The Complete Guide to Gosai Kund Trek

The Gosainkunda Trek takes you through small villages and settlements, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions of the region. The friendly and welcoming locals are always happy to share their stories and traditions with visitors. Apart from its cultural significance, the Gosainkunda Trek is also famous for its stunning natural beauty. The trek takes you through lush forests filled with rhododendron and oak trees, offering a stunning display of colors in the spring. The trek also provides magnificent views of the Langtang Himalayas, including Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, and Ganesh Himal. The Gosainkunda Trek is a moderate trek that's suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. However, it's important to be prepared for the altitude and to acclimatize properly to avoid altitude sickness. The trek can be done independently or with the help of a reputable trekking company.


  • DAY 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu

    Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you with your transfer to your hotel. After you have settled in, you can take some time to explore the vibrant city of Kathmandu, its bustling streets, and colorful markets.

  • DAY 2 - Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m) Drive (7-8 hrs)

    After breakfast, we start our journey towards Syabrubesi, a small town situated on the banks of the Langtang River. The drive will take around 7-8 hours and along the way, you will witness some stunning views of the lush green hills, cascading waterfalls, and small villages.

  • DAY 3 - Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m)

    Today marks the beginning of our trek. We cross the Langtang River and continue our ascent towards Lama Hotel. The trail passes through dense forests, rhododendron trees, and several small streams, providing an ideal habitat for the exotic flora and fauna of the region.

  • DAY 4 - Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2,230m)

    Today, we continue our trek towards Thulo Syabru. The trail offers stunning views of the Langtang range and the Ganesh Himal. We also pass through several small villages and get to experience the unique culture and lifestyle of the Tamang people..

  • DAY 5 - Thulo Syabru to Shin Gompa (3,330m)

    As we ascend higher, the terrain becomes steeper, and the vegetation starts to thin out. We pass through the beautiful rhododendron forests and eventually arrive at Shin Gompa, a small settlement that is home to a famous Buddhist monastery.

  • DAY 6 - Shin Gompa to Gosaikunda (4,460m)

    Today's trek takes us to one of the most sacred lakes in Nepal, Gosaikunda. The trail passes through the rugged terrain and offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Upon arrival, we can take a dip in the crystal-clear waters of the lake and explore the surroundings.

  • DAY 7 - Gosaikunda to Chandanbari (3,330m

    Today, we descend down to Chandanbari, a small village located in the foothills of the Himalayas. The trail is mostly downhill and takes us through dense forests and several streams.

  • DAY 8 - Chandanbari to Dhunche (1,950m) – Trek (4 hrs) and Drive (2 hrs)

    After breakfast, we start our final trekking day towards Dhunche, the headquarters of Rasuwa district. We trek for around 4 hours and then drive for another 2 hours to reach Kathmandu. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner with the team.

  • DAY 9 - Departure from Kathmandu

    Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you had a wonderful experience trekking in the Langtang region and look forward to welcoming you back to Nepal soon!



 What's Included

   ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU : sharing a twin bedroom at the hotel (3 Star category) in Kathmandu on a bed & breakfast basis

   AIRPORT PICK-UP & DROP : Airport - Hotel transfer – Airport (Pick Up and Drop).

   WELCOME DINNER : One Welcome Dinner in a tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu with Office’s Staff.

  Permits : All necessary paper works: Trekking Permit including MCAP and special permit, TIMS Card & conservation entry fee

   STAFF INSURANCE : Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek.

   MAP: Trekking map of the trek

   MEMBER TRANSPORTATION  : Land Transportation Kathmandu

   MEMBER LUGGAGE: Up to 15 Kg per member for personal baggage during the trek carried by porters.

   FOODS & LODGING : 3 meals a day (BLD; including tea and coffee) along with accessible accommodation sharing basis in tea house/camp during the trek.

   DRINKS : 2 liters of boiled water to carry on thermos per day per member.

   Guide : Government licensed Guide (English speaking) during the trek and sight-seeing in Kathmandu valley.

   PORTER : Porters (2 trekkers: 1 porter) during the trek.

   STAFF SALARY & ALLOWANCE : All Nepalese staff & porter’s daily wages, salary, equipment, food & clothing.

   MEDICAL KIT : Comprehensive Medical kit.

   Meals on treks only: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner.

 What's Not Included

  NEPAL VISA FEES : Nepali Visa fee is US$ 60 per person for 30 days (to be applied for 60 days (USD$ 120).

  LUNCH & DINNER : Lunch & dinner during the stay in Kathmandu (also in case of early return from Trekking than the scheduled itinerary).

  EXTRA NIGHTS IN KATHMANDU : Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.

  INSURANCE : Travel and high altitude insurance, accident, medical & emergency evacuation.

  RESCUE EVACUATION : Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation cost if required. (Rescue, Repatriation, Medication, Medical Tests, and Hospitalization costs.)

  PERSONAL EXPENSES: Telephone calls, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beer, and any alcoholic beverages.

  PERSONAL EQUIPMENT : Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears, etc.

  TOILETRIES : Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.

  FILMING : Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee.

  INTERNET SERVICE : Internet facility during the trek is not included.

  EXTRA PORTER : $35 USD for an extra porter per day (If an extra porter is demanded).

  TIPS : Tips for Guide, porters, and staff.

  EXTRA : Any other services or activities not mentioned in the itinerary. Any other item not listed in the “Cost Includes” section.

 Mandatory Documents

  Identification document

  Booking Receipt, if Booked Online (PDF will work)

 Cancellation Policy

  More than 30-days prior to departure - 50% refund.

  In Between 15-30-days prior to departure - 25% refund.

  Less than 15-days prior to departure - No Refund.

 Frequently Asked question

Absolutely! Whether you're a solo trekker or with a group, you can easily book your trek through our website or by contacting our Kathmandu office directly. We can even pair solo trekkers with groups, if desired.

On our treks, you'll enjoy a blend of traditional Nepali meals like 'dal bhat' (lentil soup with rice) and other international cuisines. We ensure our food is nutritious and energy-packed for the trekking journey. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated with prior notice.

Yes, we offer secure luggage storage at our office in Kathmandu. You can leave behind non-essential items and pick them up once you return from your trek.

Yes, depending on your trek's region, you'll need permits like the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management Systems) card and regional conservation or national park permits. Our team takes care of all the necessary paperwork and permits for you.

Absolutely! We offer both fixed-departure and tailor-made treks. If you have specific preferences, routes, or places you'd like to visit, just let our team know, and we'll help design a trek that meets your desires.

Altitude sickness is a concern in the Himalayan treks. Our itineraries are designed to allow gradual acclimatization. It's essential to communicate any discomfort to our guides, who are trained to assist in such situations.

Yes, Kathmandu offers several rental shops where you can rent or buy trekking gear. If you're missing something, it's likely you'll find it here. However, for personal comfort, we recommend bringing specialized items like hiking boots from home.

Accommodation varies depending on the trek's route. In popular trails like the Everest Base Camp or Annapurna Circuit, you'll find well-maintained teahouses offering basic amenities. However, in remote areas, the facilities might be more basic. Camping may also be part of certain trekking routes.

Our guides carry communication devices and have contacts with local agencies to ensure swift action during emergencies. In extreme cases, helicopter evacuations can be arranged, given that the trekker has suitable insurance coverage.

  Group Size : 2-15 pax

  Max Altitude : 4460 m / 14632 ft

 Difficulty :

  Distance :

  Best Season : Spring/Autumn

  Region : Langtang

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