Langtang Gosaikunda Trek - 12 Days

Langtang Valley

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek takes you to the holy Gosaikunda Lake in just 12 days. Gosaikunda Trek features a scenic ride to Dhunche from Kathmandu and 10 days of trekking to the sacred glacial lake of Gosaikunda.

Gosaikunda Lake, at 4,380 metres, is believed to have been created by Lord Shiva. Hindu devotees from Nepal and India embark on a spiritual sojourn to Gosaikunda Lake to pay reverence to Lord Shiva.

Trek to Gosaikunda to explore Langtang Village and immerse in the enticing culture of local people. Traverse diverse landscape ranging from subtropical forest to alpine zone, while admiring spectacular views of Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung. Explore rhododendron, pine and birch forests, cross ravines, and suspension bridges.

Langtang and Gosaikunda Trek takes you to Langtang National Park adorned with rhododendron and lush forests. If you are lucky enough, you will encounter endangered wild animals like red panda and snow leopard.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Route

Start your Langtang Gosaikunda Trek with a bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. On the second day of the Gosaikunda Trek, you will trek to Lama Hotel. Cross Langtang Khola and suspension bridge and walk past beautiful villages.

Continue the trail to Mundu and Kyanjin Gompa. Spend another night in Kyanjin Gompa acclimatizing. Explore Tserko Ri and continue to Thulo Syabru and Sing Gompa. Initially, the trail will descend to Pairo and gradually ascend to Thulo Syabru. From Thulo Syabru, the trail traverses Dimsa village through rhododendron and oak forest.

On the ninth day, you will reach Gosaikunda Lake. En-route to Gosaikunda, enjoy stunning views of Saraswati Kunda and Bhairav Kunda. The pristine ambiance of Gosaikunda Lake is soothing and peaceful.

On the tenth day, descend to Sing Gompa and Dhunche. It is a pleasant walk to Sing Gompa and Dunche from Gosaikunda Lake. From Dhunche, you will drive back to Kathmandu and end the trek.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Difficulty

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is a beautiful adventure to Gosaikunda Lake and Langtang Village suitable for all age groups. It is a moderate to difficult trek, specially designed and crafted by our experts. Maximum you will be trekking for 7 hours and minimum 4 hours. The highest elevation reached is 4,380m at Gosaikunda Lake.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) to Syabrubesi (1,500m/4,920ft)
Duration: 6-7 hours (122 km) drive

Day 2
Day 2

Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,807ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Mundu (3,543m/11,622ft) via Langtang Village (3,430m/11,251ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,694ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours trek

Day 5
Day 5

Acclimatization – Explore Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,807ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 7
Day 7

Trek to Thulo Syabru (2,230m/7,315ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 8
Day 8

Trek to Sing Gompa (3,330m/10,923ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours trek

Day 9
Day 9

Trek to Gosaikunda (4,460m/14,629ft), Holy Lake
Walking distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 10
Day 10

Trek to Sing Gompa (3,330m/10,923ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours trek

Day 11
Day 11

Trek to Dhunche (1,900m/6,232ft)
Walking distance: 3-4 hours trek

Day 12
Day 12

Drive from Dhunche (1,900m/6,232ft) to Kathmandu (1,400m/ 4,592ft)
Duration: 5-6 hours (115 km) drive

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Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Moderate to Difficult
  • 5,000m/16,404ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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