Langtang Gosainkund Pass Trek - Gosainkund Trekking Cost & Itinerary
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Langtang Gosainkund Pass Trek

Langtang Gosainkund Pass Trek


  • Trip Code : NHT 10
  • Max Elevation: 4610 mt.
  • Trip Grade: Moderate & high Pass
  • Best Time: September to November & March to May
  • Group Size Min: 01 Pax
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Start & End: Tea House
  • Destination: Nepal

Adventure on high scenic ridges in the shade of Langtang high mountains’

Langtang Gosainkund Pass Trek where adventure combines with scenic walks and lively age-old culture of native Tamang the dominion hill tribe of Langtang Himalaya. Gosainkund Pass Trek of little more of two-week duration allows you to be in fresh mountain air facing exceptional views of Central Himalaya range of peaks of Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal as far towards Annapurna range in the eastern horizon.

A marvelous walk where the adventure leads you at first to visit the beautiful country of Langtang Valley blessed with mountain scenery enclosed within an array of peaks as far towards Tibet range across the border beyond Langtang Himal. Besides mountain views with dramatic landscapes the area of walk covered within tall rhododendron forest, which will be a great delight in springtime when wild-flowers are in seasons especially various species of rhododendron the national flower of Nepal. Walking into the country first mountainous national park of Langtang enriched with exotic flora and fauna in the shade of stunning mountain views all along the walks on Langtang and Gosainkund Pass Trekking. Starting the wonderful journey with drive heading north of Kathmandu where the walk begins entering nice and lovely local villages of Tamang natives where you can observe its age-old culture and living heritage of Buddhism and ancient Bon religions. As walk progress reaching at Kyanjin with scenic Langtang valley with time for side hike to its scenic hills, and then ready for next adventure that leads to the high rocky and mountainous area at Gosainkund a glacial pond considered as holy by the Hindu followers, where great religious events take place in the auspicious month of August. From here journey continues to cross the highest spot of the adventure over Gosainkund-la pass to reach the other side of Langtang Himal range where Helambu-Gosainkund and Kathmandu trails join, as walk leads to nice farm villages towards scenic spot of Chisapani offers striking sunrise over chain of peaks before ending our wonderful adventure with memorable experience on Langtang Gosainkund Pass Trek.

“Great combination of adventure with Gosainkund Pass trek is Short, scenic treks to high beautiful Langtang valley enclosed with mountains. A lovely country walks within tranquil environment facing views of high peaks Within Nepal first mountain National Park of Langtang enriched with flora-fauna Magnificent cool alpine woodland of tall rhododendron-oaks-pines and fir trees. In the country where rare and endangered Red Panda and other wild-life dwells. Explore impressive Tamang villages full of lively culture with old traditional life. Crossing over high Gosainkund-la pass to reach the east side of Langtang Himal”

Trip Preview:

Mode of accommodation:   Hotels and local Lodge on treks.
Trek Grade:   Moderate to Adventurous.
Highest spot on treks:  Crossing over Gosainkund-la 4,610 m / 15,124ft.
Trek Duration:    12 Nights and 13 Days (with both way drives).
People and Culture:  Populated by Tamang people of Buddhism religion and colorful culture with ancient traditional heritage and custom.
Best Seasons: Nearly all months of the year except the wet months from June to mid-September, where’s
March to May lively with wildflowers and rhododendron (Nepal national flower in blooms and days are clear for views. October to December another best months for clear views but with short lights, cold in the morning and night times, chances of snow on route walk.

Total Trip:   14 Nights and 15 Days (arrival to final departure)

Short Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu with transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,503 m -06 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,450 m – 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Langtang Village 3,430 m -06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,830 m / 12,565 ft – 04 hrs.
Day 06: Rest and spare day more in Kyanjin for the local excursion.
Day 07: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,450 m – 06 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Thulo Syabru 2,120 m – 05 hrs.                                                                                                          
 Day 09: Trek to Sing Gompa-Chandanbari 3,330m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Gosainkund Lake 4,200 m – 05 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Gopte 3,430 m via Gosainkund-la pass 4,610 m – 06 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Kutumsang 2,470 m – 05 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Chisapani 2,165 m – 05 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Sundarijal and drive to Kathmandu -04 hrs.
Day 15: Final departure for homeward bound or to respective destinations.

Detail Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu with transfer to hotel.
On arrival at Kathmandu international airport get transferred to hotels after received by our guides and staff, at hotel check-in and join in for group briefing regarding treks and other useful information, with welcome dinner.

Day 02: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,503 m -06 hrs.
An early morning departure from the hotel taking an overland drive to reach towards North around Langtang Himal, during six hours drive views of snow-capped peaks, then arriving at Syabrubesi village after driving past Dhunche headquarter town of Rasuwa district and Langtang Himal area.

Day 03: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,450 m – 06 hrs.
Walk commence from Syabrubesi village as morning trail leads to cross over a bridge of Langtang River, and then with an uphill climb into farm areas entering the green dense forest to reach our second overnight of the journey at Lama Hotel, a nice spot within a forest clearing.

