Govt. Regd. #: 2617/075
Group Size
1-12 people
Trip Grade
Tea House
Max. Elevation
B / L / D
Local bus / Jeep
Best Season
Mar - May & Sept - Nov

The Langtang Gosaikunda trek is a pristine trekking experience in the central Himalayan region of Nepal. This magnificent trek combines the beauty of mountain scenery and the pleasure of meeting Sherpa, whose kindness and hospitality are well renowned. This itinerary, through pine, oak, and rhododendron forest, is less frequented than others and will appeal to mountain lovers who want to get off the beaten track.

The route passes by the sacred lakes of Gosaikunda (4018m), a pilgrim’s flock to pay homage to Lord Shiva. The route continues across the Lauribinayak pass and towards the Helambu valley. Langtang Gosaikunda Trek takes you to the magical trio of destinations that defines the culture, nature, and lifestyle of these regions as a whole. This trail is recently growing its popularity as the best of the moderately difficult trekking routes in Nepal.

Trip Outline

Day 01: Drive to Syabru Besi by local Jeep (Alt.1460m/4,789ft), 5-6 hours.
Day 02: Trek to Lama Hotel (Alt.2410m/7,904ft), 5 hours walk.
Day 03: Trek to Langtang village (Alt.3330m/10,922ft), 4 hours walk.
Day 04: Trek to kyanjyang Gompa (Alt.3730m/12,234ft), 4 hours walk.
Day 05: Rest day/Exploration day at Kyanjyang Gompa.
Day 06: Trek back to Lama Hotel (Alt.2410m/7,675ft), 5 hours walk.
Day 07: Trek to Thulo Syabru Besi (Alt.2210m/7248ft), 5 hours walk.
Day 08: Trek to shin Gompa (Alt.3350m/10,660ft), 5 hours walk.
Day 09: Trek to Gosaikunda (Alt.4380m/14,366ft), 6 hours walk.
Day 10: Trek over Lauribinayak pass and trek to Ghopte (Alt.3430m/14,202ft), 6 hours walk.
Day 11: Trek to Melamchi Gaon (Alt.2650m/8,692ft), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 12: Trek to Tarke Ghyang (Alt.2740m/8,987ft), 4 hours walk.
Day 13: Trek to Kathmandu (Alt.2590m/8,495ft), 4 hours walk.

Detail itinerary

Descending down the ridge past fields, houses and through a forest reaches Ghopche stream. After crossing a bridge mountain path leads to ridge snout. From there descends a steep forest slope to the Langtang river then enters a forest with a gentle ascends gradually gains altitude

Trek to Melamchi Gaon

Trail ascends to pass. The trail is rough and crosses moraines but it is well marked with rock Cairns. From the pass (4610m) offers good views in both directions. After that, trail ascends to enter Gosaikunda (4380m), One can see heart touching panoramic mountain views such as Annapurna, Manaslu (8156m), Ganesh Himal (7406m), Langtang Lirung and other mountains.

Trek to Tarke Ghyang

What's included?

  • Trekker’s Information Management System(TIMS) card
  • All governmental procedure fees, permits and local taxes.
  • All meals and accommodation throughout the trek.
  • An experienced English speaking trekking guide possessing valid license issued by the government of Nepal.
  • Highly experienced trekking staffs.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements.

What's not included?

  • Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Hot and cold shower, battery recharge during Everest base camp trek.
  • Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters, beverages etc.
  • Personal Everest base camp trekking equipments/gears.
  • Tips for guides, porters and drivers.
  • All others expenses not mentioned in “Trip Cost Includes” section

Elevation Chart & Map

Map of Langtang Gosaikunda Trek