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Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Langtang Region
Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu circuit trekking
Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu circuit trekking
Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu circuit trekking

Trip Facts

Duration : 11 Days Max-Altitude : 4380m Program Type : Tea House Best Season : Sep to Jan, March to Aug Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Land


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$ 860 $ 800
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Group Price

No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $ 860
2 Paxes $ 800
2-4 Paxes $780
4-6 Paxes $760
6-10 Paxes $740
10-15 Paxes $720
15+Paxes $720

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Langtang Gosaikunda trek 11 days Itinerary

The Langtang Gosaikunda Trek promises an unforgettable adventure through the rugged landscapes of the Langtang region, featuring the renowned Gosaikunda Lake. Nepal Wilderness Trekking invites you to explore untouched wilderness, breathtaking landscapes, and spiritual wonders on this extraordinary trekking route.

The Langtang Gosaikunda Trek takes you on a remarkable journey, where you’ll witness nature’s magnificence at every step. Nestled in the majestic Himalayas, offers a perfect blend of natural splendor, cultural encounters, and spiritual enlightenment.

Your journey begins in the vibrant city of Kathmandu, where you’ll immerse yourself in the rich Nepalese culture and prepare for the adventure ahead. As you leave the city behind, you’ll enter the Langtang National Park, a pristine sanctuary shelter with flora and fauna.

The Langtang Gosaikunda trek gradually ascends through picturesque villages, dense forests, and stream waterfalls.The panoramic vistas of snow-capped peaks will captivate you as Langtang Lirung (7,234 meters), Ganesh Himal (7,422 meters), and Dorje Lakpa (6,966 meters) stand tall against the clear blue sky.

Flora of langtang Gosaikunda valley

The flora of the Langtang Gosaikunda trek varies significantly with altitude. Lush forests adorn the lower valley, while alpine vegetation dominates the higher altitudes

One of the most striking features of Gosaikunda Valley’s flora is the vibrant rhododendron forests. During the spring, these forests burst into a riot of colors with rhododendron flowers blooming in various shades of red, pink, and white. These forests provide a crucial habitat for many wildlife species and add to the beauty of the regions.

As you ascend, the landscape transitions to dense forests of pine and fir trees. These coniferous forests are home to many plant species and contribute to the valley’s rich biodiversity.

Fauna of langtang Gosaikunda valley

The langtang Gosaikunda trek hosts a range of mammalian species, many adapted to the high-altitude environment. Trekkers frequently spot the most iconic and elusive animal, the red panda, in the Gosaikunda Valley. This endangered species, known for its distinctive red fur and bushy tail, inhabits the valley’s temperate forests. The red panda primarily feeds on bamboo, berries, and small insects.

The Himalayan thar is another notable resident of the Gosaikunda Valley. This large hooved is well-adapted to the rugged terrain and is often spotted grazing on the steep slopes. With thick coats and sturdy build, Himalayan thars are suited to the cold alpine climate.

The valley is also home to the musk deer, a small and shy creature known for the musky scent produced by the male deer. These deer are primarily found in the forested areas of the valley and are adept at navigating the dense undergrowth.


Langtang Gosaikunda trek is a haven for birdwatchers, boasting an array of avian species.

The Himalayan monal, also known as the Danphe, is the national bird of Nepal and a common sight in the Gosaikunda Valley. The monal is a true spectacle and a favorite among bird enthusiasts.

The snow partridge, another bird species adapted to the valley’s high-altitude environment, hides well against the rocky terrain. People often see these birds foraging for food in the alpine meadows.

Above Gosaikunda Valley frequently observed raptors are the Himalayan griffon, golden eagle, and bearded vulture. These birds of prey add to the valley’s ecological diversity and play a crucial role in maintaining the balance of the ecosystem.

Highlights of the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

One of the highlights of the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is the sacred Gosaikunda Lake, at an elevation of 4,380 meters. This mystical lake holds immense religious significance for both Hindus and Buddhists. Legend holds that Lord Shiva created the lake by striking the ground with his trident. The pristine turquoise waters, surrounded by snow-capped peaks, create a surreal setting that will leave you in awe.

The Langtang Gosaikunda Trek also takes you through the high alpine Laurebina Pass, reaching an impressive elevation of 4,700 meters above sea level. This challenging yet rewarding trek offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and an exhilarating sense of achievement as you conquer the past.

As you start the journey, you’ll descend through the beautiful Helambu region, known for its scenic beauty and cultural richness. The trek ends in Sundarijal, a picturesque village on the outskirts of Kathmandu Valley.