Day 04: Trek to Langtang Village 3,430 m- 06 hrs.
From Lama Hotel morning walk follows the river upstream within deeply forested areas and in a gorge, a route leads to the much cooler area past Ghodetabla to reach at Langtang village for overnight stop surrounded by tree lines and views of Langtang Lirung peaks towards north above high rocky cliff wall.

Day 05: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,830 m – 04 hrs.
Today a short walk to reach at Kyanjin Gompa our final and major destination of this lovely journey, morning trek starts with short steep climb to reach a ridge on leaving forested area, where trail leads into a wide scenic Langtang valley enclosed with an array of peaks as our morning walk reaches a nice settlement at Kyanjin Gompa for few overnight stops.

Day 06: Rest and spare day more in Kyanjin for the local excursion.
A free day for you to enjoy a scenic walk with the hike on top Kyanjin Ri or Tshego-Ri at above 4,773 m to 4,984 m high, highest spot of the adventure overlooking panorama of whole Langtang Himal range of peaks with some mountains of Tibet across the border beyond Langtang mountains.

Day 07: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,450 m – 06 hrs.
Having an enjoyable marvelous time around beautiful Langtang Valley at Kyanjin our adventure comes to an end following the downhill walk to Lama Hotel with an overnight stop.

Day 08: Trek to Thulo Syabru 2,120 m – 05 hrs.                                                                                                          

Morning on the same route for an hour to reach a River Side, a small settlement with few lodge and shops within bamboo groves, crossing over a bridge than with steep climb over a hill to reach in Thulo Syabru village located on a ridge top. Here with time to explore around Tamang village with an interesting monastery located on top of the village.                                                                                           

Day 09: Trek to Sing Gompa / Chandanbari 3,330m-05 hrs.
From Tamang village of Thulo Syabru climb through terraced farm fields and villages, and into the cool shade of lovely coniferous forest filled with tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks-pines and fir tree lines, heading past cattle herders shelters within grazing field.

The walk continues with final climb, then on a pleasant trail to reach at Chandanbari or Sing Gompa (a place with sandalwood trees), at Chandanbari in a nice lodge, with afternoon free visit its small cheese factory and old monastery situated on top of the village.

Day 10: Trek to Gosainkund Lake 4,200 m / 13,779 ft- 05 hrs.                                                    

After Sing Gompa or Chandanbari village, where morning walk offers grand views of Langtang and Ganesh-Himal with Manaslu and Annapurna range due west, as our route leads higher up for an hour into rhododendron forest.

Walking past green forested areas where walk continues with the climb on leaving trees for dwarf rhododendron, juniper bushes, walk unwinds uphill past few teahouses around a small place of Laurabinaya, where short downhill reaches the first lake Saraswati and the Bhairabkund with a short climb to our overnight stop within Gosainkund close to its calm pond.

Day 11: Trek to Gopte 3,430 m via Gosainkund -la Pass 4,610 m /15,124ft.

With exciting time at holy Gosainkund, morning walk leads past the main pond to an uphill path between rocks and boulders, as walk leads past smaller ponds where the trail winds up to reach on top Gosainkund pass or Laurabina La, the highest spot of the adventure.

From the top long downhill to reach at Phedi (bottom) a place with few teahouses, after a refreshing break continues walk heading east towards Helambu region and back into green vegetations and tree lines then reaching our overnight stop in a small place Ghopte (means overhanging rocks).

Day 12: Trek to Kutumsang 2,470 m – 05 hrs.
Morning walk leads where the route of Helambu and Kathmandu meets, from here a pleasant walk into the forest with ups and down for an hour with the climb on top Thadepatti Hill overlooking views of high mountain range.

After some rest walk leads downhill and back into farm fields to reach overnight stop in Kutumsang, an interesting farm village with mixed hill tribes of Sherpa, Hyalmo and Tamang people.

Day 13: Trek to Chisapani 2,165 m – 05 hrs.
At Morning starts the walk to reach at Chisapani, that leads to Kathmandu as our route leads on a winding path with few ups and down heading through farm villages to reach at Gul-Bhanjyang.

After refreshing stops walk continues on a nice and pleasant trail to reach at Pati Bhanjyang village, from here with a short steep climb to reach last overnight stop at Chisapani.

A scenic and beautiful place where you can have excellent views of sunrise and sunset over an array of peaks from Jugal Himal range in the north with Ganesh Himal-Manaslu and Annapurna range in the far west direction.

Day 14: Trek to Sundarijal drive to Kathmandu – 04 hrs.                                                    

Our final walk and trek of the adventure, morning catching views of the sunrise over the range of mountains as walk lead into the cool shade of forest and farmlands with views of Kathmandu valley, and then taking a long descend to reach a road head at Sundarijal, a beautiful place within forest and streams.

On reaching Sundarijal, a small farm town where drive brings you back at Kathmandu after an enjoyable and great moment on Langtang valley Treks and Gosainkund Lake where drive leads past great Stupa of Boudhanath, then back to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 15: Final departure to homeward bound or to respective destinations.
Last day in the land of Himalayan Wonders, as per your international flight time depart from the hotel for an airport for your international flight back to home countries or other respective destinations.