Langtang & Gosainkund Lakes

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Small group
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  • The magnificent holy Gosainkund Lake nestled amidst the mountains
  • Varied scenery; mountain panoramas, rhododendron forests, glaciers and gompas
  • Far fewer trekkers than in other Nepal trekking regions
  • Fantastic flora and fauna in spring
  • Views of the great peak of Langtang Lirung (7,246m)


  • 3 nights standard hotels and 11 nights teahouses
  • 11 days point-to-point walking with full porterage
  • Group normally 4 to 14 plus tour leader and local staff. Min. age 16 yrs
  • Altitude maximum 4610m (optional 4984m), average 2740m
  • Travel by private land cruisers/jeeps
  • Between 5 and 8 hours walking per day, with some longer days
  • Staff carry oxygen and a first aid kit on trek
  • 5 November 2023 led by Valerie Parkinson, Wanderlust World Guide Awards Winner 2021
  • Countries visited: Nepal



Day 1

Start Kathmandu

Day 2

Drive to Syabrubensi

Day 3

Walk to Sherpagoan (2490m), a small village perched on terraces above the Langtang River
Day 4
Trek through forest to Ghora Tabela (3035m) via Rimche and Chhunama
Day 5
A poignant walk as the trail crosses the debris which engulfed Langtang village in the 2015 earthquake; continue to Kyanjin Gompa (3880m)

Day 6

Daywalk to a viewpoint to see impressive peaks and glaciers; option to climb Tsergo Ri (4984m)

Day 7

Retrace our route past Ghora Tabela to Lama Hotel (2500m), a cluster of lodges in the forest

Day 8

Descend to the river; cross over and continue past Bamboo and Pairo, then climb to the ridgetop village of Syabru (2250m)

Day 9

Steep climb through scrub forest and rhododendron thickets to Sing Gompa
Day 10
Spectacular ridge walk to Gosainkund Lake (4430m)

Day 11

Cross the Laurebena Pass (4650m) to Gopte (3416m)

Day 12

Descend the Helambu Valley to Kutumsang, visiting Tharepati (3,650m) en route, from where Mount Everest may be seen on a clear day
Day 13
Trek to Chunauti/Gul Bhanjyang (two route options available); drive to Kathmandu

Day 14

Free day in Kathmandu

Day 15

End Kathmandu


  • All breakfasts
  • Morning bed-tea on trek
  • Welcome drink at each overnight lodge
  • 3 nights standard hotels and 11 nights teahouses
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout, plus local staff (staff to client ratio of 1:4 on trek)
  • Free arrival and departure transfers for everyone
  • Full porterage throughout trek
  • Exodus kitbag
  • Trekking map (provided locally)
  • Trekking permit and national park fees


  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request, Kathmandu only)
  • Visas and vaccinations
  • Sleeping bag (hire in advance from £56*)
  • Down jacket (hire in advance from £42*)
  • *Hire package incl. down jacket and sleeping bag from £70


Images Courtesy of Exodus Travel