Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

from 1,025 USD

The Langtang-Gosaikunda region is a collection of the Tamang Valley north of Kathmandu, near the border with Tibet. The unpaved road is now a one-day journey from Kathmandu to Dhunche. However, Langtang is a relatively less crowded trekking area. Bill Tillman, a renowned explorer and climbing partner of Eric Shipton, described Langtang as the most beautiful valley in the world. We cross the sacred lake of Gosaikunda and enter Laurebina La Pass (4,610 m) to enter the Helambu valley.

  • Destination Nepal
    Region/Category Langtang Area
  • Travel Duration 18 Days
    Travel Season Spring/Autumn
  • Max. Altitude 4,610 Metres
    Activity Style Tea House Trek
  • Activity Level Moderate
    Transportation Car and Jeep
  • Active Time 4-7 Hours
    Group Size 02-12 Person
  • Tour Code No. JH-241
    Trip Duration 15 Days
  • Starting Point Syabru Besi
    Staring Days 3rd Day
  • Ending Point Sundarijal
    Ending Days 17th Day
Trip Description - Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

The Langtang region is a collection of the Tamang Valley north of Kathmandu near the Tibetan border. The journey begins in Kathmandu, the capital of the Himalayan state of “Nepal”, where you will explore and explore the city at your leisure in anticipation of your ascent. The unpaved road is now a day’s journey from Kathmandu to Shyabru Besi. However, Langtang is a relatively less crowded trekking area.

Bill Tillman, famous explorer and climbing partner of Eric Shipton, described Langtang as the most beautiful valley in the world. We cross the sacred lake of Gosaikunda and enter the Laurebina La Pass (4,610 m) into the Helambu Valley. The Langtang and Helambu Valley is located northeast of Kathmandu and offers clients the experience of Sherpa culture without having to visit the Everest region. The Sherpa villages of the Helambu Valley, the heartland of the Tarke Ghyang, are an attractive area for farmers and herders. Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is one of the oldest trekking areas in Nepal located in Langtang National Park.

The 7,000 meter high peaks of the high valley of Langtang, picturesque villages, forests and lakes as well as numerous monasteries and shrines define this varied trek through Langtang Valley, Gosaikunda Lake and Helambu Valley. The sacred lake of Gosaikunda is located at a height of about 4,380 meters above sea level in a picturesque view. Gosaikunda Lake is a major pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists, attracting thousands of tourists every year.  We cross the sacred lake of Gosaikunda and enter Laurebina La Pass (4,610 m) to enter the Helambu valley.

Details of inclusions and exclusions in package!
What's included in this tour
Services that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Airport transfer by private deluxe vehicle
  • Kathmandu - Syabrubesi transfer by private jeep
  • Sundarijal - Thamel transfer by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu Guest House *** (Deluxe room-2 nights)
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with daily buffet breakfast plan
  • Free daily bottled water & Coffee maker in the room
  • 15 Days full board (BLD) tea-house package trek
  • Standard twin share best room during the trek
  • Daily breakfast with tea or coffee during the trek
  • Langtang National Park entry fee and TIMS
  • Nagarjun-Shivapuri National Park entry fee
  • An experienced and registered Nepali trekking guide
  • Extra guides if the group size is more than 7 trekkers
  • Trekking staff wages, food, lodge and travel insurance
  • Porter (2 guests = 1 porter, max. weight 10kg/trekker)
What's not included in this tour
Services that are not covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Visa and International flight ticket
  • Meal: Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • A room supplement costs USD$ 80 for 2 nights
  • Bar bills, drinks [water or tea coffee and alcohol etc.]
  • Personal nature of expenses and trekking equipment
  • Travel insurance for rescue work and other costs.
  • Hotel cost if earlier return from trekking by any reason
  • Extra cost incurred by any reason which is not in our control
  • Extra services during trek (i.e. porter, horse or treatment)
  • TIPs for trekking guide & porter (USD10 per day per trekker)
  • Additional costs for private transportation or mountain flight
  • All the other cost and things which are not included above.
  1. Day 1 Departure from home country to Nepal!

    Departure from your country to Nepal. Open the given link and see which airlines are flying to Nepal from where. https://www.tiairport.com.np/all-flights

  2. Day 2 Kathmandu Arrival Day: Arrive anytime!

    Upon arrival in Nepal, Jagadamba Holidays representatives will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport with a Jagadamba Holidays placard (Jagadamba Holidays signboard). In case of late night arrival, private transportation to the hotel will be arranged by the representative. Clients will be notified of tour briefings and group meeting times by a representative.

    In the meeting we discuss the travel plans and services and introduce the trek or tour guide as per the itinerary. You must completely fill up a legally binding travel form and a non-liability disclaimer form. If any person’s tour payment is due, such person must pay at this meeting. Stay overnight at Kathmandu Guest House in Thamel.

