Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Trek Through Nepal’s Stunning Landscapes

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Trip Overview

Embark on a transformative journey with Taktok Brothers as we explore the captivating Langtang region, offering invigorating treks like the Langtang Valley Trek and the Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek, leading us to the sacred Hindu pilgrimage site of Gosaikunda. Beginning at Syabrubesi and concluding at Melamchi Bazaar, this trek encompasses a serene and less-traveled route.

Situated within the Langtang National Park, the first Himalayan National Park established in 1976, our expedition aims to preserve wildlife and natural vegetation. Encounter rare species such as the Himalayan Black Bear, Wild Boar, Red Pandas, Leopards, Langur, and Ghoral amidst the temperate and sub-alpine vegetation. Traverse terraced farmlands, dense forests of Pine, Deodars, Rhododendron, and Bamboo, and ascend above the tree line to barren landscapes with wild bushes.

A highlight of the trek is the enchanting Gosaikunda Lake, accompanied by 108 smaller lakes, steeped in religious significance. Revel in the panoramic views of the Ganesh Himal Range, Langtang Himal Range, Annapurna massif, and surrounding peaks, rewarding you for your trekking efforts.

As we journey from Langtang to Helambu, we immerse ourselves in the rich cultural tapestry of ethnic communities, including Tamang and Sherpas, deeply influenced by Tibetan practices. Visit ancient monasteries, such as the renowned Kyanjin Gompa, witness prayer flags adorning the trail, and experience the divine essence of the trek.

In summary, the Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek provides a unique opportunity to traverse remote and adventurous trails on the outskirts of Kathmandu Valley. Discover major Himalayan ranges, delve into ethnic cultures, and spend nights in villages inhabited by warm-hearted locals.

Who can embark on this trek?

This trek is suitable for trekkers and travelers with robust physical fitness and endurance. Anticipate walking an average of 6-7 hours daily on rugged terrain, with some days above the treeline. Prepare yourself mentally and physically to undertake long-distance walks with a backpack.

Best Seasons for Langtang-Gosaikunda-Helambu Trek

Optimal seasons for exploring the Langtang region are Spring and Autumn, offering unparalleled views of the Himalayan range, clear blue skies, favorable weather conditions, and vibrant nature. While our itinerary follows these seasons, we remain flexible to customize the trek dates and itinerary to suit individual preferences.

  • Season
    Summer, Spring, Autumn
  • Destination
    Langtang Region
  • Duration
    16 Days
  • Altitude
  • Groups
    8-15 Peoples
  • Walk per day
    5-6 Hours


Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, complete immigration procedures. Meet our representative for transfer to a comfortable hotel. Rest and relax. The following day involves sightseeing in Kathmandu while finalizing preparations for the upcoming Langtang Valley trek.

  • Altitude 1400 m
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Accomodation 3-5 Star Hotel

Enjoy a delightful breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a scenic drive to Syabrubesi. Witness rustic villages and terraced farmlands along the highway. Stop at Trishuli Bazaar for lunch and continue the journey to Dhunche. Descend towards Syabrubesi and relax at a hotel.

  • Altitude 1550 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Hotel/Lodge

Start the trek, initially along the Langtang river, gradually ascending amidst green, dense forests. Encounter several suspension bridges and small tea houses for breaks. Despite the non-demanding trail, the body might require rest after about 6 hours of trekking

  • Altitude 2380 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge

Set off after breakfast at Lama Hotel. Ascend steeply into the valley, leaving behind the tree line. Explore carved stones, sacred rocks, prayer wheels, and chhortens, reveling in the breathtaking views of Langtang Lirung and surrounding mountain ranges.

  • Altitude 3430 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge

Journey through yak pastures, cross wooden bridges, and explore stunning landscapes en route to Kyanjin Gompa. Marvel at the largest mani wall in Nepal made from carved stone prayers. Be cautious of the thinning air due to altitude rise.

  • Altitude 3870 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

An early morning ascent to Tserko Ri at 5000 m to witness panoramic views. If timed right, catch the sunrise behind snow-capped peaks. Return to Kyanjin Gompa for lunch and descend to Lama Hotel for overnight rest.

  • Altitude 5000 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

The trek to Thulo Syabru leads through picturesque villages and dense Rhododendron and Pine forests.

  • Altitude 2230 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

The day involves a steady uphill climb through Rhododendron forests, offering legendary views of the Langtang Himal range. Reach Shin Gomba, renowned for its cheese.

