4-5 hours)
Day 07: Acclimatization: explore Tserko Ri (5,000m - 7 to 8 hours)
Day 08: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2,380m, 6-7 hours)
Day 09: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2,230m, 5-6 hours)
Day 10: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Shin Gompa (3,200m, 3-4 hours)
Day 11: Trek from Shin Gompa to Gosaikunda (4,460m, 5-6 hours)
Day 12: Trek from Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3,440m, 7-8 hours)
Day 13: Trek from Ghopte to Kutumsang (2,470m/8,560ft, 5 hours)
Day 14: Trek from Kutumsang to trek Chisopani (2,295m/7,655 ft, 5-6 hours)
Day 15: Trek from Chisopani to Sundarijal (1,380m - 4 hours) & drive to Kathmandu (1,300m - 1 hour)
Day 16: Final departure

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.

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. 

Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get the Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Lake Trek in Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Lake Trek in Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Lake Trek in Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Langtang Valley with Gosaikunda Lake Trek in Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.

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