Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek

Nepal Pyramids Trekking & Climbing
Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek
At a Glance
  • Duration15 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Places to Visit Langtang/Gosaikunda Lake
  • Max Altitude 4,380m/14,370ft.
  • Group Size 2-15
  • Starts Syabru Besi
  • Ends Dhunche
  • Activity Teahouse Lodge Trekking
  • Best Season Spring/Autumn

Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek Highlights

  • Drive to Syabribeshi through twisting roads is an unforgettable experience with scenic beauty.
  • Finding yourself in these untouched Tamang settlements, interacting with the locals (The Tamangs), and knowing their time-honored song, culture, flora, and fauna is a great new experience.
  • Getting to Langtang village through the extensive valley which in reality is a true territory of the yaks and their grazing pasture is something that leaves you with satisfaction.
  • Exceptional walk to Kyanjin Gumba, a beautiful valley at the lap of Langtang Lirung.
  • A great option to visit Nepal's first cheese factory established by Swiss volunteers in the late 1950s.
  • Side excursion to Kyanjin Ri (4770 m) or Tsergo Ri (4980 m) for the view of grandiose mountains is a must-do activity that is simply remarkable.
  • Walk to Sing Gompa is fabulous with a panoramic mountain view where you have an option to visit the monastery and the cheese factory.
  • The further trail leading to Gosaikunda Holy Lake is the HOME OF RED PANDAS that offers you the most stunning views.
  • Being at Holy Gosaikunda, the habitat of the Hindu supreme deity, Lord Shiva which is a great pilgrimage place for Hindus in the month of August is very distinguishing.

Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek Overview

This 11-day Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek in the sacred valley of Langtang region is another spectacular trek. It includes a stopover to the holy Gosaikunda Lake at an altitude of 4380 m/14,370 ft which remains frozen for 6 months in the winter.

Holy Gosaikunda Lake is religiously significant as it is believed to have been created by the supreme deity, Lord Shiva. Legend has it that Lord Shiva crafted it when he shoved his trident into the mountain to get fresh water to cool his poisoned throat.

The Gosaikunda festival is an extraordinary event celebrated in August every year. During this time, the full moon of Janai Purnima is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy. This festival is celebrated by Hindus and Buddhists alike. On this particular day, thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and India including the Shamans visit Gosaikunda to worship Lord Shiva.

They light lamps and perform rituals, often staying up all night to witness the beauty of the full moon. It is also a time of great joy and celebration, with music and dance performances. The Gosaikunda festival is a grand occasion and of remarkable sight. A spectacular event that gives people the chance to witness the magnificence of the full moon and the beauty of the lake and its surroundings.

Holy Gosaikunda Lake 4380 m/14,370 feet

Gosaikunda Lake holds immense religious significance for Hindus and Buddhists alike. According to Hindu mythology, Gosaikunda is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva, one of the principal deities in the Hindu pantheon. Legend has it that when Lord Shiva drank the poison produced during the churning of the cosmic ocean, he created several lakes to cool the burning sensation in his throat.

Gosaikunda is considered to be one of those sacred lakes, believed to have been formed by Shiva's trident. Each year, during the full moon day in August, thousands of devotees undertake a challenging pilgrimage to Gosaikunda. They believe that taking a dip in the holy waters of the lake purifies their sins and brings them closer to divine blessings.

The serene and pristine beauty of Gosaikunda, coupled with its religious significance, makes it a revered destination for spiritual seekers and nature lovers alike.

Fascination of Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek:

Legend speaks that while following a runaway yak a Lama (Buddhist monk) discovered the valley of Langtang. The monk after discovering the valley names Langtang where Lang means ‘Yak’ and Tang means ‘follow’. Though a less visited area Langtang happens to be the most popular destination besides Everest and Annapurna.

Langtang region, definitely one of its kind also very commonly known as 'the home of red pandas'. The Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek transfers you into the spiritual valleys of Langtang which is away from the world.

The settlement in this region dates back to 300 years when Tibetan migrants traveled over the highland passes and took refuge. These migrants who now consider themselves to be the 'Tamangs' are peace-loving people. They are of Tibetan origin people in their day-to-day life Tibetan culture still reflects, unlike the Tamangs.

Despite them being the Tibetan origin- the generosity of the people and the flawless surroundings create a center of attention for thousands of tourists every year.