  • Altitude 3330 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

Traverse a dense forest, a sanctuary for Red Pandas, until reaching Lauribinayak. Continue the trail on a rocky ridge to reach the sacred Gosaikunda. Exercise caution due to significant elevation gain.

  • Altitude 4460 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

Explore Gosaikunda before heading to Gopte. Traverse rugged and rocky terrains, crossing lakes and passes, ultimately reaching Gopte after a series of ascents and descents.

  • Altitude 3440 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

Descend through forests, ascend to Kharka amidst Rhododendron forest, offering majestic views of the Jugal area. Descend towards Melamchi Gaon after a short climb.

  • Altitude 2560 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

Enter the Helambu region, encountering Sherpa settlements and monasteries. Explore the unique Stonehouses and immerse yourself in Sherpa culture.

  • Altitude 2590 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

Enjoy a scenic trek through the wide valley, observing the beautiful Helambu village while heading towards Sermathang for an overnight stay.

  • Altitude 2610 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

The trek concludes by heading from Sermathang to Melamchi Bazaar. Board a bus to Kathmandu. Enjoy a farewell dinner and relax at a comfortable hotel.

  • Altitude 1400 m
  • Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner
  • Accomodation 3-5 Star Hotel

Bid farewell and transfer to the airport 3 hours before your scheduled departure. Depart with delightful memories, anticipating future adventures.

  • Altitude 1400 m
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Accomodation N/A


  • Costs for airport transfers
  • Lodging in Kathmandu for three nights on a bed and breakfast basis
  • A farewell dinner will be provided
  • You will receive a TIMS card
  • Three complete meals and three servings of tea or coffee will be provided daily throughout the trek.
  • A day of guided exploration in Kathmandu
  • All overland transportation throughout the journey
  • Compensation and incentives for guides and porters (1 porter per 2 trekkers)
  • An extensive medical kit
  • All required permits and documents
  • Government-mandated taxes in Nepal


  • Visa fees for entry into Nepal
  • Costs of international flights
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • Insurance for travel, medical, and emergencies
  • Additional nights of accommodation in Kathmandu in case of late departure or early arrival
  • Gratuity for guides and porters
  • Personal expenses
  • Any services or items not explicitly included in the cost section

Trip Notes

Please keep these important points in mind:

We carefully plan our trips during the most suitable seasons. However, please be aware that the provided itinerary may be subject to changes due to unexpected obstacles during the expedition. Rest assured, we guarantee the quality of our service. In the event of a delayed flight, it’s important to note that clients will be responsible for covering the expenses of any additional days beyond the total mentioned in the itinerary. Taktok Brothers will, however, assist in making necessary arrangements for your comfort.

We advise trekkers to schedule their flights with ample time, as we cannot take responsibility for missed international flights or lost luggage before our reception. Additionally, we recommend avoiding unnecessary items for your convenience.

We sincerely appreciate your decision to join us on this expedition!

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Our client reviews

Lisa Ligina

November 5, 2023

Taktok Brothers made my trek in Nepal an unforgettable experience. The entire trip, from planning to execution, was seamless. The team’s deep understanding of the local culture added a unique layer to the adventure. If you want an authentic trekking experience, Taktok Brothers are the ones to go with!

David De-Gia

November 5, 2023

My trek with Taktok Brothers was a dream come true. The staff’s passion for the mountains and their commitment to responsible tourism shone through at every step. I’ll cherish the memories of this journey, and I’m already planning my next adventure with them.

Maria D-Closk

November 5, 2023

I can’t say enough good things about Taktok Brothers! Their attention to safety and the overall well-being of their clients is commendable. The trek was challenging yet rewarding, and I always felt in good hands. If you’re looking for a trekking company in Nepal, these guys are the real deal.

James Cook

November 5, 2023

Taktok Brothers provided a well-organized and memorable trekking adventure in Nepal. Their guides are not only experts in the trails but also wonderful companions. We trekked through remote villages and breathtaking scenery, and I couldn’t have asked for a better experience. This company comes highly recommended!

Sarah James

November 5, 2023

I had an incredible trekking experience with Taktok Brothers! From the moment I arrived in Nepal, their team took care of every detail. Our guide was knowledgeable, friendly, and made the trek enjoyable. The stunning landscapes and cultural experiences made this trip unforgettable. I highly recommend them for your next adventure!

Luis Stitzinger

November 5, 2023

I am aware that even though being a mere entity in this cosmic drama, I have braved plethora of hardships and have languished at the other side of the rainbows.

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