  3. Day 3 Kathmandu - Syabru Besi (1,460 m) transfer by private vehicle

    We depart Kathmandu early on the seven-hour journey to Syabrubesi. As it exits the Kathmandu Valley, the road climbs the cliffs and offers panoramic views of the Annapurna Himalayas to the west, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the Langtang peaks ahead. We travel through the bustling town of Trishuli before heading towards Dhunche and Langtang National Park. After Dhunche town it is another hour to Syabru Besi and your lodge for the night. After Dhunche town it is another hour to Syabru Besi and your lodge for the night. On our journey today, we pass several brides and finally we cross the Langtang River Bridge to enter Syabrubesi. You should check into the hotel on arrival in Syabrubesi. After an hour of free time you should meet your guide in the hotel lobby and discuss with him the activities for this evening and the schedule for tomorrow.

  4. Day 4 Trekking - Khangjim

    Walking time : 5½ Hours

  5. Day 5 Trekking - Lama Hotel (2,480 m)

    First we have breakfast at the lodge, then we pack our bags and start our trekking journey from Khangjim to Lama Hotel. The trail descends to Small River. Then, we go to Lama Hotel via Rimche. The name “Lama Hotel” is also the name of our destination place, located on the banks of the Langtang River, surrounded by lush green forests and amazing mountain scenery.

    Trek from Surka Village to Sherpa Gaon:
    From here you will join a rocky dirt road and follow it for 2.3 km, almost all the way to Sherpagaon. It’s not busy at all though, and pretty good as far as street walking goes. There’s a bit of climbing, some downhill, and then mostly gentle undulations, with views of the valley as you go. There is also a chance to see langur monkeys here. On reaching Sherpagaon, leave the road and follow the trail down a few steps to the right. This leads to a metal bridge, and then the trail works its way around the hill to Sherpagaon. The village has a mix of teahouses and houses, as well as wonderful mountain and valley views.

    The distance Khangjim and Lama Hotel is about 8.72 km and it takes about 5-6 hours to reach there. During our trek today we will climb 730 meters and descend 460 meters. During the trek, lunch will be arranged in between or at the destination depending on your appetite. After arriving at Lama Hotel, trekkers spend the evening at leisure or trek around with a guide. We will spend the night here. Stay overnight at the Friendly Guest House in Lama Hotel.

  6. Day 6 Trekking - Mundu (3,540 m)

    First we have breakfast at the lodge, then we pack our bags and start our trekking trip to Mundu. During our trek, we can see the natural disaster of Langtang village during our Mundu trek. Filled with diverse flora and fauna, the valley is the third most popular trekking region in Nepal. A wonderful view of snow-capped mountains and peaks can be found on the trek. The first walk leads through forest and landslides to the new bridge and then follows a safer alternative route on the east side of the Langtang River. Langtang Lirung (7,227 m) continues into the forest with a beautiful hike.

    Trek from Sherpa gaon to Thyangsyap
    Wake up early, have breakfast and get ready to start your trekking journey. Today is the second day of the trek and we will trek from Sherpa Village to Thyangsyap via Lama Hotel and Ghoda Tabela. The day begins with the narrow mountain pass of Rimche, where you will join the main Langtang Valley trekking route and meet many trekkers, as well as mules. The climb from Rimche to Thyangsyap is gradual with some steep sections. You will spend most of the day trekking through the beautiful forest along the mighty Langtang River. There are several guesthouses to stop on the way for tea or lunch, and good opportunities to spot langur monkeys, yaks and mountain goats. All in all, a very fun day on the trail that will leave you feeling amazing.

    Trek from Thyangsyap to Mundu
    The trekking trail from Thyangsyap to Langtang village offers a dramatic change in scenery, the path gradually climbs up into an open valley flanked by mountains on both sides. It’s a short and straightforward day, where you’ll pass two teahouses and a monastery teahouse village, a rocky landslide area, and we’ll reach Langtang in time for lunch. From Thyangsyap, it’s a steep climb up into the valley on a rocky, dirt road that crosses an open hill. And the views are amazing. From Cairns one has to cross a landslide to reach Langtang village via a clearly marked trail. After crossing a small wooden bridge over the river, the path climbs slightly and leaves the landslide area behind. At the entrance to Langtang are several gem walls – be sure to always walk on the left side of these (and Chorten) as per local custom. There’s also a nice bakery in town – Himalayan Bakery – with a proper coffee machine and baked goodies like apple pies, brownies, cinnamon buns, cookies, and more. After lunch at Langtang we will continue trekking to Mundu. The summit of Tsergo Ri may be the highest point you reach on your Langtang Valley trek.