Additionally, the charismatic views of the mountain can't be denied. Walking on the trail of the longstanding forest of rhododendrons through a time-honored Tamang settlement is magical. Furthermore, the view of deep gorges along with majestic mountain views at the backdrop is beyond belief.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Pick up from Airport and transfer to Hotel (1,400 m/4,593 feet)
  • Day 02:Half day city tour / afternoon trek briefing and preparation /welcome dinner.
  • Day 03:Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,460 m/4,790 feet)
  • Day 04:Syaprubesi to Lama Hotel (2,410 m/7,906 feet)
  • Day 05:Lama Hotel to Langtang (3,430 m/11,253 feet)
  • Day 06:Langtang to Kyanjin Gumba (3,830 m/12,565 feet)
  • Day 07:Exploration day at Kyanjin Gumba climb the kyanjin Ri (4,770 m/15,649 feet)
  • Day 08:Trek back from Kyanjin Gumba to Lama Hotel (2,410 m/7,906 feet)
  • Day 09:Lama Hotel to Thulo Syapru (2,210 m/1,250 feet)
  • Day 10:Thulo Syapru to Shin Gompa (3,330 m/10,925 feet)
  • Day 11:Sing Gompa to Holy Gosaikunda Lake (4,380 m/ 14,370 feet) - The Frozen Lake
  • Day 12:Trek back to Shin Gompa (3,330 m/10,925 feet)
  • Day 13:Trek to Dhunche (1,960 m/6,430 feet)
  • Day 14:Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 15:Transfer to International Airport.

Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek Detailed Itinerary

Once you arrive at Kathmandu airport, your group leader will be there to receive you and take you to the hotel. Kathmandu, the capital city, is known for its stunning beauty and vibrant atmosphere, providing you with a glimpse into our country. You can unwind and enjoy the excitement of navigating through unfamiliar roads, or take the opportunity to explore Kathmandu if you arrive early.


  • Arrival at Kathmandu, the living Heritage of Nepal.
  • You will be transferred to the hotel by your group leader.
  • Your Hotel is located in the vibrant town of THAMEL - it's worth exploring at your leisure.
  • A short preliminary briefing will be provided.
  • Arriving early allows you to explore Kathmandu at your leisure.
  • Altitude: 1,400 m/4,593 feet
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Distance: 6 km
  • Transport: Airport Pickup

Today, your esteemed Trekking Group Leader will have the pleasure of introducing you to our knowledgeable CITY TOUR EXPERT. This expert will accompany you on a remarkable journey to the most sacred Hindu and Buddhist religious sites, which have been recognized as world heritage sites. Prepare to be enchanted as our expert unravels the enigmatic history and significance of these sites, revealing the profound mysticism that surrounds their existence.


  • First Breakfast at your Hotel.
  • Introduction to your city tour guide at 9 a.m.
  • Visit the most enchanting Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple.
  • Lunch on the outskirts of Kathmandu with the city view.
  • Detailed trek information in the briefing delivered by your Trekking Group Leader in the afternoon.
  • Distribution of company's trek equipment.
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast/Welcome Dinner

Setting off on a 120 km / 74 miles journey to Syabru Besi in a private Vehicle is an exhilarating experience that promises both thrills and entertainment. As you traverse through these winding roads, you will gain a unique insight into the local way of life, observing how the residents navigate the often overcrowded local buses. Brace yourself for an adventure that will not only captivate your senses but also introduce you to the peaceful and harmonious Tamang ethnic community.


  • Rise and shine early to avoid any potential traffic jams, as we embark on a 7 to 8-hour drive.
  • Prepare to be mesmerized by the breathtaking scenery that unfolds along this enchanting and narrow road.
  • Enjoy multiple relaxing breaks, allowing you ample time to stretch your legs and soak in the surroundings.
  • As we enter the district of Nuwakot, we will make a lunch stop at the picturesque Trishuli Bazaar.
  • Arriving in Syabru Besi, a charming small town distinct from the bustling atmosphere of Kathmandu, will undoubtedly heighten your sense of anticipation and add an extra layer of excitement to your journey.
  • Altitude: 1,460 m/4,790 feet
  • Accommodation: Available Hotel
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 112 km
  • Transport: PRIVATE VEHICLE

After enjoying a hearty breakfast, we set off on a captivating hike along a delightful trail that winds its way through an enchanting forest adorned with vibrant Rhododendron, Bamboo, and oak trees. As we cruise alongside the untamed Langtang River, the scenery unfolds in all its natural splendor, leading us to the base of the Landslide settlement. Continuing our journey, a gentle 45-minute stroll brings us to the picturesque village of Bamboo, where we pause for a glorious lunch.

