Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek

Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek - 15 days

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Duration
15 days
Max. Elevation
5910m
Group size
Min. 2 Pax
Level
MODERATE
Transportation
private car and Bus
Best Season
September to December March to May
Accomodation
  • 3* Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Basic tea house Lodge during the trek.
Meals
Breakfast in Kathmandu.
All meals are included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Starts at
Sybrubeshi
Ends at
Sundarijal
Trip Route
Sybrubeshi-Langtang-Kyanjigumba-Cholangpati-Gosinkunda-Tharipati-Chisapani-Sindarijal

Highlights

    • Explore the historical and cultural city of Kathmandu. 
    • Take a scenic drive through the green hills and local villages via the Trishuli river bank. 
    • Explore the unique cultures, traditions, and living styles of the Tamang people. 
    • Spend the best time at Langtang valley with the local people. 
    • Visit the famous Buddhist monastery of Kyanjin Gompa.
    • Collect the best mountain views at Tserko Ri.
    • Explore the sacred lake of Gosaikunda Lake. 
    • Cross the challenging Lauri Bina La pass at 4609 meters. 
    • Create lifetime experiences with A1 Trek. 

Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek 

Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek is a famous trekking route in Nepal. It is located in the central Himalayas and offers stunning views of the majestic Himalayan Mountains and beautiful alpine lakes. The Langtang region is one of the most picturesque areas in Nepal and is situated between the Tibetan plateau to the north and the Kathmandu valley to the south. This is the nearest Trekking from Kathmandu.

The Langtang Valley trek begins with a drive to Syabrubesi, a small village located at the base of the Langtang National Park. From here, the trek passes through traditional Tamang and Sherpa villages, high mountain passes, and lush green valleys. The trek continues to the Langtang Valley, where you can see the attractive mountain Langtang Lirung, the highest peak of the Langtang National Park. You can also explore the Langtang Valley and visit Kyanjing Gompa, a 17th-century Buddhist monastery, and the glaciers of Langtang Lirung.

After trekking through the Langtang Valley, the trekkers on to the Gosaikunda Lake. Gosaikunda is a sacred lake located at an elevation of 4,380 meters and is the source of several rivers in the region. On this trek, you explore the Gosaikunda Lake and its surrounding area, as well as visit the area's many sacred Hindu temples and lakes.

The Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek is a brilliant way to experience the beauty and culture of Nepal. It is an interesting trek that will take you through diverse landscapes and offer you splendid views of the Himalayas. This trek is a great way to explore the remote villages and enjoy the culture and hospitality of the local people. You can experience the peace and tranquility of the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake. 

Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek Route 

The Langtang Valley trek begins with a drive to Syabrubesi, a small village located at the base of the Langtang National Park. From here, the trek passes through traditional Tamang and Sherpa villages. After that high mountain passes, and lush green valleys. The trek continues to the Langtang Valley, where you can see the beautiful Langtang Lirung, the highest peak of the Langtang National Park. You can also explore the Langtang Valley and visit Kyanjin Gompa, a 17th-century Buddhist monastery, and the glaciers of Langtang Lirung.

After trekking through the Langtang Valley, the trek moves to Gosaikunda Lake. Gosaikunda is a sacred lake located at an elevation of 4380 meters and is the source of several rivers in the region. On this trek, you can explore Gosaikunda Lake and its surrounding area, as well as visit the area's many sacred Hindu temples.

The Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek is an excellent way to experience the beauty and culture of Nepal. It is a challenging trek that will take you through diverse landscapes and offer you stunning views of the Himalayas. This trek is a great way to explore the remote villages, enjoy the culture and hospitality of the local people, and experience the peace and tranquility of the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake.  

Best Season 

The best season for the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek is during the spring and autumn months of March to May and September to November. These months offer the best weather for trekking, and the days are generally sunny and warm with cool nights. The trails are also less crowded during these months, making for a more peaceful and enjoyable trek.

The winter months can also be a good time to trek, although there is usually more snow and it can be quite cold. Trekking in the summer months is not recommended as the days can be quite hot and the trails can be crowded.

No matter what time of year you choose to trek, it’s important to be aware of the weather conditions and to plan accordingly. Make sure you check the weather forecast and pack accordingly.

