Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

15 Days

Trip Highlights:

  • Trek through Langtang Valley, also known as the ‘valley of glaciers.’
  • Explore famous monasteries such as Shin Gompa and Kyanjin Gompa.
  • Explore the culture and traditions of Tibetan and Tamang people living in these regions.
  • Visit the beautiful alpine freshwater lake of Gosainkunda.
  • Explore various flora and fauna in Langtang National Park.


Langtang valley is one of the most famous trekking trails in Nepal. It is well known for its evergreen forests, eye-pleasing view of mountains, and ethnic Tamang and Tibetan culture. It is indeed a whiff of fresh air once you see the never-ending lakes along the Gosainkunda trail and the white snow-capped mountains along the way. The trip explores both of the high profile destinations in the Langtang region, the Langtang Valley and Gosainkunda lakes.


The trek is 15 days long and, within these two weeks, you will experience the most beautiful natural aesthetic beauty offered by Nepal. The trip starts at Kathmandu, where you will prepare for the trek. After ideal preparations, a short drive across the Trishuli Highway will take you to Syabrubensi. From here, you start the trek and first head to Lama Hotel, followed by a trip into the Langtang Valley. From Lama Hotel, you will follow the Langtang River north to Ghoda Tabela and begin to head east. The trail takes you to Langtang village with the views of mountains in Langtang and Dorje Lakpa range. From Langtang village, you will head to Kyanjin village and explore the village for the next day. You can visit the famous Kyanjin Gompa here. From Kyanjin, you will start your descend back to Lama Hotel.


Further, you head to Thulo Syabru the next day. Next, you make your way to Gosainkunda via Lauri Binayak. Gosainkunda Lake lies at an altitude of 4165m and is most famous for its aesthetically pleasing appearance. The Gosainkunda is an alpine freshwater lake which gives a new definition to the word blue. We will take a one day rest at Gosainkunda before taking a detour to Dhunche via Chandanbari.


At Brown Bear Trails, we assure you to provide you with the best resources and equipment required for this trek. We are also renowned for the great professionalism shown by our guides, who are experts in their field. If you have any queries regarding this trek, please free to contact us via phone or email.



As soon as you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, our staff will be there to receive you and drop you to your hotel. After getting refreshed in your hotel, you can visit some of the popular tourist destinations. Alternatively, you can also buy or rent trekking equipment in Thamel.

After breakfast, you will leave for Syabrubensi via a jeep. On the way, you drive along the Trishuli River and picturesque hills on the Trishuli Highway. This road trip also may take you through some rough terrains along the way. You will reach Syabrubensi in the second half of the day. For the rest of the day, you can explore around and enjoy the local culture and lifestyle.

This will be your first trek, which is a steep uphill climb that takes you past forests of bamboos and oaks. As the trail follows the Langtang River, you will reach Bamboo village. From here, the trek heads further east to Lama Hotel. It is a popular stop to all the trekkers on the journey across the Langtang Valley.

Today, we finally make our way to Langtang village. On our way, we pass through thick forests of rhododendrons, pines and wild oaks. The trail reaches Gumanechok and further continue to reach Ghoda Tabela. The alluring figures of the Langtang range will keep you company as you trek towards the Langtang village. The village is located in the Langtang Valley, which is a wide valley located near the Tibetan border. The people living there are mostly Tibetan and Tamang.

This is a relatively easier trek compared to the other days. You will be passing many small monasteries and shrines on the way to Kyanjin Gompa. For the final part of the trek, you will go past Mundu and reach Kyanjin village. You will spend a night here, which gives you the chance to learn about the culture and tradition of people living here.

Today, we explore the Kyanjin village and head to the famous monastery of Kyanjin. It is a short trek where you will notice small Buddhist shrines, watermills, and prayer wheels along the way. You will also pass through a village called Mundu along the way for lunch. After this, it is a short uphill climb before reaching Kyanjin Gompa. You can explore the famous monastery Kyanjin Gompa.