With renewed energy, we face a challenging ascent through a woodland adorned with rocky steps. This demanding climb, lasting a couple of hours, tests our endurance but rewards us with breathtaking views. Finally, we reach the charming village of Rimche. A short additional 20-minute trek takes us to Lama Hotel, a quaint settlement nestled on the banks of the wild Langtang River, embraced by lush green forests.

Key Highlights:

  • Embark on an incredible hike through a breathtaking forested trail.
  • A picturesque walk offering awe-inspiring views of the Langtang River valley.
  • A delicious lunch in the peaceful setting of Bamboo.
  • Experience an electrifying walk through the captivating woodland, arriving at the Lama Hotel.
  • Despite the basic accommodation, anticipate a marvelous dinner and a soothing atmosphere for your overnight stay.
  • Altitude: 2,410 m/7,906 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 5/6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 10.5 km

Leaving behind the tranquil Lama Hotel, we start on our sensational journey through a woodland trail adorned with a vibrant tapestry of rhododendron, pine, and maple trees. This three-hour gradual uphill trek to the village of Ghodatabla takes us in the lush forest, where we are treated to a mesmerizing display of diverse flora and the view of Langtang Lurung.

After a satisfying lunch, we gradually shift from the tree-line area to the alpine region, where we are greeted by the majestic sight of Langtang Lirung towering at 7227 meters. As we continue our expedition, we walk a wider section of the Himalayan trail, accompanied by the soothing melody of cascading waterfalls.

Our journey leads us to Langtang village, the headquarters of the region, which was tragically devastated by the 2015 earthquake, and claimed numerous innocent lives. Overnight at Langtang Village.


  • An incredible hike through a dramatic forest setting.
  • Enjoy the shade of the trees, providing respite from the harsh sun.
  • Indulge in a delightful lunch at Ghodatabla.
  • Experience the thrill of transitioning from the treeline to the alpine region.
  • Experience the rich Tibetan Buddhist culture through the presence of prayer wheels, flags, Chortens, and Mani walls along the trail.
  • Altitude: 3,430 m/11,253 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 11.5 km

As we bid farewell to Langtang, we start on a breathtaking journey into the vast expanse of the Himalayan meadow. The valley unfolds before us, revealing a mesmerizing panorama of majestic snow-capped mountains that encircle our path. Today's walk is a short yet enchanting one, as we navigate through several small streams adorned with charming bridges and boulder trails. Each step brings us closer to the awe-inspiring settlement of Kyanjin Gumba.


  • An unbelievable hike through the expansive Himalayan meadow offers a view that is nothing short of extraordinary.
  • Experience the thrill of being surrounded by the thin air of the high altitude, adding an element of adventure to our journey.
  • The sight of Langtang Ri (6370 m.), Langtang Lirung (7245 m.), and the neighboring peaks, standing tall and majestic against the backdrop of the sky.
  • Find yourself in the midst of the dramatic setting of Kyanjin Gumba, a place that exudes an incredible sense of wonder.
  • Enjoy a delightful lunch and indulge in a free afternoon for self-exploration, allowing you to immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquility of this remarkable location.
  • Altitude: 3,830 m/12,565 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 4 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 6.5 km

Rise and shine to the call of a new day, as we start on an early morning excursion to the majestic Kyangjin Ri, standing tall at 4300 meters. This enchanting journey rewards us with a breathtaking sunrise, painting the sky with vibrant hues, while offering a spectacular panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. As we descend back to our lodge, a delicious breakfast awaits, fueling us for the adventures that lie ahead.

Our exploration of the area begins with a visit to the ancient monastery, where the echoes of spirituality and history resonate through its sacred halls. We then venture to the renowned Cheese factory, a testament to the collaboration between the Swiss Association for Technical Assistance (SATA) and the local community, dating back to 1955. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history and indulge in the flavors of the locally produced cheese.

After a satisfying lunch, we will hike to the glacier of Langtang Lirung, a mesmerizing experience that brings us closer to the icy wonders of nature. The grandeur of the glacier leaves us in awe, as we witness the raw power and beauty of this frozen landscape.