Overall, the best season for the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek is during the spring and autumn months of March to May and September to November. These months offer the best weather and the least crowded trails. Make sure you plan accordingly and check the weather forecast before setting off. 

Difficulty 

The Langtang valley and Gosaikunda Lake trek starts from Syabrubesi and takes you to the Langtang Valley, which is surrounded by snow-capped peaks and glaciers. The trek then continues to the Gosaikunda Lake, which is a sacred lake for both Hindus and Buddhists. At Gosaikunda, you can experience a unique combination of religious and spiritual sites, as well as breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

The trek to Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake can be challenging at times, but it is also very rewarding. The trails are quite steep, and at times you will have to cross High Mountain passes. The terrain can also be quite rocky at times, and you may need to use your hands to climb. The altitude can also be an issue, as the highest point of the trek is almost 5,000 meters.

The best time to do the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek is from April to June and September to November. The weather is generally pleasant during these months, and you will get to enjoy the stunning views of the mountains.

Overall, the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek is a great adventure. It is a great way to experience the beauty of the Himalayas and immerse yourself in the culture and spirituality of the region. The trek is challenging but rewarding, and it is sure to be an unforgettable experience. 

Accommodation 

Accommodation on this trek is usually in the form of basic tea houses along the trail. The tea houses usually provide basic sleeping arrangements, hot showers, and meals prepared with fresh, local ingredients. Most of the tea houses also offer hot drinks such as tea and coffee. 

Meals are usually a mix of Nepalese and Tibetan-style foods. You can expect to have Dal Bhat (Nepali rice and lentil curry) with a selection of curries, vegetables, and pickles. Breakfast is usually a simple affair of porridge, toast, and eggs. 

If you are looking for a more luxurious experience, you can also find lodges in some of the villages that offer comfortable rooms and more generous meals. 

No matter what kind of accommodation and meals you choose, you will surely enjoy the magnificent views of the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake Trek. With its stunning landscape and friendly locals, this trek is sure to be a highlight of your holiday in Nepal. 

Cost 

The Langtang valley and Gosainkunda Lake Trek is a moderate to challenging trek that takes approximately 11-13 days to complete. It is suitable for both experienced trekkers and first-time adventurers.

The total cost of the Langtang Valley and Gosainkunda Lake Trek depends on the number of people in your group and the type of accommodation you choose. Generally, the cost for the trek can range from $699 to $1699 per person in 2023/ 2024, including all necessary permits, guide services, food, and accommodation. Additional costs for transportation and equipment may apply.

For those looking to explore the Langtang Valley and Gosainkunda Lake, it is important to remember that the cost of the trek is only a fraction of the overall experience. This trek provides an incredible opportunity to witness some of the most beautiful mountain views in Nepal, as well as explore the culture and traditions of the Tamang people. It is an unforgettable journey that will leave you with unforgettable memories of Nepal. So, please follow to us for your package trekking in Nepal with Adventure A One trek Private Limited. 

Important Note

This Trek Itinerary and price can be customized to your need. 

Trip Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, you will be welcomed by our representative. You will be then transferred to the hotel. Later, you can take a good rest or can walk around the local market in your free time. 

  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 

The starting day of the wonderful Langtang valley trek. Today you will be driving to Syabrubesi via Trishuli Bazar and Dhunche. The drive is through the green hills, local villages via Trishuli river bank. Whereas, occasional mountain views are expected on the clear days. You will be spending your night at a local hotel in Syabrubesi.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

The trek officially starts from today. The route from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel is a gradual climb through the terraced farm fields and the villages. Trekking through the rhododendron and oaks forest is an exciting walking. At the Lama hotel, you will be spending your night at a local teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Take the good breakfast in the hotel before the trek resumes. The route to Langtang village from Lama hotel is an easy walk. Passing Ghoretabela, then to pine and rhododendron forest, you will be slowly getting towards the higher elevation. Upon arriving at Langtang village, you can explore around the beautiful village. You will be spending your night at a local lodge.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

The route to Kyanjin Gompa from Langtang village is a gradual uphill. The route has a wonderfully crafted “Mani Prayer Wall” and remember to walk clockwise to respect the Buddhist religion. Furthermore, getting closer to Kyanjin Gompa, the greater views of the mountains opens up.

