Langtang Gosaikunda


The Langtang Goshaikund trek is one of the most beautiful trekking in Nepal. Kund is a Nepali word, means: lake. There are 108 kunds in this area and mainly visible from the routes are Saraswati Kund, Bhairab Kund, Surya Kund and Goshaikund is the famous and most important one.

Langtang is situated north of Kathmandu and the ethnic group, known as Tamangs mostly populated this area. The culture language and their customs are much similar to the Tibetans. The views of snowy mountain peaks, like the Langtang Lirung (7,246 m.). Gangchenpo (5,846 m.), Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m.) are excellent.

Fact Of The Trek

Tour Destination: Chorkari peak (5050m)/Lauribinayak pass
Duration: 15 days
Activities: Cultural tour/ Trekking
Minimum altitude: 1670m
Maximum altitude: 5050m
Best season: Sep/ Oct/ Nov/ Feb/ March/ Apr/ May/ June.
Trip starts/Ends: In Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
Accommodations: 2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu at 3 stars level & 12 nights Tea-house in trekking.
Meals includes: 14 Breakfasts/ 13 Lunch/12 Dinner.
Transport: Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car- By Bus from Kathmandu to Syapru Bensi to by car from Sundarijal to Kathmandu.


Day One

Kathmandu to Dhunche (1,950 m.). The scene of Mt. Annapurna II, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and other minor peaks are visible from Kakani (along the route).

Day Two

Dhunche to Syabru (2,110 m.). Taking a short cut. The trail leads down to a deep valley and after that you have to climb up to Bamboo forests.

Day Three

Syabru to Lama hotel (2,880 m.). It is a very special experience to see wild life in the forests, such as red Pandas, Wild Bears, Langur monkeys, Himalayan Black Bears etc.

Day Four

Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,107 m.). The route follows Gumanechok, Ghoda Tabela (3,000 m.) to Langtang (3,500 m.) which is the Headquarter of the Langtang National Park . Camp lodges, Hotels and many Teashops are available along the route.

Day Five

Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3,800 m.). It would be a shorter route, but enough for acclimatisation. The surroundings are interesting also because of the famous Cheese factory. It runs with technical assistance from a Swiss association since 1955-

Day six

Acclimatisation day at Kyanjin Gompa. Hiking up to the glacier north of Kyanjing Gompa at an elevation of (3,900 m.) to get a spectacular view of the Kyanjing Ri (4,779 m.), Langtang Liring and other major glaciers in this area. Besides, Yala peak (5,550 m.), Langshisa Ri (6,810 m.), Ganchenpo (6,888 m.) and the Tsergo peak (5,749 m.) are also visible.

Day seven

Kyanjing Gompa to Lama hotel. Trail is re join at Lama hotel.

Day Eight

Lama hotel to Syabru : Easier to come down and back.

Day Nine

Syabru to Sing Gompa. There are two alternative routes to Goshaikund starting at Syabru. This one is commonly considered as a normal route also as a popular one

Day Ten

Sing Gompa to Goshaikund (4,300 m.) This route includes Laurebinayak at (3,930 m.) Saraswati Kund and Bhairab Kund are the most attractive ones on this trek

Day Eleven

Goshaikund to Ghopte (3,480 m.) The trail leads to northern part of Goshaidkund and there seems a challenge of corssing the Laurebinayak pass (4,600 m. approxmately). After 4 till 5 hours of trek will arrive at Ghopte for camping

Day Tweleve

Ghopte Kutumsang (2,470 m.). Except ascending to Tharepati an elevation to (3,400 m.) the rest of the trail will descend. Sufficient hotels, lodges and temporary tea-house are available on the route. Attractive mountain views as well as local peoples' life style, culture, customs would be additional subject of interests.

Day Thirteen

Kutumsang to Chisapani (2,200 m.). Instead of coming down to Kathmandu one can extend the itinerary to enjoy another spectacular view from Chisapani.

Day Forteen

Chisapani to Nagarkot (2,200 m.). Nagarkot is the most beautiful spot to watch sunrise and sunset view.

Day Fifteen

Drive back to Kathmandu from Nagarkot.

Service Included

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car.
  • Two night’s standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at 3 stars level hotel.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) in trekking for you.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Langtang Gosaikunda map.
  • Both ways by bus to Kathmandu.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and tourist service charge.

Service Excluded

  • Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast
  • Travel insurance.
  • International airfare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue).
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver.
NOTE: Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

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