With the afternoon free, you have the opportunity to engage in fun activities of your choice, whether it be capturing more photographs of the majestic surroundings, or simply taking a moment to relax and soak in the serene atmosphere.


  • Witness a fabulous sunrise from the summit of Kyangjin Ri.
  • Capture stunning photographs with the majestic mountains as your backdrop.
  • Get to know the rich history of the monastery and the cheese factory, about their significance and contributions.
  • An unforgettable journey to the Langtang Lirung glacier, marveling at its icy splendor.
  • Enjoy a free afternoon to engage in fun activities, allowing you to make the most of your time in this remarkable location.
  • Altitude: 4,770 m/15,649 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Leaving behind the captivating beauty of Kyanjin, we begin our journey back to Lama Hotel, retracing our steps along the same lush forest trail that follows the traveling path of the Langtang River. As we pass through Langtang village and Ghoda Tabela, we descend steadily, walking back once again in the serene ambiance of the surrounding nature.

Along the way, we encounter several prayer walls, adorned with colorful flags, and pass through traditional Tamang villages, offering glimpses into the rich cultural heritage of the region. Finally, we arrive at Lama Hotel, where we can rest and reflect on our pervious days.

  • Altitude: 2,410 m/7,906 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 7/8 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 18 km

After breakfast, we begin our journey back to Bamboo and Landslide. The path winds its way through a dense woodland, following the meandering course of the Langtang River. The air is cool and refreshing, and the forest is alive with the sounds of birdsong. As we descend the Bamboo comes into view.

Leaving Bamboo behind, we continue our descent, passing through the forests of bamboo and pine. The trail leads us to Landslide where we will take a short break to enjoy the view of the Langtang River valley before crossing the suspension bridge and starting our ascent to Thulo Syabru.

The trail to Thulo Syabru climbs through a series of terraced fields, providing us with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. The fields are a patchwork of green and gold, and the air is filled with the scent of freshly tilled earth.

We reach Thulo Syabru in the afternoon, and we are greeted by the sight of the beautiful village. We have a free afternoon to relax and explore the village, and we take the opportunity to converse more about our upcoming adventures.


  • A beautiful experience to retrace our trail.
  • Being at Thulo Syabru, another beautiful settlement on the highland is gorgeous.
  • Free afternoon to converse more about your further upcoming adventures.

In the evening, we gather around the fire for a traditional Nepalese dinner of dal bhat, a dish of lentils, rice, and vegetables. As we fall asleep under the clear Himalayan sky, we are filled with gratitude for the opportunity to experience the beauty and wonder of this incredible place.

  • Altitude: 2,210 m/1,250 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 10 km

Today's journey is a leisurely stroll, carefully crafted to ease our bodies into the embrace of the soaring heights. Our objective is not to conquer Gosaikunda today, but rather to allow our systems to harmonize with the increasing elevation, ensuring a safe and comfortable ascent.

Our trek commences, traveling past a chorten, an architectural embodiment of Buddhist devotion, and a checkpoint, a silent sentinel marking the boundary between the known and the extraordinary. As we traverse southwards, the enchanting Garta Village and the serene Phulung Monastery beckon, their presence whispering tales of a rich cultural heritage and deep-rooted spiritual traditions.

Our path leads us onward, guiding us to Shin Gompa, our sanctuary for the night. Nestled amidst the awe-inspiring Himalayan panorama, this tranquil haven offers the perfect respite, a sanctuary to rest, rejuvenate, and immerse oneself in the serenity that envelops us.

  • Altitude: 3,330 m/10,925 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 4/5 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 7 km

Today, we were treated to breathtaking panoramic views of the awe-inspiring Himalayan peaks, including the majestic Annapurnas, the towering Hiunchuli, the imposing Manaslu, the enigmatic Ganesh, and the serene Langtang. We trek along a ridge for most of the day, occasionally catching glimpses of the first of the sacred lakes, each holding a deep spiritual significance for the Nepalese people.

The third lake, Gosaikunda (4,380 meters), stands out as a site of paramount religious and cultural importance. It is one of Nepal's most revered pilgrimage destinations, revered for its purity and spiritual essence. The lake, nestled amidst the grandeur of the Himalayas, is a sight to behold, its pristine waters mirroring the vast sky and the surrounding peaks.