Throughout the trek, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with the warm-hearted Tamang and Sherpa communities, gaining insight into their unique cultures, traditions, and way of life. You’ll be welcomed into their homes, where you can experience traditional delicacies and their warm hospitality.

As you ascend higher into the mountains, you’ll encounter high alpine meadows, yak pastures, and rhododendron forests that burst into a lavish display of colors in the spring season. The variety of flora and fauna adds scenery to the trek, with chances to spot wildlife such as the red panda, musk deer, and various bird species.

Experience guide

Throughout the trek, you’ll be accompanied by experienced guides from Nepal Wilderness Trekking who possess in-depth knowledge of the area. They will ensure your safety, provide insightful information, and assist you in acclimatizing to the high altitudes, making your trek a memorable and rewarding experience.

Join Nepal Wilderness Trekking on the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek and witness the pristine beauty of Nepal’s wilderness. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes, cultural encounters, and spiritual revelations that await you on this extraordinary journey. Let the Langtang region cast its spell on you, leaving you with memories to cherish long life.


The Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is suitable for both novice and experienced trekkers. However, a good level of fitness and prior hiking experience is recommended. Nepal Wilderness Trekking offers customizable itineraries, allowing you to tailor your trek according to your preferences and time constraints.

Nepal Wilderness Trekking Pvt offers expertly guided treks through the Langtang Gosainkunda circuit at a competitive cost. Our experienced guides and porters are familiar with the region, hailing from the same area. We are committed to transparency, ensuring no hidden costs are listed in our blogs. In addition to the Langtang Gosainkunda trek, we offer separate journeys through the Langtang region. This includes the 7 days of Langtang Valley Trek and the 5-day Gosainkunda trek. Furthermore, we provide the Tamang Heritage Trail, the Ganesh Himal region, and the Ruby Valley trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the vast expanse of Langtang National Park, and discover its rich biodiversity and pristine natural beauty.
  •  Immerse yourself in the unique Tamang culture and heritage, interacting with friendly locals and experiencing their warm hospitality.
  • Visit the famous Hindu pilgrimage Gosaikunda, a sacred lake of the Himalayas, and witness the religious significance of lakes.
  • Enjoy a less crowded trekking experience, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking views and adventurous trek of the Langtang valley.
  • Explore Sundarijal, the water source for Kathmandu City, and witness the importance of this area in providing drinking water to the capital.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive by local bus from Kathmandu to the starting point of trekking Syabrubensi (8 hours 178 km stay there overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Lama Hotel (6 hours 2470 m) and stay overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 03: Trek to Langtang (6 hours 3430 m.) and stay overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 04: Trek to Kyanjine Gomba (3 hours 3870 m.) take lunch at the tea house and walk up to the viewpoint Kyanjin Ri then stay there overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 05: Trek back to Lama Hotel (6 hours) and stay overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek to Thulo Syabru Village (2250 meters. 5 hours walking) Stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 07: Trek to Lauribinayak (3910 meters. 5 hours walking) Stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 08: Trek to Gosainkunda (4380 meters. 3 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 09: Trek to Tharepati (3690 meters. 7 hours walking) and stay overnight at the Lodge.
  • Day 10: Trek to Chisapani (2165 meters. 6/7 hours walking) and stay overnight at the Lodge.
  • Day 11: Trek to Sundari Jal for 4 hours and Drive back to Kathmandu by local bus (2 hours driving)

Cost Included

  • Hotel- bus park- hotel by car.
  • Kathmandu- Syabrubensi and Sundarijal-Kathmandu by public bus.
  • Clean Lodge accommodation is on the way.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chosen by Menu.
  • Langtang/ Helambu National Park entrance permit and TIMS card permits.
  • Experienced English-speaking trekking guide licensed by the government, familiar with the area.
  • One porter for every two to three participants. (Note: An additional cost applies for solo clients requiring a porter.)
  • Guides/porters - food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment, etc.

Cost Excluded

  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu,
  • Personal equipment
  • all beverages, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter.
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.


- Iva
From Slovenia
Langtang Helambu circuit I am Iva from Slovenia, when my trip was in the planning stage I had to look for a Guide/Porter and looked...

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Frequently Asked Questions

The difficulty of this trek is moderate 11 days trek from Kathmandu and 4780m gosaikund pass.
The highest pass is surya biyak pass 4780m after Gosaikunda lake
Pre-monsoon (from February to May) and Post-monsoon (from late September to December)
TIMS permit, Langtang National park Permits and shivapuri national park permit

Altitude Chart


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