Langtang Gosaikunda Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
You will be welcomed by one of our team representatives at the airport. He will take you to the hotel and help you with check-in. Later in the evening, you will meet with your tour guide who will brief you about the day 2 program.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation
It is a free day for you. You will visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, etc. You will get to see the rich art, architecture, and culture of Nepal during the tour. In the evening, you will meet with your trek guide, he will brief you about the trek. Later, you can arrange equipment for the trip or stroll around Thamel.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1467 M)
After having breakfast, you will drive to Syabrubesi, a small beautiful town and the starting point of many treks in the Langtang region. The drive will be long on a winding road. You will get to witness excellent views of Mt. Annapurna (8,091), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), and Ganesh Himal (7,429 m).
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2470 M)
After having breakfast, you will trek along the Langtang Khola and ascend towards a ridge. The trail then ascends slowly through lush forests of oak & rhododendron. Further, you will cross a bridge over Langtang Khola and begin ascending a steep trail. Eventually, you will reach Lama Hotel where you will stop for the night.
Elevation: +1175m/ - 180m
Day 05: Trek to Langtang village (3430 M)
Leaving Lama Hotel behind, you will begin trekking and enjoying the beautiful landscape and lovely waterfalls. The trail will take you to the green meadow of Ghoda Tabela from where you will get to see a glimpse of the Langtang range (7,234 m). Further, you will ascend passing by small villages, and reach Langtang village for a night's stay.
Elevation: + 1020m/ -115m
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3870 M)
The trek today begins with a gradual descent to Kyanjin Gompa. It is one of the most important and oldest monasteries in the Langtang region. On the way, you will pass by several chortens, prayer wheels, and colorful prayer flags. Further, you will pass by sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them and reach Kynajin Gompa.
Elevation: +465m/ -95m
Day 07: Acclimatization day and explore Tserko Ri (4984 M)
Today, you will wake up early and have breakfast. After that, you will go on a short excursion to Tserko Ri from where you will get to see wonderful views of the surrounding.
Elevation: + 1110m/ -1095m
Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel (2380 M)
After having a warm breakfast, you will descend back to Lama Hotel. The trail descends through dense forest and picturesque Tamang villages. You will also get to see beautiful views of Himalayan mountains and gorgeous scenery on the way.
Elevation: + 115m / - 1470m
Day 09: Trek to Thulo Syabru (2250 M)
After breakfast, you will first descend to Pahiro. A little farther from Pahiro, you will leave the trail to Syabrubesi and ascend on a rugged path on the left side through a lush forest with a captivating landscape view. As you will pass by the forest, you might come across Langur monkeys, Red Pandas, and rare Himalayan birds. Further, we will cross a bridge and ascend on the terraced field and reach Thulo Syabru. Thulo Syabru is located at the top of a hill and offers superb views of Langtang Himal (7234 M) and Ganesh Himal (7429 M).
Elevation: + 445m/ - 600m
Day 10: Trek to Shin Gompa (3300 M)
From Thulo Syabru, you will ascend through the lush forest of rhododendron and reach Phoprang Danda (3190 M). Today again you can see wild animals on the way. After trekking for a few hours, you will reach Shin Gompa/Chandan Bari where you will be staying for the night. You can taste the special Nak Cheese here which is famous worldwide.
Elevation: + 1075m -45m
Day 11: Trek to Gosaikunda (4460 M)
Trekking through small settlements, you will pass by the forested path. you will reach Lauribina which will welcome you with an impressive view of Mt. Annapurna (8091 M), Mt. Manaslu (8156 M), and Ganesh Himal (7429 M), and several other snow-capped peaks. The trail will go through several villages and forested trails. You will visit Gosaikunda Lake. Besides this, there are several other lakes in this region like Dudhkunda ( Milk lake), Chandrakunda (Moon Lake), Amakunda (Mother lake), Saraswati Kunda, Bhairav Kunda, and Ragatkunda (Blood lake). However, among all these lakes Gosaikunda is the most significant and biggest holy lake.
Elevation: +1145m/ - 45m
Day 12: Trek to Ghopte (3440 M) via Laurebina Pass (4610 M)
You will begin trekking with a gradual ascent to the top of Laurebina Pass. From there, you will descend to Ghopte via Phedi crossing several streams. You will also trek through dense Bamboo and Pine forest along with enjoying the beautiful scenery on the way.
Elevation: + 645m/ - 1575m
Day 13: Trek to Kutumsang (2470 M)
You will begin to ascend the Thadepati Pass through the Pine and Rhododendron forest. Then you will descend to Kutumsang. Upon reaching Kutumsang village, you will get to see magnificent views of Mt. Dorje Lhakpa (6966 M), Mt. Gaurishanker (7134 M), and Buddha Himal (7200 M).
Elevation: + 550m/ - 1460m
Day 14: Trek to Chisapani (2165 M)
You will start the trek to Chisapani with a short ascent. After the end of the forested trail, you will descend to Golphu Bhanjyang. Then, ascending gradually via beautiful villages with gorgeous landscape views, you will arrive at Chisapani. On the way, you will get to witness beautiful views of Mt. Gaurishankar (7134 M) and reach Chisapani.
Elevation: + 890m/ - 1190m
Day 15: Trek to Sundarijal and drive to Hotel
After having breakfast, you will ascend through the lush forest till Borlang Bhanjyang (2472 M). The trail then descends passing by beautiful Tamang villages, Mulkharka. Further, trekking through the forested trail, you will pass by the gorgeous waterfall and reach Sundarijal. Here, you will take a small break for lunch and drive back to Kathmandu. You will end your day with a farewell dinner organized by the company.
Elevation: +290m/ - 1080m
Day 16: Final departure
After having breakfast, one of the members of our team will take you to the airport for your flight back to your home.