Trek Gosainkund

Less popular than other regions, Langtang and its sacred Gosainkund Lake are nonetheless splendid for those wishing to get off the beaten track. Hard hit by the 2015 earthquake, this region has gradually rebuilt itself and is well worth a visit...

Itinerary to Gosainkund

Day 1

Pick-up from Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel. Visit to the tourist and commercial district of Thamel. First immersion in the city's many gems.

Day 2

Free day to visit Kathmandu and its valley. Final preparations for the trek.

Day 3

Transfer Kathmandu-Syabru Besi by bus or private jeep.1460m (6 to 8h journey)

Day 4

Syabru Besi-Lama Hotel.2410m
(5h30 to 6h30 walk)

Day 5

Lama Hotel-Langtang Village.3330m
(5 to 6 hours walking)

Day 6

Langtang Village-Kyanjin Gompa.3830m
(4 to 5 hours walking)

Day 7

Acclimatization day with the possibility of climbing Cherko Ri (4984m) or walking to Lansisa Kharka and back to Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 8

Kyanjin Gompa-Lama Hotel.2410m (6 to 7h walking)

Day 9

Lama Hotel-Thulo Syabru.2210m (5 to 6h walk)

Day 10

Thulo Syabru-Shin Gompa (Chandabari).3330m (5 to 6h walking)

Day 11

Shin Gompa-Gosainkunda.4380m (5 to 6h walking)

Day 12

Gosainkunda-Ghopte.3430m via the Laurebina pass.4610m (6 to 8h walk)

Day 13

Ghopte-Kutumsang.2470m (6 to 7h walking)

Day 14

Kutumsang-Chisapani.2225m (5 to 6h walking)

Day 15

Chisapani-Sundarijal.1460m (4h30 to 5h30 walk) then transfer by cab to Kathmandu (1h30 to 2h journey)

Day 16

Stroll and free visit of Kathmandu to discover its temples and squares from another time.

Day 17

Transfer to the airport and departure.



Duration 17 days including 12 days walking

Level: moderate

Best periods: spring and autumn

Accommodation: nights in lodges


- The sacred lakes of Gosainkunda

- Immersion in Buddhist culture

- through beautiful Tibetan villages

- Return from the Helambu trek near Kathmandu

All treks are tailored and personalized for each person or group of people taking into account :

  • Arrival and departure dates of the stay
  • Choice of guide (English or French)
  • Type of transfer chosen (bus, jeep, plane)
  • Possible route variants

Preparing for the Gosainkund Trek

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