After having breakfast, you will make your descent back to Lama Hotel. This is a relatively longer trekker, but it's easier as you will be going downhill rather than hiking up. You can revisit the places that you came through just days ago. The trail gets more relaxing as you are about to reach Lama Hotel since there are no more steep terrains. You will reach Lama Hotel in the late afternoon and take rest.

After spending a night in Lama Hotel, you will head to Thulo Syabru, which is the starting point of the trek to Gosainkunda. Thulo Syabru is a small village in the lower plains of the Rasuwa district. On the way to Thulo Syabru, you will again pass the village Bamboo, where we will stop for lunch. Thulo Syabru is a Tamang village where you get an introduction to the local culture.

After breakfast, you will make your way to Lauri Binayak. During this trek, you may encounter various types of terrain as it is a steep uphill climb through Phorpang Danda (3190m). You will also pass through patches of forests of rhododendrons in a village known as Chandanbari. From here, it is only a short walk before we reach Lauri Binayak. Overnight stay in Lauri Binayak.

After breakfast, you will make your final climb to Gosainkunda from Lauri Binayak. Gosainkunda is the highest point in our trek, with an elevation of 4165m. This is one of the most beautiful trails as we pass through small pastures and beautiful little streams before reaching Gosainkunda. You can relish the stunning views of the Langtang range while exploring the Gosainkunda Lake periphery.

Gosainkunda is an alpine freshwater lake that lies in the Langtang National Park region of Nepal in the Rasuwa district. Gosainkunda is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it also has a religious significance. It is an ancient belief that Lord Shiva conjured this lake with his mighty Trishul because he was thirsty. Thousands of Hindu devotees visit this lake every year. The view of the lake is breathtaking, and you can also visit nearby glacier lakes and forests.

After breakfast, proceed to the next destination, Tharepati. This trip takes about 7 hours. The trail is a little more challenging as we ascend to Lauribinayak Pass (4,610 m). This is the highest point of the entire trek. The pass offers beautiful views of mountains, forests, and beautiful landscapes.

Today will be an easy day for us as we walk for 5 hours towards Kutumsang. Kutumsang is a beautiful local village in the Tamang community. Sunrise in Kutumsang offers a beautiful view of the snow-capped mountains. The trail descends through the forest to Magen Goth (3285 m). After the climb, head to Kutumsang.

After breakfast, we will continue our tour to Chisapani. Start the descent towards Gul Bhanjyang and Thotundanda. The trail offers panoramic views of the Himalayas and beautiful rhododendron forests. From here, we follow the stone steps to Chisapani via Chipling and Thankune Bhanjyang. Chisapani is known for its sunrise.

Breakfast is served after watching the sunrise in the early morning. We start our journey to the small town of Borlang. From here, we go down to the village of Mulkharka. It is a short walk to Sundarijal. From there we will make a short trip of about 1 hour to Kathmandu.

We do our best to ensure that you arrive at the airport on time for your flight.

Cost Includes

  • All arrival and departure from the airport to hotel and back on private cars, coach or buses as per the group size.
  • Accommodation in tourist standard or 2-3 star class hotels on bed and breakfast basis as well in twin sharing basis rooms.
  • Drive to Syabrubensi from Kathmandu and sudarijal to Kathmandu by tourist bus-cars or coach included as per group size.
  • Full board on trekking with breakfast-lunch-afternoon refreshment with dinner includes twin sharing rooms in lodge on route treks and long tours.
  • Applicable Trekking Information Management Systems permits (TIMS) with National Park permits.
  • All tour and treks accompanied by guides-staff and porters, all wages, meals, accommodation, transportation facilities with Insurance against medical and accidents.
  • In some high-altitude treks we provide sleeping bags and down jackets also with comprehensive medical kits carried by our guides and staff. Sleeping bags, and down jackets might include depending upon trip cost.
  • First Aid and Comprehensive Medical Kit carried by our guides on all treks and climb.