Every year during the auspicious Janai Purnima festival in August, thousands of Hindu devotees embark on a holy pilgrimage to Gosaikunda to seek blessings and purify themselves in its sacred waters.

At the heart of Gosaikunda lies a massive rock, believed to be the remnants of a Shiva shrine, further adding to the lake's spiritual aura. The legend narrates that Lord Shiva, the Hindu deity of power and destruction, appeared here, and upon dipping his trident into the ground, the lake emerged, creating a sanctuary of divine energy.

  • Altitude: 4,380 m/ 14,370 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 5/6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 9 km

We retrace our trail back to Sing Gompa.

  • Altitude: 3,330 m/10,925 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 4 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 9 km

The trek from Shin Gompa to Dhunche is a picturesque and rewarding journey that takes you through the stunning Langtang region. 

After breakfast, for one more time, we will enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Shortly we begin our trek descending from the peaceful village of Shin Gompa. As we trek through, we'll be treated to breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, dense forests, and diverse flora and fauna. 

Finally, we reach the town of Dhunche, the administrative headquarters of the Rasuwa District. Enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals and explore the local market.

As this is the last night of our incredible journey, we will gather together for a delightful evening of shared meals, and entertainment We express our gratitude to the amazing trekking crews who have made this trip so memorable. We will dine together while being entertained with some fun activities.

TIPPING: It will be a time to reflect on the incredible experiences we've had and to show our appreciation to the hardworking and dedicated individuals who have supported us throughout our trek.


  • Altitude: 1,960 m/6,430 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 5/6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 12 km

After a hearty breakfast, we embark on a scenic drive back to Kathmandu, the vibrant capital city of Nepal. As we retrace our route, we are once again captivated by the mesmerizing panorama of the Himalayas, their snow-capped peaks piercing the azure sky.

The sun's gentle rays cuddle the verdant valleys and ancient terraces, where traditional villages cling to the hillsides, their terracotta roofs basking in the warmth of the day. The meandering rivers carve their paths through the landscape, their waters glistening like liquid diamonds under the sun's gaze.

As we descend into the Kathmandu Valley, the cityscape gradually emerges, a tapestry of modern buildings and ancient temples intertwined. We stop for a delightful lunch at a roadside eatery, while taking in the vibrant atmosphere.

Back in the heart of civilization, we reflect on the tranquil beauty and rich cultural heritage we've encountered along our journey through Nepal's enchanting landscapes. 

  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
  • Distance: 112 km
  • Transport: PRIVATE VEHICLE

Airport transportation will be arranged based on your flight schedule, ensuring a seamless journey back home. Your knowledgeable and caring leader will be present to bid you farewell and ensure your departure goes smoothly.

Before you embark on your homeward journey, take a moment to relish a final breakfast in the enchanting Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. Let the flavors of the region tantalize your taste buds as you soak in the majestic surroundings, cherishing the memories of your time spent in this awe-inspiring land.

