Langtang Gosainkunda Trek
Trekking in Nepal

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek Itinerary, Best Season and Highlights


Langtang, the renowned, ‘Valley of Glaciers’ borders on the northernmost side of Nepal i.e Tibet. The valley falls inside Langtang National Park which homes the sacred Gosaikunda Lake. Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is not just popular among foreigner trekkers, it’s crowded with Nepalese trekkers as well. Especially during August, Hindus from different parts of Nepal and abroad visit this place. It’s a rewarding trek to all the trekkers and nature enthusiasts. Here is a detail of Langtang Gosainkunda Trek.


Introduction of Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

You can witness different climatic zones, sub-tropical to alpine trees along with diverse flora and fauna in the Langtang region. It is noteworthy as some of the world’s most endangered animal species like the Rhesus Monkeys, Red Pandas, and Himalayan Black Bear. Plus it is one of those significant places where the stories of Yeti sightings prevail.

Langtang Himal has other minor peaks like Langtang Ri (7,205m), Langtang Lirung (7,234m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Yala Peak (5,520m), Changbu (6,781m), and many others.

View of the mountains starts getting closer as you drive a few hours from Kathmandu. Your journey to Langtang begins as you cross Trishuli River and then through Ramche, Thare and finally to Syabrubesi. Syabrubesi is a small village that sits at the lower edge of Langtang National Park at 14,100 ft.

Major Highlights of Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

  • Syabrubesi – a beautiful Tamang village in the bank of Langtang River
  • Kyanjing Gompa, an ancient monastery
  • Visit a local cheese factory,
  • Witness Gosaikunda Lake

Best Season for Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Like all other treks to the Himalayas, Spring and Autumn are the best seasons for the trek. Spring, March, April and May and Autumn, September to October are the favorable months to travel Gosainkunda.

Itinerary of Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi through the bank of Bhotekoshi River

Day 02: Trek from Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel (2748 m) through the Terraced fields, few jungles, few different villages, and a small river.

Day 03: Trek from Lama Hotel to Ghora Tabela and then to Langtang Valley (3500 m).

Day 04: Trek from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3870 m) through rich yak pastures passing the villages like Muna to Singdun

Day 05: Trek from Kyanjin to Lama Hotel (2784 m) as we retrace our route

Day 06: Trek from Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2000 m) where you can get the insight of tradition and culture of Tamang community

Day 07: Trek from Thulo Syabru to Dursagang (2660 m) and Sing Gompa (3330 m) through the oak forest

Day 08: Trek from Sing Gompa to Chalang pati (3650 m) to Lauribina Yak (3920 m).

Day 09: Trek from Lauribina Yak to Gosaikunda (4460 m)

Day 10: Trek from Gosaikunda to Laurebina La (4610 m) to Gopte (3440 m)

Day 11: Trek from Gopte to Tharepati (3640 m)

Day 12: Trek from Tharepati to Gul Bhanjayang (2140 m)

Day 13: Trek from Gul Bhanjayang to Thodang Betini (2260 m) to Chisopani (2134 m)

Day 14: Trek from Chisopani to Borlang Bhanjyang (2440m) to Sundarijal (1300 m)

Final Thought!

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is a prodigious trekking route closet to Kathmandu. The route takes you closer to the mountain and also offers the chance to witness the rich mountain culture. And the major attraction for the trek is Gosainkunda lake which is a holy lake for Hindus around the world.

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About Shobita Neupane

Shobita is a co-founder of Travel Diary Nepal. She is a passionate traveler and a content writer. Her favorite quote is Fly so high until your problem looks smaller and the dream seems closer.

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