Kyanjin Gompa is a mountain viewpoint with an amazing view of Langtang Lirung and other mountains. You can also explore the Buddhist monastery here.  You will be spending your night at a lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

The day is dedicated to exploring around and a side hiking trip to Tserko Ri. Tserko Ri – the mountain viewpoint offers the greater views of mountains including Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal (7,405 m), Langtang Lirung (7,234 m),  Ghengu Liru (Langtang II  6,571m), Kimshun (6,745 m) and Shalbachum(6,918m), Chimsedang, Naya-Kanga or Ganja Chuli (5,846m), Gangchempo, Tilman's beautiful Fluted Peak, Jugal Himal and ending to eastern horizon at Dorje Lakpa (6,980m). After collecting the good views of the mountains, you will be retracing back to Kyanjin Gompa for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

You will be resuming your trek after the good breakfast. You will be following the same route back to Lama hotel for the night. You will be spending your night at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

The route from today diverts from the main Langtang valley trek route. Upon crossing a bridge, the route enters to a bamboo forest. Leaving the river behind, you will then start climbing the uphill to reach to Thulo Syabru. Located above the ridge, it is a wonderful village with a Buddhist monastery. You will be staying overnight at a local teahouse. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Climbing above the monastery, you will be rewarded with the greater views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Langtang, and Annapurna in the far west. After collecting the sensational views, your walk continues to the uphill to reach to Sing Gompa. Sing Gompa is actually also known as Chandanbari. At Sing Gompa, you can explore the monastery and can taste the Yak cheese too. You will be staying overnight at a local teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

One of the tough walking days as you will be walking at a higher elevation. The walk to Gosaikunda lake offers wonderful views of snowcapped mountains including the Ganesh Himal range, Manaslu, and Annapurna range. Upon reaching the Lauribina top, the route then is slightly uphill through some flat trail. Upon reaching Gosaikunda lake, you can explore the beautiful lake. You can then go around the lake and explore the sacred lake. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

  • The day starts after the delicious breakfast. The gradual walk on the narrow path first leads you to Surja Kunda, another wonderful pond. This pond is the source of another river called Suryamati. From there the trail rises to Gosaikunda pass or the Laurbina La pass, which is the highest point of your adventure.  From the ridge, you will be then descending down to Gopte for the night. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge. 
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

After crossing the Lauribina La pass, today you will be having an easy walking. The route from here joins the Helambu trek route. With the greater views of Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, and the Manaslu mountain range, you will be first reaching to Tharepati. From there you will the trekking further to Kutumsang for the night. You will be staying overnight at a local teahouse. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on atwin/double sharing basis.

The easy walk with a combination of uphill and the downhill, you will be first reaching to Gul Bhanjyang. A wonderful local village, you can take a break at this point.  You will be then continuing your walk to reach to Chisapani for overnight. Chisapani is a wonderful local village with good views of the Himalayas. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

The final day of the trip. With a short morning trek, you will be getting to Sundarijal. From Sundarijal, you will be taking a wonderful drive back to Kathmandu to end the exciting trip.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge on a  twin/double sharing basis.

After an amazing week in Nepal, you will be transferred to Kathmandu airport to catch your returning flight home. Our representative will be helping you to transfer to the airport, with a hope to see you again in Nepal.  “FERI BHETAULA”. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included.

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Includes

    • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle.
    • 3-star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast on a twin/double sharing basis. 
    • Kathmandu sightseeing with private transportation and guide. 
    • Transportation (Kathmandu to Syabrubesi)by local bus.
    • Private vehicle from Sundarijal to Kathmandu.
    • Langtang National Park Entrance Fee and Trekkers Information Management System Card (TIMS). 
    • Experienced trekking guide(s) and his/her expenses during the trekking. 
    • Porter(s) during the trek. 
    • Three meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) a day during the trek.
    • Teahouse accommodation on a twin/double sharing basis during the trek. 
    • All the government taxes. 

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare, Travel insurance, Nepal visa fees 
    • Food in Kathmandu.
    • Beverages, laundry, Wi-Fi, Telephone, Desert, and any other personal expenses during the trek. 
    • Tips for Guide, Porter and Driver.

Complimentary

    • Trekking Map of Langtang Valley
    • Welcome and welfare Dinner in Nepali cultural dance shows the restaurant
    • A1trek company logo print T-shirt.
    • Trekking Certificate of a1trekking company name with a stamp.  

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