  • Accommodation: HOME
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transport: Airport Transfer
What's Included
  • PERMITS: All Essential permits required to trek in the region.
  • PICKUP AND DROPS: Airport pickup and drop facilities on both Domestic and International flights are included.
  • ACCOMMODATION: Three-star twin bed sharing hotel Accommodation in KATHMANDU on a Bed / Breakfast basis.
  • WELCOME DINNER: Welcome dinner in a typical traditional Nepali restaurant.
  • SIGHTSEEING: Half-day guided city sightseeing to two most sacred World Heritage Sites with a paid entrance fee.
  • TAXES: All Government and Local tax.
  • GROUND TRANSPORTATION: All Ground transportation to and from the preferred destination as per the itinerary – PRIVATE VEHICLE.
  • STAFF TRANSPORTATION: All ground transportation for all staff as required.
  • EQUIPMENT: Fundamental trekking gear like a sleeping bag with fleece liners, Primaloft jacket, Rain Poncho, Yak-Track, Trekking Poles, etc.
  • LODGING: Local Tea-house accommodation on a twin-sharing basis – A single supplement is provided on request OVER MINIMAL COST, however, depends solely on the availability.
  • DRINKING WATER: Properly boiled hot water for drinking is provided every evening and morning – so it’s wise to have bottles equivalent to 3 liters or bottles along with a Rehydration Bag (camel bag).
  • GLORIOUS FOOD: All Meals (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast with hot beverages) during the trek.
  • TREK LEADER: An accomplished Trekking Group Leader (Legitimate Guiding License Holder) and assistant guide.
  • STAFF INSURANCE & ALLOWANCES: All Ground Staff and their Allowances + their insurance.
  • SAFETY CONCERNS: An all-inclusive comprehensive medical kit on all trips.
  • COMPLIMENTARY TAKE AWAY: Take away the Nepal Pyramids duffel bag, T-shirt, Buff (multi-functional head-wear), and trekking Map.
What's Excluded
  • NEPAL VISA: A fee of $50 that is levied on a 30-day Nepali visa.
  • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE: The cost of all international flights.
  • PERSONAL EXPENSES: All personal expenses that may include Nepalese SIM card, internet, battery charging, hot shower, laundry, fizzy drinks, Alcohol, etc.
  • EMERGENCY: A medical examination of any kind, High Altitude Evacuation over any circumstances, Air Evacuation and Rescues.
  • DONATIONS: Donations of any kind.
  • STAFF TIPPING: Tipping is entirely a personal matter, however, it’s a trekking culture.
  • EXTRA NIGHTS: Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu on early arrival or Late departure.
  • SANCTIONS: Permits or the letter of Authorization that is required for special Filming, big Drones, and Filming Cameras.
  • INSURANCE: All-inclusive Travel or medical insurance is a must.
  • EXTRA PORTER: Over request Extra Porter or Assistant is provided that may include the cost of $25 per day.
  • OPTIONAL TOURS: Optional tours and sightseeing or any activities during free time.

Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek FAQs

  • The tea houses on this trip may not be as luxurious as those in Everest or Annapurna, as they are essentially extensions of people's homes that have adapted to accommodate tourists. However, despite their basic nature, Nepal Pyramids has been using these family-oriented lodges for years and ensures that they provide a comfortable experience with a homestay atmosphere. These local tea houses offer twin bed-sharing rooms and clean communal toilets.

    The food prepared in their traditional kitchens is organic and incredibly tasty. In terms of meals and accommodation, Nepal Pyramids guarantees complete satisfaction with the local tea houses.

  • This legendary classical trip to Langtang Gosaikunda is challenging in terms of difficulty level that takes you to the land of the peace-loving Tamang people and is simply sensational. It’s challenging due to the undulating trail and altitude variation that takes you to the alpine terrain setting above 4000 m.

    Anybody of any age group can join as our itineraries are intended to make the trip more pleasing than exhausting nonetheless, we recommend pre-physical training that will definitely add to your benefit and your doctors’ consent (mandatory) in regards to any personal ailments, weak ankle/knee, blood pressure, heart/lungs problem, etc.

  • To ensure a hassle-free and comfortable experience, Nepal Pyramids offers private transportation to take you to the starting point of your chosen Langtang destination. Likewise, pick-up arrangements will be made according to the itinerary, also in a private vehicle.

    However, please note that providing luxury vehicles may not be feasible due to the prevailing road conditions in the Langtang region, particularly during the monsoon season. Rest assured, we will provide the most suitable transportation option based on the prevailing season. Additionally, we typically start our journeys early to avoid any potential traffic along the way.

  • As trekking in Nepal entails significant amounts of undulating walks and changes in altitude, we highly recommend engaging in pre-physical training before your arrival. It is essential to obtain your doctor's consent (mandatory) regarding any personal ailments, weak ankles/knees, blood pressure, heart/lung issues, and so on. However, previous extensive trekking experience is not required.

    As part of your training, it is beneficial to engage in everyday undulating walks, running, or cardio exercises while carrying a certain amount of weight. If possible, we highly recommend incorporating walking up and down stairs into your training routine. This will help prepare you physically for the trekking adventure ahead.

  • When you choose Nepal Pyramids as your trekking partner, you are empowered with the freedom to tailor the itinerary to your specific needs. We understand that time constraints and varying fitness levels within a group can greatly impact the trekking experience.

    That's why we offer you the flexibility to modify the itinerary, ensuring that it aligns perfectly with your preferred timeframe and the fitness level of your group. This personalized approach allows you to embark on a trekking adventure that is both enjoyable and accommodating to your unique requirements.

  • Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is a physiological response that occurs when our bodies are exposed to lower levels of oxygen at higher altitudes. This mountain ailment can be potentially life-threatening, and its occurrence is difficult to predict, regardless of age or physical fitness. However, with Nepal Pyramids, you can rest assured knowing that our team of professional leaders is equipped with the necessary medications and oxygen cylinders to effectively manage AMS.

    Additionally, we have ample preventive strategies in place to address any mountain sickness concerns. It's important to note that while AMS is a significant concern, other common mountain ailments such as food poisoning, severe diarrhea, and stomach problems can also be quite distressing.

  • In addition to the popular spring and autumn seasons in Nepal, Langtang remains accessible even during the winter months from December to February.

    Due to the effects of climate change, the Langtang Gosaikunda region experiences a significant decrease in snowfall during the winter season. As a result, trekkers now have the opportunity to undertake winter treks in this area.

    Despite the reduced snowfall, the temperatures can still be quite cold, requiring trekkers to have appropriate winter gear and clothing to stay warm and comfortable throughout their journey. By being adequately prepared, trekkers can still enjoy the beauty of the Langtang Gosaikunda region during the winter months while ensuring their safety and comfort in the face of the remaining cold weather conditions.

    However, it's important to note that despite the lower number of visitors and the potential for breathtakingly clear views, the cold can reach extreme levels. During this time, some lodges may be closed, and there may be limited options available on the food menu. 

  • At Nepal Pyramids, we prioritize environmental conservation, and as such, we strongly discourage the use of disposable plastic bottles during our trips to the Nepal Himalayas. To ensure your hydration needs are met without contributing to plastic waste, our dedicated staff will provide you with boiled water every morning and evening at no extra cost.

    We recommend bringing at least two metal or plastic Nalgene bottles to store this water. In the event that you run out of the supplied water, you have the option to purchase boiled and filtered water from the tea houses along the trekking route at minimal charges. By adopting these practices, we can collectively contribute to preserving the natural beauty of the Himalayas and minimizing our environmental impact.

  • During the winter season, all lodges prioritize the comfort of their guests by providing hot chimney stoves in the dining halls for heating purposes. These stoves are fueled by wood, and as we ascend to higher altitudes, yak dung is often used as an alternative fuel source.

    Typically, the lodges start lighting the chimney stoves around 5 p.m., creating a warm and cozy atmosphere for trekkers to relax and enjoy their meals. However, it's important to note that if you require the chimney to be lit earlier than the usual time, there may be additional charges.

    While the dining hall is heated, the individual rooms do not have a heating system. To keep warm during the night, guests are advised to rely on hot water bottles that are filled by our staff. By utilizing these heating arrangements, trekkers can stay comfortable and cozy despite the cold temperatures of the winter season.

  • Please note that not all settlements along the Langtang Gosaikunda Lake trek offer charging facilities. It is advisable to carry extra batteries or fully charged power bank batteries to ensure you can charge your devices. The cold weather tends to drain batteries quickly, so being prepared is essential.

    Additionally, most tea houses offer basic hot shower facilities at a nominal cost, which may include options such as solar showers, gas showers, or bucket showers. While some lodges provide Wi-Fi services for free, it is important to note that the reliability of the connection may vary and cannot be guaranteed at all times. But many places don't have these privileges. 

Why Choose Nepal Pyramids?

Nepal Pyramids is here to craft your Nepal dreams into reality. We assure you a trip extraordinarily out of the world with quality service and value for money. We propose comprehensive flexible packages with unbeatable price - without any hidden cost.

  • Team of Local Experts
    Team of Local Experts

    Our team of local experts is the driving force behind our success. With their passion, experience, and commitment, our team of local experts ensures that we all are not just participants but integral contributors to the growth and well-being of the community we serve.

  • Safety is our Prior Concern
    Safety is our Prior Concern

    Safety is our foremost concern at our Travel company. We prioritize the well-being of our adventurers above all else. We provide top-notch equipment and conduct rigorous safety checks to ensure every trek is as secure as it is adventurous.

  • Travel Sustainably
    Travel Sustainably

    Sustainability is at the heart of our mission. We ensure that the beauty and integrity of the destinations we explore are preserved. We believe in responsible tourism that contributes positively to the environment and the livelihoods of the local people.

  • Hassle Free
    Hassle Free

    Nepal Pyramids takes pride in making your journey hassle-free from start to finish. With our efficient services, expert Group Leading, and attention to detail, you can leave the hassles behind and focus on creating lasting memories during your travels.

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