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare, Personal medical / travel insurance, and Nepal visa fees.
  • Expenses of individual nature drinks, laundry, telephone bills, gratitude and meals in city areas Kathmandu and Pokhara as per the itinerary chosen.
  • On treks, laundry, recharge of electronic items, and hot-showers.
  • Personal Trekking-Climbing gear and equipment including down jackets-sleeping bags . if not provided by the company as per the trip cost.
  • Single Supplement on hotel rooms as well on trek in lodge where clients should inform ahead on booking with extra charge on booking single private rooms where available.
  • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including immediate Helicopter services if required on accidents, sickness and personal problems.
  • Early return from the tour or treks will not be entertainment with refund, where client should borne all the expenses incurred including accompany guide-porters services.
  • Gratitude / Tipping at the end of treks and climbs.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions):

01: How long is Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Trek?

This wonderful adventure of fewer than two weeks (12 / 13 days) trek walk and climbing above Tserko and Kyanjin-Ri above 5,000 m views points.
The trek takes you to cross Gosainkund Pass at 4,609 m high to reach Kathmandu via the Helambu area of Kutumsang and Gul Bhanjyang.

02: When is the best time for this wonderful Trek?

The best time is spring from March to May, and autumn/fall begins from September to early November. These are the best times for pleasant walks and views but could get snowfall sometimes. Much colder morning and evening, nighttime, but with clear sunny most of the days.

03: What do we expect on these treks?

Walking ups and down with few flat sections, walk into lovely woods of rhododendron and pines. The trek leads to several nice Tamang villages adorned with ancient culture and heritage of Buddhism, visiting monasteries of great religious interest. Encountering friendly and cheerful villagers, cold morning and night time but with sunny clear days for excellent views of snow-capped peaks.
Crossing above 4,609 m pass over Gosainkunda-La High Ridge from one beautiful valley to other scenic areas, truly an extreme adventure to experience.
A complete wilderness trekking for all types of trekkers and adventurers.

04: How high do we trek on this Trek?

The trek starts from Syabrubesi at 1,470 m and crosses Gosainkunda-La or East Laurabinaya and passes at 4,609 m. A side trip to Tserko or Kyanjin-Ri at above 5,000 m the highest point of the adventure with the closest views of the surrounding Langtang and Jugal Himal range of peaks.

05: How are the foods, accommodation on this 4 passes Trek?

Accommodation in local lodges is simple but nice, clean and cozy but smaller rooms on leaving Syabrubesi at Lama Hotel, Langtang village, and at Kyanjin Gompa. Including Upper Syabru, Sing Gompa, Gosiankund till Chisapani.
But in Syabrubesi and Chisapani the hotels and lodges are of a high standard with attached bathrooms. Having large warm dining rooms serves a comprehensive food menu from Continental, Chinese, Indian, and Tibetan to Nepal meals. Some lodges also provide fresh bakery items also. The main preferred meal is Nepali Dal Bhat (boiled rice and lentil soup with seasonal vegetables and homemade hot sauce or mild pickle. The large group provides set meals to make it easier as well as to save time and fuel energy.

06: Is there hot showers and electricity to charge our electronic items?

Every village has hydroelectricity and solar, where trekkers can charge their electronic items paying a fee per hour per item charged to the lodge owner.
Yes, nearly all villages provide hot or cold showers and bathe with hot water in a large bucket. Extra charge for using the hot shower and bathing.

07: Do we get internet services and Wi-Fi on these treks?

Nearly all main villages as far towards Kyanjin and Gosainkund have internet service, but sometimes due to landscapes wise entering deep valleys and gorges where internet services could be obstructed.

08: When do we book for this trek?

To book with “Brown Bear Trails” a minimum of one month or earlier is the best. Sending your passport details, and advance payment with the photocopy of Travel / Medical Insurance. The rest of the trip balance is to be paid on arrival in Kathmandu before trek departures.

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