    The distance Lama Hotel and Mundu is about 13.00 km and it takes about 6-7 hours to reach there. During our trek today we will climb 1,080 meters and descend 30 meters. During the trek, lunch will be arranged in between or at the destination depending on your appetite. After arriving at Mundu, trekkers spend the evening at leisure or trek around with a guide. We will spend the night here. Stay overnight at the Golden Holiday Guest House in Mundu.

  7. Day 7 Trekking - Kyangjin Gompa (3,830 m)

    First we have breakfast at the lodge, then we pack our bags and start our trekking trip to Mundu. During our trek today you can enjoy the view of the valley and the wonderful view of Langtang Lirung on the way to Kyangjin Gompa. We will explore in and around Kyangjin Gompas architectural excellence and spiritual insight. The panoramic view of the big mountains and the Langtang valley is very charming and breath-taking. Kyangjin Gompa is known as the last place in this valley where we spend the night and it is also the last one the main destination of this trek. The valley is surrounded by Himalayan scenery.

    Trek from Mundu to Kyangjin

    Another half-day hike, the scenery in this section is amazing, with beautiful mountain, glacier and river views. There is also a succession of impressive gem walls, as well as chortens and stupas aplenty. The walk is straight, climbing gently for the most part. As you leave the Mundu continuous trek you will soon enter Sindum, which is just a continuation of Mundu. A painted rock sign tells you to stick to the left path, and from here just before Kyangjin Gompa, the paths leading up and down the valley diverge. Following the path to the left you will come to a large white stupa and then the local hydroelectric station that serves Kyangjin Gompa, Langtang and the villages in between. Soon you will cross a suspension bridge, offering a spectacular view of the Kimshung Glacier to your left. From here, it’s just a short walk to Kyanjin Gompa, with your first view of the colorful village coming into sight at the top of a knoll, just beyond the ‘Himalayan Hilton’ sign.

    Explore Kyangjin Gompa
    Afternoon we will explore the Kyangjin Gompa which is popular for its ancient gompa, glacier and cheese factory. It additionally gives an chance to climb Kyangjin Ri and Tsergo Ri from where the 360 degree view of the mountains are absolutely lovely and awe inspiring. At the end of Nepal’s Langtang Valley Trek is this lovely village, steeped in serene silence. The village has a predominantly Tibetan culture – hoteliers and local residents are following Tibetan calendar for their customs. The people are equally charming and add to the beauty of the village and share your experience with them and know their culture. You can also enjoy with its majestic snow-capped mountains surround blue and white stone houses. Kyangjin Gompa is surrounded by beautiful Himalayan scenery and is absolutely worth exploring. Kyangjin Gompa is a truly beautiful end point for the Langtang Valley Trek.

    The distance Mundu and Kyangjin Gompa is about 5.20 km and it takes about 3-4 hours to reach there. During our trek today we will climb 330 meters and descend zero meters. During the trek, lunch will be arranged in between or at the destination depending on your appetite. After arriving at Kyangjin Gompa, trekkers spend the evening at leisure or trek around with a guide. We will spend the night here. Stay overnight at the Namaste Guest House in Kyangjin Gompa.

  8. Day 8 A day trip - either Tserko Ri (4,985 m) or Langshisha Kharka!!

    Today is our rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and this is the final destination of this trek. This day is designed as a rest day to explore the main destination of this trek, the life of the Himalayan people and the nature of the Himalayas. We will take a break from trekking and relax our stiff muscles. Kyangjin Gumba offers panoramic views of Langtang Lirung, Ganja La and many other mountains. Cheese factories, Buddhist monasteries, and Tsergo Ri (4,985 m) are other sites are also interesting to visit in Kyangjin Gumba.

    Optional Side Trip:

    A day hike to visit Tserko Ri the highlight of this trek which offers amazing views of the valley and surrounding mountains. From Kyangjin Gompa to the cone-shaped top view of Tsergo Ri is an arduous five-hour climb journey. We will take the east trail towards Langshisha Kharka, cross the river, then climb the hill with a steep switchback to the left branch through a side valley. Pass the stone huts of shepherds at Yala Kharka before climbing to prayer flags for panoramic views of the mountains. After spending some wonderful time at the top of Tserko Ri, we returned to Kyangjin Gompa for our night stay.

    After breakfast at the lodge, today’s trek begins with a packed lunch at Tserko Ri at an altitude of 4,985 meters above sea level. It is also an excellent destination for visiting the Langtang Himalaya range and the high mountains surrounding the Kyangjin Valley. After Taruche, one can see the 8000 Shishapangma Mountain (8,027 m) of Tibet from Tserko Ri in Nepal. During today’s Tserko Ri hike we will climb 1,070 meters and descend 1,070 meters. The round trip distance from Kyangjin Gompa to Tserko Ri (Summit) is about 9.44 km and takes 8-9 hours to complete this trip.

  9. Day 9 Trekking - Thyangsyap (3,140 m)

    Optional Side Trip – Sunrise View Trip to Kyangjin Ri.

    Wake up early in the morning and hike to Kyangjin Ri for a sunrise view. From here you have amazing sunrise views with White Mountains and the rising sun. You can see all the Langtang Valley and Glacier Dam Lake and many surrounding Himalayan peaks. Kyangjin Ri view point is located at an altitude of 4,300 meters above sea level. It is also an excellent destination for sunrise views. After During today’s Kyangjin Ri hike we will climb 330 meters and descend 330 meters. The round trip distance from Kyangjin Gompa to Kyangjin Ri (View Point) is around 2.57 km and takes 3-4 hours to complete the journey.

    After breakfast at the lodge, start the trek to Thyangsyap. Since there is no alternative trekking route back to Thyangsyap, we will follow the road to Thyangsyap. Most of the trek goes downhill through the villages of Mundu, Langtang and Thyangsyap. On the way we can again enjoy the view of mountains, Tibetan stone walls, pastures and rhododendrons.

    The distance Kyangjin Gompa and Thyangsyap is about 10.50 km and it takes about 5-6 hours to reach there. During our trek today we will climb 40 meters and descend 720 meters. During the trek, lunch will be arranged in between or at the destination depending on your appetite. After arriving at Thyangsyap, trekkers spend the evening at leisure or trek around with a guide. We will spend the night here. Stay overnight at the Buddha Guest House in Thyangsyap.

  10. Day 10 Trekking - Thulo Syabru (2,250 m)

    Walking time : 6½ Hours

  11. Day 11 Trekking - Sing Gompa (3,330 m)

    Walking time : 5½ Hours

  12. Day 12 Trekking - Gosainkund (4,380 m)

    Walking time : 6½ Hours

  13. Day 13 A rest day or exploration day at Gosaikunda (4,380 m).

  14. Day 14 Trekking - Ghopte (3,430 m) via Laurebina Pass (4,610 m)

    Walking time : 7½ Hours

  15. Day 15 Trekking - Kutumsang (2,470 m) via Tharepati (3,690 m)

    Walking time : 8½ Hours

  16. Day 16 Trekking - Chisapani (2,165 m) via Chipling

    Walking time : 8½ Hours

  17. Day 17 Trekking - Sundarijal (1,460 m) & Drive to Thamel by car

    Walking time : 5½ Hours

  18. Day 18 Departure from Nepal: Depart anytime!

    After breakfast, you should leave your room and store your luggage at the hotel and relax in the hotel lobby or explore the surrounding local market for last minute shopping for friends and family until you head to the airport for your flight back home.

    Due to limited space at Kathmandu Airport, all airlines have requested to report at the check-in counter three hours before the actual flight departure time. Therefore, we will pick you up from the hotel three and a half hours in advance, as the estimated travel time to the airport is around half an hour.

    We hope that your visit to Nepal and the activities you do during your visit will remind you to visit Nepal again in the future. As per the service policy of Jagadamba Holidays, your journey will conclude with a farewell at the airport. Have a safe and pleasant journey ahead. Thank you, see you again!

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Accommodation offered during the trip

The accommodation we use may vary depending on our package travel and the range of travel destinations. Before or after the trip you can book comfortable hotels in cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara for your stay. If you book a tea house trekking trip, we will provide a small two-bed room for sharing in the hill lodges which is a basic facility but very clean.

Now, better-equipped lodges are also available in Annapurna and Everest areas but we recommend trekkers to use accommodation above 3500 meters where clean rooms and clean food are readily available. Sometimes a level of flexibility may be required when trekking in remote mountain areas. We believe that you will complete your vacation without any problems and have the trip of a lifetime. If you book camping/trekking, our camping team will manage a comfortable camping site by the river where possible.

There will usually be a dedicated support team on the trip to move luggage and equipment, set up camp, and prepare your food. You will find more detailed information about travel accommodation which is mentioned separately in the lodging section of each vacation package page.

However, you can expect excellent service and high quality in any budget range you choose. You can learn more about different types of travel and their features and the proposed travel price by contacting us directly where we will be very pleased to answer your questions. We always try to choose comfortable accommodation with local character reflecting the best value based on twin share accommodation.

When you book a trip, unless you request a private single room, we will arrange for you to share a twin bed room with a person of the same gender. If you request a private single room, you will need to pay a single room supplementary fee. Please note that during the trek, if the destination is 4000 meters above sea level, only dormitory accommodation with private beds will be available. On trekking trips we try our best but do not promise guaranteed room options. For most of our camping trips, we supply branded two-person tents, including groundsheets.

Mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, service plates, bowls, and all necessities are provided. Members of the mountaineering travel group are requested to manage according to the options given on the website.

Types of rooms during Trekking and City.
Sample room in Kathmandu Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
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Sample room in tour & trek Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
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